The original Brandon Grade School was built in 1914, with grades 1-8, on the site which is now McLane Middle School
as it was decided that the community needed one large school to house all the students in the area. In 1924 the first
senior class graduated from BHS. There were eight graduates,46 students, and four teachers, including the principal,
Prof. John T. Bushong.
Brandon High School 100 year Anniversary Celebration Event - March 1, 2014 - McLane Stadium
October 4, 2013 Update
Plans are well underway for a free festival atmosphere including:
- 5k 2014 BHS 100th Anniversary Fun Run/Walk. Register the day of the event at 8:00 a.m.. Contact Cher Stanbro 813-775-8096 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Kid Zone with Inflatables and sensory friendly area.
- Team competitions in corn hole, horseshoes, 3 leg races, obstacle course, tug of war and more.
- Food Truck rally.
- Special backdrop for photo opportunities.
- Memory walk tours at both schools.
- Alumni tailgating area
Special guests and entertainment are being planned and corporate and personal sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Cher Stanbro 813-775-8096 or email at email@example.com
The fun doesn't stop in the afternoon! Many restaurants in Brandon will be hosting after party discounts with armbands. Stay tuned, read your Tampa Bay Times, and like us on Facebook (BHS 100th Anniversary Celebration) and as always .........read your newsletters and frequently check your BHSAA website!
Ernest Hooper submitted an article on Friday, August 30, 2013. Click on the link below to read in its entirety.
UPCOMING COMMITTEE MEETINGS:
All meetings are held on Mondays at the Original Beef O'Brad'ys, 210 S. Kings Ave., in Brandon.
October 21, 7:00 p.m.
November 4, 6:00 p.m.
November 18, 7:00 p.m.
December, 6, 6:00 p.m.
December 23, 7:00 p.m.
January 6, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
January 20, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
February 3, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
February17, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
February 22, 2014, Dress Rehearsal - McLane Stadium/Fussell Field (Time TBD)
November 13, 2012
A 100 Year Anniversary Committee has been created to plan for this once in a lifetime event. The committee is being chaired by Cher Stambro (firstname.lastname@example.org). Volunteers are welcomed and needed in the planning of this event. If you are interested please contact Cher or use the "Contact Us" page on this site. As the committee meets and plans are finalized, information will be provided on this page.
2012 Hall of Fame Inductees - 10/23/2012
On October 23, 2012 the Brandon High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame Dinner was held. New inductees included:
Ronda Storms - Class of 1983
Dwayne Schintzius - Class of 1986
Charles D. Michel - Class of 1981
For a photo of the inductees check out the "Hall of Fame" page on this website.
Lyle Flagg's Son Grades Principal Dad at Brandon High's Grand Reunion - 5/1/2012
Lyle Flagg, a former principal of Brandon High and also the charter principal of Armwood, is the subject of an interview with his son, Howard, at the Greater Brandon Area Community Picnic and Brandon High School Grand Reunion. See rest of story.
Coach's 'Class Act' Noted at Brandon Football Banquet - 12/21/2011
The Brandon High School football team, with parents and booster club supporters, gathered for a sports banquet at The Clubhouse on Kingsway Road to celebrate the 2011 season. Recently dismissed coach John Lima praised his players. See rest of story.
John Lima Out as Brandon Football Coach; Alumni, Parents Ask Why - 12/20/2011
The Brandon High community reacts to the news that head coach John Lima will not be returning to lead the football team in 2012.
That came as a surprise to both alumni and boosters. See rest of story.
Class of '76 Gives Check To Brandon High School Alumni at The Clubhouse - 9/20/2011
At the The Clubhouse Sports Cafe in Brandon, members of the Class of '76 present a check to the Brandon High School Alumni Association for its scholarship program. The numbers add up to an interesting tidbit of Brandon history. See rest of story.