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Education

  • 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.

  • Chiefland enrolling kindergarten students

    Chiefland Elementary School is now accepting the kindergarten enrollment packets for the 2013-2014 school year.

    Summer office hours at the school are Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

  • Teen driver program back for summer

     A Teen Driver Improvement Program is being offered to all Levy County students who have a  license or learners permit or who are about to get their learners permit by the Levy County Sheriff’s Office, Community Relations Division.

  • It's graduation time

    The College of Central Florida Levy Center and Chiefland High School hold commencement ceremonies tonight and Friday to hand out high school diplomas. Bronson High School’s graduation is next week.