• Chiefland Middle/High School staff and students join community members for Prom Promise

    Community members came together with Chiefland Middle High School staff and students last week to send a very serious message to students who planned to attend prom Saturday, April 9.

    Every year the school puts on a mock accident scene with student actors and real emergency personnel to demonstrate what could happen if students were to drink and drive.

  • Commission, Rotary honors outstanding students

    Chiefland City Commissioner Rollin Hudson had the honors of passing out certificates of appreciation and gift cards to the Students of the Month for February and March during Monday’s commission meeting.

    Each student was presented with a certificate from the City Commission and a gift card from the Chiefland Rotary Club and Interact Club.

    The students chosen for February were:

    • Chiefland Elementary School — Lily Hatch, daughter of Matthew and Jessica Hatch, nominated by teacher Linda Keller;

  • FFA comes clean with soap sale this week

    The FFA is selling 5 gallon buckets of laundry soap for $40 apiece. There is also detergent pods, fabric softener, and dish soap available for various prices. Please take a minute and look at the order form if interested in getting some. I purchased some at the beginning of the year from another FFA chapter and have found it to be of a good quality.

  • CMHS Registration Night on Tuesday

    Chiefland Middle High School's Registration Night is Tuesday, April 5 @ 6 p.m.

    Students in grades 8-11 will be given their course requests for next year along with graduation requirements from the state. Information will be available about academic programs, clubs, and athletics.

    Our theme for the evening will be "Power Up and Plug In" as we work with students to help them build a high school resume that is both enriching and beneficial in their steps beyond high school. 

  • CF Levy campus gets $7.28M to build

    After years of disappointment and governors' vetoes, the College of Central Florida Levy Center is guaranteed a $7.28 million appropriation that will move it from a shopping center storefront to a 44,000 square foot permanent building on a wooded campus north of Chiefland on U.S. Highway 19.

  • Tops for Class of 2016

    The valedictorian, co-salutatorians and Top 10 seniors for the Class of 2016 have been announced by Chiefland Middle High School. The Valedictorian is Trevor Castell and the co-salutatorians are Lindsey Harris and Trina Tolentino.

    The other students among the Top 10, in order, are: Dilan Jones, William "Billy" Hammond, Faith Ann McClellan, Joseph Wolfe, Logan Beck, Timothy "TJ" Brice, Dakota Horlocker and Chandani "Zina" Patel.

  • Ladner retires from CF

    After a 30 year career, the provost of the College of Central Florida Levy Center is retiring.

    Marilyn Ladner’s co-workers and peers echoed the same sentiment at a retirement party for her Wednesday, Feb. 24: she will be missed.

  • Gala honors Hastings while raising $24K

    Humor, jokes and a little good natured ribbing set the tone for the 16th Annual Stars Gala presented by the Levy County Schools Foundation.

  • PTO helps teachers

    The Chiefland Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) awarded more than $3,000 in classroom grants to teachers on Monday, Feb. 8, during a faculty meeting. The recipients were:

    • The Growafrog Life Cycle Kit – Amphibian Decline Lesson, Brooke Smith, $65;

    • Core Connections Kids, Celeste Aracena, $196;

    • Classroom Computers, Clayton Allen, $300;

    • Students for Prezi, Kristin Pomeroy, $59;

    • Kindles for Book Club, Kristin Pomeroy, $282;

  • Business people needed for career day

    Chiefland Student Government is hosting a Career Day on Wednesday, March 16, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and needs local business people that are interested in speaking to students about their career field.

    The students will be in 25-minute rotations and there will be an outdoor area for businesses that have equipment or displays. Lunch will be provided.

    Interested? Call Valerie Perez at 352-493-6000 or email Valerie.perez@levy.k12.fl.us.