Comet Connection

KELLOGG FAMILY NEWS | March 14, 2022

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Our PTSA Meeting is cancelled for this evening, but we are looking for a few volunteers for our next Cool Comet Store.

Are you able to help?

  • Store set up 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on Wednesday, March 23rd (1 person)
  • Store day 10:30 am - 1:30 pm on Thursday, March 24th (3 people)
  • Store day 10:30 am - 12:00 pm on Thursday, March 24th (1 person)

If you are able to help, please email and


We have a special event happening Wednesday night. We will be hosting a virtual Meet & Greet with our School Resource Office, Tim Condon. Please considering joining us to learn more about Officer Condon and his role as an SRO.

Happening @ Kellogg

MONDAY, March 14

  • B Day
  • PTSA Meeting cancelled

TUESDAY, March 15

  • A Day


THURSDAY, March 17

  • A Day

FRIDAY, March 18

  • B Day


  • 3rd quarter ends NEXT THURSDAY!
  • There is no school March 25-April 3 for Spring Break!


  • MCA Science week of Apr 4
  • MCA Reading week of Apr 11
  • MCA Math week of Apr 18
  • FastBridge Reading week of May 9
  • FastBridge Math week of May 16

Shining Comets!

The RCYBA Century 6th grade girls basketball team won the RCYBA tournament! They won a hard fought game against Mayo in the semifinals with an overtime buzzer beater, and got redemption against Prior Lake in the finals! Great perseverance!

MCA Testing Updates for families

Below are 5 reminders regarding our upcoming MCA testing sessions:

5) Dates:

  • April 6-8: 8th grade MCA science tests during science classes
  • April 12 (Tuesday): 6th grade MCA reading test hours 1-3 by advisory (report to advisory class)
  • April 14 (Thursday): 8th grade MCA reading test hours 1-3 by advisory (report to advisory class)
  • April 19 (Tuesday): 6th grade MCA math test hours 1-3 by advisory (report to advisory class)
  • April 21 (Thursday): 8th grade MCA math test hours 1-3 by advisory (report to advisory class)

4) Items to bring:

  • Fully charged Chromebook (with charger)
  • Wired headphones/earbuds
  • Book to read (for after testing)
  • Something to write with (scratch paper provided)
  • Bottle of water if preferred

3) Prohibited Items to have in the testing session

(Please leave these at home on testing days):

  • Cell Phones
  • Wearable smart devices (smart watches, etc.)
  • Wireless headphone/earbuds
  • Any Bluetooth items
  • Any academic work or materials (not allowed during testing session)

2) Be on time:

  • Testing sessions will begin promptly at 8:20am

1) Be Prepared:

  • Get a good night sleep
  • Eat a good brain healthy breakfast
  • Bring needed items- (glasses, etc.)

A Comet Community Celebration of Kellogg’s Teachers/Staff!


Spring is just around the corner and so is an opportunity to celebrate the hard-working, dedicated Kellogg teachers and staff! During the first week of May, join with others in our Comet Community of students, parents, and caregivers to create an “out of this world” week for our wonderful Comet teachers and staff!

There will be opportunities of all types (helping hands, artistic projects, and donation of goods) for all of us to join together to make this a very special celebration in early May. There will be gift card Bingo, popcorn and treat day, and even a special Friday raffle with prizes, among other special plans in the works. Our goal is to provide a week full of special experiences for all 130 Comet teachers and staff members.

A Sign Up Genius link will be sent out to you following Spring break via the Comet Connection, which will list opportunities for our Comet Community to participate in Appreciation Week, as well as the link being posted on Kellogg’s Facebook page. We will have all of April to collect your donations of appreciation items and to find helping hands to assist with tasks during this special week in May. Please join in this celebration and know that any gift you are able to contribute (whether it is a donation of requested items or helping hands) is appreciated and will make this a wonderful week for the Kellogg teachers and staff.

Be on the lookout for the Sign Up Genius link in early April (let’s “make it rain” with sign ups)!

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Important Information

  • 328-5810
  • 8:00-4:00


  • Monday-Friday, 7am-7pm
  • (800)789-0051



Angi McAndrews, Principal


Mike Widman, Assistant Principal


Teri Linander, Assistant Principal



Sarah Brooks, Licensed School Nurse


Barb Erickson, Health Office Nurse


Office Staff

Kris Hames, Office Manager


Erin Kroc, Registrar & Attendance


Amy Clark, Receptionist


Support Services 328-5800

Dan VanWinkle, 6th Grade School Counselor

Trish Fierst, 7th Grade School Counselor

Amy Carstensen, 8th Grade School Counselor

Akilah Sharif, School Social Worker

Leah Mattern, School Social Worker

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