Students First – New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year to our #CCPSFamily! With the start of the New Year comes New Year’s resolutions. As you begin to think about some of the positive changes you’d like to make this year, let us help with some suggestions of our own. On Time, All Day, Every Day Did you know that missing just […]

Checking out the Toy donations so far

Constance Carter’s eighth grade Intensive Reading Classes recently read articles about young people doing the right thing and helping other young people. Then they began designing flyers on this topic … and the idea about having a Food Drive as well as a Toy Drive at Immokalee Middle School was germinated! The students couldn’t agree […]

Something is growing at Eden Park

There’s something growing over at Eden Park Elementary School! The school’s garden is blooming with items such as cilantro, peppers, and lettuce to make delicious salads. It was just over a year ago that Eden Park’s garden had fallen into disrepair when physical education teacher, Lori Davidson, decided to turn things around. She spent much […]

Kids on the Go Fun Run

Throughout the semester, several Collier County Elementary students ran the equivalent to a marathon, 26.2 miles. Last Wednesday, December 12, students crowded Gulf Coast High school to participate in“ The last mile” run. The main sponsor of the event 95210 Kids on the Go! Program. The children know that 95210 stands for the zip code […]

Students First – The Pillowcase Project

Here in Florida, we enjoy some amazing weather. And while many of our days are filled with sunshine and sand, we also know we need to be ready for inclement weather, such as hurricanes and flooding. In an effort to help our students and families be well prepared in such emergencies, the staff at Pinecrest […]

CCPS is helped by Community Partners

Collier County Public Schools has been fortunate to have the support of many community partners throughout our area. Whether it be time, talent, or treasure, their contributions have added greatly to the experiences that we are able to offer our students. One such partner is Arthrex. For years, they have provided much-needed support to our […]

Students First for 11-29

Can you believe we’re already heading into December? The school year is moving fast and there are some important dates and reminders to share with you. We have been lucky this year not to have needed any of our hurricane make-up days. Therefore, next Friday, December 7, is a day off for students and staff. […]

Highlands Students visit Tigertail Beach

In my Communications role here at CCPS, I have the pleasure of witnessing the diverse classroom experiences in which our students take part—and many times they have me wishing I was back in the classroom as a student! Take science for example. Just last week, fifth grade students from Highlands Elementary School took their learning […]

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 […]