Save the Date: Band Program’s Winter Concert Thursday, December 13

The Band program’s Winter Concert will be Thursday, December 13 at 7 pm in the Auditorium.

It will feature the Wind Symphony, Marching Band, Jazz Band, and String Ensemble. The Jazz and String ensembles are new this year, and the newly formed Winter Guard might participate also.   (more…)

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Save the Date: Goldfever January 18, 2019

Goldfever is scheduled for January 18, 2019 at 7 pm in the Auditorium.  The theme this year is Goldfever Goes Gen-Z! Tickets are $8 in advance during school and lunch hours. Tickets will be $10 at the door.

Goldfever is a high-energy dance and lip sync contest and is the annual fundraiser for the Theatre Department.  Many campus clubs and organizations participate and it has been a great success for over twenty years.

Awards are given in the following categories:

  • Best Overall
  • Best Organization
  • Best Service Club
  • Critic’s Choice
  • Fan Favorite where the audience is the judge!
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Save the Date: Prom April 12, 2019

The Prom, for juniors and seniors only, will be on April 12, 2019 at the Coliseum.

Guests must be juniors, seniors, and under 20 years old as of April 12, 2019.

Tickets will go on sale March 18 through April 12 at school. No tickets are sold at the door.  More information will be available closer to the date.

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Save the Date: Senior Celebration Monday May 20, 2019

The Senior Celebration for 2019 SPHS IB graduates will be held on Monday May 20, 2019 from 5:45 pm – 9:30 pm at the the Coliseum.

More information as it becomes available about about tickets, tributes, and advertising will be posted to the The Advocate’s Senior Celebration website page and the SPHS IB Boosters Facebook page.

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Can You Help Plan the IB Senior Celebration Graduation Event?

Graduating SPHS IB seniors participate in two graduation events in May:  The schoolwide graduation procession, and the IB Senior Celebration.  The Senior Celebration is an extensively-planned banquet that honors the graduating seniors.  It typically is held in the historic Coliseum and includes awards, skits, speeches,  and music.  Our faculty and staff and families and guests of the seniors attend.  Past pictures of the decorated venue are included below.

The IB Senior Celebration Committee invites parents of Underclassmen, Juniors, and Seniors to join us in planning the Senior Celebration.  We meet once per month to party plan the event. (more…)

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Join an Instrumental Ensemble or Winter Guard!

The number of SPHS Band Program ensembles is expected to grow this year, and there’s time to join a Green Devil instrumental ensemble !

Jazz Band– Informational meeting October 30, Lunch

Wind Ensemble – First Rehearsal November 5, 2 pm in the band room

Chamber Strings – Rehearsals begin in November

Auditions are not required.

Coming Soon: Winter Guard!  Informational meeting October 29, 2 pm in the band room.

Winter guard is a competitive dance and color guard ensemble that performs throughout Tampa Bay.  Practices will be Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning November 6.

Please email Band Director Ms. Aucremann (aucremannk@pcsb.org) with any questions.

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An Open Invitation to IB Booster Board Meetings

The next IB Booster Board meeting will be: Monday Nov 5 at 6:30 pm.

Meetings usually are held monthly on the second Tuesday of the month in the IB Office.  Due to schedule conflicts, the dates sometimes vary.  Meeting dates appear on the calendar.

Find out about the breadth of  IB boosters volunteer activities and how you could be involved. We are a friendly group!  Joining a committee or helping with an activity are great ways to connect with other IB parents and the IB program and staff.

We hope you can join us at an IB Booster Board meeting!

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SPHS Fall Play Performance Scheduled November 8th-10th

The SPHS Fall Play, Lauren Gunderson’s  Silent Sky, will be performed Thursday through Saturday, November 8-10 at 7pm, Auditorium Theater.  Silent Sky, much like the movie “Hidden Figures,” shines a light on the women who made critical, groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of space with both warmth and humor.

Tickets are $8 for students, $12 for adults, I.T.S. Honored.  Disabled and preferred seating are available. (more…)

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August 2018: Choosing a Locker for Next Year!

LockerALL students who want to use a school locker must purchase an SPHS lock.  You cannot use a lock from middle school or one purchased from a store.

Locks are for sale in the IB Office for $5 (CASH ONLY PLEASE BRING EXACT CHANGE) and can be re-used each year.

Lock sales and locker assignments will take place in the IB Office (Room 157) from 10am-1pm on the following dates:

  • Seniors (Class of 2019) Monday, August 6 (noon to 2:30 pm – New time period!)
  • Juniors (Class of 2020) Tuesday, August7 (10am-1pm)
  • Sophomores (Class of 2021) Wednesday, August 8 (10am-1pm)
  • Freshman (Class of 2022) Thursday, August 9 on this date freshman can select* a locker on 2nd floor (10am-1pm)

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Senior Celebration: Congratulations to the IB Class of 2018!


The annual IB Senior Celebration at the Coliseum on May 21 was a success with 492 guests attending,  The celebration committee went all out to make this a special night for the seniors.  Mr. Ryan Halstead served as Master of Ceremonies for the evening, and the class elected Sydney Jones and Miles Green as Senior Speakers.   (more…)

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Marching Band Starts Soon with New SPHS Band Program Director

Ms Katie Aucremann and Mr. Cameron Vaadi

New Director to Lead SPHS Band Program

The new SPHS Band Director, Ms. Katie Aucremann, was recently introduced to the Band Booster Board by outgoing Band Director Cameron Vaadi.  She is thrilled to be joining the St Pete High community and leading the Green Devil Bands.  She spent the last six years working with the state champion marching band at Northside Christian School.  A native of St. Petersburg, Ms. Aucremann studied at Wheaton College and Northwestern University.  (more…)

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Summer Assignments for IB Chemistry for Juniors & Seniors

Class 2020 – Rising Juniors: IB Chemistry 1

Students should review rules for writing chemical names and formulas, including brushing up on ions.  There will be a quiz during the first class meeting.

Class 2019 – Rising Seniors: IB Chemistry 2

Background, safety, materials list and procedure for individual investigation will be due, uploaded to Manage Bac, prior to the start of school.  Check the class calendar in Manage Bac for the exact deadline.

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July 25 Athletic Physical Exams & Notary

Many SPHS sports and some extra curricula activities require physical examinations and at least one school district form that has to be notarized by parents.

For parent and student convenience, physical exams will be conducted on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 5-7 pm in the SPHS Media Center. All athletic paperwork can be completed and notarized on this date.

Parents please plan to attend with your student.   The cost of the physical exam is $20.00 … CASH ONLY!

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May 21 – The IB Senior Celebration!

Monday, May 21

SENIORS and parents, save the date for the IB SENIOR CELEBRATION on Monday, May 21 from 5:45 to 9:30 p.m. at the Coliseum.  This special evening is dedicated to the graduating IB SENIORS and their families and guests.  The event includes dinner, recognition of each student, entertainment from talented IB Seniors, IB Senior awards, video reflecting the 2018 IB Seniors’ high school years, photo booths and more.

The celebration is open to family and friends for $27.00 per person with no charge for the IB Seniors.

Learn more from the IB website https://www.pcsb.org/Page/22979 and at the Senior Celebration Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/sphsib2018/

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May 12 & 19: Incoming Freshmen Boot Camp

Boot CampIB Boot Camp Description

This camp is designed to ensure, first and foremost, that incoming IB freshman have a solid mathematical foundation when they enter this rigorous program. The camp will also begin to introduce the incoming IB freshmen to one another. They will have the opportunity to begin forming friendships and a team spirit. These connections will help them in the transition from middle school to high school. (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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