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Hillsborough schools Web site details scholarship opportunities

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Scholarships opportunities can be found on Web site

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

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Schools offering free meals during summer programs

Hillsborough County Public Schools will sponsor the Summer Food Service Program for Children from Monday to July 23 at schools with extended school year programs, and through Aug. 14 at schools offering other programs. The program provides nutritionally balanced meals to children during the summer vacation. Everyone under 18, whether enrolled in summer school or not, is eligible for breakfast and lunch at no charge. To find out which facilities are offering the meals and the times, call the school in your area.

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If you are good at haiku then this contest if for you

Students in grades 9 through 12 can submit their haiku to the Power of Poetry Contest online via The national contest offers the chance to win an HP Pavilion laptop. Deadline for entries is June 30. Winners will be announced in July.

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Voluntary prekindergarten program runs through July 30

The county school district offers free summer voluntary prekindergarten from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday until July 30. Children who are Florida residents and will turn 5 years old by Sept. 1 and have never participated in the program are eligible. Kids will receive free breakfast, lunch and a snack. No bus transportation is provided. Hours are flexible for drop off and pick up. Elementary schools holding the program are: Alexander, Bellamy, Bryan, Buckhorn, Chiles, Clark, Claywell, Collins, Crestwood, Dover, Forest Hills, Gibsonton, Gorrie, Maniscalco, Mintz, Potter, Roosevelt, Schmidt, Seminole, Shaw, Sheehy, Sulphur Springs, Tinker, and Wimauma. For more information, call (813) 272-4840 or visit and click on the voluntary pre-kindergarten link.

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