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Strawberry Crest High School To Perform Legally Blonde The Musical

Strawberry Crest High School To Perform Legally Blonde The Musical

By Kathy L. Collins Strawberry Crest High School’s Drama Department, under the direction of Hilary Gale, will perform Legally Blonde The Musical on Wednesday, April 9 through Friday, April 11. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door. Producing Legally Blonde The Musical is a big deal for Strawberry Crest. Gale said, “We’re a […]

“Key Tree” Becomes Part Of Hillsborough County’s Public Art Collection

“Key Tree” Becomes Part Of Hillsborough County’s Public Art Collection

  By Kathy L. Collins Plant City artist, Robert Woods, creates intricate and exquisite art from metal such as stainless steel, cold steel, brass, copper, blown glass and paint. One of Woods’ creations, “Key Tree,” is now a part of Hillsborough County’s Public Art Collection. “Key Tree” is a 12 ft. high structure which was […]

Teachers Earn Excellence in Education Awards

Teachers Earn Excellence in Education Awards

The 2014 Excellence in Education Awards ceremony honored three public school educators and support personnel last month, recognizing each awardee for their hard work and commitment to the students and community they serve.  The program was pleased to announce Julia Sarmiento of Shields Middle School as the 2014 Ida S. Baker Diversity Educator of the […]

Students Compete In Culinary Competition & Teachers Earn Excellence In Education Awards

Students Compete In Culinary Competition & Teachers Earn Excellence In Education Awards

  By Tamas Mondovics More than 400 students from across the state including students from 13 Hillsborough County high schools participated in the 14th Annual ProStart Culinary Team Competitions. The event, hosted by the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association’s Educational Foundation, showcased the best high school students in the state, many of whom will continue […]

Strawberry Crest Cheer Squad Wins Western Conference

Strawberry Crest Cheer Squad Wins Western Conference

By Tamas Monodovics For the second year in a row, the Strawberry Crest High School Chargers cheer team won the Western Conference championship, defended its district title, won its Regional competition, confirmed the program’s strength and once again earned the respect of dozens of area squads throughout the county. The Western Conference witnessed 27 talented […]

BSAC Swimmers Join List Of Student-Athletes On National College Signing Day

BSAC Swimmers Join List Of Student-Athletes On National College Signing Day

  By Tamas Monodvics Student-athletes throughout Hillsborough County enjoyed the spotlight last month as they celebrated their commitments to the school of their choice on national college signing day. Joined by teammates, teachers, coaches, family and friends, dozens of these students expressed their thanks for everyone’s support as well as the respect they have earned […]

March Valrico Business Column

March Valrico Business Column

By Suzy Wiesenhart   New Stylist Joins Lux Hair Design Lux Hair Design, located at 4379 Lynx Paw Trail in Valrico, recently added a new stylist to the team, Veronica Boegel. The Valrico resident graduated from the Manhattan Hairstyling Academy and has two years’ experience styling hair, including working at the Color Salon and Spa […]

Siesta Pool Creations: A Community Staple For 10 Years

  By Nicole Heubusch Spring is in on the horizon and many in the area who have a pool are looking to spruce it up for the upcoming summer season. Siesta Pool Creations has been in the Valrico area since 2004. It can help you create the perfect pool area where you can relax and […]

Core5 Fitness, Fitness To The Core

Core5 Fitness, Fitness To The Core

  By Samantha R. Evensen Core5 Fitness, a studio gym specializing in group and one-on-one personal training, has taken a holistic approach to the five core pillars of fitness: cardio, resistance, flexibility, nutrition and support. At Core5 Studios, the trainers strive to not only meet but exceed the goals and expectations of their clients. They […]

Twin Lakes To Hold Community Garage Sale

Twin Lakes To Hold Community Garage Sale

  By Nicole Schoen Upcoming Community Garage Sale The Twin Lakes annual spring community garage sale will take place on Saturday, March 22 from 8 a.m.-12 Noon. Twin Lakes is located North of Lithia Pinecrest Rd. at the very end of Bloomingdale Ave. where the road dead ends. The sale is free to attend and […]