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North of Tampa school notes

School Board approves next year's calendar: The Hillsborough County School Board approved the student academic calendar April 5 for the 2011-2012 school year. The board assembled the calendar after hearing input from school principals and the community. A tentative calendar for the 2012-2013 school year was also approved. Next year's calendar is available in both English and Spanish on the school district website, www.sdhc.k12.fl.us.

Elementary students attend storyteller camp: Two Hillsborough County students were among five others from the Tampa Bay area who received scholarships to attend the annual Florida Story Camp from March 25 to 27 in Leesburg. Haley Lindbak, a fifth-grader at Lowry Elementary School and Gage Morgan, a fifth-grader at Hammond Elementary School, both attended the storytelling festival, which promotes the art of storytelling among youth. The students participated in workshops and developed and performed their own stories onstage for an audience.

Bartels students donate to Humane Society: Students in the eighth-grade AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program at Bartels Middle School in New Tampa donated $325 last week to the Humane Society. The money came from bake sales that the students organized as part of a community service project.

North of Tampa school notes 04/14/11 [Last modified: Thursday, April 14, 2011 4:30am]
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