KMS Student Item Retrieval and Return June 16-18, 2020

Please click here to view our plan: Updated Student-Item-Retrieval-KMS (updated 6/15/20)

Additional notes:

1.) We recognize that many of you want to see your teachers and say goodbye. Unfortunately, this is not an opportunity to catch up with the staff. All visits must be focused and occur quickly. We cannot wait to catch up with you when school resumes. Also, please make sure you are wearing a mask or facial covering.

2.) Please do NOT come to school if you have any symptoms of illness ( fever, cough, sore throat, headache, unexplained muscle pain, or loss of taste and smell). Also, do NOT come to school if you have been in contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 or tested for COVID-19 during the past 14 days.

3.) PLEASE bring all library books into the building. We will have tables set up at each location for you to place your library books.

Thank you!

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Friday, March 13, 2020 Day 3

Out of an abundance of caution and an effort to safeguard the health and well-being of students and staff members in the community the Reading Olympics event scheduled for Tuesday, March 17th has been canceled. We will be scheduling an in-school competition for the five teams in April. Details to follow

Mrs. Shannon has posted updated lists of 7th and 8th-grade students who are cleared for Spring Sports outside the cafeteria. If you’re planning to try out for any of these sports, make sure your name is listed and see Mrs. Shannon today if you still need sports physical or consent forms.

Stay tuned for a Student of the Month Video. 

World Down Syndrome Awareness Day is coming up on March 21. Rock your socks by wearing colorful, crazy printed, maybe even mismatched socks to school next Friday, March 20. The point of wearing unique socks is to remind people that differences can be beautiful. Fun socks with unique designs will be on sale at the school store for $2 during lunches on Tuesday and Thursday. You can also come by the life skills classroom, room C 101, to buy them anytime.

The track team has started this week. If you are interested however you are concerned about transportation home we want to help you. We will work out carpools for you and find a way for you back home. Please reach out to Coach Hannah if you want to run track but you need help. 610-308-4288 or HannahChristopher@comcast.net

Stay tuned for Flocabulary.

Have a great day KMS

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Day 1

FCA will be meeting again this Thursday morning at 6:50 am in Mr. Bowling’s room, B104. Again, FCA will be meeting again this Thursday morning at 6:50 am in Mr. Bowling’s room, B104.

Mrs. Shannon has posted updated lists of 7th and 8th-grade students who are cleared for Spring Sports outside the cafeteria. If you’re planning to try out for any of these sports, make sure your name is listed and see Mrs. Shannon today if you still need sports physical or consent forms.

Our book fair will take place from Monday 16th to Friday 20th of March! Remember to bring some extra cash to shop at the fair with your Language Arts class, and remember that you can also visit the fair with your parents during conferences!

We have an exciting new raffle item this year! A pair of Airpod Pro’s will be raffled off, and students can purchase raffle tickets for $1 each at the book fair after purchasing a book from the fair. Don’t miss out!

There are more new things at the fair this year – there will be a fun lucky wheel game with candy and Scholastic scented gummy bear erasers up for grabs for only 25c per play! And this year you get a special tote bag when you spend $25 or more at the fair. There will also be a used book table where you can purchase used books for only $1.

Come support our Book Fair, and remember, all purchases benefit our school!

Remember KMS, if you have to miss school, turn in your absence notes so your homeroom isn’t left in the dust!!!!!

The track team has started this week. If you are interested however you are concerned about transportation home we want to help you. We will work out carpools for you and find a way for you back home. Please reach out to Coach Hannah if you want to run track but you need help. 610-308-4288 or HannahChristopher@comcast.net

Have a great day KMS

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Day 6

FCA will be meeting again this Thursday morning at 6:50 am in Mr. Bowling’s room, B104. Again, FCA will be meeting again this Thursday morning at 6:50 am in Mr. Bowling’s room, B104.

Attention all students who plan to try out for baseball, lacrosse, softball, or track – Mrs. Shannon updated the lists of 7th and 8th-grade students who are cleared for Spring Sports. The revised lists are posted outside of the cafeteria. If you’re planning to try out for any of these sports, make sure your name is listed and see Mrs. Shannon today if you still need sports physical or consent forms.

Thank you again, staff and students, for your support at Friday’s annual Student-Faculty Basketball Game. Proceeds collected through carnation and ticket sales totaled $1694.25, which will be donated to support Mary D. Lang Principal April Reynolds as she battles breast cancer. Way to show your Kennett PRIDE!

Remember KMS, if you have to miss school, turn in your absence notes so your homeroom isn’t left in the dust!!!!!

Attention all 8th-grade baseball players. Today’s try out will take place at the KAU shed. You will be dismissed after 8th period. Please meet in front of the school for a 2:05 departure. You will need to be picked up at the KAU shed at 5:00 PM. Please see Mr. Robinson in room D101 if you have any questions.

Have a great day KMS

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Monday, March 9, 2020 Day 5

FCA will be meeting again this Thursday morning at 6:50 am in Mr. Bowling’s room, B104. Again, FCA will be meeting again this Thursday morning at 6:50 am in Mr. Bowling’s room, B104.

Attention all students who plan to try out for baseball, lacrosse, softball, or track – Mrs. Shannon updated the lists of 7th and 8th-grade students who are cleared for Spring Sports. The revised lists are posted outside of the cafeteria. If you’re planning to try out for any of these sports, make sure your name is listed and see Mrs. Shannon today if you still need sports physical or consent forms.

We had an absolutely awesome event Friday here at KMS. We had Liam Gately start us off playing the National Anthem on the violin. He is so talented. We had a pre-game show with ton of teachers and students dancing! Then we had a great basketball game in front of a packed gym. The students pulled out a win which never happens. Way to go students! Way to go KMS to have such a great turn out raising money to support Mrs. Reyonds the Mary D Lang Kindergarten center principal fighting her battle against breast cancer!

Congratulations to 8th graders Lexa Overman and Hayden Lyons who were selected as two of the top three 2020 Patriots Challenge Winners! Lexa and Hayden wrote pieces focusing on important African Americans who have influenced the formation of the United States.

In addition to a cash prize, their works will be read aloud on June 13, 2020, at a wreath-laying ceremony at the Patriots of African Descent Monument located in Valley Forge National Historical Park. They have both been invited to attend the event.

Congrats Lexa and Hayden!

Attention all students and homeroom teachers: THE RACE IS ON!!!

The KMS secret judges are looking at the track and they see a bigger group of winners than they did last time. The following homerooms won the race from February 17th to March 1st by handing in all of their absence notes from those two weeks. Each of these homerooms will get a ticket for the pizza party raffle.

A big congratulations go to the winning homerooms of:

Mrs. Trowbridge

Mrs. Anderson

Mr. Bowling

Mrs. Lozada

Mrs. Brenna

Mrs. McLaughlin

Mrs. Fellows

Ms. Burgette

Mr. Prestianne

Mrs. Leo

Mrs. Pye

Mrs. Reeves

Mrs. Warren

Mrs. Coe

Mrs. Bujak

Mrs. Uster

Mrs. Burton

Mrs. Orbon

Remember KMS, if you have to miss school, turn in your absence notes so your homeroom isn’t left in the dust!!!!! See you next time with the next group of winners!!!

If you want a reminder about sports tryouts they are all posted on the easel outside the main office. Check it out.

Now over to _______________ with the weather. How are the next few days looking?

Have a great day KMS

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KMS Students Read at Mary D. Lang Kindergarten Center

On Monday, March 3, members of the KMS Student Council participated as mystery readers at Mary D Lang’s Read Across America Event organized to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday. 8 KMS students got to read their favorite Dr. Seuss books to the Kindergarten classrooms. The day was filled with fun and lots of great books.

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Friday, March 6, 2020 Day 4

Attention all students who plan to try out for baseball, lacrosse, softball, or track – Mrs. Shannon updated the lists of 7th and 8th-grade students who are cleared for Spring Sports. The revised lists are posted outside of the cafeteria. If you’re planning to try out for any of these sports, make sure your name is listed and see Mrs. Shannon today if you still need sports physical or consent forms.

We are very excited about the Student-Faculty Basketball game. It is tonight at 6:30.  The 8th-grade girl’s and boy’s basketball teams will take on the teachers. It’s going to be a great game!  Here is a video about the game – (PAUSE-VIDEO) Today we are rocking our Kennett blue. There are so many people involved in tonight’s big event. You will not want to miss it.

If you want a reminder about sports tryouts they are all posted on the easel outside the main office. Check it out.

Stay tuned for Flocabulary!

Have a great day KMS

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KMS joins Patton Middle School for STEM

Our middle school students were invited to participate in a STEM-focused event at Patton Middle School. Hosted by a local chemical engineering company, Chemours, students had the chance to experience a day full of activities, interaction with robots, and time spent with local STEM-based companies. This year’s event centered around the theme of sustainability. Students from Kennett, Unionville, and Avon Grove started the day by interacting with a presentation from a Chemours engineer and Kennett parent, Mrs. Kathleen O’Keefe. As she introduced the theme of the day, students learned about their own environmental footprint, the needs of our current earth, and what the Chemours company is working on to help with these daily impacts. After the introduction, students moved to engage in a variety of hands-on projects. The sustainability-themed projects ranged from creating a small recycling-sorter out of cups and paper plates to developing a water filtration prototype to creating a paper windmill. Students could also explore the different robots developed by Unionville’s high school FTC Robotics team and our very own Kennett High School Blue Demon FRC Robotics team. After lunch was provided, local STEM category companies showcased what they do on a daily basis. Students used a “passport” to check off their visits to each company as they toured the “company expo”.

We look forward to next year’s event and what it may provide for our students!

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Thursday, March 5, 2020 Day 3

Attention, Attention 8th Grade Students!  The scheduling window for selecting elective classes will close tomorrow, March 6th. That means, that after tomorrow you will not be able to log into Skyward to select any elective classes. If you missed the scheduling session during computer class or you need additional assistance, please go to the Guidance Office at the end of the morning announcements to get a pass for the 7th period, open lab. Should you have other questions, please see Mrs. Stoudemire during lunch.

This week is spirit week and each day will have a different theme to get everyone excited for the Student-Faculty Basketball game this Friday, March 6th. at 6:30.

The 8th-grade girl’s basketball team takes on the female teachers and the boy’s 8th-grade team takes on the male teachers. It’s going to be a great game!

Here is a video about the game – (PAUSE-VIDEO)

Here is a look at each day’s spirit week theme.

Today we are throwing it back to our favorite decade. Let’s finish this spirit week with a bang! Tomorrow, Friday is Kennett Pride Day. Wear your best Kennett gear or blue and white to show your KMS pride!

All sports announcements are posted on the board outside the main office. Stop by and take a look if you have any questions.

Have a great day KMS

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