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Class of 2008 celebrates graduation

Two hundred forty Gulf High School seniors received their diplomas tonight. Graduation was held for the second year in a row at the EpiCentre, the auditorium of Calvary Chapel Worship Center. For the first time in many years, girls and boys wore different color gowns. Girls wore white and boys wore green. The change was […]

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Social worker Wendy Kall to retire

Wendy Kall, who has been the school social worker at Gulf since 1980, will retire at the end of the school year. Mr. Imerson honored her at a faculty meeting this afternoon, praising her for providing help to a large number of Gulf students over the years. Mrs. Kall has been involved in multicultural events […]

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Assistant Principal Al Palma to retire

Al Palma, our assistant principal for adult education, will retire at the end of the school year. Mr. Imerson honored him at a faculty meeting after school today. Mr. Palma has been at Gulf since Oct. 10, 1992. While at Gulf, he has also been assigned to a second school, so he has also been […]

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Carl Roll, former assistant principal

Carl Roll, who was an assistant principal at Gulf from 1991 to 1998, died today in Asheville, N. C., as the result of an auto accident which occurred two weeks ago. His wife Lynn was an English teacher at River Ridge High School. They retired to North Carolina in 2005, where they lived in a […]

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Gulf’s next principal

Steve Knobl, Gulf’s next principal, met some of the faculty this afternoon. Mr. Imerson introduced him during a faculty meeting in the cafeteria. The school board approved the appointment of Mr. Knobl at its meeting this morning. He takes over on June 9.

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Steve Knobl named Gulf’s next principal

Steve Knobl, currently the principal at Bayonet Point Middle School, will become Gulf High School’s next principal, effective June 9. The school board made the appointment at its meeting this morning. Mr. Knobl will succeed Thomas Imerson, who will move to a position with the district. Stephen J. Knobl Jr. is 36 years old. He […]

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Gulf principal likely to move to district job

Thomas Imerson, who has been Gulf’s principal since 2002, will move to a position at school district headquarters on June 9, pending school board approval. On Monday night, Mr. Imerson told the members of the School Advisory Council that he would be leaving Gulf. He informed the faculty and staff in a memo today. In […]

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2008 Model Congress

The third annual Gulf High School Model Congress met today in the band room and chorus room. Mrs. Alwood provided the following summary of events: The first order of business was a Joint Resolution recognizing the spirit of Unity Day as a positive force creating dialog and breaking stereotypes at GHS, declaring this Unity Week. […]

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Dr. Max Thompson visits Gulf

In this photo are Dr. Max Thompson, founder of Learning Focused Solutions, Marti Meacher, Director of Staff Development for Pasco County Schools, and Gulf Principal Thomas E. Imerson. The Pasco County school district has contracted with Thompson’s company to improve student achievement. The three visited several classrooms this morning to see how the program’s learning-focused […]

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Johnson and Cohen head the Class of 2008

Jennifer “Nikki” Johnson and Courtney Cohen have been named the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2008. Mr. Imerson made the announcement on Monday. Nikki is the daughter of Christina and Larry Johnson. She was born in Dunedin and has lived in New Port Richey her entire life. She attended Cotee River Elementary School […]

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Lecanto High School looks at Gulf’s IB program

Administrators and teachers from Lecanto High School in Citrus County spent today at Gulf, learning how our International Baccalaureate program operates. They began the day in the administrative conference room, where Mr. Imerson gave an overview of the program, and then split up to see IB classes and talk to IB teachers. If its application […]

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Gulf NJROTC at Tropicana Field

The Gulf High School NJROTC Color Guard performed the opening ceremonies at today’s Tampa Bay Devil Rays game at Tropicana Field. Pictured are, left to right: Joe Kirby, James Cody, Charles Almeida, Chris Brown.

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Weight room gets a new floor

Renovation of the Gulf High weight room was recently completed with the installation of a rubberized floor. Athletic Director Paul Girardi said that the new flooring will allow students to train in a safer and much more attractive environment. He also said that the project was made possible through the efforts of Mr. Phil Bell, […]

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School coat of arms placed on building

Gulf High School’s coat of arms, the official insignia of the school, was placed on the front of the building today. The 3-D art work is positioned near the northeast corner of the building, on a wall which was added when the new guidance offices and Career Resource Center were built in 2006. The sign […]

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Marsha Warner, Gulf’s DCT teacher, to retire

Marsha Warner, Gulf’s DCT teacher, will retire at the end of this month after teaching in Pasco County for 31 years. Ms. Warner started at Gulf High School about 1985 as the tenth grade guidance counselor. She subsequently worked in a pilot project for the ESE work option program, then taught DCT and SSAP, and […]

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Jordan Schulman – 1000 points

Jordan Schulman was honored tonight before the start of the Mitchell basketball game for recently reaching a career total of 1,000 points. She appears in the picture below with assistant principal Thomas Brochu.

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Mr. Imerson honors Walter Hilgart

Mr. Imerson honored Walter Hilgart with a Character First pin today. Mr. Hilgart has been a popular sub at GHS since 1988. He was a P-38 fighter pilot in the Pacific during World War II and he turned 85 years old on Oct. 5.

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Gulf alumni basketball game

The Gulf Basketball Alumni Game to benefit boys basketball and the yearbook was held tonight in the Bever-Hicks Activity Center. Participating were: John Keeley, ’82; Dean Sestok, Mike Freeman, Kevin Snyder, ’84; Shaun Wiemer, ’87; Mike Krnjaich, ’97; Nick Haynes, ’98; Chad Smith, Nick Buscemi, David Bocchino, ’99; Pops Aponte, ’00; Nate Goad, ’01; Josh […]

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