Cady Studios has been selected to hold senior picture sessions for SPHS and has provided the information below including links to select a package and schedule an appointment. (more…)
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…)
Mrs. Kieonna Lane has been an educator for 15 years, and has held positions as an Assistant Principal, Teacher Leader, Program Coordinator and Classroom Teacher. She most recently was an Assistant Principal at Tampa’s Hillsborough High School, which also has an IB program. (more…)
At the May 2018 General Membership meeting, Ms. Farias received flowers and a cash gift from the IB Boosters in honor of her retirement. This foreshadowed a wonderful presentation of gifts from the Class of 2018 and the parent community at large a few days later at the Senior Celebration.
The total amount raised for Ms. Farias’ Senior Celebration gifts was $4,070! (more…)
Carolyn Harris Nelson, the first full-time guidance counselor at SPHS, died peacefully on June 19, 2018 after suffering several years with a rare neurological disease. “Carolyn was a great lady and the Nelsons are a great family,” said Ms. Farias.
An award in her name, the Carolyn Nelson (“Ideal IB Student”) Award, is given to a student every year at Senior Celebration. The Nelson family continues to offer financial support to the IB Guidance Department at SPHS. One of her grandsons graduated from IB, and two other grandchildren (Katherine and William) currently are enrolled. (more…)
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…)
At a Kiwanis Club luncheon at Orange Blossom Catering in May 2018, seniors Caolifhinn McCormack and Maya Thompson received Al Muter Scholarship awards. Jamia Washington (’17) was selected for this last year. She attended the luncheon this year and spoke to the group and appears in the photo with Caolifhinn and Maya. (more…)
After years of needing to relocate to different locations in the area for IB exams, for the second year in a row the Pinellas Technical College has provided a convenient and perfect venue for the exams. Mrs. Farias extends her thanks to Mr. Boe Norwood, Director of Pinellas Technical College, for making his campus available to the SPHS IB program for these critical exams. Mrs. Farias adds, “His secretary who organizes the whole thing is Wanda Rottloff–she is amazing and so helpful!” (more…)