FCAT scores online at last, district says
Parents can now see their students' Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test results online. Hernando school officials have posted individual student scores on its AIM-HI data portal, said district testing specialist Linda Peirce. Parents can start keeping an eye on the mailbox, too: Printed score reports for at least some schools should be dropped in the mail by the end of this week, Peirce said. The address for the AIM-HI portal is https://aimhi.hcsb.k12.fl.us.
Prowl for spiders in web of nature
Chinsegut Nature Center will host a Spider Prowl from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday on the nature center grounds, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. The prowl will be led by biologist Mark Stowe. Participants should bring a flashlight and insect repellent. For reservations or information, call (352) 754-6722.
All Pro Dads event is Saturday
An All Pro Dads of South Brooksville registration event will be from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Frederick Kelly Elks Lodge, 510 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. There will be food, prizes, activities and presentations. Youth and parents must attend together. Youth and parent registration will be conducted into the organization, which provides mentoring, sports training and fun. For information, call Eric, (813) 446-9874, or Fabian, (813) 504-9615.
Ready for Dog's Night Out?
Dogs and their owners are invited to A Dog's Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Cuppy's Coffee House, 7635 Horse Lake Road, at Truck Bypass 50. The free event includes entertainment, line dancing, a dog/owner look-alike contest, raffles, free nail trimming for dogs, pet adoptions, a pet first aid station, doggie cooling stations, pet supplies and "Ask the Dog Trainer." Dogs must be on leashes, and owners must have proof of their pets' current rabies vaccinations and up-to-date licensing. A movie will be shown outdoors; bring lawn chairs. Proceeds benefit 100 Acre Wood, a nonprofit animal rescue organization. Call (352) 345-4837.
Talent tryout today and Friday
The Hernando Times and Stage West Community Playhouse will conduct auditions for the upcoming "Hernando Has Talent" contest at 7 p.m. today and Friday at Stage West, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd. Spectators are welcome; admission is $5 per person. Contestants will perform singing, dancing, juggling and other talents. The finalists will perform at the Hernando Has Talent show at 7:30 p.m. July 31. Admission to that event is $10 per person. Proceeds will benefit Stage West's scholarship fund. For information, call (352) 848-1411.
South Brooksville Community Initiatives Team, 5:30 p.m., City Council chambers, Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville.
Holy Cross food distribution: 9-11 a.m., Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. John Stramiello, (727) 808-4096.
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