Key School Newsletter

November 2020 Issue

Dear Key Families,

Happy November! Please read about this month's parent workshops, school news, and community events. Remember to check ClassDojo for latest updates.
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Digital Detox: Managing Stress in the Digital Age

Thursday, Nov. 5th, 1-3pm

This is an online event.

Registration Required. Can only take first 25 participants. RSVP with link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkcO2hqzwiHtQtDNzWHyhJxneknsNHUV3z

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Attendance Matters

Thursday, Nov. 12th, 9am

This is an online event.

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FACT Academy - Virtual Learning Opportunities for Parents

Find a new slate of Family Academy online workshops, specifically designed for School District of Philadelphia families to help support their students during remote learning and beyond. This month's topics include healthy fundraising, wellness for student athletes, and grant writing. Visit the FACT website to view the course descriptions and join the online workshops: https://www.philasd.org/face/fact/

Ms. B's 4th Grade Afterschool Fitness Club

When: Every Wednesday beginning November 18th from 3:15-4:15

Who: All students in 4th grade


Any fourth graders interested in joining should let her know via email at lbernstein@philasd.org or dojo messenger or text message at (610) 910-8885.

2 Key School Winners in National #VoteThatJawn Art Contest

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Students designed logos to inspire family and friends to go out and vote and they submitted them into the #VoteThatJawn Art Contest. There were over 400 entries nationwide. Congratulations to our 2 Key School winners!


  • Danny Ho - 1st Place, 3-5th Grade Award Category


Danny’s winning design will be turned into merchandise that will be available on the #Vote ThatJawn online store. Danny will receive a Fresh Artist’s Home Art Studio collection of art supplies and 100 decals and a t-shirt featuring his winning design.


  • Shu Qian - 3rd Place, K-2nd Grade Award Category


Thank you to our art teacher Ms. Patel for teaching our students about the importance of civic engagement. She will receive a limited edition 90th anniversary 90-color set of Cray-Pas.


Contest Website: https://freshartists.org/news-events/2020/09/01/vote-that-jawn

Watch the Instagram Awards Ceremony: https://www.instagram.com/p/CGsROUCnNr3/


Check out video below to see all of our students' submissions.

Fresh Artists #VoteThatJawn Art Exhibition

SEAMAAC & Free Library's Halloween Candy Bag & Craft Kit Giveaway in Front Schoolyard

Community Events

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Christ Church South Philly Food Pick Up

Pick up a box of free canned goods & produce. It's first come, first served! Please note, families who still need deliveries will continue to receive them.


Where: Christ Church South Philadelphia, 229 Moore St

When: Thursdays 10am - 12pm

SEAMAAC Pop Up Events Continue

1. Daily Meal Distribution @ Key:

Pick up free prepared meals in the Key Schoolyard every day from 11:30am - 1pm.


2. Free COVID-19 Tests @ Mifflin Square Park

Come to Mifflin Square Park (Wolf St between 5th & 6th) every Thursday from 11am - 1pm to get a FREE COVID-19 test. No doctor's note or insurance needed. You do not need to be showing any symptoms. Walk ups only.


3. Produce Boxes @ Mifflin Square Park

Pick up a box of fresh produce at Mifflin Square Park (Wolf St between 5th & 6th) every Thursday at 10am. It's first come, first served. Boxes go fast!