October 30, 2015
A Glimpse of the Week!
Things to KNOW
- 2nd - 8th Grade QuEST to UCONN
- 3rd - Election Day - Teacher in Service (Students - no school)
- 4th - End of Quarter 1
- 5th - Fundraiser Distributed
- 6th - High School Options Fair
- 6th - 7/8 Grades Fall Fling
- 7th - Cross Country @ Wickham Park
- 9th - Parent Informational Night -Common Core/SBAC @ 6:45pm
NEW INTRAMURAL CALENDAR
Parent/Guardian Information Night--Common Core/Smarter Balanced Assessment Focus
Fun Things For Students
Fall Fling for 7th and 8th grade students
Late buses will be available.
MLK Day Poster Contest
The University of Connecticut Martin Luther King Jr. Day Committee, is inviting students to participate in the 2015 MLK Day Poster Contest. The deadline for both submissions is December 14, 2015. KP would be happy to submit the poster entries on behalf of families if needed. Please see information below.
ATTENTION PARENTS OF EIGHTH GRADE STUDENTS!!!! HIGH SCHOOL OPTIONS FAIR AT KP on 11/6!
Believe it or not, high school is right around the corner! You will soon receive information regarding the transition process to Hall High School. However, if your child is considering other options than Hall High School, it is important to start exploring these options now.
Please click on the attached link for more information: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8VH2Eh7ZcftaEtGbHMtWVJ3c1E/view?usp=sharing
Veterans Day at KP
During the day, in honor of their service to our country and its citizens, KP students will participate in service projects throughout the day. Each team has adopted a project/projects of interest and will communicate with families about what they are doing along with any supports needed. Thank you for supporting our focus on citizenship.
There is still time to donate to Allie's Mitzvah Movies
CollectingG, PG, or PG-13 movies to support a KP student's desire to assist Kid Flicks, a non-profit organization created by four sisters in California. Please place your movies and monetary donations (checks made out to Kid Flicks) in the box in the main office labeled “Allie’s Mitzvah Movies”. Collections will be delivered every Thursday through November 5th.
6th Grade Read
Thanks to a WH Foundation grant, the library purchased 50 copies of 3 titles that students will be able to sign out from the library. These books were selected for students to read and identify character traits that support our KP Character Counts program.
7th Grade Read
In addition, students will also have an opportunity to join a Skype visit with the author this spring. As students finish reading, we are encouraging them to comment on what character traits were in the books and create questions to ask the author.
8th Grade Read
Why not make it a point of conversation and read along with them?
6th Grade Read
7th Grade Read
Cafeteria Lunch Menu for November
Parent/Guardian PTO NEWS
Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI) Information Session:
Come and learn how you can make a difference in the lives of West Hartford children by
expanding your parental toolbox to include leadership and advocacy skills. The Parent
Leadership Training Institute (PLTI) trains, inspires and empowers parents to become
effective advocates for children. To learn more about this dynamic program, please join us for an information session on Friday, November 13th from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the
Family Resource Center at Charter Oak International Academy. Call 860-929-5575 to RSVP.
Children are welcome and refreshments will be served.
3rd Annual Tailgate Celebrating High School Athletes - 2015
West Hartford Town Hall Auditorium
Saturday November 14th 2015 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$50 per person ($20 for head coaches)
We hope you can join us! We are limited to 240 guests so please sign-up now.
You can read more about it and purchase tickets at:
or mail a check, payable to “War-Chief Sports Council” to the address below:
War-Chief Sports Council
P.O. Box 270574
West Hartford, CT 06127-0574
Smarter Balanced Parent/Guardian Guides
Signups close November 5th
Shop for our School
What's there to do? Check out these community happenings!
Tuesday, November 3, 7:00pm at the Mandell JCC
Free and open to the community. Book available for purchase. Click here for more information.
MIND YOUR SPORTS - November 10, 7PM at Kingswood Oxford School:
Moderated by FOX CT Emmy Award winning journalist Jim Altman, Growing Great Schools brings you an evening with Sports Psychologist Dr. Mara Smith and nationally recognized leader in Sports Sampling and Physical Literacy, Steve Boyle of King Philip, Hall High and 2-4-1 Sports. The duo will discuss the mental aspect of sports, dealing with anxiety, competition, and balance. This event is essential for athletes, parents, and coaches of all levels. Visit: http://growinggreatschools.org/80-events/124-mind-your-sports for more info and to REGISTER.