Comet Connection

2022-2023-Family Newsletter #33

May Calendar

Click here to see all the great things happening in May!

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Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week is Coming! Please help us celebrate our great staff.

See Flyer below.
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Spirit Wear- Students Going to Chickahominy Middle next year!

CMS Spirit Wear available for purchase at:

  1. The store will remain open until Monday, May 8th
  2. Please indicate CURRENT school on the order, so we will know where to deliver the items. TSI has included a drop-down menu during the ordering process for them to make this selection.
  3. Delivery from TSI Promotionals to CMS is scheduled for the end of May. It is anticipated that items will be delivered to schools either the last week of May (after the Memorial Day holiday), or the first week of June.

Love our Watch Dogs!

Attention-5th Grade Parents

Join us for a special parent meeting with the principal of Oak Knoll Middle School and School Counselor on Thursday, May 4th @ 8:15 at Kersey Creek in the cafeteria. This is your opportunity to hear more about what to expect next year for your child at Oak Knoll Middle and to have your specific questions answered.

SAVE THE DATE- End of Year Classroom Celebrations

When: June 9th K, 2-4; 1:00p.m.-1:45p.m.; 1st Grade- 12:55p.m.-1:35p.m.

Who: Grades K-4,

Parents are welcome (parents are asked not to bring additional children)

*Look for more information soon from your child's teacher and/or Room Parent.

Field Day 2023 News!

Date: Monday June 5th (in case of inclement weather it will be moved to Thursday June 8th)

Time: 8:15am - Kickoff/Mascot Race on the Bus Loop

9:00-11:00am - 3rd - 5th Grade

12:00-2:00pm - Kindergarten - 2nd Grade


If you would like to volunteer for one, or both, of the sessions and run one of our 30 Field Day Stations follow the link below to signup:

Field Day T-Shirts for Students

This year, our AMAZING PTA has been able to cover the cost of student shirts/Kona Ice for Field Day. All we need from you is your students' size. Please use the link below to fill out a separate form for each of your students at KCES:

Parent/Volunteer T-Shirts are also available for you to purchase. Use the link below to give us your sizing information and follow the instructions for sending in payment:

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Atlee High School Youth Cheer Camp!

Exciting news! Atlee High School will be hosting a Youth Cheer Camp Tuesday, June 6 through Thursday, June 8 after school from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. We would like to invite your K-5 and 6-8 students to join us. Registration opens on Monday, April 10. Registrations received by Friday, May 12 include 3 days of camp, t-shirt, poms, and bow. Registrations received after Friday, May 12 include 3 days of camp, poms, and bow. T-shirts will not be available after Friday, May 12 or during the week of cheer camp. You can register online at If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Hogan at or Mrs. Parker at
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PTA Updates

Upcoming calendar of events:

5/1 Spirit Night at Mexico Restaurant

5/5 Spring Picnic

5/6 ASK 5K and Fun Walk (10am)-

5/8- 5/12- Teacher Appreciation Week

5/12 Parents Night out at RISE Martial Arts

5/19 Spring Plant Sale

  1. SPIRIT NIGHT is Monday, May 1 at Mexico Restaurant. Hope you can make it.

  2. SPRING PICNIC. Please join us for our Spring Picnic on Friday, 5/5.

  3. 5TH GRADE FUNDRAISER: The 5th graders are raising funds for their celebration. Please order some KRISPY KREME donuts by Thursday, May 4 and pick up on May 8.


  4. PARENTS NIGHT OUT is May 12. Drop your child off at RISE for some dodgeball fun. More information here:


  5. SPRING PLANT SALE is happening now. Please get your orders in by 5/19.


Other Documents

Transportation Note

(please be reminded to use transportation notes to communicate changes with your child's dismissal plan)

Lunch Menu

Lunch Visitor Information

Lunch Visitor Information (Spanish)