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Blog posts February 2018

Seniors...Bailey $20,000 scholarship due today!!!

Seniors-Bailey scholarship due TODAY!
One senior at Bloomingdale WILL win $20,000!
It can't be you if you don't apply!
APPLY today if u haven't already!

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Duke Summer Programs...Apply by 4/16!

Summer College (10th and 11th graders)

Summer Academy (9th-12th graders)

Intensive STEM Academy (9th-12th graders)

Summer College Online (10th-12th graders) Applications DUE: April 16th!

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FAU college visit tomorrow...sign up by the end of today

Juniors & Seniors....reminder....FAU college visit tomorrow! Sign up in the blue binder in guidance by the end of the day today if interested in learning about this school!

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Turn them into Mrs. Bass by the end of the day!

If you are interested in checking out tech school programs, this is a field trip for you!

Grab a field trip form from Mrs. Bass...remember, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA to sign up for the field trip.

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Reminder....FAFSA Lab & Parent-to-Parent TONIGHT (2/15) during conference night!

FAFSA LAB in the media center from 6:00pm-7:30pm. Financial Aid experts will help seniors complete their FAFSA. You should just come along with your parents and their 2016 tax info. The sooner you get it done, the better!

Parent-to-Parent (military child education coalition) members will be in t…

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Reminder.....Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies Summer Program...deadlines vary but some are as early as today!

They offer programs across a wide variety of disciplines including arts, humanities, science, and math, giving highly motivated students the opportunity to investigate advanced topics not typically taught in high schools. Participants engage in small classes with brilliant instructors and peers who …

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Juniors...Naval Academy Summer Seminar!!!

-for 6 days in June, you will be part of the academy

-strong academic focus: attend workshops on many different topics

If you are a junior in high school interested in pursuing an appointment to the United States Naval Academy, you should apply!

Apps due: March 31st…

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Reminder...Florida State University Young Scholars Program applications DUE tomorrow, Feb. 15th!!!

-prestigious six-week (6/10-7/21) residential summer science and mathematics experience for outstanding students
-room, board, & tuition provided for every student admitted

eligibility info & application available online:

ASSE International Student Exchange Program

Study Abroad in the 2018-19 school year

Scholarship available...Final application for scholarships due March 1st

Visit ASSE on the web at to learn about their programs as well as to begin the pre-application process for your adventure abroad.

Call or email 949-494-41…

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National College Fair



Tampa Convention Center

-admission rep from hundreds of colleges

-get questions answered about the college admissions process

-get info about gap year & pre-college summer programming


Register online :


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Drop Savers Poster Contest

-create a poster depicting a water conservation idea, in slogan form, drawing form, or both, focusing on the importance of water conservation.

-open to 9th-12th graders

-poster must be drawn on official entry form (pick on up from Mrs. Edgeman in guidance)


-bottle filling sta…

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HBCU College Fair & Decision Day

Saturday, February 24th 10:00am-1:00pm

@ Blake high school, in the media center

application drop-off: 10am-11am

College Fair: 10am-1pm

Click here to download flyer.

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Seniors....HCC Get In Day!

HCC Get IN Day

Sat, 2/24 SouthShore Campus @ 1pm

Sat, 3/24 Plant City Campus @ 4pm

Sat, 4/19 Brandon Campus @ 1pm

Get accepted, get help completing FAFSA (bring 2016 tax returns), & get a chance to WIN a $500 SCHOLARSHIP!!!

Click here to view flyer.

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FAFSA Lab & Parent-to-Parent on conference night (2/15) in media center!!!

FAFSA Lab & Parent-to-Parent on conference night, This Thursday, 2/15/18

FAFSA LAB in the media center from 6:00pm-7:30pm.

Financial Aid experts will help seniors complete their FAFSA. You should just come along with your parents and their 2016 tax info. The sooner you get it done, the bette…

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9th-11th graders! Academy Day!!!

Academy Day Saturday

3/31/18 @ 10:00am

US Military Service Academy Information Session Application process Academy Requirements Congressional Nominations -reps from the academies will be there! -9th-11th graders...if you are interested in the service academies, you SHOULD attend this session …

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Seniors!!! The Zebra “Show Off Your Stripes” 2018 Scholarship DUE: 5/31/18

The Zebra, the leading car insurance marketplace in the US, is offering a $1000 scholarship to graduating seniors.  Applicants have the option to create an original video not exceeding two minutes (must be hosted on YouTube or Vimeo) or create a three-(3) photo album (must be posted on Instagram or …

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Seniors!!! Brooks Law Group scholarship DUE: 5/1/18

Brooks Law Group is offering $1,000 (one) and $250 (one) scholarships to graduating seniors or undergraduate college students who reside in Polk or neighboring counties.  As part of the application, applicants must submit a photo, a small paragraph about themselves, and write an essay (between 700 a…

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Seniors!!! CAB Scholarship DUE: 3/30/18

The Department of Social Services, Community Action Board, is offering scholarships up to $5,000 to Hillsborough county residents.  Applicant’s family income must fall within 125% of the 2017 Federal Poverty Guidelines established for the Community Service Block Grant mandated requirements (see appl…

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Seniors!!! BioSpine Foundation Scholarship DUE: 3/31/18

The BioSpine Foundation is offering $1000 scholarships (two: one male and one female) to graduating seniors who are residents of Hillsborough county.  Priority is given to students who plan on a medical career.  As part of the application, applicants must write an essay summarizing personal and acad…

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Seniors!!! MOSC Scholarship DUE: 2/15/18

The MOSC scholarship program is offering $1000 and $500 scholarships to graduating seniors who are residents of Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, or Polk AND are military dependents.  Scholarships are merit-based and are evaluated on a combination of academics, essay, volunteerism, and leaders…

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