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Education

  • CES spelling champs

     From left, Chiefland Elementary School Spelling Bee Champion Victoria Hutson (5th Grade), retired and former CES teacher, Susan Matthews, and Spelling Bee Runner-up Gerardo de Paz (5th Grade). 

  • November’s Students of the Month

     From left, Chiefland Vice Mayor Teresa Barron, Ryan Tedin, Chiefland Elementary School, Abigail Lloyd, Chiefland Middle School, and Sarah Edison, Chiefland High School. Barron presented Student of the Month awards to the three students at Monday night’s commission meeting.

  • Teachers honored during board meeting

    Four teachers from the Levy County School District were honored during Tuesday's School Board of Levy County meeting in Bronson. 

  • CHS scores county’s first A

    By MIKE CAPSHAW
    sports@chieflandcitizen.com
    Chiefland High School captured academic bragging rights when it became the first high school in Levy County to earn a school grade of A from the Florida Department of Education on Tuesday.
    School grades are calculated by a new formula this year that includes participation in advanced coursework and college readiness, something Levy County School District Superintendent Bob Hastings recommended in a letter to the state years ago.

  • Education Briefs

     n Chiefland Middle selling wreaths for fundraiser

  • October is Head Start Awareness Month

    Childhood Development Services, Inc., the Head Start/Early Head Start provider recruits children year 'round.  The services include early childhood education for children ages six weeks to five years, a homeless and expectant mothers’ program, vision and dental screenings, disabilities, developmental screenings, and  more.  

    Please call 1-800-303-7812 for more information. 

  • Education Briefs

    Other topics addressed during Tuesday's School Board of Levy County meeting:
    n The board held a closed meeting before Tuesday's public meeting to discuss the ongoing case between the district and former employee Linda Yon.
    Yon was terminated from her position for allegedly using disparaging remarks to a student this past school year.

  • CMS gets new flowerbeds

    Chiefland Middle School was lucky to start the school year with new landscaping.  Just one week before school started, the northeast corner of CMS’s main building was bleak and barren. 

  • LARC and Levy school district join forces

    By TONI COLLINS
    Special to the Citizen
    It is no surprise that Levy ARC has faced some critical financial challenges lately.  However, Executive Director, Betty Walker is determined to find ways to match up available resources to create a win-win situation for all involved.  Her latest challenge coupled LARC with the Plum Creek Foundation and the Exceptional Student Educational Program of the Levy County School District.

  • Levy Center update

    The College of Central Florida is offering several new classes in the coming weeks.    Interested participants may enroll in person at the Levy Center, located at 114 Rodgers Blvd. in Chiefland, by telephone at 352-493-9533; or online at CFItraining.cf.edu (for select Levy noncredit classes).

    Computer Fundamentals for Seniors