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Education

  • Graduation season kicks off this week

    It's that time of year, high school graduation in Levy County. The Class of 2014 is walking down the aisle to pick up diplomas and begin a new stage of life in college, enjoying summer or going to work. 

  • CHS students raise springs awareness

    A few Chiefland High School students, with the help of teachers and a few government agencies, are taking the health of Florida's springs to heart.

  • It's McTeacher’s Night tonight

    Ever dream of having your principal or teacher from Chiefland Elementary School prepare dinner for you and your schoolmates? Now’s your chance to assign the homework and help out CES.

    The principal and faculty will be serving dinar at the McDonald's in Chiefland tonight (Monday, May 19, between 6 and 8 p.m.

    Head to McDonald’s at 1415 N. Young Blvd. Have a meal, have some fun and help contribute to a good cause. McD's will donate 20 percent of all sales during this time will be donated to the school.

  • Levy school, college money in final state budget bill

    Startup money for a new Williston Middle/High School and Levy Campus for the College of Central Florida has been included in the state budget for 2014-2015 that was approved by the state Legislature last week and is heading to the governor's office. 

  • Disability Expo May 10

    The Levy County Commission gave its endorsement to the Fanning Springs Disability Expo hosted by the The ARC of Levy County, Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), the Florida Disabled Outdoors Association (FDOA) and the Department of Environmental Protection.

  • Department of Public Safety visits CES

    April is recognized as National 9-1-1 Education Month, and, with this in mind, the Levy County Department of Public Safety (LCDPS) approached the Chiefland Elementary School to present 9-1-1 information to children. LCDPS invited Chiefland Fire Rescue to join the team to deliver the information to students in grades 3 through 5. The two Departments were at the school for three hours April 2, teaching the children when to call 911 and what information they would be asked if they ever had to make that call. 

  • The check's in hand

    Forestry Supervisor Bobby Cahill, right, presents a check for $29,750.87 to Levy County Commission Chair Ryan Bell at Tuesday's regular commission meeting.

    The check represents the county's share of proceeds from timber sales in Goethe State Forest.

    The Levy County School Board received a similar check from the timber sales overseen by state Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam. 

  • CHS’ top 10 grads

    The Top 10 graduates for the Chiefland Middle High School Class of 2014 are:

    front row, from left: Kelsi Alexander, Danielle Lourcey, Savannah Mills, Sarah Edison, Caitlyn Fuller; 

    back row, from left: Dale Buchanan, Erin "Liza" Renaud, Emily Smith, Dustin Crews and Grayson Gerhard.

  • CF offering certificate in horse science

    The College of Central Florida Equine Studies program is offering a new online Equine Technician college credit certificate.

  • 2014 Cycle for Education

    Join in for a day of cycling to help support public education in Levy County April 19.