• Dr. Herpy

Announcements For Monday March 9, 2020

CAFÉ MENU: • Baked Potatoes • Broccoli • Bacon • Cheese Sauce
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 Speech and Debate team for their performance at States! Anthony Alandt placed sixth in Declamation, Micah Greenberg placed seventh in Humorous Interpretation, Kylee Pierson placed twelve in Declamation, and Laura Parsons placed fourteenth in United States Extemporaneous Speaking. In Congressional Debate, Samantha Stephens reached semifinals and Ryann Greulich reached quarterfinals. As a team, the squad had its second best performance in its 21 year history.

Trivia Club: The League Tournament originally scheduled for Feb 25th was snowed out. It has been rescheduled for TODAY.

IMPORTANT PACK MEETING during Homeroom TODAY!

A few important reminders:

● TODAY Kenston Foundation Scholarship applications are due and Hope and Stanley Adelstein Free Speech Essay Contest

● MAAK scholarships – March 10

● Speaker Series – Wednesday, March 11th

● Graduation Speeches due – March 30th to Mr. Gabram

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!

GUIDANCE NEWS:

Students – are you looking for an opportunity to get service hours quickly? KIS is having a Family Night event next Thursday, March 12 from 6-8:45 p.m. They need students to help as welcome volunteers, guides, registration, game rooms, clue room, cake walk, obstacle course, set up and clean up. See Mrs. Hanzak in Guidance ASAP if you are interested.

A paid summer position is available for girls 16 and older as a camp employee with the Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio. Serve as camp employees for day and resident camps for girls aged 5-17 from June 4-August 4, 2020. Part-time positions are also available. Receive free room and board while camp is in session, make lifelong friends with other staff including international staff. No Girl Scout experience is needed. Details and application are in Guidance.

Lake County Right to Life offers an essay contest for freshmen and sophomores residing in Geauga county. See Guidance for details if interested. Deadline is postmarked by April 18, 2020.

Scholarships are arriving – Please see Guidance for a complete listing of scholarships:

Chagrin Valley Chamber of Commerce is offering a $1,500 scholarship to one senior from Kenston who demonstrates the potential for a successful business career. Deadline is March 15. Stop in Guidance for details.

● KHS Athletic Boosters, deadline March 16

● Bainbridge Women’s Club scholarship is here – for both male and female can apply. Applications in Guidance. Deadline March 16.

● Kenston Community Ed – March 17

● KHS Academic Boosters, deadline March 20

● Bainbridge Civic Club deadline March 20

● Chagrin Valley Rotary Scholarship – Academic & Vocational Scholarships $3,000 each. Deadline March 20

● The Bainbridge Police Department is offering two $1,500 scholarships. Criteria and applications are in Guidance. Deadline is Friday, April 3, 2020

● A scholarship for JUNIOR student-athletes is available in Guidance. See Guidance for details. This is for the class of 2021 only. Deadline, May 31, 2020.

Reminder to Sophomores: You can schedule a visit for Auburn Career’s “Welcome Wednesdays” anytime NOW through April. See Mr. Kimpton in Guidance for details.

Attention sophomores and juniors: Are you interested in learning more about business? A week-long summer business camp will be offered from June 14-19 at Lake Erie College. Participants are eligible to earn 3 college credits through CCP program and Ohio Means Jobs Readiness Seal for high school credit. For more information and applications, see Guidance.

INDIVIDUAL MEETINGS: For individual student and family meetings regarding the college financial aid process, loans, financial aid award letter questions, FAFSA, and scholarships, please contact Renee Morgan, LEAF advisor, at rmorgan@leaf-ohio.org to make an appointment. Mrs. Morgan is available at Kenston on Fridays, 8:30-2:15.

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.
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ATHLETIC NEWS:

Reminder – Spring Sports Pictures are today. Order forms are in the main office, and athletic hallway. Seniors – you do not need to order the banner! One is purchased for you!

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

● Practices & Pictures today

Do you want to earn some extra money? 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, Solon Recreation Center 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.