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Welcome to Plant High School
One of the Top 100 Schools in America
Congratulations to Carl Lineberger c/o 1957
The National Academy of Sciences recently announced that Carl Lineberger, PHS Class of 1957, will be the recipient of the NAS Award in the Chemical Sciences at the NAS' Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on April 26th.  Carl was inspired to pursue a career in chemistry by former Plant chemistry teacher, Mr. Hubbard, for whom he had great affection.

For more information about Carl's story click here.
Testing Dates
There are many Testing and Exam Dates coming up that families and students should be aware of.  Please take some time to become aware with what tests you must take and when they occur.

Old Algebra Re-take - March 23 - 31
FCAT Re-takes - March 23 - 31
10th Grade FSA ELA Reading (2 day test) - April 13- 17
9th Grade FSA ELA Reading (2 day test) - April 13-17
**9th Grade FSA ELA Reading will start at the conclusion of the 10th Grade FSA ELA Reading**
Biology EOC - April 20 -24
Algebra 2 EOC (2 day test) - April 27 - May 1
Geometry EOC (2 day test) - May 4 - 8
Algebra EOC (2 day test) - May 11 - 15
US History EOC - May 18 - 22

2nd Semester Exams will be:  

June 2nd - 1st and 3rd period
June 3rd - 4th and 5th period
June 4th - 6th and 7th period
June 5th - 8th period

Download a copy of the May 2015 AP Exam Dates HERE
Please note:  RE: Alternate Exam Dates
**These dates are published and restricted by College Board and are reserved for students who have an exam conflict—two AP exams on the same day and at the same time.  The conflicts and students have already been identified.  Students will test according to the testing schedule.
**According to College Board--Family graduations, family trips, and college orientations are NOT permissible for students to test on alternate dates. Please plan appropriately.
Reserve your spot to be an AP Proctor!
Over 3,500 Advanced Placement exams will be administered at Plant High School in May.  Parents have the opportunity to assist with proctoring exams.  It is a great way to help the school, in addition to seeing what the test environment is like.  Help spread the word!  Any adult can assist with proctoring.  Parents of students who are still in middle school can assist with this effort as well.  Click HERE to sign up.  

You can also download the Guest Form here.

Art Students to be Honored at Blake HS


FSA Practice Test and Information Available

Students and parents can access FSA practice tests at  The tests are open and do not require special access information.  This website is going to be the best resource for information as the test approaches, so check back frequently for more information.

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 Finalists:

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

Congratulations to our National Hispanic Recognition Program award recipients:

Ashley Morales-Pacheco and Melissa Jassir

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
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Click Here for NHS Information & Deadlines
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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, Click on the icon below for more information!
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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.
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New to Plant High? Catch up with the Panthers.
Read Past Panther Press Editions
Last Modified: Apr 14, 2015