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The New Fairmont High School Auditorium School Board members, administrators, city officials and reps from Ruetschle Architect and Shook Touchstone helped open the new Fairmont Auditorium by participating in the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on March 8. Virtual Reality Explorations Indian Riffle Elementary Student Council Members Celebrate their School's "National Blue Ribbon" Status 263 Fairmont Students Make up the 2018 Marching Firebirds The Fairmont Firebirds Before the 'Battle of Kettering' "Don't Count the Days. Make the Day Count" Is Digital Design Instructor, Jared Parker's Mantra Fairmont Career Tech Center -- Try what you want to do and be for free! KMS Students working in an environment that foster students' personal growth in communication, collaboration, creativity and leadership skills. Celebrating Career Tech Education September is School Attendance Awareness Month Robotics in KMS Project Lead the Way Kettering Middle School KMS Art Class Collaborative Spaces in KMS Library KMS Project Lead the Way KMS Classroom utilizing Chromebooks KMS Art Class Robotics in KMS Project Lead the Way KMS Courtyard Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds The Fairmont Marching Firebirds are 280-Students Strong! Fairmont's USB Donated $10,000 to the Kettering Veteran's and Inventors Walk and Attended the Park's Dedication Firebird Football Kettering Bus Drivers Log more than 600,000 Route Miles a Year Kettering has Once Again Been Named a 'Best Communities for Music Education' Fairmont Park, Home of Firebird Soccer, Field Hockey and Lacrosse We are FIREBIRDS! Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student Veteran's Day Program 2016 at Oakview Elementary School
The New Fairmont High School Auditorium School Board members, administrators, city officials and reps from Ruetschle Architect and Shook Touchstone helped open the new Fairmont Auditorium by participating in the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on March 8. Virtual Reality Explorations Indian Riffle Elementary Student Council Members Celebrate their School's "National Blue Ribbon" Status 263 Fairmont Students Make up the 2018 Marching Firebirds The Fairmont Firebirds Before the 'Battle of Kettering' "Don't Count the Days. Make the Day Count" Is Digital Design Instructor, Jared Parker's Mantra Fairmont Career Tech Center -- Try what you want to do and be for free! KMS Students working in an environment that foster students' personal growth in communication, collaboration, creativity and leadership skills. Celebrating Career Tech Education September is School Attendance Awareness Month Robotics in KMS Project Lead the Way Kettering Middle School KMS Art Class Collaborative Spaces in KMS Library KMS Project Lead the Way KMS Classroom utilizing Chromebooks KMS Art Class Robotics in KMS Project Lead the Way KMS Courtyard Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds The Fairmont Marching Firebirds are 280-Students Strong! Fairmont's USB Donated $10,000 to the Kettering Veteran's and Inventors Walk and Attended the Park's Dedication Firebird Football Kettering Bus Drivers Log more than 600,000 Route Miles a Year Kettering has Once Again Been Named a 'Best Communities for Music Education' Fairmont Park, Home of Firebird Soccer, Field Hockey and Lacrosse We are FIREBIRDS! Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student Veteran's Day Program 2016 at Oakview Elementary School

2019-2020 KMS Morning Announcements

Announcements for Wednesday, September 18, 2019

From Mr. Byer:
Intramural Soccer will be playing this Wednesday, September 18th from 4-5. Any boy or girl interested in playing is more than welcome to join! Meet in Mr. Byer's room, South Unit 310, after school. Make sure to have your ride ready to pick you up at 5. Hope to see you there!

From Miss Bellini and Mrs. Melvin:
Homework Club is on Wednesdays from 3:45-4:45 in Room 311, which is in the South Unit. Any sixth, seventh, and eighth graders are welcome to attend.

From Mrs. Shadoan:
Attention student council members:  Don't forget - there is no meeting, this Friday, September 20.  Again - no meeting this week.  Please try to attend the meeting next week!  Email Mrs. Shadoan if you have any questions.


From Coach Jackson:
The navy 7th grade girls volleyball team defeated silver last night in three sets. Great bumps, sets, and hits led them to victory. Let's go batlets!

From KMS PTO:
A HUGE thank you to those who supported today's KMS Walk-A-Thon. We have raised over $3,600.

The Unit Winners are:
6th grade: Madison R.
7th grade: TAHJEY L.* (overall leader raising $920)
8th grade: Annabelle S.

 

Announcements for Tuesday, September 17, 2019

From Mrs. Morgan:
Attention all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders!!!  

Do you like to write?  Do you feel like you never have the time to write?  Now you can.  Come check out  ""The Write Time"" this Wednesday morning from 7:45 to 8:30 in Mrs. Morgan's room 317, South Unit.  Can’t get here at 7:45?  No biggie; just come whenever your bus drops you off.

From Mrs. Geiger and Miss Evans:
Are you interested in helping out your community? Junior Optimists meet every other week to volunteer, plan elementary parties, and do fundraisers and projects for our community. All grades are welcome to come meet new friends at our first meeting, Tuesday September 17th. Come to Mrs. Geiger's room, 309, in South Unit until 4:30. We hope to see you there!

From Mr. Byer:
Intramural Soccer will be playing this Wednesday, September 18th from 4-5. Any boy or girl interested in playing is more than welcome to join! Meet in Mr. Byer's room, South Unit 310, after school. Make sure to have your ride ready to pick you up at 5. Hope to see you there!


From KMS PTO:
Walk-A-Thon Unit Leaders
6th Grade: Madison R.
7th Grade: Tahjey L.* (overall leader)
8th Grade: Annabelle S.

Please remember to wear walking shoes tomorrow, and you may still turn in your envelope.

From Miss Bellini and Mrs. Melvin:
Homework Club is on Wednesdays from 3:45-4:45 in Room 311, which is in the South Unit. Any sixth, seventh, and eighth graders are welcome to attend.

From Student Council:
Thanks to everyone who twinned with someone today!  Because things are better when you are together!  Advisory teachers - look around your room.  Is there anyone who looks really great for Together is Better Day?  Or, is anyone in your advisory twinning with someone in another Advisory?  Be on the lookout today for dress-alikes and snap a pic.  Send the pics to Mrs. Shadoan.  And, don’t forget - tomorrow is Blue and Silver Day!  Oh yeah!  Pep assembly time!

From Mr. Snyder:
The first Muse program will be this morning.  I will make an announcement for students to report to the auditorium at 9:10.  

 

Announcements for Monday, September 16, 2019

From Mrs. Morgan:
Attention all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders!!!  

Do you like to write?  Do you feel like you never have the time to write?  Now you can.  Come check out  ""The Write Time"" this Wednesday morning from 7:45 to 8:30 in Mrs. Morgan's room 317, South Unit.  Can’t get here at 7:45?  No biggie; just come whenever your bus drops you off.

Remember - Wednesday mornings from 7:45, or when your bus gets here, until 8:30 in room 317, South Unit.

From Mrs. Geiger and Miss Evans:
Are you interested in helping out your community? Junior Optimists meet every other week to volunteer, plan elementary parties, and do fundraisers and projects for our community. All grades are welcome to come meet new friends at our first meeting, Tuesday September 17th. Come to Mrs. Geiger's room, 309, in South Unit until 4:30. We hope to see you there!

From Mr. Byer:
Intramural Soccer will be playing this Wednesday, September 18th from 4-5. Any boy or girl interested in playing is more than welcome to join! Meet in Mr. Byer's room, South Unit 310, after school. Make sure to have your ride ready to pick you up at 5. Hope to see you there!


From KMS PTO:
Walk-A-Thon Unit Leaders:
6th Grade: Kyler M.
7th Grade: Jocelyn B.
8th Grade: Riley M.

From Mrs. Shadoan:
Attention student council members:  Don't forget - there is no meeting, this Friday, September 20.  Again - no meeting this week.  Please try to attend the meeting next week!  Email Mrs. Shadoan if you have any questions.

From Student Council:
Thanks to everyone who mix-matched their clothes today to show your school spirit.  Advisory teachers - look around your room.  Is there anyone who looks really great for mix & match day today?  If so, snap a pic and send it to Mrs. Shadoan.  Or, snap a pic of everyone who participated in your advisory.  

And don’t forget - tomorrow is Together is Better Tuesday! Not sure what that is...it’s Twin Day!

From Mrs. Siler:
There will be pizza instead of chicken drumstick for lunch today.  

 

Announcements for Friday, September 13, 2019

From Mrs. Himes:
Thank you to everyone who brought in donations for our troops. If you were unable to donate you can still make a difference. Hold the door open for the person behind you, offer to do extra chores or simply thank a veteran for their service. Be a positive force in our community!

From KMS PTO:
WALK-A-THON
This is the PTO's only MAJOR fundraiser. It is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18 and held during the school day. Any student turning in a donation of $5 or more will participate. Extra envelopes are in the unit offices. All envelopes are due Monday to be included in the prizes.

Walk-A-Thon Unit Leaders:
6th Grade: Kyler M.
7th Grade: Jocelyn B.
8th Grade: Riley M.

News just in....another prize of Two Upper Deck Tickets to an FC Cincinnati game scheduled to be played during the 2020 regular season at Nippert Stadium have been added to the Walk-A-Thon prizes. Thanks FC Cincinnati.

DINING For $$$
RAISING CANES
Monday, September 16
Indian Ripple location
4:00 - 9:00 PM
Mention/show your flyer. Flyer was sent home and can be found on the KMS website.


From Mrs. Geiger and Miss Evans:
Are you interested in helping out your community? Junior Optimists meet every other week to volunteer, plan elementary parties, and do fundraisers and projects for our community. All grades are welcome to come meet new friends at our first meeting, Tuesday September 17th. Come to Mrs. Geiger's room, 309, in South Unit until 4:30. We hope to see you there!

 

Announcements for Thursday, September 12, 2019

From Mrs. Himes:
Tomorrow is the final day to bring in your donations for Blue Star Mothers. Let's fill those boxes Firebirds!

From KMS PTO:
WALK-A-THON
This is the PTO's only MAJOR fundraiser. It is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18 and held during the school day. Any student turning in a donation of $5 or more will participate. Extra envelopes are in the unit offices. All envelopes are due Monday to be included in the prizes.

Walk-A-Thon Unit Leaders
6th Grade: Riley B.
7th Grade: Jocelyn B.
8th Grade: Emmanuel H.

From Student Council:
Attention 7th grade student council members - don't forget about our meeting tomorrow morning.  The meeting is in Mrs. Shadoan's room - 109 North Unit - and begins at 8am.

6th graders - we're halfway through the 1st quarter.  If you're interested in student council, make sure you finish strong.  6th grade student council applications will be available AFTER 1st quarter grades come out!

 

Announcements for Wednesday, September 11, 2019

From Mrs. Himes:
Did you know that many of our donations will be used as Christmas care packages for the troops? Don't forget to drop off your donations to your unit office. Every little bit helps!

From Mr. Byer:
Any boy or girl interested in playing Intramural Soccer, we will play TODAY Wednesday, September 11th from 4-5. Meet in Mr. Byer's room, South Unit room 310, right after school. Make sure to have a ride ready to pick you up by 5:00. Last week was a blast!

From KMS PTO:
WALK-A-THON
This is the PTO's only MAJOR fundraiser. It is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18 and held during the school day. Any student turning in a donation of $5 or more will participate. Extra envelopes are in the unit offices. All envelopes are due by Monday to be included for the prizes.

 

Announcements for Tuesday, September 10, 2019

From Mrs. Himes:
Tuna, Gum and Dental Floss. These are just a few of the items you can donate to support American troops around the world. Donations will be accepted through Friday in your unit offices. Don't forget tomorrow is Patriot Day. Please wear Red, White and Blue to show your support!

From KMS PTO:
WALK-A-THON
This is the PTO's only MAJOR fundraiser. It is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18 and held during the school day. Any student turning in a donation of $5 or more will participate. Extra envelopes are in the unit offices.
Walk-A-Thon Prizes are from Skate World and the University of Dayton Athletics Department. Please listen tomorrow for more to be mentioned.

From Mr. Byer:
Any boy or girl interested in playing Intramural Soccer, we will play THIS Wednesday, September 11th from 4-5. Meet in Mr. Byer's room, South Unit room 310, right after school. Make sure to have a ride ready to pick you up by 5:00. Last week was a blast!

From Mrs. Morgan:
Attention all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders!!!  

Do you like to write?  Do you feel like you never have the time to write?  Now you can.  Come check out  ""The Write Time"" this Wednesday morning from 7:45 to 8:30 in Mrs. Morgan's room 317, South Unit.  Can’t get here at 7:45?  No biggie; just come whenever your bus drops you off.

No need to sign up.  Just come with your computer, or come old school with paper and a pencil.  Bring a friend.  This is ""The Write Time"" to conjure up that poem, story, or song that you have swirling in your head.

Remember - Wednesday mornings from 7:45, or when your bus gets here, until 8:30 in room 317, South Unit.

From Mr. Snyder:
8th Grade bus evacuation training will take place after morning announcements on Victory Lane.  Mr. Delon or I will announce when to come out.  

 

Announcements for Monday, September 9, 2019

From Mrs. Himes:
Our donation drive to benefit the Blue Star Mothers is underway. Please make sure to bring your new and unused donations to your unit offices. Donations will be accepted through Friday, September 13th. Thank you for your support!

From KMS PTO:
WALK-A-THON
This is the PTO's only MAJOR fundraiser. It is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18 and held during the school day. Any student turning in a donation of $5 or more will participate. Envelopes have been sent home, and extras may be found in your unit office.
Walk-A-Thon Prizes are from Laser Web, Mad River Mountain, and Poelking Woodman Lane. Please listen tomorrow for more to be mentioned.

PTO Meeting
TODAY
4:30 PM
Library

From Mr. Byer:
Any boy or girl interested in playing Intramural Soccer, we will play THIS Wednesday, September 11th from 4-5. Meet in Mr. Byer's room, South Unit room 310, right after school. Make sure to have a ride ready to pick you up by 5:00. Last week was a blast!

From Mrs. Morgan:
Attention all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders!!!  

Do you like to write?  Do you feel like you never have the time to write?  Now you can.  Come check out  ""The Write Time"" this Wednesday morning from 7:45 to 8:30 in Mrs. Morgan's room 317, South Unit.  Can’t get here at 7:45?  No biggie; just come whenever your bus drops you off.

No need to sign up.  Just come with your computer, or come old school with paper and a pencil.  Bring a friend.  This is ""The Write Time"" to conjure up that poem, story, or song that you have swirling in your head.

Remember - Wednesday mornings from 7:45, or when your bus gets here, until 8:30 in room 317, South Unit.

 

Announcements for Friday, September 6, 2019

From Mr. Roden:
A reminder to all singers in Choir: please bring in your T-Shirt Order Form and $5 payment ASAP. Mr. Roden has extra forms for you in the Choir room should you need one.

From Mrs. Himes:
In 2009 Federal legislation was passed that established September 11th as a National Day of Service and Remembrance under Federal Law and Presidential Proclamation. In honor of September 11th, KMS will be participating in a donation drive to benefit the Blue Star Mothers of America, Miami Valley Chapter #3. The donation drive will take place Friday, September 6th through Friday, September 13th in the unit offices. Students will receive information about making donations during their social studies classes. Thank you in advance for your support!

From KMS PTO:
WALK-A-THON
This is the PTO's only MAJOR fundraiser. It is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18 and held during the school day. Any student turning in a donation of $5 or more will participate. Envelopes have been sent home, and extras may be found in your unit office.

Walk-A-Thon Prizes are from Dick's Sporting Goods, Fairmont Athletic Department, and Kettering Rec Center. Please listen Monday for more to be mentioned.

PTO Meeting
Monday, September 9
4:30 PM
Library

From Student Council:
7th Grade Student Council members, where are you?  Our morning meetings started weeks ago and we are missing a lot of you.  Our morning meetings are optional, but we’ve made some decisions already, so if you haven’t made it to a meeting yet, you’re missing out.  

6th graders will be joining us after 1st quarter, so for right now it’s only 7th graders before school.  Remember, every Friday morning in Mrs. Shadoan’s room.  We need you!  Check your email!

Our first Spirit Day is next week, September 11, and we have red, white and blue day.  So where red, white and blue on Wednesday, September 11 for Patriot Day!

From Mr. Snyder:
Just a reminder KMS students, we are competing against Van Buren in the September Attendance Challenge.  Let’s work hard to have great attendance this month and beat our cross town rival.  

 

Announcements for Thursday, September 5, 2019

From Mrs. Scott:
Attention Muse Machine Members,

Ticket orders and money for our first out of school performance, ""Peter and the Starcatcher"" are due by this Friday, Sept 6. Also, our first after school meeting will be next Wednesday, Sept 11 from 3:45-5:00 in central unit, room 218. Not a member yet? If the stage is what you crave, it's not too late to join! Check out the Muse icon on the student links page for more information. 

From Mr. Roden:
A reminder to all singers in Choir: please bring in your T-Shirt Order Form and $5 payment ASAP. Mr. Roden has extra forms for you in the Choir room should you need one.

From Coach Relick:
Congratulations to the girls Cross Country team for having the best start to a season the girls have ever had!  They finished in 2nd place for the third race in a row and are proving they are a contender for the conference meet!  Also a special shout out to Jacob F. for finishing 3rd in yesterday's meet at Fairborn!  Great job, Jacob!


From KMS PTO:
WALK-A-THON
This is the PTO's only MAJOR fundraiser. It is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18 and held during the school day. Any student turning in a donation of $5 or more will participate. Envelopes have been sent home, and extras may be found in your unit office.
Walk-A-Thon Prizes are from Breakout Games, Carillon Historical Park, Columbus Blue Jackets, and COSI. Please listen tomorrow for more will be mentioned.

Now for what everyone wants to know...the winning advisory for doughnuts...well no one has won yet because no single advisory has all students with at least one parent and the advisory teacher signed up as PTO members.  Here are the rankings:
1st place: Montavon 
2nd place: Loree 
3rd place (tied):  Church, Heath, & Shadoan

All Spirit Wear orders have been submitted. Orders are due around September 19 and will be sent home with students.

From Mr. Snyder:
September is National Attendance Awareness Month.  KMS and Van Buren will be competing for the prestigious attendance trophy.  Let’s make sure we have a strong attendance this month and beat Van Buren for the trophy.  

 

Announcements for Wednesday, September 4, 2019

From Mr. Byer:
On Wednesday, September 4th anyone interested in playing Intramural Soccer after school is welcome to attend! Meet after school in Mr. Byer's room, South Unit 310. We will play from 4:00-5:00, so make sure to have a ride ready to pick you up by 5.  Hope to see you there!

From KMS PTO:

SIXTH GRADE ONLY KONA ICE SOCIAL
TODAY in the cafeteria
3:45 -5:00 PM

Tickets are on sale in the lobby NOW only for $4. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Please make sure your ride picks you up from Central Unit parking lot at 5 PM today.

WALK-A-THON
This is the PTO's only MAJOR fundraiser. It is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18 and held during the school day. Any student turning in a donation of $5 or more will participate. Envelopes have been sent home or may be found in your unit office.
Volunteers are needed to assist the day of the walk. A sign up will be sent out soon.

From Coach Relick:
Congratulations to the Cross Country team for placing 2nd overall at the Miamisburg Invitational.  Both the girls and boys teams brought home trophies for placing second!  A special shout out to Reece K., Jacob F., Rylee M., and Katie N. for placing top 20 overall and earning a medal.

From Mrs. Scott:
Attention Muse Machine Members,

Ticket orders and money for our first out of school performance, ""Peter and the Starcatcher"" are due by this Friday, Sept 6. Also, our first after school meeting will be next Wednesday, Sept 11 from 3:45-5:00 in central unit, room 218. Not a member yet? If the stage is what you crave, it's not too late to join! Check out the Muse icon on the student links page for more information. 

 

Announcements for Tuesday, September 3, 2019

From Mr. Byer:
On Wednesday, September 4th anyone interested in playing Intramural Soccer after school is welcome to attend! Meet after school in Mr. Byer's room, South Unit 310. We will play from 4:00-5:00, so make sure to have a ride ready to pick you up by 5.  Hope to see you there!

From Mrs. Morgan:
Attention all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders!!!  

Do you like to write?  Do you feel like you never have the time to write?  Now you can.  Come check out  ""The Write Time"" this Wednesday morning from 7:45 to 8:30 in Mrs. Morgan's room 317, South Unit.  Can’t get here at 7:45?  No biggie; just come whenever your bus drops you off.

No need to sign up.  Just come with your computer, or come old school with paper and a pencil.  Bring a friend.  This is ""The Write Time"" to conjure up that poem, story, or song that you have swirling in your head.

Remember - Wednesday mornings from 7:45, or when your bus gets here, until 8:30 in room 317, South Unit.

From KMS PTO:

SIXTH GRADE ONLY KONA ICE SOCIAL
Wednesday, September 4
3:45 -5:00 PM

Tickets are on sale in the lobby this morning and tomorrow morning only for $4. No tickets will be sold at the door.  Please make sure your ride picks you up from Central Unit parking lot at 5 PM on Wednesday.

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE WINNERS
Cheesecake Factory
     Matt T.
Chuy's 
     Laura M.
Dick's Sporting Goods Certificate
     Beth W.
Firebird Gear
     Kellye J. & Chris Y. = hat
     Khristie R. = tote
Funny Bone
     Cynthia K., Lara R. and Chi S.
Woodhouse Day Spa
     Kenji W.
Thank you to our record 174 paid members for joining. 

WALK-A-THON
This is the PTO's only MAJOR fundraiser. It is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18 and held during the school day. Any student turning in a donation of $5 or more will participate. Envelopes will be coming home soon.

 

Announcements for Friday, August 30, 2019

From Coach Hunkler:
Coach Hunkler and Hughes want to congratulate the 7th and 8th grade silver volleyball girls for both defeating Miamisburg in a 2 game sweep. Hits, digs, blocks and serves were awesome. 

From KMS PTO:
Current advisory standings for doughnuts: 
1st place (tied): Loree & Montavon 
2nd place (tied): Church, Heath, & Shadoan
3rd place:  McNamara*
It's a close race, but in the end there can be only one winner. :)
The winning advisory will be announced on September 3.

Spirit Wear orders and payment are due TODAY by 9 AM to your unit office.

Sixth grade Kona Ice Social 
Wednesday, September 4 
3:45-5:00 PM
Tickets ($4) will be on sale in the central lobby on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. No tickets will be sold at the door. Song request box is in the unit lobby. Please remember all songs must be school appropriate.

From Mr. Byer:
On Wednesday, September 4th anyone interested in playing Intramural Soccer after school is welcome to attend! Meet after school in Mr. Byer's room, South Unit 310. We will play from 4:00-5:00, so make sure to have a ride ready to pick you up by 5.  Hope to see you there!

From Mrs Gustafson:
Attention anyone who submitted an application for art club. All students got in and meetings start next week. Check your schedules. 7th and 8th grade is full. But there’s a few spots open in 6th if you have a late form. Get it to Mrs G as soon as possible! 

From Mr. Snyder:
Students remember that school pictures will be taken on Tuesday, September 3rd.  This is the first day back from Labor Day break, so please remember to bring your flyer with you on Tuesday.  

 

Announcements for Thursday, August 29, 2019

From KMS PTO:
Membership Drive prize drawing for all paid members is TOMORROW. It's not too late to join.

Current advisory standings for doughnuts: 
1st place (tied): Church, Loree, Shadoan
2nd place (tied): Heath & Montavon
3rd place(tied):  Cornett, Himes, Hoskinson, McNamara*, A. Reed*, and Thompson
It's a close race, but in the end there can be only one winner. :)
The winning advisory will be announced on September 3.

Spirit Wear orders and payment are due TOMORROW by 9 AM to your unit office.

Sixth grade Kona Ice Social will be Wednesday, September 4 from 3:45-5:00 PM. Tickets ($4) will be on sale in the central lobby on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. No tickets will be sold at the door. Song request box will be in the office tomorrow. Please remember all songs must be school appropriate.

From Mr. Snyder:
Students remember that school pictures will be taken on Tuesday, September 3rd.  This is the first day back from Labor Day break, so please remember to bring your flyer with you on Tuesday.  

 

Announcements for Wednesday, August 28, 2019

From Mrs Gustafson:
All art club forms are due TOMORROW, Thursday to your unit office or Miss Gustafson.  Lists of members will be posted outside of unit offices on Friday.  Meetings will start the following week on Tuesday, September 3rd for 6th grade and on Wednesday, September 4th for 7th and 8th grade!  See Miss G with questions

From KMS PTO:

Membership Drive 
Prize drawing is fast approaching this Friday, August 30. All paid members have a chance.
Current advisory standings for doughnuts: 
1st place (tied): Church & Shadoan, 2nd place (tied): Heath, Loree,  & Montavon, 3rd place(tied):  Conver, Himes, Hoskinson, McNamara*, A. Reed*, and Thompson
It's a close race, but in the end there can be only one winner. :)
The winning advisory will be announced on September 3.

Spirit Wear orders and payment are due Friday, August 30.

Sixth grade Kona Ice Social will be Wednesday, September 4 from 3:45-5:00 PM. 

From Coach Jackson:
The 7th grade navy volleyball team defeated Trotwood last night in two sets.  The birds started out strong in winning the first set 25-0.  Mara C.served 24 straight points.  Dulcie H. and Kylie G. added to the great serving.  Great job birds!

From Coach Amstutz:
Last night the Navy volleyball teams took on Trotwood Madison and took care of business. Both the 7th and 8th grade teams won in two sets. The 8th grade team totaled 32 aces as a team with Abby A. getting 14, Julianne M. getting 8, Ashley R. and Jocelyn S. each with 4 and Cherie M. with 2. The team also had 6 kills and 2 blocks. Zoe P. had 2 kills, Gabby H., Addie H., Cherie M. and Ashley R. each had 1. Ashley R. and Jocelyn S. each had 1 block.
Great job Firebirds!!

 

Announcements for Tuesday, August 27, 2019

From Mr. Byer:
There will be no Intramural Soccer today due to the weather and field conditions. Listen to the announcements next week for the next scheduled day!

From Mrs. Morgan:
Attention all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders!!!  

Do you like to write?  Do you feel like you never have the time to write?  Now you can.  Come check out  ""The Write Time"" this Wednesday morning from 7:45 to 8:30 in Mrs. Morgan's room 317, South Unit.  Can’t get here at 7:45?  No biggie; just come whenever your bus drops you off.

No need to sign up.  Just come with your computer, or come old school with paper and a pencil.  Bring a friend.  This is ""The Write Time"" to conjure up that poem, story, or song that you have swirling in your head.

Remember - Wednesday mornings from 7:45, or when your bus gets here, until 8:30 in room 317, South Unit.

From Mrs Gustafson:
Attention all interested in art club.  Spots are filling.  You have until this Thursday, August 29th to get your forms in.   Tuesday is 6th grade art club and Wednesday is for 7th and 8th graders.  Get your form from your unit office, fill out and return to your office or Miss Gustafson in 219 Central.  Meetings start the week of Sept 3rd.

From KMS PTO:

Rapid Fired Pizza TODAY
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Please show or mention flyer found on KMS website.

Membership Drive 
All paid members are entered in the prize drawing on Friday, August 30.
Current advisory standings for doughnuts: 
1st place (tied): Church & Shadoan, 2nd place (tied): Heath, Loree,  & Montavon, 3rd place(tied):  Conver, Himes, Hoskinson, McNamara*, A. Reed*, and Thompson
It's a close race, but in the end there can be only one winner. :)
The winning advisory will be announced on September 3.

Spirit Wear orders and payment are due Friday, August 30.

Sixth grade Kona Ice Social will be Wednesday, September 4 from 3:45-5:00 PM.

 

Announcements for Monday, August 26, 2019

From Mr. Byer:
On Tuesday, August 27th anyone interested in playing Intramural Soccer after school is welcome to attend! Meet after school in Mr. Byer's room, South Unit 310. We will play from 4:00-5:00, so make sure to have a ride ready to pick you up by 5.  Hope to see you there!

From KMS PTO:

Rapid Fired Pizza tomorrow, August 27
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Please show or mention flyer.

Membership Drive 
All paid members are entered in the prize drawing on Friday, August 30.
Current advisory standings for doughnuts: 
1st place (tied): Church & Shadoan, 2nd place (tied): Loree & Montavon, 3rd place(tied):  Conver, Heath, Himes, Hoskinson, McNamara*, A. Reed*, and Thompson
It's a close race, but in the end there can be only one winner. :)
The winning advisory will be announced on September 3.

Spirit Wear orders are due Friday, August 30.

Sixth grade Kona Ice Social will be Wednesday, September 4 from 3:45-5:00 PM.

From Mrs. Morgan:
Attention all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders!!!  

Do you like to write?  Do you feel like you never have the time to write?  Now you can.  Come check out  ""The Write Time"" this Wednesday morning from 7:45 to 8:30 in Mrs. Morgan's room 317, South Unit.  Can’t get here at 7:45?  No biggie; just come whenever your bus drops you off.

No need to sign up.  Just come with your computer, or come old school with paper and a pencil.  Bring a friend.  This is ""The Write Time"" to conjure up that poem, story, or song that you have swirling in your head.

Remember - Wednesday mornings from 7:45, or when your bus gets here, until 8:30 in room 317, South Unit.

 

Announcements for Friday, August 23, 2019


From Ms. Moses:
Attention 6th graders!!!  Anyone interested in participating in after school kickball or walking/running club should pick up a form in the 6th grade lobby to take home.  The form must be completed as well as all of the online forms and returned to Ms. Moses by the dates listed.

From Mr. Byer:
On Tuesday, August 27th anyone interested in playing Intramural Soccer after school is welcome to attend! Meet after school in Mr. Byer's room, South Unit 310. We will play from 4:00-5:00, so make sure to have a ride ready to pick you up by 5.  Hope to see you there!

From Coach Jackson:
The 7th grade girls navy volleyball team traveled to Wayne last night to take on the Warriors.  The birds started out on fire and were able to defeat them in 2 sets.  Everyone contributed significantly in the win.  Members of the team are P. Stone, R.Jones, K. Green, M. Crabtree, D. Howard, L. Al-abo, Fr. Mitchell, T. Gomez, O. Friedmann, C. Earnst, and V. Chavez. Great job ladies.  Philos!

From Coach Amstutz:
Last night your Navy 7th and 8th grade volleyball teams each won in 2 sets defeating Wayne. Both teams did an amazing job and fought hard to bring home the wins!

Some highlights of the 8th grade game are 17 aces as a team (Reents with 8, Amstutz with 5, Marcum with 3 and Mix with 1). Also the team had 6 kills on the night (Reents with 2, Barnes, Herron, Potts and Seibert each with 1). 
Great job ladies!

From KMS PTO:
KMS PTO Membership Drive 
All paid members are entered in the prize drawing for Cheesecake Factory gift card, Chuy's dinner for 2, Woodhouse Day Spa gift card, Dick's Sporting Goods certificate, Funny Bone tickets, and Firebird items on Friday, August 30.

Current advisory standings for doughnuts: 
1st place:  Montavon, 2nd place (tied): Church & Shadoan, 3rd place(tied):  Heath, Hoskinson, Loree, A. Reed*, and Thompson
It's a close race, but in the end there can be only one winner. :)
The winning advisory also will be announced on September 3.

Spirit Wear orders are due Friday, August 30.

Sixth grade Kona Ice social will be Wednesday, September 4 from 3:45-5:00 PM.

From Coach Hunkler:
The 7th grade Silver volleyball team beat Beavercreek Orange last night at Van Buren.  The girls’ teamwork, great serves, blocks, and hits proved to be too much for Beavercreek.  Way to go ladies!

 

Announcements for Thursday, August 22, 2019


From Ms. Moses:
Attention 6th graders!!!  Anyone interested in participating in after school kickball or walking/running club should pick up a form in the 6th grade lobby to take home.  The form must be completed as well as all of the online forms and returned to Ms. Moses by the dates listed.

From KMS PTO:
KMS PTO Membership Drive 
Remember the first advisory to have the advisory teacher and at least one parent per student to join the PTO wins doughnuts.

Current standings: 
1st place:  Montavon, 2nd place (tied): Church & Shadoan, 3rd place(tied):  Elam*, Heath, Hoskinson, Loree, A. Reed*, and Thompson
It's a close race, but there can only be one winner. 

All paid members also will be entered in the August 30 prize drawing for Cheesecake Factory gift card, Chuy's dinner for 2, Woodhouse Day Spa gift card, Dick's Sporting Goods certificate, Funny Bone tickets, and Firebird items. The winning advisory also will be announced on September 3.

Spirit Wear orders are due Friday, August 30.

Sixth grade Kona Ice social will be Wednesday, September 4 from 3:45-5:00 PM.


From Mrs. Shadoan:
Attention KMS Student Council members: If you haven't already done so, please check your email and respond to the survey sent by Mrs. Shadoan.  Our first meeting of the year is tomorrow.  Please email Mrs. Shadoan if you have any questions.

From Mr. Snyder:
Students, at the conclusion of announcements this morning, your teachers will be reviewing safety procedures here at KMS.  Reviewing these procedures throughout the year is important in keeping our school and campus safe.  

Teachers, at the conclusion of announcements you may begin reviewing safety procedures with your students.  

 

Announcements for Wednesday, August 21, 2019


From Mrs. Scott:
Good morning KMS! Do you enjoy plays, musicals, and performing arts? Do you want to learn more about acting, dancing, or photography? If the stage is what you crave, then Muse Machine is for you! Information went home in first day envelopes about how to join, but in case you missed it, all the information is on both the KMS student links page and the KMS website. Just look for the purple Muse logo to learn more. I hope to see you as part of Muse!

From Mrs Gustafson:
Attention to anyone who loves art!  Art Club is the place for you! 6th grade art club meets Tuesday’s after school until 5pm. 7th and 8th grade art club is Wednesday’s until 5. Applications are available in your unit office or from Mrs G in Central.  Due date is August 29th!  Spots fill up fast so get yours in!  See Miss G with question!

From Ms. Moses:
Attention 6th graders!!!  Anyone interested in participating in after school kickball or walking/running club should pick up a form in the 6th grade lobby to take home.  The form must be completed as well as all of the online forms and returned to Ms. Moses by the dates listed.


From KMS PTO:
KMS PTO Membership Drive 
Remember the first advisory to have the advisory teacher and at least one parent per student to join the PTO wins the doughnuts.
Current standings: 
Tied for 1st place - Shadoan & Montavon, 3rd place - Loree
All paid members also will be entered in the August 30 prize drawing for Cheesecake Factory gift card, Chuy's dinner for 2, Woodhouse Day Spa gift card, Dick's Sporting Goods certificate, Funny Bone tickets, and Firebird items.

Spirit Wear orders are due Friday, August 30.

Sixth grade Kona Ice social will be Wednesday, September 4 from 3:45-5:00 PM.

 

Announcements for Tuesday, August 20, 2019


From Mrs. Scott:
Good morning KMS! Do you enjoy plays, musicals, and performing arts? Do you want to learn more about acting, dancing, or photography? If the stage is what you crave, then Muse Machine is for you! Information went home in first day envelopes about how to join, but in case you missed it, all the information is on both the KMS student links page and the KMS website. Just look for the purple Muse logo to learn more. I hope to see you as part of Muse!

From KMS PTO:
KMS PTO Membership Drive 
Remember the first advisory to have the advisory teacher and at least one parent per student to join the PTO wins the doughnuts.
Current standings: 
1st place - Shadoan, 2nd place - Montavon, & 3rd place - Loree
All paid members also will be entered in the August 30 prize drawing for Cheesecake Factory gift card, Chuy's dinner for 2, Woodhouse Day Spa gift card, and Funny Bone tickets.

Spirit Wear Sale flyers should be coming home today or tomorrow. All orders and payment are due Friday, August 30.

 

Announcements for Monday, August 19, 2019


From Mrs Gustafson:
Attention to anyone who loves art! Art Club is the place for you! 6th grade art club meets Tuesday’s after school until 5pm. 7th and 8th grade art club is Wednesday’s until 5. Applications are available in your unit office or from Mrs G in Central. Due date is August 29th! Spots fill up fast so get yours in! See Miss G with question!

From Mrs. Scott:
Good morning KMS! Do you enjoy plays, musicals, and performing arts? Do you want to learn more about acting, dancing, or photography? If the stage is what you crave, then Muse Machine is for you! Information went home in first day envelopes about how to join, but in case you missed it, all the information is on both the KMS student links page and the KMS website. Just look for the purple Muse logo to learn more. I hope to see you as part of Muse!

 

Announcements for Friday, August 16, 2019


From Mrs Gustafson:
Attention to anyone who loves art! Art Club is the place for you! 6th grade art club meets Tuesday’s after school until 5pm. 7th and 8th grade art club is Wednesday’s until 5. Applications are available in your unit office or from Mrs G in Central. Due date is August 29th! Spots fill up fast so get yours in! See Miss G with question!

From Mr. Snyder:
Students please remind parents to update current student information on the Powerschool parent portal.  





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