Zinser Elementary News June 10

06/10/22

Kent District Library Summer Wonder
Kent District Library is excited to announce Summer Wonder 2022! Our summer program includes a special 30-day reading challenge, programs, and prizes. It is free for ALL ages. Summer Wonder kicks off on June 1 and goes through August 13. Each completer will receive a special prize plus an entry into a drawing for one of sixteen $250 Meijer gift cards. Each branch has special prize baskets for all ages, too! Also, throughout each week, KDL (Kent District Library) will host exciting programming, from storytimes to book clubs to dynamic performers. Check out KDL.org/summer to get all the information you need to take part online or on paper." Click Here for More Info!

Sign up for Summer Camps
Visit khps.org/camps

THIS WEEK’S SHOWCASE Volunteer of the Year goes to…

Melanie Livingston!
Not only is she a mother to our very own Mrs. Hughes, but she’s also a grandma to two Zinser students and a wonderful volunteer to many of our teachers. T H A N K Y O U

Central Elementary News June 8

06/08/22

2A. Another volunteer opportunity is to volunteer at lunchtime. This can be anytime during 10:45 and 1:30. You do NOT have to stay the whole time (maybe just stay for your child's lunch??) This is a great way to see your kiddo during the day and help open all of those milks. During the first few weeks of school we really appreciate the help with our kindergarten and Young 5's (K-Knights) lunches. If you are interested, please fill out THIS FORM.

2B. If you would like to volunteer in the classrooms, that would be great. Please reach out to your child's teacher once you know his/her name to volunteer in the classrooms. You will need a current background check/volunteer form on file. You can complete this at the Administration Building this summer.

2C. Volunteer at Dismissal. I SEE all you early arrivers in your cars, lol. Park 'em and help outside. Just being a presence is awesome! If you want more of a role, you can hold up a bus sign, help in the crosswalk, make sure students are walking slowly, come inside and help dismiss students, etc. The first few weeks of school this is crucial, but it is much appreciated ANY time. Please fill out THIS FORM if you are interested.

3. I know you are now thinking - class lists! WHO is my child's teacher? I don't know yet, lol. We had some staffing changes and are finalizing teachers. I do NOT move students as the teachers work REALLY hard on class ratios, splitting up students, etc. If you have a preferred learning environment for your child, please reach out to your child's current teacher. We try to meet every request that we can, but that conversation needs to be had with your child's current teacher.

4. Lunch and Breakfast are NOT free this upcoming school year. EVERYONE (even if you JUST registered) HAS to complete a lunch application AFTER July 1. Please look for an email from Shanna Williams (swilliams@khps.org) on this. Email her if you have ANY questions about lunch/breakfast. PLEASE start talking to your child now if you want him or her to have lunch or breakfast. If you want to add money to your child's account, you can do that as well. Just reach out to swilliams@khps.org and she will send you the link. The best advice I have is to print out the lunch/breakfast calendar and sit down with your child to discuss the days you want him/her to have a meal at school. Right now, the tentative plan is to have students eat breakfast at 8:30 and then proceed to his/her class, so it's really important to let your child know if he/she should find the teacher or the cafeteria each morning.

5. Staff Changes-we've had a few retirements, a few teachers mixing it up and changing grades, as well as a few moms opting to stay at home with their kiddos. I will send out another email that describes all of the changes that are happening to celebrate those teachers as well as welcome the new ones.

I think that's it for now. Thanks for reading all the way to the end.

It has truly been a privilege to have your child in our school. This year was tough to navigate at times, and I really appreciated everyone that was patient, kind, and understanding as we worked together. We also had so much to celebrate as well: students learning how to read for the first time, students working together to accomplish goals, the musical concert, our SUNS headed out to the baseball game, the community coming together for Field Day. Those bring so much joy to me. I can't wait for the Talent Show next year!

:) Cherie

Dr. Cherie Horner, Principal

2022-23 Supply List

To Volunteer: https://forms.gle/61cAvtFGPudfa4bX6

Central Elementary News June 3

06/03/22

Reminders & News
August 9 - K-Knight (Young 5’s) Assessment (if not already done)
August 17 - 1st & 2nd-grade Open House from 5:30 - 6:30
August 17 - 3rd, 4th & 5th-grade Open House from 6:30 - 7:30
August 22 - K-Knight (Young 5’s) & Kindergarten Open House 5:30 - 6:30
August 23 - First Day of School

Kona Ice is Coming!
Kona Ice will be at Central Elementary and everyone is welcome! 20% of all sales will be donated back to school!
June 19, 2022 from 4:30 pm - 8 pm
July 10, 2022 from 4:30 pm - 8 pm
August 14, 2022 from 4:30 pm - 8 pm

KHHS News June 3

06/03/22

Main Office Hours
Mon 06/06 8am – 2:30pm
Tues 06/07 8am – 11:40am
Wed 06/08 8am – 2:30pm
Thurs 06/09 8am – 2:30pm
Fri 06/10 8am – 12pm

The office will be closed from 06/13 – 08/01. Secretaries will return to the office on Tuesday, 08/02/22.

Fall Registration

Dates and times for fall registration are listed above. Information will be sent out the first week of August with more specific details.

Semester 2 Grades
Final Semester 2 grades will be available on Wednesday, June 8th, in Powerschool. Once PowerSchool is updated, an email will be sent out informing parents and students that grades are available. You will be able to view grades in PowerSchool through your parent portal. If you would like a paper copy of the report card sent, please contact us.

Athletics
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS UPDATE, FALL 2022: All high school athletes will be required to have a physical on file with the athletic office dated on or after April 15, 2022 in order to participate in a high school sport at Kenowa Hills High School. All fall sports begin on August 8th, 2022. Each athlete will need the following items to participate:

1. Current sports physical (not well-child), dated April 15, 2022 Found Here
2. Spectrum Health Medical Consent Form Found Here
3. $85.00 participation fee (check - payable to Kenowa Hills, cash or payment through Efunds on www.khps.org)

Families that apply for free or reduced lunch after July 1, 2022 and meet the requirements may have their participation fee waived for the current school year (2022-2023).

Once all necessary items have been submitted to the athletic office, athletes will receive a pink Permission to Practice form. The Permission to Practice form should be given to the coach on or before the first day of practice/tryouts. The Athletic Office will be open the first week in August for your convenience. Hours may be limited, please check the website and social media pages for additional information. The MHSAA Physical form is included for your convenience. Additional copies are available on the athletics website: kenowahillsathletics.com and the khps.org website Please direct questions to Vicki Bekins, vbekins@khps.org

KHMS News June 3

06/03/22

Upcoming Dates:
May 27 – Half Day, 7th Grade Vision Screening
May 30 – No School
June 1 – 3 Mile Project
June 1-3 –Half Days

Chromebook return information:
Students who were unable to drop off their Chromebook this week, the office will be open through the 10th. Please call ahead to drop off any items that may have been missed being returned to the school.

Knight Sports
Before your athlete can begin tryouts/practices, they must have a physical dated after April 15, 2021, for our school sports. Sports Physical Form: A pink slip will be written for the student-athlete by the athletic department to give to the coaches that verify they have a physical on file. There is a participation fee of $70.00 unless your child is on free & reduced lunch.

Football Speed and Strength Conditioning for 7th-12th graders!
We have a great opportunity for ALL athletes this summer to develop their bodies and become bigger, faster, and stronger! We have a speed and strength training program all summer long starting Monday, June 6 from 7-9 am, here at the high school weight room. Please encourage your son to attend every session this summer. Please see the attached flyer and get registered!

Summer Speed/Strength Program:
Every Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday from 7 am-9 am
High School Weight Room

I have also attached a summer football calendar for you to consider when making plans this summer.

Girls Basketball Camp and Open Gym Information!
FLIER

Youth Sports
Be on the lookout for youth sports camps for the summer! Please visit the KHPS website for the latest information: https://www.khps.org/camps

Yearbooks
If you missed the opportunity to purchase a 2021-2022 yearbook, you may contact Geskus Photography directly. #616-459-4170 https://www.geskusphoto.com/

Cross Country Training!
For those interested in summer cross country training sessions will be held throughout the summer starting next week on Monday, June 6th. Mondays at 8:30 AM- (locations will vary) Tuesdays at 6:30 PM at John Ball Park for inter squad hills sessions with former Knight Coach Gerbers and his Byron Center team. Thursdays at 8:30 AM- (locations will vary) At each training session the athletes will need to come prepared with a water bottle, shoes they can run in and
running gear. Each week, there will be a post on the team Facebook Page (Kenowa Hills Cross Country) and team Instagram letting everyone know where the training locations will be. Most likely, they will be in our regular locations like Walker Ice and Fitness, the High School, Richmond Park and other locations in the general Walker area. If you have any questions please reach out to Coach Jorgensen at jjorgensen@khps.org.

KHHS News May 27

05/27/22

Chromebooks
All students grade 9 – 11 will be keeping their chromebooks over the summer. If your student needs/wants to turn theirs in, Chromebook hours are Mon – Fri 7:30am-8:30am in the Media Center. On Friday June 3 rd, there will be an additional hour beginning at 11:14am to turn it in.

Extended Year

Again this year students will have the opportunity to finish their last major 'Measurement Topic' (test or paper) the week after school ends. This is referred to as Extended Year and is different from Summer School (used for credit recovery). Extended Year students are expected to be here from 8am to Noon Monday thru Thursday. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided if needed. Students will work with other certified teachers to finish any assessments that may have been missed or are not up to standard. Once the student meets the standard, they will be complete and given the earned grade. Please reach out to your son or daughter's teacher or counselor if you have any questions.
Also, for students that may need credit recovery for a failed class, there is information in this newsletter as well.

Credit Recovery (Summer School)
SUMMER 2022 HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT RECOVERY OPPORTUNITY - June 6 – June 30
ALL Course Work is Completed Online. Tests must be completed in School on June 8, 15, 22, 29, and 30.
High School lab will be open on these dates ONLY from 9 am to 12 pm.

Online Credit Recovery:

  • Summer school is a credit recovery program. All classes will be offered online through Edgenuity.
  • The lab will be open on the dates identified above for individual support and testing on Wednesdays only.
  • Students will be added to online Edgenuity classes upon receipt and approval of registration requests. Students approved for a credit recovery course will be e-mailed login instructions and may begin working on classes immediately.
  • TESTS must be taken AT SCHOOL on the dates identified above. All coursework and assessment requirements must be 100% complete by the end of the session on June 30 to receive credit.
  • Transportation- Bussing is NOT provided for Summer School.
  • Breakfast will be served daily at 7:50am, Mon-Thurs, June 6th- June 16th.
  • Lunch will be provided Mon-Thurs, June 6th, June 16th, between 11:30am - 12:30pm. You must eat on site.
  • Registration for summer school MUST be submitted by Wednesday, June 8th.

Senior End of Year Info - Graduation Day (FINAL reminders)
*June 1 is a multi-event day for Seniors. Seniors should not work on this day as last minute changes can take place and their full attention is required on this day!
8:00-8:45am: Senior Breakfast in the Commons
8:45am: Rehearsal **Mandatory, if you plan to participate in Commencement**

Class photo to be taken upon the conclusion of rehearsal. A link to order class photos and individual photos from Commencement will be sent out the week of June 6.
7:00pm: Commencement Ceremony at the football stadium. Graduates should arrive no later than 6:15pm and meet in the PAC and will walk together over to the stadium. Graduates will receive name cards at this time to give to the person reading their name as they cross the stage to receive a diploma.
*Parents: Limited parking is available so be sure to arrive prior to the 7pm start. **Currently we are scheduled to have the ceremony on the football field. In case of inclement weather, it will be moved to the main field house gym, same date and time. You will be notified on May 31 if the ceremony will be moved inside otherwise plan on it being outside. Gates will open to families at 6:15pm. You will be able to sit in the stands or on the football field if you wish to bring your own chair. Seating is first come first serve. Out of respect to others, please limit your guest list for the commencement ceremony to your closest family members.

Color Guards for 22/23
Have you ever watched the people who spin the flags in the marching band and thought that would be fun to do? Now is your chance! The Kenowa Hills High School Marching Band is opening up its Color Guard to all interested students for next year's marching season during the 1st semester. A dance background is helpful but not necessary. As an added bonus, if you complete two semesters of marching band, you receive your PE credit. If you are interested, please email Mr. Bookie (cbookie@khps.org) and/or Mr. Morrisson (bmorrisson@khps.org) and we will send details of becoming a member of the HS Marching Band. Deadline for email of interest is June 3, 2022.

Zinser Elementary News May 27

05/27/22

Kent District Library Summer Wonder
Kent District Library is excited to announce Summer Wonder 2022! Our summer program includes a special 30-day reading challenge, programs, and prizes. It is free for ALL ages. Summer Wonder kicks off on June 1 and goes through August 13. Each completer will receive a special prize plus an entry into a drawing for one of sixteen $250 Meijer gift cards. Each branch has special prize baskets for all ages, too! Also, throughout each week, KDL (Kent District Library) will host exciting programming, from storytimes to book clubs to dynamic performers. Check out KDL.org/summer to get all the information you need to take part online or on paper." Click Here for More Info!

Sign up for Summer Camps
Visit khps.org/camps

KHMS News May 27

05/27/22

Upcoming Dates:
May 27 – Half Day, 7th Grade Vision Screening
May 30 – No School
June 1 – 3 Mile Project
June 1-3 –Half Days

Chromebook return information:
Students will turn in their Chromebook during Connect class on June 1, 2, and 3, 2022. Please make sure the Chromebook is in working order and that all technology fines are paid!

Knight Sports
Before your athlete can begin tryouts/practices, they must have a physical dated after April 15, 2021, for our school sports. Sports Physical Form: A pink slip will be written for the student-athlete by the athletic department to give to the coaches that verify they have a physical on file. There is a participation fee of $70.00 unless your child is on free & reduced lunch.

Football Speed and Strength Conditioning for 7th-12th graders!
We have a great opportunity for ALL athletes this summer to develop their bodies and become bigger, faster, and stronger! We have a speed and strength training program all summer long starting Monday, June 6 from 7-9 am, here at the high school weight room. Please encourage your son to attend every session this summer. Please see the attached flyer and get registered!

Summer Speed/Strength Program:
Every Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday from 7 am-9 am
High School Weight Room

I have also attached a summer football calendar for you to consider when making plans this summer.

Girls Basketball Camp and Open Gym Information!
FLIER

Youth Sports
Be on the lookout for youth sports camps for the summer! Please visit the KHPS website for the latest information: https://www.khps.org/camps

Yearbooks
If you missed the opportunity to purchase a 2021-2022 yearbook, you may contact Geskus Photography directly. #616-459-4170 https://www.geskusphoto.com/

Alpine Elementary News May 20

05/20/22

Important Dates:
5/26/22 4TH/5TH GRADE STUDY TRIPS (LAKESHORE STATE PARK)
KINDERGARTEN STUDY TRIP (JOHN BALL PARK ZOO)
5/31/22 FIELD DAY
6/1/22 1/2 DAY
6/2/22 1/2 DAY
6/3/22 1/2 DAY * LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

Field Day Volunteers
We will be in need of volunteers for field day. If you are interested in helping, please click on the Sign Up Genius link below and sign up for an activity and time that works best for you. If you have any questions, please email our Becky Bradley at bbradley@khps.org. You will need to make sure to complete a background check at least a week in advance if you plan to volunteer that day. Sign Up Genius Link: https://www.signupgenius.com/g...

MSTEP Assessment Update
We have wrapped up MSTEP assessments in grades 3rd through 5th and are over halfway through MAP testing all students K-5. Students have been excited to see if they met or surpassed their individual goals. As we close out the school year, students will be finishing up a variety of classroom assessments as well. Please continue to encourage them to show grit and perseverance so we can evaluate accurately and celebrate the amount of growth they have made.

CONGRATULATIONS Mrs. Bach!

Mrs. Bach will be retiring this Fall. Please join our staff in congratulating her and wishing her the best in her retirement. She has made an impact on student learning for many years and will be missed!

Additional Class Sections for 2022-23

I am excited to share that we are planning to become a three-section building across all grades K-5. This is exciting as it will improve upon our ability to maintain lower class sizes and support students to the best of our ability. We have completed our interview process for hiring new staff and are excited to welcome new team members next year. Due to the addition of new staff, our annual process for developing class lists and analyzing enrollment needs in August, we will be unable to share class lists with families until August. Prior to the school year (and open house), students will be receiving notification of who their teacher will be as well as other communication from their teacher.

Open House 2022-23 *IN PERSON

Please mark your calendars for our fall open house.
Kindergarten = August 22 (5:30-6:30)
1st-5th August 22 (6:00-7:00)

KHHS News May 20

05/20/22

MI Lottery Excellence in Education Award
We are excited to announce that Kenowa Hills teacher, Spencer Vanderheide, has won the 2022 Educator of the Year award from the Michigan Lottery’s Excellence in Education program. We had a surprise assembly on Wednesday, May 11th for Spencer. Congratulations and thank you for all that you do!!

Kent ISD Career Readiness
Please see the following link for info on the Kent ISD Career Readiness programming available to students and parents! https://mailchi.mp/358afe0d8722/cropd6771441?e=750c8a2883

Senior All Night Party
Yard signs are also being sold again. There are signs with or without the graduate’s name and "Proud home of a Knight" signs. They are $20 or $30 for those with the graduate’s name. Venmo @khsanpparents, check or cash. Please place order forms for signs and money in the SANP box in Student Services. Email schulte.janemom24@gmail.com with any questions.

Academy Night Out
Congressman Peter Meijer is hosting a Service Academy Information Night on Monday, May 23, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. This is an evening for interested students and their parents to learn more about our nation’s service academies and the process of applying for an academy nomination and appointment. Representatives from all five service academies have been invited. Each will give a short presentation at the event. Information tables will be available as well. The offices of U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow have also been invited to participate.

Sideline Cheer
Varsity Sideline Cheerleading Tryouts will be held on June 6 & 7 from 5:30-7:30 on the football field track. To register for tryouts, athletes need to complete the following form. For athletes who make the team, our first practice will be June 8 at 5:30 PM on the track with a mandatory parent meeting will be held at 7 PM. At this time, you will receive pertinent information like the summer schedule and associated costs for the season. If you have any questions, please reach out to
Coach Liz (lbelliel@gmail.com).

Zinser Elementary News May 20

05/20/22

End Of The Year Medication Pick up
If your child has medication in the office please pick them up by the last day of school, June 3. Any medication left will be disposed of. Please Contact Nurse Courtney Ellens with any questions at 616-453-2461 ext 4340

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS FUNDRAISER
This year Zinser Family Council and Watch Dogs are having a food booth in downtown GR at Festival of the Arts. June 2nd-5th. This is a new and big fundraiser for Zinser, but we need lots of volunteers to do it. We need volunteers to do a variety of jobs for cashiers, cook, food prep, serving, etc. Please follow this link to view the available slots and sign up. Thank you in advance for signing up and helping to make this a huge success.

2022 FIELD DAY
Field Day 2022 will be Thursday, May 26th at our High School Athletic Complex. We need YOU to be successful. Lunch will be provided. Sign Up Here!

BACKGROUND CHECK FORMS.
The process for submitting a background check form has recently changed. If you need to fill out a form for an upcoming event you MUST stop in our office between 8 am and 4 pm to fill the Background Check Form out in person.

THIS WEEK’S SHOWCASE
Congratulations to our 2022 Girls on the Run 3rd, 4th, and 5th-grade team. The girls have been working hard all season and will run in the Celebration 5K Saturday morning at Calder Plaza. Girls on the Run is so much fun! All we want to do is run, run, run!

Uganda Art Project
The goal is for the students to sell their art for at least $10. The money can be turned in to their classroom teachers. The money will be used to purchase a water tank for a school in Uganda. We are collecting until May 27th.

Paint Kenowa Green
Paint Kenowa Green is a way to bring awareness and normalize the need to talk about and practice techniques that lead to positive mental health. May is also Mental Health Awareness Month. Zinser will have decorations and opportunities for students as well as staff to participate.

Meet our Mental Health Team @ Zinser Elementary
Julie Hughes: Kindergarten Teacher
Tara Follett: PBIS Paraprofessional
Ashley Anderson: Child Behavior Specialist
Conor Dahlquist: School Psychologist
Camille Sleboda: Social Worker
Courtney Anderson: Registered Nurse

Throughout the year our team has taught age-appropriate lessons that tie mental health in with our True Success themes. Our goal is to reduce stigma and provide skills to manage tough emotions.


KHMS News May 20

05/20/22

https://www.signupgenius.com/g...Upcoming Dates:
May 23 – Day of Awesomeness
May 27 – Half Day, 7th Grade Vision Screening
May 30 – No School
June 1 – 3 Mile Project
June 1-3 –Half Days

Chromebook return information:
Students will turn in their Chromebook during Connect class on June 1, 2, and 3, 2022. Please make sure the Chromebook is in working order and that all technology fines are paid!

7th Graders! We will have Vision Screening on Wednesday, May 25th!

3 Mile Project June 1st
We are preparing a fun end-of-year trip for students to Three Mile Project in Walker on Wednesday, June 1. In order to qualify to attend this day of celebration, students must be passing all classes with a 70% or better by Connect class (end of day) on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 and not have any discipline referrals in the month of May. This includes lunch and after-school detentions, being sent out of the classroom to behavior intervention, and any suspensions. Three Mile Project will have all of their normal activities open and our Student Council is also planning some carnival style games with prizes and a photo booth station. In order to make this day a success, we NEED parent volunteers and donations of soda (cans please). Click on the link below to sign up. We greatly appreciate your support and we can't wait to celebrate our students' successes! Go Knights! Sign Up Genius Link

Day of Awesomeness - 8th Graders
Tuesday, May 24th- Year-end picnic celebration to close your chapter at the middle school! We will grill out and play games down at the football stadium during lunch and Connect class. In order to qualify for this celebration - you can not have discipline referrals from the start of May up to the day of the picnic: this includes lunch detentions, after-school detentions, being sent out of the classroom to behavior intervention, In-school and/or out of school suspensions. We look forward to celebrating your last month of school at the middle school

6th Graders
Daddy-Daughter Dance information is here.

Knight Sports
Before your athlete can begin tryouts/practices, they must have a physical dated after April 15, 2021, for our school sports. Sports Physical Form: A pink slip will be written for the student-athlete by the athletic department to give to the coaches that verify they have a physical on file. There is a participation fee of $70.00 unless your child is on free & reduced lunch.

Attention Incoming Freshmen Athletes! Students interested in participating in Football, Volleyball and Girls Golf this fall are encouraged to attend the designated meetings with the Varsity coaches on the following dates during Connect class. They must sign up prior to the meeting!
Friday, May 13- Volleyball
Wednesday, May 18- Football
Wednesday, May 25- Girls Golf

Football Speed and Strength Conditioning for 7th-12th graders!
We have a great opportunity for ALL athletes this summer to develop their bodies and become bigger, faster, and stronger! We have a speed and strength training program all summer long starting Monday, June 6 from 7-9 am, here at the high school weight room. Please encourage your son to attend every session this summer. Please see the attached flyer and get registered!

Summer Speed/Strength Program:
Every Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday from 7 am-9 am
High School Weight Room

I have also attached a summer football calendar for you to consider when making plans this summer.

Girls Basketball Camp and Open Gym Information!
FLIER

Youth Sports
Be on the lookout for youth sports camps for the summer! Please visit the KHPS website for the latest information: https://www.khps.org/camps

Central Elementary News May 6

05/06/22

Peer to Peer/ SUNS Field Trip - Friday May 13th
Game time is 11 am (bus departs at 10 am and returns between 1:30-2:30 pm) $5-$10 suggested donation if you are able. All students who have participated as a SUN this school year are invited and welcome to attend the game regardless of ability to pay. Please turn in your donation to the main office if you have not done so already. *Please consider a donation to our Peer-to-Peer program to make this field trip possible!

Kona Ice is Coming!
Kona Ice will be at Central Elementary and everyone is welcome! 20% of all sales will be donated back to school!
June 19, 2022 from 4:30 pm - 8 pm
July 10, 2022 from 4:30 pm - 8 pm
August 14, 2022 from 4:30 pm - 8 pm

Field Day, Central Olympics - Thursday, May 26
Volunteers are still needed and you must have a current background check on file with KHPS to attend. Forms can be filled out now at the Central Office or at the Administration Building. To sign up, go to: bit.ly/KHCFieldDay.

Central Daddy/Daughter Dance
K - 6TH GRADE WELCOME
MAY 21, 2022
6-8 PM HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA $30
Enjoy crafts. photo booth, snacks and lots of dancing!

Art at the Library
Congrats to these most fabulous artists! Their artwork has been chosen for display at the KDL Walker Branch, 4293 Remembrance Rd NW. Stop by soon!

Kindergarteners:
Savanna D
Zachary C
Willow M
Kyla G
Luna N
Emery B
Anna P
Sofia R
Olive G

1st Graders:
Khloe E
Gideon S

2nd Graders:
Skylar B
Bryleigh M
Macy H
Sydney V

Alpine Elementary News May 6

05/06/22

Important Dates:
5/6/22 DAUGHTER DANCE (7:00-9:00)
5/9/22 ALPINE MUSIC CONCERT
5TH GRADE STUDY TRIP TO GREENFIELD
VILLAGE
5/12/22 THE SON EVENT & BATTLE GR (6:00-8:00)
5/13/22 2ND GRADE STUDY TRIP (JOHN BALL
PARK ZOO)
5/26/22 4TH/5TH GRADE STUDY TRIPS
(LAKESHORE STATE PARK)
KINDERGARTEN STUDY TRIP (JOHN BALL
PARK ZOO)
5/31/22 FIELD DAY
6/1/22 1/2 DAY
6/2/22 1/2 DAY

FEEDING WALKER KIDS
Feeding Walker Kids is a FREE weekend lunch program offered during the school year. Please contact your child's teacher or the main office for an application.

Spring into Music at Alpine
Dear Parents – Alpine will be having an evening of musical presentations performed by our students at the KH PAC, located at the KH High School. Students are already beginning preparations for their shows! Here are the dates and times for your planning. More detailed information will be available as the date of the concert approaches. We look forward to seeing you there!

KK/K – 5th Grade Concert – Monday, May 9th2022
KK/K – 5:20 – 5:40 pm
1st/2nd – 6:00 – 6:40 pm
3rd – 7:00 – 7:20 pm
4th/5th – 7:40 – 8:15 pm

All students should arrive 10 minutes early to meet their teachers. Dress to impress!

MSTEP Assessment Update
Grades 3rd-5th will continue to be engaged in taking our state assessment over the course of the next few weeks. Please help encourage your child to do their best each day on the assessment. The best thing you can do as a parent to support your child’s readiness is to make sure that they get sufficient sleep each night!
NOTE: While we support parents in making choices for their children, there is no acceptable way under state or federal law to allow an “opt-out” of state assessments. Last year, requirements for 95 percent participation in state assessments were waived by the U.S. Department of Education due to COVID-19 restrictions. However, this is no longer the case for 2022. Students who are not assessed this year will count against their school’s required 95 percent participation rate.

School Resources and Elections

Please be aware that no school resources should be used for any campaigning. We ask that all community members refrain from the collection of signatures while on school property (whether it's a school board position, city council, county, etc.).

Boots and Beauties Daughter Dance
Friday, May 6, from 7 pm to 9 pm in the Alpine Elementary Gym. Special guest DJ Jazzy J Snyder. $10 per family, cash or Venmo. Hosted by the Alpine PTO. A Photographer will be present and you can choose to purchase photo packages from $5-$30.

Field Day
We will be in need of volunteers for field day. If you are interested in helping, please click on the Sign-Up Genius link below and sign up for an activity and time that works best for you. If you have any questions, please email our Becky Bradley at bbradley@khps.org. You will need to make sure to complete a background check at least a week in advance if you plan to volunteer that day. Sign Up Genius Link: https://www.signupgenius.com/g...

Alpine Elementary News April 22

04/22/22

Students were selected this month for showing their GRIT. Please join us in congratulating:
Rahem
Lexy
Kendall
Steven
Brooklyn
Jethro
Kennedy
Garn
Haliegh
Sam
Sasha
Dylan
Maysen
Jayce
Grace

Important Dates:
5/6/22 DAUGHTER DANCE (7:00-9:00)
5/9/22 ALPINE MUSIC CONCERT
5TH GRADE STUDY TRIP TO GREENFIELD VILLAGE
5/12/22 THE SON EVENT & BATTLE GR (6:00-8:00)
5/26/22 4TH/5TH GRADE STUDY TRIPS (LAKESHORE STATE PARK)
KINDERGARTEN STUDY TRIP (JOHN BALL PARK ZOO)
5/31/22 FIELD DAY
6/1/22 1/2 DAY
6/2/22 1/2 DAY
6/3/22 1/2 DAY * LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

Spirit Week – March 7-11
Monday: PJ/COMFY DAY
Tuesday: WEAR SOMETHING TO READ DAY
Wednesday: CAREER DAY
Thursday: THROWBACK THURSDAY
Friday: BLACK & GOLD

FEEDING WALKER KIDS
Feeding Walker Kids is a FREE weekend lunch program offered during the school year. Please contact your child's teacher or the main office for an application.

Spring into Music at Alpine
Dear Parents – Alpine will be having an evening of musical presentations performed by our students at the KH PAC, located at the KH High School. Students are already beginning preparations for their shows! Here are the dates and times for your planning. More detailed information will be available as the date of the concert approaches. We look forward to seeing you there!

KK/K – 5th Grade Concert – Monday, May 9th2022
KK/K – 5:20 – 5:40 pm
1st/2nd – 6:00 – 6:40 pm
3rd – 7:00 – 7:20 pm
4th/5th – 7:40 – 8:15 pm

All students should arrive 10 minutes early to meet their teachers. Dress to impress!

MSTEP Assessment Update
Grades 3rd-5th will continue to be engaged in taking our state assessment over the course of the next few weeks. Please help encourage your child to do their best each day on the assessment. The best thing you can do as a parent to support your child’s readiness is to make sure that they get sufficient sleep each night!
NOTE: While we support parents in making choices for their children, there is no acceptable way under state or federal law to allow an “opt-out” of state assessments. Last year, requirements for 95 percent participation in state assessments were waived by the U.S. Department of Education due to COVID-19 restrictions. However, this is no longer the case for 2022. Students who are not assessed this year will count against their school’s required 95 percent participation rate.

School Resources and Elections

Please be aware that no school resources should be used for any campaigning. We ask that all community members refrain from the collection of signatures while on school property (whether it's a school board position, city council, county, etc.).

Boots and Beauties Daughter Dance
Friday, May 6, from 7 pm to 9 pm in the Alpine Elementary Gym. Special guest DJ Jazzy J Snyder. $10 per family, cash or Venmo. Hosted by the Alpine PTO. A Photographer will be present and you can choose to purchase photo packages from $5-$30.



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