Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Education

Hernando County class notes for March 1

Brain Bowl: The Rotary Club of Spring Hill is seeking sponsors for its 20th annual Rotary of Spring Hill/Kevin Coit Middle School Brain Bowl on March 31 at Challenger K-8 School of Science and Mathematics. The Brain Bowl is an academic competition among all Hernando County public middle schools. Sponsorships help provide T-shirts, door prizes, awards and a pizza lunch for students and their families. Sponsors contributing $100 or more will have their name or logo printed on the back of the T-shirts and will receive mention in the program and at the event. For information, call Carol McElroy at (352) 684-6840.

Pine Grove Elementary: The School Advisory Council and Title I Committee will meet at 4:15 p.m. March 8 in Room 800. All parents, guardians and community members are invited. For information, call (352) 797-7090.

•A Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash will be 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Participants can enjoy birthday cake, provided by PTO, and vote for their favorite book on voting machines provided by the Hernando County Supervisor of Election Office.

• Family Accelerated Reading Night will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. March 8 in the media center.

• Spirit Night at Dairy Queen in Brooksville will be March 14. A percentage of sales that night will be donated to Pine Grove.

Scholarship opportunity: Stage West Community Playhouse is offering five scholarships: the Irv Clark Scholarship for Voice for $2,000; three Youth Scholarships of $1,000 each for theater arts studies, and one Appreciation Scholarship of $1,000 for a student who has volunteered at Stage West and may not be studying voice or theater arts. Applications are available at Spring Hill high schools and at the Stage West box office at 5390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Box office hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The deadline is April 5.

Springstead High: The school's Anti-Bullying Club, through its AOK Kids (Acts of Kindness) program, will have a clothing giveaway from 2:30 to 4 p.m. March 13 and 14 and from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 15. The club is seeking clothing donations, which may be dropped off at the school from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through Friday. Call Karen Wilcox at (352) 797-7010, ext. 254.

Westside Elementary: The School Advisory Council and Title I Committee will meet at 3 p.m. Monday in the media center. For child care, call Stacie Wharton (352) 797-7080, ext. 255.

• The school will have Edible Math Night from 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 12 in the cafeteria. All Westside families are invited to snack their way through math. For information, call Stacie Wharton at (352) 797-7080, ext. 255.

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