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Education

  • Music school opens in Bronson

    Private music lessons for adults and children will be offered in Bronson by Robbie Blake, professional musician and music instructor. 

  • Registration open for 2014 Florida Student Astronaut Challenge

     Tallahassee – Student team registration for the third-annual Florida Student Astronaut Challenge is now open to high school students (grades 9 through 12). This three-day event, focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, provides an opportunity for students to showcase their knowledge through a series of team-oriented experiments and challenges.

  • State challenges students to learn economic history

    TALLAHASSEE – In honor of this year’s Viva Florida 500 commemoration, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced the start of Florida's Financial History Challenge, a contest designed to engage students of all ages to learn more about the state’s economic history. The challenge, which is part of CFO Atwater’s Your Money Matters initiative, encourages students to learn about people, places and events in Florida history and use the information they learn to contemplate financial decisions.

  • Students return to free breakfast, lunch

    Good news for parents: When students return to school on Aug. 19 parents won't have to root around for change to pay for a school breakfast or lunch, or both. 

  • Chamber meets scholarship winner

    Raymond Cabeza is the recipient of the 2013 Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship.

    He is already working in the health care field at Tri County Nursing Home and is pursuing  a degree to become a registered nurse.

    He told the chamber members he will use the scholarship money, “To buy my very, very expensive medical books.” 

  • Henderson Scholarships sending 5 to college

    Alice Faye Henderson is likely smiling at the thought that she has a hand in sending five Chiefland High School graduates to college this fall. 

  • Summer safety event in Bronson

    On July 30, about 25 children from Bronson, Chiefland and Williston gathered at the Bronson Youth League Park for a safety program.  The program was designed to educate our local children on various safety topics.  The Town of Bronson Parks and Recreation Department sponsored and hosted this summer children's program, and it is under the direction of Bronson Council Member  Beatrice Roberts and Director Curtis Stacy.

  • Staying prepared

    Recently, Levy County Sheriff’s Office Deputies attended additional specialized training at Bronson High School in preparation for the 2013-2014 school year.  

    The training was designed to simulate responding to threats in a school campus setting and is part of ongoing scenario based training for all Levy County Schools.  

    This training was done with the cooperation of School Superintendent, Bob Hastings and incorporates instructional sessions between LCSO and our teachers.  

  • Chiefland joins middle, high schools

    When the school year begins Aug. 19, there will no longer be a Chiefland High School and a separate Chiefland Middle School. 

  • School grades released by the state

    Grades for 2013 Levy County elementary and stand alone middle schools were released on Friday.

    But combination schools like Bronson Middle/High School and the county's stand alone high schools, including Cedar Key High School, Chiefland High School and Williston High School, are waiting on their grades.

    The results: 

    • Chiefland — the Middle School moved from an A grade in 2012 to a B in 2013, while the elementary school went from a C in 2012 to a D in 2013;