Joe E. Newsome High School
|Joe E. Newsome High School|
|16550 Fishhawk Boulevard
|School type||Public high school|
|School district||Hillsborough County Public Schools|
|Color(s)||Navy, Carolina Blue and White
Joe E. Newsome High School is a public high school that was established in 2003 on Fishhawk Boulevard in Lithia, Florida, USA. It is named in honor of Joe E. Newsome, a Plant City pharmacist and businessman who served as a board member of the School District of Hillsborough County for 24 years.
The school colors are Carolina Blue, Navy, and white. Its mascot is the Timber Wolf. The student newspaper is known as Wolf Tracks.
Joe E. Newsome High School was dedicated on April 18, 2003.
In 2013, Newsome was judged the best public school in Hillsborough County at educating students for college by Newsweek.
Florida Department of Education grade
Newsome won the state hockey championship in 2010.
Newsome Wolfpack Marching Band
The Newsome High School Wolfpack Marching Band travels throughout the Hillsborough school district and plays the varsity football team's half time show. The band also competes in higher level competitions including: FBA (Florida Bandmasters Association), Bands of America (BOA) and Florida Marching Band Competition (FMBC).
Student Government Association
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The Newsome High School Student Government Association plans all student events on campus excluding Prom. They are responsible for the Homecoming dance, Student Faculty Game, and Presidents Council Meetings to give a few examples. The Newsome High School SGA has been under the advising of Lori Haley who took over SGA from Diana Summerlin and Chau Clark. The Student Body President and Vice President run by tickets and are selected by SGA.
The List of Student Body Presidents/Vice Presidents of Newsome High School
|Year||Student Body President||Student Body Vice President|
|2010-2011||Joe Worth||Tara Janego|
|2011-2012||Michelle Davis||Michael Tourgee|
|2012-2013||Riley McChesney||Will Worth|
|2013-2014||J. Cameron Lair||Danielle Clark|
|2014-2015||Jaelee Edmond||Brett Lindbeck|
- Newsome gets marqueed by developer - Osprey Observer, Vol. 3, Issue 3; March 2004.
- Joe E. Newsome High School website
- Old Joe E. Newsome High School website
- Newsome Football
- Newsome High School Parent Teacher Student Association
- Newsome High School Band
- Archived Newsome Chorus Site