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Top local grads, top schools are a perfect match
Savannah Bradley had a long list of prestigious colleges that wanted her as an incoming college freshman.
Published on 06/02/13
Newpoint Tampa High School in Brandon loses charter
A charter school that serves high school students in eastern Hillsborough County is closing its doors after its contract was not renewed.
Published on 05/30/13
Smith Middle students awarded college scholarships
Thirty-seven students at Smith Middle School in Citrus Park already have part of the college education paid for, thanks to the Hillsborough Education Foundation.
Published on 05/27/13
Graduates carry memories of Calyx in hearts
When the 117 members of King High School’s International Baccalaureate program gather for graduation June 4, many will be wearing wristbands in tribute to a class member who should have been right alongside them.
Published on 05/26/13
Freedom High School twins graduating as valedictorian, salutatorian
They were born two minutes apart and helped each other with schoolwork along the way the past several years.
Published on 05/25/13
10 hopefuls line up for Hillsborough school board race
Competition for seats on the Hillsborough County school board has become even more crowded.
Published on 05/28/13
Tornado brings back whirlwind of memories of Pinellas disaster
Olney Arnold couldn’t bear to watch on television the horror unfolding amid the shattered remains of an elementary school in Oklahoma after a tornado shredded the campus.
Published on 05/22/13
King promoted to principal at Steinbrenner High
Steinbrenner High School has a new principal.
Published on 05/21/13
School official says service dog barred from work
Agnes Tanon, who has worked for the school district 20 years, said she was told the dog, Bella, couldn't stay. So she and Bella went home, and she hasn't been back to work since.
Published on 05/18/13
School employee fudged meal counts, district says
A cafeteria manager who worked at two schools may be fired for inflating the number of meals served there, the Hillsborough school district said.
Published on 05/16/13
Smoke bomb set off at McLane school
Last time, it was pepper spray in the hallways of McLane Middle School.
Published on 05/14/13
Hillsborough schools face shortfalls at every turn
There’s no extra money for new computers or wireless technology to take Hillsborough County schools into a new world of testing.
Published on 05/14/13
Olson to leave Hillsborough school board
Candy Olson becomes the third member of the seven-person school board to announce no interest in another term.
Published on 05/14/13
Sickles deaf student excels with challenge
Vincent Roman wanted to be pushed, so he switched schools and now graduates with a 4.4 grade point average and a future in college.
Published on 05/14/13
Common Core to students: Think, don't recite
Schools here and across the nation will be adopting new teaching standards, but critics decry the uniformity.
Published on 05/12/13