USF officials announced Wednesday that fall classes will start in-person, then move online again after students and faculty travel for Thanksgiving break. [URSO, CHRIS  |  Times (2019)]
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the last week of classes and final exams will be online after the holiday, when many students and faculty will likely travel.
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The District 7 race also includes educators Caprice Edmond and Sharon D. Jackson.
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‘Very strict distancing’ will be part of the process.
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  1. Students from several Pasco County high schools performed "Pomp and Circumstance" from home for the district's several virtual graduation ceremonies. [Pasco County Schools]
  2. USF officials announced Wednesday that fall classes will start in-person, then move online again after students and faculty travel for Thanksgiving break. [URSO, CHRIS  |  Times (2019)]
  3. Karl Nurse, who spent 10 years on the St. Petersburg City Council, announced this week he is running for the Pinellas County School Board. [Times (2013)]
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  5. Hillsborough County superintendent of schools Addison Davis [Times (2020)]
  6. In a time before social distancing, these graduates at Tampa's Carrollwood Day School stood together and threw their caps in celebration. The world is counting on a return to those days. [Times (2013)]
  7. This is the way it used to look when students lined up for graduation at Pasco High, before social distancing. For now, Pasco schools are holding virtual graduations, but officials say they want to hold in-person graduations in August if conditions regarding the coronavirus allow it. [Times (2006)]
  8. Madison Hickey, along with 137 other seniors from Clearwater Central Catholic High, participated in a social distancing graduation on Sunday. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times]
  9. The Gibbs High Class of 2018 celebrated after graduation ceremonies at Tropicana Field, where the Pinellas County school system typically holds most of its graduations. In this most atypical of school years, district officials say they are discussing the possibility of in-person ceremonies at the indoor stadium this summer, providing conditions with the coronavirus allow it. [MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE  |  Times (2018)]
  10. Parents, family and friends observe social distancing guidelines while attending the senior graduation car parade May 1 at Academy of the Holy Names in Tampa. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Times]
  11. This time last year, graduates from Durant High received their diplomas at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa. Hillsborough County school officials have reserved the facility for July with the hope of having in-person ceremonies, if conditions with the coronavirus allow it. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times (2019)]
  12. Several schools will allow students on campus in mid-June to take the ACT test, which has not been available since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
  13. "I just feel emotionally numb," says Anna Nelson, 18, as she cleans out her locker at Sunlake High School Tuesday. [JOHN PENDYGRAFT  |  Times]
  14. Sunlake High School senior Anna Nelson, 18, returns textbooks after cleaning out her locker Tuesday. Students hadn't been inside the school since spring break in March because of COVID-19. [JOHN PENDYGRAFT  |  Times]
  15. Peyton Bouret and her stepmother, Tina Lawrence Bouret, on a ZOOM call after Peyton's last speech therapy session at Woodmont Charter School. [MARLENE SOKOL  |  Times]
  16. A Pasco County report card [Pasco County Schools]
  17. Like many students, Peyton Bouret, a 7-year-old student at Woodmont Charter School in Temple Terrace, is trying to adapt to distance learning. She is one of more than 400,000 students in Florida with diagnosed disabilities. [Courtesy of Tina Lawrence-Bouret]
  18. This illustration made available by SpaceX depicts the company's Crew Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 rocket during the uncrewed In-Flight Abort Test for NASA's Commercial Crew Program. (SpaceX via AP) [SpaceX via AP]
  19. Colleen Wilkinson and Amy Haskedakes are newly appointed Pasco County principals. [Pasco County school district]
  20. Retired principal for Morgan Fitzgerald Middle School, Teresa Anderson, points to Pinellas Secondary principal Darren Hammond during a surprise caravan in his honor due to his upcoming retirement at the end of June, on Thursday, May 21, 2020 in St. Petersburg.  [MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE  |  Times]
  21. The screen students see when they log in to take the Florida Standards Assessments. The exams were canceled for spring 2020, prompting some to suggest they might not be needed at all.
  22. Young people enjoy a graduation ball. One woman is trying to give Hillsborough high school students the prom memories they missed. [DMITRY FEOKTISTOV  |]
  23. Darren Hammond, the long-time principal of Pinellas Secondary School, smiles Thursday during a surprise caravan in his honor as he prepares to retire amid the coronavirus pandemic. [MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE  |  Times]
  24. Classroom teachers received a 120-day waiver of fees to renew their credentials this year. The state ended the offer about two months early.  [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD   |   Times]