Snow Make-Up Day – Update

In accordance with the 2014-2015 calendar, student make-up days for school cancellations are as follows –

Tuesday, February 17 will be made up on Thursday, June 11, 2015; Monday, March 2 will be made up on Friday, June 12, 2015; Thursday, March 5 will be made up on Monday, March 30, 2015; and Friday, March 6 will be made up on Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

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2015-2016 Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year will begin on Monday, March 2 and continue through Friday, March 27, 2015.  Parents can pick up a registration packet at the main office of the Mary D. Lang Kindergarten Center located at 409 Center Street, Kennett Square.

Once the packet is completed, you must contact the Student Registration Office at 610-444-4235 to schedule an appointment to finalize the registration process.

Students and parents new to kindergarten are invited to an information session and building tour to be held at the Mary D. Lang Kindergarten Center on Thursday, March 12, 2015, beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Parents will meet with the principal and receive information about the program, and students can participate in activities.

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2015-2016 District Calendar Released

The 2015-2016 student school year will begin on Monday, August 31, 2015 and end on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 if there are no make-up days added to the end of the student school year.  Unless used as inclement weather make-up days, there will be no school for students on the following days:

September 7, 2015 (Labor Day)
September 14, 2015 (Rosh Hashanah)
September 23, 2015 (Yom Kippur)
November 3, 2015 (In-Service Day)
November 26 and 27, 2015 (Thanksgiving)
December 21, 2015 through January 1, 2016 (Winter Holiday)
January 18, 2016 (Martin Luther King Day)
February 15, 2016 (President’s Day)
March 21 through March 25, 2016 (Spring Holiday)
April 26, 2016 (In-Service Day)
May 30, 2016 (Memorial Day)

Nine (9) inclement weather make-up days have been built into the calendar and will be used in this order – December 21, 22, and 23, 2015, February 15, June 15 and 16, and March 21, 22, and 23, 2016.  Additional days will be made up at the end of the school year.

The complete calendar of conference days and school activities will be posted on the Kennett Consolidated School District’s website in late August. Click herefor a one-page download of the 2015-2016 academic calendar.

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KHS Choir Performs at Festival

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The Kennett High School Select Chorale participated in the Unionville High School Choral Festival on Friday, January 30.  Choirs from Garnet Valley and Church Farm School also performed and each choir was given comments on stage from Dr. Ryan Kelly of West Chester University.  The four school choirs joined in a grand finale of “America the Beautiful.”  

The Kennett High School Select Chorale includes Carlos Aldrete, Kate Bolten, Hannah Dale, Marisa Maxwell, Colby Reeves, and Kavya Shetty (seniors); Ileana Alfonso, Samantha Anthony, Julie Bates, Pearl Battalora, Diane Brunke, Casey Bruno, Erin Dooley, Claire Duckworth, Alex Mark, Rebecca Ploener, Becca Shoemaker, and Duncan Smith (juniors); Sami Castleton, Zach Hrenko, Yvonna Liszewski, Austin Maxwell, and Cris Villicana (sophomores).  The choir is directed by Katie Soukup.

Kennett High School choir members enjoyed the evening and were heard to remark, “We should do this every Friday night!”  

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