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Education

  • Register Now for October ACT Test

    Registration is now open for the Oct. 23 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before Sept. 17.

    The ACT is a curriculum-based achievement exam. It tests what students have actually learned in school, not their aptitude for learning. The ACT also measures what students need to know to be ready for first year credit-bearing college courses based on ACT College Readiness Standards. Every student’s results can be tied directly to these consistent standards.

  • Upcoming CCF Levy Center courses

    Interested Participants may enroll in courses in person at the College of Central Florida's Levy Center at 114 Rodgers Blvd in Chiefland, by phone at 352-493-9533 or online at CFItraining.cf.edu (select Levy noncredit classes).

    Computer Fundamentals

    The College of Central Florida Levy Center is accepting enrollment for Computer Fundamentals I, which will be held Sept. 27 through Oct. 18. The four-week introductory class will meet on Mondays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The $89 fee includes the textbook.

  • School Health Advisory Council and Wellness meeting

       The first School Health Advisory Council and Wellness meeting for the 2010-2011 school year will take place at 2:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14 in the School Board of Levy County board room, located at 480 Marshburn Drive in Bronson.

       The meeting is open to the public, and the School Health Advisory Council and District Wellness Team are always looking for new participants.

       The purpose of the meeting will be to review the current Wellness Plan, Safe and Drug Free Schools Programs, and Health policies.

  • 14 complete Levy Center CNA course

     The College of Central Florida Levy Center recognized 14 students who completed the Certified Nursing Assistant program on Wednesday, June 23.

  • Tarmac awards science scholarships to 2010 grads

     Tarmac America, in partnership with the Levy County Schools Foundation, awarded science scholarships to graduates from the Class of 2010 at four area high schools, selecting students who demonstrated a proficiency in math and science coursework. This is the third consecutive year that Tarmac has awarded $500 college scholarships to graduates from Levy County high schools.

  • 2010-2011 Levy County Schools Calendar

     August

  • Education briefs

    n College of Central Florida offering computer courses

    The College of Central Florida Levy Center is offering two courses to help computer users keep their machines in top condition.

    First, the school is holding a Computer Repair and Troubleshooting course, scheduled for Aug. 6 and Aug. 13. Class time is slated to be 9 a.m. to noon. Participants will learn how to disassemble, configure and assemble the basic computer; and how to install the Windows Operating System. They also will learn about computer maintenance, upgrade and repair.

  • Farm Bureau scholarships

    Levy County Farm Bureau awarded $500 college scholarships to three area students on Monday. From left to right, Craig Bost, Jamey Nash, Craig Mikell, and scholarship recipients Kelby Barber (Bronson High School) and Lacee Lane (Chiefland High School). Not pictured is Williston High School scholarship recipient J.C. Jordan. 

  • Photo course offered at CFCC

    The College of Central Florida (formerly Central Florida Community College) Levy Center will offer a four-week Intermediate Digital Photography and Editing class on Tuesdays from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. beginning June 1. The class builds on the Basic Digital Photography and Editing course and is also open to students who have a working knowledge of their digital camera and basic photo editing software. The class will explore more advanced camera settings and delves into Photoshop Elements as a digital editing tool.

  • CFCC to celebrate name change at Levy Center May 26

       Central Florida Community College will officially become the College of Central Florida on Tuesday, May 25, and a celebration will be held on Wednesday, May 26, at 9 a.m. at the CFCC Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd. in Chiefland.

       The name change follows a year-long process that included a survey of the community, approval by the CFCC District Board of Trustees and the State Board of Education. During the five-week survey, 580 distinct names were sorted from 1,480 submissions.