October 6, 2015


Tuesday, October 13 from 4-6 p.m. in the Middle School Gym
Wednesday, October 14 from 4-8 p.m. in the Middle School Gym
*Please bring a copy of your child's schedule available on the student/parent portal*

Attention students attending the homecoming dance:  Make sure to read the Dance Guidelines in your student handbook.   A few highlights....All dancing should be face to face, students will not be allowed to re-enter once they leave, and dresses should meet the listed requirements in the handbook.

Powder Puff Football Oct. 20,2015.  See Mrs. Totten with your shirt size. Cost will be $10.00 which will include your t-shirt.

Next Wednesday morning we will be starting a new year of FCA. FCA stands for Fellowship of Christian Athletes. It will begin at 7:07 a.m. every Wednesday in room 204 with pancakes, some time of sharing, and fun. You do not have to be an athlete to attend. See Kelsey Toporski or Sarah Meek for more information.  

Seniors:  Please check with Mr. Adams or Meredith about supplies needed for float building and come out tonight for the build at Andrew's home. Last day for shirt orders! See Mr Adams by 3 pm if you want one.  

Freshman float building will once again be from 5:30 until 8:30. We had a great turn-out again last night, keep working hard class of 2019! 

Juniors: Please sign up for homecoming games. Sign ups are on the library window. 

Seniors who do not have Mr. DeGraaf this semester should see him to be counted for this week's dress up days!

Any students that have some interest in pursuing military training in their future, please stop by Mr. Wilson's office to discuss.  

Today at both A and B lunches we will be handing out 2014/15 Yearbooks to those who ordered them and have paid in full. We have a limited number of books for purchase. You can buy one for $60.  You can also order this year's Yearbook by going to jostens.com. The price is only $47.17 through October 30th. 

Fazoli's Homecoming Spaghetti Dinner - Friday, October 9 from 5-7 in the middle school cafeteria.  Pay at the door - $7/each.  Dinner includes salad, spaghetti, breadstick, dessert and drink. The spaghetti dinner is sponsored by the Kent City PTCO! 

Courtesy Driving School will hold the following Driver Education classes at Kent City Middle School:
Segment I:   November 2-23 (weekdays from 3-5 pm)
Segment II: November 4,6 and 11 (W,F,W from 3-5 pm)
Pre-registration is required by calling courtesy Driving School at 800-256-9559.  You may obtain further information in the main office or by visiting www.courtesydrivingschool.com. 




Attention all JV and Varsity Volleyball Players: We will not be playing at Holton tonight. We will now be playing on Thursday night with the JV game starting at 5:30.

Girls basketball players: For any girls wanting to play basketball this upcoming season, there will be a meeting in the auditorium today to try on shoes and talk about the upcoming season during both lunches. If you are interested stop in after you have finished your lunch. 

Please release the cross country team at 2:20 p.m., bus departs at 2:30 p.m. traveling to Holton. Good Luck! 




Check out the "Student Services" section at www.kentcityschools.org for up-to-date information!

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. 

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, usejeff.wilson@kentcityschools.org to ask Mr. Wilson school related questions.

SAT & ACT Fee Waiver: Test fee waivers are available to economically disadvantaged 11th/12th graders. You are allowed to waive the SAT & 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.

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.

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.  


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