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Digest

Springstead senior makes her mark

By TIMES STAFF
Published April 26, 2007


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Springstead High School senior Christine Cacciatore will make school history as the only student to have been president of a Springstead class for two consecutive years. Christine will enter the University of Florida on June 21 with sophomore status because of her academic achievement and college credits earned during high school.

Open house honors retiring teacher

Westside Elementary School first-grade teacher Susan Cannoy will retire at the end of the school year after 35 years of teaching. There will be an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. May 10 in her classroom.

Take a tour, get set for kindergarten

Westside Elementary School will have Kindergarten Roundup from 9 a.m. to noon and from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. May 8. The roundup is for children who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1. Parents can bring their children for screenings and tours. Documentation needed includes birth certificate, school physical, Social Security card, copy of immunizations and proof of residency. The orientation breakfast for kindergarten will be from 9:10 to 10:10 a.m. May 14. Doughnuts, muffins and coffee will be served. J. D. Floyd Elementary School's Kindergarten Roundup will be at 5:30 p.m. April 30 and May 1. The same documentation is required, and children are welcome.

Junior enters WWII film in contest

Springstead High School Junior Matt Wilcox has entered a documentary film about World War II in the culture competition of the Florida Association of Students of German. Wilcox spent a year producing the film, with the help of fellow students and teachers and using actual World War II uniforms and memorabilia.

Summer camps offer fun, study

Wider Horizons School has scheduled several summer camps. For middle and high school students, there will be a three-week program, June 11 through 29, with preparation for SAT and ACT exams, academic brushup and field trips, sports and activities. Elementary camps will take place throughout the summer. Students may register for one week or the entire summer of outdoor and indoor activities. There are also summerlong Montessori pre-K and primary grade camps. For information, call 666-1934.

Hernando Christian plans open house

Hernando Christian Academy will have an open house and tour at 10 a.m. Saturday. The school is at 7200 Emerson Road in Brooksville. For information, call 796-0616.

[Last modified April 25, 2007, 21:51:39]


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