October 6, 2019
Hello and welcome to the latest Next Week at Key. Here’s what you need to know for this four-day week ahead.
Kids’ Activities for Parent-Teacher Conferences Friday, October 11
Need something for your child to do when school is closed Friday, October 11, for Parent-Teacher Conferences? The PTO has organized some activities! Go the PD Days page (https://keyschooldc.org/dcps/professional-development-days/) on the Key School website and find information and links to register for PLAY-WELL STEM Engineering with LEGO, Art Camp, and Basketball.
Flu Shot Clinic October 8, 9, 16, and 17
Yes, it’s that time of year again and former Key parent Dr. Anjula Agrawal has generously offered to administer flu vaccines to the Key School Community at cost ($20 per person). Book your reservation here.
Donate Your New and Gently Used Stuffed Animals
Calling all kids! Please consider donating new and gently used stuffed animals. They will be given to kids having heart surgery in Quito at Ecuador Children’s Hospital. A former Key school mom travels each year to assist with the surgeries and bring smiles by sharing the donated stuffed animals. The Community Service Committee is collecting from October 1 to 11.
Movie Night Friday, October 18
Ready to gaze upon the stars and watch a movie with Key School? Well, Movie Night is coming up soon, so mark your calendars for Friday, October 18! Kids will be voting on the blacktop on October 9 and 10, from these movies:
Penguins of Madagascar
The Princess Bride
The winning movie will be announced on Monday, October 14. Show time is 6:30 pm and we will have plenty of food and fun for everyone starting at 5:45 pm. If you’d like to volunteer, sign up here.
Harvest Festival Sunday, October 27
Key’s annual Harvest Festival will be on Sunday, October 27, from noon to 4 pm, and we need a dream team dto help Debbie and Kevin Nigri make the haunted house happen! Please sign up here (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E094CA4AE2AA57-haunted) to help build THE BEST HAUNTED HOUSE IN TOWN!
At the Harvest Festival we will have NEW games, a moon bounce and slide, our famous haunted house, face painting, a used book sale, food, prizes, music, T-shirts, and more! Please save the date and volunteer for your classroom’s booth. We need your help to make this event a success.
NEW THIS YEAR: MUMS FOR MUMS! We will be selling pre-ordered Mums. Be on the lookout for the order form.
Donate Your Used Books Starting Monday, October 7: We are starting to collect gently used books for the used book sale at Harvest Festival on Monday, October 7, in the area inside the front of the school. Please clean out your bookshelves! Thank you!
Auction Committee Volunteers Needed
Looking for a fun way to get involved with Key School? Come join us for our Auction Kick off meeting October 9 at 6:30 pm! We will talk theme, decorations, solicitations, and sign-up parties. All are welcome. If you are not able to join but still want to attend email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out ways to get involved. Address: 5136 Macomb Street, NW.
The Community Preschool of the Palisades is Enrolling for SY20-21 – Limited Space for this Year
The Community Preschool of the Palisades provides young learners with a high-quality early childhood education that supports their social-emotional, intellectual, and physical development. CPP serves children ages 2 to 5 years old and will be offering an extended day option for the 2020 – 2021 school year. Additionally, they will be a five-day option for two year olds. If you are interested in scheduling a tour, please email Kate Murphy at email@example.com or register for an upcoming Open House.
Monday — Turkey Macaroni with Breadstick or BBQ Burger with Coleslaw
Tuesday — Breakfast for Lunch: Boiled Egg, Turkey Sausage & Maple Pancakes or Turkey Dog
Wednesday — BBQ Chicken Drumstick with Whole Grain Honey Corn Biscuit or Hot Turkey & Cheese Sandwich
Thursday — Turkey Chili with Tortilla Chips or Garden Burger
Find all the details here
Friday, October 11 — No School, Parent-Teacher Conference
Monday, October 14 — No School, Columbus Day
Friday, October 18 — PTO Movie Night
Sunday, October 27 — Harvest Festival
Thursday, October 31 – Halloween Parade, 2:45 pm