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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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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.



Friday Blitz: Tarpon Springs Spongers  WFLA

It's that time of year again, high school football season is underway in the Tampa Bay area!



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.



New president seeks to rebuild Tarpon Springs Chamber  Tampa Bay Newspapers

TARPON SPRINGS – Talking with Jean Hungiville, the new president and CEO of the Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce, is like having a conversation with ...



Lockout status lifted from 3 Tarpon Springs schools after shooting at condo complex  WFLA

Three area schools were briefly placed on a lockout status after a shooting in Tarpon Springs on Friday, police said.



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 ...



Nothing suspicious found at 2 evacuated Tarpon Springs schools  WFLA

Students were allowed back into their schools early Friday afternoon after two Tarpon Springs schools were evacuated following a call about a suspicious ...



Donovan Announces Run for Tarpon Springs Commission  TB Reporter

He's running for the District 3 seat on the Tarpon Springs City Commission.



Anti-Muslim movie played in Tarpon Springs High School class  WFLA

The Pinellas County School District is looking into why a controversial anti-Muslim propaganda film was played in a high school classroom.



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

A former Tarpon Springs High principal has sued a man who threatened to come to the school and kill him in 2015, saying the man started a chain of events that ...



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 High School student emerges from icy depths with Epiphany cross, year of good luck  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Within two minutes of the cross — and 55 teenage boys — going into the water Jan. 6, a hand emerged from the icy depths clutching the T-shaped religious ...



Bomb Threat Leads To Tarpon Springs High Students Arrest: Police  Patch.com

Bomb Threat Leads To Tarpon Spring High Student... - Tarpon Springs, FL - A 16-year-old Palm Harbor boy faces felony charges after a bomb threat was made ...



Pinellas County culinary students compete for Florida State Fair menu spotlight  Creative Loafing Tampa

High school kitchen wizards in Tarpon Springs and Seminole competed for the opportunity.



Tarpon Springs' 102-year-old cultural center to be renovated  Tampabay.com

TARPON SPRINGS — The City Commission has revealed plans to renovate the 102-year-old former City Hall building at 101 S Pinellas Ave. The topic was ...



Candlelight vigils tonight in Tampa Bay, statewide for Parkland shooting victims  Tampabay.com

Several vigils are being held in the Tampa Bay area and throughout the state to honor the 17 victims of the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School ...



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.



Tarpon Springs psychic preyed on vulnerable customers, scammed them out of $150k  WFLA

The psychic made big promises and drained small amounts of cash over time - months and months.



Vigils Held Statewide For Broward School Shooting Victims  WUSF News

The Florida Parent Teacher Association will be holding a statewide candlelight vigil for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting.



Students shine at Walker's Rising Star Scholarship Competition  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Isabelle Poole a senior at St. Petersburg High school won first place in the dance category and was voted Fan Favorite during the 2018 Walker's Rising Star ...



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.



111th annual Epiphany celebration in Tarpon Springs  ABC Action News

Tampa Bay's Greek Orthodox community celebrates the 111th Annual Epiphany on Friday in Tarpon Springs.



Statewide candlelight vigil to be held for high school shooting victims  WJHG-TV

The Florida Parent Teacher Association will be holding a statewide candlelight vigil for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting ...



Tarpon Springs community pool set to be complete by fall 2017  Tampabay.com

TARPON SPRINGS — It has been years since residents first expressed their hopes for a community swimming pool. And city officials say by fall 2017, they will ...



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Tampa Bay ceremonies to mark 17 years since 9/11  WTSP.com

Tuesday marks 17 years since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York, Washington D.C., and Pennsylvania. Every year, Americans around the country ...



Officials responded passively to death threat at Tarpon Springs High  Tampabay.com

On the morning of Sept. 4, an irate man called Tarpon Springs High School and told the secretary he was going to kill the principal. And yes, he said, he was ...



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

Adding to their long list of national accolades, the Tarpon Springs High School band took first place in the biggest national marching band competition over the ...



Police say sexual battery took place at a Tarpon Springs home where no adults were present  ABC Action News

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. - Tarpon Springs Police say no adults were present at a party where a 15-year-old girl ended up being raped. The incident occurred at ...



Vigils for Parkland shooting victims on Monday  ABC Action News

Candlelight vigils are being planned for Monday across the state of Florida in memoriam of the 17 people killed in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman ...



A&E news around Pinellas: June 21 | Diversions  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Mirella Cimato Gallery to feature work of Tony Blue.



Marching Indians 'Rise Above' at BOA competition  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — The Dobyns-Bennett High School competitive marching band left Wednesday afternoon about 1:30 on six chartered buses headed for Grand ...



2017 Sunset Beach Concert Series Kicks Off Feb. 2  Patch.com

2017 Sunset Beach Concert Series Starts Feb. 2 - Tarpon Springs, FL - Tarpon Springs Recreation Department volunteers helped make the free music series a ...



Candlelight vigils held tonight in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco as part of statewide memorial  WFLA

Multiple vigils will be held in the Tampa Bay area Monday night as part of a statewide candlelight vigil honoring the victims of the tragic shooting at Stoneman ...



National Signing Day 2018: Tracking Valdosta State Signees | Sports  WTXL ABC 27

VALDOSTA, Ga. - Head Coach Kerwin Bell and the Valdosta State football coaching staff are pleased to announce the newest additions to Blazer football.



Authentic Florida: Tarpon Springs: Sponge Capital of the World  Florida Today

Tarpon Springs lies on the Anclote River along Florida's Gulf Coast about 30 miles northwest of Tampa. Known as the “Sponge Capital of the World,” this is an ...



Tate High School Band Director Placed On Administrative Leave  NorthEscambia.com

Tate High School Showband of the South director Roy King has been been placed on administrative leave and is under investigation, according to the local ...



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

The Tarpon Springs High School marching band keeps a busy schedule. Practice every day after school. Football games Friday nights. Competitions on the ...



Achieva Credit Union awards $15000 in scholarships to local students  CUinsight.com

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Tonight’s PTA vigil: What it is and what it isn’t  Tampabay.com

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Parades, services and family events for MLK Day in Tampa Bay  Tampabay.com

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TSA officer, ex-Tarpon Springs police officer accused of kidnapping, sexually battering  Tampabay.com

A former Tarpon Springs police officer kidnapped a woman at gunpoint and raped her while he held her captive for several hours early Friday, authorities said.



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After responses to rape accusation, Tarpon Springs father defends daughter  Tampabay.com

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Music on the Beach series in Tarpon Springs features Time Bandits Feb. 16  Tampabay.com

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FIHS Bull part of strong VSU Blazer recruit class  Clay Today Online

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Swing Central Jazz Announces High School Jazz Bands To Participate In 2018 SMF  Savannah Tribune

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Greek-American Congressman Crist Wins Re-election  Greek Reporter

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Chris Alahouzos Becomes First Greek-Born Tarpon Springs Mayor  Greek Reporter

Former city commissioner Chris Alahouzos beat out his challenger Frank DiDonato and became the First Greek-Born Tarpon Springs Mayor.



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The 13th Annual Walker's Rising Stars Scholarship Competition –  Weekly Challenger

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Workshops on Traditional Greek Music in Tarpon Springs  Greek Reporter

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Greek Orthodox Priest Resigns  Greek Reporter

The Greek Orthodox Community of Tarpon Springs, USA was shocked to discover an e-mail, written by Father Anastasios Gounaris from St. Nicholas Cathedral.



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