Congratulations to all of our Seniors on graduating from King IB, we are very proud of each and every one of you! We wish all of our Seniors the best as they prepare for the next part of their journey – we know you will paint it well!!!

The IB Connection extends a warm welcome to our incoming Freshmen and their families. Congratulations on your admission to what will be a challenging and rewarding experience! You can opt-in to our parent email list for the Class of 2022 by clicking here.

Here is the first edition of the King IB Connection newsletter, click on the link to download it.

Many thanks to Sandra Ruzycki (King IBC Treasurer) for putting it together!


If you are interested in having your child participate in shadowing with a King IB student for a day, please click here. The School Choice Application Period has closed.

For more info on School Choice, please visit the Hillsborough Choice Options website:, or call the Choice Information Line at 813.272.4692.


For Senior parents, the Senior calendar has been updated. This is a great way to stay on top of what is coming up for your Senior. You can add it to your Google account to receive reminders of upcoming deadlines and events. Click on the Senior IB Calendar button to the right to view and add to your Google account.

Thank you from all of us at King IB Connection for signing up or renewing your partnership, you help make the difference! Go Lions!

Thuy Van Chau • Elisa Schwartz • Beatriz Rocha • Hima Khammampadpalli • Deanna Boss • Kejia Rosenfeld • Faith Smith • Kelly Thatcher • Yi Chia & Brian Curtin • Christine Panganiban • Jacqueline Scott • Aaron Chinnamallela • Veenu Gupta • Jiushi Wang • Steve Yang • Augusto & Maria Aguilar • Rithi Shivaram • Anand & Purnima Kumar • Christina Rajan • Ellaine Sapin-Ancheta • Audra Powell • Dorothy Bardin • Marian Ocampo • Marcy Plunkett • Amy & Mike Globenfelt • Marvina Larry • Elizabeth Keenan • Lisa Sklet • Darren & Carol Clauws • Adilia Giovannetti • Weipeng Zheng • Lynette & Tony Hathaway • Justin Carapella • Fariba Shafii • Amy & Jeff Stuart-Cunningham • John & Julie Fleming • Linda Cheung • Eddie & MaryAnn Vance • Amy Wooldridge • Stephanie Clark • Ivelisse Alvarez Roberts • Sri Kanneganti • Joan & Michael Rosenblum • David & Jin Dozier, III • Nagadhar Baviriseaty • Kai Rains • Amy Lyn Medicielo • Bin Yu • Pamala & Jospeh Vazquez • Roxanne Rowan • Sigrid Volko • Ravi Karthaka • Sundar Subbarama • Catriona Comb • Thomas Anyikwa • Stella Chinwubah • Christy Gupta • Uma Dhavileshwarapu • Hardy & Kim Hall • Jinjing Ao • Xuelei Wang • Karen Niswonger • Susan & Richard Wiggins • Steven Williams • Jennifer Branch • Chitra Mahesh • Faith Nelson • Vinny Medero • Chelsea & Noel Bowen • Minjuan Sun • Heather & Floyd Devenbeck • Robin Olson

Parent Partnership Sign-Up/Renewal

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. By signing up, not only will you help to support the program, you’ll also be added to […]

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Sophomore Sweet Endings – Class of 2019

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 […]

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Perspective – The Value of a Challenging Academic Program

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!!!  

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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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