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Adams Middle School gym being named for former teacher, coach

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Gym being named for former Adams teacher

Adams Middle School will dedicate its gymnasium in honor of former teacher and basketball coach William Harris at 6:30 p.m. today at the school, 10201 N Boulevard. Harris worked at the school from its opening in 1958 through 1989. He was the only boys basketball coach at Adams for 31 years.

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Check for scholarships at School Board site

Scholarship opportunities are available at the Hillsborough County School Board Web site, which now includes the monthly Scholarship Matrix. Visit guidanceservices.mysdhc.org/matrix.

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Rowing camp offered by Plant High group

Rising eighth- to 12th-grade students can participate in the Learn to Row Camp with the Plant High Rowing Association. Camp is 8 a.m. to noon. The first session is June 15-20; the second runs Aug. 10-15. Call (813) 835-9541.

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Schools offering kids free summer meals

Hillsborough County Public Schools will sponsor the Summer Food Service Program for Children from June 15 to July 23 at schools with extended school year programs, and from June 8 to Aug. 14 at schools offering other programs. The program provides nutritionally balanced meals to children during the summer vacation when school breakfast and lunches are not available. Every kid under 18, both nonenrolled and enrolled in summer school, is eligible for a breakfast and lunch at no charge. To find out which facilities are offering the meals and the times, call the school in your area.

Adams Middle School gym being named for former teacher, coach 05/28/09 [Last modified: Thursday, May 28, 2009 4:30am]
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