Weekly Updates

Student Absence: Call or email by 9 AM

Absentee Hotline: 610-351-5900 Extension 27711

Absentee Email: KVATTENDANCE@parklandsd.net



Monday, October 3rd

     National Custodial Recognition Day (We have THE best!)


Wednesday, October 5th

     School Closed - Professional Development Day for Staff


Friday, October 7th

     Spirit Day - Wear School Colors


Monday, October 10th

     School Closed - Professional Development Day for Staff



Free Breakfast is Back! Starting October 1st, 2022 and through the end of 2022-2023 School Year, Parkland schools will offer all students a school breakfast at no charge as part of federal and state School Breakfast Program. This change does not effect a student's eligibility status for lunch (free, reduced, or paid).

Think your family may be eligible for Free or Reduced Price Meals at school?  Visit this website for more information or to apply.

Student Cafeteria Accounts:  To add funds to your students' Cafeteria account you may mail a check, made payable to PSD Cafeteria,  to our Food Services Dept at 2219 North Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, PA 18104 or utilize the MySchoolBucks website.  Please do not send cash or checks to school with your child.


Parkland School District Security Drill Letter to Parents

Kernsville Security Drill Letter to Parents


KV PTO Messages

Spirit wear store closes 10/2/22! https://kernsville-elementary.itemorder.com

We still need volunteers for: Math ripping (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ca4aa28a20-momsquad1) and Walking club (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B4CA4AA28A20-walking) ***

*** PSD requires ALL potential school volunteers to obtain background clearance checks and submit them to our Human Resources Department for approval PRIOR to signing up or performing any volunteer duties.

  • The complete Parkland School District Volunteer Policy, with all forms and instructions, is located HERE
    • Clearances are good for 5 years. 
    • You are responsible for tracking your own renewal dates.
    • Keep a copy of your clearances for your own records.
    • Please submit the completed Volunteer Clearance Packet to the Kernsville School Office. We will review and forward to the PSD clearance coordinator

Coyote



Wednesday, 9/28

     Elementary World Language Experience - 3:45 - 4:45 PM (Pre-Registration required)



Wednesday, 10/5

     School Closed - Professional Development Day for Staff

Monday, 10/10

     School Closed - Professional Development Day for Staff


Free Breakfast is Back! Starting October 1st, 2022 and through the end of 2022-2023 School Year, Parkland schools will offer all students a school breakfast at no charge as part of federal and state School Breakfast Program. This change does not effect a student's eligibility status for lunch (free, reduced, or paid).

Think your family may be eligible for Free or Reduced Price Meals at school?  Visit this website for more information or to apply.

Student Cafeteria Accounts:  To add funds to your students' Cafeteria account you may mail a check, made payable to PSD Cafeteria,  to our Food Services Dept at 2219 North Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, PA 18104 or utilize the MySchoolBucks website.  Please do not send cash or checks to school with your child.


PSD requires ALL potential school volunteers to obtain background clearance checks and submit them to our Human Resources Department for approval PRIOR to signing up or performing any volunteer duties.

  • The complete Parkland School District Volunteer Policy, with all forms and instructions, is located HERE
    • Clearances are good for 5 years. 
    • You are responsible for tracking your own renewal dates.
    • Keep a copy of your clearances for your own records.
    • Please submit the completed Volunteer Clearance Packet to the Kernsville School Office. We will review and forward to the PSD clearance coordinator

Building Readers - October - English edition

Building Readers - October Spanish edition


KV PTO Messages

Night on the Circle is TONIGHT 5-7 pm!  This family-centered, fun-filled event is a great way to mingle with fellow Kernsville families.  We will have a bouncy house, fire truck, music, and concession stand!  You don’t want to miss it!  See our website, Facebook page, or Instagram page for the food menu.  Remember: CASH ONLY!  

Get your Spiritwear:  https://kernsville-elementary.itemorder.com.  Deadline is October 2nd!!

We need more volunteers for Math Ripping.  More dates have been added through October.  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B4CA4AA28A20-momsquad1

Coyote



Thursday, 9/22

     School Picture Day


Friday, 9/23

     Night on the Circle - 5 PM - 7 PM


Picture Day is this Thursday!  Please visit Christmas City Studios and place your order.  Enter School Code: KERNS22.   Prepay closes at Midnight on Picture Day. Orders placed before midnight on Picture Day will ship directly to your home.  More details available HERE.


News from the Kernsville Health Office


PSD Back to School Letter - This important document was sent home with the students on this first day of school.  Please review it carefully as it contains critical information for parents.


Welcome Back Letter from the Principal - Mr. Gehringer shares a wealth of information on year-long school procedures and protocols. 


Think your family may be eligible for Free or Reduced Price Meals at school?  Visit this website for more information or to apply.


Birthday/Party Invitations - The Parent & Student Handbook has been updated with the new District Policy.

PSD requires ALL potential school volunteers to obtain background clearance checks and submit them to our Human Resources Department for approval PRIOR to signing up or performing any volunteer duties.

  • The complete Parkland School District Volunteer Policy, with all forms and instructions, is located HERE
    • Clearances are good for 5 years. 
    • You are responsible for tracking your own renewal dates.
    • Keep a copy of your clearances for your own records.
    • Please submit the completed Volunteer Clearance Packet to the Kernsville School Office. We will review and forward to the PSD clearance coordinator.

KV PTO Messages

Coupon books will be sent home today with your children.  Please be on the look out!  This is a great way to save around the Lehigh Valley!

Night on the Circle, September 23rd, 5 pm-7 pm. is coming!  This family-centered, fun-filled event is a great way to mingle with fellow Kernsville families.  We will have a bouncy house, fire truck, music, and concession stand!  You don’t want to miss it!

Get your Spiritwear:  https://kernsville-elementary.itemorder.com.

Walking club needs more volunteers! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B4CA4AA28A20-walking

Next PTO meeting 10/11 at 0900, Kernsville cafeteria.  Zoom link to be emailed the night prior.

The new Kernsville PTO website is live!  www.kernsvillepto.org. Check it out!

Coyote

 

 

 

 

 



Monday, September 12th

     Day 4


Tuesday, September 13th

     PTO Meeting - 9 AM - Cafeteria


Friday, September 16th

     Tye Dye Spirit Day


PSD Back to School Letter - This important document was sent home with the students last Monday.  Please review it carefully as it contains critical information for parents.


Welcome Back Letter from the Principal - Mr. Gehringer shares a wealth of information on year-long school procedures and protocols. 


Think your family may be eligible for Free or Reduced Price Meals at school?  Visit this website for more information or to apply.


Birthday/Party Invitations - The Parent & Student Handbook has been updated with the new District Policy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Cafeteria Accounts:  To add funds to your students' Cafeteria account you may mail a check, made payable to PSD Cafeteria,  to our Food Services Dept at 2219 North Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, PA 18104 or utilize the MySchoolBucks website.  Please do not send cash or checks to school with your child.


PSD requires ALL potential school volunteers to obtain background clearance checks and submit them to our Human Resources Department for approval PRIOR to signing up or performing any volunteer duties.

  • The complete Parkland School District Volunteer Policy, with all forms and instructions, is located HERE
    • Clearances are good for 5 years. 
    • You are responsible for tracking your own renewal dates.
    • Keep a copy of your clearances for your own records.
    • Please submit the completed Volunteer Clearance Packet to the Kernsville School Office. We will review and forward to the PSD clearance coordinator.

KV PTO Messages

The Spiritwear store is now open! https://kernsville-elementary.itemorder.com.  To help save on high shipping costs, orders will be distributed by the PTO at a TBD time and location.    Place your orders by October 2nd!  Let’s go Coyotes

Mark your calendars for the next PTO sponsored event:  Night on the Circle, September 23rd, 5 pm-7 pm.  This family-centered, fun-filled event is a great way to mingle with fellow Kernsville families.  We will have a bouncy house, fire truck, music, and concession stand!  You don’t want to miss it!


Volunteers Needed:

Please review the PSD Volunteer Policy and confirm your eligibility status before signing up.

 

Walking club is back!  Come out to the playground to help encourage our children to exercise!   The kids love this event!  Please review the PSD Volunteer Policy and confirm your eligibility status before signing up.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B4CA4AA28A20-walking

Birthday Table: Volunteers are needed to assist with our monthly Birthday Table.  Each student whose birthday falls in the respective month receives a popsicle, pencil and a sticker during lunch period. 

For more details and to sign up to volunteer, visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B4CA4AA28A20-kernsville5.  

Math Book Collating: We have been asked by KV staff to organize a group to do some collating for math books. Please consider signing up for 'Math Ripping' and help our teachers out! Office administration will direct you, no previous experience necessary.

If you are available to help please visit the Sign Up Genius form to sign up.


Next PTO meeting 9/13 at 9 AM, Kernsville cafeteria.  Zoom link will be shared via email on Monday, 9/12.

The new Kernsville PTO website is coming soon!  Stay tuned!

Coyote



Monday, 9/5

     School Closed - Labor Day


PSD Back to School Letter - This important document was sent home with the students on Monday.  Please review it carefully as it contains critical information for parents.


Welcome Back Letter from the Principal - Mr. Gehringer shares a wealth of information on year-long school procedures and protocols. 


Think your family may be eligible for Free or Reduced Price Meals at school?  Visit this website for more information or to apply.


Parkland Police Pals - Overview of our partnership with local Police Departments


Did you notice our new Quick Links at the top of this page?  This is the spot for parent's most requested links.  We hope you find this helpful.  Please let the office know if there are others you would like to see added.


Birthday/Party Invitations - The Parent & Student Handbook has been updated with the new District Policy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Cafeteria Accounts:  To add funds to your students' Cafeteria account you may mail a check, made payable to PSD Cafeteria,  to our Food Services Dept at 2219 North Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, PA 18104 or utilize the MySchoolBucks website.  Please do not send cash or checks to school with your child.


Building Readers Sept - English edition

Building Readers Sept - Spanish edition


KV PTO Messages

PTO sponsorship drive will be held throughout September.  Each year the PTO contributes over $50 dollars per student for field trips, library materials, in school celebrations and more.  If you would like to make a sponsorship gift to the PTO, please return your completed form to the PTO mailbox, send back to school in your child’s folder, or donate via Paypal. https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=ZGK46RZPAWFHQ.  We are so grateful for any amount you can offer!

Please be aware that our websitewww.kernsvillePTO.com, is under construction.  The “donate” option on the website will direct you to an error page.  Thank you for your patience as we revamp this space!  Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for event updates and the Paypal link.

Mark your calendars for the next PTO sponsored event:  Night on the Circle, September 23rd, 5 pm-7 pm. 

Volunteers are needed to assist with our monthly Birthday Table.  Each student whose birthday falls in the respective month receives a popsicle, pencil and a sticker during lunch period.  For more details and to sign up to volunteer, visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B4CA4AA28A20-kernsville5.  Don’t forget to update your volunteer clearances!

Our first PTO meeting will be held on Tuesday 9/13  at 9 AM in the Kernsville cafeteria.  For those who cannot attend in person a Zoom link will be shared via e-mail on Monday, 9/12.

Volunteers Needed: We have been asked by KV staff to organize a group to do some collating for math books. Please consider signing up for 'Math Ripping' and help our teachers out! Office administration will direct you, no previous experience necessary.

If you are available to help, and your Volunteer Clearances** are up to date with PSD, please visit the Sign Up Genius form to sign up.

** Visit this link to review the PSD Volunteer Clearance requirements and procedures. 

If you are not sure if your clearances are up to date, please call the School Office at 610.351.5840 before you sign up.

This is a job that you can come late/leave early if you can not stay for the whole session. More dates will be added as necessary.