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July 2019 - Volume 8, Issue 12
Message from the Superintendent
It is incredible that we are already about halfway through summer! We have been keeping busy with preparations for the 2019-2020 school year and are looking forward to welcoming our #CCPSFamily back into our classrooms!
I want to extend a warm congratulations to Michael Wynn of Sunshine Ace Hardware who was recently honored as a 2019 Commissioner's Business Recognition Award (CBRA) recipient. We sincerely thank Mr. Wynn for his continued partnership with CCPS and his dedication to education and student achievement. We appreciate him and all of the community partners who are a part of our #CCPSFamily.
As we continue through the summer, remember to read, read, and read some more! Consider accessing our "Keep Learning Alive" resource to keep students engaged and learning.
Enjoy the rest of summer!
~ Dr. Kamela Patton
July 30
Regular School Board Meeting at 4:30pm (Business Meeting begins at 5:00pm)
Tentative Budget Hearing at 5:45pm
August 6
Regular School Board Meeting at 4:30pm (Business Meeting begins at 5:00pm)
August 13
First Day of School for Students
District Calendar
Keep students engaged and learning this summer with our "Keep Learning Alive" resource guide! This resource is full of reading, math, science, and social studies activities for all grade levels. Keeping children learning over the summer is critical for their continued growth and development.
Click here for summer resources
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has a strong focus on supporting the academic achievement of minority and disadvantaged students in Collier County. With an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM), they work to provide programs throughout the school year as well as during the summer. One such program is the Raising the Bar program, a college preparatory program for students in grades 8-12 centered on increasing grade point average. The STEAM program, which is a joint venture with Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), welcomes students to the FGCU campus for a two-week camp. While there, students get the opportunity to live on campus and participate in four hours of math and science labs. In addition, the NAACP has a Youth Council, a great place for young leaders who are interested in civil rights and equality. These programs and many others offered by the NAACP are supporting student success, student leadership, and equality. Thank you to the NAACP and its partners who share this vision which is focused on the success of our students.
Visit the NAACP Website
Commissioner's Business Recognition Award
Congratulations to Michael Wynn of Sunshine Ace Hardware who was presented with a 2019 Commissioner's Business Recognition Award (CBRA) by Florida's Commissioner of Education, Richard Corcoran. The goal of CBRA is to recognize Florida’s business leaders and partners that have shown an outstanding commitment to bringing positive change and implementing bold, innovative approaches to improve the academic performance of students in Florida’s education system and communities.
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Mr. Erick Carter, Member • Mrs. Jen Mitchell, Member • Dr. Jory Westberry, Member
Dr. Kamela Patton
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