The RUNdown

Week of October 17th

Important Dates

Tuesday, October 18th

  • Senior Make-Up Picture Day

Wednesday, October 19th

  • Senior Make-Up Picture Day
  • English 11 Writing SOL
  • National Art Honor Society Fall Paint Night - 6-8pm

Thursday, October 20th

  • English 11 Writing SOL

Tuesday, October 25th

  • PSAT Day

October is:

  • Disabilities Awareness Month
  • National Bullying Prevention Month
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Big picture
Big picture

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) -

NAHS Fall Paint Night

  • Join our National Art Honor Society for our Fall Paint Night (sample pictured below)
  • Wednesday, October 19th from 6-8pm
  • $20/canvas
  • Please contact Ms. Burke ( to register
Big picture

Upcoming Athletic and Extracurricular Events

Monday, October 17th

  • JV Football vs. John Handley (home) - 6pm

  • Fall Band Concert - 6pm

Tuesday, October 18th

  • Varsity Field Hockey at Meridian (Northwestern District Semi Finals) - 6 pm

Thursday, October 20th

  • Volleyball vs. Fauquier (home) - Freshmen at 5pm, JV at 6pm, and Varsity at 7:15pm

  • Northwestern District Field Hockey Finals

Friday, October 21st

  • After Prom Trivia Night (in the Commons) - 6pm

Saturday, October 22nd
  • Varsity Football at John Handley - 1pm

  • Cross Country at Millbrook (3rd Battle) Northwestern District Meet - 10am (Girls) and 10:30am (Boys)

Big picture

Cougar Counseling Information

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

KR Counseling Calendar

PSATs are October 25th

Big picture
Big picture

Virginia College Application Week

  • Cougar Counseling is sponsoring a spirit week in honor of Virginia College Application Week
  • October 24th-28th
  • Please see the flyer below for daily themes
  • ALL school dress code rules apply (to include NO hats)
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture

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
Big picture
Big picture

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
  • 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

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

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)


  • 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!
Big picture
Big picture