Thursday, September 24, 2020

Volusia delays school start date

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County School District voted to push back the start date of the 2020-21 school year to Aug. 31 during...

School Board leaves Turie T. Elementary behind

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Turie T. Small Elementary, at 800 South Street, was built in 1954. It’s the oldest school in Volusia County. Four generations of...

Schools reopening a ‘collaborative effort’

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis told reporters on Wednesday the Florida Department of Education should not dictate local school-district decisions,...

Masks should be required in schools, parents say

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES It’s summertime, and kids are set to return to school in August in Volusia County. Originally, schools were set to start on...

Health department extends hours for free school shots

To increase access to back to school shots, the Department of Health in Volusia County is extending hours during which children may receive the...

Literary spotlight: What to read while you wait

Editor’s note: Donna Gray-Banks is the author of Ila’s Diamonds I, II and III and the host of “A F.R.E.S.H. Conversation’’ on Joy 106.3...

June 15 is day of giving for B-CU

Bethune-Cookman University has announced an “Advancing the Legacy’’ national day of giving to raise $100,000 in a single day to assist scholars during their...

Libraries introduce Miss Humblebee’s Academy

A shoutout to teachers There’s a new website that can help parents get their children ready for kindergarten, and Volusia County Public Library card holders...

B-CU gets financial boost from state legislators

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Florida’s three private historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are getting some much needed financial support. The Florida Legislature has designated $33...

Embry-Riddle invites its students to graduate any time or place

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students preparing to graduate have been invited to walk across any Embry-Riddle graduation stage in the world,...