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Education

  • 800 jars of peanut butter

    Citrus High School’s Chorus Department, led by John Edel, collected and donated 800 jars of peanut butter to Citrus County Blessings. Shown, from left, are: Blake Healey, Mari Tufts (upper middle), Jordan Mimnaugh (lower middle), Princess Daisha Davis, John Edel, director, in back.

  • Teen Town Hall slated Jan. 27

    Teens will get the chance to be problem- solvers for their generation during the upcoming annual Anti-Drug Coalition’s Teen Town Hall at the Salvation Army Community Center on Jan. 27. 

    For the third year in a row, the ADC is hosting a full day of activities that get teens talking while presenting real solutions to issues they face every day in Citrus County. 

    Eckerd Youth Prevention Specialist Aileen David said having students come up with solutions is the answer. 

  • Faculty art show opens at CF-Ocala

    The College of Central Florida will showcase the talent of its Visual Arts faculty in an exhibition that opens Thursday, Jan. 19, in the Webber Gallery at the CF Ocala Campus, 3001 SW College Road.

    The exhibition, which takes place every other year, gives the community and CF students and staff an opportunity to explore the talent of CF Visual Arts faculty.

    An opening reception will be from 4-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20. 

  • Nature Coast research internships give University of Florida students an edge

    GAINESVILLE — Last summer, Cory Gillis found himself waking before dawn at the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge, where he’d been assigned to track the breeding calls of the northern bobwhite quail as part of an internship with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. But he wasn’t complaining.

  • Citrus County School District: Key players

    Each year, Citrus County’s School-Related Employee of the Year is selected from those employees honored by the individual schools at which they work. The candidates for the award, formerly titled the Support Person of the Year, are dedicated to their school and students, and strive every day to use their skills and talents for the good of everyone.

  • Educational Excellence

    On Jan. 19, the Citrus County School District and the Citrus County Educational Foundation will host their annual Galaxy of Stars where they honor the teachers of the year and school-related employees of the year and select their top picks. On the Education sections leading up to the event, the Chronicle is profiling the teachers and school-related employees who will be honored that day.

  • EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE

    On Jan. 19, the Citrus County School District and the Citrus County Educational Foundation will host their annual Galaxy of Stars where they honor the teachers of the year and school-related employees of the year and select their top picks. On the Education sections leading up to the event, the Chronicle is profiling the teachers and school-related employees who will be honored that day.

    Tina Cassidy

  • Students give The Spot a hand with wrapping

    Seven Rivers Christian School 10th-graders went to the Spot Family Center in Crystal River on Thursday, Dec. 8, to wrap presents and bag food for the Spot’s annual Christmas Eve toy giveaway and food pantry. 

    The Spot will be distributing toys and food this Saturday at LeGrone Park in Crystal River. Those wishing to drop off toy donations may do so at these locations:

  • AES Strikers reel in toys

    Members of the Academy of Environmental Science’s fishing team, the Strikers, wrapped up their month-long Christmas service project by presenting Marine Toys for Tots representatives with a boatload of toys and fishing poles. 

    On Dec. 14, Marine Corps Reservists Dennis Gibson and Clarence Peres visited the Academy of Environmental Science in Crystal River to accept the Strikers’ donation to the Citrus County Marine Toys For Tots program. 

  • Educational excellence: FCES, HES, IPS, PGES

    On Jan. 19, the Citrus County School District and the Citrus County Educational Foundation will host their annual Galaxy of Stars where they honor the teachers of the year and school-related employees of the year and select their top picks. On the Education sections leading up to the event, the Chronicle is profiling the teachers and school-related employees who will be honored that day.