September 6, 2022



ATTENTION 3rd & 4th GRADE PARENTS: Please remember to purchase your recorder if you have not already done so. The cost is $8.00. We have begun using these and your child will need his/her recorder each week.

Thank you,

Mrs. Byrd

Music Teacher

Mark your calendar the Book Fair is coming!

September 12th -15th, during class specials and Family Night. You can set up your child and e-wallet through the attached link.
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Attractions Dining and Value Guide Coupon Books for Sale!

Our 5th graders are selling Attractions Dining and Value Guide Coupon Books until September 16th! Proceeds will be used to fund their 5th grade Washington DC trip. The cost is $25 per book with over $7,000 in actual savings. Purchase one from a 5th grader or at the front desk.

Online PTO Fundraiser, Sept. 6th - 20th

HELP RAISE MONEY FOR KES! Please see the flyer below. Click the link below to register.

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Congratulations to the following students that participated in Summer Reading:

Jer'ren Bell, Jayla Bell, Blake Bryan, Andrew Bryan, Aiden Burwell, Camden Calder, Aylin Jimenez Castro, Cap Causey, Natalie Church, Owen Church, Kendyl Cooper, Zariya Dias, Lucas Dorman, Caroline Dorman, Tilghman Edens, Tre Edens, George Ernest, Emmy Harrelson, Jayce Henson, DJ Hill, Serenity Howell, Jameson Hughes, Maisyn Jones, Addisyn Jones, Capers Josey, Ainsley Keister, Keister Lucas, Madisyn Mahaffey, Broxton Malloy, Charles Martin, Maddox McCarty, Lucas McKnight, Malia Mills, Annalise Mills, Easton Monday, Addy Monday, Lucas Morrow, Reagan Murray, Liam Overhultz, Journee Reed, Izabella Partin, Bear Saunders, Walker Sawyer, Connor Schuk, Lillian Schuk, River Shelley, Michelle Smith, Maci Squires, Jordan Suggs, Jeffery Suggs, Christian Suggs, Landon Tindal, Avery Tindal, Della Todd, Cooper Torres, Holden Torres, Axel Westbury, Grey Westbury

These students will have a pizza party in the library at 1:45 pm Wednesday, Sept 7th for reading 12 books and an ice cream party Thursday, Sept 8th for reading 8 books. Keep Reading!


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LATE ARRIVALS: You will need to bring your child in with your license to complete the late check-in process in order for them to get a tardy slip to take to class.

EARLY CHECKOUTS: You will need to bring your license in to complete the checkout process.

The tardy bell rings at 7:30. Students must be in their classroom by that time to avoid being tardy.

If you sign your student out before 2:30 that is also an unexcused tardy if a doctor's excuse is not provided.

When a student is absent, we ask that you provide a written excuse or Dr. excuse. You can send the excuse in with the student, email to, or fax to 843-365-2764. Students are considered truant after three (3) consecutive or five (5) total unexcused absences not excused by a medical doctor or the principal. Once your child reaches 10 unexcused tardies (late arrival and early dismissal combined) they are considered truant. If your child becomes truant an attendance intervention plan meeting with the principal is required.

We are asking all of our Kingston Cool Cat parents and guardians to fill out a lunch application. Please click the link below.

2022-23 Daily Meal Prices: Breakfast price - $1.10, Reduced breakfast price - $0.30, Lunch Price - $2.70, Reduced lunch price - $0.40


Monday: Turner

Tuesday: Causey, Barron, Sawyer, Lysowski, King (3), Watson

Wednesday: Hemingway, Rosales, King (4)

Thursday: Porter (3), Lipak

Friday: Harrison, Saunders, Stoll, Heinz, Harmon, Hatfield

Return library books each week.


It is our goal to have a safe arrival and dismissal every day, and we need your help! Your child’s safety is our main concern. Please follow the procedures below.

MORNING DROP OFF· Students may be dropped off at 7:00 a.m.. Breakfast is served from 7:00-7:20 a.m. in the cafeteria. Anyone arriving after 7:20 will not be able to eat breakfast.

· Remain in your car and in a single file line at all times. It is important to keep one lane open for emergency vehicle access if needed.

· Please make sure your child is ready to unload prior to arriving at school (book bag, homework, lunchbox, etc.)

· We will unload 9 cars at a time, and there are 9 numbered stations where you can drop off your child. Duty attendants have been placed at each station to supervise and expedite students getting out of cars – please follow their directions explicitly.

· Please DO NOT drop your child in the teacher’s parking lot. It is very dangerous, and children are not allowed to cross the driveway without a parent.


· Students are dismissed at 2:30 p.m.

· Remain in your car and in a single file line at all times. It is important to keep one lane open for emergency vehicle access if needed.

· Display your car rider tag prominently on your dashboard or visor. The front office can provide additional tags if needed. Only those cars with tags will be allowed to pick students up in the line. Others will be asked to park and visit the office for verification.

· We will load 9 cars at a time, and there are 9 numbered stations where you can pick up your child. Duty attendants have been placed at each station to supervise and expedite students getting in cars – please follow their directions explicitly.

· All students must be picked up by 2:50 p.m. Students not picked up by 3:00 p.m. will be sent to our afterschool program, Kid Power, for supervision. The cost will be $10.00 per day, per child, and will be due when you pick up your child.

If for any reason you need to park, please DO NOT park in a handicap parking space if you do not have a handicap sticker.

Counselor Corner

September Life skill for the month- “Kindness”

Kindness is the quality of being thoughtful, friendly, generous, and considerate; considering the needs of others.

What It Looks Like:

• thinking about how our actions might make someone feel

• leaving enough of something for others

• helping someone up from a fall

• asking someone if they are okay

• offering to help someone with a chore or task

• helping others when they are stuck

• sharing

• volunteering your time to help

• being friendly to someone you don’t know well

• giving a compliment; telling someone how nice they are; making someone feel important

Please let me know if there is anything I can do for your child this year!

Martina Moore

School Counselor

(843) 365-8259

Office Hours 7:10 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Order a yearbook online. NO EXTRAS will be ordered. Cost is $20.


Art students of the week are:

Harper Lasker, Addylyn Travis, Patreyana Dewitt, Peyton Rausch, Kristen Kaiser, Avery Mavilla, Maddox McCarty, Lillie Torres, Chrissylyn Labba, Skylar D'Anjou, Abby Robinson, Leela Davis, Lily Richardson, Ella McWhirter, Bianca Hernandez, Tori Ludlam, Harper McCormick, Izabella Partin, Della Todd, Angel Cordona, Lucas Marrow

These Students created original art projects and followed all art room procedures. Thanks for being a GREAT art student this week! ~ Mrs. Holt

Let's show our school spirit!

Students are encouraged to wear school colors or Kingston T-shirts every Friday. School colors are blue and white. Wearing school colors each week is a proactive way of reminding students to maintain our safe and caring school. Each class that has at least 50% or more students wearing school colors will have their class name entered in a drawing. Two classes will win the Cool Cat sign to be placed on their door for the week, as well as some type of incentive (candy, ice cream, chips, etc). Each week we hope to choose a different class. Please encourage your child to participate in Spirit Day every Friday!

Congratulations to our Spirit Day Winners last week, Miss Turner's 2nd-grade class and Mr. Lipak's 5th-grade class!

R-Card Winners

Congratulations to our R-Card winners! These students demonstrated that they were RESPECTFUL, RESPONSIBLE, and READY.

Amelia Mejia, Ellah Countiss, Demani Grissett, Lucas Dorman, Iyana Barnhill, Ariana Justice,

Bransyn Cook, Caden Buis, Connor Schuk, Maci Squires, Cam Cox, Mason Rice, Blake Bryan, Joshua Dodd

Dates to Remember

Sept. 6th-20th Fall Fundraiser (more info to come)

Sept. 9th: Grandparent's Breakfast @ 6:45 am

Sept. 12th-15th: Book Fair

Sept. 15th: Family Night

Sept. 16th: Kona Ice

Sept 16th: Interim Reports Available in the Parent Portal

Oct. 10th & 11th: Schools Closed

Oct. 14th: Picture Day

Oct. 14th: Kona Ice

Oct. 19th: End of 1st Quarter

Oct. 21st: 1st Quarter Behavior Incentive

Oct. 28th: Academic Celebrations

Oct. 28th Report Cards Available in the Parent Portal

Lunch menu subject to change without notice.

Tuesday (Sept. 6th)

Breakfast: Cereal OR Muffin, Sausage Patty, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch: Chicken Nuggets OR Turkey & Cheese Sandwich, French Fries, Broccoli w/Ranch, Fruit, Milk

Wednesday (Sept. 7th)

Breakfast: Cereal OR Scrambled Eggs, Toast, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch: Chic Filet Sandwich Or PBJ Uncrustable, String Cheese, Baked Beans, Mixed Vegetables, Fruit, Milk

Thursday (Sept. 8th)

Breakfast: Cereal OR Grilled Cheese, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch: Chicken Tenders OR Hamburger Steak, Rice & Gravy, Steamed Broccoli, Cucumber Salad, Fruit, Milk

Friday (Sept. 9th)

Breakfast: Cereal OR PBJ, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch: Pizza OR Corn Dog, Garden Salad, Corn, Fruit, Milk

Monday (Sept. 12th)

Breakfast: Cereal OR Nutrigrain Bar, String Cheese, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch: Spaghetti OR PBJ, String Cheese, Green Beans, Broccoli W/Ranch, Fruit, Milk