ANCLOTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Today is Barnacle Bill reward day. The school advisory council meets today at 6:30 p.m. March junior expressionist winners are: Kunjal Gandhi, first place essay; Kim Pipitone, first place, illustration. The theme was "One of the Hardest Things I Had to Overcome."
CALUSA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: All kinds of exciting things are going on today: Pat Alas' class will have an Easter Egg hunt, as will Maureen Gerbin, Jennifer Lindhorst and Kelly Rutherford's classes. Susan Welch's second-grade class will enjoy "bunny food" today. Seven kindergarten classes will have a Spring Parade, Jodie Bradley's class will make a U.S. history quilt, third-, fourth- and fifth-graders will votes today for their favorite Sunshine books and many classes will have Easter parties.
CENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Today is field day. The following pupils are first place winners in the science fair and will representing Centennial in the finals: Eight-year-olds: first place, Elizabeth Cummins and Nikki Mehler. Nine-year-olds: first place, Michelle Howell and Gennie Futch. Ten year-olds: Brenna McHugh and Heather Brown. Eleven-year-olds: first place, Danielle Gallegos and Philip Smithson.
HUDSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Sue Cox's fourth and fifth grade language arts class will present an original play today at 9:30 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. The play was written and directed by Jennifer Taylor, a parent volunteer. It theme is empathy for the homeless. Congratulations to the students who participated in the Combined Chorus Concert. Thanks to a great music teacher, Ron Fry. April 8, is the deadline for out-of- district applications. Bus service is on a space available basis.
HUDSON MIDDLE SCHOOL: The enhanced science class received one of four grants awarded to Pasco County by the Florida Department of Education. The $4,257 award will go toward an indigenous butterfly garden.
MARCHMAN TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER: Retired Senior Volunteer Program volunteer of the year is Herb Renck. The Pasco County Association of Educational office Professional named this year's scholarship winner: congratulations to Hudson High's Kristy Jo Dockery.
MITTYE P. LOCKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Locke won third place in the Pasco County battery recycling contest. The school will receive $500 to spend on their award-winning recycling program. Mrs. Carol Bingham and Mrs. June Shauan will sponsor a K-Club under the leadership of the Holiday Kiwanis Club this year.
PASCO MIDDLE SCHOOL:
All three Pasco entrants placed in the seventh and eighth grade district public speaking contest held at Land O'Lakes: Tye Reedy, Sarah Hammett and Whitney Ward received an honorable mention for their speeches.