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Tampa school news, Aug. 12

Scholarships: Students in the International Baccalaureate and traditional programs at Hillsborough High School were awarded scholarships by the Hillsborough High School Alumni Association.

Recipients were Jessica Palfi, Elisabeth Azpeiltia, Heather Baker, Darrian Jones, Garrett Luzadder, Hannah Goldberg, Caitlyn Bogatin, Nathalie Bazelais and Giselle Ponce.

Yearbook award: Two Jesuit High School students won the First Place People's Choice Award at the Josten's Summer Yearbook Workshop in Lake Buena Vista. Senior Michael Womack and Stefan Cevallos won for their 2013 yearbook cover and theme idea.

About 50 schools from Georgia and Florida attended the three-day workshop. Womack and Cevallos designed a cover and sample pages based on the theme Blueprints for the Future.

Mission trip: Nine Jesuit High School students participated in a weeklong mission trip to Nicaragua. Tyler Garman, Thompson Marston, Anthony Sferra, Max Chillura, Tommy O'Neill, Patrick Lloyd, Evan Stilley, Austin Haines and Jamie Sullivan left on July 28 with assistant principal Angelo Pastore.

The students participated in service-related projects, including building and repairing homes and visiting an orphanage.

After-school program: Online registration is available for the Hillsborough County Out-of-School Time programs. The before and after school programs are open to students enrolled in a Hillsborough public school in kindergarten through 8th grade.

An annual registration fee is due prior to the first day of school: $30 for elementary, $30 for magnet elementary, $15 for magnet middle and $15 for middle. Weekly fees are due the Friday prior to the week of service: $48 for elementary, $42 for magnet elementary, $30 for magnet middle and $25 for middle.

For elementary schools, the program runs from dismissal to 6 p.m. on school days and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on non-school days. The morning program runs from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m.

For magnet elementary schools, the program runs from dismissal to 6 p.m. on school days, and is closed on non-school days. The morning program runs from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m.

The hours of operation for the middle school programs are available through the individual schools.

Register online at host.mysdhc.org. Call (813) 744-8941 ext. 3.

Childcare program: Registration is available for the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center All Stars Early Childhood program for children who will be 3 years old by Dec. 1.

The registration fee is $75 per child, or $100 per family. Six options are available with an additional weekly fee:

The VPK program is free.

The VPK program plus early drop-off (7 a.m. to noon) is $15.

The VPK program plus lunch and longer (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) is $40.

The full-day program (7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.) is $95.

The 3-year-old full-day program (7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.) is $150.

The 3-year-old half-day program (7 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1:30 to 6:30 p.m.) is $80.

Registration forms are available online at mybsac.org. Call (813) 689-0908.

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