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Education

  • Helping them on their way

    Susan Rosenthal, Cedar Key Woman’s Club President, presented a check to Janeice Smith and CKS Principal Darby Allen surrounded by the 5th grade students.

    The donation will help offset the cost of the Cedar Key Safety Patrol’s trip to Washington, D.C.

  • Parents with convictions cannot come to activities

    Sex offenders and sex predators take note: You are not welcome at  activities at Levy County schools even if you have a child enrolled in public school. 

  • Back-to-School safety tips from Levy DPS

    The school year will be resuming on Monday, Aug. 24 in Levy County, which means kids will be near the roadways waiting to board the bus and school zones will be activated. School buses are among the safest forms of transportation for getting children to and from school

    The Levy County Department of Public Safety would like to remind drivers, parents, and children to follow these safety tips throughout the school year:

    Parents and Children

    • Stand at least six feet away from the curb or roadway when waiting for the bus.

  • Back to school tips can save money

     Getting ready to send kids back to school can cost families some money.

    The average Florida family with children K-12 plans to spend $755.33 on electronics, apparel, shoes and other school needs, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey.

  • Cedar Key Safety Patrol returns from Washington, D.C.

    Janeice Smith

    5th Grade Teacher

    The Cedar Key Safety Patrol trip to Washington, D.C. was a huge success. Students and chaperones spent three days touring our nation’s capital with schools from Bronson, Yankeetown, Williston and Chiefland. A highlight of the trip was eating out at the buffets and no one went hungry!

    We began our tour with a group picture at Grant’s Memorial which is presently being restored, along with the Capitol and the Supreme Court building. It seems all of Washington is preparing for the 2016 Inauguration early.

  • Denny Voyles set to retire after 38 years

    By Dennis Voyles

    After months of soul searching, I have decided to end my 38 year teaching career. I am very proud of our Cedar Key FFA kids' while I was their agriculture teacher and FFA advisor. Our little chapter demonstrated to the rest of the state that you don't have to come from a big school to have tremendous success. Our success was the direct result of hard work and dedication by our students.

  • Cedar Key Graduation

    Twelve years of hard work paid off this past weekend for the Cedar Key Class of 2015.

    Surrounded by family and friends the graduates walked up, shook hands and received their diplomas

  • Cedar Key Class of 2015

    Congratulations Cedar Key class of 2015!

    Want to learn more about the seniors? View the full digital edition or pick up a copy on newstands today to read about what each graduate hopes, dreams and hopes to leave behind.

  • CMHS earns silver ranking with U.S. News

    By LOU ELLIOTT JONES

    editor@chieflandcitizen.com

    Chiefland Middle High School has earned a silver ranking and three other high schools in Levy County have earned bronze rankings in U.S. News and World Reports magazine's rankings of the best high schools in the country.

    Chiefland also achieved a national rank of 2,488 and a 135 in the ranking of Florida's High Schools.

  • Cedar Key FFA earns state title

    The Cedar Key FFA has another state champion. Freshmen FFA members Emilie Lavoie and Mackenzie Kirkbride are the state champion Ornamental horticulture demonstrstion team for 2015. Their demo entitled E&M Terrific Terrariums demonstrated how to make and arrange a terrarium. The team topped twelve other district champions from around the state to earn the title of 2015 state champions.