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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
3:30 AM - 5:00 PM
In answer to parents’ concerns School Board members have proposed that the district conduct a survey to get input on school start times. The survey response period begins today; it is available in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole. It is very important that parents complete the survey at the link below to express their thoughts on this important topic. You need to fill out only one survey even if you have children in more than one school. The survey will direct you to questions regarding both schools. The preferred method is to take the survey online; however, paper and pencil versions of the survey will be available at your child’s school as well. As a convenience, if you are unable to complete the survey at home, you may go to the Parent Education Center at each school to complete the survey on a computer or you can complete a paper and pencil version as stated above. School staff will advise you how to complete the paper and pencil version. We would like to get as many parents to participate in the survey as possible, so that we will have the best information to use for planning any changes which may be in order. You will assist us in responding to your needs by completing the survey today. The survey link is below. The deadline for completing the survey is Dec. 22nd. Thank you.
TEST DATE / REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Dec 3 / Nov 3
Jan 21 / Dec 21
Mar 11 / Feb 10
May 6 / Apr 7
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday @ Key Largo School 8:30-3:30..….(305) 453-1255 Ext. 57311
Wednesday & Friday @ Coral Shores High School 7:30-2:30…… (305) 853-3222 Ext. 56398
Seamus named to All State and Miami Dade
Congratulations to Seamus Dougherty for being accepted into the 2017 All State Honors Band! Seamus will join the other top players from across Florida in the state’s largest honors ensemble in Tampa this January at the Florida Music Educator’s Conference, representing the Coral Shores Band with pride and skill.
Additionally, Seamus earned a seat in the Miami Dade College Honor Band. He’ll represent the Coral Shores Band in December in a weekend which will include rehearsals with award winning conductors, a concert with some of the best high school performers in our area, and a clinic with the internationally acclaimed group Dallas Brass. Way to go, Seamus!
Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup in September was a success! Roughly 40 students, staff and parents helped to remove 781 pounds of trash from the mangroves behind OUR SCHOOL! The trash removed is in addition to about 900 pounds removed last May. We are making a dent but trash remains.
Teens 4 Oceans and Mrs. Rosenow would like to give a shout out to all involved, especially science teacher, Jacob Poelma and his wife. Brittany. Thanks to the NHS, for providing snow cones, and the Student Council, for buying pizza, after the event. Good work Canes! It takes a village!!
The Monroe County School District has implemented a new student information system which includes replacement of the Pinnacle Gradebook. The FOCUS Student Portal is now available! Student can sign on through the link at the top of the page under Students - FOCUS Student Login, and student login information has been provided to school administrators and gradebook managers. The FOCUS Parent Portal is expected to be available in mid-September. There will be a registration process for parents to have their own accounts to access the portal. With that account, they will be able to view student grades and attendance. A single account will be used to access information on all students in a family.
Thank you for your patience as we transition to a new system. We hope that you will find the additional resources available through the Parent Portal helpful in monitoring your child’s academic success.
Students who are interested in helping with our school website may contact Mrs. Britton in Room 2-201, email: Linda.Britton@keysschools.com or call x56342.
the world. The Gallup Student Poll is a brief, 24-item survey available on the web for students in grades 5 through 12. One time per year in the fall, the survey is provided at no cost to schools. The Gallup Student Poll includes the following themes:
- Engagement is the student’s involvement in and enthusiasm for school.
- Hope is the ideas and energy students have for the future.
- Entrepreneurial Aspiration is the talent and energy for building businesses that survive, thrive and employ others.
- Career/Financial Literacy is the information, attitudes and behaviors that students need to practice for healthy participation in the economy.
The Gallup Student Poll gives students a voice in building great schools, and results provide schools with important, actionable information beyond standard measures, such as grades and test scores, to help schools make kids ready for the future. Please visit the Gallup Student Poll homepage on the web at http:/www.galluppoll.com
http://www.gallupstudentpoll.com to view the survey items and learn more. To date, there have been over 4 million completes of the Gallup Student Poll.
This survey is anonymous and voluntary. That means Gallup cannot identify your student, and your student’s individual responses will not be shared with anyone. Only grade-level and school-level information will be shared with our school. Your student does not have to participate in this survey. There are no consequences or penalties if your student does not participate. Email Gallup Education at email@example.com if you have questions about this survey, or contact your school principal.
If you do NOT agree to have your student participate in the Gallup Student Poll. Please complete a form available in the front office.
School will be open on Friday, Oct. 7.
The October 7 Homecoming football game, parade and dance are all postponed due to the threat of Hurricane Matthew. School is closed on Thursday, Oct. 6.
Monroe County Public Schools Free/Reduced Lunch Application. Renew before Sept. 28 to avoid missing lunch.
Attention Parents: Please remember a new application is required each year. Renew before Sept. 28. Apply online and start your family's meal benefits sooner by entering your information now. Set up a FREE account at www.MyPaymentsPlus.com or renew at https://meals.monroe.k12.flus/ to secure that your child(ren) will not miss a lunch!
Sophomores: Red, Freshmen: Green
Class Stairwell Competition
Powderpuff Game Kickoff at 6pm on the football field
October 4 Ohana Day – Dress in Hawaiian Attire
October 5 Disney Character Day
October 6 Heroes vs. Villains Day
October 7 Green and Gold Day – Early Release Day
Volleypuff Games and Pep Rally
Parade: 5pm along the Old Highway
Caneival: 5:30pm in the Courtyard
immediately following parade
Football Game: 7:30pm Kickoff
October 8 Dance: 7-10pm in the Gymnasium
Tickets are being sold during lunch 9/28-10/7
$15 + canned goods
- Tops must have a sleeve that comes off of the shoulder. No sleeveless, straps or bare midriff tops are permitted. Shirts and tops must extend over the waist; no skin may be exposed at the belly/waist line; shirts may not be see-through.
- Clothing with holes above the knees is prohibited.
- Students must wear shoes to school, and at all school related functions.
- Underwear, boxers, or bras without complete covering are prohibited. Sagging pants that expose underwear are not allowed. All pants must be worn at the waist.
- All shorts, dresses, or skirts cannot be shorter than 6 inches above the knee.
- No head coverings of any kind are allowed.
- Bandanas are not to be worn or displayed on campus or school activities.
- Sunglasses are not allowed.
- Prohibited tops: strapless garments, tube tops, bare back tops, see-through tops or garments, shirts tied at the midriff, one shoulder strap tops, and muscle shirts. Students may not wear clothing that is either revealing or provocative.
- All items that advertise or encourage the use of drugs, alcohol, or tobacco are prohibited.
- Belt or wallet chains are prohibited.
- Spandex, leggings and biker shorts are prohibited at school unless worn under garments that meet dress code.
- Students are prohibited from wearing attire that may be used as weapons, such as chain belts, wallet chains, and apparel with spikes.
- Clothing articles shall not convey messages (writing, pictures, symbols, or logo) that are crude, vulgar, obscene, gang-related, and sexually suggestive or other things deemed inappropriate for school.
• Sagging or low riding pants or slacks
• Pajamas or house slippers
• Crop tops
• Spandex, leggings & biker shorts
• One-shoulder strap tops
• Strapless garments
• Bare midriff tops & shirts
• Tube tops
• Bare back tops
• Spaghetti straps
• Head coverings (any kind)
• Chains (any kind) belts or wallet
• Bandanas worn or displayed
• Revealing shorts, skirts, or shirts
2016 CTE ROI