Students First – CCPS is committed to supporting children and families

With school being out until April 15, Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) is committed to supporting children and families in continuous learning. CCPS began its transition to virtual/online continuous learning for students this week (March 23-27). Information related to this week’s activities, as well as any future updates, may be found on the CCPS Continuous […]


March 23 – March 27 (Student Self-Paced Learning) NEXT WEEK March 30 – April 15 (Teacher-Led Virtual Instruction) Collier County Public Schools would like to remind parents that this week, stu-dents should be accessing their self-paced learning pathways on our CCPS eLearns site. Click here to access the eLearns website. It is important that all […]

Collier County Schools free meal pick up sites

With statewide school closures extending to April 15, school food service is making free meals available to kids. Please see the announcement from Collier County Public Schools with free meal pick up locations for children 18 years and under: Collier County Public Schools will be offering FREE meals for ALL children age 18 and […]

Students First – STEAM Showcase scheduled

Calling all parents, guardians, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, brothers, and sisters! CCPS has a must-see event coming up—an event that will highlight the talent, ingenuity, and creativity of Immokalee students!  The second annual Immokalee Schools’ STEAM Showcase is scheduled for Thursday, March 19, at Immokalee Middle School (401 9th Street), from 5:00-6:30 p.m. The event […]

IHS Beta Club attends Chamber Breakfast

On March 04, The Immokalee High School (IHS) Beta Club attended the Immokalee Chamber of Commerce Breakfast meeting. The Beta Club received a beautiful proclamation done by the Board of County Commissioner presented by Debrah Forester from the CRA. The Beta Club gave the breakfast attendees just a little taste of what they are taking […]

Gisselle Nava wins $40,000 Leaders for Life scholarship

NAPLES – Gisselle Nava, a member of The Immokalee Foundation’s Take Stock in Children program, has been awarded a $40,000 scholarship from the Leaders for Life fellowship program. She is the first student from The Immokalee Foundation to earn the award. The Leaders for Life fellowship program aims to eliminate the financial burdens typically associated […]

Students First – IHS Drill Teams heading to state competiton

JROTC stands for Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. At its core, the program is centered on character development and citizenship. JROTC teaches self-discipline, self-confidence, and leadership skills that can help students successfully meet the challenges of adulthood. It is conducted at accredited secondary schools throughout the nation, such as IHS, by instructors who are retired […]

16 TIF students receive “fun money” scholarships

NAPLES – For students enrolled in The Immokalee Foundation’s (TIF) programs, scholarships tied to academic achievements are often an important component of making their post-high school plans possible. Recently, however, “scholarship” took on a new meaning for 16 students who received $500 scholarships with no strings attached and the freedom to spend the money on […]

Golf outing ensures 5,000 new books for students

Naples – Books for Collier Kids (BCK), a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a steady stream of new books to children in low-income families throughout Collier and South Lee Counties, received a donation of more than $9,000 from a golf outing held at Country Creek Country Club on Thursday, February 13, 2020. “We’re so grateful […]

Students First – Adame, Stehlin surprised by awards

The school community in Immokalee has been abuzz with excitement the past few weeks. On Friday, February 7, Superintendent Dr. Kamela Patton joined the surprise patrol to present awards to the year’s Employees of the Year. One of the stops—Village Oaks Elementary (VOE) where general secretary Petra Adame has been an employee for 31 years! […]