Panthers News · Hurricane Eta


Due to the uncertainty of the path of Eta, CCSB has canceled all practices and games from Wednesday at 11:00 AM through Thursday. The soccer games with Citrus tomorrow will be rescheduled at a later date. If you have purchased tickets, those will be honored on the make-up date. The girls basketball preseason classic game at Trenton may be made up on Saturday. No decision has been made past Thursday’s events.

As things develop, we will update.

Message from Superintendent Himmel:

Good Morning – this is Sam Himmel Superintendent of Schools.

This is the latest update regarding Hurricane ETA and the impact on our schools.

We have been in constant contact with the Citrus County Emergency Operations Center concerning this storm. Based on guidance from county emergency management, all schools will be CLOSED tomorrow, Thursday, November 12. This includes all extra-curricular activities that may be scheduled for today AND tomorrow, Thursday, November 12th.

We will be implementing our distance learning plan. Our students will be using Canvas to complete their schoolwork. You may be receiving an additional call today from your child’s school with specific instructions.

We will continue to monitor the storm and keep you updated with the latest information concerning school closures. We encourage all our families and employees to take all necessary precautions at their homes and plan for the possible effects of Hurricane ETA. You can stay up to date with the latest information regarding school closures on our district’s Facebook and Twitter pages and on our website, citrusschools.org.
Thank you and stay safe.

Sam Himmel, Superintendent of Schools