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King High School LogoC. Leon King High School

6815 North 56th Street
Tampa, FL 33610
(813) 744-8333
Michael Rowan, Principal

2015 Region 4 Boys Tennis Champs!

On Thursday, April 2, King football players participated in Shoes of Hope Tampa Bay,
sponsored by Samaritan's Feet, NFL player Davin Joseph and Exciting Central Tampa Baptist Church.
Coach Thomas and the Lions assisted in giving out over 1,000 pair of shoes to the needy in the Tampa Bay area.
 It was a great experience for the players, who were actively involved with the entire process.

Go Lions!
Coach Mark Johnson                 2015 Boys/Girls Tennis Class 3A Region 4 District 8 Champions!                       Coach Jennifer Henry


King High School!
Lions Baseball !
Alumni & Friends!
Golf Tournament & Luncheon Reunion
Sunday, May 3, 2015!

8:00 am!

Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club!

Click HERE for letter from Coach Mac!
Click HERE for printable Tournament Brochure and signup
Click HERE for Hole Sponsor and Banner ordering info
Click HERE for Sponsor Packages and Donations info

Past Lions are welcome to just come to luncheon to tell sories!

FREE Student Microsoft Office365
Click   HERE  for Information

Username: (student number)
Password: day month year of birhday
         i.e.     05141996
                for May 14, 1996

Congratualtions to the 2015 Florida State Thespian Festival's King High School competitors!!!!
Dahlia Engram received a rating of excellent for monologue
Y'sis Pierson received a rating of excellent for monologue
Kelsey Oberbroeckling received a rating of excellent for solo musical
Gabrielle Allen and Jamie Bullock received a rating of excellent for duet acting
Kelsey Oberbroeckling and Hannah Oberbroeckling received a rating of superior for duet acting

King's math team continued its domination of the Hillsborough County Math Bowl Wednesday (March 25),
winning its 10th consecutive Sweepstakes Championship. It was nearly a clean sweep,
with 3 teams winning their divisions, and pre-calculus coming in 2nd.
 Of the 16 KHS students participating, 13 earned individual  honors.
Leading the group were 1st place finishers:
Emily Cheng, John Qin and Tianbo Chen (tied for 1st in Calculus, with perfect scores),
Akum Kang (Algebra 2), and Keshav Shah (Pre-calculus).
Others finishing in the Top 3 in their divisions were:
Minerva Nong (geometry) and Harrison Yang (algebra).

King's PRIDE at our 2015 Relay for Life Benefit concert!

King's  PRIDE pictured  at Bloomingdale High School
at the annual Showcase of Showchoirs.


60thth Annual State Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) of Florida
Senior Josh Glow
chosen as a Junior and Senior Outstanding Narratives (JASON) Colloquium Speaker!
Josh's speech will be a personal story about the “True Prize’ of the experiences of his journey.

King Band appears on Tampa Channel 8 Daytime Show!

Join us for An Evening of
Music & Dancing & Hors d'oeuvres & Drinks
Sponsored by KHS Athletic Booster Club
Heavy Hors d'oeuvres
First Drink on Us (cash bar all night)
Featuring D.J. DQ Events Raffle Baskets & 50/50
& Of course The Horse Race!!!!
Saturday May 2nd, 2015
Gala begins at 6:00 PM

Click HERE for more info

Suncoast Credit Union

March 2015
"Pride of the Lions"
Teacher of the Month
Dave Edwards
Support Employee of the Month
Demetria Clark

Student of the Month
De'Aundre Carvin

King High School is now on twitter at  @KingHSLions
We will use twitter as another form of communication to our students, parents, and faculty.

King High Trivia Night
Saturday March 28th 2015
at Gaspar’s Patio Bar and Grille from 6:00pm – 10:00pm.
All years of King HS and friends are encouraged to attend.
Please come, take a load off and join ole friends of all years.
Click HERE for more Info....

If your student will be taking the computer-based  
FCAT 2.0 Reading Retake, FCAT Mathematics Retake, and/or
(Algebra 1 Retake/Biology1/Geometry Retake/U.S. History)
NGSSS End-of-Course (EOC) Assessment between March 23 and May 29...
Please click HERE for important information regarding the Tests

Lions finish in 3rd Place at the 2015 Florida Regional Science Bowl at UF!

King HS FFA Sponsor Kelcie Williams and students
worked the Ag-Ventures Building at the 2015 Florida State Fair

2015 Literacy Bumper Sticker Contest!
Reading Accelerates Success!
1st Place - Andrea Ziegler $100
2nd Place - Phillip Jenkins $75
3rd Place - Ashley Peters $50
4th Place - Agrata Mishra $25
Thanks King SGA for prizes!

Vignesh Bhethanabotla
Title: Rare Earth Metal Doped Photocatalysts for Energy and Environmental Applications
   -1st Place-Engineering
   -Best of Fair at the STEM fair
    -Going to states and the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)

   -Clara Crumpton Memorial Award
   -Yale Science and Engineering Association
   -Society for Mining
   -Metallurgy & Exploration

Joshua Glow
Title: Comparative De-Nitrification Effectiveness and Phosphate Nutrient
Levels of Gravel Terrace and Raft Aquaponics System through use of Oreochromis aureu
   -2nd Place-Botany
   -Going to states

   -NOAA Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award
   -Richoh Sustainable Development Award


IB Connection is pleased to announce that King Graduation Yard Signs are available again this year.
This is a great way to honor your graduating student and show school spirit!
Yard signs are 24″ x 18″ and will be customized with your student’s name for only $20,
for all orders placed by 3/31/15! Spirit logos may be added to the sign for an additional $5 per logo
(up to 2 logos may be selected).
Show school spirit and proudly display your student’s high school interests!
Hurry, as the price will increase to $25 for orders placed after 3/31/15,
and no orders will be accepted after April 15th!

To place your order, click on the following link:


King High placed 3rd in the Science Olympiad regional competition.
 The Lions will be going to states!

National Signing Day!
Congratulations Mercedyz Mitchell and Arielle Allen

Ms. Carew's AP Environmental Class
Crystal Springs Park
Zephyrhills Florida

C. Leon King HS is an "A" School two years in a row!

Click HERE for information
Clic HERE for information in Spanish

King High Theatre Club students enjoying the District Nine One Act Festival at USF!

The Lions win 9th consecutive Hills County Math Bowl Sweepstakes!
Algebra, Precalculus, and Calculus teams placed 1st in their respective divisions.
Lead sponsor: Dr. Barbara Emil; Coaches: Paul Thorne, Jason Wiggins,
(not pictured): Brenda Hartmann, Mary Finneran-Wathen.
Go Lions!

Former King student Ben Carpenter was selected to be one of the 12 athletes
to represent the United States in the FIFPA World Cup (Power Soccer).

King High took 1st Place at 2014 Hills Conuty Science Brain Bowl!  
This is a first in many years!
 As a result, the King Quiz Bowl team has won an all expense paid trip
to the Fla State Competition at UF in February.

2014 Rose Diaz Award
Hills Cty Volleyball Officials Association
Go Lady Lions!

Parents :
Here are the links to the King HS Choice / KAPS Programs and the IB Magnet Applications

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Go Lions!

King High School is now on twitter at  @KingHSLions
We will use twitter as another form of communication to our students, parents, and faculty.

2014-15 KHS  Ida S. Baker Diversity Educator of the Year
Reading Teacher Deirdre Johnson with Principal Mike Rowan

KHS Senior Football Players !

Congratulations FHSAA State Tourney Bound King Swimmers!
Samantha Lee...Matt Lee...Lukas Harries...Eugene Luo...Eric Luo

Lady Lions!
2014 FHSAA 6A District 9 Volleyball Champions!

Coach Mitchell and Lions celebrate winning Districts the past 2 years!

Parents and Students!

Track high school graduation requirements
View your various GPA’s—weighted (District),
Bright Futures, State University System (SUS), etc.
Bright Futures/Scholarship Information
College Admissions Information

King had 20 National Merit Semifinalists and 1 National Achievement Finalist.
King High School led Hillsborough County in National Merit Semi Finalist!

Pictured with Mrs.Mitchell...Dr.Campbell...Mr.Rowan

Micaela Torres
Girls Cross Country
Tampa Tibune Athlete of the Week!

Go Lady Lions!
- pictured with Temple Terrace City Councilman David Pogorlick & Mayor Frank Chillura -


Hillsborough County Public Schools

 King High player commits to Ave Maria!
King High volleyball player Mercedyz Mitchell
a key returning player from the Lions' 2013 district championship team,
has verbally committed to play at Ave Maria University,
a NAIA program located in the Southwest area of the state.
Mitchell, a setter, finished her junior season with 385 assists and 45 aces.




Congratulations King HS!
The Lions have been selected as
the Fred Rozelle Sportmanship winner for Class 6A-Section 3!

King HS
 2014-15 Bus  Information
Click HERE for 2014-15 Bus Stop Info

Click HERE for order form!

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your online home for HCPS resources
Click Here for Info

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