This week at Kensington Intermediate and Senior High
By Teila Coulson and Makayla Oatway
The KISH Senior High men's basketball team captured the silver medal at AA provincials against Charlottetown Rural. The boys had a strong start but hit a scoring drought in the third quarter and could not recover. The final score was 91-78. Congratulations on a great season, guys!
Spring female volleyball has started up again for another season. This year there will be an under-18 team and an under-16 team. All players are welcome. Practices on Wednesdays and game nights on Thursdays.
Badminton is being held on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school from 2:30 to 4 p.m. for junior high and 4 to 5:30 p.m. for senior high.
Rugby practice in the gym on Wednesday, March 12, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. for girls and on Thursday, March 13, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for the guys. Open to all students in grades 9-12 and all new curious and returning players are welcome to attend. Have proper gym footwear.
The staff at KISH would like to thank all those who remembered us during the recent staff appreciation week with flowers, snacks, baked goods and the truly awesome meal!
A big thanks to KISH Student Council, KISH Parent Council and Greco and Save Easy for their donations.
Congratulations to the following students of the month: Grade 7 - Kristin Champion, Krystof Wigmore; Grade 8 - Travis Gaudet, Shannan Hill; Grade 9 - Reint-Jan Rammelaere, Joshua Burth; Grade 10 - Lydia Hunter, Nathaniel Cole; Grade 11 - Andrew Weeks, Kelsey Haslam; Grade 12 - Emma MacLean, Megen Gaudet.
The next grad class activity will be held on Thursday, March 27, when participating students will try their hand at curling at the Silver Fox Curling Club in Summerside.
The bus leaves at 3:30 p.m. and returns at 6 p.m.
KISH's Picks for the month of March were selected by Riley Cole.
1. "The Mark of Athena" by Rick Riordan
2. "The Battle of Britain - World War II"
3. "Cardboard" by Doug Ten Napel
4. "The Lost Hero" by Rick Riordan
5. "The Greek Myths" by R.W. Halford
Literacy Reading time is on Thursday, March 13, period #3 for both junior and senior high students.
Check out the great books in the "New Arrival" area.
For the month of March we will be celebrating Classic Novels.
We're missing some yearbooks from our collection and are asking you to check in your attic or basement for yearbooks from the following years: 1958 1960 1970 1994 1996 1997 1999 2002. If you happen to find one and would like to donate it to the school, please call the office at 836-8901.
u March 12: Agriculture Certificate First Aid Training
u March 17-21: March Break
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