Naples Y reopens child care center
Published 11/13/2013 at 8:57 a.m. 0 comments
The Naples YMCA reopens after fire damaged facility on Labor Day.
Marco Island Charter Middle student wins statewide essay contest, four-year tuition
Published 10/21/2013 at 1:31 p.m. 3 comments
It is said a picture is worth a thousand words. Words have their value too, as Marco Island Charter Middle School student Madison Hopkins found out. In her case, they are worth a college education – plus an invite to ...
Soaking up information: Tommie Barfield kids explore Florida's aquatic environment
Published 9/9/2013 at 11:09 a.m. 0 comments
The rainstorm was only fitting. The fourth and fifth grade students at Tommie Barfield Elementary were getting a look at the wonders of Florida's natural environment, focusing on the water which makes life possible here, thanks to a visit from ...
Marco schools welcome students back for new year
Published 8/19/2013 at 2:08 p.m. 0 comments
Monday marked the first day of the new school year at Marco Island’s public schools, as it did all across Collier County. Chaos, for the most part controlled chaos, reigned in and around the schools as students and parents tried ...
Marco Island school leaders talk about the coming year
Published 8/15/2013 at 2:02 p.m. 2 comments
Marco Island will be bustling — or bussing — with active children on Monday morning, with the first day of school. Our local Island educators shared their first day of school woes and worries and dreams for a great school ...
Collier teachers protest bonuses at school administrators' retreat
Updated 8/2/2013 at 11:02 p.m. 8 comments
The teachers figured somebody needed to learn a lesson. More than 50 Collier County teachers, support staff and community members showed up outside the entrance to the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort & Spa on Friday afternoon, holding protest signs ...
The Bard on the rock – High school students stage 'Twelfth Night'
Published 5/9/2013 at 12:31 p.m. 0 comments
"The play's the thing." The famous line from Hamlet rings true for the Marco Island Shakespeare Festival. If you're going to stage a theatrical production, Shakespeare is the gold standard, and for their inaugural play, festival founder and director Jacqu
Marco Island Academy dedicates new campus
Published 4/18/2013 at 9:17 a.m. 7 comments
How much electricity does it take to power a brand-new high school? One Watt. Marco Island Academy threw an open house to dedicate their new campus Tuesday, and in the bright sunshine, the shadow of Jane Watt loomed large. She ...
Marcophiles: Nobody's too cool for this Marco school
Published 4/4/2013 at 4:18 p.m. 0 comments
The Marco Island Academy may be the coolest place in town. From the visionary founder and chairperson, Jane Watt, to the high-octane faculty and staff, this charter public high school apparently is a place where teachers love to teach and ...
Marco's DAR chapter honors Lely High School JROTC cadets
Published 3/25/2013 at 12:45 p.m. 0 comments
Every year, the Marco Island Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) singles out outstanding Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) cadets for recognition. This year, the DAR invited two cadets and their Senior Army Instructor t
Collier elementary students take a bite out of obesity
Published 3/19/2013 at 1:22 p.m. 0 comments
Collier County schools are doing its part to educate our children — and are feeding them to make the point. The new Farm to School programs brings fresh locally grown fruits and vegatibles to elementary schools in Collier.
From the Heart Teen: K is for Kids puts on sophisticated fundraiser in Naples
Updated 3/10/2013 at 8:44 a.m. 0 comments
Kids from area schools grouped together to organize a gala to help children less fortunate than themselves.
Collier County Spelling Bee: P-R-E-C-O-C-I-O-U-S eighth-grader takes crown
Published 3/4/2013 at 10:16 p.m. 0 comments
Precocious. P-R-E-C-O-C-I-O-U-S. And with that, Emma Parrish, a North Naples Middle School student, became Collier County's top speller.
Lely students partner with Discovery Channel for marine film project
Published 3/1/2013 at 5:48 p.m. 0 comments
The short videos have a shot at being viewed and critiqued by the associate producer of Discovery Channel's "Shark Week" – a fact the students say was initially hard to process. "I didn't really believe it at first," said Kelsea ...
Careful, controlled growth: Marco Island Academy campus set to open March 18
Published 2/20/2013 at 3:06 p.m. 5 comments
Jane Watt stared through the windshield of her SUV and frowned at the rain. Wet weather meant a temporary work delay for finishing the Marco Island Academy campus by opening day, March 18. Members of the school's construction committee met ...
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