2nd Annual Kennett High School Craft Fair

The second annual Kennett High School Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2020 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Reynolds Gymnasium.There will be a variety of artists, crafters, and vendors from the Kennett community and surrounding cities. Last year, we had over 60 vendors participate! The proceeds from this event benefit both our 9th and 10th grade classes.

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We look forward to seeing you there!

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Kennett High School Musicians Selected For District Festivals

KHS Students go to festivals

Students from left to right (Catherine Seamon, Kara Murphy, David Lemper, and Ryan Myers)

KHS Musicians Attend Districts

Four 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.

David Lemper (flute) and Kara Murphy (clarinet) will be attending the District Band Festival, February 13 to 15 at Radnor High School for the chance to advance to the Region level. These students are directed at Kennett High School by Anton Romano.

Participating in the District Chorus, held January 16 to 18 at Sun Valley High School, were Ryan Myers (bass) and Catherine Seamon (alto). Katie Soukup is the choral director at Kennett High School. Both Ryan and Catherine advanced to Regions.

Auditions for selection to the PMEA District Festivals were held on November 23 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 Region and State levels

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Welcome Dr. D. Dusty Blakey

Kennett High School is proud to welcome our new Superintendent, Dr. Dolan Dusty Blakey. 

Dr. Blakey

Blakey previously held the position of  superintendent of Colonial School District in New Castle, Delaware. He was appointed to that position in June of 2014 after previously serving in that school district as a director of schools, personnel director, high school principal and middle school principal.

His career as an educator also includes working as an assistant principal at Caesar Rodney High School and teaching social studies for eight years at the New Castle Technical School in New Castle, Delaware.

“I’m looking forward to seeing the many great programs and the great instruction that is taking place in the school district,” Blakey said. “I’ve heard nothing but great things about Kennett.” He went on to say,“It’s a high-performing school district with strong community support,” Blakey said. “Who wouldn’t want to be a part of that?”

Please join us in welcoming him aboard!

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Inclement Weather Notice -Saturday, January 18, 2020

Good Afternoon Kennett Families,

Due to forecasted inclement weather, KCSD has canceled all programs and activities for Saturday, January 18, 2020.

Detention has also been canceled for Saturday, January 18, 2020.

On behalf of KHS, please be safe!

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Scheduling, Sports, and More!


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Girl’s Lacrosse

To all girls interested in playing lacrosse this spring. Please attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, Jan 22nd at 7:30am in Reynold’s Gymnasium. Workouts, schedule and expectations will be discussed. If unable to attend see Coach Daugherty.

Allied Health/Teacher Leadership Academy

Attention JUNIORS: If you are interested in applying to the Allied Health or Teacher Leadership Academy for the 2020-2021 school year, the priority deadline for your application is January 31! Please see Ms. Morihara in the counseling office with any questions.

TCHS Shadow

Are you interested in shadowing the Homeland Security program or any program at TCHS? See Ms. Morihara in the counseling office! The next shadow date is for January 30.

Volunteer Opportunities:

The Longwood Teen Volunteer Program is an 8-week summer program that provides high school students with an opportunity to become part of the Longwood Team. Apply here: (due 2/7)

CHOP is offering 3 high school students a five-week paid internship this July! Students chosen will work closely with a neurologist on a basic science or clinical research project, and shadow physicians in clinic. Apply here: (due 2/14)

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to serve chocolate at Festival in Unionville High School’s gym Sign up online to volunteer on Sun, Jan 26th 11AM – 4PM at KennettChocolate.org • MUST sign up online by Wednesday, January 22 • Will earn 5 hours of community service

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Attention Seniors

ATTENTION SENIORS: Don’t forget to turn in copies of your college acceptance letters to the counseling office! In addition, please include any copies of letters that include scholarship information.

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Inclement Weather Information-1/7/2020

Good Afternoon,

Due to the forecasted inclement weather, all activities after 5pm will be canceled today, January 7th 2020.

The orchestra concert has been postponed until tomorrow, January 8th at 6:30pm. The band performance is also rescheduled for tomorrow, January 8th at 7:45pm.

If you have any questions, please call the office at 610-444-6620.

On behalf of KHS, be safe

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Mid-Term Exam Schedule 2019-2020

Kennett High School Mid-Term Exam Schedule

  • ** If students do not have an exam or a graduation project interview or presentation (11th & 12th graders) during a particular period and have their own transportation, they may arrive to school late or leave early.
  • ** Students using school transportation who do not have an exam or a graduation project interview or presentation (11th & 12th graders) during a particular period will report to study hall.
  • If there is a 2-hour delay on any exam day, no exams will occur that day and a 2-hour delay schedule will be used. Whichever exam(s) were scheduled will occur the very next day of school and then the remaining exam schedule will be shifted by a day accordingly.
  • If school gets canceled on any exam day, whichever exam(s) were scheduled will occur the very next day of school and then the remaining exam schedule will be shifted by a day accordingly.
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