Archive for February, 2016

Coastal Camp Citrus 2016 at the Marine Science Station

Coastal Camp Citrus 2016 at the Marine Science Station PLAN TO ATTEND NOW!!! SPACE FILLS UP!! The Marine Science Station Coastal Camp Citrus 2016 is a 5 day 4 night residential summer camp for middle and high school students.  The applications are available at www.citrus.k12.fl.us/mss. Apply today!! APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MAY 2nd, 2016. PLEASE CAREFULLY […]

Citrus again an “A” district

Citrus again an “A” district Citrus is again rated an “A” district by the Florida Department of Education for the 9th year!!! That is 9 out of 10 years! Congratulations to our teachers, staff, administrators and most especially our students. Their successes, are our successes!

Facebook Post Leads to Positive District Improvement

Facebook Post Leads to Positive District Improvement You never know if something you post just might save a life Last week Dondi Cappuccilli a local parent and Facebook friend posted a link to a story and video, ‘Teen’s cardiac arrest and lifesaving rescue caught on tape’. Above the link Ms. Cappuccilli added the comment, “Glad […]

Rep. Fresen battles with superintendents over construction costs, then files bill

Rep. Fresen battles with superintendents over construction costs, then files bill Proposed House Committee Bill will use 1.5 mill funding for Charter Schools and make other changes to statutes governing School Capital Outlay. Last week I blogged about ‘Florida House Wants to Send More Capital Funds to Charter Schools’ and a misleading report given by […]

Chronicle says “NO WAY” to bills that would create ‘high school athletic free agency’

Chronicle says “NO WAY” to bills that would create ‘high school athletic free agency’ Please read the Citrus Chronicle editorial, “School-transfer bills have no place in Florida“, regarding two legislative bills that would create ‘high school athletic free agency’ and that are rapidly moving towards becoming law if we don’t voice our displeasure to our […]

Florida House Wants to Send More Capital Funds to Charter Schools

Florida House Wants to Send More Capital Funds to Charter Schools Isn’t giving half of the entire State’s public education capital dollars to charter schools enough? In December I shared that the Florida Legislature proposed in this year’s budget that the 640 charter schools (or 251,082 students) will get half of the $150,000,000 in Public […]