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Hornet Herald - March 10, 2019

posted Mar 10, 2019, 12:18 PM by KMS Hornets

http://www.kealingpta.org/kcs
Saturday, April 6, 2019 * 7-10:30pm * Thinkery
Live Music, Fun, Food, and Community
UPCOMING EVENTS

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

  • Mar. 11-14 - Cheer Tryout Clinic, 3pm
  • Mar. 14 - CAC Meeting 4pm Library
  • Mar. 18-22 - Spring Break
  • Mar. 25 - School Resumes
  • Mar. 26 & 28 - Ultimate Travel Team Tryouts
  • Apr. 2 - Parent Orientation on Human Sexuality Curriculum, 5pm
  • Apr. 6 - Center Stage at Thinkery
CAMPUS NEWS
Human Sexuality Curriculum Parent Orientation
The District’s sexuality education program has been established to provide information and skill development for students in prekindergarten through grade 12 so that they may reach their highest potential for physical, emotional, mental, and social health. The District’s core values of high expectations, respect for the individual, resources to support student needs, and shared ownership and commitment, as specified in the District Improvement Plan, shall be reflected in the design and implementation of the sexuality education program.  

Kealing students will be taught this unit during the month of May so we would like to ensure that parents have an opportunity to learn about the human sexuality program. Please join us on April 2, 2019 from 5:00 - 6:00 pm in the Kealing Library to learn more. Student opt-out forms will be sent home on April 2 and April 3 for parents who choose not to have their students participate.

Looking for Athletics Info?
Be sure to check out the Athletics page on our website for the most up-to-date info.

CAMPUS NEWS (CONTINUED)
Spring Break
AISD and Kealing MS will be closed for Spring Break March 18-22; Students return to school on Monday, March 25; We hope you have a safe, relaxing and fun break. The next HH will be on March 24th.

Attention Kealing Ultimate Frisbee Players!
Try-outs for the Kealing Ultimate Travel Teams will be on Tuesday, March 26th and Thursday, March 28th. Try-outs are open to all interested 7th and 8th graders. Players should change into their practice clothes and meet in Ms. Kepner's room right after school. Intramural Games (open to Kealing students of all grade levels) will begin on Thursday, April 4th. Remember that *all players* should sign up online by Monday, March 11th. Contact Coach Kepner at colleen.kepner@austinisd.org with questions or visit the Kealing Ultimate page at www.kmskepner.org for more details.
PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS
PTA Nominations for Executive Board and suggestions for PTA Chair positions
PTA is looking for great people who care about kids and advocating for them to fill volunteer position on the PTA board next year.  Please use the form to review the positions and nominate yourself or someone else.  The time commitment is a lot less than most elementary school PTAs.  Previous board experience is not required, and we would love to have you join.   Our executive board meeting typically are the 1st Tuesday of the month, and general membership meeting are the 1st Thursday of the month

Texas Education Reform  
Sign the petition on our website: www.kealingpta.org
PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS (CONTINUED)
Kealing Center Stage 
April 6 at the Thinkery

Join Kealing families, staff and community supporters for an adults-only evening features dinner, drinks, live music by the KMS teacher band, The Spiral Notebooks, and a live and silent auction.

Become a financial sponsor
All levels welcome. The Kealing Middle School PTA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and the funds we raise are used to further the PTA’s mission of supporting Kealing Middle School, teachers, students and families. Sponsor at www.kealingpta.org/kcs. Questions? Email kcsdonations@kealingpta.org.

Donate items for the live or silent auction.
Popular auction item ideas include restaurant gift cards, house concerts, dinner parties, vacation homes, tickets to sports and music events, and more. Do you have connections to any local businesses that might like to donate?  https://form.jotform.com/90588899339179

Volunteer your time and talents.
We need parent volunteers for many fun jobs, both big and small!  To volunteer, email centerstage@kealingpta.org.

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