March 19: Teacher planning day. No school for students.
March 26: Report cards.
Anclote High: Curriculum Fair, 6 p.m. Monday.
Chasco Elementary: Muffins and Math family workshop, 8:45 a.m. Thursday.
Gulf Highlands Elementary: Books-a-Million night, 6 p.m. today. • Science Fair judging, Thursday.
Double Branch Elementary: Book Fair continues through Friday.
Hudson Elementary: Math Olympics, 8 to 9 a.m. Monday for students and parents, grades 3-5, with prizes.
Moon Lake Elementary: All Pro Dads' breakfast, 8:30 a.m. today.
Odessa Elementary: Spring pictures, today.
Schrader Elementary: Talent Show auditions, 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. through Monday and 4 to 5:30 p.m. through Tuesday. • Author's Tea, 2:30 p.m. Monday.
• Hudson High Drama presents Check Please and Check Please: Take 2, short comedies by Jonathan Rand, at 6 p.m. Friday at the school. Dinner will be served between the shows. Tickets are $7 adults, $4 children 10 and younger.
Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. (727) 774-7380.
• Anclote High presents The Election; A Comedy in Two Acts, at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $5.
• Playin' Around Theatre presents Jack and the Beanstock, at 10:30 a.m. and noon March 14. For grades K-5. $4.
• J. W. Mitchell High presents Beauty and the Beast at 7:30 p.m. March 22-24 and 2 p.m. March 25. Advance tickets are $10; $15 for preferred seating; $12 day of show.
• Fivay High presents Aladdin Jr. at 7 p.m. March 29-31. $8 adults; $5 students.
Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel, 30651 Wells Road. (813) 794-8772 or (727) 774-8772.
• The Heritage Arts Center Association presents its 29th annual Spotlight on Talent competitions at noon and 7 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $12 for one show or $20 for both, for adults; $6 for one show or $10 for both for students through high school. For information, email [email protected] or call (352) 567-1720.
• Wiregrass Ranch High presents Guys and Dolls at 7 p.m. March 16-17 and 2 p.m. March 18. $10 adults; $8 students; $5 children younger than 12.
• Wesley Chapel High presents Presidents! The Musical at 7 p.m. March 21-23. $7 adults; $5 students.
Oakstead Elementary and the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University of South Florida are hosting the second annual Spring Sprint for Autism 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk on March 17. Races begin on Sunlake Boulevard in Land O'Lakes at 7:30 a.m. for 5K and 8:15 a.m. for fun walk. Register online at www.active.com. For information, contact Oakstead's PE Department at (813) 346-1500.
• Friday is the deadline to register for the ACT on April 14. Late registration, with fees, is March 23. Go to www.actstudent.org.
Send your school news to Michele Miller, email [email protected]; fax (813) 909-4611; or 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668. Miller can be reached at (813) 435-7307 or toll-free at 1-800-333-7505, ext. 7307.