December 9 - December 13, 2019
Monday: Periods 1-6
Tuesday: Periods 1,3,5
Wednesday/Early Release: Periods 2,4,6
Thursday: Periods 1-6
Friday: Periods 1-6
- Congratulations to James Andrews for being honored as the Washington Art Education Association Art Educator of the Year!
- The votes are tallied and the senior class of 2020 motto is: A calm sea does not produce a skilled sailor.
- The toy drive has been extended to Friday December 13. Please bring in new or like-new toys and gifts to the bin in the main hallway. These go to the Kingston Sharenet for their Santa Shop.
- The ASB is hosting a locker decoration contest for the holidays! If you would like to participate, you can pick up a locker template in the red pod and decorate it at home. Bring it in on December 13 and tape it to your locker after school. The judging will be the following week.
- The Holiday spirit week is right around the corner! Start planning your outfits now!
- Monday is Polar Express Pajama day!
- Tuesday you can dress like your favorite holiday character!
- Wednesday is tropical holiday day!
- Thursday is the ever popular ugly sweater day!
- Friday is the Holiday color war day, so dress in your class color and earn spirit points!
- The Sophomores are currently in the lead for class of the Year! The Seniors are a close second, and the juniors are in third.
- Honor Society Officers: There will be an officers meeting today during both lunches in the front office.
- Travel to the storied Galapagos Islands, Spring Break 2021, to see for yourself the swimming iguanas, tropical penguins and Galapagos tortoises and practice your Spanish if you like. No Spanish necessary. Come to a meeting next Wednesday, December 11 to find out more. 6pm in Ms. Hoffman’s room 220.
- Yearbooks are on sale for $55. Purchase at the student store today!
- Celebrate Your Seniors! There will be a Grad Ad night on December 11th in room 239 from 5-7pm. Yearbook staffers will be available to help scan in photos and assist with building a grad ad online. You can also build your Grad Ad from home using the following link: https://www.jostens.com/apps/jcom/router.mvc?affiliatedld=1661843.
- AP TestingTimeline:
- November 8 - Deadline for students with year-long or semester-one AP classes to sign up to take AP tests on the My AP website before tests are ordered. Once the test has been ordered, after November 13, a $40 fee is applied for exams ordered or canceled.
- December - AP Bulletin for Students and Parents will be distributed in AP classes.
- January 17 - Last day for students with an IEP or 504 plan to request test day accomodations.
- March 12 - Deadline for students with semester-two AP classes to sign up to take AP tests on the My AP website before tests are ordered. Once the test has been ordered, after March 12, a $40 fee is applied for exams ordered or canceled.
- April 30 - Last day to pay AP testing cost or fee.
- May 4-15 - AP Testing
- July 2020 - Scores will be made available online by College Board.
- There is ASL Tutoring Tuesdays during first lunch in the Restoration Center. Come by and practice your skills.
- LEO Club meets Tuesdays, after school, in Room 163. LEO club is a service club connected with the Lions Club focusing on sight, hearing, and promoting a positive atmosphere within the high school and the greater Kitsap community. LEO club organizes blood drives, food drives, and fundraisers, as well as making posters and promoting community improvement starting in the high school by supporting recycling, composting, anti-bullying campaigns, and kindness. Join LEO club Today!
- Key Club meets in the Red Pod after school on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday each month.
- Join KHS Interact! KHS Interact is a student lead service club that organizes and carries out projects helping both the local community and international issues. Sponsored by KNK Rotary and sharing their Rotary motto, “Service above self”, Interact projects help local food banks, maintain parks, bring holiday celebrations to elementary schools, participate in community events, and address women’s empowerment issues in Africa. If you want to help, come to a meeting. Wednesday, 1:40pm, Commons, Donuts.
- Learn to cook, crochet, and knit! KHS now has a “Home Arts” club that meets on Thursday afternoons in Orange Pod. Any questions? Ask Ms. Landvatter in room 219.
- Need extra academic help? Come to the Restoration Center after school for Homework Club from 2:30-3:30pm Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Teachers are there to support you in your academic success.
- Students that remain after school for academic support, sports or clubs must be supervised by authorized adults or staff. Unsupervised students not participating in official school activities must leave the buildings by 3pm.
- Off Campus Passes: If you do not have an Off Campus Pass, you may not leave campus during lunch. Leaving Campus without one is considered Truancy. Permit forms may be picked up and turned back into the first floor office for approval.
- Worksite Learning - KHS is offering Worksite Learning credit this year! If you are currently working and would like to get signed up for Worksite Learning please see Mrs. Bjarnson in room 204 in the library.
- Hey Bucs! If you’re looking for a job check out our new job posting board located on the 2nd floor across from the Blue Pod bathrooms.
Scholarships and Colleges
- A National Guard recruiter will be at KHS during lunches the 1st Thursday of every month. Stop by and get your questions answered!
- The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) is offering two scholarships for students on different academic pathways. The Baccalaureate Scholarship is designed to support students who intend to earn a bachelor’s degree. The Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS) is for individuals who intend to earn a certificate, apprenticeship or associate credential form a community or technical college. The WSOS will be available in January.
- Are you interested in a Nursing Career? There are many scholarships available to help fund your schooling. Check out Financial Aid Guide for Nurses: https://www.nursing.org/resources/financial-aid/ or Financial Aid Guide for Minority Students: https://www.nursing.org/resources/financial-aid-for-minority-students/.
- The Kelly Foundation of Washington is offering $2,500 awards for its scholarship program, the Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship. Application is available at http://kellyfoundationwashington.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Official-Ewing-C-Kelly-Scholarship-Application-10-03-2019.pdf. Deadline March 10.
- Are you a Washington State high school student with a disability? Are you a sophomore or junior in high school? Apply to be a DO-IT Scholar at the University of Washington. DO-IT Scholars is a competitive program that prepares students with disabilities for college and careers. For more information go to uw.edu/doit/programs/do-it-scholars.
- Are you interested in Criminal Justice as your major in college? Check out the Anderson Criminal Justice Scholarship at https://thefairfoundation.awardspring.com/Home/ScholarshipDetails/110154. Scholarship is $5,000. Deadline January 31.
- PLU is a great school for College Bound students. PLU offers a scholarship for students who are College Bound eligible, attend a high school in Washington state, and have a 3.30 or higher weighted cumulative GPA. Students who qualify will be awarded full tuition for their four years at PLU through a combination of federal, state, PLU grants and scholarships, and the College Bound Scholarship. www.plu.edu/admission-first-year/financial-aid/scholarships/253-plu-bound-scholarships/.
- The Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards application is online at www.enf.elks.ort/Leg. Legacy Awards provide $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of dues-paying Elk members. Deadline January 31.
- Women’s University Club of Seattle Foundation Scholarship - Selection is based on a young woman’s character, scholarship, and achievements related to school and community service. Each scholarship will be for $10,000. Application available at www.washboard.org Deadline is February 12.
- Vic Schiavone Memorial Scholarship - Eligible recipients will be children/grandchildren and spouses of Veterans residing in Kitsap County who have enrolled or have a letter of acceptance to an institution of higher learning, or vocational or technical school. Application available in the Front Office. Deadline May 1.
- FAFSA is open for submission starting October 1st! The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) should be filled out by every senior. The FAFSA helps determine financial and given at colleges, universities and tech schools around the country. It is encouraged to fill out the FAFSA as early as possible to guarantee student aid. Please visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/about/announcements/fafsa-changes.
- Juniors - Apply now for the 2019 QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program. The College Prep Scholars Program equips academically outstanding, low-income students with the knowledge, confidence, and resources to apply to the nation’s best colleges. Details and application at: www.questbridge.org.
- Aspiring High School Writers - The Reynolds Young Writers Workshop is an eight-day residential summer program in creative writing for current high school sophomores and juniors who love to write. One-on-one interaction with writers from The New Yorker, The Atlantic and SB Nation. Online application opens January 6th. Application deadline March 1st. www.reynolds.denison.edu.
- Olympic College Foundation scholarships are now open! The Foundation has more than $600,000 available, with a maximum award of $4,500. Scholarship deadlines vary so apply before it is too late! Apply at www.olympic.awardspring.com. Questions? See your KHS counselor.
- Collegecovered.com - Sign up for emails to get helpful college tips and resources on planning and paying for college.
- The College Board and Khan Academy have teamed up to create free practice resources for the new SAT, making it easier than ever for all students to achieve their personal best. Visit www.satpractice.org.
- Visit the KHS Scholarship page for additional information about all available scholarships.
- Visit the Career Center in the Library and receive pertinent information on college, Military and Career Events at KHS.
- Congratulations to KHS November Athletes of the Month - Senior Cross Country Captain Montana Thoroughman and Junior Cross Country Captain Curtis Upton. Montana is an Honors student with a 4.0 GPA. Montana has lettered in Cross Country and other sports all 4 years at KHS. Curtis has lettered in Cross Country and other sports every year he has attended KHS. The Cross Country Team is very proud of their two State Meet qualifiers. Their hard work and competitive attitude deserves recognition as KHS Athletes for the month of November.
- Weight Room is open mornings 6:45-7:30am Monday through Thursday, and afternoons 2:45-4pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Weight Room will not be open on non-school days.
Tuesday, December 10
V Boys Swim vs Klahowya 3pm - Home
Wednesday, December 11
C/JV/V Boys Basketball @ Sequim 5:45pm/5:45pm/7pm - Away
JV/V Girls Basketball vs Sequim 5:15pm/7pm - Home
Thursday, December 12
V Boys Wrestling @ Bremerton 5pm - Away
V Boys Swim vs Sequim 3pm - Home
Friday, December 13
C/JV/V Boys Basketball vs Port Angeles 3:30pm/5:15pm/7pm - Home
JV/V Girls Basketball @ Port Angeles 5:45pm/7pm - Away
V Gymnastics @ North Kitsap 6pm - Breidablick Elementary School
Saturday, December 14
V Gymnastics @ Shorewood 5pm - Away
MONDAY, THURSDAY PERIODS 1–6
1st PERIOD 7:55-8:50 AM
2nd PERIOD 8:55-9:50 AM
3rd PERIOD 9:55-10:50 AM
LUNCH 10:55-11:25 AM
4th PERIOD 11:30-12:25 PM
4th PERIOD 10:55-11:50 AM
LUNCH 11:55-12:25 PM
5th PERIOD 12:30-1:25 PM
6th PERIOD 1:30-2:25 PM
TUESDAY PERIODS 1,3,5
1st PERIOD 7:55-9:20 AM
HSB 9:25-10:05 AM
3rd PERIOD 10:10-11:35 AM
LUNCH 11:40-12:10 PM
HSB 12:15-12:55 PM
3rd PERIOD 10:10-11:35 AM
HSB 11:40-12:20 PM
LUNCH 12:25-12:55 PM
5th PERIOD 1:00-2:25 PM
WEDNESDAY PERIODS 2,4,6
2nd PERIOD 7:55-9:20 AM
HSB 9:25-10:05 AM
LUNCH 10:05-10:35 AM
4th PERIOD 10:40-12:05 PM
4th PERIOD 10:10-11:35 AM
LUNCH 11:35-12:05 PM
6th PERIOD 12:10-1:35 PM