Another school year has begun, and we need all IB parents and guardians to join as Parent Partners! Please click here to sign up for the Parent Partnership for the 2017-2018 school year; you’ll receive one complimentary King IB t-shirt. (Update on 8/12/2017, 4 PM: the problem with the payment step is intermittent and we apologize for the inconvenience. You can complete the form and then go to PayPal and send the funds manually to

By signing up, not only will you help to support the program, you’ll also be added to the email list to ensure you are plugged in to all of the things King IB!

And, as a reminder, for those parents looking for carpooling opportunities, please click here. Any parent who would like to volunteer can click here.

Thank you from all of us at King IB Connection! Go Lions!

Congratulations to all of our students on completing another year of school. We hope you are enjoying Summer so far. Please click on the link below to go to the download page for the appropriate assignments for the upcoming school year. Remember, school starts on August 10th this year.

Summer Assignments

On behalf of the students, administration and teachers, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to Lisa Sklet, Jacqueline Scott, Lynette Hathaway, Stephanie Clark, Kiran and Rama Kommireddy (Newk’s Bakery) for planning and set-up of this event; you really did a wonderful job!

We would also like to take time to express our gratitude to Smoothie King Temple Terrace (Austin Craven, Manager) for their generous donation of smoothies. Please stop by and say “thanks!” We also wish to thank all of the parents who donated desserts and water.

This was a great way for the students to unwind; especially after enduring the AP Euro exam!

Enjoy some pictures from the event….

Here is the Sweet Endings Planning and Set-Up team (left to right, Lisa Sklet, Stephanie Clark, Jacqueline Scott and Lynette Hathaway; not pictured – Rama and Kiran Kommireddy):

This is a great article on the value of IB and AP curriculum (click here to read). Congratulations to KHS for ranking #83 out of 2,323 high schools in the country, and the highest in Hillsborough County!!!


Thanks to all of the parents who have already signed up to serve as exam proctors!

There are still a few slots open, so please go to the link below and consider signing up:

IB Exams

AP Exams

The location of the exams will be at King for AP and USF for IB exams. The only tests you CANNOT volunteer for are the tests that your student will be taking. If you know of any other adults who might help, please forward the link to them as well.

On behalf of the entire King family, thank you for volunteering your time!

The Senior Banquet Planning Committee is pleased to announce the official date for the Class of 2017’s Senior IB Banquet – Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017, at the Embassy Suites on USF’s campus. Please click here to learn more about the event and RSVP/purchase tickets, the deadline has been extended to April 28th.

Junior Pinning Ceremony

Congratulations to the Class of 2018 on their formal induction into the IB Diploma Programme! The juniors received their IB pins during a ceremony, which included inspiring words from guest speaker, Robert LeVine of Selective College Consulting. Thanks to all of the parents who came to show their support of their students, and to the […]

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Thanks to our 2016 – 2017 Parent Partnership Members!!!

We couldn’t support the IB Programme without people like:   We are ordering the King IB t-shirts, and plan to have the shirts delivered by late October or early November – thank you for your patience. If you haven’t joined or renewed yet, please click here to help support the best academic program in Hillsborough […]

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Welcome to King IB

Welcome to all of our Freshman and any transferred students, and welcome back to our Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores!!! We wish you the best of luck this school year and look forward to supporting you, your family, administration and faculty. Please encourage your parents to support the IB Programme and King High by becoming Parent […]

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Congratulations Mrs. Mitchell!!!

Please join us in congratulating Nishira Mitchell (AP – Magnet Curriculum) on her selection to present at the upcoming IB Conference for the Americas in Toronto, Canada. Mrs. Mitchell’s presentation is titled: “Diversity and Achievement in an International Baccalaureate Program in an Urban Area“. You can click on the following link to read the letter: Acceptance […]

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Sophomore Sweet Endings 2016

On behalf of the students, administration, Ms. Stalnaker and Mr. Mills, King IBC wants to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Kai Coshow Rains and MaryAnn Vance for planning and pulling off this year’s Sophomore Sweet Endings event.  Thanks also go to Cathy Padgett, Marcy Plunkett, Champ Sekar, Deanna Boss, Shari Cardozo and Cyndi Mohler for their superb help […]

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In Search of a Few Good Advocates

The King IB Connection is in need of current parents/guardians to help fulfill roles on the Board and key chair positions for the 2016-2017 school year. Without your involvement, support of the IB Programme at King would be almost impossible. If you are interested, please contact David Dozier at or Nishira Mitchell (Assistant Principal […]

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Junior IB Pinning Ceremony

Congratulations to the Class of 2017 on their official induction into the International Baccalaureate Programme. The Junior Class celebrated this landmark at their official Pinning Ceremony with Mr. Rowan, Mrs. Mitchell and Ferguson, and their families. Thank you to Bob LeVine (the former Chairman of the Harvard Schools Committee for the West Coast of Florida) […]

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Welcome to our newest Lions!

For our incoming Class of 2021, congratulations on your acceptance into the IB Diploma Programme. We have some important info to share with you, so please click here for the details.

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We’re on Twitter!!!

We’re on Twitter @KingIBC1. We post helpful tips from different sources for both high school life and preparing for college. Help us to help more by spreading the word!

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Another Record Breaker – 6th Year in a Row!!!

The King IB Connection, Administration and Faculty wishes to congratulate the Class of 2016 on their IB Diploma rate of 95%, making for the 6th consecutive year of 90% or better – a record for the Hillsborough County School District!!! We are all so very proud of you and your accomplishment, and wish you all […]

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