Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

School notes

School notes, summer camp offerings

Charter school to have open house Saturday

Brooks-DeBartolo Collegiate High School will host an open house on Saturday for prospective students. A public charter school, Brooks-DeBartolo is in the process of recruiting students for its college preparatory programs for the 2011-2012 school year. For more information, visit

Students to receive scholarships at gala

The Upper Tampa Bay Chamber Education Foundation will award scholarships to students from four high schools at 6:30 p.m. May 14 at its annual awards gala. One college-bound senior each from Alonso, Leto and Sickles high schools will receive the scholarships, as well as a student from East Lake High in Pinellas County. The scholarships range from $2,000 to $4,000. The event, which will be held at the Nielsen Co.'s Grand Hall, 501 Brooker Creek Blvd., Oldsmar, will include food provided by Leto High School's culinary arts students. Admission is $35. For more details and to reserve a seat, call (813) 300-0019 or visit

Registration open for MOSI summer camps

The Museum of Science and Industry is accepting student registrations for its summer science camps, which begin June 13. More than 140 project-based science, technology and engineering camps are available for students in preschool through high school. New to this year's camps is a technology playground called the Idea Zone, described as a "do-it-yourself" laboratory where students can explore their interests in science, art, engineering, or video game design. For more information, visit

Equestrian center offers summer camp

Bakas Equestrian Center is offering a summer camp for children ages 5 to 17 who have an interest in horses and horseback riding. The camp will be held for three weeks, beginning July 11, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. In addition to riding lessons, the camp will include arts and crafts, fishing, canoeing, and other activities. Call (813) 264-3890.

School notes, summer camp offerings 05/05/11 [Last modified: Thursday, May 5, 2011 4:30am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Jameis Winston's hardest lesson: He can't always save the day


    TAMPA — Ever wonder what in the world goes through Jameis Winston's mind when he tries to fit the ball in a keyhole as he is being dragged to the turf like he was during Thursday night's 12-8 preseason win over the Jaguars?

    JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 17:  Jameis Winston #3 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers attempts a pass during a preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on August 17, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images) 700069805
  2. Despite pain, woman in court faces ex-boyfriend who lit her on fire



    Sheron Pasco sat in the wheelchair as her mother pushed it toward the man in the orange jail suit.

    Sheron Pasco, 39, right, along with her mother Tranda Webb, 62, pose for a photograph Wednesday, at their home in Port Richey. Pasco's former boyfriend John Riggins doused Pasco with gasoline and set her on fire after an argument last year.. CHRIS URSO   |   Times

  3. Florida starter under center still under wraps


    GAINESVILLE — With two weeks before Florida opens its season against Michigan, the Gators' three-way quarterback battle remains wide open.

    Luke Del Rio, right, is in the mix to start against Michigan in the season opener … as is Malik Zaire and Feleipe Franks.
  4. A sports rout on Wall Street


    NEW YORK — Sporting goods retailers can't shake their losing streak.

  5. Rick Kriseman picks Floribbean restaurant for Manhattan Casino

    Local Government

    ST. PETERSBURG— Mayor Rick Kriseman has chosen a controversial restaurant concept to occupy the Manhattan Casino, saying he made a decision 11 days before the mayoral primary because he didn't want politics to get in the way of progress in struggling Midtown.

    Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson speaks during a Friday press conference announcing that the Callaloo Group will open a Floribbean restraurant in the historic Manhattan Casino in St. Petersburg's Midtown neighborhood. Some residents were upset with Mayor Rick Kriseman's choice, saying it will speed up gentrification of the area. [EVE EDELHEIT   |   Times]