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New high school or new wing at Venice High?  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota County School District must make a decision in the next five years: Expand the Venice High campus with a new wing or speed up the process of ...



Overcrowding at Venice High School Prompts Sarasota County School District to Discuss Options  WWSB

Venice High School is now overcrowded. It was only intended to have 2100 students, and currently has about 2400.



Sarasota County looks to expand Venice High  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The district is looking to expand Venice High School as the school's enrollment numbers begin to reach its cap. They will host a series of meetings for the public ...



Sarasota School Board slates new high school for Venices future  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Venice High School's overcrowding problems should be solved by a high school complex, rather than a 400-student wing added to the current facility, the ...



Venice High School's football team deliver Thanksgiving meals  WTSP.com

VENICE, Fla. -- Venice High School's football team knows how to score big -- after all, they're state champions. But these players are champions in their ...



A humbled Peacock back as Venice High football coach  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Coach suspended for first 3 games of 2018 season and must complete sensitivity and social media training.



'We're not doing anything': Students call parents to pick them up during LA teachers strike  Finger Lakes Times

LOS ANGELES —Yarenny Einentel, a 15-year-old freshman at Elizabeth Learning Center in Cudahy, came to school Monday because she was curious about ...



Photos: Venice High School: FHSAA 7A Baseball State Champions Parade  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[1/42] Herald-Tribune staff photo by Thomas Bender. More than 500 fans celebrated the Venice High School Indians winning the 2018 FHSAA 7A Baseball State ...



Venice High School student battling cancer granted wish to E! People’s Choice Awards  WWSB

VENICE, FL (WWSB) - A Venice High School student who has been battling cancer was granted a wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation at school on Friday, ...



Venice High fires Peacock as football coach  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

John Peacock knew repercussions might follow his liking of an inflammatory tweet posted by one of his former players. On Wednesday, he learned what those ...



PREP SWIMMING: Venice boys win first state title  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

STUART. Venice High School already has state title hardware in football, baseball and volleyball. Now, for the first time since 1920, when state championships ...



Venice teen battling cancer gets the surprise of a lifetime  ABC Action News

VENICE, Fla. — A high school student who is battling cancer expected her day to be like every other at Venice High School, but she was wrong.



Students walk out in protest at Venice High  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

More than 30 Venice High School students left their classrooms and set up in the school's courtyard Wednesday afternoon as a walk-out protest in a move of ...



Former Venice High School football coach may return  WFLA

Former Venice High School head football coach John Peacock may be returning to the sidelines, according to SNN.



Sarasota County Begins Plans to Build New High School in West Villages  WWSB

However, the state says Sarasota County will have to wait to break ground until it has 1200 students to put in the new school.



Long-serving Venice High football coach fired  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

The Venice High School football coach who steered his team to a state title last year has been fired.



Venice police to create work station at Venice High  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Effective Aug. 1, the Venice Police Department will establish a new work station on the Venice High School campus, the first of its kind in Sarasota County.



School officials speak out about firing of Venice HS football coach  WFLA

VENICE, Fla. (WFLA) - News Channel 8 is learning more about the firing of the Venice High School head football coach. He was kicked off the team after liking a ...



Former Venice High School football star shines in Super Bowl  WFLA

In the biggest game, on the biggest stage of all of football, Trey Burton became a part of history.



PREP FOOTBALL: Sessa a multiple threat for Indians  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

VENICE. As a young athlete Zack Sessa was big into soccer. But one day a Pop Warner coach approached him about kicking for his football team. After some ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Indians reload for another state title run  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Defending 7A state champs have some new faces but the same goal: score points in bunches.



Hundreds Walk Out At Venice High School With Support Of Principal And School District  WGCU News

All across the country, students walked out of their schools to advocate for gun control and to commemorate the 17 lives lost in the Marjory Stoneman.



Venice HS reinstates football coach who 'liked' controversial tweet  WFLA

Venice High School Head Football Coach John Peacock was fired in April after he "liked" a tweet from one of his players that alluded to Braden River head ...



Venice Highs Trey Burton talks Super Bowl rings, the Dominican Republic and Chicago Bears training camp  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

He's back at it, doing what Trey Burton loves ... playing football. The love that the Chicago Bears showed him in the offseason, signing the former Venice High ...



Venice High football player arrested on cocaine charges  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — Jeremy J. Trebbles Jr., 18, a Venice High School football player who was on the team that won the state championship last month, has been ...



Testing reveals traces of lead at three Sarasota schools  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

McIntosh Middle School, Venice Middle School and Englewood Elementary School all had lead in the drinking water that went beyond the EPA's recommended ...



Police: Officer shoots Venice football player who drove at him  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — Two Sarasota Police Department officers and two men were injured early Tuesday after one of the officers fired his handgun at a vehicle that ...



Sertoma Club honors Venice High students, educator for May  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sertoma Club of Venice named Venice High School seniors Rebecca Short and Samuel Stonehouse as students of the month for May.Educator of the month ...



Venice ponders ways to improve lightning warning at youth sports fields  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

VENICE — For several years, Venice city officials and representatives of area youth leagues have hoped to improve the way teams competing at Wellfield Park ...



Venice HS football coach fired after offensive tweet aimed at rival coach  WFLA

The head football coach for Venice High School was fired from the team because of a tweet that could be perceived as racist.



Pace baseball falls to Venice in Class 7A state championship game  Pensacola News Journal

The Pace baseball team's season ended in heartbreaking fashion with a 3-1 loss to Venice in extra innings in the Class 7A state championship game on ...



VIDEO: Handshake-gate! Coach of Venice (Fla.) has handshake rejected by STA's Roger Harriott  USA TODAY High School Sports

After a 38-18 win against Venice, St. Thomas Aquinas football coach Roger Harriott refused to shake his counterpart, John Peacock's hand.



Lead found in Sarasota schools: Should you be worried?  WWSB

SARASOTA (WWSB) - Newly released test results show levels of lead above federal recommendations at McIntosh and Venice middle schools, and Englewood ...



Venice HS football coach reinstated after liking offensive tweet  WTSP.com

VENICE, Fla. – Venice High School decided Wednesday to reinstate John Peacock as head football coach. Peacock will undergo sensitivity and social media ...



Pine View named best high school in Florida by U.S. News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Pine View School again topped the U.S News Best High School Rankings for Florida, although it fell nationally from 13 in 2017 to 19 in 2018.In this year's ...



Florida high school caught hacking into opponents' Hudl videos  USA TODAY High School Sports

A Hudl spokesman did not answer what controls the video hosting *service* has in place to prevent misuse of its accounts.



Holiday baseball clinic in Venice now free for participants  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

VENICE — Nick Longhi, now in his fourth year of running Venice's Holiday Baseball Clinic, made a few changes for what will be the 32nd annual clinic.



Venice police to create substation at Venice High School  WTSP.com

Venice police will have a working 24-hour substation inside the school.



Higher concentrations of lead found in three Sarasota Co. schools  WWSB

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Although it is not mandatory for schools to test for lead, Sarasota County Schools has started conducting voluntary water testing in the ...



Sarasota school security: How did we get here?  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

What's the district's current plan for school security? Next year, the Sarasota County School District will have two separate types of school security: traditional ...



NFLs Trey Burton, Venice High grad, heading to Chicago Bears  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Venice High graduate Trey Burton got the payday he was seeking. The former Philadelphia Eagles tight end, who threw a 1-yard touchdown in the team's victory ...



Venice Christmas Boat Parade organizer prepares for his last hurrah  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

VENICE — Longtime Venice Christmas Boat Parade organizer John Osmulski is looking forward to the 30th anniversary of the event, scheduled to start at 6 p.m., ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Naturally, games did not go off without a hitch  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Welcome to the 2018 Florida high school football season.Now, get out of the stadium, please.Yes, instead of touchdowns and field goals, the focus was on ...



VOLLEYBALL: Indians serve up win over Rams  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

VENICE. If there is one thing Brian Wheatley learned from the Venice High volleyball team's trip to Chicago last weekend, it was that if the Indians did not serve ...



Hate-based graffiti found at Venice High School  WFLA

A high school in Venice was hit by vandals overnight, according to officials.



PREP SPORTS: New playoff plan popular with coaches, ADs  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

If passed, they feel new system could provide better competitive balance and eliminate mismatches in the postseason.



Sarasota school district maintains A grade  YourObserver.com

Sarasota County Schools is an A-rated district for the 15th year in a row, the district announced Wednesday afternoon. School scores. The individual school ...



FHSAA rulebook's 'gray area' cost Pace baseball in title game defeat  Pensacola News Journal

Pace baseball's chances of a state championship were left shrouded in a “gray area” of the Florida High School Athletic Association rulebook early Friday ...



Third candidate enters School Board race for Goodwins seat  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota substitute teacher Richard Linden has emerged as the third candidate in the race for incumbent Jane Goodwin's District 5 School Board seat. All four of ...



Sarasota County School Board District 5: Q&A with Richard Linden  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Name, including middle initial: Richard P. LindenOffice sought: District 5 school boardPolitical party: Independent in general, currently registered ...



VOLLEYBALL: Venice hosts Battle at the Beach Friday and Saturday  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

VENICEThe Battle at the Beach high school volleyball tournament will be held Friday and Saturday at Venice High School.The 16 teams are divided into four ...



Major changes in store for Sarasota County school buildings  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota County School Board solidified the district's choice to prioritize hardening schools after the Parkland shooting when it approved the schools' ...



Chalkboard Champions  WWSB ABC 7

Special teachers can and do make a difference every day in the lives of children and families. Each month from Oct. 1 to June 1, ABC7 and Gettel Automotive ...



Class of 2018 dismissed in Sarasota County  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — Once again, it's that time of year in Southwest Florida. High school seniors on local campuses are zipping up their backpacks, closing their ...



Clamping Down  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Venice defensive line confident it can dominate Braden River.



For Venices Trey Burton, Bear season has begun  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Venice High grad Trey Burton settles into the daily routine of an NFL season in Chicago ... and he couldn't be happier.



John Peacock back as head coach at Venice (Florida)  High School Football America

Venice High School in Florida has announced that they re-hired fired head football coach John Peacock less than two months after dismissing him.



NFL: Burton in running for Man of the Year Award  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

CHICAGO. Former Venice High School star and current Chicago Bears tight end Trey Burton has been nominated by the team for the Walter Payton NFL Man of ...



Venice wins state championship  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

ORLANDO. The thought crossed the minds of the Venice High football team long before the start of the first official practice this season. “It was our first week of ...



PREPS SPORTS: Sarasota-Manatees best young athletes  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Local prep athletes honored at Best of HT Preps banquet.



Meteor moment informs career exploration at Riverview High  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Was it serendipity that a meteor crash-landed at an elementary school this past spring as I was transitioning from principal of Venice Elementary School to ...



Venice grad Trey Burton to play in Super Bowl with the Eagles  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Venice High graduate will get his shot to soar with the Eagles at Super Bowl LII.



Venice attorney Tony Mowry running for state House seat  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Venice attorney Tony Mowry has filed to run for the District 74 state House seat covering southern Sarasota County.Mowry, 40, is a Democrat who grew up in ...



Venice football player hit Sarasota police officer who feared for his life. So he opened fire, cops say  Bradenton Herald

A Sarasota police officer fired his gun at an SUV, shooting two people inside, after police say the vehicle driven by a Venice High School football player ...



Three-star Florida DB Jeremy Trebbles Jr. arrested on possession of cocaine with intent to distribute  USA TODAY High School Sports

A member of a state championship football team in Florida has been arrested on possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, placing his collegiate future ...



Booker Middle, Riverview High administrators collect district awards  YourObserver.com

Booker Middle School's principal and Riverview High's assistant principal were named tops in their fields by Sarasota County Schools at surprise ceremonies ...



She was a superhero  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Venice High student remembered by friends, family as accessible doors are dedicated in her honor.



SIGNINGS: ODA athletes lead area wave to collegiate ranks  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Venice volleyball players lead group of a dozen Indian athletes to the next level.



St. Thomas Aquinas’ football championship run comes to a dramatic end  Miami Herald

The Raiders fell to Venice 27-20 in the 7A state semifinal at Venice High on Friday.



Venice will proceed with new fire station  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

VENICE — In separate votes on Tuesday, the Venice City Council agreed to solicit an architect to design a new fire station next to City Hall and shelved the idea ...



New accessible garden opens up opportunity at Loveland Center  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Eagle Scout project, celebrated with apple juice toast, will let more students the facility serves join gardening program.



Venice City Council delays hotel project  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

VENICE — A proposal to build a Sheraton-flagged hotel on the island of Venice was delayed but not derailed Tuesday when the Venice City Council voted 4-3 ...



Venice library benefactor William Jervey reflects on philanthropy  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

He first tried to save the old building, then realized how much residents could benefit from a new one. VENICE — Dr. William Jervey beamed with pride during a ...



Despite progress, Sarasota schools achievement gap remains an issue  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

After three years of focused initiatives, Sarasota County's minority students are still far under-performing the district's white students based on state test scores.



Sarasota schools choose three finalists for police chief position  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The finalists range from a college police chief to a Sheriff's Office captain to a school district police department leader. Sarasota County Schools administrators ...



10News School of the Week is Venice High School  WTSP.com

It's Friday, so you know it's that time of the week where we recognize a different school in Tampa Bay as 10News' School of the Week powered by Duke Energy ...



Venice Area Historical Society hosts presentation on ‘The Highwaymen’  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Almost 170 people attended the April 17 program on "The Highwaymen" sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society.The presenter, Gary Monroe, proved to ...



Venice fetes hometown Super Bowl hero Trey Burton  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

VENICE — The line to see Super Bowl champion Trey Burton at Bogey's Restaurant & Sports started forming shortly before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday evening — and ...



Graduating seniors visit Alta Vista Elementary to inspire the Class of 2025  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — It's in the stars for fifth-grade student Turi Bell to become a dance teacher and actor in the future. “I really want to be on TV someday,” said the ...



Riverview High principal headed to Venice High  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Riverview High Principal Eric Jackson will replace Jack Turgeon at Venice High.



Sertoma Club of Venice honors students, educator of month  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sertoma Club of Venice honored Venice High School students, Kerry Carr and Mikayla Ambrosio as its March Students of the Month. Deborah Therrien was ...



Trey Burton: Family. Faith. And football.  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Venice native and Super Bowl LII hero gives readers a glimpse at the wildly busy life of an NFL player ... and this is just the offseason. You may remember Trey ...



Lyons: Principal escaped DUI charge, but what to tell students?  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The DUI charge Jack Turgeon faced after his drunken vehicle crash nearly killed him last year was quietly dropped in late April.I get why, and it wasn't because ...



Venices Kelly to be inducted into National Wrestling Hall  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

On June 20, 2015, wrestling coach Dan Kelly walked into the gym at Venice High School, set to chew out one of his wrestlers for a final time. “We're walking into ...



City Council declines to rescind zoning decision in Pinebrook Park development  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

VENICE — Owners of a 2.4-acre parcel of land off of Pinebrook Road are weighing their options Tuesday after the Venice City Council declined to rescind its ...



LIFE IN THE NFL: Talking turkey with Chicago Bears Trey Burton  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Trey Burton will give thanks. As much a part of Thanksgiving Day as grandma's stuffing and dozing on the couch, NFL football will occupy television screens ...



Sarasota schools eye their own internal security force  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota County School Board decided Tuesday to create and manage an internal school security department over the next two years, dramatically shifting ...



Students walk out of Venice High School Monday to protest alleged discrimination  KABC-TV

Students at Venice High School walked out of classes Monday to protest alleged racist and discriminatory behavior by their principal.



PREP FOOTBALL: Tarpons eyes opened to cancer  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

PUNTA GORDA. Binky Waldrop wants to raise cancer awareness, specifically breast cancer awareness, among his Charlotte High football players. Tarpons ...



Sarasota schools take first steps for internal police force  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota County Schools are looking for experienced candidates to fill the roles of police chief and sergeant and manage the district's new internal police force ...



District 5 School Board seat is crowded race with two frontrunners  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Incumbent Jane Goodwin and former teacher Pamela Gavette have led the charge for the District 5 seat.



Get to Know Your Orange Man: #89, tight end Aaron Hackett  Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

Is this the year we see "The Menace from Venice" unleashed?



Venice High principal charged with DUI after wreck  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Jack Turgeon faces charges after a crash on Stickney Point Road on March 20 that left him seriously injured.



Two more candidates going for Sarasota County School Board seat  YourObserver.com

Two new candidates filed their intent to run for the Sarasota County School Board to challenge incumbent Jane Goodwin for her seat: Richard Linden and Justin ...



Sarasota, Manatee schools considering policy for walkouts  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Manatee schools likely to be 'fairly tolerant'; Sarasota wants to be 'respectful,' 'safe.' Students across the country walked out of their schools on Wednesday, ...



SIGNING DAY: 7 Venice athletes sign National Letters of Intent  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Shane Shifflett headed to Florida to play baseball for Gators.



2 Venice High grads aiming for NFL  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Trey Burton and Dri Archer grew up together in Nokomis and after successful collegiate careers, they will work out for pro scouts this weekend. The ceiling fan at ...



Get Schooled on the History of Where 'Grease' Was Really Filmed  Smithsonian.com

“You're going to be really surprised by the one I pick,” John Travolta said when I asked him which of his films he'd store in a time capsule. It was 1996, and I was ...



Sarasota schools recognize volunteers and partners at ceremony  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota County School District recognized outstanding individual volunteers and business partners earlier this month, during its annual awards ceremony, ...



Venice football game tickets to go on sale Thursday  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Indians play the St. Thomas Aquinas Raiders in the Class 7A state semifinal on Friday.



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