News and Features

  •  Irby class' group photo

    PCHS said goodbye to beloved IND teacher.

    Within Parrish Community High School, there was Christina Irby, a much-loved IND teacher, whose empathy knew no bounds. Since the school's founding, she has been a source of hope for students dealing with intellectual difficulties, establishing a welcoming environment.

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  • Peytan Nazarian

    Parrish welcomes new staff member: Peytan Nazarian

    Having just moved from Los Angeles, California, Peyman Nazarian is ready to take the bull by its horns and begin his new journey in Parrish, Florida. Although it may be his first year teaching at Parrish Community High School, Nazarian has been teaching economics since 2015, and claims that he “has always had a great relationship with his students” and credits this to the fact that he “make(s) the subject fun” and tries to “connect the students to real-life situations.”

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  •  Mr. Carrier

    Meet Mr. Carrier, Director of Bands at Parrish Community High School

    Kendall Carrier has been at Parrish Community High School since its opening in 2019. As the director of bands, he admired how the program was able to start “from the ground up” and “set a culture.”

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  • Woropay inspires students through history.

    Woropay inspires students through history.

    Some students do not see their teachers beyond individuals who take their homework and assign grades. However, some teachers, like Dustyn Woropay, make a strong impact on students and inspire them to pursue their dreams.

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  •  Mr. Mefford

    Mefford influences marketing students

    Mr. Bandon Mefford, a passionate and committed marketing teacher, is a lively force influencing young marketing enthusiasts at Parrish Community High School. His journey took him from a small community to unexpected locations, like the NBA, where he became involved in the complex field of marketing. His variety of experiences fed his ambition to educate the minds of his students.

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  •  Mr. Riley

    A look into the not-so-intimidating Mr. Riley.

    “Focused, intense, but inviting at the same time” are just a few words that Terry Riley uses to describe his presence in a classroom. Since entering his second year as a world literature teacher at PCHS, he is constantly motivating his students by treating them maturely and giving them as much responsibility as they can take while displaying to them the gratification that comes with independence. After years of coaching football, he has a lot of practice with motivating his students and driving them to reach their goals.

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  •  Picture of Ms. Lancaster

    New staff advisor for The Bulletin at Parrish Community.

    Parrish Community High School is proud to introduce a new Journalism advisor: Courtney Lancaster. Lancaster graduated from the University of South Florida in 2018 and started teaching in January of 2019. She started her career at Nolan Middle School, then joined Parrish Community High School for the 2021-2022 school year.

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  • New principal looks to “build a culture” at Parrish Community

    New principal looks to “build a culture” at Parrish Community

    One of the biggest changes to the Parrish Community High School administration is the new principal, Daniel Bradshaw. Bradshaw was most recently an assistant principal at Palmetto High School. In addition, he taught math for 13 years and was an athletic director at Southeast High. During his tenure at Southeast, he coached football and wrestling.

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  •  FFA Logo

    Opening the Barn Doors to New Possibilities

    There is a new change to FFA, Future Farmers of America. A recent grant, “Preparing Florida’s Workforce Through Agricultural Education,” from the Florida Legislature and Governor Ron DeSantis was given to Florida’s FFA to further agricultural education.

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  •  Sandy Hook Promise Logo

    Parrish Community Introduces SAFE Promise Club

    There is a new club this year at Parrish Community High School. The official name of the club is Parrish SAFE Club and is underneath the umbrella of the Sandy Hooks Program which is nationwide. For anyone interested, meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month after school.

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  •  Yearbook Logo

    Same Face, Different Room

    There have been a few changes in the art elective classes this year at Parrish Community High School. Cary Jones was previously the commercial art one teacher until earlier this year. Jones was provided with the opportunity to take over Hailey Patalano’s previous classes. Now, Jones can be found in a different classroom.

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  • Clue: A Murder Mystery

    Clue: A Murder Mystery

    From the classic board game to the big screen, and now to their very own stage, Bulls Theatre Company is gearing up to stun audiences with a production of Clue (high school edition).

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  •  DECA Logo

    Parrish Community transitions from FBLA to DECA

    In previous years, Parrish Community has participated in Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) a national club helping students prepare for careers in the future. At the start of the school year, advisors Brandon Mefford and Courtney Metzger made the transition to the Distributer Education Clubs of America (DECA). DECA is a career-orientated and technical student organization, similar to FBLA. Mefford encouraged the change to DECA due to its more hands-on approach and the increased benefits for the students.

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  •  Key Club Logo

    The Key to Your Future

    The act of community service is an excellent opportunity to flourish as a young adult. Racking up hours, serving your community is not only a graduation requirement; it builds character.

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  • Marine science club brings experiences outside classroom.

    Marine science club brings experiences outside classroom.

    “Fun, oceanic, and community" are the words Savanna Finley, Marine science advisor and teacher, used to describe the afterschool organization.

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  • New medical teacher, program goals for HOSA

    New medical teacher, program goals for HOSA

    The medical program at Parrish Community High School is expanding  thanks to April Thornton, PCHS’s new medical teacher. It may be  Thornton’s  first year teaching high school, but she has been teaching nursing students and peers for over twelve years at hospitals she had previously worked for. 

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  • Homecoming Week 2023, one to remember

    Homecoming Week 2023, one to remember

    The Student Government Association (SGA) run by Stacie Nelson at Parrish Community High School kicked off homecoming week with an Arabian Nights themed dance on Saturday, Sept. 23. The finalists for Homecoming Court were announced; the lobby was decorated with colored sashes, pillows, and lights.

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  •  Auto Donation Check

    Parrish Automotive Program receives Gettel Automotive grant of $25,000

    A unique elective Parrish Community High School offers is the Automotive program, which paves a possible career path for students who enroll in the program.

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  •  Bulletin Logo

    PCHS Recognizes National Suicide Prevention Week

    The Month of September was National Suicide Prevention Month, a time in which the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention “rallies the public to create awareness of this leading cause of death.” Specifically, the week of September 10th through the 16th is National Suicide Prevention Week. This week provides a more in-depth approach to ways you can identify suicidal behaviors and introduces different programs you can participate in to promote suicide awareness.

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  • Decorative

    Bulls Encouraged to Follow School Dress Code

    With the start of the new school year, administration is cracking down on dress code and enforcing strict clothing standards. The previous years have not experienced such strict policies, but the first two days of this school year made it clear that the administration is no longer playing around.

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