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Welcome to Keene Middle School

Dorothy Frazier, Principal


It is the mission of Keene Middle School to provide a productive and healthy environment with a flexible learning program which meets the intellectual, emotional, social and physical needs of the students. Read more....

Focused Communities of Learning

Students at each grade level are assigned to a "cluster" of approximately 115 students. Each cluster is taught by a "team" of teachers. 
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Julia Sapeta, a 7th grader here at KMS, came in First Place for her essay “Refuse to use…Never Alone.  She is the Elks Lodge Essay Contest National Winner! This is the first time a student from New Hampshire has ever won this contest at the National Level. Congratulations Julia!

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Teen Assessment Project Survey Results

The Teen Assessment Project survey was taken by 7th & 8th graders in 2012. Lauren Bressett of MADAC (Monadnock Alcohol & Drug Abuse Coalition) presented the results and information on drug and ...more


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This is our eighth year participating in the Rachel’s Challenge Program that inspires, instructs, and enables students to bring about positive change. 

During the school day, there will be two assemblies, one for 6th grade and one combined for the 7th and 8th grade, as well as a Friends of Rachel Club Special Training in the afternoon. 

For more information about Rachel’s Challenge, visit their website at www.rachelschallenge.org or contact your child's guidance counselor if you have any questions

Rachel's Challenge Media Fact Sheet

KMS Student Flu Shot Clinic

The KMS Student Flu Shot Clinic will be held on Wednesday, October 14th from 8:20 - 11:00.  If you want your child to receive a flu shot at school, the signed permission slip must be returned to our School Nurse, Jenny Audet, R.N. by Monday, October 12th.  Cheshire Medical Center - DH-Keene is administering the shots, so the date of the shot will be recorded in your child's electronic medical record.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Mrs. Audet, R.N. at jaudet@sau29.org or 357-9020 x 5015.

On October 15th all staff and students will participate in the Great Northeast shake out.  The Great Northeast shake out is the day designated for the practice of the emergency  procedure is to drop, cover and hold. The most recent earthquake in NH was on October 16, 2012 at 7:12pm. It was a moderate earthquake which was felt in much of NH.  A magnitude of 4.0 was recorded by the US Geological Survey.For more information please see http://shakeout.org/northeast/

Morning Announcements

Wednesday, October 7  Day 5
Lunch is : Beef Taco Salad
Wednesday Night Jazz Band is rehearsing tonight from 6:30 - 8:00 PM in the band room.
7th and 8th Grade band sectionals for today are as follows:
Group 21 - Period 7
Group 22 - Period 8
Group 23 - Period 1
Group 24 - Period 2
Group 25 - Period 6
7th grade chorus sectionals are as follows:
Today Group L
Thurs. Group M
Good Morning Cardinal Newspaper Club Members! We have our weekly meeting today! Please come to Mrs. Sylvia's room 2202 at 2:45 to work on our first Issue for Fall 2015. Did you miss last week's meeting?  No worries...we are here and ready to start!  See you all in room 2202 at 2:45.  Club members can wait in the Bus room until start time!
KMS Twirlers - Please turn in your baton order forms by Friday. There will not be practice until our batons arrive.
Attention cast of Into the Woods. Today's  rehearsal is for everyone until 4:00.
The first Math Counts meeting of the school year will be held today from 2:45 to 3:30 in Room 2404.  Please wait in the bus room for someone to get you.   Any student who signed up for Math Counts and those interested in joining should plan on attending.  Please see Mr. Paone if you cannot attend.
For students that are interested in being an OCAC Ambassador.  We will have an afterschool meeting today to decide what our goals are for the year. 
Attention all students interested in Book Club.  We will meet in the IMC after school at 2:30.
Today: 10/7/15


The First Student bus schedule can be found hereAs in the past, if parents do not see their specific address listed on the schedule they should consider the bus stop in the closest proximity to their home as “their bus stop”. If parents have specific questions or concerns for First Student, they can be reached at 352-2303.

Parent Portal Log In Information

Click here for the Parent Portal Log In Information Sheet.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Frazier at dfrazier@sau29.org. The portal will not be open for the first few weeks of school.