The mission of Clearwater High School is to build relationships with our students that allow us to provide a rigorous and relevant educational experience that allows for college and career experiences, that truly prepares them for post‐secondary life.
Mr. Keith Mastorides has come back to his roots! He graduated from Clearwater High School in 1987. In 1991, Mr. Mastorides received his Bachelor’s degree in education from the University of South Florida. He taught students with Specific Learning Disabilities for eight years, and was a Varying Exceptionalities specialist. In 1997, He then received his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. He was the Assistant Principal over curriculum and instruction at Palm Harbor University High School for eight years. He has had training in best practices that are not limited to Quality Concepts, School Improvement, Rigor, Relevance and Relationships, CRISS, Effective Assessment and PEAK. He has won numerous national and state awards that include the 2014 Educator of the Year Award from NCAC, the Pinellas County Outstanding Educator Award from Chase and the Tampa Bay Rays, the Florida State Thespians Administrator of the year award, the Outstanding Athletic Administrator of the Year Award from the Sun Coast Football Coaches Association (SFCA), the 2015 Boss of the year from PAOEP, was listed in the Who’s Who among American Teachers, and received the Arch Angel Michael Award from Metropolitan Alexious. He is filled with Tornado pride and is so very proud to continue the traditions of his Alma Mater!
Email: email@example.comMr. R.J. Denton went to high school locally in Pinellas County attending Keswick Christian School. Upon graduation, he attended the University of South Florida, Tampa, graduating Cum Laude in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Seconday Social Science Education. In 2016 he completed his Masters program at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, graduating with a degree in Educational Leadership. Prior to joining the administrative team, Mr. Denton spent 8 years teaching various Social Studies courses at Clearwater High School, and he has coached Football, Cross Country, and Track & Field at the school. He was nominated for Teacher of the Year by Clearwater High School in 2016, finishing as a semi-finalist in the district, and was the Cross Country Coach of the Year in 2017. He also oversaw the Freedom Ambassadors program and worked on many of the initiatives currently underway at the school. He currently serves as the administrator over Transporation, Discipline, Technology, and the SHARE Academy. He is a Tornado through and through and is proud to be a member of this amazing administrative team!
Mr. Taylor Henderson, after graduating from Dixie M. Hollins High School in 1996, received both his Bachelor of Arts degree in English Education, and his Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership from the University of South Florida. He taught English and coached both soccer and cross country at several Pinellas County Schools including Dixie M. Hollins High School, Boca Ciega High School, and Coachman Fundamental Middle School. Mr. Henderson is the administrator for Facilities, the STEAM Academy and is the Head of Centre for the Cambridge AICE program. He is also the administrative liaison for the School Advisory Council, Principal's Leadership Council, Literacy Leadership Team, Student Rights and Responsibilities Committee, and the PTSA. Mr. Henderson truly believes in the enduring foundations of tradition, honor, and pride, and feels fortunate to be a Tornado. He is privileged to be a part of the Clearwater High School family and always supports the amazing traditions of the crimson and gray. Go Tornadoes!
Mr. Leslie Hopkins is a product of Pinellas County Schools having graduated from St. Petersburg High in 1981. He then went on to receive his B.S. from Florida A&M University and then his Master’s in Education Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. His teaching career began at St. Petersburg High as a mathematics instructor for 5 years before moving into Administration at Pinellas Park High for 12 years as Assistant Principal. Currently he is serving as the administrator over Activities and Athletics and the oversees the BLIS Academy and our CAICC Program. He loves being a Tornado!Eric Krause
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMr. Eric Krause is a product of Pinellas County Schools, attending Curtis Fundamental Elementary, Southside Fundamental Middle School, and Largo High School. After graduating high school, Mr. Krause recieved both his Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Performance and his Master's in Educational Leadership from University of South Florida. Mr. Krause served 8 years as a middle school Band director at Thurgood Marshall Fundamental Middle School and Madiera Beach Fundamental Middle School before coming to Clearwater High School. He currently serves as the adminstrator for the FAME Academy and also as the Assitant Principal for Curriculum. Mr. Krause is excited to have to opportunity to work with the students, staff, parents and community of Clearwater High School! He twists into the office every day happy to serve the Tornado community!