Florence Buono was named Assistant Principal for Student Services by the school board on Tuesday. Her first day on the job was yesterday. Mrs. Buono replaces Patricia Haynes, who retires tomorrow. Mrs. Buono has taught math at J. W. Mitchell High School in New Port Richey since that school opened in 2000. This year she […]
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Patricia Haynes, who has been an Assistant Principal at Gulf High School since 1987, will retire soon. Her last day at school is scheduled to be Jan. 20. Mr. Imerson thanked her for her years of service to Gulf at a faculty meeting after school today and he presented her with several gifts. A larger […]
The undefeated Gulf High girls basketball team won its sixth game of the season tonight in the Bever-Hicks Activity Center, defeating Tarpon Springs 104-16. As far as we know, it’s an all-time school record for girls basketball.
Martha Bakkila, who has been a member of the Gulf faculty for 27 years, will retire on December 31. Mr. Imerson honored her at the faculty meeting today. Mrs. Bakkila became a Gulf High School teacher in August 1977, at the same time the school moved from Louisiana Avenue to its current location. She has […]
The new City Manager of New Port Richey, J. Scott Miller (right), visited our campus today and was shown around by Mr. Imerson. Mr. Miller, from College Park, Ga., was recently hired by the New Port Richey City Council to replace the former city manager, Gerald Seeber.
Jeff Miller has been named Gulf High School’s Teacher of the Year. Mr. Miller teaches Geometry Honors, Algebra II Honors, and Precalculus. He has been at Gulf since 1995. The Teacher of the Year is selected by a vote of the faculty. His selection was announced at a faculty meeting after school today. Mr. Miller […]
Dr. Deborah J. Lepley became an Assistant Principal at Gulf High School today. She will be in charge of the International Baccalaureate program at Gulf. Mr. Imerson introduced Dr. Lepley at a faculty meeting after school today. The Pasco County School Board decided earlier this year to add the International Baccalaureate program to Gulf High […]
Judy Neptune has been named the employee of the year among non-faculty members at Gulf High School. Mrs. Neptune works in the GHS cafeteria and is classified as a Food And Nutrition Services Assistant I. She has been at Gulf since 1999. One of her sons, Jonathan, is currently a junior at Gulf. Another son, […]
These pictures were taken on campus on Sept. 27, 2004, the day after Hurricane Jeanne passed near New Port Richey. One of them shows Mr. Kolar and Mr. Brochu examining a broken window in Mr. Quarto’s darkened classroom.
For the first time anyone could remember, Gulf High School played a daytime football game today. The Buccaneers took on Land O’ Lakes in the first regular-season game of the year (not counting the Nature Coast Technical High School game, which featured three quarters of varsity play and one quarter of JV play). Last week’s […]
Mr. Imerson presented Character First pins today to Ajay Curry and Norman Fonseca, creators of Responsibility Rap, which was broadcast on the GHS morning news recently. A video clip is on YouTube here.
Kathy Norris, who is retiring after 30 years of teaching, was honored at a faculty meeting in the cafeteria today. Mr. Imerson presented her with a flower arrangement, the traditional Gulf High School clock, and other gifts. He praised her long teaching career, and the faculty gave her a standing ovation. She expected tomorrow to […]
The new stadium locker room was officially opened today with a brief speech by Principal Tom Imerson and lunch for invited guests. Football players served the food, and cheerleaders welcomed the guests, who included school district officials, the workers who actually constructed the building, the School Advisory Council, and Gulf coaches. Mr. Imerson presented a […]
Two hundred five graduates shook hands with school and district personnel as they walked across the Activity Center stage tonight to receive their diplomas. Guests on the stage included State Rep. Heather Fiorentino, School Board member Kathleen Wolf, and Judith Kistler, Human Resources Director for the school district. Principal Thomas Imerson announced that discussions about […]
This article appeared in the Tampa Tribune on Jan. 25, 2004. Photo courtesy of WFLA Newschannel 8. By MONICA SCANDLEN and STEVE KORNACKI NEW PORT RICHEY – Marine Cpl. Joshua D. Harris, 21, was halfway through his five-year military commitment. The Gulf High School graduate spent nine months in Kuwait and Iraq last year as […]
Thanh Dieu Thi Doan and Michael Aday have been named valedictorian and salutatorian for the Gulf High School class of 2004. Thanh, the valedictorian, is the daughter of Ky Van Doan and Dang Thi Doan of New Port Richey. She attended Anclote Elementary, Tarpon Springs Elementary, and Tarpon Springs Middle School before entering Gulf High […]
A new sign made of marble and brick was erected on the Gulf High School campus this week. The sign is a gift of the Class of 2003. Sponsors of the class were Mrs. Gilbreath and Mrs. Donlon. The sign is located in the extreme northeast corner of the property, at the intersection of School […]
Gulf High School’s newsletter, the Gulf High Gazette, has won a first place statewide award from the Sunshine State School Public Relations Association. Mrs. Wallace, who edits the newsletter, is pictured above with Mr. Imerson. They accepted the award in Tampa this morning. The newsletter is published once per quarter and is mailed to parents. […]