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Hornet Herald - March 3, 2019

posted Mar 3, 2019, 9:15 AM by KMS Hornets

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

  • Mar. 6 - Student Council, 3pm
  • Mar. 7 - PTA General Mtg, Principal's Coffee 7:30a
  • Mar. 8 - Deadline for Choice Sheet Submissions
  • Mar. 18-22 - Spring Break
  • Apr. 6 - Center Stage at Thinkery
CAMPUS NEWS
Choice Sheets available this week!  
Counselors will be visiting social studies classes from Feb 25- March 8. Students will be submitting online google forms indicating their elective preferences for the 2019-2020 school year. 

Please review the course book and videos ahead of time by clicking under "Student Life --> Course Descriptions, Elective videos, and Choice Sheets".  
Review descriptions carefully in the course book and please note courses indicated with (*), (PR) or (+) as these courses require additional requirements.  

Feel free to start planning with your student by downloading, printing, and completing a planning sheet (available at the bottom of the page) that will help your student complete the google form efficiently in class.  Students will receive a copy of their responses to their AISD gmail account and parents if you'd like a copy, please provide your email address to your student to also input into the form.  

Students will be able to edit responses until March 8th.


CAMPUS NEWS (CONTINUED)
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
Kealing PTA General Membership Meeting & Principal’s Coffee Thursday Mar 7, 7:30 am
This is our nominating committee election meeting.  If you have strong ties to elementary feeder schools and you know of people who would love to volunteer, we welcome your guidance on this committee.

Kealing Spirit Wear on Sale this Thursday and Friday
Buy online at our Spirit Store , then have your kiddo come pick up their shirts at lunch up on the stage in the cafeteria.  We have baseball hats, retro cotton shirts & hoodies, dri- fit shirts and hoodies and baseball shirts.

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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