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January 27, 2002

North of Tampa: January 27, 2002
Acting up for a cause
[Times photo: Mike Pease]
Multiple personalities serve a good purpose in this classroom. Mrs. B also freely gives hugs and believes that every child can learn.
Attack rattles neighborhood
A brutal knife attack Wednesday of a woman in her back yard has residents talking about beefing up neighborhood patrols.

It's not easy being green, it's been said
The Ravens of Alonso High are new and young, but the team is making a name for itself through hard work and quick cohesion.

'Channel A' tag offensive to communities

Week in Review
WESTCHASE SCHOOL REMAINS INTACT: After a little more than two hours of debate and public comment from about 50 parents, the Hillsborough County School Board voted Tuesday to keep all of Westchase's children at Westchase Elementary School -- and to accommodate several nearby neighborhoods as well.

'Car schooling' enhances trips with the kids in tow
Whether your children learn at home or in a school, chances are you spend more time in the car than you thought either choice would entail.

Chiles team rises in Math Bowl
TAMPA PALMS -- After-school math practices paid off for a team of Chiles Elementary School students, who claimed third place in the county Math Bowl. The third annual competition was held Thursday at Seminole Elementary in Tampa.

Neighborhood notebook
Council member Ferlita to speak on New Tampa

For readers an ocean away
Students in a club at Sickles High School prepare to accept book donations that will go to students in Namibia.

With new member, board gets down to business
A previous split is fixed with a unanimous vote for a new Westchase board member. Then it's on to PODs and protecting the Westchase name.

Sound off on condition of roads
County maintenance people will listen to opinions Feb. 7 and outline projects they can and cannot do.

'Main street' idea hits a roadblock
Commissioners are reluctant to give the Land O'Lakes plan any money until the group returns with a formal structure.

Negotiation on SuperTarget signs goes sour
Target plans to go ahead and put up 300 square feet of wall signs and maintain a 40-foot-tall pylon sign.

Open & shut

New Publix stores seek alcohol permits

Prep notebook
Leto girls hope to snatch Class 5A-8 district title

Sickles' big target takes aim at goals
Nick Vermette is over 6 feet tall, making him a target for opposing defenders and for his passing teammates.

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