200 S. Carlin Springs Rd.
Arlington, VA 22204
703-228-6800
Fax: 703-998-3069
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Welcome!


School Begins at 7:50 am. Students should report to school no later than 7:40 am.
 School Ends at 2:24 pm. Act Two Ends at 4:15 pm 
Attendance Number and Email
703-228-6802
kenmore.attendance@apsva.us 
 
  
The Kenmore Cougar
Volume 13 No 5. April
 

Cassidy Nolen has been Awarded
The Washington Post's Agnes Meyer
Outstanding Teacher Award
 
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Selected 6th Grade Students Painted this Rain Barrel
 
It will be auctioned off on Saturday, April 26, 2014 10:0 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Founders Hall, George Mason University
Place your Bids!
Funds raised will support GMU's Early Identification Program and the County Council of PTA's Scholarship Fund
 
Arlington Community Earth Week Fair
 
Rain Barrels will be on display all week beginning on Wednesday, April 23 at this same location.
 
 

 
Kenmore ShowTime Students Presented:
 
Seussical, Jr.
 
April 3 and 4, 2014
 
 

 
 

 
The Mobile Commuter Store Visits Kenmore!
Mobile Commuter Store
 
 On March 6th students had a chance to purchase SmartTrip cards from the Mobile Commuter Store.  The store will make a return trip in the future to sell more cards.  SmarTrip cards are more convenient than carrying cash, and ART bus rides only cost .75 with the card.
 
  


APS is developing its Capital Improvement Plan
With the help of the community, APS is developing its Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for FY2015-2024.  We need the Kenmore community’s feedback on the currently proposed elementary and middle school capital improvement project options.  Please click this link (English |Spanish) to access the elementary & middle school Feedback Form.  Please read the questions carefully and respond as completely and accurately as possible.  If you were not able to attend Community Meeting #1 for elementary and middle school options, feel free to click here to view the presentation. 
 

DanceMotion USA brought two dance companies to Kenmore to do
workshops with Kenmore dance students on March 10.
 
 


 Check out the reviews Kenmore TAB students wrote for the Arlington County Library teen page. 
Students reviewed Kenmore TAB book pick, The Last Akaway, by Gary Karton.  The reviews are included as part of an interview with the author.
 
 

 Kenmore Middle School’s Student Bank
Sponsored by PNC bank.
  (click here for more information)
 

 School Accident Insurance is now available.
Click Here for more info
          

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  • Northern Virginia 
    Regional Science and Engineering Fair
    Category Awards 2014

    1st Place
    Ian Page – Engineering
    Rae Moar – Environmental Science
     
    2nd Place
    Sachi Cooper – Biochemistry
    Patrick Swartz – Physics
     
    3rd Place
    Caroline Berger – Biochemistry
    Megan Schaedel – Environmental Science
    Allison Southfield – Physics

     
    Honorable Mention
    Tanner Smuthkochorn – Engineering
    Andrew Hawkins – Environmental Science
    Zaafira Jaya – Physics
    Colin McCullough - Physics
     
    Congratulations to these students and also to the 28 VJAS students who submitted papers for competition at the state level. 
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  • 22 Kenmore students earned awards in the 2014 Scholastic Art competition.  Three of these students earned two Gold Key awards.  Student work is on display at the Central Library through March.  The award ceremony will be March 10, 6:30 p.m. at Washington-Lee High School.
     
    Gold Key Recipients
    Alina Batchilla
    Lucia Ferlauto
    Zaafira Jaya (2)
    Olivia Kennett (2)
    Karolina Kocourkova
    Acsa Lemus
    Blaze Lott
    Gemma Roberts
    Isabella Schneck
     Jasmine Weiss (2)
    Essi Wunderman
     
    Silver Key Recipients
    Marisa Leo
    Jennifer Lounsbury
    Elizabeth Moar
    Serena Montano
     
    Honorable Mention
    Taralynn Bateman
    Cariline Berger
    Matias Cocuesta
    Joshua Harber
    Elizabeth Moar
    Serena Montano
    Christopher Warner
     
    Scholastic Writing Awards
     
    Honorable Mention
    Nikki Brown, 7th Grade, "A Cat's Thought"
     
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