• Dr. Herpy

Announcements For Thursday, December 12, 2019

CAFÉ MENU: • BBQ Pulled Chicken • 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

Remember – All sports and musical instruments are to be stored in the Auditorium Storage Room and NOT left in the hallways!

KHS Ugly Sweater Day is coming on Friday! Wear your ugliest, tackiest decorated top. A prize will be awarded to one staff member and one student. Voting will happen the week of December 16th.

AIR Testing: Today is Geometry. You should be in the correct room during this announcement. On Wednesday, December 18, Interact will be holding a Relaxation Station during homeroom and lunches in the AB room. Students and staff will be able to sign up for sessions including yoga, hand massage, paraffin wax treatments and/or a visit with our local therapy dog, Sammie. If you would like to participate, please sign up during lunches this week in the cafeteria or see an Interact representative in A117 during homeroom on Wednesday 12/11. Spaces are limited and they are available on a first come, first serve basis, so do not wait to sign up if you want to participate. Enjoy a little pampering to help prepare you for semester exams.

PEAK’s annual door decorating contest is back! Homerooms are encouraged to decorate their classroom door in a holiday theme. Judging of the doors will take place after homeroom on Monday, December 16th. The winning homeroom will receive donuts in homeroom on Wednesday, December 18th. We are looking forward to seeing how creative you can be with your door this year!

Spread some Holiday cheer by bringing a new unwrapped toy for Toys For Tots. Help make the holidays bright for boys and girls by giving this holiday season. Place toys in the donation boxes that are in the main hallway, guidance office, or by the ticket office. Center Stage, National Honors Society and Interact thank you in advance for your generosity.

Calling all writers and artists!!! Want to get your work published in an award winning magazine? Kenston’s nationally ranked literary and art magazine, Janus, wants your writing and art! Please see Mr. Marchesi in room A119 or your Art/English teacher for details. The deadline for submissions is February 3.

Spanish Club is selling bracelets and bags during lunch for the next 2 weeks. Buy something nice and support local artists from Central America at the same time. For more information, see Mrs. Scola in C215.

Place your yearbook order by December 31, 2019 for only $65! All orders placed after December 31, 2019 will be $75.

A reminder that the Hub is open for anyone after school 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.


Attention students who need money for college: The Guidance Department has scholarship opportunities for YOU! Stop by and see what’s available. Winter Break would be a great time to work on scholarship essays. Most deadlines are in January.

Attention Seniors – StudentScholarships.org offers 15 Scholarships for Christmas Holidays – apply online – various deadlines from Dec. 16-Jan. 9. Details in Guidance.

Mrs. Renee Morgan from LEAF is at KHS every week and meets with students and parents free of charge. To make an appointment, contact Guidance or email her directly at rmorgan@leaf-ohio.org.

Students interested in being a 4-H Camp Counselor this summer at Camp Whitewood, pick up an application in Guidance. The camp runs June 14-19 and deadline to apply is Dec. 31, 2019. Details on the application form.

Mandel JCC in Beachwood hosts an indoor Triathlon and Biathlon Sunday, Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Student volunteers are needed to help with the kids triathlon. See Guidance for details if interested in earning community service hours.

Having a bad day? Contemplating self harm? Stressed? Suicidal? The Copeline is there to help you with all of these things. Geauga Copeline is 24 hour assistance for anyone with mental health issues for you or a friend. Check out the signs throughout the building. Remember, it’s okay not to be okay.


Good luck to the following team(s) as they compete tonight:

❖ Boys Bowling @ Willoughby South
❖ Wrestling @ NDCL

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, Aladdin’s, 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 Concession Stand in the Cafeteria.