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Volume 29, Issue 9 | FEBRUARY 2018 


SAT is Coming to Kennard-Dale High School

Through the new SAT School Day program, students will now be able to take the SAT at KD on selected dates throughout the school year.  For this year, School Counselors will be administering the SAT on Tuesday, April 10th.  For students who work, have sports on Saturdays, or who would rather take the SAT in the familiar surroundings of their own school, this is a great opportunity.  The cost is the same - $46 for the SAT without the essay or $60 with the essay.  There are fee reductions for students on free/reduced lunch.  Interested students should sign up in the Kennard-Dale Guidance Office by February 13, 2018.


 

KDHS Presents Disney's The Little Mermaid

Clip Art of the Disney's The Little Mermaid

The Kennard-Dale High School Drama Club will present Disney’s The Little Mermaid on Thursday and Friday, March 8th and 9th, at 7:00 p.m; on Saturday, March 10th, at 1:00 and 7:00 p.m.; and on Sunday, March 11th, at 3:00 p.m.  Tickets will be available for purchase, beginning Tuesday, February 20th, on the district website at www.sesdweb.net.  The cost is $10.00 for students and senior citizens, and $12.00 for adults.  All tickets will be $15.00 at the door.

The musical Disney’s The Little Mermaid is about a young mermaid princess, Ariel (played by Paije Carbonell), who dreams of nothing more than to walk on the land above her undersea home.  The only problem is that her royal father, King Triton (played by Michaelangelo Raras), has forbidden her to go on land.  But when Ariel rescues the handsome Prince Eric (played by Noah Tart), she immediately falls head over heels for him.  So, what does she do?  She strikes a bargain with the evil sea witch, Ursula (played by Julia Wecker), to trade her fins and her lovely voice for human legs.  However, Ursula has her own plans for Ariel, which includes getting revenge on Ariel’s father.

For more information, please contact Mr. James R. Craley at Kennard-Dale High School, 393 Main Street, Fawn Grove, PA 17321, Phone 717-382-4871.


 

Musician, Steven Courtney, Visits Stewartstown Elem.

Photo of Musician, Steven Courtney, performing at Stewartstown Elementary

Stewartstown Elementary worked with an Artist in Residence during the month of December.  The school worked with award winning musician, Steven Courtney, to write and record a school song.  Every Tuesday and Thursday during December, the students met with Mr. Courtney by grade level to write the words, design the melody, select the genre of music, and finally record the song.  The school-wide RAMS-for-Life rules were used as the foundation for the words and the theme of the song.  The experience ended with a school wide assembly on December 21, 2017 where Mr. Courtney performed the song and several of his other songs for all to enjoy.  A recording of the students and Mr. Courtney singing the new song can be heard on this link:  https://youtu.be/KlQ8oFTOkKU.

 


 

New Alternative for Senior Year

Students who want to get an early jump on their college education can now attend Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in place of attending Kennard-Dale High School for their senior year.  Students would spend the full day on the TSCT campus earning credits towards their high school diploma and their first year of a 2-year Associate’s Degree simultaneously.  Students can choose from 24 majors including Architectural Tech, Automotive Tech, Business Administration, CADD, Computer Software Engineering, HVAC, Welding, Plumbing, and Electronic Engineering Tech, among several others.  Another option would be to complete 9-month certificate programs in either Construction, Electrician, or General Machinist majors.  Tuition is $3,900 per year, but students can apply for financial aid.  Students who qualify for free or reduced lunch are typically eligible for the Stevens Grant which means they can attend for free if they meet the admissions criteria.  Interested juniors should be applying now for this senior year opportunity.  Please contact the Kennard-Dale Guidance Office for more information at (717) 382-4871, extension 1830.


 

Free Heart Screening Clinic for Students

Peyton Walker  LogoThis free heart screening clinic is open to students in south central PA, ages 12 to 19, who are not currently under the care of a cardiologist. All students will receive a free vitals check and electrocardiogram (EKG). For students whose results indicate the need for additional testing, echocardiograms will also be provided on site, free of charge.

Following the link below for more information:  http://www.peytonwalker.org/heartscreenings.html


 

Senior Signing - McConville

Picture of Noah McConville signing with Judson University

Kennard-Dale Senior, Noah McConville, signed a letter of intent to play Volleyball for Judson University. 

Pictured:  Parents-Sheila and Craig McConville; Siblings-Josiah and Marlaina McConville, Coach-Jen Ridolfi, and Athletic Director-Gary McChalicher


 

SESD In Need of Substitute Teachers, Paraprofessionals, and Support Staff

If you are looking to become a substitute teacher, paraprofessional, or support staff employee for South Eastern School District, we have great news!  South Eastern School District is looking for applicants. To apply, follow this link: http://bit.ly/sesdsubs

For more information, please contact:  Ann Miller, Director of Human Resources, at (717) 382-4843, ext. 6234 or Judy Shultz, Secretary to Human Resources, at (717) 382-4843, ext. 6230



February Calendar

1 Committee of the Whole Meeting 6:30 pm
2 Delta Talent Show 6:00 pm
2-3 York County HS Honors Band Festival
3 KD Drama Club Breakfast with Ariel 8:00 am
6 Delta PTA Meeting, 4:00 and 6:00 pm
7 Friends of Fawn PTO Meeting 4:30 pm
9-10 PMEA District 7 Orchestra Festival
10 ACT Testing (Off Campus)
13 SEIS PTO Meeting 4:00 pm
14 KD Sports Boosters Meeting 6:00 pm
15 School Board Meeting 7:00 pm
16 Early Dismissal for Students
19 No School - Presidents' Day
20 School is In Session (make-up day)
21 Music Boosters Mtg. 7:00 pm
22-24 PMEA Region V Band Festival
22 Spring Athletic Physicals 6:00 pm
23 Spring Athletic Physicals Due
23 KD Student Blood Drive 6:00 to 12:00
23 Delta Father/Daughter Dance
26-28 Fawn Scholastic Book Fair
27 Stewartstown PTA Meeting 6:00 pm

 

Clip art of two bears in a heart-shaped swing noting that February 14th is Valentine's Day and clip art of Lincoln and Washington noting that February 19th is Presidents' Day