• JBES names honor roll students

    Joyce Bullock Elementary School announces the honor roll for the third nine weeks:

    A Honor Roll – First Grade

    Chorvat: Victoria Dosey

    Coleman: Anthony Griffith, James Loock, Carol Pudlo

    Cooper: Sarah Dykstra

    Griffith: Eli Davis, Delaney Holcomb, Kayla Munden

    Hogle: Narisa Ali, Abigail Carey, Zachary Chism, Silas Jacobs, Amari Robinson

    Milton: Carter Boyd, Alexis Dillard, Abigail Lowrimore, Maclayne McGowan, Adam Sistrunk

    Odom: Della Bird, Chase Eschbach, Trinity Peacock, Ryan Staley,

  • Former teacher gives CFCC $2.5 million

    Jack Wilkinson has taught generations of Levy County students during his lifetime, and a his gift to Central Florida Community College will ensure that generations more have access to higher education.

    Mr. Jack, as he is known in Chiefland, has donated $2.5 million to help build a new CFCC campus in Levy County. The donation is the largest, one-time gift ever received by CFCC.

  • Breakfast with superintendent is Feb. 24

    The next breakfast with the superintendent will be Feb. 24 at 8:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Chiefland Fellowship Hall.

    Tickets may be purchased for $10 per person and are available at Capital City Bank, Drummond Community Bank and Perkins State Bank in Chiefland or at the Levy County Schools Foundation office in Bronson.

    For more information contact the Levy County Schools Foundation at 352-486-3408 or email lcsf@levy.k12.fl.us .


  • Sherry Beauchamp tapped as Levy Teacher of the Year

    Years of dedication to students have paid off for Sherry Beauchamp, a fourth grade teacher at Chiefland Elementary School.

    Beauchamp was was honored by school and district officials Friday as she was selected as the Levy County Teacher of the Year.

  • Banker Al Qualls named alumni of the year

    Banker Albert P. “Al” Qualls Jr. of Fort Walton Beach was honored as the Alumni of the Year by the Levy County Schools Foundation at its annual STARS Gala.

    The Gala, which raises money for classroom grants, scholarships and sponsors education projects held its annual bash at the Bronson High School cafetorium.  About 220 people attended, a slight drop from last year's 232 attendees. The event also raised, according to early unofficial estimates, over $20,000 plus $1,600 from a silent auction.

  • WES earns the Silver

    When everyone cooperates and politeness fills the room, the mood is happier and more conducive to learning.

    The students and staff at Williston Elementary School have done such an extraordinary job with the Positive Behavior Support (PBS)ee^program that recently they were honored as a Silver Level Model School for their efforts by the University of South Florida.

    PBS is a system that rewards students for their good behavior.

  • Joseph Wolfe wins with ‘supplement’


    Function: noun.

    Definition one: something that completes or makes an addition.

    Definition two: the word Joseph Wolfe correctly spelled to win the Levy County Spelling Bee on Monday.

    Wolfe, a sixth-grader at Chiefland Middle School, outlasted nine other students at Bronson Middle/High School to win the District Champion title.

    Spelling through several tense rounds in front of parents, judges and school officials, Wolfe stepped to the podium, thought for a few seconds, and spelled out his final word with little difficulty.

  • WMS students named to honor roll

    A/B Honor Roll 1st 9 weeks


  • School honors life long learner

    Smiles glowed and tears flowed as the entire student body of Williston Elementary School gathered inside the third grade courtyard the morning of the Oct. 21 early release day to pay their respects one final time for the late Sherry Scott, who died in June.

    Principal Cynthia Lewis introduced the family members and close friends in attendance: Lee Scott, brother, and his wife Sandra; Grace, Dannie and Margaret Scott, sisters; Takesia Scott, daughter; Chastity Frazier, granddaughter; Latoya Donald, niece; and close, long-time friends Hattie Rowe, Amiyah and Bruce.

  • ‘It’s a Jungle Out There’

    The First Grade classes of Joyce Bullock Elementary will perform “It’s a Jungle Out There” Tuesday, Nov. 10 and Thursday, Nov. 12.

    The theme of this program fits in well with Joyce Bullock’s year-long theme, “Wild About Learning”. The program features a very unhappy lion, King Leo, and his quest to find happiness. With the help of his royal court, the key to happiness is found in a most unusual place.