We believe that we are an outstanding middle school because we provide a safe, well organized environment, where adults know, like, and understand adolescents.
8th Grade - KHS course scheduling
ALL 8th graders can DROP either Business Exploration OR Social Networking. There is a FORM available from GUIDANCE to make the change.
This form also allows for changes to OTHER elective courses.
Forms must be signed by your parents AND returned to KMS Guidance Office no later than Friday, April 11, 2014.
Changes to electives will not be accepted after Friday, April 11, 2014.
Students who chose German 1 and Writing Workshop – you must choose a new alternate elective course. Please stop by the KMS Guidance Office for details.
| Upcoming Testing Dates for KMS
||How many days?
|Math & Reading
||6, 7 8
||March 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31
||April 1, 2, 3, 4
||April 7, 8, 9, 10
||April 21, 22, 23, 24
||April 28 - 29
||April 30 & May 1
||May 15 - 16
||May 19, 21
8th Grade Field Trip
Eighth grade field trip permission slips are due on Friday, April 11!
The KMS Blue Demon Readers will be competing in the County-wide Reading Olympics. They have worked very hard to prepare; ten students reading 45 books. Please wish them the best when you see them. Good luck tonight!
KHS Boys Soccer
There will be a parent meeting with the new KHS Boys’ soccer coach, Mike Barr. He would like to meet the parents of current players and incoming Freshmen to introduce himself and discuss next year. He has reserved the High School cafeteria April 22 at 6:30.
KHS Friends of Music
KHS Friends of Music is hosting their 6th annual Wine Tasting at the Oberod Estate on Saturday, May 3 from 7 til 10 pm. Sample wines donated by FranksWine and enjoy delicious snacks and desserts donated by local restaurants and businesses. Space is limited, so register NOW! This adults-only event is $40 per person if you register by April 3, and $50 per person after April 3 until we sell out.Visit http://www.frankswine.com/dinners.html#ober to sign up.
This is the biggest fundraiser of the year for KHS Friends of Music, a non-profit organization run by parents to support all music programs at the high school including marching band, the spring musical, orchestra, concert band, choir and string and choral ensembles. Money raised goes to purchase instruments and equipment as well as to fund scholarships and awards for outstanding KHS music students.
KMS Student Faculty Game
The Student Faculty Game has been rescheduled to April 25.
Blue Demon Summer Basketball Camp
The 4th Annual 2014 Blue Demon Basketball Camp will take place at Kennett Middle School from Tuesday, July 15 through Friday, July 18. Registration forms can be accessed by going to BlueDemonBasketballCamp.com . If you have any questions, please see Mr. Reggio.
You may now purchase Kennett apparel from Kelly Sports via the KMS Athletics webpage. The KMS Main Office has a limited supply and selection of some of the items being sold. Please stop by the office or check out the selection on the KMS Athletics page.
--- Reminder: KMS dances are for KMS STUDENTS ONLY.
Giant School Rewards
Log on to www.giantfoodstores.com/aplus and choose "Designate Your School" from the A+ menu to register your card online. Then, each time you shop at Giant between October 7th - March 30th with your BonusCard, you will earn CASH for Kennett Middle! You can track the amount of points you earn for our school by checking your grocery receipt. Each month, the amount of CASH awarded will be updated on the Giant website. KMS will receive a check at the end of the program.
Taking just a minute of your time to register your Card can make a huge difference to our school. We need your support! Please be sure to register Kennett Middle School using ID # 06473 at www.giantfoodstores.com/aplus . Also, don't forget to encourage your friends and neighbors to do the same. It could mean the world to our children!
PAY TO PLAY:
Once your student-athlete has made a KMS team, his/her coach will provide the Pay to Play information ($30/sport). This fee must be paid before your student is able to participate in practices/games. Additionally, the PIAA is mandating students and parents read and sign a Sudden Cardiac Arrest information sheet. This form will be provided to your student athlete by their coach and the signed form MUST be returned to your coach.
2014-2015 School Calendar
Next year’s school calendar dates are posted on the KCSD Home page.
Aug 20, 21, 22 -- In-service days
Aug 26 - First Student Day (note: there IS school the Friday before Labor Day weekend!)
Sept 2 - NO School (Labor Day)
Sept 5 - NO School (Rosh Hashanah Holiday)
Oct 14 - NO School (Columbus Day)
Nov 5 - In-service Day (Election Day)
Nov 28 & 29 - NO School (Thanksgiving)
Dec 23 - Jan 3 - NO School (return Monday, Jan 6)
Jan 20 - NO School - MLK Day
Feb 7 - In-service (Snow Make Up #1) **we nowHAVE school on Feb 7 as a make up
Feb 17 - NO School - President's Day
March 14 - NO School -Snow Make Up #2** we now HAVE school April 14 - 18 - NO School - Spring vacation
May 20 - In-service (Election Day)
May 26 - NO School (Memorial Day)
June 12 - Last Student Day (tentative)
June 13 - KHS Graduation
June 13, 16, 17 & 18 -- Inservice Days