Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

School discovery nights continue for Pinellas magnets, fundamentals

When it comes to discovery nights, the coming week is one of the busiest of the season. Seventeen programs throughout the Pinellas County School District will open their doors.

Discovery nights are for students, parents and guardians interested in exploring magnet, fundamental and career academy programs for the 2014-15 school year. The events offer school tours, and educators will be on hand to discuss details of the programs.

The sessions continue through Jan. 8, when the application period for special programs begins.

Many programs also offer tours at other times, as well as opportunities for prospective students to "shadow" an older student during a school day. Families should contact individual programs for information.

Discovery nights begin at 6 p.m. and usually last 60 to 90 minutes. Visit pcsb.org for details.

Discovery nights this week

MONDAY

• Montessori Academy — Gulfport Elementary

• Academy of Finance — Northeast High

• Academy of Information Technology — Northeast High

• Automotive Academy — Northeast High

• Center for Culinary Arts — Northeast High

TUESDAY

• Lakeview Fundamental Elementary

• Center for Advancement of the Sciences and Technology (CAST) — Bay Point Middle

• Criminal Justice Academy — Pinellas Park High

WEDNESDAY

• Center for Gifted Studies — Thurgood Marshall Fundamental Middle

• Thurgood Marshall Fundamental Middle

• Academy of Architectural Design and Building Technologies — Dunedin High

• Dunedin Fundamental school-within-a-school — Dunedin High

THURSDAY

• Center for Mathematics and Engineering — Jamerson Elementary

• Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) — Dixie Hollins High

• Center for Culinary Arts — Dixie Hollins High

• Graphic Arts Academy — Dixie Hollins High

• Center for Education and Leadership — Seminole High

Dates to remember

Jan. 8-17: Application period begins for magnet, fundamental and career programs.

Jan. 17: Deadline to submit documentation of eligibility for programs with entrance criteria.

Feb. 6-13: Acceptance period. Students who get invited to a program must accept or their application will be voided.

School discovery nights continue for Pinellas magnets, fundamentals 12/06/13 [Last modified: Friday, December 6, 2013 6:42pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Small helicopter crashes into Odessa home

    Accidents

    ODESSA — Firefighters and sheriff's deputies were investigating Monday after a small helicopter crashed into the roof of a house in northwest Hillsborough County.

    Rescuers respond to a crash of a small helicopter on the roof of a home in the Odessa area on Monday. [Hillsborough County Fire Rescue]
  2. State investigation cites multiple failures in death of Largo child

    News

    LARGO — It was sweltering in the bedroom of the Largo mobile home the day a child welfare case manager visited in July.

    Liz Rutenbeck, 24, poses with her son William in a Facebook photo. Baby William Hendrickson IV died while his mother was in jail after police said his father left ihim in a sweltering room.  A state investigation into the boy's death found multiple failures on the part of the child welfare system.
  3. 'Siesta Key' star punched in face, not sure who did it

    News

    TAMPA —Alex Kompothecras, cast member on MTV's reality show "Siesta Key," tells police he was punched in the face outside a bar in Tampa's SoHo district.

    Alex Kompothecras, Juliette Porter, Pauly Apostolides, Madisson Hausburg, Chloe Trautman, Garrett Miller, Kelsey Owens and Brandon Gomes pose for a photo in Siesta Key in June before the debut of the MTV reality series Siesta Key. [
EVE EDELHEIT   |   Times]
  4. Editorial: Senate health care bill would be disastrous for Florida

    Editorials

    The frantic effort by Senate Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act with something — anything — ranks raw politics over sound policy and threatens the health care of millions of Floridians. It is a desperate attempt to declare victory by shifting responsibility from the federal government …

    Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks in August in Doral.
  5. Four questions the Lightning still has to answer

    Lightning Strikes

    FORT LAUDERDALE — The Lightning made its biggest round of cuts Monday, with some of the big-named prospects heading out.

    Tampa Bay Lightning forward Steven Stamkos (91) looks on from the bench during a shift change at Lightning hockey training camp in Brandon on Monday (09/18/17). In background on right is Nikita Kucherov (86). DIRK SHADD   |   Times