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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 Pinellas County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Michael Grego. Dr. Grego talks about the Great American Teach-In, the new STEM Academies and the recent meeting with local legistaive leaders. PCS Journal airs daily at noon and 8pm.
Don't miss the latest episode 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.