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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Hundreds show to mourn FGCU student

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

ESTERO, Fla. - Hundreds of students showed for a candlelight vigil to mourn the loss of a junior killed during a car crash near Tampa. Carisa Herald, 20, died in a car accident out..
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State Senate discusses merit pay for teachers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - Governor Rick Scott says Florida needs a merit pay system. Last year state lawmakers forces an unpopular merit pay bill, known as Senate Bill Six, through both c..
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Florida Pre-paid tuition deadline just days away

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - The clock is ticking to lock in today’s tuition prices for your future college student. At midnight Monday open enrollment in the Florida Prepaid College p..
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Buy roses...help Pace Center for Girls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - Fort Myers Floral Designs is donating $5.00 to PACE Center for Girls of Lee County with every dozen long-stem rose arrangements it sells or delivers for Valentine..
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Mom of teen beating victim files lawsuit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The mother of a Florida teen who authorities say was brutally attacked by another student has filed a lawsuit against the Broward County school board. ..
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Senators pledge to work jointly on education

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is pledging to work together to revamp the federal No Child Left Behind education law, a day after President Barack Obama called on lawmakers in..
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