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1/26/15

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KAMS Falcon Bulletin

 

Monday, January 26, 2015

 

Today in History

Monday, January 26, 2015

On this day in 1979, "The Dukes of Hazzard," a television comedy about two good-old-boy cousins in the rural South and their souped-up 1969 Dodge Charger known as the General Lee, debuts on CBS.

Wednesday, January 27, 2015

In honor of Super Bowl Weekend.  Here is a little football sports trivia for you.  On January 28, 1959, the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL) signed Vince Lombardi to a five-year contract as the team's coach and general manager.  The second Super Bowl, a win over the Oakland Raiders, marked Lombardi's last game with the Packers. In 1967, he announced his retirement, leaving with an overall coaching record in Green Bay of 98-30-4.

He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame the following year. The Super Bowl trophy was subsequently renamed the Vince Lombardi Trophy, ensuring that Lombardi's name—and his legacy as the greatest football coach of the 20th century—will be remembered forever.

 

Today at KAMS...

Are you ready for some football?
Come by the gym on Wednesday January 28th and watch two teams battle it out in the SOC Arena Football championships.
Doors open at 7:20am and the game starts promptly at 7:25am!

Would you like to give your friend a rose? Well don't miss "Send a friend a rose and a message?" This week on the outside stage during lunch. You can purchase a rose for $1.50 and 2 for $2.75. The rose will be delivered to your friend by February 13th during 4th period. All moneys go towards student incentives.

Get ready to travel back for the Decades Dance Kams Sock-Hop. The dance is on Febuary 6th from 3:00-5:00pm The tickets will cost $5 w/o ASB, free with ASB and $7 on the day of the dance. Start buying dance tickets today at the student store at lunch. You must have a current id to purchase a dance ticket. You must have an id card to purchase a ticket and you must have your id card to get into the dance.

 

This Week at KAMS...

This message is to remind you that your final payment for Disneyland is due February 12, 2015.  If you have already made your final payment, or paid in full please disregard this message.If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Karen Johnson, Student Store Manager.

Fashion Show this Thursday to help give you ideas for the upcoming Decades Spirit week that starts on Monday!

 

Athletics on Campus...

Don't miss out on the first home basketball game of the season this Thursday. Hope to see you there!  Go Falcon Basketball!!

"A special shout out to all of the wrestlers that competed in tournaments this2 weekends ago weekend. Awesome Job Marcus Curry, Jack O'Conner, Angel Huston, and Jacob Votaw for bringing home 1st place medals. Great job Wyatt Barritt, Jordan Stutsman, and Hunter Kelly for placing second, and Emily Breakfield for placing 4th! Your couches are proud of all of the hard work you all have put in! Keep up the good work!"

"Great job to the wrestlers that wrestled this past weekend at the Natomas Tournament in Rocklin! A special shout out to Wyatt Barritt, Jarod Schwartz, Jack O'Conner, and Angel Huston for taking first place, and to Damion Meddock for placing second. Great job all of you!"

 

Yearbook

Today is the last day to purchase a 2015 yearbook for a discounted price of only $40. On Tuesday, prices will go up to $50. Personalized nameplates are no longer available. 

This year's yearbook is 20 pages longer with more interviews and memories than ever before to celebrate a Decade of KAMS. Purchase a yearbook through school loop under quicklinks OR the student store. Check out our YERD'S THE WORD website under the Quicklinks for our school's latest pics and advice by YERDY. We're even including sneak peaks of some of this year's pages once a week! 

 

Clubs

 

Library

Mondayy, Jan. 26th

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Don’t be placed on the “No Activities” list.  Please return or renew your overdue books.  This is the last week to participate in January’s library challenge! Can you answer questions about the events and people that made history in 2014? Stop by the library today and enter!

Wednesday, Jan. 28th

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Don’t be placed on the “No Activities” list.  Please return or renew your overdue books.  Today is the last day to participate in January’s library challenge! Earn and collect library tickets to exchange for KAMS CASH or free books.

 

NEXT WEEK and WEEKS to come...

Upcoming Spirit Week February 2- 6, 2015 (NEXT WEEK):
Monday- Middle aged Monday (Dress like your parents)
Tuesday- 80s day
Wednesday- Kindness Revolution 60’s/ 70’s day
Thursday- Throwback “Toddler” Thursday
Friday- 50’s Friday

 

Upcoming Events

Jan 28    Student of the Month

                -Incoming 7th Parent Mtg

Jan 29    Basketball at home

Jan 30    Lip Sync Competition

Jan 31    Wrestling at LCHS

Feb 2    Cyberbullying/Bullying Awareness Week and Spirit Week 

 

Be Safe… Be Respectful…  Be Responsible…

BE THE CHANGE! Tag You're it!

 

NEW CELL PHONE POLICY 9/22/14

CELL PHONES

Though students are permitted to carry their cell phones during the school day, use of cell phones is prohibited during school hours . All cell phones must be turned off and removed from ...more

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 ...more

News

Chinese Lion Dance Club
If you would like to be a part of the Chinese Lion Dance Club, there will be practices after school from 3:00-4:00 on the following dates:

Monday, January 26

Monday, February 2

Additional practice dates will be set at these meetings. &nbs... Continue
Posted by: Traci Seto
Published: 1/23/15

Falcons Robotics Squad Compete in Northern California Championship this Saturday...
Good luck to our Falcon Robotic Squad who compete Saturday at Inderkam High School in the Northern California Championships. The team members include: Tyler Afana, Darren Animo, Wesley Garma, Rohan Kumar, Victor Leung, Annabella Macaluso, Jol... Continue
Posted by: Scott Morris
Published: 1/23/15

2015 KAMS S.O.A.R. 7th grade Incentive Trip- Discovery Kingdon Six Flags
2015 KAMS S.O.A.R. 7th grade Incentive Trip

Discovery Kingdom Six Flags

Date:   April 25, 2015 8:00 am- 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $65w/ ASB and $75 w/o ASB.  CASH ONLY TRIP! This includes transportation, admission to Six Flags and all you... Continue
Posted by: Donna Mc Neel
Published: 1/22/15

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How to report an absence

WHO DO I INFORM WHEN MY STUDENT IS ABSENT?

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.