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    January 9th - 13th
     
    PREVENTING TROUBLE WITH OTHERS
     
    1. Identify situations that commonly result in conflicts.
    2. Review the skills that are necessary to handle those specific situations.
    3. Approach situations with a positive voice, a smile, and a willingness to compromise.
    4. Ask for advice from a caring adult.
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Poetry Festival Performance
 
You are Cordially Invited to the 7th and 8th Grade Poetry Festival on January 18, 2017 at 1 pm in the gym.
 
Students will be performing poems by class and in small groups.
The performance will last between 30 and 45 minutes.
 
Poets will include: Maya Angelou, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Langston Hughes,
and assorted more obscure names. 
 
 

Battle of the Books
 
 On Tuesday, February 7th 2017, the 3rd grade and part of the 4th grade classes will be traveling to the high school
for the district Battle of the Books. 
 
The bus will leave promptly at 9:15am and return at approximately 11:15am. 
 
 
 
 On Wednesday, February 8th 2017, the 5th and 6th grade classes will be traveling to the high school for the district Battle of the Books. 
 
 The bus will leave promptly at 9:15am and return at approximately 11:15am.
 
Although all eligible students are given permission forms, Ms Gefre and Mrs Henderson reserve the right to keep students at school who do not meet academic and/or behavioral expectations.
 
Ms Gefre and Mrs Henderson will be traveling with the group to the high school. 
 
 
 
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JAZZ CABARET OPPORTUNITY
Sunday, January 22nd 
(3rd, 5th and MS Choir)
 
First City players, through our annual Jazz Festival has provided a wonderful musical opportunity for your child. Nicki Denner, jazz pianist, and Anne Phillips, vocalist, are working with four different schools for two weeks. This event culminates not only with a school assembly but also with a full-blown performance at the Ted Ferry Civic Center. The youth choir will be joined by an Adult Jazz & Gospel Choir and a number of solo vocalists as well as the four guest artists from New York City. This performance is optional, but we would sure love to have all the kids participate. The kids need to be at the Civic Center by 1:30pm, the concert begins at 2:00pm.
There is no cost for this concert, but donations will be gratefully accepted.
 
8 GRADE BAND INVITE
 
8th Grade Band students invited to play with Kayhi Pep Band on
January 27th at the basketball game!
 
More details to come. 
 
 

No School Monday January 16th!
 
 

NAEP 2017 PARENT/GUARDIAN NOTIFICATION LETTER
 
 Mathematics and Reading Assessments
 
 
 
 

SCHOOL SPELLING BEE
 
Congratulations to 8th grader Pualena Heather KCS Spelling Bee Champion!
She will be competing in the District Spelling Bee on February 9th.
 
The Runner-up/Alternate is 7th grader Trinity Perkins. 
 
A BIG Thank You to Everyone who helped make the Spelling Bee a Success! 
 
 
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WINTER WEATHER IS HERE AND IT IS COLD OUTSIDE!
 
KCS STUDENTS GO OUTSIDE FOR THEIR RECESS REGARDLESS OF THE WEATHER.....
 
 PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR STUDENT IS DRESSED APPROPRIATELY FOR THE WEATHER!
 
IF THEY WANT TO PLAY IN SNOW THEY MUST HAVE
SNOW PANTS AND GLOVES..... 
 
 

 
Please note the times below: 
 
 Breakfast is served at 7:15!
 
The gate to the playground doesn't open until 7:30! 
 
We have several students being dropped off early and worry about this being a safety issue. 
 

  
 
 
 
 
FAQ 
 
 
School Start/End Times
7:40 AM - 2:30 PM
 
Lunch/Recess
 
Grades K-2
 
Recess: 11:10 AM - 11:40 AM
Lunch: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
 
Grades 3-5
 
Lunch: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Recess: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
 
Grades 6-8
 
Lunch: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM 

 
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    STUDENT DRESS CODE

    Parents are asked to monitor clothing ensuring that the clothing is appropriate for the weather and the activities of the day. Students will be asked to remove, cover-up, or turn inside out any inappropriate clothing worn to school. Any logos on clothing are to be school appropriate. No hoods or hats are to be worn indoors. Students wearing shoes that may be a safety hazard will be asked to change their shoes or limit their activities. Please mark all coats, sweaters, gloves, and hats with the student's name. 

    KCS follows KGBSD's Dress Code for Elementary and Middle School.


     

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