K.O. Knudson Academy of the Arts

September 12- 18

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Staff Development Day is September 13. No school for students.

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Please join us on Thursday, September 16th for our Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) Meeting. We are hosting a virtual session at 10:00 am. One of the ways in which we encourage parent involvement is through our monthly Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) meetings. Parent voices are extremely important in helping to shape our school and PAC meetings provide a crucial platform for open parent-school communication. Please take advantage of this opportunity and join us!



Click HERE for the virtual session at 10:00 am.

https://meet.google.com/upc-ykiu-tyo

Join by phone: (US) +1 615-952-0149 PIN: ‪887 100 787#

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We are excited to announce Flag Football tryouts for boys and girls!


  • Tryouts for boys will be Tuesday, September 14th from 4-6 pm.
  • Tryouts for girls will be Wednesday, September 15th from 4-6 pm.


We recommend your child eats a snack, brings water, wears sunscreen, and dresses in athletic attire for tryouts. Please coordinate a ride home as there will not be a late bus.

Practices for students who make the team will be held on the following days beginning September 21st:


  • Girls: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 pm.
  • Boys: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5:30 pm.


Unfortunately, there will not be a late bus for students. Please keep this in mind when making a commitment to the team.


NEW THIS YEAR: ALL athletes must register on the new electronic system called Register My Athlete, we are no longer utilizing the paper packets. Please create an account and enter all information in this platform.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Serna at (702) 799-7470 ext. 4500.

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KO Knudson is hosting Scholastic Book Fair

The KO Knudson Library is hosting the Scholastic Book Fair from September 3rd through September 10th.

Students can visit the book fair before school, after school, and during their lunches.

Also, please visit the Knudson Book Fair website for more information.

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Hello K.O. family! Please support the Television Production Department by ordering your very own limited edition, custom-made Cougar Gear! CLICK HERE to check out the shop!


The last day to order is October 7th and orders will ship out appx. 3 weeks after that. Orders will ship directly to the address you provide during checkout.


At the end of the checkout screen, you can type the name of your favorite K.O. Television student so they receive credit for the sale. All proceeds benefit the TV Production Department. Message me if you have any questions. Happy shopping! =)

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World's Finest Chocolate Fundraiser is back!!!!

K.O. Knudson’s School Organizational Team

If you are interested in serving on K.O. Knudson’s School Organizational Team, please fill out and submit the form below by Friday, September 17, 2021. Nominations forms can also be found on our school website. An online ballot of nominees will be presented for a vote through Google Forms on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Voting will close Monday, September 27, 2021, at 12:00pm. If you have any questions, you can contact our principal at 702-799-7470 ext. 4100 or via email at KoeppLS@nv.ccsd.net.

SOT Nomination Form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1tCYOP7buUbGc6YOgdFPpQDtlMVZ3HzynrQuuu9qdDyM/edit?usp=sharing

SOT Nomination Form (Spanish):

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1a5aqPxfin1c-AMvYTKMgzckbK8n2iTwP18vAn4TyFR4/edit?usp=sharing

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CALLING ALL future scientists, engineers, mathematicians, artists, & innovators!


Join UNLV's International Gaming Institute(IGI) for Battle Born Heroes INNOVATE on Sat Sept 18 for a virtual/online workshop from 10am-2pm.


Sign-up to attend by 09/10/21 and click this link: http://bit.ly/BBHI2021-Sept


The event is for middle school students in 6th/7th/8th grades.

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Public Library Resources


The public libraries in Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas-Clark County, and North Las Vegas provide access to print and digital resources for Clark County School District students and families with a free library card. Please click on the link below for more information.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/12MSlVrTUWX3Z7TUztNB7JEwsWMfEX-Q-/edit?usp=sharing&rtpof=true&sd=true

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Hiring information with recent graduates

Applicants are eligible for benefits including: paid vacation, weekends and holidays off, retirement, health and vision benefits. We are also paying the fingerprinting/background check fee for applicants who are recommended for hire.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gqqOf8LgqriJmRT0b-cCAYPhRxzL4nfE/view?usp=sharing

recruitment@nv.ccsd.net

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Parents/Guardians Contact Tracing Information

Please click on the link below for important information to be sent home to parents/guardians and posted on school websites regarding the COVID-19 contact tracing process. The process can be different and determined on a case-by-case basis in collaboration with the Southern Nevada Health District.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/16iBvjvaf0CxOmJIogr3KuQoF_eAeRjkA/view?usp=sharing

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Important Information: Students that Walk to KO Knudson

Attention KO Parents:

If your student walks to KO Knudson, please take the time to go over safety procedures with them. These include ensuring students walk straight home after school, procedures for how to properly use a crosswalk, and discuss with them about littering and throwing items at passing cars. We want to make sure that all of our students are respectful and safe.

Thank you!

K.O. Parent Engagement Center

Please look through the course offerings that we are offering on our campus all this month. We look forward to meeting and working with you.
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Are you interested in being a volunteer at K.O. Knudson?

Please fill out this form if you are interested in volunteering at K.O. Knudson.

English:

https://forms.gle/wTCkfa1C9neo9uUM6

Spanish:

https://forms.gle/YmbWUieaTkog8mAFA

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