Hello and welcome to the first NW@K of the new year! We hope you had a wonderful winter holiday and are ready to get back to school tomorrow. Here’s what you need to know for the two-day week ahead.
ASEP (After School Enrichment Program) Classes Start Next Week — Registration Open Through Saturday
ASEP is a PTO-sponsored program that runs from January through mid-March. The program offers a variety of activities for students, from right after school until 4:30 pm. You can register your child here: https://campscui.active.com/orgs/FrancisScottKeyElementarySchool?orglink=camps-registration. There are still a few spaces left in some ASEP classes if you are interested. Class registration closes on Saturday, January 4. You must register online.
CLASSES STILL AVAILABLE:
|Storytime Crafts w/ Limardo (PK-K) *Now open to Kindergarten|
|Let’s Go, Act, React! w/ Hines (K–2)|
|Basketball w/ Ms. Mia (2–5) *Now open to Grade 2|
|Music, Movement, and More w/ Bunnell (PK–2)|
|Chess w/ Wetherald (K–2)|
|Flag Football w/ O’Neal (2–5)|
|Writing in Cursive w/ Larkin (2–5)|
|Cooking around the World w/ Regardie (3–5) *Now open to Grade 3|
|Little Yogis w/ Washington (PK–K)|
|Beginner Basketball Basics w/ Ms. Mia (PK–2)|
|International Art in Spanish w/ Haese (K–2)|
|Making Miniatures w/ Harbold (3–5)|
Enrichment Classes (Monday, Friday & A.M. Classes)
Winter season enrichment classes from ActivePlay, including cooking, hip hop, fencing, and more, will run from January 13 to March 30 (during regular school days); tennis from TGA is available for winter and spring sessions. Registration will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis, and once payment is received your student will be added to the roster for the selected class(es).
To register for the above ActivePlay classes go here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfXheVC1tZk_WnjfuLoNlR_wSYjEzmdX0ntRiDt6haRvk0dQQ/viewform
To register for tennis go here: https://northdc.playtga.com/pd/329/key-elementary-school-winter-spring-2020?returncom=productlist&source=search
Key Family Science Night is Thursday, January 23
Family Science Night is Thursday, January 23, from 6 to 7:30 pm — the kick-off event for Science Fair season! Family Science Night gives students an opportunity to engage in a variety of hands-on activities to help generate project ideas. We need volunteers to make this event a success. Please sign up to help with an activity station (no experience required), set up or clean up, or to sell pizza. Contact Yanna Comstock (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested or sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090F49AEAD2AA0F94-keyschool.
Save the Date: Key School Auction Saturday, March 7
Dreading the winter ahead? There’s a patch of sunlight on the horizon. Sail away to the Keys on Saturday, March 7, at our Annual Key School Auction! It’s a fun event for all parents and the most important fundraiser we have all year — raising the essential funds we need to support our school! So mark your calendars and book your babysitter, we’re headin’ south on Saturday, March 7.
Thursday Night Dinner Volunteers Needed
Looking for a fun way to volunteer for the school? Why not provide a Thursday Night Dinner! We still need volunteers for the second half of the year. All you need to do is prepare your favorite dish or simply order a meal from one of our local restaurants and have it delivered or deliver it in person. For more information, and to sign up, go here https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0449acab2da1f49-thursday.
Thursday – Turkey Sausage Pizza Cheese Pizza or Cheese Quesadilla
Friday — Veggie Tortellini w/ Cheesy Breadstick or Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Find the full menu here.
Thursday, January 2 — First Day of School 2020
Friday, January 17 — Parent-Teacher Conferences, No School
Monday, January 21 — Martin Luther King Day, No School
Thursday, January 23 — Family Science Night
Monday, January 27 — No School
Tuesday, January 28 — No School
Friday, January 31 — Key School Open House
Monday, February 17 to Friday, February 21 — February Break, No School
Saturday, March 7 — Key School Auction