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Leon volleyball ready for a test out west  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (WTXL) - The Leon High School volleyball team sits atop the 6A State polls in Florida. Atop the polls is a familiar spot for the Lions. They've ...



High School Sports Spring Check-in: Leon High School Alison Posey 10:53 PM, Apr 29  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (WTXL) - The Leon high school football program hasn't played at the level they're used too as of late, as they've won just three games over ...



Leon High School to get a 'guard station' as part of school 'hardening' measures  Tallahassee.com

The Leon County School Board Tuesday night approved plans to install a security building at the entrance of Leon High School on Tennessee Street in an effort ...



Threats at Leon High School: One student arrested, no threats were credible  Tallahassee.com

Leon High School officials are investigating threatening graffiti found in a bathroom on campus.



Glory Days Grill opens Tallahassee's latest sports-themed family restaurant  Tallahassee.com

The Tallahassee location opens Wednesday and Thursday with abbreviated hours.



15-year-old arrested for making threats against Leon High School  WCTV

A Leon High School student has been arrested after law enforcement was notified of a threat made to the school.



Former Leon High student awarded nearly $100,000 in pep rally lawsuit  WCTV

A lawsuit nearly three years in the making has finally been resolved. A jury ruled in favor of a former Leon High School student, who was awarded close to ...



Florida School Grades: Here's a list of how Leon County Schools did and a link to dig deeper  Tallahassee.com

The Florida Department of Education released school grades today for the state's public schools. Here's a quick breakdown on how our local schools performed.



Leon High teacher named LCS Teacher of the Year  WCTV

Leon High School's Jeannine Meis has been named the 2018-2019 Leon County Schools Teacher of the Year.



Echoes of Parkland shooting reset school security in Leon County  Tallahassee.com

Since the mass shooting at a Parkland high school, the resources that have poured in have allowed LCS to quickly enhance security.



Area High Schoolers Take On "Aida"  WFSU

Every summer, a major live stage performance takes place in the Leon High School Auditorium. This will be the second year the casting call has been.



Leon High School Under Investigation Over Mandatory Sexual Assault Reporting  WFSU

Leon High School is under investigation into whether it violated the state's mandatory sexual assault reporting laws.



Two Leon High School students arrested for trying to sell, imitate weed  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Two Leon High School students were arrested for attempting to distribute an imitation of marijuana. Kyle Jackson, 18, and a ...



Leon High Class of '68. A generation molded in protest, change  Tallahassee.com

On Saturday, half a century after they celebrated graduation, several dozen members of the Leon High Class of '68 convened on the East Tennessee Street ...



Woman files TPD report alleging Scott Maddox groped her; Maddox calls it 'completely untrue'  Tallahassee.com

A high school classmate of Scott Maddox filed a complaint against the suspended city commissioner and mayor alleging that he groped her breast at a Leon ...



Leon High School announces hiring of boys basketball coach  WCTV

Leon High School has announced the hiring of Sean Crowe as the head boys basketball coach.



100 Years of Leon High football: Timeline  Tallahassee.com

Over the course of 100 years of Leon High School football, there are many momentous occasions, perhaps too many too even count. From the first coach to the ...



Gramling's closing after 104 years in business  WCTV

A Tallahassee establishment is shutting down after 104 years in business. Gramling's, located on South Adams Street, is closing.



Tallahassee man arrested in connection with bomb threat to schools, stores  Tallahassee.com

A bomb threat Monday morning identifying three Tallahassee high schools and a Publix location as targets has been determined not to be credible.



Leon High School Reopens Following Arson  WCTV

Lanetra Bennett February 3, 2016. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- It was back to class today for Leon High School students after fire shut down the school for two days.



Tallahassee-Leon Babe Ruth baseball looks to continue winning tradition  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, FL. (WTXL) - Tallahassee-Leon Babe Ruth baseball has a long standing tradition in Leon County. They're good, winning a half dozen World ...



Leon High names new head football coach  WCTV

Leon High has found their new head football coach, and it's someone very familiar to red and white.



Leon County schools among Florida's most segregated, says report on economic divide  Tallahassee.com

Tallahassee is home to one of the five most highly-segregated school districts in the state.



Authorities: Sexual encounters between teacher and student occurred at school, homes, vehicles  WCTV

We're learning new details about a local high school teacher and football coach who is accused of having 'multiple sexual encounters' with a student while at his ...



Former students remember Judy Steverson, legendary Leon High School teacher  Tallahassee.com

Former students remember Leon High teacher Judy Steverson,



Shelters opening ahead of Hurricane Michael  WCTV

Shelters across the Big Bend and South Georgia are opening in anticipation of impacts from Hurricane Michael.



As Hurricane Michael lands, evacuees seek shelter, find camaraderie at Leon High, Lincoln  Tallahassee.com

Leon County is reporting more than 1000 people are seeking safety at the county's school shelters.



As Florida Schools Resegregate, Here's A Look Back At Desegregation Fifty Years Ago  WFSU

Florida's student body has never been more diverse. But the state's schools are also becoming more segregated. A recent study by the LeRoy Collins.



Video Shows Student Pulling Knife at Leon High School  WCTV

A local high schooler was arrested Tuesday, accused of threatening another student with a knife.



Hurricane Michael: Leon County Schools to open shelters Tuesday at noon  Tallahassee.com

As Hurricane Michael continues to strengthen on its way to the Big Bend, local agencies are prepping shelters and evacuation centers.



Volunteers bring Relay for Life event to life  WCTV

It's going to be a busy weekend for Tallahassee. There are several events planned, including the Leon-Havana Relay for Life on Saturday, which benefits the ...



Meet Your Lawmaker: Loranne Ausley  WCTV

More than 100 lawmakers are at the capitol making important decisions that will affect the future of all Floridians. Meet State Representative Loranne Ausley.



Two Leon High Students Arrested For Sexual Assault  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) - Two high school students were arrested on charges that they allegedly sexually assaulted a 15-year girl on September 22nd.



"Les Mis" Takes to Leon's Summer Stage  WFSU

For years, Tallahassee's Leon High School has hosted a summer stage presentation, featuring the county's top high school performers. This summer is no.



Teen Arrested in Plot to Kill Leon High School Principal UPDATE  WCTV

A Tallahassee teenager accused of plotting to kill a high school principal and students makes his first appearance in court.



School Strike Called for Climate Change Awareness  WFSU

A Tallahassee eighth grade student is calling for a Leon County school strike tomorrow (Friday, 1/18). That student, Charlotte Stuart-Tilley, wants to.



Report: Leon County schools among Floridas most segregated  The News Herald

TALLAHASSEE — Tallahassee, scene of some of Florida's epic early civil rights battles, has retreated from the ideals of the '60s and '70s. Some public schools ...



Leon County Schools announces new principals for 2018-2019 school year  WCTV

Leon County Schools approved the appointments of four new principals at the school board meeting on Tuesday.



Leon Officials: Nepotism Policy Needed Amid Inquiry Into Former Gilchrist Principal's Relationships  WFSU

The Leon County School District is grappling with how to address relationships between employees. The recent administrative changes at Gilchrist Elementary.



FBI raids former Tallahassee doctor's home, finds more than 10000 images of child pornography  WTXL ABC 27

A former Tallahassee doctor could face up to 20 years in prison after the FBI raided his home on Tuesday and found more than 10000 images and videos of ...



Boys basketball preview: Transfers remove three stars from Big Bend teams  Tallahassee.com

Three first-team All-Big Bend players transferred south, but that just means opportunities for others to shine this season.



Leon High Performing Arts Staging "Little Mermaid"  WFSU

The live musical version of a much-love Disney animated movie opens on the Leon High School stage this Friday evening (7/15).



Congratulations to the 2019 25 Women you Need to Know and 5 Young Women to Watch  Tallahassee.com

Now in its 13th year, the 25 Women program is the Tallahassee Democrat's way of honoring women who lead from the front or from behind the scenes.



Girl denied spot on Leon cheerleading team threatens legal action  Tallahassee.com

The cheerleading coaches said they would quit if the school district overruled the tryout process.



Local high schools among 'best' in nationwide rankings  Tallahassee.com

Three local high schools were rated among the nation's “best” in an annual U.S. News & World Report ranking released last week. Two Leon County district high ...



First responders, utility crews head back out| Updates from the Leon County EOC  Tallahassee.com

6:30 p.m. update: First responders and utility crews are back on the roads helping residents and restoring power, according to a tweet from the city of ...



Leon names former Lincoln, USF standout BJ Daniels as QB coach  WCTV

Former Lincoln High School and University of South Florida quarterback B.J. Daniels has been hired by Leon High School as the Lions' quarterback coach.



Planning on switching schools? Application for school reassignment undergoes big changes  Tallahassee.com

The application for school choice reassignment used by Leon County Schools is about to change – and the district says its updates come with good reason.



Was Tallahassee lucky in its meeting with Hurricane Michael? 'A resounding yes'  Tallahassee.com

Other inland communities felt more of Michael's fury. A man in Greensboro was killed when a tree fell on his home.



'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Actress Cheryl Hines Visits Tallahassee [SLIDE SHOW]  WCTV

Ms. Hines is visiting students at Leon High and from 4 to 6 p.m. will be the guest of honor at a reception hosted by the Leon Foundation.



TCC Preview Day gives 400 high school students campus tour  Tallahassee.com

Some students said attending TCC Preview helped solidify their decisions to enroll at the college for the fall semester.



Hurricane Michael: Nearly 114,000 without power this morning  Tallahassee.com

Hurricane Michael has left 97 percent of 117000 Tallahassee electric customers without power.



ARRESTED: Leon High Student Brings Gun to School  WCTV

Thursday morning, a 15 year old ninth grader was arrested for bringing a gun to school.



Kids Compete in Solar-Powered Olympics  WFSU

Competitors in this year's regional Energy Whiz Olympics were happy for Saturday's (3/30) partly sunny skies. The solar-powered event took place on Leon.



Leon County Ready To Make New Memories At Gene Cox Stadium  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (WTXL) - Gene Cox Stadium in Tallahassee was built in the 1960's, and since then, not much has changed. Friday nights have seen ...



'FLOOD-PRONE': As the ninth rainiest city, Tallahassee is perpetually at war with stormwater  Tallahassee.com

Tallahassee is the ninth rainiest city in the contiguous United States, and it shows. The rain comes down in sprinkles during sun showers and by the buckets ...



Tallahassee power outage: Is your power out? Check this map to see your neighborhood  Tallahassee.com

Check out areas in Tallahassee that are impacted by the power outage.



FL schools required to display US motto "In God We Trust" on all campuses  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.(WTXL)- Beginning this school year the words "In God We Trust" must be posted somewhere on the campus of every school in the state of ...



Gene Cox Stadium getting new turf field, scoreboard  Tallahassee.com

For the first time in its 50 year history, the stadium on Paul Russell Road is getting a major upgrade with new turf and a scoreboard.



Dual enrollment is a winning strategy for Florida students  Tallahassee.com

Juggling high school and college at the same time is becoming a tradition in the Roberts family. When school started in August, 16-year-old, Summer Roberts ...



Tallahassee: 'A city that loves trees' will be tested by Hurricane Michael, barrage of wind  Tallahassee.com

In a town full of trees, that means there will be widespread uprooting, snapping, power line snarling and house cleaving.



'The Longest Table' brings high school students together  WCTV

Students from ten different high schools broke bread Sunday night and shared ideas for the community.



Longtime Leon coach Rick Davis hired as Chiles High head coach  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Chiles High School has hired a new head basketball coach.



Tallahassee lost many wonderful people in 2017  Tallahassee.com

In this annual remembrance of the locally prominent people who died in 2017, we are reminded of the impact individuals can have on their community.



PBJPLZ! Final weigh-in for WCTV's Peanut Butter & Jelly drive  WCTV

The final results are in for our #PBJPLZ peanut butter and jelly drive with Leon County Schools and Second Harvest of the Big Bend.



Shelters close after Irma moves through Florida, Georgia  WCTV

Shelters around Leon County that were opened ahead of Hurricane Irma are now closing.



Downtown Ramen Bar abruptly closes  Tallahassee.com

Two restaurants in downtown Tallahassee have closed in less than two weeks, and some say a lack of foot traffic is to blame. The Downtown Ramen Bar and ...



FSU's Marching Chiefs ready to perform in France for historic D-Day parade  Tallahassee.com

The FSU band is the only collegiate band participating in France's official parade, marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day.



Stoneman Douglas students begin their activism in Tallahassee | Live coverage, photos  Broward Politics

Jaclyn Corin, 11th grade class president, leads her schoolmates to the state Capitol to lobby legislators on gun laws.



Teacher, TV star Rod Durham dies  Tallahassee.com

Influential Leon High School drama teacher, theater director and “Extreme Weight Loss” star Rod Durham has died. He was 52. “He was someone they (the ...



WeatherTiger on Hurricane Michael: 'And just like that, it was over'  Tallahassee.com

Per the 7 p.m. NHC position update, Hurricane Michael has finally dropped to a Category 2 storm with sustained winds of 100 mph, located 30 miles SW of ...



[LIST] Leon County Schools announce new principals and district leadership  WCTV

Leon County Schools approved several new personnel appointments at the school board meeting Tuesday.



Services Set for Tallahassee Teacher Rod Durham  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) -- The life of a well-known Leon High School teacher will be remembered next week. Rod Durham died Sunday in Fort Lauderdale ...



Leon County Schools Awaiting an 'OK' for New High School  WFSU

The Leon County School District is waiting on approval from the Department of Education to move forward with plan to construct a new high school.



National Signing Day: Where local prep athletes are going to college  WCTV

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- It's National Signing Day! Here are where area prep athletes are going to college. WCTV will have the latest updates as high ...



As a negotiator for a school district, Gwen Graham made friends, weathered controversy  Bradenton Herald

Gwen Graham spent six years in the cutthroat arena of school politics, rising from school volunteer to PTA president to the chief negotiator for Leon County ...



Leon County principals say guns in schools are not the solution  WCTV

In a series of tweets, the President said teachers and administrators should be armed with guns to help intervene in school shootings.



High School Graduation Begins  WCTV

Graduation for Leon County high schools begin Tuesday.



Rocky Hanna Wins Leon Superintendent Race  WFSU

Former Leon High School Principal Rocky Hanna is the new superintendent of schools. Hanna beat incumbent Jackie Pons in a landslide Tuesday with more ...



Leon County Losing Another Charter School  WFSU

Ronnie Crum had a tough decision to make earlier this year: where to send his son to school. “My son was flunking out at Leon [High School]. Really all F's.



Annual Winter Festival to light up downtown Tallahassee  Tallahassee.com

Hit the switch. Let's light this place up. The city-wide bash known as Winter Festival turns 32 on Saturday night. The full name is “A Celebration of Lights, Music ...



Hurricane Michael: Letting loved ones know your safe  Tallahassee.com

Here's information on checking-in with loved ones and searching to see who's marked themselves safe.



National Signing Day: Big Bend and South Georgia  WCTV

It's National Signing Day around the country, and several athletes from the Big Bend and South Georgia are announcing where they'll be heading for their ...



Leon Lions United Softball Team Takes on Chiles  WCTV

You definitely wanted some peanuts and Cracker Jack for Friday's softball game between Leon and Chiles. The game, was about uniting two special teams.



Former teacher pleads to sexual activity with student  Tallahassee.com

Brad Casalvieri, 31, pleaded no contest to one count of sexual activity with a 16 or 17-year-old. He faced for counts but three were dropped as part of a plea deal ...



Hurricane Michael: Volunteers, money needed to assist relief efforts  Tallahassee.com

The Salvation Army is in post-Hurricane Michael mode as it prepares to set up food canteens in Leon, Wakulla and Gadsden counties.



FSU students honored during 2019 President's Humanitarian Luncheon  Florida State News

From ratifying amendments to registering bone marrow donors to teaching courses in Kenya and rural India, students at Florida State University have done more ...



Shelters open as Hurricane Michael barrels toward Gulf Coast  CBS News

Shelters opened across several states as Hurricane Michael -- a "potentially catastrophic" Category 4 storm -- closed in on the Florida Panhandle.



Tallahassee releases stats on hurricane damage to public  Tallahassee.com

City of Tallahassee issued the following details about the power outage caused by Hurricane Michael: Electric Grid: Transmission: Lost 230 kV interconnection ...



Full List of Panhandle/Big Bend School Closures, Evacuation Notices & Emergency Shelters  WFSU

Hurricane Michael is expected to strike the Panahandle and Big Bend region Wednesday as a Category 3 storm. Panama City, Apalachicola and Tallahassee ...



Dual achievement: 12 graduating high school students set to earn TCC degrees  Tallahassee.com

Dual-enrollment studies paying off for local high-school students.



FAMU DRS announces hiring of first female African-American boys basketball coach  WCTV

FAMU DRS has announced the hiring of Dione Smith as their new boys head basketball coach.



High-schoolers experience 'mini med school' at FSU  Tallahassee.com

Sixty rising high school juniors and seniors are taking part in one of this summer's three, weeklong Summer Institute sessions.



Rocky Hanna Announces Official Resignation For Superintendent Run  WFSU

Last year, Leon County Schools District Administrator Rocky Hanna announced that he would resign from his position to run for Superintendent. Yesterday was.



Rocky Hanna 'Taking The High Road' After Attack Ad Backfires On Superintendent Jackie Pons  WFSU

Leon Superintendent Jackie Pons is dealing with the aftermath following a decision to run a negative tv ad against an opponent. The move has backfired,



James Marsh appointed to Leon judge's seat  Tallahassee.com

Tallahassee-native James “Lee” Marsh was appointed as a Leon County Circuit judge on Monday.



Sen. Bill Montford finds money for Michael restoration  Tallahassee.com

Under Montford's plan, hurricane-hit counties would get Amendment 1 money along with projects for the Everglades, Lake Okeechobee, and the St. Johns River.



Willie Meggs' storied career comes to a close  Tallahassee.com

Willie Meggs' career as the area's top enforcer of state law started with a 50 cent parking ticket 53 years ago. As a young man *fresh* out of Leon High School, ...



Sean Shaw follows his father's path in attorney general race  Tampa Bay Times

The struggles of Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Leander Shaw Jr. propel his son to aim for statewide office.



Tallahassee hotels swamped with Hurricane Michael evacuees, linemen, relief workers  Tallahassee.com

The phones won't stop ringing. A week after Hurricane Michael pounded Tallahassee and neighboring counties, leaving behind death, destruction and debris ...



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