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Hornet Herald - May 6, 2018

posted May 6, 2018, 2:42 PM by KMS Hornets
UPCOMING EVENTS

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

  • NO FRIDAY LATE BUSES FOR REST OF YEAR
  • 5/7-11: Teacher Appreciation Week
  • 5/7-11: School Health Team Appreciation Week
  • 5/8: CAC Applications due
  • 5/9: Algebra 1 EOC
  • 5/10: KMS Sports Banquet, 6:30p
  • 5/11: Pop is Power Choir Concert, 6-8p
  • 5/14-17: STAAR Testing (see calendar)
  • 5/15: Deadline for OCPE for Fall 2018
  • 5/17: Background check from APIE ends
  • 5/18: Summer Breeze Dance, 6-8pm
  • 5/25: 8th Grade EOY Party
  • 5/30: 8th Grade EOY Ceremony, 6:15p, Delco
KEALING BUSINESS SUPPORTERS PROGRAM
Click here to find out more about the Kealing Business Supporters Program!
THANK YOU
TO OUR BUSINESS SPONSORS  2017-18

Honor Roll
$500-999

ACT Running, Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects, LUXE Property Group | eXp Realty, 

Scholar
$250
-499
The Tile Guy
Human Financial

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.

Parents/guardians wanting to chaperone on field trips/drive on a field trip/ volunteer need to register for a background check at www.austinpartners.org as soon as possible. The website will close for Kealing by May 17, 2018.
CAMPUS NEWS
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7-11th! 

8th Grade Magnet Field Trip Chaperones Needed! - THIS WEEK
8th grade students have field trips to The Blanton Museum of Art and points of interest on the UT Campus on May 9th and 10th. We need chaperones to make these successful, please visit the Sign-Up Genius to join in the fun!

Late buses and Think Tank for May
This Friday (5/4/18) was the last Friday that we will have think tank and late buses for the year. We will continue to have Think Tank and late buses Monday-Thursday only. Late buses will also run during STAAR Testing.

KMS Sports Banquet
KMS Sports Banquet will be held Thursday, May 10, in the school cafeteria at 6:30pm. Student athletes eat free, friends and family $15. 

Summer is Almost Here!
What better way to celebrate than by going to the Summer Breeze Dance on Friday, May 18th form 6-8 p.m.!  Wristbands are $5 will go on sale Friday, May 18th during all lunches and at the door starting at 5:45 p.m.  This is LAST dance of the 2017-2018 school year, so come out join the fun and make some memories!  All proceeds go to support the Kealing Theatre Program.

Pop is Power Choir Concert
Our incredible choirs are excited to announce that our seventh annual Pop is Power concert will be THIS Friday from 6-8 PM at the Performing Arts Center. We have a very exciting program including: "Rise" by Katy Perry, "Lost Boy" by Ruth B., "Whatever it Takes" by Imagine Dragons, "What about Us?" by P!nk, "Feel it Still" by Portugal.The.Man, "This is Me" from The Greatest Showman, "Youth" by Troye Sivan, and many more!!! Tickets are $5 suggested donation for students, and $7 for adults. Make sure to be there - you'll love every minute!

School Health Team Appreciation Week
This week, please join us in appreciating our 2 school nurses at Kealing.  They work their hardest  to keep our students healthy and to manage our students' health needs.  We are so glad they are a part of our campus!

Campus Advisory Council - Applications Available
If you are looking for a way to serve the school community and are able to meet once per month at 4:00 pm, consider applying to join our Campus Advisory Council. The mission of CAC is to promote excellence in education for all students through broad-based representation. CACs provide valuable input to principals, who ultimately have decision-making responsibility for their campuses. This is a critical body for our campus and we are looking to add to our representation next year. Applications are due by May 8, 2018 and can be returned to the main office or by email to shauntay.black@austinisd.org.

ALL 8th Grade Shady Springs Party 
Are you ready for the most fun day your 8th Grader will have as a Kealing Hornet?

On May 25th ALL 8th graders will spend the day off-campus at the Shady Springs Party Barn! The day will be filled with sports, swimming, hanging out and generally starting their journey to their Culmination Ceremony in style. Be on the lookout for permissions slips this week. The cost is $25 per student and there are multiple payment options though we encourage you to pay through School Cash Online

We need 20 chaperones (who are background-cleared) to help make the fun happen safely!  Teachers will be alongside you in your stationed areas, also enjoying a day outside their classrooms.

This Sign-Up will fill up faster than any you've ever seen - join in NOW!

PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS
Upcoming PTA Meetings
  • May 24, 7:30am

PTA News
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7-11th!   
Help us celebrate the end of STAAR week with a lunch for our teachers!  Please visit this link and sign-up!

KMAG ANNOUNCEMENTS
Last KMAG Meeting -May 10th, 2018 7:30a
The last KMAG meeting is this Thursday and it will feature Mr. Word (math) and Ms. Hart (ELA) speaking about summer homework requirements for all grades. We will also be approving next year's officers and budget. Please join us!

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