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Education

King High modified lockdown lifted after report of ‘possible threat’

King High modified lockdown lifted after report of ‘possible threat’

A modified lockdown has been lifted at King High School this morning, a school district spokeswoman said.
Published: 02/01/16
Armwood, Middleton high schools face similar academic hurdles

Armwood, Middleton high schools face similar academic hurdles

TAMPA — On a rainy Thursday afternoon, minutes before the end of the school day, a junior sat in Principal Kim Moore’s office at Middleton High School asking for help.
Published: 01/31/16
Updated: 02/01/16

Changes coming in attendance at 4 southeast Hillsborough schools

Four southeast Hillsborough County elementary schools could see their attendance boundaries change next school year to balance surging enrollments.
Published: 01/28/16
Manilow fans can trade musical instruments for concert tickets

Manilow fans can trade musical instruments for concert tickets

Singer/songwriter Barry Manilow is bringing his effort to raise awareness for schools’ music programs to Tampa, and giving residents a chance to gain free admission to his February concert at Amalie Arena....
Published: 01/28/16

Pinellas health officials investigate eight chickenpox cases at elementary school

Pinellas County health officials are investigating eight cases of chickenpox at an elementary school and recommended that parents get children vaccinated for the disease.
Published: 01/27/16
WWE star Titus O’Neil surprises Tampa students with SmackDown tickets

WWE star Titus O’Neil surprises Tampa students with SmackDown tickets

The holiday season of giving ended weeks ago but the philanthropic ways of Tampa’s Thaddeus Michael Bullard Sr. — also known as World Wrestling Entertainment grappler Titus O’Neil — continue on.
Published: 01/26/16
Updated: 01/27/16
Cambridge Christian may sue FHSAA over prayer refusal before title game

Cambridge Christian may sue FHSAA over prayer refusal before title game

The school has asked for an apology for unlawfully censoring the school's private speech, as well as formal recognition that students have a right to pray in public. If the FHSAA doesn't respond in 30 days, the school will take the issue to federal court
Published: 01/26/16
Updated: 01/27/16

Florida House panel OKs bill requiring recess in elementary schools

TALLAHASSEE – Florida schools could be required to let children out each day for recess under a bill now moving in the Legislature.
Published: 01/26/16
Florida celebrates write stuff in Dover

Florida celebrates write stuff in Dover

First lady Ann Scott joined over 700 students at Strawberry Crest High School in Dover on Monday to kick off Florida’s literacy week.
Published: 01/26/16
UT will ban tobacco, including vaping, starting Aug. 1

UT will ban tobacco, including vaping, starting Aug. 1

The University of Tampa will ban all smoking and tobacco use on its 105-acre downtown campus starting Aug. 1.
Published: 01/25/16
Updated: 01/26/16