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Volunteers Needed For Christmas Lane

Volunteers are needed for Christmas Lane at the Florida Strawberry Festival from November 29th through December 24th, each Thursday through Sunday (including Monday, December 23rd and Tuesday, December 24th).  Volunteers must be at least 15 years old and must attend a training on November 16th o…

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Juniors & Seniors...New College Visits Added!

Stetson, Mercer, USF, FSU, UWF honors program, Virginia Tech, POLY,  & University of South Carolina!

Sign up in the blue binder in guidance if interested!

Seniors!!! The Scholarship DUE: 6/30/19!

$1,500 (2 winners)


-must be a senior

-must be a student-caregiver (a student who is caring for an adult relative)

-must be planning to attend a four-year university, state college, or community college


What do you need to do?

Submit either a 1,500-word essay …

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Seniors!!! Florida Tour Guide Scholarship DUE: 12/31/19!

$1,000 (multiple winners)


-must be a senior

-must be planning to attend a four-year university, state college, community college, or tech school next school year


What do you need to do?

The Zebra wants to see your favorite road trip destination(s) in your state -…

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Volunteers Needed for Preferred Touch Home Care

Preferred Touch Home Care is a pediatric nursing agency next to Brandon Regional Hospital which provides in-home care services to patients with critical care needs.  The agency is looking for student volunteers to work in their human resources department performing tasks including auditing, organizi…

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Part Time Job Opportunity

Marco's Pizza (on Providence & Bloomingdale)
customer service/answering phones/light cleaning
starting pay: $8.46

Manager: Anthony (Tony) Fox

or just show up to apply & speak w/ Tony
any weekday between 11:00am and 4:00pm

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Community Service Opportunity!

Valrico Childcare Learning Center
1405 S. St. Cloud
and various times on school holidays
playing games w/ children, reading to children, teaching them how to tie shoes, etc...

Debbie Mast

Enrollment window closing Soon!

NYC, DC, Philly College Trip Tour

Reminder....enrollment window closes at 11:59pm Friday night (9/13/19), so if you are planning on signing up your student(s), I would go ahead and do it.

On a side note, a few students had asked me about a student from another school, coming o…

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HCC Rep tomorrow!

HCC rep in Mrs. Edgeman's office, in Guidance, tomorrow.  Come see her during your lunch and get any questions answered about HCC.  Also, if you want help with the HCC application, she can help you apply right then and there.

Attn Juniors & Seniors!

New college visits added.....Florida Southern and NYU!
Sign up in the blue binder in guidance if interested!

U.S. Naval Academy Candidates Dinner

The USNA Alumni Association of Tampa Bay will host the annual U.S. Naval Academy Founders' Day Dinner on Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 at the Feather Sound Country Club, located at 2201 Feather Sound Drive.  A pre-dinner reception will be held beginning at 6:00 pm followed by dinner at 7:00 pm.  …

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U.S. Military Service Academy Informaiton Sessions

The United States Military Service Academies will be in attendance at several local College Fairs and Academy Days.  Students interested in applying to a service academy, and their parents, are encouraged to attend to learn more about the application process, academy requirements, and congressional …

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NYC, DC, Philly College Tour Trip June 2020

To enroll, please visit our group’s Tour Website at:

and pay the $95 enrollment fee.
The enrollment deadline for this tour is Friday, September 13th, 2019.

Don't forget, if you enroll by September 7th, 2019 at 11:59 PM (tomorrow), you WILL receive …

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TODAY is the LAST day to register for the October SAT!

Today is the regular registration deadline for the October 5th SAT.

Register online at Register now to avoid the late fee!

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Juniors & Seniors...New College Visit Added!

New college visit added.....Virginia Tech!
Sign up in the blue binder in guidance if interested!

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College Visits!

Juniors & Seniors!
College Visit sign ups in the blue binder in Guidance (by the computer sign in)
Come on down and sign up for any you are interested in. can come to 5 a year.

Upcoming college visits include UT, UF, FIU, FAU, University of Alabama, & UCF!

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Senior Parent Night TONIGHT!


Senior Parent Night
9/5/19 (Thurs)

-for seniors & their parents
-college apps, financial aid, grad requirements, etc...

Trip Info Sessions

Come on out if you are interested in learning more about the trips!

9/5/19 (Thursday) @ 6:00pm in media center
Philly, NYC, DC College Tour Trip in June 2020

              RSVP link for Info session:

9/5/19 (Thursday) @…

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October ACT!

Today is the LAST day to late register for the October ACT test!

Senior Parent Night

Senior Parent Night will be held on Thursday, September 5th from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Auditorium during conference night.  The Bloomingdale Counseling department will present information on graduation requirements, the college application process, financial aid, and more.  Parents of seniors and …

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