Thursday, April 19, 2018
Education

USFSP open house for students is Sept. 28; tb-two* explores relationships

USFSP to hold open house for students

Students considering the University of South Florida St. Petersburg for their undergraduate education are invited to an open house starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. Students and their parents can tour the campus, hear presentations on admissions, financial aid and housing, and also meet deans, faculty and current students. Check-in begins at 8:30 at the University Student Center, 200 Sixth Ave. S. Parking is free at the USFSP garage, 250 Fifth Ave S. For information, call (727) 873-4436 or register at go.usfsp.edu.

tb-two* explores relationships

This week, tb-two*'s high school staffers look at relationships, exploring how students get along with teachers, parents, siblings and peers. The report will include a story asking the question: When does online snarkiness become bullying, in light of a Polk County girl's recent suicide after being cyberbullied? Copies are available at schools, or go to tb-two.com for a list of places to pick up a copy.

Elementary school lunch menus

Monday: Dog in Dough, cheese quesadilla with salsa, chef salad, mixed greens, romaine or tossed salad.

Tuesday: Tacos, pizza crunchers, chicken Caesar salad, fiesta beans, veggie dippers.

Wednesday: Chicken nuggets, beef dipper lo mein, fruit and yogurt plate, sunshine carrots, romaine salad.

Thursday: Popcorn shrimp with hush puppy; cheeseburger sliders, chicken dipper salad, oven fries, veggie dippers.

Friday: Pizza, barbecue pork sandwich, farmers salad, broccoli, romaine or mixed salad.

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