KHES Update

February 15 - 19

Monday, February 15 is a Student holiday. We look forward to seeing everyone again on Tuesday.

Dates to Remember

2/8 - 2/19 - PTA Community Store House Canned Food Drive

2/15 - Student Holiday/Staff Professional Development

2/15 - 1st grade teacher, Mrs. Paul hosts a Meet the Teacher night from 6:00 - 7:00

2/17 - Fire Drill

2/18 - All-Pro Dads 7-7:45 AM - Cafeteria

2/19 - Donuts with Dads 7:00 - 8:00 Cafeteria

2/26 - End of the 4th 6th weeks (NOT an early release day)

2/29 - Last Day to purchase yearbook online

3/1 - PTA Meeting and Math/Science Night

3/2 - Mixson, Landry & Paul's classes visit the KISD Natatorium

3/3 - Clepper & Tavarez's classes visit the KISD Natatorium

3/4 - Character Assembly

What's Happening on Campus?

Mrs. Paul to host a Meet the Teacher Night

I am overjoyed with excitement to be able to introduce you to our newest Keller-Harvel teacher, Mrs. Denise Paul.


Mrs. Paul will be hosting Meet the Teacher night on Monday, February 15th from 6:00 - 7:00 in her classroom. She will be welcoming her new students into their classroom beginning Tuesday, February 16th. The families of Mrs. Paul are welcome to walk their child to their new class on their first day.

Sarah Shipp has been voted as our Teacher of the Year for the 2015-2016 school year!

Mrs. Shipp joined the Keller Harvel family in August 2012. Since then she has stayed very busy helping our students in and out of the gym. She has implemented the KHES Running Club, Cup Stacking Club and Cosmic Bowling. She started selling Diabetic Paper Shoes to help raise money for the Diabetic Walk, and has led our runners at the Casey's Kids Fun Run.


The best teachers teach from the heart and our Mrs. Shipp has a heart of gold! Congratulations again to Mrs. Shipp!

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PTA Community Store House Food Drve

You will notice several grocery carts in our front lobby. These carts are to help collect canned foods for the Community Storehouse. From February 8 - February 19 you can help the Community Storehouse restock their shelves to help a family in need. Show your support and place your items in your grade level cart.

Paper Diabetic Shoes Available!

In preparation for this, the P.E. dept is starting a fundraiser selling Paper Diabetic Shoes. The sale will “RUN” through Friday, February 26th. Each shoe requires a $1.00 donation.


This year, the teacher whose class (per grade level) with the most shoes purchased will be allowed the opportunity to put a pie in the face of: Mrs. Eriksen, Mrs. Evans, Mr. Smith, Mrs. Shipp or Nurse Rhonda. Names will be drawn for this event. Also, the student, per grade level, who donates the most money towards buying paper shoes will be given the opportunity to “pie” their choice of the above mentioned names.


We thank you in advance for all of your help and support.

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Donuts with Dads

Please bring your dad for our annual breakfast and show him how much he means to you.


Friday, February 19, 2016 from 7:00-8:00am


We look forward to seeing all of the wonderful Keller-Harvel students and dads! If you have any questions or would like to help with this event, please feel free to contact our PTA representatives.


Cari Bray - 817-706-5587

caridbray@gmail.com


Stephanie Snow - 817-614-0728

stephholmes2004@gmail.com

How Do You Make a Teacher Smile? CHOCOLATE!

Our teachers LOVE CHOCOLATE & Jean's Passes! If you would like to donate bags of miniature candies like Reese's, Twix, M&M's, etc. just drop them off in the front office. Mrs. Eriksen keeps a bucket of chocolate in her office everyday specifically to make the entire staff SMILE.


Thank you to for the donations so far!! We've seen many, many smiles!!

District News

Parent Technology and Learning Night

Join Keller ISD Technology and Curriculum and Instruction departments for a District-wide Parent Technology and Learning Night from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 16, at Central High School.


The event is come-and-go and will feature tables to visit where you can collect information about the digital tools being used in Keller ISD.


Featured tables include:

  • New Keller ISD Campus Websites
  • Canvas
  • Home Access Center
  • Online Textbooks
  • Coding
  • Plus many more!


Central High School is located at 9450 Ray White Road. The event will be held in the CHS Cafeteria.

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KISD Film Festival

The Keller ISD Film Festival is back and looking for student filmmakers to show off their creative talents behind and in front of the camera.


Entries are now being accepted through February 29.


The festival is an opportunity for students to develop their visual literacy and expand their educational experience in Keller ISD by fostering the creativity, artistic, communication and technical skills required for producing a movie.

Students have seven entry categories to choose from including: Story, Comedy, Music Video, Documentary, PSA Plus, and Animation.


Students have the chance to be honored at an Awards Ceremony on April 5, 2016, at the Alliance Cinemark XD Movie Theater. Students can win trophies, certificates, prizes, and more!


Visit www.KellerISD.net/Film between now and February 29 to submit your film.

Also, keep a look out for video tips shared on the Keller ISD YouTube page throughout the festival to learn how to make your film a winner!


For more information on the Film Fest, including details on how to submit your entries, visit www.KellerISD.net/Film!

PTA News

KHES PTA is amazing! But I'm sure you already knew that! :)

For more information about our PTA please click HERE . Whether you are looking to volunteer your time on campus or just want to know how to show your support, the Keller Harvel PTA website has all the information you need. PTA President Jenna Neeley and the entire PTA Board truly love the teachers & students at KHES. Please join us this year.
Jeanna Neeley - President

Katrina Own - 1st VP/Membership

Kerri Tolar - 2nd VP/Budget & Finance

Kelli Strzinek - Treasurer

Alyssa O'Rear - Secretary

The 2015-2016 Yearbook

There is still time to buy the 2015-2016 KHES Yearbook. At this time, the only way to purchase your yearbook is online. The deadline is February 29th.


Online until February 29th

  • Go to www.yearbookordercenter.com
  • Order #20041.
  • Click "continue" for Keller Harvel.
  • Next select the first tab "Buy a Yearbook" and make your selections.
  • Click "buy these items".
  • On the next page, click "buy this item for a student"... and add student's name.
  • Then click "continue" to check out.

The Yearbook Needs Your Photos!

Go to www.hjeshare.com Type in our code: KHES and start uploading Or get the App –

Herff Joneseshare


You can upload 10 pictures at a time. Label them according to the event, grade, class or

with whatever information you know. While we can’t guarantee every photo will be used, we need help making sure our yearbook is filled with great memories. Take a variety of pictures with 3-5 students or an entire class. No single student shots, please.


Questions?? Email amyhebb2@verizon.net

Join KHES PTA and help support your school!

Extra Curricular Activities at KHES

Books for Buckaroos

for children 6 months - 7 years old

When - Wednesdays 3:15 - 4:00

Contact Julie Fairfield for eligibility requirements julie.fairfield@kellerisd.net


1st grade Coloring Club

New Sign-ups will begin again on 2/17

When - Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:00

Contact Cathy Mixson for more details cathy.mixson@kellerisd.net


Bricks 4 Kidz

Registration www.bricks4kidz.com/412

When - Thursdays Jan. 28 - March 10 from 3:00 - 4:15 in the Library


After-School Tennis

Registration information coming soon.

When - Wednesdays beginning March 9 on the blacktop behind the school


Taste Buds Kitchen Cooking Class

Registration: tastebudskitchen.com/southlake or call 817-488-0538

When - Tuesdays January 5 - March 1 3:00 - 4:00 in the Science Lab


Keller ISD Strings Academy for 2nd, 3rd & 4th grade students

Registration Information - https://www.smore.com/htnku


KHES Running Club

When - Mondays 3:00 - 3:45

Registration- click HERE

Contact sarah.shipp@kellerisd.net


KHES Art Club

When - Wednesdays from 3:00 - 4:00 in the Art room

For grades 2, 3 & 4. New classes every 6 weeks. 20 students will be able to sign up at at a time. All students will be expected to wear smocks/aprons when needed. These will be provided.

Contact kirsten.laurie@kellerisd.net


Young Rembrandt's Art Enrichment Program

When - Thursdays 3:05 - 4:05 p.m.in the Science Lab.

Registration - http://www.youngrembrandts.com/northcentral-tx/view-classes-enroll/


Mad Science

When - Wednesdays from 3:05-4:05 in our Science Lab

Registration flyers will be kept in the front office.