KMHS Campus Bulletin

October 24, 2018

Upcoming Events

October 25 - Spooky String Concert, 5pm

October 29 - NHS Induction Ceremony, 6:30pm

November 2 - End of Term

November 5 - NO SCHOOL

November 6 - First Day of Term 2

November 8-10 - Drama Club One Act Festival

November 10 - DECA Father Daughter Dance, 6:30pm

November 12 - KM Perform Information Night, 6pm

November 13 - HS^2 Information Night, 6pm

November 13 - Culver’s Cares, 5:00pm-Close

November 15 - KM Global Information Night, 6pm

November 21 - Half Day School, 11:35am Dismissal

November 22-23 - NO SCHOOL

Campus Updates

Playoff Football - 10/26/18

Tickets for Friday’s football game at Muskego High School can be purchased online. Tickets are $5. Kickoff is at 7:00pm GO LASERS!


Campus Lunch Hours

With additional seating added to the commons early this term, and opening up the West Commons to all students, we will continue with two lunch periods for the remainder of the school year.


Tour Tuesdays

The Kettle Moraine High School Campus will be offering Tuesday Tours to current families. These events will offer parents the opportunity to see learning in action on our campus. Tours will focus on topics like flexible learning environments, interdisciplinary opportunities, learning pathways, technical education, competency based education and place based learning. Click here for more information and to sign up.


KMHS Campus Career Day 2018-19

We need your help as KMSD and Junior Achievement are planning for the KMHS Junior Achievement Career Day on Tuesday, November 6. Parents: Please consider participating in this wonderful event. As a “Guest Speaker” you will be meeting with groups of students to talk about your career and how you prepared for that career. Every freshman, sophomore, junior and senior at KMHS will be attending this Career Day. You would give two presentations, with each presentation lasting about 40 minutes (25 minutes intended for sharing and 15 minutes to answer student questions). The time commitment would be from 8:15am to 10:30am. If you are able to join Junior Achievement in inspiring over 1,200 KM students, please email Pete Rortvedt at rortvedp@kmsd.edu, by noon on Monday, October 29, 2018.


KM Campus Informational Meetings

Throughout the next several months, each of KM’s high schools will be hosting informational meetings for prospective students and families interested in fall 2019 enrollment. Learn more about the curriculum, daily experiences and benefits, as well as enrollment information during the following sessions. For specific information, click here.


End of Term 1

The last day of Term 1 is Friday, November 2. The first day of Term 2 is Tuesday, November 6 with no school on Monday, November 5. Students should login to the student portal to review their schedule for Term 2 prior to the start of school on Tuesday.


Order Your 2019 Yearbook Today!

If you haven’t ordered your yearbook, it’s not too late!! Order HERE today!


Student Pick Up and Drop Off

Please be aware of the signage in front of the high school. Fire Lane: No Parking, No Stopping, No Standing. Violators will be ticketed. Student drop off before school should occur on the north side of the campus or in the front of the school (only before 7:00am) and pick up after school should only occur on the north side of the building. The front drive is designated for buses only after 7am and after school, and parents should not be using the student parking lot for picking up or dropping off their students. Thank you for your understanding and we appreciate your cooperation.


Culver’s Cares

Please join us on Tuesday, November 13, for our Culver’s Cares Night! Ms. Kirby and Ms. Hanson will be serving you from 5:00 to 6:30pm and Ms. Gilbert and Ms. Matter will be there to serve you from 6:30 to 8:00pm. We look forward to seeing you and thanks to our friends at Culver’s for supporting KMHS!


Parent Coffee

Mark your calendars for the next Parent Coffee on Friday, December 14 at 9:00am! We look forward to seeing you!


Athletic Passes

The start of winter sports are right around the corner. There is still time to purchase student ($50) or family ($150) athletic passes. WIth these passes, you receive access to the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Network.


Watch Laser Athletics LIVE online on the NFHS Network!

NFHS Network Membership Benefits:

  • Ability to watch all KM Laser events on the Vock Track & Field and in West Gym

  • A percentage of each purchase goes back to KMHS Campus

  • Events can be watched online whenever and wherever you are with your smartphone, tablet, computer and new Apple TV app

  • Friends and family members who can’t make the game will never miss a play again

Counseling Corner

Financial Aid Bootcamp

The Counseling Department is hosting a Financial Aid Bootcamp for seniors and parents on November 5 from 8-10 AM. Financial Aid Advisors will be on hand to assist families with the completion of the FAFSA application. Pre-registration is required for this event, as we have limited spots to allow for personal assistance. Please reserve a spot by contacting our Counseling office at x4025.


ACT/SAT Test Prep Information

  • Click here for specific information regarding ACT and/or SAT test prep.


Higher Ed Admission Applications

  • Seniors, be mindful of your upcoming application deadlines. Applications may open prior to the school year.

  • Official transcripts are sent through Parchment. We encourage students to use the Step by Step Instructions as a reference to create an account and to place a transcript order.

  • Official ACT results are sent through www.actstudent.org.


College Workshops

Counselors will be offering College Workshop advisory sessions for seniors through the month of October. This is a great time to ask questions about the application process, to work on your college applications or to start the search for scholarships. Students can sign up for these sessions in the Counseling Department section in the RTI advisory software.


Drug collection - Take Back Day

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 10:00am-2:00pm - Help prevent prescription drug and opioid use/abuse by dropping off your unwanted medications. The Take Back Day provides a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing these products. Please remind friends and relatives to clean out their medicine cabinets. For specific information, click here.


Wisconsin Leadership Seminar

KM will send one sophomore student to represent our district at the Wisconsin Leadership Seminar this summer, which is held at Carroll University. This is a 3-day seminar for sophomores in Wisconsin who are interested in leadership development, volunteerism and service, and have an interest in exploring social issues. The application and further details are available on the KMHS website > Counseling > Enrichment Opportunities. Applications are due by Monday, November 16, 2018.

District News

KM Perform “Halloween Legends & Lore” at Old World Wisconsin - Oct. 26 & 27

KM Perform artists, writers, actors, singers, and musicians are all in the creepy creative zone right now as students prepare to partner with Old World Wisconsin for their annual event, Halloween Legends and Lore (Oct. 26 and 27 at Old World Wisconsin in Eagle, from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. each evening). Tickets are available online. This event is best enjoyed by children 8 and older.


Parent Resource Network "Most Likely to Succeed" Video - Oct. 29
Join the KM Parent Resource Network on Oct. 29, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Brandybrook Community Center for a documentary examining the history of U.S. education, revealing the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in today's innovative world. The film explores compelling new approaches that engage students, energize teachers, and lead to deep, retained learning. The "Most Likely to Succeed" video premiered at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival. It’s goal is to ignite conversations and empower change. Register here.


KM Drama Club Presents 2018 One Act Festival - Nov. 8-10
Experience both comedy and drama in one weekend of entertainment during KM Drama Club’s 2018 One Act Festival. Audiences will enjoy both student and faculty directed shows. For more details and a complete schedule of performances, click here.