Friday, September 20, 2019 Day 1

Nice work KMS on the spirit day blue and white!! You are looking great! Tonight is the homecoming game at KHS against Sun Valley. Lets cheer on our amazing team that has a 4 and 0 record. Come join KMS in your new spirit wear and walk in the homecoming parade. All middle school students are invited to walk in the homecoming parade! Please meet in front of KHS at 5:20 with your best Kennett gear! Come out and represent Kennett ! GO BLUE DEMONS!!!!!!!!!

This Saturday is a work day in the KMS Gardens. Bring your cute self and a friend and stop by from 8:00 to 11:45. We will be working on landscaping, mulching, and planting.

After-The-Bell starts next week on Sept. 24th.

You will receive your confirmation letters in homeroom today. Look over these forms carefully and share them with your family. Questions or changes – please come visit After-The-Bell in C106 or outside of the cafeteria during lunch.

Still need to turn in your form – that is fine drop it off to C106.

Congratulations to the 8th grade girls volleyball team on their win against Peirce Middle School – all of the girls played hard and worked together as a team. Special shout out to Ava Borcky for serving 15 straight points to clinch the win in the third game of the match – amazing!!! Great job ladies.

Congratulations goes out to the KMS XC team who had an outstanding performance in Thursday race. It was an incredibly tight race with Quinn Simmons, Paulien Donnelly, Karine Tan, Sadie Maxwell, and Gabby Samuelsson seconds behind each other and the other teams. The boys weren’t far behind with top finishers Cole Ruhland, Henry Stenta, Cole Doherty, Marco Brid, and Sam Kjelstrom. Coach can already tell this is a team to be reckoned with. She knows real athletes run miles! Fantastic job to all the runners that finished yesterday’s race. Well Done!

The Football Team Defeated Octoreria on Wednesday 16-0.  Touchdowns were scored by David Lillis and a later Bo Freebery Pass to David Lillis.  Two Point Conversions were Bo Freebery Pass to Chase Patalano and a John Pard Run.  Mason Kletijin had an Interception and Yiannis Halakos had a fumble recovery.  Overall Great Effort!

We have heard you and have worked hard to bring back Flocabulary. A fan favorite! The platform has changed. Here it is. Let’s give it a try.

Have a great day KMS!

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 Day 6

ATTENTION KENNETT MIDDLE SCHOOL,

Student Council will be selling Spirit Wear during lunches this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Everything will be $5 or less! Get ready for SPIRIT DAY THIS FRIDAY, and the homecoming game at KHS against Sun Valley. Lets cheer on our amazing team that has a 4 and 0 record. Come join KMS in your new spirit wear and walk in the homecoming parade. All middle school students are invited to walk in the homecoming parade! Please meet in front of KHS at 5:20 with your best Kennett gear! Come out and represent Kennett ! GO BLUE DEMONS!!!!!!!!!

After-The-Bell starts next week on Sept. 24th.

You will receive your confirmation letters in homeroom today. Look over these forms carefully and share them with your family. Questions or changes – please come visit After-The-Bell in C106 or outside of the cafeteria during lunch.

Still need to turn in your form – that is fine drop it off to C106.

Friday is a Blue and White Day at KMS. Wear blue and white clothing and accessories to celebrate Kennett Pride. Please do not wear any hair or face paint. Go KENNETT!

The KMS Treble Choir will have our first rehearsal tomorrow Friday, September 20 at 7 am in room F105. See Mrs. Mancuso with any questions!

This Saturday is a work day in the KMS Gardens. Bring your cute self and a friend and stop by from 8:00 to 11:45. We will be working on landscaping, mulching, and planting.

Good luck and winged feet are being sent to the 45 strong KMS Cross-Country Runners who will be representing us on our home ground today. Please come out and support the team as they race their 2 mile course against North Brandywine and Octorara. The XC team will be zipping by the boys and girls soccer fields and around the field hockey field before heading into the woods. Please make sure to cheer them on near our new Giving Garden. It is where the teams start and finish. GO KMS XC!

The 7th grade boys team tied Pierce Middle School yesterday with a score of 1-1. Jonathan Juarez Martinez scored the goal for Kennett. Both boys teams play Chichester next on Friday night. Wish them luck!

Have a great day KMS!

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Day 5

ATTENTION KENNETT MIDDLE SCHOOL,

Student Council will be selling Spirit Wear during lunches this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Everything will be $5 or less! Get ready for SPIRIT DAY THIS FRIDAY, and the homecoming game at KHS against Sun Valley. Lets cheer on our amazing team that has a 4 and 0 record. Come join KMS in your new spirit wear and walk in the homecoming parade. All middle school students are invited to walk in the homecoming parade! Please meet in front of KHS at 5:20 with your best Kennett gear! Come out and represent Kennett ! GO BLUE DEMONS!!!!!!!!!

After-The-Bell starts next week on Sept. 24th.

You will receive your confirmation letters in homeroom today. Look over these forms carefully and share them with your family. Questions or changes – please come visit After-The-Bell in C106 or outside of the cafeteria during lunch.

Still need to turn in your form – that is fine drop it off to C106.

Any students who plan to stay after school today for Work Wednesday should report to the library right after school. Please remember – we cannot provide transportation so you must have a parent or guardian come pick you up at 4:00 p.m. If you cannot find a ride, you should plan to go home on the buses after school.

Vision Screenings will be done for all students on Picture Day, next Friday September 27.

Students, If you don’t have PE class or you were absent when heights & weights were done during gym class last week, please come to the nurse’s office at lunch or sometime today to have your height and weight checked.

This Saturday is a work day in the KMS Gardens. Bring your cute self and a friend and stop by from 8:00 to 11:45. We will be working on landscaping, mulching, and planting.

The KMS Treble Choir will have our first rehearsal on Friday, September 20 at 7 am in room F105. See Mrs. Mancuso with any questions!

We are having our first FCA huddle this Thursday morning starting at 6:50 am. Anyone can come, invite a friend. It is held in Mr. Bowling’s room, B104. Hope to see all of you this Thursday at 6:50.

Congratulations to the 8th grade girls volleyball team on their win over Great Valley yesterday! They played hard and showed outstanding teamwork to clench the win – great job ladies! The volleyball team’s next home game is tomorrow at 3:15.

Have a great day KMS!

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Day 4

ATTENTION KENNETT MIDDLE SCHOOL,
Student Council will be selling Spirit Wear during lunches this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Everything will be $5 or less! Get ready for SPIRIT DAY THIS FRIDAY, and the homecoming game at KHS against Sun Valley. Lets cheer on our amazing team that has a 4 and 0 record. Come join KMS in your new spirit wear and walk in the homecoming parade. All middle school students are invited to walk in the homecoming parade! Please meet in front of KHS at 5:20 with your best Kennett gear! Come out and represent Kennett ! GO BLUE DEMONS!!!!!!!!!

Student Emergency Forms were sent home with students on the first day of school. The forms are pink this year. Every student should have returned a form to the nurse. If not, please pick up a blank form from the nurse (Mrs. Shannon).

Vision Screenings will be done for all students on Picture Day, next Friday September 27.

Students, If you don’t have PE class or you were absent when heights & weights were done during gym class last week, please come to the nurse’s office at lunch or sometime today to have your height and weight checked.

This Saturday is a work day in the KMS Gardens. Bring your cute self and a friend and stop by from 8:00 to 11:45. We will be working on landscaping, mulching, and planting.

The KMS Treble Choir will have our first rehearsal on Friday, September 20 at 7 am in room F105. See Mrs. Mancuso with any questions!

We are having our first FCA huddle this Thursday morning starting at 6:50 am. Anyone can come, invite a friend. It is held in Mr. Bowling’s room, B104. Hope to see all of you this Thursday at 6:50.

Have a great day KMS!

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Monday, September 16, 2019 Day 3

ATTENTION KENNETT MIDDLE SCHOOL,

Student Council will be selling Spirit Wear during lunches this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Everything will be $5 or less! Get ready for SPIRIT DAY THIS FRIDAY, and the homecoming game at KHS against Sun Valley. GO BLUE DEMONS!!!!!!!!!

Kennett Middle School’s Coding and Robotics club will be meeting each Tuesday and Thursday after school until 4:30pm. This team is run under the First LEGO League organization, which teaches students how to work through the design process to build a suitable robot to run the course, as well as block coding, and collaboration skills for a team based activity. Our team will meet each week until our competition in December. New members are welcome to join and its open for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.

Student Emergency Forms were sent home with students on the first day of school. The forms are pink this year. Every student should have returned a form to the nurse. If not, please pick up a blank form from the nurse (Mrs. Shannon).

Vision Screenings will be done for all students on Picture Day, Friday September 27.

Students, If you don’t have PE class or you were absent when heights & weights were done during gym class last week, please come to the nurse’s office at lunch or sometime today to have your height and weight checked.

The KMS Treble Choir will have our first rehearsal on Friday, September 20 at 7 am in room F105. See Mrs. Mancuso with any questions!

We are having our first FCA huddle this Thursday morning starting at 6:50 am. Anyone can come, invite a friend. It is held in Mr. Bowling’s room, B104. Hope to see all of you this Thursday at 6:50.

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Friday, September 13th, 2019 Day 2

We are making one final plea to get your summer reading books that you borrowed back to the library. That creates a lot of extra work for the teachers in the library. Please get them returned.

Kennett Middle School’s Coding and Robotics club will be meeting each Tuesday and Thursday after school until 4:30pm. This team is run under the First LEGO League organization, which teaches students how to work through the design process to build a suitable robot to run the course, as well as block coding, and collaboration skills for a team based activity. Our team will meet each week until our competition in December. New members are welcome to join and its open for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.

Student Emergency Forms were sent home with students on the first day of school. The forms are pink this year. Every student should have returned a form to the nurse. If not, please pick up a blank form from the nurse (Mrs. Shannon).

Vision Screenings will be done for all students on Picture Day, Friday September 27.

Yesterday the Parents and PTO, provided a lunch for us. We are so thankful and we appreciate their efforts!!! Please tell them thank you!

Here is a reminder on how can YOU still help with the KMS gardens? Students could enroll in After the Bell’s gardening session on Tuesdays after school. Parents, students, and teachers can check out our social media pages where you can find info on how to donate supplies for our garden. Materials will be collected by Mrs. Mancuso. We’ll also be using our social media to sign-up volunteers for upcoming garden events. Take a look at this slide.

Have a great day KMS!

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Back to School Night, September 12, 2019 Day 1

Good Morning, KMS

Today is Thursday, September 12, 2019

Today is Day 1

Please stand for the pledge of allegiance

Attention Parents,. If your child borrowed summer reading books last June, and have not yet returned them, they are now over 1 week overdue. These books MUST be returned immediately so if you see library books at home please remind your child to return it.

Thank you.

Kennett Middle School’s Coding and Robotics club will be meeting each Tuesday and Thursday after school until 4:30pm. This team is run under the First LEGO League organization, which teaches students how to work through the design process to build a suitable robot to run the course, as well as block coding, and collaboration skills for a team based activity. Our team will meet each week until our competition in December. New members are welcome to join and its open for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. If your child would like to join this club please find the table in the lobby labeled FLL or First LEGO League!

After the bell registration has started this week. Take a look at this slide.

After-The-Bell offers Fun & free After-School activities

Join ATB – 1, 2, or 3 days a week! Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. A snack and a ride home is provided for students.

Parents, Student Emergency Forms were sent home with students on the first day of school. The forms are pink this year. Every student should have returned a form to the nurse. If not, please pick up a blank form tonight from the nurse (Diane Shannon).

Vision Screenings will be done for all students on Picture Day, Friday September 27.

Parents and PTO, on behalf of all the staff in this building the lunch you provided us today was fabulous. We are so thankful and we appreciate your efforts!!!

The vegetable garden beds are all built and filled and we even got a few plants in the ground this week. Our staff and students are Amazing!!!! The beds are located outside the doors between the TV studio and the girls locker room. What an exciting adventure. Thank you to everyone who made this day possible

Here is a reminder on how can YOU still help with the KMS gardens? Students could enroll in After the Bell’s gardening session on Tuesdays after school. Parents, students, and teachers can check out our social media pages where you can find info on how to donate supplies for our garden. Materials will be collected tonight by Mrs. Mancuso in the big gym. We’ll also be using our social media to sign-up volunteers for upcoming garden events.

NOW over to Mrs. Matthews with a few helpful hints…

Kcsd.org – Middle School – visit page = kms.kcsd.org

News – Daily Announcements – Day of the week and news

Parents link – Bottom of the Bookbag and the clearances

Have a great night KMS

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Thursday, September 12, 2019 Day 1

Attention KMS 7th and 8th grade students. If you borrowed summer reading books last June, and have not yet returned them, they are now over 1 week overdue. These books MUST be returned immediately. and you MUST see Ms. McGarvey or Mrs. Knox in the Library TODAY, to discuss a plan for their return.

Thank you.

Attention all students interested in learning to code, program, and develop a working robot: this Thursday, September 12th we will host our first meeting for all students who are interested in checking out the First LEGO League club. We will review this year’s theme and challenge and we will get to know the missions on the board. The club is open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. Again, this year’s FLL Coding and Robotics club will begin meeting tomorrow, after school from 2:45 until 4:30pm. Please see Mrs. Bonacquisti or Mr. Powell in the STEM rooms with any questions.

Attention all 7th and 8th grade students: if you are interested in being a parent guide for Back to School night tonight, please sign up in Mrs. Clapp, Mrs. Bevan or Mrs. MacNamara’s room.

PE classes should report to the locker rooms. We will have regular PE classes from now on. What great news!!! Please bring your agenda book with you as it has all of your locker information.

The vegetable garden beds are all built and filled and we even got a few plants in the ground yesterday. Our staff and students are Amazing!!!! The beds are located outside the doors between the TV studio and the girls locker room. WHat an exciting adventure. Thank you to everyone who made this day possible

Here is a reminder on how can YOU still help with the KMS gardens? You could enroll in After the Bell’s gardening session on Tuesdays after school. You can check out our social media pages where you can find info on how to donate supplies for our garden. Materials will be collected at Back to School Night on September 12. We’ll also be using our social media to sign-up volunteers for upcoming garden events.

After the Bell registration has started! There are so many fun opportunities just for you so make sure you get signed up.

Have a great day KMS!

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Day 6

Attention KMS 7th and 8th grade students. If you borrowed summer reading books last June, and have not yet returned them, they are now over 1 week overdue. These books MUST be returned immediately. and you MUST see Ms. McGarvey or Mrs. Knox in the Library TODAY, to discuss a plan for their return.

Thank you.

PE classes for today (day 3-6) should report to the locker rooms. We will have regular PE classes from now on. What great news!!! Please bring your agenda book with you as it has all of your locker information.

Attention all students interested in learning to code, program, and develop a working robot: this Thursday, September 12th we will host our first meeting for all students who are interested in checking out the First LEGO League club. We will review this year’s theme and challenge and we will get to know the missions on the board. The club is open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. Again, this year’s FLL Coding and Robotics club will begin meeting tomorrow, after school from 2:45 until 4:30pm. Please see Mrs. Bonacquisti or Mr. Powell in the STEM rooms with any questions.

Attention all 7th and 8th grade students: if you are interested in being a parent guide for Back to School night this Thursday, please sign up in Mrs. Clapp, Mrs. Bevan or Mrs. MacNamara’s room.

Hi students, Many KMS students have submitted their signed Bingo Bored to the office. If you have completed some or all of the Bingo Bored this past summer, please submit it to Ms. Vicki in the office. Thank you.

The vegetable garden beds are all built and filled and we even got a few plants in the ground yesterday. Our staff and students are Amazing!!!! The beds are located outside the doors between the TV studio and the girls locker room. What an exciting adventure. Thank you to everyone who made this day possible

Girls Take Charge Summer Leadership Camp recipients,

If you attended or were invited to attend the Villanova or Penn State Leadership Camp this past summer, please see Mrs. Reinheimer following morning announcements to pick up your reunion information! Our get-together event is this Saturday at Kennett High School. A special prize awaits the first lady to arrive after announcements! Can’t wait to see you all there. We’ve got lots of fun activities planned!

Here is a reminder on how can YOU still help with the KMS gardens? You could enroll in After the Bell’s gardening session on Tuesdays after school. You can check out our social media pages where you can find info on how to donate supplies for our garden. Materials will be collected at Back to School Night on September 12. We’ll also be using our social media to sign-up volunteers for upcoming garden events.

After the Bell registration starts today! There are so many fun opportunities just for you so make sure you get signed up.

Today marks the 18th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. While all of our current KMS students were born after the attacks, it is important for us all to understand what this date truly means. Many of the KMS staff member have a detailed account of that day seared into their memories. September 11, 2001 was a turning point for each of us just as it was for the nation and the world as a whole. So, today, be sure to ask the adults around you about their memories from that day and about what this day means so that we collectively ensure that: we will never forget.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Day 5

Attention KMS 7th and 8th grade students. If you borrowed summer reading books last June, and have not yet returned them, they are now over 1 week overdue. These books MUST be returned immediately. and you MUST see Ms. McGarvey or Mrs. Knox in the Library TODAY, to discuss a plan for their return.

Thank you.

PE classes for today (day 2-5) should report to the big GYM. Today we are handing out locks, you must bring your agenda books to the gym with you. Regular PE classes start tomorrow. Make sure you bring your PE clothes and always bring your agenda book so you have your locker information.

Girls Take Charge Summer Leadership Camp recipients,

If you attended or were invited to attend the Villanova or Penn State Leadership Camp this past summer, please see Mrs. Reinheimer following morning announcements to pick up your reunion information! Our get-together event is this Saturday at Kennett High School. A special prize awaits the first lady to arrive after announcements! Can’t wait to see you all there. We’ve got lots of fun activities planned!

Hi students, Many KMS students have submitted their signed Bingo Bored to the office. If you have completed some or all of the Bingo Bored this past summer, please submit it to Ms. Vicki in the office. Thank you.

KMS is proud to announce the debut of our brand new Giving Garden. Today we will begin working to build raised garden beds which we will immediately fill with seeds and vegetable plants. In our garden we will grow a wide variety of fruits and vegetables throughout the year which will be donated to Kennett families in need.

So how can YOU help? You could enroll in After the Bell’s gardening session on Tuesdays after school. You can check out our social media pages where you can find info on how to donate supplies for our garden. Materials will be collected at Back to School Night on September 12. We’ll also be using our social media to sign-up volunteers for upcoming garden events.

After the Bell registration starts today! There are so many fun opportunities just for you so make sure you get signed up.

Have a great day KMS!

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