KSTM Bulletin

Week of 10/15/20 through 10/30/20

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Dr. Rath's Corner

Hello Wildcat Families!

Greetings from the Wildcat House! Students are doing an amazing job about being responsible and safe while following our Family 3/2 model. We are so proud of our Wildcats. Students are wearing their masks, bringing their iPads + charger, and backpack daily. Students are so happy to be back in the classroom with their teachers. Thank you parents/guardians for helping make our student return a success.


Our first ever, virtual parent teacher conferences took place the last two days. Thank you parents for being so flexible, patient and positive during our new conference format. Quarter 2 begins on Monday, October 19th. Students A-K attend in person M-W and L-Z on Thursday and Friday. Remember all students join class daily, beginning at 7:40 AM and follow their schedule all day long.


Health and Safety Link for Covid-19 protocol: SEE my link below.


Have a great long weekend!

Take care,


Dr. Rath, Principal

Quarter 2 Begins Monday, October 19!

Welcome to Quarter 2! Please make sure your student knows their quarter 2 schedule. Students can access their schedules via the Infinite Campus app on their iPad.

Bell Schedule for ALL Students

All students, whether learning in-person or remote, must follow the bell schedule below.

  • School will start at 7:40 for in-person AND remote learners. Remote learners must be logged into class at 7:40 or they will be counted absent.
  • NEW lunch times! See below for when your student's grade level has their 30 minute lunch.
  • Follow the class times listed on student schedules in Infinite Campus. Student schedules can be accessed through the Infinite Campus app on their iPads.
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Class Times on Schedules in Infinite Campus

The schedule below is a sample to demonstrate where to locate class times. The times to follow are highlighted in red. Your student can access their own schedule through the Infinite Campus app on their iPad.
Sample Student Schedule - follow the times highlighted in red beginning October 5th.

Call 531-299-2389 if your student will be absent.

Attendance is being taken in every class, every day, for all students regardless if they are in-person or remote learners. If your student will be absent, even for remote learning, please contact the school's attendance secretary before 7:40 a.m. by calling 531-299-2389. If you leave a voicemail, please include your student's name and the reason for the absence.


Regular school attendance is crucial to the development and education of students. Daily engagement will ensure students are on track and prepared, especially as we look toward a return to in-person learning when it is possible. We expect all of our students to arrive on time every day to every class. We appreciate your partnership and support!

Check Out Science Investigations Volume 3!

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Check out our Engagement Graph From Science Investigations Vol 2 Video!

Mr. Galdamez, Science Coach, Mr. Shank, science teacher, and Dr. Rath, Principal, will be doing a weekly experiment for our Wildcats to watch on Fridays. All the details will come on Wednesdays to students' email. Good luck!! You may be the lucky winner of one of our super cool new Wildcats T-shirts. Shout out to 6th grade and 7th grade for TYING at having the highest engagement with our Science Investigations video this week.


This week's winner was 5th Grade Jazlyn H. Way to go Jazlyn!!

Important Note from the School Nurse Mrs. Anderson

Parents/Guardians:


It is important to have students compliant with Nebraska's immunization requirements for school age children. Please be sure the school nurse has the most up-to-date immunization records. Please note, the state regulations are for all students regardless of whether they are participating in school in person or remotely.


Also, Nebraska requires physical exams for students entering 7th grade and physical exams including a vision exam for students transferring in from out of state.


Parents/Guardians can call the school nurse at 531-299-2381 if assistance is needed with obtaining the necessary vaccination.

Counselor's Corner

Students please make sure you are able to log in to your Naviance account and complete the first activity. Please view the powerpoint below for further instructions.
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Virtual Clubs coming your way Wildcats!!

Science Bowl Tuesday & Thursdays 3:15-4:30 email carter.shank@ops.org

Entomology Club Tuesdays 3:05-4:30 email jacob.contreras@ops.org

Math Club Wednesdays (times coming) email stacy.atkin@ops.org

Mine Craft & Coding for Girls Wednesdays 3:25- 4:25 PM michele.alvarez-cruz@ops.org

Mine Craft & Coding for Boys Wednesdays 3:25 -4:25 PM daniel.albers@ops.org

Did you know your students are earning Class DoJo points in all of their classes?

Every week, we will be recognizing students from every grade level for earning DoJo points! On Fridays, we will deliver a treat bag and certificate to these students to recognize their successes. Students earn DoJo points in their classes for being:
  • Respectful
  • Responsible
  • Safe
  • Engaged
Have you connected with your students' classes in Class DoJo to keep track of their progress? If you would like to be added to your students class in Class DoJo to see the points they earn, click the link to sign up for ClassDojo! https://www.classdojo.com/invite/?s=4eece7e8f64aa62934edd232

Follow us on our Social Media and help support King Science & Technology!

We want you to be our number one Wildcat Fan. Check out all our amazing things going on at King Science. Please join.

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We need you to follow us on our social media. We will be doing a drawing every other week for our social media Wildcat followers on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter. Who will be our next #1 Wildcat Fan winner? Who wants a new Wildcat T-shirt from our school store? Good luck!

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