National History Day Projects Recognized

Based on the 2017-2018 National History Day “Conflict and Compromise” theme, students across the nation researched subjects with a local, national, or world history impact.  St. Pete High IB sophomores participated in this competition as well as Victor Xie, the only freshman, and school and county awards are listed below. (more…)

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Students win County and National Scholastic Arts Awards

IB sophomore Vivienne Dumas, a student of 2D Art Teacher Brianne Gates, won a National Gold Scholastic Art Award for her drawing of Florida Girls .  The reception will be June 7 in New York City at Carnegie Hall!

In addition, the work of 12 SPHS students was accepted and received awards in this year’s county-level Scholastic Arts Show. (more…)

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Model UN Delegates Receive Awards

Congratulations to the students who participated in the Pinellas County Schools Model United Nations Conference on Friday, March 16 at the St. Petersburg College Clearwater Campus.  Twenty-eight IB students in grades 9 to 11, participated.

Students represented countries as delegates in various committees with the purpose of solving global issues. Their day was spent presenting and debating their country’s position and working together to pass resolutions concerning their committee’s issue. (more…)

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Track Athletes Bring Home Medals and Championships

Track Athletes Bring Home MedalsPinellas County public school athletes with the top 16 times/distances/heights were invited to participate in the Pinellas County Athletic Conference (PCAC) Track Championship on April 5, 2018. All Pinellas County public schools competed.

Many medals were won including four 1st place PCAC champions,  and a SPHS school track record was broken too.

 

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Ansley Burtch’s Poster Selected for National Competition

Congratulations to Ansley Burtch, a sophomore in Mrs. Torres’ Spanish class.

Ansley submitted a drawing to the Annual Poster Competition of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), and her work was selected to represent the Florida Chapter in the National Poster Competition. (more…)

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Hannah Gerke shares info about Belleair Garden Club Scholarship Application – due Apr 15

Hannah Gerke (’13)

SPHS IB alumus Hannah Gerke (’13)  emailed Ms. Farias about a scholarship opportunity for SPHS students.  Hannah is a graduate student and Teaching Assistant at the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.  She received a $1000 scholarship ($500 per semester) from the local Belleair Garden Club throughout all of her years as an undergraduate.

“This scholarship was tremendously helpful for lightening my financial burden, and the Garden Club has requested that I pass along this information to any students interested in a career in Biology/Botany, Horticulture, Environmental Studies, etc.,” Hannah said.  The application is due by April 15. (more…)

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May 16 – IB Boosters Parent Panel and Annual Members’ Meeting

Wed May 16, 6:30 pm

The IB Booster Board, the parent volunteer organization that supports our IB Program, invites you to its Annual General Membership Meeting.    Enjoy snacks and desserts during an IB Parent Panel with Q&A, a program that was popular at last year’s meeting.

The annual election also will be held for new officers, and outgoing officers will be recognized.

We hope to see you there!

 

  • When: Wednesday, May 16, 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: SPHS Cafeteria
  • Who: All IB Parents
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May 7 to 11 – Teacher Appreciation Week !

Updated 4/27:  Calling all IB Parents!! 

Teacher Appreciation week (May 7-11) is right around the corner and we would like to show our IB teachers and amazing support staff how much we appreciate their dedication, enthusiasm and commitment to our students and our school! We are trying to collect enough gift cards for the entire IB faculty to receive a gift card or two! (more…)

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April 18 – Join the Marching Band and Color Guard!

This Meeting is for YOU!

What: Green Devil Marching Band Annual Meeting and Information and Sign-Up.

When: Wednesday April 18, 2018, 6 pm

Where: SPHS Band Room

The Green Devil Marching Band and Color Guard enthusiastically invite you to join these ensembles for the Fall 2018 performance season.  Rehearsals start this summer. (more…)

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April 5 – High School Lacrosse Games to be Played on Stewart Field

Lacrosse will visit Stewart Field on April 5 in what is expected to be a preview of the sport’s future in Pinellas high schools.  Three games will be played by Pinellas lacrosse club teams, hosted by the Green Devil lacrosse teams which mostly are comprised of St. Pete High students.   Twenty-six SPHS IB students are on the rosters and are listed below.  The evening’s schedule includes a Senior Night celebration.

Thursday April 5

  • 5:30PM: Green Devil Boys JV vs. East Lake JV
  • 6:30PM: Green Devil Girls Varsity vs. East Lake Varsity
  • 8:00PM: Senior Recognition – Girls and Boys
  • 8:15PM: Green Devil Boys Varsity vs. East Lake Varsity

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The new IB Advocate!

Welcome to The Advocate online! After years of being published as a print edition which consumed a lot of time and funds and paper, we decided to make SPHS IB news available immediately on your computer or mobile device.   The most recent Advocate news was provided last summer so we have some catching up to do over the next few weeks, but it won’t take long–the digital print mills are running at full speed now and we have unlimited barrels of pixel ink on hand. (more…)

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