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  • KJHS End of the Year & 2022-2023 School Year Update

    Posted by Mr. Gaskin on 5/25/2022

    Dear KJHS Families,

    We wanted to thank all of our families for a great 2021-2022 school year.  As you know, this week is a busy week and we still have a few more events to go.  We also wanted to thank you for your support throughout the school year.  Mrs. Cummings, Mrs. Freed, and I truly appreciated your warm welcome, support, and encouraging emails all throughout the school year.  We are eager to review the 5 Essentials Survey data this summer and include this feedback in our goals for the 2022-2023 school year.

    We will miss Mr. Hollander and Mr. Sacher on so many levels.  If you haven’t heard, both of these amazing educators are retiring this year.  We all wish them the very best in their new endeavors moving forward.  Also, we wanted to provide you with a few end of the year updates and a few important things about next school year.

    End Of The Year

    • We will have our Moving on Ceremony for 8th grade students on Friday, May 27th.  PLEASE make sure you plan accordingly in the morning and after school if you will be utilizing the carpool lane.  Students need to be dropped off in the carpool lane and should NOT be dropped off in the staff parking lot.
    • Pictures can be taken after your ceremony and/or students are welcome to come back after school to take pictures in the front of the building.  Please do not take pictures before school in the carpool lane or in the parking lot.

    New KJHS Teachers for 2022-2023

    • We have recommended two new staff members for next school year.  Mr. Nalefski will be joining the 8th grade Explorers Team next year.  Mr. Nalefski come to us from NNHS and he will be teaching Social Studies.  Mrs. Ishikawa will be joining the 6th grade Andes Team next year.  Mrs. Ishikawa comes to us from a nearby school district and she will be teaching Math.  We are excited to welcome these two amazing educators to KJHS. 
    • We will have a few additional staffing updates over the summer.

      KJHS Summer Letter and 2022-2023 School Year
    • We will be sending out a summer letter on July 1st.  It may take several days for it to arrive because it is mailed in bulk, so please be patient.  This letter will include important information for the 2022-2023 school year as well as fee statements for each student.
    • Student schedules will go live in Infinite Campus on Monday, August 8th at 3:00 p.m.
    • Locker Jam dates will be on August 9th, 10th and 11th.  Students will have a chance to pick-up school supplies, walk their schedule and set up their lockers.  These dates and times will be broken up by each grade level.  More specific details will be included in the summer letter.
    • If you will be out of town that week, please do not panic.  Students that miss Locker Jam will be able to walk their schedule, pick-up their school supplies, and set up their lockers in the morning on the first day of school.  The first day of school for students is Wednesday, August 17th.
    • KJHS Curriculum Night is scheduled for Tuesday, September 6, 2022.  More details will be shared in the summer letter and at the onset of next school year.

    Thanks again for all of your support and have a great summer!


    Patrick G. Gaskin                 Emily Cummings                       Julia M. Freed
    Principal                               Assistant Principal                     Assistant Principal

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