KP Connect

October 23, 2019

Important Dates

October 24 - PE Family Fun Night -- Come play with your children

October 25

  • Real Kids Wear Pink (Wear PINK)- Collection for American Cancer Society
  • 6th Grade Masquerade Social 3pm-4:15pm
  • KP Skate Night @ Veterans Memorial Rink @7pm

October 27 - Diwali/Divali (Hindu)

November 1 - 7th Grade Trip -Opal - NB Museum

November 4 - Choral Midfest -(8th Choir -Hall)

November 5 - No School - Students - Election Day

November 6 - End of Quarter

November 7 - Chess Club 6:30pm - 7:30pm

November 11 - Veterans Day Ceremony at KP

No school on April 28 - New Last Day of School: June 12

The West Hartford Board of Education has voted to cancel school on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 for the primary elections. Many of our schools are also polling places, and with our security protocols, it would be inappropriate to have school in session while voters are coming into the building. The new last day of school is now June 12.


On Monday, November 11, 2019 King Philip will present our Recognition of America's Veterans program. If you or a KP family member has served or is currently serving in the armed forces, we would be honored to recognize you at a breakfast and at the Veterans Day program.

Please notify Katherine Edlund at 860-233-8236 or at by

November 1, 2019. with your name, branch of military service, conflict or war you were in and

if you are able to attend the breakfast and program. Thank you!

6th Grade Masquerade Mixer

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Lost and Found

Please ask your student to check our Lost and Found located in the small cafeteria for any missing items. Items not claimed will be donated in a few weeks.

Thank you.

What are the color days all about?

Real Kids Wear Pink - October 25, 2019

Mothers, fathers, aunts, grandmas, and friends – nearly every one of us knows someone who has been impacted by breast cancer. But can kids really make a difference in fighting this disease? YES!

Real Kids Wear Pink brings together schools, sports teams, clubs, and organizations and gives kids a chance to make a difference in the fight against breast cancer. Launched in 2017 in Albany, NY, the Real Kids movement has been helping kids get involved in the fight against breast cancer, by raising funds and awareness – and by wearing PINK on Friday, October 25 – the official 2019 Real Kids Wear Pink Day!

Extracurricular Happenings

Ski Club Information Meeting

The Ski Club Information meeting will be held tonight- Wednesday, October 23 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm in the Small Cafeteria.

November & December 2019 Intramurals

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KP Middle School After School Clubs & Activities

Please click for our full list of clubs for the 19-20 school year.

Parent/Caregiver Resources

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Click Here for Powerschool Parent Portal Instructions

This provides specific information about how to create and log onto a parent portal account.

Student Contest Opportunities

Join The PTO Membership form

Click here to print the form to Join the PTO and receive a Student Directory.

Encourage your child to ENTER

Does your child have a strength or passion that needs an outlet? Why not encourage them to consider putting their knowledge and skills to use through a contest. Click here!

Patriot Pen - Contest - Deadline Oct. 31

The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you know a patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, these scholarships may be for you.

Community Events/Resources

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"Public Act 16-189

We believe that it is vital for all students in West Hartford Public Schools to be able to efficiently and effectively use digital tools that empower them in all phases of the learning process, including research, problem solving, content creation, communication, and collaboration. We also believe that we must be committed at all times to protecting students' privacy and providing them with a powerful and safe educational experience. To that end, the West Hartford Public Schools follow the legal requirements of Public Act 16-189 to promote the safety and security of all students and staff.

In compliance with Connecticut State Law, we update online programs used within the district that house student data. The programs may be used district-wide, in a very small number of classrooms, or with individual students. The list will be updated each time the district enters into a new contract where student data is housed. For more information on the specifics of Public Act 16-189 and updates of vendor agreements, visit"

KP West Hartford Foundation Grants

Please check out the grants awarded to our staff from the Foundation for West Hartford Public Schools. We are grateful for the funding and for the teachers who take the time to write grant requests to support our students.