High School – Getting Started

Greetings High School Families!

We’re eager to welcome returning students and new-to-P.K. students for the coming school year! Over the summer this page is updated and information is shared with families here, via email, on the Announcements page, or on the P.K. Yonge Facebook page.

Important dates for the current school year: Dates 2022-23
Important dates for the coming school year: STAY TUNED!

High School Contacts
Brad Bell | High School Learning Coach – Math/Science | bbell@pky.ufl.edu
Kathryn Janicke | High School Learning Coach – Literacy | kjanicke@pky.ufl.edu

Catherine Walker | 9th-10th Grade School Counselor | cwalker@pky.ufl.edu
Christie McElroy | 11th-12th Grade School Counselor and CTE Coordinator | cmcelroy@pky.ufl.edu

General School Contacts
Admissions | admissions@pky.ufl.edu | 352.392.1554
Main Office | mainoffice@pkyt.ufl.edu | 352.392.1554


Senior Seminar 2022
View the PKY Senior Seminar PDF to learn more about important information for seniors.

Student Schedules and Courses 2022-23 | High School Course Guide 2022-23
Watch the High School Program webinar recording & the High School Course Planning webinar link is coming soon for information about the overall program and for details regarding student schedules for the coming year. Please review the High School Course Guide 2022-23 to learn more about courses offered for the coming year.

9th-12th Grade New Student Orientation- August 9, 2022/2:15pm-3:15pm/ Secondary Bldg.
Each school year, events are scheduled for students and families to become familiar with faculty, staff, the school program and the school campus. More information will be shared with families closer to the start of school.

Blue Wave Meet & Greet – August 30, 2022 (Fall semester) and January 24, 2023 (Spring semester)/ 5:30pm-7:00pm
During middle and high school Blue Wave Meet & Greet, families have the opportunity to meet teachers and learn more about their students’ classes.

Chromebooks will be distributed during the first two weeks of school during the school day. Families will receive paperwork in the first week of school that must be signed and must be submitted at the time students receive their Chromebooks.

School Counseling
Counselors do not work all summer, but do make time in early summer and before school starts to consult with families regarding the upcoming school year. Please connect with your counselor via email. Counselors usually returns to campus prior to school starting. Dates are shared with families closer to that time.

9th-10th Graders: Catherine Walker| School Counselor  | cwalker@pky.ufl.edu
11th-12th Graders: Christie McElroy | School Counselor | cmcelroy@pky.ufl.edu
Career & Technical Education: Christie McElroy | CTE Coordinator | cmcelory@pky.ufl.edu 

Student Schedules and First Day Procedures
On the first day of each school year, students arrive on campus and find their first period class and location posted on the windows of the Cafeteria. Students are listed by grade level and in alphabetical order. Staff are on hand before school to help students find their names and the locations of their first period classes.  Complete class schedules will be shared with students in their first period class.

How to Get Skyward Information | Details
Skyward is the student information system we use to communicate with families, for grading, scheduling, and many other things! Log-in information will be provided to families on the Friday before school starts. We ask that families always keep Skyward updated with current phone numbers, addresses, email addresses, and emergency contacts. Don’t forget!

Summer Reading
There is no assigned summer reading for the summer of 2022. If you’re looking for suggestions, check out the P.K. Yonge Hidden Library Blog for book reviews.

Supply Lists | High School Basic Supplies
For high school, a generic school supply list is provided. Course-specific supplies for high school will be provided in course syllabi on the first day of school.

Campus Traffic | IMPORTANT Details
Information regarding campus traffic is provided on the Drop-Off, Pick-Up, Traffic page and is updated over the summer to reflect any changes for the coming school year.

Important dates for the current school year: Dates 2022-23
Important dates for the coming school year: STAY TUNED!

Please check your email, the Announcements page,
or the P.K. Yonge Facebook page for regular updates.

Dates 2022-23 | Lunch/Cafeteria | Attendance | Announcements

*All in-person events are dependent on local circumstances and updates are shared with families as new information becomes available.