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St. Petersburg College adjunct instructors are starting prep classes geared toward the May 6 SAT.

They will use a curriculum that combines math and the new essay and verbal review. The class features overcoming test anxiety, taking officially retired practice tests, basic skills review, remedial exercises, review questions and test-taking strategies.

The cost for the class and the textbook is $175.

The eight-week class will be held Saturday mornings at the Clearwater, Seminole, Tarpon Springs and Allstate campuses starting Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. An afterschool class will be held at Palm Harbor University High School on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m. March 7 through May 4.

Class size is limited. For more information, call SPC's Lifelong Learning department at 341-4451.

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People who speak Spanish, French or German are needed to serve as volunteer judges for the school district's World Languages Field Day events.

More than 600 students, teachers, judges and community volunteers are involved in the annual event, which celebrates language skills and cultural diversity. Middle and high school students participate in a number of activities, some of which require them to recite poems, speak extemporaneously or be part of a dramatic presentation.

World Languages Field Day is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 11 at Osceola High School, 9751 98th St. N, Seminole. Speakers of Spanish, French or German who would like to volunteer should call Jan Kucerik, world languages supervisor, at 588-6066.

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Nicole Autumn Del Monte, daughter of Paul and Maryanne Del Monte of Largo, has been named to Wake Forest University's dean's list. She is a 2005 graduate of Palm Harbor University High School's International Baccalaureate program.

Evan Zissimopulos and Stephen Hughes of Tarpon Springs High School won first place in the comedy division/high school level at the fifth annual Sol Peska Student Film Competition. Zissimopulos also won first place in the drama division/high school level. The event, sponsored by the Friends of the Tarpon Springs Library, encourages young filmmakers and provides a public showcase for their work.

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