The weekly newsletter for Keene Adventist Elementary School

March 6, 2020

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Dr. Seuss Literacy Night and Book Walk

It has been a fun week with so many Dr. Suess character in our classroom. Last night a number of student dressed up as their favorite character and read to our younger students and visitors. Everyone received a theme related snack and craft. Everyone had a lot of fun. Then today preschool through third grade participated in the Dr. Seuss book walk. Classes traveled between grades reading book and activiies. "today was good, today was fun, tomorrow we will have another one." Dr. Suess

KAES Parent Survey

Each year KAES tries to measure how we are doing through a surveys. Below is a link to our first survey. If you have not yet completed our survey please consider doing so. Just click on the link below. Thank you helping make KAES great.

KAES Parent Survey

KAES To Worship In Song At Keene Spanish Church

This Saturday the 3rd through 6th grade choirs, handbells and marimbas will use their talents praising God at the Keene Spanish Church. Please join us for this beautiful Sabbath.

Let's Keep KAES Well

We have had a very healthy year. However over the last week we have had an uptick in the number of students going home with a temperature over 100 degrees. We are having the school disinfected each night to help kill lingering germs. Teachers are disinfecting their classrooms daily along with designating times (in two hour increments) to remind students to wash hands . We need your help at home too. If your child does not feel well, please keep them home. Remember if your child has a fever, school policy is that students should stay home until they have been 24 hours without a fever. Thank you for helping us all stay healthy.

Steps to staying healthy

1. Wash hands often for 20 seconds.

2. Keep hands away from face.

3. Stay home if you have a fever.

4. Get a good night's sleep.

5. Drink lots of water.

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3rd Grade Adopts Southwestern Airline Pilot

Today the 3rd grade joined the Southwest Airlines Adopt-A-Pilot program. Over the rest of the year they will be connecting with Southwest pilot Mr. Bennet Spencer and learning about how pilots use geography, science and values in their career everyday.

Volleyball Night for 6th and 7th Grade Girls

We will have an open gym on Saturday night, March 7 from 7- 9pm for any 6th or 7th grade girl that would like to work on their volleyball skills. Parents on the approved volunteer list for KAES are welcome to stay and help out.

KAES 1st -4th Grade Soccer Intramural Sign Up

KAES will be kicking off a first through fourth grade co-ed intramural soccer program. Depending on the number of signups, we would like to divide it up with first and second and then third and fourth. The program is expected to start March 29 and run through April 19. Most weeks will have two games with a few double headers depending on team numbers. Games are currently planned for Sundays @ 1PM and Wednesdays @ 3:30 PM. Click on the link below to sign up. Please register by March 20. Any further questions please feel free to contact me.

Bryan Sellers


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Car Wash Fundraiser for Week of Worship

The WOW fundraising team has planned a car wash fundraiser at our local ABC after school next Friday. This is a great way to get off all the winter grime from your car and help students raise money for their Week of Worship.

When: Friday 12:00pm to 3:00 pm

Where: Adventist Book Center

Dismissal Changes

We definitely ended the week better than we started. We were out of the routine but it got better. Let's continue to show compassion, love and kindness to each other in our KAES family.

We will continue to dismiss students in the elementary building at 2:55pm and students in the middle school building at 3:05pm. If you have children in both buildings we ask that you pick up at 3:05pm, the designated dismissal time for the middle school. The same pattern of dismissal will be observed on Fridays with the time being 1:55pm for our elementary building and 2:05pm for our middle school building. Thank you for adjusting your schedule accordingly to help alleviate traffic for the remainder of the school year.
Monday - Crunchy Tacos, Refried Beans, Spanish Rice, salad Bar, Fruit, Milk

Tuesday - Grilled Cheese, Tomato & Basil Soup, Goldfish Chips, Cucumber Salad, Fruit Juice, Milk

Wednesday - Mac & Cheese, Garlic Bread, Broccoli, Salad Bowl, Fruit, Milk

Thursday - Hot Dog, Curly Fries, Carrots Sticks, Cheese Strings, Dessert, Fruit Juice, Milk

Friday - No Lunch, School is out at Noon (Happy Spring Break)

Important Dates To Remember


Mar. 7 - KAES Kids Sabbath at Keene Spanish Church

Mar. 10 - School Board Meeting 7:30pm

Mar. 12 - Field Trip to Perot Museum (4th grade)

Mar. 13 - Jump rope for heart

Mar. 13 - Half Day 12:00pm Dismissal

Mar. 13 - End of 3rd Quarter

Mar. 16-20 - Spring Break

Mar. 22-19 - Outdoor School (5th & 6th grade)

Mar. 23 - Start of 4th Quarter

Mar. 27 - Visitors Day (tell your friends)


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