ART RECOGNITION EVENINGS: Local schools will display artwork at two art recognition evenings at the school district office on N Broad Street in Brooksville. Works by students from Brooksville Elementary, Chocachatti Elementary, Eastside Elementary, Moton Elementary, Pine Grove Elementary and Westside Elementary will be displayed from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Works by students from Explorer K-8, Challenger K-8, Winding Waters K-8, Spring Hill Elementary and Suncoast Elementary will be displayed from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Works by students from Parrott Middle, Powell Middle, West Hernando Middle, Central High, Hernando High, Nature Coast Technical High, Springstead High and Weeki Wachee High schools will be on display from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
CHALLENGER K-8: The Parent-Teacher-Student Association will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday in the cafeteria. Anyone interested in a board position for the 2013-14 school year should attend. Refreshments will be served.
HERNANDO HIGH: The School Advisory Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. April 30 in the school's administration building. 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. April 18 and 19 and at 2 and 7 p.m. April 20 in the Black Box Theatre on the campus of Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. 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. The 17-member cast will combine puppeteering skills with their acting, singing and dancing abilities. To reserve tickets or for information, call Lori Erickson at (352) 797-7088, ext. 296.
PINE GROVE ELEMENTARY: The School Advisory Council will meet from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday in Room 800.
SPRINGS COAST ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER: The center is offering two sessions of a summer camp for students entering grades 4 to 7: July 8 to 12 and July 15 to 19. 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.
Registrations to begin
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), 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).