KHES Update

December 14 - 18

May Your Holidays be Bright and your New Year be Joyful!

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Dates to Remember

12/14 - 12/17 Book Fair will be open

12/14 - 2nd grade presents "A Rainbow Christmas" & the 4th grade Honor Choir sings 9:30 am & 6:30 pm

12/15 - 4th grade Point Riders Holiday celebration 3:00 - 4:00

12/16 - All Pro's Dads meeting 7:00 am - 7:45 am in the cafe'

12/16 - Cowboy Cash Holiday Movie Party (invitation only) 3:00 - 4:00

12/17 - 4th grade News Team & Green Team Holiday celebration 11:25 - 12:15

12/17 - Star Wars Cosmic Bowling 5:00 - 8:00.

Please join us during these suggested times (by last initial) for Cosmic Bowling

5:00-5:30 A-D

5:30-6:00 E-L

6:00-6:30 M-P

6:30-7:00 Q-S

7:00-7:30 T-Z

7:30-8:00 Open


12/18 - Holiday Class Parties

  • KG - 8:45
  • 1st - 8:30
  • 2nd - 8:30
  • 3rd - 9:30
  • 4th - 10:00

Parties should last approximately 45 minutes.

12/18 - Early Release Day 12:00

1/4 - Staff Development/Student Holiday

1/5 - Students return

What's Happening on Campus?

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weEngage Reading

On Friday, 1st grade teacher Becky Landry and 3rd grade teacher C.J. Hood were both completely surprised by the sound of the drum line in the hallways along with members of the Keller ISD Foundation Board, Superintendent Randy Reid, KISD Board Members Jim Stitt and Ruthie Keyes, and other members of the KISD administrative team. Mrs. Landry and Ms. Hood were rewarded with $1,098.24 to help fund their grant, 'weEngage Reading". The money will be spent to help purchase resources for reading.


Congratulations to Mrs. Landry & Ms. Hood!

Saying Goodbye

I wanted to take a moment to share some news. Paraprofessional Tim Bush is taking a new path…he’s off to the beautiful country of Italy to play basketball! This is a wonderful opportunity for him to play the game he is so passionate about. Let’s all celebrate all that Mr. Bush has done for our students and staff. His last day came up quickly due to his new commitment so we had to say goodbye to him today.


Best of luck to you, Mr. Bush! We are so proud to have had the honor to work with you.

Spelling Bee

KHES will be conducting our Spelling Bee on January 7, 2016 at 8:30 in the cafeteria. We would like to congratulate all of the students who have qualified to participate. Congratulations to 3rd graders Kailyn Manitooth, Charlie Selden, Tate Strzinek, Jackson Hartnett, Lillian Smith, Jack Wetzig, Christopher Austin, Nicolas Keely, Ellen Garriston, Rhesa Picardo, Dwij Mehte, Forrest Bailey, & Vivian Nguyen and our 4th graders Ava Owens, Jadyn Toler, Sara Harris, Austin Peters, Drew Patullo, Diego Tapia, Andrew Nguyen, Mackenzie Thomas, Riley Brown, Priscilla Roberts, Cassidy Shipp, Evan Black, Maloree Martin, Hayden Garber, Faith Clark, Serenity Hughes, Madeline Mitchell, Amelia Aguirre, Sofia Aguirre, Charlie Bouldin, Alexis Andrews, & Hunter Hostman.

Cup Stacking Club

Mrs. Shipp is once again hosting a Cup Stacking Club. The club begins January 11 from 7:30 - 7:50 in the PD room (room G-1). Sign ups will begin Monday, December 14. The sheet will be in the gym on the equipment room door.

How Do You Make a Teacher Smile? CHOCOLATE!

Our teachers LOVE CHOCOLATE & Jean's Passes! If you would like to donate bags of miniature candies like Reese's, Twix, M&M's, etc. just drop them off in the front office. Mrs. Eriksen keeps a bucket of chocolate in her office everyday specifically to make the entire staff SMILE.


Thank you to for the donations so far!! We've seen many, many smiles!!

PTA News

Apex Fun Run news

We already know that we made our goal!!! The final counts will be coming soon but in the meantime, we are going to celebrate. Mrs. Eriksen is going to be DUCT TAPED to the wall in the main hallway on Thursday, December 17th starting at approximately 1:45 pm. Every student will get a piece of duct tape and once all 476 students have finished, she will be "dangling" from the wall. We can't wait to see her!

Box Tops

Please check all of your canned food items and boxes of food for the Box Tops for Education coupon. We will begin collecting box tops again in January.

KHES PTA is amazing! But I'm sure you already knew that! :)

For more information about our PTA please click HERE . Whether you are looking to volunteer your time on campus or just want to know how to show your support, the Keller Harvel PTA website has all the information you need. PTA President Jenna Neeley and the entire PTA Board truly love the teachers & students at KHES. Please join us this year.
Jeanna Neeley - President

Katrina Own - 1st VP/Membership

Kerri Tolar - 2nd VP/Budget & Finance

Kelli Strzinek - Treasurer

Alyssa O'Rear - Secretary

The 2015-2016 Yearbook

There is still time to buy the 2015-2016 KHES Yearbook. At this time, the only way to purchase your yearbook is online. The deadline is February 29th.


Online until February 29th

  • Go to www.yearbookordercenter.com
  • Order #20041.
  • Click "continue" for Keller Harvel.
  • Next select the first tab "Buy a Yearbook" and make your selections.
  • Click "buy these items".
  • On the next page, click "buy this item for a student"... and add student's name.
  • Then click "continue" to check out.

The Yearbook Needs Your Photos!

Go to www.hjeshare.com Type in our code: KHES and start uploading Or get the App –

Herff Joneseshare


You can upload 10 pictures at a time. Label them according to the event, grade, class or

with whatever information you know. While we can’t guarantee every photo will be used, we need help making sure our yearbook is filled with great memories. Take a variety of pictures with 3-5 students or an entire class. No single student shots, please.


Questions?? Email amyhebb2@verizon.net

Join KHES PTA and help support your school!

Extra Curricular Activities at KHES

Bricks 4 Kidz

Registration information coming soon

When - Thursdays Jan. 28 - March 10 from 3:00 - 4:15 in the Library


Taste Buds Kitchen Cooking Class

Registration: tastebudskitchen.com/southlake or call 817-488-0538

When - Tuesdays January 5 - March 1 3:00 - 4:00 in the Science Lab


Keller ISD Strings Academy for 2nd, 3rd & 4th grade students

Registration Information - https://www.smore.com/htnku


KHES Running Club

When - Mondays 3:00 - 3:45

Registration- click HERE

Contact sarah.shipp@kellerisd.net


KHES Art Club

When - Wednesdays from 3:00 - 4:00 in the Art room

For grades 2, 3 & 4. New classes every 6 weeks. 20 students will be able to sign up at at a time. All students will be expected to wear smocks/aprons when needed. These will be provided.

Contact kirsten.laurie@kellerisd.net


Young Rembrandt's Art Enrichment Program

When - Thursdays 3:05 - 4:05 p.m.in the Science Lab.

Registration - http://www.youngrembrandts.com/northcentral-tx/view-classes-enroll/


Mad Science

When - Wednesdays from 3:05-4:05 in our Science Lab

Registration flyers will be kept in the front office.