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  • 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.

  • Chiefland graduate recognized at Santa Fe

    Chiefland High School graduate Roger Sliney was selected as a Santa Fe College Ambassador for the next school year.

    Sliney was recognized as one of the top students at Santa Fe and passed an intense interview process to be picked as one of the top representatives of the school.

    Sliney joins 15 other students from throughout the state to be part of the Student Ambassador Program.

    In the three-round interview process, candidates went through group interviews, individual presentations and interviews and teamwork activites.

  • Chiefland High School Honor Roll ee" 3rd Nine Weeks ee" 2009-10

    A Honor Roll

    9th Grade

    Toni Arrington

    Hailey Bason

    Joshua Brabham

    Danielle Drummond

    Matthew Horne

    Sarah Ivey

    Hunter Pelt

    Ansley Pentz

    Timothy Reidy

    Logan Smith

    Summer Toler

    Kathryn Warren

    A/B Honor Roll

    9th Grade

    Haley Andrews

    Krista Bell

    Amanda Broomhall

    Shanen Bryan

    Shelbi Crews

    Cheyenne Daly

    Mychayla Franklin

    Kyatia Grimes

    Halie Hammond

    Yancey Hudson

  • Night of Excellence honors schools finest

    As school starts to s-l-o-w-l-y wind to a close, awards, scholarships and honors start coming students way.

    But the first academic awards were bestowed at the "Night of Excellence" hosted by the Levy County Schools Foundation and the Levy County School Board at Bronson Elementary School on the evening of April 22.

  • Summer registration open at St. Leo University Gilchrist Center

    Registration for the summer term that begins May 3 is under way at Saint Leo University in Trenton.   

    Courses will be available both onsite and online. The Gilchrist Center courses include elementary education and religion.  Online courses include psychology, criminal justice, business administration,  computer information systems, healthcare management,  social work and more.  

  • CFCC News

    n  Digital photography editing

    course offered

    The Central Florida Community College Levy Center will offer a four-week Basic Digital Photography and Editing course beginning May 4. The class will meet Tuesdays from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. at the Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd., Chiefland. The course fee is $79.

  • Senate bill defeated, educators still worried

    Florida Governor Charlie Crist vetoed a controversial education bill last week, but according to School Board of Levy County Superintendent Robert Hastings, more controversial legislation is likely to pass without much notice.