Tag Archives: Gainesville High School

High School Students Choosing High-Level Courses Over Electives

By on February 24th, 2015 | Last updated: February 24, 2015 at 6:06 pm

High school students like Taylor Christian choose to enroll in higher-level classes over elective courses to attract future college admission officers. This change in enrollment has resulted in fewer elective class periods for students to choose from.

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Gainesville High School Teacher Breaks Language Barrier with Furniture

By on February 4th, 2015 | Last updated: February 4, 2015 at 6:11 pm

Gainesville High School teacher Louise Yariv began her ESOL Closet project with the needs of her English for Speakers of Other Languages students in mind. The project started small but has grown to help provide students and their families with furniture, clothing and other necessities.

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Minor Charged For False Bomb Threats To Gainesville High School

By and on December 1st, 2014 | Last updated: December 1, 2014 at 2:36 pm

A 15-year-old Gainesville High School student has been charged from making false bomb threats to the school on Nov. 9 and 10. GHS received three identical bombs threats, one of which led the Gainesville Police Department to evacuate all students to a nearby Planet Fitness parking lot.

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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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