Chiles Football Field to be Converted to Artificial Turf

Chiles Football Field to be Converted to Artificial Turf

The Chiles Regional Football Field could soon be converted from grass to artificial turf. The Leon County School Board recently voted to approve an agreement with George & Associates Consulting Engineers to provide services related to the placement of an artificial turf system and the design of the underdrainment for the Chiles High School Football […]

Leon School Board to Consider $11.5 Mill in Amendments to Capital Budget

Leon School Board to Consider $11.5 Mill in Amendments to Capital Budget

At Tuesday’s Leon County School Board meeting, the Board will consider amending the 2018-19 capital budget by approximately $11.5 million. The Capital Outlay Committee met on December 5, 2018 to discuss amending the previously approved Capital Outlay Budget for 2018-19. The Capital Outlay committee is comprised of district staff, school staff, a school board member […]

Study: Later High School Start Boosts Grades, Attendance

Study: Later High School Start Boosts Grades, Attendance

A recent two year long study done by the University of Washington shows that having later high school start-times boosts grades and attendance. And in 2014, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that middle and high schools delay their start-times to 8:30 a.m. or later. However, according to the National Center For Education Statistics, only […]

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