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Education

  • 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.

  • CF Levy Center Classes

     Spanish for health care workers course

     The College of Central Florida Levy Center will offer Conversational Spanish for Health Care Workers Thursday, Aug. 25-Sept. 29, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The center is located at 114 Rodgers Blvd, Chiefland. The course fee is $119. The textbook with two audio CDs may be purchased at the first class; the cost is approximately $30.

  • Bronson a success at state FFA event

  • Win scholarship in ACT student video contest

     ACT is sponsoring a video contest to encourage high school juniors and seniors to share their reasons for taking the ACT test.

  • Scholastic achievement

     Tyler Reed named 

  • Hastings completes program

        Levy County School Superintendent Robert Hastings successfully completed the Board of Directors’ Leadership Development Program. 

  • CF Emergency medical services program best in state

    The Emergency Medical Services program at the College of Central Florida has been recognized as the top EMS program in Florida.
    The 2011 Excellence in EMS Award for Educator of the Year was presented by the Florida Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services on July 6 in recognition of National EMS Week.