Dear Kelly Families~
February is here and hopefully the upcoming month will bring a bit of a warm-up along with it! This school year has truly gone by so quickly. It's hard to believe we will soon be heading into the final trimester of the school year!
Since the holiday break students and staff have been busy completing our winter assessments and are preparing for upcoming parent/teacher/student conferences. Conferences will be held on Thursday, March 2nd from 4:00-7:00pm, Friday, March 3rd from noon-4:00pm and on Tuesday, March 7th from 4:00-7:00pm. Just a reminder that on March 3rd, elementary students will be dismissed at 11:20am. Thanks in advance to our PTO for providing a meal and treats for our teachers during conference week. It is very much appreciated and enjoyed by all!
More information regarding scheduling conferences will be coming soon. We will be utilizing Sign-up Genius again as our conference scheduling tool. We look forward to seeing you all in March to share the academic, social, and emotional growth of your child(ren). It's always exciting to share the successes that our students experience.
Winter Weather Packets~Last week your child brought home a packet of schoolwork to be utilized if we were to have an E-Learning day due to inclement weather. PLEASE KEEP THIS PACKET IN A SAFE PLACE so that it is accessible to your child should the district determine that we will have an E-Learning day. Expectations and directions were included on the front cover of the packet. Students will be marked present for the E-learning day if activities are completed and the choice board is signed and returned to school within 3 days. Teachers will be available via Seesaw or email between 10-11am and 2-3pm on E-Learning days.
All Together for Addison~The Kelly School PTO will be hosting a benefit for Addison Wosick and her family on Monday, February 27th from 5:00-7:00pm. Addison is a fourth grader in Mrs. Pederson's classroom and is the daughter of our first grade teacher, Lindsey Wosick, and her husband, Grant. Addison was diagnosed with a brain tumor over the holiday break. The tumor has been successfully removed and Addison is now undergoing radiation and chemotherapy in Rochester. Our school community wants to support the Wosick family during this difficult time. Please mark your calendar for this special event and plan to join us in the Kelly School gym for a meal, basket raffle, and silent auction. Families will be contacted soon with a request for specific themed basket donations. Thanks in advance for your kindness and generosity.
Please review the information below for upcoming school events. February is looking to be a busy month at Kelly School. As always, should you have any questions, please feel free to contact our school office @ 701-746-2265.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, February 6th-Family Event Class Meeting-2:30
Wednesday, February 8th-1:30 Dismissal
Thursday, February 16th-No School
Friday, February 17th-No School
Monday, February 20th-PTO Meeting -5:15pm
Tuesday, February 21-Pizza Night Fundraiser
Wednesday, February 22-1:30 Dismissal
Monday, February 27-All Together for Addison Benefit-5:00-7:00pm
Thursday, March 2nd-P/T Conferences-4:00-7:00pm
Friday, March 3rd-11:20am Dismissal
Friday, March 3rd-P/T Conferences-Noon-4:00pm
Tuesday, March 7th-P/T Conferences-4:00-7:00pm
2023 KELLY TEACHER RESTOCK
It is time for our 4th Annual Kelly Spring Teacher Restock! PTO has asked teachers to create Amazon Gift lists of items that they are running out of or currently do not have in their classrooms. These items range from basic classroom supplies (e.g. Expo markers, Chlorox Wipes, Staplers, etc) to items that would be used for classroom organization or enhancement, (e.g. sit spots, books, recess toys etc).
Please click on the links below if you are interested in purchasing an item to donate. We highly encourage you to peruse through any or all of the links to help support all of our amazing Kelly teachers!
Thank you for your time and consideration. Let's shower our wonderful teachers with a whole lotta love until February 14th - Valentines Day!
Library/Music/Physical Education/Spanish/Instructional Design
Jennifer Dodds: CLICK HERE
Kelsie Wiens and Jonathan Mayo: CLICK HERE
Sue Ann Lund: CLICK HERE
Jen Starcevic: CLICK HERE
Tiffany Mannausau: CLICK HERE
Literacy Specialist/Special Education/Speech
Amber Haskell: CLICK HERE
Emily White: CLICK HERE
Sarah Stevens: CLICK HERE
Anna Simmers: CLICK HERE
Jessica Klingbeil: CLICK HERE
Shyanne Moen: CLICK HERE
Amanda Werle: CLICK HERE
Rhonda Varriano: CLICK HERE
Counselor/Front Office/Social Work
Kim Novacek: CLICK HERE
Jayme Simmers/Karen Blixt/Nichelle Radi: CLICK HERE
Jalissa Keller: CLICK HERE
Meghan Foy: CLICK HERE
Emily Johnson: CLICK HERE
Amy Keitzman: CLICK HERE
Emmalee Tretter: CLICK HERE
Emily Dawes: CLICK HERE
Kelli Dunnigan: CLICK HERE
Ariel Sandvik: CLICK HERE
Lindsey Wosick: CLICK HERE
Brooke Kossan: CLICK HERE
Tori Klingler: CLICK HERE
Kailey Restad: CLICK HERE
Kylie Sorensen: CLICK HERE
Beth Abrahamson: CLICK HERE
Ellen Hemsing: CLICK HERE
Amy Neppl: CLICK HERE
Katie Sween: CLICK HERE
Krista Cebula: CLICK HERE
Jo Miller: CLICK HERE
Macy Pederson: CLICK HERE
Lindsay VonRuden Aubol: CLICK HERE
Amy Kruger: CLICK HERE
Lindsey Johnson: CLICK HERE
Ashley Loe: CLICK HERE
Britta Meza: CLICK HERE
POWERSCHOOL MOBILE APP
Setting a Pattern of Rules and Consequences
Kids are less likely to use alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs if their parents have established a
pattern of setting clear rules and consequences for breaking those rules. This applies to no-use
rules about tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs — as well as bedtimes and homework. Have clear
expectations for behavior, monitor your child, and implement appropriate consequences. In
setting these rules, be sure you discuss your rules and expectations in advance and follow
through with the consequences you’ve set.
Don’t forget to acknowledge times when your child follows the rules! Parents who have a warm
relationship with their children while maintaining rules for behavior are teaching their children
self-discipline. Parents who have rules that are too harsh or no rules at all are more likely to
have children who are at greater risk for drug-taking behavior.
For more information and resources, visit www.parentslead.org.
Student Absence: If your child is absent or late, please call the attendance line by 8:30am.
Telephone Calls: Calls do not ring into the classroom during school hours to minimize interruptions. Messages for students can be left on the teacher’s voicemail.
Peanut/Nut Free School: When sending a snack or packing a lunch, please remember to check labels to make sure it does not contain or have traces of peanuts/nuts.
Birthday Snacks: Due to the increase of students who have severe food allergies and the higher levels of severity, we no longer celebrate student birthdays with a “birthday snack” in our schools. Parents are welcome to find other non-food items to send to school if they wish. Please discuss with your child’s classroom teacher for ideas or preferences.
The first bell rings at 8:20 am. School begins at 8:25 am. Breakfast is offered 7:40-8:15 am. All students coming to breakfast must use door 16.
Dismissal: The safety of our students is a top priority for us at Kelly School. As per district policy, schools will have parents meet their child(ren) at a designated location outside the school at dismissal time.
• Teachers will bring their students to a location outside the school at their classroom’s assigned door. Students will meet their parent or person picking them up at a prearranged meeting place near the assigned dismissal door.
• Older siblings meet youngest sibling at youngest sibling’s assigned door.
• Bus/Daycare van students will walk through the school to Door #1 to board their bus or van.