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Pasco County school notes


Nov. 25-27: Thanksgiving holiday. No school for students and teachers.

Class notes

Bayonet Point Middle: Food drive ends Friday.

Gulf Highlands Elementary: Advisory council, 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Gulfside Elementary: All Pro Dad bowling night, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Tarpon Lanes.

Hudson Elementary: Food drive continues.

Hudson Middle: Advisory council, 4:15 p.m. Nov. 18.

Moon Lake Elementary: Student of the month recognition, 2:40 p.m. Friday. • Active Parenting class, 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Northwest Elementary: PTO meeting, 4 p.m. Tuesday. • Invention Convention Make and Take Night, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 18.

Watergrass Elementary: Citizen of the month breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Friday. • Movie night, 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.

West Zephyrhills Elementary: Fall festival, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.


• Mitchell High Drama presents The Awesome 80s Prom at 7 p.m. Thursday in the school cafeteria, 2323 Little Road, New Port Richey. Tickets are $7. For information, call (727) 774-9358.

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

• Fox Hollow Elementary concert, 7 p.m. Thursday. Free.

• High School Choral Festival, 4 p.m. Saturday. Free.

• River Ridge Middle Drama presents Shake Your Shakespeare at 7 p.m. Nov. 20-21. $5.

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

• Wesley Chapel High winter dance performance, 7 p.m. Thursday. $3 donation.

• Sanders Memorial Elementary winter concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 18. Free.

• Beauty and the Beast, 10:30 a.m. and noon Nov. 23. Grades K-3. $4.

Youth library events

Centennial Park, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. (727) 834-3204.

• Fall Crafts, 2 p.m. Saturday. Elementary ages.

Hudson Regional, 8012 Library Road. (727) 861-3040; TDD: (727) 861-3024.

• Thanksgiving crafts, 2 p.m. Saturday. Elementary ages.

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

• Paper Greetings Bring Hope activity, 4 p.m. Thursday. Teens.

• Teen scavenger hunt, 4 p.m. Thursday.

• Kids Fun Factory, 2 p.m. Saturday. Elementary ages.

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

• Teen talent show, 2 p.m. Saturday.

• Hemp bracelet craft, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Teens.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St., (727) 853-1265

• Garage Jams, 3 to 6 p.m. today and Nov. 18.

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

• Teen Art Contest, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

• Teen Field Day, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

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

• Simply Science, 6 p.m. Thursday. Elementary ages.


International Baccalaureate diploma program parent Information Nights will be held on the following dates: 6 p.m. Thursday at River Ridge Middle, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey; 6 p.m. Monday at Crews Lake Middle, 15144 Shady Hills Road, Spring Hill; 6:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at Seven Springs Middle, 2441 Little Road, New Port Richey. For information, contact Holly Rockhill at (813) 794-9429 or or Deborah Lepley at (727) 774-3309.

• The Great American Teach In, sponsored by Progress Energy and Pasco County schools, will be Nov. 18. Volunteers are needed to come speak with students about their careers and hobbies. For general information, contact Randee Williams, supervisor of volunteer programs, at or (727) 774-2203, (813) 774-2203, or (352) 524-2203.

• River Ridge Middle flea market will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 21 in the school parking lot. Booth spaces are available for rent at a presale fee of $10. Day-of-sale booths are $15. Proceeds will be used to promote social and academic incentives for students. For information, call Karen Tabone at (727) 774-7208.

Send school news to Michele Miller at, by fax at (727) 869-6233 or by regular mail to 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668.

Pasco County school notes 11/10/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 9:59pm]
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