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June 2012



 Choosing to be thankful for what we have and what others have done and do for us.
Sat, June 2
Kenston Foundation Bomber 5K Run/Walk 

Mon, June 4
KHS Final Exams/Modified Schedule

TES 3rd Grade Field Day

KMS Awards Night, KHS, Auditorium, 7pm (by invitation)

Athletic Booster Meeting, 7:30pm 

Tues, June 5    

KIS Talent Show



Wed, June 6   



Sun, June 17  

Kenston Field Experience (Outwest Trip) leaves


Father's Day


Mon, June 25   

Board of Education Meeting, TES, Multi-purpose Room, 7pm 


Mon, July 16   

Board of Education Meeting, TES, Multi-purpose Room, 7pm


Tues, Aug 6 

KHS Fall Sports Information Night, KHS, Auditorium, 7pm  


Mon, Aug 13 

KHS Freshman/New Student Orientation, 7pm


KMS 6th Grade Orientation, 9am 


Tues, Aug 14  

KMS 7th Grade Orientation, 9-11:30am


KMS 8th Grade Orientation, 12:30-3pm 


Wed, Aug 15 

Thur, Aug 16

KHS Student Packet pick-up, 9am-2pm 


Fri, Aug 17 

KIS Building Visitation, 8:30-9:30am


TES Meet the Teacher, 9-10:30am


KHS Student Packet pick-up, 9am-2pm   


Mon, Aug 20    



Board of Education Meeting, TES, Multi-purpose Room, 7pm


Mon, Aug 20  



Board of Education Meeting, TES, Multi-purpose Room, 7pm


GELC Kindergarten/Preschool Parent/Child Orientation


Tues, Aug 21
GELC Kindergarten/Preschool Parent/Child Orientation


KIS Parent Orientation, 7pm


Wed, Aug 22

First Regular Day for ALL Kindergartners and Preschoolers



Kenston Athletic Boosters
Golf Outing 
Monday, June 11
Tanglewood CC

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Best Wishes to the Class of 2012!


Last night, 264 seniors participated in Commencement Exercises at Parkside Church.  The ceremony was comprised of a performance by members of the Senior Chorus, comments by Superintendent Dr. Robert Lee, Principal Jeremy McDevitt and Senior Class Speakers  Madeleine (Mads) O'Brien and Hannah Sellers as well as the Senior Video produced by Alexandra Pressman.  


The Class of 2012 has distinguished themselves throughout their careers at Kenston.   

Here are some final stats.


94% will attend a 2 or 4 year college/university/specialty school

- 40 students graduated with a 4.0 GPA or above -  

- 115 students graduated with a 3.5 GPA  or above -  

- 59 students graduated with Honors -

- 104 students earned Honors Diplomas -  


Graduation Video Order Form 

A Challenge for the Class of 2012

Since 2010, Kenston graduates have been presented with a Challenge Coin upon their graduation.  Click this link to learn more about the history of Challenge Coins. 

Newsweek names Kenston one of....
2012 Newsweek
This year, Newsweek's ranking highlighted the best 1,000 public high schools in the nation - the ones that have proven to be most effective in turning out college-ready grads.

Kenston was one of 10 local schools to be recognized.   
To see for full article.
US News and World Report recognizes Kenston 
Kenston was awarded a Silver Medal from U.S. News in their annual rating of schools.  They analyzed 21,776 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia, looking at state proficiency test scores, performance of least-advantaged students (black, Hispanic and low-income) and college readiness.
Kenston Hall of Fame
The first ever Kenston Hall of Fame is coming!  We are seeking any member of the Kenston Community to serve on a committee that will make this happen.  Please contact: Greg Randall,  Paul Koballa or  Keira Coverdale if you are interested in participating.   
PTO Council Indians flyer2012 Bomber Run

Kenston Bomber Run
Saturday, June 2 - Beartown Lake Reservation
Registration 8:15am - Run 9:00am - Walk 9:15am

Bomber Run Race form

Proceeds benefit The Kenston Foundation Student Scholarships
and Professional Teacher Grants

   Last Day of School for 2011/2012
Students - Tuesday, June 5
Teachers - Wednesday, June 6
* dates were changed after the district activities calendar was printed

2012-2013 School Calendar  
Summer Learning
While your kids may be jumping for joy that the school year is over... 
Children and youth who are engaged with math, reading and writing skills in the summer are ready to learn new things when they return to school. 

Information to help your children
continue learning during the summer.