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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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Dr. Lisa A. Gonzales named superintendent of Kemp schools

Thursday night, at a special board meeting, the Kemp ISD Board of Trustees named, Dr. Lisa A. Gonzales, as superintendent of Kemp schools. Dr. Gonzales has 34 years of experience in education, most recently as the Superintendent of Schools at Odem-Edroy ISD where she has served for the last 7 years. She has previously held a variety of educational roles such as the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction (Bowie ISD), Director of Special Education (Wylie ISD and Hillsboro ISD), Principal (Hillsboro ISD), and various elementary and secondary teaching positions. District personnel are excited about the wealth of experience that Dr. Gonzales can contribute, and look forward to new ideas coupled with the exciting things that are already happening at Kemp ISD.
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Football Game Changes due to impending bad weather

The Junior Varsity and Junior High games vs. Commerce will not be played this week. Any plans for a make-up game will be announced soon.

The Varsity game vs. Commerce has been moved to Thursday, Sept. 20th @ 7 p.m. at home.

The pep rally will take place on Thursday at 2:45 PM at Kemp High School.
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KHS Weight Room Construction

A webpage dedicated to the construction of the KHS Weight Room has been created. This page will be used to show the progress being made to the exciting addition to Kemp ISD. Please click the headline for details.
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STAAR Scores are now available.

STAAR Scores are now available. Secure access to the Student Portal is available for families from the Texas Assessment homepage. Click the headline to be taken to
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Friday Football Scrimmage

SO Fresh, SO Clean! This Friday's scrimmage has no entry fee but we are asking for donations. Come to see your Jackets scrimmage and drop off towels, soap, and toiletries. All donations are greatly appreciated and go straight to the student-athletes.
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IF you have registered your students ONLINE through Parent Portal you may pick up their schedule Aug 14,15 or 16 from 9am-3pm. The entire registration process must be complete!
If you are not registered for the 2018-19 school year online you will have to complete registration to get a schedule on the evening of Aug 16 at our Open House 5:30-7: 30 pm. If you do not complete Online Registration your child will not have a schedule.
Computers are available at the High School for parents needing assistance. Call Mrs. Hatch for assistance 903-498-9222
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Volleyball Information

To sign up for reminders about the 2018 Volleyball season from Coach Hill, text @kempvb to 81010.
Dates for the first week of practices are:
August 1st & 2nd ~ 8 am to 10:30 am & 3:30 pm to 6 pm
August 3rd, 4th & 6th ~ Scrimmages
August 7th ~ 8 am to 10:30 am; Match @ Cayuga, leaving the school at 1:30 pm
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KHS Summer School

This program prepares students for the STAAR End of Course Retest to be taken on June 25-27, 2018. This benefits students in the 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades. Credit recovery option also available for all students thru Odysseyware.
Summer School End of Course Retest Dates / Times
Student session dates: June 11 - 14 and June 18-21
Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.
*Registration is required to attend (online at Kemp ISD website-click the headline to register)
June 25 - 27 EOC Retests:
Monday, June 25, 2018; EOC English I & EOC U.S. History
Tuesday, June 26, 2018; EOC Algebra I & EOC Biology
Wednesday, June 27, 2018;
EOC English II, Last Day for Make-up Testing for all EOC
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Leadership Profile Assessment for New Superintendent

The Kemp Independent School District Trustees sincerely want your input in the selection of our next superintendent. Your confidential responses to the following questions will help form a profile to be used in the hiring process. Please complete this form no later than Friday, May 18, 2018. Your response goes directly to the consultants who will share common themes with the board. Thank you for your support and interest in our schools.
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Special Education Parent Training

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 tricks 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 6:30-7:30 in the evening. Please click the headline for more information.
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