Saturday, December 22, 2012
A 13-year-old was arrested at Farnell Middle School on Tuesday after making threats to the school. Here's what Patch readers had to say.
Earlier this week a 13-year-old Farnell Middle School student was arrested after deputies say he fueled rumors of violence on the Westchase school campus located at 13912 Nine Eagles Drive. The incident began when the teen, whose name has not been released, reported graffiti on his driveway. The graffiti, written in dark magic marker, said: "From Con to FL Farnell UR Next!!" When deputies responded to the home, the boy told them he had no idea who could have written the threat on his driveway, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. Deputies arrested the boy on Tuesday at the school. He told them he wasn’t threatening the school, but was "scared the Connecticut shooter was still alive and could next attack Farnell Middle …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Hillsborough deputies say the 13-year-old filed a false police report.
A 13-year-old Farnell Middle School student was arrested this morning after deputies say he fueled rumors of violence on the Westchase campus. The official charge was filing a false police report, a Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office media release said. The incident began yesterday when the teen, whose name is not being released, reported graffiti on his driveway. The graffiti, written in dark magic marker, said: “From Con to FL Farnell UR Next!!” When deputies responded to the home, the boy told them he had no idea who could have written the threat on his driveway, the release said. Receive updates to this story and other breaking news in your inbox or smartphone by signing up for our newsletter here Deputies arrested the boy at the …
Friday, November 2, 2012
The annual market takes place at the school and features crafts and vendors.
Monday, September 17, 2012
A look at some of the events happening right here in the neighborhood this week.
1. Farnell Family F.I.T. Night - Everyone is welcome to the school for basketball, boxing, volleyball, pilates and healthy snacks during this family fitness night. To participate stop by the registration desk and get a Farnell Family FIT Night Membership Card to participate. Subway Sandwiches, Sun Chips and Drinks will be available for sale. 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 18. Farnell Middle School, 13912 Nine Eagles Drive Tampa, Fl. For more information call 813-356-1640. 2. Tai Chi With Bonnie Birdsall - Tai Chi reduces stress and increases alertness, flexibility and stamina. This class accommodates students of varying capabilities. Birdsall modifies each movement to meet the individual needs of each student. Comfortable clothing …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Michelle Mayfield, Farnell's PTA President, has a decade of experience and is still going strong.
As the new school year approaches, we caught up with some of the Westchase area's busiest PTA parents. Here's what Michelle Mayfield, incoming PTA President at Farnell Middle School, had to say: Patch: How did you get involved with the PTA? Mayfield: I got involved in the PTA with my good friend Julie Escobar 10 years ago at Mary Bryant Elementary with helping in Memberships and Box Tops. Since 2004 I have been a PTA/PTSA President at Mary Bryant Elementary, MacFarlane Park IB Elementary, Farnell Middle School and Alonso High School. Believe it or not - Julie is still with me on my Farnell Board this year!! Patch: What are your duties? Mayfield:The PTA President you are looked upon as a leader. You show guidance, support, …