KI Update 10/19/23

Q1 ends November 2!– You have two weeks to improve your grades or take your grades to the next level!  Effective work habits for student success can be found here. PLEASE reach out to your teachers or counselors if you are struggling and need our help.  Tutoring by a classroom teacher IS available!  Student led tutoring is also available from our NHS. This grading report impacts sports eligibility both for the current season and the upcoming Winter season.

Start your day on time and ready to learn –  Being in class on time is a great way to show respect to teachers and to yourself as a learner. As mentioned in the Buc Report on Wednesday, students who are late to class 4 times will receive detention. Parents can expect to hear from teachers if students are having a hard time making it to class on time.  

Winter Sports Orientation – Wednesday, November 1, 6:00pm in the auditorium. All Winter sports except Ice Hockey begin Tuesday, November 15. Please reach out to individual coaches for tryout and practice times and locations. 

Form RELeaf is now open for Winter Sport Registrations. If you are registering for a second time, be sure to change your students’ grade level and update any contact information if necessary, as it will autofill from previous years. New to Form RELeaf? Create an account and search for Kent Island High School. All athletes must have a current and valid MPSSAA Physical Evaluation Form. These are valid for one year. Not sure if yours is updated? Contact Linda Albright.

Family & Student Math Night – KIHS will be hosting a Family and Student Math Night on November 8th to support student success in Math. Look for more information in the coming weeks!

October is National Book Month –  an opportunity to focus on the importance of reading, writing, and literature. Check out these great ideas on how to celebrate reading: 

Dyslexia Awareness Month is an annual event dedicated to enhancing understanding of dyslexia. Throughout the entire month, the National Center on Improving Literacy will actively promote dyslexia awareness by providing parents, teachers, and policymakers with resources to enhance their comprehension and ability to address dyslexia.

Testing Schedule for 1st Semester-Save the Dates! Please mark your calendars for upcoming semester 1 assessments including ASVAB,  state graduation assessments, and final exams. It is important that students are in school during these dates. The testing calendar, purpose of each assessment, and who is scheduled to participate in each assessment can be found here

KIHS Staff Recognition Has a KIHS staff member made a positive difference in your child or family’s high school experience? If so, let us know by completing this Google Form.

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