High School Weekly News | Dec 9

Please contact Judy Kelly jkelly@kingsschools.org if you have any questions!

Kings v. Archbishop Murphy…. Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A!
Calling all Chick-fil-A fans. Chick-fil-A wants to help raise money for our King’s Basketball program! Here’s your chance to chow down yummy Chick-fil-A menu items and show your King’s Spirit. It’s simple. Present the attached coupon to Chick-fil-A in Lynnwood, January 5th from 5:30-8:30. This is a head-to-head competition with our rival, Archbishop Murphy. The school with the highest sales will receive additional donations. Plus, 5 Knights will face off against Archbishop Murphy in a timed Nugget Eating contest. The school team who eats the most nuggets and chugs the most lemonade will win Chick-fil-A prizes! Rally your family and friends and join Lance and your King’s Cheer Team on January 5th. Print out copies of the coupon for everyone you know. Let’s “dunk” this one for the Knights!

Winners of the Nugget Eating contest and the presentation of the check to the winning school will be announced by the Chick-fil-A Cow at the Kings/Archbishop Murphy varsity basketball games on Friday January 6th. Pick up copies of the Chick-fil-A Spirit Night coupon from your school office or print directly from attachment. Coupon must be presented for King’s to get credit. Don’t let AMHS beat King’s! Students interested in representing King’s in the Nugget Eating contest must sign up with Mrs. White in the KHS office. Mr. Ruhlman and Coach Skeen will select the team. Deadline to sign up is January 3rd at 3pm. The team will be announced on January 4th.

Parents Needed for Homecoming!
Next week is Homecoming Week and the Parent Council would like your help with: appetizer snacks on Thursday, 12/15 for ‘Dress as your Parent Day’ and evening clean-up help on Friday, 12/16. Thank you for considering. Details and signups can be found at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a48a9af23a75-khshomecoming.

FIRST Tech Challenge League Meet
The King’s High School robotics team (CyberKnights) is hosting the second 2016 FIRST Tech Challenge Babbage League Meet tomorrow, Saturday, Dec 10th. The competition will be held on the first floor of the main high school building. Come and support our Junior High and High School robotics teams in their last league meet! Matches start at noon. For more information about FIRST Tech Challenge or this meet, contact Mr. Thompson at mthompson@kingsschools.org.

Christmas Concert
Please join us on Thursday, December 15th for our Christmas concert at Maple Park Church 7:00 p.m. featuring King’s Abundant Life, Concert Choir, Living Faith, Chamber Orchestra and an Instrumental Trio. A special guest appearance by Living Faith Alumni will be presented at the end of the evening.

Thank You to the Christmas Décor Volunteers
The CRISTA Assisted Living community and the High School staff would like to thank all the volunteers for their time and effort in decorating these facilities. From CRISTA Courtyard: “The residents have been stopping us and commenting on how beautiful everything looks, it’s really making them happy and putting everyone in the mood for Christmas! It was fun getting to know each of you and to observe you using your gifts to help others. You have big hearts and we are very grateful for all of the love that you poured out on the Courtyard residents.” If you would like to help us take the decorations down and store them, service hours will be available on January 8th starting at 1:00 p.m. Please contact Karen Kephart at kkephart@crista.net.

DECA Does NYC!
King’s High School DECA took 45 students and 6 chaperones to the Big Apple this week! Students gained business and marketing knowledge, along with cultural and history lessons, all mixed together with fun during this 4-day adventure on Manhattan and Brooklyn streets. Highlights from the trip included visits to NBC, 911, One World Observatory, a dinner cruise on the Hudson, Macy’s Merchandising Tour, Madison Square Garden, Central Park, Wall Street, audience members during a live taping at TBN, Grand Central Station, Rockettes, Color Purple Broadway show, the Federal Reserve and the gold vault housing 25% of the world’s gold where students stood 80 feet below street level to see this amazing vault built in the early 1920’s, and SO, SO much more. Students and chaperones walked almost 50 miles over the course of three and a half days!

Unified Robotics State Championship
The King’s High School robotics team (CyberKnights) and Unified Robotics Leadership Club, would like to thank everyone who came to the Unified Robotics State Championship last Saturday. The Championship was held at the Pacific Science Center with the help of Special Olympics Washington. Many students, both from King’s and other schools, were able to volunteer, participate, and cheer at this event. KOMO News, The Seattle Times, and Q13 Fox covered the Championship! You can find the Seattle Times and Q13 articles at http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/education/unified-robotics/ robotics/ and http://q13fox.com/2016/12/03/robots-take-over-the-pacific-science-center-in-first-ever-special-olympics-competition/ respectively. It was a great way to wrap up the 2016 Unified Robotics season. For more information about Unified Robotics, visit their website: http://unifiedrobotics.org/ or contact Noelle Foster at noellefoster@me.com.

Auction
This year, there are two new fun elements to King’s Auction – a wine grab and dessert dash! Both are a way for everyone to join in the fun. The wine grab will be 3 bottles of wine – carefully disguised with wrapping – valued at $40 or higher for a price of $100. The dessert dash will offer each guest at every table to place a bid for a dessert. We hope to offer lots of delicious, beautiful and amazing desserts and wine for these two new offerings. So, if you’d like to donate wine or a fabulous dessert if you bake or have a favorite bakery that will donate your favorite sweet treat just let us know – www.kingsauction@kingsschools.org. Both wine and dessert donations count towards family auction support.

SCRIP News
The last order deadline before the Christmas break is Monday Dec. 12th at 8:15 a.m.  Orders and payments must be received by then to be included.  Our last day to sell SCRIP TO GO on campus before the break is Thursday Dec. 15th from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.  Be sure and stock up if you need cards.  SCRIPNOW and Reloads will be available over the break when paying with Presto Pay.  Be sure to check out the SCRIP Facebook page for the latest information and updates. If you have any questions contact Val Scheevel at scrip@kingsschools.org.

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Give the best gift you could give this season by committing to be safe behind the wheel and avoiding distraction while driving. Join King’s High School DECA, Washington Department of Transportation and Chick-fil-A for the “Do Good December” project to eliminate distracted driving. For more information go to targetzero.com.

Homecoming 2016
Attached you will find a flyer with all of the information on the 2016 Homecoming celebration, A Knight at the Oscars. The theme for Sprit Week is, “A Home Away From Home” and the dress up days are described in detail in the attached flyer.

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