Kuna Middle School

Weekly News - 9/15/2023

From the Principal

Dear KMS Family,

Please mark your calendar for our Parent Advisory Committee Meeting on Sept. 19th and our PTO meeting on Sept. 26th. We look forward to seeing you there!

Please reach out if you have any questions or concerns.

Go Kavemen!

Partners in learning,,

Shelly Manuel

Principal, KMS

Important Times and Dates

  • Parent Advisory Committee Meeting, Tuesday, September 19 @ 6:00pm KMS Library
  • PTO Meeting Tuesday, September 26 @ 6:00 pm KMS Library
  • Thursday and Friday, October 5-6: No School (October Days)
  • Monday, October 9th: No School (Teacher In Service)
  • October 12th: KMS Parent Conferences
  • October 27th: End of Quarter 1
  • Band Fall Concert, November 2nd @ 7:00 pm in the KMS Gym
  • November 10th: Veterans Day
  • November 20th-24th: No School (Thanksgiving Break)
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture

KHS Homecoming Week

Big picture

Chess Club

Any students interested in Chess Club, please meet in the counseling office on Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunch! Students are welcome to eat lunch and play chess at the same time!
Big picture

Kindness Klub

We work hard here at KMS to promote kindness. Mrs. Heesch is our Kindness Klub advisor. This club will be meeting in room 8, every other Tuesday. The Kindness Klub will be promoting a spirit of giving and generosity to not only their peers, but to their teachers and staff as well. Mrs. Heesch will be encouraging the students to use their own imagination to achieve what this looks like to them. Please come join the Kindness Klub!!! Everyone is welcome!

Jazz Band

These kids had their first rehearsal on September 6th and it is going to be a great jazz year!!!

Big picture
Big picture


CAST has begun their quarter one service project. KMS beautification. Thanks CAST!!!
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture

Meet Our Staff

Staff Spotlight - Ms. Peterson & Ms. Durbin

Ms. Peterson has been with KMS for 25 years!!! She earned her bachelors degree from BSU (GO BRONCOS!) and her masters degree from Southern Oregon University (GO RAIDERS!) She has created an amazing program here at KMS and we are very lucky to have her. All of her students in her classes are her kids and she does an amazing job creating relationships with her students. Come see one of her concerts, you won't be disappointed!!!

Ms. April's Favorites:

Snack: Berries

Hobby: Paper Crafting

Fast Food: McD's!

Store: Craft Warehouse

Drink: Diet Coke

Book: Harry Potter

Candy: Almond Joy

Band: My Own! :)

Sport: Golf

Big picture
Ms. Durbin is from Twin Falls. This is her third year teaching and second year at KMS! This year she is teaching 6th/7th grade History. Ms. Durbin loves to read and spend time outdoors. She also loves to go on hikes with her golden retrievers, Winnie and Willow. Ms. Durbin graduated from Boise State in 2021 with her bachelors degree in Elementary Education and an Emphasis in History. KMS is lucky to have her!!!

Ms. Kaufman's Favorites:

Snack: Dots Pretzels

Color: Green

Hobby: Reading

Fast Food: Café Rio

Store: Amazon

Drink: Cherry Coke

Book: Pick up the Moon by Kristin Higgens

Candy: Milk Duds

Band: Zack Bryan

Sport: Softball

Big picture
Big picture

Working Together!

Big picture

Parents and Guardians Help us at the KAVE table!

Every Friday students have the opportunity to spend their KAVE Tickets at the KAVE Table. We STILL need Parents/Guardians to run the table. You will need to pass a background check, so please see if there is a day that works for you HERE

Sign Up Today!


Kuna Middle School Football Dinner

Thank you parents for providing food for our football team! Every Tuesday after practice, parents of the football players provide a fantastic meal! This meal consisted of spaghetti and meatballs with garlic bread and homemade deserts. We are so thankful for our parents!!!
Big picture
Big picture

KMS Football

Big picture
Big picture

Football Concessions

CAST (Connecting All Students Together) ran the concession stand for football! Thanks CAST!
Big picture


Big picture
Big picture

Cross Country

Big picture

Cross Country Dinner After a Race

Big picture

Student Birthdays!

Students with birthdays next week! Happy Birthday! We hope you have a great day!!!

Big picture
Big picture

Wear It Wednesday!!!

Big picture
KMS Facebook

Follow us here!

KMS Instagram

Follow us!