Registration Requirements


  1. PARENT/GUARDIAN’S DRIVER’S LICENSE (can serve as Proof of Residency)
  2. PROOF OF RESIDENCY IN THE STEWART MIDDLE SCHOOL ZONE (if Driver’s License address isn’t current) — current utility bill, lease agreement, house contract etc. showing parent/guardian’s name and physical address (PO Boxes are notacceptable)
  3. 504 Plan/IEP (if applicable) – current IEP & Psychological report.

IN-STATE (but not Pasco County) TRANSFERSStudents transferring from another Florida school must present these additional items upon registration:

4 DPT + 1 booster 3 POLIO + 1 booster
2 MMR Hepatitis B Series
TDAP Booster (7th Grade) Variciella (chicken pox) – 2 vaccines for 6th gr.

OUT-OF-STATE TRANSFERSStudents entering a Pasco County School for the first time must have all 5 of the above items PLUS  the following items:

  1. CURRENT PHYSICAL – dated and signed by a physician within the last 12 months and specifies heart, lungs and blood pressure.  Needs to be more than a statement that reads “child is in good health or normal”.
  2. VERIFICATION OF BIRTH – Birth Certificate

College Scholarship Opportunities

  1. Deadline: May 18. Google’s “Do you love Science?” Award   (Up to $50,000). Google Science Fair is a global online competition open to individuals or teams from 13 to 18 years old.
    #howcanwe make the world better with science?

April 15 deadline:  2016 Barron Prize Each year, the Barron Prize honors 25 outstanding students between the ages of 8 and 18. Students are recognized for their contributions to their community and the environment. The top 10 students will each receive a $5,000 scholarship.

BattleBots IQ
BattleBots IQ is a robot-building contest for teams of middle and high school students and college students. See the rules for more information, or send email to

Yo Teach!  Perform a rap with friends to show appreciation for your favorite teacher by March 31st to win a $3,000 easy scholarship.

Guns Out:  Use our guide to rally support against guns on your campus by April 30th to win a $1,000 easy school grant.

Pack That Ash Up:  Learn and share tips (all on your phone!) to help someone quit smoking by March 31st to win a $2,000 easy scholarship.

Treat Yo Friends:  Give a friend a “voucher book” of fun activities so you can reconnect by March 28th to win a $1,000 easy school grant.

Little Rock Nine Text:  Share a day in the life of a Civil Rights student activist by April 30th to win a $2,000 easy scholarship.

Everyday Superheroes:  Make a card celebrating someone who does super things in your community by March 31st to win a $3,000 easy scholarship.

Course Card Collection

Counselors are collecting course cards for next year’s classes. We’ve gotta catch ’em all!

8th grade students should have all course cards in to Mrs. Pinsky — if yours is not submitted, please turn it in now.  If you have not chosen electives, your electives will be picked for you.  Set yourself up for success in high school by selecting classes that support your interests.

6th & 7th grade students will receive their cards this week– they are due upon our return from Spring Break.

5th grade students’ course card choices are due to elementary schools on Friday  3/18

8th grade Career Lesson

During the weeks of February 16 – 23, all 8th graders will have Career exploration lessons and create accounts that will be used through their senior year for college and/or career planning.

The lesson focuses on interest and ability surveys and possible career clusters that best align with the student’s interests and skills.  Students can then explore the array of careers, incomes, and education requirements for each career.

Erase The Hate Week 2016

Monday 1/25/16 starts our 4th annual Erase The Hate week.  Erase The Hate week promotes acceptance of others’ differences to eliminate hateful words and actions. Students learn through activities that while we are all unique, we are all people deserving kindness.  The week’s activities include:  Kahoot, Mix-It-Up lunch, daily Victimproof morning videos, and our FEATURE speaker, TOM THELEN, who will present twice to our students during the day and then again at 6pm to students and families.  Pizza and prize drawings available for evening guests.