Sommer M. Perry, the new speech-language pathologist at Gulf High School, is our newest staff member. Ms. Perry is at Gulf High School on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and at Gulf Middle School on the other days of the week. Before coming to Gulf, she was a speech pathologist in Hillsborough County. She has a bachelor’s […]
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Steve Knobl, who is in his first year as principal of Gulf High School, has been selected as Secondary Principal of the Year. He is one of seven administrators who are winners in their categories and who will attend the annual Education Celebration held by the Pasco Education Foundation on Jan. 24, 2009. Three of […]
Santa Claus made a surprise visit to the Winter Concert tonight to give Mr. Rutherford a new trumpet to replace his old trumpet, which was stolen from the band room in October. Mr. Rutherford said that his missing trumpet did not have much market value as a used instrument, but had much sentimental value to […]
The Pasco County Board honored long-time Pasco County educator Mittye P. Locke today. A special proclamation celebrating her educational career was read by Maureen Moore, Communications Director for the district. Each board member and the Superintendent shook hands with Mrs. Locke, who will be 100 years old on April 20. Also present were Dennis Taylor and Tammy […]
It’s clear to see that Jordyn can make a wider peace sign with her first two fingers than Patrick. Is this a rare talent? Could she get her own TV show? A job in a circus? We don’t know, but we’re sharing.
Cheryl Jennett, Executive Officer, GHS NJROTC, and Jamie McCullough, who is in the IB program, have been awarded Naval ROTC scholarships worth up to $180,000 at the school of their choice. Both students have been accepted to a number of universities, but are awaiting word from the University of Florida on acceptance. It is the […]
Students in Mr. Uchacz’s class were apparently the first at Gulf to take a test using the new “clickers” purchased by the school district for each high school. Gulf received enough of the devices for four classrooms. Students answer questions using the device, which looks like a TV remote control. If the teacher wishes to […]
Gulf Principal Steve Knobl and Athletic Director Paul Girardi honored Steve Booth during halftime of the homecoming football game tonight. Mr. Booth does the announcing on the PA system for most of the games at Des Little Stadium and has been the voice of the Bucs for 33 years. A long-time supporter of Gulf athletics, […]
By JEFF MILLER Anyone who has attended a Gulf football game this year has heard the chant “Fulmer Football!” It’s usually heard once the Bucs are well ahead of the opposing team. The phrase sounds nice because the phrase is alliterative (both words start with the same sound) and both words have two syllables. […]
Mrs. Dale’s Anatomy & Physiology students will do gory makeup Friday during both lunches in the commons area. The donation of $1 to $5 (depending on what is done) goes to the ABC Fund. Here are two of the makeup artists with Mrs. Dale.
The Pasco County Board of County Commissioners honored Gulf High School today. It presented Mr. Knobl with a resolution recognizing the 86th anniversary of the school and the alumni who have contributed to the growth and development of western Pasco County. In the photos are: Gulf High School Principal Steve Knobl, Port Richey Mayor Richard […]
The Pasco County School Board today honored Gulf High School for its many years of service to western Pasco County. The proclamation was received by Mr. Knobl. Also pictured are board member Kathryn Starkey and superintendent Heather Fiorentino. The honor comes in conjunction with the alumni reunion scheduled for Oct. 24 and 25.
Wanda McClellan, who teaches freshman and senior English, has been named our Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made by Mr. Knobl in a brief staff meeting after school today. Mrs. McClellan joined the Gulf faculty in the middle of the 2003-04 school year. She is the senior class sponsor, and the voice of […]
Brian Klein has been named Gulf High School’s SRP of the Year. Mr. Klein works in the cafeteria. He has been at Gulf for three years. He says he is also an artist and a designer. Mr. Klein was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. SRP’s (School-Related Personnel) are school employees who are not administrators […]
Gulf’s social studies department recently purchased two high-tech white boards known as SMART Boards, and the Media Center has two additional devices for checkout to teachers. Mr. Donaldson (above) and Mr. Murphy are already using the equipment. Images from a computer are displayed on a specially designed interactive white board from which the teacher can […]
Gulf’s NJROTC unit was recognized this morning with a Distinguished Unit Award based on last year’s performances and service. According to Commander Nesthus, this is only the second such award in 28 years for the Gulf NJROTC. The Distinguished Unit Award is presented to the top 30% of the (all-service) JROTC Units throughout the United […]
Gulf High School freshman Nicole Ogloza was honored this morning by Assistant Principal Dr. Judy Gallagher and Principal Steve Knobl. She competed recently in the 2008 National Figure Skating Championships in Lincoln, Neb., and took gold in the Women’s C Singles competition.
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 […]