Three schools will hold Discovery Nights this week to help families decide which special programs to consider for the 2013-14 school year. The application period for magnet, fundamental and career academy programs is Jan. 9-23.
Thousands are expected to apply for a limited number of seats. Many programs are open to students countywide; others are limited to students in certain areas. Some programs have entrance criteria. For details, visit pcsb.org. At Discovery Nights, families can tour schools and get more information on programs.
• Dunedin High, fundamental program and Academy of Architectural Design and Building Technologies, 6 to 7:30 p.m., 1651 Pinehurst Road.
• Lakewood High, Center for Advanced Technologies (CAT), 7 to 8 p.m., 1400 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg.
• Pasadena Fundamental Elementary, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 95 72nd St. N, St. Petersburg.
Monday: Max sticks with marinara, chicken popper bowl, chef salad, sweet potato stix, romaine or tossed salad.
Tuesday: Rib-b-que sandwich, Tortellini Alfredo, chicken Caesar salad, baked beans, veggie dippers.
Wednesday: Teriyaki beef dippers with rice, baked ziti, yogurt parfait, broccoli, romaine salad.
Thursday: Pizza calzone with marinara, cheeseburger or hamburger, chef salad, seasoned waffle fries, veggie dippers.
Friday: Pizza, popcorn shrimp with hush puppy, farmers salad, green beans, romaine or mixed salad.