Friday, March 24, 2017

This announcement is for the band students who played for the 5th Grade visit. Please report to the band room at the beginning of 3rd period today.. Any questions please see Mr. Whisler.

Attention 8th Grade Students: Mrs. Stoudemire and Ms. Topp are starting a STRESSBUSTERS small group for students who are experiencing stress and anxiety. If you feel that you could benefit from growing your StressBuster toolbox, please stop by the counseling office for a group permission slip today! We would like to have all permission slips back by this Monday, March 27th!

For all the 7th graders out there, Mr. Shepherd and Mrs. Reinheimer are looking for students to be a part of our Mindfulness group. Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. If you have interest, ask the counselors to sign a list at lunch. Students will be required to obtain parental permission to participate

Students and Staff please be aware that all 5th graders in the district will be visiting KMS this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:15-10:45 a.m. A different school will visit each day. Keep your eyes out for students as they’ll be taking a brief tour of the building from 10:00-10:30 am.

Friday, March 24th New Garden Elementary

Students please also be aware that our PE classes are relocated because the big gym is hosting our visitors today, periods 3, 4, and 5. 2nd period PE will go on as usual. There will be a sign stating relocation classes posted at the end of the 6th and 7th grade wing and on the locker room doors.

At the end of the announcements, 7th graders report to your assigned starting room for the carnival. If you do not know your room, please talk to your homeroom teacher. Have fun!

Stay tuned for Flocabulary Friday

(Have a great day KMS)

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 Day 6

This announcement is for the band students who played for the 5th Grade visit. Please report to the band room at the beginning of 3rd period today and tomorrow. Any questions please see Mr. Whisler.

Please stay tuned for a video for 7th Grade Math Carnival

Attention 8th Grade Students: Mrs. Stoudemire and Ms. Topp are starting a STRESSBUSTERS small group for students who are experiencing stress and anxiety. If you feel that you could benefit from growing your StressBuster toolbox, please stop by the counseling office for a group permission slip today! We would like to have all permission slips back by this Monday, March 27th!

For all the 7th graders out there, Mr. Shepherd and Mrs. Reinheimer are looking for students to be a part of our Mindfulness group. Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. If you have interest, ask the counselors to sign a list at lunch. Students will be required to obtain parental permission to participate

Students and Staff please be aware that all 5th graders in the district will be visiting KMS this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:15-10:45 a.m. A different school will visit each day. Keep your eyes out for students as they’ll be taking a brief tour of the building from 10:00-10:30 am.

Thursday, March 23rd Bancroft Elementary

Friday, March 24th New Garden Elementary

Students please also be aware that our PE classes are relocated because the big gym is hosting our visitors today, tomorrow, and Friday periods 3, 4, and 5. 2nd period PE will go on as usual. There will be a sign stating relocation classes posted at the end of the 6th and 7th grade wing and on the locker room doors. Mr Howanski’s classes will still be in the small gym.

Stay tuned for This Day in History.

(Have a great day KMS)

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Day 5

There will be a rehearsal today during 8th period for 7th and 8th grade Orchestra students for Music on Parade.

Please stay tuned for a video for 7th Grade Math Carnival

Attention 8th Grade Students: Mrs. Stoudemire and Ms. Topp are starting a STRESSBUSTERS small group for students who are experiencing stress and anxiety. If you feel that you could benefit from growing your StressBuster toolbox, please stop by the counseling office for a group permission slip today! We would like to have all permission slips back by this Monday, March 27th!

Girls lacrosse tryouts will begin today. Be prepared for indoor and outdoor practice every day. Be sure you are cleared with Nurse Shannon today.. See Ms. Frattura or Mrs. Fairchild with any questions.

Students and Staff please be aware that all 5th graders in the district will be visiting KMS this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:15-10:45 a.m. A different school will visit each day. Keep your eyes out for students as theyÂ’ll be taking a brief tour of the building from 10:00-10:30 am.

Wednesday, March 22nd Greenwood Elementary
Thursday, March 23rd Bancroft Elementary
Friday, March 24th New Garden Elementary

Students please also be aware that our PE classes are relocated because the big gym is hosting our visitors today, tomorrow, and Friday periods 3, 4, and 5. 2nd period PE will go on as usual. There will be a sign stating relocation classes posted at the end of the 6th and 7th grade wing and on the locker room doors. Mr HowanskiÂ’s classes will still be in the small gym.

For all the 7th graders out there, Mr. Shepherd and Mrs. Reinheimer are looking for students to be a part of our Mindfulness group. Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. If you have interest, ask the counselors to sign a list at lunch. Students will be required to obtain parental permission to participate. PLease

Stay tuned for Which State is it Wednesday. (Iowa)
(Have a great day KMS)

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Day 4

Today enjoy your half day and the last day of conferences today.

Please stay tuned for a video for 7th Grade Math Carnival

Girls lacrosse tryouts will begin Wednesday, March 22nd. Be prepared for indoor and outdoor practice every day. Be sure you are cleared with Nurse Shannon by Wednesday. See Ms. Frattura or Mrs. Fairchild with any questions.

For all the 7th graders out there, Mr. Shepherd and Mrs. Reinheimer are looking for students to be a part of our Mindfulness group. Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. If you have interest, ask the counselors to sign a list at lunch. Students will be required to obtain parental permission to participate. PLease

Stay tuned for Merriam Webster’s Buzzword of the day.

(Have a great day KMS)

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Monday, March 20, 2017 Day 3

As many of you may NOT know, After-The-Bell is run solely on generous donations & grants from companies, foundations, and people just like you! Students will be bringing home a donation request letter from After-The-Bell this week. Even if you are not currently participating in After the Bell you can support the program. You may send in your donation to the middle school in an envelope marked ‘ATB Direct Giving Campaign’ or donate online. There is a link in the email from the PTO.

Please stay tuned for a video for 7th Grade Math Carnival

Just a reminder, tomorrow we have an early dismissal to complete the last day of conferences. Please double-check your conference times.

Girls lacrosse tryouts will begin Wednesday, March 22nd. Be prepared for indoor and outdoor practice every day. Be sure you are cleared with Nurse Shannon by Wednesday. See Ms. Frattura or Mrs. Fairchild with any questions.

For all the 7th graders out there, Mr. Shepherd and Mrs. Reinheimer are looking for students to be a part of our Mindfulness group. Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. If you have interest, ask the counselors to sign a list at lunch. Students will be required to obtain parental permission to participate.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 Day 1

As many of you may NOT know, After-The-Bell is run solely on generous donations & grants from companies, foundations, and people just like you! Students will be bringing home a donation request letter from After-The-Bell this week. Even if you are not currently participating in After the Bell you can support the program. You may send in your donation to the middle school in an envelope marked ‘ATB Direct Giving Campaign’ or donate on line. There is a link in the email from the PTO.

Today and tomorrow we have early dismissal. Notice the schedule tomorrow, we come to school and go directly to 4th period. Again, tomorrow we start the day in 4th period.

This weekend KHS will be performing their musical, The Drowsey Chaperone. Get your tickets and enjoy the show.

We wanted to let you know that tomorrow we will not have morning announcements because we start the day in 4th period. We will do the pledge from the main office just after the 7:40 bell and the rest is history!

Please stay tuned for This Day in History Thursday.

(Have a great day KMS)

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2016-2017 Calendar Revision

As a result of schools being closed because of inclement weather on February 9 and March 14, 2017, the last student day for the 2016-2017 school year will now be Monday, June 12, 2017. Any additional inclement weather days make-up days will be added to the end of the calendar.

Parent/Teacher Conference Schedule Revision

Parent/teacher conferences for kindergarten, elementary, and middle school students on Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17, will be held as scheduled. Those that were canceled on Tuesday, March 14 and Wednesday, March 15, 2017, will be made up as follows:

Kindergarten and Elementary Schools – Monday, March 20 and Tuesday, March 21, 2017, with kindergarten students dismissed at 12:05 p.m. and elementary students dismissed at 12:30 p.m.

Middle School – Tuesday, March 21, 2017, with students dismissed at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 20 will be a full day of school for Kennett Middle School students.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Day 6

There is NO FCA tomorrow morning. Repeat – there is NO FCA tomorrow morning. We will meet again on Thurs March 30th.

As many of you may NOT know, After-The-Bell is run solely on generous donations & grants from companies, foundations, and people just like you! Students will be bringing home a donation request letter from After-The-Bell this week. Even if you are not currently participating in After the Bell you can support the program. You may send in your donation to the middle school in an envelope marked ‘ATB Direct Giving Campaign’ or donate on line. There is a link in the email from the PTO.

This week on Thursday, and Friday remember we have early dismissal. We are really excited to meet with your parents and discuss YOU. Make sure you come to the conference with your parents so we can best support you.

The half day and conference day that was supposed to be TODAY has been rescheduled for next week on Tuesday March 21st. Monday we will have a regular day and then Tuesday will be a half day. If you have younger brothers and sisters in our elementary schools they will have a half day on Monday too, not us.

Please stay tuned for Which State is it Wednesday.

(Have a great day KMS)

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Pieing the KMS Principals

Last week, Kennett Middle School principals were “pied” by sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students who donated to the Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy charity. Duchenne is a fatal genetic disorder that slowly robs young men of their muscle strength. Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) is the largest most comprehensive nonprofit organization in the United States focused on finding a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy—their mission is to end Duchenne. Please enjoy the below video.

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Monday, March 13, 2017 Day 5

Attention students who are taking part in the Picture This book project. This is the final call! Today is the last day to turn in your book illustrations. Please see Mrs. Uhl if you have any questions.

As many of you may NOT know, After-The-Bell is run solely on generous donations & grants from companies, foundations, and people just like you! Students will be bringing home a donation request letter from After-The-Bell this week. Even if you are not currently participating in After the Bell you can support the program. You may send in your donation to the middle school in an envelope marked ‘ATB Direct Giving Campaign’ or donate on line. There is a link in the email from the PTO.

This week on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday remember we have early dismissal. We are really excited to meet with your parents and discuss how fabulous you are. Make sure you come to the conference with your parents so we can best support you.

Attention 7th & 8th Grade Boys Lacrosse players

First Practice will be held today from 3- 4:30pm and will be held everyday with the same time frame unless otherwise noted.

Please stay tuned for Flocabulary on a Monday.

(Have a great day KMS)

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