• School board hopes to Fast ForWord student learning

    Tuesday morning’s Levy County School Board meeting began with members doubting what they were hearing and ended with a unanimous vote to move forward on a new program aimed at improving reading skills by exercising the brains of students.

  • The Lunch Line

    For Sept. 15-23

    Compiled by Stephen Bainbridge, 

  • Shark News for Sept. 15

    Meet Mr. Powers, the new Science teacher


    Shark Correspondent

  • Calendar

    Compiled by Taryn Epperson
    Shark Correspondent

    September 8th — Family Reading Night 6:30-8 p.m. Volleyball vs. Bronson 5:30 p.m.
    September 9th — Jr. Class sells Krispy Kreme doughnuts $6.00/dozen
    September 12th — Volleyball vs. Meadowbrook (away) 6 p.m.
    September 13th — PTO meeting 3:30 p.m., Journalism Fieldtrip, Volleyball vs. Oak Hall (home)
    September 14th — Early Release

  • Farm Bureau poster contest seeking student artists

    Special to the Citizen
    Show off your artistic skills by entering a poster in the Florida Farm Bureau Youth Poster Contest. Each person may enter one poster based on the theme “Back Where I Come From” and agriculture.
    There are three different age divisions for competition: ages 4-6, ages 7-9, and ages 10-12 (all ages as of September 12, 2011).
    Posters will be on display at the Florida Farm Bureau 70th Annual Meeting, Oct. 6-8, 2011.
    Posters can be no larger than 14” x 22” and can’t be matted or framed.

  • Students win soil, water board contest

    The Levy County Soil and Water Conservation District is happy to announce the winners of the 2011 poster contest.  This year the theme was “Forest for People, More than you can Imagine.”   

  • Meet the "Lunch Ladies"

    The cafeteria ladies at Cedar Key School may be the some of the proudest ladies you have never met. 

  • First day of school comes with warnings

    With student enrollment at Cedar Key School expected to be on the rise this year, Principal Sue Ice was under even more pressure to make sure students were clear about what's expected of them.

  • CK school staff gearing up for new year

    Teachers are planning for the students to be back in many ways. They are getting their rooms and materials ready; making instructional plans and schedules, based on assessment scores and student needs. 

    Something new this year is the theme of SHARK PRIDE that involves characteristics that we would like everyone to exhibit.

  • Police department gears up for the coming school year

    Cedar Key Police Chief Virgil Sandlin reported this week the breakdown for both local and state citations, for the month of July. 

    Local citations included: three for speeding, 14 for “Failure to pay launch pass,” 13 parking violations, five moving violations and three curfew violations (minors out after 11 p.m. without an adult).