Schools roundupBy Times staff
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published August 11, 2002
BAY CREST ELEMENTARY: Beef O'Brady's Night is from 5 to 8 Wednesday at the restaurant at 10029 W Hillsborough Ave. The school will receive 10 percent of all sales made by Bay Crest families. The PTA will begin selling entertainment coupon books Friday. Students will be selling the books, which offer coupons for area restaurants and supermarkets, until Aug. 30. Books cost $20 each. Top student sellers in each class will be given prizes. For information, call 872-5382.
BRYANT ELEMENTARY: The PTA board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the main office conference room at the school, 13910 Nine Eagles Drive. The board will discuss the budget for the school year. For information, call 356-1645.
CANNELLA ELEMENTARY: The PTA board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the school, 10707 Nixon Road. Cannella students are invited to a skating party from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Skate World, 7510 Paula Drive. Cost is $3.50 per person. Students who wear a school T-shirt or bring a canned good item for Metropolitan Ministries will receive a free soft drink. For information, call 975-6941.
CHILES ELEMENTARY: Boys interested in joining Boy Scouts are invited to an information meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the school lunchroom, 16541 W Tampa Palms Blvd. Volunteers who will be working in the media center are invited to a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the media center. For information, call 558-5422.
CLAYWELL ELEMENTARY: The school's volunteer orientation breakfast will be at 7:30 a.m. Friday in the multipurpose room, 4500 Northdale Blvd. For information, call 975-7300.
LAKE MAGDALENE ELEMENTARY: Parents and students are invited to Family Bingo and Ice Cream Social Night at 6:30 Thursday at the school, 2002 Pine Lake Drive. There also will be a short PTA meeting in the cafeteria. For information, call 975-7625.
MCKITRICK ELEMENTARY: The Dad's Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Beef 'O Brady's, 15784 N Dale Mabry Highway. For information, call 558-5427.
NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY: Third-, fourth- and fifth-graders are invited to Open House Tuesday at the school, 16438 Hutchison Road. Students new to Northwest should meet at 5 p.m. in the cafeteria. ESE students and special service classes will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the media center. All students will meet at 6 p.m. in their classroom to meet their teacher. T-shirts and school planners will be available for purchase. For information, call 975-7315.
Birthday notices can be placed on the school's marquee for $10. Requests must be submitted two weeks in advance with child's name, birth date, your name and phone number for questions. Proceeds help fund PTA projects. For information, call 975-7321.
SCHWARZKOPF ELEMENTARY: There will be a volunteer orientation breakfast at 9 a.m. Aug. 21 in the school multipurpose room, 18333 Calusa Trace Blvd. For information, call 975-6945.
SICKLES HIGH: Parents and students are invited to the school's first "Family Awareness Discussion Group" of the school year. The session will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Aug. 19 in Room 138 at the school, 7950 Gunn Highway. This month's topic will be "Communicating With Your School." The ongoing series will explore challenges and success strategies for teens and parents. The next program is scheduled for Sept. 9. For information, call 631-4742.
WESTCHASE ELEMENTARY: Volunteers are needed to help out in the teacher resource room at the school, 9517 W Linebaugh Ave. The school also is seeking people interested in mentoring or tutoring students. For information, call 631-4600.
WHARTON HIGH: The school at 20150 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. is seeking volunteers to help with general office duties in the student affairs office, guidance office and media center. No prior experience is needed. For information, call Cindy at 631-4710, ext. 559.
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