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Register NOW for AP Forum 2015!
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Join us on Thursday, January 22nd at 4:00 P.M. for an opportunity to learn more about Advanced Placement courses offered for the 2015-2016 school year. Hear from our teachers and learn about what to expect, how to be best prepared, and how to get off to a great start with AP classes. Visit classes for the specific AP courses your child may take next year. This is for rising 9th graders and current students at Plant High.  Click here to register.
First Semester Exams Information

Exam Schedule:
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Pd. 1 Exam      7:33-9:33       (120)
Pd. 2           9:39-9:49       (10)
Pd. 3           9:55-10:34      (39)
Pd. 4           10:40-11:19     (39)
Pd. 6   1st Lunch       11:25-12:03        (38) (All of normal 1st lunch, plus math)
        1st Class               12:07-12:49     (42)
        3rd Class       11:25-12:07     (42)
        3rd Lunch       12:11-12:49     (38) (All of normal 3rd lunch, plus science)
Pd. 5           12:55-1:33      (38)
Pd. 7           1:39-2:17       (38)
Pd. 8           2:23-3:00       (38)

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Pd. 3 Exam      7:33am-9:33am
(2nd Chance Breakfast Available in Cafeteria)

Pd. 4 Exam      9:45am-11:45am
(Grab and Go Lunch Available in Cafeteria)
Buses Depart at 12:00pm

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Pd. 5 Exam      7:33am-9:33am
(2nd Chance Breakfast Available in Cafeteria)

Pd. 6 Exam      9:45am-11:45am
(Grab and Go Lunch Available in Cafeteria)
Buses Depart at 12:00pm

Friday , January 16, 2015
Pd. 7 Exam      7:33am-9:33am
(2nd Chance Breakfast Available in Cafeteria)

Pd. 8 Exam      9:45am-11:45am
(Grab and Go Lunch Available in Cafeteria)
Buses Depart at 12:00pm
Exam Make-up Schedule:

Tuesday         Jan. 20         With Department Heads

8:00 - 9:30     Science (VanGlahn)                      Rm. 225
9:00 - 10:30    Social Studies (Phillips)               Rm. 711
10:00 - 11:30   Math (Rayburn)                           Rm. 135
11:00 - 12:30   English (Vaughan)                       Rm 217
11:00 – 12:30 Reading (Kale)                          Media Center
12:00 - 1:30     World Language  (Ankudowich)    Rm. 122
1:00 – 2:30           PE/Drivers Ed. (Sigmon)         Rm. 510
1:00 – 2:30           ROTC (Howard)                           Rm. 12
1:00 – 2:30           CTE     (Coleman)                               Rm. 203

Wednesday       Jan. 21 All Subjects    Media Center    3:15 – 5:15
Thursday                Jan. 22 All Subjects    Media Center    3:15 – 5:15
Friday           Jan. 23 All Subjects    Media Center    3:15 – 5:15
*Semester Exam make-up questions or concerns can be directed to Ms. Hellenberg.  


It's Programming Time!
Time for students to choose courses for the 2015-2016 school year.  Visit the guidance page for more information.  Students must turn in their sheets by December 18th to their English teacher.  Click here for the programming video.  All students saw this video during class presentations and had the opportunity to ask questions.  View the Curriculum Guide on the Guidance tab.

Congratulations to the Plant PTSA, Staff and Faculty
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Plant High is proud to announce our National Merit students.  All of these students have made outstanding educational achievements and achieved high scores on the PSAT!  Congrats!

Congratulations to our National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists:

Donovan Berry, Jackson Hill, Cameron McKenzie, Jenna McKinney, John Prokop, and Katherine Whitson

Congratulations to our National Hispanic Recognition Program award recipients:

Ashley Morales-Pacheco and Melissa Jassir



Yearbook order through yearbookordercenter.com/index.cfm/job/2312
Price is $91.25 until October 1st and will then increase

Share pictures from school events through hjeshare.com  code: PLANT PANTHERS
If your picture is chosen for a spread in the yearbook you will be automatically entered in a raffle for a chance to win a FREE 2015 yearbook.
Guidance Information
Click on the Guidance Tab for important information:
Bright Futures Information and Forms

Download our "Plant Counselor" App to have resources at your fingertips

Download a QR Scanner on your iPhone and scan above to launch on phone
Then open it on the internet and “Add to your Home Screen” OR
Search for the "Plant Counselor" App on your Android Device

Still Having Trouble with EDSBY?
If you CANNOT activate your account, please complete the following form and Email to Jeff Darland.
Students can access their accounts using their regular school computer log-in information.  Please note that your initial computer login is your student number.  If you do not have your access information, you can get one here.
There is also a very helpful online resource on  youtube

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Plant High has recently been honored by The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, and Newsweek/The Daily Beast as one of the top high schools in the nation.  Congratulations to our staff & students on these incredible accolades.  


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H.B. Plant High School
2415 S. Himes Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33629
Telephone: 813.272.3033

Graduation Dates are Set
Graduation Rehearsal is Friday May 22nd at 9am at the Fairgrounds. This is requried in order to walk.
Graduation is Wednesday May 27th at 1pm at the Fairgrounds.
Plant High Bell Schedule
Click Here for NHS Information & Deadlines
Adult Mentors Needed
Plant students need your help this school year.  We are looking for empathetic adults who can devote one class period per week to make a real difference in a student's life.  The program is extremely flexible and rewarding!  For more information, contact Teresa Wilkins
813-846-3048, jwilki1@verizon.net. Click on the icon below for more information!
Plant High's Honesty and Integrity Campaign
At Plant High School, we put an importance on honesty and integrity and the values that go with these attributes. Click below for our policies.
Academic Honesty Policy
Academic Integrity Contract
2013 Curriculum Guide
Need information on a class? Refer to our curriculum guide for assistance.
Curriculum Guide 2014-2015
Interested in Our AVID Program?
Click on the link to the AVID page below for more information or print the AVID Application AND application essay (also below) to apply.
AVID Application
AVID Application Essay
Bullying Policy
PHS and the School District of Hillsborough County are committed to providing an educational setting that is safe, secure, and free from harassment and bullying for all of its students and school employees. Please click below for the School Board Policy on Bullying and Harassment.
Policy on Bullying and Harassment
PHS School Improvement Plan
You can access the PHS School Improvement Plan on the Hillsborough County Schools website or by clicking the link below.
Plant School Improvement Plan
PHS E-MAIL News Services
Communication is important to everyone at Plant High School. Stay informed with Plant's email newsletter, Panther Press. Sponsored by the PTSA and transmitted bi-weekly during the school year, Panther Press includes timely and important school news and activities with reports from all corners of the campus.
Subscribe to Panther Press
New to Plant High? Catch up with the Panthers.
Read Past Panther Press Editions
Last Modified: Jan 15, 2015