Closed Wednesday, March 21

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for our area that is in effect from this evening through early Thursday morning.  In an effort to maintain the safety of our students and staff Trenton Public Schools will be closed tomorrow Wednesday, March 21, 2018. This includes all professional development, after-school activities and athletic activities. All District early childhood centers will also be closed. We will continue to monitor the progress of the storm, please continue to check the website for updates.

El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional ha emitido un aviso de tormenta de invierno para nuestra área que está en vigor desde esta noche a mañana jueves.  En un esfuerzo por mantener la seguridad de nuestros estudiantes y personal de las escuelas públicas de Trenton, el distrito cerrará mañana miércoles, 21 de marzo de 2018. Esto incluye todo desarrollo profesional, actividades extraescolares y actividades atléticas. También se cerrarán todos los centros de primera infancia del Distrito.   Continuáremos, siguiendo el progreso de la tormenta.  Por favor continúe informándose de noticias actualizadas por la página web del Distrito.

Kilmer Middle School
School's Anti-Bullying Specialist (ABS)
Kilmer News
Kilmer Reading Challenge!
Kilmer Reading Challenge
March is Read Across America Month. 
Joyce Kilmer Middle School has eccepted the challenge to reach a school reading goal of 1550hrs of reading in the month of March. The Class with the largest average of minutes read will get to choose Mrs. Bethea's new hair color! How many hours will we get logged? 
Students please complete the following survey so we can determine what color Mrs. Bethea's hair will be if your class wins!
Power Monday Male Empowerment Program
April 9th, 2018 
Wonder Women Wednesdays female empowerment program
"Girls Write"
Featuring Female Authors and Poets in Honor of National Library Month and National Poetry Month" 
April 11th, 2018

New Bell Schedule 2017-2018 School Year
SchoolFromToReduced DayDelayed Opening
Elementary8:45 AM3:15 PM8:45 AM - 1:00 PM
10:45 AM - 3:15 PM
Middle8:00 AM2:30 PM8:00 AM - 12:15 PM10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
High7:30 AM2:00 PM7:30 AM - 11:45 AM9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Kilmer Downloads
 Welcome Back
Select the Welcome Back Picture for a special message from Principal Bethea
Parent-student Handbook
Tehcnology Use in Middle School
Students have been discussing Safe Internet Use and Technology Use Policies with our Library Media Specalist. Take a few minutes to look at this slide show and continue the conversation at home
Staff Handbook
Recent News
2017-18 Back to School Video
Trenton Board of Education Statement

This statement responds to misrepresentations being made regarding the Trenton Board of Education’s policies and practices for the upcoming 2017-18 school year. Please note that NJEA representatives and all District association leaders were invited to a confirmed meeting on August 31st to discuss any concerns related to these matters. Except for the Trenton Administrators and Supervisors Association, all other associations declined to attend the meeting.

Current Bell Schedule for 2017-18
School Regular Day Reduced Day Delayed Opening 
Elementary 8:45 AM - 3:15 PM 8:45 AM - 1:00 PM
10:45 AM - 3:15 PM
Middle 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM 8:00 AM - 12:15 PM 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
High 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM 7:30 AM - 11:45 AM 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Please click on 'Read More' for the 2018-17 Bell Schedule letter.
District-wide Anti-Bullying Coordinator (ABC)
Terrance Stokes, Manager of School Support / ABC  Phone: (609) 656-4900 x 5459
Trenton Boys Basketball Team Rallies to Beat West Windsor North with Depth
01/06/2017: The Trenton boys basketball team has scoring depth. That depth was on full display on Friday night when it had 10 different players score, including four players with eight or more points. 
Good News! Trenton High School West No Longer a 'Focus' School
Click here to read the full article.
Upcoming Events
All Buildings CLOSED
Wed Mar 21 2018
Special Board Meeting (CANCELED)
Wed Mar 21 2018
Board Meeting
Mon Mar 26 2018
PARCC (Grades 3-8) & (Grades 9-12)
Mon Mar 26 2018
to Fri Mar 30 2018
Spring Recess/ Schools Closed
Fri Mar 30 2018
Teacher Webpages
Middle School Matters. Great Things Happening at JKMS.
  Watch this video about how our Little Free Library got started. 
The Joyce Kilmer Middle School and College of New Jersey Collaborative to support Middle Schools
"Build Schools Not Walls"
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