Dear Parents & Guardians,
I hope that everyone had a great weekend and everybody is gearing up for a great school year. It is an exciting time so I will continue to send out reminders knowing how busy everyone gets at the beginning of the year. Below you will find up to date information related to laptop distribution and the upcoming orientations for KMS and KHS. New students are encourage to attend the orientation directly related to their grade level building. Both 6th and 9th grade students will have access to their lockers, if needed, to drop off supplies after orientation.
1st Week of School - August 22 - August 24
A quick note - Wednesday, August 22nd through Friday, August 24th will run as a normal bell schedule for grades 6-12. We will not have a delayed start on Thursday, August 23rd. This will be a normal day. We will run all 7 periods for those three days. We will start the modified block schedule starting on Monday, August 27th. Our first delayed start will be on Thursday, August 30th.
General Laptop Distribution Days and Times
Tomorrow, August 14th and Wednesday the 15th, we will distribute laptops to all 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students. Please remember the 2018 Student Computer and Guidelines form must be signed by the student and parent along with a $40 technology fee paid to receive a laptop. This form is attached and will also be available during the distribution periods. You can also access all student forms here. - Student Forms.
**Parents of High School Students (Grades 10/11/12) - you do not need to be present for your student to receive a laptop, just proper signatures on the 2018 Student Computer and Guideline form in the link above.
Tuesday, August 14th - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Wednesday, August 15th - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.
If you can not attend either day to get the laptop, please contact Anna George (ext. 4000) for the high school to schedule a pickup in the office or Mr. Leone (ext. 3001) for the middle school to pick up in the office.
Important KHS **9th Grade Orientation / Laptop Distribution
On Wednesday, August 15th, we will have 9th grade orientation at KHS. The orientation will begin at 5:30 pm in the cafeteria. We will serve pizza and drinks to the students and this portion of the orientation will be for students only and will run until 6:45 pm. After the student only portion of the orientation finishes up, parents should meet their student in the KHS gym for a presentation starting 7:00 pm. This presentation will be approximately 30 minutes. Around 7:30 pm, students and parents will be dismissed to a specific classroom in the high school to sign appropriate paperwork for laptops. The 2018 Student Computer and Guidelines form must be signed and a $40 technology fee must be paid to receive the students laptop for the 18-19 school year. You can also access all student forms here. - Student Forms. Please note: We do have general laptop distribution days for grades 7/8/10/11/12. 9th grade students must receive their laptops during the 9th grade orientation on Wednesday, August 15th.
Important KMS **6th Grade - New Student Orientation / Laptop Distribution
On Thursday, August 16th, we will have 6th grade and new student orientation in the KMS gym. The orientation will begin at 6:00 pm. We will review important information about the upcoming year, students will receive laptops and have the opportunity to explore the building and look for their locker. Students are also permitted to bring any and all locker and school supplies to set up their locker. After the presentation and around 6:45 pm, students and parents will be dismissed to a specific classroom in the middle school to sign appropriate paperwork for laptops. The 2018 Student Computer and Guidelines form must be signed and a $40 technology fee must be paid to receive the students laptop for the 18-19 school year. You can also access all student forms here. - Student Forms. Please note: We do have general laptop distribution days for grades 7/8/10/11/12. 6th grade students must receive their laptops during the 6th grade orientation on Thursday, August 16th.
First, please check the Kirtland Local Schools website for a variety of student forms (academic, athletic, medical, etc.) that may be pertinent to your child(ren). Additionally, students involved in athletics will be assessed a participation fee of $140 for the high school and $90 for the middle school. Remember, this is per season and not per sport. Please ensure this fee is paid on time so that your child(ren) can fully participate in these activities. Participation Forms located HERE.
Key dates for parents and students
- August 14 - Laptop Distribution - Day 1 of 2* (9am - 12pm & 4 - 8pm)
- (ALL students EXCEPT 6th & 9th graders)
- August 15 - Laptop Distribution - Day 2 of 2* (9am - 12pm)
- (ALL students EXCEPT 6th & 9th graders)
- August 15 - KHS 9th Grade & New Student Orientation in KHS Gym (5:30 pm - 8pm)
- Laptop distribution during orientation for 9th graders
- August 16 - KMS 6th Grade & New Student Orientation in the KMS Gym (6 - 7:30 pm)
- Laptop distribution during orientation for 6th graders
- August 22 - Classes Begin
- August 29 - KHS/KMS Open House (6:30 - 8pm)
- September 3 - Labor Day (No School)
Have a great week and feel free to reach out if you have any questions,
Assistant Principal (9-12) and Athletic Director
Assistant Principal (6-8)