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East Pasco school calendar


Adult Education Graduation 7 p.m. Thursday at the Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel and the Center for the Arts at River Ridge.

• Feb. 12: Progress reports are distributed.

Class notes

Double Branch Elementary: Make and Take/Science Backboard night, 6:30 p.m. today. Multicultural Pot Luck Dinner and Showcase, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12.


Oakstead Elementary primary choral concert, 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the school.

•The 2009 Art of Recycling Exhibit runs through Feb. 18 at the West Pasco Government Center, 7530 Little Road, New Port Richey. Winning art pieces will be transferred to the District School Board of Pasco County through Feb. 23.

Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel, 30651 Wells Road, (813) 794-8772, (352) 524-8772 or (727) 774-8772.

Fish Face, 10:30 a.m. and noon Friday. For grades K-3. Tickets are $4.

• The Richard Zielinski Singers, 4 p.m. Feb. 22. Tickets are $10 adults, $5 students.

Library events

Hugh Embry, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. (352) 567-3576.

• Chocoholic Party, 4 p.m. Feb. 11. For teens.

Land O'Lakes, 2818 Collier Parkway, (813) 929-1214.

• Homework Help Center, 3 to 5 p.m. each Wednesday. For elementary ages.

• Crafts, 2 p.m. Saturday.

New River, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. (813) 788-6375.

• Anime/Manga Club, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Ages 11 and older.

• Kids Book Club, 6:45 p.m. Thursday. Elementary ages.

• Rocking @ the Library, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. Elementary ages.


Pasco County Schools' School Choice applications are now being accepted. For information and applications, contact the school of your choice or go to

• The Sunlake High School Curriculum Fair will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, 3023 Sunlake Blvd., Land O'Lakes. Information on registration for the 2009-10 school year, ninth-grade graduation requirements and course selection, advanced placement and dual enrollment, elective courses and more. Current and incoming students and their parents are welcome.

FCAT Write will be administered Tuesday for students in grades 4, 8 and 10. Make-up days are Feb. 11 and 12.

• Tuesday is the deadline to register for the SAT to be administered on March 14. To register, go to college

• The Pasco County Schools online Parent Satisfaction Survey will be available through Feb. 27. Go to the district Web site at and find the link for the survey under the section What's New?

Florida KidCare provides low-cost health care bene­fits to children younger than 19 and takes applications year-round. Children enrolled in the program have access to regular doctor's visits, immunizations, dental and vision benefits. Apply for Florida KidCare at or call, toll-free, 1-(888) 540-5437 to receive information or an application by mail.


Pine View Middle Science Fair winners: First place: Jennifer Olson, Trey Inman, Keegan Webb, Breana Whitten, Josh Weimer, Aaron O'Brien, Andy Dowler, Eden Shirmohammad, Morgan Hart, Katherine Stout, Sarah Wasson, Stevie Snow. Second place: Sarah Dowler, Stephanie Bienasz, Emily Hitt, Austin Pierola, Justin Claxon, Gabrielle Epifanio, Alexander Duarte, Jaycee Welker, Brandon Gunn, Robyn Bergeron, Justin Cole, Avery Duarte. Third place: Ricky Gonzalez, Brooke Harris, Tyler Minnick, Skylar Wasserman, Kevin Harris, Isabella Sanchez, Marissa Jones, Meaghan McNaull, Lauren Christopher, Ariana Bailey, Arti Patel, Liz Coffman.

Submit school news to Michele Miller by fax, (727) 869-6233; e-mail,; or by standard mail, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668. Note: The deadline for timely submissions is one week before publication.

East Pasco school calendar 02/03/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 3, 2009 4:24pm]
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