Mrs. J. King, Department Chair

J. King

Room 118 


[email protected] 

*Email is checked regularly through out the day (8am-340pm) and is the fastest way to get in touch with me; voicemails will be checked daily in the afternoon and a response made within 24 hours. I do not interrupt my classes to answer the phone, please leave a message. 
1st Block      8:00am - 9:25am
2nd Block     9:30am - 10:55am
Advisory     11:00am - 11:30am
Lunch           11:35am - 12:05pm
3rd Block     12:10pm - 1:35pm
4th Block     1:40pm - 3:10pm

Google Level 1 Certified Educator 2016
Schoology Master Trainer 2016
AP Biology Certification - Clemson University 2012
Francis Marion University - B.S. in Biology
West Florence High School 1994-1998

Lamar High 1st year Teacher of the Year 2007-2008
Lamar High Teacher of the Year 2012-2013
District Honor Roll Teacher 2012-2013

~Happy is he who gets to know the reasons for things. ~
Virgil (70-19 BCE)

I am a MEAN teacher! 

A MEAN teacher insists that each student do the best s/he is capable of doing.

A MEAN teacher insists that students hand in their assignments on time and takes off points for late assignments.

A MEAN teacher does not accept incomplete assignments.

A MEAN teacher requires each student to think carefully and to make her/his own decisions.

A MEAN teacher holds each student responsible for her/his own behavior.

A MEAN teacher makes students keep the classroom, themselves, and their belongings neat and clean.

A MEAN teacher does not allow free time in class until all class-work is done.

A MEAN teacher gives homework regularly, sometimes even on weekends.

A MEAN teacher calls on students who don’t raise their hands to answer questions.

A MEAN teacher requires all students to treat each other with respect.

A MEAN teacher makes life miserable for students by insisting that they always tell the truth.

A MEAN teacher produces students who are respectful, responsible, and successful.


MEAN = Making Excellence A Necessity