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Digest

Board to look at Youth Risk Behavior Survey

By TIMES WIRES
Published April 4, 2007


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The Pinellas County School Board will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the district administration building, 301 Fourth St. SW, Largo.

The public is invited to attend. Agenda items include distribution of the 2006 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, which details student-reported information on issues related to health, injury and disease prevention. The board also will consider setting a public hearing to amend district policy to allow early college admission students to participate in high school-sponsored athletics, graduation and other school activities.

Two free driving classes are offered this summer

Pinellas County Schools will offer two free driver education sessions this summer to public and private school students. The first session will be May 29-June 12, and the second session will run June 13-28. All classes are from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Students must be 15 or older and bring a copy of their birth certificate and Social Security card. Registration for the second session will begin after the first session is filled. To register, contact these schools:

Clearwater High: Tom Shaneyfelt or Pete Eagleson at 298-1620, ext. 172.

Countryside High: Robert Stephens, Gary Jones or Patrick Sneed at 725-7956, ext. 159.

Dixie Hollins High: Lynn Keiser or George Johnson, 547-7876.

Dunedin High: Brian Bruch or Robert Beckman at 469-4100.

Lakewood High: Rudy Coffin or Jaime Adkins at 893-2916.

Largo High: James Casey or John Demko at 588-3758.

Northeast High: Dave Redding or Jerry Austin at 570-3138, ext. 1133.

Pinellas Park High: Ralph Young or Sam Roper at 538-7410.

St. Petersburg High: Jim Mewha or Steve Flanagan at 893-1842.

For more information, call Nickolas Grasso at 588-6125.

[Last modified April 3, 2007, 23:36:52]


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