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Education

  • Six complete CNA program

     Special to the Citizen

  • Stuffin’ the bus

    Chiefland Elementary School Principal Patrice McCully was among the many volunteers who turned out on Aug. 20 to encourage residents to "STUFF the BUS" with supplies for students and teachers. The Levy County Schools Foundation sponsors the annual collection of supplies.

  • Learn history from a veteran

    All students in Citrus and surrounding counties can learn history from a veteran when the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall, Florida Purple Heart Mural Memorial, Korean War Memorial and the Moving Tribute to those who have died in the Global War on Terror and 9/11 will be on display Sunday, Oct. 2 to Sunday, Oct. 9. Escorted tours of the monuments are free to class groups from public and private schools or home-schooled students

  • Host student through exchange

    World Heritage International is now looking for American families to host high school students from Eurasia. All these students have received scholarships through the U.S .State Department sponsored Future Leaders Exchange Program and will spend an academic year in the United States. This historic program seeks to foster democracy and values inherent in a free market economy.

  • Host families needed now for international exchange students

    Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester and year homestay programs, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families. The students are anxiously awaiting news of their new families. These young ambassadors are looking forward to fulfilling their life-long dreams.

  • National school lunch and breakfast programs

    Household size and income criteria will be used to determine eligibility.  An application can not be approved unless it contains complete eligibility information. Once approved, meal benefits are good for an entire year. You need not notify the organization of changes in income and household size.

  • The Levy Country Soil Water Conservation District announces the winners of the 2011 poster contest

       The Levy County Soil and Water Conservation District is happy to announce the winners of the 2011 poster contest.  This year the theme was “Forest for People, More than You Can Imagine.”   
    n Kindergarten through 1st grade division:
    1st place Alexandria Epperson, 2nd Tristan Sloan, 3rd Levi Brinkman, all from Cedar Key School.
    n 2nd and 3rd grade division:
    1st place Katlynn Karwan, from Williston Elementary, 2nd Natalie Stewart, from Cedar Key Elementary, 3rd Amanda Robinson, also from Cedar Key Elementary.

  • Ready for the three Rs

    J'Mia McNeil sits at her desk on the first day of school at Chiefland Elementary in Mrs. Kamala Reidy’s second grade class. See more back to school photos on page 10A.J'Mia McNeil sits at her desk on the first day of school at Chiefland Elementary in Mrs. Kamala Reidy’s second grade class.

  • CF Levy to offer computer courses for seniors

       The College of Central Florida Levy Center will offer three computer courses designed just for seniors. These courses start with the basics and advance at a comfortable pace with the beginner in mind. The classes will meet on Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m. at the CF Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd., Chiefland.

  • STUFF the BUS on Saturday

       Levy Schools Foundation's annual "STUFF the BUS" event will be on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with Levy County school buses parked at three spots throughout the county. The locations will be at Walmart in Chiefland, Dollar General in Cedar Key and Walgreens in Williston. Walgreens in Chiefland and Williston, and Winn Dixie in Chiefland will be collecting school supplies for the entire month.