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Jane Lucas steps up as principal at Seminole High School  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Seminole High School started the 2018-2019 school year with a new principal – Jane Lucas.

C-SPAN Bus makes stop at Seminole High School  Tampa Bay Newspapers

The C-SPAN Bus visited Seminole High School as part of its Top Teachers Tour Nov. 30.

Seminole High School band program to host golf fundraiser  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Seminole High School's Warhawk Band will host its second annual charity golf tournament Monday, March 18, at the Bayou Club, 7979 Bayou Club Blvd.

Vaping at epidemic levels prompts Seminole town hall meeting  WFLA

They're addictive and they can kill. Vaping is at epidemic levels at Tampa Bay area middle and high schools.

Seminole High School student accused of engaging in sex act with another student  WFTV Orlando

A Seminole High School student is behind bars, accused of performing a sex act on another student while on campus during school hours.

Osceola boys soccer scores rare victory over rival Seminole to net title  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Osceola Fundamental High School defeated its rival Seminole High School on Jan. 22 to take home the Pinellas County Athletic Conference boys' soccer ...

Hoax threat at Seminole High School prompts code yellow  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Seminole High School was put on a code yellow Tuesday afternoon after a student called in a hoax threat, according to Seminole County Public Schools ...

Electrify Your Strings! Rock Orchestra Experience comes to Seminole High  Tampa Bay Newspapers

SEMINOLE - International recording artist and Emmy award winning composer Mark Wood, an original member of the multiplatinum selling Trans-Siberian ...

Warhawk marching band wins state championship | Schools  Tampa Bay Newspapers

For the first time in more than a decade, the Seminole High School Warhawk marching band won the Class 4A state championship Nov. 17 at Tropicana Field.

Student arrested, accused of sex act with underage girl in stairwell at Seminole High School  Orlando Sentinel

A Sanford teen was arrested after a girl claimed he forced her to perform oral sex on him in a Seminole High School stairwell, according to police.

2018 Seminole Year in Review: City Council controversies, groundbreakings, closings and openings highlight year  Tampa Bay Newspapers

SEMINOLE – As 2018 comes to a close, let's take a look at some of Seminole's major headlines from the past year.

Seminole Wednesday Market to launch Nov. 7 | Seminole  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Seminole foodies rejoice! A new weekly farmers market launches in November at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N.The Seminole ...

Seminole High School GSA honors Pulse victim, SHS grad  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Nearly two years ago, Christopher Andrew Leinonen was one of 49 people killed in the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando.

Seminole High School student claims security guard body-slammed him  WFTV Orlando

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - A school security guard in Sanford is under investigation after the parents of a ninth-grader claimed he hit and then body-slammed ...

PSI High, Seminole's answer to boring schools, engages students with hands-on lessons  Orlando Sentinel

PSI HIgh, a new high school program in Seminole County, aims to engage students with hands-on projects and real-world problems they can solve. A $1 million ...

Pow Wow Festival & Parade returns to Seminole for 51st year  Tampa Bay Newspapers

SEMINOLE — The 51st annual Pow Wow Festival & Parade, the city of Seminole's oldest and largest event, will take place Friday, March 8 through Sunday, ...

Authorities investigating multiple bomb threats in Central Florida  WESH 2 Orlando

Authorities are investigating multiple bomb threats in Central Florida and across the United States. The Orlando Police Department said it is aware of emailed ...

After 43 years, Seminole’s Allen Sports Center will close its doors  Tampa Bay Times

Don Bates opened Allen Sports Center in 1975 and built it into a pillar of youth sports. The retail side will close Feb. 9.

Seminole kicks off school year with new campus for Millennium Middle  Orlando Sentinel

The Seminole County school district will kick off the 2018-19 school year by opening its first new school in eight years. The new Millennium Middle School is ...

Seminole High senior scores free Crocs for graduating class

Seminole High grad Sarah Agree asked the Crocs shoe company to supply shoes for her and all of her female classmates to wear to graduation, and the ...

Seminole High students get 'Footloose' in musical  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Charley visited Seminole High School as theatre students were in the middle of a big production.

Seminole High School principal speaks with 10News  WTSP 10 News

Seminole High School principal Thomas Brittain speaks on being named the 10News School of the Week powered by Duke Energy Florida.

After 43-year run in Seminole, Allen Sports Center to close  Tampa Bay Newspapers

After 43 years in the Seminole community, Allen Sports Center, 6585 Seminole Blvd., will close the retail portion of its business.

Seminole author to celebrate Read Across America  Tampa Bay Newspapers

SEMINOLE — As a young teacher in the early 1980s, author Sue Kotchman was as drawn to reading and writing children's literature as she was to educating ...

Former Seminole soccer player dies in car accident in PA  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A young woman from Seminole is being remembered after she was killed in a car crash in Pennsylvania.

Seminole High School named the 10News School of the Week powered by Duke Energy Florida  WTSP 10 News

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 ...

Seminole High says goodbye to a schoolhouse staple — the bell

SEMINOLE — Some stole glances at their cellphones, others peered down at their watches. They just knew second period was coming to an end. At 8:43 a.m., ...

'Seminole's energizer bunny,' Wilda Whittle, to bow out after 35-year career  Tampa Bay Newspapers

SEMINOLE – Wilda Whittle never intended to work for the Seminole Beacon.

School chief: Seminole's focus on aviation will fill a need in the community  Orlando Sentinel

Seminole Schools Superintendent Walt Griffin writes that Aviation Maintenance will be a new program at Seminole High School in the 2018-2019 school year, ...

Seminole County School Board District 1: Where the candidates stand  Orlando Sentinel

Advocating for better school security and vocational training, three current or former educators vie to represent Seminole County's District 1 on the school board.

New Largo High baseball coach handles curveball to start season  Tampa Bay Newspapers

LARGO — Since becoming the new head coach for Largo High School baseball, Taylor Layner has overcome many obstacles in order to set a standard for the ...

Pinellas School News: Graduation ceremony marks achievements of online students  Tampa Bay Newspapers

SAFETY HARBOR – The 2018 graduating class of Safety Harbor Public Library's Career Online High School program received diplomas in an Aug.

Seminole, Osceola High students protest gun violence  Tampa Bay Newspapers

SEMINOLE – Joining thousands of students across the country March 14, hundreds of teens attending Seminole High School and Osceola Fundamental High ...

4 Students Receive Minor Injuries In Clearwater School Bus Crash

Pinellas School Bus Rear Ends Truck - Pinellas Beaches, FL - Four high school students received minor injuries after their school bus crashed into the back of a ...

At Seminole High, a new sculpture recalls a popular alum killed in Pulse shooting

SEMINOLE — With the help of a friend, Christine Leinonen lifted the black veil, revealing the bronze likeness of two clasped hands. First came the tears, and ...

Students at Seminole High School stage walkout to protest gun violence  WFTV Orlando

Students at Seminole High School staged a walk out Friday to speak out against gun violence in the wake of the school massacre in Parkland.

Seminole High School coach sent parents athletes' GPAs, principal says  WFTV Orlando

A coach at Seminole High School sent personal information about other students to other student athletes.

In Pinellas, 13 schools enter 2018-19 with new principals

Several Pinellas County public schools will begin the year with new leadership. Below is a list of principals who have been assigned to their schools since May 1 ...

New gaming store and lounge M and M Video Games opens in Seminole  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Just in time for summer vacation, M and M Video Games, a gaming store and lounge, opened its doors in Oakhurst Plaza three weeks ago.

Sanford to honor baseball Hall-of-Famer Tim Raines — 'the greatest athlete to come out of Sanford'  Orlando Sentinel

Sanford native and baseball Hall-of-Famer Tim Raines will be honored by the city of Sanford on Saturday during the Tim Raines Day at Historic Sanford ...

Central Florida's National Merit semifinalists announced  Orlando Sentinel

More than 100 Central Florida high school students are semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program, meaning their scores on the PSAT — a ...

Police: Seminole High School student stabbed to death outside Sanford apartment complex  WFTV Orlando

A Seminole High School student was stabbed to death Tuesday in a Sanford apartment complex, police said.

Seminole High grads participate in annual alumni soccer game  Tampa Bay Newspapers

In what's become an annual Warhawks tradition, 96 former Seminole High School soccer players suited up for the annual six-a-side alumni tournament at the ...

Seminole High School remembers Drew Leinonen | Pinellas County  Tampa Bay Newspapers

In the wake of Christopher Andrew Leinonen's death, his longtime friend Catherine McCarthy can't help but wonder what her life would be like if she had never ...

Pow Wow history: Seminole's oldest and largest event celebrates 50 years  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Those involved with Seminole's original Pow Wow Festival in the late 1960s hardly recognize what the event has grown into today, 50 years later.After all, what ...

Arrest made in shooting near Seminole High, police say  WKMG Orlando

A shooting near campus prompts officials to put Seminole High School on lockdown.

New era at Career Academies of Seminole | Pinellas County  Tampa Bay Newspapers

With the new school year underway, change is in the air at Career Academies of Seminole.

Lockout status lifted from 4 Pinellas schools after report of gunshot  WFLA

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Four Pinellas County Schools are no longer on lockdown or lockout status after a nearby business owner reported hearing a ...

Seminole's Brett Phillips makes MLB debut | Seminole  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Hard work, focus and commitment. Those things 2012 Seminole Warhawk grad Brett Phillips said would help achieve his ultimate dream: playing major league ...

3 Seminole County students arrested, accused of robbing student on campus  WFTV Orlando

Several students were arrested Tuesday at Seminole High School after police said they held two students against their will and stole their belongings.

Umatilla names Zac Carter new football coach  Daily Commercial

Zac Carter, former head coach and assistant athletic director at Lake Mary Prep, has been named new head football coach at Umatilla High School.Carter ...

Balancing homework, home runs a challenge for students, parents  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Life can be a balancing act, especially if you are a teen trying to balance extracurricular activities and schoolwork. Some high school students, such as ...

Seminole High names new principal | Pinellas County  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Thomas Brittain, formerly assistant principal at Dunedin High School, has been appointed the new principal of Seminole High School.

Seminole High coach's energy turns basketball team around

SEMINOLE — Whether cajoling, celebrating, raging or fuming, Seminole High School boys basketball coach Josh Walker always wears his emotions in plain ...

Playoff preview with Top 10 basketball district tournaments  Orlando Sentinel

The boys basketball postseason unfolds this week with district tournaments tipping off across Central Florida. To help hoops junkies map their travel plans, ...

Best public high schools in Florida: U.S. News releases 2018 list  Orlando Sentinel

Twenty-five Central Florida high schools earned top rankings in the latest U.S. News & World Report's “best high schools” list meant to showcase excellent ...

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 ...

Local dancers look to make some noise with Dunedin Tap Dance Festival  Tampa Bay Newspapers

DUNEDIN – As local tap dancers Ruth Ann Martin and Kayla Cowart grew older and honed their skills, they found that many opportunities took them out of state.

Seminole High band director steps down | Pinellas County  Tampa Bay Newspapers

After 14 years, Daniel “Chip” Wood IV, one of Pinellas County's top music directors, has stepped down from his role with the Seminole High School Warhawk ...

Seminole High softball coach earns 400th win | Pinellas County  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Despite Seminole High School's varsity girl's softball team ending the 2017 season with an 8-12 record – probably the only season in his 22 years as coach ...

Dancers from a Largo studio enjoy spotlight at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade  Tampa Bay Newspapers

LARGO – Now that the brain freeze has subsided and they've thawed out, the five members of Tutterow Dance Academy who participated in New York City's ...

Seminole Holiday Illuminated Night Parade set to roll Dec. 10  Tampa Bay Newspapers

The city's annual Holiday Illuminated Night Parade will take place Sunday, Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m..

Florida HS 4A States: Talia Bates Crushes 100 Fly State Record in 52.8  SwimSwam

Buchholz's Talia Bates won her 4th-straight state title in the 50 free and her 3rd-straight title in the 100 free.

Seminole High School teacher set to be fired for relationship with student  WFTV Orlando

Officials said a Seminole High School teacher is off the job after he developed an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old student.

Seminole Pow Wow is next weekend

SEMINOLE — A concert, a carnival midway and fireworks are among the activities scheduled for the city's 50th annual Pow Wow Festival and Parade March ...

Largo tavern geeks out after earning national acclaim in first year  Tampa Bay Newspapers

LARGO – About 10 days after Waypoint 6 Tavern & Geekery opened, a patron of the bar that had been there before, O'Houston's Irish Tavern, walked in, looked ...

So long, Safeway, as Publix buys grocer at Largo Mall  Tampa Bay Newspapers

LARGO – In 2016, Albertsons Companies invested roughly $10 million into rebranding and renovating its Largo Mall store into a Safeway in a bid to battle Publix ...

WinterFest arrives at Mangum Recreation Center | Seminole  Tampa Bay Newspapers

SEMINOLE – The 17th annual WinterFest and Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place Friday, Dec. 8, 6 to 9 p.m., at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Center, ...

Sanford City Commission District 2: Where the candidates stand  Orlando Sentinel

With incumbent Velma Williams not seeking another term on the Sanford City Commission, four candidates have tossed their hats into the ring for her District 2 ...

Seminole QB Kaylan Wiggins followed father's lead  Orlando Sentinel

SANFORD – Kerry Wiggins Jr., can only laugh as he witnesses the daily verbal jabs in the on-going feud between his brother Kaylan and father Kerry Sr.

2021's Timmy McClain wants to be the next Lamar Jackson  Youth1

Timmy McClain is one of the best players from the Orlando, FL area in the Class of 2021. The 6-foot, 175-pound McClain, who attends Seminole High School, ...

Fiery auto crash claims the lives of 4 popular students  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Educators, students, parents and friends are coming to grips and trying to console one another following the tragic deaths of four teens in a fiery car crash April ...

Seminole baseball team looks to the future | Pinellas County  Tampa Bay Newspapers

The Seminole Warhawks are set to start another high school baseball season. But they must overcome a tough reminder of last year that lingers.

Former Olympian named Seminole baseball coach | Pinellas County  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Vincent Parisi, a former member of the Italian Olympic baseball team, was recently named head baseball coach at Seminole High School, replacing Jeff Pincus ...

Largo City Commission incumbents unrivaled thus far  Tampa Bay Newspapers

LARGO – Even though four Largo City Commission seats are up for grabs, it appears election season will be pretty uneventful come November.

Central Florida schools offer assurance on security as parents, teachers reel  Orlando Sentinel

Superintendents across Central Florida offered assurances Thursday that they are doing as much as they can to evaluate security on school campuses.

Belleair Beach council makes critical choice for vacant seat  Tampa Bay Newspapers

BELLEAIR BEACH – A new council member was chosen to fill a critical vacancy at the Oct. 1 meeting.

Seminole's Connect2Christ Church to sell artwork by local veteran  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Connect2Christ Church, 9398 Oakhurst Rd., will host a Veterans Day celebration Saturday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.In addition to food and door prizes, the ...

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 ...

Misenti steps down at Seminole High | Seminole  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Pinellas County School officials have begun the search for a new principal at Seminole High School following Rick Misenti's surprise retirement announcement ...

Arrest made in shooting that killed Seminole football coach  Orlando Sentinel

The Orange County Sheriff's Office arrested Alejandro Solorio, 17,

Tim Raines' path to Hall of Fame began as athletic whirlwind in Sanford  Orlando Sentinel

Don Williams' phone was abuzz in January, all because of a crazy prediction he made 40 years ago that finally came true. A Seminole High School graduate, ...

Don Stark named Seminole High football coach  Orlando Sentinel

A familiar face is returning to the Seminole High School football family. Former assistant Don Stark was introduced as the program's new head coach on Monday ...

2018 Greater Belleair Year in Review: Historic hotel's rebirth among projects in spotlight  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Town officials were beaming Dec 5 as The Belleview Inn opened. advertisement. Two years in the making, the ribbon was cut Dec. 5, marking the official ...

Clearwater Beach Chamber president Darlene Kole retires  Tampa Bay Newspapers

CLEARWATER BEACH – When you have this many feathers in your cap, taking flight seems right. That's what Darlene Kole is doing. She has announced she's ...

Florida high school installs sculpture dedicated to Pulse victim  Orlando Weekly

A Pinellas County high school honored one of its own by installing a sculpture dedicated to an alumnus who died during the mass shooting at...

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 ...

National Signing Day 2018: Where Central Florida athletes are headed  WESH Orlando

Wednesday is National Signing Day, a huge day for Central Florida high school athletes, as they announce where they plan to play in college.

Help is on the way for Largo Fire with 11 new members  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Through October, Largo Fire Rescue fielded more than 22000 EMS calls and 3000 fire calls, had about 15 vacancies and experienced more than 3500 hours of ...

Accident doesn't shake friendship of Seminole teammates

Seminole teammates' bond strong after accidental shooting.

Robert Handzlik, 21  Herald-Mail Media

Robert Handzlik, 21 Robert William Handzlik, 21, of Allegheny Township, PA, died Wednesday, October 31, 2018. He was born in Altamonte Springs, FL on ...

Amy Lockhart, Candidate for Seminole County Commission, gets Endorsement of Orlando Regional Realtor Association  Orlando Political Observer

The Amy Lockhart for Seminole County Commission Campaign announced the endorsement of the Orlando Regional Realtor Association. “I am honored to ...

County sends SRO funding back to School Board  Tampa Bay Newspapers

CLEARWATER – Funding School Resource Officers should be the responsibility of the School District and the state, Pinellas County commissioners concluded ...

Student graduates with class after bone marrow transplant  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Over the last few years, I have watched my nephew Mak Ralston and his best friend Jared Closterman grow up from kids into young men. In May, they both ...

16-year-old Sanford boy arrested in man's killing, police say  WFTV Orlando

A 16-year-old Sanford boy is facing first-degree murder charges for a man's death in December.

'Juuling' on the rise among teens, getting them hooked on nicotine early

"You walk into the bathroom and there's a group of kids Juuling and then they hit them again in class," one student says.

Prep Football _ Week 7  Mysanfordherald

Seminole High School's O'Shea Baker (No. 4, top), who had one rushing touchdown and one touchdown catch in a 48-15 victory over Lyman, the Lake Mary ...

Seminole Recreation to host annual Field of Screams  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Something evil lurks at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St., N., Seminole, as Seminole Recreation gets in the Halloween spirit.

Juuls: Popular with students, easy to get, easily hidden, easily addictive  WFLA

Vaping is so 2017 -- The new best thing is called "Juul" and all the kids are doing it. Experts say the product could get kids hooked on nicotine.

Previously charged with murder, man in botched drug deal gets probation in plea agreement  Orlando Sentinel

A man once charged with murder in the death of a 16-year-old Seminole High School student was granted a plea deal on a drug charge Thursday and in ...

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