• CMHS students give back to the community

    By Kelly Beauchamp

    RN, CMHS Health Academy Teacher

    During the holiday season many of us reflect on our good fortune and make a conscience effort to find a way to give back to our community by reaching out to others who may be in need. I would like to take this opportunity to tell you about a few activities that CMHS students participated in this season.

  • Winter festival winds down year for Whispering Winds

    On Dec. 12, Whispering Winds Charter School had a Winter Festival, and guess who showed up? Santa Claus.He was escorted by Dr. Cornell, the principal, in a Corvette to visit VPK through 5th grade. Students were given the opportunity to make pine cone ornaments, go on a hay ride, play games and make s’mores.

  • Supervisor of elections scholarships available

      Tammy Jones, Levy County Supervisor of Elections has announced the opportunity for local college or university students to apply for a $1,200 scholarship through the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Election (FSASE), a statewide, professional organization of 67 Supervisors of Elections in the State of Florida.

  • Suwannee Valley Rotary assists CHS athletics

    Suwannee Valley Rotary President Tom Andresen, right, presents Coach Kyle Parnell with a check for $705 at the club's meeting last Thursday. The club hosted a rib sale on behalf of Chiefland Middle High School athletics where the students sold tickets for ribs from BubbaQue's. The money will be divided between the athletic groups that participated such as football, cheerleading, volleyball, track and band.

  • LCDPS and CFD visit CMHS for First Responder Appreciation Week

    On Friday, Jan. 8, Levy County Department of Public Safety along with Chiefland Fire Department visited sixth grade Chiefland Middle/High School students to show them the different equipment used by First Responders during First Responder Appreciation Week. Crews discussed information with the students about the equipment, when and how to call 9-1-1, as well as career opportunities in the field of emergency response. LCDPS is making arrangements to return to the school to teach the students hands-only CPR.

  • Students can enter dairy recipe competition

         The Dairy Council of Florida is hosting its third annual Gridiron Cooking Challenge, a fun-filled food competition for elementary and middle school students throughout Florida. Elementary and middle school students in groups of four are encouraged to create and submit an original recipe that features dairy products, such as milk, cheese and yogurt.

    The deadline for submissions is February 29.

  • Levy Schools Foundation adds 2 scholarships

    The Suncoast Credit Union Foundation announces its partnership with the Levy County Schools Foundation to offer two $2,000 scholarship awards to high school seniors in Levy County. The Class of 2016, in the communities served by Suncoast Credit Union, have the opportunity to apply for financial support to continue their education thanks to a $100,000 investment in scholarship this year by the Tampa based Credit Union’s Foundation.

  • Chiefland honors Students of the Month

     Chiefland City Commissioner Rollin Hudson presents the students of the month for November for the city. They are, from left to right, Emma Campbell, daughter of Lisa Campbell, for Chiefland Elementary School; Charley Corbett, daughter of Tonya and Charles Corbett for Chiefland Middle High School, and Brooke Williams, daughter of Sascha Matthews, for Chiefland Middle High School.

  • CF campuses closed for Christmas, winter break

    All College of Central Florida campuses and centers will be closed for winter break through Friday, Jan.1, 2016.

    The CF Bookstore, CF Foundation, CF Printing Services and CF Postal Services will be open during limited hours, which are available at www.CF.edu.

    The college will resume normal operating hours Monday, Jan. 4. Spring 2016 classes begin Jan.6.

    For more information, call the Ocala Campus at 352-873-5800, Citrus Campus at 352-746-6721, or Levy Center at 352-493-9533.

  • Bronson honors students

    The Bronson Town Council honored the students of the month at their Monday, Dec. 21 meeting. Council member Katie Parks, left, presented Brooke Lewis, center, of Bronson Elementary School, and Codi-Jo Racca, a 9th grade student at Bronson Middle High School, with certificates noting their achievement.

    Not pictured is Rochelle Stancil, a 6th grade student at BMHS, who was honored for the intermediate grades.