Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

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]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. IT failure blamed for British Airways cancellations (w/video)


    LONDON — British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend.

    Passengers wait at a British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure Saturday at London''s Gatwick Airport. [Associated Press]
  2. Florida softball returns to World Series; FSU baseball in ACC title game


    GAINESVILLE — Florida defeated Alabama 2-1 Saturday to win the deciding Game 3 of their softball Super Region, putting the Gators in the Women's College World Series for the eighth time in program history.

    ’NOLE POWER: FSU’s Dylan Busby, right, is congratulated by teammate Taylor Walls after Busby’s homer against Duke.
  3. Calvary Christian routs Pensacola Christian to win state baseball title


    FORT MYERS — Calvary Christian left no doubt as to which baseball team in Class 4A was the best in Florida this season. The Warriors defeated Pensacola Catholic 11-1 in six innings Saturday night at Hammond Stadium to claim the school's first state championship in any team sport. It also solidified a perfect 30-0 …

    Matheu Nelson of Calvary Christian celebrates scoring on a wild pitch during the first inning.
  4. Mayor: Men stabbed after anti-Muslin rant died as 'heroes' (w/video)


    PORTLAND, Ore. — Police said Saturday they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland light-rail train.

    A sign of thanks rests against a traffic light pole at a memorial outside the transit center on Saturday in Portland, Ore. [Associated Press]
  5. Numerous lapses add up to frustrating Rays loss to Twins

    The Heater

    MINNEAPOLIS — While the Rays made some good defensive plays, threw a couple of big pitches when they needed to and got a few, and just a few, key hits, there were some obvious things they did wrong that led to them losing Saturday's game to the Twins 5-3:

    Rays reliever Tommy Hunter says the Twins’ tiebreaking homer came on a pitch that was “close to where I wanted it.”