April 17, 2015


GRCC Dual Enrollment Applications: Any juniors planning to take EN 101/102, MA 133 & PY 201 on campus next year MUST get their applications to Mr. Wilson ASAP!

Mr. Oxford's 5th Hour class, please report to Mrs. Albers' room at the middle school!   

Any student interested in a career in criminal justice should meet with either Deputy Cook or Mr. Wilson to learn about a summer academy opportunity. The Metro HS Police Academy is taking applications until April 30th. The academy takes place in June. 

Next Thursday evening, some of our students will be performing in the Regional Talent Revue at Hesperia High School. Matt Wieda is playing guitar and singing, and the dance group made up of Taylor Wildeboer, Sam Peterson, Paige Christiansen, Rebecca Sizemore, and Haley Kozal will be performing. The show starts at 7:00 pm sharp and there is NO CHARGE!  

No 7th Hour today!



Spectrum Health Medical Group is offering free sport physicals on Saturday, May 30 at 10:00 am.  The 10:00 time is for Kent City students.  The address is 4100 Lake Dr., Suite 300.

Release boys and girls track teams at 1:05 pm, bus departs at 1:15 travelling to Newaygo.  The following golfers please release at 2:25 pm: Bronson Mathieu, Troy Wilde, Kameron Dombrowski, Ernesto Contreras, Isaiah Slater, and Colin Kruithoff.

The JV boys baseball team split a pair of games with Hesperia last night in a DH at home. We lost the first game 13-1 but bounced back in the second game scoring 2 runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to win 6-5. Great effort guys. Practice tonight right after school.  

The varsity golf team competed in the county's largest invitational on Thursday - the Kent County Classic at historic Highlands Golf Club. Nearly all of the top schools in the entire county competed; our squad held its own, finishing in 16th place. Leading the charge for the free swinging Eagles were Ryan Walker and Dusting Heeringa. The team totaled 418. The team's next event is tomorrow at Gracewil Golf Club for the Wilson Invitational.




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

ACT Test Dates    Test Date Registration Deadline   (Late Fee Required)

June 13, 2015            May 8, 2015                         May 9-22, 2015

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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Kent City, MI 49330

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