Kennett High School Presents Seussical the Musical


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Kennett High School is proud to present the 2019 musical, Seussical!

Seussical is fun for the whole family! Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Tony winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty have lovingly brought to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos.

The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many “thinks.” Horton faces a double challenge: not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant.

Join Kennett High School students for this magical, musical extravaganza March 14 through March 16.


Thursday, March 14 at 7:30 pm

Friday, March 15 at 7:30 pm

Saturday, March 16 at 2:00 pm

Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 pm

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Girls Basketball – First Round District 1 Playoff Game

The girls basketball team will host a First Round District 1 Playoff Game this Friday, February 15 at 7:00 pm at Kennett High School.

  • Admission for all students and adults is $5.00.
  • Students must pay to attend this game as it is a District 1 playoff game.

Come out and support the our girls on their run to the District Championship!

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KHS Musicians Selected for District Festivals

Six incredibly talented Kennett High School musicians have been selected by audition to various Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 12 Honor Festivals. District 12 includes Chester and Delaware counties and is undeniably one of the most competitive in the state.

Donovan Gargiulo (tuba), Catherine Seamon (euphonium), and Evan Shinn (euphonium) were a part of the District Band Festival, January 24 – 26 at Owen J. Roberts High School. These students are directed at Kennett High School by Anton Romano.

Participating in the District Chorus, held February 7 – 9 at West Chester University, were Ryan Myers (tenor), Mirella Petrillo (alto), Catherine Seamon (alto), and Harrison Warren (bass). Katie Soukup is the choral director at Kennett High School.

Auditions for selection to the PMEA District Festivals were held on November 17 at Bayard Rustin High School in West Chester. Students had to demonstrate excellence in major and chromatic scales, as well as solo performance, or choral selections, in order to earn the right to participate at the District Festivals. At their respective festivals, students re-audition for the opportunity to go on to the region and state levels.

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Not Too Late to Order Yearbooks

You Can Still Order!class of 2019 gaphic

Go to: ​​

Type in: Kennett High School (pay by credit card, checks or money orders).

  • On February 1, the price of the yearbook increased to $70 ($75 for seniors who want their name printed on the cover of their book).
  • The last day to order your book is April 12.
  • Only a very limited quantity of books will be available for sale ($75) after the pre-ordered yearbooks are distributed in May.

If you want to check if you’ve already ordered a yearbook (many seniors have), or if you have any questions about ordering a yearbook, please contact Mrs. Hutton at:

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February … What You Need To Know!

Important Dates and Activities

Message from Dr. Hritz,

The second semester has begun, and we are now enjoying a successful third marking period. Before you know it, spring break, testing season, and graduation will soon be here! Please take the time to read through the information below to familiarize yourself with important information related to Kennett High School, in addition to important dates and events.

  • If your child requires additional support, or if you are concerned about a class(es), please reach out to his or her teacher(s). If you would like to schedule a meeting with a teacher, please reach out through email or call the school at 610-444-6620. You can access staff emails at the following link:
  • Just a friendly reminder that parent drop-off and pick-up is permitted in the S-Wing only. We appreciate your cooperation with this change in practice!
  • If you have yet to do so, please follow Kennett High School on Twitter @KCSDKennettHS. We frequently post pictures of classroom activities, extracurricular events, in addition to event reminders. Sign up today!
  • Be on the lookout for important information regarding scheduling courses for next school year over the next few weeks.

Kennett Pride News

  • 8th grade parent night has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 12th at 6:30 PM due to impending inclement weather.
  • The Safe2Say Something training for students will occur in class meetings. This anonymous statewide reporting system known as “Safe2Say Something” allows students, parents, or community members to submit anonymous and confidential tips 24/7 using a website, app, or phone. All tips are then reviewed by a crisis center and then forwarded to law enforcement and/or the school for appropriate intervention. Users may report observed threats, behaviors, actions, and harassment such as bullying.
    • 9th Grade: February 5th
    • 10th Grade: February 4th
    • 11th Grade: February 8th
    • 12th Grade: February 11th
  • The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) test will be administered on Thursday, February 7

  • KHS Mini-THON is February 22nd and 23rd from 10pm until 6am

  • No School February 18th -President’s Day

Check back throughout the month for updates and modifications!

February 2019 Calendar

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