Teacher Vacation Donation
As an NIE teacher, you already know the impact of newspapers in the classroom. If you're also a home delivery subscriber, please donate your newspapers to local students while you’re on vacation this summer. Each newspaper you donate equals four classroom newspapers! Visit tampabay.com/subscribe or call 800-888-7012 to donate your newspaper.
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NIE partner WFTS TV ABC Action News receives national award
NIE is proud to congratulate WFTS TV ABC Action News on its receipt of the National Association of Broadcasters 2013 Service to Community Award for its “Taking Action Against Domestic Violence” campaign. Each year, for six weeks, WFTS produces news stories, airs public service announcements and sponsors a commercial-free primetime special focused on educating the public about domestic violence and breaking the cycle of violence. This year, WFTS partnered with NIE and the Verizon Foundation to produce Breaking the Cycle of Teen Dating Abuse, a 16-page NIE curriculum supplement.
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Zumbathon - World Record Attempt
Saturday May 18, 2013
Shapes Total Fitness and Crunch Fitness are taking the initiative to raise awareness of the issue of homeless kids in our midst. They plan on helping and breaking the Guiness Book of World’s Record by holding the largest Zumba class ever organized in the United States! The event will be held on Saturday, May 18 at the Manatee Convention Center, located at 1 Haben Blvd in Palmetto.
Their organization, Turning Points, has been serving individuals, families and children struggling with issues related to homelessness since 1995. It is a one stop center that provides free medical and dental services, employment assistance, housing assistance, and a day resource service all in one building! Also, included in the Bill Galvano One Stop Center is the local soup kitchen, which provides a daily meal to all our needy friends and neighbors.
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Edible Bookmarks: Encouraging Kids to Read - (Pasco & Hillsborough)
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Sesame Street developed Here for Each Other to help adults and children cope with disasters. Your furry Sesame friends are here to help you and your child through this challenging time. Provided courtesy of WEDU.
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Tampa Bay's Cutest Pet Photo Contest 2012
The competition was fierce to be named Tampa Bay's Cutest Pet 2012. Congratulations to Grand Prize Winner Charlie and Runners Up Harper, Tiara, Barkley and Shaggy! Look for their pictures in the Tampa Bay Times on Sunday, January 6.
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The Stavros Institute needs volunteers to work with fifth and eighth grade
students in a unique hands-on environment.
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Raise funds for your school or youth organization
Are you looking to raise funds for your school or youth organization? Sell subscriptions to Florida's best newspaper - the Tampa Bay Times! Your organization can earn $25 for each new subscription and $10 for each renewal subscription ordered using your special offer code. For more information, contact Kelly Freedman at 813-435-7312 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NIE has partnered with Little Passports to bring Tampa Bay students an exciting educational opportunity.
Little Passports is an award-winning learning toy for boys and girls between 5 and 10 years of age geared towards inspiring children to learn about other countries and cultures.
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Pinellas Teachers Only: Free field trips to art museums
Free field trips to art museums are available for all Pinellas County teachers of all grades and contents (courtesy of referendum funds).
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Protect your Homebase
C.O.D.E. developed by the Florida Council on Economic Education
Described as Harvard Case Studies meets YouTube, C.O.D.E. is a unique program that leverages cutting edge technology to challenge students' critical thinking in the space where ECONOMICS and ETHICS intersect.
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The curtain's going up in Tampa Bay on a very special offer for NIE teachers. The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts and the Tampa Bay Times Newspaper in Education program have teamed up to offer a 60% discount on two tickets for shows at the Straz Center.
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View the winners of the 2012 Gene Mische American Invitational Promotion
NIE was proud to partner with the Gene Mische American Invitational and Stadium Jumping, Inc. to present this student challenge on the theme of "the Horse in Art and Literature".
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