Oak Notes

Klein Oak High School December 7, 2018

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George H.W. Bush Train

Yesterday, our Klein Oak community got the chance to be a part of history and say goodbye to our 41st, president, George H.W.Bush!


See the pictures using the link below!

http://bit.ly/2SyzihO

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Student Christmas Holiday is December 21-January 7, 2019---January 8 Staff Development Day

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Skyward Parent/Family Access

Family/Student Access is a secure internet-based website allowing parents and guardians easy access in tracking their student's progress. This new service will continue to allow viewing of student's attendance, assignments, grades, and schedule.

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Here's the Latest Edition of KOTV!

https://youtu.be/OtiadQN6goc
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Seniors! Please note:

The colleges and universities will be on Winter Break/Christmas Holiday and transcripts not received prior to their closure may not meet the required deadline.


The Counseling and Registrars’ offices will be closed for Christmas/Winter Holiday (December 21st – January 8th). No transcripts will be sent during this time.

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Seniors: If you are planning to attend Texas A&M – Texarkana in the fall, there is a scholarship opportunity available for you. Please see Mrs. Demby in the class of 2019 office area for details.

Attention Dual Credit Students

Payment for dual credit classes are due by December 20th!

Payments may be submitted on your MyLoneStar account or in person at LSC University Park.

Students are responsible for paying charges by the payment due date. Students not paying by the due date may be DROPPED from their classes.

SOFTBALL!!

Softball try-outs for those who are not in the athletic period will be January 18, 19, and 21. You must have a physical and all electronic forms completed and turned in to the Trainer by Wednesday, January 16 before you can try-out.


Please stop by T14 and speak with Coach Wilson prior to the deadline for forms if you plan on trying out.

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https://youtu.be/K_12h0e6QKE
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Open to grades 9 through 12 in 2020. Students begin now to sign up and submit from grades 9-12.

First time ever offered to students of ALL grades and we want those students who are considering higher education to have every opportunity out there available.

Earning $500 has never been so easy. Just make a list of colleges and you’re on your way! No essay to write or no grade requirements, and no application to fill out.

It’s never too early to start planning and saving.

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Support Our Towel/Blanket Drive for the Dogs of the Montgomery County Animal Shelter!

Students/Staff can bring in gently used towels/blankets and drop them off at the KORC in our “Paws for the Dogs of MCAS” box.

Visit our KO Website and Find Out "What's New!"

Panoramic Pictures!

Senior panoramic pictures can be ordered online at herndonpanoramics.com. Photos will be mailed to you.

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TV Industry Scholarship

Know a student passionate about pursuing a career in the TV industry? The deadline to apply for a scholarship from @LoneStarEMMY is fast-approaching! https://kisd.us/j2j3q

2017-18 Annual Performance Report

Did you know that KISD's graduating class of 2018 earned more than $41 million in scholarships! That's a #momentsinklein and one of the many ways we are continuing to remain results focused for EVERY student!


Visit http://kisd.us/results for more amazing results.

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Panthers Helping Panthers

The Criminal Justice Club is filling up the Klein Oak Food Pantry.. Last year we had a huge success and donated over one thousand pounds of food to the Houston Pantry.. this year we are collecting food to start up our very own pantry here at Klein Oak. Let's see if we can double the donation amount this year!

Boxes can be found at the following locations:

Library

Main Office

Freshman Wing (downstairs)

202 Office

Commons

The boxes are from the Houston Food Bank and are clearly labeled.

We would like to begin the collection now through Friday, November 2.

Progress Reports and Report Cards Are Available Through Family Access

Progress Reports and Report Cards will no longer be printed. They will be available online through Family Access.


Directions on How to Access:

Report Cards/Progress Reports are located under the Portfolio button and STAAR Access Codes are located under the Online Forms button for completed 3rd through 12 graders.

The Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum Scholarship

The Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum Scholarship is for graduating senior women and the application is now available. This $1,000 scholarship is given to a senior young woman who has made the effort during her high school career to volunteer her time and talents to her community. The primary criterion used to evaluate applicants is their COMMUNITY SERVICE, but academic performance and financial need are also considered in determining the scholarship recipient(s). Applications are available online at www.cwjf.org, then click on Community Outreach à Scholarships. The application deadline is January 11, 2019. One-on-one interviews will be scheduled as part of the application process.


Please see Mrs. Demby in the class of 2019 office area if you have any questions.

Chuck Lorre Family Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $135,000 to 3 Klein ISD Schools

Klein Oak was chosen as one of 14 schools to receive the initial batch of "Young Sheldon" STEM grants from the Chuck Lorre Foundation. Thanks to KO Alum Jim Parsons for making this possible.

Read more here.

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As of this week, we will move to weekly tablet distributions. Tablets will be distributed on Thursdays to all students who meet the payment deadline of Tuesday by the end of the day.

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Find All of the KO Peachjar Flyers Here!

Don't forget to check out the attachments the end of this flyer!

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From the Attendance Office

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All medical notes and parent notes must be received within five school days. You can still call in for an early dismissal or you can use the Skyward Absence Request.
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2018-2019 FINAL EXAM EXEMPTION POLICY

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Klein Oak Athletic Deprtment

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LEARN MORE ABOUT THE A-F ACCOUNTABILITY RATINGS

Klein Oak High School Received a Rating of 89

https://youtu.be/-RM9I06aXQs

Upcoming Events

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*Please visit https://kleinoak.kleinisd.net/home for additional events
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From the Clinic

Flu Shots for KOHS Students


Klein ISD has partnered with Healthy Schools - the nation’s largest school vaccine provider - to offer $0 copay flu shots at your child’s school. Learn more & sign up: http://bit.ly/2KVf4LH #kleinisdfightstheflu #flushotsmakeHealthySchools


Klein Oak is currently scheduled for Monday October 15, 2018 from 7:30am to 10:30am. Preferred method to sign up is the digital link above, however you may print the form and bring it to the school nurse no later than a week prior to the event (October 8, 2018).

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Klein Oak High School

Empowering Lives Through Learning




Created by Assistant Principal Kimberly Walters