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On 1st anniversary of Parkland shooting, balloons released at Durant High School  Miami Herald

Students at Durant High School in Plant City, Florida, released 17 balloons on February 14, as part of a celebration of the lives of the 17 students and teachers ...



Student Paralyzed In Crash Walks Across Stage For Graduation  Patch.com

Paralyzed Student Walks To Accept Diploma - Plant City, FL - He required surgery to repair broken vertebrae with pins and was warned that his chances of ...



Wonder Women: Pamela Bowden  Plant City Observer

Bowden is the longest-serving principal in Durant High School history.



WATCH: Paralyzed Plant City student walks across stage at graduation  WFLA

A Plant City high school student was met with applause when he walked across the stage to accept his diploma. It was a major feat for Kolton Smith, who is ...



Durant, Plant City, Simmons students celebrate post-grad hirings  Plant City Observer

High school athletes are often celebrated for signing national letters of intent to play college sports, but Plant City also celebrates high school seniors who are ...



At the top of their classes  Tampa Bay Times

Lauren Dingle, 18. Parents: Kimberly and Phillip Dingle. College: University of Notre Dame. Major: Business. Co-Salutatorian. Sydney Lowman, 18. Parents: ...



Durant Calendar Girl 2019  Plant City Observer

Kiersten Struth was crowned Cover Girl on Saturday evening.



Officials: Student fabricated gun threat that prompted lockout at Durant High School  WFLA

Durant High School in Plant City has been placed on lockout status as a precaution after a child reported they may have seen a gun on campus Thursday ...



A reading riddle  Tampa Bay Times

Just weeks into the new semester, Hillsborough County School Board member Lynn Gray showed up to help in a classroom. Among the 18 third-graders being ...



Durant High School 2018 Graduation  Plant City Observer

Durant was the third of four Plant City-area high schools to bid farewell to its seniors. The Cougars of the senior class of 2018 finally got their diplomas in a ...



Candlelight Service Planned For Popular Durant Student  Patch.com

Tributes Pour In For Durant Football Player - Bloomingdale-Riverview, FL - Emotional tributes continue to pour in for a Durant High School senior who was ...



Durant student killed in gas station shooting  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Hearts were heavy Monday at Durant High School in Plant City following the death of an 18-year-old student and star athlete who was shot to death over the ...



Sheriff Makes Arrest In Shooting Of Durant High Football Player  Brandon, FL Patch

20-Year-Old Riverview Man Charged With Murder - Brandon, FL - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Riverview teen for the fatal shooting of ...



PHOTO GALLERY: 2017 Durant High School Prom  Plant City Observer

Durant students went "Around the World" on Saturday, May 13.



Athlete of the Week: CJ Barnes  Plant City Observer

Durant's free safety is one of the area's top performers.



Durant football youth camp coming soon  Plant City Observer

The Mike Gottman Youth Football Camp returns June 4.



PHOTO GALLERY: 2017 Durant High School graduation  Plant City Observer

In the Plant City area's busiest week for high school graduations, Durant High School seniors got to walk first. The school held its graduation ceremony at 8 p.m. ...



Area athletes participate in National Signing Day  Plant City Observer

Eleven Plant City-area prep athletes made college picks official Feb. 7.



PHOTO GALLERY: 2017 Durant High School Breakfast for Heroes  Plant City Observer

Durant hosted its annual law enforcement appreciation breakfast on Wednesday, April 19.



City will soon have new look  Plant City Observer

Commissioners approved new city logo and to purchase signs congratulating Ashley Moody on winning the election for Florida Attorney General.



Durant criminal justice program growing  Plant City Observer

Durant High School's criminal justice program has seen a jump in growth over the past few years.



FNGLA Hosts More Than 350 Florida FFA Students Competing in Floriculture, Nursery and Landscape Career Development Events  PerishableNews

Haines City, FL – Hosted by FNGLA, more than 350 FFA middle and high school students from across Florida convened last week at the FFA Leadership ...



Meet the top high school grads in Hillsborough County for 2018  Tampabay.com

LUIS SANTANA | Times Middleton High School graduates cheer and turn their tassels at the end of the commencement exercise. Graduates for the Middleton ...



Durant freshman takes FFA speech to states  Plant City Observer

At only 14, Cole Hanson is possibly more versed on the Clean Water Act than the average adult.



PHOTO GALLERY: Durant High School Prom 2016  Plant City Observer

Dover took over The Regent in Riverview for Durant High School's prom Saturday, May 21. Students danced the night away with dates and friends. The dance ...



FRIDAY MORNING BLITZ – Sister Showdown: Durant vs. Plant City  WFLA

The two principals at the two rival high schools in Plant City have a whole lot more in common than just their job title.



Sheriff's office: Plant City football player killed in drug deal  The Ledger

Hillsborough Sheriff's officials make arrest in drug deal gone bad.



Haley family builds wrestling legacy  Plant City Observer

Members of the Haley family will have wrestled at Durant High School for 12 consecutive years.



Charter school set to open doors in Plant City  Plant City Observer

ICan Lighthouse Charter Academy, led by Plant City native Theresa Williams, offers an art-infused curriculum that aims to prepare students for college.



News Briefs 7.26.18  Plant City Observer

News Briefs 7.26.18. Share This Post. Facebook · Pinterest · Twitter · Linkedin. American Legion Post 26 wins award. Plant City's American Legion Post 26 was ...



Kashing In: Durant kicker pushing limits  Plant City Observer

Kelly Kash achieved her goal of playing high school football this season.



Heres The Scoop On Hillsborough Countys High School Graduations  Patch.com

Time For Tassels and Tearful Tributes - New Tampa, FL - More than 11000 graduates will walk across the stage over the next 11 days during 34 different ...



Durant community holds service for Grover Wills  Plant City Observer

A candlelight *service* was held at Durant High School's football stadium on Wednesday night.



Durant hosts fifth Breakfast for Heroes  Plant City Observer

The school's criminal justice program honored law enforcement April 11.



Top of the Class of 2017: Hillsborough County's valedictorians and salutatorians  Tampabay.com

It's marked by three digits and a decimal point, but the GPAs of these honorees don't fully reflect their diligence and perseverance. So, we offer tribute to the vals ...



Joining the Ranks: Durant High School senior appointed to United States Military Academy at West Point  Plant City Observer

Ryan Johnson, a Durant High School senior, was appointed to the United States Military Academy at West Point. In August, he'll officially become a cadet and ...



Durant takes top honors at district creed, state citrus competitions  Plant City Observer

Durant takes top honors at district creed, state citrus competitions.



Plant City honors veterans  Plant City Observer

Hopewell Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens hosted its 33rd annual Veterans Day event on Saturday to honor those who served in the military.



Salute to Ag  Plant City Observer

The Chamber's annual Salute to Agriculture Luncheon recognized some key players in the local agriculture industry.



Gobblers reunite  Plant City Observer

More than 300 people attended the sixth annual Turkey Creek High School reunion held Aug. 26.



2018 Florida Strawberry Festival winners  Plant City Observer

2018 Florida Strawberry Festival winners. Share This Post. Facebook · Pinterest · Twitter · Linkedin. Results courtesy of the Florida Strawberry Festival.



FOOTBALL: Armwood 35, Durant 6  Plant City Observer

Durant's first drive of Friday's game was impressive but, unfortunately for the Cougars, Armwood wasn't fazed for long. The Hawks went to Durant High School ...



Durant hosts eighth Mike Gottman football camp  Plant City Observer

Mid-week rains couldn't keep the eighth annual Mike Gottman Youth Football Camp from going strong. The camp, always held at Durant High School's football ...



Tomlin student headed to FFA Nationals  Plant City Observer

Emma Poole took top honors in the state at the Creed Contest and will head to Indianapolis in the fall.



She's Got Style, She's Got Grace: Meet the 2017 Florida Strawberry Festival Queen contestants  Plant City Observer

Twenty-two girls will compete Saturday, Jan. 21, to be the next reigning royals as the 2017 Florida Strawberry Festival Queen and Court.



Top of their class: Hillsborough County public and private high schools' valedictorians and salutatorians  Tampabay.com

It's marked by three digits and a decimal point, but the GPAs of these honorees don't fully reflect their diligence and perseverance. So, we offer tribute to the vals ...



Plant City Elks Club fights school lunch debt  Plant City Observer

Fifteen Plant City schools recently had their students' lunch debts cleared by the Plant City Elks Club.



Around the horn: Baseball, softball clinics pop up in Plant City  Plant City Observer

Saturday, Feb. 10, was a busy morning at the MLK Recreation Center and Mike Sansone Park.



Game of the Week: Newsome at Durant  Plant City Observer

The Durant Cougars are honoring founding principal Ron Frost this season.



May 2018 Year in Photos  Plant City Observer

The month of May was bittersweet for local high school seniors, who finally got their diplomas later in the month at the Florida State Fairgrounds. It was a good ...



How many students have been arrested at each high school in Hillsborough County this year?  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

With the string of fights and recent arrests at Wharton High School, we are taking a look at the rest of the schools in Hillsborough County, and how many arrests ...



Parkland shooting victim, 14, honored at color guard competition in Plant City  WFLA

High school students in the Tampa Bay area and all across the nation have had heavy hearts this week following the Parkland school shooting.



2017 Florida Strawberry Festival Winners List  Plant City Observer

Check out the full list of agriculture, exhibit, horticulture and art winners, and more.



Meet the 2016 Salute to Ag Winners  Plant City Observer

The Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce recognizes agriculture honorees every year.



Head-on crash in Plant City kills 4, including Marine veteran  Tampabay.com

A former Marine and two passengers are struck by a speeding car in Plant City.



PCHS hosts FHSAA cheer regionals  Plant City Observer

Strawberry Crest's team once again won first place.



UCA adds 19 football players on Signing Day  KATV

Coach Nathan Brown's University of Central Arkansas football coaching staff added 19 newcomers to the UCA family on National Signing Day on Wednesday.



Area 5 School Superintendent Sherrie Sikes Retires After 43 Years Of Service  Osprey Observer

By Brittany Wallace. After 43 years working in the Hillsborough County Public Schools, Sherrie Sikes will retire as Hillsborough County School's Area 5 ...



Quizzing the new teachers  Plant City Observer

The annual New Teacher Coffee event brought a friendly spirit of competition to the breakfast as the new educators participated in a pop quiz.



Superintendent Jeff Eakins cites graduation rates as a top priority  Plant City Observer

Graduation rates were up last year, but Eakins wants all Hillsborough County students to cross the stage.



At 15, Chelsea Baker Has a Contract to Play Pro Ball in Japan  The Ledger

Plant City knuckleball pitcher Chelsea Baker is growing up. At 15, she's in high school. She's got her learner's permit, a boyfriend and a baseball contract to play ...



Scolaro signs with FSU baseball  Plant City Observer

The Durant senior signed his letter of intent on Friday, Nov. 18.



Durant celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month  Plant City Observer

The high school has spent the week of Sept. 25 teaching students about different Hispanic cultures.



Faith in the fallout: Knights Baptist welcomes new youth pastor  Plant City Observer

Knights Baptist's new youth pastor, Felipe Ruiz, uses his past to help others.



Students get life wisdom at Great American Teach-In  YourObserver.com

Students learned about career paths Thursday, Nov. 19. Share This Post. Facebook · Pinterest · Twitter · Linkedin. Schools in Plant City and throughout ...



20 For 20 New Inductee: Trae Williams  The Daily Stampede

Surprised to see him here? Don't be. Trae made teams pay over and over again for trying to pick on him instead of Mike Jenkins.



Anchor Tammie Fields emcees MLK Breakfast  WTSP.com

PLANT CITY, Fla. -- The Improvement League of Plant City hosted its 31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership breakfast Sunday morning at the John ...



Braden River Marching Band wins state 3A title  YourObserver.com

For the Braden River High marching band, "The Human Experience" was about winning. The Pirates' 100-member band won the 3A title at the Florida Marching ...



Chelsea Baker dreams of pitching in college and MLB. Can she do it?  SI.com

17-year-old Chelsea Baker is a Florida high school pitcher with a wicked knuckleball and dreams of MLB stardom. But can she blaze a trail for women in ...



Civitan Club leaves legacy in Strawberry Youth Parade  Plant City Observer

Although the Civilian Club is disbanding, the Strawberry Youth Parade for the Florida Strawberry Festival will continue.



Plant City's new Norma's Cuban Sandwich Shop opened last week  Creative Loafing Tampa

The downtown restaurant launched last week with a menu of familiar favorites.



Cedar Lee's Kim Matthias named Fauquier Teacher of the Year  Fauquier Times

One could argue that Latin is behind Kim Matthias' selection as the 2017 Teacher of the Year for Fauquier County Public Schools.



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



WATCH: WFLA heads to East Bay High for Friday Blitz  WFLA

GIBSONTON, FL (WFLA) — The East Bay High School Indians are taking on the Durant High School Cougars on Friday night underneath the stadium lights, but ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



He lost his dad not once, but twice. How has this pitcher kept himself in the game?  The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Knights pitcher Tyler Danish has spent a good chunk of the past three seasons coping with hitters in the International League, but he's spent a good ...



P.E. Teacher Gets Joy From Inspiring Students to Fitness  The Ledger

LAKELAND | Stacy Bradley is addicted to physical fitness.The South McKeel Academy physical education teacher has already told her Kentucky relatives that ...



Ryan Raburn Stats, Fantasy & News  MLB.com

March 24, 2018, Washington Nationals released OF Ryan Raburn. February 13, 2018, OF Ryan Raburn assigned to Syracuse Chiefs. November 19, 2017 ...



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