January 13, 2020
Hello and welcome to the latest Next Week at Key. Here’s what you need to know for the four-day week ahead!
ASEP Pick-Up Announcement
If your child is taking an ASEP class, please arrange to pick them up at 4:30 pm at the door of the classroom. ASEP classroom lists will be posted by the security desk. KEHP students will be taken to KEHP after their ASEP class by their ASEP teacher. Thank you!
Kids’ Activities for January 17, 27, & 28
Need something for your child to do when school is closed on January 17, 27, and 28, for parent-teacher conferences and professional development? 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.
Fillmore Performances Thursday, January 16 & 23
Join us this Thursday, January 16, at 7 pm for the Fillmore Winter Music Concert. Key School third to fifth grade musicians will join Ross and Stoddert students performing music studied in their Fillmore classes. The concert is in the 2nd Floor Auditorium and lasts one hour. And all the third to fifth grade Fillmore performance arts classes (theater, dance, chorus, band, orchestra, and music exploration) will perform in the Fillmore Sharing Performance on Thursday, January 23, at 1:30 pm in the 2nd Floor Auditorium. All are welcome to attend at the Fillmore Arts Center, 1819 35th Street, NW.
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.
Come Visit Key West for the 2020 Key School Auction
The Key School auction is a fun night for an important cause — our kids! Join us in toasting the school and pretending we are on a beach far far away in Florida! Buy your tickets now for Saturday, March 7: https://one.bidpal.net/keyauction. Can’t make it to the event? Check out the website to sponsor a teacher’s ticket or donate. Every dollar earns goes to the PTO to support Key Elementary!
Other ways to get involved in the auciton:
Have Something You Would Like to Contribute? We are looking for items for both our silent and live auctions.
Host a Sign-up Party: Sign-up parties are incredibly popular and fun! Anything goes – Valentine’s crafting, laser tag, bowling, keg party, summer splash park – so grab a friend or two and come up with a great theme! Email Beth Donahue email@example.com for more information
Join the Auction Committee: Want to create center pieces? Canvas the Palisades for donations? Help with PR? We can use all the help we can get! Email Ginger at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jess Long at email@example.com.
Final Hardy Middle School Open House Thursday, January 16th
Hardy Middle School will host its final Open House for the 2019 – 2020 school year on Thursday, January 16, at 5:30 pm. All prospective families are encouraged to attend to find out what amazing things are happening at our feeder middle school. There will be a Q&A and a tour. Parents and students welcome!
Donate Old Towels & Blankets
The Community Service Committee wants to help you clean out your closets! Help keep pups warm and donate your old towels & blankets to DC’s Humane Rescue Alliance. There are many other items you can donate as well. Please see HRA’s Wish List here: http://www.humanerescuealliance.org/donate-supplies. Items can be dropped off at the school’s main entrance from January 20 to February 7, or email/text Maria for a pick up at firstname.lastname@example.org (202) 531-1871.
Little Ivies Day Camps Available
Little Ivies DC will be offering a series of day camps on the days Key School is closed, you can find more information here.
Monday — Veggie Tortellini w/ Cheesy Breadstick or Honey BBQ Chicken Sandwich
Tuesday — Teriyaki Grilled Chicken w/ Vegetables and Brown Rice or Teriyaki Veggie Burger w/ Pineapple Slaw
Wednesday — Korean BBQ Turkey Taco w/ Pineapple Slaw or Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Thursday — Kickn’ Black Bean & Cheese Enchilada or Chicken Quesadilla
Find the full menu here.
Thursday, January 16 — Fillmore Performance
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