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Absentee Hotline: 610-351-5900 Extension 27711

Absentee Email: KVATTENDANCE@parklandsd.org

 

Monday, October 21st

5th Grade Parent Visitation - 9 AM


Wednesday, October 23rd

2nd Grade Field Trip - AM

Elementary World Language Experience - 3:45 -4:45 PM


Friday, October 25th

Halloween Parade and Student Socials - 2:15 PM

Please review the attached letter from Mr. Gehringer regarding Holiday Parties.


Halloween Parade Invitation


Halloween Parade Scrabble Challenge - Be the first to figure out the message and your child will earn "Wii with Mr. G" time!

Complete details here


Books/Apple/Pencils

The Annual Parent-Teacher conferences are scheduled to take place on November 21st  22nd, 25th  26th, and 27th   Please visit the link at the top of this page and then select the Sign Up for  your child’s teacher.  Please keep in mind that all students will be dismissed at 1:45 PM on all of the conference days.

Please visit the link and make your appointment as soon as possible but no later than Monday, November 18th


Substitute Job Fair sponsored by PSD Human Resources - October 28th - Complete details here


Children's Theater Workshop - November 16th & 17th - Complete details here


Beauty & The Beast - November 8th - 10th - Complete details here


Joe Holiday's Reading Rocks Magic Show - November 12th - Complete details here

Giraffe

 

Please review this message from the Superintendent regarding inclement weather.


KV PTO MESSAGES

Join us TONIGHT for Movie Night featuring “Secret Life of Pets 2” (PG).  Doors open at 6 p.m.  Movie starts at 6:30 p.m. $1 admission includes popcorn. Additional concessions available for purchase.  Don’t forget to bring your folding chairs, sleeping bags and blankets.  PJ’s optional.

Boon Supply (formerly Mixed Bag) fundraiser ENDS TODAY, Friday, October 18.  Shop online at https://www.boonsupply.com/collections/602432-kernsville-elementary-school.  Questions?  Contact fundraising@kernsvillepto.com.

The PTO is looking for additional members for our Mom Squad. We are also in search of a “junior president” or “co-president” to train with our current president and take over when her term ends next school year.  Interested?  Contact president@kernsvillepto.com.

Walking Club volunteer spots are still available. For those who are unfamiliar, Walking Club takes place during recess. The students walk laps around the playground to earn prizes and volunteers keep track. Clearances are required to volunteer. Visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084FA8AF2AA3F94-walking to sign up!

 

 

Monday, October 14th

School Closed - Professional Development Day for Staff


Wednesday, October 16th

Elementary World Language Experience - 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM


Thursday, October 17th

Community Advisory Council Meeting - Ad Center - 7 pm


Friday, October 18th

KV Spirit Day 

Kindergarten Parent Visitation - 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Mixed Bag Fundraiser ends

Movie Night - doors open 6:00 PM


Looking ahead...

Friday, October 25th

Halloween Parade - 2:15 PM


Please review the attached letter from Mr. Gehringer regarding Holiday Parties.


Halloween Parade Invitation


Substitute Job Fair sponsored by PSD Human Resources - October 28th - Complete details here


Children's Theater Workshop - November 16th & 17th - Complete details here


Beauty & The Beast - November 8th - 10th - Complete details here


KV PTO MESSAGES

Join us for on Friday, October 18 for Movie Night featuring “Secret Life of Pets 2” (PG).  Doors open at 6 p.m.  Movie starts at 6:30 p.m. $1 admission includes popcorn. Additional concessions available for purchase.  Don’t forget to bring your folding chairs, sleeping bags and blankets (please no sports equipment; footballs, basketballs, etc.).  PJ’s optional.

Boon Supply (formerly Mixed Bag) fundraiser forms came home today.  The sale runs through Friday, October 18.  Shop online at https://www.boonsupply.com/collections/602432-kernsville-elementary-school or use the form supplied with the catalog.  Questions?  Contact fundraising@kernsvillepto.com.

 Box Tops Competition runs through October 11. Collect un-expired Box Tops and submit them on a sheet or in a bag labeled with your child’s name, teacher and grade.  The class with the most Box Tops submitted wins the Box Tops Traveling Trophy to display in their room.  For more information visit www.kernvillepto.com and click on “Box Tops”.

The PTO is looking for additional members for our Mom Squad. We are also in search of a “junior president” or “co-president” to train with our current president and take over when her term ends next school year.  Interested?  Contact president@kernsvillepto.com.

Walking Club volunteer spots are still available. For those who are unfamiliar, Walking Club takes place during recess. The students walk laps around the playground to earn prizes and volunteers keep track. Clearances are required to volunteer. Visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084FA8AF2AA3F94-walking to sign up!

 

Tuesday, October 8th

PTO Meeting - 9 am - Cafeteria

Fire Prevention Assembly - Grades K - 2 - 9:30 am

Trojan Tech Team Outing


Wednesday, October 9th

School Closed - Professional Development Day for Staff



Looking ahead...

Monday, October 14th

School Closed - Professional Development Day for Staff


 

Cyber Safety and Bullying Prevention - Information regarding this year's curriculum


1st Day of School Class Group Photos - Christmas City Studios were here on the 1st day of school to take class photos on the KV Playground.  Please visit the following link to view the photos and if you would like a copy for home you may order them directly through the Christmas City website.  Click Here to View/Order Kernsville Class Groups..


Celebrating Birthdays at School - The District has updated their policy regarding student birthday recognition including a limitation on edible forms of birthday treats from an outside source.  Please visit this link to review the complete details.


MindUp Parent Workshop Invitation - November 4th, 2019


School Lunch & Breakfast Menus

The lunch and breakfast menus are posted here. on the School District website.  You may also sign-up on this page to have the menus e-mailed to you each month. 

If you would like to apply for free or reduced price meals please visit this link.  All applications must be done online and a new application must be completed each school year.


Home & School Connection - October 2019

Reading Connection - October 2019

Home & School Connection - November 2019

Reading Connection - November 2019


KV PTO MESSAGES

Our next PTO Meeting will be held Tuesday, October 8 at 9 a.m. in the cafeteria.

Boon Supply (formerly Mixed Bag) fundraiser forms came home today.  The sale runs through Friday, October 18.  Shop online at https://www.boonsupply.com/collections/602432-kernsville-elementary-school or use the form supplied with the catalog.  Questions?  Contact fundraising@kernsvillepto.com.

Box Tops Competition runs through October 11. Collect un-expired Box Tops and submit them on a sheet or in a bag labeled with your child’s name, teacher and grade.  The class with the most Box Tops submitted wins the Box Tops Traveling Trophy to display in their room.  For more information visit www.kernvillepto.com and click on “Box Tops”.

The PTO is looking for additional members for our Mom Squad. We are also in search of a “junior president” or “co-president” to train with our current president and take over when her term ends next school year.  Interested?  Contact president@kernsvillepto.com.

Mom Squad is still working hard on "Math Book Ripping".  To sign up for a shift, visit https://www.signupgenius.com/…/5080E49A8A928A0F49-kvmomsquad. Details are posted on the sign up. Clearances required.

Walking Club volunteer spots are still available. For those who are unfamiliar, Walking Club takes place during recess. The students walk laps around the playground to earn prizes and volunteers keep track. Clearances are required to volunteer. Visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084FA8AF2AA3F94-walking to sign up!

 

It's Tonight! - Night on the Circle - 5 pm to 7 pm (details below)


Monday, September 30th

Student Dismissal at 1:45 pm for all students

       (Buses will arrive 1 hour and 45 minutes earlier than the normal afternoon schedule)


Wednesday, October 2nd

Elementary World Language Experience (EWLE) - 3:45 - 4:45 pm


Friday, October 4th

4th Grade Field Trip

IU Classes Field Trip

PTO Canvas & Cookies event - 6:30 - 8:30 pm

PTO Mixed Bag Sale begins


Looking ahead...

Wednesday, October 9th

School Closed - Staff Professional Development Day


1st Day of School Class Group Photos - Christmas City Studios were here on the 1st day of school to take class photos on the KV Playground.  Please visit the following link to view the photos and if you would like a copy for home you may order them directly through the Christmas City website.  Click Here to View/Order Kernsville Class Groups.


Kindergarten & First Grade Transportation Guidelines

Buses will not drop off a kindergarten or first grade student if a parent or previously designated adult is not at the stop to receive the student. (An exception is if a student has an older sibling also getting off the bus at the same time). If there is no one at the stop to receive your child, the bus will continue on its route dropping off the remaining students. It may stop back or return the child to his/her school. 


Celebrating Birthdays at School - The District has updated their policy regarding student birthday recognition including a limitation on edible forms of birthday treats from an outside source.  Please visit this link to review the complete details.


MindUp Parent Workshop Invitation - November 4th, 2019


School Lunch & Breakfast Menus

The lunch and breakfast menus are posted here. on the School District website.  You may also sign-up on this page to have the menus e-mailed to you each month. 

If you would like to apply for free or reduced price meals please visit this link.  All applications must be done online and a new application must be completed each school year.

KV PTO Messages

Night on the Circle will be held on TONIGHT from 5 - 7 p.m. Come out an enjoy a DJ, fire trucks to explore, an inflatable obstacle course, a visit from the South Whitehall Township K9 Officers, airbrush tattoos, raffle baskets and more! Kona Ice of Allentown and The Sticky Pig food trucks will be on site, and we'll also have pizza and popcorn on sale. Or bring you own dinner! Don't forget your lawn chairs and blankets! 

Coupon Book sale is now over.  If you do not wish to purchase the book, please return it to school as soon as possible. Questions?  Contact fundraising@kernsvillepto.com.

Box Tops Competition runs from October 1 - October 11. Collect un-expired Box Tops and submit them on a sheet or in a bag labeled with your child’s name, teacher and grade.  The class with the most Box Tops submitted wins the Box Tops Traveling Trophy to display in their room.  For more information visit www.kernvillepto.com and click on “Box Tops”.

Please join us on Friday, October 4 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. for our next Canvas and Cookies event with KV grandparent and owner of Out of Our Minds Art Studio, Angela Faidley. We will be painting a Halloween house (example in link below). Canvases are $11 each and can be painted solo or shared. Supplies and refreshments are included. Make your reservation using this Sign Up Genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ca4aa28a20-canvas2  Please send payment via cash or check (made payable to Kernsville PTO) to school in an envelope marked with your child's name, teacher and number of canvases purchased no later than Wednesday, October 2. We will not be able to accept payment at the door.

The PTO is looking for chairs/co-chairs/committee members for the following events/programs:  Family Fun Day (committee members) and Mom Squad (additional members). We are also in search of a “junior president” or “co-president” to train with our current president and take over when her term ends next school year.  Interested?  Contact president@kernsvillepto.com.

Interested in volunteering with Mom Squad? This is a group of parents that provide office-style support to teachers; think photocopying, laminating, binding class projects, and ripping books (tearing out workbook pages so teachers can combine them with other worksheets). We're looking for help with regular copy/lamination duties (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080E49A8A928A0F49-momsquad) as well as "Math Book Ripping" (https://www.signupgenius.com/…/5080E49A8A928A0F49-kvmomsquad). Details are posted on each sign up. Clearances required.

Walking Club is back! Volunteers love this opportunity because they get to interact with their children and their classmates. For those who are unfamiliar, Walking Club takes place during recess. The students walk laps around the playground to earn prizes and volunteers keep track. Clearances are required to volunteer. Visithttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084FA8AF2AA3F94-walking to sign up!

Volunteers are needed to assist with our monthly Birthday Table. At this event, each student whose birthday falls in the respective month receives a frozen treat and the whole grade sings "Happy Birthday". To sign up, visit:https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ca4aa28a20-birthday2. Volunteers clearances required.

 

Tuesday, September 24th

Kindergarten Parent Workshop - 6 pm


Wednesday, September 25th

School Picture Day


Friday, September 27th

KV Spirit Day 

Night on the Circle - 5 pm - 7 pm



Looking ahead...

Monday, September 30th

Student Dismissal at 1:45  (Buses will arrive 1 hour and 45 minutes earlier than the normal schedule.)


Friday, October 4th

4th Grade Field Trip

PTO Canvas & Cookies event - 6:30 - 8:30 pm


School Picture Day is Wednesday, September 25th.  Order forms went home with students last week.  If you child is absent that day make-ups will be held on November 6th.


Health & Wellness Symposium - September 21st 


Kindergarten Parent Workshop - Parent Involvement Activity - September 24th


1st Day of School Class Group Photos - Christmas City Studios were here on the 1st day of school to take class photos on the KV Playground.  Please visit the following link to view the photos and if you would like a copy for home you may order them directly through the Christmas City website.  Click Here to View/Order Kernsville Class Groups


Kindergarten & First Grade Transportation Guidelines

Buses will not drop off a kindergarten or first grade student if a parent or previously designated adult is not at the stop to receive the student. (An exception is if a student has an older sibling also getting off the bus at the same time). If there is no one at the stop to receive your child, the bus will continue on its route dropping off the remaining students. It may stop back or return the child to his/her school. 


Celebrating Birthdays at School - The District has updated their policy regarding student birthday recognition including a limitation on edible forms of birthday treats from an outside source.  Please visit this link to review the complete details.


MindUp Parent Workshop Invitation - November 4th, 2019


School Lunch & Breakfast Menus

The lunch and breakfast menus are posted here. on the School District website.  You may also sign-up on this page to have the menus e-mailed to you each month. 

If you would like to apply for free or reduced price meals please visit this link.  All applications must be done online and a new application must be completed each school year.


KV PTO Messages

Coupon Book orders were due TODAY.  If you do not wish to purchase the book, please return it to school in the bag it came home in as soon as possible. Questions?  Contact fundraising@kernsvillepto.com.

Night on the Circle will be held on Friday, September 27 from 5 - 7 p.m. Come out an enjoy a DJ, fire trucks to explore, an inflatable obstacle course, a visit from the South Whitehall Township K9 Officers, airbrush tattoos, raffle baskets and more! Kona Ice of Allentown and The Sticky Pig food trucks will be on site, and we'll also have pizza and popcorn on sale. Or bring you own dinner! Don't forget your lawn chairs and blankets! We're looking for a few volunteers to help staff the event. Volunteer clearances required. Sign up at:https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ca4aa28a20-volunteers8

PTO Sponsorship forms came home with your youngest child as part of the blue “welcome packet” folder.  Each year the PTO contributes over $50 per student for things such as 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 and donation no later than Friday, September 27, 2019.  As a thank you for your generosity, we offer a selection of “thank you gifts”.  Thank you gifts will be distributed in October.

Please join us on Friday, October 4 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. for our next Canvas and Cookies event with KV grandparent and owner of Out of Our Minds Art Studio, Angela Faidley. We will be painting a Halloween house (example in link below). Canvases are $11 each and can be painted solo or shared. Supplies and refreshments are included. Make your reservation using this Sign Up Genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ca4aa28a20-canvas2  Please send payment via cash or check (made payable to Kernsville PTO) to school in an envelope marked with your child's name, teacher and number of canvases purchased no later than Wednesday, October 2. We will not be able to accept payment at the door.

The PTO is looking for chairs/co-chairs/committee members for the following events/programs:  Birthday Table (co-chair), Family Fun Day (committee members), Mom Squad (additional members) Spiritwear (chair or co-chairs), Sponsorship (chair or co-chairs), Staff Appreciation (co-chair or committee members).  We are also in search of a “junior president” or “co-president” to train with our current president and take over when her term ends next school year.  Interested?  Contact president@kernsvillepto.com.

Interested in volunteering with Mom Squad? This is a group of parents that provide office-style support to teachers; think photocopying, laminating, binding class projects, and ripping books (tearing out workbook pages so teachers can combine them with other worksheets). We're looking for help with regular copy/lamination duties (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080E49A8A928A0F49-momsquad) as well as "Math Book Ripping" (https://www.signupgenius.com/…/5080E49A8A928A0F49-kvmomsquad). Details are posted on each sign up. Clearances required.

Walking Club is back! Volunteers love this opportunity because they get to interact with their children and their classmates. For those who are unfamiliar, Walking Club takes place during recess. The students walk laps around the playground to earn prizes and volunteers keep track. Clearances are required to volunteer. Visithttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084FA8AF2AA3F94-walking to sign up!

Volunteers are needed to assist with our monthly Birthday Table. At this event, each student whose birthday falls in the respective month receives a frozen treat and the whole grade sings "Happy Birthday". To sign up, visit:https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ca4aa28a20-birthday2. Volunteers clearances required.