May
24
May, 24th 2019
Dear Students/Parents, The class of 2019 has now joined the ranks of our nearly 10,000 graduates as esteemed alumni of Tampa Catholic High School. We are so proud of their accomplishments and the success they earned while students at TC. We look forward to their continued success and are proud of the over $11 million in scholarships earned by the class of 2019. Best wishes and God bless the class of 2019!
May
20
May, 20th 2019
Seven members of the TC Campus Ministry Team were installed as Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion on May 20th, at our morning Mass in the Blessed Edmund Rice Chapel. --READ MORE__
May
17
May, 17th 2019
In a historic announcement filled with much fanfare and celebration, Tampa Catholic was honored to welcome back one of their own, Arnie Bellini, class of 1976, who presented the school with a monumental $7 million gift. --READ MORE--
May
3
May, 3rd 2019
Following the Mass celebrating the charism of Blessed Edmund Rice, the founder of the Christian Brothers, Tampa Catholic Principal Robert C. Lees announced our 2019 Neary Scholarship recipient. --READ MORE--
Apr
15
April, 15th 2019
Thank you to the many guest, patrons, underwriters, and volunteers who helped make the 2019 Cross and Shield - Celebrating Crusader Excellence - a record-setting evening for the Tampa Catholic Family. --READ MORE--
Apr
1
April, 1st 2019
NEW THIS YEAR! Science/STEM Summer Camps and several sports camps offered by Tampa Catholic coaches. Get all the information on children's camps held on campus this summer, including STEM, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Dance & Basketball. For registration forms and flyers, download camp specific information. –READ MORE--
Mar
26
March, 26th 2019
The class of 2021 has blessed Tampa Catholic’s Lenten journey by constructing hand-made Stations of the Cross. Our sophomores installed 14 crosses throughout campus with beautiful images and symbols to draw us deeper into the Passion of our Lord. --READ MORE--
Mar
20
March, 20th 2019
On Saturday evening, March 16th, 40 TC Campus Ministers descended on Concordia Village of Tampa (formerly John Knox Village) to celebrate Saint Paddy’s Day with 150 senior citizens, to liven up their long days. DJ Jack Carney, retired TC social studies teacher 1966-2003, played lively Irish tunes, as young and old danced the night away. --READ MORE--
Mar
8
March, 8th 2019
Senior Service Day is the fruition of the key principles emblazoned upon the TC crest, Veritas and Caritas. The class of 2019 offered their time and talents last month to Mendenhall Elementary, Oak Grove Elementary, and Metropolitan Ministries. --READ MORE--
Feb
26
February, 26th 2019
The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Marcus Fernandez TC’00 as the 28th Lightning Community Hero this season during the game versus the Calgary Flames. Read more about why Marcus is a Community Hero! --READ MORE--
Feb
19
February, 19th 2019
On February 13th, the weather did not deter over 800 guests from joining the Miami Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the 36th annual Sand In My Shoes Award Program (Man of the Year) honoring Tony Argiz from MBAF, Certified Public Accountants and Advisors. This award is presented to outstanding community leaders who have made significant contributions to the South Florida region, demonstrating their involvement, love and dedication to our community as the best possible place in which to live and work.
Feb
7
February, 7th 2019
Wednesday, February 20th (Juniors – Official ACT; Freshmen and Sophomore – Pre-ACT) This is a reminder that Junior students will be taking the official ACT at Tampa Catholic on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 for an admission score that will be accepted by four-year colleges and universities and NCAA eligibility in the United States. At the same time, all Freshman and Sophomore students... --READ MORE--
Jan
23
January, 23rd 2019
What a privilege to have Shriners kids come and speak to us on how important it is to raise funds for the hospital and how it directly helps them. No family is denied services regardless of their ability to pay. A blessing for us to play a small part in helping these families. #LJIOHF
Dec
20
December, 20th 2018
Juniors and Seniors - Tuesday, January 29, 2019 As part of our school celebration of national Catholic Schools Week, Tampa Catholic will host a Grandparents Day Mass and reception.
Dec
13
December, 13th 2018
TC's H4H Club gets out in the greater Tampa Bay community to work on local home builds for Habitat. Afterwards the club helped set up and participate in the Volunteer Festival at Water Works Park. --READ MORE--
Nov
25
November, 25th 2018
We will be blessing and lighting the official TC Christmas tree on Thursday, December 6th, at 7:00 p.m. starting in Crusader Hall. This much beloved annual event is a spectacular kick off to the holiday season. We invite all current, past and future TC families to join us at this family-friendly event. Hope to see plant of Crusader Alumni there too!
Nov
7
November, 7th 2018
Our Floridian families in the Panhandle were in great need of our help after the devastation in Mexico Beach, Florida and panhandle. So our TC Family, Faculty and Students went to work raising more than $8,000 in donations along with a $5,000 matched gift. --READ MORE--
Nov
2
November, 2nd 2018
Each year, Tampa Catholic hosts an evening for prospective students and their families to tour the campus and learn about Tampa Catholic’s academic and student life.
Oct
19
October, 19th 2018
Tampa Catholic High School embodies Caritas with the CareFest initiative! CareFest was a service week of the Diocese of St. Petersburg that was celebrated in 2016. Catholic students joined other volunteers throughout the Bay in order to to help support the local community in diverse ways. Tampa Catholic has continued to celebrate this Caritas annually because it clearly demonstrates the charism of what it means to be a Crusader. --READ MORE--
Oct
17
October, 17th 2018
Principal Robert C. Lees, announced today that Gabriella Burleigh, has been named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, was presented by the principal to this scholastically talented senior after Mass this week. --READ MORE--
Oct
12
October, 12th 2018
GOLFERS WANTED! Round up a foursome and tee up for a fun day of golf at the DiMaggio Memorial Golf Classic. The 2018 tournament returns to the beautiful and challenging TPC Tampa Bay course. The tournament is a great way for alumni, parents and friends of Tampa Catholic to come together, hit the links and raise funds to support and continue the legacy of sportsmanship and excellence in our athletic programs. --READ MORE--
Oct
7
October, 7th 2018
TC Campus Ministry Team once again hosted the annual “Blessing of the Pets.” Click to see photos and more news. --READ MORE--
Oct
4
October, 4th 2018
Tampa Catholic Grandparents Day coming soon. This year we offer two different events split up by grade. Freshman/Sophomore in November 2018 and Junior/Senior in January 2019. --READ MORE--
Sep
27
September, 27th 2018
In September, the Tampa Catholic community honored the academic achievements of our honor roll students from the spring of 2018 and AP scholars from the 2017-2018 academic year. --READ MORE--
Sep
25
September, 25th 2018
On Wednesday, October 10th 2018, Freshmen will take the PSAT-9 and Sophomores & Juniors will take the PSAT/NMSQT Tests. Seniors will not be in school on this day.
Sep
13
September, 13th 2018
Tell your family, friends and neighbors! Tampa Catholic is looking for the best and brightest to join the Class of 2023. Applications are now available online.
Sep
10
September, 10th 2018
We give thanks for the two members of our TC Campus Ministry team, Eli Norden and Parker Martucciwho, who will serve the TC worshipping community as Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion at our school Masses.
Aug
28
August, 28th 2018
Riley Miller and his family wanted to share this big achievement — he earned his Eagle Scout classification a little over a week ago. This was a huge accomplishment that took lots of hard work and dedication. Tampa Catholic and his former school, Espiritu Santo along with his family and friends are proud to share this moment with Riley. –READ MORE--
Aug
24
August, 24th 2018
After the Parkland tragedy, schools were tasked with assessing their security procedures and protocols to help ensure the safest possible environment for their students. Since that very dark day in February, we have taken action to change or modify our procedures and policies at Tampa Catholic. After the Parkland tragedy, schools were tasked with assessing their security procedures and protocols to help ensure the safest possible environment for their students. Since that very dark day in February, we have taken action to change or modify our procedures and policies at Tampa Catholic. -- READ MORE--
Aug
22
August, 22nd 2018
Tampa Catholic is pleased to announce an exciting new service for our students. Mrs. Caroline Shugart will be available daily in the Learning Lab for math & SAT/ACT tutoring. –READ MORE--
Jul
11
July, 11th 2018
Tampa Catholic High School is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeris McIntyre, a Class of 1999 alumnus, as the Crusader’s head football coach. Coach McIntyre has been an assistant offensive coach at TC for the past three years and replaces Mike Gregory who has decided to take a collegiate coaching position at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas.
Jul
10
July, 10th 2018
As we prepare for the 2018-19 school year we wish to announce that Tampa Catholic High School will be making a significant technology change beginning in the 2018-19 school year. We will be moving to the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) in August. Canvas will be replacing our use of Edmodo.
Jun
27
June, 27th 2018
We have created a ‘Quick Start Guide’ for the new school year that will help our newest parents jump right in to our TC Family. The ‘Crusader Links’ booklet can answer many of the questions that new parents might have about beginning at new chapter at a new school.
Jun
19
June, 19th 2018
Need to know what books you should be reading this summer? Here is the list of all summer reading books and how to get them. Books may be purchased thru MBS Bookstore, see Quicklinks button in title bar of each page.
Jun
18
June, 18th 2018
Destination TC is a two-day program with the goal of integrating our incoming students into the school community prior to the start of the academic year. The SHAPE Seniors want to build confidence and connectedness in your young adult in order to jump-start their success at Tampa Catholic. This introduction will allow for a more seamless transition from middle school to high school to ensure that once the school year begins, your Crusader will have all of the tools necessary to thrive as a member of the Tampa Catholic family.
May
17
May, 17th 2018
A little over 4 years ago Andrew Joseph, III was an 8th student at St. Stephens in Riverview. He applied to Tampa Catholic and looked forward to being a student-athlete and represent the green and white as a Crusader in high school. Tragically, Andrew lost his life before he could realize his dreams.
May
10
May, 10th 2018
With the 2018 school year winding down, many parents are beginning to prepare their vacation and travel plans for the next school year. For your convenience, we have compiled this tentative list of calendar dates for the 2018–2019 school year.
May
8
May, 8th 2018
We give thanks for the sixteen members of the TC Campus Ministry team who will serve the TC worshipping community as Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion at our school Masses.
May
4
May, 4th 2018
At the Cross & Shield Gala this year, we celebrated our faith and honored the inspired teachings of Edmund Rice by acknowledging the generational gift that is the Essential Elements of a Christian Brother’s Education - a life rooted in truth and inspired by charity.
Apr
23
April, 23rd 2018
Over our lifetimes, one in three of us will need a blood transfusion. One donation (one pint) actually saves three lives.
Apr
17
April, 17th 2018
Last week the sophomores took a day from class to enjoy their class retreat. The day consisted in group discussions, ice breakers, films, and witness talks by our faculty and students.
Mar
28
March, 28th 2018
Several Tampa Catholic coaches will be holding children's summer camps on campus this summer. As information and dates become available, we will post the camp information here. Please click on the links below to get further information about individual sport camps held at Tampa Catholic this summer or to download camp specific information and sign-up forms. If you have additional questions you can navigate to the team pages for coaches contact information.
Mar
23
March, 23rd 2018
On Saint Patrick’s Day, 40 members of TC’s Campus Ministry Team, accompanied by DJ Jack Carney, Br. Sanpietro, Mr. Shemroske and Br. Burns, staged a party for 150 senior citizens at John Knox Village.
Mar
21
March, 21st 2018
During the last few weekends Tampa Catholic students traveled to Orlando, FL to compete at the Florida State level French and Spanish Competitions. Congratulations to both delegate groups, their teachers and the volunteer chaperones. Both groups came away with tremendous stories and success.
Mar
13
March, 13th 2018
Sixteen AP teachers from Tampa Catholic gathered in the Learning Lab on Wednesday, March 7th, to provide information to students about the AP courses offered at TC. Students were able to visit with teachers and ask questions about course objectives, exams, workload expectations, and instructional methodologies.
Mar
5
March, 5th 2018
Thank you for purchasing a ticket for your student to ride the bus to the Boys Basketball Final Four game tomorrow afternoon. Unfortunately, we did not get enough reservations for the bus and must cancel the trip.
Feb
23
February, 23rd 2018
We are fast approaching the capacity of the Marriott Waterside Ballroom, so if you haven't purchased your tickets, go to www.BidPal.net/cs18 to register online. Don't miss out.
Feb
15
February, 15th 2018
This is a reminder that Junior students will be taking the official ACT at Tampa Catholic on Tuesday, February 27,2018 for an admission score that will be accepted by four-year colleges and universities and NCAA eligibility in the United States.
Feb
7
February, 7th 2018
On Saturday, January 27, the Tampa Catholic Habitat for Humanity club showed up at a construction site at a house on Morton Avenue at 7:30 in the morning to perform a home preservation.
Jan
26
January, 26th 2018
Tampa Catholic High School is proud to announce that Girls’ Flag Football will become an independent girls’ sports team this spring and will join a district the following school year; able to compete for state championships.
Jan
24
January, 24th 2018
For the TC freshmen, last Friday, February 19th, was all about focusing and re-focusing on the plan God has for them in their lives. The entire freshmen class gathered for the annual 9th grade “Re-Focus Retreat” here on campus.
Dec
26
December, 26th 2017
On Saturday, December 16th, 25 student members of the TC Campus Ministry Team hosted a Christmas Luncheon for the senior citizens at John Knox Village.
Dec
13
December, 13th 2017
In November, thirty-five Tampa Catholic juniors and seniors attended the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana held every two years.
Nov
28
November, 28th 2017
This week, following the Thanksgiving holiday, we reflect on our many blessings, I want to take this opportunity to share some of the things for which we are thankful.
Nov
16
November, 16th 2017
We will be blessing and lighting the official TC Christmas tree on Wednesday, December 6th, starting at 7:30 in Crusader Hall. The event is truly a wonderful way for TC students, families, faculty and FUTURE CRUSADER FAMILIES to get in the mood for the start of the Christmas season.
Nov
14
November, 14th 2017
This year, the Tampa Catholic yearbook staff is offering both recognition and business ads to the TC community. This is a great opportunity to promote your business or recognize your child on their achievement in their last four years at Tampa Catholic.
Nov
2
November, 2nd 2017
Congratulations to seniors Ricardo Rojas-Armstrong and Ashley Sieper who have been recognized as National Merit Commended Scholars for their outstanding achievement on the PSAT/NMSQT.
Oct
27
October, 27th 2017
Welcome back alums. This is a great time of year for schools across the country as they welcome back alumni during Homecoming activities. Tampa Catholic will be a busy place this weekend as many activities are planned. The DiMaggio Golf Classic is taking place this morning at the beautiful TPC Golf Course in Lutz. This annual event is the big fundraiser for our athletic department.
Oct
16
October, 16th 2017
Every fall, schools from across America call their former students back to campus to reunite the far-flung members of their extended families. It is a tradition called Homecoming.
Sep
29
September, 29th 2017
On Wednesday, October 11th, Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors will take the PSAT Test.
Sep
25
September, 25th 2017
This week is Carefest in the Diocese of St. Petersburg. It is a week in which we focus on our Christian duty to serve others and to selflessly give back to those in need. We have many projects planned this week with our students through their classes and clubs.
Sep
13
September, 13th 2017
We are pleased to reopen school on Thursday, September 14. Power was restored to the academic side of the campus last night, although the Gym and Athletic Complex are still without power. This will not inhibit a return to school.
Sep
5
September, 5th 2017
Tickets to all the home Tampa Catholic athletic events may now be purchased on your mobile device through the GoFan App.
Jun
23
June, 23rd 2017
We have put together a Quick Reference Book for the upcoming 2017-18 school year. It provides new incoming freshman & transfer students' parents with lots of answers to lots of questions.
Jun
14
June, 14th 2017
Summer Reading 2017: Tampa Catholic students are expected to continue to improve literacy skills over the summer. For this reason, each English course has an assigned summer reading book for students to read.
Jun
8
June, 8th 2017
Invitation for registered incoming 9th grade students to join our TC Boot Camp Tuesday, July 11 & Wednesday, July 12 (9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)- Tampa Catholic Campus