Principal's Message

October 2019

Kingsway Regional Middle School

Brian Tonelli, School Principal

Ed Dubbs, Assistant Principal, 7th Grade

Emily Virga, Assistant Principal, 7th Grade

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Student Council 2019-2020

A Message from the Principal's Desk:

Greetings, members of the Kingsway community! Kingsway Regional Middle School is off to an outstanding 2019-20 school year. The seventh grade tours that took place in August were very well attended and helped tremendously in transitioning our seventh graders to the middle school. Thank you to everyone who was able to attend Back to School Night on September 12th. If you were unable to attend, a link for the Back to School presentation can be found on the middle school website under the ‘For Parents’ tab. We look forward to a productive October as our school focuses on Respect throughout the month.


Brian Tonelli


Career Day: We are looking for parent volunteers for Career Day on November 27, 2019. If you are interested, please contact Mrs. Vance in the guidance office at ext: 3043, fill out the flyer in the main office, or complete the online form:

Mid Marking Period Grades: Mid marking period grades will be available on PowerSchool beginning October 7, 2019. Please feel free to set up a conference with your child’s team on any Monday, Tuesday or Thursday. Please contact the Team Leader to schedule.

#1Dragon Family: Kingsway Regional Middle School is proud to announce the continuation of our climate and culture initiative entitled, #1DragonFamily. Our #1DragonFamily committee has met on two occasions this summer to map out several activities, guest speakers, and school-wide assemblies that will be instrumental in emphasizing the importance of accepting differences while promoting respect among the entire school community throughout the 2019-20 school year. In addition to the monthly activities and themes, we will be continuing our after school club entitled, Dragon SPARK which will serve as an opportunity to get our students further involved with this effort. We are extremely excited about launching this program, and we are certain that all students are sure to benefit from our commitment to this focus area. Our first full school assembly, which is focused on Respect and Internet Safety, is scheduled for October 2, 2019.

Renaissance Program: During our Renaissance Kickoff Assembly on September 6, we explained the benefits and criteria of the Renaissance Program. For more information on this great incentive program, please visit the following link: Please help to encourage your child to be a part of this program.

Pictures: Click on the following link to view pictures from September:

Activity Calendar: On the left hand side of the Kingsway home page, you will find a calendar indicating when each of our clubs and activities will be taking place. Club S.T.O.P., Cross Country, Flag Football, Environmental Club, Tennis, Wiffleball, and Soccer have all met over the past few weeks. Please use the following link to check out all of our after school events:

The Week Of Respect: During the week of October 7th through 11th, Kingsway Regional School District will be observing the Week of Respect. Students will participate in an assembly centered around respecting themselves and others when dealing with social media.

On October 7th through 11th, students will be asked to wear a certain item on given days of the week as a symbol of respect. Please encourage your child to participate in wearing the following items each day:

Monday: PJ Day-It's our DREAM to everyone show respect.

Tuesday: Jersey Day-Kick off the year with RESPECT

Wednesday: USA Day-Show respect to our Armed Service Men and Women by wearing Red, White and Blue or Camo/Military attire.

Thursday: Throw Back Day-Throw back some kindness.

Friday: Kingsway Unity Day-Wear your Red & Black to represent UNITY.

Red Ribbon Week: During the week of October 28, 2019, Kingsway Regional School District will be observing Red Ribbon Week. This week will focus primarily on drug and alcohol awareness. Red ribbons will fill the hallways throughout the week; and teachers will look to tie in the theme throughout the week in their given content area. More information will be forthcoming.

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Student Drop Off: Please do not occupy staff parking spots when dropping your child off in the morning. Please stay in the drop-off line in front of the school and drop your child off between the cones.

7th Grade Dance: Our first dance will be held on Friday, October 4th at 7:00 p.m. Tickets will be sold in advance for seven dollars during your child's lunch period. Dance tickets will be capped at 350 tickets. All proceeds will be utilized to offset the cost of the 7th grade field trip; this trip is only for 7th graders.

Picture Retake: Picture retake will be held on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Please have your child bring in their original photo packet to give to the photographer. Here is the link for Lors Photography:

Book Fair: The KRMS Fall Scholastic Book Fair will be here the week of October 15th. Family night will take place on Tuesday, October 15th from 6:30 to 8pm. For more information, please contact Kathleen Bially at or (856) 467-3300 x 3065.

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KMS News Crew

Upcoming Events

  • 10/2 Stage 2 Evacuations & Alternate Stage
  • 10/4 7th Grade School Dance 7:00-9:00 p.m.
  • 10/7 Progress Reports
  • 10/7-11 Week of Respect
  • 10/14 In-service – no school for students
  • 10/15 Picture Retake/8th Grade Panoramic Picture
  • 10/15-18 Book Fair
  • 10/15 Family Night - Book Fair 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • 10/17 Board Meeting @ 7:00 p.m.
  • 10/21-25 School Violence Awareness Week
  • 10/24 Kingsway Idol 6:30 p.m.
  • 10/28-11/1 Red Ribbon Week
  • 11/4 – 8 School Closed Fall Recess

Renaissance Sponsors: Thank you to the following 2019-20 Renaissance sponsors.

Premier Sponsor

Botto's Italian Line Restaurant

Creamy Acres

Landmark Home Builders

Nathaniel Boerlin Scholarship Fund/Dragon Run

Major Sponsor

Innovative Orthodontics

Ray's Pizza

Swedesboro Diner

Sweetsboro Pastry Shoppe

Spicy Affair

Contributing Sponsor

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown

Apel Psychological Services

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