Archive for May, 2015

Citrus County School Board Summer Communication

Citrus County School Board Summer Communication (Please click here to download a PDF version of the full communication which provides next years calender, summer reading list, open house dates and much more! Below is just the introductory.) We are fortunate to be part of a community that values education, supports education, and is firmly committed […]

What a great Graduation Week!!

What a great Graduation Week!! One of the best weeks of the year for me as a School Board member is high school graduation week. It has been tradition long before I was elected to the school board for all the School Board members to attend each of the Senior Awards Ceremonies and each of […]

Memorial Day: On behalf of a grateful nation

Memorial Day: On behalf of a grateful nation Memorial Day Speech by our 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan Regardless of your politics, this speech is one every American should watch.

FL-DOE: Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry EOCs will NOT count for 2014-2015 school year

FL-DOE: Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry EOCs will NOT count for 2014-2015 school year Today the Florida Department of Education released an important memorandum entitled; ‘Preliminary Technical Assistance on House Bill 7069’, where FL-DOE states; “For the 2014-2015 school year only, because of the unavailability of independently verified statewide assessment results in Algebra I, […]

Citrus’s Top 15 in 2015

Citrus’s Top 15 in 2015 On Sunday, May 17th, 2015 Citrus’s Superintendent of Schools Sam Himmel shared the Top 15 graduates for 2015—five students from each of the three high schools who have earned distinguished rankings. Superintendent Himmel explained, “many high school students, including these esteemed scholars, select the most rigorous courses available such as; […]

Parents and others, email Gov. Scott

Parents and others, email Gov. Scott Following the Citrus County School Board’s letter to Florida Governor Rick Scott earlier this week requesting that he suspend testing consequences, others are following Citrus’s lead. The Tampa Bay Times is reporting that Leon County School Superintendent Jackie Pons is calling on Florida Gov. Rick Scott to scale back […]