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Back to School
The Backpack Lady Project delivered 10 backpacks to Skycrest Elementary School in Clearwater on Tuesday. The school serves a large population of low-income students, the principal says.
School will resume Tuesday and all operations will go on as normal, the district said.
The district has canceled classes and before- and after-school activities due to the threat of Tropical Storm Isaac.
Public Safety, Back to School
The Clearwater Police Department's crackdown on school safety resulted in more than 100 citations earlier this week — including one DUI arrest.
Ben Gamla Charter School, the first Hebrew language charter school in Pinellas County, opened its doors for the first time Monday, Aug. 20.
Clearwater Police will be on the lookout for speeders in school zones and near bus stops when school begins Monday.
Here's how students are expected to act when the 2012-13 school year starts next week in Pinellas County.
All students will be able to have free breakfast this year, but school lunch prices are increasing by 25 cents for elementary schools and 50 cents for middle and high schools.
Elections, Back to School
Elliot Stern will take on Janet Clark in the November general election for a seat on the Pinellas County School Board.
View the full schedule of bell times for Pinellas County Schools in 2012-13.
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