Anclote HS Army JROTC visits Washington DC – pic w/ Congressman Bilirakis


JLMS HOSA Students Qualify for State Competition!

Six students will progress to the State HOSA competition in April in Orlando.

Rishabh Kanodia – 1st place Researched Persuasive Speaking
Arielle Bowry – 2nd place Researched Persuasive Speaking
Thehan Atalugama – 3rd place Researched Persuasive Speaking
Mina Alkhazraji – 2nd place Extemporaneous Health Poster
Anna-Isabella Polanco & Sydney Thompson – 1st place Health Career Display


Wiregrass Ranch Culinary Program Wows Crowd at Audi Grand Opening

Wiregrass Ranch High School Culinary Students were asked to prepare desserts for the Audi of Wesley Chapel Grand Opening Event.  The creations were delicious and the students were extremely professional!  Congratulations on a job well done!


EMR Program at J.W. Mitchell High School

Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) program is designed for those Senior students interested in an exciting, face-paced, rewarding healthcare career, especially with an emphasis on emergency medical services and care.

These EMR students were attending an orientation session at Transcare Ambulance Services in Tampa, in preparation for their clinical Ride-Along hours, where they will work directly with EMS professionals in the community, performing patient assessments, providing pre-hospital emergency care, and assisting with triage and trauma rescue.


Spa and day care for dogs give Hudson High students a leg up on veterinary care

Junior Cheyenne Phillips assists teacher Robert Herrington with clipping Yeti's toenails at Doggie Spa and Doggie Day Care day at Hudson High School. Every Friday, the high school holds the event at the vet assisting lab to raise funds for a new grooming table and lab equipment. [Photo by Christey Krause]





About Career and Technical Education

Pasco County Schools offers the following career and technical programs, including career academies, wherein students may earn industry certification:

Secondary Level:

Agriculture, Agritechnology, Architecture, Arts/AV, Aviation, Auto Technology, Business, Construction, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Digital Design, Energy, Engineering, Finance, Health, Information Technology, New Media/Multimedia, Robotics, and Vet Assisting.

Post-secondary Level:

Auto Technology, Commercial Art, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrical, Marine, New Media, and TV Production.

The district prohibits discrimination in the terms and conditions of employment, and in access to educational programs and activities, and prohibits harassment of any individual or group on the basis of race, color, sex/gender, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, age or genetic information.

Lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation. All pre-requisites for industry certification courses are included in each program. The district may assess each student’s ability to benefit from specific programs through placement tests and counseling, and, if necessary, will provide services or referrals to better prepare students for successful participation.

Equity Coordinator Contacts

Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding discrimination or harassment may be sent to:

Sandy May, Equity Manager/ Title IX Coordinator at 813-794-2679 or

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