October 21, 2016 



Tuesday, Oct. 25th from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Middle School Gym. Thursday, Oct. 27th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Middle School Gym. *Please bring a copy of your child's schedule available on the student/parent portal*
~Free childcare available in the Middle School Cafeteria
 ~Scholastic Book Fair in the Middle School Atrium

NHS members: There will be an important meeting on Monday at 7:30 a.m. in Mrs. Kent's room. Agenda includes election of officers, veterans day, reading/math night and food drive. Please be prompt. 

Seniors: Don't forget about your Yankee Candle Fundraiser! The sale ends November 4th and all forms need to be turned into the office the 4th. All profits go toward your Senior Bash so sell, sell, sell. If you need more order forms or catalog there are a few in the office. Email Mrs Carlson if you have questions. 

Chew on this week's cross country milk trivia question. Cows' stomachs have 4 parts. What is the name of the biggest part?

Attention Students:  Surplus Coating, a local Kent City Company, is looking for someone to work in their warehouse.  This would be approximately 10 hours per week, Monday - Friday.  You must be able to life 50 pounds easily and a valid driver's license is required.  Duties would include:  Inventory management, shipping/receiving, and general warehouse work.  If interested, contact Mary at Surplus Coatings - 616-952-0032. 

Student Government is sponsoring the Veterans Day Essay Contest. You can win up to $200! There are two divisions: 9th-10th grade and 11th-12th grade. There will be a first, second, and third place winner in each division. This year's topic is "My Responsibility to America". Your English teacher has more details. These essays are due to Mr. Jakiemiec by 3 p.m. on Monday, October 24th.   

Courtesy Driving School will be holding the following Driver Education classes at Kent City Middle School:  Segment I:  November 1st - 22nd from 3-5 pm.  Segment II:  November 4th ,9th  and 11th from 3-5 pm.  Pre-registration is required by calling Courtesy Driving School at 800-256-9559.  You may obtain further information in the mail office or by visiting www.courtesydrivingschool.com. 

On Wednesday, November 2 at 6:30 pm in the HS library, families will have an opportunity to learn about the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GRCC staff will be at Kent City HS to help families get on the computer and complete the FAFSA! Completing the FAFSA typically takes between 30 minutes to one hour. Important documents you will want to bring with you if you would like GRCC staff to help you are: Social Security #'s (student, parents, stepparents), Federal Tax returns from 2015 (student, parents, step-parents), Benefit and asset information from 2015 (student, parents, step-parents), FAFSA ID- Login to http://fsaid.ed.gov before November 2 to create your FASFA ID. (Student and one parent, step-parents)

Attention Wrestlers: Apparel forms, schedules, and preseason information has been printed out. Stop by and see Coach Kik for your copy. If you do not see him today, stop by on Monday. Also, we will be starting our preseason conditioning sessions next week. The first two will be on Tuesday and Thursday in the morning. Coach Kik will be in the wrestling room at 6:15. Please contact him if you plan on attending. There will also be a strength and cardio session after school on Wednesday. This will start at 3:00 in the wrestling room and end at 4:00. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Kik for more details.  




Attention Girls Golfers: please return all golf equipment, uniforms, clubs, etc. to Coach Stuhan TODAY after school. Pizza will be provided! Please see Coach Stuhan for details and questions. 

If you are interested in playing boys basketball this season (Fr., Jv or Varsity) please stop by the office to sign up.  Thanks! 

At 5:00 today, you can watch your league champion Eagle cross country team race at Long Lake Park. Come and support our hometown harriers! The boys race at 5:00 and the girls at 5:30.

The JV boys football team capped off an undefeated season last night stomping Tri county 36-8 to finish at 9-0. The team would like to thank the varsity football team for working with them the entire season and pushing them to get better. Great team win to finish the JV season. Did we forget to mention 9-0 baby!!  Good Luck Varsity - GO EAGLES!


College Rep. Visits

November 8, 2016 - Northern Michigan University at 10:00 am
November 10, 2016 - Grace Bible College at 10:00 am
Juniors and Seniors - please stop by the office for a pass to visit with these representatives.


























351 North Main Street
Kent City, MI 49330

(616)678-4210 phone
(616)678-4371 fax