Next Week at Key (8/25-8/29/14)

We hope everyone had a fun and relaxing summer! It’s time to go back to school so please read the following information.

 

KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION: Kindergarten Orientation is this coming Friday, August 22, from 2-3 p.m. in the cafeteria.

 

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL: The first day of school is Monday, August 25 for grades K through 5. Pre-K Orientation is August 25 and 26 (you have been notified which day to come) and the first day of pre-K is August 28 with 12:15 dismissal through August 29.

 

WELCOME BACK COFFEE RECEPTION WITH MR. LANDERYOU: Monday, Aug. 25th after drop-off, Key Cafeteria.

 

DIRECTORY FORMS. If you haven’t submitted a directory form yet, please visit http://keyschooldc.org/dcps/directory-information/ or fill out the form in the yellow PTA Registration Packet. We want to make sure your information in the directory is accurate.

 

STILL SEEKING AN AD CORRDINATOR FOR THE DIRECTORY!  For the past several years, the PTA has been able to publish our directory without using PTA funds, thanks to advertisements from businesses and  services in the Key community.  Please step up to coordinate ads for this year’s directory!  Contact Tricia Braun at tdbraun@mindspring.com.

 

PTA DUES AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: You will be receiving a yellow PTA Registration Packet from the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) if you haven’t picked it up already. Please review all of the information carefully and don’t forget to join the PTA and pay your dues by check. We rely on these funds to pay for Teacher Aides and many extra activities that benefit your children. Please also consider volunteering to Chair a committee or to help out where needed. We safe still seeking a Chair for the Arts Committee, and Co-Chairs for the Bulk Supplies and Holiday Secret Shop Committees.  Please contact Tricia Braun (tdbraun@mindspring.com) or Ashby Mims (ashby.mims@gmail.com) to volunteer!

 

The National Book Festival is on Saturday, August, 30 at the Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Some great authors are scheduled to present. There are books and authors from every genre, from picture books to graphic  novels to non-fiction best-sellers.  This is a terrific event for families and a great way to encourage reading!  Find more information about the event at http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/.

 

Upcoming Dates:

 

Monday, September 1: Labor Day, NO SCHOOL

Thursday, September 4: First Day of Fillmore for Grades 1-5

Friday, September 5: Deadline for Directory Forms

Monday, September 8: First Day of Fillmore for Kindergarten Students

Thursday, September 4: Back to School Night, 7:00 p.m.