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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.

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.

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 ...

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: ...

Meet the top high school grads in Hillsborough County for 2018

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 ...

NJ football: Players honored during prestigious Bill Denny awards luncheon

Football players from Middlesex and Somerset counties were honored during the prestigious Bill Denny awards luncheon.

Heres The Scoop On Hillsborough Countys High School Graduations

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 ...

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 ...

Teens help deputies train for active shooter situation at Hillsborough high school  WFLA

Today, there's an active shooter training planned at Newsome High School in Lithia to make sure school deputies and security officers are adequately prepared.

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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

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 ...

Hillsborough High School graduate earns Navy wings

Lt. j.g. James Sireci of Hillsborough received his wings as a U.S. Navy helicopter pilot.

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 ...

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 ...

Four Hillsborough High teens will graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Four students from Hillsborough High School will graduate from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis next week.

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 ...

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 ...

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

Marquez Davon Roberts, 19, and Dontae Lamar Hopkins, 17, turned themselves in to police. Both now face felony murder charges.

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.

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.

Hillsborough High School students walk out in support of teachers

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 school students will see reduction in final exams

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.

Candlelight Vigil To Remember Those Who Died Of Drug Overdoses

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, ...

Daystarter: National Signing Day recap; ideal forecast for opening of Florida State Fair; meet  Tampa Bay Times

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what to know today. • Prepare to endure another nice day. It'll be in the upper 50s to low 60s in the morning with ...

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

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

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.

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.

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

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 ...

Dems vow to raise teacher pay  Tampa Bay Times

School leaders filled the Hillsborough High School auditorium Thursday to hear pitches from two of this year's Democratic candidates for governor. They were a ...

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.

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.

Chipotle, Sweetberry Bowls opening in Hillsborough shopping center

HILLSBOROUGH -The township continues to be hot territory for national chain restaurants as work has begun on a Chipotle Mexican Grill in the space formerly ...

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 ...

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.

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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

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 ...

Tampa Bay Hillsborough students say they've only just begun to focus on gun control Only  Florida Politics

Only 16 days ago, a mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School took the lives of 14 high school students and three adults. Nevertheless, some ...

Hillsborough teachers plan School Board protest today as tensions heat up over pay

Today is the last time the Hillsborough County School Board will gather before the Thanksgiving break, but the usual pre-holiday vibe may be muted in a district ...

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. ...

Hillsborough High honors courage of horror-star alumnus The Creeper

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 ...

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.

HILLSBOROUGH: School district approves $129.8 million budget for 2018-19 | Stories

An unanimous vote in favor of the Hillsborough Township Public School District's $129.8 million budget set the potential for increased school taxes for ...

Graduation 2014: Hillsborough High

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

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

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

Tampa driver has NASCAR fans cheering 'VamosTampa Bay!'  WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. - 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 ...

Local high school students participate in 'Walkout to Vote'  WFLA

High school students are among the millions who will head to the polls today.

Hillsborough Voters Reject All-Day Kindergarten Referendum

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Residents voted by an overwhelming margin to reject a referendum on Tuesday that would have raised $8.06 million in taxes to pay for ...

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 ...

Hillsborough School leaders: Broken air conditioning units not an easy fix  WTSP 10 News

Broken air conditioner units inside Hillsborough County schools has been a continuing problem, one Superintendent Jeff Eakins says won't be an easy fix.

KWHS Educator Toolkit: Financial Technology  Knowledge@Wharton

Fintech, or financial technology, is an industry that combines technology and financial services to assist modern-day fiscal management.

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

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.

The Inaugural All-America Classic Kicks Off Saturday Jan 8, 2019  FloFootball

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

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.

Hillsborough High School celebrates 130 years - Story | FOX 13 Tampa Bay  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Charley spent the morning at Hillsborough High School in honor of their 130th anniverssary!

2nd Annual Safe Summit designed to educate and empower teens  ABC Action News

The Safe & Sound Hillsborough Violence Prevention Collaborative has teamed up once again with local law enforcement, government officials, community ...

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.

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

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, ...

Hundreds of schools in Tampa Bay area report weapon incidents  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

When students head back to school, books won't be the only things in their backpacks.

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 ...

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 ...

Hillsborough deputies investigating attempted kidnapping of 16-year-old girl  WFLA

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted kidnapping that happened Thursday afternoon.

Jan Platt, Hillsborough environmental champion, dies at 81  WTSP 10 News

Jan Kaminis Platt, whose environmental advocacy includes creating a county preservation program and preserving the piers that once held up the old Skyway ...

Hillsborough County To Honor Black Leaders

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

USF Celebrates First Graduating Class Since Being Designated as a Preeminent State Research University  USF News Channel

This is the first class to graduate since the Florida Board of Governors declared USF a Preeminent State Research University in June. The prestigious ...

HILLSBOROUGH: High schoolers to take the stage for 'Pippin' production

Hillsborough High School Theater takes on a classic, award-winning Broadway musical when the curtain raises this weekend on their production of Pippin!

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.

HILLSBOROUGH: School board extends superintendent's contract to 2022, adjusts compensation

Though the Hillsborough Township Board of Education had until June 2019 before its employment agreement with Superintendent Dr. Jorden Schiff was set to ...

'Wrestling at the Armory' wall in Tampa honors wrestling legends  ABC Action News

The new 'Wrestling at the Armory' wall in Tampa honors wrestling legends.

Teachers, activists in Tampa blast 'schools of hope' legislation  Florida Politics

Two weeks ago, the Florida House spent more than three hours debating a bill to attract specialized, high-performing charter schools to Florida as an alternative ...

2019 WVU football recruiting class  WTAP-TV

New WVU football head coach Neal Brown has 22 members in his recruiting class.

NASCAR driver Aric Almirola says his children keep him humble  WFLA

The track at the Daytona International Speedway is bustling with cars spinning their wheels ahead of the Daytona 500. We spoke to one of those drivers, Aric ...

Edison elementary remains on lock-in after fatal Seminole Heights shooting  WTSP 10 News

TAMPA, Fla. -- Students attending schools in the Seminole Heights are dismissing as scheduled following another deadly shooting in the neighborhood.

Students Across Tampa Bay Join National Walkout Against School Violence  WUSF News

Students at high schools across Tampa Bay are speaking out on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland high school shooting.

On Campus: Crystal Lake South grad Max Warner lands coaching job at Bowling Green  Northwest Herald

As a high school football coach in the Tampa, Florida, area, Max Warner got to know scores of college recruiters from around the country.

Florida school shooting: Fund created for Alyssa Alhadeff's family

Online fundraising effort has been created for family of Florida girl who was killed in school shooting whose mother is Hillsborough High School graduate.

WVU Football Early Signee Tracker – WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers sports coverage  Blue Gold News

The early signing period for Division I football is now underway. For high school players, it's three days, running from Dec 19-21, 2018. Mid-year junior college ...

Game of the Week: Durant at Armwood  Plant City Observer

The Cougars will end the 2018 regular season in Seffner on Friday.

Perfect attendance key to new car for two Hillsborough grads

TAMPA — Shaking with nerves, Monica Tromer slipped a key into the driver's door of a new Scion XD. She twisted it one way, then the other and felt a click.

Region boys basketball: Hillsborough 69, Land O'Lakes 58

TAMPA — The sound of a roaring crowd at the final buzzer on its packed home floor Thursday should have been a celebration-worthy time for Hillsborough.

Seven are in the running for Hillsborough Teacher of the Year

This year's finalists for Hillsborough Teacher of the Year range in age from 27 to 64. They teach everything from restaurant manager in a career center to gifted ...

HILLSBOROUGH: High school baseball team anticipates a successful, new season  Packet Online

The Hillsborough High School baseball team will look very different from last year when it opens the season Saturday at Morristown.

Local News Faces of Fox 4: News director Sarah Zak Jane Monreal 3:33 AM, Aug  Fox 4

Today's Face of Fox 4 is about News Director, Sarah Zak. The native Floridian married her high school sweetheart, Richard. They both went to Hillsborough High ...

86-year-old Marine Corps veteran honors the heroes who died  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

While friends and families gathered for picnics and barbecues on Memorial Day, an 86-year-old Marine Corps veteran who survived the Korean War honored ...

The Most Beautiful Public High School in Every State in America  Architectural Digest

For most students, summer has ended and schools across America are back in session (to the delight of some, to the chagrin of others). So what better time to ...

Class notes

NOPE CANDLELIGHT VIGIL: Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education (NOPE) of Hillsborough will host its seventh Annual Candle Light Vigil at 7 p.m. on ...

Phillips' Mill Community Association announces winners of 6th Youth Art Exhibition  The Intelligencer

On Monday, the New Hope nonprofit announced its winning student artists from the 20 schools that participated in Bucks and Montgomery counties as well as ...

High hopes: FAU star linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair has overcome plenty  Tampa Bay Times

BOCA RATON — Florida Atlantic star linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair is an observant Muslim, and he understands why there is fascination regarding one particular ...

Football: Armwood 38, Hillsborough 20

SEFFNER — It wasn't supposed to be a shootout. The Class 6A, District 7 game between Armwood and Hillsborough, featuring two of the best defenses in ...

Tampa Bay Area Students Prepare For Saturday's Gun Reform Marches  WUSF News

Ignited by the deadly shooting in Parkland, tens of thousands of Tampa Bay area teenagers plan to demonstrate for gun reform on Saturday. Beyond making a.

Raiders' center no stranger to adjusting to change

Moving from Minneapolis to Orlando and then New Jersey as he started his freshman year at Hillsborough High School has given Hayden Panagos an ...

Capital football standout Kerry Martin is among WVU recruits  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Kerry Martin Jr. from Charleston, a Capital High School standout in football and basketball, was among 18 players signing Wednesday with ...

WVU Dips Into Florida For Wide Receiver Commitment – WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers sports coverage  Blue Gold News

West Virginia reversed a recent spate of decommitments in its football recruiting class of 2019 when it added Terence Doston of Hillsborough High School in ...

Local high school graduate to play against Bucs  WFLA

Tampa fans may have a special person to root for Friday night in the Bucs and Browns brawl.

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