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Eastside High School star quarterback chosen for Netflix show  The Independent Florida Alligator

A local football star is coming soon to a screen near you.



Eastside QB gets district approval for Netflix show  Gainesville Sun

Anthony Richardson, committed to Gators, will be featured on season four of Netflix's 'QB1' in 2020.



Buchholz blocks boot to hold off Eastside  Gainesville Sun

For a brief second or two, it appeared Buchholz's reign over Eastside was about to end.But after Rams senior quarterback and UF commit Anthony Richardson ...



34 area students named National Merit semifinalists - News  Gainesville Sun

Thirty-four students from Alachua County were named semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.Roughly 1.6 million students participate in ...



Eastside outlasts P.K. Yonge, 46-40  Gainesville Sun

Eastside coach Cedderick Daniels was thankful for his first win of the high school football season, but not the way it unfolded Friday night.A once 25-point lead ...



Two students charged with threats to conduct a mass shooting at Eastside High School  WCJB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -- We have an update on the investigation into a threat at Eastside High School. Alachua County Deputies say the threat was issued ...



College fair connects students to higher education  Gainesville Sun

"Going to college is a gift, and having the opportunity to come to this event is a gift for all the kids here," said Eastside High School senior Korin Bradley.



Eastside High School students help fourth graders during Forensics Day  WCJB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB)-- Eastside High School students assisted a group of fourth graders from Lake Forest Elementary school to solve The Case of the ...



Shooting robot hits the mark for Eastside High School  Gainesville Sun

The high school's robotics club is one of five Florida schools chosen to advance to the state finals in a Samsung STEM competition, which encourages students ...



No danger at EHS: 2-month-old school threat surfaces  Gainesville Sun

Eastside High is under no danger, school system officials said. Social media posts about a threat made in March caused a flurry Monday morning.



Alachua County students facing charges after threats made in March  WCJB

At least one, but possibly more, Alachua County high school students are facing charges after threats were made.



Achievers  Gainesville Sun

Rhonda Wilson, founder and director of the Star Center Theatre and middle school drama teacher, is the recipient of the Ann Elgood Director of the Year Award, ...



Photos: Photos: Eastside Slams Gainesville  Gainesville Sun

[1/25] Brad McClenny. Eastside High School forward Anthony Richardson (21) dunks the ball during a basketball game against Gainesville High School held at ...



The Point, Aug. 28, 2019: Tropical Storm Dorian Could Become Hurricane Dorian Before Its Florida Landfall  WUFT

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m.. The top stories near you. • The National Hurricane Center's updated forecast last ...



Eastside High School hosts MLK speech contest  WCJB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB)-- Eastside High School held a Martin Luther King Black History oratorical contest on Thursday morning. Five contestants had three to ...



Eastside High School student accepted to prestigious program in Japan  WCJB

A 15 year old Eastside High School freshman is heading to Japan for the United World Colleges program.



Photos: PHOTOS: Eastside High graduation  Gainesville Sun

About 300 seniors graduated from Eastside High School Saturday afternoon at the The Stephen C. O'Connell Center. [2/11]. About 300 seniors graduated from ...



ASO: Eastside High student had gun in backpack  Gainesville Sun

An Eastside High School student was arrested Tuesday morning after a short struggle when school resource deputies found a loaded handgun in his backpack.



Eastsides Williams inching closer to win No. 500  Gainesville Sun

With a 41-40 win over District 6-6A foe Santa Fe High School in Alachua on Thursday night, the Eastside High School boys basketball team improved to 17-2 on ...



Eastside High celebrates 35 years of IB  Gainesville Sun

In the central courtyard of Gainesville's Eastside High School, about 60 national flags hang, representing students' nationalities and backgrounds.Underneath ...



Regular Season Finale And Rivalry Matchup: Gainesville vs Eastside  WRUF

High school regular season football is wrapping up this weekend. The Gainesville High School Hurricanes and the Eastside Rams will end their regular season ...



Eastside High School Culinary Program Lauded Nationally  WUFT

The Culinary Arts Academy at Eastside High School was recently named one of the top 50 programs in the country. Eastside was named to Sullivan University's ...



ACSO: Junior at Eastside High School brought a loaded gun to school  The Independent Florida Alligator

A 17-year-old student brought a loaded gun to Eastside High School just 13 days after 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in a ...



Gainesville-Area High Schools Competing in FHSAA Soccer Regional Semifinals - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The 2018-19 Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Boys Soccer State Championship Tournament regional semifinals take place Friday and ...



Eastside High students: Our school is more than fights  Gainesville Sun

I've been a teacher at Eastside High School for 13 years. As a reading teacher, I've had the opportunity to establish meaningful relationships with Eastside's ...



Sheriffs Office suspects gangs in Eastside melee  Gainesville Sun

The fights stemmed from disputes between gangs from east Gainesville neighborhoods, sheriff's Lt. Brandon Kutner said. Multiple gang-related fights that broke ...



Oak Hall Boy's Lacrosse Completes Gainesville-Area Sweep, defeating Eastside 14-2 - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

@OakHallLacrosse wins 14-2 over @Rams__Lax. With this win, the Eagles finish their season sweep of Gainesville-area teams. @ESPNGainesville.



BLAST program connects high school students and law enforcement  The Independent Florida Alligator

During Deputy Esau Bright's demonstration with his two-and-a-half-year-old K-9, Deacon, students asked a question that he said he always receives: “Can we ...



Eastside High School Teacher Wins Oral History Award  WUFT

As a boy, David Jones sat for hours listening with wonder as the old men at his local barbershop told him stories. Many of the stories were fabricated and ...



Eastside gets new Career Tech programs  Gainesville Sun

Eastside High School will offer two new Career Technical Education non-magnet programs this fall: health and digital media.



Eastside High School alumnus wins on Food Network show  The Independent Florida Alligator

Noam Bilitzer's mom was shocked when she turned on the TV and saw her son live his childhood dream.



Coach Whittemore talks Buchholz football - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM  WRUF

Big changes are coming to Buchholz High School football. Head coach Mark Whittemore doesn't expect Bobcats' winning ways to change, however.



Eastside Rams face Nature Coast Tech in state regional quarterfinals  WRUF

It's playoff time for high school football teams, and coach Cederrick Daniels is optimistic about his 7-3 Eastside Rams despite their self-inflicted woes last week in ...



High School students enlist robots to help solve real-world problems.  WCJB

Robots haven't yet taken over the world, but they have started to take over one high school. Here's a look at the robot students hope will help them win them ...



A Gainesville Great — Pop Williams  WRUF

As a bold 14-year-old, Herman “Pop” Williams got a ride home from a police officer after he was told to stop some rough play with a slingshot. “I'll never forget ...



Eastside Boy's Hoops Loses Tough Game in Regional Semifinal  WRUF

In a tight match up between Eastside High School and Palatka High School, the Rams fell short to the Panthers 61-60 in the regional semifinal of the 2019 ...



Eastside Rams Stomp On Eustis Panthers - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Last Tuesday's regional quarterfinal girl's soccer matchup between the Eastside High School Rams and the Eustis High School Panthers ended in favor of the ...



Fred Cone Park closed for improvements  The Independent Florida Alligator

A shade sail over its track benches and a new drainage system for its field are being installed.



Boys High School Regional Semifinals Action - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  wruf.com

Local high school boys basketball teams advance to the regional semifinals. Tonight, the Eastside Rams will host the Palatka Panthers and.



High School Football: Eastside Coach Cederrick Daniels Talks Talent, Schedule  WRUF

His team may have missed the playoffs by less than a point last season. They may have not reached the postseason since 2015. Despite their past struggles, ...



Eastside High School teacher pleads guilty to child sexual abuse  WCJB

A high school teacher in Gainesville, pleaded guilty on Monday, to first degree child sexual abuse.



School Board racial equity plan under fire  The Independent Florida Alligator

Around 20 people came out to discuss ideas to improve the plan.



High school basketball Regional quarterfinals preview  WRUF

The high school basketball playoffs are into the regional round and multiple area teams are in action tonight. Gainesville High School, Eastside and Sante Fe all ...



Former Eastside High Football Player Kenyatta Jones Passes Away At 39  WRUF

Gainesville tragically lost one of its own earlier this month. Former Eastside High School OL Kenyatta "Bear" Jones passed away at the young age of 39 in ...



'We Proudly Represent Troupe 6380': Four students, one chance, one stage  The Independent Florida Alligator

Four Eastside High School students were selected as the District Representative for performance at the District 12 Thespian Competition and will represent ...



Eastside High School ranks among top schools in country, drops from last year  WUFT

Editor's Note: A previous version of this story incorrectly said Eastside High School dropped 18 spots to the ranking of 35th place. Despite a drop of 16 spots from ...



Local high schools teach financial literacy  WCJB

NEWBERRY, Fla. (WCJB)-- April is National Financial Literacy month and Newberry High School students learned how to be responsible with their money.



Amanda Lacy-Shitama: What the data doesn’t show about disparities  Gainesville Sun

Perhaps it's not news to many that Gainesville was ranked fourth in the nation for the largest disparity in income inequality. Referring to Gainesville, the 24/7 Wall ...



Eastside High School students participate in walkout  The Independent Florida Alligator

Hours after a single gunshot rang out at Forest High School about 40 miles away, about 200 students walked out of Eastside High School on Friday morning as ...



Q&A: Billie DeNunzio, Director Of Eastside High School's Culinary Arts Academy  WUFT

Billie DeNunzio is the director of the Culinary Arts Academy at Gainesville's Eastside High School. DeNunzio has led the program to rank best in the state for ...



Generation Next: Rising star at Eastside  Gainesville Sun

Megan MacDonald merges her love of art and design into cooking. And, creates delicious works of art. Megan, 18, is a senior at Eastside High School and a ...



Achievers: Local high school wins fourth consecutive state championship  Gainesville Sun

Newberry High School Academy won 42 team and individual awards at the Florida Public *Service* Association state leadership conference, including the ...



FEATURE: Eastside Rams Boys Varsity Basketball, More Than Just a Team  WRUF

People tend to wonder where you draw the line for the term "family." The majority use it when they're speaking upon their blood relatives. Some may use it w.



Eastside Advances to State Semifinal With 3-0 Win Over River Ridge - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Eastside battled through early phsyical play against River Ridge to pull of the 3-1 win and advance to the team's first appearance in the state semifinals.



Many find YouTube video on EHS offensive - News  Gainesville Sun

A controversial video featuring students from Eastside High School has circulated around the community and gotten the attention of the African American ...



Students spend day in cops shoes  Gainesville Sun

Students saw demonstrations on domestic violence, federal crimes scenarios and traffic stops and use-of-force simulations. Gainesville students assumed the ...



Blast Program Helps Gainesville High School Students Learn More About Law Enforcement  WUFT

Yesterday at Eastside High School teenagers were able to experience a different side of law enforcement through the Blast program that offers a chance for ...



County Teacher of the Year finalists named  Gainesville Sun

The finalists are: Alachua Elementary School media specialist Geoffrey Bramlett, Fort Clarke Middle School math teacher Laura Wykoff and Eastside High ...



IN MEMORIAM: Gloria Irene Williams Norman Clark  Amsterdam News

Dr. Mrs. Gloria Irene Williams Norman Clark passed away peacefully at home on April 3, 2019.



Most K-12 Schools Don't Teach It, But These Gainesville Students Are Learning to Code  WUFT

Above: Click play to hear an audio version of this story that aired on Florida's 89.1 WUFT-FM. Their friends may just play computer games, but some Gainesville ...



High School Basketball Recap: Four local Gainesville teams crash out of playoffs - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The law of averages has evaded Alachua County's men's high school basketball this season. In one fell swoop, four of the region's remaining basketball teams ...



Student headed for international science competition - News  Gainesville Sun

Student headed to international competition, residents graduate from Georgia Tech, SF College top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars, and more.



Alachua County Public Schools could receive major renovations  The Independent Florida Alligator

Alachua County Public Schools could get a major makeover if voters pass a half-cent sales tax initiative on November's ballot. The school district released a list ...



Eastside: 84 percent of IB students earn program diploma  Gainesville Sun

In addition to receiving a diploma from Eastside High School, 91 students earned an International Baccalaureate diploma.The IB Program encourages active ...



High School Football: Gainesville defeats Eastside 35-14 to close out the regular season - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Gainesville Hurricanes have closed their football regular season on a strong note, beating the Eastside Rams 35-14 to move to 8-2 on the season.



Eastside Rams Take On Belleview Rattlers  WRUF

The Eastside Rams football team will be traveling to Belleview Friday night to face the Rattlers. Eastside is looking to bounce back this week after dropping their ...



Eastside Rams Host Santa Fe Raiders in Non-Conference Matchup - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

This Saturday, the Eastside Rams will look to add another win to their record and continue a successful season against the Santa Fe Raiders. The Rams sit with ...



Gainesville Chapter Of Moms Demand Action Group Hosts Meeting About Gun Crime Increase  WUFT

Above: Hear a version of this story as it aired on 89.1 WUFT-FM. As an X-ray technician at UF Health Shands Trauma Center, Krystal Lovelace has heard ...



Eastside elementary schools to benefit from empowerment zone  The Independent Florida Alligator

The empowerment zone will offer services like tutoring, mental health counseling and job training for parents.



Buchholz High math team back on top - News  Gainesville Sun

After two years of falling short in its impossibly high goals, the Buchholz High School Math Team is back on top. A team of 56 students won first place at the Mu ...



School choice application process open - News  Gainesville Sun

Applications for school choice enrollment for the 2019-20 year are now open. Interested students or parents can apply online through a link on the Alachua ...



Joining The Family Business: How The Mayor Of Hawthorne Came To Be  WUFT

Barbara Graham lives in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, but her brother lives in Hawthorne along with many of her friends. After hearing about everything the mayor ...



Eastside and North Marion Square Off in Make-Up District Game  WRUF

Second time will hopefully be a charm for Eastside's and North Marion's football teams Thursday night. After being rained out last Friday, the two will be trying to ...



Buchholz Takes Season Opener Over Rival Eastside 38-27  WRUF

The Buchholz Bobcats takes the 2018 season opener against rival Eastside 38-27 in front of a packed crowd at Citizens Field Friday night.



Student-established Buchholz lacrosse celebrates 10 years  Gainesville Sun

Students, led by Noah Hale, started their team from nothing, scrounging up uniforms and playing a tough schedule of "away games at bad times." The Florida ...



Jeff Charbonnet: Extreme steps taken to determine graduation rates  Gainesville Sun

Consider the case of L.R. (To protect her privacy, I can't share her full name.)L.R. enrolled in Gainesville High School on May 23, 2016, right before the end of ...



Eastside teacher brings tools for success to math class  Gainesville Sun

Students in Moramarco's class learn what should be required learning for high-schoolers: how to create a budget, make sound financial choices and pay for ...



Andrew Gillum speaks at GRU banquet  Gainesville Sun

“Bring It Home” was a slogan former Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum often said along the campaign trail to motivate voters of all ages. But on ...



Little girl celebrates first birthday at UF Health with unicorn party  WCJB

One little girl in North Central Florida had a birthday party sure to make others jealous. Taylor celebrated her first birthday at UF Health with a unicorn-themed ...



Teachers gain expertise in human evolution through UF workshop  Gainesville Sun

"Teaching human evolution shouldn't be daunting, but it can be challenging," said Molly Selba, creator of the Human Evolution Summer Teacher Workshop ...



Eastside High School Culinary Team Wins Sixth Place In National Competition  WUFT

Eastside High School's Institute of Culinary Arts is serving up more than your average meals, especially after placing sixth in a national competition. A group of ...



24 Alachua County students named National Merit semifinalists  WCJB

24 students in Alachua County have been named National Merit semifinalists and will now go on to compete for more than 30 million dollars in scholarships.



University of Florida ROTC Student Dies During Training Exercise  WUFT

A student in the University of Florida's Air Force ROTC program died Thursday morning. Landon Rogers played lacrosse and football at Eastside High School.



Six Alachua County High School Seniors Nominated For Presidential Scholar Award  WUFT

With graduation around the corner, six Alachua County students are vying for one of the nation's most prestigious academic honors for high school seniors.



High School Football: Santa Fe Rallies Late to Defeat Eastside, 24-20  WRUF

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—There's nothing like a Friday night fourth quarter rally to put your team in the winner's bracket—and solidifying your team's first win of the ...



Alachua County School District High School Students Are Unhappy About Their 2016 Graduation Venue  WUFT

Seven months before high school graduation, Buchholz senior Julie Diehl is fighting the decision to hold her commencement ceremony under undesirable ...



Eastside Rams Take On Lake Weir Hurricanes At Home - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Lake Weir Hurricanes and Gainesville Eastside Rams have both had successful seasons up to this point. Both teams are 3-1 heading into Thursday night's ...



Summer B rules to live by  The Independent Florida Alligator

Summer B marks the halfway point of summer session, but for most of the *fresh* faces on campus, this is just the beginning.



Alachua County schools have an equity problem  The Independent Florida Alligator

Alachua County has the highest achievement gap between white and black students across all 67 Florida counties. David Hoffman, Staff Writer ...



Gainesville Eastside’s Richardson pledges to UF  Gatorsports.com

Quarterback Anthony Richardson, a 6-foot-4 rising junior quarterback prospect from Eastside High, verbally committed to stay in Gainesville and play at UF, ...



Parents upset school EHS bus stops canceled  WCJB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Some school bus stops close to Eastside High School have been eliminated. The state only funds transportation for students who ...



'More Difficult And More Dangerous': Alachua County Seeks To Avoid Tragedy By Upgrading Emergency Radio System  WUFT

When firefighters most needed to communicate on Sept. 11, 2001, their radio system failed. Seventeen years later Alachua County first responders are facing the ...



State begins new e-cigarette awareness campaign  Gainesville Sun

Instead of meeting up with friends to play tag at the local neighborhood park, some kids are picking up e-cigarettes as a way to have fun.So much so, that the ...



Photos: Alachua County Teacher of the Year Program  Gainesville Sun

Laura Wykoff, a math teacher at Fort Clarke Middle School, won the 2019 Alachua County Teacher of the Year award. Buy Photo. [1/20] Brad McClenny.



Two students to compete in Intel international science fair  The Independent Florida Alligator

Two Gainesville High School students will travel to Los Angeles after winning Best in Show at a regional science fair.



To Combat Junk Food, Eastside High To Join Afterschool Meal Program  WUFT

During his first year as Eastside High School's athletic director, Philip Crutchfield noticed his athletes often turned to vending machines for extra fuel during ...



Back to school rally offers supplies, uplifting message  Gainesville Sun

Held Saturday at the Santa Fe College gymnasium, the rally was hosted by Alachua County Public Schools and People Against Violence Enterprises, or PAVE.



Dunnellon Tigers 4th Quarter push not enough to beat the Eastside Rams - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Friday nights matchup between the Dunnellon Tigers and the Eastside Rams resulted in the Rams winning 51-42. The Tigers went on a 17-6 run in the 4th ...



UF mumps outbreak reminds students to be on their guard  The Independent Florida Alligator

Thought vaccines had wiped out disease and cleared the way for a sickness-free future? Well, mumps came to UF to prove you wrong.



What does it mean to do it “For The Kids”?  The Independent Florida Alligator

“For The Kids.” It has a nice ring to it. After all, helping sick kids is important. Many of us want to support the kids in their recovery. That's what Dance Marathon is ...



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