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Announcements - Upcoming Events

SAC Meeting & Parent Night - February 5, 2015

Parents, Staff and Community 
We would like to invite you to attend our upcoming School Advisory Council (SAC) meeting. The meeting will be held on Thursday, February 5th from 5:30-6:30 pm in the Main Media Center. Please stay for KHS Parent night immediately following the SAC meeting from 6:30-7:30.

PERT Test - February 11-12, 2015

We will be PERT testing on Wednesday, February 11th and Thursday, February 12th. Any students who want to take the PERT can sign up on the bulletin board outside Mrs. Thacker's door in the main office. We have limited space for testing, so sign up early. The deadline to sign up will be Friday, January 30th.

Financial Aid Night - February 23, 2015

Financial Aid Parent Night will be held on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the main Media Center on main campus. A representative from the Florida Department of Education will be here to assist parents with filling out the FAFSA and answer questions regarding financial aid. Any questions, contact dionne.thacker@polk-fl.net

Sports Celebration - February 5, 2015

On Thursday morning in the cafeteria, 2/5/15, FCA will hold a sports celebration for all the Winter Sports athletes and the KHS Marching band members. FCA members, Boys JV and Varsity Basketball, Girls JV and Varsity Basketball, Boys JV and Varsity Soccer, Girls JV and Varsity Soccer, Wrestling, Cheer Squad competition members and Marching Band members will be invited to this celebration.

Club Picture Day & Senior Cap & Gown at CFAA

CFAA - Starting at 8:00 a.m.--Club Pictures will be taken on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. CFAA seniors: if you haven't had your Cap & Gown picture made, mark your calendar for 2/24/15.  See Mrs. Anders for questions and/or more information.

Sophomore Class Meeting

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, February 18. Herff Jones will be available on the main campus to meet with 10th grade students at 8:00 a.m. in the auditorium. (This is an early release day.)

ASVAB - February 19, 2015

Students can sign up to take the ASVAB on the bulletin board outside Mrs. Thacker's door.  The deadline to sign up is Friday, February 13, 2015.

Attention Seniors - Cap & Gown Order Extended

Cap and gowns can be ordered right up to graduation day, however, beginning March 1, 2015, there will be an additional $10.00 per month late fee added to the cost.

Herff Jones Graduation Specialist: Fran Goldberg - Graduation Specialist
15371 Roosevelt Blvd, Ste #103
Clearwater, FL 33760
727-545-3288, ext. #3
fax: 727-545-0188
HOURS: Monday thru Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm
Email: herffjones2@verizon.net
Website: www.herffjonestampabay.com
Website to order a class ring: https://highschool.herffjones

Student Parking - Main Campus

Students can pick up applications in the main office. Students must have a 2.0 GPA and the cost of the parking permit is $20.00.

Senior Dues = 50.00

Senior Class Sponsors:  Kim Kosier  kim.kosier@polk-fl.net; Jessica Wells jessica.wells02@polk-fl.net; Robin Futch robin.futch@polk-fl.net; Regina Register regina.register@polk-fl.net; Susan Kelley susan.kelley@polk-fl.net

Important Upcoming Dates

Monday, January 19, 2015 - Student/Staff Holiday

Monday, January 26, 2015 - Staff Development Day/Student Holiday

Friday, January 30, 2015 - Distribute 1st Semester Report Cards

Monday, February 16, 2015 - Presidents' Day - Staff and Student Holiday

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 3rd Quarter Interim Reports Distributed to Students

Monday-Friday, March 30 - April 3, 2015 - Spring Break

SmilePak Weekend Meal Program English Request  Spanish Request

Parents, we are proud participants of the Agape Food Bank program again this year. We distribute food filled backpacks to KHS families with a need. If you know of someone who could benefit from this program, please share the above link. Request form should be submitted to Dr. Semon, sarah.semon@polk-fl.net   or you can have your child return the form to the main office.

Attention KHS Fans  Season Pass

Season passes are now available for a limited time. You can order online at www.reddevilnation.net/seasonpasses  For more information email khsboosters@live.com.

Student Guidance Counselors

Counselor Student's Last Name  Grades Email
Joe Izzo All CFAA Students - A 9-12 joe.izzo@polk-fl.net
Dee Axson All Step Up Academy - B 9-12 dee.axson@polk-fl.net
Kathryn Schalter C-H 10-12 kathryn.schalter@polk-fl.net
Angie Mudge I-P 10-12 angie.mudge@polk-fl.net
Kimberly Sprouse Q-Z 10-12 kimberly.sprouse@polk-fl.net
Regina Register All Freshman Academy 9 regina.register@polk-fl.net

Parents & Guardians

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Important Documents

Mission and Vision at KHS

Our vision:

"Cultivating a Legacy of Lifelong Learners

Our mission: 

Kathleen High School is committed to cultivating a legacy of lifelong learners by providing the knowledge and skills needed to be successful, productive citizens. Our students, staff, parents, and community will work together as a family to install a sense of P.R.I.D.E. in who we are, where we are, and what we are to become.

  • Preparedness
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Engagement

Upcoming Events

If you would like to sign-up for the weekly email Kathleen Spark, please contact lia.maffett@polk-fl.net. The Kathleen Spark is sent every Friday during the school year and lists the daily lunch menu choices, sports games, academic news, testing schedules, college information, and events happening the following week. Questions and/or concerns about the school website, contact  Lia Maffett.

Media Center

Our KHS Media Center is open  from 6:40 a.m. until first bell for Study Hall. This is open to any student looking for a quiet place to study, read, or complete assignments.

First Time Driver Traffic School

All first time drivers in the State of Florida are required to take the Drug Alcohol Traffic Awareness (DATA) course before applying for their license. With the DATA Course and Learners Permit Exam you will have access to complete your DHSMV required course and learner's permit license exam online.

This course is required for all first-time drivers before applying for a license. A portion of the registration fee is donated to Kathleen High School!

Website: www.kathleenhs.floridaonlinetrafficschool.com