KHS Spark Volume 2 - Polk County School District

Week of October 6—October 10, 2014
The KHS
1100 Red Devil Way, Lakeland, FL 33815
Phone: (863) 499-2655 Fax: (863) 499-2726
CFAA Phone: (863) 413-3620 Fax: (863) 647-4764
2014-15 Theme:
Be The One
SPARK
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2014 CFAA/KHS Swim and Dive Team
Team: Brandon Alderman, John Ammon, Reston Bartlett, Jacob Best, Michael Brown, Leah Burrello, Milagros
Cuervo, Issac Dang, Cory Difulgo, Manuel Dokur, Kevin Dumitrescu, Nazneen Fajardo, Madison Gross-Dickinson,
Kylie Harris, Ladislav Hladky, Jakouri Jackson, Harold Lehman, Tate Montgomery, PJ Ohsiek, Sophia Orellana,
Nick Poucher, Alba Rodriguez, Edgardo Santiago-Norat, Kendel Vanterpool, Joseph Verdone, Eric Westbrook
Inside this issue:
CFAA Swim and Dive Team
1
FFA Going to Nationals
1
Title 1 Meeting 10/14
1
Ag Department is #1
2
FFA Forestry Team
2
Senior News
2
CFAA Wingman of the Month
2
Homecoming
3
Pay it Forward/Girls Basketb.
4
Tutoring Schedule
4
Boys Golf/Sports Schedule
4
KHS Drama Dept./Girls Volley
4
Cheerleading Competition
5
Lunch Menu/Yearbook/Band
5
Candy Grams/FCAT Retakes
5
Martin Luther King Contest
6
Hispanic Heritage Month
6
PSAT/Community Service
6
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FFA Students—Good Luck at National Convention
Good Luck to our KHS FFA National Team. These students have been working extremely hard preparing for the National FFA Forestry Competition
which will be held in Louisville, Kentucky October 29 - November 1.
Emmett Lee
Brevyn Foreman
Taeler Dupree
Lexi Sanchez
Attention Parents: Title 1 Meeting
Title I Annual Parent Meeting at 10:00 am on October 14 in the main
media center for those who could not attend our meeting on 9/23/14.
Interim Principal, Ernest Joe, Jr.
Assistant Principal of Curriculum, Chuck Thacker
Assistant Principal of Curriculum, (CFAA), Keith Smith
Assistant Principal of Administration, Tony Williams
Assistant Principal of Administration, Mario Jenkins
KHS Mission: Cultivating a Legacy of Lifelong Learners
Questions, comments or to remove your name from our mailing list, please contact Lia Maffett [email protected] or call (863) 499-2655 x60192
KHS Ag
Department
is #1
Congratulations to KHS
FFA for being named
the Polk County Farm
Bureau program of the
year! The
KHS Agriculture department has also
been selected as 1 of 10
high schools in the great
State of Florida to start a
robotics program.
Senior Dues:
$50.00 (Beginning 10/6/14)
Dues Cover:
Custom Senior Class Tshirt
Graduation Sashes/Cords
Senior Field Day
Senior Awards &
Ceremony
Senior Class Breakfast
After Graduation/Chemical
Free Party
Senior Class Sponsors:
1. Kim Kosier, 03-005,
[email protected]
2. Jessica Wells, 32-109,
FFA Forestry Team
Our KHS FFA Forestry team has been working
diligently to prepare for the District Forestry competition over the past few months. They have been
learning forestry pests and diseases, dendrology,
timber cruising, compass and pacing, and forestry
tools. They will travel to Kissimmee State Park on October 9. We wish them the best of
luck!
Team Members: Cody Clark, Austin Guest, Joseph Julian, Madeline Creasman, Lexi Sanchez,
Emmett Lee, Taeler Dupre, Shelby Carlton, Brooke Barefoot, Brevyn Foreman, Nick Lewis,
Hannah Scionti
CFAA Wingman of the Month
Congratulations to Courtney Hill, Kylie Harris, Justin Keen and Natalie
Anderson, the inaugural CFAA/Red Elephant “Wingman of the Month”
award winners for August/September. Students were nominated and voted
on by the staff based on a minimum GPA of 2.5 and demonstration of
consistent “effort” inside and outside of the classroom. The Red Elephant Pizza and Grill of Lakeland have partnered with CFAA to sponsor this monthly student recognition award. Our thanks goes out to
Deb Johnson, General Manager, as well as the entire staff of Red Elephant for their generous support of the “Wingman” awards.
[email protected]
3. Robin Futch, Adm Bldg
[email protected]
4. Regina Register, Bld 40
[email protected]
5. Susan Kelley, Adm Bldg
[email protected]
Save the Date
Wed., October 22, 2014
Herff Jones
Informational Meeting
L to R: Mr. Smith, Assistant Principal, Justin Keen, Kylie Harris, Courtney Hill and Natalie
Anderson
2014 Candidates
Boys
Antonio Miller
Girls
Lela Bamberger
Anthony Morales
Katie Benjamin
Donovan Richards Mia Corbin
Jaxon Samples
Kaitlyn Cress
Tommy Trainor
Karissa Heist
Samuel Tullis
Desiree McCalpin
Dean Bonilla
Alicia Nwajei
Alan Dunn
Petrona Pascual
Solomon Harrison Samantha Patch
Roddrick Haynes
Quenesha Ross
Joshua Jackson
Selena Romero
Joseph Julian
Alexis Stone
Anialette Vasquez
Sahily Arango
Homecoming Dance Info
A Night in the Jungle.
Come out and enjoy the wilder
side of the world!
Dance 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm.
Formal Attire is required.
Sneakers, jeans, baseball
caps, etc. are not permitted.
Male students should have
long sleeved button down
collared shirt with tie or suit.
Guests must have a preapproved form on file or bring
their school photo ID and
enter with their KHS friend.
Students who have purchased tickets already need
to have all parts attached
with no alterations. Ticket
numbers have been assigned
to the student eligible to use
it; they can not be sold or
transferred to another student.
Tickets at the door = $40.00
(No checks, or large bills).
Refreshments are complimentary.
Ms. Cleveland
Girls Basketball
Tryouts for
Girls
basketball
will be
held on Tues Oct. 21Oct. 23 @ 4:30 pm.
(All 3 days are mandatory.) Before tryouts
begin, girls must have a
physical and consent
form. See Coach Lineberger for more information.
Girls Volleyball
Update
Tutoring Schedule
Mondays & Wednesdays
2:05—3:05 p.m.
Reading/FCAT
Ms. Mahmood
03-002
FCAT/ACT Prep
Math
Science
Mr. Haynes
31-127
Ms. Gibson
14-034
Earth, Bio &
Environmental
Mrs. Gardner
16-004
Reading
KHS Faculty and
Staff have the opportunity to pay it
forward!
Wednesday, October
15th is Jeans & Jersey Day. KHS staff
can wear jeans and
any jersey of their
choice for $1.00. All
of the money collected will be given to an
in-house charity
group! Turn money in
to Michele Donnelly.
Mrs. Johnson
14-014
Physical, Chemical
Mrs. O’Sullivan
16-009
Reading/Writing
(Grades 9-10)
Our JV defeated
Bartow to improve to 6
-5 record. The Varsity
team shuts out Bartow
to improve to 3-8.
Come out and support
this fantastic group of
girls. “We thank you
for your support,” said
Coach Ritter, Cleveland and Karns.
athleen
Boy’s Golf
The boys golf will be playing
in the Polk County Championships at Highland Reserve on Oct 6. Our district
tourney is October 13 at
Cleveland Heights.
Mark your Calendar
now…… seating is limited
The KHS Drama Dept.
proudly presents
Crushed
November
13th & 14th in
the KHS Auditorium
Monday
10/6/14
Girls Volleyball vs. Tenoroc @ 7:00 (V) (Home)
Boys Golf Polk County Champions @ Highland Reserve
Tuesday
10/7/14
Girls Volleyball vs. Lakeland @ 6:30/7:30 (Away)
Swimming Team vs. THS, LCS, LHS @ (5:00) Gandy Pool
Wednesday Open
10/8/14
Thursday
10/9/14
JV Football vs. Lake Gibson @ 7:30 (Home)
Swimming Team-City of Lakeland Championship @ Gandy
Friday
10/10/14
Open
Saturday
10/11/14
Girls & Boys Cross Country @ Disney/Orlando
Kathleen High School Competition Cheerleading Tryouts
Interested in a sport where you can dance, cheer, stunt, and show
the fans your school spirit in a 2 ½ minute routine?
Then come on out to our Kathleen High School Cheerleader and Parent meeting October 7, 2014 in the KHS Cafeteria from 6:00-7:00
P.M. to get more information such as:
Tryout and competition information
Tryouts will be held October 13-17 from 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m.
Open to all 9-12 grade students
Expense information
Work on jumps, stunts, motions, tumbling, and spirit
Must have physical, consent, and heat form on file with Coach
Lineberger before you can tryout.
Questions? Email Coach at: [email protected]
Lunch Menu &
Word of the Week = Decent
Monday—October 6, 2014
Shepherd’s Pie, Mashed Potatoes, Veggies, Fruit
or
Chef Salad or Turkey & Cheese, Fruit
Tuesday—October 7, 2014
Chicken Taco Bowl, Lettuce, Tortilla Chips, Pinto Beans, Fruit or
Southwest Chicken Salad or Southwest Chicken
Wrap or Ham & Cheese Sub, Bean Salad, Fruit
Wednesday—October 8, 2014
Hearty Chili, Baked Fries, Fruit, Salad
Asian Chicken Salad or Pizza Sub, or Hummus
Snack Box, Veggie and Fruit
Halloween
Candy Grams
Candy Grams are on
sale!!! Only $3.00 each! Send
someone sweet treats this Halloween. Bags filled with candy
and a handwritten message will
be delivered during 5th period
on Halloween - Friday, 10/31!
See Mrs. Desandolo in 40-123
or Mrs. Marini in 13-006 for an
order form and to submit payment. All treats and absolutely
NO TRICKS!! Orders begin on
White Spaghetti, Broccoli, Salad, Fruit
or
Chicken Caesar Salad or Turkey Cheese Sub, or
Chicken Salad Wrap, Veggie Combo, Fruit
Friday—October 10, 2014
Pan Pizza, Baby Carrots, Salad, Fruit, Applesauce or
Buffalo Chicken Salad or Ham & Cheese Sub, or
Peanut Butter Snack Box, Veggie Combo, Fruit
Stay plugged in!
Follow us on Facebook
www.facebook.com/
khsreddevils
Follow us on Twitter &
Instagram @
KHSRedDevils
Monday, 10/6.
FCAT Retakes
Thursday—October 9, 2014
Trident Yearbook
Yearbooks are on
sale. For an early
price of $80.00. .
Yearbooks can also
be purchased at
www.yearbookord
ercenter.com;
order #1134. Senior
pages are $50 for
half page and $100
for a full page with
yearbook purchase.
Businesses interested in advertising,
please contact
Amanda
[email protected]
FCAT Retake Test for Juniors
and Seniors who have not passed
the FCAT begin on Monday,
October 6th. Please encourage
your child to do their very best.
Please give them a healthy breakfast, and make sure they get adequate rest the night before.
KHS Band
Spirit Night
Saturday,
October 11
KHS Band Spirit
Night @ Chick-fil-at
Both locations &
dine in or drive thru
(S Fla Ave & N 98)
5:00-8:00 pm
Enter the 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Essay Challenge
October 6 – November 14
“Rise Up: Make it a day ON, not a day OFF!”
Essay Topic: “Rise Up”
Participants’ Criteria
High School students – Grades 9 - 12
800 – 1000 word essay (not more than 1000 words)
Submission format:
Personal Data (Cover Page – Essay will NOT be graded without a cover
page)
Name & Grade (Name on cover page only – NOT ON Essay)
Residential Address and Phone Number
Parent(s) Name and Phone Number
School’s Name and Phone Number
Teacher’s Name
School Principal’s Name
Content of Criteria
Relevance of material to the subject- expound on what Dr.
King had envisioned or hoped to see and what
you can do today to promote or advance his dream.
Composition: Is the essay on the right topic?
Is content organized?
Is there unity of thought?
Is subject developed in a logical manner?
Does choice of words show variety and are non-repetitive?
Is sentence structure and grammar good?
Is the content creative and original?
Neatness (prefer typed essay)
Community Service
Opportunity
Who:
KHS Students in
Good Academic
Standing
What:
Tutoring
elementary school
students
Where:
Sleepy Hill
Elementary
When:
Tuesdays and/or
Thursdays from
3:00—6:00
See Mrs. Thacker for application and more info.
Save the Date
October 16 2014
4:30 to 6:30 pm
Cafeteria
Come share with us the
cultures of different countries. We promise to entertain you with music, food
and student performances.
1st, 2nd and 3rd Place winner will be selected*
All 1st place winners will be REQUIRED to read their essays at the Annual MLK Breakfast in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at the Bartow Civic Center, 2250 S. Floral Ave.,
Bartow, FL.
All winners will be notified in advance. Questions about contest details
or submission should be directed to Curriculum Specialist Diane
Plowden at (863)534-9207.
*1st Place = $300.00; 2nd Place = $200.00; 3rd Place = $100.00
Note: Submit essays no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 11/14/2014 to
Mr. Ernest Joe, Jr., Senior Director, Diversity Management
1915 S. Floral Ave., Bartow, FL 33830
Sponsored by the Polk County Board of County Commissioners’
Community Relations Advisory Council and the
Polk County School District
PSAT will be administered to all sophomores
on Wednesday, October
15. Juniors can also take
the test.
Contact Mrs. Thacker,
[email protected]
The PSAT is used as a
practice SAT and to
qualify for scholarships. The cost for
Juniors is $14.00.