March 14th, 2022
Spring is In the Air!
DAR--Announces Good Citizen Recipient--Molly O'Brien
DAR Good Citizens Awards are given to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The first award was given in 1934, continues now for the 88th year both nationally and locally. This award recognizes and rewards high school seniors who possess good citizenship qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism in their homes, schools, and communities. Molly O'Brien was selected because she demonstrate these qualities to an outstanding degree and is named the DAR Good Citizen by the Attleboro Chapter!
Parent Guardian SBIRT Screening Announcement
In the coming weeks, the nurse's office will begin the state mandated SBIRT screenings for 9th grade students. Should you have any questions or choose to have your child opt out, simply email us @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Selection Message From Guidance
Hello KP students and families,
Course selection for the 2022-2023 school year will take place March 28th-April 3, 2022 for students in grades 9-11 through Infinite Campus.
Students will not be called down to the guidance office during class to register for courses, as this process is now done online.
Please see attached directions.
During this time students should:
Review the Program of Studies, previously sent by Dr. Mobley for course offerings and graduation requirements
Use the attached course selection card for easy access to courses and course numbers and the step by step instructions to input courses into IC
Register for a minimum of 6 credits; maximum of 7 credits
Review recommendations made by teachers in IC
If a student wishes to override a teacher's recommendation they must have a parent/guardian complete the following Override Form: https://forms.gle/Jk4K4rdSKwMzpR577
Register for alternate courses in the event students are not placed into their first choice elective courses
Any questions, please reach out to your assigned counselor or students can stop by the guidance office anytime for assistance
The KPRHS Guidance Staff
Graduation with Distinction--Information
→ KP High School Website
Select Liberal Arts or STEM
You can read about the requirements and also download the application form for either discipline on the website.
Arielle Feuer--Graduation with Distinction Program
Why 2 Plantify:
We have all heard about being vegetarian or vegan, but have you ever heard of a plant-based diet? This website contains valuable information about the many benefits of plant-based eating, as well as plant-based recipes and reviews of local plant-based restaurants and cafés! Check it out here!
Molly O'Brien--Graduation with Distinction Program
What exactly is the metaphorical cage women are placed in by sexist social norms, and how can women break free?
This website obtains interviews from empowered women from Massachusetts and information slides on some of this country's women empowerment movements. Our movements against these social norms do not only shake history but also write history. Don't wait for change to occur in your community. Be the change.
This website contains ways to break cages within your community!
POC Affinity Group Registration
A collection of students who share a common identity characteristic.
Up-Coming Testing Dates
Biotech Students Coding a Robotic Hand
SHIFTING GEARS, HS STUDENT AND PARENT PRESENTATION
Parent/Student Presentation hosted by Healthy KP will be held on March 16 at 7 pm at King Philip Middle School. Student drivers and soon to be drivers, and their parents are encouraged to attend Shifting Gears: The Blunt Truth about Marijuana and Driving.
Looking For STEM Presenters!
Science National Honor Society is hoping to again host a STEM career night this year, both in person and virtually. Tuesday May 17 (6-7pm) for the in-person event and Thursday May 19 (7-8pm) for virtual. We are looking for professionals and college/grad students in STEM-related fields to present/talk with students about their experiences, at one or both of the dates offered. If you are interested in presenting please email Ms. DiIorio or Mrs. Das at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
SEEKING WELLNESS ADVISORY MEMBERS
We are seeking at least one high school and one middle school parent representative to participate as members of the King Philip Wellness Advisory Committee. The KPRPS Wellness Committee is established to ensure that the District has a system in place to deal effectively with school health issues and is responsible for making recommendations concerning school health/wellness policies, programs and practices. We meet approximately 4 times per year, currently on Tuesdays at 1 pm. If interested, please contact Dot Pearl, email@example.com.
INTERFACE REFERRAL SERVICES
Interface Referral Services of William James College has resumed their regular intake of new requests for referrals from families seeking counseling support for their children. Through grant funding, the four districts of King Philip, Norfolk, Plainville and Wrentham have renewed their contract with William James College Referral Service for 2022. Matched referrals to a licensed mental health provider best meets the location, insurance, and specialty needs of the caller. Please note this is a helpline, not an emergency hotline.
888-244-6843 (toll free)
Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm.
Principal at King Philip Regional High School.