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Education

  • School board wrestles with budget

    Levy schools Finance Director Bob Clemmons says dealing with the 2011-12 budget is a bit “like standing on the edge of the Grand Canyon and looking down.” 

  • Grant purchases school admin's iPads

    A non-agenda item highlighted Tuesday’s School Board of Levy County meeting.

  • Voracious reader scores perfect on FCAT

    Book publishers can’t keep up with Heather Denton, 14, who plows through piles of books every week. But, she is prepared and has a “pretty big collection of books.”

  • Meet the Class of 2011

    Cedar Key School's 2011 Graduation

    Jessi Robinson, Editor & Shark Correspondent

  • FFA Banquet honors local students and benefits FFA

    Surprise donations of $1,000 fell into the coffers of Cedar Key School’s FFA program at their banquet on May 26.

    A year of hard work ended in a celebration of students, teachers, families and friends as the school's cafeteria and auditorium was filled with great food and roaring applause.

  • Don’t sniff a gift fish

    There is a saying in Cedar Key: “Don’t sniff a gift fish”, but that is what happened Tuesday morning at the Levy County School Board meeting.

    Cedar Key property owner, Linda Marie Brandt-Statham owns a a vacant canal front lot on Whiddon Avenue, that she would like to donate to the school district.

  • Young artists show their talents at the Arts Center

    Cats with giant talons, Egyptian Sarcophagus, ceremonial masks and self portraits were just a few of the wide varieties of arts on display at the Arts Center. It wasn't just the imagination of the artists that wowed the 30 or so people came appreciate the work, it was the age of the artists - all students of Cedar Key School.

  • $1000 Scholarship for Cedar Key students

    By Tom Deverin

    On Feb.15, 2011, the Florida Departmentof Environmental Protection awarded the Cedar Key School the statewide Recycle Pledge Drive Award at a special awards ceremony.

    The Sharks won this award because they solicited more recycling pledges per student than another other school in the state.

    In addition to receiving this recognition, the school received a new computer. The Energy Advisory Panel, who helped with the pledge drive, also announced the establishment of its new Environmental Scholarship.

  • Baseball team loses two

    Sarah Bartholemy 
Shark
    Correspondent

    The Cedar Key Sharks were defeated by Seven Rivers Christian 26 to 5.
    CJ Parks, Kit Riley, and Brandon and Bradley Register scored four runs in the first inning.
    Bradley Register had both a second and third base hit in the first and fourth inning and due to an RBI the team was awarded two points.
    Bradley Register was brought home by CJ Parks in the second and fourth inning.

  • Clanton earns top honors at Land Judging event

    Submitted by Nathanael Brinkman and Denny Voyles
    The Cedar Key FFA chapters attended the Tri-County FFA land judging contest last Friday.
    The contest , which rotates to a new site each year, was held in Gilchrist County this year.  About 11 FFA chapters attended the event from three counties - Levy,Gilchrist and Dixie - but after weeks of practice, our teams came home with some impressive results.    Cheyenne Clanton scored high honors in the competetion, returning to Cedar Key with the first place ribbon for individual high score.