Could your child benefit from extra learning opportunities over the summer?
Registration for Summer Bridge is underway. Summer
Bridge is especially important for students who are not performing on grade
level or need additional help to stay on track. Summer Bridge provides
engaging activities and focused instruction to prepare students for maximum
success. Most Summer Bridge programs will run Monday through Thursday from June
6 to July 13. Register and find the latest information at www.pcsb.org/summerbridge. Contact
the school for additional info or help with the registration process. Attached is the Summer Bridge Flyer.
Thank you to all our parents who participated in the Title I parent survey. Here are the results of the survey Survey Results.
Pinellas County Schools is working with the CDC, Florida
Department of Health and Pinellas County Mosquito Control to educate students
and families about the Zika virus and tips for mosquito control. To find out more information, please click here.
Join us at this month’s Parent University
Parent University, a free event that supports the education of students in grades K-12, will be held 8 -11:30 a.m. on April 22, at Gibbs High School, 850 34th St. S., St. Petersburg. At Parent University, there will be workshops about ways parents can help their children with math, reading, and science. There will be information about graduation requirements, financing college, transitioning to middle and high school, digital learning tools, STEM and SAT practice using Khan Academy. There will also be free hearing and/or vision screenings; school and/or sports physicals; Adolescent vaccines to include incoming seventh-graders and computer access to sign up for PCS Parent Portal.
PCS Parent University Resource Café will remain open throughout the morning so that parents can get their questions and concerns answered by district staff and community agencies. The center will include stations about 504 plans, Kindergarten registration, Choice Programs, Student Assignment, Summer Bridge registration and Summer Learning. Free childcare will be provided for children in grades K-5. Registration is now open at http://all4schools.org/pinellas
or call (813) 274-0968 for more information.
Welcome to Ponce de Leon Elementary. Ponce de Leon students will have the opportunity this year to check out a computer for home use. Beyond the Classroom is a districtwide initiative that will expand digital learning and extended learning opportunities for our students. This program will provide our students with free access to several online educational resources that will motivate them to read more and help them to improve their skills in many subjects, including language arts, science and math. This program is aimed at giving students at Title I schools equal access to the technology they need to be successful. If you would like to participate in this program, please call the front office at 588-3573. If you are a business or community partner who would like to support this effort, please check out our "Get Engaged" page to see how you can help.
Pinellas County Schools Homework Helpline, (727) 547-7223, offers free homework help for students in grades 1-12. The Homework Helpline is staffed by teachers certified in math, science, language arts and social studies. Help is available from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday, on all school days, except when there is no school the following day.
The Annual School Financial Report has been posted to the district website. If you would like to see this report, please click on the following link.