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Schools roundup

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times, published March 4, 2001


BELLAMY ELEMENTARY: March 15 is conference night. Parents or guardians should contact their child's teacher to schedule an appointment. For information, call (813) 872-5387.

CANNELLA ELEMENTARY: The School Advisory Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the school's media center, 10707 Nixon Road.

Volunteers are needed to assist first- and second-graders in reading, writing and math. For information, call (813) 975-6941.

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

CITRUS PARK ELEMENTARY: The chorus will perform at 7 p.m. March 15 in the auditorium at Gaither High School, 16200 N Dale Mabry Highway. For information, call (813) 558-5356.

ESSRIG ELEMENTARY: The school's book fair will be held Monday through Friday this week. For information, call (813) 975-7307.

HUNTER'S GREEN ELEMENTARY: The spring carnival will be from noon to 4 p.m. March 11 at the school, 9202 Highland Oak Drive. The event will include rides, games, face painting, music and food. Ride tickets are $1 each, $12 for unlimited rides. For information, call (813) 973-7394.

MANISCALCO ELEMENTARY: The PTA will present its annual spring fundraiser, the Mustang Spring Stampede, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the school, 939 Debuel Road. The western-style event will include games, food, face painting, caricature drawings, moonwalk, silent auction and basket drawing. General tickets are 25 cents apiece. Food tickets are $1 each. For information, call (813) 949-0337.

Kindergarten registration and orientation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. March 26 at the school, 939 Debuel Road. Children must be 5 years old by Sept. 1 to register. Parents or guardians should bring the child's birth certificate, health and immunization records, Social Security card and proof of residency. For information, call (813) 949-0337.

SICKLES HIGH: 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.

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

CHILES ELEMENTARY PTA START-UP MEETING: The Lawton Chiles PTA will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday and March 29 in the cafeteria at Tampa Palms Elementary, 6100 Tampa Palms Blvd. For information, call (813) 975-7390.

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 Monday; contact your school's media specialist or call (813) 931-2106.

UPCOMING SAT EXAM: The SAT exam will be administered on May 5 at Gaither, Hillsborough and Sickles high schools. Registration deadline is March 29. 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 June 9 at Chamberlain, Hillsborough and Sickles high schools. Registration deadline is May 4. 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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