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School briefs: summer camp, poster contest

Briefs

• Centennial Middle School, 38505 Centennial Road, Dade City, is seeking parent feedback on a school-based Parks and Recreation six-week summer camp program for children ages 5 to 13 years. Hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Cost is $55 per week and includes field trips and lunch. Currently the program is offering 80 spots, but that number may be increased or decreased depending on demand. Those interested in enrolling a child are asked to contact Darrell Davis at (352) 524-9700 or dadavis@pasco.k12.fl.us.

Contests

• 2011 SunWise with SHADE Poster Contest: For students in grades K-8. Deadline is April 1. Winning posters will receive state and national prizes, with the overall national winner receiving a family trip to Disney World and a WeatherBug Tracking Station for the winner's school with lifetime access to WeatherBug Achieve. For guidelines and entry form, go to shadefoundation.org.

Friendly reminders

• Spring break is just about over and now is a good time to replenish those school supplies that have run out since back-to-school shopping in August. Items your child might need include lined paper, pencils, pens, erasers, glue sticks, markers, highlighters, folders and composition notebooks.

• Who can think when they're hungry? Good nutrition plays a big part in learning, so it's important to get the day started with a healthy meal — either at home or at school. All Pasco County schools serve breakfast and free breakfast programs are available at various schools. For those whose financial circumstances may have changed since school started in August, a reminder that applications for the free and reduced meal program are accepted throughout the school year. Applications may be picked up at any school or on the Pasco County School District website at www.pasco.k12.fl.us. Go to "departments" and click on Food and Nutrition. For more information, call (813) 794-2439.

School briefs: summer camp, poster contest 03/15/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 3:24pm]
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