Mark West has become principal of Armwood High School. He successor is yet to be named.
Prior to heading off for their winter holiday, Bloomingdale High School students bid farewell to their principal, Mark West, who has taken over as principal of Armwood High School. West's successor is expected to be named by the Hillsborough County School Board in January. West is the 25-year-old school's third principal, following Charley Harris and B.J. Stelter. West was the school's physics and chemistry teacher when the school first opened in 1987. He continued teaching at Bloomingdale until 1992 when he was transferred to Middleton Middle school as a department head and later as assistant principal. He went on to serve as principal of Turkey Creek Middle School before returning to Bloomingdale in 2005 as principal.
Here's some things you might want to know as you go about your day.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- D'Ann White
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
1. Would you like fries with that order? Today is national hiring day at McDonald's. The hamburger chain is expected to hire 50,000 people for jobs ranging from entry level up to middle management. At Tampa Bay McDonald's restaurants, about 300 jobs will be up for grabs today. So, if you're looking for a job, drop by a local McDonald's and fill out an application. 2. If you like transportation, make plans to attend Planes, Trains and Automobiles Saturday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Plant City Airport. The event is free; parking is $5. Guests can see real airplanes, remote control planes, model trains, passenger trains and classic car displays. There will be free flights for kids 8 to 17. Boy Scouts can also earn their …