Saturday, November 18, 2017
News Roundup

Shady Hills Elementary to hold final open house before renovations

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Spring Hill

One last look at Shady Hills before facelift

Shady Hills Elementary School principal Nicole Reynolds is inviting current and past students, parents and staff to stop by the school from 6 to 7 p.m. this evening for one last look at the school as it appears today. The school will close for the next two school years for total renovations and upgrades. During the renovations, Shady Hills Elementary students will be housed at Crews Lake Middle School, which temporarily will be a K-8 school. During today's open house, visitors can roam the hallways and share memories while viewing the colorful murals. Yearbooks from each of the school's 39 years also will be on display. The last day of school for students was Tuesday; teachers' last day is Thursday. The school is at 18000 Shady Hills Road, Spring Hill. For more information about the closure, K-8 plans, and construction timelines, visit online at www.pasco.k12.fl.us/ transformation /shes.

Countywide

Offer feedback with online survey

Pasco County has launched an online survey to solicit feedback from residents on a variety of topics related to the future of the county. The survey asks how often citizens use the county's services and will provide county officials with feedback on how well they are meeting expectations for service delivery. The data will help to prioritize planning efforts and budget allocations. The survey will be open through the end of the month at pascocountyfl.net.

Guardian ad Litem training available

Pasco County's next Guardian ad Litem volunteer training class begins next week. The class will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for five weeks at Rasmussen College, 8661 Citizen Drive, New Port Richey. Seating is limited. To apply, contact Richard Crist or Bufus Gammons at (727) 834-3493, or visit guardianadlitem6.org.

TRINITY

Learn more about cancer gene test

A seminar on testing for breast cancer and ovarian cancer genes will be at noon Friday at Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54. A complimentary light lunch will be served. Reservations are required. Call (727) 834-5630.

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