The RUNdown

Week of October 10th

Please use this link to purchase a ticket for the football game vs. Fauquier High School this evening (10.07). The game is at FHS, it begins at 7pm, and NO tickets will be sold at the gate (cash is not accepted).

Important Dates

Monday, October 10th

  • No School for Students - Professional Learning Day
Friday, October 14th
  • Underclassmen Make-Up Picture Day
  • Report cards available to view via Infinite Campus

Tuesday, October 18th

  • Senior Make-Up Picture Day

Wednesday, October 19th

  • Senior Make-Up Picture Day
  • English 11 Writing SOL

Thursday, October 20th

  • English 11 Writing SOL

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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SOL Testing

  • English Writing SOL tests will occur on Wednesday, October 19th and Thursday, October 20th
  • Make-up tests will be given October 21st-28th
  • English teachers will provide students with testing locations
  • If you are not in an English class, but need to take an SOL test, see Ms. Embrey (School Testing Coordinator) -
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Upcoming Athletic and Extracurricular Events

Monday, October 10th

  • Class 4 Golf Tournament at Stonehenge (Richmond) - 9am

Tuesday, October 11th

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

  • JV Football at Millbrook - 6pm

  • Volleyball at Millbrook - JV at 6pm and Varsity at 7:15pm

  • Freshmen Volleyball at Patriot - 5pm

Wednesday, October 12th

  • Competition Cheer at Liberty (Northwestern District Final) - 6pm

Thursday, October 13th

  • Volleyball vs. John Handley - Freshmen at 5pm, JV at 6pm, and Varsity at 7:15pm

  • Field Hockey vs. Brentsville (home) - JV at 5:30pm and Varsity at 7pm

Friday, October 14th

  • Varsity Football vs. Millbrook (home) - 7pm (Fauquier Youth Football Night)

Saturday, October 15th
  • JV Volleyball at Mountain View - 9am

  • Cross Country at Millbrook (3rd Battle) - 9am

  • One Act Plays at John Handley

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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

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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 will be taken on October 14th
  • If photos have already been taken, they 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 (
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Code of Conduct and Parent/Student Handbook

FCPS Academic Calendar

The 2022-2023 Academic Calendar can be found here.


  • School libraries partner with our families to ensure that book checkouts are appropriate for the individual students’ level, interests and beliefs. School librarians welcome these discussions with students and their families.

  • Parents are also encouraged to guide their child’s book choices by having discussions and making recommendations that reflect their interests and values. The Destiny Catalog of library materials is available to every parent and community member to view through this link: https://fcps1library.follettdestiny.comUsing this link, parents can contact the school librarian by phone or email to have a discussion about access to library materials. When possible, a note will be placed accordingly on the child’s account. By filling in this Google Form, parents can request an email notification of what books their child has checked out on a weekly basis.

  • For more information about our school libraries, please visit the FCPS1 Library Media Services website. Also for your reference is this link to the School Board policy on library material selection.

Cougar Café

  • The Cougar Café is dedicated to providing quality food and service to our students and faculty/staff
  • We encourage parents and guardians to check out our our online menu (to include breakfast and lunch items) here.
  • To stay informed about your student's account activity and balances, sign up online for a free account at, where balances and daily activity are available to view
  • If you still have questions or concerns, do not hesitate to call our office at (540)422-7342 or email Ms. DeRenzis (Manager) at or Ms. Cadle (Assistant Manager) at We also welcome (and encourage!) student balance inquiries at the register

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

Community Outreach

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After Prom Committee

Ledo's Pizza Spirit Night

  • Wednesday, October 12th
  • Mention KR After Prom and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to our 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


  • Order See's Candies until December 2
  • Items will arrive in time for the holidays!

Harris Teeter
  • Have you linked your Harris Teeter VIC Card to Kettle Run High School?

  • Harris Teeter contributes a percentage of all HT brand purchases to Kettle Run High School when your VIC card is linked to our school!
Two easy ways to link your card:
  • Visit your Harris Teeter and ask your cashier to link your card to #7417
  • Use this link
  • Once you are signed up, we start raising funds!
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