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Newsletter | January 14, 2021

Remote Learning at Tampa Prep

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πŸ—“οΈ Second Semester CDZ Calendar (Note: there is class on March 8 and no class March 11)

✍️ Re-enrollment Contracts Due Jan. 29

πŸ‘©β€πŸ’» Webinar: PSAT, Now What? Feb 2, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

πŸ—“οΈ 9th Grade activities on campus Feb. 5 

πŸ§‘β€πŸ« Academic Support Links:

  πŸ—žοΈ Links to recent newsletters are in the Parent Portal under the Newsletter tab.

For upcoming event info (including Zoom links!), click here to view the School  calendar! 

Missed a virtual event? Watch recorded webinars here.



Drop Off / Pick Up Changes

Due to Super Bowl LV events being held at Julian B Lane Park, the following will be inaccessible from Saturday, Jan. 16 – Sunday, Feb. 14:

  • the parking lot adjacent to the park
  • the Cypress St. entrance to the School
  • the School's north gate 
ALL drop-off and pick-up will happen through the Cass Street entrance from Jan. 19 – Feb. 12. ALL students will park in the Senior lot. Please reference the map above for directional details. 
NOTE: Middle School students will exit their cars and walk to the external stairway door for Middle School Hub 1 to have their temperatures checked. 



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There is still time to purchase a tribute for your student in this year's Talisman yearbook. The deadline to purchase has been extended to TOMORROW January 15. Please see the yearbook tab on the Parent Portal for the link to purchase your tribute. 
Also, the deadline to design and submit your tribute is January 25. This is a firm deadline to assure that all pages are submitted and printed on time. Once you have finished designing your tribute and you submit it online, it will automatically be placed in the system for printing. 
If you have any questions, please contact Chelsea Wieloszynski at

Purchase a Tribute Now! 




PSAT is on Jan. 26

Tuesday, January 26, 2021: PSAT Day for 9th, 10th, and 11th Grade Students - Required for Classes of 2022, 2023, and 2024

Grade 11 will be taking the official PSAT through the College Board at school.
Time: 8:50 a.m. until approximately 1:00 p.m.
Students should bring two #2 pencils and a calculator to school with them. A standard scientific calendar is all that is required, although graphing calculators are permitted.

Grades 9 & 10
will be taking a proctored PSAT
virtually at home through Revolutionary Prep

TIme: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Students will be registered for the test and will receive additional details via email.

More Information Including Test Prep


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TPPA Upcoming Events


International Parents Group Coffee, Jan. 15, at 10:00 a.m.  
TPPA Sponsored Lunch for Juniors, Jan. 15
TPPA 9th & 10th Grade Coffee - All About the PSAT, Jan. 20, at 10:00 a.m.
Terrapin Dads Radio Half Hour, Feb. 2, at 5:30 p.m.


Upcoming TPPA Events


 Peifer Library

Peifer Library News January 2021

Greetings Terrapins!  Welcome to our first newsletter of 2021.  This is our monthly library newsletter to let you know what's going on in your Peifer Library.  I've got info here about the return of Maker Days, Battle of the Books, UberReads, and more!  Don't forget - the library is open before school (8:15-8:50) in-between classes and afterschool (til 4:15).
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Visit our NEW Athletics website to find:

  • Team Schedules, Rosters and News
  • Coach & Staff Directories
  • Facilities
  • Sports Medicine and Conditioning
  • Terp Athletic Apparel (additional items found in the School Store)
  • Collegiate Athletes
  • Athletics Twitter and Instagram feeds
  • NFHS Broadcasts

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CONGRATULATIONS to Avery B. '25 whose digital art piece, Goddess, will be on display at the Tampa Museum of Art for the Young @ Art exhibition from January 16 through February 14, 2021 in the Golding-Scher Classroom. This student exhibition is free to the public.


Being Earnest: Our School Blog

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The Library in the Time of COVID 
By Diana Rendina, Media Specialist

During the 2020-2021 school year, our library (and the way our students check out books) looks a little bit different.  To help manage social distancing throughout the school, one area of our library is serving as an Upper School U.S. history classroom, while in the back area we’re storing excess furniture that can’t fit in our spaces.  Because of this, students are only allowed to come to the library to check out books, study and use the printer before school, during passing periods and after school.  Since access to the physical space of the library is more limited this year, I’ve been working on finding ways to bring the library to our students.

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Reminder: Students can shop at the school store and items purchased can be charged to their student account!