Thursday, June 21, 2018
Education

Pasco class notes

Cypress Elementary: Fifth grade moving on ceremony, 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Center for the Arts at River Ridge Middle/High School. PTO meeting, 8:30 a.m. Monday.

Gulfside Elementary: All Pro Dads/I-Mom Spring Party, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Hudson Elementary: Fifth grade promotion ceremony, 6 p.m. Monday at Hudson Middle School.

West Zephyrhills Elementary: Citizen of the Month recognition, 6 p.m. Thursday at the Zephyrhills Lions Club.

Music/theater/art

• Kids 'n' Art is on display through Friday at the Pasco Arts Council's art center, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. (727) 845-7322.

Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel, 30651 Wells Road. (813) 794-8772 or (727) 774-8772.

• Connerton Elementary School music concert, 7 p.m. today.

Youth library events

Hugh Embry Branch, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. (352) 567-3576.

• Hunger Games Trivia Contest, Thursday. Come to the library to get the 12 trivia questions on the book The Hunger Games and turn them in by 6 p.m. The first two answer sheets that answer the most questions correctly will be the first and second place winners. First prize is a Hunger Games trilogy book set and a large movie poster; second prize is a Mockingjay pin and a small movie poster. Winners will be notified Friday via telephone. Grades 5-12.

Land O'Lakes Branch, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes. (813) 929-1214.

• Teen Game Night, 6 p.m. Friday.

Regency Park Branch, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. (727) 861-3049.

• Pictionary, 4 p.m. today. For teens.

Wish List

• The River Ridge Odyssey of the Mind Team, To Be or Not to Be, (Divisions 3) requests donations to help pay for the team's trip to the Odyssey World Finals in Iowa. The team faces at least a $400 deficit despite fundraising efforts. Some team members have been together since their days at Cypress Elementary. This marks the first time that the team qualified to go to the world competition after winning the Renatra Fusca Award and placing fourth at state competition. Team members Alina Palubinskas, Yanni Nguyen, Zac Dyott, Sarah Moyer, Justin Petralia, Baylee Lewandowski and Dylan Clarke are overseen by coach Grace Swanson and co-coach Sandy Moyer. To help, call Jodi Dyott at (727) 247-5650.

Newsmakers

• For the third year in a row, New River Elementary is a top school (K-8) in solving math problems in the national First in Math program, collectively solving more than 1.8 million problems correctly. Besides being the first place school in Pasco County, New River also had the top K-1, second grade, third grade and fifth grade teams. Individual students recognized were Davien Worrels, Beck Rufe and Brig Rufe, who was named the top overall player in Pasco County and No. 10 in the state.

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.

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