Sunday, February 18, 2018
News Roundup

Registration for kindergarten, pre-K is Monday for all Pasco elementary schools

COUNTYWIDE

Register for kindergarten, Pre-K Monday

A reminder for parents: Monday is the kindergarten and pre-K registration day at all elementary schools. If unsure about which school you're zoned for, visit www.pasco.k12.fl.us/boundaries for interactive maps and a searchable database.

Kindergarten registration requirements:

• 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2012

• Birth certificate or other proof of birth date

• Health examination — HRS Form 3040

• HRS Certificate of Immunization

• Proof of residency (current electric bill, lease agreement or notarized statement of residency)

Pre-K — Head Start application requirements

• 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2012

• Birth certificate or other proof of birth date

• Social Security Card

• Medicaid/Kid Care Card or proof of application

• Income documentation – last six weeks

Please note: This program has limited enrollment and guidelines for low-income families.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Sinkholes focus of May 16 meeting

The Council of Neighborhood Associations will present a program on sinkholes at its May 16 meeting, which starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Gulf Harbor Civic Center at 4610 Floramar Ter. The public is invited to attend and ask questions. The panel will include state Sen. Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey; Phillip Francoan, appraiser and partner with Felton Professional Service; Jim Collier, president of Certified Foundations Inc.; and Barry Scarr, insurance agent and owner of Scarr Insurance Agency. The panel will discuss the issues affecting the sinkhole problem and insurance rates for homeowners and condo owners. CONA will also address the Penny for Pasco at this meeting. For information, call CONA president Dominick Scannavino at (813) 433-2020 or government committee member Hugh Townsend at (727) 372-6615.

DADE CITY

Genealogy group meets May 12

The Pasco County Genealogical Society will hold its last meeting of the season from 10 a.m. to noon May 12. The group will resume meeting in the fall on Sept. 8. During the summer, the genealogy library will be closed the first and last weeks of the month. It will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during the middle two weeks of the month. The winter hours will restart in September. The Genies, a group that meets from 1 to 3 p.m. every Friday to help each other with research, will hold their last meeting May 11. The Genies will get back together on Oct. 5. The PCGS and Genies meet at the Jesus Christ Church of Latter-day Saints, 9016 Fort King Road, Dade City. For information, call Peggy Fortner at (813) 715-7133.

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