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A+ Tutoring Center: (813) 926-8534; 8331 Gunn Highway: Art, computer, reading, writing and other classes are from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting Monday. Cost is $8 an hour or $140 a month. Adult art classes are 9 to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday starting Monday. Cost is $30 a week.

Adams Middle School: (813) 975-7665: An Alumni Square has been established with 55 bricks. Buy an engraved brick for $25 and have it installed in one of the school's gardens. Call (813) 975-7665, ext. 215.

Bryant Elementary: (813) 356-1645: Uniforms are on sale from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Sept. 17. Open House is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday .

Citrus Park Elementary: (813) 558-5356: Help the school earn cash from the Box Tops for Education program. Each box top is worth 10 cents.

The Goddard School: 1-800-463-3273: The preschool is open and accepting enrollment.

Independent Day School: (813) 961-3087; The 14th annual IDS Kids Classic Golf Benefit is at 11 a.m. Sept. 15 at Avila Golf and Country Club, 943 Guisando De Avila. The tournament benefits the students at the Independent Day School-Corbett Campus. Cost is $225 for an individual, $850 for a foursome. Call (813) 245-9417 or visit

Freedom High School: (813) 558-1185; A PTSA-sponsored Princeton Review practice SAT test and workshop is at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Students in 10th and 11th grade can take a full-length practice SAT to help identify strengths and weaknesses. Cost is $21 in advance and $25 at the door. PTSA members pay $15. Parent volunteers also are needed to help with set-up, registration and clean up for the practice exam.

Life Enrichment Center: (813) 932-0241; 9704 N Boulevard: Beginning Spanish for adults is from 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays starting Monday. The eight-week conversational course costs $80 plus $21.50 for the course material.

Morgan Woods Elementary: (813) 872-5369: "Are you Smarter than a Morgan Woods Tiger?" is at 6 p.m. Sept. 18 at the school. Parents get a chance to experience what their child is doing and also meet with the music, physical education and art teachers. Senor Morgan, the school mascot, will ask trivia questions over the intercom, and the students and parents with the most correct answers win.

Sickles High School: Registration for the Sickles High School Sensations Little Sensations Camp ends Sept. 17. The camp meets from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 30 and 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 2. Children ages 5 to 13 can learn how to dance like the Sensations, the school's flag and rifle visual ensemble. Campers will perform with the group at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 for the football game's pre-game show. Cost is $38. Call (813) 631-4742, ext. 282 or visit

Terrace Community Middle School: (813) 987-6555: The public charter school is accepting applications for the 2009-2010 school year. Applications received before Jan. 16 are eligible for the Jan. 26 random lottery. Applications for students entering Grades 6-8 will be available online at or in the school's main office, 11734 Jefferson Road, Thonotosassa.

What's happening at local schools 09/04/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 3:44pm]
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