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School notes


Published February 1, 2008


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Elementary schools

Bryant Elementary: 813 356-1645

Suessical Jr., a Broadway production presented by the school and Music Theatre International, is at 7 p.m. todayand Saturday at Sickles High School, 7950 Gunn Highway. The cost is $10.

Kelly Raeckers, school psychologist intern, will talk about "Cyber-bullying" from 7 to 8 p.m. Feb. 13 in the multipurpose room at the school, 3910 Nine Eagles Road. Learn to understand and deal with 21st century bully's threats.

Prefer not to participate in PTA fundraisers? Join the Family Partnership Program, buy a brick and your family still can be recognized in the school newsletter and Web site. Donations are $100 to $300.

Carrollwood Elementary: (813) 975-7640

Find out how to get your child ready for kindergarten at the Kindergarten Round-Up at 9 a.m. Monday. Visit carrollwood.mysdhc.org.

Hammond Elementary: (813) 792-5120

Help Hammond reach its goal of earning $1,000 through the Box Tops for Education fundraiser. Label box top submissions with your child's name, teacher and grade. Visit www.boxtops4education.com to see the school's Box Tops earnings and get a coupon.

Learning Gate Community School: (813) 948-4190

Bring your children in for Music with Mar at 10 a.m. Thursdays at the school, 16215 Hanna Road. The program offers toddlers and caregivers interactive activities to aid in the child's brain development. Call (813) 361-6912 or visit www.musicwithmar.com .

Schwarzkopf Elementary: (813) 975-6945

Join Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkpof at the 14th annual Sporting Clays Classic at 7:30 a.m. March 29 at Tenoroc Shooting Sports & Training, 3829 Tenoroc Mine Road, Lakeland. The event features a card draw, fun shoot and more. Proceeds benefit the Children's Home. Call (813) 864-1532.

Middle schools

Adams Middle School: (813) 975-7665

The Parent Teacher Student Association is selling blue backpacks with the Warrior logo printed on them for $10. A sample is on display and orders can be made in the front office.

The PTSA seeks members, especially students. The cost is $6.

The steering committee is selling 4-inch-by-8-inch engraved bricks for $25. Have it installed in one of the school's new gardens. The school also seeks a landscape or paver company to donate its services to install the bricks. Call (813) 975-7665, ext. 215.

Benito Middle School: (813) 631-4694

The Benito PTSA would like to build a concrete pad for the bicycle rack near the physical education court. Know someone in construction who would like to help? Call the PTSA at (813) 631-4694, ext. 238.

Terrace Community Middle School: (813) 987-6555

The Terrace Community Public Charter School is taking applications for the 2008-09 academic year. Apply at www.tcmstornadoes.com or complete an application at the school, 11734 Jefferson Road, Thonotosassa.

Walker Middle School: (813) 631-4726

Help Walker earn cash and merchandise in the Box Tops for Education 2008 Winter Contest through February. Bring in box tops and soup label UPCs; the top three individuals and homeroom classes receive awards.

Scholarship: The National Association of Women in Construction Gaylene Plodzien $1,000 Scholarship is available to students enrolled in a technical program, pursuing a bachelor's or post-graduate degree and interested in a job in the construction industry. Students taking 12 credit hours or its equivalent and send in school transcripts and professor recommendations by June 1 are eligible. Call (813) 238-7620 or visit www.nawictampa.org.

High schools

Gaither High School: (813) 975-7340

Registration for adult community classes, including conversational Spanish, public speaking and introduction to computers, is from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the school, 16200 N Dale Mabry Highway. Call (813) 632-6823 from 2 to 8 p.m. for information.

Jefferson High School: (813) 872-5241

IMPACT, Individually Motivated Performance by Computer Technology, is a one-year competency-based program that allows over-age students an opportunity to graduate with their original class. This program is during normal school hours and is not part of afterschool, online or home-bound programs. Call (813) 872-5241, ext. 251.

Scholarship: The National Association of Women in Construction Gaylene Plodzien $1,000 Scholarship is available to students enrolled in a technical program, pursuing a bachelor's or post-graduate degree and interested in a job in the construction industry. Students taking 12 credit hours or its equivalent and send in school transcripts and professor recommendations by June 1 are eligible. Call (813) 238-7620 or visit www.nawictampa.org .

Send school announcements to northtampa@sptimes.com or fax to (813) 269-5310.

[Last modified January 31, 2008, 08:42:05]


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