Education

Y Program Reinvents Etiquette in the Modern Age


Pam Huckle Wood’s program at the Marco Island Y reinvents social etiquette for the modern age.

MIA Performing Arts: Taking Things to Another Stage


Marco Island Academy theater students in Chris Dayett’s class competed in the Florida State Thespian Festival.

MIA Seniors Enjoy a Day of Fun


Marco Island Academy seniors enjoyed a day of fun before graduation.

CCPS Celebrates Academic Signing Days



CCPS celebrates Academic Signing Days at Lely High School.

Help Needed to Bring ‘The Leader in Me’ Program to Everglades City School


Everglades City School needs help to bring Stephen Covey-inspired progrtam The Leader in Me to the students.

Books for Collier Kids Fact Sheet

One million new books to children in need since 2005

Importance of Books for Collier Kids:  Literacy is one of the best predictors of a child’s future success. A lack of basic literacy skills is linked with academic failure, delinquency, teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, unemployment, low productivity and welfare dependency.  Nationally, in some of the lowest-income areas there is only one book for every 300 kids.   Children whose parents […]

Students of the Month Recognized


“Students of the Month” from local schools were recently honored at a luncheon given by the Marco Island Noontime Rotary Club. Recognized at the event were the following students, from elementary through high school: Keanna Alvarez (Lely High School) Caelan Burt (Marco Island Charter Middle School) Anna Chamberlin (Marco Island Academy) Lincoln Garwood (Tommie Barfield Elementary School) Julio Martinez, Jr. […]


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