High School Weekly News | September 28

Please contact Theresa Cline at tcline@kingsschools.org if you have any questions.

Moms in Prayer

The Moms in Prayer group meets every Thursday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. in CRISTA’s Martin Center (Rm 313). All High School and Junior High moms are welcome. For more information please contact Paula Holt, paula_j_holt@hotmail.com.

Parent/Guardian Teacher Conferences are Next Week

Parent/Guardian Teacher conference day is next week! First term conferences will be held on Friday, October 5th in the Student Lounge and the Library Commons from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Scheduling for conference times will be done on-line beginning at 6:00 a.m. Monday, October 1st and will continue through midnight on Wednesday, October 3rd . Detailed instructions were sent in a recent email regarding on-line scheduling.

Principal’s Coffee

Do you have questions about what is happening at Kings High School? Please join our Principal, Bob Ruhlman, and other high school administrators, for the Principal’s Coffee on Tuesday, October 16th at 8:30 a.m. in the Student Lounge. All high school parents are welcome to attend this informal event. We look forward to seeing you then!

Campus Tours

Ever wondered about how King’s Schools and CRISTA Ministries got started? The son of the founder, Mike Martin, will be giving campus tours twice this fall, on Friday, October 5th  (there are only a few spots available for this tour) and Thursday, October 9th (there are quite a few spots open. Mike is a marvelous story teller and as part of the tour, will talk about the early years of King’s Garden. Tours begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. in Reimer Library in the Martin Center Building and will end around noon. Please call Janet Screen, CRISTA’s Corporate Receptionist, at (206) 546-7200 or email her at: jscreen@crista.net for details and reservations.

Fall Focus Day is October 10th

Wednesday, October 10th is Fall Focus Day for all high school students. During this half day each class will engage in activities that focus on preparing for college life and beyond. Many more details will be provided in the coming days. Please add this date to your calendar, as we view this as an important event for every student. Attendance will be taken at every grade level event.

  • Freshmen will be visiting Seattle Pacific University. Our goal is to help students begin looking beyond 9th grade and to encourage them to develop strengths and passions that will help them find the best fit college. Each student will need a signed permission slip and a sack lunch on that day.
  • Sophomores will be heading to classrooms to take the Kaplan ½ & ½ exam. This test serves as a great practice for both the SAT and ACT and students will have access to their scores that same day! All students need to arrive to testing WITH their Surface in their backpack. Classroom assignments will be emailed home prior to testing.
  • Juniors will also be in classrooms to take the PSAT. Classroom assignments will be emailed home prior to testing.
  • Seniors will spend the morning rotating between three life skills seminars.

Fall Focus Day Schedule

8:10-12:30       Fall Focus Day
12:30               Half Day Dismissal