KP Connection

October 16, 2015

National Bullying Prevention Month

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A Glimpse of the Week!

Things to KNOW


  • 17th - Cross Country Meet @ Sage Park in Berlin - 7:30am to 1pm
  • 17th - Garnet Team Car Wash - 9am to 12pm
  • 19th - Sapphire Team to Auer Farm
  • 19th - 6th Grade & New KP Parent/Guardian School Counseling Night
  • 21st - Unity Day --All students and staff wear ORANGE
  • 23rd - Student vs Faculty Soccer Game - 3 to 4pm
  • 23rd - Benefit Movie Night 6:30 to 8:30pm

6th Grade Families we look forward to seeing you at our school counseling Night (click the flyer below)

Wednesday, October 21st

Wear ORANGE to show your support for Unity Day. That’s the day everyone can come together—in schools, communities, and online — and send one large ORANGE message of support, hope, and unity. Show that we are united against bullying and united for kindness, acceptance and inclusion.

Car Wash at KP!

Who: Garnet Team students

When: Saturday 10/17 (9-12)

Where: In front of KP

For: a fundraiser for the two dinners provided by Garnet Team for homeless shelters.

Veterans Day at KP

School is in session on November 11. King Philip students and faculty will honor our veterans at our Recognition of America's Veterans ceremony beginning at 8:00AM in front of the KP flagpole. Please click on the link for more information:

Partnership Engagement Committee

The committee's mission is to support an active partnership with families and the community to enrich the lives of students. Meetings will be monthly or more depending on engagement efforts. Please contact Marc Kotler at or the main office to indicate your interest.

Fun Student Happenings to Support!

Did you know . . .

Breakfast is available every morning in your cafeteria! Starting at 7:40am, students can come to the cafeteria for a nourishing breakfast to start their day for only $1.25! If your child is approved for free or reduced-price lunch, they can get free breakfast every day! The cafeteria serves a variety of hot and cold choices including cereal with a yogurt cup or hard-boiled egg, fruit breads, and rotating hot choices including hot breakfast sandwiches, mini pancakes, and egg & cheese wraps. Students may choose one or two fruits and a carton of milk, all included with the meal. Please join us for breakfast!

Allie's Mitzvah Movies

Do you have any G, PG, or PG-13 movies in your house lying around in drawers that you don’t watch anymore? Support a KP student's desire to support Kid Flicks, a non-profit organization created by four sisters in California. This organization collects donated DVD movies from all over the United States and sends them to children’s hospitals and medical facilities, Allie will personally deliver one movie library to a children’s hospital in Connecticut. 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. Let's help her reach her goal of 1,000 movies!

7/8 Grade Students vs Faculty Soccer Game Fundraiser

Join us for some fun and come to the 7/8 Grade Students vs Faculty Soccer Game on Friday, October 23 from 3:00 to 4:00PM. Students and staff have paid to participate in this event to raise funds for the Cairn Garden. Donations are welcome.

Benefit Movie Night

The KP XC Team is showing "MCFARLAND USA" on Friday, October 23rd at 6:30pm in the KP auditorium. Admission is free and snacks will be sold. Donations will be accepted and all proceeds will go to support the Ennis Family. Ms. Wendy Ennis, KP teacher and XC parent is currently battling duodenal cancer. The KP XC Team wishes to donate the proceeds from the night to support Ms. Ennis and her three children as they focus on Ms. Ennis's recovery.
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The KP PTO is on FaceBook (click below)

King Philip Middle School PTO is excited for our second year partnering with FUN PASTA FUNDRAISING!

The KP PTO Pasta fundraiser continues. With each sale, King Philip Middle School PTO earns 40% so get shopping and start cooking your way to a festive meal! Your order is shipped directly to you within 3-5 days after ordering.

Simply click on the link below and get started with shopping for FUN PASTA!!

West Hartford SEPTO News:

Wednesday, October 2st:

Where Do You Start? Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Children

Join West Hartford’s Supervisor of Psychological Services Stacey Kellog-Shove and social work staff to hear about West Hartford's new initiatives to identify and support children with mental health needs. Other community services will also be discussed at Sedgwick Middle School, 128 Sedgwick Road, West Hartford at 7:00 PM enter through Wardwell Rd entrance).

Parent/Guardian NEWS

Shop for our School

Get those grocery store gift card order forms back to the office ASAP, Big Y gives back 6% to KP for the cards we purchase during October. If you buy groceries (who doesn't?) this is the easiest way make money for your PTO. Click below

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