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Bill limiting teacher job guarantees winds its way through Legislature

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Each week, Ridgewood High students make the short trek to nearby Calusa Elementary to help first-graders learn some basic French, through a new program called French Foreign Language Experience. Lately, they have been working on colors and numbers. Here, working on a coloring worksheet, are, from left, Maliyah Simon, 7; Ricky Kernon, 18; Jeremiah Jaros, 7, and Journee Prim, 7.MICHELE MILLER | TIMES

Ridgewood High students teach French language to Calusa Elementary kids

NEW PORT RICHEY — Bonjour! That's a new greeting for first-grade students in Jennifer Daly's classroom, one they are warming to nicely courtesy of the new French Foreign Language Experience program. Since early February, Ridgewood High School students have been making a trek each Thursday morning to Calusa Elementa …

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  1. Pasco preserves 97 acres; Crews Lake Park expansion could follow

    Environment

    NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco County is buying environmentally sensitive land from the Gills family.

    Pasco County's purchase of nearly 97 acres through its Environmental Lands Acquisition and Management Program could pave the way for the future expansion of Crews Lake Wilderness Park, shown here. TIMES files (2016)
  2. Motorcyclist killed, two others injured, in crash near Zephyrhills

    Accidents

    A Zephyrhills motorcyclist was killed in a Tuesday morning crash that left two others injured when another vehicle involved in a separate collision careened into their path, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  3. New Pasco administrator to begin May 1

    Local Government

    NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco commissioners made it official Tuesday, hiring Dan Biles of Alabama as the next county administrator.

    A unanimous Pasco County Commission selected Dan Biles, 48,  of Jefferson County, Ala., as their top choice to be the next Pasco County administrator. Biles is scheduled to begin work in Pasco on May 1.
  4. Bill limiting teacher job guarantees winds its way through Legislature

    K12

    A controversial bill to stop Florida school boards from offering extended job guarantees to teachers on annual contract is moving through the Florida Legislature, despite some strong opposition.

  5. Ridgewood High students teach French language to Calusa Elementary kids

    K12

    NEW PORT RICHEY — Bonjour!

    That's a new greeting for first-grade students in Jennifer Daly's classroom, one they are warming to nicely courtesy of the new French Foreign Language Experience program.

    Each week, Ridgewood High students make the short trek to nearby Calusa Elementary to help first-graders learn some basic French, through a new program called French Foreign Language Experience. Lately, they have been working on colors and numbers. Here, working on a coloring worksheet, are, from left, Maliyah Simon, 7; Ricky Kernon, 18; Jeremiah Jaros, 7, and Journee Prim, 7.
  6. Local artist has put finishing touches on long-forgotten piece of work

    Visual Arts

    NEW PORT RICHEY — Fran McLean didn't quite know what she was getting into when she agreed to complete a painting that had been tucked away for decades in the back of another person's closet.

    The late artist Tom Burrichter started the painting "Unfinished ... Finished." The painting, which was discovered in the back of a closet, was recently completed by local artist Fran McLean, the featured artist for April at the Gateway Galley & Emporium in downtown New Port Richey.
  7. Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting March 31

    Events

    Festivals

    It's a party downtown: The annual Chasco Fiesta continues through April 1 in downtown New Port Richey, in and around Sims Park, 5547 Main St. Festivities include a carnival with midway from 5 to 11 p.m. March 31 and from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. April 1; ride wristbands are available for …