Students First – Safety top priority at CCPS

Safety has always been a top priority for Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) including the screening of visitors, video cameras, fencing, lighting, and more. Now with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), there is an added layer of safety to take into consideration. CCPS campuses have been closed since the middle of March. Recently, however, we have invited […]

Students First – Celebrate the Class of 2020 with virtual graduation

School is out for Immokalee High School’s (IHS) Class of 2020! While the current pandemic has prevented its students from celebrating some of the time-honored traditions, it does not diminish the significance of their accomplishments. We are #CCPSProud of all that our graduating Indians have achieved! Students, parents, extended family members, and guests will have […]

Students First – The Class of 2020

The Class of 2020 is facing an unprecedented season of change due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), which has led to the cancellation of some events/activities, including many hallmark moments of the high school experience. We recognize graduation is the culmination of a student’s academic journey and a time to celebrate with family and friends. Our entire […]

Students First – The Gratitude Project

IMMOKALEE – Here at Collier County Public Schools, we love to see teachers share and collaborate. In this time of eLearning, we’re seeing it more and more. Teachers working together, bringing the best out of each other to ultimately benefit our students. So we weren’t surprised to see a special project that was put together […]

Students First – CCPS Updates

Governor Ron DeSantis has announced that all K-12 schools will continue distance learning through the end of the school year. Therefore, Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) campuses will remain CLOSED to all students through the end of the school year and CCPS eLearns will continue until the last day of school, which is June 3. […]

Students First – STEAM Showcase scheduled

Calling all parents, guardians, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, brothers, and sisters! CCPS has a must-see event coming up—an event that will highlight the talent, ingenuity, and creativity of Immokalee students!  The second annual Immokalee Schools’ STEAM Showcase is scheduled for Thursday, March 19, at Immokalee Middle School (401 9th Street), from 5:00-6:30 p.m. The event […]

Students First – HLE honors Best Supporting Actresses

The 92nd Academy Awards took place on Sunday. Top actors and actresses in various categories were awarded for their outstanding performances and roles. Highlands Elementary School (HLE) decided to do something similar, recently, by honoring its Best Supporting Actresses.The HLE Best Supporting Actresses event took place January 31st and provided an opportunity for students to […]

Students First – Schools show love of reading during Literacy Week

Last week, Collier County Public Schools wrapped up Literacy Week. All elementary schools offered fun, exciting events that allowed students to celebrate their love of reading. There were reading carnivals, literacy parades, book fairs, and more. Tracey Bowlin, reading coach at Village Oaks Elementary School (VOE), put together a Community Readers event. The event, now […]

Students First – IHS student dreams of being an entrepreneur

It’s remarkable what can happen when a community comes together to support our students. Meet Billy—an Extended Transition program student at Immokalee High School who had a dream of becoming an entrepreneur. “After exploring and experiencing many job training sites, Billy realized it would be very difficult for him to obtain employment due to certain […]

Students First – Lake Trafford Elementary has a new face on campus

Lake Trafford Elementary (LTE) has a new face on campus—Sarah Woofter! Woofter is excited to be back in an elementary school working with students, teachers, and families. She’ll be serving the school as an Assistant Principal. “I look forward to working with Mrs. Alvarez (Principal), Mrs. Galloway (Assistant Principal), and the fantastic staff to continue […]