The student news site of Wiregrass Ranch High School

The Stampede

The student news site of Wiregrass Ranch High School

The Stampede

The student news site of Wiregrass Ranch High School

The Stampede

About Us

The Stampede is the Wiregrass Ranch student-run newspaper website. We have been recognized as a Sno Distinguished Site for the last five years. Over the years, many of our staff members have also had personal achievements while working for The Stampede.

FSPA awards:

  • District 4 Teacher of the Year: Mrs.Swain, 2023
  • News writing (2nd place): Wyatt Stoneroad & Gavin Portieles, 2022
  • Opinion column writing (1st place): Ashton Jhoda, 2021
  • Photography (1st place): Faith Sidwell, 2021
  • Illustration Drawing (2nd place): Mackenzie Smith, 2021

Best of Sno writers: 

  • Lauren Wright, 2023
  • Alyssa Cortes, 2022 & 2021
  • Wyatt Stoneroad, 2022
  • Emmaly Simmons, 2022
  • Bella Rey, 2022
  • Ashton Jhoda, 2021
  • Daniela Pena, 2021
  • Patrick Amis, 2020
  • Justin Amis, 2020
  • Tyler Mesnekoff, 2019
  • Emilie Ramos, 2019
  • Stephen White, 2019
  • Philip Carvalho, 2019
  • Nathan Thayer, 2018

Best of Sno podcasters: 

  • Gabrielle Jadotte, 2022

Principal: Robyn White | Newspaper Adviser: Kim Khalaf

Phone: (813) 346-6000

School Hours:
8:10 a.m. – 2:36 p.m.

School website:

“This newspaper, together with the contents contained herein, is designed to permit students to express themselves in an age and forum appropriate manner.  Inclusion of the student expressions contained in this newspaper is not an adoption, endorsement, espousal, or promotion of such views by Pasco County Schools.  Pasco County Schools supports and fosters the rights of its students, with parental guidance, to engage in their constitutionally protected rights.” – Pasco County Schools

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