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Pasco County school calendar and notes

Calendar

• Progress reports are distributed Thursday..

Class notes

Double Branch Elementary: International Potluck Dinner and cultural showcase, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

Oakstead Elementary: Student of the Month recognition, 9 a.m. Thursday. Otter Ball, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Wiregrass Ranch High: Curriculum Fair, 6 to 8 p.m. Feb 24.

Music/theater/art

• The 2009 Art of Recycling Exhibit runs through Feb. 18 at the West Pasco Government Center, 7530 Little Road, New Port Richey. Winning art pieces will be transferred to the District School Board of Pasco County through Monday..

• Wiregrass High thespians present Haunted Hamlet at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 -20 and Feb. 26-27 at the school. Tickets are $5.

Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel, 30651 Wells Road, (813) 794-8772, (352) 524-8772 or (727) 774-8772.

• The Richard Zielinski Singers, 4 p.m. Feb. 22. Tickets are $10 adults, $5 students.

• Florida International University Faculty Woodwind Quintet, 11 a.m. March 5 for grades 6 to 12.

Library events

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

• Chocoholic Party, 4 p.m. today.

• Fun Factory with seasonal board games, puzzles and more, 2 p.m. Saturday. For elementary ages.

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

• Homework Help Center, 3 to 5 p.m. each Wednesday. For elementary ages.

• Valentine's @ the Disco, 7 p.m. Friday. For teens.

• Teen Movie Night, 6 p.m. Tuesday.

New River, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. (813) 788-6375.

• Jack Baylis presents Abraham Lincoln, 4 p.m. Thursday.

• Craft Corner, 2 p.m. Saturday. For elementary ages.

Briefs

• Pasco Compassionate Friends, a support group for those grieving the loss of a child, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at Community Hospital, conference room C, 5637 Marine Parkway, New Port Richey. For information, call (813) 273-8721.

• Feb. 27 is the deadline to register for the ACT to be administered on April 4. Go to www.actstudent.org.

• Volunteer judges are needed for the Pasco County Science Fair April 18 at Weightman Middle School. To sign up or for information contact Adrienne Richrath or Sharon Robinson at (727) 774-4500 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. or 3:45-4:15 p.m.

Newsmakers

These students were named to the Principal's Honor Roll at Moore Mickens Education Center: Rosario Alvarez, Jessica Chapmon, Illiana Tonge, Skyla Bloomer, Ashley Harris, John Algood, Tiffany Burger, Ashly Peres.

• Pine View Middle students Alison Flaherty and Miranda Clemson auditioned and were selected for the Pasco All County Band. The Pine View Middle marching band placed first in the Dade City Magical Night Parade.

Dylan Waddle, an eighth-grader at Rushe Middle School, recently participated in the Florida Music Educators/Florida Bandmasters Associations Middle School Honor Band in Tampa. Dylan was seated as the first alto saxophonist in a band of 128 students from around the state. Dylan also auditioned for and was selected as a member of the Pasco All County Band.

Pasco County school calendar and notes 02/10/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 6:54pm]
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