Thursday’s meeting to discuss a cost-saving plan to change attendance boundaries results in new ideas that would add expenses.
TAMPA — Ten University of South Florida students have been selected as Fulbright Scholars for the 2022-23 academic year, the most in the university’s history, the university said in a press release.
TAMPA — Some 17 Hillsborough County public schools have received National Merit Awards, placing Hillsborough Schools in sixth place in the nation.
Decisions concerning school boundary changes and possible school closures in Hillsborough County will be delayed by at least two weeks, according to the district’s public calendar.
TAMPA — It’s one thing to win free tickets to see Barry Manilow at the Amalie Arena, but for one Tampa teacher, it was quite another experience to be treated as a VIP at the concert and have the spotlight in the middle of the show.
For nearly 90 minutes Jan. 17, Hillsborough County School Board members wrestled with two words in their governing documents: “institutional racism.”
In January, celebrated American singer-songwriter Barry Manilow will take over Amalie Arena and one lucky Tampa Bay music teacher will get the VIP treatment.
The Hillsborough County school district could close a half-dozen schools and use them for other purposes, according to plans released Dec. 13 after months of development by a consultant.
A series of community meetings that were anticipated this week to discuss new attendance boundaries for Hillsborough County public schools will not happen until January.
TAMPA — The sponsorship of Gopher Resource of Tampa, along with funding from United Way Suncoast, has allowed the Hillsborough Education Foundation to open its first Student Center of Postsecondary Exploration (SCOPE) this fall at C. Leon King High School in Tampa. A ribbon-cutting was held …
TAMPA — Hillsborough County Public Schools families have new program options to choose from during the district’s Magnet and School Choice Application Window this is now open. The application period runs until Dec. 16.
Hillsborough County Public Schools are now accepting applications for magnet schools and school choice for the 2023-24 school year.
Rob Remeikis can count the number of houses between his house and Ballast Point Elementary School — 16.
TAMPA — The University of South Florida has joined forces with MacDill Air Force Base to increase opportunities for collaboration that will benefit both entities. The overall goal is to encourage and enhance the study of a variety of fields, including science, technology, engineering and math.
Parents at Carrollwood Elementary School want to keep their children there a few years longer — all the way through eighth grade.
Students at Lewis Elementary in Temple Terrace added perseverance to the list of lessons they’ve been learning about while participating in an ambitious endeavor that’s headed to space.
The nine-month whirlwind that is the school year began last week. Prior to Wednesday’s first day of class, however, a group of local business owners took a moment to appreciate those who will be teaching the youth of the community.
The first day of school can be a big adjustment for young children after a summer full of recreation and sleeping in. Once alarms went off Aug. 10, however, it was back to the grind.
Just as children and teens are gearing up for the first day of school Aug. 10, so are law enforcement agencies throughout Hillsborough County.
TAMPA — If a spaceship’s course is off by a fraction of a degree at takeoff, it will miss its intended target by a wide margin. Dr. Kiran C. Patel used this analogy last week while stressing the importance of providing the best possible environment for young learners during their formative years.
Hillsborough County Schools officials took a moment last week to honor its staff and student body while announcing a bump in its statewide rankings.
The proposed special property tax to support Hillsborough County Public Schools is turning out to be a litmus test for the eight candidates seeking election this summer to the School Board.
TAMPA — Hillsborough County Public Schools has scheduled several community meetings about the upcoming one mil referendum scheduled with the Aug. 23 primary elections.
TAMPA — Hillsborough Community College has received its first corporate gift in support of the school’s new bachelor of science nursing program, the HCC Foundation announced July 12.
TAMPA — Hillsborough Community College has received final approval as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
TAMPA — Five graduates of Hillsborough public schools were recently honored for never missing a class during their entire time in the school system, from kindergarten through 12th grade.
The whirlwind Hillsborough County Public Schools graduation season blew through the Florida State Fairgrounds.
Police officers don’t want to pull people over and hand out tickets for things like not wearing a seat belt, said Sgt. Steve Gaskins, public affairs officer with the Florida Highway Patrol, Troop C in Tampa.
The tragic school shooting May 24 at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, that killed 19 students and two teachers horrified citizens and families across the country.
Going private to enroll students into a Montessori Academy program is no longer a requirement in Hillsborough County.
TAMPA — Kevin Knox II helped bring a lot of wins to the Tampa Catholic basketball program during his four-year high school career.
A citizens’ committee has voted to endorse a proposed real estate tax to help the Hillsborough County public schools pay competitive salaries and enhance special programs.
RIVERVIEW — The Cambridge and Advanced International Certificate of Education program offered at four Hillsborough County public schools will be expanded to thousands of additional students next fall.
High schoolers from Berkeley Prep and Town ‘N’ Country Elementary students bridged the age gap with art to express how they’ve stayed strong throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
NORTHDALE — Hillsborough County engineers and staff are analyzing transportation routes at more than 130 schools in an effort to increase safety for students who walk or bike to class.
TAMPA — Like many high school students, Jamaal Simpkins and Hunter Short have begun developing preferences for what they’d like to do post-graduation.
NORTHDALE — There was no shortage of smiling faces last month during the 25th annual Gaither Stampede.
TAMPA — Hillsborough County Schools took another step toward addressing its shortage of bus drivers last week by bumping up the position’s pay rate.
TAMPA — Hillsborough County School Board members unanimously selected former longtime educator Dorothy C. York as the namesake of a new school set to open this fall.
TAMPA — One year after taking the competition virtual, Hillsborough County students were back in the same gymnasium to show off their knowledge of Black history.
Hillsborough County school superintendent Addison Davis has asked a district advisory committee to consider supporting a special property tax for schools, and to make its decision quickly.
Board votes 6-1 to remove medical exemption opt out requirement
Vote goes against state orders, risks penalties
Superintendent, school board members canvass district on first day
COVID quarantines reduced from 10 to seven days
Just in time for the opening of Pinellas County schools on Aug. 11, the state is offering help for students gearing up for classes.
WESLEY CHAPEL – In what feels like a blink of an eye for most children, school is already just around the corner and it’s time to start preparing for the new year.
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