Kellond Elementary

February Newsletter

Hello Kellond Families

Thank you to all of you who joined us for Math and Science Night. It was a wonderful night for family and friends together. We want to extend an extra thank you to the PTO who helped our teacher team pull off such a great success. Our Science Fair entries are being judged this week and we will announce the winners moving on to SARSEF soon.


Our first Principal of the Day spent her day busy in the office last week. This coming week our second winner will have run of the office. If you visit the school and find a very young administrator, make sure to say hello. In addition, the Teacher of the Day winners had a busy week last week with their classes. We can't wait to see who wins the honors next year.


Parent Teacher Conferences are Thursday, February 13th and Friday, February 14th. These conference times are reserved for students with the greatest need, however all are welcome. If you have not received information, but would like an appointment, please reach out to your classroom teacher. During conferences, students will be dismissed at 12:25pm after a short lunch. Please make arrangements for your child at that time as staff will not be available for supervision.


The last week of the month, our students in grades second through fifth will have their last reading and math benchmark testing to prepare for the state testing. This is a great opportunity for teachers and students to see what still needs to be learned. As always, please help your child be present for the greatest learning opportunity.


It has been very cold in the mornings. Thank you for bundling up your child, however if they come home without their cute coat, please check out our lost and found by the cafeteria.


February always goes so fast! We know it will be a great month for learning and fun!

Ms. Meneguin

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Daily Schedule

Campus Open - 8:30am

First Bell - 9:10am

Tardy Bell - 9:15am

Dismissal - 3:25pm

(Wednesday Dismissal 2:25pm)

Kellond PTO/School Council

Tuesday, Feb. 11th, 5pm

6606 East Lehigh Drive

Tucson, AZ

Join us for School Council at 5pm and/or PTO at 6pm

GATE Open House

Thursday, Feb. 13th, 5:30-6:30pm

6606 East Lehigh Drive

Tucson, AZ

If your child has received qualification for the GATE Self-Contained program, come learn more in the Cougar Room.

Parent Teacher Conferences

Thursday, Feb. 13th, 1pm to Friday, Feb. 14th, 4pm

6606 East Lehigh Drive

Tucson, AZ

These conferences are by appointment only. Please contact your child's teacher or the offices at 520-584-5100 for assistance.

Peter Piper Pizza

Tuesday, Feb. 18th, 5-7pm

5925 East Broadway Boulevard

Tucson, AZ

Come have fun and food with Kellond families. A portion of the sales will go to our amazing PTO!

Rodeo Break

Thursday, Feb. 20th, 8am to Friday, Feb. 21st, 4pm

6606 East Lehigh Drive

Tucson, AZ

NO School for Rodeo Break

Student Activities and Clubs

Basketball

Our teams have been doing a phenomenal job this season. See them play on Saturday at Palo Verde High School. Games are at 9am and noon. Be there to cheer them on!

Student Council

A huge thank you to Student Council for the physics rings purchased for Math and Science Night. Students were given one and taught the "trick" for making the ring "jump" onto the chain. Keep practicing. :)
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Keisha's Corner

This week is Counselor's Week! Our very own Miss Keisha was surprised with flowers and cards from all of our children and staff. Thank you for all you do Miss Keisha!


This month in her lessons, children are learning as they celebrate Black History Month.


Please see Miss Keisha if she can assist your family with resources through our district.

Palo Verde Family Resouce Center

Bike Repair Mobile Clinic Monday, February 24th from 2pm to 4pm


You bring your bike, we'll bring the tools! Free basic bike repairs for; flat tires, seat adjustments, straightening handlebars, brake and cable adjustments, and cleaning and lubing bike chains. There will be a limited supply of free youth bike helmets.