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Free bus rides offered for St. Pete Pride  Tampa Bay Times

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority has also decorated a bus in rainbow colors.



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.



William "Bill" Douds  Santa Ynez Valley News

William 'Bill' Douds, age 81 of Santa Ynez passed away in Solvang on Friday, June 21st. He was born July 6, 1937 in Jamestown, New York to William V. and.



St. Petersburg High to host groundbreaking | Schools  Tampa Bay Newspapers

ST. PETERSBURG — Historic St. Petersburg High School first opened in 1898. The current campus was built in 1926, and the school was listed on the National ...



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.



Pinellas County schools announce graduation dates | Schools  Tampa Bay Newspapers

High school seniors throughout Pinellas are preparing to receive their diplomas. Graduation ceremonies are scheduled during the month of May throughout the ...



Pinellas County Schools install district's first-ever artificial turf  Tampa Bay Newspapers

ST. PETERSBURG — Pinellas County Schools began work March 20 to install the first-ever artificial turf in the district, as well as a rubberized track, at St.



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.



Guide to Pride: St. Pete Pride parties, parades and festivals  Tampa Bay Times

Florida's largest Pride celebration is back this week. St. Pete Pride brings parties, art shows, a street festival and a free concert by Lisa Loeb. It's the second ...



St. Petersburg High School principal speaks  WTSP.com

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  WTSP.com

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 ...



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

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 ...



The faces of Vyrle Davis' legacy –  Weekly Challenger

The Vyrle Davis Student Achievement Awards dinner honored African-American students who have demonstrated academic excellence April 18 at the historic ...



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 ...



Students win awards at National History Day competition  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Fourteen students received special awards or ranked first, second or third at the National History Day competition in Tallahassee May 5-7.



Nationwide timeshare scam based in Tampa Bay claims millions — plus one lawyer’s reputation  Tampa Bay Times

'We've got a buyer for you,' scamsters told desperate timeshare owners, before seeking upfront payment of closing costs.



2019 Men and Women of Distinction Awards –  Weekly Challenger

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — The Gathering of Women, Inc. 2019 Men and Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony kicked off ...



2019 First Ladies in African-American History honored –  Weekly Challenger

Sunday, April 28, the Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum celebrated trailblazing black women in Pinellas County at the St. Petersburg Marriott ...



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

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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

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



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.



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

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 ...



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

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 ...



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.



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

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



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 High to dedicate building to Vyrle Davis  Tampabay.com

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



Martin Luther King Dream Big Parade: One of the largest in U.S.  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

The Martin Luther King Dream Big Parade in St. Petersburg in one of the largest and longest-running celebrations of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King ...



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 ...



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

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



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

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 ...



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

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 ...



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

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 ...



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

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 ...



St. Petersburg will no longer put officers in elementary schools  Tampabay.com

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



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

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.



Meet the 2016 top grads for Pinellas County public schools  Tampabay.com

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 ...



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

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.



HomeTeam 25: Boys basketball rankings for Tampa Bay  Tampabay.com

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.



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 ...



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.



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

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



Dixie Hollins High School copes with aftermath of campus rape allegation  Tampabay.com

ST. PETERSBURG — Dixie Hollins High School students arrived for classes Thursday under the glare of TV news cameras, one day after a freshman and a ...



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

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 ...



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

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.



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

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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

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



Pinellas County Evacuation: Mandatory for Level A, Level B, drawbridges will be locked down  WFLA

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Mandatory evacuations have been expanded to all residents and businesses in Level B and are already underway for ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Lakewood High Students Win State Spanish Conference  TB Reporter

Not only did Lakewood High take home the top team prize, every student received a superior, outstanding or perfect score on their individual events. ST.



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

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



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

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 ...



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

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



Daughter of St. Petersburg assistant police chief dies in Afghanistan  Tampabay.com

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



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  Tampabay.com

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 ...



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

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.



City pressures owner of historic former YMCA to make repairs  Tampabay.com

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 ...



St. Petersburg Pier welcomes visitors for the last time  Tampabay.com

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 ...



Pinellas County's public school valedictorians and salutatorians for 2012  Tampabay.com

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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.



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

Additionally, you can use the database below to search for the scores for all Bay area schools reporting more than 10 test takers. Search by school name, county ...



NET MINDER: Marckese decided which net was right  The Independent Florida Alligator

The University of Florida will not forget Kaylan Marckese.



John Hopkins dance teacher finds purpose in helping children  Tampabay.com

He grew up dancing to get away from his problems, and now he shares it with kids.



Birthday Bash raises $40,000 in scholarship money  Tampabay.com

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.



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 ...



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, ...



Mom sues Pinellas schools after teen kidnapped son  Bay News 9

The mother of an 11-year-old boy is now suing the Pinellas County School Board after she says a student tried to sexually abuse her son.



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

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



Robert Blackmon becomes tenth candidate in District 6 City Council contest  SaintPetersBlog

Robert Blackmon, a 28-year-old St. Petersburg native, is the tenth person to enter the City Council District 6 race. A graduate of St. Petersburg High School who ...



Hurricane Irma: Shelter locations  ABC Action News

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



Orange Blossom catering owner passes the torch  Tampabay.com

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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

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 ...



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 ...



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

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 ...



St. Petersburg Honors MLK With Day Of Service  WUSF News

Hundreds of volunteers in St. Petersburg used the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday as a day on, rather than a day off. More than 50 community *service* projects took ...



Charlie Crist's sister and former campaign manager Margaret Crist Wood dead at 60  Tampabay.com

ST. PETERSBURG — Margaret Crist Wood, a sister of former Gov. Charlie Crist who managed his 2010 campaign for the U.S. Senate, died of cancer Tuesday at ...



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

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 ...



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 ...



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