Pasco High School Weekly Newsletter

August 28, 2022

Mission Statement/Declaración de la misión

The mission of Pasco High School is to create a collaborative environment that nurtures learning, mutual respect, and a strong work ethic, thereby helping to develop future citizens for the challenges that lie ahead.

La misión de Pasco High School es crear un ambiente de colaboración que fomente el aprendizaje, el respeto mutuo y una fuerte ética de trabajo, ayudando así a desarrollar futuros ciudadanos para los desafíos que se avecinan.

Important Links to District Information

Weekly Announcements

Parent Portal:

Parents, it is important to stay informed about your student’s progress. Please make sure you have created your parent portal, and checking your student’s progress on a weekly basis. Progress reports will be available on September 9th. If you have any questions and/or concerns, email the teachers. If you would like to schedule a parent/teacher conference, call 352-524-5539.

Attention 9th and 10th Grade Families:
This week 9th and 10th graders will take the Progress Monitoring 1 (PM1) test in English Language Arts for the Florida FAST assessment. 9th graders will test Monday and Tuesday and 10th graders will test Thursday and Friday. ELA teachers have shared with students testing dates and locations. This information has also been posted in the IRC. All testing will begin at 7:15 AM. It is important that students arrive on time to their testing location. Any questions, please contact Ms. Resto.

College Night:

Mark your calendars for Monday, September 12th, 5:30-7:30pm for the Florida College Fair, being held in the Activity Center at PHS. It's the perfect time to learn about the university/college requirements and speak with the admission representatives.

All Students:

Students, please be sure and check out the CRC grade level page on your MyLearning. Important information and announcements can be found there.

Are you interested in volunteering? Please check out the volunteer opportunities posted in the weekly newsletter.


Student’s, please make sure you are making it to class on-time. You have a total of 5 minutes between each class. Be on time, it is important!!!

Schedule Changes:

All schedule changes have been completed at this time. If you have any concerns about your schedule, please see your school counselor.

Bus Riders:

Attention all bus riders, remember to get to your bus quickly at the end of the day. All buses will leave promptly five minutes after the bell.


Attention car riders, remember that all drop-offs and pick-ups are located at the front of the school. We greatly appreciate your cooperation.

Student Parking:

Attention student drivers, remember to have your permits displayed at all times. Permits are being checked.

School Pictures:

School Pictures will be on Tuesday, October 4th. Students will take pictures through their English class. If your student takes an off-campus English class, they can take their pictures during their lunch.


Yearbook Back to School Sale is going on through August 31st. Lock in the lowest price of the year: Only $60. Name stamp personalization & icons can also be added to your order. You can order online at

Parent Volunteers:

If you are interested in being a volunteer for PHS, please make sure you have visited the Pasco County Schools website and complete the volunteer application.


Pasco High School has a very active PTSA. We would like to invite all parents that would like to be a part of this phenomenal group to the first meeting on Tuesday, August 30th. Please contact Dawn Enright for additional information.

Important Testing Information

August 19, 2022

Dear Parents:

In March 2022, legislation was signed that eliminated the Florida Standards Assessment and replaced it with a progress monitoring tool to measure students’ growth in language arts and math. This state-mandated progress monitoring tool, known as the Florida Assessment of Student Thinking or FAST, is aligned to the B.E.S.T standards.

The FAST is administered on the computer and is adaptive in nature. This means that the test will adjust up or down depending on how your child responds. If your child answers an item correctly, the test will adjust and introduce a more challenging question. If your child answers incorrectly, the test will adjust and present your child with a less challenging question. Because the test is adaptive, no two students are taking the exact same test. For more information on the FAST, go to

Your child will be taking their PM1 test in English Language Arts starting on Monday, August 29, 2022.

After your child has tested, you will be notified of your child’s results. Once the electronic results are received from the state, you will be able to access them through the state’s Family Portal. You can access the state’s Family Portal by logging into your Pasco parent account, clicking on Check Grades/Attendance, and then clicking on the Florida Statewide Assessments icon.

Thank you for your continued support. If you have any questions, please contact your child’s teacher.


Kari A. Kadlub


Students in action in the classroom!

Big picture

Have questions about dual enrollment?

Whether you are interested in taking dual enrollment courses 2nd semester for the first time or would like to refresh your knowledge on the process for dual enrollment, the place to go to get this information is the Pasco County Schools website:

Once you have visited this link, please sit with your school counselor to map out your dual enrollment path. They will be able to help you navigate the required documents and assessments needed for enrollment.

Big picture


It is extremely important that each parent/guardian have a parent account on the MyStudent portal. This is where you will be able to access student fees, review your student's schedule, monitor absences/tardies, check grades, and email teachers.

Step by Step instructions for filling out your Emergency Card


Due to unforeseen circumstances, it is very important to make sure your contact information is always current and accurate. The school needs to be able to communicate with you regarding any changes or emergencies. Please review the step-by-step instructions below on how to access and fill out the emergency forms.

Video: Emergency Card Entry for Families
Big picture

Important dates to remember!

  • Monday, September 12th, 5:30-7:30 pm, PHS Activity Center - College Fair
  • Thursday, October 13th, 8:15 am, 2nd period, PHS Activity Center - Herff Jones, Graduation Gear
  • Tuesday, October 18th, 7:15 am, Administration Training Room - ASVAB Testing
Big picture

Volunteer Opportunities

Big picture

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Dade City, is planning their Fall Festival for October 1. Father Krys is offering community service hours to any students who might want to volunteer to help in various ways with the festival. If so, they can contact the Parish Office, Claire Odobo at (352) 588-3641 or email at

Volunteers are needed for upcoming fall festivals in our Dade City community. Check your CRC Canvas Course or see Ms. Edwards for details.

Big picture
Big picture

Congratulations Pirate Nation Football! PHS 33- ERHS 13 #SailsUp

Big picture


As of now, Fall athletics have begun. Please contact Coaches with any questions:

Football Coach Freeney

Cross Country Coach Virtue

Coach Gates>

Volleyball Coach Tejada>

Cheerleading Coach Wetherby>

Golf Coach Webb>

Coach Wilks>

Swimming Coach Patterson>

Coach Fisher>

Big picture
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture

Looking for more information?

Be sure to stay in touch with all of the events through Twitter, Facebook and our school website