Xpress, the Coolest Section of the St. Petersburg Times, is the home for features, news and views of interest to young readers. Most of the work in Xpress, which appears on Mondays in Floridian, is produced by the Times' X-Team. The team of journalists ages 9-17 from around the Tampa Bay area is selected every year at the end of the school year to serve during the following school term. The current team of 12 was chosen out of 150 applicants. Watch for X-Team application forms in Xpress during the month of May.
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To Spend or Not To Spend?

"You gotta buy your
sister a birthday
present, today!"

[Times art: Rossie Newson]

hot stuff

Last week, Nickelodeon and Nick.com launched BubbleCast, the first interactive TV/online game experience for kids. It's designed to play on the computer while kids watch Nickelodeon TV shows during the Slime Time Live programming block at 4 p.m. Click here

O-Town gets used to making the band
The new boy band has come a long way at top speed. The guys are learning that sudden success takes some adjustments.

Who’s the one with a 'baditude'?
What is a "baditude"? I need to know because everyone keeps telling me that I have one. I guess it has something to do with my attitude. I saw this word on a billboard advertising a certain car, and my parents quickly pointed out that this was the word of the day for me. I was offended by this accusation. Why do they have to single me out with this label? I am not the only teenager in the world with attitude issues.

Save your money; Don’t see ‘Silverman’
Movie review: Grade . . .


Xpressions, is a monthly showcase for the art, writing and photography of students through the 12th grade. Xpressions appears the last Monday of each month.

The best present I ever gave (Dec 25, 2000)

What I am most thankful for is . . . (Nov. 27, 2000)

Money Stuff: Get it! Spend it! Keep it!
Welcome back to the St. Petersburg Times' Newspaper in Education page. This year's series is about something we all love and wish we had more of: money.

Anne Frank: Lessons in human rights and dignity The 1999- 2000
Newspaper in Education series
Introduction, previous chapters and Web Links

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