The Immokalee Foundation’s graduating high school seniors receive letters of encouragement from Gartner employees

NAPLES – It’s the time of year when local students would typically be marking major milestones – most notably, the cherished experience of high school graduation. Rather than celebrate together at a ceremony punctuated by tosses of their mortarboards, the class of 2020 has finished out their high school careers at home and will settle […]

Middle and High School Student Career Pathways Program

The Immokalee Foundation invites Middle and High School Students to fill out applications for their Career Pathways Program.  “The Middle School Program focuses on career exploration, technical, college and university exposure, homework help, and a scholarship upon graduation. This is a physical program that runs after school Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 3:45 pm to 5:00 pm […]

Lipman Family Farms, Guadalupe Center and The Immokalee Foundation Celebrate Graduating Class of 2020 with Senior Parade

In lieu of traditional graduation ceremonies, the Immokalee community will have the opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating class of 2020 on Friday, May 22 with a senior parade. Hosted by Lipman Family Farms, Guadalupe Center and The Immokalee Foundation, the parade will be a one-of-a-kind event to honor Immokalee High School seniors […]

Students First – Celebrate the Class of 2020 with virtual graduation

School is out for Immokalee High School’s (IHS) Class of 2020! While the current pandemic has prevented its students from celebrating some of the time-honored traditions, it does not diminish the significance of their accomplishments. We are #CCPSProud of all that our graduating Indians have achieved! Students, parents, extended family members, and guests will have […]

Students First – HLE student one step closer to college

A fifth-grade student at Highlands Elementary School (HLE) is one step closer to college thanks to a two-year Florida Prepaid Scholarship she received as part of the Florida TaxWatch Principal Leadership Award program. Jennifer Aquayo-Narvaez was recommended for the scholarship by former HLE principal Dr. Laura Mendicino who received a 2019-2020 Principal Leadership Award through […]

FSW CARES Act Student Emergency Funds now available

FORT MYERS — Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) students who have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19 can now apply for CARES Act Student Emergency Funds. These grants are intended to assist students in need and do not need to be repaid. The following is a list of expenses that can be considered for emergency […]

Students First – The Class of 2020

The Class of 2020 is facing an unprecedented season of change due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), which has led to the cancellation of some events/activities, including many hallmark moments of the high school experience. We recognize graduation is the culmination of a student’s academic journey and a time to celebrate with family and friends. Our entire […]

The Immokalee Foundation receives $558,000 in grant funding

NAPLES – The Naples Children & Education Foundation recently awarded The Immokalee Foundation $558,000 in grant funding, which will be used to support the educational and career programming the foundation offers to elementary, middle school, and high school students. Elementary students participate in Immokalee Readers, which works to build literacy skills for those reading below […]

Students First – The Gratitude Project

IMMOKALEE – Here at Collier County Public Schools, we love to see teachers share and collaborate. In this time of eLearning, we’re seeing it more and more. Teachers working together, bringing the best out of each other to ultimately benefit our students. So we weren’t surprised to see a special project that was put together […]

Students First – CCPS Updates

Governor Ron DeSantis has announced that all K-12 schools will continue distance learning through the end of the school year. Therefore, Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) campuses will remain CLOSED to all students through the end of the school year and CCPS eLearns will continue until the last day of school, which is June 3. […]