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  • Uniform Shirts Needed!
    If you would like to donate your old KMS school shirts, we are in need! There will be a laundry basket at the front office door, and/or we will collect them next week at our device drop off! …
  • Last Call for Yearbook. Click the link and use the code for a discount.
    https://commpe.pictavo.com/PictavoSchool/FindSchool Yearbook Link for Purchase Use Code KMSROAR For Discount. …
  • Drive Thru Technology Device Drop of will be May 27th, 28th, and 29th from 9am-3pm.
    Parents we will be accepting technology devices May 27th-29th.  We will use the same location where you picked up the devices as our drop off location on Lamona, We will conduct this in a drive thru style setting with no one needing to leave their vehicles. A staff member will come to your vehicle to gather the technology device (computer and charger cord).  The dates and times that have been set will be May 27th, 28th, and 29th 9am-3pm. If your child must attend summer learning due to academic …
  • 6th and 7th graders register for your classes for next year by this Friday, May 15th.
    Returning 6th and 7th graders! You need to register for your classes next year by this Friday, May 15th. Click here  …
  • Shout out to all of the students!
  • Want to win a free pizza? Play with us!
    ALRIGHT KMS students and family. How about winning a free pizza delivery? Post a picture in the comments below of your creation! Create a Tiger themed sweet treat🐅. We will announce the winner on Sunday, May 3rd and will private message the winner to coordinate the pizza delivery! Make sure you are pictured with your edible creation. Good luck and have fun! Worst that can happen is you have some tasty treats at home 😁. Up to 2 winners! Originality and Presentation. …
  • 6th and 7th graders register for your classes next year.
    Returning 6th and 7th graders! You need to register for your classes next year!  Click here    …
  • Rolling Wi-Fi hotspots
    Polk County Public Schools and Polk Vision have teamed up to help improve internet access for our students through a new initiative: Synced for Students. Beginning Monday, April 27, PCPS will deploy a specially equipped fleet of 50 buses that will serve as Wi-Fi hotspots in areas of need. Please see the list of locations at polkschoolsfl.com/buswifi. The buses will operate from approximately 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays at the designated sites (please check the schedule for specifics …
  • Parents Interim grades are on the portal.
    Parents, please check your child’s grades! Interim grades are on the portal and quite a few students have turned in no work and received a ZERO/F for the assignment. It is not too late to get work turned in. …
  • Check out Social Studies department’s special message for you.
    KMS MISSES HAVING ALL OF OUR STUDENTS! …
  • Students: please check your school email every day!
    Your teachers are responding to emails and giving directions for assignments so make sure you check your email daily. We are here to help! Contact your teachers via email, call them during their office hours, or message them on their platforms. You can find their contact information under the staff tab on this website. Thank you. …
  • We love the teamwork happening with distance learning!
    We have a student shout out of the week! Thank you Coach Raymond for letting us know. I want to recognize Patience Colvin for helping me solve an issue that many of my Students were having with my assignment on Google Classroom this week. She took time out of her day today to walk through the assignment twice and even joined a test class for me to try a solution. Without her help and communication, I would not have determined the issue in as timely a manner as I needed. …
  • KMS will host our 8th grade formal during the summer.
    For the 8th graders that are going to be promoted by the end of the school year! KMS will host our 8th grade formal during the summer on a date to be announced when we are given the okay by the Governor to resume normal activities. Details will be sent later once we get closer to knowing more info. …
  • Turning in your assignments!
      Have you turned in your work this week? Remember you are required to complete all assignments in order to receive a grade and be promoted. Contact your teacher or the school to make sure you and or your child are current. After speaking to several parents this week, students are saying they are doing their work but they aren’t! Please monitor this daily. …
  • District Information
    Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced that all Florida school districts will keep their schools closed for the rest of the school year due to the coronavirus. Accordingly, the campuses of Polk County Public Schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year. Students will continue distance learning through the end of the school year. We will continue to provide meals at our food distribution sites. For a complete list of food locations and other details, please …
  • Important information on how to fix the iPad issues!
    Good Morning, As of 8:30am (4/14/2020) the county began to send out the update that should fix the google classroom on iPads issue. However, there are a few things that might impede it. The app called “Relay Smart Agent” needs to be updated. Students will not be able to do this. What they need to do is keep the iPad on and hooked up to WIFI the update should come down automatically. You can see if the iPad has been updated by clicking on the app. The version is listed on the page that comes up, …
  • Changes to Meal Distribution Service
    Polk County Public Schools is making changes to our meal distribution service and sites beginning Monday, April 13. First, please note that meal service will not be available on Friday, April 10, since schools will be closed and staff will not be working. Beginning Monday, April 13, we will only distribute meals three days per week: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Extra food will be provided each day to make sure children’s needs are met. Distributing meals three days per …
  • Need Tech Help? PCPS can help!
    Polk County Public Schools has established a help line to assist students and families with technical issues related to distance learning. The help line is available at 863-614-1600 on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Students and families can call the line to receive help with general technical problems and issues related to specific applications. Before calling, please make a note of the device you are using and its operating system (if using a home computer or laptop). The virtual call …
  • Links to Navigate Distance Learning
    Students if you have a school issued iPad there is currently a district problem with logging into google classroom and google apps. They are aware and working on the solution to the problem. Your teachers are also aware. If that is the case for you please email your teacher to make them aware so you are not penalized. Thanks for your patience through this new adventure we are on! You should Bookmark/Save the URL below. The link brings you straight to the Classlink login page. Once on the page …
  • Mr. Lay’s Tutorial on how to access your school email
    https://www.facebook.com/KMS33810/videos/2419262665031815/ …
  • District information
    Superintendent Jacqueline Byrd provides an overview of our Instructional Continuity Plan and technology rollout here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjJFgH0azYs Regional Assistant Superintendent Michelle Townley gives additional information on our Instructional Continuity Plan and answers specific questions we’ve received from parents here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUAUqiWAAG4 In addition to these videos, we continue to update the content on polkschoolsfl.com, and on our social media …
  • Coronavirus Information
    Schools are closed through May 1. District offices are also closed to the public through May 1. Limited staff will be present. Telephone calls will be managed from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Please call KMS  @ (863) 853-6040. Learn more about distance learning at PCPS by visiting polkschoolsfl.com/icp. …
  • Information from Internet Providers
    As we get ready for elearning, here are resources for free internet: Internet Providers Offering Free Access Comcast is offering free access to its Xfinity Wi-Fi hot spots for everyone, including non-subscribers, for the next 60 days. It is also providing unlimited data to its customers for no extra charge and is not disconnecting internet service or charging late fees for customers who say they can’t pay their bills. The company is also offering 60 days of complimentary Internet …
  • Kathleen Middle School Fall Festival October 24th 2019.
    Fall Festival Kathleen Middle School October 24, 2018 from 6-7:30PM Data Chats from 5:30-6:00   Tons of Activities for the Family. Hot Dogs: $2.00 Tickets 25 Cents or 5 for $1. Costumes Must Be School Appropriate. Students Must be Accompanied by a Parent. …
  • Kathleen Middle School 2019-2020 Orientation
    The Kathleen Middle School 2019-2020 Orientations will be at the following times. 6th Grade: August 7th 5-7 PM. 7th Grade: August 8th 9-11 AM. 8th Grade:  August 8th 1-3 PM.   …
  • Kathleen Middle School 2019-2020 Dress Code
    Kathleen Middle School Dress Code 2019-2020 Attire that disrupts the educational process, threatens the learning environment, endangers the health and safety of students or any others will not be tolerated.  General Appearance Students must wear a KMS school t-shirt. NO POLO/BUTTON SHIRTS 6th grade will be required to wear the NAVY BLUE KMS T-shirt. 7th grade will be required to wear the BLACK KMS T-shirt. 8th grade will be required to wear the RED KMS T-shirt. Shirts must be tucked in. …
  • Red Devil Night for students zoned for Kathleen High School, February 5th.
    Good Afternoon Parents, Kathleen High School would like to invite all students zoned for Kathleen High school to Red Devil Night February 5th from 530 to 730. Are you curious about what sports, academies, and extracurricular activities that your student can be involved in?!?! Come out to Red Devil Night where you will be able to assist your student in registering for classes for the 2019-2020 school year! Don’t forget to come hungry because dinner will be provided! We look forward to …
  • Kathleen Middle School 2018-2019 Supply List
    Here is the supply list for the 2018-2019 school year. Supply List: Kathleen Middle School 6th grade supply list 2018-19 Kathleen Middle School 7th grade supply list 2018-19 Kathleen Middle School 8th grade supply list 2018-19 No backpacks, pens, or markers Trapper Keepers are encouraged 1 ½  inch Binder (math) Notebook dividers (math) 8 composition notebooks Pencils Handheld pencil sharpener Loose-leaf paper 8 glue sticks Colored pencils     1 ½  inch Binder (math) Notebook dividers …
  • Measuring the Economic Success of Florida Graduates
    For information on Measuring the Economic Success of Florida Graduates, please use the following links. The following is the website explaining the report. http://www.beyondeducation.org Below is the link to the detailed report. http://www.beyondeducation.org/temp/ER_Report.pdf   …
  • Parent, Student, and Community Feedback Survey
    Please take a moment to fill out our Parent/Student/Community Feedback Survey. Your opinion matters to us!   …
  • 2017-2018 Dress Code
    Dress Code 2017-2018 School Year Attire that disrupts the educational process, threatens the learning environment, endangers the health and safety of students or any others will not be tolerated. General Appearance Students must wear a KMS school t-shirt. NO POLO/BUTTON SHIRTS 6 th grade will be required to wear the NAVY BLUE KMS T-shirt. 7 th grade will be required to wear the BLACK KMS T-shirt. 8 th grade will be required to wear the RED KMS T-shirt. Shirts must be tucked in. Undershirts MUST …
  • Kathleen Middle School Orientation Dates and Times
    Kathleen Middle School Orientation is scheduled: 6th Grade 8/7/2017 5-7 pm 7th Grade 8/8/2017 9-11 8th Grade 8/8/2017 1-3 We can’t wait to see everyone in August! Don’t forget to pick up report cards in the main office, Monday thru Thursday, 8-4:30. …
  • Kathleen Middle School Grade
    KMS earned a school grade of D this year, improving from 39% to 40%. This is one point away from a C. We are proud of all the progress we have had over the past couple of years and anticipate more improvement in the 2017-18 school year! …
  • KMS 2017-2018 Student Supply List
    Here is a link to the updated KMS 2017-2018 Student Supply List in a printable form. http://kms.polk-fl.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/KMS-17-18-Supply-List.pdf   Here is the list: KATHLEEN MIDDLE SCHOOL 6TH GRADE SUPPLY LIST 2017-2018   No backpacks, pens or markers (Trapper Keepers are optional)   1 inch binder for Math Loose leaf paper (wide-ruled) 7 Composition books (no spirals) 4 folders Ear buds for Reading classes Supply box with 50-100 pencils (Give to first period teacher) …
  • Kathleen Middle School Morning Show 04/03/2017
    Kathleen Middle 04-03-17 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • Kathleen Middle School Morning Show 03/17/2017
    Kathleen Middle 03-17-17 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • Kathleen Middle School News Show 03/03/2017
    Kathleen Middle 03-03-17 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • Kathleen Middle School Morning Show 03/01/2017
    Kathleen Middle 03-01-17 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • Kathleen Middle School Morning Show 02/27/2017
    Kathleen Middle 02-27-17 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • Kathleen Middle School Morning Show 02/23/2017
    Kathleen Middle 02-23-17 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • Kathleen Middle School Morning Show 02/21/2017
    Kathleen Middle 02-21-17 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • Kathleen Middle School Morning Show 02/17/2017
    Kathleen Middle 02-17-17 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • Kathleen Middle School Morning Show 02/15/2017
    Kathleen Middle 02-15-17 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • Kathleen Middle School News Show 02/09/2017
    Kathleen Middle 02-09-15 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • Kathleen Middle School Morning Show 02/08/2016
    Kathleen Middle 02-08-17 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • Kathleen Middle School Morning Show 02/07/2016
    Kathleen Middle 02-07-17 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • Kathleen Middle School Morning Show 02/06/2017
    Kathleen Middle 02-06-17 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • Kathleen Middle School Morning Show 02/03/2016
    Kathleen Middle 02-03-17 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • Kathleen Middle School Daily Show 02/02/2016
    Kathleen Middle 02-02-17 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • Kathleen Middle School Daily Show 01-31-2017
    Kathleen Middle Daily Show 01-31-17 …
  • KMS Daily Show 01-30-2017
    Kathleen Middle 01-30-17 from RAWR* MEDIA on Vimeo. …
  • **Pip, SIP, and SPAR are located under the Title 1 link**
    **Pip, SIP, and SPAR are located under the Title 1 link** …
  • Parent Conference Night
    Parent Conference Night was a success!   …