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Schools roundup

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times, published February 11, 2001


BELLAMY ELEMENTARY: The School Advisory Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the school's media center, 8720 Wilsky Blvd. For information, call (813) 872-5387.

CANNELLA ELEMENTARY: The PTA board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the school's media center, 10707 Nixon Road. For information, call (813) 975-6941.

On Feb. 20, Chick-Fil-A at 6299 W Waters Ave. will donate 10 percent of all sales made from 5 to 8 p.m. to the school.

CARROLLWOOD ELEMENTARY: Tutors are needed to assist students in reading, writing and math. For information, call Sandra Beekman at (813) 964-0118.

CHAMBERLAIN HIGH: Conference Night will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday at the school, 9401 North Boulevard. Parents should contact their child's teacher to schedule an appointment. For information, call (813) 975-7677.

CITRUS PARK ELEMENTARY: The School Advisory Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the school's cafeteria, 7700 Gunn Highway. The PTA will meet at 7 p.m. For information, call (813) 558-5356.

CLARK ELEMENTARY: The PTA will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the school's multipurpose room, 19002 Wood Sage Road. For information, call (813) 631-4333, ext. 238.

GAITHER HIGH: The PTSA will present the 16th annual Star Revue Talent Show at 7 p.m. Friday in the school's auditorium, 16200 N Dale Mabry Highway. Tickets will be available for $5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 12 through Feb. 15 at the school. Tickets are $6 the night of the performance. Proceeds will benefit "Splash Bash 2001," a non-alcoholic celebration for graduating seniors. For information, call (813) 975-7340.

HUNTERS GREEN ELEMENTARY: Students will participate in the school's walk-a-thon from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday. Proceeds will help fund the computer specialist position.

The PTA Golf Tournament will begin at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 23 at Heritage Isles Golf & Country Club, 10630 Plantation Bay Drive. Breakfast will be provided. Cost is $60 per person, $100 per couple and $200 per foursome. For information, call Gigi Demick at (813) 907-0348.

LAKE MAGDALENE ELEMENTARY: The school's Kindergarten Roundup will be at 9:15 a.m. March 2 in the media center, 2002 Pine Lake Drive. Parents or guardians should bring a copy of their child's birth certificate, proof of residency, health and immunization records, and Social Security number. For information, call (813) 975-7625.The PTA will present the annual carnival, Manafest, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 3 at the school. Activities will include festival booths, silent auction and the "Taste of Lake Magdalene." Tickets can be purchased for five for $1 in advance, four for $1 the day of the event.

MANISCALCO ELEMENTARY: The PTA will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the school's multipurpose room, 939 Debuel Road. Staff from Lowry Park Zoo will present an interactive program on rain forest exploration. Door prizes and refreshments will be available. For information, call (813) 949-0337.

NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY: The Northwest PTA will hold a silent auction from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Feb. 24 at Avila Golf and Country Club, 943 Guisando De Avila. Tickets are on sale now for $13 apiece. Proceeds will help purchase new playground equipment for the school. Donations of money, as well as gift certificates for products or services to be auctioned would be appreciated and can be mailed to the school, 16438 Hutchison Road, Tampa 33625. For information, call (813) 975-7321.

SICKLES HIGH: Conference Night will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the school, 7950 Gunn Highway. Parents should contact their child's teachers to schedule an appointment. For information, call (813) 631-4742.

The Fashion Distributive Education Club of America Chapter will present its third annual spring fashion show, United Styles of America, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 in the school's auditorium. The show will feature fashions from retailers at Citrus Park Town Center and Citrus Park Plaza. Admission is $3 in advance, $5 at the door. For information, call Becky Anzevino or Veronica Dolson at (813) 631-4742, ext. 62.

Birthday announcements can be posted on the Sickles marquee for $20. Proceeds will benefit PTSA's student scholarships and teacher mini-grants. For information, call Sharon at (813) 926-0604.

TAMPA PALMS ELEMENTARY: The PTA will present its annual Tampa Palms Elementary Auction Night at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Tampa Palms Country Club, 5811 Tampa Palms Blvd. This year's theme is "Good Sports for Education." Proceeds will benefit the school and the new Lawton Chiles Elementary PTA. For information or to make contributions, call Kate Flint or Susan Hollowell at (813) 977-4451.

WHARTON HIGH: The PTSA general membership meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the school's cafeteria, 20150 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. The program will include a drug and alcohol awareness seminar.

The school needs volunteers for its reading tutoring program. For information, call (813) 631-4710.

DISCOUNTED FAIR TICKETS AVAILABLE: The Hillsborough County Council of the PTA-PTSA is selling discounted tickets to the Florida State Fair. Admission tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children. Ride tickets are $16 for 40 coupons. Armbands for unlimited rides for Sunday and Feb. 18-19 are $16. Family packages are also available and include four admission tickets and 80 ride coupons for $40. Discounted tickets can be purchased at the Florida Fairgrounds box office until Feb. 7. Proceeds will benefit the council's mini-grant and scholarship programs. For information, call (813) 627-0212.

STORYTELLING FESTIVAL: The 21st annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 21 at Hillsborough High School, 5000 Central Ave. The free event will include youth and adult storytellers, a storybook character parade, book fair, puppet shows and workshops. Students from kindergarten to 12th grade are invited to participate in the festival and become a youth storyteller. Registration deadline is March 5. Those interested should contact their school's media specialist or call (813) 931-2106.

UPCOMING SAT EXAM: The SAT exam will be administered on March 31 at Chamberlain, Hillsborough and Leto high schools. Registration deadline is Feb. 23. Cost is $24. Late registration is an additional $15. Students can register online for the SAT at www.collegeboard.com. For information, call (609) 771-7600.

UPCOMING ACT EXAM: The ACT exam will be administered April 7 at Chamberlain, Gaither and Hillsborough high schools. Registration deadline is March 2. Cost is $26. Late registration is an additional $15. Students can register online at www.act.org. For information, call (800) 525-6926.

- 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 (813) 226-3352. Deadline for items to appear Sunday is the prior Thursday.

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