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Announcements


April 22, 2015

 

Today's Boys Lacrosse games have been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 28.

Today's Girls Lacrosse game is ON

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  KHS Cheer

The Kennett High School Cheerleaders will be holding an open clinic to those interested in Cheerleading for KHS.  This opportunity is open to all current 8-11th grade Students. 

The Pre Tryout Clinic will be held:

Monday April 27th at KMS 3-5pm

Tuesday April 28th at KHS Aux Gym 4-6pm

Wednesday April 29th at KHS Aux Gym 4-6pm with a Parent meeting to follow from 6-630pm

Note:  This is not a tryout week


This Clinic will provide instruction on Cheerleading Fundamentals, stunting, and tumbling.

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KHS Girls Soccer

There will be a girls soccer player and parent meeting on Wednesday, April 29th at 6:30pm in the high school cafeteria for all girls currently in grades 8-11 interested in playing girls soccer next year .  The coach will be introduced and he will be giving information for off-season training and information for next year.  Please plan to attend.

 

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Snow Make-Up Days

In accordance with the 2014-2015 calendar, student make-up days for school cancellations are as follows -

Tuesday, February 17 will be made up on Thursday, June 11, 2015;
Monday, March 2 will be made up on Friday, June 12, 2015; Thursday, March 5 will be made up on Monday, March 30, 2015; and Friday, March 6 will be made up on Tuesday, March 31, 2015.  

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KMS Spring Pictures

Pictures that you do not wish to purchase should be returned to your homeroom teacher as soon as possible. You should also return any picture money for purchase to your homeroom teacher.

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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. Reggio. 

 

 

Student Faculty Game

The student faculty game has been rescheduled.  The game will be held on April 10th at 7pm. We cannot wait to see the teachers win!

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KMS Football

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.  

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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.

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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 rrosengnc@yahoo.com

 

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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!


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KMS Sports

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.


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Box Tops for Education

Just a reminder that KMS is collecting Box Tops for Education.  Please bring your Box Tops to the Main Office.  This program helps support the KMS Math Carnival and the KMS Musical. Thank you.
 

Bus Passes

This is a reminder that due to the number of students assigned to each bus, the school is not able to grant bus passes.  This policy has been posted on our webpage for the past few years. In the event of extenuating circumstances, parents are requested to call transportation to arrange for their child’s permission to ride another bus.  The KCSD transportation department’s number is 610-444-6618.


Latex and Nut Allergies

Due to students with allergies to latex, latex balloons, gloves or other latex items are not permitted at Kennett Middle School. Due to food allergies, do not send items containing any type of nuts or peanut butter when sending snacks for a classroom, sports, dance or other events at KMS.


Message from the KMS Nurse

Sick Child - If your child needs to go home from school due to illness, you will be contacted directly by the school nurse.  If you receive a call or text from your child stating they are sick and need to be picked up from school, please contact the school nurse at 610 268 5874


Mr. Carr’s Corner…

Success
BESSIE STANLEY
To laugh often and much;
To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.


Absence, Early Dismissal, Late Arrival procedures

The following is the procedure for absences, early dismissals and late arrivals at KMS.

Absences
If your child is absent on a given day, please call the school, (610) 268 5878, to notify us. Additionally, a note MUST be sent in upon your child’s return to school; without the note, your child’s absence will be considered unexcused.

Early Dismissals
If you know you will be picking your child up during school hours, please send a note in with your child on that day stating the time they are to be dismissed from class. The school will issue your child a pass to come to the office at that time. You must come into the Main Office to sign your child out.

Late Arrivals - In the event your child will be late to school, your child MUST sign in with the Attendance Secretary, located in the Guidance Office.  Please send your child in with a note stating the reason for their tardiness. Pick ups AFTER the school day - If you choose to pick your child up after the school day, the arrangement is between you and your child.  KMS does not need a note for after school pick ups.

For more details on the above items, please refer to the Student Handbook that was sent home with your child.


Pinnacle Access Information

You may access information regarding Pinnacle Parent access on the KCSD home website, in the "For Parents" section. If you have a technical question, including questions on your log in: please send an email to iss@kcsd.org

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