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Registration for academic year begins March 4


New student and kindergarten registration for the 2013-2014 school year begins March 4. Students must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 to start kindergarten this fall. Find out more at or call the district's Student Assignment office at (727) 588-6210.

Accept invitation before Wednesday

Wednesday is a key deadline for thousands of Pinellas students who applied to get into a magnet, fundamental or high school career program next school year. To complete the process, families must accept an invitation. If they don't, their applications will be voided. Accept an invitation at the Student Reservation System at

Bloom to discuss 'Bombshell' book

Author and leading terrorism scholar Mia Bloom will deliver a lecture on her latest book, Bombshell: Women and Terrorism, at 2 p.m. Monday in Davis Hall on the campus of USF St. Petersburg. The event is free; it is co-sponsored by the Florida Holocaust Museum. In Bombshell, Bloom traces the motivations and influences on women terrorists. She has worked in Turkey, Sri Lanka, Israel and Northern Ireland and speaks eight languages.

School lunch menus

Monday: No school.

Tuesday: Grilled cheese, barbecue pork sandwich, chicken Caesar salad, tomato soup, veggie dippers.

Wednesday: Fish taco, chicken nuggets, fruit and yogurt plate, corn and romaine salad.

Thursday: Corn dog, spaghetti and meatballs, farmers salad, baked beans, veggie dippers.

Friday: Pizza, bean burrito, chicken dipper salad, mixed vegetables, romaine salad.

Registration for academic year begins March 4 02/16/13 [Last modified: Friday, February 15, 2013 7:00pm]
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