November 21, 2014
There is one day left for our Thanksgiving Food Drive. The food pantry is always in need of canned fruit (peaches, pears, fruit cocktail and pineapple), canned meats(tuna,chicken), peanut butter, jelly, soups, and pasta. Your generosity is appreciated.
There is a forensics team meeting during the first 15 minutes of advisory on Wednesday, December 11 in the high school library. If you are still interested in joining our competitive public speaking team, please see Mrs. Brown.
NHS students who have volunteered to drive food to the food bank on Monday morning, please see Mrs. Kent .
The Kent City Spirit Store will be having their Black Friday sale on 24th & 25th for during lunches. After Thanksgiving, we will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunch. Many spirit items will be available, including megaphones, key chains, lanyards, pom pons, 2011 power puff t-shirts, erasers, pencils, blankets and many more exciting items :)
Attention Seniors! If you missed the order day to turn in your cap and gown and other graduation products order form, the deadline TODAY!!! You have 3 options to place your order: Turn your order in to the main office, mail your order directly to Jostens, or place your order online at www.studentkeepsakes.com no later than TODAY. Please do not miss this final deadline.
ASVAB Testing will take place on Monday, November 24 at 7:45 am. All sophomores will be taking the test. Juniors and seniors may also sign up in the office to the test. The test takes about 3 hours and is free of charge to our students. There are many academic, career prep and test prep (ACT) advantages to taking this test, and if you are interested, you can read about them at www.asvabprogram.com :) This is a military aptitude test, so if there are juniors and seniors considering the military, please sign up to test!
KCTC Program Visits have started and will run until March. If you are interested in attending KCTC it is critical that you visit, watch for the early signup period and talk with Mr. Wilson :)Program visit forms can be picked up in the high school office. See www.thetechcenter.org for additional information.
Attention Softball: the pop-can drive is tomorrow! Let friends and family know so we can come take some cans off their hands! Meet here at the high school at noon! Let Coach B. know if you can be there. Thank you to those who have already e-mailed or texted letting her know! See you all Saturday! Dress warm!
Softball girls.....your fundraiser sheets and money are due to Coach B today! The orders will be placed this weekend.
Attention all volleyball players: the banquet is this Sunday at 6:00 in the high school cafeteria. Remember to bring your uniform if you have not turned it in yet.
Bowling team tryouts on Monday. Meet at Sparta Lanes at 3:15 ready to bowl.
Check out the "Student Services" section at www.kentcityschools.org for up-to-date information!
College Visits: Sign-up in the office to attend. Meeting will be in the career center!
Job Shadowing: All students 11th, 10th and 9th grade must complete job shadows as part of your graduation requirements. The Class of 2016, 2017 & 2018 must complete two. The Class of 2015 is required to complete one. See Student Services under High School on our school website for all the details.
Seniors: Check the Career, College and Post-Secondary Resources and Information" section under "High School" on our district website for new college related information!
Student Email Addresses: Mr. Wilson is using student email addresses (@kentcityschools.org) to send information related to careers, events, job shadow experiences, scheduling and more. Please check your school email addresses regularly. Also, firstname.lastname@example.org to ask Mr. Wilson school related questions.
ACT Test Dates Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
Feb. 7, 2015* Jan. 9, 2015 Jan. 10-16, 2015
April 18, 2015 March 13, 2015 March 14-27, 2015
June 13, 2015 May 8, 2015 May 9-22, 2015
FAFSA - MCC on Friday's: Muskegon Community College offers free help filling out the FAFSA on Fridays. Call for an appointment.
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 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. Also check out www.2point.3.org for updates to athletic eligibility. See Mr. Wilson for clarifications.
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.