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HB 373 State continues to take away local control

HB 373 State continues to take away local control Worsens teacher shortage Recently the Chronicle Editorial Board referred to our past state legislature as “hypocrites”, and they did with good reason. They shared, “…Florida Legislature is constantly complaining that the federal government — was always trying to tell them what to do.” The Editorial Board […]

Commissioners Restore School Impact Fees

Commissioners Restore School Impact Fees THANK YOU COMMISSIONERS!!! 4-to-1 vote for students and school At Tuesday’s, March 14th, 2017, Citrus County Commission’s Special Board Meeting on Impact fees restoration, Commissioners heard from county departments, community stakeholders and Superintendent of Schools Sandra “Sam” Himmel and Citrus Schools Chief Finance Officer Ken Blocker. After Superintendent Himmel and […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Superintendent Sam Himmel to Children and Youth Cabinet

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Superintendent Sam Himmel to Children and Youth Cabinet Superintendent of Citrus County Schools, Sandra “Sam” Himmel is a child and student advocate.  Throughout her career as a teacher, school board member and superintendent, it is always apparent that kids are at the center of Sam’s focus. It is no surprise that […]

WTC Nursing Program is Top Ranked

WTC Nursing Program is Top Ranked Congratulations to WTC on being one of the TOP LPN Programs in Florida! On Tuesday Withlacoochee Technical College received news from Bryce Hall, president of PracticalNursing.org WTC was ranked 3rd in the state for their LPN nursing training program.  Hall said, “On behalf of our team, I am pleased […]

Rep. Massullo on Gradebook Podcast

Rep. Massullo on Gradebook Podcast Tampa Bay Times Gradebook Podcast has as guest Rep Ralph Massullo to talk about his educational bills. These educational bills are good for students, teachers and schools and bring a common sense approach to improving our public education system in Florida. Thank you to Rep. Ralph Massullo and Tampa Bay […]

LPS is PANTHER STRONG

LPS is PANTHER STRONG Visited Lecanto Primary School today.  What exciting learning that was going on. Got to spend some time in Ms. Paprzycki STEM/Marker Space lab for “Marker Space-Monday”, learned about “beats” in Mrs. Messenger music class, and dropped in on Ms. Willoughby’s class playing Kahoot!. It was spring cleaning time at Lecanto Primary […]