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Education

  • Shark News for Jan. 12

    CKS Spring Sports

    By Sarah Bartholemy
    & Chloe Reynolds
    Shark Correspondents
        As winter sports come to an end, Cedar Key School is preparing to start its spring training.

  • It’s tough being small

    The state Department of Education’s grades for high schools are out and it’s a mixed report for Levy County..
    The report card:
    • Bronson Middle/High School got a C, down from last year’s B
    • Cedar Key High School got a C, down from last year’s A
    • Chiefland got a B, down from last year’s A, and
    • Williston High School got a B, up from a C.

  • Cedar Key student wins district spelling bee

    Competition was tight Friday morning between elementary and middle school spelling champs from schools throughout the county. Eleven children competed in the Levy County District Spelling Bee, held at Bronson High School, but only one came away with the top prize and a chance to compete in Tallahassee’s Big Bend Regional Spelling Bee in February.

  • Schools foundation gala moves to January

    The Levy County Schools Foundation will host its annual STARS Gala on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m., doors open at 5:30 p.m. at Chiefland Elementary School.   
    STARS — Students, Teachers, and Respected Supporters - Gala was formerly known as the Superintendent’s Gala and is the non-profit Foundation’s premier fundraising event.  

  • Barber retires after 5.7 million meals

    When Candy Barber started working as a substitute in the  Chiefland schools lunchroom she only wanted to have a job that allowed her to be home with her children, Royce and Janet, when they were not in school.
    On Jan. 4 Barber, who estimates she has served or overseen the serving of over 5 million meals, will retire from her post as coordinator of food service for the county’s 13 schools. She is also president of the Florida School Nutrition Association.

  • Shark News for Dec. 15

    December Calendar

    Dec. 15 – Basketball (Away) MSG – 3 p.m., MSB – 4:30, VG – 5:30, VB – 7:00
        Spelling Bee — Middle School, 4th–5th Grade Class; Spelling Bee Finals Auditorium 9 a.m.
    Dec. 19–Jan. 4 – Christmas Break

    Big Wins for Cedar Key FFA

    By Whitney Tyler
    Shark Correspondent

  • Cedar Key FFA has strong showing in leadership contest

    By MacKenzie Kirkbride
    FFA Middle School Reporter

    Levy County’s four powerhouse FFA schools met last Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the First United Methodist Church in Williston to compete in the first level of the FFA leadership contests.
    The contests were Prepared Public Speaking, Extemporaneous Public Speaking, Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Creed Speaking and Parliamentary Procedure. These contests are considered by many as the most prestigious contests in FFA.

  • Shark News for the week of Dec. 8

     Where are all the Shark fans at?

  • Cedar Key’s sub-district competition winners

     Tractor

  • Cedar Key middle FFA team places in state

     By  MacKenzie Kirkbride