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Extra layer of security installed at Hillsborough High School visitor entrance  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

The first day of school is less than a week away and for students at Hillsborough High School.



Security upgraded at Hillsborough County Public Schools  WFLA

Hillsborough County Public Schools are upgrading their school's security measures in an effort to protect their students from the outside world during school ...



Hillsborough enhances security for main entrances at five schools  WTSP.com

Hillsborough County Public Schools is finalizing renovations at four schools to create a new security vestibule at the main entrance.



Equity in Hillsborough schools: Can it be achieved?  Tampa Bay Times

The school district is changing leaders, just as several ambitious initiatives are getting underway to help low-income students.



Bay Area schools meet or exceed new safety standards  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Following the 2018 school shooting in Parkland, the state of Florida rewrote the law on school safety.



95-year-old WW II veteran to walk at Hillsborough High School graduation  WFLA

There will be a very special graduate at the Hillsborough High School graduation ceremony on Saturday.



World War II vet, 95, graduates more than 70 years after leaving high school  WFLA

Joe Perricone walked across the stage to fetch his diploma Saturday, more than 70 years after leaving school to join the war.



Community schools, STEM, and other signs of competition in Hillsborough County  Tampa Bay Times

The Hillsborough County School District is preparing to unveil a new generation of specialty programs aimed at enabling district schools to compete in an era of ...



World War II Veteran Will Walk In Hillsborough High School Graduation After Missing His Own In 1943  WUSF News

A 95 year-old World War II veteran will walk across the stage Saturday at Hillsborough High School's graduation ceremony to finally receive his diploma in.



Joe Henderson: Dwight Gooden is in a helpless place when he can’t trust himself  Tampa Bay Times

Most people probably shook their heads and shrugged when they heard about Gooden's recent arrests. But it's different when you have a history with the ...



At the top of their classes  Tampa Bay Times

Lauren Dingle, 18. Parents: Kimberly and Phillip Dingle. College: University of Notre Dame. Major: Business. Co-Salutatorian. Sydney Lowman, 18. Parents: ...



Hillsborough High athlete arrested on third-degree murder charge  Tampa Bay Times

The senior was a standout football player and is playing for the basketball team. Now the 17-year-old is being held in the county jail.



21 schools to get new air conditioning systems in Hillsborough County  WTSP.com

TAMPA, Fla. — Thanks to funds from the half-penny sales tax increase voters approved in November, 21 schools in Hillsborough County will get new air ...



Hillsborough High football player charged in connection to murder  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A star football player at Hillsborough High School is now facing possible prison time after Tampa police said the 17-year-old is connected to a July murder ...



A+ Teacher: Hillsborough Teacher Guides College Prep in Hyper-Drive  Bay News 9

Jasmine Clarke teaches the AVID program at Hillsborough High School. Call it a college prep program in hyper drive.



95-year-old World War II veteran graduates from Florida high school | TheHill  The Hill

More than 70 years after he started high school, Joe Perricone, 95, graduated Saturday as a member of the Class of 2019.



US News Best High Schools 2019: Tampa Bay High School Rankings  Tampa, FL Patch

Local High Schools Make Elite US News List - Tampa, FL - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how schools in ...



Principal moves in Hillsborough  Tampa Bay Times

One principal is promoted, three transferred out of their positions.



New year, new Hillsborough school board  Tampa Bay Times

The new Hillsborough County School Board might shake things up, based on statements members made Tuesday at the start of a two-day retreat. For starters: ...



Hillsborough nonprofit to hold annual vigil to honor victims of drug abuse and their loved ones  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

The Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education Chapter (NOPE) of Hillsborough County is holding it's annual candlelight vigil Thursday night.



High school student given Narcan after taking a hit of marijuana vape, possibly laced with fentanyl  ABC Action News

TAMPA, Fla. — The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office arrested a 15-year-old Sickles High School student for felony possession of a controlled substance after ...



Meet the top high school grads in Hillsborough County for 2018  Tampabay.com

LUIS SANTANA | Times Middleton High School graduates cheer and turn their tassels at the end of the commencement exercise. Graduates for the Middleton ...



What new Hillsborough County sales tax for education means  83degreesmedia

The increased sales tax passed by Hillsborough voters will generate about $1.3 billion over 10 years, with at least $500,000 invested in each of the district's 230 ...



Hillsborough High School to hold prom dress sale this month  centraljersey.com

For the past 28 years, Hillsborough High School's “Project Graduation Project” has been given students the opportunity to enjoy their post commencement ...



How many students have been arrested at each high school in Hillsborough County this year?  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

With the string of fights and recent arrests at Wharton High School, we are taking a look at the rest of the schools in Hillsborough County, and how many arrests ...



Hillsborough High teacher to be recognized on national level  centraljersey.com

A Hillsborough High School educator was recently selected to be honored at a national level for his contributions to the academic community. Robert Fenster, a ...



Florida falls in national teacher pay ranking to 46th  Tampa Bay Times

Florida teachers got some bad news this week that bolsters their case asking for better pay: The state dropped from 45 to 46 on the National Education ...



Tampa HS football standout charged with third-degree murder  USA TODAY High School Sports

A standout football player at a Tampa, Fla., high school faces a charge of third-degree murder involving possession of a firearm.



Community pool in Tampa that honors US Marine sits abandoned, filled with dirt  ABC Action News

TAMPA, Fla. — A community pool that honors a U.S. war hero sits abandoned and filled with dirt in Seminole Heights along Central Avenue.



Heres The Scoop On Hillsborough Countys High School Graduations  Patch.com

Time For Tassels and Tearful Tributes - New Tampa, FL - More than 11000 graduates will walk across the stage over the next 11 days during 34 different ...



Donate Life continues on at Hillsborough High School  centraljersey.com

One family's darkest hour, turned into a mission to save lives. Zach Roth went about that mission by creating a club at Hillsborough High School called Donate ...



Hillsborough High School students are eductated on risks of drinking and driving  centraljersey.com

In an effort to raise awareness toward the potential risks of operating a motor vehicle under the influence, the senior class at Hillsborough High School witnessed ...



Florida reports all-time high graduation rate  Tampa Bay Times

For more than a decade, Florida officials have made a concerted effort to increase graduation rates from when they hovered near half of high school students.



Father of man slain in Seminole Heights murders continues to pay it forward  WFLA

A father is continuing to give back after his son was a victim in the Seminole Heights murders.



Time, money, access: A baseball hotbed for a century, Tampa evolves as game’s economic winds shift  USA TODAY

Tampa has been talent-rich in baseball for nearly a century, but the city's latest stars also symbolize a greater demographic shift in the sport.



University of Florida wants to embark on a growth spurt  Tampa Bay Times

Florida's flagship university is hoping to spend around $2.2 billion in the next decade.



Hillsborough High School on lock down  WFLA

Hillsborough High School is on lock down at this time after a projectile caused a small hole in a second-floor classroom window, Tampa Police say.



Superintendent apologizes for ‘regrettable occurrence’ after special needs students were forced to leave prom early  Yahoo Sports

The New Jersey school district issued an apology to the students and families impacted by the early dismissal of special needs students from prom.



Malcolm Beard, former Hillsborough sheriff and Florida legislator, dies at 99  Tampa Bay Times

Mr. Beard first was elected sheriff in 1964 by beating an incumbent in a tight, bitterly contested race — the last time Hillsborough saw a truly competitive race for ...



Football: Tampa Bay Tech 28, Hillsborough 27  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA — The decision was made as soon as Hillsborough got the ball back. Trailing by a touchdown with just over four minutes remaining against Tampa Bay ...



Hillsborough high school students will see reduction in final exams  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — High school students in Hillsborough County will see testing relief this school year as the school district continues to chip away at duplicate exams.



Florida education news: School choice, campus security, teacher protests and more  Tampa Bay Times

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS: The Florida Department of Education warns school districts not to try to verify student claims of bullying before offering them a ...



Hillsborough High School students walk out in support of teachers  Tampabay.com

Hillsborough High School students staged a walk out in support of teacher pay raises Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. About 200 students walked out for nearly 15 ...



Hillsborough High teachers gives up six-figure salary to teach welding class  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

HILLSBOROUGH CO., Fla.-- A teacher in Hillsborough County gave up his six-figure salary to help teach a welding class that was at risk of closing.



Top of the Class of 2017: Hillsborough County's valedictorians and salutatorians  Tampabay.com

It's marked by three digits and a decimal point, but the GPAs of these honorees don't fully reflect their diligence and perseverance. So, we offer tribute to the vals ...



Next generation brings former distance-running stars Mike Williams, Tommy Castelli back together  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA ― Once he got past his 14-year-old pupil's stringy brown hair and braces, her beaming smile and angular frame, Mike Williams found a cauldron of ...



Hillsborough County School District introduces proposed 2018-2019 bell schedule  ABC Action News

Hillsborough County Public Schools Superintendent Jeff Eakins introduced the proposed 2018-2019 Bell Schedule on Tuesday. Parents, students, district ...



Can drug-addicted expectant mothers keep their babies out of foster care? Hillsborough has a plan  Tampa Bay Times

Eckerd Connects will partner with the Healthy Start Coalition to help families at higher risk of later having children removed.



Daniel Ruth: Slap some mustard on these inflated test scores  Tampa Bay Times

The answers were on the wall when Spoto High kids took district exams. A hot dog party celebrating the school's graduation numbers seems premature.



These Tampa Bay high schools graduated the most students from Harvard, Princeton and MIT  Tampa Bay Business Journal

The nation's top universities saw graduates from 35 Tampa Bay area schools over the last three years.



ICYMI: Florida education news in review, week of March 11, 2019  Tampa Bay Times

The National Education Association released its annual list comparing average teacher salaries across the states, and Florida fared poorly. Teachers took this ...



10 students arrested at Wharton High School in the past two days  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

10 students at Wharton High School have been arrested over the past two days in relation to fights on campus. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said a string ...



Hillsborough High Rowing Club wants its own boathouse, not new Julian Lane center  Tampabay.com

TAMPA. The state-of-the art River Center and Boathouse stands as the centerpiece of the new $35.6 million Julian B. Lane Waterfront Park, but officials with one ...



Hillsborough teachers fire back, say they will no longer work more than 8-hours a day  ABC Action News

Hillsborough County teachers are firing back after the district has said they will not issue promised $4K raises to qualifying teachers.



Two arrested in connection with July fatal shooting at South Tampa McDonald’s  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA — Police have made two arrests in connection with the shooting death of 20-year-old Nicholas Mortazavi at a South Tampa McDonald's on July 20, the ...



Florida education news: Teacher pay, guns on campus, student vaccinations and more  Tampa Bay Times

TEACHER PAY: Florida teachers have clamored for pay raises rather than annual bonuses. While still far from reality, at least one key lawmaker says the idea is ...



New floating Docks provides safe place for Hillsborough High School Rowing Team  ABC Action News

After more than a year of no boathouse or dock, the Hillsborough High School Rowing team can finally enjoy a newly installed floating dock.



Candlelight Vigil To Remember Those Who Died Of Drug Overdoses  Patch.com

Those Impacted By Drugs Invited To Join Vigil - Seminole Heights, FL - The eighth annual vigil will take place Thursday, Oct. 18 at Hillsborough High School, ...



Hillsborough Co. struggles to make A/C repairs for schools  WTSP.com

TAMPA, Fla. – With less than a month left before the start of school in Hillsborough County, nearly 40 schools in the district still have air conditioning systems that ...



Top of their class: Hillsborough County public and private high schools' valedictorians and salutatorians  Tampabay.com

It's marked by three digits and a decimal point, but the GPAs of these honorees don't fully reflect their diligence and perseverance. So, we offer tribute to the vals ...



HILLSBOROUGH: District officials mulling referendum for new high school, full-day kindergarten  centraljersey.com

Voters could soon make a direct impact on the future of the Hillsborough Township Public School District, as officials consider putting a referendum before the ...



Family, friends of mosque victim angered at lack of charges against shooter  WFLA

Part of the Tampa Muslim community is upset over the lack of charges after a shooting that left one man dead. They are demanding answers from law ...



Hillsborough baseball team enjoys best season in years  centraljersey.com

The Hillsborough High School baseball team can boast of a season filled with accomplishments. For starters, Hillsborough finished with a 16-6 record, its best ...



Hillsborough High School joins Sandy Hook Promise’s national ‘Star With Hello’ call-to-action week  WFLA

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Hillsborough High School joined other schools and youth groups across the country for Sandy Hook Promise's ...



State law prohibits cities from requiring permit to cut down trees  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

If you have a tree causing problems in your yard, you no longer need a permit to cut it down under a new Florida law.



Graduation 2014: Hillsborough High  Tampabay.com

HILLSBOROUGH HIGH. NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 351. VALEDICTORIANS: Chelsie Murphy (traditional), Samuel Russell (IB). SALUTATORIANS: Kourtney ...



Hillsborough High honors courage of horror-star alumnus The Creeper  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — Teacher Rex Gordon can rattle off the names of many notable Hillsborough High School alumni, like race car legend Don Garlits, Korean War Medal ...



Plant-Hillsborough rivalry steeped in history  Tampabay.com

Hillsborough and Plant begin seasons by keeping alive a rivalry that began in the 1928.



Billy Reed, Hillsborough High baseball coaching legend and Belmont Heights Little League co-founder, dies at  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — He had no biological sons, but that was just a technicality. Hundreds — perhaps thousands — can attest that few had a stronger, more nurturing ...



High school student charged as adult after attempting to sexually assault woman at her workplace  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

A high school student was arrested Thursday after police say he attempted to sexually assault a woman at her workplace.



Tampa Bay Tech survives taut tilt with Tampa Hillsborough  Richland Source

Early action on the scoreboard pushed Tampa Bay Tech to the front, and it stayed there to fend off Tampa Hillsborough 28-27 during this Florida football game.



Baldomero-Lopez State Veterans Nursing Home Celebrates 20 Years  Land O' Lakes, FL Patch

Veterans' Nursing Home Celebrates 20 Years - Land O' Lakes, FL - Baldomero-Lopez State Veterans' Nursing Home is celebrating its 20 year anniversary with ...



HS senior killed in hit & run, suspect bonds out  ABC Action News

The Florida Highway Patrol says a 17-year-old girl died in a hit-and-run accident while crossing Hillsborough Avenue.



2 High School Grads From Bradenton Die In Traffic Crash While Visiting Peru  WUSF News

Two teens who recently graduated from high school in Bradenton have died in a crash while traveling in Peru.



Tampa driver has NASCAR fans cheering ‘VamosTampa Bay!’  WFLA

Arik Almirola credits his success to his grandparents that came to Florida in the 1960s during the freedom flights. As he sees more and more success, fans are ...



HCC readies for 50th anniversary with ‘Presidential Showcase’  Tampa Bay Times

It began as Hillsborough Junior College with just 1,625 students and five academic programs in temporary quarters at Hillsborough High School. Today ...



Incoming Two-Sport Athlete Chosen in MLB Draft  DubVNation.com

Incoming freshman Terence Doston was selected in the twenty-second round of the MLB Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers. Doston was a two-sport standout in ...



Guido Maniscalco includes historic community pools in plans for his next four years  Florida Politics

Tampa City Council member Guido Maniscalco wants to make sure Tampa residents can go for a swim. Maniscalco starts his second term in office next month.



Lakewood High school music teacher arrested for child neglect in Hillsborough County  ABC Action News

A high school music teacher was arrested on Monday for child neglect.



Athena Society’s Young Women of Promise rise from failures to achieve  Tampabay.com

It's an unlikely topic for the 10 impressive young women recognized for the Athena Society's 2018 Dr. Sylvia Richardson Young Women of Promise Program.



Hillsborough High turns 130  ABC Action News

Hundreds of alumni walked the halls of Hillsborough High School on Saturday to mark the130thanniversary of the school. Current students gave tours to former ...



5 Hillsborough HS players sign letters of intent  USA TODAY High School Sports

The HIllsborough HS Terriers had 5 football players sign letters of intent on National Signing Day, including QB Dwayne Lawson who will be going to Virginia ...



New rankings: University of Florida is nation’s eighth-best public university, USF jumps 10 places  Tampa Bay Times

Only seven public universities in America are better than the University of Florida when it comes to delivering a public education, according to the 2019 U.S. ...



Nancy White, Hillsborough teacher for 59 years and HCC journalism ‘legend,’ dead at 94  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — When Maurna Williams first met professor Nancy G. White, she found her a bit intimidating. "Until you became part of the family,'' said Williams, ...



Three suspects seen vandalizing Steinbrenner High School  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A trio of very determined delinquents were caught on camera attempting to break into a Hillsborough High School by repeatedly bashing glass windows and ...



Today: Area high school students to join national walkout in memory of Columbine  Tampabay.com

High school students from both sides of Tampa Bay will commemorate the anniversary of the Columbine High School shootings on Friday, although in very ...



The Inaugural All-America Classic Kicks Off Saturday  FloFootball

The Inaugural SPIRAL "All America Classic" will be streamed live from Spec Martin Stadium in DeLand, Fla., on FloFootball.com, Saturday.



Joe Henderson: Re-open community pools in West Tampa and Seminole Heights  Tampa Bay Times

You may not have noticed, but the weather has been a bit toasty for the last couple of weeks. Rumor has it Tampa gets hot and humid this time of year, but don't ...



Hillsborough schools to view vaping as suspicion of 'being under the influence of drugs'  MyCentralJersey.com

HILLSBOROUGH - Possession of vaping and electronic cigarettes by students will be seen as "suspicion of being under the influence of drugs" under new ...



Vigil for those lost to opioid addictions  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Families and friends who've lost loved ones to drugs and alcohol came together on Thursday night at Hillsborough High School for a vigil. They're working to ...



Art Festivals in Tampa Bay to Look Forward to in 2019  813area.com

It should be no surprise Tampa Bay has more than 10 arts festivals throughout the year. If you love art, then don't miss a single event! Check back.



Hundreds of deadly weapons recovered from Tampa Bay schools  WFLA

Educators have recovered hundreds of deadly weapons from Tampa Bay area schools including loaded guns, knives, box cutters and brass knuckles.



Hillsborough County To Honor Black Leaders  Patch.com

Heritage Festival Focuses On Contributions - Tampa, FL - Hillsborough County is hosting its 18th annual Tampa Black Heritage Festival throughout this week to ...



2 Veterans Missed Their High School Graduations to Go to War, Get Their Diplomas 70 Years Later  The Epoch Times

Joe Perricone, of Tampa, Florida, and Bill William Arnold Craddock, of Church Hill, Tennessee, are a decade apart in age. They grew up in different areas, and ...



Changes to alternative testing could make it harder to graduate high school  Wink News

State leaders just made it harder for some students to earn their diplomas. The State Board of Education voted Wednesday to eliminate a popular alternative test ...



Yoga coach helps Plant High football players achieve their best selves  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA (FOX 13) - The Plant High School Panther football program ranks among the very best in the country. The school's trophy case holds hardware signifying ...



HomeTeam 30: Class of 2017's top football recruits  Tampabay.com

1. DE Zachary Carter, Hillsborough (6-4, 250): Committed to Florida. 2. WR Daquon Green, Tampa Bay Tech (6-1, 185): Committed to Florida. 3. RB/S Devan ...



What's happening in Tampa Bay this weekend? | Jan. 11-13  ABC Action News

If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (January 11-13), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.



Historic Tampa home that once showcased Princess Diana's dresses is on the market for $2.9 million  Tampa Bay Times

The Anderson-Frank house near Bayshore Boulevard is on the National Register of Historic Places.



WVU football recruit Dotson opts for baseball | WVU SPORTS  WV News

MORGANTOWN — The phrase “in flux” could not be more appropriate for West Virginia's 2019 football roster, as another anticipated member of the team will not ...



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