Archive for April, 2012

Estuaries Program at Middle School

AES Estuaries at CSM

Estuaries Program at Middle School Tuesday evening I got a message from Chuck Mulligan the Marine Science and Chemistry teacher at the Academy of Environmental Science, which is our only “public charter school” in Citrus County telling me that a group of his students from the Academy would be at Citrus Springs Middle School in […]

Those who teach, also can do

Tampa Bay Times

“For those who are teachers, becoming teachers, family members or teachers or are a fan of teachers, this speaks to many of the issue teachers bring up each day.  If you are a critic of educators I encourage you to also read this article. ~Thomas” Those who teach, also can do By Joan F. Kaywell, […]

Recap of School Board Special Meeting & Workshop on 4/24/2012

School Board Recap!

Recap of School Board Special Meeting & Workshop on 4/24/2012 “The digits are coming… the DIGITS ARE COMING…” Tuesday was a Special Board Meeting and Board Workshop. At the Special Meeting the board approved the appointment of Ms. Donnie Brown as the new principal of Crystal River Primary School, effective July 1, 2012. The board […]

American Government Classes Meet Their Representative

American Government Classes Meet Their Representative “Legislative, Executive, and Judicial” Over the last year State Representative Jimmie T. Smith has become a regular visitor at our schools.  It used to be that I would contact his office to arrange for him to visit a school but it isn’t uncommon now for him to contact me […]

Filter Youth

Filter Youth Initiatives

Filter Youth “Motivate – Mentor – Modify!” What might happen if you combined motor dirt bike riding with positive community mentors for at risk youth? You would have a program like Filter Youth Initiatives.  Filter is a newly established program in Citrus County to assist trouble young people. Filter is based on the National Youth […]

CREST Playground Project Needs Your Help!

CREST Playground Project Needs Your Help! “All students can achieve regardless of their disability!” The Citrus Resources for Exceptional Student Transition (commonly known as CREST) is a center school for students with severe disabilities and is part of the Citrus County School District.  Children come from all over the county to attend CREST.  The mission […]