Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Education

Berkeley Prep capital campaign reaches $65-million mark

Berkeley Preparatory School has completed one of the largest capital campaign efforts in the country for an independent day school.With more than 250 supporters in attendance at the Power of Community campaign celebration on Oct. 3, the school celebr...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Sheriff: Officer at Carwise Middle retires amid sexual harassment investigation

Sheriff: Officer at Carwise Middle retires amid sexual harassment investigation

A school resource officer and deputy with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office retired Tuesday amid allegations that he sexually harassed a female employee at Carwise Middle School while on duty.The Sheriff’s Office received a letter on Oct. 1, which...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Andrew Gillum wants to pay starting teachers $50,000. Could that ever happen in Florida?

Andrew Gillum wants to pay starting teachers $50,000. Could that ever happen in Florida?

When Valerie Chuchman moved to Florida from Wisconsin eight years ago, her new principal joked that while she was taking a significant salary cut, she would be repaid in sunshine.Unfortunately, the Riverview High School chemistry teacher said, sunshi...
Published: 10/10/18
Pasco School Board candidates focus on experiences, support in campaign to replace retiring incumbent

Pasco School Board candidates focus on experiences, support in campaign to replace retiring incumbent

One is a teacher. The other is a lawyer and parent. Each believes her experience gives her the edge.
Published: 10/10/18

School Board seeks to protect teachers leading health courses out of field

And Plato Academy Trinity moves into its new buildings.
Published: 10/09/18
Hurricane Michael forces FSU to close for rest of week

Hurricane Michael forces FSU to close for rest of week

FSU announced Monday it will close nearly all operations starting next Tuesday due to Hurricane Michael. It plans to re-open starting next Monday.
Published: 10/08/18
Pinellas education news: STEM academies, college lectures and more

Pinellas education news: STEM academies, college lectures and more

Duke Energy gift boosts Pinellas STEM academies A $212,000 donation from Duke Energy will help the Pinellas County school system continue its after-school science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs at dozens of schools across t...
Published: 10/05/18
Updated: 10/08/18

School notes for Oct. 12

Calendar and things to do
Published: 10/07/18
Updated: 10/08/18
Pasco students helping others — 'We’re giving to people who are struggling'

Pasco students helping others — 'We’re giving to people who are struggling'

Community food pantry staffed by fifth-graders.
Published: 10/07/18
Updated: 10/08/18
District will rebuild Lee Elementary, burned in fire, if School Board approves

District will rebuild Lee Elementary, burned in fire, if School Board approves

TAMPA — A beloved 100-year-old school that weathered controversy over its name and last year suffered a raging fire will be rebuilt, subject to a vote by the Hillsborough County School Board.District officials say they will bring a plan to the board ...
Published: 10/05/18