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

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 ...

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.

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.

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

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

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 ...

Seminole High School: Security guard body slams student | WFTV  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 ...

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 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 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 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.

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, 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 ...

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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., ...

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

Seminole County: Robbery, students arrested | WFTV  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.

CREF, partners award $500K in grants to auto body vo-tech schools; hear from Ill. $25K winner  Repairer Driven News

The Collision Repair Education Foundation on Friday announced it, insurers, I-CAR, MSOs, OEMs and others bestowed more than $500,000 in Ultimate ...

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.

March for Our Lives: Osceola student leads St. Petersburg protest for gun control  Tampa Bay Newspapers

ST. PETERSBURG – When 17-year-old Madison Vogel took the stage to address the crowd that had gathered at St. Petersburg's Poynter Park on March 24, ...

'Educational ecosystem' program helps many students find clear paths  Tampa Bay Newspapers

A panel of school principals at a reception at the St. Petersburg College Seminole campus recently touted the value of a collaborative program to inspire ...

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

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

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 ...

Seminole High School student stabbed to death – Sanford police make arrest  Orlando Sentinel

Sanford police arrested a man who they say stabbed and killed a 16-year-old Seminole High School student on Tuesday.

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 ...

4 high school students hospitalized when school bus crashes into tractor-trailer in Pinellas Co.

The crash happened on westbound Ulmerton Road.

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'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 ...

State report: Pinellas County portable classrooms have maintenance issues  WFLA

Portable classrooms are as much a part of a school campus as a playground or ball field.

Hawks lose to Seminole in kickoff classic  Port Orange Observer

Spruce Creek had a rough start to its preseason with a 27-7 loss to Seminole on the night of Friday, Aug. 17, at Seminole High School in Sanford. Receiver ...

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.

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.

ROTC instructor: Sex with Lake Howell H.S. student | WFTV | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

A Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) instructor has been arrested for having sex with a 17-year-old female student at Lake Howell High School, deputies ...

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 ...

Seminole high student lied about being stabbed on way to bus stop, deputies say  WKMG Orlando

A 14-year-old girl who said she was stabbed Friday morning while walking to her Seminole County high school bus stop was not telling the truth, as Seminole ...

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.

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 ...

Sanford teen arrested for shooting near Seminole High School, police say | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Officers with the Sanford Police Department have arrested the teen who shot another student near Seminole High School, in Sanford ...

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 ...

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, ...

Seminole High coach's energy turns basketball team around

Seminole High looks to score another playoff berth.

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 ...

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

As Waypoint 6 Tavern & Geekery in Largo prepares for its first anniversary party later this month, Tampa Bay's first geek bar has plenty to celebrate, including ...

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 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...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Longtime Sanford commissioner Whitey Eckstein, father of retired MLB star David Eckstein, has died  Orlando Sentinel

Former longtime Sanford city commissioner and Seminole High School teacher Herbert “Whitey” Eckstein has died, city officials confirmed.

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.

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

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 ...

SHS principal follows his faith | Pinellas County  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Walter Weller, principal of Seminole High School, will leave the public school system for the private school sector at the end of the school year.

Sanford: Phillip Hunt arrested for Lester Inman death | WFTV | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

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

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 ...

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.

Arrest made in shooting that killed Seminole football coach  Orlando Sentinel

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

Lake voters to decide tax increase for school safety as sheriff seeks increase for more deputies, raises  Orlando Sentinel

Lake County Commissioners agreed to put on the Aug. 28 ballot a referendum asking voters if property taxes should be raised to hire more school resource ...

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.

Pinellas teachers union endorses School Board candidates, steering clear of incumbents

As three Pinellas County School Board members try to hold onto their seats this summer, the teachers' union will throw its weight behind new blood.

Seminole grad honored for stunning academic turnaround

In the aftermath of Seminole High School's graduation, as her classmates handed off their caps and gowns to their parents, folded their programs into fans for ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sanford suspected flasher: Middle school student | WFTV | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

SANFORD, Fla. - A 23-year-old man was arrested Wednesday, hours after he exposed his genitals to a 12-year-old Millennium Middle School student who was ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Amy Lockhart Qualifies by Petition  Orlando Political Observer

Today, Amy Lockhart (R-Sanford), candidate for Seminole County Commission District 4, announced she has qualified for the ballot by petition. Lockhart's ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 6/17  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. ORANGE. Marianne Watt After a long illness, Marianne ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Moms' effort to thank electrical workers goes viral  WTSP 10 News

Hurricane Heroes are everywhere, and we found some at Seminole High School. That's where four moms decided they wanted to thank the local linesmen for ...

Gabriel Davis  Orlando Times

ORLANDO - Born in Fernandina beach, FL, Gabriel Davis was raised in the heart of Sanford, the same place his mother, Alana Davis, grew up. During her ...

Seminole Sound Spectacular set this weekend at SHS  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Fourteen high school marching bands will make up the lineup Saturday, Sept. 27, for the 32nd annual Seminole Sound Spectacular competition at Seminole ...

Seminole High cheerleaders celebrate end of year | Sports  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Seminole High School cheerleaders, parents and friends celebrated the end of the year at a banquet at the Bayou Club in Largo.

Orange, Seminole students earn high school diplomas, associate degrees  Orlando Sentinel

A total of 41 high school seniors in Orange and Seminole counties will graduate this spring with two years of college completed.

Florida filmmakers embrace their local festival  Orlando Weekly

As one of the nation's most prestigious movie events, the Florida Film Festival has international scope. But there's no denying its name, and this year's festival ...

Sandy Hartmann named Ms. Seminole 2016 | Seminole  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Sandy Hartmann was honored as this year's Ms. Seminole at the Seminole Chamber of Commerce's annual awards banquet held at Holiday Inn Harbourside ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 11/3  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Dotson Sadaro C, 83, of Altoona, died Thursday, ...

Bravo Center for the Arts camp presents movie revue  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Bravo Center for the Arts, a non-profit summer and after-school theater programs for children 6 to 17, presents its Let's Go to the Movies Revue Thursday, July 23 ...

Meet the six candidates running for two open seats  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Six candidates are vying for two available City Council positions in the Tuesday, Nov. 3 election.

Residents reflect on the Seminole Mall's history  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Guided by Seminole's founding father Jesse Johnson, more than 800 citizens assembled Nov. 15, 1970 and voted to incorporate the city.

Longwood Elementary reopens as schools ring in new year  Orlando Sentinel

Longwood Elementary School to reopen after six years when Seminole County kicks off new school year.

Deputies: Orlando man threatened teacher with gun at high school football game  Orlando Sentinel

An Orlando man was arrested and accused of threatening a high school teacher with a gun at a high school football game in Pinellas County Friday night, ...

Seminole's Phillips signs with Astros | Seminole  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Brett Phillips' childhood dream has finally come true – to play baseball in a major league organization.

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