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Education

  • Union, school board at odds on 2011-12 contract

    The Levy County School Board the the teachers' union, the Levy Educations Association, are at odds over whether a contract for the 2011-12 school year can be implemented. 

  • Bike rise for schools on Saturday

    Another event this weekend is the 2013 Cycle for Education on Saturday, April 6. Bicycle riders can follow the trail through Chiefland and beyond and help raise money for the Levy County Scjhools Foundation. Registration is $30 starting at 8 a.m. at The Gathering Table on North Main Street. 

    For details, visit levyschoolsfoundation.org

  • Levy schools get extra cash

    When Gov. Rock Scott announced last week he was doling out $134.6 million in state money to almost 1,700 schools in Florida for excellent performance in education, there was a little surprise in story for five Levy County schools. 

  • School caught off guard with intruders

    The security of Chiefland schools is being questioned by some after two unidentified men waltzed onto the campus of Chiefland Middle School Monday and entered the school through an unlocked door to a cafeteria full of children.

  • Squeals of a champion

    Lacey Bennett, of Double Sink 4H, won 4th place overall in the Florida State Fair’s Swine Showmanship Junior Division Feb. 9. The State Fair, held in Tampa, closes its 12-day run on Sunday, Feb. 18.

  • Enrichment through the arts

    Seven young and determined faces in Christy Jones’ elementary class sat and stared hard at the tasks set before them, eager to bring to life the creations of their still-developing minds.

  • C-h-a-m-p-i-o-n

    Jahvel Blair, 11, a fifth grade student at Chiefland Elementary School, said he did not start out wanting to win his school's spelling bee. But he did. 

  • FFA Alumni searching for chili champion

    Anyone who can make chili, including those who think they make the best chili are invited to compete in the Chiefland FFA Alumni 4th Annual Homemade Chili Cookoff on Friday, Feb. 1, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Chiefland High School Ag Building.

    The cookoff is a fundraiser for the Chiefland schools agriculture program.

  • Learning about Veterans Day

  • Thanksgiving food drive at CHS

    Students at Chiefland High School will wrap up their food drive of non-perishable food items, including canned goods, rice, pastas, cereals, etc. on Friday, Nov. 16.
    Students have been collecting the donations since Nov. 8 in their fourth-period classes.
    The BETA Club and Student Government Association are awarding community service hours for contributions (2 hours for 10 non-perishable items). 
    The class that brings in the most food will win a pizza party.  Any local citizens that wish to contribute may drop donations by the front office at CHS.