Wednesday October 26, 2016
Wednesday kinda Friday eve....sorta! Have a good day Don't forget Noon dismissal on Thursday, NO SCHOOL on Friday the 28th and NO SCHOOL on Monday the 31st! YIPEE!
With all the SUPER HERO"S in the building yesterday didn't you feel so safe.....nice job!
Been waiting on Book Club? Beginning Wednesday, November 9 come join me in the library for a reading of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Please sign up no later than Friday, November 4 if you are going to participate!
Teachers if a class is interested in sponsoring a trunk at trunk or treat on Saturday the 29th contact Andrea Murkin at 816-935-8242
The junior high basketball tourney starts this week at Chilhowee. On Wednesday the 26th both boys and girls will play and the bus will leave at 4:15. GO JUNIOR HIGH TIGERS!
ATTENTION Juniors and Seniors - If you are interested in taking the December ACT, the price is $48.50 for the basic test, $56.50 if you want to include the written portion of the test. The deadline is November 4. If we have ten students sign up, we will be able to host the test here. See Ms. Bennett or Mrs. Greene if you need help getting signed up.
October 24th through October 27th is Red Ribbon Week. The dress up days for the high school are as follows: Wednesday--Team up against bullying! (Dress in your favorite team's colors or gear.); and Thursday--Black out for bullying! Dress in black. All clothing on dress up days must be school appropriate as outlined by the student handbook.
The Fall Athletic Banquet is November 15th at 7:00 pm. all Junior High Cross Country, Junior High Basketball, Junior High Cheerleaders, Volleyball and High School Cross Country Athletes and their families are invited.
Student's keep in mind that picture retakes are Friday November 4th.
Students you have the opportunity to create the next school flag. All entries are due by dismissal on October 27th. Please turn in your entry to Ms. Warren or Miss Bradfield if you are currently in an art class. The winner will be announced at the American Education Week assembly on November 14th. Please make sure your name is on the back of the entry.
Everyone planning on playing High School Girls Basketball should plan to attend the meeting on Thursday, October 27 from noon to 12:30. THIS IS MANDATORY - NO EXCUSES FOR NON-ATTENDANCE WILL BE ALLOWED. This meeting will be to organize the 2016-17 season and discuss goals and expectations.
Trunk or Treat will be Saturday, October 29 at the Kingsville Ballpark from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The Rec club will be offering free hot dogs, hot apple cider and hot chocolate. We will accepting nonperishable food items for the local food pantry and school supplies. If you wish to register a trunk, contact Andrea Murkin at 816-935-8242 any other questions contact Dustin Stout at 816-726-4721. There are flyers in the office. Join us for some ghoulish good times, parade of costumes, games and prizes!
All right students listen up...we are taking a "PEP" bus to the basketball game at Appleton City on Friday, November 18. The bus will leave at 5:00 and the cost is only $1.00. Anyone in the community is eligible to catch a ride! Remember you will have to pay admission to the game also. So wear your crazy Kingsville red and get ready to cheer loud and clear for your Kingsville Tigers! Sign up and pay in advance to Coach Morrison or in the office. This is going to be a BLAST!
Teachers and staff...be thinking about a cheer that you will need to do at the November 18th pep rally....I know right...anyway you can make it up or use one someone knows. GET READY TO SHOW YOUR SPIRIT! Students....each class will need to present a cheer as well....so get ready to shake, rattle and roll!
Quote for the week: "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." Eleanor Roosevelt
Everyone planning on playing High School Girls Basketball should plan to attend the meeting on Thursday, October 27 from noon to 12:30. This is mandatory - no excuses for non-attendance will be allowed. This meeting will be to organize the 2016-17 season and discuss goals and expectations.
L-Chicken patty sandwich, cheesy potatoes, peas, pineapple
L-Chicken Fried steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, hotroll,peaches
L-Burrito, Spanish rice, corn, mixed fruit
L-Corn dog bites, tater tots, banana half, mixed veggies
Calendar of Events
24-28 Jr. High BB conference tourney
27 Fall PTO party Elementary
Noon Dismissal P/T conference
Little cheer practice 12:00-1:00
28 NO SCHOOL
31 NO SCHOOL teacher professional development
2 Jostens Ring delivery 2:15
4 JHBB@Kville/Montrose 6:00
Picture retake day
5 District Band Auditions
7 JHBB@Kville/Leeton 6:00
8 Election Day...VOTE
9 JHBB@Kville/Chilhowee 6:00
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Meet the Tigers - November 10. Recognize JH BB players. Introduce HS players, scrimmage, and dessert. Dessert provided by Kingsville Baptist Church
Fall Athletic Banquet - Nov 15 at 7:00 - Cupcakes, Cookies and Drinks All JH Cross Country, JH Basketball, JH Cheerleaders, Volleyball and HS Cross Country athletes and their family are invited.
Basketball Spirit Bus - Nov 18 - Leave at 5:00. $1.00. Must have several to commit or cancel. Involve Cheer, STUGO and JH BB teams.
Booster Club Pulled Pork Dinner - January 10
Basketball Theme Night - February 7 - Theme to be decided
Kingsville R-1 Handbook Updates for 2016-2017
Below is a list of the significant changes to the Kingsville R-1 Student Handbook. Please be aware this list only highlights the major changes for the 2016-2017. Students and families should refer to the Student Handbook for any questions they may have about any rule or procedure in place at school.
Significant Changes to the 2016-2017 handbook:
Building hours and bell schedules have changed due to school starting at 8:00 am
MEPS absences will be excused.
Secondary Missed Homework/Tests: wording clarified.
Students receiving OSS for a second time for any offense will not be allowed to make up work and will receive zeros for these assignments
Student Dress Code has been clarified
Prohibited weapons will specifically include Mace/Chemical Sprays
Plagiarism consequences will include a required tutoring for second offense.
Water Bottles must be clear and resealable.
Attendance incentive for HS - clarified that students taking dual credit classes must be here on quarter final days and must take finals for dual credit classes.
ACT score incentive -2nd semester finals for dual credit class finals are not exempt.
Tardies - 4 accumulated tardies during a semester will result in an hour detention; each additional 4 accumulated tardies during a semester will result in a two hour detention.
NEW! Code of Conduct: Students at games 6th grade and under must be supervised and students may not loiter in the halls.
NEW! Saturday School will be required to make up excessive absences exceeding five unexcused absences in a semester (HS only) (see the attendance section of the handbook)
NEW! Friday (2 hours) and Saturday School (4 hours) may be assigned for code of conduct violations. (see part II of the code of conduct)
It is strongly recommended that families review the student dress code (see reverse side) and take this into consideration when shopping for school clothes over the summer.
Kingsville R-1 Student Dress 2016-2017
A school is often judged as much by its appearance and the appearance of the student body as it is by its academic programs. Personal pride is reflected in dress, speech, and attitudes. Dress should not interfere or distract from the educational process. Appropriate clothing, as defined by the Code of Student Conduct, must be worn at all times and must not result in embarrassment to either the wearer or the spectator. Students deemed to be wearing inappropriate clothing will be required to change clothing before attending class. No procedure will impose dress and grooming rules based on gender in violation of Title IX. Multiple offenses will be considered a disciplinary issue and be dealt with according to the code of conduct.Acceptable standards for dress and personal appearance for all students (both elementary and secondary) are as follows:
• Shoes must always be worn for health reasons. Slippers are not appropriate to wear during the school day.
• Tennis shoes are required for physical education classes.
• Shirts must be worn during physical education classes.
• Pajama bottoms are not appropriate to wear during the school day.
• Hats must be removed in the building during the school day.
• Apparel is not to have wording and/or graphics that display or imply items or actions
which are prohibited by law for minors or are of offensive nature (alcohol, tobacco, drugs,
profanity, violence, confederate flag, etc.)
• All chains except those deemed as jewelry for the neck or arm are prohibited.
• Mesh tops, backless or strapless tops, bare midriffs or half shirts, revealing tank tops and
ripped or torn clothing that promotes inappropriate exposure of undergarments or torso
should not be worn.
• Apparel is to cover the entire torso. See-through clothing requires that an appropriate
garment be worn under or over it.
• Shorts and skirts need to be an appropriate length, neither buttocks, nor undergarments
should be visible.
• "Spandex" type garments designed to be worn under outer clothing; such as leggings or
tights are not to be worn as outer clothing throughout the school day. See-through
clothing requires that an appropriate garment be worn under or over it.
• Pants, shorts, slacks, jeans, etc. must be cinched at the waist.
Other situations that may occur will be dealt with on an individual basis.
Kingsville R-I School District 2015-2016 Goals
1. The Kingsville R-I School District will continue to provide a safe learning environment that is conducive to high academic achievement.
2. All students will perform at the proficient or advanced level on all Map or End of Course exams.
3. The Kingsville R-I School District will strive to meet or exceed all standards in the resource, process and performance areas set forth buy the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The district will create an environment of academic excellence to ensure that each of our graduates is thoroughly prepared for college or a career.
4. The Kingsville R-I School District will encourage parental involvement and make every effort to foster positive community realtionships.
5. The Kingsville R-I School District will maintain a minimum balance of 30% in financial reserves.
Kingsville R-I School District
101 E Adriatic Street
Kingsville, MO 64061