KEARNEY LEGION BASEBALL
There will be an organizational meeting for all boys (grades 9-12) and their parents interested in playing American Legion Baseball this summer for Runza, Jersey’s, Post 52 or Five Points Bank on Sunday, March 14, at 2:00 PM in the North reception hall at the American Legion. Enter through North doors.
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
JUNIORS WHO MISSED THE ON TO COLLEGE ACT PREP PRESENTATION
PROM AND POST PROM TICKETS ON SALE NOW
Prom and Post prom tickets must be purchased in advance. Ticket prices are $30 for prom and $10 for Post Prom.
How to Purchase Tickets:
- Complete a Prom Ticket Order Form
- Pay all outstanding fines in the library and main office.
- Bring completed form with signatures to purchase tickets.
- Purchase tickets during Lunch: Monday March 1- Monday March 8
The 2021 Kearney High School Prom will be held Saturday, March 20 at the Younes Conference Center.
- Doors will open at 6:00 PM for the students only social hour.
- Please join us for refreshments, a photo booth and to spend time with your friends.
- Doors close at 7:00 PM with gourmet meal to follow. Dance ends at 11:00 PM.
- The 2021 Post Prom will be held at the Big Apple from 12:00 AM to 3:00 AM.
Prom Ticket Order Forms will be available in the library. Student’s library fines, parking tickets, and other fees and fines must be paid in order to purchase tickets.
Students bringing guests who are not Kearney High School students will need to submit a completed Prom Guest Form to the Main Office by Monday, March 8.
The Junior Class is excited to host this special event for the KHS student body.
Due to the Covid pandemic and an effort to provide the safest possible environment for students the Grand March will not take place. Families are encouraged to complete photo sessions before students arrive at the Younes Conference Center as only students will be allowed to enter the prom area.
A KHS ID or Valid Driver’s License will be required for students attending the Prom. Students needing to purchase an ID will need to talk to Robbie in the attendance office before Wednesday March 10th. Cost of ID’s are $5.00
At the Big Apple MIDNIGHT-3 AMWhat’s included: Karaoke, Unlimited Ballocity (socks mandatory), Unlimited Cosmic Bowling, Unlimited Indoor Mini-Golf, Unlimited Laser tag, Unlimited Volleyball (weather permitting), Billiards/Pool, Darts, Ping Pong, Arcade games are not included (they are extra). If the indoor go cart track is completed it will also be included.The Kiwanis will be serving pancakes and sausage in the Ballocity room.We will also have sandwiches, chips, snacks, desserts, drinks, and fruit.Lots of door prizes! Must be present to win.Tickets for post prom are $10.00 and can be purchased March 1-8 at Kearney High School in the commons cafeteria area during lunch. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Let’s have some FUN and make some great memories!!
POST PROM DONATIONS NEEDED
ELEMENTARY GRADUATE RECEPTIONS
All KHS graduates who attended a KPS Elementary School will be invited on May 11 to attend a reception in their honor at their respective elementary school. Most past graduates say this is the graduation event they have enjoyed the most. Please complete this survey so we make sure you receive your invitation. Elementary School Survey
STUDENT COUNCIL RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
Tuesday, March 9. All it takes is a bit of your day to donate blood. Those of you who donate
will be entered into a raffle to win gift cards and coupons from some local businesses! If you
donate you won’t have to worry about packing a lunch because restaurants around Kearney are
providing food for our donors! If you are interested, please sign up at our table in the cafeteria,
during third block or after school, where Student Council members will be more than happy to
help you. The drive will be taking place in the Scott D. We hope to see you there on
Tuesday March 9!
SAFE TEEN DRIVER SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
FROM THE COUNSELING OFFICE
The Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is pleased to announce a summer learning opportunity for high school students. We are hosting “Innovate: The Raikes School Way” and “Girls Who Innovate: The Raikes School Way”, computer science camps that will be led by Executive Director of the Raikes School, Steve Cooper. This opportunity was highlighted in a 2019 Forbes article, "STEM-Focused Summer Programs for Ambitious High School Students".
Where: Kauffman Academic Residential Center, home of the Raikes School in the heart of Nebraska's City Campus
When: July 11-24, 2021
Cost: $1,300 (Need-based
Programming Experience: None needed (in fact, no experience is preferred)
Application Deadline: April 16, 2021
ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARDS PROGRAM
Rotary International is the oldest service organization with 1.2 million members worldwide. District 5630 has 34 active clubs in Central and Western Nebraska. RYLA is just one of the popular youth programs sponsored by Rotary along with Rotary Youth Exchange, Rotaract, and Interact.
Great Plains RYLA is a co-ed leadership camp designed to develop leadership skills through problem solving, communication, and team building while learning about the value of service, the importance of community, and the role of Rotary locally and internationally. Participants will also develop self-confidence and a network of friends. RYLA students participate in team-building trust activities, participate in hand-on leadership development activities, hear from first-class speakers from throughout the state, and engage in fun activities. Great Plains RYLA is available to all eligible youth regardless of their current leadership ability or grades in school.
Funding for the awards is provided by local Rotary Clubs, which fund each student’s attendance at RYLA camp. Rotarians also serve as counselors for the annual camp.
The on-line registrations portal for RYLA 2021 is now open to accept applications. To apply visit, www.greatplainsryla.org
For questions or additional information, please call 308-293-6417 or firstname.lastname@example.org
See all upcoming VIRTUAL COLLEGE VISITS. If you are a Junior or a Senior interested in visiting with one of these college representatives, please sign up using the above link.
UPCOMING ACT DATES AND REGISTRATION DEADLINES CAN BE FOUND HERE
SHOP BEARCAT MERCH HERE
- BEARCAT CARE PANTRY & RESOURCE CENTER Providing free school supplies, food and personal hygiene products to any KHS students in need of support. Contact your school counselor or social worker to access the confidential resource center today!
Donations are always welcome! The Resource Center is in need of crackers, snacks, cereal, quick meals (spaghetti o's/mac n cheese), laundry soap and personal hygiene products.