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Palm Coast Manager’s Power-Play Mucks Up Donation of Truck to FPC’s Fire Academy, Ignoring County’s Role

| August 24, 2018

What should have been a feel-good donation of a fire engine to FPC’s popular Fire Academy turned into a turf war after Palm Coast Manager Jim Landon ignored the county fire department’s role in the academy.

A Day Before School Starts, FPC Principal Dusty Sims Announces He’s Leaving District For
State Education Job

| August 9, 2018

Dusty Sims, the popular and charismatic principal at Flagler Palm Coast High School since 2015, is leaving the school for a state Department of Education job, overseeing failing schools.

For FPC Student-Athlete Allen Roberson, 16, A Summer Battling a Rare Brain Tumor And Aiming For Next Run

| July 27, 2018

Allen Roberson, an honors student and a runner at FPC, went through complicated surgeries on July 3 and 12 and has been mending through radiation and chemotherapy since.

74% Success Rate of FPC’s IB Class of 2017 Tops World Average as School Honors Graduates in Ceremony

| January 2, 2018

Flagler Palm Coast High School’s International Baccalaureate Class of 2017 had the highest success rate in the program’s history, barring a much smaller inaugural class.

Threat of Violence at FPC, Mirroring Pranks Elsewhere, Prompts Heightened Cop Presence

| November 17, 2017

The threat of violence in a boys’ bathroom told students not to show up today at FPC. It is similar to threats made at schools elsewhere on social media.

Two FPC Students Involved In Feared Plot Against the School Face Felony Charges

| December 7, 2016

Two of the six students suspended from school after the feared plot was uncovered in September were charged with making false bomb threats and apparently expelled from school today, but have not been arrested.

Stillbirth: FPC Art Student May Show His Class Work at a Gallery, But Not At His Own School

| December 3, 2015

A provocative painting by Patrick Conklin, a senior at FPC, was banned from display at his school but allowed at an art gallery, triggering a broad discussion on the lines between expression, censorship, fear and propriety.

Don’t Panic: FPC Will Be the Scene of a Large-Scale “Active Assailant” Exercise Thursday

| June 11, 2015

Emergency management is not releasing more detailed information than that because the aim of the exercise is to simulate  a stressful emergency as close to the real thing as possible.

FPC’s William Gibbs and Alex Lull Will Represent Flagler at Boys State in June

| February 26, 2015

William Gibbs and Alex Lull, with Devin Ritter as an alternate, were chosen Thursday from a field of five applicants by American Legion Flagler Post 115 representative George Stockley.

FPC’s Dustin Sims Is One of Three Finalist For State Assistant Principal of the Year

| February 23, 2015

The Assistant Principal of the Year receives a cash prize of $2,500 and a weekend resort stay at the Walt Disney World Resort and theme park admission also courtesy of Disney Youth Programs.

The Gifted Chemistry of Mentorship: Remembering FPC’s Sylvia Brady

| January 5, 2015

Sylvia Brady, the long-time and popular chemistry teacher at Flagler Palm Coast High School and 1984 Teacher of the Year, died on Friday, age 73. Inna Hardison, former editor of Palm Coast Lifestyles Magazine and current co-owner of Ha Media in Palm Coast, wrote the following profile of Brady in 2009, when Brady was on the verge of retirement. 

12 Years in a Row: FPC Marching Band Bulldogs and Starlets Straight Superior Again

| November 1, 2014

John Seth’s marching band at Flagler Palm Coast High School earned the highest rating possible in all categories by earning Straight Superior ratings for the 12th year in a row. Video included.

Pop Warner Football Smackdown: Games Over, Fights Erupt at FPC—Between “Adults”

| October 13, 2014

Tensions escalated into fights and brawls that sent three people to the hospital after a Pop Warner football game between Flagler and Daytona Beach Saturday at FPC, even though the game involved children ages 5 to 7, and was not scored.

Flagler Students’ SAT Scores Fall to 10-Year Low; ACT Scores Modestly More Encouraging

| October 9, 2014

The drop was especially pronounced at Flagler Palm Coast High School, where this year’s 259 seniors who took the test scored seven points lower than last year in both reading and writing, and 14 points lower in math. Over five years, FPC’s math score has tumbled 39 points, its reading score 27 points, its writing score 21 points.

Eddie Johnson, US National Team Striker and Bunnell Native, is Traded to DC United

| December 17, 2013

Bunnell native and Flagler Palm Coast High School graduate Eddie Johnson was traded to DC United on Tuesday, DC United announced, from the Seattle Sounders, where Johnson had played the last two seasons. Johnson had made 48 appearances and scored 23 goals for the Sounders.

Learning To Love Flagler’s IB Program: Students Turn Myth-Busters For 400 People

| October 29, 2013

A pair of introductory meetings about FPC’s IB program, for students from 5th grade and up, drew more than 400 people who heard from IB students eager to demolish false impressions and stereotypes about the program and encourage more parents to sign up their children for Flagler County schools’ crown jewel.

Taking Competition Seriously, FPC Focuses Its Own Promotional Video on Economic Impact

| October 18, 2013

An eight-minute promotional and marketing video about Flagler Palm Coast High School, produced by students, reflects the intense competition even public schools now face to stay relevant, and is catching the eye of economic development officials, who see it as a means of broadening the county’s story and potential to prospective residents and businesses.

FPC Student Detained for Bringing Alcohol on a School Bus; 2 Arrested Over Stolen Gun

| October 9, 2013

The 15-year-old student allegedly confessed to drinking alcohol at a bus stop, and bringing the drink on board the bus, which he then spilled when confronted. Kenneth James Kirsch Jr., 20, and Michael Shawn McRoberts Jr., 17, of Palm Coast, were arrested after a police raid on a Zoeller Court over a gun stolen in late September in the F Section.

Matanzas High School’s Surging SAT Scores Brighten Otherwise Dimmer District Results

| October 3, 2013

In a tribute to the school’s SAT prep classes, Matanzas’ reading average of 502 on the SAT test exceeded state and national averages, and the school exceeded state averages on math and writing, but district-wide 2013 SAT and ACT scores remain below state and national averages, dragged down especially by math scores.

11th Grader Admits to Bomb Threat at Flagler Palm Coast High School

| May 30, 2013

An employee who’d been off Tuesday and Wednesday heard a phone message Thursday that referred to a bomb threat on the FPC campus, but the threat was for last Tuesday. The sheriff’s office recommended against evacuating the school and treated the matter as a “suspicious incident,” through the school was to be searched and a bomb squad called in.

Will Gerald Hofer, Feared School Attacker in December, Is Sentenced to Probation

| May 20, 2013

Will Gerald Hofer, the 20-year-old who led police on a daylong chase in December over fears that he might attack a local school, was sentenced to three years’ probation Monday morning, with possibility of early probation termination. He was freed after spending five months in jail.

FPC’s Culinary Students Audition, Through Dishes of Brash, For Their Day on TV

| April 4, 2013

Flagler Palm Coast High School’s team finished ninth out of 50 schools at the Pro Start Culinary Team Competition last month in Orlando, a testament to a program that numbers 133 students and almost as many ambitions to make it to the big time.

Matanzas High School Is an A School Again, FPC Maintains B, Heritage Gets 3rd F in a Row

| December 21, 2012

The much-anticipated high school grades are in, with Matanzas High School getting the second A in seven years, after three years as a B school, and FPC maintaining its B for the third straight year. Now-closed Heritage, a charter, got what would have been the third successive F.

Fight at Town Center McDonald’s, Car Shot in Bunnell, But Connection Uncertain

| December 19, 2012

The fight at McDonald’s followed a 55-46 loss by FPC’s basketball team to Palatka, at FPC, and reportedly involved students from both schools. A car shot up with bullets was later found in Bunnell.

Lane Burnsed Is Laid to Rest to the Words of Job and a Community’s Grief

| August 1, 2012

Lane Burnsed, 19, was laid to rest Wednesday as hundreds of friends and family members paid their respects to his father, Capt. Jamey Burnsed, and his wife Iola, whose roots in the community run broad and deep.

A Vigil of 300 Flickers with Solidarity and Sorrow For Meredith Smith and Lane Burnsed

| July 29, 2012

Some 300 people turned out Sunday evening on the sands of Flagler Beach, including the parents of Meredith Smith and Lane Burnsed, the teens killed in a wreck on I-95 Thursday. The crowd was mostly young, emotional and subdued.

Families Mourning Loss of Meredith Smith, 17, and Lane Burnsed, 19, Killed in Wreck

| July 27, 2012

Meredith Smith, 17, and Lane Burnsed, 19, killed on I-95 in a three-vehicle accident Thursday, had attended Flagler Palm Coast High School. Three other people were critically injured.

Added Security at FPC as District Contends With Rumors of a Friday Face-Off on Campus

| May 3, 2012

The school district and the Sheriff’s Office are beefing up security at Flagler Palm Coast High School in response to a rumored confrontation on campus Friday, spilling over from a confrontation at Ralph Carter Park last Sunday. The superintendent stressed that there was no hard evidence of such a confrontation.

FPC and Matanzas, Penalized By Lower At-Risk Graduation Numbers, Maintain B Rating

| January 9, 2012

FPC and Matanzas had the numbers for an A, but were docked a letter grade because they graduated fewer at-risk students than the state requires.

From Bad to Worse: Flagler and Florida Students Near Bottom in National ACT Scores

| August 17, 2011

There’s plenty of back-patting when Flagler students are compared to their Florida peers. When Flagler and Florida students are compared to students across the nation, the story is much bleaker.

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