The RUNdown

Week of October 3rd

Important Dates

Sunday, October 2nd

  • Custodian Appreciation Day

Monday, October 3rd

  • Choir Concert - 6pm
Thursday, October 6th
  • Coaches Appreciation Day
  • Orchestra Concert - 6pm
Friday, October 7th
  • Marking Period 2 Ends
Monday, October 10th
  • No School - Professional Learning Day
Friday, October 14th
  • Underclassmen Make-Up Picture Day
  • Report cards available in Infinite Campus

Tuesday, October 18th

  • Senior Make-Up Picture Day

Wednesday, October 19th

  • Senior Make-Up Picture Day

Tuesday, October 25th

  • PSAT Day

October is:

  • National Hispanic Heritage Month (through 10.15)
  • Disabilities Awareness Month
  • National Bullying Prevention Month
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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Upcoming Athletic and Extracurricular Events

Monday, October 3rd

  • JV Football vs. Fauquier (home) - 6pm

Tuesday, October 4th

  • Volleyball vs. Liberty (home) - Freshmen at 5pm, JV at 6pm, and Varsity at 7pm

  • Field Hockey at Brentsville - JV at 5:30pm and Varsity at 7pm

Wednesday, October 5th

  • Field Hockey at Liberty - JV at 5:30pm and Varsity at 7pm

  • Cross Country vs. Liberty and Fauquier (home) - 5pm

  • Competition Cheer at Millbrook - Northwestern District Mini - 6pm

Thursday, October 6th

  • Volleyball at Sherando - JV at 6pm, Varsity at 7:30pm

Friday, October 7th

  • Varsity Football at Fauquier - 7pm

Saturday, October 8th
  • Freshman Volleyball vs. NWD opponents (home) - 10am

  • Competition Cheer at Deep Run - 10am

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Cougar Counseling Information

Please visit the KR School Counseling website for the latest Counseling information

KR Counseling Calendar

PSATs are October 25th

Virtual Academy

  • A limited number of seats are available for the second term (starting in January) of the 2022-2023 school year
  • The referral window will be open from October 17th-21st
  • Students must meet the Virtual Academy Criteria and match their second term class schedule with the limited class offerings
  • To be considered, please contact your school counselor

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School Pictures

Ninth through 11th graders:
  • make up pictures Oct 14th
  • Pictures are available for purchase
  • Please view and order photos using this link
  • Use your student ID when prompted for an online code
  • For school picture related questions, please email
  • Make-up photos will be taken on October 18th and 19th (for students who missed and/or would like to redo)
  • Schedule an appointment here
  • Questions? Please contact Mr. Scaring (

Code of Conduct and Parent/Student Handbook

Schedule Reminders

  • The first bell rings at 7:25am; the tardy bell follows at 7:30am. If students are not in their first block class before the tardy bell rings, they are late to school (marked tardy)
  • Traffic is heavy traveling into and out of KRHS at the beginning and end of the day - please plan accordingly to arrive on time
  • Cougar Time is from 10:35-11:05am each day (Monday = first block, Tuesday = second block, Wednesday = homeroom, Thursday = third block, and Friday = fourth block)
  • Tardies to school are being tracked and recorded. Students are beginning to receive warnings (at the third tardy to school or class) and will be issued consequences (after school detention, Saturday School, etc.) for tardies that follow
  • Student drivers are reminded that parking on our property/driving to school are privileges; if you cannot get to school on-time, your parking pass may be suspended

FCPS Academic Calendar

The 2022-2023 Academic Calendar can be found here.


Student Absences/Tardies

If your student is absent or tardy, please email the attendance office ( before 9am.

Please include the following information:

  • Name of student
  • Your name (parent/guardian) and relationship to student
  • Telephone number where parent/guardian may be reached
  • Reason for the absence or tardy

Please note: If KRHS is not contacted by parent/guardian, the absence/tardy will be marked unexcused

Student Early Dismissals

If a student needs an early dismissal, the parent/guardian may submit a note prior to first block or email the attendance office directly at

Please include:

  • Name of your student
  • Your name and relationship to the student
  • Telephone number (where you may be reached)
  • Reason for early dismissal
  • Requested time of departure

**Please Note: early dismissals are processed on a first come, first served basis; the earlier the request is received, the sooner it will be handled

If you have any attendance-related questions, please contact Ms. Bell (Attendance Officer) by email at or phone - (540)422-7338.

We appreciate your assistance!

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Navigating Schoology


  • Use this link to log-in
  • Click on the gray parent button
  • Enter your Schoology code that can be provided by any of you student's teachers or their school counselor
  • For more information, please visit the FCPS Schoology Support page

After Prom Committee

Krispy Kreme Donuts

  • Donuts are sold by the half dozen after each HOME football game

  • Options include - original glazed, chocolate glazed, raspberry, lemon, or Kreme filled

  • Makes a great after game snack or Saturday morning breakfast

Pampered Chef Fundraiser

  • October 1st - 30th
  • Scan the QR code below to access the catalog

Trivia Night

  • After Prom is hosting a trivia night with Fauquier Trivia
  • Please join us on Friday, October 21st from 6:30-9pm in the commons at KR
  • $10 per person (teams of up to four individuals)

Contact/Follow Us

  • Volunteer here
  • Twitter - KRAfterProm, Facebook - KRAfterProm, Instagram - afterpromkr
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  • Order See's Candies until December 2
  • Items will arrive in time for the holidays!
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