Springstead High: More than two dozen Springstead High School have been named AP Scholars by the College Board in recognition of their performances on the college-level Advanced Placement exams. The students are: Matthew Hardastle, Camille McAvoy, Tara McMahon, Salvatore Dacunto, Michael Hardcastle, Cynthia Kolbasiuk, Jaclyn Kundrat, Stephanie Tatum, Jordan Burchell, Jennifer Gray, Katherine McAlpine, Benjamin Noury, Kimberly Thoures, Desmond Zeng, Carrie Cabrera, Pamela Cohen, John Cotilletta, Stephanie Galarneau, Ariel Hoover, Benjamin Logsted, Jem Lugo, Stephanie Manrique, Gracemarie Medina, Brian Orlando, Kenneth Prugh, Jenny Qiao, Norangeli Ramirez-Marrero, Christopher Sarabalis, and Joseph Sokolowski.
Challenger K8: Parent orientations for 2009-2010 enrollment are at 5 and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23 and Nov. 13. Bring your child's student number (lunch number), name of current school and zoned school. For fifth-graders going to sixth grade, their zoned school is the middle school they will attend. Parents of children on the waiting list must attend an orientation meeting and complete new applications. For parents with a child attending Challenger who would like to apply for a sibling, application cards and portfolio packets are available at the school Oct. 20-Dec. 1. This will be the last year of the lottery for sibling preference. Deadline for portfolios is 4:30 p.m. Dec. 5. Accepted applicants will be notified by Feb. 6. All other applicants will be placed on the waiting list. For information, call 797-7024, ext. 406.
Fox Chapel Middle: The School Advisory Council/Title I Committee will meet from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the media center.
Hernando High: The ROTC will participate in a drill competition at Hamilton High School in Jasper on Oct. 25. For information, call Col. Crigger at 797-7015.
• The School Advisory Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the media center.
Nature Coast Technical High: Shark Theatre will present Schoolhouse Rock, Live!, which is based on the 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, science and American government through song. Performances are 7 p.m. Nov. 7 and 2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Black Box Theatre on the school campus. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students of all ages. The show is recommended for ages 5 and older; no one younger than 4 will be admitted. For reservations, call 797-7088 ext. 296.
• The school will host its Drive In and Car show from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in the school parking lot. Admission is $1. Hot dogs, hamburgers and sodas will be available. The event is being held in cooperation with Ringpower Corp.
Suncoast Elementary: The autumn social/ice cream social/scarecrow contest will be 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in the courtyard, sponsored by PTA.
West Hernando Middle: The School Advisory Council and Title I Committee will meet at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the media center.
Scholarship: College bound seniors can apply for the Cumberland Farms Believe and Achieve Scholarship. The program has individual $1,000 scholarships and is open to students who live within 30 miles of any Cumberland Farms outlet, including children of employees. Applications can be submitted through www.CumberlandFarms.com. The deadline is Dec. 15.