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Special Features 2014-20157th Grade College and Career Readiness Experience
In an effort to better engage students in their future, Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) is helping seventh graders from all of our middle schools get on the path to being college and career ready.2015 Optimist Club Youth Appreciation Evening
The Youth Appreciation Evening has been designed to recognize middle school youth who have achieved success in their school communities, contributed in service to others and provided a positive role model to their peers. The Optimist Club of Naples recognized 36 outstanding Collier County Middle School students this year.
2015 Collier County Spelling Bee - March 5, 2015Nearly 50 middle school students compete for the title of Spelling Bee Champion.
High School Scholar Bowl Tournament - February 21, 2015
Barron Collier High School takes first place in the 26th Annual High School Scholar Bowl Tournament. A total of 10 high schools participated in the two day academic competition.
2015 Laws of Life Special - February 19, 2015
The 19th Annual Laws of Life Awards Banquet was held on February 19, 2015 at the Hilton Naples, where 16 finalists were honored and the winners were announced. The first place winner in each category delivered their speech to a distinguished gathering that included city and county officials, school district administrators, principals, teachers, and family members.Virtual Town Hall Meeting - February 12, 2015
Collier County Public Schools hosted a Virtual Town Hall Meeting on College and Career Readiness.News Packages 2014-2015Lely High School Greenhouse Project - June 2015
Teacher Jackie Williams of Lely High School shares with us a greenhouse project put together by her Modified Curriculum students.
Giraffe Video Conference at Naples Zoo - May 28, 2015
In cooperation with Naples Zoo and Dr. Julian Fennessy of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, Collier County Public Schools participated in a live three-way broadcast interactively connecting local second graders to giraffes and keepers in the Zoo and with Dr. Fennessy in Windhoek, Namibia, Africa.Pelican Marsh Elementary Honors Dr. Gasparino - May 27, 2015
The Pelican Marsh Elementary PTO put together a special event to honor retiring Principal Jim Gasparino. The group surprised Dr. Gasparino with a bench dedicated to his service as principal of the school for the past 12 years.Veterans Memorial Elementary Leadership Day - May 22, 2015
Veterans Memorial Elementary held its annual Leadership Day to showcase to the community what being a Leader in Me school is all about.
WWII Veteran Visits Pine Ridge Middle School - May 22, 2015
Eighth graders at Pine Ridge Middle got a special visit from WWII veteran Tom Bossone.
7th Grade College and Career Readiness Experience Field Trip to FGCU - May 20, 2015
In an effort to better engage students in their future, Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) is helping seventh graders from all of our middle schools get on the path to being college and career ready. The semester-long project included a field trip to Florida Gulf Coast University.iSTEM Competition - May 16, 2015
The 2nd Annual iSTEM Competition was held May 16, 2015, on Florida SouthWestern State College's Collier Campus. The competition allows students to simulate real world experiences, work as teams, and compete on a county level.
Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition - May 2015
Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) held its second annual Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition at Hodges University on May 8th & 15th, 2015. In addition to participating in business-releated skill-building activities, students from several CCPS high schools presented their business plan to a panel of judges.Professional Development: Trading Places - May 7, 2015
Teachers from Laurel Oak and Highlands Elementary Schools trade places for the day to share best practices in the classroom.
Marine Science Film Premiere - April 30, 2015
On Thursday, April 30, 2015, Collier County Public Schools, Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, partnered to host Collier County Public Schools’ third annual marine science student film premiere.GED Graduation - April 28, 2015
Congratulations to the GED (Graduate Educational Development) graduates who received their diplomas during a ceremony held April 28th at Barron Collier High School.Bob Spano Tribute - April 14, 2015
Principal Bob Spano of Everglades City School will be retiring at the end of this school year. This innovative leader started as a teacher in 1978 and he has served Collier County students as Principal for 22 years, whether it was elementary, middle, or high school.
Everglades City School Aquafest - March 28, 2015
Everglades City School hosted Aquafest on March 28, 2015 to feature the school's Aquaculture Program.
The event also raised more than $7,000 for the school's activities and programs.New Teacher Retention Event - March 23, 2015
New teachers for the 2014-2015 school year attended an event at the Naples Botanical Garden aimed at giving them a little more exposure
on what our area has to offer.
Solar Go-Kart Challenge - March 21, 2015Teams from several CCPS high, middle, and elementary schools gathered at Florida Gulf Coast University to complete in the 3rd annual Solar Go-Kart Challenge. Click here to see the winners.Highlands Elementary Leadership Day - February 20, 2015
Highlands Elementary in Immokalee holds its 2nd Annual Leadership Day to showcase The Leader in Me model to members of the community.
Laws of Life Essay Contest - February 19, 2015
The 19th Annual Laws of Life Awards Banquet was held on February 19, 2015 at the Hilton Naples, where 16 finalists were honored and the winners were announced. The first place winner in each category delivered their speech to a distinguished gathering that included city and county officials, school district administrators, principals, teachers, and family members.
Community Based Professional Learning - February 13, 2015
Highlights of Collier County Public Schools effort to expand our Community Based Professional Learning initiative. We feature two teachers who had the opportunity to visit local businesses in their field to grow opportunities for their students.
Lake Trafford Elementary College and Career Day - February 13, 2015
Students in third, fourth, and fifth grade hear from a wide range of presenters on various career opportunities in our community.
Collier Regional Science Fair - January 30, 2015
Students show off their science fair projects prepared for the Collier Regional Science and Engineering Fair.
CCPS Brand Launch - January 28, 2015
Collier County Public Schools debuts a new logo, brand, website, and mobile application.
Celebrate Literacy Week - January 26, 2015
Highlights from Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!
Video includes First Lady Ann Scott's visit to Sea Gate Elementary.A hands-on, reading mentoring program that pairs high school students
with elementary school students to improve literacy skills.Project 41 Volunteers - January 12, 2015
A special group of volunteers is making a huge impact at Parkside Elementary.Governor Rick Scott Visits LWIT - January 9, 2015
Governor Rick Scott announces $20 million for Florida's technical centers during a visit to Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology.Immokalee Volunteers - December 18, 2014
Check out the Immokalee Volunteers group in action at Eden Park Elementary.Oakes Farms Tour - December 16, 2014
Representatives from CCPS Nutrition Services toured Oakes Farms in December to see the partnership firsthand. Oakes Farms is the bid-winning distributor of fresh produce that reaches our students’ trays each school day for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FVPP) and the Farm-to-School Snack Program (F2SS).Lely High School hosts the 2nd Annual "UNIQUE" Science Fair featuring special needs high school students from all of our high schools.Students from all of our elementary schools entered the world of computer programming by participating in Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week. The event not only taught students to write code, but also critical thinking skills they will need in the future.Adopt-A-Family - December 9, 2014
Students at Gulf Coast High shared the spirit of the holiday season with those in need by collecting everything from bikes and clothes to canned food. They were able to provide gifts for more than 40 families!Students learn to write code to solve problems during Computer Science Education Week.Sid the Science Kid - November 25, 2014
Students got to meet Sid the Science Kid during a field trip to the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples.Meals of Hope - November 24, 2014
Students at Highlands Elementary participate in a food packing event right before the fall break.Virtual Town Hall on Early Childhood Education - November 13, 2014
Highlights from our first-ever Virtual Town Hall Meeting. Experts discussed why the key to school success starts in a child’s early years.Xana Nash - November 11, 2014
Barron Collier High School student Xana Nash is a flowboarding world champion.Principal for a Day - November 6, 2014
Local business people get to step into the shoes of a principal.Honor Flight - November 2014
Collier County JROTC cadets recently escorted World War 2 veterans to Washington D.C. for a tour of the city and memorials.Dictionary Day - October 24, 2014
The Rotary Club visits 3rd graders at Avalon Elementary School to give the gift of dictionaries.Gentlemen's and Ladies Club - October 7, 2014
Students at Parkside Elementary School were inducted into the Gentlemen's & Ladies Club.2014 Red Ribbon Week - October 2014
Students at Lely Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week with healthy activities and games.
STEM Classes at Manatee Middle School - October 2, 2014
A peek at the different ways STEM is used at the middle school level.
Title 1 Parent Academy - September 27, 2014
Collier County Public Schools holds its first ever district wide parent academy workshop providing a wealth of information and resources to Title 1 parents.Morning News at Palmetto Elementary - September 26, 2014
A behind the scenes look at the morning news at Palmetto Elementary School.Quick 60 Literacy Program at Eden Park - September 24, 2014
Eden Park Elementary School kindergarten students are part of a pilot literacy program that will give them a head start in reading and vocabulary comprehension.
Robotics Program at Sabal Palm - September 18, 2014
Sabal Palm Elementary is partnering with Collier County 4-H Club to develop a new robotics program on campus.
Poinciana Elementary Paper Rockets - September 5, 2014
As part of their STEM curriculum, students at Poinciana Elementary School were tasked with constructing paper rockets and then launching them outside to test flight capabilities.
Dr. Luke Dollar at the Naples Zoo - September 4, 2014
Collier County 4th graders had a science-filled STEM day at the Naples Zoo. Dr. Luke Dollar, a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, spoke with students about his work studying the Fosa.
Angels Undercover - August 28, 2014
Angels Undercover delivers 14,000 uniform shirts and shorts to 17 of Collier County Public Schools.
Florida's First Lady Ann Scott Reads to CCPS Students - August 19, 2014
Students at Parkside Elementary get a special visit from First Lady Ann Scott.First Day of School 2014 - August 18, 2014
Students across Collier County head back to school for the 2014-2015 school year.