Customized Care for Collier County Public School Students

By Superintendent Kamela Patton, Ph.D. Special to the Immokalee Bulletin The new school year is off to an exciting start! Bright innovators and leaders of tomorrow are diligently learning now in order to carve out their unique path in life. The central tenet of knowing each student’s needs and situation is at the core of […]

Students First -CCPS hosts College Night for high school students

The time is now for our high school students to begin thinking about their future plans. Students may be trying to narrow down colleges they are interested in attending. Maybe they’d like to get their questions answered face-to-face, directly from the schools they are considering. If so, we have an event not to be missed! […]

Ciclovia Immokalee! Join us on September 7

You can show your children you support them by simply spending time with them! This Saturday, September 7, there will be lots of fun and services for the whole family at the Immokalee Community Park. Families can play games, be active together and just have fun! Collier County Public Schools will have a school bus […]

Students First -Thank you teachers and first responders

Let’s talk about something special that happened just before school started. The community came together to provide a very special thank you to Immokalee’s teachers and first responders. Through a project supported by the Benison Center and World Vision, 1,200 care packages were assembled for distribution to individuals that service the communities of Immokalee and […]

New principal at HLE

With Laura Mendicino joining the CCPS administrative office to share her professional learning skills with the masses, Highlands Elementary School (HLE) has a new leader at the helm—Margaux Horne! Horne is no stranger to Immokalee as she served as assistant principal of curriculum and instruction at Lake Trafford Elementary School. In addition to being at […]

2019 District and School Grades – Collier County Public Schools are an a District

By Kamela Patton, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools The Florida Department of Education has released 2019 school grades for all levels and overall district grades. We are proud of the continued performance of the District as A rated for three consecutive years. • Only 36 percent of the districts in Florida earned a district grade of […]

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 […]