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Schools Roundup

By Times staff writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published April 7, 2002

ADAMS MIDDLE: Birthday notices can be placed on the marquee for $10. Order forms are available at the office. Birthdays are posted first-come, first-served. For information, call 975-7665.

ALONSO HIGH: The school's baseball and softball teams are seeking players and sponsors for their fundraising golf tournament April 28 at the Country Club of Carrollwood. Shotgun start is 1:30 p.m. Cost is $100 per player, which includes competition, awards and dinner. Proceeds will be used for school sporting equipment. For information, call Denise at 891-1771.

BAY CREST ELEMENTARY: The school's spring fling will be 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The event will include student artwork, a chorus performance and a book fair. Cuban sandwiches will be on sale for $3. For information or to pre-order a sandwich, call 872-5382.

CANNELLA ELEMENTARY: Dominos Pizza will donate a portion of its food sales made by Cannella faculty, staff and parents from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. For information, call 975-6941.

CHILES ELEMENTARY: The school's dedication ceremony will begin at 4 p.m. today. The event will include an open house and chorus performance. Chiles Elementary is at 16541 Tampa Palms Blvd. W. Parents, students and staff are invited to dine at Winner's Grill from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays throughout April. The restaurant at 16023 Tampa Palms Blvd. W will donate 20 percent of food sales to the fifth-grade celebration. Just tell your server you want your meal credited to Chiles Elementary School. For information, call 558-5422.

CITRUS PARK ELEMENTARY: The Head Start roundup will be 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday in the school media center, 7700 Gunn Highway. Parents should bring their child's birth certificate, proof of residency, Social Security number and immunization records. For information, call 558-5356.

ESSRIG ELEMENTARY: The kindergarten roundup will be at 8:30 a.m. Friday in the school cafeteria, 13131 Lynn Turner Road. Parents must bring their child's birth certificate, proof of residency, immunization records and Social Security number. Children must be 5 by Sept. 1 to register. For information, call 975-7307.

HILL MIDDLE: The School Advisory Council will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the media center, 5200 Ehrlich Road. For information, call 975-7325.

HUNTER'S GREEN ELEMENTARY: Parent-teacher conferences will be Thursday. Contact your child's teacher to schedule an appointment. For information, call 973-7394. The school's golf tournament will be at 8:30 a.m. Friday at Heritage Isles Golf and Country Club, 10630 Plantation Bay Drive. Cost is $75 per player. Proceeds will help fund the "Kids Under Cover Campaign." For information, call Eliza Meyer at 991-6921.

LAKE MAGDALENE ELEMENTARY: Donations are needed for the school's Pavilion Court Cover Auction scheduled for 7 p.m. April 20. The silent and live auction will help fund construction of the school's basketball court cover. For information, call Laura at 334-7090.

LUTZ ELEMENTARY: The annual volunteer appreciation luncheon will be at 10:30 a.m. April 17 in the school multipurpose room, 202 Fifth Ave. S. For information, call 949-1452.

MORGAN WOODS ELEMENTARY: Birthday notices can be posted on the school's marquee for $15. Proceeds will benefit the school's technology program. For information, call 872-5369.

MORT ELEMENTARY: The community is invited to the annual Spring Clean-up Green-up on Saturday at the school, 1806 E Bearss Ave. Come out and help clean up the school grounds from 8 a.m. to noon. For information, call 975-7373.

NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY: The Dads' Club golf tournament will be Saturday at the Eagles Golf and Country Club on Nine Eagles Drive in Odessa. Registration will begin at noon. Shotgun start is at 1 p.m. Cost is $70 per player, $280 for a foursome. Cost includes greens fee, cart rental and barbecue dinner at the clubhouse. For information, call Paul at 264-5134 or Phil at 264-2001.

SICKLES HIGH: The school will host a Family Awareness Workshop from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday in the school auditorium, 7950 Gunn Highway. The program will focus on the dangers of drinking and driving. There will also be an all-you-can-eat pizza dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Cost is $5. The PTSA will be taking nominations for next year's board at its general meeting, 6 to 6:30 p.m. that evening. Babysitting is available with reservations. For information, call Teresa Aucoin at 631-4742. Birthday notices can be posted on the marquee for $20. Proceeds will help fund student scholarships and teacher grants. For information, call Rhonda at 920-2459.

TAMPA PALMS ELEMENTARY: The school will offer summer camp courses for students in kindergarten through grade 6. Students may choose from courses that focus on art, cooking and games. Classes will be from 8 a.m. to noon June 10-21. Cost is $130 per class. Tuition scholarships are available for students who receive free or reduced lunch. Application deadline is April 22. Tampa Palms Elementary is at 6100 Tampa Palms Blvd. For information, call 975-7390.

WALKER MIDDLE: Parent-teacher conferences will be 4 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Spring pictures will also be taken Tuesday. The school orchestra will perform during "Picnic in the Park" at 6 p.m. Thursday at the school, 8282 N Mobley Road. For information, call 631-4726.

ESSAY CONTEST: Students in grades 1 through 12 may enter this year's "Tampa Father of the Year" essay contest. Participants should write an essay on "What My Father Means To Me." Winners and runners-up will be selected from each grade level and will be eligible for selection as one of five essay finalists by the National Center of Fathering. Submission deadline is April 16. Entry forms are available at school. For information, call 356-1293, ext. 224.

ACT: The ACT will be administered June 8 at the University of South Florida and Hillsborough and Chamberlain high schools. Registration deadline is May 3. Cost is $24. Late registration is an additional $15. Students may register online at For information, call (319) 337-1270.

SAT: The SAT will be administered June 1 at the University of South Florida and Chamberlain, Hillsborough and Sickles high schools. Registration deadline is April 26. Cost is $25. Late registration is an additional $25. Students may register online at For information, call (609) 771-7600.

-- Please send news of your school's upcoming meetings and events to Schools Roundup, the St. Petersburg Times, 14358-B N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618, or fax information to 269-5310. Deadline for items to appear Sunday is the prior Thursday.

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