Sunshine Notice

April 11th, 2014 Comments off

School Board Member April Griffin has scheduled a Community Town Hall meeting on Monday, April 14, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Covington Park Club House. The club house is located at 6806 Covington Garden Drive, Apollo Beach. Topics include Transportation and Exceptional Student Education (ESE). Other board members may also attend.

Students Prepare for FCAT – Deliver Water for Classmates

April 10th, 2014 Comments off

With FCAT testing starting on Monday, students from four elementary schools and three middle schools, including Dunbar Elementary Magnet School and Sligh Middle Magnet School, whose magnet theme focuses on health, will pick up several cases of water at Florida Hospital Tampa on Friday morning. The cases of water have been donated by Florida Hospital Tampa in an effort to ensure that students are well hydrated and comfortable as they look forward to doing their best on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test next week.

The students are scheduled to arrive between 9 and 11 a.m. on Friday, April 11, at the loading dock at Florida Hospital Tampa, located at 3100 E. Fletcher Ave. in Tampa.

“We appreciate the support Florida Hospital Tampa provides our students,” said Superintendent MaryEllen Elia. “They recognize the importance of encouraging students to be well rested, hydrated, and to have a good breakfast, so they’ll be at their best.”

To find the loading dock at Florida Hospital Tampa, follow the red and white “deliveries” signs once arriving on the property.

For more information, contact Terrie Dodson-Caldevilla at 813-272-4048 or 813-220-3579.

Superintendent Takes a Swing at Golf with Our Young Experts

April 10th, 2014 Comments off

Who:   Superintendent MaryEllen Elia

What:  Will take a golf lesson from students in the Golf Academy at Franklin Boys Preparatory Academy

When:  Friday, April 11, at 10 a.m.

Where: Franklin Boys Preparatory Academy, 3915 E. 21st Ave., Tampa

Why:   Now that the Master’s Golf Tournament is underway, Superintendent Elia will stop by Franklin Boys Prep Academy for a lesson

How:   Students in the Golf Academy learn the fundamentals of the game, develop social skills and learn how to manage difficult situations.