• Dr. Herpy

Announcements for Friday, September 20, 2019

CAFÉ MENU: Chicken Wings w/Sauces • Fries • Vegetable
DAILY: Big Daddy’s Pizza • Chicken Sandwiches (Regular and Spicy) • Variety of Wraps (Turkey, Ham, Spicy Chicken, Chicken or Veggie) • Variety of Fruit and Veggies

September Students of the Month and Rotary Senior! – Your pictures have been posted in the Main Hall and on the cafeteria screen! Congratulations!!!

Nominations for Homecoming Court:

Freshman – 2023
Cayla DiBernardo
Daniel Eibler

Sophomore – 2022
Carmen Agresta
Emeryson Wolf

Junior – 2021
Micayla Paglia
Malcom Linder

Senior – 2020
Rachel Apshago
Carleigh Dunnam
Emma Magyarics
Elyse Myles
Julia Piazza

William Burr
Garrett Koenig
Joshua Masters
Johnathon Porter
Harris Skaramagas

Do you want to win the chance to host an extraordinary tailgate party before the Chardon Football game, starring the Kenston Marching Band and Bomberette Dance Team? Purchase a Band on Demand raffle ticket for your chance to WIN and the Kenston band and dance team will perform in your front yard, neighborhood common area or location of your choice. Show your Bomber Pride and invite your friends and neighbors to witness the extravaganza! KHS Marching Band and Bomberette students will be selling raffle tickets through September 30th. Tickets are $5.00 each or 4 for $20.00. Drawing will take place during the football game on October 4th (winner does not need to be present to win). The Band on Demand performance will take place on October 11, 2019. Location must be in the Kenston School District. Proceeds benefit the Musical Arts Association at Kenston.

Interact Club would like to wish you a happy National Day of Giving! Celebrate today by donating to Interact’s school supply drive for Cuyahoga County Libraries and the Food Drive going on through October. See Mrs. Brust in A117 for details.

French students (especially those who will be in the AP class this spring) there are a few spots left for the trip to Quebec Over spring break! Please see Mrs. Wahl asap if you’re interested in going!

The Bomber Games begin on Thursday, Sept. 26. This year students from each grade can compete in volleyball, basketball, soccer, and ultimate frisbee. Sign up today by using the Google Form on in your email inbox or the KHS website.

Have you ever dreamed of being a television star? Can you easily recall interesting facts. Why not combine these talents and try out for the Academic Challenge television show. Tryouts will be held this Friday after school in C138. If you can’t make the tryouts but would still like to be considered contact Mr. Koltas this week.

Kenston will be celebrating International Peace Day this Friday, please wear tie-dye to show your support. There will also be in-class activities during 3rd block on Friday.

The first meeting of the Science Olympiad team will be next Thursday, September 26th at 6:30pm in B128. Please see Mrs. Colicchio in B128 if you have any questions or are unable to attend.

If you are interested in going on the 2020 summer Kenston Field Experience please plan on attending an informational meeting on Thursday, September 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the AB Room. If you have questions or can’t attend the meeting, please see Mr. Turk in room B129

All non-fall sports students interested in Wrestling this year should come to a short meeting with Coach Deubel on Wednesday, September 25th at 2:30 PM in the cafeteria.

Congressman David Joyce is hosting a Military Academy information day this Saturday, September 21 at 9:30 at the Auburn Career Center Technology Learning Building. Representatives from all five service academies will be present to answer your questions.

The Homecoming Dance is October 5th! Remember if you plan to ask a student from another school, you must fill out a DANCE GUEST FORM, and get it approved by an Administrator at BOTH schools! FIRST: Your guest will need approval from THEIR Administrator, THEN, then you will need approval from a KHS Administrator. ONLY when the form is complete can you purchase a ticket for your Guest, usually the week prior. Don’t wait until the last minute to get all the signatures needed! You can pick up a GUEST FORM in the Main Office or Guidance. Turn your completed Guest information into the Main Office for a KHS Administrator to approve.

A reminder that the Hub is open for anyone afterschool to get a head start on homework and studying. This also applies to anyone who needs extra help or tutoring through Kenston Academy. Times are Monday-Thursday from 2:20-3:20. No need to sign up, just come in!

Picture Make-up Day: Tuesday, September 24th in the Band Room.

Senior Yearbook Photo: All seniors should plan to take advantage of the FREE session for Senior Picture for the Yearbook on Tuesday, Sept. 24th (10–1:00 PM, Band Room). Ripcho will be here to take a complimentary, professional picture—sorry, you cannot purchase this picture, it is only for the yearbook. 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, room A114.

GUIDANCE NEWS:

Geauga County voter registration cards are now available in Guidance. To vote in the November 5 General Election, the registration deadline is Monday, October 7 at 9:00 PM. Students 17 years old who will be 18 on or before November 5, 2019, may register to vote.

Ohio Wesleyan will be here today!

Next week, we have Bowling Green (bring your chromebook)
University of Kentucky
Ashland University
College of Wooster
University of Cincinnati
Syracuse University
Otterbein
Wright State in Dayton

**Sign up through your Naviance account and you’ll receive a pass the morning of the visit. If you have any questions, see Guidance.

Solon Community Center Aquatics is hiring lifeguards after school and weekends. Applicants must be at least 15 and hold a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate. You may apply without a certification and, if hired, be required to take the certification at no cost through the Solon Community Center. They are hiring staff for summer 2020 now. See Guidance for more information.

Today is International Peace Day, as part of this day, people of all ages across the world are protesting to demand more government action on Climate change. Many recognize the importance of this day and this Global Climate Strike. Some of our students have joined this cause and will be participating in the Strike later this afternoon in downtown Cleveland.

Any students interested in doing some volunteer tutoring with the Young Scholars program though Chagrin Falls Park please pick up an application in guidance. You can earn service hours working with this program as well.

Seniors – VFW Chagrin Falls Post is offering an essay contest with a $1,000 prize for first and two $500 honorable mention awards. Essays of 500 words or less on “What Does Veterans Day Mean to Me?” See Guidance for more information.

Protect Geauga Parks offers three $1,000 scholarships for those majoring in natural or environmental sciences. Guidelines are available in Guidance. The scholarship requires an essay and 2 letters of recommendation. The deadline 6:00 PM Oct. 6, 2019.

Denison University offers an overnight program “Dialogue with Denison” on November 2-4 for academically qualified students from under-represented populations. Application deadline is October 1. If interested, see Guidance.

SENIORS Class of 2020 – Forms Due: Transcript Release Form and Diploma Name Verification

ATHLETIC NEWS:

Good luck to the following teams as they compete tonight:

● Football (at Eastlake North)
● Girls Soccer

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!