King Philip Middle School
December 12, 2021
The Next Two Weeks at a Glance
Announcements & Reminders
Choose Kindness this December!
Fundraiser for Families & Neighbors in Need
Pictures with Mitch
Officer Joe and Officer Mitch are working together with the Guidance Department to raise money for local families in need this holiday season. For a $1 - $5 donation, students can have their picture taken with Mitch wearing festive holiday attire. Families are encouraged to give the amount they are comfortable giving. Pictures will be emailed to the student’s King Philip email account.
Students will be invited to have their pictures taken during lunches on the following days:
Students are expected to pay for their photo at the time their picture is taken. We thank you all for your continued generosity for those in need this holiday season.
Early Release on Thursday, December 23
On Monday, December 6, the school committee voted unanimously to adjust the 2021-2022 school calendar to make Thursday, December 23, 2021 a half day for students.
We will have an early release day on Thursday, December 23. School will end at 11:00 AM.
Please be reminded that on early release days, students must ride their assigned bus home.
Health and Wellness
If you have any questions about required health screenings, please contact the MS Health Office at email@example.com.
COVID-19 School Testing Program
From Food Services
Monday, December 13: Stuffed Crust Pizza, Crispy Chicken Sandwich, Sweet Potatoes, Chicken Caesar Salad or Wrap
Tuesday, December 14: Beef Hamburger Bowl, Mashed Potato, Corn, Gravy, Dinner Roll; Grilled Hot Dogs, Green Beans, Hot & Spicy Chicken Wrap or Salad
Wednesday, December 15: Sal’s Cheesy Garlic Breadsticks w/Marinara Sauce, Chicken Patty, Glazed Carrots, Salad– Oriental Chicken
Thursday, December 16: Oriental Chicken Rice Bowl w/Broccoli, Carrots, Mandarin Oranges, Hot & Spicy Chicken Patty
Friday, December 17: Sal’s Cheese Pizza or White Garlic Pizza, Fish Taco, Coleslaw, Salad – Chef’s Choice
Please reach out to the KPMS Cafeteria Manager, Elizabeth White at firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-541-3462 if you have any questions.
P-EBT and SNAP Reminders:
Based on federal rules, students attending school in-person are not eligible for Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT), but the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) encourages students and families to keep their P-EBT cards. More information can be found at MAp-EBT.org.
If students received P-EBT, they may be eligible for SNAP. SNAP, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Families who received P-EBT are encouraged to sign up for SNAP. It is fast and easy to apply, and the monthly SNAP amount is now higher than ever ($658 for a family of three and $835 for a family of four!). Video on SNAP
For other food access information and other wellness information, please visit Family Wellness Resources.
Take the Wrentham Master Plan Phase II Survey!
We want to hear from you! The Town of Wrentham is completing a Master Plan to guide how and where future growth occurs, as well as the Town's policies, investments, and decisions for the next ten years.
This survey kicks off Phase II of the Master Plan and includes questions about the opportunities and challenges related to open space and transportation.
Please know that this survey is anonymous and all questions are optional. It will take less than 10 minutes to complete. To find out the results of the survey once it's complete, please sign up for updates on the project webpage.
There are hard copies of the survey available at Town Hall. Please respond to the survey by Monday, December 20.
Important School Dates
- Wednesday, December 15 - 7th & 8th Grade Band Concert, 7 PM (High School Auditorium)
- Thursday, December 16 - 7th & 8th Grade Chorus Concert, 7 PM (Middle School Auditorium)
- Friday, December 24 - Friday, December 31 - No School, Winter Break
- Monday, January 3 - School Resumes
- Monday, January 17 - No School, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- Thursday, January 20 - Early Release (11:00 AM), Staff Professional Development