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What new Hillsborough County sales tax for education means  83degreesmedia

Hillsborough voters get to decide on the November ballot whether to increase sales taxes collected another half-cent per dollar to support public schools.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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: ...



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 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.



Report: Illini to hire FAU assistant Keynodo Hudson  247Sports

Lovie Smith is adding more Florida flavor to his coaching staff. Illinois will add Florida Atlantic defensive backs coach Keynodo Hudson as an assistant coach,



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 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.



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

Hillsborough County school superintendent Jeff Eakins, center, says students in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate will face less stress at the ...



Hillsborough High School graduate earns Navy wings  MyCentralJersey.com

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



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Chipotle, Sweetberry Bowls opening in Hillsborough shopping center  MyCentralJersey.com

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 ...



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 ...



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.



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

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



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.



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. ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Tampa Students Share Their School Experiences After Parkland  WUSF News

Since the Parkland school shooting, sixteen-year-old Alex Barrow says Hillsborough High School has an environment of fear. Many of his fellow students are ...



Plant-Hillsborough rivalry steeped in history  Tampabay.com

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



Pasco teachers union calls for tax referendum to fund pay raises  Tampa Bay Times

The president of Pasco County's school employees union is calling for a referendum in which voters can decide whether to increase local property taxes so ...



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

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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Graduation 2014: Hillsborough High  Tampabay.com

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'  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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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.



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.



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

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



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 FloFootball.com, Saturday.



Tampa mom says parents need to know that prescribed drugs are killing teens  WFLA

Powerful pain killers commonly found in medicine cabinets are falling into the wrong hands. In many cases, families are left dealing the tragic deaths of their ...



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.



USF Football Player Profile: #22 RB Duran Bell Jr.  The Daily Stampede

#22 RB Duran Bell Jr. - Redshirt Freshman, 5'10”, 174 pounds. Duran Bell Jr. Long TD run. This kid can play. #Hillsborough #Terriers #BayMade #USF ...



Hillsborough: Jared Burchette Dedicates Kart Race Victory to Chris Koll  TAPinto.net

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Jared Burchette, a township resident and longtime Kart racer at the age of 18, won the Formula 125 Kart race at Englishtown Raceway in ...



Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government.  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 ...



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.



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Meet the winners of Hillsborough's LEAD competition  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — For the past six years — about as long as Domanic Betancourt has been an artist — John R. Nelson has been in his life. He's a hero to the ...



Family says goodbye to 52-year-old man found in Gulf of Mexico  Tampabay.com

Timmy Ferguson was a lot like his father. Both men played baseball growing up, both joined the Air Force. "He was, what I would call, an apple falling close to ...



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.



Editorial: Parks play many roles, but there’s no place for a boathouse at this one  Tampabay.com

With crowds in the thousands, so thick a leprechaun could dance across their heads and never touch the ground, the Mayor's River O'Green Fest on St. Patrick's ...



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.



Catherine Barja, first woman elected to Tampa City Council, dead at 85  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — In 1971, Catherine Barja became the first woman to win a seat on the Tampa City Council, helping pave the way for strong women leaders in ...



Perfect attendance key to new car for two Hillsborough grads  Tampabay.com

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.



Hillsborough black students still expelled at higher rates, despite efforts to fix racial disparities  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — In a year when the Hillsborough County school district tried to ease racial disparities in student discipline, black students continued to be removed ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Hillsborough School Officials Contend with Police Probe and Personnel Issue  TAPinto.net

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – There are two high-profile developments impacting the high school community as 2017 draws to a close.



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.



Students march from Blake High to downtown Tampa in gun protest  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — More than 100 students marched from Blake High School to downtown's Curtis Hixon Park on Friday in a Parkland school shooting-inspired protest ...



How to adjust your child's sleep schedule before heading back to school  ABC Action News

You've spent the summer sleeping late and playing around, but now it's time to get serious because the first day of school is just days away.



Say Yes to the Prom bestows free dresses and tuxes on local students  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — Maria Carla Fleitas couldn't make it to the mirror before she started tearing up. Fleitas, 17, had just picked out a blush, A-line, floor-length gown for her ...



Hillsborough superintendent may outline lobbying rules for district staff  TBO.com

TAMPA — Hillsborough schools may create new rules for district employees that draw a clearer line between politicking and educating — a reaction, in part, ...



Game of the Week: Durant at Armwood  Plant City Observer

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



Demolition by fire: Fire rescue recruits get real-world experience  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

New recruits with Tampa Fire Rescue got to train on real houses for the first time Friday thanks to a partnership between the city and a home building company.



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 ...



After 60 years of caring for pets, longtime South Tampa vet retires  Tampabay.com

If dog is a man's best friend, this man might just be a dog's best friend. When Dr. W. J. "Max" Ray, Jr., 85, retires this Wednesday, he will have served as a ...



Tampa surgeon hoping to empower high school girls to become surgeons  ABC Action News

TAMPA, Fla. -- Surgery is a profession dominated by men. A Tampa woman, who just happens to be a surgeon herself, is hoping to change that. "This is the liver, ...



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

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.



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.



Football: Armwood 38, Hillsborough 20  Tampabay.com

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 ...



HILLSBOROUGH: Pupils learn harrowing life lessons in high school program  Packet Online

Standing near a scene of twisted metal, broken glass and emergency personnel, 18 year-old Alyssa Cseh didn't know what happened. One minute she was ...



Baseball coaches gather to raise money for Tampa Baseball Museum  Tampabay.com

Six veteran area coaches gather to raise funds for a new baseball museum.



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.



Family of victim of Seminole Heights killings creates foundation  ABC Action News

TAMPA — A community is honoring the memory of Anthony Naiboa. He's one of the victims of the Seminole Heights killer . Now his family is giving the gift of ...



Four-star cornerback Ken Montgomery Jr. signs with Maryland football  The Diamondback

Four-star cornerback Ken Montgomery Jr. signed with Maryland football on Wednesday, becoming the 23rd member of coach DJ Durkin's 2018 class. 4-star CB ...



Region boys basketball playoff primer  Tampabay.com

All games start at 7 p.m. Admission is $7. Region semifinals. Class 8A. Bartow (19-9) at Sickles (25-4): This is a rematch of last year's region quarterfinal that the ...



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 ...



When a church's mission is helping public schools, the boundaries are not always clear  Tampabay.com

From tutoring to principal training, Idlewild Baptist has a large presence in Hillsborough.



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