Friday, March 8, 2013
Hillsborough County kids are out of school March 11-15.
Carrollwood and Northdale kids can unplug those alarm clocks and get ready to sleep in. Spring break for Hillsborough County Public Schools starts Monday, March 11 and runs through the week. Students won’t have to dust off their books again until Monday, March 18, according to the district’s calendar. A number of other important dates are also right around the corner for Hillsborough students. The third grading period officially ends March 28, but there’s a reward for making it though. School is closed Friday, March 29 for a non-student day. Teachers, however, don’t get that day off. With spring break around the corner, we want to hear from you Carrollwood and Northdale! What’s your favorite thing to do in or near the community when the …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The national holiday doesn’t mean a day off for Hillsborough County public school students.
While kids in nearby Pasco County will get to enjoy a long weekend, Carrollwood area students are expected to hit the books Monday, Feb. 18. Presidents Day is not a day off in Hillsborough, according to the school district’s calendar. Hillsborough students, however, do get a day off their neighbors in Pasco can’t boast. For those in the west part of the county, the recent Florida State Fair Day, observed Feb. 8, provided a long weekend. Children enrolled in public schools on the east side of the county get March 4 off for Strawberry Festival Day. Youngsters in Hillsborough also have spring break to look forward to. It runs March 11-15 this year. Presidents Day is observed annually on the third Monday of February. It was originally …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Hillsborough County students get free admission to the Florida State Fair on Feb. 8.
Carrollwood and Northdale students can hit the midway instead of the books Friday. Hillsborough County chools will be closed for Florida State Fair day on Feb. 8, with free admission tickets provided for students. The gates open at 9 a.m. at the state fairgrounds, and there are more than 100 free things to see and do. (A list of suggestions from the folks at the fair is attached to this story.) Everyone can take advantage of Pepsi armband day on Friday, as well. Armbands for unlimited rides are regularly $30, but you can get $5 off by bringing an empty Diet Mountain Dew can to the gate. Check out Friday's complete line up of activities and entertainment on the Florida State Fair website. The fairgrounds are located at 4800 US Hwy. 301 …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Take a peek at the calendar for the upcoming 2012-13 school year.
Summer’s coming to a close and the first bells are soon to ring on the 2012-13 school year. If you’re wondering just when kids in the Carrollwood and Norhtdale areas will go back to class, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a look at the calendar for the upcoming year: First day of school – Tuesday, Aug. 21, except for Rampello students who report Aug. 14. Note that start times vary by school. Check with your kids' individual schools for this information. Editor's note: Information for this post came from the Hillsborough County Public School's website.