Keeping up with Keller

By: Marcie Dryden, Principal

May 4, 2015

Mission Statement

The mission of Helen Keller Elementary School is to establish and maintain an educational community that empowers all students to become principled, independent inquirers who are socially responsible global citizens.

WKBS -- Keller Daily Broadcast

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2015-16 School Year Enrollment

Our Central Enrollment Office is busy enrolling students for the 2015-2016 school year. If you have a child in your home who will be entering our schools for the first time next fall, now is the time to complete the enrollment process. If you have neighbors or friends with children who plan to attend our schools beginning with the 2015-2016 school year, please encourage them to enroll now. Having persons enroll now for next fall enables us to better plan for next school year. For enrollment information, visit our enrollment office webpage.

Learning in Action

Calendar Reminders

  • May 5: Election in the gym
  • May 6: ACES (All Children Exercise Simultaneously) @ 1:05 p.m.
  • May 11: Vision Screening Gr. 1,3,5 (all week)
  • May 11: PTA meeting
  • May 13: Late Start for students, Professional Development for staff
  • May 13: Junior Olympics @ 6:00 p.m.
  • May 16: Boy and Girls Club Walk

Disability Awareness Assembly for 3rd & 4th

May 22nd, 2015

  • 8:45 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. DerVartanian (includes any 3rd/4th grade students from Stilwell and Barrett)

  • 10:35 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. Daunt, Zipser

  • 1:15 p.m. - 2:55 p.m. Golda, Stanesa

Boys and Girls Club Walk 2015

The 2015 Buffalo Wild Wings & Bagger Dave's Walk For The Future presented by Image One supporting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland & Macomb Counties will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 9 AM at the Jack & Patti Salter Community Center in Royal Oak.

Mrs. Stankiewicz is our team captain. There are 3 ways you can show support. can join our team and try to raise $100 for walking. can visit the Keller website (address below) and donate can do both! Walk with us and try to get donations in support of your walk and donate to our website.

Here is our Website....

State of the Schools

Click on the link below for Mr. Lewis-Lakin's State of the Schools from April 23rd, 2015.

PTA Elections 2015-16

The PTA is looking for members to fill the following open position on the executive board for the 2015-16 school year:

  • President - Presides at all meetings, is a member ex officio of all committees, coordinates the work of the officers and committees and attends meetings called by the Council.

Please contact Michelle Vinluan ( with any questions or interest in any of the above positions.


Positive Behavior Intervention System

Essential Agreements

*We are respectful

*We are safe and in control

*We are responsible learners

Keller Creed

I will act in such a way that I will be proud of myself and others will be proud of me too.

I came to school to learn and I will learn.

I will have a good day.

Learner Profile Highlights

Don’t forget that the highlighted monthly learner profile and weekly behavior focus is on the Google calendar (every Sunday).

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