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Students practice disaster response skills

Students practice disaster response skills

Clearwater, Florida -- Friday, March 1, students of Clearwater Academy International will be doing their final practice drill during a simulated disaster.

Bringing a public school back to the beach

Bringing a public school back to the beach

St. Pete Beach, Florida -- Sarah Tierney has taught middle school for 16 years. She also has a son. While she’s not looking to switch jobs, she is seeking a public middle school for her son.

Jack is in his second year at Montessori By The Sea and when she and other parents started talking about where they intended to send their children when they started middle school they decided the time had come to bring a public school back to the beach.

Tarpon Springs "Sponger" mascot in national contest

Tarpon Springs "Sponger" mascot in national contest

Tarpon Springs, Florida -- A sponger may not seem like an odd choice for a mascot in a city like Tarpon Springs--where sponge diving goes back for generations.  But outside the city, it's unique.  And that uniqueness could help the Spongers win a national contest.

Northside Christian School, Pre-School closed today

Northside Christian School, Pre-School closed today

St. Petersburg, Florida -- Due to a water main break, Northside Christian School and Pre-School will be closed today.

St. Pete school lockdown lifted

St. Pete school lockdown lifted

St. Petersburg, Florida -- A lockdown as been lifted at Azalea Middle School after an incident involving a student.

Authorities say no other students were in danger.

Get ready for Kindergarten

Get ready for Kindergarten

Pinellas County, Florida -- Pinellas County Schools says 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, 2013, to attend kindergarten for the 2013-14 school year.

Find out more on the district website, www.pcsb.org, or call the district’s Student Assignment office at (727) 588-6210.

Student artwork on display honors Black History Month

Student artwork on display honors Black History Month

Pinellas County, Florida -- Pinellas County Schools has announced student artists from Dunedin and St. Petersburg in the Transition program are presenting their work in an exhibit called “Zora, James and Augusta: Honoring Florida’s Harlem Renaissance Artists.”

The artwork is on display at the Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, and will remain there until Feb. 28.