Archive for August, 2016

“TWO GOOD SOLES” Shoes and Socks Drive

“TWO GOOD SOLES” Shoes and Socks Drive Remembering & Responding to 9/11 Benefiting Citrus County Youth The Nature Coast Volunteer Center will be collecting NEW Shoes and Socks until September 9, 2016 Collected items will benefit the following agencies: Citrus County District Student Services CASA – Citrus Abuse Shelter Association Citrus County Family Resource Center […]

School budgeting cannot be done based on ‘what ifs’

The following was published in the Citrus Chronicle on August 13th, 2016 School budgeting cannot be done based on ‘what ifs’ Tammy Wilson Special to the Citrus County Chronicle On Aug. 30, 2016, Citrus County voters will be asked to approve or deny the Citrus County School Board’s resolution to levy a ½-cent sales surtax […]

Purple Heart Anniversary

Purple Heart Anniversary Aaron A. Weaver Chapter 776, Military Order of the Purple Heart Today at our August 2016 Regular School Board Member in honor of August 7th Purple Heart Anniversary, Aaron A. Weaver Chapter 776, Military Order of the Purple Heart Commander “Bud” Allen and Chapter Adjutant and Historian Curt Ebitz helped with the […]

Welcome To Your Child’s iPad Help Info

Welcome To Your Child’s iPad Help Info The District’s new Title 1 Technology Specialist Dan Koch developed this excellent resource, ‘Welcome To Your Child’s iPad’ that I wanted to share. Follow this link to download: http://thomastalks.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Welcome-To-Your-Childs-iPad.pdf

Half Penny for Schools

Half Penny for Schools Mail in election ballots for the August 30th primary have begun being mailed, and no issue for our school district’s future may be more important than the Half-Penny for Schools Capital Referendum. The State Legislature in 2008 have reduced the maximum millage rate a local school district can levy—first from 2.0 […]

Teacher Welcome Back & Digital Learning 2.0

Teacher Welcome Back & Digital Learning 2.0 The annual welcome back for teachers took place at the Curtis Peterson Auditorium this morning. It is always a mix of emotions—new teachers nervous about starting, and returning teachers wanting to get back to their classroom and work.  There is excitement of the new year and a little […]