Archive for November, 2010

State approves Citrus School’s along with 64 other counties improvement grants

Fla. approves 65 local school improvement grants By BILL KACZOR Associated Press State officials have approved applications submitted by 62 of Florida’s 67 school districts and three laboratory schools for shares of Florida’s $700 million federal “Race to the Top” education grant.  The applications were forwarded Monday to the U.S. Department of Education for approval. […]

ChronicleOnline: CSMS Vying for votes

A group of Citrus Springs Middle School students pose for a photo that is part of a music video submitted to a contest to win classroom technology. Pictured are Citrus Springs Middle School students Madison Lambert, Derek Starkweather, Erin Stokes, Jaclyn Wallen, Brittany Gleason, Phil Thomas, Sarah Morgan, Brittany Crowder, Megan Jervis, Sarah Cook, Jamie […]

Great American Teach-In at IMS 11/17/2010


On Wednesday, November 17th, 2010, I had the opportunity to spend the day at Inverness Middle School participating in the “Great American Teach-In” (GATI) put together by Arnold and Mary-Ann Virgilio of Inverness.  Mr. & Mrs. Virgilio have spent years volunteering at our schools and coordinating this wonderful annual event. Adult community members from every […]

Thomas’s Sworn In and Board Meeting Review 11/16/2010


“The art of governing consists simply of being honest, exercising common sense, following principle, and doing what is right and just.” ~Thomas Jefferson On Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 4:00pm in compliance with Florida Statute, I was sworn into office as Citrus County School Board member from District 1.  I want to also congratulate Mrs. […]

PGE SAEC Meeting 11/15/2010

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On Monday, November 15th, 2010 I attended the Pleasant Grove Elementary (PGE) School Advisory Enhancement Council meeting.  This was a well attended meeting with a great mixture of parents, students, staff, educators and school administrators.  I always enjoy visiting PGE and seeing what new and exciting things they are doing, this visit was no exception. […]

Thomas Gets Sworn In


I will blog more about this later…. Thank you everyone for today!!! Thomas