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School briefs: special assignment request deadline and lunch menus

Last chance to request a different school

Monday is the last day for Pinellas parents who want to ask for a different school for their child for the 2012-13 school year. District officials say class size will limit the number of seats available during the "special assignment request," formerly called the "open enrollment period." Students do not lose their current seat by requesting another school. To participate, log into the Student Reservation System at or call student assignment at (727) 588-6210.

Thurgood start time is on board's agenda

The Pinellas School Board meets at 5 p.m. Tuesday. On the agenda: again changing the start time for Thurgood Marshall Fundamental Middle School in 2012-13 from 9:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Students would then be released a half hour earlier than now.


Elementary schools have a choice of one entree or cold sandwich and two fruits or vegetables, or salad plate meal and one fruit or vegetable.

Monday: Cheeseburger, hamburger, bean burrito, tater tots, lettuce and tomato salad, baked beans and assorted fruit and juice.

Tuesday: Chicken tender parm with pasta and sauce, beef and cheese melt, farmers salad, broccoli, romaine salad, assorted fruit and juice and dessert.

Wednesday: Breaded, grilled or spicy chicken patty sandwich, grilled cheese sandwich, tomato soup, sweet potato bites, leafy green salad and assorted fruit and juice.

Thursday: Breakfast for lunch, lasagna rollup, mixed vegetables, veggies with dip, assorted fruit and juice and white wheat roll.

Friday: Pizza, fish sandwich, green beans, tossed salad and assorted fruit and juice.

School briefs: special assignment request deadline and lunch menus 04/21/12 [Last modified: Saturday, April 21, 2012 4:30am]
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