HCPS Launches Quarantine Tutoring Program for StudentsThe Hillsborough County School District launched a new virtual program to help alleviate pressure from both students and teachers when a student must quarantine after being exposed to- or contracting Covid-19.
HCPS To Cut More Than 1,000 Positions Due To Ongoing Funding IssuesHillsborough County Superintendent Addison Davis addressed the future of the district and job cuts due to financial setbacks. After highlighting a one hundred million dollar deficit, among other ongoing funding issues, district officials are looking to cut more than a thousand positions.
Bomb Threat Made Against Hillsborough Schools Thursday Morning Determined To Not Be CredibleParents of children in Hillsborough County Public Schools received an automated message Thursday morning stating an anonymous bomb threat has been made.
Florida Teacher Arrested, Allegedly Sent Explicit Messages To MinorsThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office arrested a school teacher for inappropriate communication with a male student.
Hillsborough Schools Begin August 24, e-Learning Only For First 4 WeeksAfter a 5 hour Special Board Meeting today, it was voted that Hillsborough County Public Schools would delay the Reopening Plan that was passed 2 weeks ago. Hillsborough County Public Schools will still begin August 24th, but e-Learning will be for at least the first 4 weeks.
Hillsborough County School Board Moves First Day Of School To August 24At today's special called School Board meeting, the Board voted to approve the Superintendent’s recommendation that the first day of school for students be moved from August 10 to August 24.
Hillsborough County Public Schools Considers Delaying Start Date By 2 WeeksUPDATE: CW44 News at 10 received an update from Hillsborough County schools hours after the meeting took place. Superintendent Addison Davis plans to recommend to the school board to delay the start of the 2020 - 2021 school year by two weeks beginning August 24th, 2020.
First Look At Belmont Elementary School, Hillsborough's $23M FacilityHillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) is due to open a $23M elementary school facility this Fall in Sun City Center. CW44's Price McKeon was granted a first look tour of Belmont Elementary School, shortened to "BEST" which includes their mascot, Tigers.
First Look At Sumner High: First New Public High School In Hillsborough County In More Than A DecadeThe school is set to open her doors on-schedule to approximately 450 middle schoolers in addition to grades 9th through 11th.