College meet, greet for Blake students
More than 140 Blake High School students in the Advancement Via Individual Determination program and Urban Teaching Academy will participate in the College Meet and Greet from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Children's Board, 1002 E Palm Ave. The event aims to increase promotion rates by helping students apply for scholarships and financial aid, and construct resumes. It also provides general admission information for colleges and universities. Call Andre Tomlinson at 380-4201.
Middleton High offers annual Winter Concert
The Middleton High School Music Department annual Winter Concert is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the school auditorium, 4801 N 22nd St. The school's band, orchestra and chorus will perform.
Old shirts to become blankets for animals
The National Junior Honor Society at Young Middle Magnet School needs old sweatshirts to turn into blankets for local animal shelters, including the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. Residents can drop off donations at the school's media center, 1807 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Call Kimberly DeFusco at 276-5739, ext. 245.
Choice meetings will be held until Jan. 29
Hillsborough Choice Options Information meetings will be held until Jan. 29, offering families the opportunity to apply to a magnet school or career and technical education program. Events are available for students entering kindergarten through 12th grade. Call the Choice Information Line at 272-4692.
Roosevelt Elementary begins pre-K planning
Roosevelt Elementary, 3205 Ferdinand Ave. S, begins its pre-K interest list to plan for the upcoming school year. Families interested in enrolling their children at the school can call 272-3090 to inquire about the 4-year-old pre-K program and to be put on the waiting list. Listed families will be notified in January if they are selected for the program.