Congratulations to the twelve IB Students who earned perfect scores on 2017 End of Course (EOC) or Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) exams in four subject areas. The students and subjects are listed below. (more…)
About 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2016 PSAT Qualifying Test. The nationwide pool of 16,000 Semifinalists, representing less than one percent of US high school seniors, includes the highest scoring entrants in each state.
The National Merit Semifinalists from St. Pete High are Rylee Hickman and Thomas Joyce, both IB seniors. (more…)
The September 2017 Students of the Month were Cade Wenzel, nominated by Ms. Nancy Fanning, and IB Student Claudia Johnson, nominated by Ms. Karyn Tash.
On October 9 2017 Zachary Tetreault earned the highest honor in scouting, the rank of Eagle Scout with Gold Palm distinction. He is a senior in the IB Program.
To earn the rank of Eagle Scout, a scout must earn at least 21 merit badges and demonstrate leadership and community service by planning, organizing and carrying out an Eagle project that benefits the community. Zachary also earned the Eagle Gold Palm for merit badges. (more…)
The Green Devil Marching Band, directed by Cameron Vaadi, finished a successful season in November, and several musicians received individual awards in February. (more…)
Congratulations to IB Freshmen James Cadavos and Delaney Sirios-Morris. They were First Place Winners of the Florida Association for Media in Education 2017 Jim Harbin Award, presented in November 2017.
These students created the 1-minute public service announcement video “Dangers of Dihydrogen Monoxide” in 8th grade at Bay Point Middle School. You can enjoy watching it at https://youtu.be/pY7TuJqKZ1A
The SPHS Debate Team traveled with sponsor Ms. Broughton to Lakewood Ranch High School in November 2017 and then in December 2017 to Newsome High School. They competed well in both events and brought home the following trophies and awards. (more…)
St. Pete High was represented in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade by three Varsity Cheerleaders, IB Seniors Kirby Hall, Brooke Gephart and Sarah Rieth. They participated in the parade with “The Spirit of America”organization.
They also were selected to cheer at the Pinellas All Star Football Classic game on December 13, 2017.
Ansley Burtch, IB sophomore, was one of six Pinellas County students to win the Sonya and Irwin Miller Scholarship Award of Excellence in the Pinellas County High School Exhibit at the 45th Annual Temple Beth-El Art Festival in January 2018. (more…)
The Sunshine State Scholars Program recognizes the state’s highest-achieving eleventh grade STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) scholars from each district.
After receiving nominations from schools, a committee selected four Pinellas students including SPHS IB student Benjamin Ly. (more…)
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…)
Lydia Silverstone, IB sophomore, has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award granted by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program.
This award recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country.
Pictured from left to right:
- IB Co-Valedictorians Eli Rust and Chelsea Rosen
- IB Coordinator Susan Farias, and
- IB Co-Salutatorians Julia McKay and Rena Upadhyay
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…)
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…)
Congratulations to the Thespians on a great showing at the State Festival in March! Ms. Grunz reported that everyone represented SPHS well.
Superiors were awarded in the following categories (with IB students and grade levels in bold). (more…)
Pinellas 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.
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…)
St. Pete High’s tennis teams displayed excellent sportsmanship and behavior at the district tournament, according to tennis coach and IB teacher Joan Simmons. Ms. Simmons received several compliments from other teams’ parents and coaches about the behavior and sportsmanship of our players. (more…)
Congratulations to Ruth Iglehart whose art was displayed at the Mainsail Festival April 21-22.
On Friday April 20, the SPHS Speech and Debate Team competed in The Great Debate competition. It is sponsored by the Clearwater Bar Association and students argue in real courtrooms, in front of real attorneys and judges, and receive feedback on their performances.
We have held the trophy for four years in a row. (more…)
Rehearsals are underway for the Band program’s final performance of the school year to held in the school auditorium on Thursday, May 10 at 7 pm. Admission is free, with optional donation to support the Band program. The Band invites you to enjoy this evening of beautiful music. (more…)
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…)
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