School notes for Nov. 9

School calendar, events and briefs
Published November 5 2018


Nov. 16: Progress reports

Nov. 17-25: Thanksgiving break, no school


Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. 744-7382,

  • River Ridge Middle drama production, 2 p.m. Nov. 10.

  • Learn it Live! educational series' production of Charlotte's Web, 10:30 a.m. and 12 noon Nov. 13-14. Grades K-5. $5.

  • Fivay High band concert, 7 p.m. Nov.15.

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

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

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

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

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


Saint Leo University will host an open house at 8 a.m. Nov. 10 at the school, 33701 State Road 52, St. Leo. Guests will become acquainted with the academic programs through conversations with faculty, resource fairs, and a variety of academic presentations and demonstrations. Visitors may tour the Saint Leo campus with current students, learn about clubs and organizations, meet with financial aid representatives, talk with their admissions counselors and more. High school seniors and transfer students may complete a complimentary application on-site. Check-in and breakfast are available from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. in the Student Community Center. University President Jeffrey D. Senese will welcome everyone, and there will be a presentation by Saint Leo’s Office of Admissions from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Check-in and late registration will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. by the clock tower at the Student Activities Building. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, and friends and family are welcome to attend. There is no cost for this event.

Register and find more information at For assistance with registration, or questions regarding the event, contact the Office of Admissions at [email protected] or call (352) 588-8283

Pasco County Schools will host a Fall Instructional Job Fair from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 14 at Sunlake High School, 3023 Sunlake Blvd., Land O' Lakes. Pasco County Schools is seeking candidates for positions in math, science, emotional and behavioral disorders/autism spectrum disorder, exceptional student education, elementary education, school nurse, behavioral analyst, guest teachers. All education interns, teachers, student services employees, and those who have a bachelor’s degree and are interested in becoming certified educators are invited to the fall instructional job fair. Applicants can meet with administrators and hiring managers for on-the-spot interviews and job offers. For more information, applicants should register at Registered applicants can win door prizes and giveaways Certification information sessions will be held at 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. For more information and to submit an application visit or contact [email protected]

Library notes

Check out a sample of upcoming library youth activities. Don't see something you like? For more on events and programs at Pasco County libraries, go to For information about events and programs at the New Port Richey Public Library, go to

  • Native November Arts and Crafts Social Gathering, 11 a.m. Nov. 10 at the Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. Make dream catchers, popsicle stick teepees and Native American baby rattles. For children and families.

  • Family Sign Language, 10:15 a.m. Nov. 10 at the New River Library, 34043 State Road 54, Wesley Chapel. Learn the basics of American Sign Language. Children, teens, families.

  • Tinkering Tuesdays - The First Thanksgiving, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Land O' Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O' Lakes. Learn about the First Thanksgiving and Native American Traditions. Grades: K-5

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