Nominees sought for outstanding educator of year
The Pinellas County School District is accepting nominations for the 2011-2012 Outstanding Educator of the Year award. It recognizes teachers who "foster excellence in education, demonstrate continuous growth and leadership, and who involve families and the community in the learning process." Approval from the nominee and school principal is required to nominate someone. Go to pcsb.org and look under "Quick Links" for a packet or call (727) 588-6122. The nomination deadline is Oct. 12. Nominees will be honored at the annual "Evening of Excellence" sponsored by the Pinellas Education Foundation on Feb. 27 at Ruth Eckerd Hall.
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. Meatless entree, chef salad and cold sandwich selection available daily. Both include choice of milk, bread or crackers and dessert when available. Middle and high school menus rotate every two weeks and are different for each school.
Monday: breaded, grilled or spicy chicken patty sandwich, baked potato with cheese, broccoli, veggies with dip, fruit and juice, roll
Tuesday: Menu to be chosen by a group of students at each school.
Wednesday: teriyaki beef dippers, Cuban pork or barbecue pork sandwich, black beans, salad, fruit and juice, rice
Thursday: breaded chicken, spaghetti with meat sauce or meatballs, macaroni and beef, salad, steamed carrots, fruit and juice, garlic stick
Friday: pizza, fish sticks, corn, tossed salad, fruit and juice, pretzel rod