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Ridgewood High staffer Catherine Adair collects and gives out food after she noticed a severe hunger problem at her school.Michele Miller | Times

Pasco schools develop programs to feed hungry students at home

Around this time last year, a Zephyrhills High School media class made a video that addressed the subject of homelessness. In the process they asked the student body a pivotal question. "When you eat lunch at school on Friday, is it the last meal you eat until you have breakfast at school on Monday?" As many as 150 …

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    SPRING HILL — Mark and Tina Watson call their only child, Ryan, a miracle baby.

    "He was our blessing," Tina Watson said.

    Ryan Watson, 13, is an eighth-grader at Challenger K-8 School. His parents are grateful.
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    LAND O'LAKES — The Pasco County School Board is poised to take a step it has avoided for the past decade — ending the first semester after winter break.

    It blames the Florida Legislature.

  3. Wiregrass Ranch High to move forward with 10-period days to help crowding

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    WESLEY CHAPEL — Plans to ease Wiregrass Ranch High School's crowding woes with a 10-period day will move forward, despite some parents' pleas to find better options.

  4. Pasco class notes

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    Calendar

    Nov. 17: Progress reports.

    Nov. 24-28: Thanksgiving break, no school.

    Theater/Music/Art

  5. Pasco schools develop programs to feed hungry students at home

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    Around this time last year, a Zephyrhills High School media class made a video that addressed the subject of homelessness. In the process they asked the student body a pivotal question.

    Ridgewood High staffer Catherine Adair collects and gives out food after she noticed a severe hunger problem at her school.
  6. Pasco education reporter's notebook

    Education

    The U.S. Department of Justice wants pages of student data from the Pasco County school district.

  7. Tampa Bay fares well in competition to boost college graduates

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    There's a winner in the "Talent Dividend Prize" competition pitting 57 metro areas, including Tampa Bay, to see which one could most increase the percentage of area students earning college degrees between 2010 and 2013. The winner, announced this week: Akron, Ohio, which showed a rise of more than 20 percent of …

  8. Pinellas to hold 'Discovery Nights' for special programs

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    Public schools throughout Pinellas County will be offering Discovery Nights from mid November through Jan. 6 for special programs such as magnets, fundamentals and career academies. Discovery nights offer families a chance to speak with teachers and administrators and get more detail on these programs, which offer …