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Pinellas County Schools Closure Announcement

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  • Pinellas County Schools Closure Announcement

    March 13, 2020
    6:00 p.m.

    Pinellas County Schools’ Community,

    Based on the direction of the Florida Department of Education (FDOE), Pinellas County Schools will now be closed from Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 27. All extra-curricular activities are also cancelled for this time-period. During this time, deep cleaning of all school buildings will occur.

    Students/Families: We will continue to communicate with all stakeholders regarding the availability and expectations for digital learning during this time.

    Staff: We will issue further instruction for staff regarding reporting and leave requirements in the upcoming days. Please be sure to monitor communications to inform your work status for the week of March 23-27.

    Please note that FDOE has announced that statewide assessments that were scheduled during the first week of April will be postponed to dates that will be determined by the state.

    We continue to coordinate with our local health officials, the Florida Department of Health, the Florida Department of Education and Pinellas County Emergency Management within the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

    Thank you for your continued commitment and service to our community, children and families during this rapidly changing time. We will continue to update the community of any changes through email, our website ( and social media.


    Michael A. Grego, Ed.D.