Claudia Alwood, social studies teacher, to retire

Claudia Alwood, social studies teacher, will retire at the end of the school year. She joined the Gulf faculty at the start of the 2005-06 school year and has taught mostly IB and AP classes. Before coming to Gulf she taught social studies electives for five years at River Ridge High School. Earlier, she taught […]

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Linda Allan, English teacher, to retire

Linda Allan, who started at Gulf in 2000, will retire at the end of the school year. She taught mostly English. She is certified in English and ESE. She was briefly known as Mrs. Lendowski when she was first hired. Before coming to Gulf she worked in several capacities. She worked with handicapped adults at […]

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Video clip – Good-bye Mr. Mayer

On May 29, 2015, students and teachers said good-bye to George Mayer on his last day at Gulf High School, where he taught since Sept. 1976.

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Graduation still pictures

Still pictures from our graduation are on our Facebook page and in this album on Flickr.

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Video of the entire graduation

Here is the video of the entire graduation, provided by Calvary Chapel Worship Center. There is no sound at the beginning.

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The baby pictures video

Here is the baby pictures video, produced by Mr. Rutherford and shown at graduation.

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Skittles lab in Zions’ class

Students in Mr. Zions’ Geometry Honors class did his now legendary Skittles lab on Friday (5/30). The students learn about probability and eat the candy at the end.

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GHS obituary

Joseph R. Williams, GHS Class of 1974, died on May 26. He was a sportswriter for the Orlando Sentinel. His obituary is here.

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Renaissance Faire

Here are some photos from this year’s Renaissance Fair, produced by students in AP European History.

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Last day in Mr. Mayer’s class

It was an emotional time in period 3 today (5/29), Mr. Mayer’s last day at Gulf High School. Photos by Angela Goldstein.

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New cheerleading coach

Welcome to our new cheerleading coach, Leslee Herrington. Ms. Herrington coaches competitive cheerleading and was a cheerleader herself when she attended Safety Harbor Middle School back in the day. Her daughter Savannah, a current 10th grader, cheered for Gulf this year.

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Trivia Challenge winners

Ms. Ferry’s period 2 class won the final Davis Trivia Challenge this morning (5/29)! Photo by Ms. Joens.

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Vicki Voorhees, discipline assistant, to retire

Vicki Voorhees, who is an instructional assistant for discipline at Gulf, will retire at the end of the school year. She started at Gulf in August 2004 and was hired by Assistant Principal Patricia Haynes. Before working at Gulf she was a Media Tech Assistant at Ridgewood High School, from 1999 to 2003. Vicki Townsend […]

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Mrs. Gedraitis, English and drama teacher, to retire (updated with pictures)

Rebecca Gedraitis, who has taught drama and English at Gulf, will retire at the end of the school year. She is known to many of her former students as Mrs. Young. Mrs. Young began her teaching career at Gulf Junior High School at the start of the 1976-77 school year, teaching 7th grade English. She […]

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Alumni athletic news

Coach Lofton reports that Eliza Gazda, former GHS Cross Country and Track, who is currently running for Embry-Riddle, finished 18th out of 38 who qualified for the NAIA National Marathon Championships last weekend in Gulf Shores, Alabama. She ran a time of 3:21:57, which also happens to be a Boston qualifying time. The results are […]

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Class of 2016 Senior Portraits

Attention Class of 2016: Prestige Photography will be at Gulf High School on June 1, 2 and 3 to take senior portraits for next year. There is a $15 sitting fee and your formal tux and black velvet drape will be provided for you. Sign up for your appointment in room 109.

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Suncoast News article about our Prom Promise

The article is here.

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IB Senior Celebration

Pictures from tonight’s IB Senior Celebration are in this set on Flickr and on our Facebook page. In the photo below, Gulf High School IB Valedictorian Mackenzie Marques is congratulated by Mr. Page.

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