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Groundbreaking to Kickoff St. Petersburg HS Renovation Project  Bay News 9

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — St. Petersburg High School is a landmark: It was the nation's first $1-million high school when it was originally built in the last century.

Historic St. Pete High School To Get Modern Upgrades  St. Pete, FL Patch

Renovations To Take 2 years - St. Pete, FL - St. Petersburg's oldest high school is about to get some 21st-century upgrades.

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 ...

St. Pete drama teacher made an impact at a critical stage for his students  Tampa Bay Times

Standing backstage, Becca McCoy started to sing. It was the 13-year-old's call back audition for St. Pete High's 1993 spring production of Fiddler on the Roof.

Dixie Hollins High School student arrested for threatening mass shooting after not winning award  WFLA

A student was arrested for making threats regarding a mass shooting at a St. Petersburg high school on Tuesday.

St. Petersburg High School principal speaks

St. Petersburg High School principal Darlene Lebo speaks on being named the 10News School of the Week powered by Duke Energy Florida.

St. Petersburg HS named the 10News School of the Week powered by Duke Energy Florida

It's our favorite part of the week! Friday leads us into the weekend, but it's also when we showcase our 10News School of the Week powered by Duke Energy ...

St. Petersburg High School named the 10News School of the Week powered by Duke Energy Florida

The students, faculty and staff at St. Petersburg High School are the 30th 10News School of the Week powered by Duke Energy Florida for the 2017-18 school ...

Meet the top public high school grads in Pinellas County for 2018

After four years of classes, tests and extracurriculars, we gave the top graduates at Pinellas County's public high schools one more assignment: Write a ...

Epilogue: Erin Kitzinger, filmmaker and yogi, remembered for caring spirit  Tampa Bay Times

ST.PETERSBURG — Erin Kitzinger, a filmmaker and yoga instructor, always marched to the beat of her own drum. “Even from an early age she never followed ...

St. Pete High graduate dies while reporting on flooding in North Carolina

ST. PETERSBURG — A television news reporter from St. Petersburg and a photographer were killed in North Carolina on Monday when a tree fell on their ...

Pinellas County Schools names Teacher of the Year finalists  Tampa Bay Newspapers

LARGO – Pinellas County School District has named the top 10 finalists for 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year award. The finalists were notified via surprise ...

St. Petersburg To Hire Armed Security For Elementary Schools  WUSF News

St. Petersburg will not take 29 police officers off the street and place them in elementary schools. The city – following suit with Hillsborough and.

St. Petersburg High School history in the making –  Weekly Challenger

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – In the 119-year history of St. Petersburg High School, no African American has ever been the ...

Vicious fight caught on camera at St. Petersburg High raising concerns  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

Video of vicious fight inside St. Petersburg High shows two female students fighting, screaming and getting egged on by classmates.

Public to Provide Input at 'Complete Streets' Meeting in St. Pete  Bay News 9

The City of St. Petersburg is hosting an open house Wednesday night to present the 'Complete Streets of Implementation' plan recommendations.

St. Petersburg will no longer put officers in elementary schools

ST. PETERSBURG — Mayor Rick Kriseman announced Tuesday morning that the city has reversed course on its school security plan and will no longer take ...

A hall of fame night to remember –  Weekly Challenger

By Dexter McCree, Feature Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — A packed crowd filled the St. Petersburg High School gymnasium last Friday as the Green Devils ...

2019 Essence of Ebony Pearls Debutante Cotillion –  Weekly Challenger

Twenty-one young ladies were presented into society at the 10th biennial Essence of Ebony Pearls Debutante Scholarship Cotillion last Saturday night. Pictured ...

A day at the movies, inspired by real-life and a good friend

Connor Carlisle wanted to design an invitation, something special, and he asked Sarah Reed for help. Reed is one of Connor's teachers at St. Petersburg High ...

Cute photo alert: 2-year-old schools football players at St. Petersburg High School practice

Sophie Rosendale, 2, front, warms up with offensive lineman during practice at St. Petersburg High School, Wednesday, 7/24/17, in St. Petersburg, FL.

Pasco school news for March 1  Tampa Bay Times

March 15: End of third quarter. March 16-24: Spring break. March 25: Teacher planning day. No school for students. April 2: Report cards. April 19: No school.

St. Petersburg High senior hit, killed by cars on Gulf Boulevard

Patrick McLean, a funny, polite kid looking ahead to college, died on Gulf Boulevard.

New St. Petersburg co-working group targets local women in business

ST. PETERSBURG — There's no shortage of co-working spaces in the Tampa Bay area. But local entrepreneurs Maghan Morin and Jeanine Suah saw a gap in ...

Hurricane 2018: I took shelter from Irma. Here's what I learned.

ST. PETERSBURG — Say you're like me. You're as Floridian as they come. You grew up tracking hurricanes, stocking up on non-perishables (Parmalat, Vienna ...

Man Charged in Hit-And-Run Involving Two Pedestrians  Bay News 9

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Ruskin man was arrested and charged with DUI in a hit-and-run involving two pedestrians in St. Petersburg on Saturday.

Class of 2017: Meet the valedictorians and salutatorians for Pinellas public high schools

As the top graduates from Pinellas County's public high schools finished their classes and prepared for exams this spring, we asked them to reflect on the last ...

Epilogue: The Divine Miss Em - loud, proud and Broadway-bound

ST. PETERSBURG – You could never sing solo, when Emma Couture was around. Even if you were humming softly to yourself, she would jump in and belt ...

Pinellas County athletic director Al Bennett well-versed in new gig

ST. PETERSBURG — For more than a decade, Al Bennett watched nearly every athletic event at St. Petersburg High School, often racing from the gymnasium to ...

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 ...

Tai Strickland brings a new threat to St. Pete’s attack

ST. PETERSBURG — Tai Strickland can wrap a basketball around his body at warp speed before deciding whether to go to the basket or pass to a teammate.

Chief Says Murders Of Retired Clearwater Couple Hard To Fathom  Clearwater, FL Patch

Chief Says Retired Couple Were Targeted By Killer - Clearwater, FL - "To them, it was about enjoying life every moment," said the victims' daughter.

From truckers to CEOs, here's what Tampa Bay earns

How much do you make? Turns out, that's a very intimate question, tied up in identity, self-worth and a whiff of secrecy. We know the broad numbers.

Students shine at Walker's Rising Star Scholarship Competition  Tampa Bay Newspapers

ST. PETERSBURG – After an amazing display of talent, The Pinellas Education Foundation is proud to announce the winners in the 15th annual Walker's Rising ...

Meet the 2016 top grads for Pinellas County public schools

With graduation season upon us, we asked the top graduates from Pinellas County's public schools to reflect on what they got out of high school, to think about ...

St. Petersburg High Class of 1944 recalls D-day on 70th anniversary

Those who finished St. Petersburg High on the eve of D-day to reunite.

HomeTeam 25: Boys basketball rankings for Tampa Bay

1. Countryside (17-5). This week: Wednesday vs. Clearwater. The buzz: The Cougars vault to the top spot after an impressive showing over a five-day span.

St. Petersburg High to dedicate building to Vyrle Davis

The spirit of a principal who invested in students and the school will live on at the media building.

2018 AKA AKAdemy Showcase/Awards program –  Weekly Challenger

BY VERONICA BURGE, Contributor. ST. PETERSBURG – The Youth Development Foundation (YDF) of Pinellas County, Inc. in partnership with Alpha Kappa ...

Sorority Beautillion Militaire Scholarship Gala –  Weekly Challenger

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – “Excitement fills the Coliseum as we anxiously await the royal celebration,” exclaimed Nevida ...

Thanks to YouTube, St. Petersburg High math teacher has students in 100 countries

A student in Australia says math teacher Rob Tarrou is "smart, humble and helpful." • A student in Sweden tells him "you help more people than you ever ...

Reuse, rebuild, repurpose: St. Pete historic buildings get new leases on life  83degreesmedia

Developers in St. Petersburg increasingly look to old buildings to create new spaces, including apartments, shops and workplaces.

Everything you need to know to party at St. Pete Pride

Now in its 15th year, the St. Pete Pride celebration will draw 200,000 people to a new parade route Saturday along downtown's scenic waterfront. It has grown ...

Local chapter of Phi Beta Sigma introduces newest members to the community –  Weekly Challenger

ST. PETERSBURG — The Delta Omicron Sigma chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. presented two new brothers to St. Pete on Feb. 10 amid an overflow ...

St. Petersburg’s Midtown to get gas station, convenience store and soul food restaurant

ST. PETERSBURG — Former mayoral candidate and Midtown resident Deveron Gibbons says he has long dreamed of seeing businesses and services other ...

A coach's dream –  Weekly Challenger

BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer. ST. PETERSBURG –The final weeks of football season are exciting times for fans all across the globe. Former ...

Honoring the legacy of Cleveland Johnson, Jr. –  Weekly Challenger

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – Fifty years of local African-American life was celebrated last Friday night at The Weekly Challenger's ...

Back to School | Tampa Florida Local News | Spectrum Bay News 9  Bay News 9

Back-to-school information for the Tampa Bay area.

Sandy Hook Dad Teaches Students How To Report Warning Signs  WUSF News

Research shows that four in five school shooters tell someone about their plans ahead of time. One father who lost his son at Sandy Hook Elementary visited.

Forget Textbooks. Teaching Climate Change Takes Creative, Hands-On Approach  WUSF News

An NPR poll this week found that most parents want their children to learn about climate change at school, but that many teachers don't discuss it because.

Alarming amount of car crashes outside schools  ABC Action News

Are your kids safe walking to school or even getting off the bus near school? A Florida law firm dug through the FL Department of Motor Vehicle records to find ...

Mega Entrepreneur, TV Host and Celebrity Health and Fitness Expert, Forbes Riley, Voted One of the Most Powerful Women in Tampa Bay  PR Web

St Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) October 19, 2018 -- In an age where women are truly rising to power and choosing not to play small; TV Celebrity, Motivational.

The Inaugural Vyrle Davis Student Achievement Awards –  Weekly Challenger

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – A giant among men, Vyrle Davis was a passionate advocate for education. With his retirement from ...

City pressures owner of historic former YMCA to make repairs

Times Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — Nick Ekonomou, the developer who went into pitched battle to buy the former YMCA building, has fallen behind in his ...

Surgeon was perennial president of St. Pete High's Class of '44

ST. PETERSBURG — The hospitals needed him, a perfectionist who inspired his staffs to snap to attention. Civic organizations needed him, a fastidious planner, ...

2017 AKA AKAdemy Showcase –  Weekly Challenger

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – The Youth Development Foundation (YDF) of the Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa ...

History Becomes Larger Than Life For St. Pete Art Students  St. Pete, FL Patch

Students Unveil Latest Mural Tour Contribution - St. Pete, FL - The mural, a review of historic sites in the city, will be unveiled Saturday, April 28 at noon.

Ray Neri, persistent and honest 'Mayor of Lealman,' dies at 79

Lealman isn't a city, but it had a mayor. There is no city hall, but there is a Denny's where Pinellas County officials would gather at a booth to strategize how to ...

Pinellas County Schools Enlist Rock Band To Teach Kids About Money  WUSF News

If you're giving a PowerPoint presentation to hundreds of teenagers and the focus is financial literacy, you might want to consider booking a rock band as.

Tampa Bay law enforcement may consider SRO changes after shooting  ABC Action News

The Parkland, FL school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has local law enforcement officers considering changes to better protect your ...

St. Petersburg family mourns girl, 15, who drowned with two other teens in stolen car

ST. PETERSBURG — Laniya Miller came here two years ago for a *fresh* start. The teenager had been living with her father in Wisconsin, where she was born ...

Tampa Bay area high schools ranked by SAT scores  Tampa Bay Business Journal

In 2016, more than 22,000 students at public high schools in the Tampa Bay took the SATs. Mean scores for each school were obtained from the State of Florida ...

Pinellas Expands Mandatory Evacuations Ahead Of Irma

Pinellas Expands Mandatory Evacuations - Largo, FL - As Hurricane Irma approaches the Tampa Bay area, more Pinellas County residents are being ordered to ...

Three teenage girls dead after stolen car plunges into St. Petersburg pond

ST. PETERSBURG — Three teenage girls asked a stranger for a ride to Childs Park. But before they were dropped off, the driver stopped at a Walmart at 22nd ...

UF offers high-schoolers lab time  Gainesville Sun

UF's Student Summer Training Program allows rising seniors in high school to work alongside researchers in various labs. Of all the things 17-year-old Kelly ...

After Irma, USDA grants free school meals for Tampa Bay area students

Schools have had to tweak and improvise menus because many schools also served as shelters during the hurricane and provided meals to evacuees, cutting ...

Willard “Bill” Pilcher Reynolds | Obituaries |  Dundalk Eagle

On July 5, 2018, Willard Reynolds passed away peacefully at his home in Jarrettsville, MD. Born August 11, 1920, Mr. Reynolds grew up in St. Petersburg, FL, ...

Will Packer, native son of St. Pete, becomes Hollywood powerhouse

Producer Will Packer, a St. Petersburg High grad, is having a big box-office year.

Felony Charges for St. Pete High Student Accused of Making Threats

St. Pete, FL - Breaking: A 14-year-old St. Petersburg boy is accused of threatening to shoot students who were not wearing red, according to police.

Orange Blossom catering owner passes the torch

ST. PETERSBURG — The last supper was beef brisket cooked for 12 hours. "It was like butter," said Ed Shamas, former owner of Orange Blossom Catering.

Pinellas County's public school valedictorians and salutatorians for 2012

We asked Pinellas County's top graduates to answer these questions: LEARNING: Name one thing you didn't expect to learn. Influenced by: Name one person ...

12th annual Footprints Service and Scholarship Awards program –  Weekly Challenger

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – The 12th annual Footprints *Service* and Scholarship Awards breakfast got underway Saturday, ...

St. Petersburg Pier welcomes visitors for the last time

EDITOR'S NOTE: Today is the last day the inverted pyramid at the end of the St. Petersburg Pier will be open to visitors. We're chronicling the iconic building's ...

McDonald’s assault survivor speaks out: ‘If I didn’t do anything, who would have?’  TheGrio

Yasmine James has endured disrespect as a McDonald's cashier in St. Petersburg, but what happened to her this week has escalated to the point of no return.

Class of 1973 Reunion birthday bash –  Weekly Challenger

BY ALLEN A. BUCHANAN, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – Last Sat., Aug 1, the historic Manhattan Casino saw many members of The Progressive Class of ...

Cohort of Champions program hits the ground running –  Weekly Challenger

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – The first meeting of the Cohort of Champions program got underway Saturday, March 25 at the ...

John O'Hearn helped steer Times through growth and tumult

ST. PETERSBURG — The first time John O'Hearn took a job at the then-St. Petersburg Times, it didn't go so well. "He started as a punk teenager," said his ...

Daughter of St. Petersburg assistant police chief dies in Afghanistan

She appears to be the first Tampa Bay woman to die in Afghanistan.

St. Petersburg gives the former Scene nightclub six months to stay clean of drugs, crime

ST. PETERSBURG — Despite attempts by the city to close the former Scene Premium Nightclub, a new owner has been given a chance to keep the doors open.

For 31 kids, this is what it's like to go to resegregated schools

Inside five of the worst schools in Florida, children tell a story of fear, failing and a certainty that something better must be out there.

Rev. Claude S. Williams: Quintessential spirit of his generation goes home –  Weekly Challenger

BY ALLEN A. BUCHANAN, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG –Just imagine your wife or husband pulling up to a hospital in a cab. Not just any cab mind you, ...

Birthday Bash raises $40,000 in scholarship money

05.17.2014. Nearly 200 people gathered at the St. Petersburg Country Club to raise scholarship money as a tribute to the late Jim Fischer and Skip Carr.

Victim of scam creates fund to help other victims  Bay News 9

The scam left more than a dozen victims out of thousands of dollars.

Red Brick Church in St. Petersburg focuses on salvation from addiction

ST. PETERSBURG. Empty coffee cans on picnic tables near the doors of the Red Brick Church stand ready to catch cigarette butts. At the church with a mission ...

Hurricane Irma: Shelter locations  ABC Action News

List of shelters open in the Bay Area for Hurricane Irma.

Accepting applications for The Brittany Bria Gordon Excellence In Achievement Award –  Weekly Challenger

Deadline: Postmarked on or before Friday December 18, 2015. Purpose: This award, given in honor of fallen soldier Brittany Bria Gordon, and funded by the ...

Zetas honor community members for their service –  Weekly Challenger

BY EMMA COOPER CAVIN, Contributor. ST. PETERSBURG — Members of the Zeta Gamma Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority honored Paula Potts, Sadie ...

X singer Exene Cervenka reflects on growing up in St. Petersburg, her band's legacy

Singer Exene Cervenka reflects on growing up here, the punk band's legacy and why people should see them while they can.

Is NASA prepping a 17 year old to become first human on Mars? | PunditFact  PolitiFact

A headline from a website called Scicademy says that NASA is "prepping" a 17-year-old "to become the first human on Mars," but NASA says it has no official ...

The 13th Annual Walker's Rising Stars Scholarship Competition –  Weekly Challenger

ST. PETERSBURG – After an amazing display of talent, The Pinellas Education Foundation is proud to announce the winners in The 13th Annual Walker's ...

Haitians in Tampa Bay area react to Trump's slur:

Fadia Richardson had just finished dinner Thursday when she sat down to watch the news and saw a report she didn't want to believe. In an Oval Office meeting ...

County-by-county evacuations and shelters across Tampa Bay  WTSP 10 News

TAMPA BAY -- Evacuation notices are coming down in advance of Hurricane Irma to the Florida coast. This page will be updated in the days and hours leading ...

Lutheran Church of the Cross Day School in Shore Acres is expanding again

ST. PETERSBURG — In a little more than four decades, Lutheran Church of the Cross Day School has emerged from a small neighborhood preschool to a ...

Who is Charlie Crist? The answer is complicated

Charlie Crist stood on one side of the pool, and almost all of the rest of the people stood on the other, the glittery Florida portrait between them. The former ...

Largo High becomes county's third IB World School  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Up until recently, students entered into the International Baccalaureate program at Largo High School on faith alone.

Sons of the King! –  Weekly Challenger

BY Dexter L. McCree, Feature Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — Approximately 200 people showed up in support of “Sons of the King” youth worship *service* held ...

St. Petersburg man pleads guilty in DUI crash that killed four

Demetrius Jordan stood up in court on Tuesday and admitted he was driving drunk when he smashed into a car in 2010 in St. Petersburg, killing an Orlando ...

For Iraq veteran, graduation day at USFSP marks the end of a long journey

ST. PETERSBURG — Mike Jernigan slid into a seat in the front row of the classroom. He wore a bow tie and a crisp button-down shirt. Green slacks and freshly ...

Holiday events fill December calendars | Local News  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Tis the season, and around Pinellas calendars are filling quickly with a variety of special holiday events, including the following.

Habitat ReStore Relocates to Clearwater

Largo, FL - Habitat Restore moved from it's St. Pete location to a larger 20000 square-feet facility in Clearwater.

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