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Pasco/Hernando Community College: The law enforcement and corrections academy program is offering a corrections academy at East Campus in Dade City, 36727 Blanton Road. The program is from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays Oct. 3 to Feb. 2 with an occasional evening class session. The corrections academy is a 552-hour basic recruit training course required by Florida to become a certified corrections officer for a county jail or the state prison system.

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Requirements include PHCC admittance, the completion of an academy application and meeting additional requirements to qualify. Application deadline to the Director of Law Enforcement and Corrections Programs is Sept. 9. The additional requirements are outlined in the monthly orientation and information session, held at 2 p.m. the third Thursday of each month in the Public Service Technology Center on the East Campus in Dade City.

For information or to get an application, contact Valerie Wise, senior office assistant, law enforcement programs, at (352) 518-1364.

• The college is offering an Operation of an Early Childhood Center course, for the fall term. The class will meet from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 17 – Nov. 12 at the West Campus in New Port Richey, 10230 Ridge Road. The fee is $325.

This course meets the credential requirements for directors and administrators of childcare centers and has been approved for both the foundation and advanced level credentials by the Florida Children's Forum. For information call (877) 879-7422 or visit

Pine Grove Elementary School: The Title I annual meeting will be from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 1 on a rotation schedule in the classrooms and cafeteria. The Title I plan for the year will be presented.

Springstead High School: The school will have an open house at 6:15 p.m. Sept. 6 beginning in the gym with an opening session followed by a mini-school day. During each 15-minute class period, teachers will present course overviews, grade requirements, class activities, and other information.

• The Marching Eagle Brigade will hold its annual "Night of Flight" dinner and show at 6 p.m. Friday. The public is invited and dinner and the show is $5 per person. The debut performance of the 2011 marching band show Karma will begin around 8 p.m. on the football field. Cost for the show only is also $5 per person. For information, call Richard Dasher, band director, at (352) 797-7010, ext. 223.

Weeki Wachee High School: The school's Advisory Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the media center. For information, call (352) 797-7029.

West Hernando Middle School: The Advisory Council will meet 5-6 p.m. Monday in the media center. All parents and students are invited to come.

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