Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Skycrest and Belcher elementary schools are among five Pinellas County Schools recognized in the Healthy Schools program for transforming their campuses into healthier places for students and staff.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Two Clearwater elementary schools were among the honorees at the seventh annual Healthy Schools Program Forum for transforming their campuses into healthier places for students and staff. Skycrest Elementary earned the Silver National Recognition Award, while Belcher Elementary took home a Bronze Award. Former President Bill Clinton presented the awards recently in Little Rock, AR. Skycrest Elementary earned the award by making the following changes: Belcher Elementary made these changes: Three other Pinellas County schools were also honored: Highland Lakes Elementary won a Silver Award, while Bay Point Middle and North Shore Elementary were recognized with Bronze. Healthy Schools Program Forum is sponsored by the Alliance for a Healthier …
Friday, February 17, 2012
The church was named a finalist in the elementary school category for the 2012 Business Partner of the Year award by the Pinellas Education Foundation for its work with Skycrest Elementary.
Trinity Presbyterian Church was recently named as a finalist for the 2012 Business Partner of the Year, presented by the Pinellas Education Foundation and Pinellas County Schools, in the Elementary category. Each nominee and the winner will be recognized during the Evening of Excellence Celebration held Monday, Feb. 27 at Ruth Eckerd Hall to an audience of more than 1,000 community members. Trinity was nominated by Skycrest Elementary School: Trinity Presbyterian Church began a partnership with Skycrest Elementary School in 2010 with members of Trinity helping in the cafeteria the first weeks of school. Many volunteers were then assigned to a classroom and began working with and mentoring students logging more than 600 volunteer hours. …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Clearwater Fundamental Middle School is the best in the city, and Clearwater's other schools all earned a "D" or higher in new rankings from the state Department of Education.
Pinellas County Schools earned a "B" in new 2010-11 school rankings from the Florida Department of Education. Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco and Manatee counties in the Tampa Bay area were all graded "B" school districts. Sarasota County received an "A." The rankings are based on points derived from FCAT scores and other factors. Here's how individual schools in Clearwater ranked: Elementary schools Middle schools High schools How would you rate your local schools? Follow the links above to leave a review in the Clearwater Patch directory and see whether your neighbors feel the same way. Since the 1998-99 school year, Floridians have used school grades to help assess the quality of their local schools. The school rankings, based on the …