Tag Archives: Gainesville High School

Gainesville High School Receives Two Additional, Identical Bomb Threats

By and on November 20th, 2014 | Last updated: November 20, 2014 at 11:15 am

Gainesville High School received a bomb threat and subsequently evacuated all students and staff to a nearby Planet Fitness parking lot on Wednesday. GHS received two additional, identical threats Thursday morning, but the school has not been evacuated.

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Program Gives Laptops To Alachua Students To ‘Bridge Digital Divide’

By on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 9:01 am

A dropout prevention program has given three Alachua County high schools laptops to introduce students to the digital world.

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Even In Florida, High School Football Teams Deal With Cooler Weather

By on October 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 2:00 pm

The cold weather coming to North Central Florida in the fall presents different challenges to high school football players.

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In the News: Arms bill, Women in combat, Scott visits Gainesville, RTS partnership, Newtown testing request

By on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 2:59 pm

Feinstein Unveils Bill to Limit Semiautomatic Arms – A new legislation announced Thursday would ban the sale and manufacture of 157 types of semiautomatic weapons, as well as magazines holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition.  New York Times Florida [...]

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Two North Central Florida football teams head to 2012 state championships

By and on December 14th, 2012 | Last updated: December 14, 2012 at 3:01 pm

Both the Gainesville and Trenton high school football teams made it to state championship games this fall. We profile both.

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Gainesville High School swim teams eye repeat at district meet

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:02 pm

Though some local high school swim teams have already made their first splashes into the postseason, Class 2 squads from Gainesville and the surrounding area will have their turn in the pool Friday morning to compete for the District 4 Championship.

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AT&T, United Way team up to lower high-school dropout rate in Alachua County

By on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:36 pm

A $300,000 grant from AT&T will help the United Way of North Central Florida’s efforts to lower dropout rates in Alachua County high schools.

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Missing Gainesville High School teen found safe

By on June 1st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:05 am

A Gainesville High School student who had been missing since last Friday has been found.  According to the Gainesville Police Department, 16-year-old Marissa DeVito was found alive and safe today in a Gainesville apartment complex.  GPD spokeswoman Corporal Angelina Valuri says Marissa was staying [...]

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Chicago Cease-Fire member wants to interrupt violence in Gainesville

By on April 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:09 pm

Katiana Krawchenko / WUFT-FM Chicago Cease Fire member Ameena Matthews meeting with youth in Gainesville on Monday. After the national attention garnered by a racially charged You Tube video by two Gainesville High School students, bullying has become a quest [...]

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