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Hernando County class notes for Sept. 13

Brooksville Elementary: The school will have a "Back to School" night and Title I meeting for grades 1 to 5 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Parents and students will go directly to their children's classrooms and watch a brief Title I presentation. There will be a free hot dog dinner. The Book Fair will be open, and community exhibitors will provide information about services.

• The Wyland Art Exhibit and Scholastic Book Fair Family Night will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 25 in the cafeteria and media center.

• The Title I and family involvement committee will meet at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 26 in the school's Family Center.

• Coney Island Night, a fundraiser for the school, will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 26 at Coney Island Drive Inn, 1112 E Jefferson St. Brooksville.

Dropout prevention: Communities in Schools of Hernando County, a local nonprofit, will hold volunteer training from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville. Visit and then RSVP to attend, or direct questions to or Tracy Echols, (352) 277-3322.

Grant writing: Learn the basics of grant writing with Barbara Sweinberg from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Hernando County Health Department, Room B, 7551 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The registration fee is $50. Make checks or money orders payable to Communities in Schools of Hernando County and send c/o Tracy Echols, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, Brooksville, FL 34604. RSVPs accepted at or call (352) 277-3322 for information. Walk-ins permitted as long as space is available.

Youth initiative: The Hernando Youth Initiative, a subcommittee of the education committee for the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, will present the fifth annual Summit for Youth and Families, "Engaging in Your Community," from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (registration at 8 a.m.) Oct. 4 at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Avenue, Brooksville. The topic will be "Creating a Vision and Action Plans for Hernando 2030." RSVP is required to hernandoyouth There is no cost.

College night: Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville, will host a College Night from 6 to 8 p.m. today. The event brings representatives from public and private colleges, other educational institutions and the military. It provides information about admissions, financial aid and programs for post-secondary study. High school students, their parents and all prospective students are invited to attend. College Night is free.

Pine Grove Elementary: The School Advisory Council and Title I committee will meet at 4:15 p.m. today in Room 800. Parents and community members are invited. Call (352) 797-7090.

• The Title I annual Back to School meeting will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 2 at the school. Dinner will be served, and there will be door prizes. For information, call Title I parent educator Nancy Hurst at (352) 797-7090, ext 255.

ESE Advisory Council: Exceptional Student Education Advisory Council meetings will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the media center at Challenger K-8 School of Science and Mathematics, 13400 Elgin Blvd., Spring Hill: Sept. 25, Kristin Hope, "Brain Friendly Strategies for Learning"; Nov. 27, Terri Cooper and Lori Lessley, "Taming Adolescent Behaviors"; Feb. 26, JoAnn Forcino, "Clear and Cooperative Communication Skills"; and May 14, YMCA summer camp registration.

Hernando County class notes for Sept. 13 09/12/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 2:48pm]
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