September 20-24 LEARNS weekly newsletter


Greetings Kings Family: I hope everyone has had a restful weekend. As we start a new week we have some new classes that will be starting soon. Please never hesitate to email me if you have any questions. UPDATES BEAM Tuesday 5-6 pm and Friday 4-5 pm BEAM fuses science education with mentorship by leading weekly hands-on science and engineering lessons. This semester our mentors are excited to share our new lessons covering topics like marine life dynamics, renewable energy, computer science, and more! Every week is something new, and we can't wait to spend time showing students what engineering and science are all about! Bridging Berkeley: Math Drop in 4:30-5:30pm Mon/Tues/Thurs & 3:40-4:40 on Weds This will start September 27th Dance class has been cancelled for the Fall semester. If your student has signed up for this class please have them choose another class. SPORTS Here are the scheduled practices for this week of 9/20 - 9/24. Please make sure all athletes are masked at all times during practice! If you have any questions you can contact our Athletic Director Fred or 510-883-6511. Basketball Conditioning (outdoors/blacktop) Tue., 9/21 (3:15 - 4:15pm) Thu., 9/23 (3:15 - 4:15pm) Tennis (King Tennis Courts) Mon., 9/20 (3:15 - 4:15pm). 6th Grade Wed., 9/22 (2:30 - 3:30pm) 7th/8th Grade Mondays will be for 6th graders and Wednesdays will be for 7th/8th graders. Right now our Friday doubles matches have been prohibited as a mitigation measure for covid. We will let you know when our Friday tennis team matches will resume. Girls Volleyball 6th GVB: Mon., 9/20 (3:30 - 5:00pm) Fri., 9/24 (3:30 - 5:00pm) 7th GVB: Wed., 9/22 (3:30 - 5:00pm) Thu., 9/23 (3:30 - 5:00pm) 8th GVB: Tue., 9/21 (3:30 - 5:00pm) Wed., 9/22 (2:30 - 4:00pm) Flag Football (King Lower Field) Varsity: Wed., 9/22 (3:30 - 5:00pm) Fri., 9/24 (3:30 - 5:00pm) JV: Tue., 9/21 (3:30 - 5:00pm) Thu., 9/23 (3:30 - 5:00pm) Cross Country (King Track) Mon., 9/20 (3:30 - 5:00pm) Tue., 9/21 (3:30 - 5:00pm) Wed., 9/22 (2:30 - 4:00pm) Thu., 9/23 (3:30 - 5:00pm) Fri., 9/24 (3:30 - 5:00pm) -- LaShonda Roquemore Program Specialist Berkeley LEARNS King Middle School Cell: 510-850-7508 office: 510-883-6511 Website: (

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