KP Connection

June 3, 2016

Things to KNOW


  • 6/4 - Jazz Band at Celebrate West Hartford - 11:30 to 12:15pm
  • 6/5 - KP Singers/Beaux Strings Concert @ St. Thomas the Apostle Church - 2 to 4pm
  • 6/6 - Algebra Finals - 8 to 10am in both cafeterias
  • 6/6 - 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony Rehearsal - 1:22 to 2:50pm
  • 6/6 - 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony at Hall High School - 5:30pm
  • 6/7 - 7th Grade to Boulder Ridge - 9 to 5:30pm
  • 6/7 - 8th Grade to High Meadow - 8:30 to 3:45pm
  • 6/10 - Last day of School - 1:30pm Dismissal

Late Buses

With the exception of the 8th grade High Meadow Trip, there will be no late buses at KP after Friday, June 3rd.

KP Yearbooks

Did you miss the yearbook pre-sale? Not to worry! KP YEARBOOKS will be on sale before morning advisory on Friday, June 3 for 8th Graders ONLY, and on June 6, 7, 8 and 9 for all grade levels. There are a limited number, so first come, first served!

8th Grade Promotion News

To parents/guardians of 8th grade students.

The KP Promotion Ceremony takes place on June 6th in the Hall High School gymnasium. Your child will be given four tickets to the ceremony on the afternoon of June 6th following our rehearsal. Students need to be at Hall HS at 5:10pm and doors will open at 5:15pm. Seating will be on a first come, first serve basis.

Students in Action

Character Counts & Students of the Month

The following students were awarded “Character Counts at KP” certificates. These students are honored for exhibiting one of our positive character traits: Respectful, Responsible, or Citizenship. Please join us in congratulating: Patrick S, Joshua W, Grace C, Matthew F, Elizabeth H, Pablo V, Kali D, Julia S, Jenna R, Ashley H, Olivia P, Lauren S, John G, Isabelle D, Joonbeom H, Charles H, Gabriella R, Lauren P, Jules R, Brooks M, Moises A, Michael R, Natasha C, Erin D, Steve N, Jayden R, Ian W, Shane J, Caitlin W, Daniel Z, Benjamin L, Tuquynh V, Jennifer Z, Charles S, Marcus R, Thanh D, Isaac L, Lisa H, Santiago V, Aaliyah D, Keara M, Khrystyna S, Olivia N, Lauren T, Lola S, Alize R, Liana A, Dylan M, Manuel S, Julia T, Ethan R, Vulang N, Caroline K, Pranav B, Christopher P, Steven S, William G, Cody B, Elijah S, Rachel J, Kayla T, Abigail P, James L, Princess N, Asayah A, Akshatha N, Gabriella M, Beau A, Lillian W, Cameron R, Victoria I, Bridget A, Ruyi Z, Benjamin R, Sylvia W, Emma F, Olivia T, Nevaeh B, Olivia T, Charles H, Colin A, Riley P, Alex M, Kiley M, Anne C, Jordan P, Nicole D, Jonny R, Nicole D, Carys B, Hannah F, McKenzie M, Hunter M, Amy V, Edward Z, Finn M, Elliott G, Devine E, Grace C, Lily S, Eli K, Benjamin G, Samuel W, Colin M, Sophia C, Katya G, Julianna D, Campbell M, Joniel L, Guy R, Alexandra S, Liam S, Ean T, Isaiah C, Michael C, Samah M, Alexander C and Lily P.

Students of the Month: Maddie O, Jona M, Beatrice H, Theodore Z, Sam F, Kaylee H, Alexander B, Samhita K, virginia C, Evangeline C, Olivia P, Matthew G, Julia T, Adam Mbrroks M, Isabelle D, Chase G, Connor F, Kiley M, Dylan M, Sabrina B, Jalen K, Rebecca A, Leo S, Emma T, Paolo Q, Lauren S, Ashay R, Alexander S, Darina S, Andrea O, Daniel S, Lily S, Seth M, Lily P and Emma D,

A Passion for Music - Noah Yontef Mathog, takes the stage at Carnegie Hall for the second time!

Noah Yontef Mathog was awarded The Royal Conservatory Achievement Program Tri-State Certificate of Excellence. He obtained the highest mark in Level 4 Piano First Class Honors with Distinction for the state of Connecticut in the academic year 2015. As part of this honor, Noah had the incredible opportunity of playing piano in a recital at Carnegie Hall in New York City this past February. The examination included repertoire, etudes, technique, sight-reading and ear training skills, music theory, music history and standard repertoire from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods and the 20th century.

Click the link below to read the full story that was recently published in West Hartford Life.....


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Parent/Caregiver Resources or Information

Center Streets

Bike West Hartford, Inc is sponsoring a community event on Sunday August 28th.
Center Streets will take place on 8/28 from 9am-noon. The town has agreed to close off a rectangular loop in WH Center to automobile traffic. During this time, residents are invited to take to the streets on bicycles, on foot or scooters. The event is free and will include some live music. The Chamber of Commerce hopes to encourage businesses in the center to open during the event and that restaurants will sell street food. Town police
and DPW staff will be at the event to ensure safe conditions. For more information pleasse click on the following link:

West Hartford SEPTO News

West Hartford Special Education PTO

Invites you to join us at
Celebrate! West Hartford

Our BIGGEST fundraiser of the year is our Refreshment Sale at Celebrate! West Hartford which will be held Saturday, June 4 from 10am to 6pm and Sunday, June 5 from noon to 6pm.

West Hartford SEPTO (Special Education Parent Teacher Organization) is seeking volunteers to work in two-hour shifts to help sell water and soda at our booth. To volunteer please contact Randi Leopold at (860) 874-3533 or via email at

If you can’t give your time, please consider making a donation to defray our cost of purchasing the refreshments via PayPal.

Thank you for your continued support of West Hartford Special Education PTO. We are proud to be able to provide guidance and friendship to parents navigating their way through the school system with a child receiving special education services as well as financially support programs throughout West Hartford to benefit our children.

For more information about our non-profit organization please visit our website at or like us on Facebook.

Summer Opportunities

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Talcott Mountain Science Adventures 2016

Summer learning opportunities for students

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