Kennard Elementary School

December 3rd, 2021

Message from Mrs. Carey!

Dear KES families,

I hope this finds you well! Hope that you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving break with family and friends. A friendly reminder that we have a half-day tomorrow for our staff to complete Progress Reports. These will be sent home on December 10th, 2021. Dismissal begins at 1:00 PM.

We are happy to report that the Board of Education approved adjusting several full days to 1/2 days, for our 2021-2022 school calendar. In advance, thank you to those that completed the county survey, to support these additional 1/2 days. The new dates are December 22, 2021, March 4, 2022, March 18, 2022, April 14, 2022, and May 27, 2022. Mark your calendars with the new dates! The dismissal time will remain at 1:00 PM.

Our Student Council is so excited to announce our 12 Days 'til the Holidays! Check out our calendar of fun for the next two+ weeks. I have linked the full 12 days below!!

Please mark your calendars!

  • December 3rd: 1/2 Day for all students; Grading Prep for staff
  • December 6th-21st: 12 Days 'til the Holidays!!!
  • December 7th: VIrtual Winter Concert will be shared
  • December 10th: Progress Reports will be sent home with students
  • December 22nd: 1/2 Day for all students; 1:00 PM Dismissal for all students
  • December 23rd: Start of Winter Break
  • January 17th: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Schools Closed for students & staff
  • January 21st & 24th: Schools Closed for staff Professional Development

Have an excellent rest of your week!

Mrs. Michelle Carey


12 Days 'til the Holidays SPIRIT WEEKS!

Congratulations to Mrs. Windy Broadwater for being recognized with fellow QACPS Music Teachers in their amazing efforts this year with concert performances!

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MAKO Covid-19 In School Testing

The following link is what Parents need to register for to give permission for schools to test your child for Covid-19 in the event they are showing symptoms and you would like this test performed conveniently at school. Information was previously emailed to the District regarding the specifics of this testing. Kennard Elementary's Link to register is:

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Our canned food drive has had some amazing results! Thank you for your generosity! See above for our winning classrooms!

Important Parent Q & A Regarding Quarantine Guidelines

See below for some valuable facts regarding the Quarantine Guidelines that Queen Anne's County Public Schools are following.

News Release on Quarantine Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

QAC Student Questions

Please note that our School Nurse at school is available for questions. Students are that are experiencing signs & symptoms affiliated with Covid-19 are screened and parents will be contacted to pick up their student if there is the need to quarantine. We thank you for your understanding as everyone's health and safety is our main concern.

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Morning Math Opportunity!

Morning math will be available next week from 8:35-9:00 each day. Students are welcome to drop in as needed for homework help, or to develop a better understanding of current math topics. Contact Mrs. Phillips if you have any questions at

Join our KES PTA!!!

Please welcome our new KES PTA Board ! In advance we would like to thank them for their dedication and time to support our Staff and your Children!

President: Jessica Kinnamon

Vice President: Carol Trader

Treasurer: Dave Tyler

Secretary: Sarah Fullerton

Below you will find the PTA Membership Form. We encourage you to become a member to support all of the amazing things they will use the funding for to sponsor our students!

Remember, the classroom with the most memberships wins a prize!

PTA Membership Form 21-22