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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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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

Florida State University's “world-renowned” Marching Chiefs depart Monday for Paris, ahead of their participation Thursday in France's D-Day Normandy Parade ...



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.



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.



Jury awards nearly $100K to Leon student injured in black light pep rally  Tallahassee.com

Jurors awarded a former Leon High School student nearly $100000 over injuries she suffered during a black-light pep rally in the school's basketball gym.



Parents react to recent threats made against schools  WCTV

Leon County law enforcement has investigated several recent threats at schools in the last week, with two being made at Leon High School and a third made at ...



Leon County Schools names finalists for Teacher of the Year  WCTV

Leon County Schools has announced five finalists for the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year.



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 ...



21 Leon County students named National Merit Finalists  Tallahassee.com

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced its competition finalists, and among them are 21 academically talented high school seniors from ...



"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.



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.



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 ...



Shelters opening ahead of Hurricane Michael  WCTV

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



LCS zone school crackdown leads families to forge documents  Tallahassee.com

Families have forged and altered documents for their children to attend schools other than the one they're zoned for.



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 announces hiring of boys basketball coach  WCTV

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



More than 1,000 Hurricane Michael evacuees at Leon shelters | 12:45 p.m. update  Tallahassee.com

Big Bend residents sought refuge in local shelters as looming Hurricane Michael threatens to hit with torrential downpour and blusterous winds.



100 Years of Leon High football: A lasting legacy  Tallahassee.com

First high school in Leon County celebrating centennial anniversary of fundamental sport.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



'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 ...



Increased Security At Leon High School After Rumor of Social Media Threat  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) -- A Leon County School Spokesperson is confirming that Leon High School is not on lockdown after the district was made aware of ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

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



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.



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.



Leon High Teacher, Contestant on Extreme Weight Loss, Dies  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) -- A Leon High School Teacher who was also a contestant ABC's Extreme Weight Loss has passed away. According to school ...



Leon coaching legend Jimmy Sauls dies, remembered by ‘thousands’  Tallahassee.com

A community fixture in Tallahassee most of his life, from Leon High School class of 1964 to assistant coach and 10-year head coach of the Lions' football team, ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Leon High students take top honors at National History Fair  Tallahassee.com

Creed King and Kate Powell, rising juniors at Leon High School, won first place in the Senior group Exhibit category at the national finals for the National History ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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).



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 ...



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.



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 Hoops Standout Signs With Coastal Alabama  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (WTXL) - After a stellar career at Leon High School, guard Trejan Davis is college bound after signing a letter of intent on Thursday to play for ...



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.



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.



What Gwen Graham’s school district job can tell us about her bid for governor  Tampabay.com

Gwen Graham's opponents in the Democratic primary for Florida governor tout their decades of business or political experience, with rags-to-riches biographies ...



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 ...



[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.



'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.



Leon junior earns recognition for history project  Tallahassee.com

Tallahassee high school student Kiara Thompson recently competed in the 2017 National History Day Contest.



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.



Shelters close after Irma moves through Florida, Georgia  WCTV

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



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



Thousands skip school after threats  Tallahassee.com

Nearly 2,000 Leon County middle and high school students stayed home — or were taken out of class by their parents on Monday — after four schools received ...



'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.



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.



Leon County Charmettes induct 17 young ladies to society  Tallahassee.com

Local high school students have gone through a journey of philanthropic and community *service* projects.



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.



Leon High School Hosts Free Holocaust Education Event  WCTV

Leon High School and ClassNotes present Courage and Resilience; Music from the Holocaust, a one hour concert performed at Leon High School by the ...



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 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.



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

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School marched to Florida's Capitol Wednesday morning after spending the night at Tallahassee's Civic Center.



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 ...



Here is the updated itinerary for Stoneman Douglas students' visit to Tallahassee  Tallahassee.com

There is a prayer vigil on Monday night at 7 p.m. at the Centre of Tallahassee at the School for Arts & Sciences Centre campus.



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 ...



The Dog Island holdout: USF prof's 'Cat-5' house stands strong against Hurricane Michael  Tallahassee.com

Since completing the 2,000-square foot house he designed and built on Dog Island in 2003, Bradlee Shanks always wondered how it would stand up during a ...



Muhammad Rasul  Florida State News

“FSU provided me with so many opportunities and so many great professors. I was able to grasp all of my opportunities and grow as a person.” Multilingual ...



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

The 40-year-old is a first-term member of the Florida House from Tampa, a consumer insurance lawyer and a former state insurance consumer advocate.



Hurricane Michael makes landfall Wednesday in Florida Panhandle  Tallahassee.com

Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 hurricane Wednesday, bringing catastrophic wind and rain.



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.



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.



Leon/Havana Relay for Life "Kicks" off  WCTV

The Leon/Havana Relay for Life team introduced their 2018 theme Wednesday night; No Mercy: Taking Action to Kick Cancer's Butt.



Son of Florida legal legend wants to be attorney general. Meet Sean Shaw.  Miami Herald

Democrat Sean Shaw, the son of former Florida chief justice Leander Shaw, is running against Republican Ashley Moody for Florida attorney general.



Gadsden County Sheriff: 'Two weeks to a month to restore all power'  Tallahassee.com

Relief efforts are in full swing throughout Quincy and parts of Gadsden County as residents expect to be without power for weeks.



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 ...



A guide to the powerless: How to report an outage, track power restoration in the Big Bend  Tallahassee.com

As Hurricane Michael approaches, here's a quick guide where to go to report outages or find the status of an outage, and other useful links and apps.



Greg Marr remembered after fatal fall during bucket list hike of Appalachian Trail  Tallahassee.com

A hiker kept Marr company for the 50 minutes it took first responders to reach him. He succumbed a week later to his injuries in a Roanoke hospital.



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

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



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