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Education

  • School board hopes to boost test scores

    By Pat Faherty

    Special to the Pioneer

    With some bright spots in overall FCAT results, the school district's challenge will be how to spread that success.

    "There are schools that are performing well," said Patrick Wnek, assistant superintendent of curriculum, at Tuesday's Levy County School Board meeting. "Our goal is to find out what they are doing."

    "We know it can happen in all of our schools," he said, noting that some teachers are performing at a high level.

  • Mayor, council honor students of the month

    Williston Mayor R. Gerald Hethcoat and the city council honored October Students of the Month at the council meeting Tuesday night.

    Honored from Williston Central Christian Academy, and nominated by Rhonda Gauthier was Kendall Roberts. She is the daughter of Larry and Megan Roberts.

  • WHS gears up for homecoming

    Williston High School Student Government Association is gearing up for this year's homecoming game, set for Oct. 10.

    The theme for this year’s homecoming is “Let Us Entertain You.”

    The students of WHS will have the following dress up days,

    Monday Favorite App

    Tuesday Favorite TV Show

    Wednesday Favorite Artist

    Thursday Favorite Board Game

    Friday Fired Up Friday

    The homecoming dance will follow a “Pandora Party” theme

  • Students of the Month honored

    Williston Mayor R. Gerald Hethcoat and the city council honored May students of the month Tuesday night.

    Eighth grader Ryker Gauthier, a student at Williston Central Christian Academy, was nominated by Michele Winningham. He is the son of Leo and Rhonda Gauthier.

  • Teachers, students prepare for assessments

     By Valerie Boughanem

    District Assessment Coordinator, SBLC

  • Students of the Month honored

     Williston Mayor Gerald Hethcoat and the city council honored January Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday night.

  • VCA gears up for National School Choice Week

    Today perhaps more than ever, parents and guardians are examining more and more alternatives when it comes to the education of their children.

  • Mayor honors May Students of the Month

     Five students were singled out for their accomplishments last week when the Williston City Council and Mayor R. Gerald Hethcoat honored the May Students of the Month.

  • Back to School Information

    Kindergarten Registration at Joyce Bullock
    With school starting on Aug. 20, it is critical to register your incoming kindergartener as soon as possible. 
    Children need to be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1.  Please bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate, Social Security card, shot record and a physical that cannot be more than a year old from the Aug. 20 date.
     
     Class Assignments, Important Dates for JBES

  • WMS teachers selected for Agriscience Leadership Program

    Two Williston Middle School teachers, agricultural teacher Natalie Couey and seventh grade science teacher Elizabeth Horner are among 12 Florida teachers who have been selected for the Florida Agriscience Education Leadership Program.  
    The Agriscience Education Leadership Program is a joint effort between the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Florida Department of Education.