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Class notes

By Michele Miller, Times Staff Writer
Published February 20, 2008


Notes

Anclote Elementary: Spring pictures, today. Science Fair, Thursday. Science Night for parents, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Calusa Elementary: Book Fair, Monday-Feb. 29. Advisory Council meeting, 8:30 a.m. Feb. 27. Student of the Month recognition, 3 p.m. Feb. 27.

Cotee River Elementary: All Pro Dad's night, 6:30 p.m. today.Science Fair, Thursday. Math Night, 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Fox Hollow Elementary: Student of the Month Celebration, 10:15 a.m. Thursday. Advisory Council Meeting, 4:15 p.m. Thursday. Science Fair Information Night, 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Gulfside Elementary: Volunteer Breakfast, 10:15 a.m. Thursday. PTO meeting, 4:15 p.m. Thursday. Student of the Month celebration, 10:30 a.m. Friday. B Key team Study Island, 3:45 p.m. Monday. Mussel Beach team Island Study, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Family Reading Night/Book Swap, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 27.

Hudson Elementary: "What is Geometry?" parent/child workshop, 6 p.m. today. PTA "Donuts With Dad," 8 to 8:45 a.m. Thursday.

Richey Elementary: Lowry Park Zoo Ventures, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Advisory Council meeting, 8 a.m. Feb. 27.

Ridgewood High: Gourmet coffee, cookies and FCAT parent workshop, 7 p.m. today. Student FCAT workshop, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 1 and 8. To reserve a spot, contact Mrs. Elicia Nystrom or call 774-3900.

Music/art/theater

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

- River Ridge Middle/High School Combined Concert, 7 p.m. Thursday.

- River Ridge Chorus Talent Show, 7 p.m. Feb. 28.

- Gulf Middle Band Concert, 7 p.m. Feb. 29.

Briefly

- The Pasco County Compassionate Friends, a support group for those grieving the loss of a child, will meet at 7:30 p.m. today at Community Hospital, Conference Room C, 5637 Marine Parkway, New Port Richey. Call 813 273-8721.

- Hudson High JROTC will hold its annual Military Ball from 6:30 to 11 p.m. March 1 at the Timber Greens Country Club in New Port Richey.For reservations, call (727) 774-4254 or (727) 774-4255.

Contests

The Pasco Arts Council presents the second annual Jacaranda Poetry Festival Contest. Entries must be previously unpublished and postmarked by March 15. The entry fee is $3 per poem; send checks payable to the Pasco Arts Council, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday, FL 34690-2354. Send two copies of each poem: one with the poet's name, address and phone number; the other without identification to be given to the judges. All winners will be invited to read their entries at the Jacaranda Festival April 5. Monetary prizes and certificates will be awarded. Call (727) 845-7322.

Open house

Marchman Technical Education Center will host an open house for 10th graders and their parents from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the school, 7825 Campus Drive, New Port Richey. The evening begins with an orientation session in the Building G dining room. Students then can meet with program teachers and tour classrooms and workshops. Call (727) 774-1700.

The deadline for timely submissions is one week before publication. Send your school news to Michele Miller by fax at (727) 869-6233; send e-mail to miller@sptimes.com or send mail to 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL, 34668.