Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Education

Dec. 13 talk focuses on marine district; school lunch menus for Dec. 9-13

ST. PETERSBURG

Forum to focus on downtown marine district

Larry Langebrake, director of SRI St. Petersburg, will discuss the future of downtown's marine district during a forum from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday at the offices of Franklin Templeton Investments, 100 Fountain Parkway N, Building 100, in St. Petersburg. Langebrake will share news about the district and discuss its future in the talk, part of the Walgreens Bayside Business Forum series sponsored by the USF St. Petersburg College of Business. Seating is limited. Call (727) 873-4700 or email [email protected] to reserve a seat by Wednesday.

In tb-two*

In the season of giving, St. Petersburg Collegiate High stages a gift drive for an orphanage in Honduras; an East Lake High student who fled with her family from Egypt talks about the gift of religious freedom; and a St. Petersburg High student recommends affordable friend gifts from the online site Etsy. If you're not in high school, go to tb-two.com for a list of locations to find a free copy of the Times weekly by high school journalists.

Elementary school lunch menus

Monday: Calzone with marinara, Philly cheesesteak sub, chef salad, seasoned waffle fries, romaine or tossed salad.

Tuesday: Grilled cheese, sloppy Joe, chicken Caesar salad, tomato soup, veggie dippers.

Wednesday: Beef dippers with rice, chicken nuggets, fruit and yogurt plate, mixed vegetables, romaine salad.

Thursday: Cheeseburger, sweet potato fish nuggets with roll, farmer's salad, baked beans, veggie dippers.

Friday: Pizza, bean burrito, chicken dipper salad, corn, romaine or mixed salad.

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