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Daily Student Announcemen­­ts
Friday, Feb. 21, 2020

Animation class is back!
Kimball High is offering an animation course for next school year. Animation is an A-G approved, 10-credit course that covers the school’s visual performing arts requirement. Interested students must sign up in the Career Center by March 9.

Multicultural rally dancers
For any interested student performers in Kimball’s multicultural rally this spring, the Polynesian Club will have an informational meeting Tuesday after school in G1. To be discussed are future practices, costumes, and dance, among other items.

Playoffs end for girls’ hoops
Kimball’s varsity girls’ basketball team ended its section playoff run Thursday night losing 61-40 to host Vanden High of Fairfield in the California Interscholastic Federation Sac-Joaquin Section Division III quarterfinals. The Jaguars are 23-7 on the season.

Student e-paper goes national
Visit to read this week about a controversy about President Trump’s State of the Union address, a possible scandal by Mike Bloomberg, and deadly storms and floods in the Southeast.

Kimball artist wins
Congratulations to Kimball student Mark Sigua for winning first place in the Delta Service Center Council Art Contest for his artwork depicting Martin Luther King.

Senior Movie Night
Senior Movie Night is Feb. 28, at 6 p.m., in Athletic Complex (big gym). Admission is free. There will be free snacks and an opportunity to sign the senior plaque. The movie, “Grown-Ups,” will be shown.

Lunch with a soldier
The U.S. Army would like to invite any interested Kimball juniors or seniors to Lunch With a Soldier on March 11. The lunch will be in the Career Center. This is an opportunity to have any military questions answered. Students must sign up in the Career Center by March 6 to attend.

Yearbook Needs Pictures
Kimball’s 2020 yearbook staff needs pictures for the following topics:
• Winter type pictures of you and your friends for the Winter Divider Page
• Best friend pictures for the Best Friends Page

Jamba Juice fundraiser
Kimball’s Key Club is doing a fundraiser until March 1 with Jamba Juice gift cards to raise money for club activities and the Pediatric Trauma Program. How it works: Each card comes with six "stamps." Each time you purchase a drink you can redeem a stamp for a free drink (basically buy one get one free). Cards are being sold for $10 each. Find a Key Club officer to buy a card.

Athletes in action

  • Kimball’s varsity girls’ soccer team travels to El Capitan High in Merced tonight for a second-round match in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs.
  • Members of the Jaguar co-ed wrestling team – Lexi Reese, Mason Salazar, Eddress Sir, and Sophia Stagnaro -- will compete today and Saturday in the CIF State Masters tournament at the Stockton Arena.

Grad night trip still has openings
Seniors, if you would still like to attend Grad Night at Magic Mountain there are still some spaces available so please make your deposit of $80 to the bookkeeper as soon as possible.

CSF recruitment continues
Kimball’s chapter of the California Scholastic Federation is in search of new members. CSF provides exclusive scholarships, college application benefits, club service events and hours and graduation recognition and awards. To join, students need a 3.5 or above grade point average. Visit Mr. Westmoreland’s room, E3, for signup or email

Racks installed for skateboards
Two new skateboard racks for students to use are located behind Kimball’s administration building, next to the attendance windows. Students should store their boards there while on campus. Students must bring their own padlocks.

Sports boosters crack crab
Kimball’s Athletic Boosters Club is selling tickets to its annual crab feed on March 7. The dinner at the Tracy Portuguese Hall costs $65 through March 1. Tables of eight can be reserved for an additional $40. A VIP table costs $750. There will be silent and live auctions. Tickets are available through each sports team and athletic director Ben Trombley at

Move away from quad after school
Students must move out of the campus quad area to the front of Kimball at least 5 minutes after the last bell.  Students who have a club, athletic or tutoring obligation should be on the way to the designated activity by then.

K bathrooms restricted
The K Building bathrooms are only open to students before and after school and at lunch. Students, check your classroom bathroom pass to see which bathroom you can use.

Fresno State is AVID College of the Month
Fresno State is AVID’s college of the month for February. California State University, Fresno has 25,325 students with 51 percent Hispanic and 59 percent female. The average GPA of an accepted student is 3.33. Tuition for one year costs $6,587. Room and board costs $10,587 a year. Kimball faculty Ms. Smith and Mr. Silva earned their bachelor’s of science degrees from Fresno. Mr. Diaz and Ms. Jones are also alumni with bachelor's of arts degrees. Mr. Silva earned his master’s degree in education counseling and student services there.

See something, say something
Our students at Kimball are an important part of the Jaguar family and families work together to keep each other safe.  If you see or hear something that is unsafe or just does not seem right, you can report it anonymously.  Text “TIPTPD” and your message to 274637, call (209)831-4847, or visit  Remember, if you SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING.