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Lisa Thompson, Principal
|September 5||1st Day of
Bring in your Reading by Design Reading Logs
(your name first and last and your teacher's name)
|September 13||Sweet Frog PTA Spirit Night 3 p.m.|
Back to School 6pm
Due to our large numbers, there will be no child care provided this year and no dinner with the teacher
|October 4||Subway PTA Spirit Night 5p.m.|
Early Dismissal Students
Interims come home
|October 9||NO School for students|
|October 13||Boosterthon Fun Run|
|October 27||Fall Pictures|
|November 3||Early Dismissal for all|
|November 7||Parent/Teacher Conferences|
|November 8||Chipotle PTA Spirit Night|
|November 10||Report Cards go home|
|November 13-17||PTA Book Fair Week|
|November 28||Papa Johns Delivery Night|
5th grade tour of the Trade
PTA Holiday Fair
|December 8||Interims go home|
|December 13||Stevie B's PTA Spirit Night|
Richmond Symphony 9a.m.
Winter Parties 1:15
|December 20-January 2nd||Winter Break|
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Kersey Creek celebrates
From November 2-9, 2017, students will have an opportunity to purchase an American flag for $1. They will have the option to record the name of a veteran with whom they would like to honor on a card that will fit on the flag. Proceeds from purchased flags will be given to Honor Flight. Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization created solely to honor Americaís veterans for all their sacrifices. They transport our heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials. Top priority is given to the senior veterans Ė World War II survivors, along with those other veterans who may be terminally ill.
We invite all Veterans, Active Duty and Reserve military members to attend. We are also asking that all KCES Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts wear their uniforms the day of the event and help lead the school in the Pledge of Allegiance.
If you have any questions, please contact the school at 723.3440.
New Lunch Guidelines:
In an effort maintain the highest level of student safety possible, HCPS has implemented a new procedure for visitors eating lunch with elementary students in the school cafeteria. This will take effect beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. Please review the new procedures outlined below.
Parents and Legal Guardians: (No Change)
Parents/guardians will continue to sign-in using the computer in the front office to obtain a visitorís pass. Parents/guardians may then eat lunch with their child at the designated visitor table.
Relatives and Other Visitors: (New)
A written permission note from the studentís parent/guardian is required each time a relative or other visitor wants to eat lunch with a child.
The note must be sent in advance with the student and given to the studentís teacher (similar to a bus pass).
The note must include the childís name, visitorís name, and the date of the visit, and it must be signed by the parent/guardian.
Phone calls, e-mails, or text messages will not be accepted because the sender cannot always be authenticated.
Visitors are required to sign-in using the computer in the front office to obtain a visitorís pass. Visitors will also be required to show a picture ID.
Visitors may then eat lunch with the student they are visiting at the designated table.
BIG News at the Creek!
ALEXANDRIA, VA. - The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) is pleased to announce Kersey Creek, in Mechancisville, VA as a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) school. The RAMP designation, awarded for aligning with the criteria in the ASCA National Model, recognizes schools that are committed to delivering a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program and an exemplary educational environment. Since the program's inception, over 650 schools have been designated as RAMP recipients.
"This year's RAMP honorees have shown their commitment to students and the school counseling profession," said Jill Cook, ASCA assistant director. "These schools used data to drive their program development and implementation so all students can achieve success. RAMP designation distinguishes these schools and encourages school counselors nationwide to strive for excellence."
Kersey Creek will be honored at a recognition ceremony at ASCA's annual conference in Denver, Co. on Monday, July 10, 2017, for making an exemplary commitment to comprehensive school counseling programs.
On a more personal note, Kersey Creek salutes Ms. Paige Abasolo on this astronomical achievement. We are the first Hanover School to earn this honor! Ms. Abasolo worked for two years to earn this certification for our school, and was recently recognized for earning it with distinction and honors! We are beyond blessed to have such an amazing school counselor at Kersey Creek!
Kersey Creek, home of the Caring Comets and a newly RAMP certified
KCES is home to students in preschool through fifth grade. Our school offers an environment that is safe and respectful for all students.
We value the process of education, and strive to create an innovative and creative learning opportunity for all students. We honor the partnership between our talented staff and supportive families. This collaboration fosters an educational environment of academic excellence.
We invite you to be part of our community and the activities that are occurring through out the year. Join us as we continue to build the rich heritage that is the essence of Hanover County Public Schools.
Through the partnership of our staff, families, and community, Kersey Creek Elementary School is dedicated to maximizing student success and fostering respect for self, others, and the environment.