The RUNdown

Week of October 31st


Monday (10.31) is Halloween and while we welcome costumes, please remember that the dress code still applies. NO full-face masks/face coverings (we have to be able to identify you by your face), toy weapons, etc. will NOT be permitted. DO NOT bring these items to school or wear clothing that violates the dress code.

Examples of unacceptable dress include, but are not limited to:

  • “See through” shirts, spaghetti-strap tank tops, or muscle shirts. These may only be worn with an additional shirt of a different type underneath or over
  • Hats, head covers (except for religious purposes), headbands, and sunglasses are not to be worn in a school building
  • Clothing that exposes undergarments, the midriff, chest, back, or buttocks is inappropriate for school and is not permitted
  • Pajamas and other sleepwear
  • Absence of shoes or appropriate footwear
  • Clothing with inappropriate slogans, sexual innuendo, sexual content, themes of violence, or negative gestures, especially as they relate to alcohol, drugs, illegal substances, or tobacco products may not be worn
  • Any student’s dress that is determined by school administration to be disruptive to the learning environment is not acceptable
  • Pants worn below the normal waistline and/or at a length that may cause walking on the hem of the garment

For your reference, the FCPS dress code may be viewed here (pages 11 and 12).

Important Dates

Sunday, October 30th

  • Trick or Treat Street - 2-4pm

Tuesday, November 1st

  • Talent Show Auditions - 3-5:30pm
Thursday, November 3rd
  • Tri-M Induction Ceremony - 6pm
Monday, November 7th
  • Half Day Remote Learning
Tuesday, November 8th
  • No School - Election Day

Wednesday, November 9th

  • One Act Performances and Fall Play - 7pm

Thursday, November 10th

  • End of the Third Marking Period
  • One Act Performances and Fall Play - 7pm

Saturday, November 12th

  • One Act Performances and Fall Play - 7pm

Wednesday, November 16th

  • Report Cards available to view in Infinite Campus
Thursday, November 17th
  • Graduation Orders (during lunch shifts and from 4-7pm)

November is:

  • National Native American Heritage Month
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Upcoming Athletic and Extracurricular Events

Monday, October 31st

  • Football at Sherando - Freshmen at 6pm and JV at 7:15pm

Wednesday, November 2nd

  • Region 4C Cross Country at Movern Park - Boys at 2pm and Girls at 2:30pm

Friday, November 4th

  • Varsity Football vs. Sherando (home) - 7pm

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Cougar Counseling Information

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

KR Counseling Calendar

Discover Mount Vista Governor's School Field Trip

  • Current freshmen, sophomores, and/or juniors interested in applying to Governor's School should stop by the Counseling Office and see Ms. Reed ( for a field trip form to DISCOVER MVGS
  • The trip is occurring on November 16th; forms are DUE no later than November 2nd

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School Pictures

Ninth through 11th graders:
  • 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

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 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

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


  • Wednesday, November 9th from 6am-9pm
  • CFA in Warrenton
  • Mention KRHS After Prom and 20% of the day's sales will be donated

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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