Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Day 2

Welcome to day two of the best school year yet! We hope you had a fabulous summer and are ready to get to work!

Any 7th or 8th grade student interested in playing a fall sport make sure you have your sports physical completed and turned into the nurse. If you have any questions about the forms stop in and see Mrs. Shannon or Mrs. Oakes in the nurse’s office.

Here are today’s menu options…

Have a great day KMS

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New Student Orientation and Schedules!

We are excited for our New Student Orientation on Friday, August 17th from 9:30am-12:30pm. This is for sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students who are NEW to our building this year. Transportation and lunch are provided for these students. More detailed information about this event is included in the email we will send you as a follow up to this phone call and is also available on our website under News. If you are interested in being a guide for orientation, please email Ms. Conner, Mrs. MacNamara, or Mrs. Bevan.

Please click here to access the information about the orientation on August 17th: New Student Orientation Memo

For all of our returning 7th and 8th graders, you will be able to see your schedules live on Skyward on Friday, August 17th!

We hope you are having an awesome summer and we can’t wait to see you all on the first day of school on August 27th, 2018!

See you real soon!

Mr. DeAngelis, Mrs. Austin, and Mr. Moore

Estamos entusiasmados por nuestra Orientación para Nuevos Estudiantes el viernes 17 de agosto de 9:30 a.m. a 12:30 p.m. Esto es para estudiantes de sexto, séptimo y octavo grado que son NUEVOS en nuestro edificio este año. El transporte y el almuerzo se proporcionan para estos estudiantes. Se incluye información más detallada sobre este evento en el correo electrónico que le enviaremos como seguimiento de esta llamada telefónica y también está disponible en nuestro sitio web en Noticias. Si está interesado en ser una guía de orientación, envíe un correo electrónico a la Sra. Conner, la Sra. MacNamara o la Sra. Bevan.

Haga clic aquí para acceder a la información sobre la orientación el 17 de agosto: New Student Orientation Memo

Para todos nuestros alumnos de 7º y 8º grado que regresan, podrán ver sus horarios en vivo en Skyward el viernes 17 de agosto!

Esperamos que tenga un verano maravilloso y no podemos esperar para verlos a todos en el primer día de clases el 27 de agosto 2018!

¡Nos vemos muy pronto!

El Sr. DeAngelis, la Sra. Austin y el Sr. Moore

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Fall Sports for 7th & 8th Grade

Tryouts for football, soccer, field hockey, volleyball, cross country, and cheerleading will begin in the first two weeks of school. Information about tryouts will be on the morning announcements and are posted on our website at https://kms.kcsd.org/news/category/daily-announcements/.

All Students MUST have a physical and ALL required paperwork MUST be handed in PRIOR TO TRYOUTS. Physicals must have been done after May 31 of the given year. Without a physical (done after May 31) and without paperwork being handed in, a student may NOT try out. For more information, please visit, https://kms.kcsd.org/sports/.

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Welcome Back Letter 2018

In late July/early August we sent home a mailing containing the following:

  • Welcome Back Letter 2018
  • A draft of scheduled courses for the upcoming school year
  • Emergency forms (that need to be edited/corrected and brought back to the HR teacher)
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KMS Updates and Upcoming Events – 6/29/18

The email below was sent on 6/29/18 to all students 5th-8th and staff members.

Hello KMS Families!

The 2017-18 school year is in the books! Thank you to all of our students, staff, and families for another awesome year at KMS. We would like to congratulate our eighth graders entering high school and welcome our incoming sixth graders and new students! We hope you are having a wonderful summer so far.

UPDATES/IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Report Cards: Marking period 4 report cards were mailed on June 20, 2018, so they should have arrived at all homes by now. Congratulations to the 534 students who made the Honor Roll this past marking period.

KMS Summer Assignments:

  • Click on this link https://kms.kcsd.org/school-information/kms-supply-lists-summer-assignments/ to access:
    • Summer Reading Information
    • Supply Lists
    • Bingo Bored – Summer is a great time to relax and unwind. However, summer is also a great time to explore, discover, invent, craft, construct, and yes…even learn! We want to see you experience something new this summer so we created a program called Bingo Bored. Bingo Bored is a 5 x 5 activity board filled with opportunities and challenges. KMS students will have until the first full school day to complete as many activities on this sheet as you can. When you return to us in the fall, students will turn in their Bingo Bored to the KMS main office for your credit. For every five (5) activities you have approved, you will earn one (1) Kennett Square. When you complete a full row, column or diagonal and you will earn one (1) Golden Kennett Square. A fully completed board will earn you automatically earn you a LEVEL 1 Kennett PRIDE wristband. Parents and guardians are not allowed to approve more than ten (10) total challenges. When possible, seek the signature of an adult associated with the task such as a business owner, librarian, community event organizer, policeman, etc.
  • Reminder about ALEKS https://www.aleks.com/ – Accounts are active and accessible over the summer! Work to fill your pie and use QuickTables to prevent regression in fact fluency!

KHS Summer Assignments: https://www.kcsd.org/for-parents/summer-reading-list/

Phillies Game: Photos and videos from our KCSD #ALLin Event at the Phillies game are now posted here: https://kms.kcsd.org/news/2018/06/13/kennett-phillies-game-2018/. Thank you to all who purchased tickets!

Daily Announcements: Just a reminder that you can always access our daily morning Live on 5 TV announcements and the cycle day on our website: https://kms.kcsd.org/news/category/daily-announcements/.

KCSD 2018-19 Calendar: https://www.kcsd.org/news/2018/02/18/kcsd-releases-2018-2019-calendar/

UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • July 9, 2018 – Summer Academy at MDL and Summer School at KHS begin
  • Late July/Early August – KMS Course Placements mailed home; for more information about Course Offerings and Course Placement please visit: https://kms.kcsd.org/school-information/course-offerings-placement/
  • August 8, 2018 from 9:30AM-12:05PM – KHS Freshmen Orientation
  • August 17, 2018 from 9:30AM-12:00PM – KMS New Student Orientation; lunch and transportation provided; more details coming soon!
  • August 17, 2018 – Student schedules go live on Skyward
  • August 27, 2018 – First day of school!
  • September 13, 2018 at 6:30pm – Back to School/Parent Orientation Night

Enjoy your summer! Follow us on Twitter @KCSDKennettMS

Sincerely with Kennett PRIDE,

The KMS Principals

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Friday, May 15, 2018 – Last Day Of School!!

8th grades students, we have loved having you here with us for the past 3 years. You have done so many amazing things. Good luck in you journey at KHS. We will be cheering you on!!

Any 6th or 7th Grade girls interested in playing soccer next year, please stop Coach Gottstein’s room, D103 before the end of the school year for information on tryouts.

Students, schools out for summer! Don’t forget to wear sunscreen. Read, read, and make sure your read! Please practice your math facts, go on vacation, and have so much fun. Come back ready to have 2018 be the start of the best year yet!

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Kennett Phillies Game 2018

Now an annual tradition at Kennett Middle School, the eighth grade chorus sang the National Anthem at the April 22, 2018 Phillies vs. Pirates baseball game. Sixth grade Language Arts teacher, Mrs. Melissa Keer, was chosen to throw out the first pitch. Almost 500 Kennett community members and family purchased tickets for this event and a fun time was had by all.

Video of the National Anthem – Directed by Ms. Felicia Mulé

Video of the First Pitch thrown by Mrs. Melissa Keer

Pictures from the day:

 
 
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Day 6

Anyone interested in running cross-country next school year, please join the cross-country coaches in the cafeteria for a brief afterschool meeting this Thursday, June 14th. We will meet in the café from 2:45-3:15 pm to review possible running plans, next year’s potential schedule, sports physical protocol, and team expectations. Can’t wait to meet all of you!! Sincerely, Coach J.

Any 6th or 7th Grade girls interested in playing soccer next year, please stop Coach Gottstein’s room, D103 before the end of the school year for information on tryouts.

You lost it… we found it. We have enough lost clothing to dress a small country. Lost and found items will be in front of the school store until Thursday June 14th then they will be donated to the mission. Go grab your cute stuff that someone bought you!

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Day 5

Attention students, did you still want a yearbook? Mrs. Lozada will be selling yearbooks in her room, B001. She’ll be selling them for 6th Grade at lunch and during the assembly Tuesday 6/12. But you can see purchase one anytime Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday. The cost is $30 cash or check made payable to KCSD

Attention all 6th and 7th grade students: Orientation for new and incoming 6th grade students will be held on Friday, August 17th, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. If you are interested in being a guide, please see Mrs. Bevan in A205, Mrs. MacNamara in A103 or Ms. Conner in D113 to sign up before the end of the school year. Additional information will be provided this summer as orientation approaches.

You lost it… we found it. We have enough lost clothing to dress a small country. Lost and found items will be in front of the school store until Thursday June 14th then they will be donated to the mission. Go grab your cute stuff that someone bought you!

Today is Poetry Slam for all 8th grade students. 8th graders presenting at today’s slam should go directly to the gym from lunch. All other 8th grade students should report to 5th period. Students will leave their bags in 5th period and then report to the gym with their 5th period teacher. All students are expected to sit with their 5thperiod teacher. Thank you.

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Friday, June 8, 2018 Day 3

7th Grade, Please stay tuned for a video about your summer reading. This is a great opportunity for you. Don’t miss it!!!

Attention students, did you still want a yearbook? Mrs. Lozada will be selling yearbooks in her room, B001.

8th Grade starting during lunch on Friday 6/8

7th Grade starting during lunch on Monday 6/11

6th Grade starting during lunch and during the assembly Tuesday 6/12

Anytime Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday. The cost is $30 cash or check made payable to KCSD

Attention all 6th and 7th grade students: Orientation for new and incoming 6th grade students will be held on Friday, August 17th, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. If you are interested in being a guide, please see Mrs. Bevan in A205, Mrs. MacNamara in A103 or Ms. Conner in D113 to sign up before the end of the school year. Additional information will be provided this summer as orientation approaches.

You lost it… we found it. We have enough lost clothing to dress a small country. Lost and found items will be in front of the school store until Thursday June 14th then they will be donated to the mission. Go grab your cute stuff that someone bought you!

Please stay tuned for Flocabulary on Friday.

Have a great day KMS

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