Land O’ Lakes High reunion
The Land O’ Lakes High class of 1977 will have its 35th reunion festivities on Oct. 19 and 20.
The cost is $20 per person, if paid by Sept. 30 or $25 after that. The fee includes dinner on Saturday. Mail the check to Land O’ Lakes High School Reunion, P.O. Box 1831, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639.
Reunion festivities will include attending the football game at Land O’ Lakes High for the dedication of John Benedetto Stadium, for a cost of $5 per person.
Class members will also meet for a tailgate before the game at Beef O’ Brady’s on US 41. After the game, class members will gather at Mosquito Grill and Bar, which is located where Rapscallions and The Lakeside Inn used to be.
Other activities are planned for Saturday and Sunday, with separate costs.
For more information, email or join the Facebook group Land O’ Lakes Class of 1977 Alumni.
Bishop McLaughlin golf tournament
Bishop McLaughlin is accepting registration for the fourth annual Blake Rahman Memorial Golf Outing on Oct. 13 at Beacon Woods Golf Club, 12507 Clock Tower Parkway in Hudson.
Registration begins at noon and the shotgun start is at 1:30 p.m. All levels of golfers are welcome. Foursomes are $300 and single golfers are $75.
Registration forms available at www.bmchs.com. For more information, contact Joe Jasinski at (727) 857-2600 or via email at . Proceeds will benefit students at Bishop McLaughlin.
Carrollwood Day School open house
Carrollwood Day School is having an open house at 1 p.m. on Sept. 30 for students and parents of prospective students entering grades six through 12.
The event, at 1515 W. Bearss Ave., will include a short presentation about the school. There will also be breakout sessions for the International Baccalaureate (IB) programs and different grade levels.
Current students and faculty members will be there to talk about their experiences at the school. Reservations are appreciated and can be made by calling Michelle Cáceres at (813) 920-2288 or emailing her at .
Lutz man graduates from Youngstown State
Joshua Lee of Lutz graduated from Youngstown State University in August with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in general administration.
PHCC team honors fallen service members
Members of the Pasco-Hernando Community College (PHCC) faculty and staff running team joined 2,700 runners for the fifth annual Run for the Fallen in Riverview.
Each runner from the eight-member team successfully completed the 5- or 10-kilometer course to pay tribute to the more than 350 Florida service members killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
PHCC team members, Laura Kelly, advisor; John Whitlock, dean of arts and sciences; Bobby Yancy, computer/network support specialist; Wendy Villa, financial aid assistant II; and Bob Bade, associate dean of student activities & engagement each completed the 10K (6.2 miles).
Other PHCC staff, Ahmy Arca, coordinator of student activities; Ana Lopez, associate director of libraries; and Julia Mea, senior office assistant Teaching-Learning Center, completed the 5K track (3.1 miles).
Which is right for you? The SAT or the ACT?
Most colleges accept either the SAT or the ACT.
Find out which is best for you by taking a practice test that features a mix of questions from both the SAT and ACT.
Princeton Review will administer the test at the Wesley Chapel High cafeteria, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 29. The cost is $20 per student.
Preregistration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Please arrive by 8:45 a.m. with a calculator and No. 2 pencils.
Test-takers will receive a detailed score report providing a side-by-side comparison of their projected test scores. A follow-up session will be from 1 to 1:55 p.m. on Oct. 18 in the school media center to discuss the strengths and weaknesses on the score report, and to share basic test-taking techniques to raise scores on both the SAT and ACT.
For more information, call Kelly Davey at (813) 794-8833.
Seeking sponsors for ‘Pumpkin Palooza’
Veterans Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Association will have “Pumpkin Palooza” in October.
The school’s fifth annual Fall Festival will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 12.
The fundraiser will include carnival games, inflatables, a dunk tank, photo booth, a pumpkin decorating contest, marketplace vendors and concessions.
Proceeds will help the PTA provide programs and services for the school.
To keep the fall festival affordable for families in the community, the PTA is seeking donations and/or sponsorships from businesses in the community. For more information, contact or log on to www.veteranspta.com.
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage
The Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative is celebrating Hispanic heritage with three popular annual contests.
Contest entries are being accepted through Sept. 30. Winners will be announced and prizes will be given at the Our Hispanic Heritage Awards Ceremony at the Town ‘N Country Regional Public Library, 7606 Paula Drive, Suite 120, in Tampa at 2 p.m. on Nov. 18.
Students in kindergarten through fifth may enter the Our Hispanic Heritage Bookmark Contest.
Students in grades 6 to 12 may enter the Our Hispanic Heritage Poster Contest.
Adults age 18 and older may enter the Our Hispanic Heritage Poetry Contest.