KP Connection

October 28, 2016

Upcoming Events

October

  • 31st - Fall Fundraiser Deadline

November

  • 11/1 - Faculty Meeting - there are no late buses
  • 11/2 - Midfest/Orchestra - Hall High School - 8:15am to 1:15pm
  • 11/3 - High School Options Fair for 8th grade students - 9 to 10am
  • 11/3 - PTO Meeting - 7pm
  • 11/5 - Cross Country to Wickham Park - 8:15am to 2pm
  • 11/8 - Election Day - NO SCHOOL
  • 11/9 - Midrest/Choir - Conard High School - 8:15am to 1:15pm
  • 11/10 - Picture Re-Take Day
  • 11/11 - Veteran's Day & 7th/8th Grade Dance to Support Allison
KP Daily Bulletin - Stay Up To Date

This Bulletin provides students, parents/caregivers, and staff members with important happenings. There is information about a number of school activities.

Fundraiser Update

Reminder that the Fall Fundraiser deadline is this coming Monday, October 31st. We need your support to help subsidize field trips and upgrade to our auditorium. Orders can be submitted online or sent in with your child. Every order, no matter how small, helps us reach our goals. Thank you for your help.

Check out the new Intramural Offerings

Community of Concern KP Representative Needed

The West Hartford Community of Concern meeting is on Monday, November 14th at 1pm at Conard High School. They currently have representatives from the other two middle schools and need a KP representatives. If you are interested, please send an email to ronirodman@comcast.net


Find out more about the Community of Concern here

Last Call for the KP Caregiver Fall Book Read- RESPOND by Nov. 1st

KP Parents and Caregivers,


We are hosting a fall read on the Dr. Michele Borba's book Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World. If you are interested, please click here to sign up and identify the best format to discuss the book.



Links to additional information

One Book Review

Information about the author Dr. Borba

Ordering the book

KP Library/Media Center News

The new Makerspace in the Library is looking for plastic bins for storage. Any size or shapes are welcome. You can them drop off in the main office or contact Mrs. deMello (denise-demello@whps.org ). Thank you

PTO Meeting - November 3rd

PTO meeting November 3rd
7-8 pm in Commons
Guest speaker - Sue Schaefer MEd
Academic coaching associates
"PowerSchool Demystified"

ALLISONS JOURNEY: STAND UP TO CANCER 5k Fun Run/Walk -11/12

Local businesses and residents of West Hartford have joined together to host a fundraising fun run/walk on Saturday, Nov 12th at 11am at King Phillip Middle School for Allison.


Join the friends of Allison Terrones for a non-competitive, family friendly 5k Run/Walk that will wind around the campus of King Phillip Middle School. Registration is $30 online https://www.signmeup.com/117365. Register by Oct. 31st & receive a t-shirt.

Additional Ways to Help the Terrones Family



  • Support the 7th and 8th grade dance on Friday, November 11th here at KP from 6:30 - 8:30pm. Consider donating your time to chaperone the dance, baking goodies to sell at the dance, or donating paper products. If you are willing to help, please contact Margie Scobbo at Margarita_Scobbo@whps.org


Student Opportunities/After School Information

2016-17 Nov-Dec Intramural Menu & Descriptions

Check out the new intramural offerings. 8th Grade PLAE on Thursdays, Basketball, Volleyball, Knitting Club and a 2nd day of 7th grade PLAE

KP Counselor's Corner: Focus on the High School Options Fair

Looking for Ways for your child to volunteer? Click Below

After School Club Listings - -click below

After-school Activities Schedule

This calendar hosts all of our after school activities, including Intramurals.

Parent/Caregiver Resources

if you want inspiring stories about the kindness of youth, click below.

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Community Events

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For more information about the Jazz for a Cause Benefit Concert please click on the following link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8VH2Eh7ZcftSVY1cEpzWTJQSk42UENMVU9LeVVyMkR6aFdj.

Bridge Family Center Newsletter

Please click on the following link for the most recent Bridge Family Center Newsletter: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8VH2Eh7ZcftcnJMODVBWk8yc3ZNUUhUZGFVcWpGV0RUbklB
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War-Chiefs Sports Council

My name is Dennis Swanton, I am the Co-President from Conard and Paul McConnell is the Co-President from Hall of the War-Chiefs Sports Council. The War-Chiefs is a Booster Club for both Conard and Hall High Schools. On November 12th at Town Hall the 4th annual Tailgate Party is our largest party of the year. Click on the link for more information: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8VH2Eh7ZcftT3ZXekV1UHRaLUFrcFNiLVU2eUlOaWYydGhr

KP is collecting box tops! Have your child check with their team leader for the location of their team's collection box. Here is a link to frequently asked questions.


http://www.boxtops4education.com/about/FAQ