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Join FCA on May 5, 2014 at 6:45 a.m. in the Gym for prayer.

Seniors Scholarship Opportunities

Arabell Wiggins Scholarship - Deadline 5/23/14

Support Our Booster Club Fundraiser

Grad Bash - April 26, 2014

A few tickets left--see Ms. Lewis in the 9th grade office.  $100 (no checks, and nothing over $20.00 please)

Juniors and Seniors

Free Practice Tests for SAT available. SAT practice exams available Tuesday, 5/6. All practice exams will be held at the Bartow Public Library, sponsored by The Princeton Review.

Senior Calendar - April, 2014

FCA and Club 220 Open Gym

FCA and Club 220 will host open gym on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays in the Gymnasium. The gym will open at 6:30 a.m. You must have athletic shoes in order to play on the floor. Enter the gym from the west end facing the PE locker rooms. Come enjoy fellowship, basketball, music and prayer.

FCAT/ACT/SAT Reading Help Available

Struggling with passing the FCAT or getting that score you need for the SAT/ACT? Come spend an afternoon or two with Mrs. Mahmood in Building 3 to learn some tips and tricks to pass that pesky test. Reading tutoring available Tuesdays and Wednesdays after school from 1:50-2:50. This includes FCAT/ACT/SAT Test help.

FCA Love From the Hearth

FCA Club members are collecting items for the Hearth Program of Polk County. Hearth assist PCSB students labeled as homeless. Please help us by collecting and donating any of the following items: hygiene items, gift cards, gas cards and school supplies.  Drop off items to Coach Troutman in the 9th grade office and/or to any FCA meeting on Thursday mornings in the ISS room (6:45 - 7:00). We thank you in advance for your contributions.

Birthday Wishes from Key Club

Get your Birthday Wish Package from Key Club to be delivered to a person of your choice on their special day. Packages range in price from $3.00-$10.00. You may also bring outside items to be delivered by Key Club. Please see Mrs. Horn in Room 03-004 for more information.

Parents & Guardians

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

New Dismissal Days

Please note that a major change for 2013-2014 schools throughout Polk County will be the dismissal of students 2.5 hours early on the dates shown below.  See Early Dismissal Bell Schedule

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Attention Seniors and Senior Parents

Senior Dues are ($50). Dues cover senior breakfast, chemical free party, senior t-shirt and graduation costs. If dues are not paid, you will not be allowed to participate in senior activities and you will be placed on the obligation list.

To keep informed about all relevant news at KHS, text (469) 444-2742 using the message @Sen2014.

Attention KHS Students and Parents

Do you have some outstanding pictures to share with our yearbook staff. We would love to have them. Use the link below to share your photos with our yearbook staff. Please Share Your Photos

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 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.

Trident Yearbook

The 2013-2014 Trident Yearbook is on sale for $85.00. Please contact Amanda Lavery for more information.

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!


After School Tutoring Available

Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Morning Tutoring
6:40 - 7:05 a.m.
Afternoon Tutoring
1:45 - 3:00 p.m.
Math: Mrs. Miller (Media Center) Math: Mr. Haynes (Rm. 31-127)
Reading: Mrs. Gardner (Rm. 16-004) Reading: Ms. Mahmood (Rm 03-02)
  Science: Ms. Gibson (Rm 14-023)