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Education

  • 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.

  • School board interviewing attorneys

     

    The School Board of Levy County will conduct interviews to select a new school board attorney on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 2 to 4 p.m.

    The following law firms are being considered: Dell/Graham, P.A., Norm Fugate, P.A., and Ronald W. Stevens, P.A.

    The position is open due to the election of current Board Attorney Sheree Lancaster to Levy County Court judgeship.

  • County needs to get behind new school

    The man in charge of making plans for the new Williston Middle/High School surprised the Levy County Commission with the mention of the possible price tag for the 1,000 student facility: $50 million.

  • Hastings, Cowart defeat Roach, Quincey

    Winning 55.23 percent of the vote, incumbent Robert Hastings defeated Cindy Roach 9,790 votes to 7,935, securing a second four-year term as Levy County school district superintendent. 

  • Woman’s Club helps support school

  • CHS Student Government

  • Get in the Game!

    By SYDNEY STEPHENS

    CHS Student Government Reporter

    Chiefland High School will be celebrating Homecoming the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 2.  This year’s theme is “Get in the Game,” which was selected by the CHS Senate and activities around campus will be centered around board games.

  • 2012 Beast Feast a success

     The Levy County Schools Foundation’s 2012 Beast Feast held on Saturday, Sept. 29, was the most successful ever, according to LCSF Director Angela Johnson. She said more than 300 people turned out for the event to feast on seafood and wild (and some tame) game prepared and donated by 60 community groups, politicians and businesses. A live auction also raised more than $2,000 for the foundation that gives scholarships to students and provides classroom supplies.

    — Story and Photos by Lou Elliott Jones  

  • Levy libraries offering free e-book downloads

    The Levy County Public Library System has expanded its services with audiobooks and e-books available to download from the library’s website. Since Monday, library card holders have been able to check out and download them anytime, anywhere by visiting our new website at www.levylib.org.