Schools roundupBy Times staff
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ADAMS MIDDLE: There will be an information meeting on Chamberlain High's Advanced Placement Scholars Program at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the media center at Adams Middle, 10201 N Boulevard. Parents interested in learning more about the school's new program are invited to attend. For information, call 975-7677, ext. 350.
Birthday notices can be placed on the school's marquee for $10. Order forms are available at the office. Birthdays are posted first-come, first-served. For information, call 975-7665.
BELLAMY ELEMENTARY: The PTA is seeking donations for its craft fair, planned for Dec. 1. Donations may be dropped off at the front office during school hours. For information, call 872-5387.
BENITO MIDDLE: Conference night will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Nov. 13 at the school, 10101 Cross Creek Blvd. Faculty will also be available from 4:45 to 9 p.m. at the University Area Community Center at 14013 N 22nd St. for satellite families. Parents should contact their child's team leader to set up an appointment. For information, call 631-4694.
CANNELLA ELEMENTARY: The School Advisory Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the school's media center, 10707 Nixon Road. For information, call 975-6941.
Domino's Pizza Night will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. A portion of food sales made by Cannella parents and staff will be donated to the school.
CHAMBERLAIN HIGH: There will be an information meeting on Chamberlain High's Advanced Placement Scholars Program at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the media center at Adams Middle School, 10201 N Boulevard. The meeting is open to any parent interested in learning more about the program. For information, call 975-7677, ext. 350.
CHILES ELEMENTARY: The School Advisory Council is now forming. Parents who want to join should call principal Shari Beaubien. SAC members set goals and help make decisions on ways to improve the school. For information, call 558-5422.
CLARK ELEMENTARY: The school will honor U.S. veterans from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the school, 19002 Wood Sage Road. The program will include patriotic songs performed by fifth-graders, patriotic student artwork and the "Wall" for veterans to sign. For information, call 631-4333.
GAITHER HIGH: The school is accepting applications for vendors and craft booths for its 10th annual craft show Dec. 1-2. Deadline to apply is Nov. 17. For information, call Connie at 968-3106.
HILL MIDDLE: The band boosters will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. For information, call 975-7325.
The adult School Advisory Council will meet at 5 p.m. Nov. 13 at the school, 5200 Ehrlich Road. The student SAC meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m. Nov. 30.
LAKE MAGDALENE ELEMENTARY: Reading tutors are needed once a week for 20 to 30 minutes. For information, call Libby Mills at 960-3635.
McKITRICK ELEMENTARY: The school will be collecting canned food this week for the Day Star Life Center. Items may be dropped off at the front office, 5503 Lutz-Lake Fern Road. For information, call 558-5427.
There will be a Cub Scouts meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the school's cafeteria. The PTA board will meet at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in the PTA board room.
MORT ELEMENTARY: Burger King night will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. A portion of food sales at the restaurant at Bearss and Florida avenues will be donated to the school. For information, call 975-7373.
PRIDE ELEMENTARY: The school will host a reception for Pride students who participated in this year's Reflections program. The reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the school's multipurpose room. The program is designed to encourage student participation in literature, photography, musical competition and the visual arts. The school is at 18271 Kinnan St. For information, call Rachel at 994-9022.
SCHWARZKOPF ELEMENTARY: Conference night will be from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday. Parents should call the school to schedule an appointment. For information, call 975-6945.
In celebration of Veterans Day, parents and grandparents who are veterans are invited to have breakfast with their children from 7:30 to 8 a.m. Thursday in the school's cafeteria, 18333 Calusa Trace Blvd. For information, call 975-6945.
The PTA is seeking corporate sponsors for its winter walk-a-thon in December. Each company will have its name printed on the official walk-a-thon T-shirt. Companies wishing to become sponsors can donate $150 or more. For information, call Betsy at 975-6945.
SICKLES HIGH: Birthday notices can be posted on the school marquee for $20. Proceeds will help fund student scholarships and teacher grants. For information, call Rhonda at 920-2459.
WALKER MIDDLE: School district guidance counselors invite eighth-graders and their parents to a career planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Sickles High School, 7950 Gunn Highway. Topics include the importance of setting educational goals, planning for high school courses and completing an educational and career plan. For information, call 631-4726.
PHONE BOOK RECYCLING: The Recycling Task Force of Hillsborough County will provide curbside telephone directory recycling bins at Maniscalco Elementary, 939 Debuel Road, Lutz, and Walker Middle School, 8282 N Mobley Road, Odessa, from Monday until Nov. 19. For information, call Michael Murphy at 273-3783.
NEW TAMPA EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR: Chiles Elementary, 16541 Tampa Palms Blvd. W, will host the New Tampa Community Council Annual Education Seminar at 7 p.m. Nov. 15. Discussion topics will include school boundaries, magnet schools, the 2004 Choice Plan and charter schools. For information, call Lois at 907-8188.
ACT: The ACT exam will be administered Feb. 9 at USF and Hillsborough, King, Leto, Sickles and Wharton high schools. Registration deadline is Jan. 4. Cost is $24. Late registration is an additional $15. Students may register online at www.act.org. For information, call (319) 337-1270.
SAT: The SAT exam will be administered Jan. 26 at Chamberlain, Hillsborough and Sickles high schools. Registration deadline is Dec. 21. Cost is $25. Late registration is an additional $25. Students may register online for the SAT at www.collegeboard.com. For information, call (609) 771-7600.
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