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Mrs. Lisa Thompson, Principal                                           
 


Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year!

Dates to Know:

September 5 1st Day of School!!

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.
September 26 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.
October 6 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 22-24 NO School

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 28 Papa Johns Delivery Night
November 30 5th grade tour of the Trade School

PTA Holiday Fair

December 8 Interims go home
December 13 Stevie B's PTA Spirit Night
December 19 Richmond Symphony 9a.m.

Winter Parties 1:15

December 20-January 2nd Winter Break

NEWS:

Kersey Creek is on Facebook!

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

Kersey Creek is on Twitter!

Follow us at @kcescomets

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.

Reflections is here!

It is time for Reflections! The topic this year is "Within Reach".

1. The entry deadline is: October 20, 2017 by 10AM.
2. All visual or written entries must fit on 1 sheet of 8x10 plain paper. 
3. There is a box for entries in the KCES front foyer marked "Reflections entries". 
4. On the BACK of each entry please write:
1. Child's name (first and last)
2. Current grade level
3. Teacher's name
4. Artist statement (brief explanation of artwork in their own words)

For more information, visit https://www.pta.org/reflections.

Boosterthon Fun Run Coming Soon!

Image result for boosterthonMark your calendars for October 13, 2017 as we host KCESís 2nd Annual Fun Run.  The theme this year is Castle Quest which will embed character traits through ďSIX VIRTUES of a TRUE HEROĒ.  

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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