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Bomb Squad Blowout Sale

Simon CoughlinAre you sick and tired of mindlessly perusing through isles searching for clothes and other assorted items that will help you "fit in" with the greater Bainbridge area. Well be sickened no more because the Bomb Squad is blowing up (not literally). There are only seven short days left in the time window to buy from The Bomb Squad, so as a great humanitarian gift to our community, we have decided for a very limited time to accompany a pair of our premium shades with the purchase of anything within our clothes or utility line! Contain yourself Kenston because it gets better, if you buy from The Bomb Squad today, all proceeds will directly go to the local stock holders who have aided the development of Kenston’s business curriculum for years.

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Are You Ready for the Variety Show?

Lexi BigginAuditions for the 2015 Kenston High School Variety Show have been completed! The date of the actual show, Saturday, April 25, 2015, is fast approaching. The show will take place at 7 p.m. in the Kenston High School auditorium and will consist of performances in Act I and Act II as it did last year. Tickets will be needed for entry and they will be sold before the show for $8 and at the door the night of the show for $10. To the confirmed acts, congratulations and keep practicing! To those planning on attending, prepare to be captivated! Seasoned Variety Show participant Kyle Banham said, "I'm excited to raise the roof of the Kenston auditorium once again," and promises a show that is "just ridiculous. It's gonna make you lose your mind up in here." See you there!

Mary Poppins is coming to Kenston High School

Emma Biermann Zac ByrnesThe Kenston High School students have been working very hard on their rendition of the famous Broadway musical, Mary Poppins. Students have been working hard for months on memorizing songs, dances and scripts. The musical will take place from April 17th until April 19th. Ticket prices range from $12.00 to $16.00 depending on where you would like to be seated for the show. If you decide to buy your ticket at the door, there will be a processing fee of $1 on top of the original price of the ticket. "It’s a lot of work, yet so much fun. You have a chance to become friends with new people and become close to them," said sophomore Catherine Zickert.

For more information, you can call (440) 543-9821 Ext. 5277. Buy your tickets and come see the show everyone has been talking about, Mary Poppins! Purchase your tickets at the box office this week (cash or checks only), or order your tickets online.

New York Trip Success

Jake GrattoKenston Band and ChorusThis past spring break the Kenston Band and Chorus had the incredible opportunity to visit New York City. The group however met with unfortunate setbacks, as the bus broke down between Pennsylvania and New York. All students and adults had to wait for approximately four hours before the trip could resume. Nevertheless, the trip was an all-around success. The trip provided opportunities for the group that has forever been embedded into their memory. An unforgettable performance of Phantom of the Opera, a music workshop, a view from the top of the Rockefeller Building, a visit the Statue of Liberty and much more mesmerized the Kenston students. It's only a matter of time before the Music students embark on another trip.

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Got Old Electronics?

Cooper NashDo you have old computer equipment? TVs? Anything else electronic related that's taking up space? Bring it to Kenston High School on April 25, 2015 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. for free drop off and recycling by the Kenston Technology Department and Green Wave Computer Recycling (a certified recycling partner). Drop off is behind the High School, in the bus loop. Carri D'Angelo, an envirothon member said, "Safely recycling electronics is very beneficial, if electronics are not recycled properly it can cause huge problems in the environment."

District Art Show

Please join us!  You are invited to celebrate Kenston Schools 43rd Annual District Student Art Show on Tuesday, April 28 from 6-9pm with a gallery opening from 6-7pm, Wednesday, April 29 from 6:00-9:00pm and Thursday, April 30 from 6:00-9:00pm at Kenston High School, 9500 Bainbridge Road.  The art show will feature a variety of student artwork from all grade levels including work inspired by famous artists and other cultures, wood and scrap sculptures, graphic design, mixed media illustrations, portraits and landscapes.

KHS Annual Capture the Flag Tournament

It's that time of the year again! The Business Club is happy to present Kenston's Capture the Flag Tournament; which will take place this month from April 20th to May 1st. All you have to do to join is get a group of eight friends and join this high-paced game of finding the other team's flag.

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Attention Seniors!

We are in need of photos of the senior class throughout the years for the graduation video! Photos are due Monday, April 20th.  You can send photos to graduation.video@kenstonapps.org or give any photos to Kate Blackburn, Hannah Cubberley, Madi Wisniewski or Mrs. Hanzak.

We hope to include photos showcasing the favorite moments of each student at Kenston.  These can include the first day of school, the Letter People, Celebration of Me, class trips, athletics, or anything else you feel appropriate.   Please send in any (or all) photos you may have!

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Envirothon 5k!

Carri D'AngeloThe Envirothon Club will be hosting its annual Earth Day 5k on Sunday, April 19th at the Kenston Track and Trails. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and the race officially starts at 9 a.m. Registration is $20 with proceeds going to both KHS Envirothon and the Blue Planet Network Charity.

"We are looking forward to seeing a great crowd come out for a fun day and a great cause - raising funds for environmental improvements in our immediate and global community," said Envirothon Vice President, Kate Blackburn.

Bring your friends and family and come out on Sunday to support our wonderful planet and your KHS Envirothon Group!

Register now at: KenstonLocal.org/5k/

Mary Poppins

Morris WeinKenston Center Stage will be putting on an ambitious production of Mary Poppins. The show will be performed three times - Friday, April 17 (7:00pm), Saturday, April 18 (7:00pm), and Sunday, April 19 (2:00) – so students will have plenty opportunities to see it. Tickets cost $16.00 for orchestra and mezzanine seating and $12.00 for balcony seating if you order online. If you wait to buy your tickets at the door there is an extra $1.00 processing fee, and the show might be sold out, so it would be smart to pre-order your tickets online.

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Blood Drive

Hayley Harris On March 25th 2015, students of Kenston High School donated blood for The American Red Cross Association.  All students 16 and older were given the chance to donate blood. The students signed up for a time slot and went to the gym. People who attended the blood drive were provided food and drinks afterwards.  Many students were happy to eat Chipotle and enjoyed the blood drive. Some venders of the blood drive were Raised and Glazed, Paninis of Chagrin Falls, Steak n Shake, both Subways in Bainbridge, Simply Greek, Chipotles-legacy, Solon Heinen's, Piada, Mazzulos, Gionninis, Angelo's Pizza, Zeppe's Cleveland Pizza Company, Kate's Kitchen, Giant Eagle, Cleveland Pizza Company and Angie's Pizza. Every pint of blood saves 3 lives. This year Kenston collected 130 pints of blood! This was great because we only collected 115 pints last year. Giving blood was a great opportunity for Kenston High School students.  Junior Zac Byrnes said, "The blood drive was a great opportunity and Chipotle was a nice touch!"

Voters Wanted!

Sydney GorskiOn Tuesday May 5th, 2015 Geauga County will be having a special election. The ballot will consist of only one issue, the proposed new Kenston Local School's levy. The 4.7 mill combination levy will have two parts, a 4.0 mill operating levy to pay for daily operating expenditures and a .7 mill bond issue to pay for capital improvements. If you are eighteen years or older you are able to vote in this election! Make your voice heard by voting yes or no! If you are not registered to vote use this registration form and mail it in or go to a local registration location. If you have any further questions about the upcoming election check the district homepage.

MORE BREAKING NEWS at 2:25 p.m. Baseball is postponed. Practice inside, 2:30 -5
MORE BREAKING NEWS at 2:05 p.m.
Boys Tennis vs. St. Ignatius is cancelled; varsity practice inside 2:30 - 4.
BREAKING NEWS at 1:45 p.m.
9th grade and JV Baseball postponed.

Graduation Information

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Birthdays This Week

Sunday (4/19): Jordan Henry
Monday (4/20): Joseph Bennington and Sarah London
Tuesday (4/21): Sarah Hauserman
Friday (4/24): Tyler Fisher and Dominico Marra
Saturday (4/25): Samantha Cumley, Eric Bailey, Savana LaMaraca, and Michael Rockefeller

On This Day in History

Apirl 20, 1980 - The Castro regime announces that all Cubans wishing to emigrate to the U.S. are free to board boats at the port of Mariel west of Havana, launching the Mariel Boatlift. The first of 125,000 Cuban refugees from Mariel reached Florida the next day.

Quote of the Day

April 20, 2015 - "When I'm no longer rapping, I want to open up an ice cream parlor and call myself Scoop Dogg." ~ Snoop Dogg (A.K.A. Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop Lion, DJ Snoopadelic, Snoopzilla, Bigg Snoop Dogg)

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Help PTO! Our school code for Market Day is 5848. You can create an account at the Market Day Website and order items online. Market Day pickup is usually the third Wednesday of every month. Support KHS and order from Market Day!

PEAK

April - Integrity
Adhere to your beliefs, be faithful to your conscience, keep your word, and be honest with yourself.
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Thank You Kenston!

It does take funds to keep our website top-notch, and we greatly appreciate all the families and organizations that have made donations to our website operating fund. View Our Supporters (2/23/2015)

Caught Ya!

April 20, 2015
Jason Bernzweig found and turned in a necklace that belonged to Alondra Martinez which had sentimental value! Needless to say she is relieved to have it back.
Jason Bernzweig

Easy Way To Help!

You can sign up at HeinensRewards.com and a percentage of your purchases will come back to Kenston! More Information
When you order anything online at Amazon.com, you can tell them to donate to Kenston Foundation and they will!

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