February 12, 2016


NHS or other students desiring community service hours:  We are in need of student volunteers for the PTCO meeting on February 22, at 6:30 p.m. in the Administration Building. Please see Mrs. Kent to sign up. Thank you.

NHS Applicants There is an electronic copy of the application form. If you would prefer to work on your application electronically, please see Mrs. Kent. 

Attention kids in Ski Club: The last day for Ski Club is Monday, February 15. Bus leaves at 4:30 pm.  

Seniors, we will need some help with the daddy daughter dance on Friday night with setup and Saturday night at the dance with taking tickets. Please see Mr. Adams to sign up!. 

This year's high school talent show will be on Tuesday, March 22. If you have an act that you would like to perform in the talent show, please sign up in the office and take an information sheet. Auditions will be about a week before the show, so please start rehearsing now! The winning act and the runner up will compete in the regional talent revue in April. 

KCTC Open House: 5-7 pm on Feruary 25. This is a great opportunity for you and your family to tour all the programs that the Tech Center offers.

KCTC - Health Science Early College Academy Open House: 5:30-7 pm on March 3. Explore these health science careers and learn how to earn college credit at the same time!

Job Shadow: Any student interested in manufacturing related careers can participate in this opportunity. The job shadow is March 8th and includes a tour of two manufacturing plants in the area. The tour ends with free dinner and tour of MCC's Applied Technology program. There will be a scholarship raffle for all participants during the dinner! See Mr. Wilson to sign up.

Help Needed: Surplus Coating is a company in Kent City who is looking for someone to work in the warehouse. This would be approximately 10 hours per week, MOnday - Friday. You must be able to lift 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. 

Hey Junior Class: Please help the Junior Class by bring cookies, pop, and pretzels for the Daddy Daughter Dance. Sign up sheets are on the library window 


We will have a spectator bus heading to Hesperia on Wednesday, February 17th to watch our varsity wrestling team compete at regionals. We need 25 students to sign up for this opportunity in order to have a spec bus. Please sign up in the main office. 

The JV Girls Basketball team won last night against White Cloud, 44-32. After a 20-17 halftime score, the Lady Eagles held their own the second half, outscoring White Cloud 14-5 in the third quarter. Zara Weber led the scoring with 15 points while Haley Bracewell scored a season high 14 points while Mackenzie Mortensen chipped in 9 points. Nice job, ladies! 

The JV boys basketball team's defensive pressure carried them to a 58-32 victory over White Cloud. The team was able to get traps and deflections to ignite our offense to a 30-14 first half lead. Gavin Mead and Cody Bowers scored 15 and 14 points to lead us. We play again Tuesday the 16th at Allendale. 

The athletic department will be adding Sunday nights to our workout schedule. All athletes are invited to attend our strength and injury prevention session at 7:00 pm in the high school gym and weight room area. Plan on getting better and bring your friends! 

Attention any 9th-12th grade student who is interested in going out for baseball in the spring: Practice starts Monday, March 14th. The Sunday workouts, that have been going on for the last month in the Gym from 1:00-3:00 pm, have had very little participation. If you are interested in coming on Sunday's, please signup up on the form that is hanging on the baseball storage room door in the gym. Also, if you are interested in going out for baseball, please see Mr. Dailey's to signup so we have an idea of numbers. Thanks 




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

Act Testing Dates and Fees:  
Testing fee is $39.50 or $56.50 with the writing test.  See Mr. Wilson for a fee waiver if you qualify for free/reduced lunch.

Test Date  Registration Date  Late Registration  Photo Upload Deadline

4-9-16 3-4-16     March 5-18, 2016 4-1-16
6-11-16 5-6-16     May 7-20, 2016 6-3-16

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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Kent City, MI 49330

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