March 31, 2023

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March 31, 2023


Daily Announcements

Friday, March 31st, 2023


Important Information:

  • International Transgender Day of Visibility: The purpose of this day is to show the millions of transgender and nonbinary Americans that we see them, they belong, and they should be treated with dignity and respect.


  • National Crayon Day


  • Friday’s riddle:
    • What time is it when an elephant sits on a fence?
    • Answer: Time to fix the fence.


  • Kinard Character Challenge winners are:
    • Moriah Camping
    • Beckham Johnson
    • Please come to the front office to claim your prize!


  • March Book Madness voting is TODAY!   The Final Four books have SKILLS so will it be Harry Potter taking down Maze Runner?  What are the chances that Lightning Thief will have a buzzer beater to take down Hunger Games?  You decide!  If you need a refresher on these books there is a display of them in the media center to the left of the drop box.  Our champion BOOK will be crowned next Tuesday morning during the announcements.  We will also announce the student with the best bracket!


  • Your Kinard media center has some new books just in time for CMAS! There is a table set up with new books outside of the media center doors to help you with easy check out!  Come by today so you are ready with a book for when you complete your CMAS tests!  


  • There is NO NJHS meeting on Monday 4/3 due to CMAS set up.


  • Today is Restart Friday!  ELO and World Language Teachers:  please remind your students to restart their laptops today to refresh connections and process updates.   Thank you for your help to keep our laptops in tip-top shape!


  • Please swing by the front office and check the LOST & FOUND before the weekend. 


  • Do you know that your parents likely considered our school’s successful test results when making the decision for you to attend Kinard? Do you know that test-taking skills will be important throughout your life, and practicing test-taking is part of how you will get better at these skills? Do you know we are proud of you and excited to see your dedicated efforts when taking CMAS?
    • We will begin our CMAS assessments on Monday! It is VERY IMPORTANT that you bring your fully charged laptop and charging cord to school for all CMAS test days. If you would like to read after completing your test, please also bring a physical book because no electronic devices are allowed after testing sessions. Also, try to get a good night’s sleep and eat a healthy breakfast in the morning to make sure your brain is rested and ready to show what you know! On CMAS days, you will report directly to your CMAS classroom each morning. If you have any questions, see Ms. Bonertz in the main office. We appreciate your hard work and positive attitude toward testing!



  • Fitness club is on Monday and Wednesday
  • Theater club is on Monday and Friday 



  • Our JV softball team kicks off their season today with a scrimmage against Wellington in Wellington.  Those athletes will be released at 1:15.



  • Today the lunch options are:
    • Chicken & waffles
    • Ham or Turkey & Cheese Sandwich
    • Meat Lovers Pizza
  • Served for breakfast on Monday are French toast sticks.
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