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Mrs. Lisa Thompson, Principal                                           
 


Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year!

Dates to Know:

April 9 Welcome back from Spring Break!

Autism Awareness Day

April 10 Middle School Shadow Day

OKMS 8:45-1:00

CMS 8:45-1:45

*select students only

April 11 5th grade career cafe
April 13 Report Cards go home

Spirit Day - Decade Day

5th grade fieldtrip to DC Zoo 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

April 16 3rd grade fieldtrip to New Kent Forestry Center

8:30 -2:00 Burns/Powell/Sved

Big Feet Meet 9:00-11:30 AHS

April 16 - 20 Book Fair
April 17 3rd grade fieldtrip to New Kent Forestry Center

8:30-2:00 Kelly/Lowder/Comer

Book Fair Family Night      5:00-7:00

April 19 Kindergarten Registration 8:00-4:00

Parent Workshop (Raising Children of Character) 6:30-7:30p.m.

April 20 Spirit Day - Earth Day

All county chorus 8:30-2:00

April 21 Arts and Science Festival AHS
April 23 OKMS reader for Kindergarten 1:30-2:00
April 23 - 27 Administrative Professionals Week

Thank you to Mrs. Jennings, Mrs. Fearnow and Mrs. Polek!!!

April 24 PTA monthly meeting 5:30-6:30

2nd grade performance : dress rehearsal 8:30 a.m., performance 6:30 p.m.

April 26 Full Day of School - THIS IS A CHANGE!!!
April 27 Spirit Day - Poem in Your Pocket Day
April 29 KCES chorus sings at The Flying Squirrels Game 1:00 p.m.
May 4 Spirit Day - May the Fourth Be with You!

Good Citizen 8:30 a.m.

May 7 - 11 Teacher Appreciation Week
May 8 1st grade Publishing Party 8:30 a.m.
May 9 School Nurse Day

Thank you Ms. Nelson!!!

May 11 Interims go home

Spirit Day - Handmade Day

Theater IV K-2 Three Little Pigs 8:30 a.m.

May 14 SOL Testing Begins - see schedule below
May 18 Spirit Day - KCES colors
May 22 PTA meeting and 5th grade chorus performance 6:30 p.m.
May 25 Spirit Day - Comfy Day
May 28 NO School - Happy Memorial Day!
June 1 Spirit Day - Inside Out Day
June 8 End of the Year Parties

5th Grade fun day

Spirit Day - Hawaiian Day

June 11 Field Day (Rain Date - June 12)
June 12 5th Grade Celebration 6:30 p.m.
June 13 End of Year Assembly

Early Dismissal 12:30 p.m.

June 14 Early Dismissal 12:30 p.m.

Spirit Day - KCES colors

Report Cards go home

Have a wonderful summer - see you in September!

NEWS:

Kersey Creek is on Facebook!

Check us out at https://www.facebook.com/kcescomets/

Kersey Creek is on Twitter!

Follow us at @kcescomets

Tentative SOL test Schedule:

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Friday
May 14

Reading 5

15

Reading 5

16

Reading 4

17

Reading 4

18

Science 5

21

Math 5

Math 5/6

22

Math 5

 

23

Math 3

 

24

Math 3

 

25

VA Studies 4

 

28

Holiday

29

Reading 3

30

REading 3

31

Math 4

June 1

Math 4

4

Expedited Retakes

5

Expedited Retakes

6

Expedited Retakes

7

Expedited Retakes

8

Expedited Retakes

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!

Welcome

   Welcome to Kersey Creek, home of the Caring Comets and a newly RAMP certified school.
   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.

Mission Statement

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.

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