Last mission to repair the Hubble telescope Hubble space telescope discoveries have enriched our understanding of the cosmos. In this special report, you will see facts about the Hubble space telescope, discoveries it has made and what the last mission's goals are.
For their own good
Fifty years ago, they were screwed-up kids sent to the Florida School for Boys to be straightened out. But now they are screwed-up men, scarred by the whippings they endured. Read the story and see a video and portrait gallery.
- Weekend Craft Corner, 10:15 a.m. Saturday. For elementary ages.
Land O'Lakes Branch Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes. (813) 929-1214.
- Homework Help Center, 3 to 8 p.m. each Tuesday and Wednesday. For elementary ages.
New River Branch Library, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. (813) 788-6375.
- Family Story Time, 6:45 p.m. Monday.
- The Pasco Education Foundation Inc. is accepting online applications for its Scholarship Opportunities for Graduating Seniors from Pasco County Public Schools through 11:59 p.m. Jan. 31. High school seniors can complete an online application by visiting www.pascoeducationfoundation.org.
- Jan. 18 is the late registration deadline for the ACT, to be administered on Feb. 9. A late fee is required. For information or to register, go to www.actstudent.org.
- Jan. 29 is the deadline to register for the SAT, to be administered on March 1. Go to www.collegeboard.com.
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- Jan. 17: Report cards are distributed.
- Jan. 21: Dr. Martin Luther King Day. No school for students and teachers.
- Jan. 31: Adult Education graduation.
Florida Statewide Assessment Program Testing Schedule
- Writing plus Sunshine State Standards Test for grades 4, 8 and 10.
- Reading and Mathematics Sunshine State Standards and Norm-Referenced Tests for grades 3-11.
- Science Sunshine State Standards Test for grades 5, 8 and 11.
- Reading and Mathematics Sunshine State Standards Retakes for grade 11-adult.
June 16-20 or June 23-27
- Reading and Mathematics Sunshine State Standards Retakes for rising grade 12-adult.