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“A Night in Paris” – Saturday, October 25th
The Homecoming dance tickets go on sale Monday, October 20th. The cost of each ticket is $20 on Monday. On October 21 – 24 the cost of the tickets are $25.00. Click on the link to print out a copy of the Homecoming Contract. Contracts must be completed and turned in when you purchase your tickets. Dress for the dance is semi-formal.
RED RIBBON WEEK – October 27 – 31
Red Ribbon Week is one of the longest running drug prevention awareness campaigns in the nation. We are in need of donations of Smarties for one of the Red Ribbon Week events. Bags of Smarties can be left in the front office until the morning of October 31. Thank you!
Be Smart! Don’t Start!
We have some exciting events scheduled for the week of October 27 – 31.
Monday – Love Yourself. Be Drug Free.
Visit the PTSA table during lunch on Monday to pledge to be drug free. In addition to your pledge, answer the question “What Does Drug Free Mean to You”. Students who answer the question will be entered into a drawing. Prizes include Starbucks gift card, iTunes gift card and 2 NCG movie tickets.
Tuesday – Tuesday is wear red day. Let RED OUT! By wearing red you are showing your support to stop the bullying. Be More Than A Bystander! Stop Bullying!
Wednesday – During homeroom we will be showing a powerful video about the drug addiction problem we have in our community.
Thursday – Stop by the PTSA table during lunch and pledge not to text and drive. The school with the most students that pledge will win the Don’t Text and Drive contest sponsored by Fox 5 Atlanta, Montlick & Associates and SafeAmerica. Or click here to pledge now!
Friday- At lunch we will have the drawing for the “What Does Drug Free Mean to You” contest.
From the Counseling Office:
Scholarship bulletin: http://kmhs.typepad.com/schoolcounseling2/senior-scholarship-bullet.html
College Fairs & Colleges Visiting KMHS: http://kmhs.typepad.com/schoolcounseling2/college-fairs-and-lunch-v.html
Junior Advisement will begin October 20th. Parents will receive a letter in the mail with their student’s appointment date/time. Students will receive a reminder pass. If unable to attend, your student should still come their appointment and bring home information.
Subscribe to the Counseling Office enews! Receive information on college fairs/colleges visiting KMHS, summer programs, scholarships, financial aid night, and more. http://kmhs.typepad.com/schoolcounseling/join-our-listserve.html
The yearbook is $85.00 from October 13th- February 1st and the price will increase to $100.00 on February 2nd until the end of the school year.
Homecoming Dance Volunteers needed
Chaperones and coat check volunteers are needed for the dance on October 25th. If you can help, or would like more details, please contact, Alison Milans: Volunteers@KMHSPTSA.org
Drama Department presents the musical one-act play, AIDA
Oct. 30 at 7:00 pm
The Drama Department will present their competition one-act play, Aida, Oct. 30 at 7:00 pm in the Susan Gunderman Theater. This is a 53 minute version of the award-winning Broadway musical by Elton John and Tim Rice. It features 36 actors, singers, and dancers while also showcasing the work of our technical theatre classes (another 60 students). The cast and crew would love to have your support!! Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the door. Tickets may be purchased from the school store during lunch or at the front office between 8 – 3:30. The region one-act competition will be on our campus Saturday, November 1 from 9 am – 6 pm. Seven schools will be competing to advance to the state competition. KMHS will go last around 4:30 pm. Awards will follow. KMHS has been the region champions eight of last ten years and placed third at the state competition last year.
Spirit Bottle Wraps
KMHS Bottle Wraps are now on sale in the School Store! Show your school spirit by purchasing a water bottle wrap or it can also be worn as a spirit arm band! It comes with a bottle of water!
It’s not too late to purchase a PTSA membership. Each membership is $8.00 and we accept cash or check. Forms can be found at PTSA Membership Form 2014-2015. Forms and payment can be given to your student’s homeroom teacher or dropped off at the front office. Thank you for your support!
Recycle and Donate your Electronics
Please donate used electronics! Mustangs are recycling used electronics to raise funds to help with emergency student needs from Kennesaw Mountain High School. We will collect cell phones, laser and inkjet cartridges, iPods, video games & consoles, scientific and graphing calculators, DVDs and GPS devices, PDAs, digital cameras and laptops to raise money for students whose utilities have been shut off or are experiencing other emergencies that would impact their ability to attend and succeed in school. A collection box will be set up in the front office throughout the school year. Please see Mrs. Miller, the School Social Worker, to donate larger items like laptops and tablets.
College Credit Now Summit
When: Thursday, October 23 from 6-8 p.m. (opening session will begin in the theater at 6:00; 6:30-8 p.m. rotating sessions)
Where: North Cobb High School
· Meet college reps (Chattahoochee Tech, GA Highlands, KSU, GA Perimeter)
· Learn about college credit options available while in high school
· Learn about 100% paid tuition options
Senior Class International Flag Donations
Attention Senior Class Families:
Members of the 2015 Senior Class have offered to donate International Flags to KMHS to represent our school’s rich diversity. While the Senior Class is strongly encouraged to participate in this donation initiative, all currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff are also welcome to contribute. If you are interested in donating a 3′x5′ flag, please contact Justin Saunders at Justin.firstname.lastname@example.org to make sure your donation idea/country is not a duplication. After verifying it will not be a duplicate, you can place your order directly at www.1-800flags.com/our-customers. To ensure uniformity of quality and size, please make sure to order the 3′ x 5′ Indoor Flags with two grommets from this specific online flag company. No country duplicates, size variations, or material variations will be accepted. All Flag Donations are due to the Front Office by DECEMBER 1, 2014. Thank you for your cooperation. For more information, please contact Robin at 770-862-9081.
Baseball Booster Club Golf Tournament
The KMHS Baseball Booster Club is holding its annual golf tournament on Monday, November 10 at Brookstone Golf & Country Club in Acworth. Come out for a day of fun while supporting Mustang Baseball! The cost is just $110, which includes the green fee and cart, a light breakfast, lunch after the round and gifts for each golfer. Please see the Registration Form for more details. This fundraiser will help the 2014 Region Champion Mustangs continue to excel and advance further in the state playoffs in 2015. You can contact Jerry Bontrager at email@example.com or 678-524-6896 for more information or with any questions you may have. GO MUSTANGS!
K.M.B.O. 1st Annual
CHILI COOK-OFF & SILENT AUCTION
DATE: Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time: 6:30PM — 8:00PM
LOCATION: Kennesaw Mountain High School
1898 Kennesaw Due West Road
Kennesaw, GA 30152
Everyone attending the Chili Cook-Off and Silent Auction can:
- Taste chili and vote for your favorite.
- Find hot dogs/hamburgers available for purchase and we will be having a Bake Sale with yummy desserts!
- Bid on Silent Auction items, including gift baskets provided by each section of the Marching Band.
For those who would like to submit a Chili for the Cook-off:
- Registration form for Chili Cook-off Contestants can be found online at: KMBO.org
The 2014 KMBO Chili Cook-Off is limited to 25 contestants who will be admitted on a “first come” basis.
- NO ENTRY FEE and awards will given in several categories! Please invite your family, friends and neighbors to join us and support the KMHS Bands Organization.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
SAT PREP Online, from home –
Thanksgiving Break or Winter Break!
Taking the SAT on December 6th (or 2015?)
Haven’t prepared as much as you would have liked to, or want more help with content, strategies and pacing?
“Connect ONLINE” with others for one of our Holiday Sessions!
Go to www.myclassconnection.com to see the dates and times of the classes.
Take advantage of Early Bird Rates
“See” you soon!
To find out more about the Company, the Prep, the Successes, and the Master SAT Teachers, please visit www.myclassconnection.com.
Questions? Call Julie Truono at 770-363-8345 or EMail at email@example.com
Accident Avoidance Workshop
Question: If there was a captivating program you could attend with your student, that would reduce the likelihood of them being involved in an accident by more than 75%, would you attend? And if so, how much would that be worth to you?
How does less than ½ of your insurance deductible sound?
Whether building confidence in new drivers, or knocking the hot-rods down a few pegs, the Accident Avoidance Workshops’ goal is to save lives by positively impacting new drivers’ development, in both their decision making abilities and the physical skills necessary to maximize on their own
vehicle’s capabilities without losing control of their vehicle, or
The Workshops are coming to back to Kennesaw Mt. High School this December and spaces will go quick! Click here
for more information and for a complete schedule, or call 770-262-7009. If you are ready to register you may click here