KSTM Bulletin

Week of April 19th -May 3rd

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Dr. Rath's Corner

Greetings Wildcat Families!

We are almost to the end of April with our Wildcats! We need your help families, please make sure your student(s) bring their iPad daily, fully charged, ask your students to remember to always wear their mask covering their nose and mouth and to stay focused on their learning everyday. We would like to thank UNMC and OPS for allowing us to pilot the Covid saliva testing. The pilot program has come to an end. Thank you to all the students who participated on a weekly basis. Lastly, thank you to all families that are helping out with our STEAM fundraiser. Students are doing an amazing job.

Friendly Reminders:

  • We still cannot have any visitors in our school building due to Covid restrictions. Thank you for your support.

Future Planning:

  • Tuesday, April 27, will be the National Junior Honor Society Induction ceremony in Microsoft Teams beginning at 6 PM. A link will be sent out preceding the event to the students being inducted.
  • Friday, April 30th 8th grade Health Care Academy or Zoo Academy programs deadline. Application process will close today and interviews will take place in early May.
  • Tuesday, May 11, REMOTE LEARNING TODAY, no students report in-person due to Election Day and voting taking place in the building.
  • Tuesday, May 11, (tentative date) will be our virtual honors night for all grades beginning at 6 PM. More information to follow.
  • Wednesday, May 12, Heartland Food Distribution to our families at KSTM. Please stop by the back parking lot from 4-5:30 PM to pick up food items.

Have a great week,

Dr. Rath, Principal

Calling all seventh graders!

If you would like to be in the Health or Zoo Career Programs for you 8th grade school year please click on the application link below. The application window will close on Friday, April 30th and interviews will take place in early May.

Link for seventh graders applying to the ZOO CAREER PROGRAM for grade 8 next year.

Deadline for applications is Friday, April 30th at 3:05 PM

Link for current seventh graders to apply for the HEALTH CAREER Program for grade 8 next year.

Deadline for applications is Friday, April 30th at 3:05 PM

Check Out Our Dojo Challenge!

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Students will test during their Math, ELA, and Science class blocks during the specified week.

*Schedules are subject to change.*

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Spring Athletics


Spring sports have returned to KSTM!

Girls Soccer, Boys Soccer, and Boys/Girls Track season is up and running. Please make sure your student has the following items on file with the athletic office in order to participate:

1. Student must have no failing grades

2. An athletic physical dated AFTER May 1st, 2020 must be on file with the athletic office

3. Proof of insurance (a picture or scan will do), please send to christina.brekke@ops.org or daniel.wilson@ops.org.

More information to come about games/meets!

Awesome Office Visits with Dr. Rath

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Please consider participating in our spring fundraiser to help support our school!

This is happening! Our school and community have joined together to make sure our kids are loved and supported! Thank you for doing your part to celebrate our students! www.stepitupkids.com/KingScience68110 🌈 🦄 #STEAM #pop #powerofpurpose #steamengine #STEAM #STEM #empoweredkidschangetheworld #schoolsrule #makeadifference

Thank you Ms. Taylor and her students for organizing our Autism Awareness Month

Tech Issues?

If you are having issues with technology and are unable to solve them, please email:


Counselor's Corner

Attention 8th Graders

See below for a summer work opportunity!

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Attention ALL KSTM Students

See below for an opportunity to participate in the 25th Annual National Student Poetry Contest. You could win a $500 grand prize! They will also be doing random prize drawings from all submissions!

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Wildcat Clubs.....

Book Blasters-Reading Club Tuesday & Thursdays, 3:30-5:30 PM crystal.knight@ops.org

Entomology Club Tuesdays 3:05-4:30 jacob.contreras@ops.org

Math Club Wednesdays stacy.atkin@ops.org

Mine Craft & Coding for Girls Wednesdays 3:25- 4:25 PM michele.alvarez-cruz@ops.org

Mine Craft & Coding for Boys Wednesdays 3:25 -4:25 PM daniel.albers@ops.org

Dungeons and Dragons Club Wednesdays- 3:25-5:15 jennifer.buser@ops.org

Environmental Skills Club Thursdays 3:15-5:15 carter.shank@ops.org

Origami Club Tuesdays 3:25-4:15 nicole.crawford@ops.org

Pride Club (virtual only) Fridays 3:30-4:30- carter.shank@ops.org

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