School notes for Nov. 23

Pasco schools calendar, events and briefs
Published November 19

Calendar

Nov. 16: Progress reports

Nov. 17-25: Thanksgiving break, no school

Dec. 21: End of second quarter.

Dec. 22-Jan 6: Winter break. No school.

Jan. 7: Teacher planning day. No school for students.

Jan. 15: Report cards.

Jan. 21: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. No school.

Theater/Art/Music

Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. www.centerfortheartsriverridge.com.(727) 744-7382, centerfortheartsriverridge.com.

  • Gulf Middle band concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 28.

  • Hudson Middle band concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 29.

  • Calusa Elementary concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 3.

  • Crews Lake Middle concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 4.

  • Cypress Elementary concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 5.

  • Anclote High concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 6.

Tickets are on sale for the Learn it Live presentation, "Holiday Traditions Around the World," 10:30 a.m. Dec. 17-18. Pre-K-Grade 5. $5.

Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel, 30651 Wells Road, Wesley Chapel. (813) 794-8772, centerfortheartswesleychapel.com

  • Land O' Lakes High choral concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 27.

  • John Long Middle concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 28.

  • District 14 Thespians individual events, Dec. 1.

  • Thomas E. Weightman Middle band concert, 5 p.m. Dec. 2.

  • Watergrass Elementary performance, 7 p.m. Dec. 4.

  • New River Elementary concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 5.

  • Wesley Chapel High winter band concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 6.

  • Wiregrass High/John Long Middle orchestra concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 7

Tickets are on sale for the Learn it Live presentation, "Holiday Traditions Around the World," 10:30 a.m. Dec.19. Pre-K-Grade 5. $5.

Briefs

Want to learn more about school choice and magnet programs? Pasco County Schools will host two information nights for students and parents. A Pasco Pathways Innovative Programs and Choice Expo for students attending west Pasco schools will be 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 26 at J.W. Mitchell High, 2323 Little Road, New Port Richey. An expo for east and central Pasco schools will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 29 at Wesley Chapel High, 30651 Wells Blvd., Wesley Chapel. There will be information on various programs at all schools, as well as the application process. To register, go to www.pasco.k12.fl.us/expo.

Library notes

Check out a sample of upcoming library youth activities. For more on events and programs at Pasco County libraries, go to www.pascolibraries.org. For information about events and programs at the New Port Richey Public Library, go to www.nprlibrary.org.

  • Build me a Story, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the New Port Richey Library,5939 Main St., New Port Richey. Ages 4-12.

  • Teen Volunteer Training, 4 p.m. Nov. 27 at the Land O' Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O' Lakes.Teens wanting to earn volunteer hours should fill out the volunteer form online at pascolibraries.org and call the library at (813) 929-1214 to register for a training session. Training sessions are limited to 10 participants. Ages 13-18

  • Kids Read Aloud Book Club, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at the South Holiday Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. Grades 3-5.

Contact Michele Miller at [email protected] or (727) 869-6251. Follow @MicheleMiller52.

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