Education

School Board adopts face covering requirement on school property

From Hernando County Schools Public 
Information Office

Brooksville - At the July 28th school board meeting, the Hernando School Board voted unanimously to approve, by emergency rule, the requirement for all students, staff and visitors to wear face coverings while on school district property. As all schools in Hernando prepare to open on August 31st, the addition of face coverings is intended to help mitigate transmission of COVID -19.

Hernando Schools Plan for Return of Students in the Fall

by KATHRYN DENTATO
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In March, when Florida schools dismissed students for an extended spring break and school buildings remained closed the remainder of the year, teachers and administrators adjusted with remote/distance learning. Requirements were less strict than for regular eSchool classes, with weekly check-ins rather than daily expectations.

Hometown Military Heroine Shelane Etchison

By MEGAN HUSSEY
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The Fourth of July holiday is the perfect time to honor local heroes--and heroines. Spring Hill native Shelane Etchison is one of six Floridians recognized by the Pat Tillman Foundation (PTF) as a 2020 Tillman Scholar. Founded in 2008, the Tillman Scholars program supports our nation’s active duty service members, veterans and military spouses through investment in their education and professional development. 

2020 Middle and Elementary School Independence Day Essay Contest Winners

Elementary School Winner
Sophia Sanders
Grade 4, J.D. Floyd Elementary School

I am thankful to live in America. It has been through many tough times. Our nation has seen many wars from its start with the Revolutionary War to even our current fight against the corona virus. There is justice and so much to learn. Sure, we have been through tough times like now, but what I like is that we stand up together as a nation to overcome our obstacles.