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School events, workshops and classes

Gandy/Sun Bay South

Robinson IB juniors to receive their pins

Juniors enrolled in Robinson High's International Baccalaureate program will be honored Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium, 6311 Lois Ave.

The ceremony will induct current juniors into their final year in the IB program and honor the work students have completed since their freshman year. Parents and other family of inductees are invited to attend. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call (813) 272-3006 or visit

Port Tampa City

Workshop to help parents with math

Westshore Elementary is conducting a free workshop for parents on how to help their children with mathematics at home. The workshop is Tuesday from noon-2 p.m. in the media center at Westshore, 7110 West Shore Blvd. For more information or to attend, call (813) 272-3080 ext. 224 or ext. 452.

East Tampa

Lockhart PTA hosts family skate night

The Lockhart Elementary PTA is hosting a skate night for students and parents at 6 p.m. Friday at United Skates of America, 5121 Armenia Ave.

Tickets are $5 at the door and include skating. Nonskating parents may enter for free. This is a family-friendly event. Proceeds benefit the Lockhart PTA. For more information call (813) 276-5727 or visit

Historic Hyde Park

Food and games at Wilson Middle School

Wilson Middle hosts its annual Fall Festival from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday on school grounds, 1005 Swann Avenue. Dinner will be served to those who purchase tickets in advance. Entry is free. Armbands for the gaming area are $5 for children. The event benefits Wilson's PTSA. There will be games, including an old-fashioned cakewalk and a water balloon toss, with some teachers as targets. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Jill Randall at (813) 259-1007 or e-mail


College information sessions in Spanish

Hillsborough County Guidance Services is hosting seven college information sessions in Spanish, called Pasos al Futuro through November.

The third meeting is 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium at Tampa Bay Technical High School, 6410 Orient Road. Pasos al Futuro will focus on the benefits of continuing education for Hispanic parents and students, from applying to college to getting financial aid. Meetings will be conducted entirely in Spanish and are free. For more information call Vivien Oliva at (813) 273-7552.

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