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Summer Bridge Program  Application

The Summer Bridge Program will begin June 15. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. A mandatory orientation will be held June 9. Please stop by the 9th grade Office for one of the sessions: 11:00 - 1:00 or 4:00 - 6:00.  This new program will prepare incoming 9th grade students for the rigorous demands of high school and help them build confidence for high school success.  Upcoming 9th grade students can earn an online high school credit (via FLVS-registration required at orientation).

See application above. Classes will not be held on Friday and the Program ends on July 3.  Program hours:  8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Note:  Two (2) absences will result in dismissal from the program.)

Attention Juniors - Class of 2016 Senior Portrait

Portrait Sessions are available for the Class of 2016.  Follow these 3 steps: Step 1) Choose your Session Date: July 13, July 14 or July 15 (See link above for fees and package details). (Note that all sessions will take place at Kathleen Senior High School). Step 2: Call 1-800-421-3414 to schedule your appointment or go online choose Kathleen HS. When you call or go online, they need to know your preferred session date. You don't have to choose your package until after you have seen your proofs. Step 3) Write yourself a reminder to show up for your appointment date/time. Any questions, contact Robin Futch

Free Office 365 for all KHS Students

All secondary students now have access to the Office 365 Education package, which includes Office Suite Online, OneDrive cloud storage with the ability to collaborate and share documents, and 5 copies of Office 2013 for home download. Students can also access Office 365 using their mobile devices. Students will not have access to Outlook email at this time; they will continue to use their Polk Gmail. Students will log in through the website by clicking on the Office 365 link on the bottom left of the web page, under Tools & More. Note: Students must use the Office 365 link, not the Student Portal or Webmail for Office 365 links. Office is available free until students graduate or are no longer enrolled at a qualified school.  The district created a Student Guide for student assistance. Students can also use Office 365 for their mobile devices; see Office 365 for mobile devices.  Student sign in-in information is:


Password: student portal password

This information should be the same as student computer access, with the addition of

For technical support, teachers and network managers can assist students. Students and parents can email or for technical questions.

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 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  For more information email

Student Guidance Counselors

Counselor Student's Last Name  Grades Email
Joe Izzo Last Name = A, All CFAA Students 9-12
Kathryn Schalter Last Name = B-Fi 9-12
Dee Axson Last Name = Fj-Le 9-12
Regina Register Last Name = Lf-Ri 9-12
Kimberly Sprouse Last Name = Rj-Z 9-12

Parents & Guardians

Please review this link at your convenience.  Bullying Information and Prevention.

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 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!