Spring Music Program
Wed Apr 9 (6 pm)
The fifth grade strings will perform at 6 p.m. followed by the fourth grade’s presentation of Music Matters by Teresa Jennings. It will be a wonderful night of celebrating music!
Mon-Fri Apr 14 - 18
School will be closed
In the News
Commitment to Graduate
If your student is a member of the Class of 2019, please join us for our Commitment to Graduate ceremony on February 17th at 8:30 a.m.. This event will take place in the KHS auditorium and all parents / grandparents are invited to attend. Please join us in celebrating your student's commitment to graduate on time.
2015 - 2016 Yearbook
Have you purchased your yearbook yet? If not, don't let the memories fade! Click here to order yours today before time runs out!
AP Exam registration is now open! Students may register online. Registration will close on March 23, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. The cost per exam is $92. Please see Mrs. Thompson in the school counseling office if you have any questions or issues registering.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Pasta for Pennies Fundraiser
Our school-wide annual fundraiser will run February 3rd – 16th. All B3 classes are encouraged to participate. The class that raises the most money will win an Olive Garden Luncheon, but let’s do it for the right reasons and donate to finding a cure for childhood cancer.
Thanks for your support!
Congratulations to our athletes who qualified for regional events in their respective sporting fields! GO CHIEFS!
A Note from our Nurse
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! Brush 2 minutes 2 times a day and eat healthy for a healthy smile!
Teacher of the Year
KHS is pleased to announce our 2017 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Wendy Lewis. Congratulations, Mrs. Lewis, on this well deserved honor!
Entrepreneurship and Business Academy Information Night
Resources from the Information Night are now available.
KHS Digital Anchor School Blog
Please visit our Digital Anchor School Blog to see what's going on at Kempsville!
2015 - 2016 Testing Calendar
Please click here for the 2015 - 2016 Testing Calendar.
Flea Market and Craft Fair
The Junior Class will be holding a Flea Market and Craft Fair Extravaganza fundraiser for Prom on Saturday, February 6th. If you would like to be a vendor, spaces are available and can be reserved by contacting Mrs. Natalie DeGutis, the Junior Class Advisor. Email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Kempsville High, Home of the Entrepreneurship and Business Academy
We are pleased to announce that the School Board approved the creation of the Entrepreneurship and Business Academy at Kempsville High School for the 2016 - 2017 school year. For more information, visit our Academy page.
The Kempsville High School National Math Honor Society is offering free tutoring to all interested students every Thursday for the rest of the school year, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Room 712. This is a great opportunity for students to learn from other students. No appointment is necessary, just drop in.
Are you taking French this year and need help in class? Sign up for Peer Tutoring with the National French Honor Society for Thursdays after school in room 810. All sign ups must be done the Wednesday before the session. So come and parlez français.
Free and Reduced Lunch Forms
Free and Reduced Lunch Forms are available in the main office, online, and in the Guidance Office.
Parents may now use the division’s online volunteer system to search volunteer opportunities by school or level (www.vbschools.com/getconnected). Once you find an opportunity that matches your interest and expertise, you may respond directly to the posting to sign up. You may also log your valuable volunteer service hours each time your volunteer at a school on this site. Should you have additional questions or need further assistance, please contact Kempsville directly or the Office of Community Engagement at 263-1337.
If you are interested in being a volunteer or a mentor, please complete the attached form and return it to Kempsville. Forms can also be emailed to Kim Manoso, Partners in Education Coordinator (email@example.com).
All Night Grad
Parents and Seniors, it’s not too late to get your ANG ticket! It’s only $80. Don’t delay and get locked in for the fun night now! The ANG ticket form is posted here. If you are interested in helping out with ANG, our next meeting is on Tuesday, April 12th at 7 pm in the library.
* Way to go Seniors(and parents)! These seniors have already bought their ANG ticket at this great price: Aaron B., Joshua B., Rebeca G., Jeramey L., Michael H., Nathaniel W., Joshua M., Katherine H., Sierra D., Zackary D., Mallory C., Marisa P., Ericha C., Maddy F., Davis C., Rachel S., Kennedy M., Jordan C., Briana S., Carson S., Laura E., Bradley A., William B., Carsten A., Cathryn G., Trevor P., Winton T., Richelle L., William M., Kai C., Anthony R., Hunter M., Daniel M., Joseph W., Rachel M., Ryann A., Jacqueline R., Ashley L., Mark A., Haley M., and Jordan G.
We are still collecting gently used shoes! Please donate your used (but in good repair) shoes in the box outside of the library! We have to collect 10,000 pairs to earn $5,000! All that money will be used for prizes!
ANG will be selling cookies during the following weeks: all 4 weeks in February; the weeks of March 7th and March 14th; April 18-22; and the first 4 weeks of May
Senior parents! Have you ordered your senior their Senior sign? Go to impressioninprint.com and order. It’s easy to do and they are delivered right to your door! ANG earns $8 from each sign sold.
National Honor Society
Membership in the National Honor Society is open to all juniors and seniors who have been enrolled at Kempsville High School for at least one semester, possess a 3.5 cumulative grade point average and have completed or be enrolled in four of the following classes: World Language 3, 4 or 5 or 1 or 2 of a second World Language; Chemistry; Physics; Algebra II (year) and Trigonometry (semester) or Algebra II/Trigonometry (combined in one year); Math Analysis; and any additional AP or Honors course. Students must also demonstrate leadership, participation in extracurricular and/or community activities, and service to the school and/or community. Students must also pass review by the Faculty Council who seek faculty input into the above as well as issues concerning behavior, integrity and character. More detailed information can be found in the Parent/Student Handbook/Planner.
Free Office Programs for VBCPS Students
VBCPS is taking advantage of this initiative, which will provide every student in our school division access to the Office 365 suite at no charge. Students must know their network username and password to take advantage of this program. Students who do not know their network credentials can contact any of their teachers, Library Media Specialists or Computer Resource Specialists for assistance in setting up a new password.
- Students can install the software on up to five compatible PCs and Macs, plus five tablets (including iPad)
- The software may be used with OneDrive for automatic device syncing
- The Office subscription lasts for as long as your child is a VBCPS student
- You will receive automatic software updates
Parking privileges are available to all students with a verified Virginia Driver's license and proof of vehicle insurance. The school or the School Division accepts no responsibility for theft or damage to vehicles while on school property. Parking applications may be picked up in the main office and also are available on Kempsville's web site by clicking HERE. Cost of a parking permit is $40.00 (cash only). Students without a valid parking decal may not park on school grounds. Reserved spaces for faculty members are clearly marked, and students may not use those spaces. Any student in violation of these parking regulations will have his or her car retained on school premises and subject to a monetary fine of $35.00. If there are any questions or concerns, please contact Mrs. Kimble or Mrs. James in the main office.
Family Athletics Pass
Purchase your family pass for all VBCPS High School regular season games now! Please download and complete the Family Pass Application form and return it to school as soon as possible! Don't miss a single game!
Registration for Athletics
Please click HERE for information regarding the registration process for athletics here at Kempsville High School. This site includes the athletic handbook and physical forms.
StudentVUE Access for All Secondary Students!
Students can now access their grades and attendance through the Student Information System StudentVUE. For instructions on how to access this resource, click HERE. Please note that while this site is available from anywhere with internet access, the route used to access it depends on whether working from with the school network (from school) or outside the school network (from home).