Keeping Up with Keller
By: Marcie Dryden, Principal
September 28th, 2015
Oct. 7th: Late start for students/Professional Development for staff
Oct. 8th: Keller Husky Run
Oct. 14th: Late start for students/Professional Development for staff
Oct.19th-23rd: Book Fair
Oct. 23rd: Trunk or Treat
Oct. 26th: Picture Day
Oct. 30th: Half day for students
Oct. 30th: Halloween parade
Barricade in the South Parking Lot
- Have them ready to go before leaving your driveway (i.e., backpack and lunch by their side.)
- Talk to your child on the way to school. Remind them of our Keller Essential Agreements: *We are safe and in control, *We are respectful, *We are responsible learners
- Say goodbye and I love you before exiting the car.
Ways and Means to Support Keller
- Labels for Education: Visit the website to see all the products that qualify. There are many more than just Campbell’s soup labels. Please send your labels in to school with your child in an envelop marked "PTA - Labels for Education.”
- Box Tops for Education: Viisit the website to see all the products that qualify. Also, by registering to the website you’ll learn about coupons savings for these products. Clip Box Top symbols off of everyday items and send them in to school with your child in an envelope marked "PTA - Box Tops." Be on the lookout for two contests during the falland spring where classes can win prizes for bringing in the most box tops!
- Meijer Community Rewards (Organization Code: 209430): Enrolled members shop Meijer, simply paying with cash, PIN-based debit card or linked Meijer Credit Card. Purchases made with a linked Meijer Credit Card earn 1%. Purchases made with cash or PIN-based debit card and a swiped Meijer 1 Card earn 0.5%.
- Kroger Community Rewards (Organization Code: 84128): Every time a member shops for groceries and swipes their card, Helen Keller automatically starts earning a rebate. Schools can earn up to $500,000. RE-ENROLLMENT IS A YEARLY PROCESS – PLEASE RE-ENROLL YOUR KROGER CARD TODAY!!
- Hollywood Markets Apples for the Students Program: Tell the cashier you are from Keller Elementary when checking out. For every dollar spent, Helen Keller earns points toward FREE educational rewards. This program runs the school year.
- Shoparoo: Shoparoo is school fundraising made easy: the free app turns pictures of your everyday shopping receipts into cash donations and sweepstakes entries for our school! Yep, it’s that simple. All you have to do is shop as you normally do, snap pictures of your receipts with the app, and voila Just shop, snap, earn!
- Get started today:
- 1. Download the free Shoparoo app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store
- 2. Select our school from the list and start taking pictures of your receipts - shop anywhere, buy anything!
- There’s no limit to how much money we can raise with Shoparoo - the more supporters, the more we will raise for our school.
- Amazon Smile: Register at AmazonSmile and Amazon will make a donation to Keller PTA when you make aqualifying purchase through the AmazonSmile website.
You can always find this information and links at: http://www.helenkellerpta.net/everydaysupport/
Back to school rules! with Roary from the Detroit Lions
*We are respectful
*We are safe and in control
*We are responsible learners
I will act in such a way that I will be proud of myself and others will be proud of me too.
I came to school to learn and I will learn.
I will have a good day.
Learner Profile Highlights
Don’t forget that the highlighted monthly learner profile and weekly behavior focus is on the Google calendar (every Sunday).