Welcome back! Let's have a great 2nd semester Crusaders! As a reminder, tryouts for girls volleyball begin Monday, 1/31. Please check the calendar for many other amazing opportunities to get involved - we have 2 meetings on Thursday - MESA and Math Counts. Go GTown!
Battle of the Books Kickoff Meetings: Students that have registered to participate in the KMS Library's Battle of the Books competition should plan on attending their kickoff meeting this week. 6th Grade students should plan to meet in the library this Thursday Jan.20th at 12:20pm and 7th & 8th Grade students participating should plan to meet on Friday Jan.21st at 11:45am. See you in the library!
4th and final trip to Little Switz for Ski and Snowboard Club is tomorrow! See you when you get there!
MATHCOUNTS – Our meeting is TODAY, Thursday, January 13th in Mrs. Duchscherer's room E16 until 3:45. New members are always welcome!
Attention all student council reps: Our meeting is TODAY! 7th and 8th graders please report to the GAC at the beginning of the 4th block (11:40am). If you are a cold luncher, please your lunch to the GAC. Hot lunchers, please report to the GAC as well - we will wait a few minutes to dismiss you to give all the 6th graders a chance to get their lunches. 6th graders, please report to the GAC at the end of your lunch period. The meeting will begin at 12:15.
Our next MESA (Multi-Ethnic Student Association) has been canceled for this Thursday January 13th! We will see you at our next meeting on Thursday, January 27th! Look for an email from Ms. Wong.
For today, 1/7, 7th grade boys basketball will practice - 8th grade is canceled.
Welcome back KMS! Practices resume tonight for both basketball and wrestling after school until 4:30. Ski and Snowboard will continue this Wednesday as well.
No practices tonight! Have a wonderful break KMS - we will see you in 2022!
We’re having spirit days! Let’s ring in the holiday season and show some school spirit by participating in the following spirit days: Monday, December 20th - Holiday Pj’s or Sweats (don’t forget to bring shoes for PE) Tuesday, December 21st - UGLY Sweater - pull out your ugliest holiday sweater and wear it proudly today! Wednesday, December 22nd - Dress HEAD- to-TOE in Holiday clothes to show you have spirit!
Make-a-Wish is partnering with Macy’s to help kids with illnesses get a very special wish granted. You can help! The direct link is available on the KMS website in the News section. Just a few minutes of your time will help raise money for Make-a-Wish!
Best Buddies is no longer accepting new members this school year. You can always join next year! Lunch Bunch will be held in the GAC, during your assigned lunchtime, on Wednesday, December 15th. Our next meeting is after school, in the GAC, on Thursday, December 16th, until 3:45. See you there!
We have a lot going on today! Good luck to our wrestlers who travel to Hartford Central Middle and to our basketball team who travel to Wauwatosa Longfellow. We also have 3 clubs meeting today - check out the KMS calendar for more information! Go GTown!
Jr Key Club is supporting Friends Inc., this holiday season by collecting gift cards for local families in need. Please consider donating the following gift cards: Culvers, McDonalds, Kwik Trip, Walmart, Kohls or Pick N Save, in the amounts of $10-$20. Drop all donations off in the BLUE office with Mrs. Karrels, now through December 17th.
Forensics Club - The Forensics Club at KMS will be starting up soon. OPEN to all 6th, 7th & 8th graders. The purpose of middle school forensics is to build self-confidence and oral competency by developing and practicing fundamental public speaking skills. Through competition, our primary goal is to find enjoyment in oral communication, a critical skill in life! If you are interested in signing up, please click on the following link to get more information. Any questions, please contact Mrs. Hillshafer at email@example.com
Our next MESA (Multi-Ethnic Student Association) meeting will be in the foods classroom on Thursday Dec. 9th from 2:45-3:45! We hope to see you there. If you could not make the meeting last month we are always welcoming new students. Any questions email Mrs. Rohde (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ms. Wong (email@example.com)
Remember all those cool posters that were displayed at our Fall book fair? The library is going to be giving them away to students over the course of December. How do you get your hands on one? Easy. Visit the library, browse the nonfiction section and select a book that interests you. We'll give you a raffle ticket for every nonfiction book you check out (up to two per week) and draw winners every Monday this month. You'll be surprised at how many great books are available! See you in the nonfiction section!
There will be a Key Club Meeting TONIGHT after school in the GAC. Everyone is welcome to join! Need more info? Contact Mrs. Tabaska, Ms. Topitzes or Mrs. McMahon.
Tonight's boys basketball bus to Tosa will be leaving at 3:00, NOT 2:00.
As you’re dusting off your winter jacket, getting ready to brave the snow, cold, and freezing winds, is it a little snug? Unfortunately, many kids will be heading out to school without a proper winter coat, and that’s where Fox 6’s-Coats for Kids can help. The Jr. Key Club is organizing a Coat for Kids Drive NOW- Wednesday, December 1st. Please look through your closets and bring in new, or gently used, coats for our Coat Drive. Coats can be ANY size, and any kind of coat. Any and all donations would be greatly appreciated. Please bring in your new or gently used coats to your House Leader between now and December 1st - let’s help to keep everyone WARM this winter!