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School meetings, events and fundraisers

Deltona Elementary: The school will hold a third through fifth grade Title I/ PTA meeting at 6 tonight in the cafeteria. The PTA will hold a parent workshop, "How and Why to Vote," with U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite at 10 a.m. Monday.

Fox Chapel Middle: The School Advisory Council and Title I Committee will meet from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday in the media center to discuss the School Improvement Plan goals and Title I updates.

Hernando High: The School Advisory Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the media center.

Nature Coast Technical High: Shark Theatre will accept registration for its Oct. 4 Drama Camp through Tuesday. The camp is for students in grades 1-8 and will be from 9 a.m. to noon on the Nature Coast Technical High School campus.

College Night is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 2 in the cafeteria. All Hernando County public, private and homeschooled juniors and seniors are invited. For information, call Dave Schoelles at 797-7051.

Parrott Middle: The School Advisory Council will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday. Parents and community leaders can contact parent educator Kris Noto at 797-7075.

Pine Grove Elementary: The Hernando County Fire Department will visit from 9:15 to 3 p.m. Oct. 6-7 in the bus loop with two emergency vehicles and one smokehouse as part of Fire Prevention Month.

Springstead High: The girls basketball team will hold its Annual Fall Flea Market and Car Wash fundraiser from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 4 in the school theater parking lot. Vendor space is available for $10 per space. Bring tables. Set up will begin at 6 a.m. Call Greg at 683-3528.

Suncoast Elementary: The Autumn Social/Ice Cream Social/Scarecrow Contest will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 in the courtyard. It is sponsored by the PTA.

West Hernando Middle: The Title I Annual Meeting and Back to School Night will be from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight in the students' first-period classrooms.

Westside Elementary: Westside Elementary will hold its Annual Title I Curriculum Nights for grades 3-5 at 6 tonight in the cafeteria.

PHCC students win scholarships: Two Pasco-Hernando Community College students have been awarded $1,000 scholarships from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. The students are Carri Randall of Brooksville, who is pursuing an associate's degree in nursing, and Sarah Roman of Port Richey, who is pursuing an associate's degree.

The Coca-Cola Foundation awards 400 scholarships annually to students attending higher education institutions granting two-year degrees. All recipients have demonstrated academic success and participated in community service within the past 12 months.

World Water Monitoring Day: The Southwest Florida Water Management District invites local schools to participate in its month-long, international outreach program to encourage water resources protection world-wide. The annual event invites students to monitor the quality of their local rivers, streams, estuaries, and other water bodies now through Oct. 18 and enter the results into an international database. Participants have until Dec. 18 to register their data online.

The district's Youth Education Section will provide a sample water quality testing kit, if needed, based on grade levels. Quantities are limited. For information, go to To participate, call the district's Youth Education Section at 352-796-7211, ext. 4757.

School meetings, events and fundraisers 09/24/08 [Last modified: Thursday, September 25, 2008 4:28pm]
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