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.
Monday October 22nd is the KU Choir's Fall Concert. Their first concert of the year will be held at Mills Auditorium at 7:00pm. Please join them for a night of marvelous music.
Students will be collecting the recycling of cans/bottles and paper products throughout the week. Teachers, please remind the students to properly discard their garbage into the garbage cans only. The green recycling cans are for paper only. The blue recycling cans are for recyclable cans and bottles only.
REACH will not take paper products with food on them. Please do not put pizza boxes or other contaminated food boxes in the recycling. Please help keep "our house" clean.
Veteran NASA Space Engineer, Norman Chaffee, will be at KU on Monday, October 22 during third period to talk about his work focused on design, development, and operation of manned spacecraft and their systems. He is an expert in robotics. If you are interested in meeting with him, you must sign up in advance this week in the KU Counseling Office.
Tuesday October 23rd, an admissions rep from the U of O will visit KU at lunch in the college and career center on the 2nd floor next Think Tank. Snacks, treats and Dutch Bros card drawing provided.
KU Pelican Hats are in! Get yours today before for only $15 before they are gone! They are available in the Bookkeeper's Office during break and lunch, and also before and after school!
Students: Please remain off the grass near the bell the remainder of this week. You will allowed on the grass next week. Your cooperation and patience is appreciated.
Just a reminder on parking: Do not park where you are not suppose to and do park in the direction of the flow of traffic. Otherwise you will be ticketed. Thank you for being respectful of our neighbors, and for following the rules of parking!
Seniors: The representative from Herff Jones will be here today from 10:30 - 1:00 in the main hallway. Please place your cap and gown order at this time.
KU Thespians will be presenting Salem's Daughter, November 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. Tickets are on sale from now until October 29th. Prices are $7 for adults, $4 for students and senior citizens (65+). Stop by the bookkeeper soon to secure your reservations to the show. The curtain goes up at 7:00pm sharp each night at Mills Elementary Auditorium. There is also a surprise in store for intermission!
Híjole! (pronounced ee-hole-lay) Hungry some for warm food? Back by popular demand, The Spanish Club will be selling Pozole (Mexican hominy soup) at lunch in front of Mr. McCleve's room #121, today-Friday. Cost is $3 a cup or $5 a bowl. Come quick, it'll sell fast!
QUOTE OF THE DAY:
HAVE A GREAT DAY!
Thank you to the many families and friends who have shown tremendous support for KU Pelican students and staff so far this year. Parents, grandparents, alumni, and many others cheer our student athletes, attend KU music and theater performances, attend conferences for students, provide food for staff, and shower Klamath Union with love and support. We feel you and appreciate all you do! Go Pels!
- Mr. Swan
KU Parents and Supports: Get connected to what is happening at Klamath Union through Facebook, this website, and texts and email messages frequently sent out through School Messenger.
Facebook: KUHS Parent Connections and Klamath Union High School are both pages to Like.
Food Service and Eating Plan
During construction of the Arts Building including the cafeteria during most of the 2018-19 school year, breakfast and lunch will be prepared off-campus by KU cooks and brought to KU for students daily.
Grab and Go meals will be served out of the Pel Court Foyer in the Health and Wellness Building. Breakfast will be served from 7:45 – 8:00 am and during morning break and is free for every student. Lunch will be continue to be available for purchase, unless students apply for and are approved for free/reduced meal status.
Lunch period has been increased to 35 minutes for students. KU remains an “open campus”, however all students are expected to be in class, on time, at the beginning of 5th period after lunch.
Student seating for eating will be available throughout campus, including: outside areas, Mezzanine in Pel Court, eating tables set up in trophy hallway in Pel Court, numerous Academic Building student common areas, hallways, and classrooms.
Please dispose of all trash appropriately and promptly to help keep school clean and assist custodians with daily clean up. Trash and recycling containers will be readily available for use.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation while the new cafeteria is being remodeled.
Locker Rental Plan
Locker rental will be available to students on a first-come/first-serve basis. Locker rental fee of $6.00 includes a required KU lock. Use of personal locks are not permitted. Lockers are now located in the Academic Building (1st and 3rd floor) and in Pel Court in the weight room hallway.
Locker Rental agreements are available in the Main Office from Mrs. Bonser. Fees are paid to the KU Bookkeeper. Students are not required to rent a locker. Lockers are the possession of the school district and may be subject to searches.
KU Parking Plan
The KU parking lot has been resurfaced and striped to reflect a new one-way driving path around the school. Please be aware of new directional and road signage that is in effect. Designated handicap, visitor, and staff and student parking is available. Students must purchase a permit for $5 and display a parking permit to park on the KU campus. Parking Permits are obtained from Mrs. Bonser in the Front Office. Parking and traffic is monitored by school staff and Klamath Falls City Police.
Dr. Paul Hillyer's, Superintendent, attendance letter to parents. Click here for the full letter.
Online Registration using the district's Parent Portal is open for the 2018/19 School Year. If you do not have a SIS Parent Portal login, please contact your school's registrar (main secretary). Paper Registration forms can be found by clicking here.
For the 18/19 school year, there will be no fees for the after-school program at each of our schools. The programs will start on September 17 and run until June of 2019. Call 541-885-6761 to register or to get more information. This is a tremendous opportunity available only to Klamath Falls City Schools students! Click here for the program's website and application.
Pelican Education Foundation 2018 grant winners have been announced. Click Here for the complete list!
The Klamath Union High School Academics Building is open! Click Here for a video to see how amazing it looks. Check out the pictures of KU in session! KU is getting more green. Check out the video. The Arts Building update is here. Click here for the update.