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Kings Manor Elementary, November 2022

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November Events

11/1/22 - Fifth grade field trip to the Symphony

11/7/22 - 11/15/22 - KME Food Drive

11/10/22 - Holiday Meal & Fourth grade Veterans Day program

11/16/22 - Second grade field trip

11/17/22 - Fall Picture Retakes

11/18/22 -11/25/22 - Thanksgiving Break!

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Absence Reporting

If your student is absent from school, you can report the absence and upload doctor notes, etc. here: https://forms.newcaneyisd.org/Forms/AttendanceNotes

Free and Reduced Lunch

This year our school lunches are no longer free for all students. The cost of a lunch is $3.00. If you have not done so already, please log in to School Cafe to complete a lunch application. Click here to complete the form: https://www.schoolcafe.com/ncisdnutrition

Counselor's Corner

KME Counselor Contact Information

Christie Fernandez, M.Ed., LPC




7 Mindsets

The mindset for November is Attitude of Gratitude. The Attitude of Gratitude Mindset teaches us the importance of seeking the positives from every experience and being thankful for all that we have. Through this mindset, we learn that we can use the positives or the negatives of our lives as the foundation on which to build.

Kindness Week November 14-18

5 Facts about Kindness

1. Kindness is teachable

We are psychologically wired to help someone in need.

2. It's contagious

Witnessing an act of kindness improves our mood, making us more likely to pay it forward.

3. Kindness makes you live longer

There is a 44% less chance of dying early if you are kind.

4. Serotonin source

Like most medical antidepressants, kindness stimulates the production of serotonin.

5. Kindness has anti-aging effects

Perpetually kind people have 23% less stress hormone and age slower than the average population.

The Great Kindness Challenge Family Edition

As a family see how many kindness challenges you can complete.

Gifted and Talented Information

Please plan on attending the GT parent information meeting on November 15 (English) or November 17 (Spanish) at 6:00-7:00 pm in the New Caney High School mini auditorium if you would like to nominate your child for the gifted and talented program.

Backpack Buddy Program

Many children rely on school meals for breakfast and lunch during the week but go home to little or no meals on the weekends. The Houston Food Bank’s Backpack Buddy program works to fill the weekend gap for chronically hungry children by providing nutritious, child-friendly food for children to take home over the weekend during the school year.
Backpack Buddy Program Application

Please complete the application if you are interested in participating in the backpack buddy program. You may turn the application into Christie Fernandez

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