KMS Newsletter

November 2013

October Catch of the Month

Congratulations to our October Catch of the Month for displaying a POSITIVE ATTITUDE!

6th Grade

Meliza Vega

Gregory Isaac

7th Grade

Gracie Clower

Jodie Hill

8th Grade

Maria Barrios

Zachary Grantham

Staff Member

Mrs. Tracy Drury


Did you know that our campus earned a distinction for top 25% student progress on the STAAR spring administration? Out of 40 middle schools in the state of Texas, KMS was ranked #9 for a substantial amount of student growth in the academic areas of Math and Reading!

Way to Go Students and Teachers!

KMS Calendar of Events

For an up to date calendar of the happenings at KMS and in our district, please click on the following link:

Thanksgiving Break

Kilgore ISD will observe Thanksgiving Break November 25 - 29. School will resume on Monday, December 2. This is also the day the fundraiser to estimated to arrive.

We Need Your Help!

With the large amount of traffic in the morning and afternoon and to keep your child's safety our top priority, please help us by picking up and dropping off your child in the designated area located at the front of the school.

You are welcome to drop off your child before 7:15 each morning; however, they will not be supervised until after 7:15 a.m. Students may get out of their car anywhere on the sidewalk located in the front of the school.

In the afternoons, a parent may pick up their child anywhere on the sidewalk in the front of the school. Once your child has loaded, please feel free to exit so the car behind you can load.

We understand that this may be an inconvenience for some, but we want to ensure your child is monitored and safe until they arrive in the car. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

Veteran's Day Assembly

Monday, Nov. 11th, 9:30am

Kilgore Middle School

Our Student Council and Fine Arts Department will host our annual Veteran's Day Assembly in the KMS Gym. The public is welcome to attend as we honor our veterans for their service and sacrifice to our country.

KMS Robotics Competition

Congratulations to our KMS Robotics students for a successful turn out at their Fall Robotics Competition presented by Region 7 ESC held in Lufkin, TX on October 29, 2013. Three teams placed in the scientific notebooking category. Those students involved were Hunter Truitt, Adam Herron, Elisabeth Latham, Nicolas Pacifico, Ruben Martinez, Casey Cudd, Roel Morales, Jordi Contreras, Coby Slater, DeHaven Grant, Olivia Lemaire, and Amber Wilson. One team placed 7th in the arena category. Those students involved were Juan Lira, Matthew Wendel, and Dennis Fairchild. Congratulations again, and we are so proud of our KMS Robotics students.

KMS Dress Code Reminder

With the winter months quickly approaching, please review the KMS dress code below regarding leggings:

Leggings/yoga/form fitting pants are not allowed unless the top or dress is no shorter than 5” from the top of the knee.

Leggings do not change the length of the clothing they are wearing over it.

PTA City Council Hoodie Sale

Click here to download form and return to KMS.