For Immediate Release
Contact: Tanya Arja
Office of Communications
Tampa, Fla. – (April 22, 2016) – The following events are happening in Hillsborough County Public Schools this weekend:
- Urban Garden- Saturday, April 23, 8:30- noon, Memorial Middle School
4702 N. Central Ave, Tampa
Students, staff, and community volunteers will begin designing and planting an Urban Garden on campus. At least two dozen volunteers will work at the school for the beautification project. Teachers and school staff will then begin creating curriculum next year to tie the garden into classroom discussions and hands-on activities. Interested media should go to the front office and will be directed to the courtyard area.
- Open House - Saturday, April 23, 9 a.m. – Noon, Brewster Technical College
2222 N. Tampa Street, Tampa
Individuals are invited to come tour Brewster Technical College to see the wonderful programs they have to offer. Programs that will be part of the tour include Automotive Technician, Early Childhood Education, Industrial Machinery Maintenance & Repair, Pharmacy Technician, and Adults with Disabilities. Demonstrations will be showcased in addition to door prizes, community vendors and a children’s play area.
- Full Service Centers provide support for families all year long.
- Students from Puerto Rico Thankful for Opportunities in HCPS
- College Opportunities Become a Reality for Students at Brandon EPIC 3 Center
- Governor's Shine Award honors veterans-turned-teachers
- New leadership club makes a splash at Pierce Middle School