OCTOBER 31, 2014
Just a reminder to order your 2014/15 yearbook BEFORE Nov 3 for your best price... only $47.17. You can pick an order form up from the office or just go to jostensyearbook.com or call 1 866 282 1516.
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.
QB team, please bring your QB shirt to practice, as we will be taking a photo for the winter activities book at 3.
There will be a power puff volleyball practice on Tuesday from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. Bring a $10 payment to participate at that time. Plan on going to watch the girls volleyball team at West Michigan Christian following your practice. Powerpuff Volleyball competitions will be either next Friday evening or Saturday afternoon depending on our girls volleyball tournament. (Plan on Saturday as they are going to win their district tournament).
In preparation for the upcoming Veterans Day activities, we are requesting updates and pictures of Kent City graduates who are or were in the military. Please send this information to email@example.com
Boys basketball players. Shoes to try on are here in Mr. THompson's room. Please plan on coming down during B lunch or stopping after school to try on a pair of shoes to get your correct shoe size. And, don't forget CONDITIONING after school every day!
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!
Nov. 3 - Ball State University Lunch Visit
Nov. 4 - Lake Superior State University Lunch Visit
Nov. 5 - CMU at 10:00
Nov. 10 - Northern Michigan University at 10:00
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, use firstname.lastname@example.org to ask Mr. Wilson school related questions.
ACT Test Dates Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
Dec. 13, 2014 Nov. 7, 2014 Nov. 8-21, 2014
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. See Mr. Wilson for details.
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.