Figure out your college plan at Collier County Expo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Students attending School District of Collier County high schools will soon have the opportunity to research and explore different colleges and careers by att..
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Read Across America highlights reading in Southwest Florida schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - It's wacky, it's wild, it's wonderful you say...it must be Read Across America Day!In schools all over the U.S.,  and right here in Southwest Florida,  ..
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Local schools named finalists in Bealls and Whistles program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BRADENTON, Fla. – Bealls Department Stores, Inc., is proud to announce that 76 Florida schools have been selected by their local Bealls stores as finalists for its newly laun..
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Dunbar High gets national excellence award

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Dunbar High School Academy for Technology Excellence has been selected for a Magnet School of Excellence Award by Magnet Schools of America.  This is the to..
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Teachers surprised in their classrooms with Golden Apple Award

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Six Collier County teachers have been named the best of the best in education.The Education Foundation of Collier County and several members of the communit..
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Obama calls for investments in education, r&d

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) - President Barack Obama says the U.S. must invest in research and development, science, and especially education - or risk seeing the technological breakthrou..
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Collier parents, teachers voice opinons on who they want to see leading District

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NAPLES, Fla. - The Collier County School District is looking for a new Superintendent. And Monday night, people in the community got the chance to voice their opinions on what type..
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College Goal Sunday quickly approaching

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

IMMOKALEE, Fla - More than 25 organizations throughout Florida are preparing to host College Goal Sunday Weekend, an event designed to help limited-income, college-bound students p..
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2 male teachers to donate hair for charity

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla - Two male teachers are donating their hair to help out those with cancer.The teachers are among those who will donate to Locks of Love, a charity benefiting cancer..
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Schedules released for SWFL Reading Festival

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - The author and event schedules have been released for Southwest Florida's premiere literary event, The Southwest Florida Reading Festival. To view the complete sc..
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PROMISES, PROMISES: Charting anti-obesity progress

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama had doubts about making a campaign against childhood obesity one of her signature issues.  "I wondered to myself whether we could really make ..
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Edison professor wins book award

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NAPLES, Fla – When he’s on the Edison State College Collier Campus teaching English, adjunct professor Roger Forsythe shares his love of the literary greats with his st..
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Lee County names Teacher of the Year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.-- Barbara Esno, a 4th and 5th grade teacher at Lehigh Elementary School, is the 2011 Lee County Public School Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made Frid..
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Lee County High School mock trials- A record breaking year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY- It’s a really big deal around here. The opening day at the Eighteenth Annual Lee County Mock Trial Competition saw students from many area high schools eager to g..
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Finalists named for Young Artists Awards

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Tickets are now available for the Young Artists Awards Gala at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre on Sunday, March 13. The event, showcasing the area’s best y..
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Collier school district recieves dairy grant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLLIER COUNTY- The School District of Collier County is pleased to announce that it is one of only four school districts in the state of Florida to be awarded with funds to help p..
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Study: Students need more paths to career success

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The current U.S. education system is failing to prepare millions of young adults for successful careers by providing a one-size-fits-all approach, and it should take a cue from its..
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Outstanding school volunteers named

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools loves its school volunteers!  Many valuable people (students, parents and community members) volunteer their services throughout th..
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Students reach goal: Will build elementary school in Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - For the past three years, Lorenzo Walker Technical High School (LWTHS) has supported Free the Children – a registered charity in the United States and C..
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Location announced for literacy book drive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NAPLES, Fla - As part of K is for Kids’ month-long celebration of reading and literacy, residents and visitors are invited to drop off new or gentle used hard cover books at ..
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