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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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



An Eastside High School alumnus is suing Florida to change its environmental practices  The Independent Florida Alligator

A 2016 graduate of Eastside High School and seven others between the ages 10 and 20 are suing the state of Florida for promoting the use of fossil fuels that.



Former Eastside standout Jones died at 39 - News  Gainesville Sun

Former Eastside High School standout and Gainesville native Kenyatta Jones died June 9 in Colorado at the age of 39.Jones' mother, Jessica Hadley-Brown, ...



Eastside breaks 6-game skid against Gainesville  Gainesville Sun

Streaks are made to be broken, and on Friday night at Santa Fe College, the Eastside Rams boys basketball team ended one to their biggest rival. Senior Jimmy ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Eastside High School students participate in walkout | News  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 ...



Eastside senior wins $10k award for seizure-detection app  Gainesville Sun

Eastside High School senior Amir Helmy still remembers how his seventh-grade science fair project grew beyond a temporary foray into computer programming.



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 ...



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.



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 culinary arts grad wins Chopped  Gainesville Sun

During the show, Eastside grad Noam Bilitzer and three other contestants had to create several dishes from mystery ingredients in a bowl.



She Kills Monsters | Calendar  The Independent Florida Alligator

Eastside High School presents She Kills Monsters, a comedic romp into the world of Dungeons and Dragons which tells the story of high school student Agnes ...



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 ...



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

Public schools could get safety updates and new facilities if the half-cent sales tax passes.



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, ...



Eastside names street for iconic bands first director  Gainesville Sun

Under Parker's leadership, the Marching Ram Band adopted the orange-and-green look of the famed FAMU Marching 100, as well as its swagger and sharp ...



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 ...



Funeral information released for former NCFL football star  WCJB

Funeral information has been released for a former Eastside High School football star who eventually went pro.



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 ...



Florida athletics board works to keep sports fair but growing  Gainesville Sun

As the high school football season kicks off, the governing board for all high school sports is gearing up as well, and is expected soon to take up sweeping ...



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 ...



School Board racial equity plan under fire  The Independent Florida Alligator

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



Couple Creates New Cheerleading And Football Youth Programs In Gainesville  WUFT

As the whistle blows, kids begin warming up for a practice with the Gainesville Chiefs. A husband and wife are already coaching them up: Cardovia and Randy ...



Former Eastside teacher pleads guilty to sexual abuse  Gainesville Sun

Alan Wade Coleman taught at Eastside in the 2015-2016 year. He pleaded guilty Monday to sexually abusing a child. A former Alachua County Public Schools ...



Alachua County students planning walk-outs  WCJB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB)- As the outcry for gun control regulation grows louder after the Parkland shooting, students in North Central Florida want to take a ...



24 Alachua County students named National Merit semifinalists  WCJB

Gainesville, Fla.-- (WCJB) 24 students in Alachua County have been named National Merit semifinalists and will now go on to compete for more than 30 million ...



'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 ...



Two 'Gun Dogs' Are Helping To Sniff Out Trouble on Alachua County's School Buses This Year  WUFT

Tarphanesha Phillips said she doesn't take umbrage with the agreement between the Alachua County School Board and the Alachua County Sheriff's Office for ...



Richardson’s life is crazy since Florida offer  247Sports

It's been less than a week since the University of Florida and Dan Mullen's football staff offered 2020 quarterback Anthony Richardson out of Eastside High ...



With Half A School Year Left, Will Hawthorne's Only High School Make the Grade or Close?  WUFT

Editor's note: This is the first in a planned series of WUFT News stories about the future of Hawthorne Middle/High School. We plan to continue covering the ...



Volunteers lauded for donated time and effort  Gainesville Sun

Keshav Motwani has the demeanor of a typical 17-year-old high school senior, but his volunteer work with a diabetes lab at the University of Florida is anything ...



Meet the Candidates for the Alachua County District 2 Commission Seat  WCJB

Get to know your candidates for the District 2 Alachua County Commission seat.



Alachua County schools closer to equity plan  Gainesville Sun

Facing wide gaps in achievement between white, black students, cultural awareness is seen as critical.



Gail Johnson: Bring balance to the city and its decision-making  Gainesville Sun

My name is Gail Johnson, and my story isn't unique, it's just unique compared to those in elected office in Gainesville. I'm a working mother, small business ...



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 ...



Parents upset school EHS bus stops canceled  WCJB

'Courtesy bussing' eliminated for EHS students due to overcrowded school buses.



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 ...



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 ...



Senior prank advertises EHS for sale - News  Gainesville Sun

A senior prank, equal parts silly and snarky, may have caused a couple of double-takes for students and staff at Eastside High School on Tuesday.



Parkland Students Lead Protests In Gainesville  WUFT

Protesters could be heard chanting “we demand change” outside of U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho's office on Thursday, July 26, as students from March For Our Lives ...



Parkland students to visit Gainesville Thursday  Gainesville Sun

Gainesville will be the first stop of its third and final leg of the Florida swing in an all-day event Thursday. In a grassroots effort to inspire change, survivors of the ...



‘How long before I die?’  The Independent Florida Alligator

Whenever Catherine Sarosi heard a fire alarm at school, she'd grab her things, roll her eyes and trek to her assigned location while her classmates groaned at ...



Buchholz girls, boys dominate city swim meet  Gainesville Sun

Despite missing two of its standout seniors, the Buchholz girls swim team had enough Saturday to overtake Eastside and capture its fourth straight Rob Ramirez ...



Gregory Caudill: Independent thinking needed on county commission  Gainesville Sun

During job interviews you are frequently asked where you want to be in five years. I want to start my interview for the position of county commissioner by asking ...



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 ...



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.



Vigil held at UF for victims of California mass shooting  Gainesville Sun

Speakers reminded the participants of daily opportunities to take action on gun violence through local government. At 12:54 p.m., about 30 hands shot into the ...



Arming teachers becomes ongoing debate  WCJB

The Alachua County Commission has come out with a resolution opposing a bill that could arm some school teachers, but one local gun shop disagrees.



Waldo's History Chronicled In New Book  WUFT

A former University of Florida English professor will publish a 300-page book on the history of Waldo and its people this fall. Kevin McCarthy, who has published ...



High School Football: Santa Fe Rallies Late to Defeat Eastside, 24-20 - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  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 ...



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.



Alachua County schools have an equity problem  The Independent Florida Alligator

His grades were slipping. College wasn't on the table. Only outside the classroom did he feel he finally got the direction he lacked from school. Hitting the books ...



Florida high school seniors selected to prestigious award programs at UF  University of Florida

The University of Florida has named eight Florida high school seniors to the Lombardi Scholars Program and three to the Stamps Scholars Program. Each year ...



Remembering Rosewood  Gainesville Sun

Racial terrorism erased a prospering black town, forgotten for nearly 60 years.



Emma Donnelly: We wont be scared into silence  Gainesville Sun

Since the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, I have had a sickening feeling in my stomach, a tightening in my chest and tears welling in ...



NCFL STEM students honored at Sunshine State Scholars Conference  WCJB

11th grade STEM students from North Florida were honored at the Sunshine State Scholars Conference, and the majority are from NCFL.



A to Z with Eastside High School diver Naomi Peng  Gainesville Sun

High school sports editor Larry Savage interviews the EHS senior.



Jeff Charbonnet: Gainesville students have made graduation gains  Gainesville Sun

To get where you want to go, you need to know where you are. That's why I feel it's important to clarify information included in the recent Sun article, “Gainesville ...



Leaky roofs, old HVAC systems among school worries  Gainesville Sun

Roof leaks of this kind, along with faulty air conditioning and heating systems, outdated classroom amenities, storm water run-off that causes flooding and other ...



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 ...



Man at Santa Fe College arrested after carrying gun on campus  Gainesville Sun

Police say Nicholas Robert Thompson, 30, carried a loaded 9mm handgun, tucked into his pants waistband. A man taking an Occupational Safety and Health ...



Input sought on empowerment zone  Gainesville Sun

A proposal to create a community empowerment zone to help children and families in northeast Gainesville improve their quality of life will be unveiled Oct. 13.



Gainesville Orchestra to kick off 2018-2019 season with Passion  Gainesville Sun

The season's opening concert “Passion” will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. at the Sante Fe College Fine Arts Hall.



Gainesville opens new paths for mentors to help youth  Gainesville Sun

The impact mentors can have in the lives of children was on display Thursday night when Ben Murphy answered a call from John Alexander.Alexander ...



Editorial: Deadline soon to register, switch parties  Gainesville Sun

We're moving into the first hurdle residents might face in ensuring they're ready to vote in upcoming elections. July 30 is the final day to register to vote for next ...



Photos: Friday Night Lights Football Camp  Gainesville Sun

The annual football recruiting camp was filled with young players showcasing their talents at The Swamp. Buy Photo. [1/39]. Dan Mullen, the Florida football ...



Eastside cant hold off Belleview late, 36-33  Gainesville Sun

Not many expected Eastside High to be playing for a District 5-6A title in 2017. A year ago, Belleview handled the Rams and sent them spiraling toward a 1-9 ...



Karen Clarke: Work has just begun on educational equity  Gainesville Sun

Alachua County Public Schools' new equity plan is not an end, but a beginning.The plan was developed under the leadership of Valerie Freeman, the director of ...



Yoga classes designed for at-risk kids  Gainesville Sun

Pamela Koons created the “Yoga Is 4 Me 2 Project” to help children in public housing strenghten their bodies and minds. The laughs and shouts of children at ...



Gainesville High Schools' Graduations Move To Florida Field  WUFT

One Buchholz High School senior's actions in an ongoing battle to change the location of the class of 2016's graduation ceremony from Citizens Field to Florida ...



Malik Robertson sign NLI to Trinity College of Florida  WCJB

The senior forward from Eastside High School signs his letter of intent to play basketball at Trinity College of Florida.



Three 16-year-olds charged with felonies after a man was ran over by his own car  The Independent Florida Alligator

Three 16-year-old Gainesville residents were arrested for stealing a car after one ran over the car's owner Saturday night on a cul-de-sac off the intersection of ...



Program builds character and community wellness through tennis  University of Florida

Live healthier lives and develop life skills. That is the goal of Gators in Motion, an afterschool program that partners with the University of Florida's Department of ...



Editorial: Volunteer to help improve our community  Gainesville Sun

Gainesville needs to do a better job of tapping residents to help tackle our community's most pressing problems and in coordinating volunteer programs.



Candidates for Alachua County commission set different priorities  Gainesville Sun

The three-way race for Alachua County's District 2 seat gives voters a choice among candidates with backgrounds in education, business and the armed forces.



14 local students win National Merit scholarships - News  Gainesville Sun

Based on standardized tests and academic records, 14 Alachua County students were selected for National Merit Scholarship Corp. awards.



What Led The Alachua County School District To Install Water Filters To Prevent Lead Contamination  WUFT

When Kathy Anderson learned about water testing in Hillsborough and Leon counties during a Florida PTA convention in July, she naturally wanted to share her ...



Alachua County graduation rate passes state average - News  Gainesville Sun

Alachua County's high school graduation rate improved by more than four percentage points, jumping above the statewide average for the first time in recent ...



Parkland students bring Road to Change to Gainesville  Gainesville Sun

The event, part of a two-month nationwide tour led by the student leaders of March For Our Lives, is aimed toward mobilizing young voters.



Take Stock students earn $400,000 in scholarships  Gainesville Sun

The Take Stock in Children mentoring and scholarship program helped Eastside High School senior Janai McDaniel outgrow her shyness and prepare her for ...



Woman killed in crash on I-75 north of Ocala  Gainesville Sun

The woman was partially ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. A friend said the woman lived in Ocala and was on her way to work in Gainesville.



Achievers: Notable accomplishments from local residents  Gainesville Sun

Paul Ortiz, director of the Florida Samuel Proctor Oral History Program and associate professor at the University of Florida, is the recipient of the 2018 PEN ...



Top talent highlights tournament  Gainesville Sun

The 10th Dante Anderson Memorial Invitational will feature high schools from across the state that will compete against each other in honor of one of the best ...



Alachua district waits for impact of new school choice law  Gainesville Sun

Gov. Rick Scott signed House Bill 7029 on Thursday, allowing parents to choose available public schools for their students throughout the state rather than only ...



8 students, 1 from Gainesville, file climate change suit  Gainesville Sun

Oscar Psychas said that, especially for his generation, climate change is alarming. "Without a stable climate system," he said, "everything is at risk."



Hundreds mourn friend, son  The Independent Florida Alligator

Landon Rogers kept a journal. It was left on the desk in his UF dorm, a book of reflection and religion. The faith and lessons in the book provided motivation and ...



In Photos: UF Holds Annual Homecoming Parade  WUFT

The streets near campus were crowded on Friday, Oct. 6, when hundreds of Gator fans arrived for the annual University of Florida Homecoming Parade.



Creekside Church hosts Thanksgiving dinner for international students, residents  The Independent Florida Alligator

Akash Barve's only image of Thanksgiving was from scenes of the holiday dinner in “Fast & Furious 6” and the TV sitcom “Friends,” which he'd watch back home ...



Buchholz Band Student Selected To Perform In Army All-American Bowl  WUFT

Buchholz High School senior Ben Harbaugh has been playing the trombone since he was 12 years old. And now, the 17-year-old is preparing to take his talents ...



Holiday Traditions returns Sunday for 21st performance  Gainesville Sun

The fundraising concert for children's cancer research begins at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Phillips Center.



Behind high school student's perfect AP score, a tradition of academic achievement  The Independent Florida Alligator

Rena Cohen cried when she read she got a perfect score on her AP Statistics exam. When she received the news in a thin envelope from College Board on Oct.



Gainesville gathers at candlelight vigil for FL shooting in Jacksonville  The Independent Florida Alligator

Gainesville gathered to honor the victims of the mass shooting.



Jackie Davis: Housing discrimination, black tax fuel disparities  Gainesville Sun

The greatest factor impacting wealth disparity between white people and black people is housing.Intergenerational wealth comes from home ownership.



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