COOL CAT NEWS

December 2, 2019

Cafeteria/Lunch Updates

Due to an upcoming audit, please have your lunch accounts paid in full by December 20th. The audit will take place as soon as we return in January.


Also, if you have not updated your student's Free and Reduced lunch application for the 2019-2020 school year, please do so as soon as possible. October 1st was the expiration date for students who received free and reduced lunch last year. Until a new application is completed and approved, a cost of $2.50 will be added to your student's lunch account each day that he or she eats school lunch.


To apply, just click on the link below. We encourage everyone to complete an application.


https://www.nlappscloud.com/Welcome.aspx?api=48b98d1a324509539771d833f50b018b#loaded

Want to volunteer or attend a field trip?

If you have not completed the volunteer application, please click the link below to do so. You will need to have your volunteer card to go on field trips and to participate in school held events.


https://bib.com/SecureVolunteer/Horry-County-Schools/

Use MyPaymentsPlus to make payments to your student's accounts for things such as: field trips, yearbooks, etc. Click on the link below.


https://www.mypaymentsplus.com/welcome

KES Countdown to Christmas

Monday, Dec.9th

Countdown Kickoff- Wear your favorite holiday colors.

Tuesday, Dec.10th

Don’t Be a Grinch- Spread some kindness and grow a heart!

Student’s will be participating in a Kindness Activity this day. No dress-up is necessary.

Wednesday, Dec.11th

Dig out your favorite holiday hat, headband, or tree topper to wear.

Thursday, Dec.12th

Wear your favorite holiday socks.

Friday, Dec.13th

Wear your tacky Christmas sweater.

Monday, Dec.16th

Dashing Through the Snow- Dress as one of Santa’s Reindeer or Snowman.

Tuesday, Dec.17th

Oh, Christmas Tree- Dress as a Christmas Tree.

Wednesday, Dec.18th

Dress up like your favorite holiday movie or book character.

Thursday, Dec.19th

Anything Christmas- Wear anything Christmas.

Friday, Dec. 20th

Mad about Plaid- Wear your favorite plaid or flannel.

Click on the link below for more information on FRESH FOR ALL, sponsored by Lowcountry Food Bank.

Title I Survey

Kingston Elementary School receives federal funding through Title I. A copy of the School wide and Parenting plan can be reviewed in our Guidance department, room 105. We need your help in evaluating the Title I program for the 2018-19 school year. Please take a few minutes and complete the survey below.


Parents are offered the opportunity to make suggestions or ask questions about our Title I program. If you have additional comments or suggestions, please contact Martina Moore, Title I coordinator by phone at (843)365-8259, or by email at mmoore001@horrycountyschools.net


https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HCSTitleOneParentSurvey18-19

Mrs. Moore's Counselor Corner

December Life Skill for the Month- “CARING”

Caring is... thinking about the concerns, cares, and feelings of others.


What Caring looks like:
-Make community service a family routine. Once a month volunteer to help others.

-You may suggest your child "adopt" an elderly person or needy person. The child can mow their lawn or clean their yard.

- -Always remember - we become caring people by doing caring things!


Please let me know if there’s anything I can do to help your child this year!


Martina Moore

Kingston Elementary School Counselor

(843) 365-8259

mmoore001@horrycountyschools.net

Kingston Elementary PTO will host a “Parents Night Out” event on Friday, December 13, 2019, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. This is a free event for Kingston students only. Students can come dressed in their favorite pajamas. Students will be able to play games, make Christmas craft ornaments, and enjoy light refreshments. To sign up, please click the link below and complete the form. Forms must be completed by 8:00 a.m., Monday, December 9th. Thank you for your support.


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeK50z8E4tpXzH7uGvuxxshuJK2H4gI2iDtG4Hi4DV6RhiB2Q/viewform?usp=sf_link

Let's show our school spirit!

Students are encouraged to wear school colors or Kingston T-shirts every Friday. School colors are blue and white. Wearing school colors each week is a proactive way of reminding students to maintain our safe and caring school. Each class that has at least 50% or more students wearing school colors will have their class name entered in a drawing. Two classes will win the Cool Cat sign to be placed on their door for the week, as well as some type of incentive (candy, ice cream, chips, etc). Each week we hope to choose a different class. Please encourage your child to participate in Spirit Day every Friday!

Note: Lunch menu subject to change without notice

Tuesday (Dec. 3rd)

Breakfast: Pizza Strip, Juice, Milk

Lunch: Beef Taco OR Chicken Fajita, Lettuce, Tomato, Cheese, Buttered Corn, Black Beans, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Wednesday (Dec. 4th)

Breakfast: PB&J Sandwich, Juice, Milk

Lunch: Chicken Bog OR Turkey & Cheese Sandwich, Black Eye Peas, Steamed Cabbage, Northern Beans, Fruit, Milk

Thursday (Dec. 5th)

Breakfast: Zucchini Bread, Juice, Milk

Lunch: Fried Chicken OR BBQ, Rice & Gravy, Green Beans, Pinto Beans, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Friday (Dec. 6th)

Breakfast: Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Juice, Milk

Lunch: Pizza OR Turkey & Cheese Sandwich, Garden Salad, Buttered Corn, Fried Squash, Fruit, Milk

Monday (Dec. 9th)

Breakfast: Pop Tart, Juice, Milk

Lunch: Orange Chicken OR Chicken Filet Sandwich, Brown Rice, Steamed Broccoli, Sweet Potato Fries, Fruit, Milk

Interested in joining the Girl Scouts?

Girl Scout Troop #2952 will be starting up this year at Kingston Elementary. If you are a girl in Kindergarten through 5th grade, we would love to have you join us! Our first meeting with girls and parents will be on Wednesday, December 4th, in Kingston's Cafeteria from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Starting in January, we will meet twice a month.

Dates to Remember

Dec. 3rd: KES Chorus Practice, 2:30-3:00 pm

Dec. 4th: Tech Club Meeting, 2:30-4:00 pm

Dec. 4th: Girl Scout Troop 2952 Meeting, 6:00-7:00 pm

Dec. 5th: K-Kids Club Meeting, 2:30-4:00 pm

Dec. 5th: Chorus Performance @ City of Conway Christmas Tree Lighting, 6:00 pm

Dec. 10th: Fresh for All at KES, from Lowcountry Food Bank, 12:00-2:00 pm

Dec. 10th: KES Chorus Practice, 2:30-3:00 pm

Dec. 11th: Girl Scout Troop 2952 Meeting, 6:00-7:00 pm

Dec. 12th: Visit by NY Times Bestselling Author, Laura Duksta

Dec. 12th: Chorus Performance @ Downtown Conway Concert, 6:00 pm

Dec. 13th: PTO Parents Night Out/Night to Shop, 6:00-9:00 pm

Dec. 17th-19th: PTO Holiday Shop (Students may shop during recess & specials)

Dec. 17th: KES Chorus Practice, 2:30-3:00 pm

Dec. 18th: Tech Club Meeting, 2:30-4:00 pm

Dec. 19th: Chorus & 3rd Grade Recorder Christmas Concert @ Kingston, 6:00 pm

Dec. 20th: Chorus & 3rd Grade Recorder Christmas Concert/Winter Parties, 1:00 pm

Dec. 23rd-Jan. 3rd: Winter Break- Schools Closed

Jan. 6th: Students Return from Winter Break