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Magnet application workshop; Pinellas school lunch menus Oct. 24-28


Workshops shed light on magnet applications

The Pinellas County School District is offering several information workshops for parents and students to learn more about applying to magnet, fundamental and career technical programs. Sessions will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at Gibbs High in St. Petersburg; and Thursday at Pinellas Park High. The application period runs from Jan. 7 to 20. The district also will have information fairs on Jan. 7 at Pinellas Park High (districtwide) and on Jan. 10 at Gibbs High (south county). For more information, call the student assignment office at (727) 588-6210 or go to


Elementary schools have a choice of one entree or cold sandwich and two fruits or vegetables, or a salad plate meal and one fruit or vegetable. Meatless entree, chef salad and cold sandwich selection available daily. Both include choice of low-fat, skim or skim chocolate milk, and bread or crackers and dessert when available.

Middle and high school menus rotate every two weeks and are different for each school.

Monday: mini burgers, roasted chicken, farmers salad, oven fries, coleslaw, fruit and juice and wheat roll.

Tuesday: tacos, cheese quesadilla with refried beans, corn, lettuce and tomato salad, fruit and juice, dessert.

Wednesday: hot dog, pork choppette on bun, veggie burger, baked beans, leafy green salad, fruit and juice.

Thursday: popcorn chicken, macaroni & cheese, sweet potatoes, romaine salad, mixed greens, fruit and juice and white wheat roll.

Friday: pizza, fish sandwich, mixed veggies, tossed salad and assorted fruit juice.

Magnet application workshop; Pinellas school lunch menus Oct. 24-28 10/15/11 [Last modified: Friday, October 21, 2011 12:28pm]
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