Archive for July, 2013

State Educational Board Approves Safety Net for School Grades

State Educational Board Approves Safety Net for School Grades This past Tuesday (July 16, 2013) the State Board of Education met via conference call to consider recommendations from Florida Department of Education Commissioner, Dr. Tony Bennett to revise the school grading process for this year. In brief, the Commissioner Bennett had recommended one, the continuation […]

Stuff the Bus on July 27th, 2013

Stuff the Bus July 27th, 2013 10:00 am – 2:00 pm At Publix locations in Inverness, Citrus Hills & Crystal River and Walmart location in Homosassa. The Citrus County School District is preparing for the annual Stuff the Bus back-to-school drive. Stuff the Bus is a school supply drive that assists parents and teachers in […]

7th Graders Entering School Need Immunizations

7th Graders Entering School Need Immunizations & Tdap Do you have a child or know of a child entering the 7th grade for the 2013-2014 school year? In addition to compliance with all immunization requirements, children entering, attending, or transferring to the seventh grade in Florida schools must receive a tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (Tdap) vaccination. By state […]

Alexander the Great Understood The Importance of Teachers

Alexander the Great Understood The Importance of Teachers (Written by Jeff Dunn & EduDemic) Alexander III of Macedon, aka Alexander the Great, was undefeated in battle and knew his way around a battlefield. Teachers know a thing about doing battle as well. A good teacher is always battling to improve the lives of others. That’s […]

Happy Independence Day

Happy Independence Day Today and each fourth of July our great country commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring our independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Our Second President of these United States wrote to his wife, “… July, 1776, will be the most memorable epoch in the […]