Sunday, November 19, 2017
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Spring Hill Rotary seeks Brain Bowl sponsors, Stage West offers scholarships

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Brain Bowl: The Rotary Club of Spring Hill is seeking sponsors for its 20th annual Rotary of Spring Hill/Kevin Coit Middle School Brain Bowl on March 31 at Challenger K-8 School. The Brain Bowl is an academic competition among all Hernando County public middle schools. Sponsorships help provide T-shirts, door prizes, awards and a pizza lunch for students and their families. Sponsors contributing $100 or more will have their names or logos printed on the back of the T-shirts and will receive mention in the program and at the event. For information, call Carol McElroy at (352) 684-6840.

Challenger K-8: The School Advisory Council will meet at 6 p.m. April 10 in the media center.

Pasco-Hernando Community College: The college will host a workshop to provide information about how to apply for financial aid from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday in Room E-202 at the Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court. The workshop will provide an opportunity to learn how to complete the free application for federal student aid online. Applicants younger than 24 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian and bring the family's 2011 tax returns and W-2s. The tax returns do not have to be filed, but the information is necessary to complete the application.

Scholarship opportunity: Stage West Community Playhouse is offering five scholarships: the Irv Clark Scholarship for Voice for $2,000; three Youth Scholarships of $1,000 each for theater arts studies, and one Appreciation Scholarship of $1,000 for a student who has volunteered at Stage West and may not be studying voice or theater arts. Applications are available at Spring Hill high schools and at the Stage West box office at 5390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Box office hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The deadline is April 5.

Springstead High: The school's Anti-Bullying Club, through its AOK Kids (Acts of Kindness) program, will have a clothing giveaway from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. today. For information, call Karen Wilcox at (352) 797-7010, ext. 254.

Hernando High: The school will have an informational meeting regarding advanced placement and dual enrollment offerings for the coming school year at 7 p.m. April 12 in the media center. For information, call (352) 797-7015, ext. 218.

• The School Advisory Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. March 27 in the media center. For information, call Marianne Bennett at (352) 797-7015, ext. 406.

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