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    School news

    By Times staff writer

    © St. Petersburg Times, published December 19, 2000

    Homework assignments on the web

    Ashley Sullivan, a seventh-grade geography teacher at Safety Harbor Middle School, has obtained the use of a Web site to assist teachers, parent and students. She has registered teachers and helped them start their own homework Web sites. The site allows teachers to post their homework online so students can access it from home through http// Any school may register to use the site.

    Teachers attend art institute

    Sigrid Lovfald, a teacher at the Center for the Arts & International Studies at Perkins Elementary, and Donna Sinicrope, a teacher at Shore Acres Elementary, were among 141 teachers and administrators who attended the 2000 Teacher Institute at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

    The six-day Teacher Institute examined key artistic developments of American art during the 1950s and 1960s. Each summer the Teacher Institute offers teachers the opportunity for intellectual renewal and professional exchange with colleagues in a museum setting. At the institute, teachers learn a variety of ways to incorporate visual art into the subjects they teach.

    Clearwater teacher honored

    Miriam Weber of Clearwater, was chosen for the University of Tampa's "Honors at Oxford" program. She will pursue tutorial studies in European Union labor economics and social geography. At UT, she double majors in management and communication. Each year, the UT Honors Committee chooses two outstanding undergraduates for the program.

    Art teacher wins photography award

    Barbara Moore, an art teacher at Largo High School, recently won a photography award at the Florida Art Education Association's Annual Juried Exhibition in Jacksonville.

    New school board chairman and vice chairman

    Thomas C. Todd was elected chairman of the school board. The board also elected Nancy N. Bostock as vice chairman.

    Other school board members are Lee Benjamin, Carol J. Cook, Jane Gallucci, Max R. Gessner and Linda S. Lerner.

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