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    To create a safe and supportive environment where each student can achieve high levels of learning and become a productive citizen.

    Please note: Per the Department of Education and Escambia County School District, Student speeches do not reflect the endorsement, sponsorship, position, or expression of Escambia County School District.

    Morning Announcements

    Sophomores, juniors and seniors... If you love baseball and would like an opportunity to earn some volunteer hours at the same time, go see Mrs. Gill in room 52 and pick up a Diamond Girl application before or after school, Friday, October 7th is the last day to get an application.

    Please turn in Diamond Girl applications to Mrs. Gill no later than Friday, October 14th. No applications will be accepted after 3:15 that day.

    The Homecoming Dance is Saturday, October 22nd. Buy your ticket for $25.00 during your lunch.

    Friday Night Lights is back this week at Milton. This week's theme is Pledge the Panthers. Wear your fraternity or sorority outfit to school and the football game.

    Monday, Sep 26
    Volleyball @ Tate HS, Pensacola HS (Senior Night), 9th 4:00 PM, JV 5:00 PM, V 6:00 PM

    Tuesday, Sep 27
    Boys Golf @ Osceola, Washington, Tate, Escambia, Pine Forest, 3:30 PM
    Girls Golf @ Scenic Hills, Washington, WFT, 3:30 PM
    Volleyball @ West Florida HS, West Florida, 9th 4:30 PM, JV 5:30 PM, V 6:30.PM

    Wednesday, Sep 28
    Girls Golf @ Miracle Strip Tournament (FWP)

    Thursday, Sep 29
    9th & JV Football @ Home, Milton, 9th 5:00 PM, JV 7:00 PM
    Boys Golf @ Ft Walton Beach Golf Course, Miracle Strip Tournament (18 Holes), 9:00 AM
    Volleyball @ Pace HS, Pace, 9th 4:30 PM, JV 5:30 PM, V 6:30 PM

    Friday, Sep 30
    Varsity Football @ Milton HS, Milton, 7:30 PM
    NWFL Diving @ Washington Aquatic Center, 4:00 PM

    Saturday, Oct 1
    Cross Country @ Osceola, EscaRosa Championship
    NWFL Invite @ Washington Aquatic Center

    Posted 9/26/22

    Tickets go on sale Monday, September 26th during lunches.  Tickets are $25.  The dance is Saturday, October 22nd from 8:00 pm - 12:00 am. at Tate in the Fryman Gymnasium.

    Posted 9/23/22

    Tate Theatre will be selling advertising space in our playbills for the upcoming production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. If you have a local business, or know of a family member or friend that has one, and would like to advertise in our programs, please let me know! 

    This is a great opportunity to reach hundreds of families in the local community! 

    If you would like for me or one of my students to design your ad, we can do that or if you have a picture/infographic you would like to submit, that would be perfect!

    We will be selling:
    1/2 page: $20
    1/4 page: $10

    Please reach out to Lauren Williams, Theater Director, if you are interested or if you have any questions, and thank you for your continued support of the theatre program! 

    Posted 9/22/22

    Please find posted the 2022 Parent Night Presentation for juniors and seniors for very important information. 

    Posted 9/21/22

    Escambia Country School District Food Services
    2022-2023 Meal Applications Information

    Due to the expiration of the national waiver providing all students with free meals, applications are required for the upcoming school year for parents who believe their student(s) may be eligible for free or reduced priced meals.

    Applications will be available online July 27, 2022.  To avoid processing delays, please submit an online application as soon as possible by clicking the link:

    Parents should plan on providing their child with money for their meals until eligibility is established to avoid creating a deficit in their meal account.  Funds can be added to student accounts online at

    Meal applications will be required at Tate High School.

    For more information visit MYSCHOOLAPPS.COM.

    Posted 7/27/22

    FOCUS houses students’ grades and transcript information.

    1. Visit Tate High School’s website at and click on Focus Gradebook under Quicklinks

    1.  Log into FOCUS using the following information:

    Username:  6 digit district student number (parent can view this on their FOCUS account)

    Password:   PwMMDDYY  (student’s date of birth; ex:  Pw032906)

    For more information: ECSD FOCUS LINK; Parent Portal

    Posted 7/18/22
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