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Mr. Bill Wilmsen

Mr. Bill Wilmsen
Principal
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Lisa Marks

Lisa Marks
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Print this articleAnnual Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment and Inter-District Requests are closed. Late requests are accepted from June 1, 2021 to July 31, 2021. All late requests will be added to a waiting list.

Please complete the application here:  http://www.lpcsc.k12.in.us/parents/open-enrollment/

 

UrgentPrint this articleKIS Programming Plan for the Reminder of the Year
Print this articleJune 2021 Parent Newsletter

Please click on the following link for the June 2021 Parent Newsletter:

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Print this articleMay 2021 Parent Newsletter

Please click on the following link to access the May 2021 Parent Newsletter:

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Print this articleApril 2021 Parent Newsletter

Please click on the following document to access the April 2021 Parent Newsletter:

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Print this articleF.A.C.E.S. Newsletter

Attached you will find the February / March F.A.C.E.S. Newsletter.

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Print this articleParent Academy

Registration for our March 23rd LPCSC ZOOM Parent Academy is now open!
We will have two sessions: Session 1 5:30-6:15 PM
                                           Session 2 6:30-7:15 PM
You will have the opportunity to choose from 13 different classes.
When you register, your name will be entered into a pool for a special gift drawing.
Please follow the link below to register:

 

More informationRegister

Print this articleMarch 2021 Parent Newsletter

Please click on the following link to access the March 2021 Parent Newsletter:

Attached documentMarch 2021 Parent Newsletter

Print this article2020-2021 Kesling Quarter 2: Kesling Honor Roll

Congratulations to all students who achieved academic excellence in quarter 2 of the 2020-2021 school year.  Please click on the following document and celebrate the success of the students listed for achieving the Principal's All A Honor Roll and students who achieved the A/B Honor Roll during the first quarter:

Attached document2020-2021 Kesling Quarter 2: Honor Roll

Print this articleF.A.C.E.S. Newsletter

February F.A.C.E.S. Newsletter

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Print this articleMi-Fi Information
Print this article2020-2021 Quarter 1: Kesling Honor Roll

Congratulations to all students who achieved academic excellence in quarter 1 of the 2020-2021 school year.  Please click on the following document and celebrate the success of the students listed for achieving the Principal's All A Honor Roll and students who achieved the A/B Honor Roll during the first quarter:

Attached document2020-2021 Quarter 1: Kesling Honor Roll

Print this articleGrowth Mindset

A special note from Austyn Kelso our F.A.C.E.S. social worker at the Kesling Campus

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Print this articleLPCSC Orange Spread COVID-19 Parent Information

Please read the attached information regarding the COVID-19 Orange Spread Level.

 

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Print this article2020-2021 Yearbook Ordering Information

If you would like to order a yearbook for the 2020-2021 school year please click on the link below:

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Print this articleUpdate Parent Information Video

While working with all of our schools, I have found that many of our parents have outdated or incorrect contact information.
Our office has put together a Loom video asking parents to contact our schools with their most current contact information.
You can contact us by calling 219-362-7507 and by pressing 4 for the Guidance Office or you can log onto your Skyward Parent Access account and update it there as well.

 

More informationHow to Update Parent Information

Print this articleDistance Learning Support Tips for Parents

The Indiana Department of Education has developed a document entitled Distance Learning Support Tips for parents.  Please refer to follow document for more information:

Attached documentDistance Learning Support Tips for Parents

Print this articleAdjusted Dismissal Time

Adjustment Dismissal Time


Starting Monday, August 31, 2020, the following Dismissal Times will be followed on the Kesling Campus:


2:25 p.m.  Student dismissal for students being picked up from school

2:35 p.m.  Student dismissal for students walking to school, students staying after for

                 extracurricular and students riding the bus home.

Print this articleScheduling Update

Dear Parents and Guardians,  


While we are proud that we are able to provide traditional and distance learning to both our teachers and our students, this has caused many challenges and conflicts in our scheduling process.  Our counselor and many others are continuing to work together to resolve these conflicts.  Lastly, we continue to receive parent requests to change learning options; unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to switch any student learning plans. The following is an update regarding Grade 5 and Grade 6 Scheduling:  


5th Grade: All Schedules for both Traditional and Distance Learners should be ready to view after 5:00 p.m.; except, the Elective Rotation which will be updated and ready by Monday (Some Minor Changes Still May Occur).


6th Grade:  All Schedules both Traditional and Distance Learners should be ready to view after 5:00 p.m. (Some Minor Changes Still May Occur).


Traditional Learners:  Where to Report Monday Morning:  All 5th and 6th Grade Students who have chosen the Traditional Learning Choice are to report to the TA class.  


Distance Learners:  Distance Learning Teachers will be in contact with students regarding the first day of school.


We appreciate your patience and understanding throughout this process.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.  Please enjoy the weekend with your family.


Sincerely,

 

Bill Wilmsen

Principal

Kesling Intermediate School

Print this articleLearning Choice 1: Parent and Student Update

Dear Parents and Students,

We are excited to announce the 2020-2021 Back to School Kesling Campus Student Orientation dates for Traditional Learning Students (Choice #1) 

Traditional Learning Student Orientation (Choice #1):
When: Tuesday, August 18, 2020 and Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Who: Students who will be coming back to the traditional school setting.
Purpose: The purpose is for students to be able to come to the campus and walk their schedule and become familiar with the campus.

– Please see the attachment for further details.

 

Attached documentLearning Choice 1 Parent and Student Update

Print this articleLearning Choices 2 and 3 Parent and Student Update

Dear Parents and Students,

We are excited to announce the 2020-2021 Chromebook Distribution for Distance and Home School Students (Choices #2 and #3).

Distance Learning and Home School Student Chromebook Distribution (Choices #2 and #3):
When: Thursday, August 20, 2020
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Last name A-K
          10:30 - 12:00 p.m. Last name L-Z
          4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Last name A-K
          5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Last name L-Z
How: Parents/students will stop at door #14 and remain in the vehicle. They will give student name and staff will locate Chromebook and deliver to car at door #16 and door #17.
Who: Students who will be doing option #2 Distance Learning or Option #3 Homes School.
Purpose: The purpose is for students to pick up their Chromebook and school information.


- Please see attached map for further details.

Attached documentChromebook Distribution Map

Print this articleAugust 2020 Newsletter

Please click on the following link to access the August 2020 Parent Newsletter:

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Print this articleAthletic Physical Consent and Release Form

Please click on the following link to access the Athletic Physical Consent  and Release Form for those student who had an athletic physical as a fourth or fifth grade student last year:

Attached documentAthletic Consent and Release Form

Print this articleKesling COVID-19 Re-Entry Plan & Information

Dear Parents and Guardians,

 

We are excited to share with you our Kesling COVID-19 Re-Entry Plan and the link to the LPCSC COVID-19 Re-Entry Plan.  Further communication will be sent out to all families regarding registration for current LPCSC students and students new to LaPorte in the next few days.  Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions regarding the 2020-2021 school year.

Sincerely,

 

Bill Wilmsen

Principal, Kesling Intermediate School

Print this article2020-2021 LPCSC School Year Calendar

Please click on the following document to access the 2020-2021 LPCSC School Year Calendar:

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Print this article2020-2021 Student Learning Options

Click on this link for an overview of the three available learning options for students this year.  When you register your child you will need to pick on of these three options.  Please reach out to us if you have any questions. 

Attached documentStudent Learning Options

Print this articleParent Canvas Tutorial

Please click on the attached link to view "How to" for parents to navigate Canvas:

https://www.loom.com/share/a1d7c9f118ef4beca478c337b428243f

 

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Print this articleAthletic Handbook

Please click on the link below to access the La Porte Middle School and Kesling Intermediate School Athletic Handbook:

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Print this articleIHSAA Physical Form

Please click on the link below to access the IHSAA Physical Form:

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Print this articleKesling Campus Traffic Flow Patterns

Please click on the link below to view the Kesling Campus Traffic Flow Patterns:

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Print this articleKesling 2020-2021 School Supply List

Students, Parents & Guardians,

Please click on the document to access the 2020-2021 Kesling Intermediate School Supply List:

Attached documentKesling Intermediate School Supply List (2020-21)

Print this articleIMPORTANT HIP PROGRAM INFORMATION

Attached is information about the HIP program, Healthy communities, and covering children with the HIP program sponsoring workshops to help parents that may need to participate int he "Gateway to Work" program to maintain eligibility. 

Attached documentFlyer in English

Print this articleIMPORTANT INFORMATION ON HIP PROGRAM IN SPANISH

Attached is the HIP program information in spanish.

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Print this articleF.A.C.E.S. Newsletter

Check out Family and Community Engagement Services' December newsletter.

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Print this articleF.A.C.E.S./Second Step Parent Video

This video focuses on the basics of recognizing bullying, cyber bullying, and harassment. 

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Print this articleHotline

Please click on the icon below to access information about reporting problems at Kesling Intermediate School.

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Belief Statements
Komet All students are entitled to a quality education.
Komet The middle school philosophy addresses the cognitive, emotional, physical, and social needs of adolescents.
Komet Attendance and involvement are key to increasing student achievement.
Komet Staff should feel valued and be encouraged to develop professionally.
Komet Parents and community members are an integral and valued part of the educational process.
Komet The learning environment should be safe and orderly.
Komet Learning is a continuous process.

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