Kesling News

February Intermediate Campus Construction Update

Morning News Announcements

Student Council meeting today, Monday, February 12th after school.

Kesling Variety Show has been cancelled for Friday, February 9th and moved to Friday, February 16th. Dress rehearsal is scheduled for Thursday, February 15th.

Student Council Valentine's Day sale: Student Council will begin taking orders for carnations to be delivered on Valentine's Day beginning this week at lunch for 6th and 8th graders, and during TA for 7th graders. You must know the TA of the student you are sending to. Carnations will be $1.50 each and there is no choice of color. You must pay for your carnration when you order it. You may order a flower for anyone in the building so long as you know the TA. Profit from the sale will go towards the 8th grade dance and Riley Hospital.
 
There will be a callout meeting or anyone interested in swimming on Wednesday morning during TA, in the cafeteria.
 
This is the final week to bring in pennies. They need to be delievered to the radio station next week. If we collect 50,000 pennies, Kesling will be added to their wall of fame. Please help the children of St. Jude's by bringing in any amount of pennies. It all helps!
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

New Kesling Traffic Flow Patterns

Kesling interim on-site traffic plan

Monthly Intermediate Campus Construction Update

Student Behavior Expectations

Middle School Attendance Brochure

Libraries 360

 
We are excited to announce Libraries 360 for the 2016-2017 school year. Libraries 360 is a cooperative effort of the La Porte County Public Library and the La Porte Community School Corporation with a goal to improve and enhance school libraries and ease access to public library resources. Students may borrow items from the public library and have them delivered to the school. They may also return public library items to the school library. Students will be issued a library card, making public library resources accessible and available to them. More information regarding this exciting program will be shared with all schools when the 2016-2017 school year begins.

21st Century Scholars

Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars program  provides students the opportunity to earn up to a four-year scholarship at an Indiana college or university. Hoosier students who meet income criteria can enroll during their 7th- or 8th-grade year of middle school. Students commit to maintaining academic success, remaining drug and alcohol free, and completing college-preparation activities. Scholars are provided resources and assistance to help them plan and prepare for college and pay for expenses not covered by their scholarship.

21st Century Scholars

Anti-Harassment Policy

Athletic Handbook Forms & Physical Forms

 

Athletic Handbook Forms & Physical Forms 

Dear Parents/Guardians,

With students beginning to sign up for Sports, we would just like to send out a reminder of the requirements your student must meet to be able to participate.

There are several forms that need to be completed before they can even try out for or begin practice in ANY sport.

These forms are divided into 2 separate packets:

  1. The Athletic Handbook includes10 Pages, with 4 Forms that need to be filled out COMPLETELY and SIGNED. Please do not remove these forms from the Athletic Handbook. We need the Athletic Handbook stapled together. This way, the forms are easier to file, and therefore, easier for the coaches to access. Some of these forms need the STUDENTS’ signature as well. Please be sure to have them sign before they turn their forms in.
  2. There are 4 Pages included with the Physical Form. A History Form (completed & signed by Parent/Guardian), a Physical Form (completed & signed by child’s Doctor), IHSAA Eligibility Rules, and a Consent & Release Certificate (signed by Student & Parent). These Pages should also not be separated, making them easier to file, and access.

These forms are available in the Front Office at Kesling, and should be turned in to Mrs. Garrett in the office.

We are PROUD of our Athletes and their accomplishments, and look forward to your child being a part of our team!

Thank you for your cooperation!

Go Kesling!

Blackboard Messages

Kesling Parents and Students,

Kesling Middle School, at different times during the school year, will send out Blackboard Messages to the community about what is happening at Kesling.  Blackboard Messages are the messages you receive from the principal on your phone.

We are aware that sometimes you did not hear the entire message or did not hear the message when you received it.  If you find yourself in that position, please call this number 1-855-473-7529 to replay the message.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Bill Wilmsen

Dress Code Reminders for 2017 - 2018 School Year

As families go shopping for school clothes, we want to make sure that all parents and students are aware of  the Kesling student dress code.  The two biggest problems encountered regarding student dress is shorts and skirts that are too short and the wearing of pants and shorts that sag and not secure around the waist.  Therefore, please make sure that when purchasing items to wear for school the following guidelines are being met.

Students wearing skirts or dresses (if shorter than the knees) to school must have on leggings (not shorts) under the garment.  The length of any shorts worn to school must be longer than the edge of fingertips of the student.  Any shirts worn to school must have sleeves.  Pants must be of appropriate size that match the stature of the individual and must be worn at the waist. NO holes in pants between the waist and knees.

We appreciate everyone following the student dress code, as it will be strictly enforced.  Students will be asked to change clothes to meet the dress code guidelines.  Working together as a team, we are confident that the dress code will be followed and that this will be another great year at Kesling.

Rose-Hulman's Homework Hotline

Rose-Hulman's Homework Hotline provides FREE math and science homework help to Indiana students in grades 6-12. Students may contact the Homework Hotline from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time), September through May toll-free at 1-877-ASK-ROSE or online at www.AskRose.org.

 

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