Principal’s Message -5/24/21

Happy Monday KHS Families,

It’s another Monday in May, and we are one step closer to our last school day on June 15th! There are now only 15 school days remaining in the 2020-2021 school year, and it is more important than ever for our students to focus in the classroom and finish the school year on a positive note!

Here are a few notes and reminders as we close out the week:

1. There is no school on Monday, May 31st for students.

2. Please note the last day of school for students is Tuesday, June 15th. The final day of school for seniors is June 9th.

3. Our scheduling message/mailer was sent out to families and students earlier this week. Please carefully read through this information for the next steps in the course scheduling process.

4. The Chester County Health Department is providing COVID-19 vaccines at Longwood Gardens. The Pfizer vaccine is available for children ages 12 and older. Please remember to send the dates of your child’s Pfizer vaccines to Diane Shannon at

5. The Senior Stroll will take place this year in a unique form! On Monday, June 7th, the elementary schools and the middle school will be open for our graduating seniors to visit and to see their former teachers. Students may visit the school(s) they attended. Kennett Middle School will be open from 2:45 to 3:45 PM, Mary D. Lang will be open from 3:15 to 4:15 PM, while all of the other elementary schools will be open from 3:45 to 4:45 PM. More information on this event will be coming soon!

6. Please note that the KHS Awards Night has been moved to Thursday, June 3rd at 6:00 PM. Students and their families will be contacted individually with an invitation if they are receiving an award.

7. We are currently collecting feedback from KHS families to prepare for the 2021-2022 school year. Your feedback is important to us in ensuring that our students have the absolute best educational experience at KHS. You can access the survey by clicking HERE. We are asking this survey be completed by June 4th.

8. Please see the KHS PTSO Meeting Dates for the 2021-2022 school year below:

  • August 17th @ 6:00 PM
  • September 2nd @ 6:00 PM
  • October 19th @ 6:00 PM
  • November 22nd @ 6:00 PM
  • December – NO MEETING
  • January 18th @ 6:00 PM
  • February 8th @ 6:00 PM
  • March 8th @ 6:00 PM
  • April 5th @ 6:00 PM
  • May 3rd @ 6:00 PM
  • June – NO MEETING

8. Upcoming Calendar of Events – KHS






KHS Prom @ KHS

6:30 – 9:30 PM


No School


KHS Awards Night

6:00 PM


KHS Musical

7:00 PM (Fri.)

2:00 PM (Sat.)

7:00 PM (Sat.)

Have a wonderful week!

Thank you,

Jeremy Hritz, Ed.D.

Principal, Kennett High School