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Search for next superintendent: Hillsborough school officials want parents' input  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A few months after the superintendent of Hillsborough County announced his upcoming retirement, officials are giving parents a chance to weigh in on the future ...

A+ Teacher: Helping Students Appreciate English Literature  Bay News 9

Gaither High School English teacher Karen Hough has been helping students for 25 years to understand and appreciate English Literature.

District: Tell us what you want in a Hillsborough schools superintendent  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA — Much is expected from public school superintendents. They need to know how to teach children of all walks of life and manage budgets of millions ...

#20Strong: Profile on Tampa Gaither LB Chance Coleman  The Daily Stampede

We fell asleep at the wheel when Tampa Gaither LB Chance Coleman became the first #20Strong verbal commit for USF back in March, so here's a quick profile ...

Recognize the famous faces in these Tampa Bay yearbook photos?  Tampa Bay Times

Celebrities, politicians and business leaders went to high school locally, and we have the pictures to prove it.

Gaither High School Named NJROTC Nationals Champions  DVIDS

PENSACOLA, Fla. (April 6, 2019) – Gaither High School from Tampa, Florida claimed this year's title at the 2019 Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps ...

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: ...

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 ...

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.

Top Events Taking Place In Tampa Bay April 5-7  Tampa, FL Patch

Here's What's Happening This Weekend - Tampa, FL - Here are some events taking place in Tampa Bay that you might want to check out.

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 ...

Tampa cross country team helping dogs find homes  WFLA

The team meets at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay around 6:45 a.m. every weekday during the summer. They choose their running buddies and, then, they ...

Police investigating double shooting in Tampa  WFLA

Police are investigating a double shooting in Tampa.

High school students sign national anthem at Rays games  WFLA

A language class at Strawberry Crest High School has partnered with the Rays to assist with the national anthem.

Special Olympics Training Day Held at Gaither High

Carrollwood-Northdale, FL - The event held this afternoon at the school included 24 track and field events.

PDQ employee with Down Syndrome featured in documentary for supporting people with disabilities  ABC Action News

Sam Piazza is the star of a new documentary thanks to his advocacy work supporting people with disabilities.

Pasco County Schools' first black male principal appointed in decades sees community as key to acade  Tampa Bay Times

Adrian Anthony sensed his mission in life while growing up in south St. Petersburg. "I went to Melrose Elementary," Anthony, now 42, recalled of the perennially ...

Tampa Catholic High School custodian arrested for sexual battery on teenager  WFLA

TAMPA (WFLA) – The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has arrested a custodian who detectives believe committed sexual battery on a teenager. Detectives ...

Bay Area students invited to perform at D-Day ceremony in Normandy  WFLA

Right now, 22 young musicians from Bay Area high schools are packing their bags for France after being invited to perform at the upcoming 75th anniversary of ...

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.

4 hospitalized after school bus crash in Hillsborough County  WFLA

Four students were hospitalized with minor injuries after a school bus crash in Hillsborough County on Thursday.

Aide resigns for possible cough-cuss blurted out at Tampa City Council  WFLA

It was the "cough" heard around the Tampa City Council. Now it's being heard across the country as thousands of listeners try to figure out what a legislative aide ...

Florida state high school football finals leaving Orlando  WFLA

Fans of Bay Area high school football teams will have to travel a little further this year to watch local teams play for a state championship. The Florida High ...

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 ...

2019 costume contest takes the stage at Tampa Bay Comic Con  WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The “cosplay” (or costume) contest at Tampa Bay Comic Con never ceases to amaze, and the 2019 competition was no different!

Tampa native to perform during ‘The Voice’ blind auditions on Tuesday  WFLA

A Tampa native will perform during Tuesday's episode of “The Voice” blind auditions on Tuesday.

Sam The Man: Tampa Documentary Chronicles Life With Down Syndrome  WUSF News

Ten years ago, a student made the front page of the Tampa Tribune for winning Homecoming King at Gaither High school. Sam Piazza's since inspired a movie,

Family grieves after death of former Plant football player  WFLA

The family of a former Plant High School football player is grieving his death.

South Lake proud of big season despite regional loss  Daily Commercial

GROVELAND — The season might have ended in disappointment, but the season was far from a disappointment.The South Lake High School baseball team ...

Monica Hoffa  WFLA

Monica Hoffa was born in 1985. She was raised by her grandparents, her mother and her aunt and grew up with two cousins who were more like sisters. Monica ...

2 Tampa high school football teams forfeit games after investigation  WFLA

(WFLA) — Two Tampa Bay area high school football teams lost their shot at going to the playoffs.The schools got reports that players were not living at the ...

Plant HS grad finishes 4th in Youth Sailing World Championship  WFLA

Connor Nelson, a recent Plant High School graduate and a future student-athlete at Brown University, finished in fourth place in the Youth Sailing World ...

School officials to assess fire damage at Brandon middle school  WFLA

BRANDON, Fla (WFLA) – Hillsborough County school officials are set to assess the damage Monday morning at McLane Middle School after a fire broke out ...

'Pet Sematary' stars a St. Pete native. What other celebs have ties to Tampa Bay?  Tampa Bay Times

Sarah Paulson, Angela Bassett and Kenan Thompson all have connections to the Tampa Bay area.

170-year-old graves found during construction of Water Street Tampa  WFLA

An incredible discovery was made during the construction of Water Street Tampa on Thursday.

Dedication Pays Off: Hillsborough graduate wins new car for perfect attendance for 13 years  WFLA

A Hillsborough County Schools student with perfect attendance from kindergarten through 12th grade won a free car on Tuesday for her hard work and ...

STORM TEAM 8 FORECAST: Onshore Flow Develops with Scattered Storms  WFLA

Humidity will run high this weekend with scattered storms starting near the coast.

U.S. News and World Report names Tampa Bay area high schools among the top in the state  WFLA

A Sarasota School has been named the best in the state and No. 15 in the country,according to U.S. News & World Report's annual “Best High Schools” ...

Tampa woman survives getting hit by train  WFLA

While Tampa Police have not indicated any foul play in this case, Moore has reason to believe her friend's injuries are more suspicious.

Arrest made in fatal crash on Westshore in Tampa  WFLA

Tampa Police say a 24-year-old man caused a fatal crash on Westshore Boulevard Saturday night.

Back-to-school reminder: All Florida 7th graders must have whooping cough vaccine  WFLA

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (WFLA) – A highly contagious disease is on the rise across the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. This includes ...

Safety a concern for 2019 Sunset Music Festival  WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Preparations are underway Friday for the Sunset Music Festival which draws tens of thousands of diehard music fans to the Tampa Bay ...

Soccer star from Jesuit HS earns Allstate All-American honor  WFLA

Zachary Board, a student athlete at Jesuit High School, has been named a 2019 Allstate All-American. The award is given to 250 high school soccer players ...

Local woman dies in Brazil, family in the US left with no answers  WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Tampa mother is in Brazil, trying to find out what killed her daughter and fighting with local officials to get her body returned to the states.

Outdoors Expo and Boat Show  WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Calling all outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers! Florida's largest Outdoors Expo and Boat Show is back for 2019. News Channel 8 has ...

3 dogs rescued from Tampa storm drain  WFLA

TAMPA (WFLA) – The Tampa Police Department were able to rescue three dogs today after they were found stuck in a drain pipe near Blake High School.

Accused Tampa animal hoarder slapped with dozens of civil citations  WFLA

In a Hillsborough County neighborhood, a home on Steamboat Lane is certainly an eyesore to some.

RAD! GenX Tavern bringing 80s & 90s nostalgia to Tampa  WFLA

If you're a 90s kid who loves reminiscing about scrunchies, Pogs, Walkmans, "Friends" and Nirvana, we have some good news for you.

21 Hillsborough schools to get new A/C units before school year  WFLA

Crews will begin repairing air conditioning units at schools across Hillsborough County on Wednesday.

A “Wet” Wet Season for Tampa Bay  WFLA

Tampa Bay's wet season runs from June through September. This is the time period where Tampa, and surrounding communities, climatologically experiences ...

Play, eat and ride at Christ the King Carnival  WFLA

Christ the King Carnival kicks off in Tampa with fun, food and more for the whole family.

Engineers to update business owners on Selmon Extension progress along Gandy  WFLA

Construction has been underway along Gandy Boulevard and on Thursday, business owners will be updated on the massive Selmon Extension project.

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 ...

Speed Academy Summer Camp keeps kids fast on their feet  WFLA

A program at a local high school keeps kids fit during the off season.

Deputies search for gunman after 2 injured in Tampa shooting  WFLA

Hillsborough County sheriff's detectives are searching for a gunman connected to a shooting in Tampa Monday afternoon.

Dropped off far from home by bus driver, Tampa girl runs home terrified, crying  WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Charlene Hummel says it isn't easy raising three children. She worries about them all the time. In fact, she's a self-described helicopter ...

Suspect dead after standoff at Town ‘N’ Country home, authorities say  WFLA

Authorities say a standoff with a man who barricaded himself inside of a Town 'N' Country home has ended and the man has died.

Tampa apprentice works toward a brighter future in machining  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA – Robert Falor worked 65 hours a week to pay the bills. He wondered how he was ever going to get ahead. He wanted more out of life and more out of a ...

Amateur Radio “Field Day” to be held this weekend in Tampa  WFLA

Local Tampa Bay amateur radio clubs will be working together on the Field Day exercise this weekend.

Jane Castor elected Tampa’s next mayor  WFLA

Former Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor will be Tampa's next mayor, winning in a landslide victory in the mayoral runoff election.

Tampa Bay schools compliant with Fla. school safety laws, required armed personnel  WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – We now know all Tampa Bay area school districts are in compliance with new Florida school safety laws stating there must be armed ...

Welcome to Florida: Enjoy Tampa International Airport…without the stress of traveling  WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Tampa International Airport recently expanded its All Access program, giving more people the opportunity to enjoy all the airport has to ...

Hillsborough Co. has long list of schools that need A/C repairs  WFLA

At Plant High School in Tampa, three large temporary air conditioning units pump cold air into the gym. The air conditioning unit at the school failed and the three ...

Tampa ranks 12th on Top 100 Best Places to Live list  WFLA

Editors from and data scientists have worked together to create their annual ranking of the “Top 100 Best Places to Live in America” for 2019 and ...

Hillsborough teacher arrested for establishing romantic relationship with student  WFLA

A science teacher at Ferrell Middle Magnet School, an all-girls school, was arrested on Wednesday for establishing a romantic relationship with a student.

Florida boxers gear up to compete in Saturday Night Brawl  WFLA

Boxers from all over Florida, including some from the Tampa Bay area, will go head to head to compete for the reigning title of best fighter in the Sunshine State.

Parents plea for help after daughter murdered at Tampa house party  WFLA

It's been nearly a month since 18-year-old Takiya Fullwood was shot to death outside of a house party in Tampa.

Wrestler breaking barriers on the mat at Palm Harbor University High School  WFLA

The sport of wrestling is growing in popularity - twisting through the halls of high schools across the state of Florida and unraveling on the mat.

ICYMI: 2019 Gasparilla Invasion and Parade of Pirates  WFLA

Thousands of pirates invaded Bayshore Blvd. Saturday for the annual Gasparilla parade.

‘Get the Lead Out’ of Hillsborough County campaign kicks off Wednesday  WFLA

State Senator Janet Cruz and Hillsborough County Public Schools Superintendent Jeff Eakins, are launching a new campaign called “Get the Lead out ...

Arrest made in fatal Tampa liquor store shooting  WFLA

Tampa Police say 24-year-old Eric Smith was arrested Monday morning on charges of first-degree premeditated murder, attempted murder, and robbery.

People with autism find their talent at MacDonald Training Center  WFLA

An organization in Tampa Bay is helping individuals with autism discover their passion and learn life skills.

‘GenX Tavern’ brings rad 80s and 90s nostalgia to Tampa  WFLA

Take a trip down memory lane as you step into this new hot spot in Downtown Tampa.

Four Hillsborough school employees face discipline Tuesday

TAMPA — Adam Reynolds thought it would be fun to introduce some of his middle school students to his brother Carter, a popular social media personality.

Facial recognition to replace passports, boarding passes at Tampa Intl. Airport  WFLA

People in charge at Tampa International Airport will soon make big changes for travelers leaving the country by rolling out facial recognition technology this ...

Fights disrupt Hillsborough graduations at State Fairgrounds  WFLA

Scuffles broke out at two of the four Hillsborough graduation ceremonies held Saturday at the Florida State Fairgrounds, putting a momentary damper on the ...

3 kittens left in dumpster saved by good Samaritan in Tampa  WFLA

Three kittens are being evaluated by the Humane Society of Tampa Bay after they were rescued from a dumpster by a good Samaritan.

‘Anyone can get lice’ – How to tell if you have head lice and ways you can treat it  WFLA

Anyone can get lice. If you have hair in your head and blood on your scalp, you can get lice," said Michelle Cherry, owner of Lice Away Today.

Missing boater turns up in Tampa day after Coast Guard calls off search  WFLA

The US Coast Guard says an overdue boater was found safe at the Westshore Yacht Club Friday, a day after crews suspended their search.

Hillsborough deputies search for man accused of shooting, killing neighbor  WFLA

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspected gunman who is suspected of killing his neighbor.

North Port High School students grieve for student killed in weekend DUI crash  WFLA

North Port police are not identifying the student who lost her life, but Johnson says she was part of the theater department at the school.

Boy left at Walgreens reunited with family, police say  WFLA

A toddler who was found wandering alone at a Walgreens in Tampa has been reunited with his family, police said.

Hillsborough Schools move forward with removing Native American mascots from 6 schools  WFLA

Hillsborough Schools Superintendent Jeff Eakins made it clear at Tuesday's school board meeting controversial Native American mascots would not be ...

At least 1 hurt after possible tornado touches down in Tampa  WFLA

At least one person was injured after a possible tornado touched down at a strip mall in Tampa.

Hillsborough school board asks admin to pause Native American mascot reassignments  WFLA

Tuesday the school board unanimously asked Superintendent Jeff Eakins to hit the pause button on the mascot reassignments at six schools.

Plans unveiled for 34-story luxury condominium tower in Tampa  WFLA

A development company wants to add some glamour to Tampa's skyline with a 34-story luxury condominium tower.

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 ...

Reward increases for information about person who tossed kitten out of car  WFLA

The Humane Society of Tampa Bay needs your help locating the person who threw a kitten out of a moving car this afternoon.

New Tampa house fire potentially caused by hoverboard battery  WFLA

A New Tampa house fire was possibly caused by a hoverboard battery exploding on Friday.

Sen. Rick Scott supports national emergency for border wall if necessary  WFLA

Sen. Rick Scott made his first trip to Tampa Monday since becoming a U.S senator.

Arrest made in Davis Island hit-and-run crash  WFLA

A woman was arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that injured a pedestrian on Davis Islands on Tuesday.

BIG postal problems in Lutz, bad guy steals mail, uses info to apply for credit cards  WFLA

LUTZ, Fla. (WFLA) – Neighbors say they're fed up, fired up and can't believe just how bold one bad guy has been. He's stealing mail from homes in their Lutz ...

New video released of Leto High School graffiti suspects  WFLA

Detectives are searching for a group of suspects who vandalized Leto High School on Monday between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m..

Survivor of Stoneman Douglas shooting set to graduate from Tampa high school  WFLA

A Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor is set to graduate after transferring to a Tampa Bay high school.

Manhunt underway after Sebring woman’s body dumped in Tampa  WFLA

A manhunt is underway for a man accused of a gruesome and heartless crime.

Manatee school first in nation to have guardians carrying long guns  WFLA

A school in the Tampa Bay area is the first in the country to have armed guardians carrying long guns.

Just our luck! No Shamrock Shakes in Tampa Bay  WFLA

The shakes are “cool, minty and full of luck” -- but only if you can get one.

Canterbury Lakes subdivision protesting plans for 7-Eleven in neighborhood  WFLA

The 7-Eleven would be built in an empty lot that backs up the Canterbury Lakes subdivision, at the corner of 78th Street and Camden Field Pkwy.

Bucs welcome old friend to camp this week  WFLA

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers enjoyed a little "Fitzmagic" during the 2018 season. So quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, now with the Miami Dolphins, was a welcome ...

Box truck rollover leaves 2 with minor injuries  WFLA

A box truck rollover left two people with minor injuries in Tampa Monday morning.

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