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Federal Teen Academy

The Federal Teen Academy is an opportunity for high school students to get a look into how the Justice and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies combat crime to keep the public safe. Interested students should email the application to no later than midnight on May 31st.  Click …

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Class of 2023 Rank Freeze Date February 17 2023

Attention seniors, the rank freeze date for the class of 2023 will be Friday, February 17th, 2023.  The issue date on the official grade report or transcript from virtual school or dual enrollment classes must be on or before Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 to count in the class rank GPA calculation.…

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Tampa Federal Teen Academy Summer Program

Tampa Federal Teen Academy will be held August 3rd and 4th at the FBI Tampa Field Office. The Federal Teen Academy allows high school students (14 to 17 yr old'san opportunity to get a comprehensive look into the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Bureau of Al…

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Collegeboard Virtual Student and Parent Webinar Connecting to Collegeboard's BigFuture Scholarships

Collegeboard will host a virtual webinar on Tuesday, February 15th from 6-7 pm for students and parents focusing on how students can connect to Collegeboard's BigFuture platform.  BigFuture helps students search for colleges, scholarships, and career information while also providing opportunities fo…

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Hillsborough County Public Library Social Media Intern Program

The Hillsborough County Public Library has a 6-week internship program for high school students (ages 14-18) which aims to develop and expand social media knowledge and skills while working in a professional environment.  Interested students can apply online at  A…

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Military Service Academies Information Day

The office of Congressman Scott Franklin will present an information seminar for students interested in securing a congressional nomination to one of the service academies.  The seminar will include information on applying for appointment as well as securing a nomination.  Academy representatives wi…

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Important Dual Enrollment Updates for Summer and Fall Classes

Given the current situation, Dual Enrollment registration procedures for Summer and Fall 2020 classes will differ slightly from the norm.  The registration procedure will be as follows:

  1. Student contacts their counselor and lets the counselor know they would like to register for a Summer or Fa…

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Spring Dual Enrollment Deadline Update

Students who are planning on registering for dual enrollment classes for the Spring of 2020 must submit paperwork no later than Friday, December 6th, 2019, and must enroll in their courses no later than Friday, December 13th, 2019.   The Spring dual enrollment schedule is available on HCC's website…

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Summer ACT Prep Classes

Hillsborough County Public Schools Adult and Community Education will be offering ACT prep classes this summer at each of the Adult Education Sites.  Prep classes cost $45.00 for graduated students, but are free with a Counselor Authorization Letter for current high school students.

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SAT ACT Registration Deadlines

Today, Friday, May 3rd is the registration deadline for the June 1st SAT and the June 8th ACT.  Register online for the SAT at and for the ACT at  Seniors, if you still need to get the scores to qualify for Bright Futures, the June SAT and ACT are the last t…

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Updated Fall 2018 On-Campus Dual Enrollment Schedule

The updated Fall 2018 on-campus dual enrollment schedule is posted below.  After school dual enrollment classes start Monday, 8/13.  Note the room change for College Algebra!

PERT Math Tutoring

PERT Math tutoring will be available next semester during 4th and 6th periods with Mr. Pennant.  This is a great opportunity for students needing to earn a concordant score on the Algebra 1 EOC, and for students needing to earn college ready test scores for dual enrollment.  See Mr. Pennant in room …

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PERT Testing for 2018-2019 Dual Enrollment

Bloomingdale will offer the PERT test on campus next semester for students who are interested in taking Dual Enrollment courses in the 2018-2019 school year.  If you plan to take Dual Enrollment courses next year and don't already have College Ready test scores, click here to sign up to take the PE…

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FBI Tampa Division Future Agents In Training

The FBI Tampa Division and their Citizen's Academy Alumni Association will host the inaugural Future Agents in Training program.  This program invites high school students to receive hands on training and education to inform students about the mission of the FBI's criminal, counterterrorism, intelli…

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Summer SAT Practice with Khan Academy

Khan Academy will continue to offer free, individualized SAT practice throughout the summer.  Students can access full-length practice tests, video lessons, interactive problems, and a personalized study plan based on the student's previous test results.  Instructions for linking Khan Academy an…

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Dual Enrollment Fall 2017

Interested in Dual enrollment on Campus next year?  We will be offering the following courses first semester:
College Algebra
College Success(no test scores needed)
Career Research and Decision Making(no test scores needed)
American History
Western Civilization
Meteorology (during the school …

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Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Youth Fire Academy

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue is currently accepting applications for their Summer Youth Fire Academy, which will be held June 12th-23rd, 2017.  This free program is open to all high school students and graduating seniors, ages 14-18.  Applications are due by Friday, April 14th and must includ…

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UCF LEAD Scholars Program

The University of Central Florida is currently accepting applications for the LEAD Scholars Academy.  This is a leadership development program offering unique services and opportunities to UCF students, including LEAD Housing, priority registration, and scholarship opportunities.  To apply to the LE…

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Mississippi State University School of Architecture Design Discovery

Mississippi State's School of Architecture will host their Design Discovery summer program from June 9th - 16th.  This program is open to high school students age 16 and older who are interested in the field of architecture and/or other related design fields.  Applications must be received prior to …

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USF College Reach-Out Program

USF's College Reach-Out Program (CROP) is accepting applications from current 8th-11th grade students for their spring and summer college prep program.  This free program will provide weekday and weekend tutoring sessions at USF, career and educational counseling, college/university tours, leadershi…

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