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Chipola College team brings home national baseball championship

GRAND JUNCTION, CO — The Chipola College Indians defeated San Jacinto 15-6 to win the NJCAA National Baseball Championship on Saturday, June 3. Trailing 5-4 through five innings, No. 1 Chipola went on to score 11 unanswered runs over the final four frames to win, led by winning relief pitcher Ryan Shauger, the Chipola bullpen […]

‘Faces of the Future’ a book by Altha first graders

A group of Altha first graders - shown here with their teacher, Amber Stokes - share their career plans in a book they wrote and illustrated. Find out more on Page 18 of this week’s Calhoun-Liberty Journal, coming out Wednesday.

Jennifer Lee named Liberty Co. Teacher of the Year

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Her class of five students is a unique one. “We deal with the tantrums, we work through the behavior problems and take it one day at a time,” said Jennifer Lee, 34,  of her five-and-six-year-old exceptional kindergarten students. Progress is measured in minutes.  Frequent breaks are needed to accommodate short attention […]

Sandra Davis is LCSC Employee of the Year

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor As Food Service Manager at Liberty County’s Early Learning Center, Sandra Davis finds herself doing more than cooking for her young diners, who can be a bit picky. “They learn better on a full stomach than an empty one,” she said.  “I try to make sure I have something everybody […]

A new era begins for Altha School

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor The best thing about Altha’s new state-of-the-art school building? “It brings everybody closer together,” says Calhoun County School Superintendent Ralph Yoder. Until recently, “We had portables on the north and south end of campus.  It created a lot of disjointedness between classes,” he explains. While traveling from the busses to […]

Christmas Break critical for timetable as Altha School move-in date nears

CALHOUN COUNTY – On Monday, Calhoun County Superintendent of Schools Ralph Yoder announced that the Calhoun County School District (CCSD) is preparing for the opening of the New Altha School in January 2017. Superintendent Yoder stated, “When Altha’s Kindergarten through 12th grade students return to school in January, they will be entering the hallways and […]

Danny Ryals elected chair of Chipola College Board; Trustees include Hannah Causseaux of Bristol

MARIANNA - The Chipola College District Board of Trustees recently elected Danny Ryals of Blountstown to serve as chair of the board for the 2016-17 year. Ryals, a Realtor from Calhoun County, begins his third consecutive term as chair. Gina Stuart, a Realtor from Marianna, was elected vice-chair. Nine trustees—appointed by the Florida Governor—represent Chipola’s […]

Eight graduate from Liberty Co. Adult School program

Liberty County Adult School had a busy summer semester graduating eight students in the last two terms! Graduates and families celebrated along with school officials with a ceremony and luncheon on July 27 at the Liberty County School District Office. Graduates from the Adult School earned a high school diploma. Typically, students who attend adult […]

Liberty School District to continue providing free breakfast and lunch

The Liberty County School District is pleased to announce that there will be no changes in its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch Program for the 2016-2017 school year. All students will be served breakfast and lunch at no charge at the following sites: •Liberty County High School, 12952 NW […]

New LCHS construction ranked #1 on Special Facility Committee list

The Liberty County School District is pleased to announce the Special Facility Construction Committee’s #1 ranking of the Liberty County High School Project. In a letter addressed to Liberty County School District Superintendent, David Summers, Linda Champion, Deputy Commissioner of Finance and Operations for Florida Department of Education stated, “The committee determined that the Liberty […]