Kenston High School
ANNOUNCEMENTS of the Day
April 7, 2021
DAILY: Pasta with Meatballs, Broccoli and Garlic Bread
Congratulations to our April Students of the Month and our Rotary Student of the Month:
- Grade 9: Angela Kale and Tristan Tubbs
- Grade 10: Emma Parker and Matthew Strong
- Grade 11: Luke Dunnam and Emma Salem
- Grade 12: Colin Doran and Emma Rumbarger
- Rotary Student: Adler Weber
Support the Kenston Class Of 2024 TODAY. Buy a burrito and say you are with the KHS Class of 2024 from 4:00pm-8:00pm at the Aurora Chipotle. Ordering online? Use code EQWY64Z.
Class Officer Election Applications are available in the main office and due by April 20th.
All 1st semester A.P. English III students should pick up A.P. review materials from Mrs. Costigan this week in A108.
AP GOVERNMENT REVIEW SESSIONS are this week TODAY and Thursday after school in Mrs. Smith’s room A210. See Google Classroom for other weeks.
There will be a PACK meeting for anyone interested in helping out with the School Levy before school on Thursday, April 8th in room A210 Mrs. Smith’s room.
Seniors – stop into Guidance to sign the graduation mats and pick up recognition cards to thank a special teacher or staff member. Remember to return them to Guidance.
Senior Prom will be Saturday, May 8th at Sun Valley Party Center.
- MASKS are required
- OUTSIDE GUESTS are allowed with approved guest forms.
- YOU MUST FILL OUT THE GOOGLE FORM BY APRIL 9th, AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS AND SIGN UP FOR TABLE SEATING THE WEEK OF APRIL 12th. (THE LINK is posted on the portal and student website for more information and to RSVP.
- Ticket sales and seating sign-ups will be submitted during the week of April 12th. Tickets will be $65 per person—CHECK ONLY made out to KBOE (no later than April 16th).
If you are interested in plants, gardening, conservation and helping your community, check out Kenston’s Giving Garden Club. Our service club is active from April through October. For more information, email Summer Davidson or see Mrs. C. Kramer in room C139.
Dance Team tryout clinics will be April 12th thru April 16th. Tryout Day is April 17th. For more information, contact Coach Werner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tryout packets are available in the Guidance Office.
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.
Link is on the KHS Website. Yearbook’s start at $75.00
5/8 – Senior Prom
5/14 Scholarship Breakfast
5/20 – Senior Awards
5/21 – Last Day for Seniors
5/22 – Bomber Senior Fair
5/24 – Underclass Virtual Awards
5/25 – Graduation
5/29 – Senior Campus Parade
5/31 – Memorial Day
6/2 – Last Day for Students
2021 Senior Graduation Video Information
Graduation is just quickly approaching. We need your help gathering photographs of the Class of 2021 during their Kenston school career, grades kindergarten through 12, to be released in conjunction with graduation. We would like to include photos of your student’s favorite Kenston moments such as the first days of school, the 100th Day of Kindergarten, Flat Stanley, International Festival, athletics or class trips.
There are two ways to get the photos to us:
(1) email the digital images to email@example.com with “Graduation Video Photos” in the subject line, (2) bring paper photographs to school, drop them off in the Guidance Office with your name 1st block class on your envelope. Any pictures that you share should include your student’s name printed on the back of each picture. Photos must be submitted by Friday, April 16.
Attention Seniors: The Community Service Award is given to seniors with at least 60 hours of authorized completed volunteer service on file. These are cumulative number of hours based on paperwork TURNED IN. If students have additional hours to turn in, the final deadline is Friday, April 23, 2021 to be recognized in the commencement program.
Many colleges are offering both virtual and limited in-person camps and programs this summer. Stop in Guidance if you are interested. They are also posted on Google docs.
The following colleges are offering virtual visits this week:
- Universal Technical Institute of Illinois – April 8 at 11:30 a.m.
- Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics – April 9 at 9:30 a.m.
If interested, sign up through your Naviance account and you will receive a URL and instructions to visit.
TRECA’s online summer school registration begins tomorrow April 7 and runs through June 4. This is a great opportunity to earn your summer health and PE credit. Other advanced and remedial courses are available. See Guidance for information. Registration is limited, so register early if interested.
Attention hockey seniors! The Cleveland Hockey Booster Club scholarship has arrived and is in Guidance. Application deadline May 15, 2021.
The following Scholarship has a deadline coming up soon:
- Bainbridge Township Police – April 7 – 2:30 p.m. in Guidance
The due date for commencement speeches is Friday, April 9. Speeches should be typed and shared with Mrs. Hanzak in guidance. Students will then present their speech to a panel of staff and administration for final selection.
Geauga Growth Partnership Summer Internship Program is taking applications for current juniors and seniors. Gain workplace skills while earning wages this summer. Details and application in Guidance. Deadline to apply is Monday, April 12, 2021
Mail Order: Jostens Service Center, PO Box 512, Owatonna, MN 55060
Orders now incur late charges!!!
- April 13th – ELA 2, Part 1
- April 15th – ELA 2, Part 2
- April 21st – American Government
- April 22nd – American History
- April 27th – Geometry
- April 28th – Algebra
- April 29th – Biology
- May 3-14th – AP Testing
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEAF’s Virtual Information Sessions for the year have been posted on the Guidance webpage – all Kenston families are welcome to register. The upcoming session is:
➤Juniors/Seniors: Skilled Trades – Alternative to a 4-year College will be on Wednesday, April 14th @ 6:30 p.m. If college isn’t for you, and you love working with your hands, learn about career opportunities in the skilled trades, apprenticeships, and other vocational post-secondary options that will get your future started.
The KHS Main Office has a few copies of the 2020-2021 Winter Sports Program available for $5 if anyone would like to purchase a copy.
The Boys LaCrosse Team is having a Moe’s Taco Kit Fundraiser. Orders must be placed by April 7th by 8:00 p.m. Orders can be picked up on April 8th between 5:30-6:00 pm at the Gurd Family Fieldhouse next to the Bomber Stadium. Place your order online at https://form/jotform.com/210664093245150. Orders due by April 7th.
Good Luck to the following teams as they play today:
- Boys & Girls Track – Baseball – Softball
If you are experiencing trouble with your Chromebook:
On the student website, click on departments, click on technology and at the bottom is a Chromebook Repair Form
You can also contact Mrs. Buettner on ext. 2600
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.