Principal offers overview for middle school parents, students

The vibe was upbeat as music played and a slideshow offered images of Cypress Creek Middle High, a new school under construction off Old Pasco Road. Parents and students filed into the Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel High School, filling much of the auditorium. They were there to find out what to expect for middle schoolers at the new school, and Principal Carin Hetzler-Nettles was … [Read more...]

Dreamhouse Theatre seeks to entertain, inspire

The stage is empty. But then, they start arriving: The woman who does information technology finance during the day, the guys who do pest control and lawn work. Then, there’s the nanny, the grocery clerks, the college students and the teachers. When they hit their marks, they shed those roles of daily life and become Seymour, Audrey, Orin Scrivello D.D.S., and other characters in … [Read more...]

Finalists announced for ‘Spotlight on Talent’ competition

The preliminary competition for the 31st annual "Spotlight on Talent" is complete, with 100 acts and a total of 200 students competing during the 14-hour audition process. The annual event, hosted by the Heritage Arts Center Association in Dade City, has expanded to two final shows because of the huge increase in applicants and what organizers describe as a jump in the quality of talent. In … [Read more...]