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Apply to tech magnets through March 17; accept invite March 19-21

deadline for new tech magnets approaches

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The special application period ends at midnight Monday for two new magnet schools focusing on technology. Kings Highway Elementary in Clearwater and Gulf Beaches Elementary in St. Pete Beach closed in 2009, but the district plans to reopen them as Centers for Innovation and Digital Learning. The Pinellas County School Board approved the new schools last week. Apply at To complete the process, families must log in again Wednesday to Friday to accept invitations. For information, call the school district at (727) 588-6210.

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Prom is a big deal. The Tampa Bay Times' free weekly newspaper for high schools continues its look at prom fashions, including a dress one student designed. Go to for a list of retail outlets where you can pick up a free copy.

Elementary school lunch menus

Fruits and juice are available daily. Students may choose as many fruits and vegetables as they'd like with their meal.

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

Tuesday: Grilled cheese, breaded chicken drumstick with roll, chicken Caesar salad, tomato soup and veggie dippers.

Wednesday: Beefy macaroni or ravioli and roll, chicken nuggets with dip, fruit and yogurt plate, corn, romaine salad.

Thursday: Pepperoni stromboli with marinara, cheeseburger sliders, farmer's salad, baked beans, veggie dippers.

Friday: Pizza, fish hoagie sub, chicken dipper salad, mixed vegetables, romaine or mixed salad.

Apply to tech magnets through March 17; accept invite March 19-21 03/13/14 [Last modified: Friday, March 14, 2014 2:32pm]
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