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At Ben Hill Middle, more than just the school is under construction

At Ben Hill Middle, more than just the school is under construction

TAMPA — Drive past Ben Hill Middle School and it looks like, well, something under construction.
Published: 05/13/15
Success just the latest move for Music Box

Success just the latest move for Music Box

TAMPA — It’s hard to tell where life is going to take you. Jim Chambers knows this better than most.
Published: 05/13/15
Voodoo lily is one of a very unusual plant family

Voodoo lily is one of a very unusual plant family

Decades ago someone called me and told me I had to go see a plant he’d never seen before and was pretty sure I hadn’t either. He didn’t have a name for it, just the address of where it was located. I was younger then, more curiou...
Published: 05/13/15
Here’s a back-pocket recipe that’ll always have your back

Here’s a back-pocket recipe that’ll always have your back

As I sat at the computer, lamenting the fact that I’d spent too much time cruising the Internet when I should have been writing, the clock on the screen said 5:10 p.m.
Published: 05/13/15
Amazing Race Westchase returns

Amazing Race Westchase returns

TAMPA — It would be safe to say that cancer has touched every household in America.
Updated one month ago
School, students get the skinny on summer options

School, students get the skinny on summer options

CARROLLWOOD — With summer closing in, the kids at Buchanan Middle School, and schools all over, have to start making plans.
Updated one month ago
Accident can’t deter student from taking life by the horns

Accident can’t deter student from taking life by the horns

TAMPA — Life can change in an instant. No one knows that better than 17-year-old Spencer Peek. A talented athlete, he spent his summer training to be better. Poised to become the starting quarterback at Carrollwood Day School in the fall, Spen...
Updated one month ago
Jesuit spring production a Neil Simon classic

Jesuit spring production a Neil Simon classic

TAMPA — The Jesuit High School drama club, known as the Jesuit Masque, presented its spring production of the play “Rumors” over the April 24 weekend. According to those associated with the performance, the Neil Simon comedy was ...
Updated one month ago
Hillel performances display Patel Conservatory partnership

Hillel performances display Patel Conservatory partnership

TAMPA — Performing on stage is a big deal, especially for children. The students of Hillel Academy got to experience it firsthand on April 21 when they performed a concert at the Straz Center.
Updated one month ago

Christian school shows off its artistic side

TAMPA — Pablo Picasso once said, “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.”
Updated one month ago