Second chance at choice application
Hillsborough County's second choice application period is ongoing through March 14. Students can apply for magnet programs, school choice and career and technical programs. Information meetings will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Bruton Memorial Library, 302 W Mclendon St., Plant City, and from 4 to 6 p.m. March 17 at West Tampa Library, 2312 W Union St., Tampa. Call 272-4692.
Holy Names students offer service
High school students from the Academy of the Holy Names are taking next week to give back. They will paint homes, plant orchards, work as teacher's aides and do other chores. Every year students, faculty and parents go on mission trips as part of the school's commitment to service. Destinations this year are Ruskin, Jonestown, Miss., Pipestem, W.Va., and the Dominican Republic.
It's off to science bowl for Middleton
The Middleton High School Science Club leaves in April for an all-expense paid trip to the National Ocean Sciences Bowl championship in Seward, Alaska. The team, led by captain Andrew McLaury, recently won the regional Roseate Spoonbill Bowl marine science competition at the College of Marine Science of University of South Florida St. Petersburg. Members include coach Richard Kronenwetter, students Andrew McLaury, Ryan Always, Punit Patel, Joey Wolfson and Brittany Thompson.