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Sponsored by Verizon, Pinellas County Schools hosted its annual STEM Expo and Elementary Science Exhibition yesterday—introducing students to guest scientists and possible STEM careers. We’d like to take this opportunity to recognize Verizon for its ongoing commitment to STEM education. Verizon collaborates with education and technology experts, as well as nonprofit partners, including the Pinellas Education Foundation, to build and support STEM programs “that create the kinds of transformations that change lives.” Thank you, Verizon! ... See MoreSee Less
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These two are amazing young women!These sisters are seriously awesome! Janet (age 16) and Melinda (age 15) Liu are BOTH graduating early from Palm Harbor University High School (after skipping grades), they’ve authored TWO economics books for kids/teens and started their own economic YouTube channel. On top of that, they’re star piano players and they’re going to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) together. Check out my ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay story here: www.abcactionnews.com/news/region-north-pinellas/pinellas-county-sisters-head-to-mit-following-lo.... Pinellas County Schools ... See MoreSee Less
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Melinda and Janet are amazing examples of some of the extraordinary students coming out of Pinellas County Schools! The Foundation has had the pleasure of working closely with both students as they have competed in our Next Generation Entrepreneurs program and Walker's Rising Stars. We know they both have bright futures ahead! Tune in to ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay at 6:15 tonight for the full story!These sisters are seriously awesome! Janet (age 16) and Melinda (age 15) Liu are BOTH graduating early from Palm Harbor University High School (after skipping grades), they’ve authored TWO economics books for kids/teens and started their own economic YouTube channel. On top of that, they’re star piano players and they’re going to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) together. Check out my ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay story here: www.abcactionnews.com/news/region-north-pinellas/pinellas-county-sisters-head-to-mit-following-lo.... Pinellas County Schools ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations to our First Place scholarship recipients of Walker's Rising Stars!Theater: Jake Tottle, East Lake HighVocal: Sahara Seifried, Gibbs High SchoolInstrumental Music: Nicholas Ivy, Gibbs High SchoolCulinary Arts: Brannen Fairbank, Osceola Fundamental High SchoolVisual Arts: Luna Garcia, East Lake High SchoolDance: Kiley Campbell, Largo High School ... See MoreSee Less
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Very proud to share that the @PinellasEd celebrated the 19th annual Walker's Rising Stars scholarship competition and received a $2M arts endowment from Dr. Jeffrey Walker - the largest gift the Foundation has received dedicated to the arts in education. https://www.raymondjamesconnect.com/t4g1FI

Thank you @TBNwebmaster for sharing our big news! https://www.tbnweekly.com/local_news/article_7dcc1d7a-d60e-11ec-9ffb-436dd89f7b52.html

The Pinellas County School Board has voted to proceed with negotiations to hire Kevin Hendrick as the new superintendent. Mr. Hendrick is a PCS alum and the current Assoc. Superintendent of Teaching & Learning for PCS. More about the Superintendent Search: http://pcsb.org/superintendentsearch

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🖍 Attend PCS Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) this summer! Summer VPK is a FREE program designed for children who did not attend VPK during the school year.

This full-day program is available at select schools across Pinellas, June 6-July 22. Learn more: http://pcsb.org/summervpk

These sisters are seriously awesome! Janet (age 16) and Melinda (15) Liu are BOTH graduating early (after skipping grades), they’ve authored TWO economics books for kids, they’re star piano players and they’re going to @MIT together. Their story @abcactionnews 6:15 @my_pcs