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Wendy K. Welch  Ocala News

Wendy K. Welch, 61, of Ocala, Florida passed away peacefully under the care of Hospice of Marion county on August 7, 2019. Wendy was born in Milwaukee, ...



Immigrant Background Propelled Lakewood High Valedictorian's Rise To Top Of Class  WUSF News

Wearing a black cap and gown, with a golden stole around her shoulders, Shadine Henry walked to the microphone at the Tropicana Field stage on May 25, ...



Three Lakewood High School students earn top ACT Score  Tampa Bay Newspapers

ST. PETERSBURG — Nathan Hamilton, William Kline and another student at Lakewood High School earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36.



Parents frustrated over stalling gym repairs at Lakewood HS  WFLA

Parents whose children attend Lakewood High School want to know why a reconstruction project of the gymnasium has taken so long to complete.



Fire put out at Lakewood High School in St. Petersburg, no injuries  WTSP.com

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – A fire broke out Monday morning at a building under construction at Lakewood High School. There were no reported injuries and ...



St. Pete teacher accused of ripping student's hair out removed from classroom  WTSP.com

The father of the Lakewood High School freshman wants the teacher charged with child abuse.



Brother and sister PE teachers at Lakewood High School named best in Florida  ABC Action News

The brother-sister physical education teachers at Lakewood High are being honored in Orlando as the best in Florida.



Every game is a road game this season for Lakewood basketball  Tampa Bay Times

ST. PETERSBURG — Members of the Lakewood High School's girls basketball team gathered in front of the school at 2:15 p.m. sharp Monday. It was the first ...



Lakewood High School student dead, 2 students injured after accident in St. Pete  ABC Action News

St. Pete Police is working a fatal crash near Lakewood High School where a student has died.



Architecture And Construction Through The Eyes Of Student Journalists  WUSF News

For nearly two decades, Pinellas County schools have operated magnet programs for students from elementary through high school to teach journalism. The.



'Stay Woke! Stop the Bullying' Oct. 24 at Lakewood High –  Weekly Challenger

Choreographer and modeling instructor Erica Davis drills each student on the moves. 'Stay Woke! Stop the Bullying' Oct. 24 at Lakewood High. 'Stay Woke!



School Board commits $8.6 million for more improvements to Lakewood High campus  Tampabay.com

ST. PETERSBURG — Construction crews have been busy at Lakewood High. Within the past two years, the school became home to the Pinellas County School ...



Class of 2019: Meet the top students in Pinellas public high schools this year  Tampa Bay Times

With final exams and college decisions bearing down on the top students in Pinellas County public schools, we threw one more assignment at them. We asked ...



Pinellas uses summer lull to make headway on $158.5 million in school projects  Tampa Bay Times

On campuses around the county, summer “break” means it's time to get to work. Building improvements are complete or near-complete at some schools.



Pinellas County schools announce graduation dates | Schools  Tampa Bay Newspapers

High school seniors throughout Pinellas are preparing to receive their diplomas. Graduation ceremonies are scheduled during the month of May throughout the ...



Taking Giant Steps: Lakewood High Jazz Ensemble To Play Apollo Theater  WUSF News

When Lakewood High School's band director Michael Kernodle walked through the music room door eight years ago, he found one marching band, ...



10th-grade student earns college reading status –  Weekly Challenger

PETERSBURG — Congratulations are in order for Amari Nash who challenged herself to pass the Ready to Read series in her 10th-grade reading class at ...



Lakewood High School student arrested for saying he was planning a school shooting  WFLA

A 16-year-old Lakewood High School student was arrested on Thursday.



Fight breaks out between Lehigh, Lakewood football teams after game  NBC2 News

The St. Petersburg Police Department is investigating a brawl between the Lehigh Senior High School football team and Lakewood High School team.



Student, 18, arrested after bringing pellet gun to Lakewood High School  Tampabay.com

ST. PETERSBURG — An 18-year-old Lakewood High School student faces a felony charge of possessing a weapon on school grounds after he brought a pellet ...



Lakewood's Alumni Night was a huge success –  Weekly Challenger

BY ALLEN A. BUCHANAN, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – “We are the greatest school in the universe,” said Lakewood High School Community Liaison and ...



2 boys at Lakewood High School charged after gun found  WFLA

Two 16-year-old students were charged Monday after a gun was reported at Lakewood High School.



Region football: Lakewood 20, Jesuit 7  Tampabay.com

ST. PETERSBURG — Lakewood came into Friday's playoff game knowing its defense had to help control field position against Jesuit. The Spartans (9-1) left ...



Family looks for missing St. Petersburg 16-year-old girl  Tampa Bay Times

ST. PETERSBURG — A 16-year-old girl from St. Petersburg went missing Oct. 8 and her family has ramped up a social media campaign to find her.



Martin Luther King Jr. parade warms up St. Pete crowd on a brisk day  Tampa Bay Times

About 40000 came out to enjoy St. Petersburg's 34th annual MLK Dream Big parade in honor of the Civil Rights icon.



Lakewood High School Jazz Band invited to historic Apollo Theatre –  Weekly Challenger

By Allen A. Buchanan, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — The Lakewood High School Jazz Combo treated city council to one of the songs on their new CD ...



Cory Moore keeps on winning –  Weekly Challenger

BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – Head Coach Cory Moore and his Lakewood High School football team recorded their first victory of ...



A student athlete –  Weekly Challenger

BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — Surely one of the top high school basketball players in the state of Florida would expect to receive ...



US News Best High Schools 2019: Tampa Bay High School Rankings  Tampa, FL Patch

Local High Schools Make Elite US News List - Tampa, FL - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how schools in ...



Lakewood HS Jazz Band crowned National Champions! –  Weekly Challenger

By Allen A. Buchanan. St. Petersburg – The Lakewood High School band of 21 musicians returned late Monday night as the 2016 National Champions of High ...



Lakewood defenders put early-season blip firmly behind them  Tampabay.com

ST. PETERSBURG — The turning point in Lakewood High's football season came on Sept. 2. The Spartans had a lead against rival St. Petersburg on Friday ...



AKAdemy 2019 Scholarships & Awards Showcase –  Weekly Challenger

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — The Youth Development Foundation (YDF) of Pinellas County, Inc. in partnership with Alpha ...



Graduation 2013: Lakewood High  Tampabay.com

LAKEWOOD HIGH. NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 320. VALEDICTORIANS: Malachi Johnson (traditional); Alex Voce (Center for Advanced Technologies).



Lakewood High Students Win State Spanish Conference  TB Reporter

Not only did Lakewood High take home the top team prize, every student received a superior, outstanding or perfect score on their individual events. ST.



Jaguars DE Dante Fowler, ex-Gator and Lakewood High grad, arrested in St. Petersburg  Tampabay.com

The 6-foot-3, 255-pound Fowler is charged with misdemeanor counts of simple battery and mischief after he hit a man, stomped on his glasses and threw his ...



‘Sunset Beach’ is author Mary Kay Andrews’ valentine to St. Petersburg  Tampa Bay Times

Mary Kay Andrews doesn't mind a bit if you call her novels “beach books.” “They've given me a great life and I'm proud of them,” she said. “A beach book lets ...



A coach's dream –  Weekly Challenger

BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer. ST. PETERSBURG –The final weeks of football season are exciting times for fans all across the globe. Former ...



From racist to peacemaker: Film 'Final Solution' at Sundial next month –  Weekly Challenger

ST. PETERSBURG — First United Methodist, 212 Third St. N, invites the public for a free viewing of the film “Final Solution,” the true story of a white ...



“Through Our Eyes” exhibit features PCS Journeys in Journalism scholars, artists –  Weekly Challenger

Journeys in Journalism program held a two-week exhibit entitled “Through Our Eyes: Midtown and Beyond” at The Studio@620 earlier this month. “Through Our ...



High school graduations begin today across Tampa Bay  Tampabay.com

Put on your gowns. Get in line. Cue Pomp and Circumstance . Tampa Bay's high school graduation season begins in earnest today, with ceremonies for four ...



Miami football continuing to get commits shows importance of Paradise Camp  Canes Warning

The Miami football program landed their second player committing to them over Paradise Camp weekend. 2021 LB Cortez McKenzie is committed to Miami.



When students succeed, the community benefits –  Weekly Challenger

BY RENE FLOWERS, District 7 School Board Member. Over the past year, there has been an increase in efforts to bring all students along as it relates to their ...



Meet the top public high school grads in Pinellas County for 2018  Tampabay.com

After four years of classes, tests and extracurriculars, we gave the top graduates at Pinellas County's public high schools one more assignment: Write a ...



Mississippi high schools lead the nation in most taken in NFL draft per capita  USA TODAY High School Sports

Lakewood (St. Petersburg, Fla.), which has never won a state title in football, has had 11 former players go in the NFL draft since 2006.



2019 Essence of Ebony Pearls Debutante Cotillion –  Weekly Challenger

Twenty-one young ladies were presented into society at the 10th biennial Essence of Ebony Pearls Debutante Scholarship Cotillion last Saturday night. Pictured ...



High tide, flooding in Pinellas County force district leaders to move school bus stops  WFLA

Remnants of Hurricane Michael were felt in the Tampa Bay area long after it moved on.



Hometown Pinellas  Tampa Bay Times

Sunstar Paramedics employee recognized with first responder award. Sunstar Paramedics employee Joshua Daly was honored with Pinellas Osteopathic ...



Fun and fashion for a cause –  Weekly Challenger

BY KARIN DAVIS-THOMPSON, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – Preston Timmons recently received fantastic news that could save his life, but there is ...



With a college fair geared to black students, Shorecrest Prep reaches for more diversity  Tampa Bay Times

ST. PETERSBURG — Janiece Simmons wasn't expecting much when she arrived at Shorecrest Preparatory School last year for its inaugural fair for historically ...



Patriots pick St. Pete football star in NFL Draft  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) - Lakewood High School football players do not have to look very far for inspiration. Former Spartan Isaiah Wynn heard his name ...



Marquez Valdes-Scantling ready to square off against longtime friend  Packers.com

GREEN BAY – Whenever Marquez Valdes-Scantling splits out wide right Thursday night at CenturyLink Field, there's a good chance the Packers' rookie ...



Two treated for smoke inhalation after fire at Explorer K-8 in Spring Hill  WTSP.com

Hernando County Fire Rescue units extinguished a fire that broke out in a bathroom Monday at Explorer K-8 on Northcliffe Boulevard in Spring Hill. No students ...



St. Petersburg native Shaquem Griffin becomes first one-handed player picked in NFL Draft  WTSP.com

Griffin became the first one-handed player to selected in the modern era with the 141st overall selection of the draft.



The Callaloo puts down roots at St. Petersburg's Historic Manhattan Casino  Tampa Bay Times

The restaurant, which replaced the failed Sylvia's Soul Food Restaurant, is gaining its footing after its first year.



St. Pete teen's books honored by President Obama  WTSP.com

His books were inspired by clocks and are aimed to help kids learn to embrace reading and overcome asthma.



6th annual Whitney M. Young, Jr. Empowerment Luncheon –  Weekly Challenger

The PCUL held their sixth annual Whitney M. Young, Jr. Empowerment Luncheon last Friday at Banquet Masters in Clearwater. L-R, Dr. Kevin Gordon, Rev.



ALL-USA Watch: Bo Bichette has been bombing away for Lakewood (Fla.) baseball  USA TODAY High School Sports

As impressive as Bo Bichette's 14 homers are this season, an even more telling statistic of the fear he strikes is the 33 walks he's drawn in his 105 plate ...



Vincent Lawrence goes home –  Weekly Challenger

By Dexter McCree, Feature Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — The University of Miami basketball program has on it the fingerprints of Vincent Lawrence. Search the ...



Norcross football produces third-most 2018 NFL players among high schools nationwide  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Norcross' football program has the third-most players on NFL rosters this season among high schools nationwide.



Class of 2017: Meet the valedictorians and salutatorians for Pinellas public high schools  Tampabay.com

As the top graduates from Pinellas County's public high schools finished their classes and prepared for exams this spring, we asked them to reflect on the last ...



A 'Wise' dream –  Weekly Challenger

BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — A father's dream is to have his son excel beyond the measure of his own accomplishments. Rarely ...



'Very 21st century': Digital natives learn to spot fakes at 'Be MediaWise' training  Poynter

How do you stop the spread of fake news? It's not a one-step process. It's not a three-step process. Media literacy is a multifaceted evolution that should start with ...



The top 100 FSU football players: No. 68— fullback William Floyd  Tomahawk Nation

The fullback position may have been eliminated from the Florida State roster under Willie Taggart's offense, but it still factors largely in the history of 'Nole football ...



HBCU college fair takes Shorecrest Prep by a storm –  Weekly Challenger

BY ALLEN A. BUCHANAN, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — An estimated 700 Tampa Bay area high school students and parents packed the Crisp ...



How do you grade 2018 Seahawks fifth round pick Shaquem Griffin?  Field Gulls

Regular readers are well aware that we are slowly working our way through grading each of the nine draft picks the Seattle Seahawks made in 2018 using the ...



Louis Murphy, Jr. continues to give back –  Weekly Challenger

BY JONATHAN MYERS, Student Reporter. ST. PETERSBURG – Lakewood High School and University of Florida alumnus Louis Murphy, Jr.—who currently ...



NCNW's Taste of the World Food Festival –  Weekly Challenger

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – More than 300 people took a tour around the world that tantalized their taste buds at the Taste of the ...



Pinellas' new program for suspended students is off to a slow start, but the school district looks for ways  Tampabay.com

Pinellas' program, which keeps students in a school setting, has gotten a slow start.



Kappa League Male Leadership Program –  Weekly Challenger

BY KARIN DAVIS-THOMPSON, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — Demetrius Lowe says if you want to find an organization that really cares about ...



Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Louis Murphy, Jr. hosting annual free camp, youth summit  ABC Action News

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. -- St. Pete native and NFL wide receiver Louis Murphy Jr. is ready to shake up the field with more than 1,000 aspiring football players.



Pinellas County Ready For Hurricane Season  WUSF News

The Atlantic hurricane season officially starts Wednesday. On average, 11 named tropical storms, six hurricanes, and two major hurricanes could happen.



For the love of basketball –  Weekly Challenger

BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – Shades of the next LeBron James or Magic Johnson are really scarce in the early morning hours on ...



Gifted a Shaquem Griffin jersey, one-handed 11-year-old fan breaks down in utter joy  WTSP.com

You couldn't have asked for a better response from this 11-year-old boy who idolizes Seattle Seahawks star Shaquem Griffin.



St. Petersburg teen shot on his birthday dies; 17-year-old arrested  Tampabay.com

ST. PETERSBURG — The Lakewood High School student shot on his 18th birthday Wednesday has died, and police arrested a 17-year-old in the killing.



St. Pete’s Second Time Arounders band gets call for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade  Tampabay.com

Times Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — They're going to New York. To the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, that is. Next year. In 2019. The Awesome Original ...



Meet the 2016 top grads for Pinellas County public schools  Tampabay.com

With graduation season upon us, we asked the top graduates from Pinellas County's public schools to reflect on what they got out of high school, to think about ...



Honored as Family of the Year at 2017 Men & Women Distinction Awards –  Weekly Challenger

BY JOYCE NANETTE JOHNSON, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – The legacy of family values, love, tradition and pride is passed from generation to generation ...



Student Police Cadet Program –  Weekly Challenger

BY FRANK DROUZAS, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — The Student Police Cadet Program is offering an excellent path to a career in law enforcement for ...



2018 AKA AKAdemy Showcase/Awards program –  Weekly Challenger

BY VERONICA BURGE, Contributor. ST. PETERSBURG – The Youth Development Foundation (YDF) of Pinellas County, Inc. in partnership with Alpha Kappa ...



Snapchat Gun Selfie Leads To 3 Arrests  Patch.com

Snapchat Gun Selfie Leads To 3 Arrests - St. Pete, FL - St. Petersburg Police say three teens face charges after a selfie of a Lakewood High student with a gun ...



Learn how to receive 15K for a new home –  Weekly Challenger

BY MARLO SCOTT-WILSON, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — If you're tired of living in an apartment or paying someone else's mortgage off, then it's time to ...



NFL Cornerback Shaquill Griffin Formed Local Track Club Back Home In St. Petersburg  MileSplit

Even though Shaquill Griffin is now in the NFL, he hasn\'t forgotten about his track and field roots.



Sorority Beautillion Militaire Scholarship Gala –  Weekly Challenger

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – “Excitement fills the Coliseum as we anxiously await the royal celebration,” exclaimed Nevida ...



The new 'Porch' for drinking and lounging –  Weekly Challenger

BY JEFFREY ZANKER, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — South St. Pete has a new neighbor that is drawing a crowd to its porch.



2017 Men and Women of Distinction Awards –  Weekly Challenger

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – The Gathering of Women, Inc. 2017 Men and Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony kicked off an ...



ALL-USA Baseball First Team: Bo Bichette, Lakewood (St. Petersburg, Fla.)  USA TODAY High School Sports

MORE: American Family Insurance ALL-USA Baseball Team PLAYER PROFILE: Name: Bo Bichette Position: INF School: Lakewood (St. Petersburg, Fla.)



Canes Hoops profile: F Anthony Lawrence II  State Of The U

Anthony 'Amp' Lawrence heads into his fourth and final season at Miami after a trio of phenomenal campaigns so far. As a freshman off the bench in 2015-16, ...



Pinellas proposes pay bump up to $25,000 for teachers at struggling schools  Tampabay.com

ST. PETERSBURG — Teachers and administrators at five struggling elementary schools stand to make up to $25,000 more next year, one of several major ...



Yanks top Rays 4-3, Glasnow exits early  Bay News 9

Domingo German became the majors' first seven-game winner and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Friday night.



The pursuit of a journalist –  Weekly Challenger

BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — When Jiana Johnson was in kindergarten, she had a glowing smile of confidence on her beautiful ...



Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 3  Tampabay.com

Localtopia: Nearly 200 St. Petersburg businesses and merchants in a community celebration of all things local with arts, culture, shopping, food, drinks, health, ...



Baseball complex renamed in honor of Dr. Reginald Ligon –  Weekly Challenger

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – With the sun shining and a cool breeze in the air, there couldn't have been a better backdrop for the ...



Lakewood H.S. teen hid machete in trombone case, arrested  WFLA

The machete was discovered when another student opened the case to use the instrument. That student alerted school officials who, in turn, questioned ...



Relay 4 Life makes tracks to fight cancer –  Weekly Challenger

By Allen A. Buchanan, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG –Hundreds of residents converged on Lakewood High School's track field once again to help raise funds ...



Griffin's, Killins' Track Speed Translated To Football Field For UCF  FloFootball

Shaquem Griffin and Adrian Killins were track stars in high school and led UCF to a Peach Bowl victory.



Pinellas high school valedictorians and salutatorians of 2014  Tampabay.com

The next few weeks will be a blur for area high school seniors as they finish their academic work, go through graduation, say goodbye to friends and begin to ...



Why Pinellas charter school scandal is bad for business  Tampa Bay Business Journal

Business leaders say the charter school controversy that led to closure notices at four schools is a hinderance on attracting and retaining companies.



Two new vessels — a luxury yacht and a tall ship — hope to get noticed along St. Petersburg's  Tampabay.com

The Sir Winston luxury yacht and tall ship Lynx seek more exposure to city.



Morton strikes out season-high 10, Rays beat Indians 6-2  Bay News 9

CLEVELAND — Charlie Morton struck out a season-high 10 and Ji-Man Choi and Tommy Pham hit two-run homers Saturday night, leading the Tampa Bay ...



2017 AKA AKAdemy Showcase –  Weekly Challenger

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – The Youth Development Foundation (YDF) of the Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa ...



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