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Kirtland High School
9150 Chillicothe Road - Kirtland, OH 44094
440.256.3366 (phone) - 440.256.1042 (fax)


Contacts
Lynn Campbell, Principal
lynn.campbell@kirtlandschools.org

Matt Paul, Assistant-Principal
& Athletic Director
matt.paul@kirtlandschools.org
Anna George, Secretary
anna.george@kirtlandschools.org

Kara Prosuch, School Counselor
kara.prosuch@kirtlandschools.org
Guidance
Click here to see the Guidance webpage!
Updates
Kiwanis Student of the Month
Congratulations to Alexandra Cernelich, Kiwanis Student of the Month for April. Way to go Alexandra!
KHS Recognized by U.S. News
Congratulations to the students, staff and faculty of Kirtland High School for once again being recognized as a U.S. News Top School! KHS was ranked in the top 7% of all Ohio high schools.
CHAMPS Camp
C.H.A.M.P.S. will provide instruction and review to enhance skills across the curriculum and will run from July 5 through August 11. Click here for more information.
CedarPoint's GradNite for KHS Seniors
We are offering the Class of 2016 the opportunity to attend CedarPoint's GradNite on May 13. Click here for more information.
After Prom Event Format Published
Are you interested in what the 2016 KHS After Prom will be like? Click here for a copy of the event format.
Sign-Up Meeting
There will be sign-up meeting for anyone interested in playing on the 2016 KHS Golf Squad on Thursday, April 7 in KHS room 203 after school. The meeting will last about 15 minutes. Click here to complete the required sign-up form.
Be Aware of Dangerous Apps
Please join us for an Internet safety presentation on Dangerous Apps. Many social networking apps have GPS features attached to them, which could create dangers for children. Attorney James McWeeney will be at KES on Tuesday, April 12th at 7:00 PM in Hornet Hall to talk with parents, directly following the PTA Meeting at 6:30pm. Click here for more information.
PBIS Videos from Media I Students
As part of the District Positive Behavior Intervention and Support program (PBIS), the high school is promoting the characteristics of a model KHS student: Hard working, Open-minded, Respectful, Noble, Engaged and Trustworthy (HORNET). Recently, our Media I class produced some awesome silent movies. In these scenes, students are showing what to do (and sometimes NOT to do) to be a HORNET at KHS. Please click here (for Playlist 1) or here (for Playlist 2) to check out their creations. Also, a special thank you is extended to the Media I teacher, Mr. Brian Harvey, and his students for their work on this video project.
KHS Conferences will be February 17th
Conferences are to be held on February 17th, 4:30-8:00 PM. Please contact Mrs. George at 440-256-3366 or via email at Anna.George@kirtlandschools.org to schedule appointments with your child's teachers.
Attention 8th grade parents
KHS and KMS will be holding the 8th to 9th grade Transition Parent Meeting on Wednesday, February 3rd at 7pm in the KHS Gym. All 8th graders and their parents are encouraged to attend this session to hear about important topics related to the transition to high school. We will discuss scheduling, extracurricular activities, pathways to graduation, and much more! Please contact Mr. Bell in KMS guidance or Mrs. Prosuch in KHS guidance with any questions!
Class Rank Meeting Follow-up
Thanks to the parents who came out last night to the KMS/KHS discussion on class rank. If you were unable to attend, please check out the Power Point presentation posted further down on this page.
Parent Meeting to Discuss Class Rank at KHS
At KHS, we have been discussing changing the way student performance is reported via the student's final transcript, particularly, removing class rank (the practice of ordering seniors by their cumulative GPA and reporting this rank to colleges). If such a change were to occur, it would be implemented so that current KHS students would not be affected.

You are invited to be part of a conversation about class rank on Thursday, January 14th from 6:00-6:45 PM in the Forum. Talking points will include:
  • What is class rank, and how is it calculated?
  • How does it impact students in the college admission process?
  • How does ranking affect kids?
  • What are current trends in how schools are dealing with ranking and why?
  • What are the things we are talking about at KHS?
Mod Block and Delayed Start Commence
As promised last year, we began the school year using only the typical 50-minute period schedule for grades 6-12. Now, it is time to commence with the weekly mod block that was rolled out last year. Beginning September 2nd, your grades 6-12 students will follow the mod block schedule (see mod block schedule grid on the KHS web page or in your email) every Wednesday and Thursday for the rest of the year.

It is important to note that Thursdays will be delayed start days. This means that if a parent is willing to provide their own transportation, any student in grades 6-12 does not have to arrive at school until 8:45 or so with class (block period 2) beginning at 8:57. Teachers will still report at usual times for professional development meetings those mornings. Students who come to school at the usual time are to report to the cafeteria, where, like last year, they will be directed to study and collaborate on school work, projects and independent reading activities.

The mod block Wed-Thur schedule will be reviewed with your students again at the beginning of the week, prior to it commencing on Wednesday. Please look the attachment over and talk to your child Monday night. If questions still exist, please call your principal so things can be clarified. Again, t is important ot note that if your child plans on taking advantage of delayed start Thursdays, transportation is the responsibility of the parent. Otherwise, buses will run usual routes and times.
Supply List for 2015-2016
Welcome to July! Summer is in full swing, but school shopping will be here before you know it. Please see the Supply List for the coming school year posted below. Have a great 4th of July!
High School: Anonymous Reporting of Bullying or Safety Concerns
Click here to report an incident at the High School.

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