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College App Week...Trivia Tuesday!

In the last 5-10 minutes of 2nd period, your teacher will display on the elmo/read aloud/Zoom, the 10 college trivia questions (multiple choice & true/false). 

As a class, quickly select your answers (NO Internet assistance) and your teacher will email them to Mrs. Edgeman.

The top 5 classes …

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Class of 2021 Rank Freeze Date

Seniors, the Rank Freeze date for the class of 2021 will be Friday, February 26th, 2021.  Grades from virtual and dual enrollment courses must be received with an “Issue Date” no later than Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 to be included in the final GPA calculation for class rank. Plan ahead and ma…

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NACAC Virtual College Fair - Sunday, November 8th

NACAC will host their next virtual college fair on Sunday, November 8th from 2 pm - 10 pm.  Interested students can sign up online at  Students can choose from thousands of Zoom sessions offered by more than 600 colleges and universities.  Participants will learn ab…

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College App Week...Mascot Monday!

Stop by guidance and sketch the weirdest college mascot you can think of.   You will be entered in next Friday’s raffle.  The best sketch will get 3 entries!

Don’t know a weird one?  Hop on google and do a quick search…you will be surprised by what you find!

(come by before school, …

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November Scholarship Matrix has been added!

Check out the matrix to see if there are any scholarships you can apply to!

You can find it under the financial aid tab.

ATTN Seniors! USF Early Application Deadline EXTENDED!!!

New Deadlines:

Early Application Deadline: January 1st 2021

Scholarship Deadline: February 15th 2021


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ATTN Student Athletes! NCAA: Navigating Initial Eligibility During COVID-19!

Did you miss the NCAA Eligibility Center webinar in October? Join the EC for a repeat webinar
on Saturday, November 7 at 2 p.m. Eastern to learn about initial-eligibility requirements you
must meet and how COVID-19 impacts those requirements.

Register ASAP @ the link below:


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ATTN SENIORS...Complete your FAFSA ASAP!!!

Complete the FAFSA by January 1st to be entered into a raffle to win a yearbook, a prom ticket, or a food card!!!

Directions Below:


This is the site we went to create your FSA ID:

Then, show one of your parents how to create their FSA ID there (u…

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Receiving Credit for Virtual American Heart Association Heart Challenge & CPR Event on 10/13!

How to receive credit for Virtual American Heart Association - Heart Challenge & CPR Event

1.    Go to the “Start Fishing” section of your dashboard on Profferfish.

2.    Select the button “Submit Signatures & Reflections to My Counselor for Approval”.

3.    Select the American…

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ATTN Seniors! UF App Extended to 11/16!

If you are applying to UF and you haven't finished, hopefully having this extra time lessens the pressure a bit.  :)

ASVAB on Dec. 1st Sign ups!

10th-12th graders….ASVAB will be on December 1st!  It is not just for people looking to join the service.  It is one of the best interest inventories….it matches your interests and abilities to help you find the best careers for you.  A rep will be out when results are in, to help you interpret your…

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Reminder...HCC Rep tomorrow, 10/15, in Guidance, during all 3 lunches!

If you have any questions about HCC or need help with the HCC Application, sign up to see her ASAP!

Sign up for your individual meeting on the HCC Rep Meeting Request Form. 

That form can be found RIGHT HERE under form requests.

Read more apps instructions INFO!!!

I just wanted to REMIND you all that the Senior Night Presentation is posted here under presentations.  It has lots of pertinent info for Seniors as well as how to apply to colleges.  If you haven't already, you should check that out ASAP!  :)


As a recap for college apps:

-Go to their…

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Preparing Students for Life Series - HBCU Edition


Hillsborough County Public School's Preparing Students for Life Series begins this month with their HBCU Edition.  This event will feature virtual college tours throughout the month of October, as well as an informational session on financial aid, the PSAT, SAT, and ACT.  Interested studen…

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SAT/ACT Waivers

REMINDER for Juniors & Seniors...if you are on free/reduced lunch, you qualify for 2 SAT waivers and 2 ACT waivers through out high school.

If you need/want to take SAT or ACT to meet a concordant score for a graduation requirement or for college entrance, send Mrs. Edgeman a CANVAS MESSAGE and s…

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HCC Rep in Guidance (virtually: ZOOM) next Thursday, 10/15, during ALL 3 lunches!

If you have any questions about HCC or need help with the HCC Application, sign up to see her ASAP!

Sign up for your individual meeting on the HCC Meeting Request Link. 

That link can be found in the Guidance module in the Bloomingdale High school Resources Canvas course or on bloomingdalegui…

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Virtual Community Service Opportunity!

Earn certification in "Hands-Only" CPR and other online Heart Healthy activities.

Students will download the American Heart Challenge app or sign up on the American Heart Challenge website, attend the American Heart Challenge kickoff on Zoom Tuesday, October 13 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm, and then reco…

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November SAT registration deadline is TODAY, 10/7/20!

If you plan on taking that test, sign up ASAP @

Community Service Opportunity!

Tampa Dynamo Soccer League

Volunteer Coaches Needed

Practices begin 10/12 (one night a week: will either be Mon, Tues, or Wed.)


Games start 10/24....will range from 9am start to 1pm finish (games will be at least an hour)


Contact ASAP if interested:

Keith Loewenstein

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Pasos Al Futuro Virtual Events

Pasos al Futuro will be presented online through a series of presentations streamed through Youtube.  Students and parents can access the Spanish language presentations at

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