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Pasco County school notes for April 6


April 22: No school.

April 28: Progress reports.

Anclote Elementary: Student of the Month breakfast, 8:45 a.m. Friday.

Fox Hollow Elementary: PTA meeting and book swap, 6 p.m. Thursday

Hudson Elementary: Camp Read A Lot, 6 to 7:45 p.m. Friday.

Odessa Elementary: Worthy Wildcat breakfast, 9 a.m. Friday.

River Ridge High: National Honor Society induction, 6:30 p.m. today.

Seven Springs Elementary: Spring pictures, today.

Performing arts

Bellamy Brothers Spring Pirate Invasion Benefit Concert, 7 p.m. April 15 at Pasco High, 36850 State Road 52, Dade City. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 for standard bleacher seating; $20 for reserved bleacher seating. Parking is $3. For information, call (352) 524-5500.

Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. (727) 774-7382.

• River Ridge High Band Solo and Ensemble Concert, 7 p.m. Thursday.

• All County Elementary Chorus and Orff Concert, 4 p.m. Saturday..

• River Ridge Drama presents ISS, The Musical, 7 p.m. April 14-16. $5 and $8.

• Richey Orchestra presents, "Hooray for Hollywood," 3 p.m. April 17. $15.

• Student Tours — Going Green, 10:30 a.m. and noon April 26. $4.

• Fox Hollow Elementary music concert, 7 p.m. April 26.

• Calusa Elementary music concert, 7 p.m. April 28.

Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel High, 30652 Wells Road. (813) 794-8772.

• Play N' Around Theatre presents Hansel and Gretel, 10:30 a.m. and noon Friday. Grades K-5. $4.

• All County Jazz Band concert featuring guest artist, Dan McMillion Jazz Orchestra, 6 p.m. April 21.

• Academy at the Farm spring concert, 6:30 p.m. April 25.

• Wesley Chapel Elementary spring concert, 6:30 p.m. April 26.

• R.B. Stewart Middle spring band concert, 7 p.m. April 30.

Eleanor Dempsey Performing Arts Center at Bishop McClaughlin, High, 13651 Hays Road in Hudson. (727) 857-2604.

• Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High drama presents, Into the Woods, at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8 for students and senior citizens; $10 for adults.


• Community members wanting to offer input concerning the Pasco County School District's balancing of the budget with an estimated $60 million shortfall and program priorities, are welcome to attend the following Budget Town Hall meetings: 6:30 p.m. today at Seven Springs Middle, 2441 Little Road, New Port Richey; 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Fivay High, 12115 Chicago Ave., Hudson; 6:30 p.m. April 14 at Rushe Middle, 1864 Mentmore Blvd., Land O'Lakes; 6:30 p.m. April 18 at Cox Middle, 37615 Martin Luther King Blvd., Dade City and 6:30 p.m. April 20 at the Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey.

• Pasco County schools 7th annual Pasco County Autism Awareness Walk is Saturday at Odessa Elementary School. This fundraiser helps purchase equipment, fund community-based instruction trips and provide necessities for students with autism. Contact Kim Andris at (727) 774-8912 for information. Registration and additional information are available at


• Early learning Coalition of Pasco Hernando hosts the 4th Annual Week of the Young Child from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Crews Lake Park in Spring Hill. Families will have the opportunity to participate in activities and crafts that correlate with a variety of children's storybooks. The event will also include arts and crafts, storytellers, costume characters, child-friendly music, play area and a complimentary lunch. Children can also tour a vintage fire truck, UPS truck and the coalition's Mobile Outreach Van. Parents will be able to register their children for the voluntary prekindergarten program. The first 400 children to arrive will receive a Clifford book and have an opportunity to have their picture taken with Clifford. Admission is free. There is a $2 per vehicle parking fee. Call (727) 233-8291 or visit

Flea Market and Festival, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 16 at Gulf High, 5535 School Road, New Port Richey. Vendors welcome. Proceeds benefit PACK (Pasco Association for Challenged Kids) summer camp for children with disabilities. Call (727) 534-1200.

Mitchell High's Boy's Golf Scramble, noon May 1 at Fox Hollow Golf Club in Trinity. Cost is $90 per player; $320 for a foursome and includes 18 holes of golf, range balls, tee gifts, contests and an awards dinner. Checks may be made payable to "Mitchell Boy's Golf" and mailed to Rick Hyatt, 1827 Kinsmere Drive, Trinity, FL 34655. Contact Coach Hyatt at or (727) 372-3176.

Send submissions for Top of the Class to Michele Miller; by e-mail,; fax, (813) 909-4611; regular mail, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668. Call Miller at (813) 435-7307, (727) 869-6251, or toll-free at 1-800-333-7505, ext. 7307.

Pasco County school notes for April 6 04/05/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 5:40pm]
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