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Hernando County school notes

Class notes

Parrott Middle School: The School Advisory Council and Title 1 Committee will meet at 4:45 p.m. Monday in the school's media center. Join administrators, staffers and other parents to discuss and assist in decision making and the direction of the school and the Title 1 program. Contact Kris Noto for information at (352) 797-7075, ext. 256, or noto_k@hcsb.k12.fl.us.

Fox Chapel Middle School: The school is presenting a four-part workshop for parents on "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens." The next sessions are from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 in the media center while students have a movie night, and from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Locomo Skate-Dance-Party, 10451 County Line Road, Spring Hill.

Hernando High: The School Advisory Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the school's main office. For information, contact Deana Walker at (352) 797-7015, ext. 406.

Nature Coast Technical High School: The school will present The Tempest at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 and 15 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 16 in the school's Black Box Theatre, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students. For reservations, call Lori Erickson at (352) 797-7088, ext. 286.

Shark Theatre graduate Colton Lawver returns as a guest artist in the role of Prospero, the ousted Duke of Milan and father of Miranda, now a powerful magician and lord on the island. Junior Jennifer Munsey plays Ariel, a mischievous and clever island spirit and servant to Prospero. Junior Hannah Majka plays Prospero's daughter Miranda; sophomore Jacob Guardado plays Prospero's disgruntled and disfigured servant Caliban; sophomore Brendan Jones plays the drunken shipwrecked butler Stephano; and junior Dorothy Cash plays the shipwrecked jester Trincula.

Others in the cast include: senior Kaytlynn Bliss as Alonsa, junior Leo Dillon as Antonio, junior Hannah Smith as Gonzala, senior Sheridan Valure as Bastia, junior Brenden Bray as Ferdinand, junior Isaiah Marrero as the Bo'sun and junior Lauren Seiler, freshman Andrea Diaz and freshman Mikaela Mulch as island spirits.

The production is adapted by theater teacher Tim Erickson, who also serves as the production's technical designer. Theater teacher Lori Erickson directs. Student stage managers are Lauren Bennett, Samantha Gee and Sarah Majka.

Pasco-Hernando Community College: The college will host three information sessions regarding the new Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch. The sessions will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 4, 5, and 6 in the second-floor conference room at the Wellness Plaza at Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, 2600 Bruce B. Downs, Wesley Chapel.

The sessions are designed for prospective, current and returning PHCC students who are interested in attending the Porter Campus. Administrators, faculty members and staffers will be on hand to provide information and answer questions. Information will be available regarding student support services, student activities, programs and courses, prerequisite courses, testing and admission requirements.

This event is free. Space is limited to the first 150 participants. Confirm your attendance online at phcc.edu/rsvp by Nov. 1. For information, call (727) 816-3398.

• The college's corporate training department has announced two new online courses: Introduction to LinkedIn Career Networking and Using Social Media in Business. The courses are available through PHCC's partnership with Ed2Go, a program that offers hundreds of instructor-led noncredit online courses.

In Introduction to LinkedIn Career Networking, students will learn techniques for using LinkedIn's tools, including how to create a profile, develop business contacts and join groups to extend their reach.

In Using Social Media in Business, students will learn how to use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google to grow and promote their businesses.

To register online, go to ed2go.com/phcc. To learn more, call (727) 816-3123 or send email to corporatetraining@phcc.edu.

You can reach correspondent Paulette Lash Ritchie by email at eduritchie@yahoo.com.

Hernando County school notes 10/25/13 [Last modified: Friday, October 25, 2013 7:41pm]
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