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changing the school colors

July 6, 2011 by Cecelia Horst Cosgrove (Register to contact)

I hear that the football team has changed our school colors! What are they thinking? Maroon and White run too deep to change them, and I'm sure every Alumni will agree. Did anyone think to take a vote before doing this?

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Results on the Tarpon Springs High School Hole Are In  Bay News 9

The Pinellas County School District has received test results on the hole that opened up on the campus of Tarpon Springs High School last week.

Crews analyzing possible sinkhole at Tarpon Springs High School  Fox 35 Orlando

A large hole was discovered Friday morning at Tarpon Springs High School, forcing officials to relocate some students.

Police: Possible Sinkhole On Tarpon Springs High Campus  Bay News 9

Tarpon Springs Police have confirmed "an apparent sinkhole" on the Tarpon Springs High School campus.

Test Results on Large Hole at Tarpon Springs High Expected Monday  Bay News 9

The investigation continues into what caused a large hole to open up at Tarpon Springs High School on Friday.

Tarpon High Hole Filled; Officials Awaiting Test Results  Bay News 9

New information about the hole that opened up on the campus of Tarpon Springs High School last week is expected Tuesday.

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 ...

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Students show up to take SAT at Tarpon Springs High, find school doors locked  WFLA

Several students were unable to take the Standardized Assessment Test last Saturday, after one of the testing sites was closed.

Tampa Bay Incumbents re-elected in Gulfport, while Tarpon Springs sees some political shake-up Sam  Florida Politics

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Epiphany celebration an 'awesome spectacle' for thousands | Faith and Family  Tampa Bay Newspapers

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Thousands celebrate Epiphany cross dive in Tarpon Springs  Tampa Bay Times

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Tarpon Springs graduation suddenly moved for chance of rain, parents upset  WFLA

Parents of Tarpon Springs High School seniors are upset following the administration's decision to cancel the graduation ceremony tonight.

Former Tarpon Springs High principal sues man who called in 2015 death threat

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Student arrested after making threats against Tarpon Springs High School  WFLA

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Beachfront Christmas Tree Draws Crowds  Bay News 9

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Nothing suspicious found at 2 evacuated Tarpon Springs schools  WFLA

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Pinellas Technical High School to get new name  Tampa Bay Newspapers

LARGO – Pinellas County School Board unanimously approved a new name for Pinellas Technical High School during its Sept. 25 meeting.

Tarpon Springs High Winter Guard are Scholastic World Champs  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Tarpon Springs High School Winter Guard are the 2016 Winter Guard International Scholastic World Champions.

Tampa Bay-Area Power Company Outage Maps  Bay News 9

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Officials responded passively to death threat at Tarpon Springs High

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Tarpon Springs High School Wins Bands of America National Championship  Greek Reporter

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Tarpon Springs High band bound for NYC | Pinellas County  Tampa Bay Newspapers

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Donovan Announces Run for Tarpon Springs Commission  TB Reporter

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Tarpon Springs basketball team honors life cut short  Tampa Bay Newspapers

The Tarpon Springs High School basketball team will host an alumni game in honor of Carlos Taylor Jr., a former player who died after he was hit by a car.

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