IHS Beta Club dominates at nationals

Immokalee High School’s (IHS) Beta Club continues to dominate on the national stage. Its recent return from the National Beta Convention in Oklahoma City brought numerous accolades, including first place (National Champions!) in the categories of Problem Solving and Character Skit; second place in Campaign Skit; and sixth place in Scrapbook/Portfolio. In addition to its […]

Students First – School is out

Congratulations, students and teachers! The last day of school has arrived, and we could not be more proud of all that you’ve accomplished this year. These last few weeks were filled with lots of celebrations, including moving-up ceremonies and graduations. Our current fifth-grade students in Immokalee will head to Immokalee Middle School in the fall. […]

Students First “Grad Walks”

With the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance” playing joyfully through the speakers, graduating seniors from Immokalee High School, dressed in their caps and gowns, walked the halls of Pinecrest Elementary School. The Pinecrest students cheered with excitement and shared signs of encouragement. It wasn’t graduation just yet. These events are known throughout CCPS as “Grad […]

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 […]

Immokalee High School student takes flight!

Eduardo Garcia took his first flight Saturday, May 4 and was provided an hour of dual instruction in a Cessna 172 Skyhawk. Gary Brooks was his flight instructor and is his teacher at Immokalee High School. Eduardo is 16 years old and a Sophmore in the Aerospace Technology class. He did a fantastic job learning […]

Immokalee Student Gives Back through Mentorship

Special to the Immokalee Bulletin Anita Muñoz-Trejo, a graduate of Immokalee High School’s class of 2014, has been an involved community member for many years and is currently working with local non-profit organizations, Florida Dreamcatchers and One by One Leadership Foundation, to give back to Immokalee through mentorship. Most recently, Anita graduated from FGCU with […]

Students First – Dr. Carrion visits SSTRIDE at IHS

One by one, Dr. Jennifer Carrion went around the room, “Pediatrician, Biomedical Engineer, Nurse, Rheumatologist,” she heard. Dr. Carrion, a guest speaker from Lee Memorial Hospital, was visiting Nathaniel Benson’s SSTRIDE (Science Students Together Reaching Instructional Diversity & Excellence) class at Immokalee High School to speak about her journey into family medicine. The story resonated […]

Taste of Immokalee products are now being sold at Publix

Taste of Immokalee, a social business created and operated by high school students, is proud to announce that its line of salsa and sauces has been selected for inclusion in the Publix Florida Local Program. Initially available in select Collier County stores, Taste of Immokalee expanded to include Lee County in 2018. By the end […]

Immokalee Teen receives Youth of the Year award

Regarded as the Boys and Girls Club’s most premier recognition program for Club members, the accolade of “Youth of the Year” recognizes the service to Club, community and family; academic success; strong moral character; life goals; and poise and public speaking ability. As challenging as the selection process proves to be, this year’s Collier County […]

IHS BETA Club member earns BETA State Secretary Title

With confident eloquence to match his 4.87 weighted grade point average, Wenchy likens his campaign slogan to a movement. “Each wave begins with an initial movement. A movement starts with one person and when others join the energy multiplies.” As with any movement, social or physical, the shared purpose of BETA clubs everywhere is to […]