Friday, August 8, 2014


Click on the following link to submit your 2014-2015 FACULTY EMERGENCY INFORMATION:

It is important this information is on file in case of an emergency.


Discretionary use of State Personal leave shall general not be allowed on the day before or after a school holiday, days scheduled for end-of-semester, end-of-year, state-mandated assessments or days scheduled for professional or staff development. In accordance with administrative regulations, the Superintendent may make an exception if an employee's supervisor submits information reflecting that the employee's requested absence is not expected to have a detrimental effect on the educational program or District operations, and that a substitute is likely to be available, if necessary, for the employee's position. If the Superintendent is the employee's direct supervisor, the Superintendent shall determine whether to approve or deny the initial requested based on the same reasons.

KISD Board Policy DEC (Local)

  • August 18 - August 22 Staff Development/Workday
  • August 29 - September 2 Holiday
  • October 6 Staff Development/Work Day
  • October 20 - October 23 State Assessments
  • November 25 - December 5 Holiday and State Assessments
  • December 19 - January 5 Holiday
  • January 16 - January 20 Holiday and Staff Development/Work Day
  • February 27 - March 16 Spring Break/State Assessments
  • March 30 - April 6 Holiday/State Assessments
  • April 21 - April 24 State Assessments
  • May 4 - May 15 State Assessments
  • May 22 - May 26 Bad Weather Day/Holiday
  • June 4 - June 5 Staff Development/Work Day


You may turn in any documentation of equivalency days to me. Documentation may be a certificate of attendance, certificate of completion of a workshop, and/or any documentation showing you were in attendance or have completed your scheduled workshop/course.

*If you are scheduled to work at One Stop Registration, be sure to sign in on the KPS Sign in Sheet.

*If you attended one of the workshops at KPS on 8/6 and 8/7, be sure you signed in the sign in sheet.

REMINDER: PDAS Certificate

Reminder for New Teachers: Please take a copy of your PDAS certificate to New Teacher Orientation. If you do not have a PDAS certificate or cannot find your certificate then you will need to make sure you attend the PDAS training provided during New Teacher Orientation.


Laminators will be turned on the week of August 18th. Please inform the office of any problems with the laminator or if the laminating film needs replacing.


Copy paper for the semester will be ready for pickup the week of August 18th. An announcement will be made over the intercom as to when and where you may pickup your copy paper.


Kuerig Coffee Machines will be placed in all employee break rooms (yellow hall, red hall, blue hall and office) beginning Monday, August 18th. Employees will be responsible for providing their own k-cups (coffee).


Email Mrs. Griffith a picture of yourself when you were in 1st grade, Kindergarten or Pre-K. Be sure not to show your picture to anyone!


KPS is scheduled to have Meet the Teacher on Thursday, August 21st, 2-4pm.

Meet the Teacher dress code: TBA


Kilgore High School Cafeteria

Monday - Friday 8:00-4:00 pm

Tuesday & Thursday 5:00-7:00 pm

*If you are working at one stop registration you may wear jeans!


All employees must complete a mandatory employee training. This will be offered through Employee Access/Moodle and must be complete no later than August 22. Further information will be sent out via email.


August 11-15 - One Stop Registration - Kilgore High School Caferia, Monday-Friday 8-4pm, Tuesday & Thursday 5-7pm

August 19-22 - New Teacher Orientation, Middle School Library, 8-3pm. *All teachers new to the district are required to attend.

August 18 - All staff, including paraprofessionals, will report to KHS for Convocation from 7:30-11:30am with a continental breakfast served. Lunch will be on your own from 11:30-1:00pm All staff will then report to individual campuses from 1:00-3:30pm for campus visioning.

August 19-22 - All staff will report to individual campuses from 7:30-3:30pm. Campus principals will send out the campus agenda and expectations for each day.

August 21 - Meet the Teacher

KPS 2-4pm

Chandler 4-5pm

KIS 5-6pm

KMS 6-7pm

August 4 - 22 - Mandatory Employee Training

Offered through Employee Access/Moodle and must be completed no later than August 22. Further information will be sent out via email.

August 22 - CPR Training *This training is for those that registered and will be held at Chandler Elementary Multi-Purpose Room during assigned times.