Keansburg High School

Week of 10/3 - 10/9

Opening Comments

Welcome to October Titans! The first month of school flew by and it's already Fall. Thank you for all of your hard work this past week with completing Start Strong Testing. October is another month that will be gone before we know it with a lot exciting days ahead. More information will be posted below. Continue to reach for your goals and make your school work a priority.

Week of Respect

Each year during the first week in October, schools and districts across the state of New Jersey engage in activities and learning opportunities that highlight the importance of safe and respectful learning environments called the Week of Respect. Attached please find the KHS daily activities kicking off with wearing Blue for anti-bullying.

Seniors, Smile it's Picture Time!

Senior class pictures will take place this Thursday (10/6) and Friday (10/7). Students will receive an email that will provide the time they will report to the Auxiliary Gym where photos will be taken.

Who's Got Spirit?!!

Spirit Week is back the week of 10/17 - 10/21 culminating with Bleacher Decorations and a Pep Rally. That weekend will also be Senior Recognitions before the Varsity Football game on Saturday 10/22.


The announcement of the Homecoming Court at Half time of the game on Saturday 10/22, with the Homecoming Dance later that evening .


More information to come regarding this week!

School Pictures Scheduled for 10/13

School-wide student picture day is scheduled for Thursday 10/13. This date was changed due to a conflict from the original date on 10/21.

PSAT/NSMQT Reminder

On Wednesday, October 12th our Sophomore and Junior classes will be taking the PSAT/NMSQT here at the High School. There is a delayed opening scheduled for that morning for non-testing students. Grades 10 and 11 are to report at the regular time of 7:30 am. Grades 9 and 12 report to school at 9:05 am.


Please see message below from our guidance department:



Good Morning Students and Parents,


On Wednesday, October 12, 2022, the 10th and 11th-grade students will be taking the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) at Keansburg High School.


It is essential that students arrive at school on time on test day. This test is an opportunity for students to assess their skills and preparation level for college and career. The PSAT/NMSQT is the qualifying test for entry to the National Merit Scholarship Program. The test also connects to College Board programs and services that can propel students to opportunities they have earned. Please visit https://satsuite.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt for important information regarding the test. Please see the attached student guide in preparation for the PSAT.


Thank you.


The Guidance Team


Mr.Emken and Mrs.King

eemken@keansburg.k12.nj.us

kking@keansburg.k12.nj.us

Let's Go Titans! Athletics ahead!

10/3

3:45 pm - Girls Varsity Tennis Match vs. Henry Hudson Regional @ Atlantic Highlands Marina


10/4

3:45 pm - Varsity Field Hockey game vs. Lakewood @ Lakewood HS (Keyport/Keansburg team)


10/5

3:45 pm - HOME - Girls Varsity Tennis Match vs.Trinity Hall @ Collins Courts


10/6

4:00 pm - HOME - Girls Varsity Tennis Match vs.St. Rose HS @ Collins Courts


10/7

6:00 pm - Boys Varsity Football Game vs. Asbury Park HS @ Asbury Park


10/8

9:00 am - Varsity Cross Country Meet vs Metuchen @ Thompson Park Monroe

School Closed Monday 10/10

The Keansburg School District is closed next Monday 10/10 for Columbus Day. We will be back in session on Tuesday 10/11 for a regular school day. Enjoy your long weekend!