ATTENTION ALL 8TH GRADE STUDENTS & PARENTS:
ZHS will be holding a special night for 8th grade students and parents on Tuesday, March 3rd at 6:30 P.M. This will be a great opportunity for 8th grade students and parents to tour ZHS and learn about all of the opportunities and choices students will have in high school. Please mark your calendars and be sure to attend! Additional details will be available soon!
Take Stock In Children
8th grade students may be eligible for a Take Stock in Children College Scholarship to help Pasco County students from economically disadvantaged families go to college. The scholar’s progress is continuously monitored through college. To be considered for this scholarship opportunity (up to 4 years tuition-paid), the student must meet income eligibility requirements, agree to remain crime & drug free, and get good grades with good attendance.
This scholarship opportunity is available to students in 8th grade. All 8th graders will receive an informational handout about the Take Stock in Children scholarship on November 3rd to bring home. If you feel that your child qualifies and you would like to receive an application, students must return the bottom portion of the form. Students should submit their request slips to the back office, or give them directly to Ms. Northcutt, 8th grade School Counselor. Application packets will be given to students who request one and these need to be completed in a timely manner. All completed applications must be turned in no later than December 8th, 2014.
Land O’Lakes High School will be here on Monday, October 13th (during 5th period) to present information on their IB Program to current 8th grade Algebra students.The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB) offers high-achieving, high-performing students an opportunity to pursue a rigorous program of studies during their high school years. The academic requirements of the IB program are demanding. However, the student with an IB diploma or certificate may be awarded college credit and advanced standing at colleges and universities throughout the world.
The IB Program at Land O’Lakes High School serves east side and central school in Pasco County. There will be parent information nights held to present additional information to and answer questions. A link to begin the PRE IB APPLICATIONS will be posted at the Land O’Lakes High School website www.lolhs.pasco.k12.fl.us, starting October 13, 2014 and closing on December 6, 2014.
Tuesday, 10/28/14 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. @ Land O’Lakes High School
Thursday, 10/30/14 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. @ John Long Middle School
Thursday, 11/6/14 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. @ Thomas E. Weightman Middle School
Please read and follow all instructions for completing and submission. The deadline for applications will be December 6, 2014.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS SUBMISSION: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014
WRITING/MATH SAMPLE AT LOLHS: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014, 8:30- 10:30 am
ALTERNATE WRITING/MATH SAMPLE AT LOLHS: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2014, 2:30- 4:30 pm
8th graders zoned for Zephyrhills High: Mr. Frelick, ZHS principal, will be at our cafeteria on Tuesday, March 4th to discuss next year’s course options. Later that same evening, the ZHS Curriculum Fair will be held at the ZHS campus at 7 pm with ZHS Administrators, teachers, and guidance counselors available to answer any questions you may have. We encourage you to attend this event in order to ensure a smooth transition to high school. Continue reading ZHS Principal with RBSMS 8th Graders 3/4