Thanh Tran and Jonathan Muñoz have been named valedictorian and salutatorian for the Gulf High School class of 2007. Mr. Imerson made the announcement today. Thanh, the valedictorian, is the daughter of My Tran and lives in New Port Richey. She was born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and came to the United States […]
April Kelley, who heads the Gulf High School Guidance Department, has been selected the Outstanding Guidance Counselor for 2007 for Pasco County. Mr. Imerson informed the faculty of her award in a memo yesterday. He wrote, “This is a wonderful recognition for all of the efforts Mrs. Kelley has made on behalf of so many […]
Gulf High School’s second annual Model Congress was held today, with the Senate meeting in the chorus room and the House meeting in the band room. Guest speakers were former U. S. Rep. Michael Bilirakis and current Pasco County Administrator John Gallagher. Mrs. Alwood reports that bills passed and signed into law by President Pam […]
Jim Blair, who teaches Diversified Cooperative Training (DCT), will retire at the end of this month after having taught for 45 years. Mr. Blair sponsors the Cooperative Education Clubs of Florida and is the District Advisor for CECF. He was honored by Mr. Imerson at a faculty meeting today. Mr. Blair joined the Gulf High […]
Principals of some of the local schools posed for the camera at the joint meeting of the school advisory councils tonight. They are: Tom Imerson, Gulf High School; Carole Baird, Anclote Elementary School; Ken Miesner, Richey Elementary School; Stan Trapp, Gulf Middle School; Terri Mutell, Marlowe Elementary School; Barbara Kleinsorge, Cotee River Elementary School; and […]
Senior Naval Science instructor Lt. Raymond Wysocki has been named Gulf High School’s Teacher of the Year. He and this year’s SRP of the Year were honored with cakes by Mr. Imerson this afternoon. Mr. Imerson will announce their selection to the teachers at the next faculty meeting. Lt. Wysocki joined the Gulf faculty in […]
Teachers and other staff members gathered in the cafeteria after school to say goodbye to our school resource officer, Cpl. Tim Spitzer. Here are some pictures, taken by Mr. Rutherford.
Assistant Principal Thomas Brochu, substituting for Mr. Imerson, presented Character First pins to three NJROTC cadets today. Mr. Imerson, who was not at school today, occasionally presents these pins to honor students for exemplary actions or achievements in school. The students are, left to right, Mark Pini, Codrut Popescu, and Jordyn Roberts. Also in the […]
Gulf High School head football coach Jay Fulmer was honored by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the High School Coach of the Week today. In the photo, he appears with Jon Gruden, head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Fulmer and four Gulf players visited the Bucs training facility today. Each week the Tampa Bay […]
Pasco County Schools Superintendent Heather Fiorentino congratulated Gulf Principal Thomas Imerson today. Gulf was the only Pasco County school to win the Florida Department of Education’s Five Star School, Golden School, and Silver School Awards.
Sandra Gustafson has been named the employee of the year among non-faculty members at Gulf High School. Mrs. Gustafson is the attendance secretary. She has been employed at Gulf High for five years and has served as the ESE secretary and a substitute teacher. She also served as the attendance secretary previously. She was born […]
Members of Gulf High Christians in Action (CIA) club participated in the nationwide See You at the Pole event this morning. See You at the Pole is student-initiated, student organized, and student-led. Students normally meet to pray for their school, friends, teachers, government, and nation. It is scheduled annually on the fourth Wednesday in September. See […]
Our guidance counselors were finally able to occupy the remodeled area in the northeast corner of the main building this week. The construction of the new offices and the new Career Resource Center classroom was funded by the Penny for Pasco sales tax increase. The new offices are much more spacious and attractive than the […]
David Van Mensel has been named Plant Manager at Gulf. He replaces Norm Kolar, who has retired. Mr. Van Mensel joined the staff of Gulf High on July 5, 2004, as a custodian working afternoons. In 2005 he moved to day time. He was born in Detroit and grew up in Memphis, Michigan. His wife […]
A number of Gulf football players from the 1950s and 1960s were invited to lunch today to talk about their memories of Gulf football. Athletic Director Paul Girardi arranged the get-together, hoping that we might learn more about the history of football at Gulf and involve former players in the program. A larger picture is […]
Robert Brown, who has taught at Gulf High School for 35 years, will retire at the end of the current school year. Mr. Brown was hired by Gulf High School at the beginning of the 1971-72 school year. The photo on the right is from the 1975 yearbook. Mr. Brown has taught here longer than […]
The class of 2006 received their diplomas tonight in the Bever-Hicks Activity Center. Graduates shook hands with — in addition to Gulf High administrators and guidance counselors — Pasco County Schools Superintendent Heather Fiorentino and state Rep. Gus Bilirakis. Mrs. Fiorentino, Assistant Principal Dr. Gallagher, and social studies teacher Mr. Donaldson presented diplomas on stage […]
Principal Thomas Imerson presented a GHS Character First pin to sophomore Jaci Pustelnik today. Jaci came to the aid of a student who suffered a seizure last week. Mr. Imerson occasionally presents the pins to honor students for exemplary actions or achievements in school.