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Schools

College fair has facts on majors and money

By Times Staff Writer
Published February 29, 2008


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TAMPA

The National Association for College Admission Counseling brings its college fair to Tampa this weekend. College-bound students can receive information on admission requirements, financial aid, testing and college majors from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St. Representatives from at least 37 universities and colleges will attend. For more information, visit www.nacacnet.org/ncf.

TAMPA

Today is the deadlinefor paid internship

Get paid to make a difference. Bank of America is looking for high school juniors and seniors who aspire to be community leaders.

Student leaders work an eight-week paid internship at a nonprofit/charitable organization and attend a Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., July 13-18. Apply online at www.bankofamerica.com/nei studentleaders. The deadline is today.

SUN BAY SOUTH/GANDY

Monroe students have part in book's success

A book that Monroe Middle School students proofread and made suggestions for is making a splash. Published in December, Chess Rumble, by G. Neri, was recently named as a notable book for 2008 by the Association for Library Service to Children.

NORTHEAST MACFARLANE

'Mouse' will illustrate the joys of reading

A special guest - a "mouse" - will greet students today at St. Joseph Catholic School. The event, which involves a guest dressed as the character from the story If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff, kicks off the school's annual book fair, which starts Monday.

[Last modified February 28, 2008, 23:28:59]


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