Pasco High School Weekly Newsletter
September 5, 2022
Mission Statement/Declaración de la misión
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
Parent Bill of Rights Information:
School Lunch Information/Application:
Student Code of Conduct:
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. Also, earlier this week you received district notification that you will receive text messages if your student is earning a grade below a “C.” It is important to make sure your contact information is up-to-date in the portal in order to get these messages. Communication is key.
Attention all Algebra and Geometry Students:
All students taking Algebra 1 or Geometry will take the NWEA assessment in class this week. This will take two days of class time. It is imperative that students are in attendance. If you have any questions, please see your math teacher.
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.
Senior Parent Night:
Senior Parent Night-Reviewing the college application, Tuesday, September 20th, 6pm in the IRC.
Boys' Soccer meeting on 9/12/22 - Location IRC - Time 6:30pm. Meeting is for returning players and new players. If you have any questions, see or email Coach Grayling.
The admission rep from USF will visit PHS on Friday, 9/16, from 11:00am - noon, in the CRC. The sign-up form can be found on the CRC Junior and Senior Canvas Courses.
Parent’s, please help us encourage our students to get to class on-time. Please take a few minutes and check your students portal and monitor their tardies. 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!!!
Attention car riders, remember that all drop-offs and pick-ups are located at the front of the school. We greatly appreciate your cooperation.
Attention student drivers, remember to have your permits displayed at all times. Permits are being checked.
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 purchases can be made at YearbookForever.com
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. If you would like to join, please contact Dawn Enright for additional information.
Early Release Day:
We will have our 1st early release day on Wednesday, September 7th. All students will be released at 11:45am.
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
Pirates in the Classroom!
Have questions about dual enrollment?
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers are needed for upcoming fall festivals in our Dade City community. Check your CRC Canvas Course or see Ms. Edwards for details.
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
Sporting Events for the Week!
September 7 Boys Golf vs. Wesley Chapel/South Sumter
September 7 Swimming vs. Zephyrhills
September 8 Varsity Football @ Hudson (Thursday Varsity Game)
Connor Harrie: Couple days ago, he broke the school's 50-meter free record, which was in place for 20 years. Connor is @SpecSports360 's Athlete of the Week.
Congratulations Pirate Nation Football! PHS 27- FHS 0 #SailsUp
Pirate Nation Cheer!
As of now, Fall athletics have begun. Please contact Coaches with any questions:
Football Coach Freeney email@example.com
Cross Country Coach Virtue firstname.lastname@example.org
Coach Gates email@example.com>
Volleyball Coach Tejada firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cheerleading Coach Wetherby email@example.com>
Golf Coach Webb firstname.lastname@example.org>
Coach Wilks email@example.com>
Swimming Coach Patterson firstname.lastname@example.org>
Coach Fisher email@example.com>
NOTICE TO BUILDING OCCUPANTS AND PARENTS
NOTIFICATION OF INSPECTION FOR ASBESTOS CONTAINING
MATERIALS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final rule, 40 CFR Part 763, Asbestos Containing Material in schools, commonly referred to as AHERA. This rule requires all Local Education Agencies (LEA’s) to identify asbestos containing materials (ACM) in their school buildings and to take appropriate actions to control the release of asbestos fibers.
All inspections for Pasco High School have been completed and a Management Plan describing the results of the inspection and the action plan to control any asbestos found during the inspection, where applicable, has been submitted to the governor for approval. A copy of this plan is located in the administrative office of this school and at the Pasco County Schools Maintenance & Facility Services Department and is available for review upon request.