Archive for July, 2012

FL Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson resigns unexpectedly

Former Florida Commissioner Gerard Robinson

FL Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson resigns unexpectedly The Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson resigned unexpectedly Tuesday. (Follow this link to read the Orlando Sentential article on the story, “Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson resigns unexpectedly“) Robinson’s resignation letter expressed that living so far from his family was too much of a challenge and so he […]

Recap of School Board Special Meeting, Workshop & Public Hearing on 7/24/2012

School Board Meeting Recap

Recap of School Board Special Meeting, Workshop & Public Hearing on 7/24/2012 Our board meeting for July 24th included a Special Meeting, Budget Workshop & Public Hearing to Adopt the Tentative Millage Rates and the Tentative Budget. During this meeting Director of Technology, Dr. Mike Geddes, test LIVE streamed the board meeting over the internet. […]

Student iPad Information Night for Parents

CSMS iPad Parent Night

Student iPad Information Night for Parents On Wednesday evening I join Superintendent Sam Himmel and Assistant Superintendent of School Operations, Mike Mullen, at Citrus Springs Middle School for the iPad Information Night for Parents.  The 7th grade students at CSMS for the coming 2012-2013 school year will be receiving iPads instead of textbooks as part […]

2012 High Performing School District for 6th Year!

CCSD High-Performing School District

2012 High Performing School District School District for 6th Time Honored as High Performing School District It is with great excitement that I share that the Florida School Board of Education that the Citrus County School District for the 6th year is designated as an Academically High Performing District for 2012. This distinctive honor requires […]

Revised Crystal River Primary School Grade to an “A”

CRP from a B to an A

Revised Crystal River Primary School Grade to an “A” Today we learned from the Florida Department of Education that due to an error by DOE’s in calculating learning gains, Crystal River Primary School Grade has been recalculated from a “B” to an “A” School!!  Congrats CRP!! This means that for the 2011-2012 school year, during […]

Meet Your Teacher / Orientation Dates 2012-2013

Meet the Teacher

Meet Your Teacher / Orientation Dates 2012-2013 Information as of July 9, 2012. Changes in schedule will be posted here. Elementary Central Ridge Elementary Friday, August 3rd     4:30 – 6:30 pm Citrus Springs Elementary Pre-K through Grade 5 Friday, August 3rd, 4:00 – 6:00 pm Crystal River Primary Friday August 3rd Pre-K and Kindergarten […]