Kickemuit Middle School

Husky Highlights: Monday June 15, 2020

Hello KMS Families!

Good Morning KMS Families:

WE DID IT!! Happy last week of school! I hope you all have a wonderful, restful, relaxing and healthy summer break!!



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We are available to answer any questions that may arise during this time, please feel free to email us!

Thank you,

Your KMS Administration & Support Staff Team

Dr. Rosemary Burns | Grade 8 Administrator ~P: 401.580.5502 E:

Mr. David Patota | Grade 7 Administrator ~ E:

Mrs. Michelle Clifford | Grade 6 Administrator ~ E:

Mr. Frank DeVall Jr. | Dean of Students ~ E:

Mrs. Tammy Borges | Principal's Secretary ~

Mrs. Donna Cruz | Attendance Secretary ~

Ms. Melissa Benevides | Front Office Secretary ~

Mrs. Bethanie Maduro-Antonio | Guidance Secretary ~

Message from Dr. Burns!

June 15, 2020

Dear KMS Families

Thank you for all you have done to support your students’ education this year! We express this with the greatest sincerity. What families have done - and will continue to do as we move forward through this landscape with many unknowns still ahead, has taken and continues to take courage, strength and love beyond measure. The school and district are working hard to develop safe and educationally strong programs for the summer for students who need extra support, into the fall and throughout the 2020-2021 school year.

I would like to personally thank you. I am retiring at the end of this month. I cannot begin to tell you how much I have loved helping to lead KMS this year, and to work with extraordinary staff and faculty who have dedicated so much blood, sweat and tears. Most especially, it was a hoot getting to know your children. Their thoughts, solutions, stories, and sense of humor are profound, endearing, and hilarious. They have so much to offer now and into the future. I have loved each one of them, and I would therefore appreciate your giving your’ a big hug for me. I will miss you all.

Please take a look at the important announcement below. Melissa Benevides, secretary extraordinaire, has transformed family communications this year, and helped make us all (especially me) look really good.

Have an awesome summer.

Remember: be safe, be well - and Be Respectful, Be Responsible and Be Ready to Learn


As always, with love,

Dr. Burns

This weeks Schedule:

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Grab and Go Meals!- Monday, June 15th to Thursday, June 18th

Parent Notice: Grab and Go!

Grab and Go will be picked up at the KMS side entrance (bus circle off Hugh Cole Rd) for the week of June 15 thru the 18th.

Student Pick up & Drop Off Day

Student Pick-Up and Drop-Off Day will take place by grade level over a three day period with a fourth day for families who cannot make it on their scheduled day*. Below is the schedule we ask families to follow. Students/parents will meet KMS staff outside the building to drop off their materials and collect the personal items left in school lockers. Personal items have been collected, bagged, and labeled with the students name. We need to follow the given schedule to limit the number of people on school grounds in order to provide the required social distancing of 6 feet. Any personal items not collected during this week will be donated to local charities. We ask all families to respect social distancing (6ft space) and to wear face masks.

There will be two tables set up in front of the main entrance of KMS:

  • One table will be for drop off materials
  • One table for picking up personal items

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* Families with students in multiple grades may pick up/drop off belongings for all of their children on their scheduled time.

* Return ALL KMS Library books when you pick up your belongings

** DO NOT RETURN YOUR CHROMEBOOK- Chromebooks will be used again next year.

***BAND INSTRUMENTS: Please be advised that Thursday’s “Band Instruments 12 - 1:30” time frame is ONLY for those students who need repairs or who are NOT continuing with band in our school district in the fall. We do not collect student instruments over the summer. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Brackett or Mrs. Labonte

**** Loaner Devices/Hot Spots- must be returned

Message from Ms. Galipeau about returning Library Books!

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If you borrowed a Loaner Device/ Hot Spots during distance learning, please return the device when you come for pick up/drop off on the schedule above.
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Morning Announcements

Morning Announcements 6.15.2020

If you miss the morning announcements and would like to watch again please visit the KMS Website:

KMS 8th Grade Procession of Celebration (Car Parade)!

Date: June 17th

What: 8th Grade Celebration Parade

Time: 8:00 - 9:30

Dream Team Students: 8:00 - 8:30 (begin to arrive on Cole School Rd. at 7:45)

Phoenix Students: 8:30 - 9:00 (begin to arrive on Cole School Rd. at 8:15)

Trailblazers Students: 9:00 - 9:30 (begin to arrive on Cole School Rd. at 8:45)


  • Cars will begin to arrive on Cole School Rd. at 7:45.

  • Dream Team Students will begin the procession at 8:00.

  • Balloon Display will be set up for cars to drive under at the parking lot entrance of KMS.

  • KMS staff will be lined up along the sidewalk in front of the building. Please practice social distancing and wear masks

  • Cars will drive by the staff in celebration.

  • Students who did not receive their awards/certificates will be given them at this time. A table will be set up to pass out awards.

  • Awards/certificates will be brought to the cars. No one should leave their cars at any point. Social distancing will be respected at all times. No students or parents may exit cars during the procession.

  • Cars will proceed out the parking lot exit onto Hugh Cole Rd.

In Case of Rain

If it rains the event will be canceled. Parents/staff will be contacted. There will not be a make-up date.

Two Parades?

Families who have students in multiple parades that day may show up at any time slot that is convenient for them.

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Just a friendly reminder to keep your child's Chromebook charged throughout the summer. If the device is left uncharged then the battery will die.

** Do not leave the device plugged into the charger all summer, that may also cause the battery to not hold a charge.


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Summer Reading!

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Warren Summer Camps!


  • The town of Warren is still accepting registrations for the Warren Summer camp.
  • June 29 - August 14
  • 9 am - 3 pm Monday - Friday
  • $200 for the 1st child ($100 for additional siblings)
  • Extended care available $50 a week (7-9 am & 3-5 pm)


  • The Town of Warren is offering a youth league at Burr's Hill Park for Bristol, Warren and Barrington children.
  • The purpose of this league is to help our youth learn/sharpen their skills and apply these abilities to the game of basketball.
  • This program will run on Tuesdays for girls and on Thursdays for boys from the week of June 30 through TBD, times to be determined. After the first week of the program, team rosters will be developed and determined to be fair and balanced. The first half of each session will focus on developmental methods, techniques, and skills. The second half of each session will be used for game play consisting of two 12-minute halves. Official referees will be at each game to uphold the rules and regulations of an official basketball game.
  • Eligibility: Players must be entering the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th or 10th grade and must be
  • current residents of Barrington, Bristol or Warren.

Space is limited so please complete and return the registration form early to secure your place.
The fee is $20.00 (non-refundable) for each player.

Sign ups are at Mary V Quirk 790 Main Street or you can mail in the registration form. Check our web site or facebook page (Warren Parks & Recreation Department) for days/times we will be in the office.

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Important Info from Nurse Welchman

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Stay Safe and Keep your distance

Information about COVID-19 Testing, please click the link

Erin Welchman M.Ed, BSN, RN, RICSNT

Kickemuit Middle School

525 Child Street

Warren, RI 02885

Tel. 401-245-2010 Ext 2009

Fax. 401-254-5960


PLEASE Like the Bristol Warren Regional School Nurses @ Bristol Warren School Nurses

RI COVID-19 Info

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Be Respectful..

Be Responsible..

Be Ready to Learn..

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