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Bellamy Elementary School: (813) 872-5387

The Kindergarten Countdown is at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in the cafeteria.

Bryant Elementary: (813) 356-1645

The Dad's Club sixth annual golf tournament is at 8 a.m. May 10 at the Eagles Golf Club, 16101 Nine Eagles Drive, Odessa. The event benefits the purchase and installation of an outdoor cover for the playground and LCD projectors for the classrooms. Call (813) 495-3485.

Caminiti Exceptional Center: (813) 975-7611

Former students and employees will help the center celebrate its 20th anniversary at 7 p.m. Friday at the school, 2600 W Humphrey St.

Carrollwood Elementary School: (813) 975-7640

The Carrollwood Elementary Golf Tournament is at 1 p.m. April 26 at Heritage Harbour Golf & Country Club, 19502 Heritage Harbor Parkway. The cost of $50 ($30 for children) includes greens and cart fees and a post-tournament party.

Deer Park Elementary: (813) 956-6636

Take yourself out to the ball game. School Spirit Night at Tropicana Field is May 10. Tickets are $10 and include a hot dog and beverage. Order forms must be submitted to the school by today.

The Deer Park Elementary Rangers Dad's Club second annual golf tournament is at 7 a.m. Saturday at the Eagles Golf Club, 16101 Nine Eagles Drive, Odessa. Proceeds benefit construction costs for a permanent outdoor covering. Cost is $75 for individual golfers. Call (813) 418-6848.

The Dad's Club needs volunteers to help set up the May 3 garage sale at 5:30 a.m. and take it down at 2 p.m.

Lake Magdalene Elementary: (813) 975-7625

The Dad's Club 17th annual golf tournament is at noon April 27 at the Northdale Golf & Tennis Club, 4417 Northdale Blvd. The event will feature a hole-in-one contest for a new car as well as a long drive contest. The cost is $75 and includes cart, golf and dinner. Call (813) 760-4239 or visit

Schwarzkopf Elementary School: (813) 975-6945

May 16 is the deadline to enter the Schwarzkopf Charity Golf Scramble. The event is at 11 a.m. May 23 at the Eagles Golf Club, 16101 Nine Eagles Drive. It benefits the school PTA and the Wounded Warrior Project, which offers support to injured members of the military. The cost is $100 for a single and $400 a foursome. Call (813) 274-6014.

Turner Elementary: (813) 907-9066

Sponsors and auction items are needed for the third annual Turner Elementary golf tournament April 26 at Pebble Creek Golf Club, 10550 Regents Park Drive. Proceeds from the event benefit the "Cover our Cubs" initiative for a permanent covered structure. The cost is $320 for a foursome and $90 for single before Monday. The cost is $360 for a foursome and $100 for single after. Visit

Middle schools

Adams Middle School: (813) 975-7665

The PTSA is selling blue backpacks with the Warrior logo printed on them for $10. A sample is on display, and orders can be made in the front office.

The group seeks members, especially students. The cost is $6.

The steering committee is selling 4-inch-by-8-inch engraved bricks for $25. Have it installed in one of the school's new gardens. The school also seeks a landscape or paver company to donate its services to install the bricks. Call (813) 975-7665, ext. 215.

Benito Middle School: (813) 631-4694

The Nature's Classroom Earth Day Celebration and Nature Art Festival is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Nature's Classroom, 13100 Verges Road, Thonotosassa. The event features live music, environmental displays, children's activities and more. The cost is $4.

Nominations for the PTSA executive board are being accepted. Interested parents can place a note in the PTSA mailbox in the administration office with their name, position wanted and phone number.

Terrace Community Middle School: (813) 987-6555

The Terrace Community Public Charter School is taking applications for the 2008-09 academic year. Apply online at or complete an application at the school, 11734 Jefferson Road, Thonotosassa.

Walker Middle School: (813) 631-4726

The Walker Band Spring Concert is at 6:30 p.m. May 13 in the cafeteria. Visit

The final orchestra concert is at 6 p.m. May 20 in the cafeteria.

Entries are due April 25 for the Walker Film Festival. The event is from 5 to 7 p.m. April 29 in the media center. Student films must be 10 minutes or less and can be any genre including. Call (813) 631-4726, ext. 267.

The PTSA cookbooks, a compilation of recipes from faculty and staff, are available for $10 in the Student Affairs area.

The Thumb Drive Fundraiser runs until May 31. Buy a Store-It Thumb Drive from A thumb drive can be used to store, transfer and backup digital files. The fundraising code is F2WMS.

High schools

Carrollwood Day School: (813) 920-2288

The school is now authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization to offer the Diploma Programme for students in grades 11 and 12.

Cambridge Christian School: (813) 872-6744

The CCS 18th annual golf tournament is at 1 p.m. Monday at the Temple Terrace Golf and County Club, 200 Inverness Ave, Temple Terrace. Cost is $150.

Freedom High School: (813) 558-1185

Your trash is the PTSA's cash. Bring in used printer cartridges to the front office and the PTSA receives cash back.

Clean-up Day is from 3 to 5 p.m. April 27.

Gaither High School: (813) 975-7340

The Gaither High School Band Boosters Rummage Sale starts at 8 a.m. April 26 at Northside Little League Park, 2650 N Lakeview Drive Call (813) 210-4366.

A $100 deposit is due May 15 for the Gaither High Cheerleading summer camp from June 13-16 at the University of Central Florida, Orlando. The cost is $375, and includes dorms, meals, travel and instruction. Call (813) 968-1813 or 9813) 767-3614.

Registration for adult community classes, including conversational Spanish, public speaking and introduction to computers, is from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the school, 16200 N Dale Mabry Highway. Call (813) 632-6823 from 2 to 8 p.m. for information.

Wharton High School: (813) 631-4710

Volunteers are needed for Beautification Day. The plan is to install fence posts and lay sod in the courtyard.

Meet new friends and cheer on your team from the sidelines from games as a Wharton cheerleader. Tryouts are at 6 p.m. May 8.

Life Enrichment Center: (813) 932-0241

Beginning Spanish: Ish Gonzales will teach an eight-week beginning Spanish class from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays through June 3 at the Life Enrichment Center, 9704 North Blvd. The cost is $100 and $21.50 for course materials. Visit

Quilt class: Chris van Hillo, an art teacher for more than 30 years, will lead the Cutting Edge Quilt Guild from 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays through May 19. Learn piecing, appliqueing and quilting— the basics of making a hand-quilted heirloom piece. The cost is $75.

Smith Middle School boundaries: The Hillsborough County School Board will talk about Smith Middle School's boundaries at 10 a.m. May 14 on the second floor staff conference room of the Raymond O. Shelton School Administrative Center, 901 E Kennedy Blvd.

Host an exchange student: World Heritage Student Exchange, a public benefit group, is seeking host families for its high school exchange program. Students are boys and girls from France, Germany, Thailand, Japan, Mexico, Denmark, Italy and Switzerland. The students are fully insured, bring their own spending money and expect to bear a share of household chores, as well as be included in normal family activities. Call toll-free, 1-800-888-9040 or (813) 333-2599, or visit

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School calendar 04/17/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 10:38am]
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