•  SHS Drama Website
  •  The Mighty Sailor Band Website
  • Academic Olympics:  Knowledge based quiz bowl covering all major academic areas, with emphasis on English, Math, and Science.  Meetings are preparation for the county-wide competition held every spring.  Meetings are Tuesdays after school in 14-109.  Sponsor is Austin Dunk.
  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU): A bi-partisan group concerned with educating students about their individual rights and responsibilities as established in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Meetings are the 2nd Monday of the month in 14-201. Sponsor is Mrs. Sturzu.
  • American Sign Language: To encourage previous, current, and interested ASL students to use their signing skills, to be involved in the deaf community, and to have fun!  Sponsor is Mrs. Paquette.
  • Book Club: Students select a text each month that they would like to read.  We spend two sessions, every other week, discussing the text.  Gives students who love to read a forum to discuss texts with their peers.  Both fiction and non-fiction are selected. Meetings are every other Wednesday in 13-111.  Sponsor is Ms. Barresi.
  • Campus Life: Combines healthy relationships with creative programs to help young people make good choices, establish solid foundation for life and, positively impact their schools.  Meetings are 6th lunch on Mondays and Wednesdays in 13-113.  Sponsors are Ms. T. Harris & Ms. Collingwood.
  • Computer Programming: Club members compete against the top high school programmers in the state at four competitions throughout the year.  We test our skills at solving programming problems, make friends and collect swag. Meetings are every other Wednesday in 13-204. Sponsor is Mr. Mora.
  • Culinary Club: The Culinary Club is part of the STEM Alliance. We are a service club that prepares food to assist community fundraising activities and create random acts of kindness. Meetings are held one Wednesday per month in 14-125. Sponsor is Ms. Singleton.
  • Drama Guild: To promote experience in theatre and help students who wish to make acting their profession. Meetings are the last Tuesday of the month, 2:30 PM - 3 :00 PM.  Sponsor is Ms. Knispel.
  • D-FY: An initiative for area youth up to 12th grade, endeavoring to create a movement of peers who share a commitment to make positive choices and live a healthy, drug-free life. Members receive local discounts and attend special D-FY events.  Enrollment dates--Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov.21, Dec. 23, Feb. 27, Mar. 27, Apr. 24 in Howell Gym lobby. 
  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA): Designed to help students prepare for college and careers through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, community service, academic, and technological skills. Meetings are Thursdays at 2:30 PM in 14-103. Sponsor is Ms. Montgomery.
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA): Focuses on serving local communities around the globe by engaging, equipping and empowering athletes and coaches to unite, inspire and change the world.
  • Future Farmers of America (FFA): Develop potential leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.  Meetings are Tuesdays at 2:30 PM in 14-215.  Sponsor is Mr. Stafford.
  • Genders & Sexualities Alliance (GSA): Create a more educated environment about LGBTQ+  issues and advocate for protection against discrimination, harassment and violence in schools.
  • Helping Hands Photography Club: Assist non-profit organizations in the community with taking photos for their publications.
  • HOSA Government: Students interested in Health Occupation. Meetings are Fridays after school in 14-203. Sponsor is Mrs. Brown.   
  • Humane Society Club: Members have a love for shelter animals and enjoy volunteering at local shelters. Meetings are every other Tuesday after school in 13-119. Sponsor is Mrs. Middleton.
  • LaSertoa (Grades 10-12): Serving school and community through service. Meetings are 2nd Wednesday of the month at 2:20 PM in 13-108. Sponsor is Ms. A. Harris.
  • Junto (Grade 10-12): We are a male organization striving to create a more well-rounded student through discussion and debate on questions of moral, politics and social issues. We will use community service as the application of these principles. Meetings are 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 2:20 PM in
    13-208. Sponsor is Mr. Hughes.
  • Key Club: Community Service. Meetings are every Wednesday at 2:20 PM in 13-107. Sponsor is Ms. A. Harris.
  • National Arts Honor Society: To promote experiences in the arts. Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month in 5-204. Sponsor is Mrs. Markley. 
  • National English Honor Society:  Invitation-only society for students who have demonstrated exceptional ability in literary analysis, media studies, composition, linguistic study, and creative writing.  Membership requirements must be met.  Meetings are TBA in 14-144. Sponsor is Ms. Cox.
  • National Green School Society: To raise environmental awareness at Sarasota High School and in the community through service projects and educational opportunities. Meetings are every Thursday at 2:30 PM in 4-143.  Sponsor is Mrs. Coppola.
  • National Honor Society (Grades 11 & 12 only): To honor the outstanding student scholars at Sarasota High School. Students must have a 3.5 GPA. Meetings are every other Monday at 2:20 PM in the Global Learning Center.  Sponsor is Ms. J. Wells.
  • National Science Honor Society: Prominent scientific organization that works to inspire a new group of young thinkers who will be the future of industry, research, and scientific exploration. Strive to encourage scientific thought, advance students' knowledge of science, communicate with scientific community as well as aid the community with its comprehension of science. Meetings are every other Monday from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM in 4-202. Sponsor is Mr. Harshman.
  • One-Nine Club: Female leadership club striving to create a more well-rounded student through discussion and debate on question of moral, politics and social issues.  Community service is used as the application of these principles.  Meetings are 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 2:30 PM-3:15 PM in
    14-226.  Sponsor is Ms. Garrett.
  • ROTC: Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is a high school elective which prepares students (cadets) for college and their future.  Cadets learn how to plan, lead, and develop good study habits and test taking skills.  JROTC provides students with leadership skills, real life situations and enables them to be aware of their rights and privileges as an American citizen. Meetings are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM in 5-106. Sponsor is LTC Christopher Davis.
  • Sailors Log: To design and publish the SHS annual yearbook. The yearbook staff meet daily during 1st period in Mr. Elsbree's room, 1-201.
  • Sarasota High Film Club: To promote creativity, teach new skills (script, writing, editing) and prepare students for AICE Media Studies; scholarship potential. Meetings are Wednesdays, 2:25 PM - 3:30 PM. Sponsor is Mr. Zacharias.
  • Spanish Club: To promote culture awareness and the practice of the Spanish language. Monthly meetings TBA. Sponsor is Mr. Carrion.
  • Speech & Debate Team: Competitive speech and debate team.  Meetings are Tuesdays, 2:20 PM - 4:00 PM in 13-118.  Sponsor is Dr. St. John.
  • SSTRIDE (Science Students Together Reaching Instructional Diversity & Excellence) Club:  An outreach program through the Florida State of University College of Medicine aimed at helping students with an interest in science and/or medicine learn about the medical field.  Activities will include medical related activities and labs and guest speakers from the medical community.
  • Student Government: To serve as an elected decision-making student body. Meetings are Tuesdays after school in 14-203. Sponsor is Jackie Brown.
  • The Sarasotan: To publish a student newspaper for the students, teachers and staff of SHS.  The newspaper staff meet daily during 8th period in Mr. Elsbree's room, 1-201.
  • Technology Student Association (TSA): For students interested in playing with technology. Meetings are Tuesdays, 2:20 PM - 3:20 PM in 14-106. Sponsor is Mr. VanArsdall.
  • YMCA Achievers: The Y Achievers Program is an academic achievement/career development initiative to help teens set and pursue high educational and career goals, resulting in graduation and acceptance to an institution of higher learning. The Y Achievers provide workshops and mentorship designed to give 9th-12th grade students the tools they need to succeed in college and beyond. Meetings are the first and last Thursday of the month in 14-125. Sponsor is Ms. Singleton. 


10/23/2019 - National Honor Society Induction

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Jones, David P. - Principal
Chase, Ryan - Assistant Principal, Curriculum
Moyer, Becky - Assistant Principal, Administration
Anderson, Michelle - Assistant Principal
Gilliland, Mark - Assistant Principal
Stroughter, Keatrun - Assistant Principal
Ahles, Shane - Social Studies
Albanese, Dana - Guidance Counselor, AICE, Grades 9-10
Alexander, Gayle - Math
Alfrey, Charles - Jazz Band, Orchestra, Guitar
Arias, Brandy - Registrar
Art, Greg - ESE Math
Aschenbrenner, Mark - Athletic Director & PE
Ashby, Susan - Math
Barea, Mariela - World Languages
Barresi, Gina - Language Arts, AICE & Reading
Barrett, Brian - Social Studies, ESE & Anchor
Barwick, Raymond - Social Studies
Bell, Jane - Attendance
Belvin, Mary - Clinic Aide
Berkey, Dean - Math
Booth, Christopher - Science
Brown, Jackie - CTE, Health & Wellness, Physical Education
Budd, Barbara - CTE, Web Development
Burggraff, May - Administrative Assistant--Athletics & Testing Coordinator
Carnes, Brion - Campus Security
Carrion, Carlos - World Languages
Carroll, Jennifer - Science
Cavallaro, Steve - Social Studies, Anchor
Chasteen, Casey - Guidance Counselor, N - Z
Collingwood, Hope - Language Arts
Conti, Star - Guidance Counselor, AICE 11-12
Coppola, Courtney - Science
Costa, Jodi - Science
Cox, Erin - Reading
Crihfield, Sandy - Social Studies
Cullen, Kim - English, Anchor
Dale, Valerie - Math
Danczyk, Brittney - Math
Davis. Christopher - ROTC
Day, Amy - Science
Deal, Joy
De Arment, Mary - ESOL & English
DeFrancisco, Amber - School Resource Officer
Dennis, Patricia - Science
Dugan Weccele, Kristina - Math
Dunk, Austin - CTE, Applied Engineering
Durmaz, Candace - ESOL
Dweck, Melissa - Theatre Arts, Drama
Ehlers, Megan - Science
Elsbree, Keith - Yearbook, TV Production & Media Studies
Gozder, Deana - Social Worker
Falgowski, Jared - Math
Felden, Kathy - Language Arts
Floryjanski, Mary Jo - Visual Arts
Foley, Wendy - Bookkeeper
Fortner, Dan - Math
Garrett, Casey - Math
Gartland, Keri - Reading
Garvin, Victoria - Social Studies
Genis, Reina - PE
Gibala, Chris - Social Studies
Gibbens, Kimberly--Social Studies
Godley, Ginger - Nurse
Graber Luz, Rachel - Spanish
Graham, Brian - Behavior Specialist
Graham, Susan - Language Arts, ESE
Gunter, Mark - Technology Support
Harris, Ashley - Language Arts
Harris, Taylore - Language Arts
Harshman, Andy - Science
Harshman, Kristina - Science
Hetherington, Allie - Long-Term Sub, Circus Arts
Hodge, Alana - Language Arts
Hodges, Spencer - Student Success Center
Hoffman, Cody - Media Center
Holley, Shawn - Math
Holton, Kevin - School Resource Officer
Hughes, Adam - Social Studies
Humphrey, L'Tea - Administrative Assistant, Guidance
Jacobs, Teresa - Aide
James, Janice - ESE Aide
James, Mallory - ESE Aide
Jones, Jazmine - Media Center
Judge, Donna - Campus Security
Kaplan, Deborah - Math
Karas, Stella - Social Studies
Karwatt, Christy - Social Studies
Kaser, Dan - Physics
Keelen, Michael - English
Kennedy, Cathy - ESE Aide
Klingensmith, Scott - Math
Knispel, Lacey - Theatre Arts, Drama
Kuhns, Wendy - Engineering
Labsan, Hermie - ESE Aide
Latronica, Kelly - PE
Lawyer, Bill - Technology Support
Leiper, Chris - Band Director
Levine, Deborah - Language Arts
Markley, Debra - Visual Arts
Masi, Denise - Campus Security
Mavrikas, Amanda - Administrative Assistant, Admin. Office
Mazurek, Livia - Science
McElyea, Lou - ESE Aide
Middleton, Ashlee - Language Arts & Reading
Middleton, Ken - ESE
Mikulski, Jennifer - Registrar
Miller, Deanna - Math
Miller, Ryan - Science
Miranda, Luis - Science
Moffitt, Valerie - Math
Montgomery, Valerie - Business
Mora, Glen - CTE, JAVA Development & Programming
Morlock, Allen - Assistant Bookkeeper
Moseley, Amanda - School Psychologist
Motz, Maria - Reading
Nelson, Shannon - ESE Liaison A - K
Oness, Dave - Social Studies
Pepsin, Tiffany - Language Arts
Paquette, Rebecca - ASL Teacher
Perkins, Robert - Math, ESE & Anchor
Peters, Jeremy - PE
Price, Jason - Athletic Trainer
Pulphus, Fred - JROTC
Roemer, Ashley - Language Arts
Ron-Hernandez, Carolina - ESOL Aide
Royer, Ashley - Science
Rumph, Elizabeth - Culinary Arts
Rupprecht, Mark - ESE Liaison L - Z
Sanders, Kirby - Performing Arts, Music & Choir
Santiso, Daniel - Science
Saslow, Laurie - AICE Coordinator
Scuilla, Alison - Long-Term Sub, Receptionist
Sera, Ed - Testing Coordinator
Seres, Maggie - Administrative Assistant to Principal Jones
Seres, Norbert - Performing Arts Technician
Shackelford, Robert - Social Studies
Shepard, Scott - ROTC
Sherk, Nancy - Reading
Simmons, Reshard - ESE Aide
Singleton, Christina - CTE, Culinary Arts
Smith, Matt - In School Restriction
Spells, Shelley--Administrative Assistant, AICE
St. John, Terri - Language Arts
Stafford, Marcus - Science
Stephens, Cody - ESE Aide
Sterling, Courtney - Guidance Counselor, G - M
Stevenson, John - Science
Stiglitz, Joyce - Teacher on Special Assignment
Sturzu, Sarah - Social Studies
Sweitzer, George - Guidance Counselor
Swirles, Scott - Social Studies
Taylor, Lauren - Guidance Counselor, A - F
Terneus, Pamela - ESE Aide
Thomas, Gavin - Math
Torres, Sandy - Long-Term Sub, Spanish, Business Education
Tosi, Lynn - Career Advisor
Trinidad, Antonio - Campus Security
Uribe, Juan Carlos - ESOL
VanArsdall, Eric - CTE, Applied Engineering & Math
Volz, Ed - ESOL Liason, Scheduling Coordinator
Walters, Brooke - World Languages
Warren, Gerry - ESE Aide
Warren, Mary Ann - ESE Autistic Aide
Weeks, Elizabeth - ESOL Aide
Wells, Dana - Math
Wells, Joeline - Language Arts
Westberry, Jeffi - At Risk Coordinator
Wexler, Anita - Visual Arts
Wilcoxson, Alexandra - Science
Wiseman, Brody - PE
Wozniak, Tim - Campus Security
Zacharias, Jeff - Language Arts