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SemVoEd students design new logo for local business

PHOTO: From left, students Bryce Wickersham, Shannon Preston and Robert Simpson. The graphic design work of a Seminole Vocational Education Center student will soon grace the website and other marketing materials of a local business. Bryce Wickersham, a junior, won first place in the logo design contest for Pinellas County Reptiles, a business with locations in Largo...
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Elementary school honored for work on asthma management

The American Lung Association has honored John M. Sexton Elementary School in St. Petersburg with a Silver Asthma-Friendly Schools Initiative Award. The goal of the program is “to keep children with asthma healthy, in school and ready to learn,” according to the website. To earn the award, a school must go beyond the fulfillment of specific components...
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Round 3 Teach for Excellence grant winners announced

The Pinellas Education Foundation has announced the third round Teach for Excellence grant award winners. A total of 23 Pinellas County Schools teachers received mini-grants totaling $13,280. The projects included topics such as "Enhancing Social Skills with ESE students," "Integrating Reading & Writing with Technology in 2nd grade," and "Scientific Calculators for Linear and Quadradic Equations." Click Read more