September 19, 2022
Good Evening Karns Families,
We had another great week with students, and we appreciate everyone's help and understanding with our unexpected early dismissal this past Friday.
We are highlighting the new information below in this week's newsletter:
- Weekly Schedule
- Early Release Wednesday
- Coupon Books
- Homecoming Dance
- Testing information (Advanced Placement, PSAT, Senior ACT)
- Ordering a yearbook
- Needs Assessment
- Athletic Schedule
Karns High School
This Week (9.12.22 - 9.16.22)
College App Week
- ASVAB Test in the Library
- Early Release Day
- Voter Registration Drive (during lunch)
- TN Promise/College App Day - Seniors
- All seniors will get a pass to come to the library to complete their TN Promise application and get help with college applications.
- Kona Ice
- Herff Jones Mtg - Seniors
Other Upcoming Important Dates
September 27, 2022 - Picture Retakes (9th - 11th grade)
September 29, 2022 - Financial Aid Parent Night - Auditorium @6:00p.m.
October 1, 2022 - Homecoming Dance @ Karns HS
October 3 - 7, 2022 - Homecoming Week
October 4, 2022 - ACT Senior Retake (please see below)
October 5, 2022 - EOC for 9-week courses (Government & Economics)
October 6, 2022 - EOC for 9-week courses (Government & Economics)
October 7, 2022 - End 2nd Grading Period
October 7, 2022 - Homecoming Game
October 10 - 14, 2022 - Fall Break
October 19, 2022 - Senior Photo Retake (apt only)
October 20, 2022 - Senior Photo Retake (apt only)
October 20, 2022 FAFSA Help Night for Parents - Library @5:30 p.m
October 21, 2022 - Senior Photo Retake (apt only)
October 25, 2022 - PSAT (see below)
October 28, 2022 - Knox Dough Food Truck
Morning Announcements will be link posted on the Karns HS website home. This button takes you to that website. Visit it regularly to stay up to date on the most current morning announcements.
Homecoming is a tradition of welcoming back all Karns HS alumni, and we will celebrate on October 7th. We have plenty of events planned leading up to our homecoming.
Homecoming Hoedown Dance -
Saturday, October 1 in the Karns HS commons from 7p - 9p. Price $10 per person. Tickets will be on sale the Thursday and Friday prior at lunch or at the door. The price is still $10 at the door.
Dress up days
- Monday - country vs city
- Tuesday - decades day
- Wednesday - anything but a back pack (carry your supplies around in anything but a backpack)
- Thursday - twins day
- Friday - class colors
Early Release - 9.21.22
September 21st will be the second early release day for all Knox County Schools. Karns High School students will be released at 1:30 pm allowing administration to provide professional development to staff on instructional strategies to engage students.
This day will operate as a normal instructional day with class times listed below and students will still participate in rigorous academic content.
Early Release Schedule
1st Period - 8:30- 9:27
2nd Period - 9:35-10:27
3rd Period - 10:35-12:30
4th Period - 12:38- 1:30
1st Lunch 10:35-11:00
2nd Lunch 11:05-11:30
3rd Lunch 11:35-12:00
4th Lunch 12:05-12:30
Thank you, parents, for helping us to incorporate an Early Release day to monitor student progress, grow staff instructionally, and allow staff collaboration.
ACT Senior Retake
News from The 865 Academies
Partner with Us!
The 865 Ready Graduate is one who is ENROLLED in a post-secondary school, ENLISTED in the military, or EMPLOYED in a high-demand, high-paying field.
We are looking for parents, community organizations, and businesses who can give their time and talent to support this mission.
Please take a look at our survey and find out where YOU can support our mission of making our students #865Ready. https://forms.gle/7PwWhoWMUTSspqi38
YouScience Results for Freshmen will be in this week!
Students have been engaged in the 11 Brain Games that will provide valuable insights into their future. Results will be in Tuesday. Simply ask your student to log in to their YouScience account.
Then use the link to the conversation starters below to engage them in a discussion about themselves and their future. You will learn what makes your child AMAZING!
Maintenance and Light Repair Students Visit Local Car Dealerships
Order a Year Book
Your input helps us better serve students and make sure we meet their needs as we open the 2022-23 school year . Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey to best prepare our department to serve you and your students. The counseling department will keep your responses confidential. Anyone who completes the survey by Friday September 9th can be entered in a drawing for a $25 gift card! Survey can be found at the link below.
Football Season Tickets
Once you have purchased your season pass, you can upgrade to a reserved seat through the Football Booster Club at firstname.lastname@example.org