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KAMS Falcon Bulletin


Wednesday, August 26, 2014


Today in History...


August 27-

On this day in 1908, future President Lyndon Baines Johnson was born in Texas. Johnson became president when JFK was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. He was sworn in on Air Force One, while a Jacqueline Kennedy looked on, November 22, 1963.



Today at KAMS...

Reminders from KAMS Administration

  • Students: We are noticing quite a few students drinking slushies outside. You can only drink water and Gatorade outside. Please drink your slushie in the MP room.
  • Remember while playing on the field at lunch there is no tackling… touch football only. 
  • The computer hours at lunch this week are Tue. 8th grade lunch only for the first 20 minutes and both lunches on Thursday for the first 20 minutes. 
  • Always keep track of your backpack as we have experienced the theft of items with unsupervised backpacks. 
  • You MAY NOT pass money to someone in line at the student store or lunch lines.. you will receive a consequence for this if you do.  There is also no cutting in the lines and please do not talk to your friends while they are in line. It looks like you are trying to cut the line.
  • Please make sure all bags your bring to school have school appropriate pictures on them.
  • Morning & Afternoon Detentions:

If you have been assigned a morning or afternoon detention and are not sure where to go, please check the list of ID numbers that will be posted in the Student Services window every day.  It will tell you which room it is being held in.   No reminder passes will be sent for morning or afternoon detention.  It is your responsibility to arrive on time and make transportation arrangements.


  • Lunch Detentions:

You will receive a pink reminder pass in the period before lunch letting you know where to report for detention.  It is your responsibility to be on time.  If you are late, you get double the consequence.


Also, after announcements today you will get a chance to pledge to Be the Change, Tag You're it...  Get your pledge card from your 3rd period teacher, fill it out and turn it in at lunch to the table for your spirit team.  Lets see who can get the most pledges turned in...


Student Store will be open every day this week after school.  Stop by and get your snacks and supplies.  Also, you can purchase items during your lunch. 


If you are a 7th graders and you would like to be a part of KAMS School Site Council, please see Ms. McNeel or Mrs. Dopson.  we need 2 7th graders to represent our school. 


This Week at KAMS...

Wednesday is Back to School Night from 6-7pm. Remind your parents. Smoothie Patrol will be here.


This Friday is our first Spirit Day competition! It will be Be the Change Day- Wear Orange. Show your school Spirit and take a stand against Bullying and school Violence. You will learn more about it at Tuesday’s Assembly. Ask your 3rd period teacher which Spirit team you are on.... Go KAMS!


Mark your calendars the first dance of the year will be September 26th.  More information to come soon.


Athletics on Campus...

Also, stop by Student Store on Thursday mornings for donuts.  Only $1.  This week come out and support the Cross Country.





Wednesday, August 27th


Library News:


The textbook window is open 7:30 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. to take care of any textbook related issues. The main library will be open to students before school, at lunch, and after-school starting Tuesday, September 2nd.



KAMS Community Service:

Do you like to volunteer in our community? Are you interested in earning the KAMS Community Service Award? All interested students must attend the first meeting at the library during both lunches on Thursday, August 28th. Please see Mrs. Kennedy or visit the library website for more information.


Yearbook news

Imagine opening the yearbook and seeing a page dedicated to YOU!!! Well now it’s possible because 8th Grade Promotion Ads and Business Ads are available at a range of prices. Go to the yearbook link on school loop and design your very own page with our super easy-to-use Ad Maker.


Also, you have only this week to buy the 10th Anniversary Yearbook at only $35. The back-to-school special will end this Friday. Don’t miss out on a piece of your history!





Major Upcoming Events

8/27        Back to School Night

8/29        Be the Change... Orange Day!

9/1          No School

9/3          F&O Leadership Mtg

                Parent University

9/4          Club Rush

9/8          Volleyball Tryouts begin

9/9          PSAT Registration

                SSC Meeting

9/10        C&I Leadership Mtg

9/12         Be the Change... Orange Day!

9/17        Staff Meeting

9/18        Minimum Day

9/19        Makeup Picture Day

9/24        Student of the Month

9/25        PBIS Meeting

               Volleyball at Smedberg

9/26        1st Dance – 3:00-5:00 PM


Be Safe… Be Respectful…  Be Responsible…

BE THE CHANGE! Tag You're it!


Quick Guidelines on Student Dress Code

Dress and Grooming Guidelines


KAMS Families and Students,

Here are some key highlights from the EGUSD dress code policy. Dress code will be enforced, so please dress appropriately for school. For more specific information regarding the dress code, see page 24.


Some key highlights from the dress code are:

  • Hats must face forward
  • No undergarments showing
  • Skirts/shorts cannot be shorter than mid-thigh (when standing)
  • No Sagging pants
  • No muscle shirts (sleeveless shirts) for boys
  • No halter tops, strapless tops, off the shoulder tops, or bra-like tops
  • Students can wear flip flops

Important Information


September Events at KAMS
Please see the attached - September Events at KAMS! Continue
Posted by: Melanie Dopson
Published: 8/29/14

Parents and Guardians -


Please consider donating to KAMS through our Adopt Our Falcon Program.  All funds are truly appreciated!


Please see the attached flyer.


Thank you in advance! Continue
Posted by: Melanie Dopson
Published: 8/27/14

Expectations Assemblies
Over the course of the past two days all 7th and 8th graders have attended an Expectations Assembly led by one of the vice principals. During the assemblies, the vice principals spoke about behavior expectations, dress code, electronic devices, an... Continue
Posted by: Chandra Victor
Published: 8/20/14


How to report an absence


You can call 916-686-5210 to report your student’s absence.

Julie Underwood (Junderwo@egusd.net) can take calls regarding 7th grade students

Christina Ascencio (Cascencio@egusd.net) works with 8th grade students

If you send a note or email, please remember to include: student name, date of absence, reason for absence, student ID number (if you have it), and who is reporting the absence. We will not accept emails to clear a student absence from a student's School Loop account. School Loop emails must come from a parent account.