Kuna Middle School

Weekly News - September 23, 2022

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PTO Meeting - Sept. 26th - 6pm - KMS Library (If you are interested in supporting KMS in any capacity, we would love to see you there!)

Upcoming Events & Information

  • State Conferences - Oct. 6-7 (NO SCHOOL)
  • Teacher Professional Development Day - Oct. 10th (NO SCHOOL)
  • Student-Led Conferences - Oct. 13th
  • Picture Retakes - Oct. 17th
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Sports Schedule

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Staff Spotlight - Mrs. Solis & Mercedes

Mrs. Solis is KMS's 6th grade resource teacher. She earned her teaching degree at Boise State University and is happily married with three daughters and five grandchildren. In her free time, Mrs. Solis likes to play golf, watch live music, play in her garden, and spend time with her family. KMS is lucky to have Mrs. Solis!


Mrs. Solis' Favorites

Snack - almonds, jerky, cheese

Color - orange and blue

Hobby - collecting things to make crafts

Fast Food - Jersey Mikes

Store - Target or Amazon

Drink - Diet Coke or Pepsi, sugar-free raspberry green tea

Book - I love books!

Candy - anything chocolate

Band - Phish, Grateful Dead, Vampire Weekend

Sport - golf

Mercedes is the head of custodial at KMS and everyone's favorite lifesavor! She has worked for the Kuna School District for four years and has three boys. On the weekends and during her free time, Mercedes enjoys cooking and spending time with her family. KMS is incredibly thankful for Mercedes and the pride she takes in her work at KMS!


Mercedes' Favorites

Snack - tacos

Color - red

Hobby - listening to music

Fast Food - hamburgers

Store -

Drink - soda

Book - Esperanza Rising

Candy - chocolate

Band -

Sport - basketball

Friday Happiness

The fantastic 6th band students have now mastered Hot Cross Buns and are rapidly moving on to Mary Had a Little Lamb and Jingle Bells. If your student has not purchased their band book, they must get that done as soon as possible so we can move forward. Please contact Mrs. Peterson if help is needed. We are on page 9 of the book, and doing a fantastic job!
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The 3 Reads

Students in Mrs. Kaufman's 6th grade math classes are learning how to attack word problems by learning a strategy called The 3 Reads. Their task was to build a garden for their class. It had many perimeters to follow, but they got to show their creativity while learning how to read for details to solve word problems.

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Science Lab

Mrs. Costello's 6th grade science students participated in their first lab of the year. They are working on a unit about Matter and its interactions.
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Library Time

Mrs. Durrant's 6th grade language arts classes spent some time getting acclimated with the library last week and got to enjoy some new books.
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Shields and Forts

The adaptive PE class has been working on a special project for their dodgeball game. They are recycling the furniture boxes that have been delivered over the past few weeks and used them to design forts and shields. The creativity was phenomenal!
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