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Is it possible to filter what videos my kids are watching on social media apps like TikTok and YouTube? Is it important for me to be familiar with What’s App, Snapchat and Twitch? Which platforms should my tween or teen completely avoid? What’s the best way to monitor their social media activity effectively? How involved should I be in the content to which my kids are exposed? At what age should I allow my kids to use social media?
READ ACROSS AMERICA AND BOOK FAIR WEEK:
FEB. 28-MAR. 4
READ ACROSS AMERICA EVENTS:
MONDAY: BRING IN OLD BOOKS AND SWAP FOR NEW ONES.
TUESDAY: WORK UP AN APPETITE FOR READING! STUDENTS WILL PARTICIPATE IN A BOOK TASTING EVENT TO EXPLORE A WIDE VARIETY OF BOOKS, AUTHORS, AND ILLUSTRATORS.
WEDNESDAY: STUDENTS WILL COLLECT NEW SOCKS TO DONATE TO OUR LOCAL HOMELESS SHELTER. ALSO, WEAR YOUR CRAZY SOCKS.
THURSDAY: STUDENTS WILL BRING FAMILY STORIES TO SHARE WITH THEIR CLASS.
FRIDAY: BRING YOUR FAVORITE BOOK AND BLANKET OR SUNGLASSES AND READ YOUR FAVORITE BOOK.
NOTICE! NOTICE! NOTICE!
LOST AND FOUND
We have a multitude of jackets in our Lost and Found. If your child is missing a jacket, please have them take a look. Putting your child's name in their jacket will help us identify who it belongs to.
SCHOOL BUS REMINDER
It is a federal mandate that all students wear a mask if they ride a bus.
STUDENTS SHOULD ARRIVE BY 7:30 A.M.
This will allow enough time to get to their classroom. Students with excessive tardiness can be held for afterschool detention or the parent can be sent to truancy court.
Blast Off to ReadBook 3 Week Challenge Winners1stMrs. Preston- 53 booksTop Reader in 1st- Makayla Pannell in Preston’s room and Mariyah Graham in Mrs. Smith’s room both read 9 books2ndMs. Ard- 44 booksTop Reader in 2nd -Annison Capouch in Mrs. Ard’s Room read 7 books3rd GradeMs. Tanton- 45 booksTop Reader in 3rd- Ava Coleman in Tanton’s Class read 9 books4th GradeMrs. Aman- 29 booksTop Reader in 4th -Alanna Shorter in Mrs. Aman read 7 books5th GradeMrs. Huguley- 54Top Reader in 5th-Saira Williams in Huguley’s Class read 8 books6th GradeMrs. Forrest- 46 booksTop Reader in 6th-Noah Whittle in Milner’s Class read books 9Total books read for the entire school-624 booksStudents that read 3 or more books name was added to our Blast Off To Reading Hall of Fame!
Kelly Springs Elementary School announces its Good Citizens for November 2021.The students, chosen by their teachers, exemplify good character and show respect to their classmates and teachers. They have been rewarded with a fieldtrip to the Wiregrass Museum of Art for a special art project and lunch that was graciously provided by Things & Wings on Highway 84 W.
The students recognized were:
Kindergarten: Jayda Bell, Ryder Blocker, Dontavious Johnson, Piper Rea,
and Orlando Zunun
1st Grade: Jonathan Cazares Cazares, Dylan Estrada Jimenez, JeanMarie Hernandez, Kazin Sawyer, and Oliver Springfield
2nd Grade: Arai Hernandez Luna, Pilar Rashada, Serani Samuel and Greibelyn Sanchez DeLeon
3rd Grade: Gloria Adama, Gaspar Gaspar Sebastian, Kylie Melton, and
4th Grade: Maddox Bussey, Ashton Potter, and Briannelys Roman Rivera
5th Grade: Kassidee Benson and O’Nessa Davis
6th Grade: Sophia Beverly, Muhammad Danish, and Jaxon Reeves
Students are challenged to read at least 3 reading level appropriate books from Nov. 29th to Dec. 13th. The classroom in each grade level with the best participation will receive a Movie and Ice Cream Part on Dec. 14th.
READ READ READ READ
Mrs. Kirkland's Class made Thanksgiving Bracelets today! Ask them the story of the first Thanksgiving! They can use the beads to tell the story!
If your child is absent from school, we must receive a written note in order for the day to be excused. Parents can write an excuse for up to 10 days per year. Doctor excuses will be required after 10 days.
If you are going out of town, please send a letter to Ms. Dismukes to approve the absence as excused.
LOST AND FOUND
We have accumulated a number of jackets and lunchboxes. If your child is missing one, please have them check our Lost and Found. Writing your child's name on their items will help us identify who they belong to.
Picnic Family Day Fun
Kelly Springs Elementary School announces its Good Citizens for September 2021.
The students, chosen by their teachers, exemplify good character and show respect to their classmates and teachers. They have been rewarded with a field trip to the Wiregrass Museum of Art for a special art project and lunch that was graciously provided by Things & Wings on Highway 84 W.
The students recognized were:
Kindergarten: Antonio Jenkins, Zy’keenan McCray, Skye Riggsbee, and Bryson Watson
1st Grade: Colton Austin, Aaliyah Kennedy, Avery Manley, Chandler Nguyen, and Savannah Phipps
2nd Grade: Corbin Onions, Maylin Sanchez Gomez, and Daksh Patel
3rd Grade: McKenzie Belcher, Mayson Black, Alexa Delgado, and Lyn Nguyen
4th Grade: Aowyn Jenkins, Thomas Athan Miller, and Kavin Sawyer
5th Grade: Matthew Biddle and Britney Cazares Cazares
6th Grade: Danikka Hafner Brunson, Isabella Morgan, and Grayson Roedl
Carpool Reminders Carpool begins at 7:10 Arrive BY 7:30 to ensure your child receives breakfast and makes it to their class on time.Parents should NOT get out of the car.Be ready for your child to exit the car---Have everything READY!DO NOT let your child out of the car if an adult has their hand UP or is walking BACK to the front of the line. WAIT untll you pull up CLOSER.The tardy bell rings at 7:40. If you arrive at 7:40 or later, you MUST get out of your car and sign your student in.
If your child checks out before 2:30 he or she is considered tardy. A doctor's note must be brought in the next day in order for the tardy to be excused. The exception is if the school nurse calls for you to pick up your child.
Consequences for excessive tardies may result in your child having after school detention.
If your child checks in AFTER 11:10 AM or checks OUT before 11:10 AM they will be counted as absent for the day. Excuses must be provided for the absence to be excused.
Please Note Tardy Bell rings at 7:40 AM
An absence may be excused by the principal for the following reasons:
•pupil is too ill to attend school, •inclement weather which would be dangerous to the life or health of the child if he attends school,
•death in the immediate family,
•emergency condition as determined by the superintendent or principal,
•student excused by the principal for attendance at special events, based on Parent/Guardian request, shall be considered absent and excused but shall not be considered to be perfect in attendance. Such approval must be based on a written request submitted and approved in advance by the principall
Extended Day at Kelly Springs
Kelly Springs offers and Extended Day program that runs from school dismissal until 5:30 PM each day (excuding School Holidays and Early Dismissal Days).
Some of our activities include:
- Homework Help
- Arts & Crafts
- Outdoor Activities
Weekly Rates: $50 per child
Daily Rates $10 per child
Registration Fee: $5 per child