KP Connection

November 4, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • 11/8 - Election Day -NO SCHOOL for Students or Teachers
  • 11/9 - Midfest Choir at Conard - 8:15 to 1:15pm
  • 11/9 - Cookie Bake for Veterans - 6 to 8pm
  • 11/10 - End of Quarter 1
  • 11/10 - 8th Grade QuEST Trip - 8 to 4pm
  • 11/11 - Veterans Day Ceremony - 8 to 9am
  • 11/11 - 7/8 Grade Fundraiser Dance for Allison Teronnes - 6:30 - 8:30pm
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.

Important Request for KP Parents/Caregivers

It is important that we have the most current information on file. Please review your information (home address, telephone numbers, emergency contacts, etc.) in Powerschool to be sure it is up-to-date. Notify the school office if changes need to be made?


Thank you for your continued cooperation.

CALLING ALL KING PHILIP BAKERS

BRING THE INGREDIENTS, THE WHISK, THE MIXER

ON

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016

TO THE KING PHILIP LARGE CAFETERIA

FROM

6:00-8:00 PM.

TO MAKE , TO BAKE AND TO WRAP

COOKIE CARE PACKAGES FOR OUR TROOPS


PLEASE EMAIL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, MR. KOTLER AT MARC_KOTLER@WHPS.ORG IF YOU PLAN TO PARTICIPATE.

Boxtops for Education!

I am pleased to announce the results of our first Boxtops collection! KP should receive a check for $208 in 10-12 weeks. Please have your children continue to bring your Boxtops donation to the KP office.


Deanna Deshpande

Barnes & Noble Bookfair is coming!!!!

As the holiday season approaches, so does the annual King Philip Middle School Barnes and Noble Book Fair. This year's event is Wednesday, December 7th from 10am-9pm. The book fair is great opportunity to do a little holiday shopping and a great way to raise funds for KP! Stay tuned for more details. . .

Additional Ways to Help the Terrones Family



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

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

Great article about raising kids with empathy

We should bring back the other side of the report card -- To Raise Kids With More Empathy, We Need to Do Everything Wrong

12 Basic Life Skills Every Kid Should Know by High Schl

As parents, we love our kids so much we want to protect them, help them, and cultivate them into perfect, happy humans. Unfortunately, this overparenting has the opposite effect, leaving our kids unready for the world and life as adults.

THE HARDEST PART OF WATCHING THEM GROW UP IS ...

My daughter turned 13 this week. I’m not sure how that happened. It seems like just yesterday I was carrying her on my hip, hunching down to kiss the top of her straw-colored hair.

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.

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.

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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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


When It Comes to Body Image, Your Influence Matters

A daughter's confession inspires a mother to change how she talks about herself and her family