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June 16: First day of extended school year services for students.

June 18: Final report cards.

• Aug. 8: Adult Education graduation.

• Aug. 11: First day of school for teachers.

• Aug. 12: Back to School Orientation for middle and high school.

• Aug. 13: Back to School orientation for elementary students.

• Aug. 18: First day of school for students.


Gulfside Elementary: A half-day kindergarten camp will run from July 21 to Aug. 1. For information, call (727) 774-6000.

Library events

Students looking for educational summer activities might want to join the youth or teen summer reading programs at the New Port Richey library and all Pasco County library branches.

Hudson Regional, 8012 Library Road, (727) 861-3040.

• Popcorn and a Movie, 2 p.m. Monday.

• Ambiguous Adolescents Book Discussion, 5 p.m. Tuesday.


• The Pasco County District School Board will host a teacher recruitment fair from 2 to 6:30 p.m. June 24 at Land O'Lakes High School, 20325 Gator Lane. For information or to register, visit or call the Human Resources Department at (727) 774-2000.

• Gulfside Elementary principal Chris Clayton is seeking male mentors for students who do not have a male role model in their lives. Those who are interested in being a mentor for a male student during the 2008-09 school year should call Clayton at (727) 774-6000.


The following students from Gulfside Elementary School placed in the District Science Fair: First place: Samantha Williams. Second place: Joseph Carland and Katie Glenn. Third place: Melissa Keles, Breanna Lario, Brittany Blanchard, Zachary Baker. Fourth place: Adam Hall.

The following Hudson Elementary Science Fair winners represented their school at the District Science Fair: First place: Jospeh Aldrich, Alexa Gernand, Kelly Gordie, Jonathan Wilton. Second place: Brandyn Davis, Thomas Kellison, Kody Mallery, Kylee Merwin. Alternate second place: Allison Jack, Hayley Valera.

The Hudson Elementary Book Battle Team won first place in the west side competition. Team members were: Brandon Clark, Alexa Gernand, Kelly Gordie, Jenna Lambertson, Kylee Merwin, Jaysse Tanshai.

• The Gulf Middle Book Battle team placed third in the district competition. Team members were: Alec Crandord, Alyssa Thorne, Scott Seaman, Courtney Haddad, Brooke Davis. Alternate: Hannah Quade. Coach: Melodie Oleson.

West Pasco school briefs 06/03/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 3, 2008 9:42pm]
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