Kennard Elementary School

December 22nd, 2021

Message from Mrs. Carey!

Dear KES families,

Happy 22nd of December!! We have had such an amazing first part of our school year. I am so grateful for our KES families, students, and community! It has been wonderful to have our students back and they seem so happy to be here:) They are working hard, making progress, building back relationships with friends they haven't seen, and persevering through all aspects of their learning!

We have had some exciting things happening at KES. In particular our Gingerbread House projects! Please check out the video link below and our winners. A special thank you to Mrs. Gray for spearheading this wonderful project!!

Please mark your calendars!

  • 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

In closing, I wanted to wish you all a fabulous holiday and a VERY Happy New Year! See you in 2022!!

Mrs. Michelle Carey


Gingerbread House Projects for Media Contest!!

Winner for 3rd Grade: Peyton Ayala

Winner for 4th Grade: Delaney Tillery

Winner for 5th Grade: Layla Rada

Honorable mention:

-Leighton Marlett & Taylor Conley

-Joshua Huebner

-Leanne Morral-Ford

-Serenity Ireland

-Brayden Williams

-Isaac Wichlinski

Creative awards:

Best "Non-House" design: Vinny Falcone

Best Aesthetics: Joshua Huebner

Best Use of Technology: Kai Husman

Link for the video:

Gingerbread House Video!

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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:

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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Students need to remember their own water bottles daily! We are still not able to use our water fountains, only the bottle fill up stations at this time.

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