Villages Charter School earns A rating for 15th year in a row

The Villages High School

The Florida Department of Education has released the preliminary 2016-2017 school grades for all schools and The Villages Charter School has again earned an A rating. The Villages High School has now earned 12 straight A’s (2006 – 2017.) The Villages Charter Middle School has now earned 15 straight A’s (2003 – 2017.) And the Villages […]

District announces effort to lower levels in some water retention areas

Fishing near Freedom Pointe in The Villages

To ensure adequate capacity of the storm water management system throughout the community, the District will be lowering certain water retention areas that are above recommended levels.  The water level is being lowered to ensure there is sufficient capacity in the water retention area to capture water run-off from streets, yards and golf courses in […]

CFL 2017 summer highlights week 7


The race for first place tightened up with a win by Softball’s R Game and another loss for Synergy Wealth. Softball’s R Game defeated CarePlus 12-5 as manager/pitcher, Ed Krisha, tossed an eight hitter. SRG got two hits from: Bill Nisbet, Dennis Bauch, Rocky Spottswood, Ed Krisha, Jack Meagher, and sub, Bob DePace. Charles Clare […]

CEMEX Florida honored with Department of Education Commissioner’s Award of Excellence


CEMEX Florida was presented the Commissioner’s Award of Excellence on June 14 in Orlando for their work with the students in Sumter County schools. Sumter County School Superintendent Rick Shirley accompanied Jenna Register Emerson from CEMEX Florida to the Florida Chamber Foundation’s 2017 Annual Education Solutions Summit, “Learners to Earners,” in Orlando to receive the […]