Archive for September, 2010

Citrus Springs Elementary, Weather wonders

Citrus County Chronicle By Cheri Harris Chris Suchan blew into Citrus Springs Elementary School last week, creating quite a stir. As soon as he walked into the cafetorium, cries of “You’re on TV!” met the 10 News meteorologist as he greeted fifth-graders with high-fives. As he started his presentation, they fell silent. Click here to […]

Citrus Schools hope more money en route

Citrus County welcomes $400,000 check from federal reimbursement program Citrus County Chronicle By Cheri Harris During a workshop, Mike Geddes, director of technology and information services for the district, said he received a check Friday for more than $400,000 from a federal telecommunications reimbursement program, and he expects the district to receive a total of […]

Party Over but…


Dear Friends, Thomasine and I want to thank all of you who were able to make our Victory Party on Saturday.  We had over 80 people attend and we had a wonderful time visiting, sharing, reflecting and planning for our students’ and community’s future.  We want to thank Lynn and Todd Sisto for again having […]

WSJ/NBC Survey: Grades for Schools

Citrus County School District is an “A” graded district for the State of Florida. While the bulk of this article doesn’t necessary apply to Citrus schools it does have some interesting figures and information. THOMAS A new WSJ/NBC News poll shows Americans give the nation’s public schools a GPA of 1.8 – not failing, but […]

‘More freedom’ in middle school?

By Nancy Kennedy Copyright All rights reserved. When you’re in middle school, lunch is the most important time of the day — and it’s not about the food. “It’s like recess, but better; you get to talk with your friends,” says Julianne Cook, Inverness Middle School sixth-grade student. The Chronicle is following Julianne as […]

On the road to completion

By Cheri Harris Copyright All rights reserved. Progress has taken over the baseball field at Crystal River High School. The former site of Crystal River Pirate baseball glory is now bustling with construction workers raising two new two-story buildings. Gary Goodman, project manager for ACA Construction Group, the company in charge of the $20.7 […]