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Hernando County School happenings including workshops and fall festivals

City of Brooksville: The city is seeking a student volunteer to fill a vacancy on the Brooksville Beautification Board. The student would serve for one year and earn community service hours as a fulfillment toward graduation. Students do not need to be residents of Brooksville to participate.

The board meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, September through June. Projects held during the year include an Arbor Day celebration and the judging of Christmas light displays.

To serve, call Lindsay Morgan, board secretary, at (352) 540-3856 or via e-mail her at

Explorer K8: A parent workshop, Corrective Reading, will be held from 6:30 to 8 tonight in the media center.

Eighth-grade families are invited to a Guided Voyage Expedition from 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 27 in the gymnasium.

Nature Technical High: The school's Shark Theatre will present the classic Greek tragedy, Prometheus Bound at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 and 6 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 7. Tickets are $5 for students and $8 for adults. This production is recommended for ages 10 and older; no one younger than 5 will be admitted.

The play was written by Aeschylus about 2,500 years ago and explores the themes of justice, dictatorship and servitude. According to ancient Greek mythology, the Titan Prometheus, against the will of Zeus, steals fire from the gods and gives it to mankind so that the human race might begin to flourish. The play opens as Hephaestus, god of fire, under orders from Zeus, chains Prometheus to the top of a mountain to suffer for all eternity for his disobedience.

The show is under the direction of theatre instructors Tim and Lori Erickson. Junior Colton Lawver plays the title role. Also appearing are: Jessica Heffner as Io, Jacob Rice as Hephaestus, Cody Coudray as Hermes, John Varano as Oceanus, Kara George as Power, Christopher Combs as Force and Emily Cascio, Darlene Clarkson, Stephanie DelGatto, Sumer Doulk, Dana Ferello, Brooke Frausto, Corissa Glasheen, Savannah Halley, Megan Paradis, Shelby Santos, Daniela Serricchio, and Christine Sniffen as the Daughters of the Ocean.

The theater is at 4057 California St. For reservations or more information, call Lori Erickson at (352) 797-7088 ext. 296.

Pine Grove Elementary: The school will hold its Fall Festival from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 on the campus. For information, call (352) 797-7090.

Powell Middle: The School Advisory Council will meet at 6:15 tonight in the media center.

West Hernando Middle: The school will kick off its All Pro Dad program, which invites fathers to bring their children to a quick breakfast and a 45-minute program of fatherhood and family topics from 6:30 to 7:15 a.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria.

The Title I Committee will meet from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Writing Lab.

The School Advisory Council will meet from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 26 in the library media center. All parents and students are invited to come.

Westside Elementary: The school will hold its Annual Fall Festival from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Dance with the ghouls in the haunted disco. Activities will include games, treats and a costume contest.

Hernando County School happenings including workshops and fall festivals 10/14/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 3:26pm]
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