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Brandon school briefs: Event to introduce Giunta to sixth-graders


Event to introduce school to sixth-graders

Students who will attend sixth grade next year at Giunta Middle School can get a sneak peek at the school during an orientation at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Giunta staffers will show a presentation to parents and students about what to expect next year.

There's also a scavenger hunt to help students learn their way around the school.

Giunta Middle School is at 4202 Falkenburg Road, Riverview. Contact Arlene Castelli at (813) 740-4888.


School's alumni will sponsor golf tourney

Tee off with the East Bay High School Alumni Association at its fourth annual Golf Tournament on May 17.

The event is at the Cypress Creek Golf Course. Registration is 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

The format is a four-person scramble.

A dinner and silent auction is afterward, with recognition for first and second place, and a putting contest, plus other prizes.

The association is looking for players, hole sponsors, donations from businesses and alumni for prizes, items for a silent auction, as well as food, drink and umbrella sponsors.

The group donated $10,000 last year to help improve the sound system in the auditorium.

Also, the alumni association's annual meeting is at 7:30 p.m. April 26 in the school's media center.

Call Bertie Killebrew at 672-4659 or Shelley Alfonso at 641-1005 for information.


Art, music all part of Earth Day celebration

Celebrate Earth Day this weekend at Nature's Classroom Outdoor Environmental Education Center, 13100 Verges Road.

Artwork will be on display and for sale, along with live music, displays and kids' activities. The event runs 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Nature's Classroom is a 365-acre environmental studies program and outdoor learning center that has served Hillsborough County students since 1969.


Tour will feature area's historic schools

Take a peek inside some of the county's oldest public buildings during this year's historic schools tour.

The tour runs 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, starting at Plant High School, 2415 S Himes Ave., Tampa.

Buses will visit Gorrie, Mitchell and Roosevelt elementary schools and Wilson Middle School. Refreshments will be provided.

More than 75 people attended last year's tour, which took in Broward, Graham and Lee elementary schools, Hillsborough High School, and D.W. Waters Career Center.

Reservations are required. E-mail or call 272-4055.

Compiled by Times staff writer Jan Wesner. Want to publicize an upcoming event or share news about your school? Send it to Brandon & South Shore Times, c/o Jan Wesner, 11268 Winthrop Main St., Suite A, Riverview, FL 33578; fax 661-2427; e-mail or call 661-2439.

Brandon school briefs: Event to introduce Giunta to sixth-graders 04/17/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 10:37am]
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