Dr. Koop's Newsletter

May 5, 2023

Dear KRS Families,

We are celebrating our FANTASTIC KRS teachers and staff this week and next week for all that they do for the KRS students and families. Thank you to the KRS PTO for the delicious lunch on Wednesday and for all the special things the PTO has planned to celebrate the teachers and staff next week.

The Teacher of the Year and Educational Services Professional of the Year selection committee of parents, teachers, and staff, selected two special individuals out of many exceptional nominations. Please see this newsletter for the 2023 KRS Teacher of the Year and Educational Services Professional of the Year announcements. Congratulations!

On May 11, 2023, our talented KRS band, orchestra, and chorus student musicians will be performing during the school day for students, teachers, and staff and in the evening in the Madison Junior School auditorium at 7 PM.

Have a great weekend!


Dr. Kathy Koop

Important Dates

  • May 8, 2023 - May 12. 2023 - Teacher Appreciation Week

  • May 7, 2023 - Madison Education Foundation 5K

  • May 11, 2023 - Spring Concert 7 PM Madison Junior School - Students in 4th and 5th Grade Band, Orchestra, and Chorus

  • May 25, 2023 - May 31, 2023 - No School for Students

  • May 31, 2023 - In-Service Staff Only

  • June 1, 2023 - Students Return to School

  • June 1, 2023 - 5th Grade More Than Madison 2:00 PM

  • June 9, 2023 - Fifth Grade Celebration Ceremony 9:30 AM - For Fifth Grade Families

  • June 14, 2023 - Last Day for Students - Single Session

Congratulations to the 2023 Kings Road School Teacher of the Year!

Congratulations to Third Grade Teacher Ms. Jennifer Raneri for her selection as the Kings Road School Teacher of the Year!

Congratulations to the 2023 KRS Educational Services Professional of the Year!

Congratulations to Child Study Team Member/School Psychologist Mrs. Fawn McCauley for her selection as the KRS 2023 Educational Services Professional of the Year!

Teacher of the Year Ms. Jennifer Raneri and Educational Services Professional of the Year Mrs. Fawn McCauley

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Kings Road School Heroes

As part of the Madison Schools Day of Service on May 24 th , Kings Road School will be

participating in a satellite walk to support the children of The Valerie Fund in our community

and beyond. Our students will be participating in this event to raise awareness, and money for

children with cancer and blood disorders treated at the eight Valerie Fund Centers located in

pediatric hospitals throughout the NJ, NY and metro Philadelphia areas.

The Valerie Fund provides support for the comprehensive health care of children with cancer

and blood disorders. They provide each patient with a team of social workers, psychologists and child life specialists that support them throughout their journey, which eases the burden so their family can concentrate on healing.

The support provided goes beyond the medical, to include the Valerie Fund Scholarship

Program, and the Emergency Fund for Valerie Fund families to help bridge the gap for basic

needs. They also fund therapeutic camp experiences with Camp Happy Times for children with cancer since 1982, and camps for children with sickle cell, thalassemia, and other blood


Please see this link for additional information.

Fifth Grade Families - Save the Date!

The KRS Class of 2023 celebration ceremony is scheduled for June 9, 2023 at 9:30 AM.

Summer Opportunities for Children

Madison Summer Arts Programs

There's still time to sign up for the Madison Summer Arts Program at MHS from June 19-July 14! Students entering grades 4 through 8 can choose from band, orchestra, musical theatre, dance, and art classes. Students entering grade 6 can also sign up for guitar lessons, jazz band, and flute ensemble. Hope to see you there! Please click on the QR code below for more information.

Please see this link for the Madison Summer Arts programs.

Camp Invention

Please see this link for Camp Invention information.

Madison STEAM Academy

  • The Madison STEAM Academy returns this summer for its sixth year and is bigger than ever before! The STEAM Academy offers a hands-on, engaging camp experience for students entering grades 1 through 12 in the 2023-24 school year. With a diverse range of interesting courses, there's an exciting opportunity for every interest! Programming is offered across six week-long sessions in either AM, PM, or full-day options, and enrollment is not limited to Madison residents. Extended day options and tuition assistance are also available to ensure that any interested student can access this amazing program! For enrollment, course offerings, and more information, please visit www.madisonpublicschools.org/steamacademy

MEF News

Registration is open for the 3rd Annual MEF Pickleball Tournament on Saturday, June 3rd! Paddle up for a great cause... our schools! Registration is also ongoing for another MEF event---the 20th Annual MEF Madison 5K Run/Walk. Join us on May 7th for a 1-mile run/walk, 5K run/walk, and Kids Fun Run. All funds raised help MEF award teacher grants in Madison Public Schools. Visit the MEF website to learn more.
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Madison Elementary Academic Calendar



2022 - 2023 School Year

Trimester 1

August 29, 2022 First Trimester Begins

December 1, 2022 First Trimester Ends

December 9, 2022 Report Cards Available in Genesis

Trimester 2

December 2, 2022 Second Trimester Begins

March 8, 2023 Second Trimester Ends

March 17, 2023 Report Cards Available in Genesis

Trimester 3

March 9, 2023 Third Trimester Begins

June 14, 2023 Third Trimester Ends

June 14, 2023 Report Cards Available in Genesis


November 21 (Evening) and 22, 2022

April 3 (Evening ) and 4, 2023

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