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Exciting Opportunity for Students and Families to Learn about Choice Options

November 01, 2018

For Immediate Release

Contact: Tanya Arja
Office of Communications

Tampa, Fla. – (November 1, 2018) – It will be an exciting afternoon and evening as students and families learn more about the amazing opportunities available in Hillsborough County Public Schools at the upcoming Choice Expo, on Friday, November 2, from 3-7 p.m. at the Florida State Fairgrounds in the Florida Center.

More than 50 tuition-free school options will be represented with interactive displays and demonstrations. This free event is for elementary, middle and high school families in kindergarten through 11th grade to interact with teachers, administrators and current students from various schools.

The district’s Choice options offer students rigorous academic work while providing opportunities to explore and discover their talents and interests. Some programs include interests like film production & design, finance, medical & science exploration, and performing arts.

Parking and admission is free. Food trucks will be on site for families to purchase snacks, meals and drinks, while several elementary, middle and high school magnet performing arts students will provide entertainment throughout the evening.

With Choice, families can apply for a magnet school, specific career and technical programs, choice attractors and other attendance area schools with available space. The Choice Application Period opened at noon on October 26 and extends until December 31. Choice applications are available online at the district’s website For more information, contact the Choice Helpline at (813) 272-4692.


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