Charlene Prahasky, assistant principal, leaving Gulf

In an email to the Gulf faculty this morning, Assistant Principal Charlene Prahasky wrote, “In life change comes at times often when we least expect it, but necessary for our own growth. The time has come for me to venture off to a new experience in consulting and writing. I will miss Gulf High and […]

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Summer internship

Congratulations to Charlie C., who was chosen by the HSHT personnel to complete a 40-hour internship over the summer at Habitat for Humanity. He will earn a stipend of $500.00 for working 10 hours per week for 4 weeks. Information provided by Harriett N. Tongen, our Job Placement Transition Specialist.

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Bell schedule today (Wednesday)

The bell schedule for the last day of school. 1 7:30-8:10 2 8:15-9:45 3 9:50-10:20 L 10:25-10:55 4 11:00-11:30 5 11:35-1:05 6 1:10-1:40

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Our foreign exchange student from China

On the next-to-last day of school, photographer Angela Goldstein took some pictures of our foreign exchange student Jiayi Xu, who is from Xi’an, China. Jiayi says she has enjoyed living in the United States this year. She was an 11th grader at Gulf but has graduated from high school in China. She says school is […]

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Summer assignments

Summer assignments for certain classes will be added to this list as they are provided by the teachers. AP Literature and Composition IB/AP Literature and Composition English Honors, incoming 10th grade Pre-IB/AP English, incoming 10th grade English III Honors AP Language 11th Grade Algebra I, IA/IB Algebra II Geometry, Liberal Arts Math I and II, […]

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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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