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Pasco school briefs for Jan. 16


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay will celebrate National Mentoring Month with a reunion reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay, 711 S. Dale Mabry Highway, Suite 300, Tampa. The event will honor former Big and Little Brothers and Sisters, staffers, board members, families and agency friends. Big Brothers Big Sisters carefully matches children of single, low-income or incarcerated parents or sons and daughters of military personnel in long-term professionally supported mentoring relationships. For information or to get involved, go to

• Pasco County Fair: Friday is the deadline for students to enter poultry and rabbits to be shown at the fair. All rabbits must be tattooed in their left ears. A free tattoo and health clinic will be held at Clayton Hall on the fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Complete lists of rules and regulations, entry fees and applications are available at and at the Pasco County Fair Office, 36722 State Road 52, Dade City.


Land O'Lakes High sent 18 thespian troupe members to participate Dec. 8 in the Florida State Thespian District 14 Individual Event Competition in Hernando County. Students received six superior ratings, six excellent ratings and two good ratings. Representing Thespian Troupe 4740 were: Katie Monds, Carinne Julien, Jake Poore, Eden Shirmohammad, Francisco Rosado, Rachel Baez, Kalea Benson, Serena Hodgson, Michael Mourant, Cara Coughlin, Maisha Esdaile, Anna Goltermann, Anjonette Hall, Drew Kennedy, Natoya Lambert, Fanchon Penansky, Taylore Presta and Haley Pizzini. Critics Choice awards went to Carinne Julien and Katie Monds, who were deemed best in their category for monologues. Carinne was selected to represent the district at the state competition in March and will perform in the opening ceremonies at the David J. Straz Center for the Arts in Tampa.

Pasco school briefs for Jan. 16 01/15/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 9:10pm]
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