Marco’s DAR Chapter Honors Lely High School JROTC Cadets
Published 3/22/2012 at 3:38 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. And every year the members are newly impressed with the achievements of the students ...
Collier Schools give former Superintendent Thompson $120,000 to settle lawsuit
Published 3/19/2012 at 6:00 p.m. 2 comments
The Collier County School Board agreed Monday to a $120,000 settlement agreement with former Superintendent Dennis Thompson, who sued the district last March for breach of contract.
Marco Island Academy readies for expansion
Published 3/19/2012 at 3:31 p.m. 18 comments
Marco Island as well as Naples students have a choice about where to start or complete their high school education that includes attendance at the Marco Island Academy (MIA), a public charter high school that is tuition free. With the ...
Music makes Marco marvelous
Published 2/24/2012 at 6:00 a.m. 0 comments
Love was in the air at Marco Presbyterian Church last Friday — love of God and love of others. Church members and friends, from Canada to the Isles of Capri, shared their musical talents at Marvelous Marco.
Brian Flynn earns merit scholarship
Published 2/20/2012 at 4:07 p.m. 0 comments
Brian Flynn, Marco Island Charter School, is among five students to win Seacrest High School Merit Scholarships.
Dancing for education: Charter High School to hold fundraiser
Published 2/20/2012 at 2:25 p.m. 5 comments
Touring the Marco Island Academy, a public charter high school, one can easily see that the facility has outgrown its tenants. Students, albeit seriously imbibing math and science lessons and exploding with creativity in art class, need more space to ...
Collier Schools investigation: Supervisor reprimanded after derogatory remarks to employees
Updated 2/15/2012 at 6:40 p.m. 0 comments
The 285-page investigation released Wednesday also revealed a possible conflict of interest between Tom Petry and one of the district’s vendors, as well as allegations that Petry made male employees uncomfortable through unwanted physical contact.
Collier Schools officials begin preparations for tougher FCAT
Published 2/14/2012 at 7:55 p.m. 1 comment
School board members heard a presentation during their Tuesday board meeting, acknowledging the difficult year ahead for Florida educators and students.
TBE students learn about native shells
Published 2/2/2012 at 2:25 p.m. 0 comments
Marco Island, known as the largest barrier island (four by six miles) within Southwest Florida’s islands has more than three miles of white sand beaches loaded with shells in a variety of distinctive sizes and shapes. Shells like starfish, sandollars, ...
TBE students get lesson in recycling through art
Published 1/28/2012 at 12:56 p.m. 0 comments
If Dorothy from “The Wizard of Oz” were at Tommie Barfield Elementary (TBE) on a recent Friday, she would surely have reason to exclaim “Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!”
Give 'em a break: Collier School Board votes to end first semester before winter recess
Published 1/10/2012 at 11:19 p.m. 0 comments
Tuesday, the Collier School Board approved the 2012-13 academic calendar that will end the second quarter and exams before winter break. We had to focus on our priority student learning, said district H
Bill Jackson, Big Cypress Elementary assistant principal dies
Published 12/27/2011 at 6:37 p.m. 0 comments
He worked for Collier County Schools for more than 20 years. He loved the field of education, Margaret Jackson said. He just had a way with children.
New evaluations for teachers ready in Collier and Lee, but some say it's rushed
Published 12/26/2011 at 4:00 p.m. 0 comments
It's been five months since principals and administrators conducted the first teacher observations using the new state-mandated evaluation system. This time period was considered the "hold harmless," or testing period. Come mid-January, the new teacher evaluation system will count
Collier remains committed to D.A.R.E. program while others abandon it - POLL
Published 12/25/2011 at 5:30 p.m. 1 comment
Collier County schools have stuck with the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program, even as other departments across the state cut it from classrooms and researchers continue to debate whether it's a waste of students' time. About 3,000 fifth-graders go through ...
PHOTOS: Tommie Barfield students make it snow during "Flakes" holiday show
Published 12/21/2011 at 5:45 p.m. 0 comments
The 2nd graders at Tommie Barfield Elementary entertained a holiday crowd performing "flakes" complete with dialogue & song directed by music instructor Lisa Braren.
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- Apr 18th 2013 Marco Island Academy ribbon cutting
- Apr 7th 2013 Project Prom Dress 2013
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- Feb 20th 2013 Marco Island Academy Construction
- Nov 20th 2012 "Boogie and Blues"
- Oct 5th 2012 Marco Academy Homecoming
- Aug 20th 2012 Back to School on Marco Island
- Jun 8th 2012 Marco Island Middle School Beach Bash…
- May 17th 2012 Donna Fiala is principal for a day at…
- May 8th 2012 Collier school board approves $16.5…
- Apr 26th 2012 Marco students tour Holocaust…
- Jun 1st 2011 New Superintendent gives press…
- Nov 5th 2010 New uniforms for the Lely High School…
- Jun 3rd 2009 TBE clap out
- Apr 21st 2009 TBE receives Flip Video from Marco Eagle
- Apr 21st 2009 TBE students visit Marco Eagle
- Mar 26th 2009 Marco charter high school proposal
- Mar 23rd 2009 Students speak on a Marco charter…
- Mar 12th 2009 Interview with Lely's Don Stewart
- Feb 26th 2009 Marco resident and Lely freshman Alex…
- Feb 26th 2009 Lely instructor on Marco's students
- Feb 3rd 2009 Interview with Mario Sanchez
- Jan 21st 2009 Terri DiSciullo on Tract K solar