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Class notes: Graduation dates set in Hillsborough

Graduation dates set for schools in area

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Okay, seniors, start counting the days: The Hillsborough County School Board this week set the dates for 2009 graduations:

In east county, the Simmons Career Center kicks off the commencement season on May 27.

Newsome and East Bay students graduate on May 28.

South County Career Center, Plant City and Durant graduate on May 29.

Brandon and Lennard's commencements are June 1.

Armwood and Spoto students graduate June 2.

Commencement for Bloomingdale is June 3, and Riverview's is on June 4.

Teacher honored for work, class, family

Dawn Firestine, a teacher at Lopez Elementary School, got the royal treatment Monday from retailers Jones New York and Macy's.

Firestine, who teaches third grade at the Seffner school, was one of three Hillsborough County teachers honored as part of the retailers' "Back to School, Back to Fashion" contest.

Firestine was nominated by a fellow teacher who thought Firestine's dedication to her class and her family went above the call of duty, according to Lopez principal Mike Engle.

Firestine also was treated to a professional fashion photo shoot and a supply of books and other supplies for her classroom.

Volunteers breakfast at Mulrennan Middle

Mulrennan Middle School hosts a special breakfast at 9:30 a.m. today for volunteers or those interested in becoming one.

There will be bagels, muffins, coffee and juice in the Valrico school media's center, and anyone can learn about the volunteer policies and procedures as well as have a picture taken for a volunteer badge.

Class notes: Graduation dates set in Hillsborough 09/11/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 4:28pm]
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