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Interested in Open Enrollment?

It has been approved for "Controlled Open Enrollment" for the next school year. You have until February 15th to apply to get your child in…

Started by Jen Ryan

1 on Friday
Reply by Mother of 3

School Transfer

I was told by a Marion County school teacher that next school year (2015/16) will be "open enrollment" county wide...... meaning you can ch…

Started by jamie lyn ayers

4 on Friday
Reply by Amazed

Sports for the Spring

Tball, Baseball, and Softball signups happening now at Wrigley Fields in North Ocala. The most beautiful, well-kept fields in Ocala! Get d…

Started by Coopellie

0 Jan 8

Teacher Stands Up Against Testing

While many teachers have had enough, one teacher decided it was time to stand up and say something. One Kindergarten teacher in Gainesville…

Started by Jen Ryan

0 Dec 8, 2014

Higher Enrollment Means More Teachers

The school board is looking to hire 28 more teachers this year after enrollment after 10 days reached over 200 more than they planned for.…

Started by Jen Ryan

5 Nov 15, 2014
Reply by Lottie Simmons-Bethea

7 Questions To Ask At Parent Teacher Conferences

These are sort of like a physical for your child's progress at school. Sometimes you leave with tons of information and others you leave fe…

Started by Jen Ryan

0 Nov 13, 2014

Homeschooling advice--

I have decided to homeschool my children(next year). Letting them complete their school year now, or at least until I get more supplies/inf…

Started by Chelsey Frost

5 Oct 30, 2014
Reply by Jen Ryan

School Photo Tradition

What started out as a fluke has turned into a tradition for one boy. He has worn the same shirt for school pictures since he was in the 2nd…

Started by Jen Ryan

0 Oct 29, 2014

Teachers Plan Rally Before Board Meeting...

The teachers union is planning a rally before the board meeting to push for less testing in the schools. Many have stated their desire to g…

Started by Jen Ryan

0 Oct 14, 2014

Trinity Catholic School Ditches Traditional Textbooks

This year all students will access their books through the cloud. On either an iPad or tablet of some kind that the parents are responsible…

Started by Jen Ryan

2 Sep 30, 2014
Reply by 2girlsmom


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