In THIS VIDEO, Principal Beth Kaminski shares information about:

ACT Aspire Testing 4.21.21

Senior Scholarship Program

...and more!
ACT Aspire Testing 4.21.21
As communicated last night, and in February, Wednesday, April 21st, is the ACT Aspire testing day for all 9th and 10th graders.

All 9th and 10th graders, including distance learners, will be on campus for testing. All 11th and 12th graders will have an asynchronous day of learning. All teachers will have virtual open office hours from 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm.

Please review this letter which was emailed to all parents and students last night for more details.
We are excited to share that our annual Senior Scholarship Program will be held on Friday, June 4 at 6 p.m. in the west gym.

Seniors and their parents are invited to attend this in person event.

Seniors will be recognized for their awards through the KM Education Foundation, as well as any other college/community scholarships they report.

Seniors and parents will receive communication soon with more details about the program.
APRIL
  • Thursday, April 15 - Saturday, April 17 "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown"
  • Wednesday, April 21 - ACT Aspire Testing (only Freshmen and Sophomores on campus, Juniors and Seniors are virtual)
  • Friday, April 23 - NO SCHOOL (Professional Development)

MAY
  • Friday, May 14 - NO SCHOOL (Professional Development)
  • Monday, May 31 - NO SCHOOL (Memorial Day)
In this issue of our Counseling News, you will find information about:
  • National ACT dates
  • Xello
ACT Scores Available Now!
ACT scores are in! If your student hasn't already retrieved their ACT scores from the March exam, they can do so by logging into my.act.org.

The Using Your ACT Results document is helpful to help you understand the score report.

Congratulations to everyone on their hard work during the ACT exam!
Term 3 Grades Now Available
To view Kettle Moraine Campus grades, please click on the Infinite Campus Portal link in the High School website. Once you have logged into the Portal, your student's grades will be available under the Documents section.
COVID Vaccine Records
If your KMSD student has been vaccinated for COVID, please forward a copy of your child’s WIR (Wisconsin Immunization Record) or a copy of the vaccination card given at the time of immunization to HS-Health-Room-KMSD@kmsd.edu. Your child’s school health record will be updated. Knowing this information at school will help determine if your child is exempt from quarantine if exposed to a positive COVID person.

Thank you,
KMSD HS Health Room Staff
Kari Winkelman, RN HS School Nurse
Kari Wilson, Health Room Assistant
Patricia Schuetz, RN District Nurse
Jenny Pick, RN KMSD COVID Nurse
Senior Spotlights!
We are SO PROUD of our Seniors! Read more about Jessica and her 2021 KMHS Campus classmates in our senior spotlights!

KM Perform is proud to present “You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown” TONIGHT through Saturday, April 17. Showtimes are 7:00 pm both nights as well as a 2:00 pm show on Saturday, April 17.

Come see your favorite cartoon characters come to life on the stage!

Tickets for both in-person and live stream performances are now on sale and can be purchased on the ticketing website in the "Tickets" section.
Summer Academy | June 21 - July 30
FAST FACTS:
  • June 21- July 30 (no 7/5)
  • 8:00 am - 12:35 pm
  • In-person plus online options for grades 6-12 (Note: High school credit courses will continue to run much the same as in the past. They will be virtual with limited requirements to meet in person based on the specific course.
  • Serving FREE lunch
  • Registration will open April 12

High school credit courses will continue to run much the same as in the past. They will be virtual with limited requirements to meet in person based on the specific course. Click below for Course Details (HS options appear on pages 15-17).
Perhaps your student(s) would be interested in working with children part-time this summer. Check out the SA Support Application we're looking for classroom aides to work with elementary and middle school-age students, June 21-July 30th from 7:45 am-12:45 pm daily. The minimum age to apply is 16. Have your student(s) contact Mrs. Gill gilla@kmsd.edu if they have any questions.
One important aspect of our KM Achieve Program (KMAP) is community service. KMAP students have begun a large project to remove cut buckthorn from the woods just north of the main entrance.

Huge shoutout to Mrs. Neimon, one of our counselors, and her husband, for cutting down 900+ buckthorn trees and creating 400+ piles between November and March!

THANK YOU SO MUCH KMAP students and Neimons!!!
Honored for Their Artwork!
KM Art Students submitted 35 entries to the virtual Showcase of Art, sponsored by the Pewaukee Area Arts Council. The Showcase of Art is a biannual art contest showcasing the talent of High School art students in Waukesha County.

We are proud to have 3 Honorable Mentions for the artwork shown at the beginning of the Laser Update:

  • Jessica L. Grade 12. “Coral Fish” *
  • Lauren W. Grade 12. “Bee Cello”
  • Sierra S. “Covered Face”

*Mrs. Prokop, Jessica's art teacher is holding Jessica's artwork in the Laser Update header in her absence.
Senior Madie K Bakes Up Success!
Congratulations to KMHS senior Madie K. for being a Top 10 Winner in ProStart's Pepsi Plate-it-Up Challenge! The culinary challenge was to create a dish using at least one PepsiCo-branded product. She then submitted photos of her Chocolate Potato Chip Pepsi Cake with Stubborn Cream Soda Buttercream and they were judged on: 10 Points for Creativity & Originality; 10 Points for Presentation; and 10 Points for Degree of Difficulty.

In addition to creating a delicious cake, with the best name ever, Madie won a Pepsi prize pack! #KMProud
KM Spanish Club Enjoys Their Own March Madness!
The Spanish Club participated in a March madness style tournament for music last month called "Locura de marzo." Every year Michigan educator Señor Ashby selects a group of popular Spanish songs for students to vote on across the world. KM Students who wanted to compete filled out brackets based on popular Spanish songs and then guessed an overall winner.

KM Spanish Club sponsored prizes for the closest brackets. Our winning team actually had a perfect bracket.

1st place: Michelle K. and Emma S. 
2nd place: Dominic T.
3rd place: Zach M.
4th place: Brianna B.
5th place: Chad K.
Help Save A Life - Donate Blood April 24
Versiti has seen a drastic decrease in blood donations over the past month, and the need for blood is as urgent as ever. Due to the lack of donations, many vital blood types are down to a one-day supply.

Please consider donating blood Saturday, April 24 at KMHS!

Saturday, April 24 | 8 AM – 1 PM | KMHS West Gym
Register to save a life today:
Call 877-BE-A-HERO or click the button below!
Persistence Pays Off for Gavin C.!
Though there is no snow flying at the moment, we'd still like to celebrate the story of a Kettle Moraine High School student Gavin C., who has met his share of challenges as an athlete. Just before our most recent Laser Update was published, he realized team and individual success with his Ski Club.
Dash to the Bash on May 22nd!
The KM Football Laser Bash will be held Saturday, May 22nd at Ella’s Public House on Hwy 18. There will be food, live music, raffles, and a silent auction. Help and donations are needed.

For more info about the event go to kmsd.edu/laserbash or contact: Sue Spencer sspencer6@wi.rr.com; or Jenny Rife rifejen6@gmail.com.
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