Open house: The Academy of the Holy Names will hold an open house on Nov. 4. Elementary and middle school registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with school tours beginning at noon. High school registration begins at 12:30 p.m. with tours beginning at 1. Tours will include classroom activities, fine arts exhibits, student panels and athletic demonstrations. The Academy of the Holy Names is at 3319 Bayshore Blvd. Call (813) 839-5371.
Teacher award: Nancy Nowakowski, physical education teacher at Lithia Springs Elementary, was awarded 2012 Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the Florida Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport.
Meet and greet: Rod Duckworth, Florida chancellor of Career and Adult Education, and his staff will participate in a meet and greet with the school district's Career & Technical Education department from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Aparicio-Levy Technical Center, 10119 E Ellicott St. Duckworth will speak at 3:30 p.m.
Fundraiser: The Barrington Middle School PTSA annual Cookie Dough Fundraiser continues through Wednesday. Money raised from sales benefits school and classroom activities. Students who sell at least three items will participate in a celebration party, and the top three sellers will receive prizes. Every class that sells 40 items will get a doughnut party; the winning team will get $50 for supplies. For information, contact [email protected]