Pinellas County Schools was officially formed in Florida in 1912. The district is also famously known for establishing the first adult education program in Florida. This was a result of the influx of returning veterans from WWII who were seeking to complete their education. Today, Pinellas County School District is the seventh-largest district in the state of Florida and the 26th-largest district in the nation containing over 100,000 students.
Tropicana Field is home to the Tampa Bay Rays MLB team. Located in St. Petersburg, Florida, the stadium also hosts college football. This domed stadium is the only non-retractable Major League Baseball stadium and is the smallest by seating capacity.
Aspirations Winery is best known for their fruit juice wine, and their 23 other variations of different wines. They often include fruits other than grapes into their wine including oranges, limes, and blackberries.
The Braille and Talking Book Library is a library dedicated to providing reading materials to blind and visually impaired residents. Its headquarters is located in Daytona and it has nine subregional locations in Coca, Ft. Myers, Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Clearwater, Miami, Orlando, Pensacola, and Lake Worth to serve residents throughout the state.
Caladesi Island State park is one of the few untouched islands along the Gulf Coast and it's only accessible by boat. Visitors can kayak through the bayside mangrove forest and walk along the beautiful shores of the beach. There's also a nature trail along the island where guests can see a multitude of animals in their natural habitats. Also on the island is the historic ruins of the Scharrer Homestead, once home to a family who lived in peace on the island. Myrtle Scharrer Betz, who lived in the home, called this place "paradise" in her memoirs.
The mission of Calvary Christian High School is to partner with the Christian home and the church to provide a challenging college preparatory Christian education that equips students to live successfully according to God's plan for their lives.
A one of a kind amusement park, Celebration Station has some epic fun to be had. There are only five of these amusement parks throughout the United States, and one just so happens to be located in Florida. There's bumper boats for those hot days and the days that you just want to beat people up, in a fun and not-dangerous way. There's also an arcade filled with all kinds of games and prizes to be won, mini-golf, go-karts, laser tag, and playland rides like a roller coaster and swings. For those feeling extra jumpy, check out the Eurobungy, which is safe for all ages. This "ride" allows it's users to jump as high as 24 feet into the air and showing off is allowed, so try a flip if you want!
Home of Winter and Hope, the inspirational Dolphins of Dolphin Tales 1 & 2. This well-known aquarium focuses on rescue, rehab and release. "Clearwater Marine Aquarium is fundamentally a hospital for sick and injured marine life. However, what we do is so much more. We inspire the human spirit, through the animals and their stories of survival, which touch all of us. "
Eckerd College is a small liberal arts college in St. Petersburg. It has a beautiful waterfront campus on the Gulf Peninsula in Tampa Bay. It is a short drive away from some of the state's most beautiful beaches.
At Murielle Winery, everything is made by hand. By being conscious about energy and sustainability, they are cautious about how the process is done. By taking their time, they were able to lower the sulfate level in their wines, thus making them more organic.
Our mission is to nurture the potential of the whole child and cultivate the growth of a diverse, international community. We provide a respectful and peaceful Montessori environment that promotes academic excellence.
The Pinellas Public Library Cooperative is a cooperative of 26 public libraries in Pinellas County. This includes the 7 branches of the St. Petersburg Library System, the 5 branches of the Clearwater Public Library System, and the 2 branches of the Dunedin Public Library. There is also libraries in Tarpon Springs, Seminole, St. Pete Beach, Safety Harbor, Pinellas Park, Palm Harbor, Oldsmar, Largo, Gulfport, Madeira Beach, and Palm Harbor. Most of these libraries are separate but connected and have their own websites.
Saint Paul's - Clearwater's Independent School has been proudly educating leaders in the Clearwater community for almost 50 years. The intention of its founders was to combine superior academics with Episcopal values of respect, honesty, integrity and inclusiveness. Located on a 12-acre waterfront campus and with programs for Infants through 8th grade.
Facebook group dedicated to supporting families with activities that include regular meetings that focus on parental support and guidance, curriculum planning, adult social nights, date night/childcare swapping, home management help, community learning opportunities, and more.