School Board shifts several principals
Principal shifts at Tuesday's School Board meeting included: Mary Cunningham from Ballast Point Elementary to Lockhart Elementary; Larry Sykes from Edison Elementary to Ferrell Middle; Fontaine Marion from Robles Elementary to Sheehy Elementary; Arthur Akins, assistant principal to principal at Memorial Middle; and Liz Calleri from assistant principal at Clark Elementary to principal at West Shore Elementary. The appointments will take effect at various times in the coming weeks and months.
Students to take part in Camelot's Courtyard
Magicians, minstrels and jesters are coming out of the district's arts magnet schools from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for the second annual Camelot's Courtyard: The Renaissance in the City Festival.
Students will present armor-making demonstrations, wood sword and shield-making demonstrations, puppet shows and interactive skits. There will also be a petting zoo, art and crafts booths, and food.
Participating students are from Blake High, Progress Village and Orange Grove middle schools, Muller, Lockhart and Shore elementaries, and Rampello K-8 Downtown Partnership School. The cost is $5. Parking is free in the Rampello garage. Rampello K-8 is at 802 E Washington St.
Nature's Classroom celebrates Earth Day
Nature's Classroom celebrates Earth Day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Expect art and environmental displays, children's activities and music. Nature's Classroom is at 13100 Verges Road, Thonotosassa.
District offers free historic schools tour
Take a walk down memory lane at the district's free tour of historic South Tampa schools from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Starting at Plant High School, 2415 S Himes Ave., a tour bus will take participants to Gorrie, Mitchell and Roosevelt elementaries, and Wilson Middle. RSVP by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 272-4055.