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Pasco County Schools is now on Facebook

Pasco County Schools is now on Facebook

Pasco County, Florida -- Pasco County Schools have a new way to keep parents and students updated.

The District School board of Pasco County is now on Facebook. 

The board will serve and interact with the community in new ways. The Facebook page will feature important information, news, photos adn videos about the schools, teachers, students and district. 

Click here to see the new facebook page and stay informed and connected. 

New Port Richey Toilet Rebate Program

New Port Richey Toilet Rebate Program

New Port Richey, Florida -- The City of New Port Richey along with other the Southwest Florida Water Management District have agreed on a Cooperative Funding Initiative for a Toilet Rebate Program for water utility customers.

The program is designed to replace high volume toilets with High Efficiency Toilets (HET). The program is open to all City water customers in single family residences with non-efficient toilets installed prior to 1995.

This will be conducted on a first come first serve basis, as a limited amount of rebates are available due to funding.

Sertoma Foundation gives away free hearing aid batteries

Sertoma Foundation gives away free hearing aid batteries

New Port Richey, Florida -- Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida is giving away free hearing aid batteries on Friday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

The Foundation will offer free hearing aid batteries in the most common sizes while they last: 10, 13, and 312 and 675.  

Potential Eagle Scout working on Emergency Communication Network

Potential Eagle Scout working on Emergency Communication Network

Land O'Lakes, Florida -- Kiran Shila, age 17, is a Boy Scout in Troop 314 is in his final step to becoming an Eagle Scout.

Pasco County schools host virtual town hall meetings

Pasco County schools host virtual town hall meetings

Land O' Lakes, Florida -- Pasco County School Board members have scheduled three school-based town hall meetings and one virtual town hall meeting to share information and take questions and suggestions on the district's 2013-2014 budget.

All of the following meetings will begin at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, May 22 - Seven Springs Middle School cafeteria, 2441 Little Road, NPR - Hosted by Board Chairman Cynthia Armstrong (District 3)

Tuesday, May 28 - Hudson High School mini-theater, 14410 Cobra Way, Hudson - Hosted by Board Member Steve Luikart (District 5)

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:

Gulfside Regional Hospice is holding a free seminar on advance care planning

Gulfside Regional Hospice is holding a free seminar on advance care planning

Pasco County, Florida -- Gulfside Regional Hospice is holding a free seminar about end-of-life decisions and advanced care planning on Tuesday, April 16 at 10 a.m.

The seminar, taking place at Gulfside’s Lutz Thrift Shoppe, located at 1930 Land O’Lakes Blvd. in Harbour Village Shopping Plaza, will feature Aging with Dignity’s Five Wishes, America’s most popular living will with more than 15 million copies in national circulation.