Students First – IHS Students honored at Academic Signing Days

Athletic Signing Days are nothing new to Immokalee. Football, for example, is celebrated and respected throughout the community. It was something that got Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) thinking. It was great to celebrate the district’s most accomplished athletes, but why not recognize students who excel academically, too? So a few years back, CCPS implemented […]

Students First time to update contact info

The last day of school is right around the corner. Before the summer break begins, think about updating your contact information with us through the CCPS Portal. The CCPS Portal is a one-stop shop for parents to update their contact information, choose their communication preferences, and acknowledge important paperwork. You can find a link to […]

Students First – Immokalee teams bring home wins

Immokalee is becoming a leader in the way of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math, otherwise known as STEAM. In fact, two teams from our Immokalee schools came home with first place wins after competing with schools across the district at the 6th Annual STEAM Competition on Saturday, April 13, at Florida SouthWestern State College’s […]

Students First – Count down to last day of school

It’s hard to believe that we are less than two months away from the last day of school. As we begin to count down these final days before summer, we start to reflect on the tremendous efforts of our Immokalee teachers and staff. While many live right here in the area, others travel miles each […]

Students First – CCPS holds symposium at IMS

On Tuesday, April 2, Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) held a Virtual Symposium on Building Grit and Strengthening Resilience in Children. Immokalee Middle School opened its doors and welcomed parents and community members interested in attending the virtual presentation. Six panelists, including Immokalee High School principal Clara Calderon, discussed different ways parents could positively impact […]

Students First – Ethan Horn shows true Grit running

This year, CCPS has had a focus on Social Emotional Learning, or SEL. Part of that effort includes teaching students about grit and resilience. Grit is defined as passion, perseverance, and stick-to-it-ness. Making a plan, taking action, and keeping a sense of confidence helps develop grit. There have been plenty of stories this school year […]

Students First – CCPS partners with World Vision

It has been well over a year since Hurricane Irma rocked Southwest Florida’s landscape and left in its path a trail of debris and devastation. We came together as a community, and here in Immokalee and in Everglades City, we can still be seen picking up the pieces of what the storm left behind. Organizations, […]

Students First – IMS Principal Ryan Nemeth recognized

Immokalee Middle School (IMS) is celebrating the success of its leader in the way of digital innovation. On January 28, Principal Ryan Nemeth was recognized at the Future of Education Technology Conference in Orlando as one of three Innovative Principal of the Year finalists in the state of Florida by the Florida Council of Instructional […]

Students First – CCPS to host showcase of area schools

As a parent or guardian, do you find yourself wishing you could get more involved in your child’s education? You may want to help your child with their school work but are just unsure how. You might also wonder what it is they are working on while they are with us in class all day. […]