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Schools roundup

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times, published April 1, 2001


CANNELLA ELEMENTARY: A kindergarten roundup for new students will be at 8:30 a.m. April 10 and at 7:30 p.m. April 23 at the school, 10707 Nixon Road. Children must be 5 years old by Sept. 1 to register. Parents must bring each child's birth certificate, health and immunization records, Social Security number and proof of residency. If unable to attend, parents may stop by the main office to pick up kindergarten registration packets. For more information, call (813) 975-6941.

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 prekindergarten and Head Start roundup will be from 9 to 11 a.m. April 10 in the school's media center, 7700 Gunn Highway. Parents or guardians must bring the child's birth certificate, health and immunization records, Social Security card and proof of family income. For more information, call (813) 558-5356.

CLARK ELEMENTARY: The Spring Family Fun Fest will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the school, 19002 Wood Sage Road. Hungry Harry's Famous Bar-B-Que will cater the event. For more information, call (813) 631-4333.

GAITHER HIGH: Conference Night will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the school, 16200 N Dale Mabry Highway. Parents do not need to schedule an appointment. For more information, call (813) 975-7340.

HUNTER'S GREEN ELEMENTARY: The PTA will host a '70s dance from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the school's multipurpose room, 9202 Highland Oak Drive. Tickets bought in advance are $1 for admission or $4 for admission, hot dog, chips and drink. Tickets at the event are $2 for admission or $5 for food and admission. For more information, call (813) 973-7394.

MANISCALCO ELEMENTARY: A kindergarten workshop for parents whose children will be starting at Maniscalco this fall will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Issues to be discussed will include grade level expectations, state benchmarks, the curriculum and how parents can prepare children for school. This meeting is for adults only. For more information, call (813) 949-0337.

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

WALKER MIDDLE: The school will present "Orchestra in the Park" at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the school's courtyard, 8282 N Mobley Road. The event will feature an hourlong performance by the school's orchestra, as well as student artwork displays. Refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, call (813) 631-4726.

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

UPCOMING SAT EXAM: The SAT exam will be administered on June 2 at Chamberlain and Hillsborough high schools. Registration deadline is April 27. Cost is $24. Late registration is an additional $15. Students can register online for the SAT at www.collegeboard.com. For more 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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