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Education

  • Fuller's time to take it easy

    By Lacy S. Harris

  • CF offering connect to UCF

    The College of Central Florida has joined DirectConnect to UCF. This partnership with the University of Central Florida guarantees UCF admission to students who earn an Associate in Arts or an articulated Associate in Science at CF.

  • Citrus, Levy students attend DHS, CRHS

    Mike Wright

    The wheels on the bus go ‘round and ‘round, but it’s money that greases the wheels.

    And with counties saying the state reimburses about 60 percent of the true cost of transportation, school districts like Citrus watch the bottom line with students who live along county lines.

    About a dozen Levy County students attend Crystal River High School, Citrus Assistant Superintendent of Schools Mike Mullen said.

  • Funding woes mean tougher school choice for parents, students

    Andrew Caplan

    On the final day of school last year, Dunnellon High School student Alexander Wildey was sent home with a letter to notify his mother that the school bus would no longer pick him up in front of his house.

    Alexander doesn’t live in Dunnellon, or even Marion County. His family resides in Inglis.

    Rachel Wildey, Alexander’s mother, grew up in the area but attended Dunnellon High School as well, thanks to the Levy County School District offering door-to-door bus transportation.

  • CMHS students give back to the community

    By Kelly Beauchamp

    RN, CMHS Health Academy Teacher

    During the holiday season many of us reflect on our good fortune and make a conscience effort to find a way to give back to our community by reaching out to others who may be in need. I would like to take this opportunity to tell you about a few activities that CMHS students participated in this season.

  • Stars Gala shines on schools on Feb. 20

    The Levy County Schools Foundation is presenting its “Denim & Diamonds” Stars Gala fundraising event on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m with doors open at 5:30 p.m. at Bronson Middle/High School.

  • Students can enter dairy recipe competition

         The Dairy Council of Florida is hosting its third annual Gridiron Cooking Challenge, a fun-filled food competition for elementary and middle school students throughout Florida. Elementary and middle school students in groups of four are encouraged to create and submit an original recipe that features dairy products, such as milk, cheese and yogurt.

    The deadline for submissions is February 29.

  • The Royal Closet collects prom wear

    The Chiefland High School Health Academy is collecting donations of male and female formal wear and accessories to provide students who may be in need with the opportunity to attend the CMHS prom in April.

    Drop-off locations are the CHS and CMS front offices.

    Questions? Call Kelly Beauchamp at 352-493-6000.

  • President’s Day holiday for school

    Parents, be forewarned, there is no school on Monday, Feb. 15, in honor of President’s Day.

    The next day off for students is Monday, Feb. 22, when teachers have a district in-service.

  • Winter festival winds down year for Whispering Winds

    On Dec. 12, Whispering Winds Charter School had a Winter Festival, and guess who showed up? Santa Claus.He was escorted by Dr. Cornell, the principal, in a Corvette to visit VPK through 5th grade. Students were given the opportunity to make pine cone ornaments, go on a hay ride, play games and make s’mores.