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Education

  • 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;

  • School board hosts interagency fair for job-seeking grads

    The School Board of Levy County hosted its first Interagency Transition Fair on May 7.  The event was attended by a select group of 11th and 12th grade students and their parents. The purpose of the fair, which was held at First Baptist Church in Bronson, was to disseminate information regarding services and opportunities available to students upon graduation.  

  • Pro athletes provide free SAT, ACT help

    Families of students who need to prepare for taking their SATs and ACTs to gain entrance to college are getting free help from pro athletes who call Florida home. 

  • Levy winners at FFA convention

    The Chiefland High School Senior FFA had several members who placed in the state FFA science fair.  

  • College assured

    Kierra Langford and Wyatt Roberson, both fifth grade students at Chiefland Elementary School, were presented with $4,000 scholarships to the College of Central Florida by Levy County School Superintendent Robert Hastings.

    Langford received the Robert O. Hastings Scholarship and Roberson received the Jack Wilkinson Scholarship in honor of Coach Doyle McCall.