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Kirkland Middle School
430 18th Ave., Kirkland, WA 98033 | 425 936-2420
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Kirkland Middle School 2014 State School of Distinction
Outstanding improvement in student achievement led to a special honor for Kirkland Middle School. We received the 2014 School of Distinction Award from The Center for Educational Effectiveness, the Association of Educational Service Districts, the Association of Washington School Principals, Phi Delta Kappa-Washington Chapter, among other organizations. Kirkland Middle School has earned this honor based on the outstanding accomplishments made to improve student learning. The award is given to the top 5% of schools in our state who have made sustained improvement in reading and math over five years. Congratulations to KiMS staff, students and parents!
Principal | Deborah McCarson
 

 Health Information

 
An outbreak of mumps has developed in King County, mainly in the Auburn area, but the outbreak can easily spread to other schools and areas in King County. Mumps is a disease caused by a virus. It typically starts with a few days of fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, and a loss of appetite. Then a person with mumps may develop swollen cheeks or jaw.
Most people with mumps get well in a few weeks. Some people who get mumps may have a mild illness or may not even know that they have the disease. However, mumps can occasionally cause serious health problems, especially in adults. These health problems can include swelling of the brain or deafness.
 
HOW CAN YOU PREVENT MUMPS?
·         Get mumps vaccine (included in the MMR vaccine).
·         Stay away from anyone who has mumps.
·         Wash your hands often with soap and water.
·         Don’t share cups, spoons, forks, baby bottles, and other utensils.
 
WHAT TO DO IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE MUMPS
·         Call your doctor if you or your child has the signs of mumps: fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, loss of appetite, and swollen cheeks or jaw.
·         Stay home and away from other people. This includes staying away from family as much as possible so they don’t get sick.
 
Learn more:
For updates on the mumps outbreak in King County, follow the Public Health Insider blog (publichealthinsider.com)
Read about Mumps Outbreaks: Why We Care About Mumps and Is the Vaccine Working? By Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County
 

 ASB Fundraiser: Panther Parade

 
It's not too late to help us reach our goal of raising $30,000 to support our extracurricular activities for this year:
athletics, athletics’ buses, music, intramurals, assemblies, dances, clubs, etc. That amounts to about $50 per family if you are able to give.  
 
You can donate any time throughout the year!  
Please make sure you donate to ASB Fundraiser through Parent Access.
 
Click Here to Go to Parent Access
 
 
Thank you for your continued support of our school!
 
 
     
 
 

 Washington Achievement Award

 
 

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To see all school events, see our online Tandem Calendar.
 

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