Gulf social studies teacher is in Dubai

Ms. Dixon, who teaches American Government and Economics, is in Dubai studying economic and trade relations between the USA and UAE and she sent us two pictures. She says that Dubai is the number 1 trading partner of the United States in the Middle East. Many American companies such as Chevrolet, Federal Express, Ford, and […]

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New staff members at GHS

Because of retirements and new positions created, several new teachers will be joining our faculty at the start of the 2015-16 school year. Alexander Astone will be an administrative intern (one year only). He has taught for four years at Crews Lake Middle School and and year at Gulf Middle School. He is from Long […]

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Volleyball conditioning and open gym now underway

Athletes need to have a new physical on the FHSAA form and FORMS found on the Gulf High Athletic webpage. Conditioning and Open Gym: Starting Tue. June 30th – Tue. Aug. 4th Tuesdays 6-8 pm Thursday 9-11 am Tryouts: Mon. Aug. 10th & Tue. Aug. 11th 6-8 p.m. JV and Varsity practice Aug. 12th – […]

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New athletic director

Coach Bruno Buonsanto, who has coached several sports at Gulf, has been named our new athletic director. He replaces Shari McFarlane, who resigned from the position but will continue to teach at Gulf.

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NJROTC cadets graduate Leadership Academy

Congratulations to four GHS NJROTC cadets who graduated an arduous weeklong NJROTC Leadership Academy at Admiral Farragut Academy in St. Petersburg on Saturday. Only the top 1.5% of cadets in the nation get to attend Leadership Academy each summer. Pictured from left to right are Chief Rodriguez, Jonathan Sheehan, Michael Cruz, Megan Johnson, Bailey Bushard, […]

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Graduation – alternate video

A video showing the entire 2015 graduation, provided by the church, was uploaded to our YouTube channel right after graduation. However, we’ve just uploaded six short video clips of the speeches, recorded in the front row with a remote microphone. So for these alternate views of the speeches from graduation, check the GHS YouTube channel.

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Safe Driving Coalition Student Leadership Academy

Nico Buonsanto and Austin Ratliff attended the Student Leadership Academy for the Safe Driving Coalition in St. Petersburg. It was their second year attending. If you look carefully, you’ll see both in this group picture.

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European tourists (updated)

Four Gulf students are having a great time traveling in Europe with GHS Spanish teacher Sra. Clara Rodriguez! In the top photo in Paris are: Lyndsy Nieder, Carolyn Whitehead, May Qi, and Stephen Kokoruz. The second photo shows Sra. Rodriguez and our students are in front of the Sagrada Família, the famous cathedral designed by […]

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Video of our Prom Promise

Here is the video showing our 2015 Prom Promise. The event was done by our SADD Club and numerous local agencies. The video was recorded by Jakub Pawelec and edited by Mr. Rutherford.

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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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Video saluting our retiring teachers

Here’s a great video shown to the faculty at lunch today (6/4). It was created by Mr. Rutherford.

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More photos from prom

We added 59 more photos from prom, provided by Lifetouch, to this album on Flickr.

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Pictures from cheerleading tryouts

We uploaded some pictures from cheerleading tryouts on June 4 to this album on Flickr and to our Facebook page.

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Mr. and Mrs. Mayer

Our retiring teachers were honored at lunch today (6/4). Here are George and Carol Mayer.

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Video – Good-bye to our retiring teachers

Students and faculty members said good-bye to Allan, Alwood, Griffith, Gedraitis, Rebensky, and Voorhees at the end of the last day of school, June 3. A separate ceremony took place a few days ago when Mayer retired.

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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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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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