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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

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

Suncoast Credit Union

January 2015
"Pride of the Lions"

Teacher of the Month
Jason Wiggins

Support Employee of the Month
Leila Gomezmogallon

Student of the Month
Hannah Tallent

Student Art and Essay Contests:
Art and essay contests are open to students in Kindergarten to 12th grade.
The theme for this year’s essay and art contests is “A Celebration of African-American Innovation and Innovators.”
Students are asked to share how African-American innovators have shaped Florida.

The essay contest is open to all Florida students in grades 4 through 12.
Three winners will be selected: one elementary student (grades 4-5), one middle-school student (grades 6-8),
and one high school student (grades 9-12).
Winners will receive a four-year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by the Florida Prepaid College Foundation.

Information about the contests and Florida’s Black History Month
is available on Florida’s Black History Month website at

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

Hillsborough County Public Schools is hosting several financial aid workshops
for seniors and their families.
The workshops will provide an overview on how to apply for postsecondary financial aid
and will be conducted by a university/college financial aid expert.

The workshops will cover the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),
deadlines, state scholarships, and Bright Futures Scholarships.

All workshops start at 6:00 p.m. and will be held in the school's auditorium.

Thursday, December 18, 2014             @Alonso High School
Monday, January 12, 2015                @       Plant City High School
Tuesday, January 13, 2015               @       Freedom High School
Thursday, January 15, 2015              @       Riverview High School
Thursday, January 22, 2015              @       Brandon High School
Tuesday, January 27, 2015               @       Jefferson High School
Thursday, January 29, 2015              @       Gaither High School
Tuesday, February 3, 2015       @       Hillsborough High School

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 Teacher of the Year!
Social Studies Teacher Amy Fuller with Principal Mike Rowan

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

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Last Modified: Jan 23, 2015