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As the district’s Emmy Award nominated television station, WPDS-TV14 is the FCC licensed educational learning channel for the Pinellas County School district. The mission of the television station is to highlight excellence in the classroom, showcase innovative practices to raise student achievement and provide the community with quality educational television programming supporting teaching and learning at all levels throughout Pinellas County.
This week's PCS Journal with Al Ruechel features an interview with Lori Matway, the Associate Superintendent of Student & Community Services. PCS Journal airs daily at noon and 8pm.
STARTING, Friday December 13th an all new Spectrum of the Arts, Holiday Edition! Host Jonathan Ogle takes you on a tour of special holiday concerts throughout Pinellas County Schools. Plus, Kevin Ford gives us a Behind the Scenes look at the Tarpon Springs High School band performance at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. And you visit the Morean Arts Center for a special art show where the words are just imporant as the images. Spectrum of the Arts airs Monday and Friday evening at 6pm. And don't miss the special holiday schedule, Monday-Friday at 8:30am and weekends at 8:30pm.
In the December edition of Science Rocks, STEM Coordinator Laura Spence takes a group of STEM Academy teachers to the VALPAK manufacturing plant in St. Petersburg to see how this multi-million dollar company uses STEM technology 24 hours a day. Plus, Laura visits the STEM Academy program at Maximo Elementary School where we see students learning about complex science concepts using KNEX. Middle School Science Specialist Tom Doughty takes us on a field trip to Boyd Hill Nature Preserve where a group of high school students help educate middle school students about the science of nature in our local environment. Science Rocks airs Monday and Friday at 7pm.