For Students



          Mrs. Vanhoorebeke (rear-right) and Mrs. Gorcyca (rear-left) and their summer STEM camp students at KMS

Student academic achievement and social responsibility are the primary goals of the teachers and staff of the Kennett Consolidated School District. The KCSD Technology Dept. is committed to providing the technological tools and services to help students to achieve these goals.

Some helpful links for students:

What Makes Successful People Successful?

Take a look at what successful people do differently…

Born on this Day

In 1833, Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States and grandson of President William Henry Harrison.

In 1886, Paul Tillich, theologian and philosopher who wrote Systematic Theology.

In 1890, H.P. Lovecraft, author of horror tales; created the Cthulhu mythos.

In 1905, Jack Teagarden, jazz trombonist.

In 1908, Kingsley Davis, sociologist who invented the term “population explosion.”

In 1941, Slobodan Milosevic, President of Serbia (1989–1997) and of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1997–2000); tried by UN’s International Criminal Tribunal for war crimes but died before trial concluded.

In 1942, Isaac Hayes, composer, musician, actor, voice-over actor; co-wrote “Soul Man,” won Academy Award for his composition  “Theme from Shaft.”

In 1944, Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minster of India.

In 1952, John Hiatt, singer/songwriter (“Have a Little Faith in Me”).

In 1954, Al Roker, weatherman (Today on NBC; Weather Channel).

In 1958, Patricia Rozema, film director, screenwriter (Mansfield Park).

In 1974, Amy Adams, actress; multiple nominations for Academy Awards, Golden Globe and BAFTA awards (EnchantedThe Fighter).

A History of Invention

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  • 1930: Philo Farnsworth patented a television.

Technology Facts

  1. 8 billion devices will be connected to the internet by 2020.