Spartan Update

Home of the Spartan- 3/6-10/2023

Spoto High School Instructional Priorities 22-23

  • Design and implement lessons that are aligned to grade level standards.
  • Increase academic ownership through implementation of the gradual release model.

Thought of the week:

“Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you." ~Ruth Bader Ginsburg

No School- Monday, March 6th!

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Paper Online Tutoring- Free

PAPER 24/7 Tutoring

Students in grades 6-12 have unlimited, 24/7 access to academic support. Students can connect online with a live tutor in less than 15 seconds to ask questions and get writing feedback. All students need to do is log into Clever and click on the Paper icon!

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"Mr. and Mrs. 300" (Spoto's 1st Bodybuilding Competition)

"Join us for Spoto's 1st Bodybuilding Competition. Sign up at and follow the Spoto Booster Club on Instagram for updated information. It's not too late to join!"

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GQ Scholarship Opportunity

The Gentlemen’s Quest Program will provide up to four (4) scholarships for up to $5,000 each to graduating high school seniors who have achieved academically or been faced with serious hardships, including academic challenges, financial restraints, or family adversity. Applicants for the scholarship must be planning to attend a college, university, or trade school.

  • DEADLINE for scholarship applications is Monday, March 13, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. (NO EXCEPTIONS).
  • Refer to the criteria below for eligibility requirements.
  • Refer to the application link below for a list of the supporting documents needed.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • If any question in this application does not apply to you please put N/A in the space.
  • Winners will be announced at the upcoming 2023 GQ Awards Gala (June 3, 2023).


  1. Must be an African American or Hispanic male graduating with at least a 2.5 GPA from a high school within Hillsborough County.
  2. Must be planning to attend a college, university, trade, or vocational school and can provide proof of acceptance.

Click the link to apply.


Tavis Myrick I Executive Director

Gentlemen's Quest of Tampa Inc.

Career Resources- Phlebotomy Shortage provides complimentary career information for students interested in entering the healthcare profession through phlebotomy.

Our website is a phlebotomy career resource - we do not offer a phlebotomy training program ourselves. We offer all the information students need to get started on their journey - from how to choose the right school to applying for jobs and working as a phlebotomist.

Seeking more information click here:


Marcella Sanchez
Outreach Coordinator

Senior Prom- Saturday, April 1st!

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Prom Details

Spoto's Prom will take place on Saturday, April 1 from 7 PM to 11 PM at the Regent - 6437Watson Road. Tickets can only be purchased by a Junior or Senior at Spoto High School for $75.00 each. Once you purchase your ticket, you MUST pick it up from Mrs. Mueller in room 210 before or after school.

You may invite an outside guest (19 or under) by filing out and submitting the guest form. Forms are available in Canvas, or you can pick one up in room 210. All forms are to be returned to Mrs. Mueller in room 210 and then be processed by the administration before you will be allowed to purchase the guest ticket. You will receive notification once your guest form has been accepted or rejected. At that time, you will be allowed to purchase your guest ticket.

Jaime Mueller

Spoto High School

Flag Football at King

Tuesday, March 7th, 6:15pm

6815 North 56th Street

Tampa, FL

Spartan Softball vs. Middleton- Home

Tuesday, March 7th, 7pm

8538 Eagle Palm Drive

Riverview, FL

Spartan Baseball vs. Bloomingdale- Home

Tuesday, March 7th, 7pm

8538 Eagle Palm Drive

Riverview, FL

Spartan Track vs. Middleton, Strawberry Crest, Durant- Home

Wednesday, March 8th, 6pm

8538 Eagle Palm Drive

Riverview, FL

Spartan Tennis vs. Lennard- Girls (home); Boys (Away)

Thursday, March 9th, 3pm

8538 Eagle Palm Drive

Riverview, FL

Boys- Away at Lennard

Spartan Softball vs. East Bay- Home

Thursday, March 9th, 6pm

8538 Eagle Palm Drive

Riverview, FL

Spartan Baseball vs. Freedom- Home

Thursday, March 9th, 7pm

8538 Eagle Palm Drive

Riverview, FL