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Hornet Herald - January 7, 2018

posted Jan 7, 2018, 7:09 AM by KMS Hornets   [ updated Jan 7, 2018, 7:09 AM ]
IN THIS EDITION

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

  • 1/11: KMAG Meeting 7:30a
  • 1/11: Student Council Mtg, 3p
  • 1/11: Boys BB (see calendar)
  • 1/13: Girls Soccer (see calendar)
  • 1/13: MLK Day of Service
  • 1/29-2/28: Shadowing Helpers Needed
  • 2/8: Ultimate Frisbee Info Mtg 3p

KBTV NEWS
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.

KEALING BUSINESS SUPPORTERS PROGRAM
Click here to find out more about the Kealing Business Supporters Program!

HOW TO VOLUNTEER
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.
CAMPUS NEWS
  
Ultimate Frisbee Informational Meeting

What: Kealing Ultimate Frisbee Informational Meeting
When: Thursday, February 8th * 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Where: Kealing Library
Who: All students interested in participating on the Kealing Ultimate Frisbee team this spring. (This club is open to girls and boys, all programs, all grade levels.)
Questions: Talk to Coach Crouch, Coach Kepner or Coach Natenberg

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. 

PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS
MLK event - still time to sign up!

The MLK Day of Service Event is happening Saturday, January 13th. Meet in Kealing's cafeteria from noon-1 pm to dine on Domino's pizza and pie while being inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We'll head outside from 1-3:30 for a neighborhood clean-up and beautification of the grounds around Kealing.

Please sign up to attend here.
KMAG ANNOUNCEMENTS
KMAG Meeting 1/11/18
Our next KMAG meeting will be Thursday January 11th at 7:30 am in the Kealing library. Jenna Martin will be talking to us about the Social Studies department: their curriculum across the 3 grades as well as current and future goals and plans. We'd love to see you there!

Kealing Shadow Wranglers (parent volunteers) needed! 

From 1/29/17 - 2/28/17 prospective Kealing students will shadow current students to learn about the magnet program. Parents are needed in the mornings from 6:55 - 7:45 and afternoons from 2:15 - 3:00 to help greet, check in and check out shadowing students. You can sign up once or several times to do this quick and easy, but important job.
  1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on Sign Up Genius.
  2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUpGenius) 
  3. Sign up! Choose your spots - SignUpGenius will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy! 
SignUpGenius does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Amy Cox. Please note that Amy Cox is only in charge of obtaining volunteers to help with shadowing. If you have questions about your child shadowing or being a shadow, please contact the Kealing Magnet office. Thank you!

Does Your KMS Magnet Student Want to be a Host for a Prospective Student?
If your current magnet student would like to host a shadow for the magnet program this year, please have him/her sign up online here.
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