Maybe at one point you noticed the KHS Bomber we've got ready to take you back to our homepage (should you chose to click on it), or maybe you haven't. But if you’re a history buff like me, you’ve probably wondered exactly what kind of Bomber it is. So I’ve prepared a little optional history lesson for all of you. If that’s your thing, click below, and I hope you enjoy.
Who is Hal? On February 20, 1991, Chief Warrant Officer Hal "Hooper" Reichle 27, was killed while piloting an OH-58 helicopter during the Desert Storm war. Hal was returning from a reconnaissance mission. Hal's death has started a movement across the United States involving an anonymous and secret society performing anonymous good deeds for perfect strangers.
Kenston High School alumni, John Peets visited KHS on Friday, October 10. Peets grew up in Bainbridge and graduated in 1985. In high school he helped the boys cross country team win states and he set records in the mile and the 4x800. After High school he attended the University of Mount Union where he studied marketing. After College he decided to make the leap in the music industry and moved to Nashville. After starting out by doing odd jobs at recording studios and playing in local restaurants he found his way into the Managing business. Now he has managed the careers of Little Big Town, Nickel Creek, Gillian Welch, Brothers Osborne, and most notably Eric Church and The Black Keys.
The Kenston Bomberette Dance Team has been invited to go to the Capital One Bowl in Orlando, Florida on New Years Day. The team will be learning a routine that is going to be performed during pregame. They were given this opportunity by the Universal Dance Association Dance Camp at Oakland University in Michigan. Each girl on the team learns three routines while they are at camp and performs them at the end of the week to be evaluated. This past summer, the team was awarded 51 blue ribbons and two superior trophies for their routines, attitude during the week, and putting in 110%. This is a once in a life time opportunity for the girls and they are actively fundraising for the trip. If you would like to make a donation to help the girls go to the Capital One Bowl please send it to the Kenston High School attention Kathy Wener.
I have been in the USA two months now, and I have experienced many things about the USA, including cities, foods, sports, habits of American culture, and more.
I am staying with the Abbarno family right now, and then I will be staying four months with the Thome family. And I will finish the year back with the Abbarno's. I appreciate what they are doing for me. I am liking the food! Mrs. Abbarno is a good cook.
Calling all Kenston students! Do you need community service hours? Volunteer Blue is a great way to earn community service hours. Volunteer Blue is meant to promote and to share the experience that the students have to encourage others to help the community. The Geauga Park District is in need of help on October 10 and October 11 at Frohring Meadows Park from 4:15 until 9 pm. Students that volunteer will be helping in a puppet show, face painting, and costumed characters. If interested contact Holly Sauder at email@example.com or 440-279-0802 before the event.
Josh Jakacki, a beloved teacher and coach, was just nominated for introduction into the Hiram College Hall of Fame Class of 2014. Josh Jakacki was a three-year member and three-year varsity letterman in men's basketball at Hiram. Jakacki was team captain in 1998 and was named Team MVP for all three seasons he played (1996-1998). He led the team in both assists and rebounds in all three of his seasons. He is also a member of the 1,000 Point Club, scoring 1,049. He was named Second Team All-OAC in 1996 and Honorable Mention All-OAC in 1997; 1998 2nd team performer and 1st team all-academic 1998. Jakacki holds the single season and career mark for steals with 62 and 142 steals, respectively. In addition, he ranks fifth in career assists (325) and free throw percentage, seventh in field goals made (403), eighth in minutes played (2,477) and tenth in field goals attempted. He graduated from Hiram College in 1998. Jakacki got his Master’s Degree in 2001. He served as a language arts teacher at Crestwood from 1998-2007 as well as lead the boys basketball team from 2000-2005. He is currently a language arts and social studies teacher at Kenston Middle School and serves as the head boys basketball coach and assistant girls track coach for the high school.
Homecoming Spirit week is coming up! Starting October 6, 2014 each day of the week will be a different theme. Monday is Neon, Tuesday is Twins day, Wednesday is Class color/Bomber game T-shirts, Thursday is tie dye, and Friday is Kenston spirit day! On Wednesday for class colors Freshman wear white, Sophomores red, Juniors Colombia blue, Seniors Navy Blue, and the Staff should wear grey. If you are planning on attending Homecoming, tickets will be sold starting Tuesday, September 30th and will continue until Friday, October 10th. Tickets will be sold for $15.00 during your lunch periods in the box office (ticket booth) with checks or online with a credit/debit card (link will be on KHS homepage). Make sure to purchase them beforehand because tickets will NOT be sold at the door! If you plan to bring a guest from another school, you must get a guest form filled out (Forms are available in the office) and approved before you purchase tickets. Your guest’s and your tickets must be purchased at the school (Not Online) once your guest form has been turned in. Failure to follow guest protocol will result in removal from the dance.
Making history Cailee and Tyler Rendlesham are the first siblings to win Grand and Reserve Champion in the same year. With the judges not even knowing that they were brother and sister. This year at the Geauga County Fair Cailee beats her big brother and won Grand Champion lamb in market lamb show. Tyler won Reserve Champion in the market lamb show category this year. The fair was held over Labor Day in Burton, Ohio.