Department of Defense Education Activity

Kinnick HS: Principal's Corner

Nile C. Kinnick HS Principal's Message

Welcome to School Year 2019-2020!

Dr. Obeng and I are excited about this new school year as we Educate, Engage and Empower our students to succeed in a dynamic world. At Nile C. Kinnick High School, we focus on our four guiding principles: developing Fortitude, instilling Integrity, cultivating Responsibility and kindling an Enterprising spirit.  You will hear a lot about these traits throughout the year.

To support our teachers with the implementation of the College and Career Readiness Standards, our school will release every Tuesday at 1320. This weekly, one hour release provides time for teachers to collaboratively plan, review student work and determine instructional adjustments needed to assist with student success.

To learn more about DoDEA's College and Career Readiness Initiative, you can review the standards at:

Overall, it is our vision that Kinnick High School provides a collaborative, 21st century learning experience. KHS remains focused on each student's individual success. Our school improvement goals provide a holistic approach to education including a focus on academic success, community building, post-secondary planning and social/emotional health. KHS's school improvement goals are:

  • Implement and monitor the KHS Student Success System, a two-tiered advocacy program that includes the Kinnick Advisory Program (KAP) and the Kinnick Intervention Program (KIP) to provide whole child support for all students.
  • At least 20% increase in the number of students scoring "Met" or "Exceeded" expectations as measured by the DoDEA CAS mathematics assessments by the end of SY 2019-2020.

I'm very excited about having your young men and women join our community. We look forward to working with you to make this a successful, productive, and rewarding school year for all students.

Very Respectfully,
Mr. Craig Maxey
Principal, Nile C. Kinnick High School