Daily Announcements

February 1, 2013

There will be an N.H.S. meeting in the library on Monday during both lunches. Please get your lunch and report to the library. Mrs Nelson from the Elementary will be coming over to go over math games for the Elementary "Math-O-Rama" night on Thursday. (Please read Friday and Monday)

We need to have at least 4 more freshman or sophomore girls to have a J.V. softball team this year. Please see Mr Ashcroft if you want to play and have not signed up. (Please read Friday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday)

 

Courtesy Driving School will be holding the following Driver's Education classes at Kent City Middle School: Segment I (February 4 - 28, Monday - Thursday from 3-5). Cost is $229. Segment II (February 12, 14, and 19 Tuesday, Thursday and Tuesday from 3-5). Cost is $35. To register for a class, please call Courtesy Driving School at 800-256-9559.

There will be a prom committee meeting in Mrs. Bublitz's room after school on Friday, Feb. 8.

Attention Junior Class: ACT Practice Test will be on Tuesday, February 5, 2013.

Student Government is hosting a Blood Drive on Friday, Feb. 8th in the wrestling room from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. If you are 16 or older, you are eligible to donate! Sign up today at lunch!

Attention students who need to catch up on lost credit:  Please contact Mr. Wilson or Mr. Mroz if you are interested in summer school.  There will be two sessions offered.  There are less than 30 seats left in each session and students are registered on a first come, first serve basis. Do not delay, go see one of them as soon as possible if you are interested.

It's time to start training for the 9th Annual Kent City Ridge Run 15K or 5K on March 23. Join the over 400 participants for the race, great food in our cafeteria, and awards in the auditorium. There is a discount for early entries. See Coach Evers for a race flyer.

It's not too late to donate your old books to the Quiz Bowl used book sale. The team is raising money to go to the National Championship in Atlanta, GA - so clean out your bookshelf and help us reach our goal. The sale is February 12, at the HS basketball game.

 

SPORTS SECTION

 

Boys and Girls Varisty Basketball games tonight at Godwin.  Good Luck!

 

STUDENT SERVICES SECTION

 

KCTC Program Registration begins FEBRUARY 8! Program visits will continue through April 24.

Earn College Credit Summer 2013: Calvin College is offering HS students the opportunity to earn college credit during a one month experience on their campus. See Mr. Wilson for the information.

Selective Service: Are you male? Are you 18 or going to be 18? If so, you MUST register with the Selective Service. This must be done within 30 days before and 30 days after your 18th birthday. Check the "Student Services" section of our school website for online instructions.

Test Date       Registration Deadline      (Late Fee Required)

April 13, 2013       March 8, 2013                    March 9 - 22, 2013

June 8, 2013        May 3, 2013                        May 4 - 17, 2013

ACT Fee Waiver: Test fee waivers are available to economically disadvantaged 11th/12th graders. You are allowed to waiver the ACT Test fee twice. See Mr. Wilson for the qualifying information and the fee waiver #'s.

College Goals Sunday, February 10, 2013: www.micollegegoal.org - Seniors and their families looking for assistance filling out their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Aid) can attend this workshop in Grand Rapids an receive trained help to fill out the FAFSA application.

College Application Fee Waivers: Application fee waivers are available to economically disadvantaged applicants. See Mr. Wilson for the qualifying information and/or check college admission information on their websites for details.

Career Center Bulletin Board: Watch the Career Center and Career Center bulletin board for up-to-date post-secondary information.

College Athlete? If you are a junior/senior and anticipate participating in college athletics, you must fill out the NCAA Eligibility Center application. See Mr. Wilson for details.