CAFÉ MENU: Chipotle Bar, Big Daddy’s Pizza, Chicken Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce
SIDES: Cilantro Lime Rice, Pinto or Chipotle Black Beans, Flame Roasted Veggies, Garden Salad Bar, Choice of Fruit
TODAY: FREE ICE CREAM SANDWICHES! The end of the grading period is here! Stop by the “Celebrate Blue” table in the cafeteria during your lunch block and pick up a FREE ICE CREAM SANDWICH, courtesy of your KHS PTO. NOT ONLY is it Friday and NO SCHOOL on Monday, but you get FREE ICE CREAM today to celebrate the end of the Quarter! Life is good!
CELEBRATING OUR SENIORS:
Come support the Cross Country and Golf teams as they CELEBRATE SENIOR NIGHT prior to the football game on Friday, October 13th. Announcements will take place at 6:25 PM, kickoff is at 7:00 PM.
SATURDAY: Come support the Girls Soccer Team as they celebrate Senior Day on Saturday, October 14th prior to the varsity game against Orange. JV game at 1:00 PM, announcements at 2:45 PM, varsity game at 3:00 PM.
Science Olympiad members… A Remind text and Google Classroom announcement went out Wednesday, 10/11. Commitment forms with both your signature and your parent’s signature are due to Coach Wilk by the end of the day on Tuesday,Oct. 17th. A roster must be submitted at that time. The stack of forms is not getting smaller…pick one up today or print your own. More announcements coming soon, watch for texts and Google Classroom announcements. See you for practices starting the week of October 23rd. Info about dates and times coming soon!
First Energy Power Systems Institute offers a two-year associate of technical studies degree program in Electric Utility Technology at Tri-C. If accepted, tuition, required books and lab fees are paid by First Energy. There will be an information session from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 2 at Tri-C Metro Campus, 2900 Community College Ave. in downtown Cleveland. For more information, visit www.firstenergycorp.com/psi or call 800-829-6801.
CAP & GOWN/ CLASS RINGS:
Jostens will be coming back to KHS to take cap and gown orders and class ring orders during all lunch periods on Thursday, October 19. Please bring your order form and payment (or down payment) to the table outside the auditorium during all lunch hours. If you are not at KHS during lunch blocks, please bring to Guidance BEFORE lunch.
THE COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP (FOR JUNIORS ONLY) . This is a full-ride, four-year merit scholarship to be used for undergraduate studies at any accredited college or university in the U.S. Any junior who plans to enroll in college in fall 2019 is eligible. Scholarship is based on academic excellence, interest in public policy and appreciation of the values and humility and service. Apply at www.coolidgescholars.org. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 802-672-3389, ext. 114. Deadline is 5:00 PM EST January 24, 2018.
BIG BROTHER, BIG SISTER Group: Please note, it has been temporarily cancelled until further notice.
Girls Tennis, your athletic pictures are in. Please come pick them up in the Athletic Office.
STUDENTS INTERESTED IN INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL: The Cross-County Global Education Initiative brings global education, citizenship and experiences to students through global travel. The world language teacher at Chardon High School will coordinate an international travel program for students from June 14th– 26th, 2018. The itinerary includes visiting Germany, Switzerland, Italy and France.
For more information, contact Kristen Neidzweicki at Kristen.email@example.com
THIS WEEK: COLLEGE VISITS TO KHS:
Tuesday, Oct. 10 – Cleveland State visits at 12:30 and Lake Erie College is here at 1:30 p.m. and the art school, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), will visit at 7:55 a.m. in Room A101
Thursday, Oct. 12 – University of Pittsburgh at 10 a.m.; Walsh University at 1 and Vanderbilt University at 1:30 p.m., and the College for Creative Studies at 8 a.m. in room A101.
Friday, Oct. 13 – Muskingum University is here at 8 a.m., High Point University at 9; University of Alabama at 9:30; Ithaca College at 10:30 and the University of Dayton at noon.
In addition, we have two art schools visiting
Stop by Guidance to register or register through your Naviance account.
JANUS TEAM: Janus is the school’s yearly writing and art book that showcases our own school talent. Are you a writer and enjoy reading awesome writing? Or maybe you are an artist and appreciate great artwork. If so, you should consider becoming a member of the Janus editorial team. If being a part of this extraordinary group of editors interests you, there will be a meeting on Wednesday, October 18 at 2:30 in room A119 — hope to see you there!!!
Kenston Field Experience aka “Outwest Trip”: Students that are interested in applying for the Summer 2018 Kenston Field Experience should plan attending an informational meeting in the Auburn Bainbridge room at KHS on Tuesday, October 17th at 7 pm. If you have questions see Mr. Turk in B-129.
The WRC Challenge T-shirts are on sale! At lunch or stop in Athletics after 10:45 am and see Mrs. Busby or see Mrs. Tucholski in Guidance. As many of you know many schools and homes were devastated in the hurricane zone. WRC T-shirts sales will go directly to Houston area high schools that were underwater due to flooding. For $5 you can be a part of something greater…let’s all stand together for a great cause and continue to support relief efforts down south. The T-Shirts say: “Houston, Faith + Hope + Love” and feature the names of the schools in the WRC conference. All of the profits made from these T-Shirts will go directly to the C.E. King High School.
DONATIONS: Can you fix it? Yes You Can! Interact is sponsoring a canned food drive for the month of October. Please bring any non-perishable items to A117. Interact is also collecting school supplies, children’s clothes, new socks, jackets, gloves, hats and toiletries for Marion Elementary school in Cleveland. Please help us meet the needs of those in need. Bring all donations to A-117.
The Young Scholars Program at Chagrin Falls Park Community Center is looking for student volunteers to tutor one-on-one with first through fifth grade students from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Volunteers can sign up for what days they would like to tutor. Activities include homework help, fun activities, leadership, enrichment, special events and Fun Fridays. Registration applications are available in Guidance. For more information, contact Dee Richards or Aaron Cephus at 440-247-6030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a great opportunity to earn community service hours close to home.
PARKING PERMITS: The Parking Police were here on Wednesday 9/27 and scanned the parking lot and issued tickets for those of you who have failed to show their RED parking tag! Please stop in the Main Office TODAY to fill out a permit application. We will need a copy of your driver’s license. Cost is $25.00.
Need a quiet place to study? The Kenston Academy is open Monday through Thursday until 3:20 in the library. Student tutors can be arranged through Mrs. Thompson. No sign-up required, just stop by.
SENIORS: Cap & Gown for GRADUATION.
See the link on the website under “Student Life”—“Class of 2018”. You can order online: http://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1050245/Kenston-High-School/ Click “Caps and Gowns” (right side), page down to “cap and gown unit”, select “more details” to begin order. If filling out the form at school, you will need to indicate height, weight and gender and fill out with black or blue ink. We must have current cell phone number of student and email address of a parent. Make checks payable to “Jostens”. If you only order cap, gown and tassel ONLY, there is NO SHIPPING, only tax. All orders must be sent to the high school (9500 Bainbridge Rd.) to be distributed the morning of rehearsal. If you are borrowing a cap/gown from a former student/sibling (males-dark blue; females-white), you can order the tassel through the Guidance Dept. (Souvenir Tassel-$10.14) or cap and tassel ($22.42) with no shipping/handling (not available online). Call the Guidance if you have questions: 440-543-3035
Attention seniors! CHAGRIN FALLS VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS ESSAY CONTEST SCHOLARSHIP. Awards are $2,500 for best essay, $1,000 for second place and $500 for third place. All seniors are welcome to submit a 500-word or less essay on “What Does Veterans Day Mean To Me?” Submitted essays should include the student information (name, address, phone, email, school, graduation date) and parent or guardian information. Students may drop off the essay to the Guidance office or email Bill O’Donnell at email@example.com. Essays must be received by October 13, 2017.
Attention sophomores and juniors. Hiram College “Emerging Writers Nonfiction Contest” invites all sophomore and junior students to submit a nonfiction essay addressing the theme of “Citizens.” For information and to submit your entry, go to www.hiram.edu/emergingwriterscontest. Prizes are $200 for first place, $100 second place and $50 third place. Deadline to apply is Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 at 5 p.m. More details are in Guidance.
Also, Hiram College Center for Literature and Medicine offers a Graphic Medicine Competition FOR ALL AGES to submit a graphic medicine narrative, a story that addresses experiences of illness, caregiving, healthcare, and embodiment through illustration. First place is $400, second place $250 and third place $100. More information at hiram.edu/graphicmed. Deadline is March 1, 2018.
SENIOR PORTRAITS for the 2018 Yearbook:
Deadline to submit senior portraits to the yearbook is October 31, 2017.
If you have (or will have) your pictures taken at Venditti Studios in Bedford (440-232-7575), New Direction or Palmieri Studios by January 1, 2018, they will automatically send the pictures to our yearbook. Call the studio to schedule an appointment. All Seniors who plan to have their senior pictures taken elsewhere, or not at all, and those who have not had their pictures taken to date, should plan to take advantage of the FREE session for Senior Pictures for the Yearbook on Tuesday, Oct 10th Venditti Photography will be here to take a complimentary, professional picture—sorry, you cannot purchase this picture, it is for the yearbook only. If you can’t make it on Oct 10th, you can call Venditti to set up a time to visit the studio in Bedford and get your portrait taken there before October 10th. There will be a sitting fee of $25.00. Call Venditti at (440) 232-7575 to set up an appointment.
Senior portrait specifications for other Photographers: Size—no less than 300 dpi. Pose—only traditional full color portrait, head and shoulders only. Background—must be on the spectrum from cobalt to navy blue (no light blue). No hats, props, hands or inappropriate clothing. Submit your photograph electronically by email attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org or on a CD. Under no circumstances will a senior portrait be scanned from a print. Any questions, see Mr. Fodor and Mr. Novak.
VOLUNTEER/ JOB OPPORTUNITIES:
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.
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!