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Announcements For Friday, April 28, 2017

CAFE MENU: BBQ Pulled Pork

SIDES: Simply to Go: Popcorn Chicken Salad

 Farewell to seniors on mentorship–have a perfect Prom, a meaningful Mentorship and a great Graduation!!

If you bought an AFTERPROM ticket during Lunch A on Wednesday, you MUST stop by the PTO table today during lunch!   There is an issue with your tickets, so you may NOT be able to attend afterprom if you don’t.

Calling all Bombers!  Our very own exchange student, Veva Spaeti, is in a contest with her program and her Host Family, Catherine Zickert.  Please take the time TO VOTE from the link in the upper right corner on the HS website so that Catherine can win a trip to Switzerland! Please vote for our Bombers—it just takes a click of a mouse!

PROM 2017:

Prom will be held Saturday, April 29 at Embassy Suites in Independence. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with arrival no later than 6:30 p.m., and ends at 10:30 p.m. Students will not be permitted to leave prom before 10:00 p.m. without written parental permission. Tickets will be sold during the lunch blocks April 18-21 ONLY. Tickets cost $55.00 each. Sign up for your TABLE when you buy your ticket—10 students per table. Each guest will get to have their picture taken on the green screen.  The 2017 Kenston Junior-Senior. GUEST FORMS for Non-Kenston students MUST BE APPROVED before tickets can be purchased.  Please allow enough time for your guest to fill out their section of the guest form!

Attention all those attending Prom this weekend:  You will get to pose for a FREE complimentary picture with a green screen image.  If you would like to order a traditional Prom portrait, you can make arrangements with the photographer.  There will be a fee for any additional poses.

AFTERPROM:  This year’s afterprom committee has been working hard to make this the best year yet at the “Midnight at the Kenston Korral”!  After prom is Saturday, April 29th, 11:00 pm – 3:30 am at KHS.  You must arrive before Midnight and stay until 3:30!  Tickets are $20, on sale during lunch week of 4/24.  Cash or Check to “Kenston Afterprom”.  If a Junior/Senior does not attend Prom, THEY CAN STILL GO TO AFTERPROM.  Parent Volunteers are still needed!  Please email kentonafterprom@yahoo.com with any questions.

For Seniors attending After Prom, if you haven’t submitted your kindergarten picture to the parent committee, please do so to the main office asap.

MONDAY:  Softball Senior Night will take place on Monday, May 1st at 4:15 PM, prior to the game vs Laurel.

CLASS OFFICER APPLICATIONS:  Attention ALL students interested in running for a Class Officer position for next year:  Applications are available in the Main Office or on school website and must be submitted by May 3rd. Don’t delay and pick up your packet today!

WEDNESDAY:  Seniors in Track, your Senior Night will take place on Wednesday, May 3rd at 4:15 PM, prior to the meet vs North. Seniors, check your Kenston email for details and to register. You cannot participate without registering.

ATTENTION SENIORS! These Announcements Are For You:

*Seniors who need to purchase a TASSEL for GRADUATION – they are available in Guidance. $9.50 cash or check to “Jostens”.  Also, there are INDIVIDUAL GRADUATION ANNOUNCEMENTS available at $1.50 each. Limited supply. Cash or check to “Jostens”.

* iPADS COLLECTION:  The following schedule will be used to collect iPads from students during HOMEROOM:

Wednesday, April 26  – Seniors going on Mentorship

Wednesday, May 10 – Seniors not going on Mentorship

We will be collecting iPads from students using the following process:

  1. Each SENIOR student is encouraged to erase his/her iPad before turning it in.
  2. The student must turn in the iPad w/ case, charging brick, and cord.  The brick and cord must be the Apple original one provided, any substitutions will result in a replacement charge. Each student will turn in all 3 pieces into a gallon zip lock bag.   iPads will be assessed over the summer for any damage/malfunction and will be re-distributed in August to the students.  Students in grades 9-11 will receive the same iPad therefore it is not necessary to erase contents.

Replacement Costs

iPad w/ case – $500

Charging Brick – $19

Charging Cord – $19

Please see administration with any questions or concerns!

*You can Vote for your Senior Prom King and Queen starting on Wednesday morning, 4/26.  Once again, voting will be conveniently offered through an email link.  The window for voting will be open all day.  Vote BEFORE you turn in your iPAD.

*Seniors, please check your email for a link TO VOTE on YOUR SENIOR CLASS SUPERLATIVES for the yearbook.  Vote for the superlatives YOU think your peers deserve:  like…..“Most likely to Succeed”, “Class Clown” or “Best Athlete”. Vote today!

*Seniors who ordered GRADUATION ITEMS, such as announcements, mugs, t-shirts, etc. can pick them up on Friday, 4/7 during all lunch blocks. If you missed it, stop by the Guidance Dept. today.  This DOES NOT INCLUDE CAPS AND GOWNS.  Caps and gowns will be distributed after rehearsal the morning of graduation.

*Seniors going on Mentorship. Your EXIT INTERVIEW time is posted on the Guidance window. All interviews are held in the A-B Room and students must be on time. If you have a serious conflict with your scheduled time, see Mrs. Hanzak in Guidance right away!

* GRADUATION:  Each family will receive SIX TICKETS for their family to attend the commencement ceremony on May 18th @ 7 PM held at Parkside Church on Pettibone Road.  If you need extra tickets, contact your friends who won’t need all their tickets or call the main office to be put on a waiting list for extra tickets.  Parkside has a fabulous OVERFLOW room adjacent to the auditorium with a large screen to view the graduation ceremony for any guests without tickets—first come, first serve. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Seniors who owe FEES:   All outstanding school fees and fines must be paid by FRIDAY, April 21st in order to participate in mentorship, commencement and receive your diploma! Turn in fees to the Guidance Office as soon as possible!

* Senior Fall and Winter Athletes – If you purchased a senior picture banner please come to the Athletic Office to pick it up

ATTENTION ALL JUNIORS. The Cleveland Browns Marion Motley scholarship is available in Guidance. Two four-year renewable $2,500 per year scholarships are available to students with a cumulative 2.5 GPA, 18 on ACT or 860 on math and verbal SAT, meet family income guidelines and plan to major in education or working for a professional sports organization in areas such as business, accounting, finance, HR, information technology, communications, journalism, PR, sports management, marketing/advertising, kinesiology or exercise science or event management.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITYS!

*The Valley Art Center 34th annual Art By the Falls will be held June 10 (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and June 11 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) at Riverside Park in Downtown Chagrin Falls.
Students get community service volunteer hours and it is a great time!
If interested, go to valleyartcenter.org and click on events, then the Sign Up Genius link.
175 volunteers are needed to make this event happen and all are welcome.

*Camp Counselor for Liberty Camp Geauga, July 24-28 at Camp Chickagami in Burton.
This weeklong day camp, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday, teaches students in grades 1 to 7 the history of the founding of America in a fun and memorable, participative approach. High school students are needed as teen patriots leading games and experiences, serving snacks and helping to create crafts of the colonial days. If interested, call Linda O’Brien at 440-338-1582. Also visit libertycampgeauga.com for more information.

*Students who missed the opportunity to help with the Breathe program at Holy Angels Church on April 21 can still help this year! This program allows parents of special needs children and their siblings a few hours to go out to dinner while the children are being taken care of by volunteers, staff and professionals at Holy Angels Church. No need to be a member of the church. It’s a very rewarding experience and one that is greatly appreciated. For more details contact Karen Sunderhaft at 440-279-7617 or ksunderhaft@yahoo.com.
Please note: Volunteers ARE REQUIRED to register prior to the date of the event. Go online at Holy Angel’s Church website under “heal and serve.” Contact the church at 440-708-0000 for questions about registering.
The program will also run June 23, Sept. 29 and Dec. 15 with Santa. Volunteers are needed and welcome at any of these dates

Want to try something new?  Why not try Outdoor Rock Climbing on May 6 from 9:00 – 3:00 at Whipps Ledges?.  Go to the KCE Website for more information or to register.  Don’t miss this awesome opportunity!!

JOB POSTINGS:

Need a job?  New positions posted!  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.

KENSTON ACADEMY:  Struggling with a class? It’s okay to admit it!  If there’s one thing we all have in common is that NONE of us were born with knowledge.  Smart people ask!  Come to the KA after school Monday through Thursday in the library. Math tutors are available Tuesday through Thursday until 3:20 pm. No sign up required. We are all learners—for the rest of our lives!

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 Thursday, April 27, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Baked Potato Bar SIDES: Simply to Go: Popcorn Chicken Salad AP GOV REVIEW:  NO After School AP Government Review today. TONIGHT!:  Attention Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen. Tomorrow night is THE Spring College Information and Planning Night at 7pm in Auditorium.  You and your family won’t want to miss it, as representatives from public… Continue Reading

Announcements For Wednesday, April 26, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: General Tso w/ Fried Rice SIDES: Simply to Go: Popcorn Chicken Salad Seniors who need to purchase a TASSEL for GRADUATION – they are available in Guidance. $9.50 cash or check to “Jostens”.  Also, there are INDIVIDUAL GRADUATION ANNOUNCEMENTS available at $1.50 each. Limited supply. Cash or check to “Jostens”. TODAY:  IT IS… Continue Reading

Announcements For Tuesday, April 25, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Corn Dog on a Stick SIDES: Simply to Go: Popcorn Chicken Salad TODAY:  Seniors nominated for Prom Court please report to main office at 8:45 for a photo with Mr. C.  The rest of the seniors will be dismissed at 9:00 am.  Please report to the cafeteria for the “Your Life, Your Choice”… Continue Reading

Announcements For Monday, April 24, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: French Toast w/ Sausage SIDES: Simply to Go: Popcorn Chicken Salad TESTING MONDAY & BEYOND:  All students in American History will be TESTING on Monday, April 24th. Please report to your testing lab first thing Monday morning as indicated on your testing ticket that you will receive on Thursday, April 20th.  On Wednesday… Continue Reading

Announcements For Friday, April 21, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Walking Taco SIDES: Simply to Go: Southwest Salad RESCHEDULING SIGNING DAY:  Attention to those participating in the Division 3, College Athletic Signing Day. It will NOT be next Wednesday, April 26th–IT IS BEING RESCHEDULED. TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO BUY TICKETS FOR PROM 2017!  Tickets will be sold during the lunch blocks… Continue Reading

Announcements For Thursday, April 20, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Chicken Nuggets SIDES: Simply to Go: Southwest Salad SIGNING DAY:  Any seniors planning on playing D3 athletics in college and want to participate in Signing Day on Wednesday, April 26th, please email Mr. Pierce by Friday, April 21st. If you have already spoken to Mr. Pierce, there is no need to email him.… Continue Reading

Announcements For Wednesday, April 19, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Baked Catfish or Pierogies SIDES: Simply to Go: Southwest Salad Seniors who owe FEES:   All outstanding school fees and fines must be paid by THIS FRIDAY, April 21st in order to participate in mentorship, commencement and receive your diploma! Turn in fees to the Guidance Office as soon as possible! PROM 2017:  Tickets… Continue Reading

Announcements For Tuesday, April 18, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Chicken and Waffles SIDES: Simply to Go: Southwest Salad Seniors going on Mentorship. Your EXIT INTERVIEW time is posted on the Guidance window. All interviews are held in the A-B Room and students must be on time. If you have a serious conflict with your scheduled time, see Mrs. Hanzak in Guidance right… Continue Reading

Announcements For Friday, April 7, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Spring Break Philly Steak Sandwich SIDES: Simply to Go: Avocado BLT Chopped Spring Break Salad  Have a wonderful and safe SPRING BREAK!   PROM 2017:  The 2017 Kenston Junior-Senior Prom will be held Saturday, April 29 at Embassy Suites in Independence. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with arrival no later than 6:30 p.m.,… Continue Reading