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Education

  • CF Levy Center offers Word, web design courses

    • The College of Central Florida Levy Center will offer Microsoft Word 2007 Intermediate beginning May 24. The course will meet Tuesdays from 6:15 - 9:15 p.m. through June 21. The fee is $119 and includes course materials.

  • 10 CHS students to compete at national HOSA event

    Chiefland High School’s HOSA group (Health Occupations Students of America) is proud to announce that there are ten students who have competed at our regional and state competition and have earned the right to compete at the National Conference to be held in Anaheim, Cal., this June.

  • CHS student wins Sunshine State Scholar honors for the district

    Chiefland High School is once again proud of one of their own, now that 11th grader Hailey Gerhardt has been chosen as one of only 70 students throughout the state for her achievement in science, technology, engineering or math - also known as the STEM.
    The criteria for the honor makes up a long list and includes community service hours, SAT and ACT scores, AP/DE participation and GPA’s.  In Hailey’s case, she is a 4.0 student, is enrolled in Dual Enrollment courses, participates in community service, as well as, student government activities.

  • Comment sought on education standards for 4-year-olds

  • Rotary gets education on GED

  • Students of the Month

     From left, Sierra Caruthers, Chiefland Middle School, Mayor Teal Pomeroy and Vance Renaud, Chiefland High School.

    Caruthers, Renaud and Emily Stefanic (not pictured) were the March Students of the Month.

  • Two attend FFA Leadership Summit

    Hailey Bason (left), of Chiefland Senior FFA, and Kaley Wilder, of Williston Senior FFA, recently attended the State Leadership Summit at the Florida Leadership Training Center in Haines City.  
    While there, they were both selected to be on a state committee. They were invited to attend because they serve as chair and co-chair of Sub-District 2, which serves Levy County FFA.

  • CF President Dassance announces retirement

    Dr. Charles R. Dassance, president of the College of Central Florida since November 1996, has informed the District Board of Trustees he will retire this summer. Dassance, who will be 66 in April, indicated that this was the most difficult decision of his 44 years as a community college educator.
    “The college is doing well and after nearly 15 years as president, I decided this was the right time for the college to transition to new leadership,” he said.

  • Levy Soil and Water Conservation speaking contest

    The Levy Soil and Water Conservation District held their annual speaking contest on Feb. 1 in Bronson.  There were two contestants — Yancey Hudson and Matthew Brown speaking on  “What is the Economic Impact of Florida Forest?”  Hudson placed first winning $125, while Brown took second place and $75. Both received trophies. Hudson will continue on to the District level competition on May 2 in Live Oak.

  • CNA Refresher course at CF Levy Center

    The College of Central Florida Levy Center will begin a Refresher Course for Certified Nursing Assistants on Monday, April 4. This 16-hour program is intended for non-practicing CNAs who would like to re-enter the field and CNAs who have allowed their license to lapse and need to retake the state licensure exam.
    The class will meet Monday through Thursday, April 4-7, from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. The course fee is $139 and no textbook is required.