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May 26, 2015
Basketball Open Gym
Tomorrow's (Wednesday, May 27) KMS Boys Basketball Open Gym has been cancelled.
Schools To Watch celebration
On Friday May 29th, for the Schools To Watch celebration, wear a Kennett Blue shirt. It would be great to have the crowd in a sea of blue!!
We have our final rehearsal after school today for 3 to 5 pm. If you have any questions or can’t make the rehearsal, please see Mr. Whisler before the end of the day.
Just a reminder:
The Full Band/Orchestra Rehearsals are Thursday and Friday of this week.
Concert Band will rehearse Thursday 1st through 3rd Period
Symphonic Band will rehearse Thursday 7th through 9th Period
Fundamental Band will rehearse Friday 1st and 2nd Period
Orchestra will rehearse Friday 3rd and 4th Period
Any questions about the rehearsals please see Mr. Whisler or Mrs. Williams as soon as possible.
Attention all 8th grade students playing football next year: Mini camp begins on Tuesday May 26th. The bus will leave KMS at 3pm and take you to KHS. You will need to be picked up at KHS after camp.
8th Grade Field Trip
If you are not going on the eighth grade field trip but would like to purchase an eighth grade DVD, please give $2 to your history teacher. If you are going on the trip, the $2 for the DVD was included in your field trip money. Any questions, please ask Miss Levi.
KMS Student Art Work
Students it is time to pick up your art work and take it home! Please come to the art room and get your work.
8Th grade students remember to give your tribal mask to your teacher or take them home.
KMS Girls Lacrosse
Windbreakers and pinnies are in. Please stop by Mrs. Fairchild’s room to pick them up. They will only be available on your way to lunch. Do not stop down during your classes.
Pick-up games are still being held on Wednesdays until 4:30 pm. Sixth graders interested in playing lacrosse for KMS next year are invited to attend. We would like to see more of the 8th grade team out there the next few weeks. Stop by Mrs. Fairchild or Ms. Maybray’s room if you need more information.
KMS Sports Physicals 2015-2016
6th and 7th grade boys & girls who plan to try out for ANY sport or cheerleading at KMS next year.
You must have a sports physical done after June 1st by your private doctor or at school. The PIAA forms are available in the Nurse’s Office, outside of the Main Office & on the KCSD website.
Sports physicals will be done at KMS on June 2 and 4. They will NOT be offered again next year.
Consent forms must be returned directly to the nurse by this Friday, May 22th if you plan to have a physical done at school. The fee for a sports physical at school is $10. If the cost is a problem, please see the nurse.
Kennett HIGH School sports physicals
All students interested in trying out and/or participating for any sport NEXT school year at KENNTT HIGH SCHOOL must have a completed PIAA CIPPE Form (i.e., physical form) and the KCSD Participation Form and Fee turned into the Athletic Director’s office prior to the first day of practice/try-outs for your particular sport. All physical exams must be performed on or after June 1stand only 1 physical is needed for the entire year.
School physicals will be given on 2 TUESDAYS: JUNE 23rd and 30th. To receive a school physical, the forms can be picked up in the main office or downloaded from our website. The COST of a school physical is $10 (cash or check payable to KHS) and it is non-refundable. The completed forms and the non-refundable $10 must be returned to the athletic office by Friday, June 5th. We will notify you as to which day and what time you physical will be.
If you do not receive a school physical, you must still have a physical completed and the forms completed by your private doctor and returned to the Athletic Director’s office by the first day of practice for your particular sport.
Questions? See Mr. Thomas or Mrs. Graves in the HIGH SCHOOL Athletic Office.
Youth Field Hockey Clinic
There is a youth field hockey clinic on June 1st- June 4th. See Mrs. Shumway to sign up or for more information.
KHS Girls Basketball
Any 8th grade girl interested in trying out for basketball next year at Kennett High School: Please see Mr. Cattano at some point this week.
KMS Basketball Open Gym
Open Gym will be held in the main gym on Wednesday, May 13 for 6thand 7th grade boys interested in trying out for the KMS Boys Basketball teams next year. Open Gym will run from 2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. Students must provide their own transportation and be picked up promptly at 4 p.m. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Reggio.
KMS 8th Grade Assembly
Rita Ross, Holocaust survivor, presented at KMS on April 17th. Click on the link below to view the recording. https://connect.kcsd.org/display/kms/KMS+Speaker%2C+Rita+B.+Ross
Blue Demon Basketball Camp
The 2015 Blue Demon Basketball Camp is
scheduled to run from Monday, June 29 through Thursday, July 2.
To register, go to
bluedemonbasketballcamp.com. If you have any questions, please see Mr.
Weightlifting program began for current 7th and 8th graders (who intend to play football) on Monday March 23rd from 6-7 PM, and will continue from that day, every Monday and Thursday from 6-7 PM. If there is no school on the days of lifting then there is no lifting.
Kennett Education Foundation
HATS OFF To Our Staff
Looking for a great way to thank your teacher or staff member during the Holiday’s?
The Kennett Education Foundation’s Honor a Teacher or Staff Member (HATS) program lets you honor anyone working in the Kennett Consolidated School District. Parents or children may recognize any of our staff, including bus drivers.
You can participate in HATS OFF by going to http://www.kennetteducationfoundation.org
A donation is not required but will be gratefully accepted and will go towards innovative, KEF supported classroom program.
Once your request is received, the staff member will receive a certificate announcing that they have been honored by you, including any comments you made about them. The staff member is not informed of the amount of your donation, only that they have been honored.
The HATS OFF program is a yearlong program; you may honor a teacher, administrator or staff member at any time.
GNC SCHOLASTIC PARTNERSHIP WITH KCSD
GNC prides itself on being the leader in sports nutrition. We strive to provide an experience that will always exceed customer expectations. Through a partnership with your school community, we hope to offer great customer experiences, exceptional values, and vast selections of health products for your faculty and students. The first full weekend of each month, Kennett Square GNC Franchise Operator, Bobby Rosen will offer faculty, students, and students parents a 20% retail discount for ALL in-store products. In addition to this savings for faculty and students, the store will be donating 10% of all student, faculty, and parent sales during this event back to Kennett Consolidated School District. For more info, contact Bobby Rosen at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.