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Student Services

Welcome to Student Services

Each student is encouraged to take full advantage of the many academic and extracurricular opportunities that are available at Cypress Lake High School. Student Services stands ready to provide assistance with any questions or needs that may arise. We welcome you and wish you a great school year!

Important Student Documents

Policy for Off Campus | Dual Enrollment & OJT Students - Updated document coming soon!

Adam Kurtz

Adam Kurtz

Assistant Principal

Adam Kurtz is originally from Kendall, NY and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Lawrence University in upstate NY. He is married and has two children. Mr. Kurtz moved to Florida in 2000 and began working as a teacher at Immokalee Middle School. He taught and coached in Immokalee for 6 years and then switched to Lexington Middle School, in Lee County. During that time, he obtained a Master of Education degree from Florida Gulf Coast University. In 2008, He started working at Cypress Lake High School as an Assistant Principal and has been working here ever since. He truly loves being at CLHS!!

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Jessica Turner

Assistant Principal

Jessica Turner is a graduate of Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts with a Master’s in Education from American College of Education.  She has two high school aged children in the Lee County Public School system.  For five years she has worked at Cypress Lake High School, where before she became an administrator she was a math teacher. 

 

 

 Brandon Hendrick

Brandon Hendrick

Assistant Principal

Brandon Hendrick moved to Southwest Florida in 2006 from Michigan where he still has family today. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Education from Central Michigan University in 2005. He has his Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Florida Gulf Coast University. He brings a variety of teaching experiences through several schools in Lee County. Brandon is excited to work in the Student Services Office at Cypress Lake High School.

Gladys Rodriguez

Gladys Rodriguez

Student Services Secretary

Gladys Rodriguez is a graduate of Cypress Lake High School, class of “82”. She has been working at Cypress Lake High School since 1999. She started out as a paraprofessional in the ESE department and was then promoted to secretary in the Student Services office. She is a proud mom of three Cypress Alumni, Fundador Rodriguez class of “99”, Carlos Rodriguez class of “01” and Sophia Rodriguez class of “03”. Many of the Rodriguez’s have passed through the Cypress hallways. “Once a Panther, Always a Panther”.  She is looking forward to her grandchildren attending Cypress Lake High School one day.

Lori Ceilley

Lori Ceilley

Behavior Specialist

Ms. Ceilley provides many of our students the consistency they need when transitioning from middle to high school. She provides support to staff regarding modifications, accommodations, instructional, and behavioral techniques to ensure success for those students with ESE services. She also works directly with students and provides guidance, along with strategies to promote their academic success and social well-being. Her door is always open.

Robin Pitura

Ajla Zak

School Social Worker

Ajla Zak graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a Masters in Social Work in 2013. She became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in 2018. She began her career providing individual and group counseling to inmates at a maximum security facility; however, her passion in working with children, youth, and families led her to her current role as a School Social Worker. Ajla is celebrating 21 years of living in the United States and also enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, taking her boys to the beach, and any outdoors activity!

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