Archive for March, 2013

Biance: Nothing is truly free in the United States

Greg Biance has been a teacher in Citrus County for 28 years. He started at the Marine Science station and is currently teaching biology and biomed at Crystal River High School. He has worked as a naturalist in expedition travel and earned his master’s degree from Florida State University. He is a former district Teacher of the Year.

Biance: Nothing is truly free in the United States “So, police officers, you are loved and respected by your community. Will you take a bullet for less money? Hey, you will still have a job, just learn to duck quicker.” ~Greg Biance The excerpt above is from Greg Biance’s column in Sunday’s Chronicle that I […]

HB7091 Is Good for Students

HB7091 Is Good for Students “HB 7091 may just be one the best educational changes in many years.” I want to take this opportunity to update you on what has been happening at the legislative level in Career and Technical Education (CTE), in the past often referred to as vocational education. Florida House Representative Jimmie […]

Senator Nelson’s Director visits MSS

Senator Nelson’s Director visits MSS About a week ago I had the pleasure of arranging for Florida U.S. Senator Bill Nelson’s Regional Director, Ms. Digna Alveres,  to visit one of Citrus County School’s treasures ,  the Marine Science Station.  We wanted Ms. Alveres to experience, and have knowledge of,  the unique and hands-on learning that our students receive as […]

Fast Times in Citrus Schools

Fast Times in Citrus Schools I must first apologize for the lack of blog postings these past couple of weeks.  It has been a busy time in our schools and district.  I will be blogging about many of the individual happenings but I wanted to share with you a preview. Last week and this week […]

Five Points of Life Marathon 2013

Five Points of Life Marathon 2013 What Are The Five Points? Blood, Apheresis, Marrow, Organ & Tissue, Cord Blood This past Friday evening at the Lecanto High School football field and track, I had the pleasure of helping hand out medals at the annual Citrus County Five Points of Life Kids Marathon.  The Five Points […]

Camp Citrus 2013 at the Marine Science Station

Camp Citrus 2013 Marine Science Station Summer Camp for 7th* – 12th graders The Marine Science Station will be hosting a summer camp experience, Middle schoolers will be June 3rd through June 7th 2013 and high schoolers  June 10th through June 14th, 2013.  Camp will be limited to 30 students per week.  (*Eligible students will […]