Week of August 29
Mission Statement:The mission of Breitung Township Schools, in cooperation with families and our community, is to provide a quality educational experience to assist all students in developing the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become successful citizens.
BTS Belief Statement
- All students can learn.
- All students have the right to a meaningful educational experience.
- Each student has dignity and worth.
- Achievement is a result of high expectations with realistic goals.
- The entire community shares the responsibility of educating its citizens.
School Improvement Goals
- All students will demonstrate improvement in Reading skills.
- All students will demonstrate improvement in Mathematics skills.
- All students will demonstrate improvement in Science skills.
- All students will demonstrate improvement in Social Studies skills.
Safe Sports School Recognition
Kingsford High School, with the assistance of Dickinson County Healthcare system, is very proud to announce that they have been recognized by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association as a Safe Sports School. Kingsford is the first and only school to be recognized in the Upper Peninsula or Northeast Wisconsin. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that provide safe environments for student athletes. The award reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury prevention and treatment by Certified Athletic Trainers.
Kingsford High School Students at U.S. Air Force Academy
Kingsford High School would like to recognize former KHS graduates Sean Ryan (Class of 2013) and Hannah Allen (Class of 2015). Both Hannah and Sean are cadets at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Sean Ryan is pictured below pinning the cadet shoulder boards on Hannah Allen at the Acceptance Day Ceremony at the Academy. Sean is a Senior Cadet First Class and Hannah is a Freshman Cadet Fourth Class. Upon graduation in the spring of 2017. Sean plans to attend pilot school.
Congratulations Sean and Hannah! We are proud of you!
All-State Softball Team
Congratulations go out to Sydney Wickman for being selected to the Division 2 All-State Girls Softball team.
Last year as a junior, Sydney had a dream season! She lead the team in hitting with a .553 batting average. This included 57 hits with 41 of them singles, 10 doubles, and 6 triples. She also stole 28 bases.
Sydney played incredible defensive at second base. She really anchored the infield. She accomplished many things this year and with her great play she was awarded for her skills.
To go with Sydney's honors, she was also selected to the All-District team as a second baseman and was named Co-MVP of the Flivver Softball team along with sophomore Cassie Barglind.
2016 Flivver Open Golf Outing
Breitung Township Schools and the Kingsford Athletic Department would like to thank all of those individuals who helped make the 2016 Flivver Open Golf Outing a success! We would like to thank all participants and sponsors for their part in helping raise money for the Flivver Athletics!
Watch a recap of the Flivver Open:
2016 PRE-COMMENCEMENT MUSIC
Videos courtesy of Justin Cowen.
HUNTER'S SAFETY PROGRAM
A Hunter's Safety Class will be held on August 8-11 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in the Kingsford Middle School Cafeteria and a Field Day on Saturday, August 13 from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the United Sportsman Club. Students must attend all classroom instruction and attend the field day in order to receive a hunter's safety certificate, no exceptions.
To be eligible for this program, students must be at least 10 years old. Ten year olds must be accompanied by an adult during all sessions. This program is offered free of charge.
To register, please call Dave at 271-0124 between the hours of 5:00-8:00 p.m. or Tom at 396-6721 between 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
This Hunter's Safety program is sponsored by the U.P. Whitetails Association of Dickinson County.
If you have any questions, please call Dave at 271-0124.
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