November 6, 2015
A Glimpse of the Week!
Common Core/SBAC Information Session
Monday, Nov. 9th, 6:45-7:45pm
100 King Philip Drive
West Hartford, CT
We will be offering a brief informational session for parents/guardians on Understanding Your Child's SBAC Scores. Please RSVP using the form below. This session will be presented by Patricia Susla, Math Department Supervisor, Dr. Kris Nystrom, Language Arts Department Supervisor and Justin Gusy, KP Assistant Principal. Please confirm your attendance here . Thank you.
Smarter Balanced Parent/Guardian Guides
Veterans Day at KP - Wednesday, November 11th
During the day, in honor of our Veterans' service to our country and its citizens, KP students will participate in service projects throughout the day. Each team has adopted a project/projects of interest and will communicate with families about what they are doing along with any supports needed. Thank you for supporting our focus on citizenship.
Student Led Conferences - November 17, 18 and 19
Introducing: The King Philip Chess Program!
All chess-interested students grades 6 through 8 are invited to participate in the session, which will include a program orientation meeting for parents. Practice play and lessons from basic to beginning intermediate chess. Emphasis will be on developing basic skills and providing the opportunity for at least weekly practice play. The Program will be a combination of group lessons and free play.
The Program will hold an introductory session on December 15 at 6pm to determine students’ interest for a permanent school-year long program for 2015-2016. This would be a fee-based offering. Please complete the form below to indicate interest.
Students of the Month
Riley G, Andrew C, Tessa H, Cole S, Carys B, Andrew S, Tyler B, Isabella G, Princess C, Michael R, Jessica A, David Z, Ava F, Jonathan L, Katelyn R, Jacob D, Videep S and Jayce H.
ASCA Honors Megan Johnson
We are fortunate to have Megan Johnson as a member of the KP staff!
Fun Things For Students
West Hartford Department of Fine and Performing Arts presents…
I Giovani Solisti
Fall Showcase Concert - November 15th - 7pm - Bristow Middle School
Please click on the link for more information: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8VH2Eh7ZcftUnhWREZiWmttYVE
"Jazz for a Cause" Benefit Concert
We are excited to announce “Jazz for a Cause” Benefit Concert that will be held on Sunday, November 15th from 7 to 8:30pm at Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main Street, New Britain, CT. Trinity-on-Main is a beautiful venue for Jazz music and is on the National Register of Historic Places.This is going to be a wonderful event that features both Hall jazz bands, Concert Jazz Band and Jazz Band, and two middle school jazz bands, Bristow and King Philip.
Thank you for your continued support!! See you on Sunday, November 15th at 7pm. Please "like" https://www.facebook.com/popsnjazzFACEBOOK page and share with friends and family. Spread the word!
Venue website: http://www.trinityonmain.org/
Hall high jazz band website: http://www.hallhighjazz.com/
Follow Hall High Jazz Bands on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/popsnjazz
CCO Greater Hartford Regional K-12 Scholastic Chess Championships
NEW INTRAMURAL CALENDAR
Cafeteria Lunch Menu for November
Parent/Guardian PTO NEWS
Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI) Information Session:
Come and learn how you can make a difference in the lives of West Hartford children by
expanding your parental toolbox to include leadership and advocacy skills. The Parent
Leadership Training Institute (PLTI) trains, inspires and empowers parents to become
effective advocates for children. To learn more about this dynamic program, please join us for an information session on Friday, November 13th from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the
Family Resource Center at Charter Oak International Academy. Call 860-929-5575 to RSVP.
Children are welcome and refreshments will be served.
Shop for our School
What's there to do? Check out these community happenings!
MIND YOUR SPORTS - November 10, 7PM at Kingswood Oxford School:
Moderated by FOX CT Emmy Award winning journalist Jim Altman, Growing Great Schools brings you an evening with Sports Psychologist Dr. Mara Smith and nationally recognized leader in Sports Sampling and Physical Literacy, Steve Boyle of King Philip, Hall High and 2-4-1 Sports. The duo will discuss the mental aspect of sports, dealing with anxiety, competition, and balance. This event is essential for athletes, parents, and coaches of all levels. Visit: http://growinggreatschools.org/80-events/124-mind-your-sports for more info and to REGISTER.
3rd Annual Tailgate Celebrating High School Athletes - 2015
West Hartford Town Hall Auditorium
Saturday November 14th 2015 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$50 per person ($20 for head coaches)
We hope you can join us! We are limited to 240 guests so please sign-up now.
You can read more about it and purchase tickets at:
or mail a check, payable to “War-Chief Sports Council” to the address below:
War-Chief Sports Council
P.O. Box 270574
West Hartford, CT 06127-0574