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Hornet Herald - January 2, 2018

posted Jan 2, 2018, 5:06 PM by KMS Hornets   [ updated Jan 2, 2018, 5:06 PM ]


Check the website calendar for the most up to date information.

  • 12/20-1/3: Winter Break for KMS Students
  • 1/3: No School for Kealing students
  • 1/4: 1st day of tryouts girls soccer
  • 1/11: KMAG Meeting 7:30a
  • 1/13: MLK Day of Service

Kealing Broadcast Television is a student developed news program that airs every Tuesday through Advisory. We'll post the news in the Student Life section and in Hornet Herald every week once it's up and running.

Click here to find out more about the Kealing Business Supporters Program!

Register to be a Kealing Middle School Volunteer
All individuals interested in volunteering at Kealing Middle School must register as a Kealing school-based volunteer and complete a background check through Austin Partners In Education. For more information, contact Dee Gonzales or 512-414-6700.

Winter Break - Kealing Students Return on Thursday, January 4
McCallum Vertical Team campuses will be participating in Professional Development on January 3, 2018. Students will return on January 4, 2018. Click here for more information about McCallum Vertical Team District of Innovation Days!

Thursday will be a B DAY.

8th grade ads - LAST CHANCE
Last chance to order an 8th grade tribute ad to be included in the 2018 Kealing Yearbook. We have only ONE PAGE LEFT. It's a great way to honor your 8th grade student's accomplishments, and to support Kealing's yearbook.  Order online today using this direct link. Contact Kristen Scott with questions or concerns. 

Congratulations Boys Soccer!
Congratulations to the Kealing Boy Soccer A Team on winning the North/Central Zone Tournament! After tying Fulmore 2-2 in regulation, the team won 4-2 in a penalty kick shootout. Thanks to all of the A and B Team players for a great season!

Parents of any boys soccer players, please check the homepage of the soccer website for a few important post-season announcements.

8th Grade Summer International Travel
Current 8th grade students have the opportunity to travel to London, Paris and Madrid this summer with ACIS, American Council for International Studies. The trip will be chaperoned by ACIS, Lindsay Hutchinson and Kelly Morledge and take place July 16-24, 2018. The early registration deadline is January 1, 2018 and the final registration deadline is March 1, 2018. If you have questions about the trip or would like to register your student, please visit the trip website at You can also email questions to Kelly and Lindsay at 

Save the date - Next Meeting is Jan 11!

Reminder-Sign Up For MLK Service Day Event
Please sign up here to participate in the MLK Service Day event.

Saturday, January 13 from noon-3 pm
  • Pizza & pie from noon-1 pm in Kealing cafeteria
  • Neighborhood/Kealing clean-up and grounds work from 1-3 pm
Let's honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and do some good! 7th and 8th graders will earn NJHS service hours.