iTech holds Unified Champions Banquet

On May 29, iTech hosted the Immokalee High School FHSAA Unified Champions 2018 Awards Banquet, under the leadership of David McKenzie , Director of Collier County Olympics, Ms. Kelly Stevenson and Ron Mosher. The opening statement was given by Ron Mosher of the Immokalee Kiwanis Cluband the invocation by Pastor Terry Mallory of the First […]

Guadalupe Center opening doors to higher education for another 29 Immokalee students through Tutor Corps

By Helen Midney, Guadalupe Center Special to the Immokalee Bulletin It was 90-minute ceremony that ultimately will change their lives. Although the magnitude of becoming a Tutor Corps student likely hasn’t yet hit them, 29 Immokalee students took the first major step toward college by saying “yes” on Tuesday, May 15. Guadalupe Center held a […]

HLE Principal sleeps on school roof for reading points

For the students of Highlands Elementary School (HLE), reading has been a focus since the arrival of Principal Laura Mendicino. “I believe we must encourage students to read for enjoyment because reading teaches children about the world around them and breeds creativity, allowing time to explore imaginary places. Reading for pleasure is also strongly correlated […]

Champions For Learning and CenturyLink surprise area teachers with Teachers and Technology Grants

On May 14, Champions For Learning and CenturyLink surprised Collier County teachers with Teacher and Technology grants to enhance educational opportunities for local school children. During the course of the day, CenturyLink awarded seven grant checks that totaled over $25,600 to seven schools in Naples and Immokalee, as part of an effort that awarded over […]

IHS Seniors take a Graduation Walk at EPE

It’s graduation time! Immokalee High School’s graduating seniors will be taking that all-important walk across the stage tomorrow, Friday, May 25 at 7:00 p.m. at Alico Arena. On Tuesday, however, these same Immokalee High School (IHS) seniors took another important walk—through the halls of Immokalee’s elementary schools. Graduation walks, as they’ve been deemed, celebrate the […]

Immokalee Chamber of Commerce attends day care graduation

The Immokalee Chamber of Commerce was invited to a very special event that was very rewarding for Danny Gonzalez, President of the Immokalee Chamber of Commerce. While Hurricane Irma left marks on the Immokalee Community, Danny’s first decisions after the hurricane left Immokalee was to reach out to all Day Care Centers in Immokalee with […]

Middle School Students to participate in mock commission meeting

Collier County middle school students will participate in a Mock County Commission Meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 23, in the Collier County Board of County Commissioners chambers, third floor, Collier County Government Center, 3299 Tamiami Trail E., Naples, Florida 34112. This is the third year Immokalee and Gulfview middle schools have participated in […]

IHS to go live with new security enhancement

A few weeks ago, we made you aware of a new security enhancement the district is putting in place at all of its schools to further ensure the safety of our students, staff, and guests. Next week, our first Immokalee school – Immokalee High School – will go live with this new enhancement. Effective Monday, […]

Summer English Classes being offered at iTech

If you or someone you know has always wanted to learn to speak English or learn to speak English better, Immokalee Technical College invites you to take advantage of its summer English classes starting June 5 and ending July 26. Student Wooderson Jean Mary, who has been enrolled in the English classes all year, proudly […]

Native Pride Arts, a Native American dance group visits IHS

Students at Immokalee High School (IHS) recently received a special visit from Native Pride Arts, a Native American dance group that travels the United States performing at schools and other venues. Larry Yazzie, founder and artistic director for Native Pride Arts, shared the story of himself and his tribe with the IHS students. According to […]