GULF COAST ACADEMY: The school will begin open enrollment Jan. 1. The application window will close at 4 p.m. Jan. 23. For information, visit gulfcoastacademy.org or call (352) 688-5092.
HITV HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING: Hernando Instructional Television — Channel 614 on Bright House Networks — is offering holiday programming, including school concerts, children's art and school Christmas programs, through Jan. 15. Check the school district's website, hernandoschools.org, for schedules.
HERNANDO HIGH: The school advisory council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 31 in the media center. For information, contact Marianne Bennett at (352) 797-7015, ext. 406.
• The school will host an informational meeting regarding elective courses at 6 p.m. Jan. 23 in the auditorium for parents and guardians and incoming ninth-grade students. The meeting will provide information regarding the scheduling process. For information, contact Mary Krabel at (352) 797-7015, ext. 407.
• The band's annual holiday/Christmas concert is at 7 p.m. today at the school's performing arts denter. Admission is free, although donations will be accepted. There will also be a silent auction in the lobby before the concert. For information, call Joe Harrin at (352) 797-7015, ext. 223.
• The school's Automotive Technology Department thanked Flammer Ford and Bobby Triola, Beef O'Brady's on Horse Lake Road and the Sunshine State Muscle Car Club for their support, including preparation for the 2011 Ford/AAA Auto Skills Competition, where Tyler Yohn and Cody Hasson placed sixth in the state.
PASCO-HERNANDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE: A 10-week training program for newly promoted and experienced supervisors will be offered beginning Jan. 20 at PHCC's Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court. For information or to register, contact Lori Bainum, director of corporate training, at (727) 816-3122 or firstname.lastname@example.org.