Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Hernando County school events

BROOKSVILLE ELEMENTARY: The school's annual Thanksgiving and Christmas food drive has begun and will run until Dec. 14 to benefit the Salvation Army, Jericho Road Ministries and Operation HeartFELT food banks. Each class is collecting nonperishable food, and the class that collects the most will win a pizza party.

• PTA Skate Night will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 27 at Rainbow Rollerland, 1125 W Jefferson St., Brooksville. Admission is $3 per child; adults skate free with a paid child.

• The Performing Arts Club's Fall Extravaganza will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Hernando High School Performing Arts Center. Admission is $5. Brooksville Elementary students attend for free. The showcase includes: a Spanish Heritage Month play, a Student Improv Night skit, a Holiday Chorus Preview and a special performance by Dell O. Barnes Sr. Proceeds will support the performing arts program.

ESE ADVISORY COUNCIL: The Exceptional Student Education Advisory Council will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 27 in the media center at Challenger K-8 School of Science and Mathematics. The topic will be "Taming Adolescent Behaviors" with Terri Cooper and Lori Lessley.

FOR EACH 1 REACH 1: The mentoring program will help students with homework from 6 to 7 p.m. each Tuesday at 7284 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. The fee is $5 per session. A free book club follows at 8 p.m. to encourage reading and comprehension. Call (352) 556-2768 to register.

HERNANDO HIGH: The School Advisory Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 27 in the school's media center. For information, call Marianne Bennett at (352) 797-7015, ext. 406.

NATURE COAST TECHNICAL HIGH: The School Advisory Council will meet at 4:30 p.m. and the Parent-Teacher-Student Association at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19 in the media center.

PARROTT MIDDLE: The School Advisory Council will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 in the media center.

• Parents and guardians are invited to principal Brent Gaustad's Breakfast Club to discuss the direction of Parrott Middle School and to take the Parent Involvement Pledge as part of Parent Involvement Month in Florida at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 29 in the media center. Contact Kris Noto at (352) 797-7075, ext. 256, to confirm your attendance.

PROGRAM OF HOPE: Communities in Schools of Hernando County, the school district's dropout prevention affiliate, is offering a Program of Hope campaign. It will feature a Holiday Shop Till You Drop for Education Extravaganza and Car Show provided by Monster Transmission from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Towne Square Mall on Commercial Way in Spring Hill.

WEST HERNANDO MIDDLE: Data Chat Night will be at 7 p.m. today in the media center to help parents understand students' individualized personal learning plans and their AAA cards. For details, call Tula Kelleher, Title I parent educator, at (352) 797-7035, ext. 256.

WESTSIDE ELEMENTARY: The school will host its first on-campus Parent and Family Institute for adults of kindergarten through fifth-grade students from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Adults will be able to choose two 30-minute sessions. Some of the topics include: transition to middle school, reading, writing, math, bullying prevention and behavior. Free pizza and child care will be available. Call Stacie Wharton at (352) 797-7080, ext. 255, for information or to register.

To reach Paulette Ritchie, email eduritchie@yahoo.com or call (352) 650-0013.

Hernando County school events 11/14/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 6:49pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. NFL commissioner calls Trump remarks on national anthem 'divisive'

    Bucs

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The commissioner of the National Football League says President Donald Trump's comments about players who kneel during the national anthem are "divisive" and show an "unfortunate …

    President Donald Trump walks off the stage after he speaks at campaign rally in support of Sen. Luther Strange, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. [Associated Press]
  2. Forecast: Tampa Bay's first fall weekend brings scattered showers

    Weather

    It may officially be fall, but Tampa Bay won't have any cooler temperatures this weekend.

    Tampa Bay's 7 day forecast. [WTSP]
  3. Romano: The choice does not have to be poverty or gentrification

    Local Government

    The memories must be protected. The music and the lore, too.

    The owner of Sylvia's Queen of Soul Food is refusing to give the city information on the restaurant's sales as required by his contract to occupy the city-owned Manhattan Casino. The information is needed to calculate whether the nonprofit Urban Development Solutions, headed by Larry Newsome, owes the city more than the $3,000 monthly base rent.
  4. Tests show North Korea earthquake not caused by nuclear test

    World

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's weather agency said a magnitude 3.2 earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday close to where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural.

    People watch a TV news program reporting North Korea's earthquake, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. South Korea's weather agency said an earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural. The signs read " The weather agency said a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea." [Associated Press]
  5. New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico

    World

    MEXICO CITY — A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, causing new alarm in a country reeling from two still-more-powerful quakes this month that have killed nearly 400 people.

    Locals play pool at a venue in Mexico City's La Condesa neighborhood, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, four days after the 7.1 earthquake. The upscale Mexico City neighborhood was one of the hardest hit, with more than a half-dozen collapsed buildings in the immediate vicinity. The few Condesa residents who ventured out Friday night said they were anxious for relief from an anguishing week. [Associated Press]