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Announcements for Wednesday, December 20, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Asian Fusion Bar, Big Daddy’s Pizza, Crispy or Spicy Chicken Sandwich
SIDES: Lo Mein Noodles, Fried Rice, or Steamed Brown Rice, Sweet Potato Fries, Asian Vegetables
Edamame, Garden Salad Bar, Choice of Fruit

Just a reminder:  Students who will be taking CP, Honors or AP English, AP US History, AP American Government and/or Advanced Biology next semester have reading assignments that will be due the first day of class.  The lists are the exact same lists as “Summer Reading,” and they are posted on our website.  Please be prepared the first day of class.

Final Exam Schedule:
Students will be expected to arrive to school by 7:45 AM each day and they must remain in school until the conclusion of their second exam. Students will be permitted to leave school following their second exam at 12:15 PM. For those students who choose to remain at school until regular dismissal at 2:15 PM, lunch will be served, followed by teacher-led reviews and make-up sessions. Regular transportation will be provided on both days at usual times.

Tuesday, December 19:
8:00 – 10:00 Block 1 Exam
10:00 – 10:15 Locker Clean-out
10:15 – 12:15 Block 3 Exam

Wednesday, December 20:
8:00 – 10:00 Block 2 Exam
10:00 – 10:15 Locker Clean-out
10:15 – 12:15 Block 4 Exam

INTERACT IS COLLECTING new and gently used hats, coats, scarves and mittens of all sizes for families that have been displaced by the tragedies in Houston and Puerto Rico and have relocated to Cleveland. We will be distributing donations to families through Marion Elementary School and Bridgeway shelter.
All donations are greatly appreciated


Bowling Green State University hosts the Young Women in Business Leadership Camp June 24-28 for current junior female students. Personal growth and leadership is the focus of the camp. The cost is $150, with additional costs covered by participants in our Women in Leadership conference. The application deadline is December 31, 2017, and attendance is limited to 50 participants. Apply at https://www.bgsu.edu/business/young-women-in-leadership-camp.html

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS. The Geauga Growth Partnership Summer Paid Internship program applications are available in Guidance. A variety of employers in Geauga County participate ranging from manufacturing to retail to non-profit. You must be 17 years old by June 1, 2018, have a 2.0 GPA in core courses, be passing in all courses taken this year, and have a 95% attendance record for the past two years.

Any interested students must attend the open house at Kent Geauga on Jan. 22. (The participating businesses are not available at this time) Complete applications are due Feb. 9, 2018.
For more information, see Guidance.

Attention Juniors and Seniors! Bank of America Student Leader Program is a paid summer 8-week internship at a local nonprofit. Students attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. and develop leadership and career skills. If interested, apply from Oct. 30 to February 2, 2018 at bankofamerica.com/studentleaders.

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.

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 coolidgescholars@coolidgefoundation.or or call 802-672-3389, ext. 114. Deadline is 5:00 PM EST January 24, 2018.

The FBI Cleveland Field Office invites high school students to be part of the summer hands-on training academy, “Future Agents in Training” to be held June 19-22, 2018. Learn about the mission of the FBI including criminal, cyber threats, terrorism and administrative functions. Learn from special agents, intelligence analysts and professional staff about investigative tactics including gathering evidence, interviewing, witnesses and solving cases. Students must be 16 to 18 by June 19, 2018 and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. For more information, email cos.cv@fbi.gov. To apply visit the “Community Outreach” link at www.fbi.gov/cleveland. Application deadline is January 31, 2018. Fliers in Guidance.

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.

Scholarships totaling $2,500 are available to male students attending Cleveland State University in fall 2018 as a freshmen. Criteria is 3.0 GPA and a leader in and out of the classroom. Check out qualifications at ClevelandState/SigEp. Apply online at www.csuohio.edu/SigEp by August 15, 2018.

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

SENIOR PORTRAITS for the 2018 Yearbook:
Deadline to submit senior portraits to the yearbook is January 15th, 2018!
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 in their Bedford office. 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: justin.fodor@kenstonapps.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.

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!

Announcements for Monday, December 18, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Cheesy Meatloaf or Chicken Pot Pie w/homestyle biscuit topping, Bosco Sticks w Marinara Dipping Cups, Crispy or Spicy Chicken Sandwich SIDES: WG Dinner Roll, Homestyle Mashed Potatoes, Steamed Green Beans, Garden Salad Bar, Choice of Fruit BOMBER Holiday Drive WINNERS: For the high school: In 3rd place with 240 donation items is Mr.… Continue Reading

Announcements for Tuesday, December 12, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Pasta Bar, Stuffed Crust Pizza, Regular or Spicy Boneless Chicken Wings SIDES: Macaroni Salad, Garlic Texas Toast, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Garden Salad Bar, Choice of Fruit. TODAY: The Senior Lot will be CLOSED due to Rotary Breakfast. Please park in the regular student lot. All Students will report directly to class on Tuesday… Continue Reading

Announcements for Friday, December 8, 2017

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, Pick-A-Chip, Garden Salad Bar, Choice of Fruit BOMBER HOLIDAY DRIVE: Attention All KHS students…a new holiday tradition begins Monday, Nov. 27th. This is a competition amongst all FIRST BLOCK CLASSES! The… Continue Reading

Announcements for Thursday, November 7, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: BBQ Pork Platter or Sandwich, Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza Stuffed Breadstick, Chicken Tenders SIDES: Homestyle Mac ‘N Cheese, Creamy Cole Slaw, Broccoli Florets, Garden Salad Bar, Choice of Fruit TODAY: Attention Seniors who drive to school: The SENIOR PARKING LOT WILL BE CLOSED THURSDAY due to District meetings! And now for your Bomber… Continue Reading

Announcements for Wednesday, December 6, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Asian Fusion Bar, Big Daddy’s Pizza, Crispy or Spicy Chicken Sandwich SIDES: Lo Mein Noodles, Fried or Steamed Brown Rice, Mini Sweet Potato Puffs, Asian Vegetables Edamame, Garden Salad Bar, Choice of Fruit TODAY: We are on a modified schedule today due to testing. First Block is switching with 2nd Block. . TODAY:… Continue Reading

Announcements for Tuesday, December 5, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Pasta Bar, Garlic or French Bread Pizza, Chicken Poppers SIDES: Pasta Salad, Garlic Twist Breadstick, Baked Butternut Squash, Garden Salad Bar, Choice of Fruit Happy Birthday Mr. Gabram! TUESDAY: Attention, Pulse Writing Club members: The next meeting date has changed. We will meet next Tuesday, December 5th at 2:30 in Ms. Joyce’s room,… Continue Reading

Announcements for Monday, December 4, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Burger Bar, Bosco Sticks with Marinara Dipping Cups, Crispy or Spicy Chicken Sandwich SIDES:  Onion Rings, Crinkle Cut Fries, California Style Veggies, Garden Salad Bar, Choice of Fruit MONDAY & THURSDAY:  Attention Seniors who drive to school:  The SENIOR PARKING LOT WILL BE CLOSED TODAY and THURSDAY due to District meetings! End of… Continue Reading

Student Ambassadors Represent Kenston at DCNEO Award Dinner

Last night (Thursday, November 30, 2017), six students from Kenston’s Unity Club represented our school as Student Ambassadors at The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio’s 63rd Annual Humanitarian Award Dinner. Juan Rios and Pedro Michels represented our Cultures Without Borders Club (a subgroup of Unity Club) while Adrianne Tackitt, Audrey Oleskiewicz, Anna Ortner, and Halle Preneta… Continue Reading

Announcements for Friday, December 1, 2017

CAFÉ MENU: Chipotle Bar, Big Daddy’s Pizza, Turkey Pretzel Dog or Hot Dog SIDES:  Cilantro Lime Rice, Pick-A-Chip, Pinto Beans or Chipotle Black Beans, Mexicali Corn, Garden Salad Bar, Choice of Fruit Attention Seniors who drive to school:  The SENIOR PARKING LOT WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY! THANK YOU!  Thank you to all those who participated… Continue Reading

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