Week of January 18
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.
Kingsford Flivver Strong Shirts
Kingsford High School and Breitung Township Schools have announced that advantaprint from Iron Mountain will be selling Kingsford Flivvers Strong shirts for BTS students, staff, and parents.
The deadline will be Friday, September 20th to have all orders and payment submitted to any of the school offices. Prices are as follows:
- Short sleeve shirts: $12
- Long sleeve shirts $16.
20% of all sales go back to the schools!
Attention Winter Sport Athletes
and Parents of Athletes
The following dates and times will be for the first practices of the year for each sport:
- Girls Basketball Grades 9-12: Saturday, January 16 from 11:00a.m.-1:00 in both gyms
- Boys Basketball Grade 9: Saturday, January 16 from 9-11 a.m. in the Gold Gym
- Boys Varsity Basketball: Saturday, January 16 from 9-11 a.m. in the Blue Gym
- Boys Basketball Grade 10: Monday, January 18 from 5:00-7:00
- Hockey Grades 9-12: Saturday, January 16 at 2:00 @ Ice Arena
- Cheerleading Grades 9-12: Saturday, January 16 9-11 a.m. Woodland Gym
- Swimming for Boys/Girls Grades 9-12: Monday, January 18 at 3:30 @ YMCA
- Wrestling Grades 9-12: Saturday, January 16 at 8:00 a.m. in KHS Wrestling room
Gibler Scholarship Created at KHS
Kingsford High School is proud to announce the creation of the "Gibler Transfer Scholarship" in honor of KHS graduates Rachael Gibler (2014) and Wyatt Gibler (2017).
QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship Recipient
Congratulations go out to senior Katherine Erickson for being named the recipient of the QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship. The scholarship will cover the full cost of her education at Haverford College, a private college located outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she will be attending in the fall of 2021. This award has an estimated value of $81,554 per year up to 4 years.
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Congratulations go out to senior Teagan Petschar for being named the Kingsford High School top youth volunteer of the year. The honor was granted as part of the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide youth volunteer recognition program sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals
Congratulations also go out to senior Chloe Smith as she was recognised for her exemplary volunteer service with Prudential Spirit of Community Certificate of Merit. Chloe has volunteered many hours of volunteer service through her church, Key Club, and other school activities.
DAR Good Citizen Award Recipient
Congratulations go out to senior Ashley DeMay for being selected by her classmates as this year’s National Society Daughters of the American Revolution "Good Citizen Representative" for the Onagomingkway Chapter.
The DAR Good Citizenship Award is presented to one student based on the qualities of dependability (which includes truthfulness, loyalty, and punctuality), service (which includes cooperation, courtesy, and consideration of others), leadership (which includes personality, self-control, and ability to assume responsibility), and patriotism (which includes unselfish interest in family, school, community and nation) to an outstanding degree.
2020 KHS Heisman Nominees
Congratulations go out to seniors Jack Perpich and Teagan Petschar for being named the Kingsford High School nominees for the High School Heisman Award for 2020-2021.
The Heisman High School Scholarship continues the legacy of the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship, a program created in 1994 by Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas in partnership with The Heisman Trophy Trust. From its inception, the program has leveraged the reputation of the Heisman Memorial Trophy as a symbol of great ability combined with diligence, perseverance, and hard work.
2020 Homecoming King & Queen
Congratulations go out to seniors Nolan LaVarnway and Josie Scott for being named the 2020 Homecoming King & Queen. They were crowned during half-time of the Kingsford-Marquette varsity football game.
2020 Homecoming Court
Congratualtions to those students who were selected to the 2020 Homecoming Court. This unusual "COVID" year saw Homecoming Week modified with a few different activities for students. This year, unfortunately, WILL NOT include a Homecoming Dance due to COVID-19.
A big THANK YOU goes out to all of the students in the high school who have been great through this modified school year and for their participation in this week's events.
New Scoreboard at
Flivver Football Field
Over the summer, a new scoreboard was erected on the Flivver Football Field. This new scoreboard was made possible because of the many hours donated by local businesses and the backing of the Flivver Athletic Booster Club. Flivver Field has not seen a new scoreboard since 1991.
A HUGE thank you from all of us at Breitung Township Schools goes out to the following for whom this project could not have been so successfully completed:
- MBM Construction
- Systems Control
- JM Steel
- CJ Graphics
- G Brooks Electric
- Hometowne Lumber
- Dal Santo Construction
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Pictured on right side of car (from L to R): Kingsford High School Athletic Booster Club members Michelle Coughlin, Jeanne Sexton, Beth Sullivan, Angela Gayan, Tanya Dal Santo, Bobbi Jo Povolo, Kristin Novara, Al Sexton, Ray Yaggie, and Dennis Dal Santo.
Not Pictured: Bill Edens (Supervisor of Building, Maintenance, and Grounds), Dan Weber (Systems Control & Athletic Booster Club), Shawn Brooks (G Brooks Electric), and Shawn Fischer (CJ Graphics)
Student of the Week
Congratulations go out to senior Melanie Wenzel
for being named Student of the Week for the week of