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2/16/21 Announcements

Mr. Murphy’s Weekly Updates: here

Online Clubs - Meetings/Links/Schedules: here

Mrs. Murphy

Make sure to pick up test kits today during lunch to register and drop off tomorrow. They will be in advisories by lunch.

Ms. Justice

Know Your Rights Workshop with guest speaker Dr. Melissa Logue on February 22nd during PLC. She will give examples to teach you about your rights.

Community Service

Hi everyone! This is just to let you all know that the collection of chocolate hearts money starts today and will end on Friday. Jenna and I put envelopes in each advisors' rooms with lists of who owes money and how much. Don't forget to bring in your chocolate hearts money before Friday if you bought any for yourself, your friends, or your teachers; because all of the profits are going to help an important cause, the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Mr. Gates/ Dr. Porterfield

The English and Visual Arts departments are proud to announce that Kent Place has had several Upper Students earn awards in the 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing competition. Award winners are Gold Key recipients for writing, Jocelyn Ameo, Emma Chan, and Jenna Smith and for art Elizabeth Laurence. Kayla Kim and Charlotte Prunty received Silver Key awards in writing and art respectively. Honorable mentions were awarded in writing to Jocelyn Ameo, Emma Chan, Catherine Paris, Sajni Shah, and. Jenna Smith. Honorable mentions were awarded in art to Elizabeth Laurence, Charlotte Prunty, and Serena Zheng. Gold Key recipients are invited to compete in the National Scholastic competition later this year.

Spanish National Honor Society

We will be starting to sell Pulseras as our volunteer project (check out this video to learn about the organization we’re supporting). We will be by the table during most frees so come stop by; bracelets are only $5 and the little bags are $10!

STEM Sisterhood Update

STEM Sisterhood Reminder: It's time for the STEM Sisterhood! Each year, as part of our celebration of National Engineers Week, we gather KPS students across divisions to participate in our annual STEM Sisterhood projects. Due to COVID restrictions, we will run an asynchronous STEM Sisterhood this year. You should have received an email from Ms. Crowe with instructions on how to view a special STEM project created by your Primary School STEM sister. Please view the video and leave a comment for your STEM sister before the start of Spring Break. Thank you!

Student Affairs

Mardi Gras is coming up on March 1st! We celebrate by dressing up and playing fun games. If you found an item in your slice of cake last year look out for an email from Claire Bryant.


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