Weekly Updates

Absences: Contact by 9am

Absentee Hotline: 610-351-5900 Extension 27711

Absentee Email: KVATTENDANCE@parklandsd.org

 

Tuesday, December 10th

PTO Meeting - 9 am - Cafe


Wednesday, December 11th

5th Grade Band Rehearsal - 2:40 - 3:20 pm

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


Thursday, December 12th

5th Grade Winter Concert - 1:30 pm for Students, 7 pm for Families


Friday, December 13th

1st Grade Parent Visitation - 9:15 am - 10:15



Looking ahead...

School Closed - December 23rd through January 1st



5th Grade Group Photo - A group photo of our 5th grade class was taken last month and is available for purchase through Christmas City Studios.  Please visit this link to view the photo and/or place and order.


KV PTO MESSAGES

We are still accepting donations for this year’s Staff Appreciation Holiday Brunch on Tuesday, December 10. Perishable items can be sent in first thing in the morning on December 10. Items that are non-perishable can be sent in at any time prior to the event. PTO volunteers will have the buffet set up by 10:30 a.m. To sign up to donate, visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ca4aa28a20-holiday12.

Our next PTO meeting will be held Tuesday, December 10 at 9 a.m. in the cafeteria.

 

Thursday, 11/28 & Friday 11/29

School Closed


 

Monday, 12/2

School Closed


Tuesday, 12/3

Chorus Rehearsal - during school hours - AM

Holiday Shoppe - open for students


Wednesday, 12/4

3rd Grade Field Trip

Holiday Shoppe - open for students

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


Thursday, 12/5

5th Grade Field Trip - AM

Holiday Shoppe - open for students

5th Grade Band Rehearsal - during school hours - PM


Friday, 12/6

Strings Rehearsal - during school hours - AM

4th Grade Visitation - 2 - 3 pm

Giving Tree Program ends - all donations due


Outdoor Recess

As the weather becomes cooler, please be aware that outdoor recess takes place if the real-feel temperature reaches twenty degrees. Make sure that your child has the proper clothing for the cooler temperatures.

Please note that all students participate in recess, and if a request is made for the child to remain indoors, it must be accompanied by a doctor’s note.


The New Dog Man book is going on sale December 10th, but you can pre-order your copy today!  Just fill out the attached order form and send it into school with a check made out to Kernsville Elementary PTO. You will receive the book before the December holiday break.  Any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Newhard at newhardd@parklandsd.org


Save the Date - Kernsville Holiday Sing - December 19th - Grades K, 2 & 4 at 9:45am  -  Grades 1, 3 & 5 at 1:30  pm - Families are welcome and encourage to attend.


KV PTO MESSAGES

Our annual Holiday Shoppe will be held December 3-6.

Shopping schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, December 3: Osman, Yeahl, Little, Bender, Cunningham, Kaetzel, Falco
Wednesday, December 4: Gohman, Fry, Long, DeGerolamo, St. George, Bendekovitz
Thursday, December 5: Frew, Farley, Bruchak, McNeely, Pearson
Friday, December 6: Povilaitis, make ups

CLICK HERE for a list of available items and prices.

We are still in need volunteers to escort students to the shop (on the gym stage), help them shop within their budget, cash them out and wrap the gifts for them. We need the most help with the younger grades. Clearances required. Sorry no younger siblings. To volunteer, visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ca4aa28a20-holiday11

Each year the PTO hosts a Holiday Brunch for the KV staff.  This year’s Holiday Brunch will be held Tuesday, December 10.  We are looking for donations for the event. Perishable items can be sent in first thing in the morning on December 10.  Items that are non-perishable can be sent in at any time prior to the event.  PTO volunteers will have the buffet set up by 10:30 a.m. so that it's ready for the first of the staff luncheons. To sign up to donate, visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ca4aa28a20-holiday12.

We will again be hosting a Giving Tree to benefit Kernsville Families in need during the upcoming holiday season. The sign up for donations was sent home in a separate email on November 13.  At this time, we are looking for volunteers to aid in receiving gift donations from students on their way in to school each morning though December 6.  To sign up, visit
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f4da5ad23a0f94-helpers

 

Monday, November 25th

Book Fair open for students

Early Dismissal due to Parent/Teacher Conferences - All students dismiss at 1:45


Tuesday, November 26th

Book Fair open for students

Early Dismissal due to Parent/Teacher Conferences - All students dismiss at 1:45


Wednesday, November 27th

Early Dismissal due to Parent/Teacher Conferences - All students dismiss at 1:45

5th Grade Band rehearsal - AM


November 25, 26, & 27 - Early Dismissal for all students - 1:45 pm - Student buses will arrive at the bus stops one hour and 45 minutes earlier than usual.

November 28th through December 2nd - School Closed


Outdoor Recess

As the weather becomes cooler, please be aware that outdoor recess takes place if the real-feel temperature reaches twenty degrees. Make sure that your child has the proper clothing for the cooler temperatures.

Please note that all students participate in recess, and if a request is made for the child to remain indoors, it must be accompanied by a doctor’s note.


The New Dog Man book is going on sale December 10th, but you can pre-order your copy today!  Just fill out the attached order form and send it into school with a check made out to Kernsville Elementary PTO. You will receive the book before the December holiday break.  Any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Newhard at newhardd@parklandsd.org


Our Fall Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings the books kids want to read right into their school. Please join us at our Book Fair and be a part of your child’s reading journey.

Iceberg and polar bears

Book Fair dates: Thursday, November 21st – Tuesday, November 26th

Shopping hours: During Library Classes

Special Event: Open During Conferences 2 – 5PM

The Book Fair is also available online:

https://www.scholastic.com/bf/kernsvilleelementaryschool1

*A reminder that we now have to collect sales tax on each purchase, so please send in enough money to cover the tax along with your child.

We look forward to seeing you and your family at our Book Fair!


MindUp Parent Workbook

Report to Parents - Reinforce Math Skills With Everyday Activities

child wearing coat and hat

Save the Date - Kernsville Holiday Sing - December 19th - Grades K, 2 & 4 at 9:45am  -  Grades 1, 3 & 5 at 1:30  pm - Families are welcome and encourage to attend.


KV PTO MESSAGES

Each year the PTO hosts a Holiday Brunch for the KV staff.  This year’s Holiday Brunch will be held Tuesday, December 10.  We are looking for donations for the event. Perishable items can be sent in first thing in the morning on December 10.  Items that are non-perishable can be sent in at any time prior to the event.  PTO volunteers will have the buffet set up by 10:30 a.m. so that it's ready for the first of the staff luncheons. To sign up to donate, visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ca4aa28a20-holiday12.

Our annual Holiday Shoppe will be held December 3-7. Once the shoppe opens, we need volunteers to escort the kids to the shop (on the gym stage), help them shop within their budget, cash them out and wrap the gifts for them. We need the most help with the younger grades. Clearances required. Sorry no younger siblings. To volunteer, visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ca4aa28a20-holiday11.  Shopping details will go home November 25.

We will again be hosting a Giving Tree to benefit Kernsville Families in need during the upcoming holiday season. The sign up for donations was sent home in a separate email on November 13.  At this time, we are looking for volunteers to aid in receiving gift donations from students on their way in to school each morning though December 6.  To sign up, visit
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f4da5ad23a0f94-helpers

 

 


 

 

Tuesday, November 19th

Chorus Rehearsal - 9:50 - 10:35 am


Wednesday, November 20th

5th Grade Band Rehearsal - 2:40 - 3:20 pm

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


Thursday, November 21st

Early Dismissal Time for all students - 1:45 pm

Parent / Teacher Conferences

Book Fair Open

Wizards Game at PHS - 7 pm


Friday, November 22nd

Early Dismissal Time for all students - 1:45 pm

Parent Teacher Conferences

Book Fair

KV Spirit Day - Twin Day - Grab and friend & dress like twins

Strings Rehearsal - 9:30 - 10:10 am


November 21, 22, 25, 26, & 27 - Early Dismissal for all students - 1:45 pm - Student buses will arrive at the bus stops one hour and 45 minutes earlier than usual.

November 28th through December 2nd - School Closed


Books/Apple/PencilsThe 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


Iceberg and polar bears

Our Fall Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings the books kids want to read right into their school. Please join us at our Book Fair and be a part of your child’s reading journey.

Book Fair dates: Thursday, November 21st – Tuesday, November 26th

Shopping hours: During Library Classes

Special Event: Open During Conferences 2 – 5PM

The Book Fair is also available online:

https://www.scholastic.com/bf/kernsvilleelementaryschool1

*A reminder that we now have to collect sales tax on each purchase, so please send in enough money to cover the tax along with your child.

We look forward to seeing you and your family at our Book Fair!


Mind Up Parent Workshop - Thank you to the parents who attended our Mind Up Workshop this week.  Please visit this link for follow up tools that can be applied at home.


The Harlem Wizards are coming to PHS on Nov. 21st to play against Parkland teachers!  The Wizards are a professional basketball troupe and their show is filled with slam dunks, basketball tricks and comedy for an amazing night of family entertainment.  General admission tickets are $10 and $5 pre-paid Zio’s pizza meals are also available!  All tickets are being sold online at www.harlemwizards.com.  $12 tickets at the door if we don’t sell out before the big show!


C.A.C. Meeting - The next Community Advisory Council meeting will be Thursday, November 21st at Parkland High School in the Library Classroom. The topic this month will be Technology and Curriculum presented by Tracy Smith and the Technology Department. 


Home and School Connection - December 2019

Reading Connection - December 2019

child wearing coat and hat

 

KV PTO MESSAGES

Our next Movie Night featuring Toy Story 4 (PG) will be held TONIGHT.  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 blankets, chairs and sleeping bags!  No sports equipment, please.

If you participated in our Boon Supply fundraiser and ordered any items shipped to the school, please remember that pick up will take place on Monday, November 18 from 3:45 - 5:30 p.m. in the school lobby.  
We will again be hosting a Giving Tree to benefit Kernsville Families in need during the upcoming holiday season. The sign up for donations was sent home in a separate email on November 13.  At this time, we are looking for volunteers to aid in receiving gift donations from students on their way in to school each morning from November 15 – December 6.  To sign up, visit
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f4da5ad23a0f94-helpers

Our aNnual Holiday Shoppe will be held December 2-6. We need help with set up on November 22. Once the shoppe opens, we need volunteers to escort the kids to the shop (on the gym stage), help them shop within their budget, cash them out and wrap the gifts for them. We need the most help with the younger grades. Clearances required. Sorry no younger siblings. To volunteer, visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ca4aa28a20-holiday11.  Shopping details will go home November 25.

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.

 

 

Tuesday, November 12th

Chorus Rehearsal - am

PTO Meeting - 7 pm - Library


Wednesday, November 13th

5th Grand Band Rehearsal - 2:40 pm

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


Thursday, November 14th

5th Grade Field Trip - all day


Friday, November 15th

Giving Tree Program begins

Strings Rehearsal - 2:40 pm

PTO Wawa Coupon Sale ends

Movie Night 6:30 pm (doors open at 6 pm)


Looking ahead...

November 21, 22, 25, 26, & 27 - Early Dismissal for all students - 1:45 pm - Student buses will arrive at the bus stops one hour and 45 minutes earlier than usual.

November 28th through December 2nd - School Closed


Books/Apple/PencilsThe 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


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

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

Classroom Coin Challenge - November 11th - 15th - Complete details here

Mind Up Parent Workshop - Thank you to the parents who attended our Mind Up Workshop this week.  Please visit this link for follow up Tools that can be applied at home.

The Harlem Wizards are coming to PHS on Nov. 21st to play against Parkland teachers!  The Wizards are a professional basketball troupe and their show is filled with slam dunks, basketball tricks and comedy for an amazing night of family entertainment.  General admission tickets are $10 and $5 pre-paid Zio’s pizza meals are also available!  All tickets are being sold online at www.harlemwizards.com.  $12 tickets at the door if we don’t sell out before the big show!

C.A.C. Meeting - The next Community Advisory Council meeting will be Thursday, November 21st at Parkland High School in the Library Classroom. The topic this month will be Technology and Curriculum presented by Tracy Smith and the Technology Department. 

child wearing coat and hat

KV PTO MESSAGES

Our Wawa Hoagie Voucher Sale runs through Friday, November 15.  Vouchers are $5 each and are redeemable for ONE Shorti hoagie.  Vouchers are good at ANY Wawa location and NEVER expire.  KV PTO earns $2 for each voucher sold.  To order, place cash or check (to Kernsville PTO) in an envelope with student’s name, teacher and number of vouchers written on the outside and send it to school.

The next PTO meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 12 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria.

Our next Movie Night featuring Toy Story 4 (PG) will be held Friday, November 15.  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 blankets, chairs and sleeping bags!  No sports equipment, please.

We will again be hosting a Giving Tree to benefit Kernsville Families in need during the upcoming holiday season. The sign up for donations will be sent out in early November.  At this time, we are looking for volunteers to aid in receiving gift donations from students on their way in to school each morning from November 15 – December 6.  To sign up, visit
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f4da5ad23a0f94-helpers

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.