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KHS Announcements April 4, 2018

CAFÉ MENU: Menu– Asian Fusion Bar, Big Daddy’s Pizza, Crispy or Spicy Chicken Sandwich,

SIDES: Lo Mein Noodles, Fried or Steamed Brown Rice, Rosemary Redskin Potatoes, Asian Vegetables

Edamame, Garden Salad Bar, Choice of Fruit

CONGRATULATIONS to the April Students of the Month:  ROTARY SENIOR:  Ryan Kohn.  SENIORS: Kate Moss & Nathan Wasinski.  JUNIORS:  Sydney Henry & Andrew Britten.  SOPHOMORES:  Peyton Raypholtz & Badi Kulmukhamedov.  FRESHMEN:  Molly Hubert & Kyle Quinlan

TODAY:  This day, April 4th, marks 50 years since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  We remember the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to America. We commemorate, as well, the timeless values he taught us through his example — the values of courage, truth, justice, compassion, dignity, humility and service that so radiantly defined Dr. King’s character.

ATTENTION EAGLE SCOUTS. Attention all senior boys who have achieved Eagle Scout.  Congratulations!  Please stop in the main office by Friday to confirm this outstanding achievement with Mrs. Taylor

TODAY: Attention all students participating in the Fashion Show, there will be a MANDATORY Homeroom meeting Wednesday, April 4th in the auditorium.

TODAY: The Sign Language Club is going to be having its first meeting directly after school Wednesday, April 4th.  The meeting is in Mrs. Phipps room, C-143. This club is open to anyone interested in sign language, and there will be refreshments!

TODAY:  The Pulse Writing Club is meeting Wednesday, April 4th  in Ms. Joyce’s room, A-113, from 2:30-3:15. All creative writers are welcome to attend.

COMMENCEMENT SPEECHES:  Any senior who is interested in auditioning to speak at commencement should submit their 3 to 4 minute, typed speech to Mr. Gabram no later than Friday April, 6th.  They should be prepared to audition their speech on April 13th.

TODAY:  The Yearbook Club is asking those students who were nominated for the Kenston Cars Yearbook Page to please submit a photo of them standing by their car ASAP. Students that were nominated were given a note on their car in the KHS parking lot in the last couple of weeks.  Photos MUST be turned in by Friday, April 6th in order to make the yearbook!  Email Mr. Fodor your picture at justin.fodor@kenstonapps.org or stop by his room, A-114.

It’s not too late! CEC is extending the sale of their T-shirts. Order due date is now Friday, April 6th.  Order YOURS today! Stop by room C-143.

THURSDAY:  It’s time for AP Test Reviews.  There will be an American Government AP Review this week after school on Thursday April 5th in Mrs. Smith’s room A-210.

THANK YOU to everyone who supported the Pulsera Project with the Kenston Spanish Club! Together we were able to raise over $650 for students and small business owners in Nicaragua! Gracias!

Biology Tutors are still needed at the Kenston Academy. If you CAN commit to one day a week, or more, please stop by the library after school or see Mrs. Thompson in room C-143A. Tutor hours count towards community service graduation honor.

THIS WEEK—DEADLINES…..Seniors! See below for you scholarship deadlines for this week.  (Other scholarships are listed further down in the announcements under “SCHOLARSHIPS”)

Deadlines on local scholarships are fast approaching:

Golden Gate Masonic – April 4

The Masonic Lodge Scholarship April 4

Lake Geauga Usbc Scholarship April 6

STUDENTS! YOUR VOTE COUNTS:  If you have registered to vote and will be voting in the Primaries, you will need to pick a candidate to vote for.  Stop by Mrs. Smith’s room A-210.  She has a list of who’s on the Democratic and Republican ballots.  Are you going to be 18 by November 6th this year? If so did you know you can VOTE in the PRIMARIES on MAY 8th? Just pick up a voter registration form from Mrs. Smith A210 and register by April 9th!

The Unicycle and Bocce Clubs are starting up again after spring break on Thursday, April 5th and Bocce club starts on Friday, April 6th. Stop by Mr. Segulin’s Room, B-123 if you have questions

AFTERPROM FASHION SHOW Friday, April 20th and 7 p.m., KHS Auditorium

The theme this year is Cinco de Mayo so make sure you gather your groups! The JUNIORS are to wear casual attire and the SENIORS are to wear formal attire. Don’t miss out on participating in this fun event with your classmates.  The Fashion Show is put on by PTO as a fundraiser to make Afterprom the best it can be. The money raised is used to provide food, make decorations, and fund entertainment, like a hypnotist as an example! Afterprom is important because it provides a safe, secure place for students to be, since Prom night is one of the most dangerous nights of the year” says Gabrielle Powell, junior.  If you are a junior or senior and are interested in being a part of the Fashion Show on, sign-ups are Tuesday 3/20, Wednesday 3/21, and Thursday 3/22 in the cafeteria during lunch.   Maximum number of students per group is 20.

PROM: The 2018 Prom will be held from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. May 5, 2018 at Embassy Suites in Independence and is open to all juniors and seniors and their guests. Permission forms are required for all guests who are not Kenston High School students at both the Prom and Afterprom.  Afterprom will be held at the high school from 11:00pm – 3:30am (students must arrive by midnight in order to attend Afterprom).

PROM PACKAGE RAFFLE TICKETS FOR SALE:  Attention Juniors and Seniors:  Prom is May 5th and you could win a complete PROM PACKAGE for only $10!  The package includes ONE Ticket to Prom AND Afterprom. For the Ladies, you will also get $200 towards your dress, a certificate for a Hairstyle and Manicure AND a free boutonniere for your date.  For the Gentlemen, they will also get A FREE tuxedo rental, haircut certificate and a corsage for their date.  What a deal!  You can buy your $10 raffle tickets during lunch.

IF YOU SEE SOMETHING-SAY SOMETHING!  Report suspicious activity to1-844-SaferOH (1-800-723-3764)

WATERWAY CAR WASH gift certificates available! A GREAT GIFT IDEA!  Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Teacher gifts.  Certificate includes a Full Service Wash:  Exterior wash PLUS interior vacuum, interior windows, dashboard and console wipedown, and thorough hand dry, good at any Waterway locations.  The Senior Class is selling GIFT CERTIFICATES for $18. What a deal! Stop in the Main Office.  Deadline is March 23rd. Checks only please:  KBOE (Kenston Board of Ed)


Lakeland Community College hosts a SPRING CAMPUS VISIT from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 in Room T-129 for juniors, seniors and their parents.  Includes, Lakeland overview, Holden University Center and its partner schools, how to pay for college, admissions process, counseling discussion, student question and answer panel and a campus tour.  Registration is required and seating is limited. Register online at www.lakelandcc.edu/visit  For more information, call Leslie Mohr at 440-525-7422 or lmohr@lakelandcc.edu.

Geauga Park District hosts a Nature Writing Contest with prizes of $50, $25 and $15 for teens. Winners will also be honored at the annual Nature Arts Festival on Aug. 5 in Big Creek Park, and published online.  Deadline is May 1 via email to sward@geaugaparkdistrict.org.  Submit one nature-inspired entry per category of prose and/or poetry. Prose must be typed, double-spaced and no more than 800 words. Poetry may be single-spaced.  For more information, contact Sandy Ward at 440-279-0803 or email sward@geaugaparkdistrict.org.  Entry forms are available in Guidance.


Information is now available in Guidance for SUMMER SCHOOL. Students who plan to take Health and PE through TRECA this summer, registration runs April 18 until 4:00 PM June 8.

K’nextions Learning Academy, registration begins May 1st. Details in Guidance.


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.


The Masonic Lodge Scholarship is available in Guidance. Two $1,500 scholarships available for academics, extracurricular activities, community service and brief essay about your interests and school you plan to attend. Must return completed application to Guidance by Wednesday, April 4, 2018

LAKE GEAUGA USBC SCHOLARSHIP. One $1,000 scholarship will be given based on: must have earned 3 varsity letters, main 3.3 cumulative GPA, letter of rec from one coach and one teacher/administrator, provide financial aid info. Applicants will be judged on sports participation, academic potential and achievement, letters of rec, essay, extra consideration given to a varsity or USBC Youth Bowler but not mandatory. Applications are in Guidance. Must be mailed to be received by April 6, 2018.

Seniors – UH Geauga Medical Center $1,000 scholarship has arrived in guidance for anyone enrolling in a health care career who needs financial assistance. Application deadline is April 11.

New!  Geauga County Farm Bureau for current GCFB members or students with a parent who is a current member.  Application forms available online at geaugafb.orgDeadline April 20, 2018

Chagrin Valley Times Performing Arts Scholarship – $500 to student who has demonstrated passion for the performing arts. Apply online at https://chagrinarts.org/performing-arts-scholarship/

Deadline is April 25, 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.

New!  ABB Engineering, three $1,000 non-need-based scholarships for students with minimum 3.0 GPA and planning to major in chemical, computer, electrical engineering, computer science or software development/design. Deadline is May 1, 2018


*The Bomber Hangar retail store at KMS will be CLOSED throughout March and re-open on April 3, 2018.

Cash/Checks/Credit Cards Accepted


Tuesday: 2-4 pm

Friday: 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Or, by appointment by calling Shelly McDonough, 440-591-4200.

All shoppers must sign in at the main office during school hours.  There are signs throughout the hallways to direct you to The Bomber Hangar, which is located just beyond the Betty Patton Room at the end of the hallway.

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!