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Education

  • Road closing for Creekside Christian homecoming parade

     

    State Road 24  The road will be temporarily closed Friday, Feb. 7, from 11 a.m. to noon in Otter Creek for the Creekside Christian School homecoming parade. 

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office will detour traffic.

  • STARS Gala featuring House Speaker a sellout
  • CF to offer bachelor in nursing

    The College of Central Florida will offer a bachelor’s degree in nursing beginning in August 2014 to help meet growing local and national demand for more nurses with higher degrees.

    The Florida State Board of Education approved the college’s proposal to offer the Bachelor of Science in Nursing in November, and the college believes the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, its major accrediting agency, will approve its application for degree program expansion this spring.

  • State seeks high schoolers interested in water conservation

     The Suwannee River Water Management District invites high schools within its 15-county District boundary to engage in protecting water resources by implementing water conservation, water quality improvement or efficient irrigation management projects. The District Governing Board is designating $20,000 to assist STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), agricultural, and other high school classes to fund the projects.

  • CF News

     Apply by Dec. 9 for spring semester at CF  

  • School fundraiser nets sweet reward

    Fundraising has never been sweeter than the Chiefland High School student government's 22nd annual cake and pie auction held Nov. 21. The event raised $2,515 to benefit the school and SGA.

  • On this day, we give thanks

    The Chiefland Citizen sent its intrepid news guy, Mark Scohier, to Chiefland Elementary School to visit with two pre-kindergarten classes and get them to draw what Thanksgiving and what the meal means to them. 

    Please note that placement of a child's photo in relation to the artwork does not indicate that child did the artwork. 

    We thank Miss Gordon and Miss Quincey for allowing Mark to visit with their students. 

  • Students get a look at future at career fair

    By Hunter Hobbs

  • Teachers may get 4% raise by Christmas

    Levy County teachers and staff could have a merry Christmas this year as their Dec. 20 paychecks could include a 4 percent pay raise dating back to the start of the school year and help in paying insurance premiums.

    Levy School Superintendent Bob Hastings confirmed that negotiators for the Levy County School District and the Levy Education Association reached the agreement on the raises and insurance benefit in negotiations on Thursday evening. 

  • Chiefland FFA team finalist in national competition

    A team from Chiefland Middle High School's Senior FFA is a national finalist in 2013 National FFA Agriscience Fair at 86th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisille, Ky.

    Sydney Stephens and Kristen Moore, were named finalists at the gathering held Oct. 30-Nov. 2.

    The National FFA Agriscience Fair is a competition for FFA members who are interested in the science and technology of agriculture. It is held each year during the National FFA Convention & Expo and sponsored nationally by Cargill, John Deere and Syngenta.