Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Hernando County school meetings, activities

ESE ADVISORY COUNCIL: The Exceptional Student Education Advisory Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the media center at Challenger K-8 School of Science and Mathematics to discuss YMCA summer camp information and registration.

HERNANDO HIGH: The School Advisory Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. May 28 in the administration building. For information, call Marianne Bennett at (352) 797-7015, ext. 406.

KINDERGARTEN ROUNDUPS: 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).

• Explorer K-8: 5 to 7 p.m. May 21.

• Moton Elementary: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday.

PASCO/HERNANDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE: The college is offering two academic career-themed summer camps for middle school and early high school students — those entering grades 7-9. The sessions will provide an opportunity for students to explore popular career programs offered at PHCC. Camps will be held on the PHCC West Campus in New Port Richey, 10230 Ridge Road and run for four half days, Monday through Thursday.

• Business and Technology Careers Campers will design and build their own homes on the computer, create a plan for a new business, prepare and participate in a mock trial from the point of view of a paralegal, and learn computer forensics techniques. Session 1: June 17-20 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. or Session 2: July 22-25 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Camp fee is $80.

• Health Careers Campers will participate in simulations and hands-on activities related to paramedic, nursing, dental and radiography programs, including taking basic vital signs and capturing X-rays. Campers will become CPR certified. Session 1: June 10-13 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or Session 2: July 8-July 11 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Camp fee is $100. Sessions are limited to the first 12 students to register. To register for any one or both camp theme sessions, visit phcc.edu/summercamp or call (727) 816-3244.

Briefly

SPRINGS COAST ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER: The center is offering two sessions of summer camp for students entering grades 4 to 7: July 8-12 and July 15-19. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Campers must bring their lunch; a snack will be provided. Activities include swimming, kayaking, photography, track study, GPS mapping and solar cooking. The cost is $150. Call (352) 592-5737 to register by appointment.

SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS LOGO CONTEST: Hernando County Supervisor of Elections Shirley Anderson has announced a contest to design a new logo for the elections office. The contest is open to Hernando County students in grades 8 to 12 — public, private or homeschooled. The logo will be used in materials produced by the elections office, as well as on the website and other social media. The person who submits the winning entry will receive a gift packet provided by local businesses. All entries must be received by 5 p.m. Friday. The winner will be announced May 24. The application and complete set of rules is available on the elections website at hernandovotes.com. For information, call (352) 754-4125.

USED BOOK SALE: Home Circle of Hernando and Grace World Co-op is offering a Used Book Extravaganza 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Grace World Outreach Church, 20366 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE: The International Student Exchange Program is seeking host families for 15- to 18-year-old students from Europe, Asia, the former Soviet Union and Canada during the 2013-14 school year. For information, call Joan Soderqvist at (352) 382-4485 or visit assehosts.com.

Hernando County school meetings, activities 05/11/13 [Last modified: Friday, May 10, 2013 2:12pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Man dies after losing control of pickup in Dade City

    Accidents

    Times staff

    DADE CITY — A man died Friday after he lost control of his pickup truck through a bend in the road and collided with an oncoming car, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

  2. Teens recorded drowning man and laughed, but face no charges

    Criminal

    Authorities say a group of teens who watched, laughed and made a video as a man drowned in a retention pond can be charged with failure to report a death.

    Jamel Dunn, 31, drowned July 9 in Cocoa.
  3. After huge sinkhole opens, residents weigh future with unease

    Public Safety

    LAND O'LAKES — The wood floors creak each time Kendra Denzik dashes inside her darkened home to grab fresh clothes. She can't help but panic when they do.

    Eleven families along Ocean Pines Drive in Land O’Lakes homes are fenced in due to the massive sinkhole from last Friday on Thursday, July 20, 2017. The Doohen’s are among 11 families who had to evacuate from their homes.
  4. Tampa Club president seeks assessment fee from members

    News

    TAMPA — The president of the Tampa Club said he asked members last month to pay an additional assessment fee to provide "additional revenue." However, Ron Licata said Friday that the downtown business group is not in a dire financial situation.

    Ron Licata, president of the Tampa Club in downtown Tampa. [Tampa Club]
  5. Under Republican health care bill, Florida must make up $7.5 billion

    Markets

    If a Senate bill called the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 becomes law, Florida's government would need to make up about $7.5 billion to maintain its current health care system. The bill, which is one of the Republican Party's long-promised answers to the Affordable Care Act imposes a cap on funding per enrollee …

    Florida would need to cover $7.5 billion to keep its health care program under the Republican-proposed Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017.  [Times file photo]