Immokalee Middle School

September Newsletter

Mr. Hernandez

It is truly an honor and a privilege to be the principal of IMS. I am excited to return to the place I began my teaching career over thirty-five years ago. As the proud principal of IMS, I thank you for your support and look forward to working collaboratively with all stakeholders.
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IMS Administrative Team

Mrs. Davis

I am Kristin Davis Assistant Principal in Attendance and Discipline at IMS. This is my 19th year in CCPS as a middle and high school teacher and coach. I look forward to another great year with our IMS students and community. I am blessed to part of such a wonderful, supportive family!

Mrs. Schaefer

My name is Emily Schaefer and I am one of the Assistant Principals here at IMS! I am a Buffalo NY native and have been working for CCPS for eleven years, seven of which were at Immokalee High School. I have been a science teacher, academic coach, athletic coach, and administrator at both the middle and high school levels. I am so excited to be a part of this community and school. My goal is to support and grow our students into successful young adults.

Mr. Anthony

I am anAssistant Principal of Immokalee Middle school. I am excited to be a part of the many great things happening here at IMS. I was previously at Immokalee high school for 10 years; there I coached varsity football, tennis, wrestling and track. I taught social studies and CTE while there. “Lets make sure these kids are ready!”

Mr. Laudise

I am Ed Laudise one of the Assistant Principals of Curriculum and Instruction at Immokalee Middle School (IMS). Previously I have worked at Village Oaks Elementary and Everglades City School. I am delighted to be part of the IMS team. I am a graduate of University of West Florida, Barry University and Saint Michael’s College. Education is my passion and I enjoy working with students, teachers, staff and stakeholders while championing equity.

Guidance Office

Students are assigned to counselors. To schedule a parent conference please call guidance secretary Mrs. Ramirez at 239-377-4216
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Nutrition Services

Naples Daily News, the director of Nutrition Services, along with supervisors and management came to visit IMS cafeteria today. IMS has the largest number of students participating in the National School Lunch Program serving close to 1,100 lunch meals a day. A special thanks to the cafeteria staff for their daily commitment to our students.
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Fall Sports

IMS athletics is up and running with our fall sports of cross country and volleyball. The final teams have been chosen, thank you for all the students who tried out. The teams have been practicing and are looking forward to starting their game play against the other Collier County middle schools later this month.

Practices: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays from 3:40 pm - 5 pm

Fall Sports: Cross Country & Volleyball

Winter Sports: Soccer & Basketball – signups will occur in October

Spring Sports: Track- signups will occur in February

Cross Country: Coaches Loewer & Clark

Sat 9/17 @ Lely 8 am

Sat 9/24 @ PRHS 8 am

Wed 9/28 @PRHS 5 pm

Wed 10/12 @PRHS 5 pm

Sat 10/22 @ OMS 8 am

Volleyball: Girls Volleyball: Coaches Cosgrove & Oneto Boys Volleyball: Coaches Hall & Palafox

Sat 9/24 @GCH 8:00 vs. CPM

Sat 10/1 @GCH 8:00 vs. CCA

Sat 10/8 @GCH 8:00 vs. CMS

Sat 10/15 @GCH 8:00 vs. NCA

Sat 10/22 @GCH 8:00 vs. OMS

Sat 10/29 @GCH 8:00 vs. NNM

Tournament: TBD

Youth Relations Deputys

Cpt. Tidwell

I grew up in Miami Fl. I joined the Army after Highs School and I served in the Army for six years, including a year tour in Iraq. This is my fourth year as Youth Relations Deputy and I am very excited to be here.

Dep. Ortiz

Born and raise in Brooklyn New York. Worked for MTA Police Department for 25 years. Recently moved to Southwest Florida and enjoying the sun. This is my first year as a Youth Relations Deputy. I'm excited and looking forward to grow as a family member in this small but growing Immokalee community.

Front Desk

Just a friendly reminder when picking up students, make sure you have a valid ID at the time of pick-up. No student pick-up after 3:20 pm on regular school days and 12:20 pm on early release days.

Mark Your Calendars

Sept. 5 No School - Labor Day

Sept. 8 Annual Title I Meeting / Open House

Sept. 9 Interim Period Ends

Sept. 15 Online Interims Published

Sept. 26 No School - Professional Development Day for Teachers

Fridays Dress Down Days

Each Friday, students can dress down:

$2 Jeans

$1 Shirt

Appropriate attire should be worn on Fridays. Please ensure your child reframes from wearing clothes that show their midriff and cleavage.

Biker shorts and crop tops are not allow. For students who are out of dress code parents will be called to bring their child extra clothes. Students who parents cannot bring extra clothes, will be provided with school uniforms from the school.

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