KHS Daily Announcements
"Reminder to students. With a lot of new drivers in the 2nd semester, this is just a reminder that all KHS students need a parking permit. Please see Mrs. Cline if you need a parking permit. Further, all south parking stalls are reserved for teachers, not students. Please address and follow the above to avoid a parking citation. Thank you!"
"Kearney FFA Kiss a Donkey Fundraiser. Place your cash vote in the jar of either Mr. LeFeber, Mr. Ganz, Mr. Mandernach, or Mr. Connor Beranek during lunch this week. The teacher with the most money at the end of the week will have to pucker up and kiss a donkey. A video revealing the teacher and showing the smooch will be played at the February pep rally."
Kearney FFA February Meeting - Tuesday, February 7 at 7 p.m. - after opening ceremony we will be moving to the gym for kickball
Kearney High Pennants for sale! - Great for graduation parties and decor for your office, home or even dorm room!
BOYS AND GIRLS STATE APPLICATION
Cornhusker Boys State:
The American Legion Department of Nebraska will be holding Cornhusker Boys' State at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus June 4-June 10, 2023. The Legion's mission is to train young men to be leaders and to be knowledgeable about the democratic governmental process. Junior boys are eligible if they have an interest in government, outstanding qualities of leadership, character, scholarship, loyalty, and service to their school. Participants will get to stay in the dorms on the UNL campus, meet other juniors from across the state, and enjoy fun activities in Lincoln throughout the week.
Juniors who are interested will need to complete an application form and have it turned in to the counseling office by February 14, 2023. Representatives with the American Legion Unit will conduct interviews to make the final selection at the beginning of March. This program is funded by the American Legion.
The application can be picked up in the KHS counseling office. More detailed information can be found at www.cornhuskerboysstate.org.
Cornhusker Girls State:
The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Nebraska will be holding its 80th session of Cornhusker Girls' State at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus June 4-June 10, 2023. The Auxiliary's mission is to train young women to be leaders and to be knowledgeable about the democratic governmental process. Junior girls are eligible if they have an interest in government, have high moral character, show strong leadership abilities, and have above-average scholastic achievement. Participants will get to stay in the dorms on the UNL campus, meet other juniors from across the state, and enjoy fun activities in Lincoln throughout the week.
Please note that Girls' State does require girls to attend the graduation ceremony to receive their diploma.
Juniors who are interested can pick up the application form in the counseling office and return the completed application to the counseling office by February 14, 2023. Representatives with the American Legion Auxiliary Unit will conduct interviews on February 21, 2023 to make their final selection. The Auxiliary unit does pay for the finalist's delegate fee, so no money is needed to apply. More information can be found at www.alaforveterans.org/ALA-Girls-State/
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PRE PROM PREPPING
ALL students attending Prom must be fine-free.
- Infinite Campus Fines
Parents and students are able to log onto their Infinite Campus accounts and view individual students fines. Please take the time today to bring a check (made out to KHS) or exact cash to the Administrative Office and take care of fines. All Infinite Campus fines must be paid in full by NOON on Wednesday, March 1st if you are planning on attending Prom.
- Library/Textbook Fines
Library and textbook fines will also need to be paid for in full by NOON on Wednesday, March 1st if you are planning on attending Prom. Emails will be sent every Friday morning at 7:45 a.m. to students who have fines from lost or damaged textbooks and library books. Students can also stop by the Library Learning Commons at any time throughout the school day to see if they have outstanding fines.
KEARNEY POLICE DEPARTMENT YOUTH CITIZENS ACADEMY
Thursdays, June 1- 29, 2023
6 pm-9 pm.
The Kearney Police Department is proud to present a free, INTERACTIVE, and HANDS-ON course designed to provide teens with a chance to learn about the day-to-day duties of a Kearney Police Officer. The Purpose of the academy is to increase understanding of law enforcement by our community youth and to educate them in the everyday activities that a Kearney Police Officer has to perform. This will be a 5-week academy; classes will be held every Thursday evening starting June 1, 2023, and ending the evening of June 29, 2023, 6 pm-9 pm. Presentations will include Basic Police Duties, Road Patrol Techniques, Crime Scene Investigations, Emergency Service Unit, K-9 callouts, and Drug and Alcohol Investigations.
Applications will be accepted from March 1, 2023, and go through April 30, 2023. The Academy is available to High School teenagers ages 14-18. Applications may be picked up at the Kearney Law Enforcement Center, Kearney High School, Kearney Catholic, or on the City of Kearney website. Applications can be returned to the Kearney Police Department, 2025 A Ave, or emailed to Officer Nate [email protected] Please contact Officer Nate Dennis with the Kearney Police Department with any question by email: [email protected] or by phone at (308)293-1885.
This year, four KHS social media interns will share frequent updates on academics, activities, and athletics at KHS using the student-led, teacher-moderated ClassIntercom platform! To stay in the loop on Bearcat news, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! 💙💛 Follow us on Instagram (@Kearney_High and @KearneyBearcats). You can also follow us on these channels! Facebook: @KearneyHighSchool and @KearneyBearcats Twitter: @KearneyHigh and @KearneyBearcats
Do you need to build your resume? Are you interested in education or human service fields of study? Peer Tutoring at KHS is a perfect opportunity for students who are achieving academically and want to help their fellow students meet their academic goals. We are taking applications now! You may pick up a Peer Tutoring Application in the counseling office.
Representatives from various colleges will be revisiting KHS this year. All juniors and seniors are welcome to sign up to attend any of the colleges they may be interested in learning more about. You must sign up no later than 4 pm the day before the visit. Please sign up by following the link above and filling out the google doc. Please see the counseling office if you have any questions regarding the college visits.https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ESPUM4ZmNFmQ-jy4Ohx5RgcHljMYcnpkNwmqixnqOh4/edit
*Parent Instructions for Observing a Student’s Canvas Courses*
Parents/Guardians can go here to sign up. https://kearneypublicschools.instructure.com/login/canvas
The first time they visit, they must click in the top right corner to create an account.
They will need a student pairing code. Here is how a student generates the code (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YxS8B3OMzTDqAYZeeYOz0w2j4_bge6uM/view) for the parent/guardian.
Once the sign-up is complete, the parent will return to the like in Step 1 and log in. The Parent/Guardian will then have the observer access to their student’s Canvas courses.
KHS ATTENDANCE OFFICE
Email [email protected]