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Announcements For Wednesday, March 22, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Teriyaki Beef Stir-Fry
SIDES: Simply to Go: Cobb Salad

Attention Seniors: Yes, Seniors something else to put on your to-do list! We are starting something new at this year’s graduation.We will be honoring all your parents that attended Kenston High School. You (or one of your parents) must fill out an online form to help us accomplish this. You can find a link to the form on our home page, inside the the lead article entitled “Legacy Graduates (Seniors & Senior Parents Look)” However, you must fill out this form by this Friday, March 24. Repeat: SENIORS, you only have until this Friday to fill out this form to honor your parents, so DO IT TODAY!

TODAY: Career Fair: WE WILL BE FOLLOWING A SPECIAL SCHEDULE for Wednesday. Students will go to their Block 1 and Block 2 classes as usual. The Career Fair will take place after Block 2. Attendance will be taken at both Career Session 1 & 2, so please be sure you know which Session you are attending and when. Please take time to review the links on the HOME PAGE titled “Special Schedule For Wednesday”–along with the “Student Sessions” and “Room Assignments” listed for the Career Fair.

TODAY: Attention Seniors: the Senior Lot will be closed on Wednesday for the Career Fair.

TONIGHT: Revised–CHEERLEADING PRE-TRY-OUTS: Parent/Guardian and Student MUST attend one of the two scheduled meetings in order to try out for Cheerleading. Wed, March 22nd 7:00 – 8:30 PM KHS Auburn/Bainbridge Room—OR– Thurs, March 16th 7:00-8:30 PM, KMS Betty Patton Room. (RESCHEDULED from snow days)

CCP: Reminder – anyone interested in participating in the College Credit Plus Program next year (including taking classes here at KHS) must have all paperwork into Guidance by THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 24. That’s the money date! After that, if you want to participate, you’ll have to pay for it on your own, including books. Again, this is not a commitment, only an “intent”. But the intent form must be in BY THIS FRIDAY!

Interview schedules for The Kenston Foundation are posted on the guidance window. Please check for YOUR date and time.

FRIDAY- SUNDAY: Kenston Center Stage is proud to present “Footloose” for The Spring Musical on March 24- 26th. Ticket are being sold THIS WEEK during lunch blocks at the ticket booth near the student entrance. Online: please visit the link on the home page of the KHS website for more information or call 440-543-9821 x2380 for the box office.

THE BOCCE AND UNI CLUBS are starting up the first week of April. You can sign up for either thru KCE. Stop down to Mr. Segulin’s room, B123, if you have questions. Unicycle starts Thursday (4/6) and Bocce starts Friday (4/7).

The Fashion Show is coming soon. Only TWO groups have submitted their music for approval to Mrs. Phillips. Groups must have their music approved before they can perform. Turn in at the Main Office.

The AP Exam Registration FEE was due March 10th. Many students who took an AP class STILL have not paid. Remember, if you took an AP class last semester, there’s a chance you have not paid for the exam registration fee. All payments are DUE NOW (no payments were collected in the Fall). Please stop in Guidance to see if you have paid or not.

Attention ALL students. NEW this year! Academic Boosters will sponsor the President’s Award for Educational Excellence. There will be ONE award winner PER GRADE. To qualify, students must have a cumulative 3.5 UNWEIGHTED GPA at the end of the first semester AND turn in official documentation showing community service hours as follows: Seniors must have 100 hours, juniors 75 hours, sophomores 50 hours and freshmen 25 hours. PLEASE NOTE: The deadline to qualify is March 31, 2017. If you’re close to qualifying, get the documentation in now. Make sure it’s the official form with the location, date and time of service, supervisor’s signature and contact information.

Attention students and staff- there is a BEDDING DRIVE going on right now to donate to kittens and puppies at rescue village. If you have old blankets, sheets, or towels drop them off in the box outside the main office!

The final SPEAKER SERIES EVENT of the year will feature Successful Women in Business. The event is on Wednesday, March 29th. All interested students should sign up in Guidance!

ATTENTION SENIORS! These Announcements Are For You!

*Graduation honors and Honors Diploma Recipients are posted on the Guidance window. Please check the lists and if you feel you deserve this honor but do not see your name listed, see your counselor immediately.

*ALL Seniors: Please make sure to stop in Guidance and sign the senior matts!

*Seniors, we need your help gathering photos of the Class of 2017 from grades kindergarten through 12 for THE COMMENCEMENT VIDEO shown during graduation. We want photos of your favorite Kenston moments such as the first day of school, the Letter People, athletics, or class trips. Please email photos to “graduation.video@kenstonapps.org”, or bring photographs to Mr. C or the Guidance office with your name and homeroom on your envelope. Photos must be submitted by April at the latest.

*Seniors: Our Web Builders have been working non-stop to create a “Meet The Class of 2017” section on our website. Every Senior will have a profile page in the section. We would like to have “back when” (from kindergarten through 8th grade) photos included on every senior’s page. Please bring in up to 30 “back when” photos and turn in to Mr. C.’s room, C213. Please have the photos in an envelope with your homeroom and name on the outside. They will be returned to you during the next homeroom. If you have digital photos, email them to KHS@KenstonLocal.com, or share them on GoogleDocs with ronnie.continenza@kenstonapps.org.

Students, TESTING is closer than you think! You will be so glad you took the time to practice for your AIR or S.A.T. testing. Visit the KHS Library webpage for practice tests for every subject and you will feel more confident and less overwhelmed on testing day.

NEED A TUTOR? Check out the tutor website on the Guidance homepage. Simply hover over KHS and click on “Find a Tutor”.

The Fashion Show has been RESCHEDULED. Mark your calendars for the NEW date Friday, March 31st. Juniors and Seniors can sign up to participate in the After Prom Fashion Show during lunch on Feb. 9-10 and 16-17. The theme this year is “There is no place like home”.

*The Chagrin Falls/Golden Gate Masonic scholarship is finally here. Stop in Guidance for an application. Two $1,500 scholarships available. Criteria includes academics, extracurriculars, community service and a brief essay about your interests and the school you plan to attend. Requires a letter of recommendation. Deadline April 5, 2017.

*Beachwood Medical Academy at University Hospitals-Ahuja Medical Center (located in Beachwood) is running a series of seminars to help inform students and parents of potential careers in various fields of medicine. April 12 is Pharmacy Services and May 10 is Physical Therapy. Each session lasts from 6:00 pm-7:00 pm.
To register for a seminar, call 216-285-4069 or email AhujaWellnessProgram@UHhospitals.org the date you would like to attend and put “Beachwood Medical Academy” in the email subject line.

* LEAF will hold free informational sessions for parents and high school seniors going to a postsecondary institution in the fall. Wednesday, March 15th at 6:30 PM, the “Student Loan Session” will include information about loan programs available to students and their parent(s). The session will repeat on Wednesday, March 22nd at 6:30 PM. The sessions will be held at the LEAF Resource Center at 8221 Auburn Rd. Please register online at www.leaf-ohio.org or call LEAF at (440) 358-8045 to reserve a seat. Reservations are required, capacity is limited. Parents are encouraged to attend with their students.

*The Purdue Women in Engineering program invites all JUNIOR WOMEN interested in engineering to a free daylong engineering program Monday, April 10 at Purdue University. Register online early at www.purdue.edu/WIEP, “events.” Registration is due April 3 and seating is limited.

*A list of Camps, Seminars and Programs are being offered by many Colleges this summer. Stop in Guidance for more information or visit the website.

*Kenston Community Education is offering 2 scholarships to deserving graduating seniors. Download the procedure and application from KCE website. All applications must be received by March 21st.

*Registration is now open for the Cleveland Clinic Junior Ambassador Summer 2017 program that runs from June 12-Aug. 4. Students must be 15-18 years old, have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and complete an application by March 31. Applications are in Guidance. Students must interview and be accepted into the program, attend an orientation and training sessions, and commit to a regular weekly schedule completing over 75 hours throughout the 8 week program this summer. Stop in Guidance for more information and application.
Need a job? Check out our JOB BOARD. Employers post jobs here because they want YOU! Go to the KHS website, type in “job board” in the search box, or stop by the job board across from Guidance.

LOST & FOUND ITEMS: Please stop by the Main Office if you have lost something or if you have found something that someone has lost. Our drawers already have things from this year– jewelry, planner, sweatshirts and more. If you lost something that hasn’t been found yet, fill out a form so we can notify you when it’s found!

Announcements For Tuesday, March 21, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Chicken and Waffles SIDES: Simply to Go: Cobb Salad IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: The Career Fair is TOMORROW– If you have not received an email confirmation from Eventbrite OR……. if your confirmation email is missing information, please refer to the master list of assigned “Student Sessions” on the website. You may also ask any classroom… Continue Reading

Kenston Bomberette Dance Team Tryouts!

Do you love to dance? Join Kenston’s Award-Winning Bomberette Dance Team! If you are interested in trying out for the 2017-2018 team there will be a mandatory student and parent informational meeting February 16th, at 7 p.m. in the Kenston High School cafeteria. Tryout clinics are next week starting Tuesday, February 21st to Friday, February… Continue Reading

Announcements For Wednesday, February 15, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Chicken Cordon Bleu, Augratin Potatoes SIDES: Simply to Go: Cobb Salad WEDNESDAY: There is a FOOTBALL meeting in the Main Gym during homeroom on Wednesday, Feb. 15th for boys interested in playing next year. WEDNESDAY: LEAF will hold a free informational session February 15th, 2017 at 6:30 PM. “Junior Jumpstart” will address the… Continue Reading

Basketball Performances are here!

The Kenston Bomberette Dance Team has been hard at work preparing for their winter season. The team has been practicing long hours to get ready to perform their jaw-dropping routines during halftime at the basketball games. This weekend will mark the team’s second performance at the boy’s basketball game starting at 7:30. The Dance Team… Continue Reading

Announcements For Friday, January 27, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Mini Corndogs SIDES: Simply to Go: Avocado BLT Chopped Salad NHS is holding a fundraiser called Pennies for Patients which benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Each classroom will have bins for money collections and the winning class will win a special prize! This fundraiser begins THIS WEEK and continues through February. There… Continue Reading

Announcements For Thursday, January, 26 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Teriyaki Beef Stir Fry SIDES: Simply to Go: Avocado BLT Chopped Salad There will be a Math Club Meeting on Monday January 30th in C138 during Homeroom. Seniors – the Academic Boosters Scholarship application is available in Guidance. Deadline is March 17, 2017. FOOTBALL: There will be a meeting in the AB room… Continue Reading

Announcements For Tuesday, January 24, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Pasta with Meatballs SIDES: Simply to Go: Avocado BLT Chopped Salad TODAY: Attention Seniors: Please make sure to stop in Guidance and sign the senior matts! NHS is holding a fundraiser called Pennies for Patients which benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Each classroom will have bins for money collections and the winning… Continue Reading

Announcements For Thursday, January 19, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Walking Taco SIDES: Simply to Go: Chicken Caesar Salad TODAY: Attention Seniors: Please make sure to stop in Guidance and sign the senior matts! Today you can visit the snack shop called The Market. A new feature in our cafeteria that will be open throughout all of the lunch blocks. Presently it features… Continue Reading