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Online learning: Hillsborough County Public Schools is offering a new web-based tool for parents, teachers and students. The program, called InSync, can be used to access standards-aligned academic activities in math, science, reading and social studies from any location, with any device with Internet access. Content is available in English, Spanish and Haitian-Creole.

To access a link to InSync on the district's website, visit sdhc.k12.fl.us.

Teacher grants: Teachers at Hillsborough County schools have received Splash! school grants from the Southwest Florida Water Management District for projects and field trips to study issues surrounding local freshwater resources, including Tampa Bay, the Hillsborough River and Crystal Springs Preserve.

Teachers awarded grants include Christine Lindbak, Alonso High, $2,150; Sonia Coleman, B.T. Washington Elementary, $1,425; Carol Mayo, Bailey Elementary, $3,000; Daniel Opila, Bellamy Elementary, $3,000; Melissa Triebwasser, Doby Elementary, $1,600; Kyla DonLevy, Durant High, $850; Rebecca Rouch, East Bay High, $1,360; Alyssa Mormon, Edison Elementary, $1,033; Laura Franklin, Foster Elementary, $1,225; Jennifer Fritz, Gaither High, $1,600; Carolyn Klein, Giunta Middle, was awarded $1,931; Sara White, Henderson Hammock Charter, $754; Iris Willis, Hillsborough High, $2,500; Deborah Flock, Jackson Elementary, $2,999; Kristy Carew, King High, $2,250; Michele Simcox, Knights Elementary, $1,040; Jane Kemp, Lawton Chiles Elementary, $1,699; Cynthia Doyle, Lincoln Elementary Magnet, $263; Ashley Biernacki, Mann Middle, $2,802; LeeAnne Foster, Martinez Middle, $1,615; Elaine Gibbs, Middleton High, $1,800; Deborah Seto, Orange Grove Middle Magnet, $2,670; Deetra McAlmont, Potter Elementary, $3,000; Jennell Graham, Pride Elementary, $2,800; Georgianna Trowbridge, Riverview High School, $2,512; Gladys Jackson, Robles Elementary, $240; Cindy Wilkinson, Seminole Elementary, $3,000; Amy Stockard, Springhead Elementary, $1,170; Andria Keene, Strawberry Crest High, $1,634; Christine Saettone, Tampa Bay Boulevard Elementary, $3,000; Julie Sackles, Tampa Bay Technical High, $1,300; Michele Paschal, Tampa Palms Elementary, $2,984; Meichelle Long, Terrace Community Middle, $2,400; and Emily Petrilli, Tomlin Middle, $1,384.

Spring break camp: The Tampa Liberty School will offer spring break camps in two locations for children ages 8 to 12, to teach them about the founding principles of the United States. The camps will be held March 11 to 15 from 9 a.m. to noon at Bell Shoals Baptist Church, 2102 Bell Shoals Road, Brandon, and Northwest Tampa Church of Christ, 7259 Sheldon Road, Tampa. The cost is $40 for the week. To register your child, visit tampalibertyschool.com. For more information, contact Jeff Lukens at jeff@tampa912.org.

Precollege summer program: Registration is now open for the University of South Florida Pre-College 2013. The program is open to high school juniors and seniors. Students may enroll in one or more of the nine programs: STEM Academy, Diabetes & Medicine; STEM Academy, Environmental Health & Toxicology; Global Sustainability; International Baccalaureate Extended Essay; Community Film-Making; Marine Science; Computer Science; Biomedical Engineering. STEM research programs range from two days to four weeks, and offer residential or commuter access.

Class sizes are capped at 20 students. Application deadlines vary for each program. For course descriptions, schedules and online applications, visit usf.edu/precollege.

School tour: Hillsborough County public school Exceptional Student Education juniors and seniors visited Aparicio-Levy Technical Center in Tampa last week. More than 100 students toured the campus to learn about the center's HiTEC programs including child care, consumer electronics, electricity, information technology, transportation and logistics, and veterinary assisting.

Brandon school news 02/09/13 [Last modified: Friday, February 8, 2013 11:18am]
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