Working together to stay well, be fit

Highland Lakes Elementary staff participated in the Lowry Park ZOOZoom 5K.  Read more

Helping families stay safe and healthy

Campbell Park Elementary's Health and Safety Fair featured nutritious snacks and wellness tips.  Read more

Meet the Outstanding Educator of the Year

Kevin Ford, award-winning band director at Tarpon Springs High School, wins the prestigious honor.  Read more

Literacy the focus of Read Across America Day

Students, teachers and Dr. Michael A. Grego took part in reading activities across the county.  Read more


Business, school leaders meet to share strategies for success

Dozens of school principals, local business and community leaders, School Board members, district administrators, and representatives from the Council for Educational Change met recently to share school success stories and strategies for ongoing and future improvements at local schools. The Spring Executive Partnership to Advance Student Success (PASS) Networking Meeting held at the Gus A. Stavros Institute gave school leaders and their... Read more

Educational office employee association names Boss and Member of the Year

Dr. Mary Sakoff, principal of Nina Harris Exceptional Student Education Center, has been named the 2014 Boss of the Year by the Pinellas Association of Educational Office Professionals (PAEOP). Paula Roberts, secretary at Dixie Hollins High School, was named Member of the Year. "My boss has dedicated her career to the service of exceptional student education.  Professionally, she embraces the academic, emotional, mental... Read more

District schools receives $4 million from the state’s School Recognition Program

Pinellas County Schools will receive a little more than $4.2 million in funding as part of the state's School Recognition Program. More than 40 schools will receive various amounts of the funds ranging from $244,000 at Palm Harbor University High to $27,000 at Tarpon Springs Fundamental Elementary. The School Recognition Program acknowledges the quality of public schools by giving financial rewards based on sustained... Read more