January 20, 2020
Hello and welcome to your latest NW@K. We hope you are enjoying your four-day weekend. Here’s what you need to know for your week ahead.
Family Science Night Thursday
Please plan to join us for Family Science Night, this Thursday, January 23, from 6 to 7:30 pm. We still need volunteers to assist with the various stations and pizza sales. This event can only be successful with your help! Please sign up here (https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/4090f49aead2aa0f94-keyschool).
Kids’ Activities for January 27 & 28
Need something for your child to do when school is closed on January 27 and 28 for professional development? The PTO has organized some activities! Go to 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 Third-to-Fifth Grade Sharing Performance Thursday
This Thursday, January 23, at 1:30 pm, Fillmore presents the Key 3rd-5th Grade Sharing Performance. Third to fifth grade Fillmore performance arts classes: theater, dance, chorus, orchestra, and music exploration, will perform in the Fillmore Sharing Performance. Please join us at Fillmore Arts Center, 1819 35th Street, NW, 2nd Floor Auditorium.
After School Chess Registration Open Now
Sign ups are now open for after school Chess at Key, meeting Mondays from 3:15 to 4:30 pm. Instructors will focus on Back to Basics in January, so it is a a great time to get started. Learn more and enroll at www.theknightschool.com. Scholarships are available. Questions? Email Olivia Brooks at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Auction Update: Tickets On Sale Now — New Sign-Up Parties are LIVE
Looking for your lost shaker of salt? Come to the 2020 Key School Auction! You can buy your tickets now here (https://one.bidpal.net/keyauction). It’s 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. 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.
Sign-up parties are incredibly popular and fun! At a sign-up party, a host sponsors an event and participants pay to attend — with funds going to support Key! Come check out these fun happenings and sign up here (https://one.bidpal.net/keyauction/browse/fixedPrice) to join. Bowling at Congressional, St. Patrick’s Day, and Hot Chocolate sign-up parties are now online!
Special Auction for tickets to Balanchine + Ashton, a Washington Ballet Performance at the Kennedy Center Sunday, February 23, at 2 pm. The roaring 20s are back and it’s time to celebrate. From a lively and jazzy Broadway production to divine elegance, witness bellwether ballets by 20th-century dance titans George Balanchine and Sir Frederick Ashton. Bid today by clicking here (https://one.bidpal.net/keyauction/browse/19(details:item/17) Auction Bidding Ends January 31 at 8 pm.
Thursday Night Dinner Volunteers Needed
Looking for a fun way to volunteer for the school? Look no further than 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).
Tuesday — Breakfast for Lunch: Boiled Egg, Turkey Sausage & Maple Pancakes or Turkey Dog
Wednesday — BBQ Chicken Drumstick w/ Whole Grain Honey Corn Biscuit or Hot Turkey & Cheese Sandwich
Thursday — Turkey Chili w/ Tortilla Chips or Garden Burger
Friday — Baked Penne w/ Tomato Sauce w/ Garlic Knot or Jamaican Jerk Chicken Pizza Cheese Pizza
Find the full menu here.
Monday, January 20 — 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