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PSAT: Tips and Information

PSAT: Tips and Information

Reema Patel

October 6, 2018


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The PSAT will be administered on Wednesday, October 10. The Preliminary SAT is administered is given yearly to students in grades 9-11 and is also known as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT) because students within a specific score range have the potential to earn the National Merit...

USF is a Preeminent University; what does that mean for seniors now?

USF is a Preeminent University; what does that mean for seniors now?

John Doan

September 9, 2018


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The University of South Florida (USF) was designated as a preeminent university by the Florida Board of Governors in late June of 2018. The preeminent status is given to public universities across the nation to recognize the research efforts that they have achieved if they meet at least 11 of th...

District testing water for lead

District testing water for lead

Reema Patel

September 8, 2018


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In 2017, Hillsborough County Public Schools began testing water fixtures in schools for traces of lead in the water. The public was made aware of the testing and results less than a month ago, almost 16 months after the testing began.  The district will be testing over 250 facilities throughout the county. Whenever possible, older schools and fa...

Lee Elementary’s plan for the future

Lee Elementary’s plan for the future

Katie Delk

September 8, 2018


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After eight years at Lee, Principal’s Secretary Janice Farmer wanted to retire. But Farmer along with every teacher returned.   “Even though it was an ordeal, they wanted to be together in this ordeal,” Farmer said. “Everyone just wants to do what's best for the kids, because it was traumatic for them t...

Colleges visit Hillsborough High School

Colleges visit Hillsborough High School

Mercy Tsay

September 3, 2018


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The following list consists of the dates that college admission representatives will be attending Hillsborough High School and presenting information about applying to their respective schools. Students should see Mrs. Wanner in the College and Career Center to sign up. Sept. 4 - Boston University,...

Andrew Gillum clinches nomination in Democratic primary for Florida Governor

Andrew Gillum clinches nomination in Democratic primary for Florida Governor

Marin Fehl

August 29, 2018


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Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum clinched the nomination in the Democratic primary for governor, earning 34 percent of the vote with candidates Gwen Graham and Philip Levine trailing with 31 and 20 percent, respectively. If elected in the November general election, he will become the first African American...

Sen. John McCain dies at 81

Sen. John McCain dies at 81

Mercy Tsay

August 26, 2018


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This past Saturday, war hero and “maverick”, Sen. John McCain passed away after discontinuing treatment for his brain cancer.   McCain had served in the U.S. Navy and later served in the Vietnam War. He participated in various missions such as the 1966 USS Forrestal Fire and Operation Rollin...

HHS hosts Florida Governor Democratic candidate forum

HHS hosts Florida Governor Democratic candidate forum

Marin Fehl

August 20, 2018


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Hillsborough High School welcomed candidates Andrew Gillum and Philip Levine at a Democratic Candidate Forum on Aug. 16. Hosted by the Hillsborough Association of School Administrators (HASA), the main purpose of the forum was to discuss the gubernatorial candidate’s plans regarding public edu...

Open house welcomes students

Open house welcomes students

Katie Delk

August 8, 2018


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On Aug. 7, incoming freshmen and families flooded into the auditorium, enough so that administrators opened the balcony. “It seems like we’ve had a huge turnout,” Principal Gary Brady said.   During the meeting, the faculty explained guidelines for the year and the Big Red Band, Danceret...

President Trump visits Hillsborough County school to promote career training

President Trump visits Hillsborough County school to promote career training

Macy McClintock

August 1, 2018


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In Hillsborough County last year, 60,000 students enrolled in at least one career-training course. Add that to Tampa Bay Technical High School's 98 percent graduation rate and 627 industry certifications in the 2017-18 school year, and it makes sense why President Donald Trump stopped at the Hill...

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