KHES Update

January 26-30

Dates to Remember

1/27 - Sky Ranch 4th grade parent meeting 6:00

1/29 - District Honor Choir at KHS

1/30 - Character Assemblies

Kinder, 1st, & 2nd grade - 8:15 - 9:00

3rd & 4th grades - 9:15 - 10:00

2/5 - 2/13 - Book Fair

2/5 - Razzle Dazzle Hat Day/KHES PTA General Meeting/Literacy Night

2/6 - Storybook Character parade - begins right after announcements

2/9 - 2/13 KHES Casey's Kids Online Auction

Cowboys with Character Assembly Schedule Change

Our next Character Assembly is scheduled for Friday, January 30th. Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd grade awards begin at 8:15. We have made a slight change to the schedule in that our Kindergarten awards will be announced first and then upon completion will be dismissed to head back to their classrooms. 1st & 2nd grade awards will then continue once the Kinder students have left the cafe.

Please welcome our newest member of the Keller-Harvel staff...

I am overjoyed with excitement to be able to introduce you to our newest Keller-Harvel teacher, Mrs. Natalie Walraven. Mrs. Walraven will begin in Mrs. Sunseri’s classroom full time beginning January 26, 2015. Mrs. Sunseri will also be in the classroom for that week and will be working closely with Mrs. Walraven to help make this transition as smooth as possible.

Mrs. Sunseri's last day with us will be on Thursday, January 29. Mrs. Walraven will be in

4th grade parent meeting about Sky Ranch

Attention 4th grade parents! The 4th grade teachers will be going over important information regarding camp! Make plans to join them on January 27 at 6:00 in the library. You will also have an opportunity to meet & welcome our new 4th grade teacher, Natalie Walraven.

First Ever Online Auction for Casey's Kids

KHES is excited to host a district wide online Auction for Casey’s Kids this year. The Auction is scheduled to run from Feb. 9th – 13th. All proceeds will benefit Casey’s Kids. Some of the exciting items we have up for auction include: Family 4 pack to Schlitterbauhn Water Park, family 4 pack to Disney California, Silpada jewelry and much more! We will have the online auction link added to KHES main webpage and also on the Keller ISD main page in the next few weeks. Mark your calendars; you won’t want to miss this!

If you are interested in helping or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact our counselor, Stephen Smith.

Razzle Dazzle Hat Day

Thursday, February 5 is Razzle Dazzle Hat Day! Students are invited to celebrate their love of writing by decorating or making a hat with a descriptive word and decorations to represent that word and then wearing it to school on Thursday during the school day. Everyone that wears their hat for the PTA meeting Thursday night will receive a FREE Spirit Stick from KHES PTA. The word on the hat in this picture is DELICIOUS. Look for more information in your grade level newsletter in the coming weeks.

The Storybook Character parade is coming!

Mark your calendars for Friday, February 6! This is the day we are inviting all our students and teachers to participate in the KHES Storybook Character Parade. We will be celebrating Literacy and our love of Reading.

Students and teachers can dress up as their favorite storybook character. Please have your child bring a copy of the book with their favorite character and include the name of their character on a sign. Make it fun and creative! Use items around your home. Please do not feel you need to spend any money for a costume.

To support students’ feelings of safety and security in our building, violent or frightening costumes are not acceptable. No weapons or dangerous-looking items will be permitted to accompany a costume.

The parade will begin immediately following announcements. Afterward, all students will attend an assembly and listen to storyteller, author & illustrator, Michael Sterns.

The Keller ISD Film Festival is back and looking for student filmmakers to show off their creative talents behind and in front of the camera.

The festival is an opportunity for students to develop their visual literacy and expand their educational experience in Keller ISD by fostering the creativity, artistic, communication and technical skills required for producing a movie. Students have seven entry categories to choose from including: Story, Comedy, Music Video, Documentary, PSA Plus, and Animation. Entries can be made anytime between January 5 - March 16.

Students have the chance to be honored at an Awards Ceremony on May 12, 2015, hosted at a new venue: the spectacular Alliance Cinemark XD Movie Theater. Students can win trophies, certificates, prizes, and more!

Also new this year is a category for Vine videos. Students are invited to produce an engaging and creative six-second video using nothing more than their smart device camera.

For more information on the Film Fest, including details on how to submit your entries, visit

Interested in purchasing camp shirts, payment toward Sky Ranch or just a donation? You now have access to complete all payments and/or donations online at the Keller ISD Web Store. If you are interested, all families are able to donate. We are asking that all payments/donations be made on line this year.

To access the web store, follow these simple directions:

Go to the URL address :

Parents will login as follows:

User name = Student’s ID#

Password = Student’s Last Name (This is case sensitive and should be entered exactly as it appears in Home Access Center.)

1. Once logged in, under ‘Shop’ where it says “Who are you shopping for?”, click on the student’s name

2. Click on ‘Items At My Student’s School’

3. Next to ‘Categories’, click on ‘4th Grade Camp’

4. Click on ‘Buy’ next to the item(s) you wish to purchase, then click on ‘Checkout’

5. Click on ‘Checkout Step 1: Additional Info’, complete any required information

6. Click on ‘Checkout Step 2: Payment’, enter payment information

7. Click on ‘Pay Now’ and when the transaction is complete, a printable receipt will automatically pop-up on the screen

PTA News

The next PTA general meeting will be held on Thursday, February 5th starting at 6:00 pm. Join us as we welcome storyteller, author and illustrator Michael Sterns. All students that wear their Razzle Dazzle hats to this event will receive a FREE Spirit Stick! The book fair will be open for business too! Hope to see everyone there.
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An Update from April Wetzig, PTA President

Don't Forget

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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 April Wetzig and the entire PTA Board truly loves the teachers & students at KHES. Please join us this year.

February 5 ~ PTA General Membership Meeting & Literacy Night

March 26 ~ PTA General Membership Meeting & Science Fair

NEW DATE April 16 ~ PTA General Membership Meeting /PTA Elections

May 8 ~ PTA General Membership Meeting & Movie Night

Extra Curricular Activities at KHES

**NEW** KHES Basketball Club

When - Fridays beginning January 9th in the gym

Who - Kindergarten, 1st grade & 2nd grade 3:00 - 4:00

3rd & 4th grade students return to campus from 4:15 - 5:15

For more Information - click HERE

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When - Mondays 3:00 - 3:45

Registration- click HERE


KHES Art Club

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

New classes every 6 weeks. 20 students will be able to sign up at at a time.


Young Rembrandt's Art Enrichment Program

When - Thursdays 3:05 - 4:05 p.m. 1/15/15 - 3/5/15

Registration -

Mad Science

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

Call school for registration information

Spanish Club

When - Tuesdays 1/13-3/24 in the Science Lab and/or KHES Library

Registration -