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Attendance Challenge – Student to Cut 10 Inches of Principal’s Hair

February 1st, 2013 Comments off

Who:
Alexander Elementary School students with attendance at or above 96 percent

What:
Attendance challenge

When:
Noon Monday, February 4

Where:
Alexander Elementary School PE courts
5602 N. Lois Ave., Tampa

How:
More than 400 Alexander Elementary School students with a 96 percent or better attendance rate during their first semester will gather to watch their principal, Kristina Alvarez, have 10 inches of her hair cut to donate to Pantene Beautiful Lengths.  More than 100 students with perfect attendance during their first semester will participate in a raffle that decides which student will cut Ms. Alvarez’ hair.  Two students also will cut eight inches of their own hair and donate it to Pantene Beautiful Lengths.  Ms. Alvarez did this same attendance challenge five years ago.

Pantene Beautiful Lengths is a partnership between Pantene and the American Cancer Society that turns donated hair into free, real-hair wigs for women with cancer.  Pantene has donated 24,000 real-hair wigs to the American Cancer Society’s wig banks, which distribute wigs to cancer patients across the country.

Muller Magnet Mania and Special Presentation

February 1st, 2013 Comments off

Who:
Muller Elementary Magnet  School

What:
Performances, art, food and fun with a special presentation of the American flag

When:
4:30 -7:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. flag presentation
Today, Friday, February 1

Where:
Muller  Elementary Magnet School
13615 N 22nd Street, Tampa

How:
Students will perform a musical showcase and display art for sale in a festive atmosphere. There will be games, popcorn, and hot dogs for all attendees to enjoy.

There will be a special presentation of an American flag that flew in a war zone by a parent who recently returned from Afghanistan.

Prospective families can also learn about Muller, a visual, performing, communication arts and environmental studies magnet school. Muller, a National Excellence in Education school, has a partnership with the Patel Conservatory, an outdoor classroom, and integrates the arts and environmental studies into the school’s curriculum.

For more information on Muller Elementary Magnet School, click here.