LTE students experience Fall in the north

Fall. It’s such a beautiful time of year when the leaves change beautiful colors of gold, orange, and red. If you’re from the north, you remember those days, the beautiful colors, and the cool weather starting to set in. It started to get me thinking, children growing up here in south Florida may never get […]

Collier County Public Schools CCPS 5K Walk-Run

Fruits and vegetables. They are full of nutrients and taste great, so why is it so hard to get children to eat them? We have been working hard to solve the mystery. Here at Collier County Public Schools, we are fortunate to partner with the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP). Each of our Immokalee […]

Immokalee Fire Department visits Village Oaks Elementary

School safety is something that has been top of mind for all of us here at CCPS this school year and for our families at home. We are grateful for the partnerships that we have with our local law enforcement partners and our first responders. They protect our schools, volunteer in our classrooms, and serve […]

Students First for October 25

In conjunction with the district’s initiative on strengthening social and emotional learning (SEL), Immokalee High School’s (IHS) new SEL committee has organized and will facilitate Golden Ticket Student Assemblies throughout the 2018-2019 school year. Each IHS Golden Ticket Assembly will be unique in its content and presentation style. So how did this SEL committee come […]

Students First for October 18

The Florida Exemplary Migrant Education Awards Project celebrates the successes of Florida’s graduating migrant high school seniors, migrant parents, school support personnel, and community partners. The project acknowledges the hard work, perseverance, and dedication of these individuals who are working to better our migrant population. At its recent meeting in Immokalee, the Collier County School […]

Dads Take Your Child to School Day

Governor Rick Scott proclaimed yesterday, September 26, 2018, Dads Take Your Child to School Day. The day stresses the importance of family involvement. Fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, foster fathers, and other significant male role models are invited to take part in this special day. And I am proud to share that we had many […]

Students First for September 20

Representatives from the State Board of Education recently visited our area to hold their September meeting. At the meeting, Commissioner Pam Stewart made a very special presentation to one of our very own outstanding Immokalee High School students, Raul Soliz. Soliz was recognized with the distinguished Commissioner’s Leadership Award. The Commissioner’s Leadership Award recognizes Florida […]

Students from TIF learn about careers in film

NAPLES – Students from The Immokalee Foundation recently learned about career fields in the film industry during a SON Studios career day. SON Studios is a self-described “group that’s committed to positively influencing society by creating enriching, entertaining media.” To nurture upcoming talent on- and off-camera, SON sponsored a visit at Wyndemere County Club for […]

Students First for September 13, 2018

This week, we conclude our series on Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Over the past few weeks, we have reviewed three of the five SEL priorities being implemented throughout CCPS this school year: 1. New Student 30-60 Day Check-In 2. Handle with Care 3. Buddy Bench and We Dine Together 4. Principal-led SEL Video Announcements 5. […]

FSW Collier becomes First Blue Zones-recognized college in state

NAPLES – The Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Collier Campus will become the first Blue Zones Project-recognized college in Florida, and only the second in the nation, during a ribbon cutting at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, on the rooftop garden, Building N, 7505 Grand Lely Drive, Naples. The ribbon cutting is free and […]