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Annual science festival at USFSP

The St. Petersburg Science Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Poynter Park on the campus of the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. There will be more than 30 interactive exhibits from fun chemistry experiments and fighting robots to rocket launches and research vessel tours. Food will be available on campus. The event is free.

Career fair at PTEC

The Pinellas Technical Education Centers, known as PTEC, will hold a career fair from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday for its graduates and current students. The event will take place in Building 2 of the school's Clearwater campus, 6100 154th Ave. N. Bring resumes and wear business attire. Employers from the fields of nursing, automotive, culinary, computers, marine, Web design, machining and accounting will be represented at the fair.

College app stress

It's college application time, and the pressures on high school students are real: from their parents, their counselors and themselves. tb-two* offers advice to survive this season of stress. tb-two* is available free at high schools and select retail locations. Go to for a list.

Lunch menus

Monday: Popcorn chicken and biscuit, max sticks with marinara, chef salad, sweet potato fries, romaine or tossed salad.

Tuesday: BBQ chix max snax, Tortellini Alfredo, chicken Caesar salad, peas, veggie dippers.

Wednesday: Chicken egg rolls, macaroni and cheese, yogurt parfait, broccoli, salad.

Thursday: Cherry blossom chicken with rice, corn dog nuggets, farmer's salad, baked beans, veggie dippers.

Friday: Ranchero pizza, pizza, cheesy fish filet sandwich, veggie double dipper salad, green beans, romaine or mixed salad.

Pinellas school news

Times staff 10/11/13 [Last modified: Friday, October 11, 2013 7:00pm]
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