Class notes

Class notes

Brooksville Elementary: Dairy Queen Grill & Chill fundraising day will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 24 at the restaurant, 901 S Broad St., Brooksville. Mention Brooksville Elementary or bring a flier and present it with your order, and a percent of the total will be donated to the school.

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Hernando High: The school will host a "Guiding the College-Bound Athlete" seminar at 7 p.m. April 25 in the performing arts center. The seminar is for parents/guardians and athletes in grades 8 to 12 to educate them about athletic scholarships and the college recruiting process. For information, call Marianne Bennett at (352) 797-7015, ext. 406.

Nature Coast Technical High: Shark Theatre will present the comedy Avenue Q: School Edition at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday in the Black Box Theatre on the campus of Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. The 17-member cast will combine puppeteering skills with their acting, singing and dancing abilities. To reserve tickets or to get more information, call Lori Erickson at (352) 797-7088, ext. 296. Avenue Q: School Edition tells the story of a recent college graduate named Princeton, who moves into a shabby New York apartment on Avenue Q. Princeton and his newfound friends struggle to find jobs, dates and their purpose in life. Some characters are puppets, and others are human.

Kindergarten roundups: Kindergarten registration for the 2013-14 school year will begin soon at elementary schools. Students entering the Hernando school system must be 5 years of age on or before Sept. 1 of the school year to enroll in kindergarten. Parents/guardians must provide their child's birth certificate (official birth certificate, not a hospital certificate), proof of a physical completed by a licensed physician dated no earlier than Aug. 1 of the prior school year, immunization record (blue form) and proof of residency (rent receipt, home contract, utility bill with parent/guardian name on it or a notarized statement from family member with whom they reside). Scheduled roundups:

• Brooksville Elementary: 4-6 p.m. May 9

• Deltona Elementary: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 2 or 4-6 p.m. May 3

• Explorer K-8: 5-7 p.m. May 21

• J.D. Floyd K-8: 6-7 p.m. May 9

• Moton Elementary: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. or 4-6 p.m. May 16

• Pine Grove Elementary: 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 7 or 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 11

• Suncoast Elementary: 5-7:30 p.m. April 30

• Westside Elementary: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 5:30-7 p.m. April 30

• Winding Waters K-8: 10 a.m.-noon or 5-7 p.m. May 14

Pine Grove Elementary: The Book Fair will be open to parents from 3 to 6 p.m. May 3 in the media center.

Springs Coast Environmental Education Center: The center is offering two sessions of a summer camp for students entering grades 4 to 7. The dates are July 8 to 12 and July 15 to 19, and the hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Campers must bring their own lunch; a snack will be provided. Activities include swimming, kayaking, nature photography, track study, GPS mapping and solar cooking. The cost is $150. Call (352) 592-5737 to register by appointment.

West Hernando Middle: The School Advisory Council and Title I Committee will meet at 4:45 p.m. May 6 in the library. A vote will be taken on next year's dress code.

• The PTSA will meet at 4:45 p.m. May 8 in the library.

Elections office needs a logo, so start designing

Hernando County Supervisor of Elections Shirley Anderson has announced a contest to design a new logo for the elections office.

The contest is open to Hernando County students in grades 8 to 12 — public, private or homeschooled. The logo will be used in materials produced by the elections office, as well as on the website and other social media.

The student who submits the winning entry will receive a gift packet provided by local businesses. Entries must be received by 5 p.m. May 17. The winner will be announced May 24. The application and a complete set of rules are available on the elections website at hernando votes.com. For more information, call (352) 754-4125.

Brooksville Elementary: Dairy Queen Grill & Chill fundraising day will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 24 at the restaurant, 901 S Broad St., Brooksville. Mention Brooksville Elementary or bring a flier and present it with your order, and a percent of the total will be donated to the school.

Hernando High: The school will host a "Guiding the College-Bound Athlete" seminar at 7 p.m. April 25 in the performing arts center. The seminar is for parents/guardians and athletes in grades 8 to 12 to educate them about athletic scholarships and the college recruiting process. For information, call Marianne Bennett at (352) 797-7015, ext. 406.

Nature Coast Technical High: Shark Theatre will present the comedy Avenue Q: School Edition at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday in the Black Box Theatre on the campus of Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. The 17-member cast will combine puppeteering skills with their acting, singing and dancing abilities. To reserve tickets or to get more information, call Lori Erickson at (352) 797-7088, ext. 296. Avenue Q: School Edition tells the story of a recent college graduate named Princeton, who moves into a shabby New York apartment on Avenue Q. Princeton and his newfound friends struggle to find jobs, dates and their purpose in life. Some characters are puppets, and others are human.

Kindergarten roundups: Kindergarten registration for the 2013-14 school year will begin soon at elementary schools. Students entering the Hernando school system must be 5 years of age on or before Sept. 1 of the school year to enroll in kindergarten. Parents/guardians must provide their child's birth certificate (official birth certificate, not a hospital certificate), proof of a physical completed by a licensed physician dated no earlier than Aug. 1 of the prior school year, immunization record (blue form) and proof of residency (rent receipt, home contract, utility bill with parent/guardian name on it or a notarized statement from family member with whom they reside). Scheduled roundups:

• Brooksville Elementary: 4-6 p.m. May 9

• Deltona Elementary: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 2 or 4-6 p.m. May 3

• Explorer K-8: 5-7 p.m. May 21

• J.D. Floyd K-8: 6-7 p.m. May 9

• Moton Elementary: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. or 4-6 p.m. May 16

• Pine Grove Elementary: 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 7 or 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 11

• Suncoast Elementary: 5-7:30 p.m. April 30

• Westside Elementary: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 5:30-7 p.m. April 30

• Winding Waters K-8: 10 a.m.-noon or 5-7 p.m. May 14

Pine Grove Elementary: The Book Fair will be open to parents from 3 to 6 p.m. May 3 in the media center.

Springs Coast Environmental Education Center: The center is offering two sessions of a summer camp for students entering grades 4 to 7. The dates are July 8 to 12 and July 15 to 19, and the hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Campers must bring their own lunch; a snack will be provided. Activities include swimming, kayaking, nature photography, track study, GPS mapping and solar cooking. The cost is $150. Call (352) 592-5737 to register by appointment.

West Hernando Middle: The School Advisory Council and Title I Committee will meet at 4:45 p.m. May 6 in the library. A vote will be taken on next year's dress code.

• The PTSA will meet at 4:45 p.m. May 8 in the library.

Elections office needs a logo, so start designing

Hernando County Supervisor of Elections Shirley Anderson has announced a contest to design a new logo for the elections office.

The contest is open to Hernando County students in grades 8 to 12 — public, private or homeschooled. The logo will be used in materials produced by the elections office, as well as on the website and other social media.

The student who submits the winning entry will receive a gift packet provided by local businesses. Entries must be received by 5 p.m. May 17. The winner will be announced May 24. The application and a complete set of rules are available on the elections website at hernando votes.com. For more information, call (352) 754-4125.

Class notes 04/13/13 [Last modified: Friday, April 12, 2013 8:23pm]

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