Superintendents: Miscommunication about FCAT changes to blame for low writing scores
Published 5/16/2012 at 5:30 a.m. 1 comment
Somewhere theres a miss. Somewhere theres a disconnect, Collier Superintendent Kamela Patton said. Theres no way scores drop 50-60 points.
Too tough? State ed board may lower passing grade after fewer students pass FCAT writing part
Updated 5/14/2012 at 8:37 p.m. 6 comments
The State Board of Education has set an emergency meeting for Tuesday to consider lowering the passing grade on the writing portion of Florida's standardized test, after preliminary results indicated only about a third of students would pass this year's ...
Justine Giles Lely’s Winged Foot candidate choice
Published 5/10/2012 at 2:02 p.m. 0 comments
On the soccer field and in the classroom Lely senior Justine Giles exceeds.
Collier School Board approves $16.5 million cuts, expects more in years to come
Published 5/8/2012 at 9:57 p.m. 1 comment
The cuts include reducing central office and school budgets, and eliminating 100 jobs, including central office and related arts and media specialist positions.
Collier Schools releases details of position, budget cuts
Updated 5/2/2012 at 8:18 p.m. 0 comments
Collier County Public Schools released Wednesday a detailed list of the recommended budget cuts the district will present to the School Board Tuesday.
Collier School District: Teacher raises on hold indefinitely
Published 4/30/2012 at 6:00 p.m. 0 comments
Collier school teachers might not get a raise anytime soon, according to the district's most recent salary proposal.
Junior Achievement and Mutual of Omaha Bank bring banking to TBE students
Published 4/26/2012 at 2:28 p.m. 0 comments
For the first time Junior Achievement and Mutual of Omaha Bank, Marco Island joined forces to educate one of Tommie Barfield’s second grade classes on what it takes to build a community.
DAR recognizes two Marco Islanders
Published 4/26/2012 at 2:24 p.m. 0 comments
The Marco Island Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) honored two deserving Marco Islanders at its April 19 meeting at the Hideaway Beach Club.
History lesson: MICMS 8th graders tour Holocaust Museum’s Nazi boxcar
Published 4/26/2012 at 2:11 p.m. 42 comments
“The Holocaust seems so not real,” said eighth grader Ariel Schneider. “It was so horrible – who could do that?”
Shell rewards: Marco Island Shell Club awards scholarships; funds next show
Published 4/6/2012 at 9:54 a.m. 0 comments
The Marco Island Shell Club members have had a very busy month. A few weeks ago, they hosted their annual shell show which was attended by more than 2600 people. With something for everyone to enjoy – young to old ...
From senate to second grade: Richter talks taxes to TBE tykes
Published 3/31/2012 at 8:09 a.m. 0 comments
Garrett Richter aced his student teaching test on Friday. The Florida state senator spoke to Jennifer Sickels’ second grade class at Tommie Barfield Elementary on Friday, and his enthusiastic delivery and willingness to engage the kids on their own level ...
No lottery for Charter School 6th grade seats
Published 3/28/2012 at 11:20 a.m. 0 comments
There will be no sixth grade lottery for the Marco Island Charter Middle School, although there is but one vacancy remaining for the next school year. School Board President Tarik Ayasun said on Tuesday that a waiting list will be ...
PHOTOS: Manatee Middle students study solar energy
Published 3/24/2012 at 12:06 a.m. 0 comments
Manatee Middle School students used grant money to conduct a project on harnessing solar energy, during the school's after-school program.
Chris Fowler Teacher of Year
Published 3/23/2012 at 4:32 p.m. 1 comment
Chris Fowler of Marco Island has been named Collier County Post-Secondary Teach of the Year.
Lely High School JROTC: Top Trojans
Published 3/22/2012 at 3:47 p.m. 0 comments
Seven Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) Color Guard and Drill Teams from the seven Collier County high schools went head to head at the annual Collier County JROTC Color Guard and Drill Championship Meet on March 10.
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