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Education Foundation Scholarship Showdown tickets being sold now

The Education Foundation of Gilchrist County will hold its Annual Scholarship Showdown on Friday, August 6, at 7:00 p.m., at the Suwannee River Fair Pavilion. The scholarship showdown is a reverse drawing. Your donation of $100 gives you the chance to win cash prizes! Only 250 tickets will be sold, and you do not need to be present to win. ... Full Story »

Trenton Middle/High Cafeteria and Parking Lot work in progress

The 16 million dollar Trenton Middle High School building project is underway. The cafeteria and auditorium building in Phase I of this project is expected to cost a little over half the 16 million. The cafeteria includes walls of bleacher seats, so it can be used as an auditorium, also. Phase I projects include a new configuration of the bus ... Full Story »

Trenton FFA Continues Winning Traditions at the 93rd Florida FFA State Convention

By: Carsen McKenzie Trenton SR. FFA Reporter It wasn’t the picture-perfect start to a week that is supposed to be all sunshine. The Trenton FFA Chapters loaded onto a school bus in the front parking lot of Trenton High School, with it pouring down rain, and the rain had no end in sight. All three hours on that bus ride ... Full Story »

Bell FFA Chapters attend 93rd Florida Convention

By Cindy Jo Ayers The 93rd Florida FFA Convention and Expo was held June 14-18, 2021 at the Caribe Royal Orlando in Orlando. Twenty-three students, Advisors Brett Wasden and Debbie Jones and several parents attended the much awaited event. Bell FFA members represented the county well by winning an award for 100% FFA membership. Several students won awards during the ... Full Story »

Gilchrist Students attend Ambassador Leadership Summit

Gilchrist County middle and high students who are members of the Ambassador program attended a Leadership Summit on June 8th and 9th. The event was held at Bell High School and a large group of students from both Bell and Trenton attended. During the Summit they were instructed by Laura Holly covering such topics as resiliency, grit, and leadership skills. ... Full Story »

GCSD Retirees Recognized at School Board Meeting

By Janet Bradley Eleven long-time employees retiring from the Gilchrist County School District were recognized at the School Board Meeting on June 15. Employees retiring at the end of the 2020-2021 school year are Penny Schwab, Elisabeth Diamond, Deborah Roberts, Carolyn Thomas, Emma Garcia, Lisa Hudson, Billy Mikell, Donna Watson, Connie Loy, Lee Atwood, and John Yencho. Dr. James Surrency, ... Full Story »

Jones Sisters have great Rodeo Season

Sisters Jordyn and Jayme Jones of Trenton compete in the Florida Little Britches Rodeo Association (FLBRA). The 2020-2021 season had 18 rodeos around the State of Florida. Jayme competes in the Little Wranglers division ages 5-8 and Jordyn competes in the Junior Girls division ages 9-13 years old. Jayme was the 2020-2021 Little Wranglers All Around champion, Barrel Racing champion ... Full Story »

Trenton FFA Chapters Holds Annual Banquet

By Carsen McKenzie, Trenton Sr. FFA Reporter It was a night full of laughs, achievements, and memories. On May 13, 2021, the Trenton Middle and Senior FFA Chapters combined to hold their annual banquet. This year’s theme was, “Growing Leaders for Success”. The banquet was started by the invocation from Trenton Sr. Chaplain, Dalton NesSmith. Food was catered by Dustin’s. ... Full Story »

Bell High School Graduation 2021

A happy group of Bell High School Seniors were proud to walk onto the football field on Thursday evening, May 20, 2021, for their high school graduation. The BHS Purple Powerhouse Band played for the processional and the Bell High School JROTC presented the colors. Madison Sapp, class Historian, lead the Pledge of Allegiance. After the seniors were seated Logan ... Full Story »

2021 Trenton High School Graduation

The 2021 Trenton High School Graduation was held on Friday, May 21, 2021 at the school football stadium. The Trenton Symphonic Band played a wonderful rendition of Pomp and Circumstance as the Seniors came onto the field. Keeli Zingaro lead the crowd as they said the Pledge of Allegiance. Then senior Steven Wright played the National Anthem on the baritone ... Full Story »