Be on the lookout! Gate admission coupons ($2.00 off) for KeyFest 2014 will be coming home with your student the 2nd week of June. They can be used any day of the Fair, July 11, 12, or 13. Save the date for carnival rides, live entertainment, a petting zoo and reptile exhibit, vendors and more! www.keyfest.org
On June 5th, KPMS celebrated ten years as a NASA School, the first NASA school in the state of Washington. Guests were escorted to a special morning assembly by Aeropsace students. Digitaries from NASA, the School District Superintendent and Administrators, past KPMS Administrators and students, plus other guests attended. They also had a chance to visit with each other and KPMS staff and students when the assembly was over. It was an amazing gathering and extra thanks must go to Mrs. Kareen Borders, Aerospace teacher, the Aerospace students and the NASA team of Mr. Bronstad, Mrs. Fairbanks, and Mrs. Tarabochia for all their hard work.
Aerospace students introduce Dr. Nicholas Patrick, NASA Astronaut.
KPMS Kids Care About the Community
We are so very proud of the students who attend Key Peninsula Middle School. We have a regular saying here: "Work Hard, Study Hard, Be Kind and Considerate to your Fellow Cougars!” Not only do they strive to do this daily, we have many kids who give their time and energy to their community. Here are two very special students we’d like to highlight:
|Daniel Shurr||Leyla Van Der Bank|
Secondary Supplemental Reading List 2014
This spring, middle and high school teachers and librarians from across the district collaborated to revise our Supplemental Reading List to supplement the new edition of the SpringBoard curriculum and Common Core State Standards.
The purposes of the project are:
- to support teachers, librarians, parents, and students in choosing high-quality, engaging novels at each grade level for independent reading, literature circles, and/or reading support.
- to deepen student understanding and application of themes and strategies in the curriculum.
- to support the Common Core State Standards requirements that students read more complex texts more frequently.
American Scholastic League Challenge
These KPMS students just completed the American Scholastic League Challenge. It is an online contest where individual students answer 100 challenging questions from five different categories in one hour. Students are competing against other students taking the challenge across America. Students can earn awards and trophies for their performance. A score of 60 is considered exceptional.
We congratulate these exceptional students for "taking the challenge"!