Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Day 4

Attention all students, beginning today and running through Thursday, there will ACCESS testing in the small gym. Anytime you’re approaching that hallway please remain quiet and respectful of the test takers. In addition, for 8th graders who use that small hallway by the locker rooms to get to the F-Wing, particularly Mr. Malkasian’s room and/or the Health room, please go around toward the front office to access the F-wing until further notice. For students who have PE classes, please silently – SILENTLY – walk directly to your respective locker-room and be mindful not to linger in the hallway for an extended period of time. Again, please steer clear of the small gym and that hallway until further notice. There will be no bells today.

Attention KMS Spellers!

The Kennett Middle School Spelling Bee is happening tonight at 6:00 in the KMS cafeteria! The report time is 5:45 sharp!

If you received a welcome letter and permission slip to participate in the Bee, please bring your permission slip to school by Monday, January 13th! Language Arts teachers, please follow up with your spellers and update the Google.doc as needed. If you qualified for the Bee but can’t participate on Tuesday, please notify your Language Arts teacher so we can plan accordingly for this exciting event!

Friends and family are welcome at the Spelling Bee on Tuesday!

Happy Spelling, KMS!

After-The-Bell starts next week on Tuesday, January 21st. Forget to turn in your ATB registration forms – no worries there is still space for everyone. Join the ATB fun this Winter.

Attention to the students interested in AUDITIONING for Aladdin…

Auditions begin TODAY! If you intend to perform on stage, you MUST audition. Sign up for an audition time that is convenient for you and your parents, because you must have transportation to and from your audition. Popular times for Aladdin auditions are running out, and unused times will soon be blocked off. If you have any questions about auditions, see Mrs. Uster in A004 or Mrs. Coe in B004 NOW! Sign up for your audition on the windows of the Guidance Suite TODAY!

The Kennett High School Color Guard is having training sessions for the 2020 Kennett Marching Band season starting next Thursday night from 6:30 to 8:00 at Greenwood Elementary.

All are welcome to attend, no skill is required. Please bring a friend. Please wear athletic clothing, athletic shoes, and a water bottle. Any questions, please see Mr. Whisler in F103.

Congratulations to the 8th Grade Girls Basketball Team on Finishing the season strong.

On Friday they soundly defeated North Brandywine 38-24. Greta Burns was on fire and led all scorers with 16 points.

The girls Finished the Season with a 9 and 1 record, only losing to an undefeated Pierce team.

Strong team play, tenacious defense, and unselfish passing made all of Kennett’s wins possible.

Mary Carroll scored 100 pts this season – congratulations Mary, that doesn’t happen often.

Elle McCracken went an amazing 75% from the free-throw line – you have a great touch kid!

Mary, Elle, Mia, Greta, Jaylee, Claire, Evie, Olivia, Amy, Julia, Sawyer, Zara and Vienna you had a great season and Coach Leo is very proud of you.

There is ONE more game to play – March 6th. Students vs. Faculty game…better keep your hands on the ball. Mrs. Leo is just saying. See you on the court!

Have a great day KMS!

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Monday, January 13, 2020 Day 3

Attention KMS Spellers!

The Kennett Middle School Spelling Bee is happening this Tuesday, January 14th at 6:00 in the KMS cafeteria! The report time is 5:45 sharp!

If you received a welcome letter and permission slip to participate in the Bee, please bring your permission slip to school by Monday, January 13th! Language Arts teachers, please follow up with your spellers and update the Google.doc as needed. If you qualified for the Bee but can’t participate on Tuesday, please notify your Language Arts teacher so we can plan accordingly for this exciting event!

Friends and family are welcome at the Spelling Bee on Tuesday!

Happy Spelling, KMS!

Looking for something fun to do after-school this Winter? After-The-Bell starts again on January 21st with new sign-up forms already handed out in homeroom. Registration has started. There is something for everyone. Please get yourself signed up! Drop by C106 with any questions.

This marking period is coming to a close Friday, January 17th. Make sure you are checking skyward to be sure everything is turned in and accounted for. Many students have midterms starting soon. Make sure you are using your time wisely to prepare.

FCA will be meeting in Mr. Bowling’s room, B104, this Thursday before school at 6:50. Bring a friend.

The Kennett Middle School Wrestling Team is Still unbeaten!

They defeated North Brandywine 48-15!

Pins for the Blue Demons:

Ben Chandler

Kane Lengel

Justin Rowles

Wes Owens

Albert Z…

Great match by everyone!

Keep working hard!

Have a great day KMS!

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Friday, January 10, 2020 Day 2

Attention KMS Spellers!

The Kennett Middle School Spelling Bee is happening this Tuesday, January 14th at 6:00 in the KMS cafeteria! The report time is 5:45 sharp!

If you received a welcome letter and permission slip to participate in the Bee, please bring your permission slip to school by Monday, January 13th! Language Arts teachers, please follow up with your spellers and update the Google.doc as needed. If you qualified for the Bee but can’t participate on Tuesday, please notify your Language Arts teacher so we can plan accordingly for this exciting event!

Friends and family are welcome at the Spelling Bee on Tuesday!

Happy Spelling, KMS!

Looking for something fun to do after-school this Winter? After-The-Bell starts again on January 21st with new sign-up forms already handed out in homeroom. Registration has started. There is something for everyone. Please get yourself signed up! Drop by C106 with any questions.

This marking period is coming to a close next Friday, January 17th. Make sure you are checking skyward to be sure everything is turned in and accounted for. Many students have midterms starting soon. Make sure you are using your time wisely to prepare.

The 7th-grade girls ended their season with a winning record of 7-2. They played a strong game on Wednesday against Avon Grove winning 27-12. Congratulations to Olivia O’Hara, Emily O’Hara, Sara Mullin, Bridget McManamon, Quinn Simmons, Reese Hills, Gabby Samuelsson, Alison Geary, Monica McKnight and Brianna Weber on a great season. Don’t forget to turn your uniforms into coach Gottstein as soon as possible.

Have a great day KMS!

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Thursday, January 9, 2020 Day 1

The school store has new sweatshirts in a variety of sizes. The cost is $35. Come check them out. The school store will be open for 7th and 8th-grade lunches every Tuesday and during 6th-grade lunch every Thursday. You can bring cash or checks made out to KMS. If you would like to go to the school store during your lunchtime, ask an adult and sign out.

Looking for something fun to do after-school this Winter? After-The-Bell starts again on January 21st with new sign-up forms already handed out in homeroom. Registration has started. There is something for everyone and lots of fun to be had by all. Drop by C106 with any questions.

This marking period is coming to a close next Friday, January 17th. Make sure you are checking skyward to be sure everything is turned in and accounted for. Many students have midterms starting soon. Make sure you are using your time wisely to prepare.

The 8th-grade girl’s basketball team continued their winning season earlier this week. The team is currently 7-1.

On Monday they soundly defeated Chi Chester Middle School. 30-6.

Jaylee Kilgore led ALL scorers with 8 points from her favorite spot on the floor.

Zara Aziz made her first on-court appearance and played solid defense.

On Wednesday Kennett beat Avon Grove 34-14.

Every player saw significant court time.

With 7 players contributing points – Mary Carroll led all scorers with 15 points and

Amy Castleton made her first basket.

Come support the girl’s program today at their last home game of the season vs. Downingtown.

​Good Luck in your games today ladies!

Kennett Wrestling is Still Undefeated on the season!

They took down Avon Grove yesterday afternoon by a score of 50-27.

A pin is an ultimate win in wrestling. Pins for the blue demons were:

Ben Chandler

Kane Lengel

Joey Wuchter

Michael Pepe

Ethan Wentzel

Blake Boyer added a technical fall defeating his opponent by 15 points before the ref had to step in and stop the match!

Javier Garcia and John Pardo didn’t have any opponents scary enough to take them on so they were awarded pin falls just for showing up!

Congratulations on a great team win!

See everyone Friday afternoon right here at KMS when the Blue Demons take on North Brandywine!

Have a great day KMS!

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Day 6

The school store has new sweatshirts in a variety of sizes. The cost is $35. Come check them out. The school store will be open for 7th and 8th-grade lunches every Tuesday and during 6th-grade lunch every Thursday. You can bring cash or checks made out to KMS. If you would like to go to the school store during your lunchtime, ask an adult and sign out.

Looking for something fun to do after-school this Winter? After-The-Bell starts again on January 21st with new sign-up forms already handed out in homeroom. Registration has started. There is something for everyone and lots of fun to be had by all. Drop by C106 with any questions.

This marking period is coming to a close next Friday, January 17th. Make sure you are checking skyward to be sure everything is turned in and accounted for. Many students have midterms starting soon. Make sure you are using your time wisely to prepare.

Have a great day KMS!

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Monday, January 7, 2020, Day 5

Today is Monday, January 7, 2020

Today is Day 5

All students interested in participating in the Musical Aladdin this Spring should listen carefully…

All stage performers: Actors, singers, dancers, and tumblers: There is one meeting left to teach you how to be prepared for auditions. IT IS TODAY after school from 2:35-4:30 in the cafeteria. If you did not attend last week’s meeting you SHOULD attend TODAY. These meetings are to help you feel more confident and best prepared for your audition. If you do not attend one of the meetings, you will not be best prepared to audition. Please come prepared to dance with appropriate, comfortable clothes and sneakers. You should bring a bottle of water, and you may bring a snack for yourself. Everyone who performs on stage MUST audition, but everyone who auditions WILL BE invited to practice and perform in the Musical on May 8th and 9th. For those who will be auditioning, SIGN-UPS ARE NOW POSTED outside of the Guidance Suite.

Students interested in working on the Stage and Tech Crew: You MUST have attended ONE of the meetings last week OR TODAY after school from 2:35-3:45 in the cafeteria. At this meeting you will hear from Mrs. Coe what the different roles are and what is done backstage and in “the house.” You will petition for your top 3 role choices.

If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Uster in A004 or Mrs. Coe in B004 as soon as possible.

Looking for something fun to do after-school this Winter? After-The-Bell starts again on January 21st with new sign-up forms already handed out in homeroom. Registration starts tomorrow Tuesday, January 7th at 7:15 am. There is something for everyone and lots of fun to be had by all. Drop by C106 with any questions.

The school store has new sweatshirts in a variety of sizes. The cost is $35. Come check them out. The school store will be open for 7th and 8th-grade lunches every Tuesday and during 6th-grade lunch every Thursday. You can bring cash or checks made out to KMS. If you would like to go to the school store during your lunchtime, tell an adult and sign out.

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Monday, January 6, 2020 Day 4

All students interested in participating in the Musical Aladdin this Spring should listen carefully…

All stage performers: Actors, singers, dancers, and tumblers: There is one meeting left to teach you how to be prepared for auditions. It will be Tuesday, January 7th after school from 2:35-4:30 in the cafeteria. If you did not attend last week’s meeting you SHOULD attend Tuesday. These meetings are to help you feel more confident and best prepared for your audition. If you do not attend one of the meetings, you may not be best prepared to audition. Please come prepared to dance with appropriate, comfortable clothes and sneakers. You should bring a bottle of water, and you may bring a snack for yourself. Everyone who performs on stage MUST audition, but everyone who auditions WILL BE invited to practice and perform in the Musical on May 8th and 9th.

Students interested in working on the Stage and Tech Crew: You MUST have attended ONE of the meetings last week OR Tuesday, January 7th after school from 2:35-3:45 in the cafeteria. At this meeting, you will hear from Mrs. Coe what the different roles are and what is done backstage and in “the house.” You will petition for your top 3 role choices.

If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Uster in A004 or Mrs. Coe in B004 as soon as possible.

Looking for something fun to do after-school this Winter? After-The-Bell starts again on January 21st with new sign-up forms already handed out in homeroom. Registration starts tomorrow Tuesday, January 7th at 7:15 am. There is something for everyone and lots of fun to be had by all. Drop by C106 with any questions.

And in sports –

The 8th Grade Girls Basketball team soundly defeated Patton on Friday Night.

The final score was 41-32.

It was a solid team win with every player contributing to the victory. Unselfish passing and strong defense opened the doors to the substantial lead.

Mary Carroll led all scorers with 16 points, followed by Mia Matthews with 12. Greta Gurns, Evie Saathoff, Claire Fowler, and Jaylee Kilgore also contributed some buckets. Key defensive plays were made by Sawyer Fellows, Olivia Brison, Elle McCracken, Amy Castleton, and Julia Hertz.

Great Team effort Ladies! It always feels good to beat Unionville on your Home Court.

Good luck this week in your last 4 games of the season.

Have a great day KMS!

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Friday, January 3, 2020 Day 3

All students interested in participating in the Musical Aladdin this Spring should listen carefully…

All stage performers: Actors, singers, dancers, and tumblers: The meetings to teach you how to be prepared for auditions are TODAY and Tuesday, January 7th after school from 2:35-4:30 in the cafeteria. You should attend one of these meetings, but you may attend both to be more confident and feel best prepared for your audition. If you do not attend one of these meetings, you may not be best prepared to audition. Please come prepared to dance with appropriate, comfortable clothes and sneakers. You should bring a bottle of water, and you may bring a snack for yourself. Everyone who performs on stage MUST audition, but everyone who auditions WILL BE invited to practice and perform in the Musical on May 8th and 9th.

Students interested in working on the Stage and Tech Crew: You MUST attend ONE of the meetings TODAY OR Tuesday, January 7th after school from 2:35-3:45 in the cafeteria. At this meeting, you will hear from Mrs. Coe what the different roles are and what is done backstage and in “the house.” You will petition for your top 3 role choices.

If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Uster in A004 or Mrs. Coe in B004 as soon as possible.

Looking for something fun to do after-school this Winter? After-The-Bell starts again on January 21st with new sign-up forms already handed out in homeroom. Registration starts on Tuesday, January 7th at 7:15 am. There is something for everyone and lots of fun to be had by all. Drop by C106 with any questions.

The Girls basketball team host Patton Middle School today in home basketball games. Good luck girls. Have fun and play hard!

Now over to a student of the month video.

Have a great day KMS!

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