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 […]

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 […]