Students welcomed back for the first day of school

PCS welcomes students back for the 2014-15 school year.  Read more

Countywide Graduation held

Nearly 200 students participate in Countywide Graduation.  Read more

Learning Policy addresses student concussions

PCS leaders address students with concussion-related injuries.  Read more

Executive PASS Program recruits new partners

Pinellas County School leaders recruit businesses for PASS Program.  Read more

Celebrating graduation!

Several PCS teachers recently earned advanced degrees.  Read more


Bessette retires after 40 years of commitment to Pinellas County Schools

PHOTO: Michael Bessette, second from the left, talks to colleagues at his retirement party. Michael Bessette's career with Pinellas County Schools started in 1974 at Skyview Elementary, where he taught mentally challenged students. He later became a curriculum specialist at Paul B. Stephens and behavior specialist at Safety Harbor Exceptional. In 1983, Bessette became an assistant principal at Richard L. Sanders School and... Read more

District to hold mentor information fair in October

Pinellas County Schools is looking for dedicated, caring individuals who are willing to mentor or tutor students or volunteer in other ways in PCS schools.

The public is invited to a Mentor Recruitment Fair that will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13 at the Feather Sound Country Club located at 2201 Feather Sound... Read more

SPIFFS hosts art contest to celebrate diversity

In an effort to encourage all students to learn more about their own culture and the cultures of others, St. Petersburg International Folk Fair Society Inc. (SPIFFS) is inviting  students to participate in a contest themed "40 Years of Celebrating Diversity." The deadline for submissions is Oct. 15. There are three levels for submissions: • Grades 1 - 5: Drawing (Size 11" x 17") •... Read more