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May
17
Tampa Catholic Honors Andrew Joseph III At Senior Farewell
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. --READ MORE
May
10
Important Dates for 2018–19 School Year
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. --READ MORE--
May
8
New Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion Commissioned at TC
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. --READ MORE--
May
4
TC Announces Major Gift Inspired by Blessed Edmund Rice and the Teachings of the Christian Brothers
How often in our own lives have we had the wisdom, the depth of character, and the kindness of heart to recognize, “I am here because of the generosity of others.” This year at the Tampa Catholic High School 2018 Cross & Shield Gala, TC announced the major gift inspired by Blessed Edmund Rice and the teachings of the Christian Brothers – the Patrick and Mary Neary Endowed Scholarship Fund. --READ MORE--
Apr
23
Crusaders to the Rescue - April Blood Drive
ONE BLOOD came to TC looking for blood donors amongst our teachers and students... -READ MORE--
Apr
17
Sophomores Move Forward on Retreat
A closer look at the sophomore class retreat. --READ MORE--
Mar
28
Summer Camps 2018
Summer camps listing for coaches planning on holding camps at Tampa Catholic this summer.
Mar
23
Campus Ministry Crusaders Share Their Green with Senior Citizens
On Saint Patrick’s Day, 40 members of TC’s Campus Ministry Team, accompanied DJ Jack Carney, Br. Sanpietro, Mr. Shemroske and Br. Burns to the annual evening party at John Knox Village. --READ MORE--
Mar
21
World Languages Score Big at State Competitions
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. --READ MORE--
Mar
13
TC Highlights 17 AP Courses at AP Expo
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. --READ MORE--
Mar
5
 Bart Cobb
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Bart Cobb
TC to Sponsor Bus(es) to State Final Four
The Crusader Boys Basketball Team will play in the State Semi-Final Game vs. University (Fort Lauderdale) on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Tampa Catholic is sponsoring a bus(es) for students to attend the game.
Feb
23
 Bart Cobb
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2018 Cross and Shield Updates
The latest news and updates on the 2018 Cross and Shield Gala: YOU'RE INVITED!! Our Mothers’ Club volunteers are hard at work planning the 2018 Cross & Shield Gala for Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 6-11 PM at the Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina. It is an elegant night of silent and live auctions, dinner and dancing. Dress is Black Tie Optional. This is the biggest social event for TC each year. We hope that you will join Crusader parents, alumni, parents of alumni, and grandfriends for this elegant and fun evening.
Feb
15
School Day ACT Testing
Tuesday, February 27th: Juniors (Official ACT), Freshmen & Sophomore (Pre-ACT) -- 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. --READ MORE--
Feb
7
TC's Habitat for Humanity Club Volunteers for a Home Preservation
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. The club president, Ryan Berardi, and club vice president, Chris Frey, were accompanied by club members... --READ MORE--
Jan
26
TC Crusaders Announce Girls’ Flag Football
Tampa Catholic High School is proud to announce that Girls’ Flag Football will become an independent girls’ sports team this spring. --READ MORE--
Jan
24
Freshmen Re-Focus!
The TC freshmen retreat is about focusing and re-focusing on the plan God has for each student. The entire freshmen class gathered for the annual “Re-Focus Retreat” in Crusader Hall. The retreat is coordinated by Father Carl Melchior, the diocesan Director of Vocations.
Dec
26
TC Hosts Luncheon for Senior Citizens at John Knox Village
While the TC students could have been with their friends that day at the malls, doing Christmas shopping, they realized that when all was said and done, they had given the best Christmas present ever – the gift of their loving presence to those at John Knox Village who needed their present the most. --READ MORE--
Dec
13
Thirty-Five TC Students Attended National Catholic Youth Conference
Tampa Catholic juniors and seniors attended the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) in Indianapolis, Indiana held every two years. Led by math department chair and assisted by theology teachers — the students shared their love of God with 27,000 high school kids from across the United States
Nov
28
Thankful for You, our TC Community
Dear Parents & Students, This week we reflect on our many blessings, I want to take this opportunity to share some of the things for which we are thankful... --READ MORE--
Nov
16
Blessing & Lighting Of the TC Christmas Tree
Wednesday Evening - December 6, 2017 – 7:30PM Be sure to join us for this special family event. Our entire TC Community is invited to bring the little ones, new ones, old ones and current ones to bless the advent wreath, visit with Santa and cheer in the holiday season of giving.
Nov
14
Purchase A Yearbook Ad Today!
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. --READ MORE--
Nov
2
Three TC Students Named in 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program
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. And congratulations to Senior John Felletter who has been named a Semifinalist in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. He is one of 1,600 - less than 1% of high school seniors in the US who are named Semifinalists. --READ MORE--
Oct
16
HOMECOMING! It’s Time to Celebrate Like a Crusader!
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. Tampa Catholic has celebrated Homecoming since its early football teams began playing in the 1960's. Unfortunately, the team was never able to play its Homecoming game, or any games at home. --READ MORE ALL ABOUT HC--
Sep
29
Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors Take PSAT Test October 11th
This is a reminder that Sophomore and Junior students will be taking the PSAT/NMSQT at Tampa Catholic on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 while the freshman will take the PSAT 8/9. This is a regular school day (8:00 am). Students are required to be in uniform at regular time. Please note the following --READ MORE--
Sep
25
Tampa Catholic Pitches in for Hurricane Relief
TC is conducting a financial drive for Hurricane relief and for critical relief items for Puerto Rico. These efforts will take part in two distinct ways, financial support and the collection of relief items.
Sep
13
TC Resumes School - Thursday Following Hurricane Irma
Tampa Catholic will reopen school on Thursday, September 14. Power was restored to the academic side of the campus, although the Gym and Athletic Complex are still without power. This will not inhibit a return to school. All buildings have been safety checked and all systems are operable (electric, network, kitchen, fire alarms, plumbing etc.). Lunch will be served on Thursday. Tampa Catholic was fortunate to experience minimal wind damage and no water damage. --READ MORE--
Sep
5
 Don Dziagwa
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Buy Digital Sporting Event Tickets
Tickets to all the home Tampa Catholic athletic events may now be purchased on your mobile device through the GoFan App. --READ MORE--
Aug
31
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Apply Now – Tampa Catholic Class of 2022
Tell your family, friends and neighbors! Tampa Catholic is looking for the best and brightest to join the Class of 2022. Applications are now available online at www.tampacatholic.org/admissions. Tampa Catholic’s applicant pool continues to reflect its diverse student body, which this year represents 110 middle schools and 75 zip codes.
Aug
16
2017 Pendragon Literary Magazine Ready to Download
The 2017 Pendragon, Tampa Catholic's literary publication is ready for reading and download. Be sure to check out our student creativity in this year's publication. --READ MORE--
Aug
15
New Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Eleven members of the TC Campus Ministry Team were installed as extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion at the August 14th morning Mass in the Blessed Edmund Rice Chapel. --READ MORE--
Aug
10
Registration Open for Dads' Club DiMaggio Classic Golf Tournament
Registration is open for the Dads' Club DiMaggio Classic Golf Tournament for the benefit of Crusader athletics. The date is Friday, October 27 and venue is TPC Tampa Bay
Aug
9
New Campus Ministers Commissioned for ’17-’18
40 TC students attended a workshop at the Bethany Retreat Center to learn the skills of being a Campus Minister. These new members will join up with our returning 40 members... --READ MORE--
Jul
25
Report Parent Service Hours Online
Now you can report your parent service hours online via the TC a form on web site
Jul
17
First Annual New Crusader Boot Camp-Completed
Tampa Catholic welcomed our newest members of the class of #TC2021 to a new BootCamp held last week on campus. This free camp allowed students to learn more about our amazing TC community. The students got to meet each other and come together as a class to also share with the community. --READ MORE--
Jun
23
Crusader Links 2017-18 Back to School Quick Reference
We have put together a Quick Start Guide for the upcoming 2017-18 school year. It provides new incoming freshman & transfer students' parents with lots of answers to lots of questions. It also will help returning parents too. Included is information about uniform & spirit wear vendors, locks, parking, books, iPads, athletics, schedules, lunches and parent meetings.
Jun
14
Summer Reading List 2017
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.
Jun
8
New Crusaders Boot Camp
For registered incoming 9th grade students. Tuesday, July 11 & Wednesday, July 12 (9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.) - Tampa Catholic Campus --READ MORE--
May
31
Letter from Principal Lees
Dear Students/Parents, It is with great pride that we say good-bye to the class of 2017. This group of students conducted themselves with style and class and contributed much to the legacy of Tampa Catholic High School. The class of 2017 was truly talented in many ways, spiritually, socially, academically and athletically. We are so proud of the $14 million in scholarships earned by this class and we look forward to their great future achievements. Best wishes and God Bless the Class of 2017! --READ MORE--
May
16
DOSP Adopts Parent/Guardian Code of Conduct
The Diocese of St. Petersburg has released a new Code of Conduct that applies to all parents, guardians, caregivers, volunteers, and visitors who interact with our schools and Catholic Education in the Diocese of St. Petersburg. It also applies to school sponsored activities, meetings, and/or functions within and outside of school hours. As parents, guardians, caregivers, volunteers, and visitors, there is an expectation of support for the Vision and Mission of Catholic Education in the Diocese of St. Petersburg. --READ MORE--
Apr
26
#ACT36 TC Junior Gets Highest Possible Composite ACT Score
In addition to sports being a big part of high school life, achievement and education are equally significant when it comes to high school. Meet John Felletter, who recently earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. John is also a student-athlete, playing on the lacrosse team for three years now and trying his hand at swimming too.
Apr
13
Yes! There Will Be Summer Camps
Looking for fun, athletic camp programs for your children this summer? Several Tampa Catholic coaches will be holding camps during the summer months. Click to find out more details.
Mar
23
TC Campus Ministers Bring the Green to John Knox Village
TC Campus Ministry team continues their annual St. Patty's Day entertainment for the residents of John Knox Village. Bringing joy and smiles to all who attend. --READ MORE--
Mar
2
TC Sends 10 Amazing Students to 2017 Regional Science Bowl Competition
Tampa Catholic was represented by 10 amazing students at the North Florida Regional Science Bowl competition at the University of Florida. --READ MORE--
Feb
28
Focus! No One Can Hit Their Target With Their Eyes Closed
For the TC freshmen, Friday, February 24th, was all about focusing and re-focusing on the important things in life. The entire freshmen class gathered for the annual 9th grade “Re-Focus Retreat” here on campus. --READ MORE--
Feb
16
Tampa Catholic is proud to offer AP Capstone beginning Fall 2017
Tampa Catholic High School is one of approximately 1,000 schools worldwide to implement AP Capstone™—an innovative diploma program that allows students to develop the skills that matter most for college success: research, collaboration, and communication. --READ MORE--
Jan
20
 Bart Cobb
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Bart Cobb
2017 Cross and Shield Registration is Open
Online registration for the 10th Cross and Shield Gala is open. This exciting dinner, dance, silent and live auction will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina located on the Riverwalk in downtown Tampa.
Jan
19
Semester 1 Grade Distribution Over Four Years
At the end of semester 1, 40% of the courses at Tampa Catholic were completed with an A grade, while 48% of those courses earned a B grade. This means that 88% of the courses successfully completed in semester 1 received a grade of an A or B. This is an excellent performance by your children at Tampa Catholic. --READ MORE--
Jan
18
TC's Kevin Knox To Be Recognized as McDonald’s All American
MEDIA ALERT: The media & public are invited to the ceremony in the TC Gym at the Athletic Complex Thursday, January 19 beginning at 3:15 PM READ MORE
Jan
5
TC Women's Lacrosse Give Big for Christmas
TC Women's Lacrosse Give Big for Christmas Toys to TGH Pediatric & More: With the help of the TC Community, Theology department and Mrs. Norden, the women’s lacrosse team put real meaning to the words “Merry Christmas!” READ ON
Jan
2
Beloved Fr. Rock Travnikar, OFM Joins our Lord on Christmas Day
Fr. Rock Travnikar OFM passed away over the Christmas holidays. Read More about Fr. Rock and the planned services.
Dec
13
TC Celebrates with the Village People
Each year Campus Ministry takes time during the busy exam schedule and holiday plans to visit the elderly at John Knox Village to spread some Christmas joy & cheer!
Nov
10
Blessing & Lighting of the TC Christmas Tree
Thursday Evening - December 1, 2016 – 7:30PM. Learn more about this family friendly event that you won't want to miss!!
Oct
26
TC's ThinkPink Club Makes Strides for Cancer Research
our TC ThinkPink Club participated last weekend in the Making Strides of Hillsborough Walk held a the Amalie Arena. Read more about their fundraising & donations to help breast cancer survivors. --READ MORE--
Oct
7
Pet Blessing Barking Lot
Tuesday, October 4th, saw our senior parking lot transformed into a “barking lot” as numerous TC parents opened their car doors to release their four legged companions to attend the eleventh annual “Blessing of Pets Ceremony” in front of Crusader Hall. --READ MORE--
Oct
4
Thespian Troupe 8254 Competes!
Tampa Catholic's Thespian Troupe 8254 competed alongside 30 other high schools on Saturday, October 1st at the District’s Individual Event Competition. --READ MORE--
Sep
28
Students Travel to Jacksonville for ACTION Workshop
At the conference over 70 student leaders from Christian Brothers Catholic Schools across North America come together to share ideas on how to better serve and advocate for others, build their leadership skills and more.
Sep
15
 Bart Cobb
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Bart Cobb
Tampa Catholic Recognizes National Merit Scholars
Tampa Catholic is proud to announce that three of its students have been honored for their exceptional achievement on the National Merit test.
Sep
1
All American Lacrosse – Brandi Reynolds
Congratulations to Brandi Reynolds!! “It is with great pleasure that I announce that Brandi Reynolds has been named as an Academic All American by US Lacrosse for the Spring 2016 season” said head coach Joe Ferraro
Aug
30
New Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion Commissioned at TC
We give thanks for the newest seven TC students, who will serve the TC worshiping community as Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion at our school Masses.
Aug
22
Women’s Lacrosse Team Help Package 10,000 Meals for Burkina Faso, Africa
Tampa Catholic’s womens lacrosse team along with representatives from the Diocesan Hispanic Assembly, and Hispanic young adults worked together to assemble over 10,000 nutritious meals
Aug
18
 Bart Cobb
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Bart Cobb
TC Mothers' Club and Dads' Club - New Year, New Look
As the 2016-2017 school year begins and new families join the TC family, a great way for parents to meet other TC parents is to get involved in the Mothers' or Dads' Club. Both are starting the school year with new leadership and expanded reaches.
Aug
17
2016 Good Samaritan Project
The Good Samaritan Project is sponsored by the Diocese of Saint Petersburg and reaches out to teenagers from all our parishes and schools. The Project is a week-long activity where all teens, chaperones, and youth leaders stay together, like a traditional over-night camp. Every day the group divides into small groups taking turns visiting various community groups.
Aug
16
Students Commissioned as New Campus Ministers
50 TC students attended a workshop at the Bethany Retreat Center to learn the skills of being a Campus Minister. READ MORE
Aug
11
 Bart Cobb
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Bart Cobb
TC Beats Enrollment Trends – Begins Year With 762 Students
Tampa Catholic began classes for the 2016-2017 school year with an eye-popping enrollment of 762 students. This is the highest number of students for the school in many years and slightly more than the 740 students that school leadership had determined to be full enrollment for the year
Jul
28
 Robert Lees
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Back to School: From Principal Lees
Welcome back! What a blessing it is to begin the 2016-17 school year! The administration, faculty, and staff are excited to return and be of service to you and your children. Thank you for your investment in and continued support of Catholic education. We are looking forward to having an outstanding year! Read more of the Principal's letter.
Jul
20
TC Students Lend Helping Hands
TC students donate their time and talents to the “Los Hermanos Camp” in Bonita Springs, Florida, this past July. #LJIOHForever -It's all about the love.
Jul
15
Sperry Top-Sider Sale at International Plaza
Parents, get your TC approved school shoes on sale at the Sperry store.
Jul
15
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Parent Reminder: FHSAA Athletic Forms 2016-2017
Reminder to parents that all athletic forms need to be completed and submitted to Athletic Dept. before their first day of practice, including tryouts.
Jul
13
Win The Day Football Camp - Cancelled
Thank you all for your interest in attending the Win The Day football camp. Unfortunately, due to the low attendance numbers and some pressing obligations of our coaching staff that have arisen, we will need to regretfully cancel this year's camp.
Jul
12
Massive Used Uniform Sale Supporting FBLA
Don't miss this chance to buy gently used TC Approved Official uniforms.
Jun
14
Show Your Spirit!
Visit the TC Spirit Store online or in person. Red’s Team Sports has been the official Tampa Catholic athletic, booster, and spirit store provider since 2015. Hats, visors, Polos, Under Armour shirts, t-shirts, Dri-Fit shirts, letter jackets & sweaters and a whole lot more!
May
23
PCA-Tampa Bay Recognizes TC's Dominique Eule
Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) of Tampa Bay named TC's Dominique Eule, lady crusader basketball player, among the winners of the Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Award, presented by Deloitte.
May
20
2016 Pendragon Literary Magazine Now Available
The 2016 Pendragon, Tampa Catholic's literary publication is ready for reading.
May
16
TC Grad Honored at Saint Leo Commencement
Ryan Hart, a graduate of Tampa Catholic High School, received special ROTC and academic honors during the 2016 Saint Leo University commencement on April 30.
May
12
New Principal Announced at Tampa Catholic
The Diocese of St. Petersburg, Office of Catholic Schools and Centers made the announcement yesterday in a press release along with a short introduction to Tampa Catholic faculty and staff.
Mar
23
Crusaderettes Score 90+ at MA Dance Southeastern Regional Competition
#TCGirls continued their winning streak at the MA Dance Competition in Sanford, FL. bringing home a Superior Sweepstakes trophy.
Mar
23
FBLA’s Debate Team Places Fourth in State Conference
Our amazing, ambitious young ladies rocked Orlando in the Emerging Business Issues event.
Mar
22
First Ever TC Science Bowl Team
TC Science Bowl team traveled to the University of Florida to compete in the North Central Florida Regional Science Bowl Competition. TC fielded two teams of four students for the event.
Mar
17
A St. Patty's Celebration for the Ages
TC's Campus Ministry and Glee Club visit John Knox Village
Mar
14
Anne Frank Humanitarian Award
TC's Elise Collins to win Anne Frank Humanitarian Award
Mar
4
2016 DiMaggio Classic Golf Tournament a Success
More than $27,000 raised for Crusader athletics.
Feb
25
Field Trip of a Lifetime
French Club field trip to Quebec
Feb
17
National Merit Scholar
2016 National Merit Scholar Finalist Connor MeGettigan
Feb
11
One of the Brightest Minds in Hillsborough County
Garrett Adams wins his District Science and Engineering Fair
Feb
9
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Soccer State Final Four Send Off
2015-16 Varsity Boys soccer team send off to State Championship final four
Jan
7
Grandparents Day 2016
Tampa Catholic's annual Grandparents Day will be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Mar
23
Tampa Catholic Announces that Mike Greogory to Stay as Head Football Coach.
Mike Gregory who resigned as the Crusaders head football coach three weeks ago has decided to remain with the school.
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