The KPS Scoop

Thursday, September 24, 2015


Parts 1 and 2 of lesson plans are due on Tuesdays by 5:00 and completed lesson plans are due on Fridays by 5:00. Be sure to share completed lesson plans with Mrs. Griffith, Mrs. Shipp, Mrs. Cutrer and Ms. Hicks.




User Name (your phone #) and Pin # required. Must use the # sign after each.

Report ALL absences in AESOP. If you have exceeded your Sick Days and need to use one of your Personal Days as a Sick Day, you must also call the KPS sub line 903-988-3930 Press 7 to report your absence. AESOP WILL NOT find a sub for Personal Days until approved by Mrs. Griffith.

If absence is WITHIN ONE HOUR of school start time (6:30a.m.) - DAY OF absence you MUST enter into AESOP. AESOP will begin calling subs.

AESOP will NOT allow you to enter an absence or find a sub for the day if absence is entered AFTER 6:30 a.m.

You MUST report any absence after 6:15 a.m. to Mrs. Griffith 903-646-5711.

Personal Days will need a 5 days advance notice for approval.


CALL SUB LINE ONLY- 903-988-3930 - PRESS 7 – BEFORE 6:15 a.m.

Leave message. You are responsible for finding your own duty coverage.


Call Mrs. Griffith - 903-646-5711

A mandatory (5) day advance approval is required for all personal time off requested. Please submit this as Personal Time in Skyward, it will either be approved or denied by KPS administration.


The annual United Fund Campaign is underway! This year's goal for KISD is $4000, with the community goal total of $75,000.

The United Fund is a great example of people helping people. Please do your part and help us to be 100%.

Payroll deduction are available (beginning in October through March). Email me if you are needing a payroll deduction form.

You may turn in your United Fund card (yellow card), contribution and/ payroll deduction form to me


PREVIEW DAY - KPS employees are welcomed to have a "sneak peek" of all the book fair goodies tomorrow, September 25 from 7:15-3:15. Don't forget to fill out your wish list, so that parents can come in and purchase books that you may want to add to your classroom library.


Monday - Friday: 7:15-8:00 a.m.

Thursday: 5-6 p.m

*Students will also have the opportunity to shop during their library time.

Grandparents Lunch

Monday, September 28 - Head Start, PreK Grandparent Lunch

Tuesday, September 29 - Kindergarten Grandparent Lunch

Wednesday, September 30 - 1st Grade Grandparent Lunch

Grandparents will have lunch with their student in the classroom. When they are finished with lunch, they will be allowed to attend the book fair with their student.


Reminder: Be sure that all volunteers on our campus have gone through the volunteer process. This includes volunteers used for bulk copying, watchdog, book fair, classrooms, costume dress up, etc.

Volunteer forms are located in the front office. Please refer any potential volunteer to the office several days before the volunteer date so that the volunteer approval process may get started.

Poster maker and Die cutter

Our new state of the art poster maker and die cutter have arrived! Training has been scheduled for Wednesday, October 7. More information coming soon!

Please wait until after training to begin using the new equipment.

Service Solution Contact Information

The Service Solution binder is located in the front office. Feel free to write any issues or feedback in this binder. You are also welcomed to email the SS supervisor, if you would prefer this instead. Alvin Johnson is the supervisor for Service Solutions. His email is the following:

Remember! Positive feedback is also welcomed!


September 28-October 2

Pick up/Load Cars: Dudo, Clark, Polk, Cutrer, Chavez

1st Computer Lab: McGilvray, Tellechea

K Computer Lab: Frazier, Long

PK Computer Lab: Cochran, Quintanilla

Bus Duty: Torres, Delagarza, Presley, Grogan



Rodriguez, Yazmin 9/25


Murphy, Bebe 10/2

Estrada, Leslie 10/7

Clark, Meggan 10/14

Castro, Sabrina 10/17

Polk, Ashley 10/22


September 17 - Substitute Workshop @ Administration bldg., 8:30am

September 24 - TPRI testing - Delagarza, Chavez, Long

September 25 - TPRI testing - Delagarza

September 28 - October 2 - KPS Book Fair

September 28 - Book Fair; Granparent Lunch - PK, HS

September 29 - Book Fair; Grandparent Lunch - Kindergarten

September 30 - Book Fair; Grandparent Lunch - 1st grade

October 1 - Book Fair; PTA meeting 5:30 @ cafeteria; Open House 6-7;

October 2 - Book Fair; B.O.B. winners announced; end of 1st six weeks

October 5 - Staff Development Day (no school for students)

October 6 - Beginning of 2nd six weeks; Pumpkin Patch - Navarro, Rodriguez, Sanchez

October 7 - Box Tops Due (1st 6 weeks); Pumpkin Patch - Thomas, Hicks

October 8 - Pumpkin Patch - Hatter, J.Warren

October 12 - Pumpkin Patch - Escobedo, Almonte, Castro

October 13 - Pumpkin Patch - Galaway, Hendrick, Parrott, Jones

October 14 - Pumpkin Patch - Wimberly, C.Warren, Mach Aguilar

October 16 - Lifetouch Fall Pictures (3 cameras); KHS Pink Out Game