Sunday, May 20, 2018
Education

School briefs: Northside Christian band wins state championship; school menus Dec. 2-6

Northside band wins state title

The Royal Ambassador Marching Band from Northside Christian School won another state championship at the Florida Marching Band Championships Nov. 23 at Tropicana Field. It's the school's second state band championship in two years and its fourth in the past eight years. The band, competing in the Class 1A division, performed a show with a 1920s theme that featured several elements not usually found in marching bands: a banjo, a jazz rhythm section and a violin solo played by a student dressed as Charlie Chaplin. The St. Petersburg K-12 school has about 600 students.

Donate typhoon aid

The Pinellas County School Board has established a relief fund to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Donors may deliver checks to any Pinellas public school or any branch of Achieva Credit Union or mail a check to the credit union at P.O. Box 2650, Largo, FL 33779-2650. Checks should be made payable to Pinellas County Relief Fund, Account 1540405. It is important to list the account number.

Elementary lunch

A variety of fruits and juice are available daily.

Monday: Orange chipotle chicken bites with rice, lasagna roll up with garlic breadstick, chicken Caesar salad, green beans, romaine or tossed salad.

Tuesday: Student Involvement Day.

Wednesday: Fish taco, spaghetti with meatballs, yogurt parfait, seasoned black beans, romaine salad.

Thursday: Giorgio's pepperoni stromboli, breakfast for lunch, farmer's salad, deli roasted potatoes.

Friday: Pizza, ocean treasure nuggets, veggie double dipper salad, sunshine carrots, romaine or mixed salad.

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