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December 2015

Posting Grades

Standards based reporting will open Friday, December 4. Standard based grades will be visible through parent portal as they are posted. Additionally, the numeric grading window opens Friday, December 11 for courses at fourth grade, fifth grade and specials. All grades should be posted by 8:00 am Tuesday, January 5. Report cards will be distributed on Friday, January 8. Notify Lisa Robbins to let her know when your grades have been posted.

Forsyth County Technology Fair Information

Registration is now OPEN!


The Forsyth County Regional Tech Fair is open to all Kelly Mill students in grades 3-5 to compete in a variety of categories against other students from across the county. KME will pay the registration fee for all participants, however parents are required to complete the registration application below and parents are expected to attend the event with their child.


Students that participate in the event are responsible for taking their personal technology devices to the Tech Fair. Whitlow Elementary will provide extension cords and outlets only.


If students plan to register, they must complete the links below.

Click here for: Forsyth County Tech Fair Web Page

Click here for: Tech Fair Registration Page

What: 2016 Forsyth County Tech Fair

When: January 30, 2016

Where: Whitlow Elementary School

Who: All students in grades 3-12.


2016 Categories and rubrics (something for everybody):

· 3D Modeling

· Animation

· Audio Production

· Device Modification

· Digital Photo Production

· Game Design

· Graphic Design

· Internet Applications

· Mobile Apps

· Multimedia Applications

· Non-Multimedia Applications

· Project Programming

· Robotics

· Tech Literacy Challenge

· Tech Programming Challenge

· Video Production

Math Apps for Kids

Looking for some new Math Apps to use with your students? Read this article to discover some new engaging resources.


12 of the Best Math Apps for Kids

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