Archive for May, 2017

Chronicle Editorial Board gives kudos to Citrus Schools

Chronicle Editorial Board gives kudos to Citrus Schools This week the Citrus County Chronicle Editorial Board again give high marks for the recent reports of all three Citrus County public high schools included in the Washington Post’s 2017 America’s Most Challenging High Schools list, and Lecanto High School was named in the U.S. News & […]

National Merit Finalists solves Rubik’s Cube in 15 seconds

National Merit Finalists solves Rubik’s Cube in 15 seconds Today at our School Board meeting we recognized Citrus’s National Merit Finalists (top 1% in nation). One of these young men, Sasank Desaraju (Lecanto High School), has a unique talent that I asked him to share. He can solve a “mixed up” Rubik’s Cube in less […]

Citrus Schools Summer Break Spot Program

Citrus Schools Summer Break Spot Program Free summer food service Citrus County School’s Food and Nutrition Services will again participate in the Summer Food Service Program during the months of June and July. The Summer Food Service Program, also called the ‘Summer Break Spot’ in Florida, is a federal nutrition program that nonprofit groups and […]

Washington Post: Citrus’s High Schools are AGAIN among America’s Most Challenging High Schools 2017

Washington Post: Citrus’s High Schools are AGAIN among America’s Most Challenging High Schools 2017 Today we learned that all three of our high schools in Citrus County were again recognized by the Washington Post as “America’s Most Challenging High Schools”. In addition, all our high schools also saw and increase in their ranking. Of the […]

Florida Legislature builds a “House of cards”…

Florida Legislature builds a “House of cards”…    No one wins next, especially not students and schools Friday, May 5th, 2017 was the scheduled last day of the 2017 Florida Legislative session.  Going into the Friday it was reported earlier during the day that the budget was not getting done fast enough and so both […]

Florida Senate passes education testing bill– moves back to House

Florida Senate passes education testing bill– moves back to House Time is running out… On Thursday, the Florida Senate passed a large educational train bill.  While this bill had hoped to significantly reduce the state mandated assessments students must take, in the end the bill only eliminates one assessment, the Algebra 2 end-of-course (EOC) exam.  […]