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Class notes for Dec. 1

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Central High: The School Advisory Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 11 in the auditorium. Immediately after the meeting, the superintendent will hold a town hall meeting. The public is welcome.

Fox Chapel Middle: The school is presenting a four-part workshop for parents on "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens." The last session will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Locomo Skate-Dance-Party, 10451 County Line Road, Spring Hill.

Gifted Advisory Council: The council will hold its next monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be at Challenger K-8 School of Science and Mathematics, 13400 Elgin Blvd., Spring Hill, and will feature a presentation by Julie Hess, Florida manager of the Duke University Talent Identification Program. Duke TIP works with students, their families and educators to identify, recognize, challenge, engage and help students reach their highest potential through a variety of online resources, academic study and residential programs.

Hernando High: The School Advisory Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the school's main office. For information, call Deana Walker at (352) 797-7015, ext. 406.

Junior Achievement seeks volunteers: Junior Achievement is looking for volunteer role models to inspire eighth-grade students to stay in school. A volunteer role model may be a business owner, professional, company employee, parent or community leader. All volunteers will be required to complete a registration form and background check before attending a training session. No experience is required.

Volunteers will attend a 90-minute training session provided by Junior Achievement and do a presentation to a class of students a week later. The training includes a review of the specific curriculum and activities provided, as well as suggestions for the most effective presentation of the material and teaching tips. Student character traits will also be reviewed.

On Diploma-see day, volunteers will present the Junior Achievement hands-on financial literacy material in teams from 8 a.m. to noon. Volunteers work in the classroom to present the curriculum and share work and life experiences that reinforce the importance of staying in school.

For information, contact Kym McGee at (727) 424-8922 or kym.mcgee@ja.org. To volunteer, register by completing the JA of Tampa Bay 2013-14 volunteer biographical form at jatampabay.org.

Spring Hill Elementary: The School Advisory Council will meet at 4:20 p.m. Dec. 12 in the school's Family Center.

Times correspondent Paulette Lash Ritchie can be reached at eduritchie@yahoo.com.

Class notes for Dec. 1 11/28/13 [Last modified: Friday, November 29, 2013 11:49am]
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