Wimauma Schools Improve From Last Year, Earn “A” Scores

  By Bill Coats A pair of charter schools tailored to the needs of low-income farm-working families received school grades of “A” even though nearly all...

Board Says No To Armed Guards At District Elementary Schools

By Tamas Mondovics Superintendent MaryEllen Elia's  multi-faceted, long-term proposal to enhance security at every elementary school came to a halt last month when the Hillsborough...

Teacher Of The Year Finalist Returns To Inspire Fellow Lithia Springs...

Fifth grade students at Valrico's Lithia Springs Elementary School received inspiration from a special former student last month. Dr. Dakeyan Graham, Hillsborough County's Teacher...

Brandon Ballet Announces The 2018 Richard Munro Scholarship Winners

Above Photo: The Brandon Ballet’s Board of Director President, Lyndsey Ladewig ( L) and the Brandon Ballet’s Artistic Director, Doricha Sales (R )...

Riverview High Student Wins $50,000 As Lightning Community Hero

Above photo: Lightning player Ryan Callahan and Lightning owner Jeff Vinik present Riverview High School senior Karisya Moran-Adames with a $50,000 check as a...

Durant, Newsome Among Hillsborough Schools Starting New AP STEM Courses

By Tamas Mondovics While students are focusing on their well-deserved summer break, school officials are focusing on ensuring the success of the next season. Thanks to...

Apollo Beach Elementary Celebrates New Year, New Addition

By Amy Schechter The beach is definitely the place to be, and Apollo Beach Elementary can’t get much closer. Students there absolutely have fun in...

Community Loses Bertha Saladino, Matriarch Of Treasured Community Baseball Tournament

By Tamas Mondovics The annual Saladino Baseball Tournament, one of the community’s most treasured high school sporting events that brings together area teams for...

Veterans Sought For Agriculture Internship

Riverview resident Mike Burrell has a new career path thanks to a Hillsborough County program. Burrell was the first participant in the Veterans Agriculture...

HCC Paramedic Program Wins $50,000 Siemens-Aspen College STEM Award

By Ashley Jeffery The Hillsborough Community College (HCC) paramedic program has been named a winner of the Siemens-Aspen Community College STEM Award by the Aspen Institute...