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SEMINOLE — Over the last few years, schools across the nation have faced academic slides due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Seminole High School bucked the downward trend and increased its academic rating. 

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LARGO — Before the start of the 2022 football season, Largo High head coach Marcus Paschal said his team would rely on a strong defense and an opportunistic offense to earn tough victories. During the Packers’ Class 3M region quarterfinal game against Northeast, that prediction proved to be …

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Pinellas County Schools application period for prekindergarten programs will be two months earlier this school year. Parents will be able to apply for PreK for 3-year-olds and VPK for 4-year-olds for next school year from Nov. 28 through Dec. 14 at 5 p.m. Invitations will be sent to families…

St. Petersburg Collegiate High School (SPCHS) has been an attractive high school option in Pinellas County since 2004, when St. Petersburg College opened its first charter school at its St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus. A second campus opened at the college’s Tarpon Springs Campus in 2019 to serv…

CLEARWATER — The Clearwater Public Library System is hosting a free backpack, book and school supply giveaway for students in kindergarten through 12th grade at each of the library’s five locations. Stop by your closest library location during open hours from Aug. 1 through Aug. 5 to pick up…

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LARGO — Eleven Pinellas County schools will be getting new principals as their previous leaders retire, resign or move to new assignments. The School Board approved the moves in its consent agenda May 10.

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LARGO — Pinellas County Schools is celebrating another record-high graduation rate for the 2020-2021 school year, despite the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a report released by the Florida Department of Education, the Pinellas County Schools graduation rate ros…

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LARGO — Pinellas County Schools Superintendent Dr. Michael A. Grego has announced his intent to retire at the end of the 2021-22 school year with his last day being July 1. Grego has served in public education in the state of Florida for 42 years, with the last 10 of his career as superinten…

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LARGO — More than three dozen seniors from Richard O. Jacobson Technical High School in Seminole took part in the Seminole magnet school’s first ever graduation ceremony, held in the Largo High School auditorium on Thursday, June 3, 2021.

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Clearwater High School seniors took the next step of their academic career June 4 after commencement ceremonies took place at BayCare Ballpark.

LARGO — After finishing the 2019-2020 school year with kids at home staring at monitors and teachers speaking into microphones and cameras, officials from the state Capitol to local boardrooms were eager to reopen schools in the fall of 2020.

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The Pinellas County School Board formally adopted a mandate Nov. 10 that will be reviewed every three months and require the continued use of face masks on all district campuses; but it came following a contentious public comment period where some parents labeled members and district officials as child abusers.

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LARGO — Pinellas County Schools has announced the district will provide free meals and snacks for all children in the county — whether enrolled in school or not.

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