OP-ED: Equity in Education: What We Were Not Told, What We Do Not Know

This article is to alleviate possible confusion regarding dates of approval and costs of two training projects, Equity in Education and Crucial Conversations, the Hernando County School District has approved and paid for.  While searching for information to clarify the dates of approval and the costs of the training projects, a Pandora’s Box of questions was released, relating to approvals, costs, and method of funding for training projects drenched in Critical Race Theory.

Fifty-one Seniors Honored in Student Recognition Ceremony

On Thursday, May 20, the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber Education Training Association (CETA) honored a select group of graduates for special recognition in the areas of the Arts, Leadership, Community Service, Career and Technical, Entrepreneurial, and Academics. CETA has an unbroken forty-seven-year record of sponsoring this event, even holding it virtually last year in the middle of a pandemic. 

Honors at Agriscience Fair

The Brooksville Senior FFA celebrates the winners of the finals in BSFFA's Annual Agriscience Fair! A total of 109 honors were awarded in this year's fair, in the categories of animal systems, environmental systems, food systems, plant systems, power and technical systems, and social systems. Awards ranged from bronze, silver and gold. The Best Overall Individual Project went to Nathanael Monroe. The Best Overall Team Project went to Adrianna Cueto and Hailey Miller.

Celebrating Teachers and World Changers 2021: Suncoast Elementary

Suncoast Elementary School Teacher of the Year
Rita Morrongiello, Exceptional Student Education (ESE)

What inspired you to become a teacher?

I have a brother with Autism and I remember the positive impact many of his teachers had on his academic and social success, so that has always inspired me to want to teach children with special needs. 

Where are you from and what is your educational background/experience?

History Comes Alive for Local Third Graders

A wide array of famous people, both living and once living, paid a visit to West Hernando Christian School on Friday, April 23. Children in Mrs. Michele Durling's third grade class portrayed well-known and not so well-known figures in a “Living Wax Museum.” Among these people were a now 85-year-old marine biologist, a six-year-old child on the forefront of the Civil Rights movement, three presidents and a famous inventor.