• Dr. Herpy

Announcements for Thursday, October 3, 2019

CAFÉ MENU: • Steak Umms • Pasta Salad • Green Beans
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

Congratulations to the Students of the Month and Rotary Senior for October!
Grade 9: Grover English, Samuel Koltas Grade 10: Kathryn Klotz, Ryan Stuart
Grade 11: Dylan Britton, Leilah Shafer Grade 12: Weston Gaskins, Imanol Valadez
Rotary Student: Morgan Owen
Pictures and the list of nominees has been posted on the bulletin board across from the main office.

Tonight is the Homecoming Parade! Parade begins at 6:00 p.m.

Attention all students – The athletic entrance doors will NO LONGER BE OPEN in the morning effective TODAY. All students must enter the school through the Student Entrance door by the Cafeteria and AB ROOM. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Avoid the lines at the Homecoming game! Presale football tickets are available at KCE on Thursday from 10am-4pm and Friday from 10am-12 pm. Student tickets will be sold during all lunch blocks on Friday.

How did you spend your summer? Did you spend time trying out a job through an internship or did you attend an amazing camp? We want to know. Fill out the College and Career Readiness survey that was emailed to you. It is also available on the homepage of the website.

Jostens will be here this Friday, Oct. 4, to take cap and gown and class ring orders during all lunch blocks in the cafeteria. This is the only in-school order date – after this date, all orders must be placed online. Bring your order form to the Jostens table in the cafeteria. If you are not in school during lunch hours, you can bring your order form to Mrs. Hanzak in Guidance PRIOR to this Friday, Oct. 4. Any questions, see Mrs. Hanzak in Guidance.

Kenston Center Stage is presenting the play Clue. Performances are Saturday, October 12th at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm and Sunday October 13th at 2:00 pm. The 2:00 performance on Saturday is ½ price for all Kenston students! These dates are the corrected dates from what was published in the district calendar.

In keeping with the Homecoming Spirit and Tradition, each day will have a theme!
● Thursday 10/3 – Era Day (60s, 70s, 80s, 90s) student choice
● Friday 10/4 – Kenston Krazies Theme: “Black Out”

Homecoming Tickets are on sale now! Buy tickets online for $16.50 each or during lunch on Thursday 10/3, or Friday 10/4 for $15. Don’t forget your to have your DANCE GUEST FORM, submitted for approval before purchasing your ticket.

There are a limited amount of 2018-2019 Yearbooks remaining. If you didn’t purchase one last year, they are available for $75, and checks can be made to the Kenston Board of Education. The deadline to purchase an extra copy is Friday, October 4th.

Please help support Interact by participating in the October Food Drive. Bring any non-perishable items to your first block class, winners will receive free donuts.

Kenston Academy will close at 3:00 today.

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 PACK Meeting is held MONDAY and held WEDNESDAY during Homeroom in Mrs. Smith’s room A210.

Attention all writers and artists (and those who love good writing and art)!! Janus, Kenston’s award winning student literary and art magazine, is looking for editors for this year’s issue. Our first meeting will be on Tuesday, October 8 at 2:20 in room A119. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Marchesi in room A119.

Join the Kenston Swim & Dive Team! Swim Team tryouts are October 25th @2:45pm at the CVAC pool. Dive team practices start October 25th at Solon High School Natatorium. Final Forms must be completed to participate. Divers also need to register with American Flyers Diving. Please contact Coach KC with any questions: kari.collier@kenstonapps.org

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!

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.


This week, we have:

University of Alabama
Youngstown State University
Kenyon College
**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.

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.

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


Good luck to the following teams as they compete tonight:
● Girls Tennis (Sectionals
● Volleyball
● Boys & Girls Soccer

Do you want to earn some extra money with the holidays fast approaching? Did you know we have a job board located across from the Guidance Office and on our website? There are employers looking for students like you and are willing to work around your busy schedule! Take a look: Panera Bread, Aladdins, Chagrin Falls Pet Clinic, Giant Eagle, Jekyll’s, Marshall’s and more!

LOST & FOUND ITEMS: Please stop by the Main Office if you have lost something or if you have found something that someone has lost. Items not claimed in the Main Office will be moved to the new Storage Bench by the student entrance.