KP Connection

May 6, 2016

Things to KNOW


  • 5/10 - Faculty Meeting - there are no late buses
  • 5/11 - QuEST Type III Celebration - 6pm
  • 5/12 - Grade 8 Concert - 7pm & Post Concert Social following concert
  • 5/13 - Great East Festival - Performance Music - 8:45am to 8:30pm


The yearbook pre-order ended on March 24. Please be assured students may still purchase a yearbook in June for a cost of $22. Announcements will be made during morning advisory and reminders will be sent home as we approach our final round of yearbook sales. Thank you!

King Philip Art Show

You are cordially invited to the King Philip Art Show!

The show will run from May 20 - May 31, 2016

Opening reception Monday, May 23, from 6-7 pm

Each student will have a piece of work in the show.

You may also view the show during the school day, (please sign in

at the security desk at the front of the school before viewing. Thanks)

Hope you can make a point to see your child’s talent shine!

Students in Action

Character Counts at KP & 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: Britt E, Abigail G, Hibo D, Benjamin M, Guy R, William F, Daniel H, Owen M, Justin A, Noah B, Madeline L, Nicole A, Sophie E, Gordan Y, Emma T, Lauren S, Marisa C, Joniel L, Stefano M, Leo M, Samuel P, Shaun M, Tomas P, David S, Delnaz A, Nicklaus R, Julian D, Allison F, Zenia A, Grace C, Mollie H, Sophie K, Patrick S, Grace W, Grace F, Brooke M, Ella O, Jenna K, Grace B, Wade B, Sekai E, Natalie A, Gabriella R, Dylan R, Ashley G, Luna Laila C, Quillian T, Isabelle D, Andrea R, Elijah H, Juliannah X, Benjamin B, Isabella G, Carly P, Jennifer B, Lauren B, Beatrice H, Kylie G, Jared M, Alexandra O, Monica W, Hayden R, Cole R, Jonah M, Andrew S, Kaitlyn C, Zade F, Kiersten H, Timothy M, Matthew S, Joy L, Hunter K, Samuel C, Tyler M, Bryana M, Jalen K, Isabella M, Joshua C, Reilly C, Jessica B, Aidan O, Mira D, Rashed H, Ava F, Jayden V, Liv D, Sophie A, Beau A, Charlotte K, Jack C, Jake B, Brody M, Theodore G, Natalia R, Sebastian S, Jordan S, Lauren C, Amelia C, Hannah F, Zoe P, Grace B, Maya F, Samhita K, Hazel W, Kayla F, Avery W, Julia K, Helena S, Tina X, Paige D-W, Carys B, Jordan F, Drew T, Grace S.

Students of the Month: Fionna S, Wade B, Nayelli B, Elijah H, Liam H, Julia K, Andre E, Delaney F, Sydney G, Noah B, Madeline A, Joonbeom H, Imani L, Max H, Kiet H, Dinaka O, Bridget D and Nathan C.

Student Project Requests

Be Homeful Project

My name is Grace Furia and I am a 6th grader doing a project on homelessness for my Quest project. In addition to learning about homelessness, I am doing a community service project. The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness does many fundraisers. One of them is the Be Homeful Project and I have created a team. The link for my team page can be accessed by clicking on the link:

Please consider donating! Thanks so much!!

Nina Faynshtayn's documentary to raise awareness about the crisis in Ukraine

A Time of Crisis in Ukraine


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Events to Attend IN THE cOMMUNITY

The CT Breast Health Initiative Holds 13th Annual CT RACE IN THE PARK!

The CT RACE IN THE PARK takes place annually each May on the Saturday before Mother’s Day in New Britain’s historic Walnut Hill Park. This year, the race will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2016, rain or shine! Each year, thousands gather to participate in race day festivities and events while honoring survivors, remembering loved ones, celebrating life and most importantly, raising much needed funds to advance the fight against breast cancer in Connecticut. By joining The Race, pledging your support or becoming a valuable sponsor, you help raise awareness and funds to support the fight against breast cancer. 100% raised in Connecticut stays in Connecticut. Join The Race. Join the cause.

The RACE includes the male/female 5K Run at 9:15 am, 1 Mile/4K Walks at 10:15 am, 4 Kids’ Races, live music, food, kids’ games, and our famous Touch A Truck. Come join the fun!

For RACE IN THE PARK information and to register, visit:

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Counseling Resources Available - Click on pictures


Help support the KP PTO by purchasing gift cards to either Big Y or Stop and Shop through the Shop4KP program! Our school receives a 5% discount on Stop and Shop cards and a 6% discount on Big Y gift cards (purchased in April). So, use the order form in the link attached and place your order by April 27th! Thank you for your support!

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