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Education

  • Educational advancement

    How has Citrus County changed in the past few decades?

    Just ask Chris Bosse, current principal at Hernando Elementary School. He grew up here and attended Hernando Elementary as a child. 

  • Environmental engineering in New Zealand

    A former Lecanto High School student recently ventured to a place where the people are referred to by the same name as their local bird. 

  • Primary colors

    University of South Florida sophomore Jessica Collins spent her summer attending  an unconventional summer school this year — but not for the usual reason of underperformance in the classroom.

  • Stress and excitement

    It can be quite stressful, embarking upon a new adventure. 

    This can be especially true for those entering into new school phases like kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school for the first time. Advice for parents and teachers ranges from the topics of social interaction and behavior in the classroom, to homework help. 

  • Italian interazione

    Did you ever wonder what it’s like to be in a foreign land?

    Children attending the Beverly Hills Boys & Girls Clubs site recently learned some aspects of what life in Italy is like. Serena Tonelli is an exchange student from Genoa, Italy, who is volunteering with the Boys & Girls Clubs for the three weeks she is here. 

  • Himmel gives 55 years to Citrus schools

    Morgan Brown

    For the Chronicle

    Q: How long have you been working in the Citrus County School System?

  • Primary colors

    University of South Florida sophomore Jessica Collins spent her summer attending  an unconventional summer school this year — but not for the usual reason of underperformance in the classroom.

  • Springs in the summer

    Ichetuknee Springs State Park is about 45 minutes north of Gainesville. The park is a day-use park that centers mainly around its river, the Ichetuknee. 

    The park in its entirety is roughly 2,700 acres, according to Sam Cole, park services specialist. The park was purchased in 1970 primarily to preserve the river. 

  • Summer in Citrus: Fine Florida fauna, flora

    Anastasia State Park is located in St. Augustine, about 125 miles from Citrus County. The park

    offers many activities and has a wide range of plants and wildlife that differ from our flora and fauna.

  • Summer in Citrus: Visit to nearby Weeki Wachee Springs

    EDITOR’S NOTE: With schools in summer recess and people of all ages seeking ways to enjoy the outdoors during free time, the Chronicle focuses on Summer in Citrus, putting the Wednesday Education news inside. This year, Summer in Citrus will feature a number of convenient day trips each Wednesday. Today’s