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Attention: Phone Numbers Change on March 20th

Kemp ISD is moving to a new phone system on Wednesday, March 20th.  The expected switch is scheduled between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM on Wednesday.  At that time, most of the numbers used to dial into the district will be changing. Please click the headline to see a list of the new numbers that should be used following the transition taking place on the 20th.
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Texas Women State Power-lifting

Congratulations to our powerlifting girls who did amazing at state this past weekend! Andrea Beasley placed 3rd, Alicia Dennis placed 3rd, and Bethany Alexander placed 6th. Great job girls, we will miss Y'all next year! Alicia Dennis also set the Texas State Powerlifting record for Squat in the 123-pound weight class with a squat of 365 pounds.
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Dramatic Jackets win District 18 3A One Act Play Contest

Kemp HS won the District 18 3A One Act Play contest on March 8, 2019, with The White Snake at Corsicana High School. Those receiving awards were: Kamryn Lewis--All-Star Cast and Matthew Floyd-- Hon. Mention All-Star Cast. The show is under the direction of Maggie Mizell, Meghan Cantrell, and Marsha Pool.
Those in the cast/crew are Kamryn Lewis, Matthew Floyd, Brianna Walters, Cole Handy, Jayda Simon, Marcus Aguilar, Andrew Haertel, Zach Harris, K.C. Chandler, Chloe Treadaway, Maggie Ivey, Mallory Cannon, Case Huckabay, Alex Tanner, Arlette Contreras, Mark Nichols, David Sparks, Jacob Gilbert, J.T. Spears, Troy Mitchell

Kemp High School will be competing for BiDistrict on March 22 at Corsicana High School. The contest begins at 10: am.
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Special Education Parent Training

Thursday, March 21st @ 4 PM-Teaching Social Skills, Kemp ISD is offering information sessions for our parents of students who are receiving special
education services. We hope to give you some tools, activities, and ideas that will help you with your child’s development. The sessions will be at the Kemp Education Service Center (KESC) at 204 West 17th Street, from 4-5 PM in the afternoon.

Please RSVP to Rachel Kubala, M.S., CCC-SLP by email:,
or call the Special Education Office at 903-498-1391.
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2019 Parent Survey

Parents, we are very interested in getting your feedback in our annual Kemp ISD Parent Survey. We use this data to help us evaluate our progress and identify opportunities for improvement. Thank you so much for your input.
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The DFW Care Van is coming to
Kemp Jr. High March 21st to provide immunizations
DURING SCHOOL HOURS PARENTS DO NOT NEED TO BE PRESENT WITH SIGNED CONSENT FORM **Required immunization record will be provided by campus nurse.**
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Raise Your Hand for Texas Public Schools

"About Raise Your Hand for Texas" – The future of Texas – our economy, communities, and citizenry – depends on how well we prepare our students today. All students deserve a level playing field and equal access to a quality public education. We believe our public schools represent our greatest hope for educating and preparing all 5+ million Texas students for the future.
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Maroon on Monday

Kemp ISD will be joining other East Texas schools on Monday the 28th by wearing Maroon on Monday. Our hearts and prayers are with Athens ISD.
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Last Yearbook Sale!

You have until February 1 to purchase your yearbook for $50.00. This is the last yearbook book sale. Go to to order or pick up an order form from the front offices. Contact Natalie York for
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Color Splash FUNDrun

Dear Kemp School Families,

Kemp Junior High School CSO is introducing a new fundraising program called the Color Splash FUNDrun organized by Get Active Fundraising.
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Special Education Parent Training

The next training will be Thursday, January 24th @ 4 pm. Training will be at KESC Building, 204 W. 17th St. Kemp, Texas. Please RSVP to Rachel Kubala, by email or call the Special Education Office 903-498-1391.
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Basketball Games Tonight 1-11-2019

JV Boys at Malakoff @ the JH Gym at 5:00 p.m.
JV Girls at Malakoff @ the HS Gym at 5:00 p.m.
Varsity Girls will play immediately following the JV Girls game.
Varsity Boys will play immediately following the Varsity Girls game
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2017-2018 Incentive Awards for Teachers

The Kemp Incentive Pay for Teachers page has been updated with 2017-2018 Incentive Award information. Please click the heading to read more. This page is also easily accessible through the Employee drop-down menu on the homepage.
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The Drama Department at Kemp High School was visited by J.Quinton Johnson.

The Drama Department at Kemp High School was visited by J.Quinton Johnson, a Broadway and film actor on September 17. He played Hercules Mulligan/James Madison in the Broadway hit show, Hamilton. His latest film is Last Flag Flying with Bryan Cranston, Steve Carrel, and Laurence Fishburne.
Mr. Johnson conducted a musical theatre workshop for the students and a question and answer session. He is the former student of Maggie Mizell, KHS Theatre Director.
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Early Release

Kemp ISD will release early, Wednesday, December 19th. 1/2 Day Staff Development on Wednesday and full day Staff Development on Thursday, December 20th.
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KJHS Toy Drive

The National Jr Honor Society of KJHS is currently holding a TOY DRIVE through December 15. Please bring any toy donation by the Jr High office any weekday. All donations will go to help local children.
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UPDATE ~ Glitzmas in the Park

Glitzmas in the Park has been moved to the Highschool Cafeteria, Saturday, Dec. 8th 10 am - 2 pm. Stingerette's host The 3rd Annual Glitzmas in the Park. If you would like to be a Vendor, click the headline for an application.
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Intermediate Heart Challenge, American Heart Association

Intermediate students will be participating in the Kids Heart Challenge (previously Jump Rope for Heart) November 7th - December 7th. It is a great fundraiser for our students to take part in, as well as learning about a healthy, active lifestyle. Click the headline for more information and website to register.
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Region 2 District 6 Champions

The Kemp Yellowjacket Varsity football team will play Lone Oak, Thursday, Nov. 15th at 7 pm at Royce City ISD Stadium. Kemp will be the visiting team.
Prices: $3 students / $5 adults
Passes: THSCA, District 6-3A and 5-3A, Senior Citizens, Veterans.
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