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Rotary Senior

Paige Palmer was selected Kenston’s Chagrin Valley Rotary Club Student of the Month. She maintains a 4.386 grade point average. Paige has earned Academic Awards in eight different classes, including Honors Chemistry and AP World History. She has been named an AP Scholar with Distinction; a National Merit Commended Scholar and recipient of the West Point Leadership Award. Athletically, she earned First Team All-Conference in Cross Country as a sophomore and junior, Second Team All-Conference in Track as a sophomore and as a scholar athlete in both sports.

She is a member of the National Honor Society and Political Action Committee at Kenston (PACK) and serves as co-president of the Kenston Business Club. Membership in these organizations has given her the opportunity to organize and run events and meetings. Paige participated in Kenston Field Experience, the western geology field trip.

Paige has dedicated her time to community service, volunteering for St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, organizing and leading a neighborhood food drive that collected over a ton of non-perishable and staple items for Bainbridge Food for Friends. For the past two years, she served as a member of the Geauga County United Way Youth Fund Distribution Committee.

She plans to attend The Ohio State University or the University of Michigan and pursue a business degree in marketing.

Russian Scholar Laureate

Betsy Ortner has been selected as an American Council of Teacher of Russian Scholar Laureate for 2016. She is a member of a highly select group of Russian students from secondary schools all over the United States – all of whom were selected by their teachers and principals as the most outstanding Russian student of 2016 at their school. Mr. Ted Krejsa is Betsy’s Russian teacher.

Pictured In Photo: Betsy Ortner, American Council of Teacher of Russian Scholar Laureate for 2016 with her Russian teacher, Ted Kresja

Incoming Kindergarten Parent Meeting

Information Night for incoming Kindergarten parents will be held Monday, February 27th at 7:00 p.m. at Timmons Elementary School for children entering Kindergarten this August. Children must be five (5) years old on or before September 30, 2017. Registration Packets must be picked up at this time. Kindergarten Registration Packets are different from those posted on-line.

Kindergarten Registration will be held on Monday, March 6th from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Timmons Elementary School. Please bring the completed packet, and support documentation for copying and your calendar to Registration.

AfterProm Fashion Show

Mark your calendar: On Friday, March 10th, beginning at 7:00 p.m., the Robert A. Lee Auditorium at Kenston High School will be rocking with the annual Kenston Fashion Show. This popular family-friendly event is a fund-raiser for AfterProm and features Kenston juniors and seniors showing off their creative choreography as they dance to great music. Juniors will be in casual wear, and seniors will grace the stage in tuxes and formal dresses. Tickets are $6.00 at the door, and all proceeds go to After Prom.

The Kenston AfterProm provides a secure place for students to have fun and be safe after the prom. KHS AfterProm offers a drug and alcohol-free party filled with food, fun, games, entertainment and prizes. All juniors and seniors are encouraged to attend even if they do not attend prom. Sophomores and freshmen must have attended prom with an upperclassman to attend AfterProm.

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