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Alternate Times writing contest for high school students Deadline: Oct 6, 2014
Tampa Bay high school students, submit an original short story for a chance to win $100 and be featured as a presenting author at the 22nd Annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading!
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Free workshop for teachers of grades 6-12
Mental Health Issues in the Classroom
Thursday, October 16, 2014
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

This workshop will help educators recognize the early signs of mental illness and substance abuse in adolescents, understand how best to intervene so that youth are linked to services and learn to use informational text to address difficult topics in the classroom.
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Delivery of newspapers for the 2013-2014 school year ends May 16, 2014. To order papers for summer school, email ordernie@tampabay.com.



Once again we are proud to partner with the Tampa Bay Rays for our annual summer reading program, Reading with the Rays: Read your way to the Ballpark.
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Tampa Bay Times Newspaper in Education program wins international recognition.
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Achieva Credit Union
AIA Tampa Bay
Air Transport Action Group
All Children's Hospital
Allegany Franciscan Ministries
Mary Wyatt Allen
Altrusa International of Tampa Bay Wilma B. Hogan Foundation, Inc.
AMA Foundation
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 273 Madeira Beach
Anonymous
Atlanta History Center
Bay News 9
Peter & Susan Betzer
Big Cat Rescue
Bright House Networks
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Cason Photography
Caspers Company McDonald's Restaurants
Catalina Marketing Charitable Foundation
Cigar City Brewing
City of Largo
City of Seminole Fire Rescue Department
City of Tampa
DACCO
The Frank E. Duckwall Foundation, Inc.
Marion C. Dunn
Firehouse Subs
Florida Aquarium
Florida Humanities Council
Florida Press Educational Services, Inc.
Florida Trend
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
William M. & Carolyn Glasgow
Harvey's 4th Street Grill
Hillsborough County Fire Rescue
Hillsborough County Public Schools
Hungry Howie's
Ice Sports Forum
International Plaza and Bay Street
Piers & Carol Jacob
James Madison Institute
Junior League of St. Petersburg
LEGOLAND Florida
Mark T. Mahaffey
Dorothy Mengering
NetSuite
District School Board of Pasco County
Pasco County Recycling
Pawsitive Pet Photography
Pinellas County Schools
Plantation on Crystal River
Richard & Marilyn Placzek
Powerhouse Gym
Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Rays Baseball Foundation
Mildred Sanderson
Side Splitters Comedy Club
Southwest Florida Water Management District
Tampa Bay History Center
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay's Pet Food Warehouse
Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina
Total Wine & More
WestShore Plaza
WFTS-TV ABC Action News
Jean Giles Wittner

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