Cocurricular Activities

 
National Honor Society

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Safety Patrol

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Student Council

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PAWs 

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The National Honor Society, or NHS, is a nationwide organization at KTEC that recognizes stellar students, beginning at fourth grade.  

Selection is based on four criteria: scholarship, leadership, service, and character.  A teacher selection committee carefully goes over each application and decides if students meet the four criteria.  If they do, they will participate in an induction ceremony in May.

National Elementary Honor Society is for grades 4-6

National Junior Honor Society is for grades 7-8

Meetings 

11/21/16     2/20/17     4/10/17

2016/2017 NJHS Calendar

The 2016-2017 NHS Induction Ceremony 

May 18, 2017 @ 6:00 P.M.

West Campus Auditorium

KTEC has safety patrol at both campuses.  They are a team of students who take on responsibilities to promote safety throughout the entire school.  They need to be a student in good academic standing, be a good role model, respectful, responsible and have a helpful attitude.

It is an honor and privilege to be a member of the patrol team.

Candidates are selected at the end of fourth grade. 5th-grade students new to KTEC will have the opportunity to be nominated for patrol by their teacher after first quarter.

Adviser for the west campus: Mr. Hartfield

Adviser for the east campus: Mrs. Petersen

 

Student council meeting dates for the 2016-2017 school year.

Student council is open to all 5th-8th grade students who want to help make KTEC and the community a better place as well as gain leadership skills.

This year we will be:

  • a penny war to help kids with leukemia
  • a yearly talent show for all students to show off their talent,
  • a food drive to help the members in the Kenosha community,
  • Selling candy grams to deliver to friends on Valentine’s Day

There will be two identical meetings each month:

East meetings are held in Room 105

9/26/16       11/7/16

1/9/17       3/6/17

5/1/16

West meetings are held in the auditorium

9/27/16       11/8/16

1/10/17       3/7/17

5/2/17

Contact Ms. Engle or Mrs. Ciskowski for more information

PAWS is a group of students who volunteer their time to help staff with various tasks including tutoring students after school, helping with ongoing activities like helping a young student get ready at the end of the day, or a specific task like labeling a classroom library.

Students need to apply, be in good standing academically and be a positive leader in the school.

Adviser for the west campus: Mrs. Langerman

East campus will be active very soon.

KTEC Clubs
icon 3-page0001 Garden club is open to all KTEC 6th & 5th graders.

We will be doing a variety of things from starting seedlings, working with the aquaponic & hydroponic systems, working in the garden beds, cleaning materials, worm composting, and doing research to learn more about all types of gardening.
Students are not required to attend every meeting; however, they must stay the entire meeting when they do.

All meetings will be held in the Food for Learning room at the west campus 3:20-4:00.

Permission slips and meeting information will be sent home before the end of quarter 1.

Any students not picked up by 4:05 will be escorted to Konnections and fees will apply.

Contact Mrs. Kief for more information

BOB

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KTEC 4th and 5th graders can participate in the KUSD Battle Of The Books (B.O.B.) program.  There are B.O.B. teams at both campuses. 

At the west campus, the team meets on Thursdays in the library.  If you have questions, contact Mrs. Ciskowski.

At the east campus, the team meets on Fridays in the library.  If you have questions, contact Mrs. Caldwell.

 

KTEC Middle-School students have the ability to participate in the WEMTA Battle of the Books program.  There will be one team for all KTEC students.  If you have questions you can contact Mrs. Wagner  and Mrs. Winden.

Math Team

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Math team is a group of 7th & 8th graders who enjoy playing with math.  We spend our meets practicing challenging math problems and playing games.  Our matheletes compete in several international, national and regional competitions, including MathCounts and Math Olympiads.  You don’t have to be great at math to join the math team.  You just have to want to play with it.

KTEC has on math team but holds meetings at both campuses. The west-campus students will meet in Mrs. Oldani‘s room after school.

The east-campus students will meet in Mrs. Houghton‘s room after school.

Please click here for the complete 2016-2017 Meeting Schedule

STEM Club Watch for information about STEM club coming soon!
FLL Logo 2015 KTEC students in grades 7 & 8 are able to participate in First LEGO League.  Every year has a different theme.  This year it is “Animal Allies.”

Find more information on the KTEC First LEGO League webpage.

KTEC FLL Coaches: Mrs. Domenk and Mrs. McCall

Other Programs Offered
Young Rembrandts

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Scouts

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KTEC has a variety of different scout programs:

Boy Scouts Pack 506 – Contact Mr. Dorr

2nd Grade Daisy Troop #31613 – Contact Ms. Crawford or Ms. Nash

2nd Grade Daisy Troop #31593 – Contact Ms. Czarneki

1st Grade Daisy Troop #31541 – Contact Ms. Van Laningham

3rd Grade Brownie Troop #9431 – Contact Ms. VanHoof 

Chess Club Information about the chess club will be sent home soon.  Keep watching for details.