Latest News for: Tallahassee school


High school roundup: Celtics, Tigers, Crusaders extend winning streaks

Ocala Star Banner 25 Sep 2021
Marquis Jones scored on a 9-yard run with 45 seconds remaining to lift Trinity Catholic to a 28-21 victory at Clearwater Calvary Christian on Friday night ... Dunnellon 20, Forest 0 ... Dunnellon will visit small-school powerhouse Madison County next Friday, while the Wildcats will travel to Tallahassee Chiles. OCA 62, Davenport Four Corners 0 ... .

When should a student be quarantined? What Florida parents need to know.

Tampa Bay Times 23 Sep 2021
TALLAHASSEE — In Florida, if a school-age child is exposed to COVID-19, parents and guardians now bear the responsibility of deciding whether the student should be quarantined or go to school — so long as they remain asymptomatic ... or sent back to school after exposure.

WATCH: Gov. Ron DeSantis Announces New Department of Health Rule to Protect Healthy Students from ...

Space Coast Daily 23 Sep 2021
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by State Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo and Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran to announce that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) issued a new rule, empowering families to decide whether their healthy child should be taken out of school after an exposure to COVID.

Florida issues new executive order easing school COVID rules

Tampa Bay Times 22 Sep 2021
TALLAHASSEE — Five school districts’ challenge to a mask mandate rule came to a screeching halt Wednesday after Gov. Ron DeSantis’ newly-appointed surgeon general repealed the rule and replaced it with his own that gave parents even more choice over how to deal with COVID-19 in schools.

State Rep. Randy Fine Releases Statement After BPS School Board Votes to Extend Mask Mandate 30-Days

Space Coast Daily 22 Sep 2021
The School Board for Brevard Public Schools is scheduled to hold a regular meeting in Viera on Tuesday. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Following the Brevard Public Schools Board decision to continue a mask mandate across K-12 schools, State Rep ... During the Tuesday night meeting, BPS voted 3-2 to extend the mask mandate across K-12 schools for 30 days.

Mark Lane: Legislators want a partisan stamp on school board elections

Daytona Beach News-Journal 22 Sep 2021
You’d think that a proposal to strip the right to vote in school board elections from more than a quarter of the electorate wouldn’t get far in Tallahassee ... Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, filed a bill (SJR 244) Thursday that would force school board elections to be run on a partisan basis.

Florida’s school mask legal battle continues as positivity trends downward

Tampa Bay Times 21 Sep 2021
Declines in new positive coronavirus cases in the schools have led to changes in the way many deal with the pandemic ... Still the battle over school masks continues, both in the court and in the court of public opinion ... No standing to challenge @HealthyFla's emergency school mask rule? No way ... The pandemic is taking its toll on school nurses.

Florida schools shift pandemic protocols as new cases decrease

Tampa Bay Times 20 Sep 2021
Are we entering a new phase of the coronavirus pandemic in Florida? The numbers seem to be telling a tale, and some school districts are responding ... They peaked in late August for Tampa-area schools, then began dropping in districts with and without strict mask mandates ... Still, large case counts have affected several schools ... Other school news.

Making the grade: The latest Florida bar exam results are in

The Gainesville Sun 20 Sep 2021
How Holly Curry juggled FSU law school, work, and motherhoodResults of first-ever online Florida bar exam are inFlorida decides state's next bar exam will also be held online ... Here's how the state's 11 law schools fared in terms of first-time test-taker passage rates ... 88.8% (89.3%)University of Miami School of Law.

Kirsten Pavlisko's winning background made her natural fit on Florida State's soccer team

The Florida Times Union 17 Sep 2021
Before long, Pavlisko’s skills put her on a path to play for one of the best high school programs in the country and now the top-ranked college team in the nation as well ... Pavlisko grew up in Middleburg just 26 miles southwest of Jacksonville where her family lives and often commutes to come see her play in Tallahassee.

Raylen Wilson, nation’s No. 3 linebacker, includes Oregon Ducks in top 5

The Oregonian 17 Sep 2021
On Thursday, the 6-foot-2, 213-pound ‘backer, out of Lincoln High School (Tallahassee, Florida), announced a top five and Oregon made the cut, along with Auburn, Georgia, Michigan and Penn State. ... Four-Star LB Raylen Wilson is down to 5️⃣ Schools, he tells @On3Recruits.

In mask fight, Florida's top medical official silenced (so far)

Democratic Underground 17 Sep 2021
TALLAHASSEE — Attorneys for the Florida Department of Health, school boards and parties such as the NAACP battled Thursday about whether Surgeon General Scott Rivkees should give a deposition in a legal fight over the state’s efforts to prevent school mask mandates ... School boards ...

FSU opens ACC play against Wake Forest hoping to avoid 0-3 start

Orlando Sentinel 17 Sep 2021
... avoid the program’s first 0-3 start since 1976Bobby Bowden’s first season in Tallahassee.

Gail Arlene Spears

Jackson County Times 16 Sep 2021
Upon graduation from Godby High School in Tallahassee, Florida, Gail attended Tallahassee Community College where she received her associate degree, then matriculated to Florida State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in communications and political science; and a master’s in Library ScienceInformation Studies.