A big congratulations to our Varsity Knowledge Bowl team, who took 2nd place at regionals on Monday! Wish them luck as they head to state on March 21st!
Girls Basketball awards Monday, March 9, 6:00 pm KHS cafeteria.
Baseball tryouts March 2, 3 and 4, 2:45 – 6:00 Golf practice 3:00 daily – meet at the club house Softball tryouts March 2, 3 and 4: 3:00 – 5:30 Practice 3:00 – 5:00 daily Soccer tryouts March 2, 3 and 4, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Tennis tryouts March 2 and 3, 3:00 – 5:00 Practice times: Varsity and JV practice is M-F, 4:00 – 5:30 C team practice is M-F, 2:45 – 4:15 Track Practice 3:00 daily beginning Monday, March 2
Boys Basketball Awards Tuesday, March 3, Kelso High School @ 6:30 pm
Barnes, Beacon Hill, Catlin, Huntington and some KHS buses are running a little late this afternoon (2/24/20). We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. They are on their way now.
Girls Bowling awards tomorrow night, 5:30 pm at Vernie's Pizza.
Don't miss your chance to see KHS Theatre's upcoming show "Trap"; a horror\documentary theater show about the mystery surrounding why 241 people fall unconscious at roughly the same time. Shows start at 7 PM on February 28th & 29th and on March 6th & 7th, with an additional 2 PM Matinee on March 7th.
Congratulations to the Wrestling team for placing 8th at the State Tournament in Tacoma this past weekend. Individual results: Pavel Kolsky, 4th; Giovannie Lopez, 8th; Derick Soto, 2nd; Shale Webb, 5th.
You have two opportunities to hear some music from our band students this week and help us raise money for our upcoming trip to Disneyland: • Jazz Combo at J Squared Barrel House – Tuesday, February 25th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm (in the event space next door.) • Ice Cream Sundae Night – Thursday, February 27th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the KHS cafeteria. Drop by to have ice cream and hear our Jazz Ensemble and Wind Ensemble perform. Suggested donation $5.00 Proceeds from both nights go to the Kelso Music Boosters. Hope to see you there!
Congratulations to our color guard who placed 3rd in their division last Saturday at St. Helens High School!
Softball tryouts will be held March 2, 3 and 4 from 3:00 - 5:30. Regular practices will go from 3:00 - 5:00.
It's not too late to sign up for Spring sports. See KHS website for instructions, information and to register.
Soccer try outs are March 2, 3 and 4 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. You must be registered and approved to try out.
Tennis try outs are March 2 and 3 after school. You must be registered and approved to try out.
Baseball try outs are March 2, 3 and 4 from 2:45 - 6:00 pm You must be registered and approved to try out.
The girls basketball team plays Wilson High School tonight at Clover Park High School at 6:00 pm for a winner to state, loser out game. You can tune in on KLOG live online or in the car on 100.7 FM.
Congratulations to the girls basketball team. They defeated Peninsula last night 63-41! They will take on Wilson tomorrow @ Clover Park, tip off at 6:00. Best of luck to the Boys tonight. They travel to Foss High School to take on Capital @ 7:45.
REMINDER: Spring sports registration closes this Wednesday, February 19. Spring sports begin Monday, March 2. All registrations are done online. Information, requirements, and instructions can be found on the KHS website under Athletics. Spring sports are: Baseball, Boys Soccer, Fastpitch Softball, Girls Golf, Girls Tennis and Track and Field. Contact Cathy Usher in the Athletic office at 360-501-1898 if you are having difficulty registering.
Unfortunately we are experiencing issues district wide with our phones. We are working diligently to fix the issue. We are sorry for the inconvenience. If you must get a hold of your child's school, please send an email to the secretary. Thank you for your patience.
Wresting Regionals tomorrow for girls and boys wrestling. Regionals will be held here at the high school tomorrow all day starting at 10am. Come out and support our Kelso wrestlers!!
Congratulations to the girls basketball team. Huge win over Mt. Tahoma last night in the first round of the 3A Bi-District tournament. Final score 57-22! Girls travel to Lincoln to meet the Abes tomorrow, 7:00 game time. Great job and best of luck tomorrow in the 2nd round!! Win, they play Wednesday at Puyallup. Lose, Tuesday at Clover Park. Boys basketball travel to Mt. Tahoma today to match up with the T-Birds for their first round of Bi-Districts. Game time 7:00. Best of luck! If they win they will travel to Gig Harbor Saturday. Lose, travel to Foss High School on Wednesday.
Come cheer your Kelso Lassies onto victory tonight in their first round basketball playoff game vs Bonney Lake at KHS at 7PM. Tonight is Blue Out. Go Kelso! We Are.
Congratulations to Kennedy Williams and Hailey Parson who sign letters of intent to play softball with LCC today!
Correction: Ticket Pricing for tomorrow's Girls Basketball Game vs Bonney Lake will be $8 for adults and students without ASB and $5 for Seniors 65+ and students with ASB. Cash Only. KHS students will have sponsored entry with valid HS ID.
CONGRATULATIONS to Emily Strehle. She represented Kelso well at the State Bowling tournament this past weekend by placing 9th in state. Great job Emily!
REMINDER: If you plan to play a spring sport, online registration needs to be completed before next Wednesday, February 19th. You must have a current physical on file to participate. Information and instructions are on the website.
Kelso Girls Basketball will play this Wednesday in a District Match at HOME at 7 PM. Ticket prices will be $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and students with ASB. ALL KELSO high school students will have FREE (sponsored) entry to the game with valid student ID.
Students in grades 10-12 are invited to Military Family Information Night--a Tri County wide event held here at KHS on April 1st from 5:30-7:30 pm. You will learn about the Military as a post-secondary option, listen to a panel of new recruits and get the opportunity to talk one-on-one with our local recruiters to get all your questions answered! Pizza and refreshments will be provided. To RSVP click on the link in the recent SKYWARD EMAIL sent out about the event, or you can find the link on both the Career Center website and all grade level Google classroom pages. See Nichole Johnson for questions.
If you're looking for a space to belong and be accepted for who you are, the KHS Genders & Sexualities Alliance meets on Mondays. All meetings have been rescheduled to Mondays after school in G2. See you there!
Kelso Girls Basketball will face Hudson's Bay tomorrow evening, Friday, February 7 to play off for 2nd and 3rd place in the league.Game will be played at Mt. View High School at 7:00 pm. Come out and support our girls basketball team!
There will be a softball meeting in the commons this Friday, Feb. 7 right after school for all those interested in playing softball this Spring.
Spring sport athletes – registration begins Monday, February 3 and closes Wednesday, February 19. Online registration instructions and information can be found on the website. Spring sports begin Monday, March 2
Every senior that completes FAFSA will be entered to win 1 of 3 prizes (winners announced on March 4th) prizes include Dutch Bros gear & gift card, Red Leaf gear and gift card & a Sweet Spot Frozen Yogurt gift card!
FAFSA Fridays (for all seniors needing assistance completing FAFSA) during lunches and after school until 3:30 PM
Sign up for Japanese Next Year! Grades 9-12 *Practical conversations/stories *Fun *Easy to Learn *Unique language and culture
Have you ever thought about being a fire fighter/first responder, health care professional, or police officer? If so, Kelso High School has a terrific opportunity for you! All Juniors and Seniors are eligible to participate in these programs for the 2020-2021 school year. Students can pick up an application at the Career Center. These classes offer responsible and dependable students an opportunity to experience real work environments, and they can possibly earn college credit as well. If you have questions, please see Denise Prescott in the Career Center.
Home wrestling meet tonight at Kelso! If haven’t had a chance to donate to the Julia Hiatt Memorial Scholarship, there will be students there collecting donations. Go Kelso!
Spring Sports registration will begin on Monday, February 3 and end on Wednesday, February 19. Spring sports begin Monday, March 2. All registrations are done online. Information, requirements, and instructions can be found on the Kelso High School website under Athletics. Spring sports are: Baseball, Boys Soccer, Fastpitch Softball, Girls Golf, Girls Tennis and Track and Field.
Boys Basketball Tonight vs Prairie at Kelso!! C Team and JV games will be played at 5:30 and Varsity at 7. Our Unified Basketball Team will scrimmage at half time. Come support your Kelso Hilanders and cheer them to victory.
8th grade Parents and students are invited to the 8th grade parent night at Kelso High School in the Auditorium. The meeting will be on: Wednesday February 5th at 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Please bring your student's course catalog that will be given to them that day at school.
Tuesday, January 28th is "We Are" Day. Wear your Blue & Gold and show your support for our Unified Basketball Team!
Sign up for your heart screening! Forms are available in the health room & need to be turned in by Wednesday the 29th. Screenings are January 30th & 31st during school. Take care of your health and check on your heart!
*UPDATE* Buses 1 & 3 are on A.M. snow routes as well as 15, 16, 20, 29 & 31
The following buses are on AM snow routes: 15, 16, 20, 29 & 31
All buses are on normal routes this afternoon.
After School A Cappella: Join us in G2 every Tuesday at 2:45 pm for an advanced choir experience. This is a great opportunity for students who want to take music but have no room in their schedule, want to improve their singing skills in order to audition for Chamber or Show Choir
Remember Seniors- If you are in need of a transcript to send to college, be sure that all of your fines have been paid. We are unable to send transcripts if you have outstanding fines. If you are unsure if you have fines, please see Ms. Huffman in the counseling department.
The following buses are on PM snow routes: 1, 4, 15, 20, 26, 29 & 31
Bus 20, on Mt. Pleasant, will be PM snow routes this afternoon. Please be sure to watch for updates as the day goes on.
Bus 20, on Mt. Pleasant, will be the only bus running a snow route this morning.
This week, Kelso's Leadership student are helping all 16, 17, 18 students register and pre-register to vote. Students interested in registering can pick up and complete a short application at lunch in the commons. Completed registrations are due back no later than Friday.
Tonight Kelso Girls Basketball takes on Evergreen at home. C and JV games at 5:30 and Varsity at 7. Come cheer your Hilanders onto VICTORY!!!
The following buses are on PM snow routes: 20, 29 & 31
Today's swim meet at North Thurston has been cancelled and not yet re-scheduled. Practice at the usual time.
There will be a Student Council Meeting tomorrow after school, 1 PM in D2.
The following buses are on AM snow routes: 1, 15, 16, 20, 26, 29 & 31
Every school district in Cowlitz Co will have a levy on the Feb 11 ballot. Here's why: https://tdn.com/news/local/feb-election-all-cowlitz-school-districts-will-run-replacement-levies/article_2287990a-0015-5737-bf34-ea50dbcef745.html#tracking-source=home-top-story-1
Winter Ball is a semi-formal dance on January 25th from 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. at KHS. Tickets go on sale during lunches in the commons on January 16th. Couple’s Tickets are $30 or $25 with ASB Single Tickets are $20 or $15 with ASB Tickets purchased at the door will be the non ASB pricing If you are bringing a guest you will need to fill out the KHS school guest paperwork. This will be available Monday, Jan 6 – Wednesday, Jan 22nd only
The following Kelso buses will be on A.M. snow routes: 1,3,4,15,16,20,26,29 & 31
Home Girls Basketball Tonight vs Prairie. C Team @ 5:30 in the South Gym, JV @ 5:30 in the main gym and Varsity @ 7 PM in the Main Gym. Go Kelso!!
Come support your Kelso Girls Wrestlers as they compete and host the largest girls wrestling tournament on the west coast! There will 120 teams and over 800 athletes competing. This 2 day tournament begins Friday, Jan 10th @ 3:30 PM & Sat Jan 11th @ 10 AM
Congratulations to Wyatt Brown! He was chosen KLOG's Athlete of the Week. Way to go Wyatt!
Home Wrestling Meet Tonight vs Hudson's Bay. Girls @ 4 JV @5:30 Boys Varsity @ 7. Boys Home Swim Meet Today @5. Come Support your Kelso Hilanders!!
Kelso High School's 1st Annual Teal Out for Team Jules Basketball Game will be Jan 24th as the Girls Varsity Basketball Team takes on Hudson's Bay. We will be raising money for the Julia Hiatt Memorial Scholarship. Donations can be made all month long at the ASB office.
This year our conferences will be in two sessions, on one day, each Trimester. The 2nd Trimester conferences will be held on January 22nd. 1:15-3:00 PM & 5:00-7:00 PM School will be dismissed at 1:00 on these days.
Attention Class of 2020 Seniors Starting January 6th, please stop by the Counseling Center to verify and sign off on your name that will be printed for your Kelso High School diploma. Please confirm by February 7th, 2020. Sarah Rice Registrar
Get in the Spirit! Jan. 13 – Monday – Snowed In (PJ Day) Jan. 14 – Tuesday – Twin Day Jan. 15 – Wednesday – Out of this World Day (Think Space or Sci-Fi) Jan. 16 – Thursday – Disney Day Jan. 17 – Snow Day (All White or Snow Gear Attire)
There will be no school on January 20th and 21st as we observe Martin Luther King's birthday and our semester break.
Welcome back from Winter Break! We hope you are well-rested and ready to learn.