KUHS is proud to be recognized as an AVID high school, a high school that has proven achievement and creates lifelong advantages for our students. Our fine and performing arts programs are second to none. KUHS offers a Liberal Arts Academy with OIT where students can earn up to 18 college credits before they graduate high school! We are also partnering with KCC to offer a KU/KCC Career Pathways program where students can take classes at KCC in Computer Technology, Digital Media Design, Emergency Response Operations, Auto-Diesel Technology and Welding. In some of the pathways, students can become certified before they graduate high school! KUHS continues to be strong with exceptional programs in business.
Clear out special in Pel Shack: All T-Shirts $5, All Hoodies $25. Get one while they last!
The Mike Keck or Al Keck scholarship applications are available for Senior boys and girls who are involved in athletics. Please pick up applications and instructions in the athletic office. The application must be completed and turned in by Friday April 19th.
Senior athletes you can pick up applications for the Klamath County Officials Scholarship in the counseling center.
Seniors: A new scholarship just became available. Julia Zumwalt Scholarship for students in all of Klamath County. The preference for the scholarship is music and engineering, but not limited to those fields. The application is available from Mrs. Headden or in the rack outside the counseling office. It is due by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26th.
Attention Seniors who want to take the ACT, there is one last opportunity to take the ACT at OIT this year and that is April 13th. Late registration is open until March 25th. See Mrs. Pierce if you need a fee waiver.
Part of Mason Bennett's senior project is organizing and putting on a fashion show luncheon including several KU students as models. "The Wavelength Show" will be held at Yesterday's Plaza on the third floor at 2 PM on Saturday, April 6th. Tickets are $10 and all proceeds will be donated to the Bennett Foundation, which raises money to assist needy families with medical emergencies in the Klamath Community. Mason will be selling tickets to this event in the KU media center during passing periods, break, and after school every day until the event. Don't miss this opportunity.
If you are a female Senior, who was involved in Cheer, played KU sports and/or has been active with extracurricular clubs, you may be eligible for the Kristie Vinson Scholarship. Applications are available in the rack outside the Counselor's office or in the rack within the Career & College Room 217 or on the Counselor's Blog. The application must be completed and turned in by Wednesday, May 1st. Which is also National College Decision Day!
The Athletic Department will host 3 Positive Coaching Alliance Workshops on Thursday and Friday April 4th and 5th. One will be for coaches and two for KU athletes. Further information to follow.
Come check out all of the new books in the library! There are new titles for student and staff check out and there is something for everyone! Stop by to find a great read or two to keep you from getting bored over Spring Break!
The bookkeeping office will be closed from March 26th -April 2nd! Get those yearbook payments in ASAP!
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Have a great day and super fantastic SPRING BREAK!
Attention Senior Parents: There will be a Senior Parent meeting to continue planning for the upcoming 2019 Senior All Night Party that will be held the night of graduation, Sunday, June 9.
The meeting will be held Thursday, March 21 at 7:00 PM in the KU Studnet Success Center on the 2nd Floor. Please attend!
Klamath Union Spring 2019 Sports Report
If you look outside and see the weather it must be time for spring sports. Starting last week Track, Baseball, Softball Boys and Girls Tennis and Golf teams began practicing. Official games and matches will begin on Monday, March 11th.
Golf will begin with a boys and girls golf tournament at Dutcher Creek in Grants Pass on March 12th.
Baseball will attend a tournament on Thursday, March 14, 15, 16 at Yreka.
Track will begin with the Basin Relay on Modoc Field Thursday, March 14th, weather permitting.
Boys and Girls Tennis will have their first match away against Cascade Christian on Tuesday, March 12th.
Girls Softball has their game at home at Conger Field on March 11.
Please remember due to unpredictable weather practice times, games and matches dates and times may change at short notice. Please stay in close contact with coaches or the athletic department on any changes that may occur. Locations for season schedules can be found on the OSAA web site and KU web site, additionally coaches should be handing out season schedules to all athletes.
The head coaching staff for spring sports include: Rob Coffman- Track, John Mick-Baseball, Mary Young- Girls Tennis, newcomers Gary Weitzel- Boys and Girls Golf, Cara Boyette- Softball, and John Huntsman-Boys Tennis.
Good luck to all our spring sport athletes and coaches hoping for a rewarding and successful season. GO PELS!
One additional note from athletics: Congratulations to Rob Coffman for being selected as a finalist to the Gold Coaching Award sponsored by Positive Coaching Alliance. This award is nation-wide and honors those coaches who exemplify the highest standards in coaching. A Double Gold Coach not only shows success on the field but also honors the game through teaching sportsmanship, integrity, leadership, proper competitiveness and life lessons through sports.
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