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Pasco Top of Class goes on hiatus until new school year

So long for now; see you in August

It's a week into summer break for Pasco schools, and it's time for Top of the Class to follow suit. We'll return in August when the 2012-13 school year kicks off. Be sure to check back then and also be on the lookout for our annual Back to School coverage that will publish before school starts. In the meantime, take some time to schedule appointments for required physicals and immunizations and mark your calendars for these important dates:

Aug. 13-17: Teacher planning week.

Aug. 14: Middle and high school orientation.

Aug. 15: Elementary school orientation.

Library notes

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

• "Did You Hear That?" a program about night noises, 2 p.m. today. Grades K-5.

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

• Tween Summer Reading Club: Cupcake Wars, 2 p.m. today.

• Summer Movie Fun, 2 p.m. Friday.

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

• Summer Reading Club, Dreaming with Words craft program, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades K-5.

• Tween Summer Reading Club, Dream It Up Journals, 2 p.m. Friday. Grades 4-7.

• Teen Summer Reading Club program, Vampires vs. Werewolves Live Action Chess Match, 6 p.m. Friday. Grades 6-12.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. (727) 853-1279.

• Summer Reading Program open enrollment, Friday. Some programs require advance sign up. Contact Youth Services Librarian Jessica Meredith at (727) 853-1264.

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

• Teen Summer Reading Club, Knights at Night, 6 p.m. Thursday.

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

• Teen Summer Reading Club: Blacklight Night, 4 p.m. today. Grades 6-12.

• Tail Waggin' Tutors, 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

• Fly by Night, 11:15 a.m. Friday. Grades K-5.

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

• Teen Summer Program, Night Lights, 3 p.m. today. Grades 6-12.

• Kids' Summer Program, Dream With Words, 11 a.m. Thursday. Grades K-5.

South Holiday Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. (727) 834-3331.

• Teen Summer Reading Club, Super Splash Field Day, 6 p.m. today. For teens.

• Tweens! Dream Catcher Craft, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades 4-7.

Briefly

• Primary Prep Preschool, 6916 Perrine Ranch Road, New Port Richey, now offers the state's free pre-kindergarten program. The VPK (voluntary prekindergarten) program is available to all Florida children who are 4 years old by Sept. 1. For information, go to www.primaryprepkids.com or call (727) 372-8077.

• Pasco County students may obtain nutritionally balanced lunches throughout the summer through the USDA Summer Food Service Program. Starting today, free meals will be provided to all children under 18 at selected sites. For information, call (813) 794-2439 or go to www.pasco.k12.fl.us/nutrition/.

How to reach us

Send your school news to Michele Miller:

• Email miller@tampabay.com;

• Fax (813) 909-4611; or 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668.

Miller can be reached at (813) 435-7307 or toll-free at 1-800-333-7505, ext. 7307.

Pasco Top of Class goes on hiatus until new school year 06/12/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 2:02pm]
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