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2022-2023-Family Newsletter #14

It's been a GREAT week at KCES!

Thanks again to our PTA for providing bagels and coffee to our staff this week.

This week's Watch D.O.G.S.

School Board Visit to KCES

We will have a visit from our School Board and Senior Staff on Monday, December 5th. We are asking that you allow your child to wear their House shirt or House color. We will be showcasing how the House System has impacted our students and observing some of our Learning Buddies.

December Calendar

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Lost and Found!

Parents, please ask your child to check the lost and found area located in the front foyer of our building. We will also have tables set up at We will be donating unclaimed items on December 16th! Thank you for your help with this.
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Important Message for Parents of 5th Graders!

After winter break, the school counselors will be registering your child for sixth grade. On Thursday, December 8th, the middle school counselors will visit your child's class to provide an orientation. At that time, students will be bringing home a hard copy of the Program of Studies. It is also available online at this link. This is your guide for all available courses.

In addition, beginning Monday, December 5th through Monday, January 2nd, parents have the option to enter their child's elective choices into PowerSchool through the parent portal. This is not mandatory since all students will be meeting with the school counselors who are able to enter elective choices. Registration is NOT a first-come-first-serve procedure. The timing of when courses are entered does not determine the chances of getting an elective. However, if you are interested, the directions for entering the courses are below.

Parent Portal Procedure

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Paige Abasolo, school counselor, at 723-3455 or

KCES Classroom Holiday Celebrations!

All KCES classes K-5 will be having their winter celebrations on Friday, December 16th from 1:00-2:00 pm. Families are asked to donate food and/or drinks for the celebration (the room parents will send out a sign-up sheet with the list of items). Only the two designated Room Parents for each class will be invited to attend the class party.

PTA Updates

December Calendar of events:

Now-12/5/22 Paint Kit Fundraiser

Now-12/15 Texas Roadhouse gift card fundraiser

12/5- Mexico Spirit Night

12/8- Arby’s Spirit Night (5-9pm)

12/13- Papa Johns Spirit Night

12/14- PTA meeting (5:30pm in library)

12/15- Rise and Shine Spirit Morning

12/15- Red Robin Spirit Night (4-8pm)

12/21- Brunetti’s Express 301 Spirit Night


The Texas Roadhouse fundraiser is from 11/15-12/15/22. We get 10% of the gift cards ordered.

Holiday/Winter themed Paint Kits are back and can be ordered through 12/5/22. See link for flyer:

SPIRIT NIGHTS We have two spirit nights this week, hopefully you can come out to one or both.

Monday, 12/5 at Mexico; Thursday, 12/8 at Arby’s (5-9pm)

HOSPITALITY committee would like to kick off 2023 with a restocking of the teachers lounge. They have enjoyed all the extras so far and are very grateful to all our parents! Please consider items on this list, or any of your own favorite energy boosting snacks. Shipments can be sent to the address on the list, or dropped off at KCES front desk. Questions? Please contact Cameron Cole

OUR RESOURCE AND SPECIAL ED teachers are in need of supplies such as :baby wipes, Kleenex, Lysol wipes, paper towels, stickers, notebooks (composition or spiral), plastic folders with prongs, lunch paper bags, zip gallon bags, & small water bottles. If you are able to donate, they would be greatly appreciated! You may send them in with your children or we are happy to pick them up. Thank you for your continued support of KCES! Feel free to email if you have any questions.

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Other Documents

Transportation Note

(please be reminded to use transportation notes to communicate changes with your child's dismissal plan)

Lunch Menu

Lunch Visitor Information

Lunch Visitor Information (Spanish)