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Pasco County’s digital art & literary magazine looking for submissions

Pasco County’s digital art & literary magazine looking for submissions

Pasco County, Florida - Are you creative? Do you write prose or poetry? Do you paint, draw, or take photographs? 

Then show off your creativity by submitting your original art, writing, and photography to Pasco County's First Annual Digital Art & Literary Magazine. 

Submissions are open to all Pasco County staff and students K-12. 

A form for entry can be found here or you can email an entry to Abigail J. Kennedy at ajkenned@pasco.k12.fl.us.

Submissions must include:

3 district students fare well in science and engineering fair

3 district students fare well in science and engineering fair

Pasco County, Florida -- Pasco County students from nine middle and high schools participated in the 58th Annual State Science and Engineering Fair March 26 through 28 at the Lakeland Center.  

Students shared winning projects including research findings conducted during school wide competitions conducted earlier in the year. The following three students received awards:

Autism Awareness in Land O'Lakes

Autism Awareness in Land O'Lakes

Land O'Lakes, Florida -- Longleaf Elementary School is hosting an Autism Awareness Walk to raise money for a sensory integration room.  

A multi-sensory room is a special room designed to develop a child’s sense, usually through special lighting, music, and objects. It will be used as a therapy for children with limited communication skills, behavioral issues, and sensory deficits in the school’s autism program, as well as for students who need a calm environment to de-stress.

Pre-registration begins for kindergarten

Pre-registration begins for kindergarten

Pasco County, Florida -- Kindergarten pre-registration at all Pasco County elementary schools begins on Monday, May 6.

Parents who wish to pre-register their children should contact the school in their area for details about orientation activities and times. If parents do not know which school to contact, they can locate their assigned school on the school boundaries web page:  http://www.pasco.k12.fl.us/boundaries/

Kindergarten pre-registration required documents:

No school on April 1

No school on April 1

Pasco County, Florida- It's no joke, there is no school on April 1 for Pasco County School students. 

Monday, April 1 is a Teacher Planning Day, so no school for students. 

School board members receive public outreach award

School board members receive public outreach award

New Port Richey, Florida -- Pasco County and District School Board members received first place in the Public Education Category.

The received the award for their “Public Outreach in the 2015 Penny for Pasco Renewal” at the 21st Annual Future of the Region Awards luncheon.

Connerton principal placed on administrative leave

Connerton principal placed on administrative leave

Land O' Lakes, Florida -- Connerton Elementary School principal Anna Falcone was placed on administrative leave on March 22.

This is pending a recommendation for termination, after administration received information indicating that she had violated confidentiality and acted inordinately.