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Announcements For Friday, January 20, 2017

CAFÉ MENU:  Philly Steak Hoagie

SIDES: Simply to Go: Chicken Caesar Salad

TODAY:  Stop the Hate essay contest sponsored by the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage deadline for grades 11 and 12 is Friday, Jan. 20. Youth Speaks Out celebrates students committed to creating a more accepting, inclusive society. By reflecting on real-life situations and detailing ways to make a positive difference in the world, young leaders win scholarships, awards and anti-bias education grants. In 500 words or less, share an incident where you or someone you know was treated unfairly or you treated someone unfairly based on race, socioeconomic status, gender, religion, etc. Why was this judgment wrong? How did the experience affect you? What have you done and what will you do to help end intolerance and create a more inclusive community.  For more information visit maltzmuseum.org/stop-the-hate.

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 class will win a special prize! This fundraiser begins THIS WEEK and continues through February.

MONDAY: Attention Seniors – There will be a homeroom assembly for all Seniors on Monday, January 23 to review Senior Mentorship details.

Reminder to all juniors and seniors. The Bank of America Student Leaders program application deadline is Friday, January 27. Leaders will work as paid interns at a local nonprofit for eight weeks this summer, then attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. For application and more information, visit bankofamerica.com/studentleaders

French Club! We’re headed to the Paris Room on Monday, January 30 at 4:30! The cost is $20.00 for an authentic French meal! Sign up with Mrs. Wahl ASAP. There is only room for 35!

SENIOR PICTURES DEADLINE:  Seniors, have you submitted your senior portrait for the yearbook?  If not, there is good news!  The DEADLINE to submit your picture has been extended to Wednesday, February 1st.  Visit the Yearbook page (under Extracurriculars) on KHS Home webpage for more details or email the Yearbook Advisor, Mr. Maiorana at salvatore.maiorana@kesntsonapps.org for any questions.

GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT:

Juniors and Seniors — Don’t forget the open house to learn about this summer’s Geauga Growth Partnership Internship Program is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, January 23 at Kent State Geauga Campus, Clark Commons, 14111 Claridon-Troy Road in Burton.
Meet Geauga County professionals and business owners who will offer paid internships this summer. Parents and students are invited.  Intern applications will be available Jan. 24 online at www.geaugagrowth.com and in the Guidance Office. The deadline for applications is Feb. 24, 2017. To view students’ past internship experiences, explore http://www.geaugagrowthpartnership.com/internship-program.
This is a very valuable experience for high schoolers and some internships have led to full-time employment.

Attention freshmen, sophomores and juniors. Cleveland Clinic Summer Internship Programs are available this summer. Application opens Jan. 23 and closes Feb. 17.
Application and information at www.ccf.org/ClinicBasedPrograms. Additional information is available in Guidance. Programs include: Healthcare and Pathways, NEOREMA, Louis Stokes Workforce Readiness, Health Horizons, Science programs: Applied Medicine, Creative Learning, Laboratory Medicine, Nursing Care, Pharmacy, Public Health, Radiology, Respiratory Care and Translational Medicine. Students will have an opportunity to learn and work alongside world-renowned caregivers at the main campus, regional hospitals and Family Health centers. Deadline is February 17th.

EXPLORE KENT CHEMISTRY DAY – 10 A.M.-2 P.M. FEB. 11th Kent Student Center Ballroom, 1075 Risman Drive, Kent
Explore career opportunities for students interested in chemistry
3D presentation; biotechnology; chemistry curriculum, undergraduate experience; tour of chemistry and biochemistry facilities; research opportunities with faculty; student affiliates of the American Chemical Society; science demos; breakfast and lunch provided; prizes!
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry encourages families, friends and teachers of prospective undergraduates to attend Explore Kent Chemistry Day!
For more information, visit www.kent.edu/chemistry or contact Catherine Slapnicker at cslapni1@kent.edu.
R.S.V.P. by FEB. 3rd at  http://tinyurl.com/EKC17 .  Optional 9 a.m. walking tour of the campus!

Attention JUNIORS! If you have a 3.5 or higher GPA, are active in community service, play a sport at KHS, hold a student or community leadership position, you may qualify for the Marine Corps Semper Fidelis All-American Program! 100 students from across the US will be recognized as outstanding students, athletes and citizens. Selected students will attend the “Battles Won” Academy in Washington, D.C. for 3 days in July. This all-expenses paid trip is an excellent opportunity for students and an approved mentor to network with an elite circle of leaders from all walks of life who share stories of fighting and winning battles in their own lives. Students will gain leadership skills, participate in athletic activities, a community service event and culminating banquet.  Applications must be submitted by Feb. 28 at https://sfaap.marines.com/  If you are interested, please contact your principal, Mr. Gabram. He is willing to volunteer as your mentor if selected.

Seniors: The Musical Arts Association of Kenston 2017 scholarship is now available in Guidance. To qualify, you must be or have been a member of concert or marching band, chorus or the dance team. A 600-word or less essay is required describing your experiences in the ensemble or ensembles in which you have participated. Details are described on the application form. The deadline is March 17.

Seniors! The Bainbridge Combined Scholarship is available online.
**COMBINED SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP.
One $500 John Batchelor Scholarship for those pursuing education career. One $1,000 Don Takacs Memorial Scholarship. For residents of Bainbridge or Auburn Township: $1,200 Bainbridge Civic Club Scholarship; $1,200 Community Ox Roast Scholarship. For residents of Bainbridge, Auburn, Aurora, Troy, Newbury, South Russell and Russell: $1,500 Bainbridge Area Food for Friends Scholarship. Criteria is based on service to others, financial need and ability to complete the desired college program. A high grade point average is not required. 250-word essay identifying the ways you have been of service to others including at school, church or elsewhere and identify the hours spent on service activities. Also identify your extracurricular activities and your course of study in college and why you are suited to it. Obtain a reference letter using a neighbor or someone at school, do not select a relative. Application online at on the Bainbridge Civic Club website at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1FPl8TxQjrY0zq78_RvLgkCgC0U9qVub06sSWO38tBZE/.
Email your reference to Mark Fagerholm at mark.fagerholm@gmail.com, listing their name and phone number. Deadline March 22, 2017.

JOB POSTINGS:

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 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

Announcements For Wednesday, January 18, 2017

CAFÉ MENU:  French Toast with Sausage 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… Continue Reading

Announcements For Tuesday, January 17, 2017

CAFÉ MENU:  General Tso with Fried Rice SIDES: Simply to Go: Chicken Caesar Salad SENIOR PICTURES DEADLINE:  Seniors, have you submitted your senior portrait for the yearbook?  If not, there is good news!  The DEADLINE to submit your picture has been extended to Wednesday, February 1st.  Visit the Yearbook page (under Extracurriculars) on KHS Home… Continue Reading

Announcements For Friday, January 13, 2017

CAFÉ MENU:  Italian Sausage Sandwich SIDES: Simply to Go: Cobb Salad REMINDER:  NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY!—Martin Luther King Day Attention Seniors! – There will be a homeroom assembly for all Seniors on Monday, January 23 to review SENIOR MENTORSHIP DETAILS. Do you have an interest in the environment? Do you want to participate in a… Continue Reading

Announcements For Thursday, January 12, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Chicken Cordon Bleu, Augratin Potatoes SIDES: Simply to Go: Cobb Salad Open House Tonight: Kenston High School invites your parents to the 2016-2017 Second Semester Open House beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 12, 2017. While touring the building, your parents will have an opportunity to meet your teachers, administrators and guidance… Continue Reading

Announcements For Wednesday, January 11, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Baked Potato Bar SIDES: Simply to Go: Cobb Salad TODAY: Attention all Sophomores and Juniors who took the PSAT: We will be having a meeting to receive your paper scores and go over your score results on Wednesday during homeroom. Please bring your iPad with you to the meeting. TODAY: CAP & GOWN… Continue Reading

Announcements For Tuesday, January 10, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Meatball Sub SIDES: Simply to Go: Cobb Salad Attention all Sophomores and Juniors who took the PSAT: We will be having a meeting to receive your paper scores and go over your score results on Wednesday during homeroom. Please bring your iPad with you to the meeting. CAP & GOWN GRADUATION ORDERS: Seniors!… Continue Reading

Announcements for Monday, January 9, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Chicken Penne Alfredo SIDES: Simply to Go: Cobb Salad SHOW AUDITIONS!: Reminder to students interested in participating in the Late Night Show, formerly known as the Variety Show: Auditions will be held during the week of Monday, Jan. 9. Mark your calendars for this year’s show: Wednesday, February 1st at 6:30 PM KHS… Continue Reading

Announcements For Friday, January 6, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Grilled Cheese w/ Tomato Soup SIDES: Simply to Go: Popcorn Chicken Salad FRIDAY: STOP THE HATE ESSAY CONTEST sponsored by the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage deadline for grades 6 to 10 is Friday, Jan. 6 and grades 11 and 12 is Friday, Jan. 20. Youth Speaks Out celebrates students committed to creating… Continue Reading