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Gainesville High School teacher helps families in need
Jan 7, 2015 • The Independent Florida AlligatorYariv, a 64-year-old English for Speakers of Other Languages teacher at Gainesville High School originally from New York, was given a couch by a family moving to Brazil after they decided not to bring it with them. Yariv gave that couch away. She didn ... More
Hershel Lyons named to state schools post
Jan 26, 2015 • Gainesville Sun“With nearly three decades of in-school experience and a track record of applying innovative approaches to improve outcomes, Hershel is ideal to lead Florida's public schools,” she wrote. Stewart was traveling Monday and could not be reached for ... More
Honoring a local legend
Jan 28, 2015 • Gainesville SunGriner spoke about the courage it took for Buchanan to be one of the first black students to integrate Gainesville High School in 1964. Griner used a quote by King to describe the courage it took for Buchanan to be the only black male to attend GHS at ... More
Oregon Ducks running back Tony James to sprint in indoor track meet this ...
Jan 28, 2015 • OregonLive.comJames, a Gainesville, Florida, native who spent 2014 redshirting for the Ducks, will run in the preliminary heats of the 60-meter dash at the UW Invitational indoor track meet held in Seattle at the University of Washington this weekend. He is the only ... More
Boys, girls get a lesson in law and crime
Jan 28, 2015 • Gainesville SunLyons then asked Stafford to explain the Stand Your Ground law in Florida. Stafford said ... "No matter what culture you are from, everybody is free and have rights," said Aligheria Young, a 15-year-old freshman at Gainesville High School. "I learned ... More
Does UGA still have a chance for Chris Williamson?
Jan 28, 2015 • Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)UGA was trying to bump out Florida for the final official visit that Gainesville High School's Chris Williamson will take before signing day. But the Gators held off the Bulldogs after Florida coach Jim McElwain and a few of his assistants made an in ... More
Will UGA get a visit from 'state's hottest prospect'?
Jan 21, 2015 • Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)As things stand right now, the 6-foot-1 defensive back from Gainesville High School will likely at least take a one-day midweek visit to UGA next week. And there's also a possibility that Williamson could bump out Florida for the Bulldogs with his ... More
A chance for free money
Jan 21, 2015 • Sarasota Herald-TribuneIn Florida, the application numbers are even more dismal. Last year, only 39.8 percent of the state's high school seniors submitted the FAFSA, according to the Florida College Access Network, which compiles data helpful to high school counselors and ... More
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