Archive for April, 2012

Kindergarten Round-Up 2012

Kindergarten Roundup

Kindergarten Round-Up 2012 Kindergarten Round-Up is an opportunity for you to learn about your child’s school. At Round-Up, you will likely tour the school, meet the kindergarten teachers and school staff, and register your child for school. This is also a great time to meet other parents. Take this opportunity to ask questions about parent […]

FCAT 2012 Begins!

FCAT 2012! As FCAT testing begins I want to thank the educators of Citrus County for their hard work with our students.  As a direct result of their influence and strategies students are less anxious or worried about the FCAT tests, rather they feeling more confident and optimistic.  That is a credit to the labor […]

Regular Board Meeting & Public Hearing for April 10th, 2011

School Board Recap!

Regular Board Meeting & Public Hearing for April 10th, 2011 It was a full board meeting on Tuesday which included a Public Hearing to approve three district policies and the 2012-2013 Code of Student Conduct. The meeting began with a presentation of the Joe Buccheri Memorial by Jim Manos which passed the school board unanimously.  […]

Coach Buccheri Memorial Thanks to Former Colleague

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Coach Buccheri Memorial Thanks to Former Colleague A Coach on the field and in the classroom The Chronicle recently referred to Coach Joe Buccheri as “a rare man who brought more to a teenager’s life than teaching hitting and pitching.” At the Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 School Board meeting , after presentation by a retired […]

Changing Education Paradigms

Changing Education Paradigms - Sir Ken Robinson

Changing Education Paradigms “Every Country on Earth, at the moment is reforming public education” Recently Fellow Board Member Pat Deutschman forwarded me a video to watch from Sir Ken Robinson.  I had seen this video before and I so much appreciated Ms. Deutschman reminding me of it.  It is critical for all of us as […]

Chronicle Editorial Board: Valuing students

Thumbs up for Citrus Public Schools!

“This week I had planned on writing a blog post about the history of the .25 millage rate and begin sharing with you the direction the school board may go in requesting from voters continuing the .25 critical need millage rate. As I was preparing to write the article the Citrus County Chronicle Editorial published […]