• Dr. Herpy

Announcements For Tuesday, September 15, 2020

CAFÉ MENU: Taco Meat Nachos • Black Bean & Corn Salad
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

Next week is Homecoming week! Although we cannot host a dance or parade this year, we still want to honor some homecoming traditions. On Thursday THIS week, you will be nominating students for the Homecoming court. Look for the Google Form on Thursday and make your nominations from 7 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. We will also have a SPIRIT WEEK next week with themes announced later this week. Stay tuned!

Remember to sign-up for your NHS Interview time that is posted outside of the Guidance Office.

Anyone interested in discussing politics in a safe environment? PACK is meeting after school Wednesday, September 16th, in the cafe or outside the cafe weather permitting. Would love to hear your opinions on the 2020 Presidential Election. If you can’t make the meeting, see or email Mrs. Smith.

Attention Students: Have you booked your foursome for the Kenston Bomber Bash Golf Outing on Sunday, October 4th at Tanglewood Golf Course? Students…volunteer and service hours are expected to be more difficult to obtain this year amid Covid. This is a way to earn up to 6 service hours while you have fun safely golfing with friends, donate to “A Kid Again” and enjoy a delicious BBQ chicken and rib dinner! Reservation forms are on the student website. Gather your foursome and claim your spot today!

A few quick reminders:

● Student Planners are available in Guidance for $5.
● Seniors must have their immunization for the second dose of their MMR turned into the Clinic by Friday, September 18, 2020 in order to come to school on Monday.
● Yearbook orders are $55 if ordered by October 2nd. After that, the price increases, so turn those orders in early!

Do you want to be able to read announcements just like this one you are hearing right now? If so, see Mr. Novak in The Hub, formerly known as the library.

Kenston Academy is open for business! Stop in The Hub every Monday through Thursday after school from 2:20 to 3:20 to meet with a tutor or just use the space to work. All topics will be covered and no appointment is necessary. Be sure to take advantage of this great resource!

SENIORS, REQUIRED VACCINE: All seniors are required to have proof of the meningococcal vaccine on file in the clinic PRIOR TO the beginning of the 2020-21 school year. By state law, students will not be allowed to stay in school longer than 14 school days unless proof has been received on all required immunizations. Note: students who had the first dose prior to age 16 must have the second dose before entering 12th grade. Documentation can be a signed note from the physician’s office or an immunization summary printout. Proof must include the month, day, and year of the dose. Deadline: Friday, September 18th.

SENIOR PORTRAITS: 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:

The NHS interview schedule is posted on the Guidance window. Sign up today.

Attention Seniors: College visitations will be held virtually this year. Students must register at least 24 hours in advance. No registration will be accepted on the day of the college visit. The following schools are scheduled this week:

Today we have:
● Ohio University @ 1:00
● Lakeland @ 1:30

On Wednesday, September 16th:
● Miami University (Ohio) @ 12:30
● Gannon University @1:00

On Thursday, September 17th:
● Mount Union @ 9:30

Later this week, we have: Wright State University, Furman College,
Thiel College and Ursuline College.

Please sign up through your Naviance account. Further details and a URL to attend the virtual presentation will be emailed to your Kenston email.

Important Cap & Gown Information: In-School Order Date – Friday, October 2, 2020
Mail Order: Jostens Service Center, PO Box 512, Owatonna, MN 55060
NOTE: Final Deadline for all Kenston orders is Monday, December 14, 2020.
Orders after this date will incur late charges!!!

KHS TESTING
● PSAT Test (11th grade only) – Wednesday, October 14, 2020 (Registration deadline 9/8/20)
● SAT Test (12th grade only) – Wednesday, October 14, 2020 (Registration deadline 9/8/20)
● SAT Test (all 10th grade) – March, 2021
● AP Testing – May 3-14, 2021

College Financial Aid – Lake/Geauga Educational Assistance Foundation (LEAF) is a non-profit organization that provides guidance on college financial aid. Kenston’s LEAF advisor is Mrs. Renee Morgan and is available for virtual student/family meetings regarding the FAFSA, the CSS profile, scholarships, loans and college application and funding information. Mrs. Morgan will host a virtual presentation on financial aid this month for all junior and senior families. Topics will include how your current financial situation can affect selecting a college and a timeline of the financial aid process. A link to the video will be sent in the near future. To arrange an individual appointment during the day or in the evening, please contact Mrs. Morgan directly at rmorgan@leaf-ohio.org. LEAF will also present a virtual session: Scholarships 101, November 4, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. Contact Mrs. Morgan with any questions or Visit leaf-ohio.org for more information.

ATHLETIC NEWS:

Good luck to the following teams as they play tonight:

● Girls Golf
● Girls Tennis
● Boys & Girls Soccer
● Volleyball

JOB POSTINGS:
Need a job? New positions posted! 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.

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 a few days will be placed in the Lost & Found bin in the Cafeteria.