Kellison Connection

Week of October 17th, 2016

Week of October 17th

      Monday, October 17th

      • Second Quarter Begins
      • Office Meeting 9:00 a.m.
      • Building Leadership Team Meeting 3:30 p.m. - Library
      • GREEN Art Day

      Tuesday, October 18th

      • ELA & Math Vertical Team Meetings 3:30 p.m. - Office
      • YELLOW Art Day

      Wednesday, October 19th

      • Abilities Awareness Day
      • ORANGE Art Day

      Thursday, October 20th

      • Donuts with Dads 7:30 a.m. - 8:10 a.m.
      • Dickens & DuPree at NCI Training 12:00-4:00 p.m.
      • RED Art Day

      Friday, October 21st

      • Fifth Grade Class Photo at 11:30 in the gym - Wear Tiger Shirts
      • BLUE Art Day

Week of October 24th

    Monday, October 24th

    • Dickens at Restorative Practices Workshop 8:00-3:30 p.m.
    • GREEN Art Day

    Tuesday, October 25th

    • Dr. Cobb Visits Kellison 1:00-2:30 p.m.
    • Kellison Flu Shot Clinic 3:30 p.m.
    • P/T Conferences 4:00-7:30 p.m.
    • Book Fair is Open
    • YELLOW Art Day

    Wednesday, October 26th

    • P/T Conferences 4:00-7:30 p.m.
    • Book Fair is Open
    • ORANGE Art Day

    Thursday, October 27th

    • Fire Prevention Day
    • Caps for Cops - $1 donation to Backstoppers to wear a hat throughout the day
    • Kellison Night at Papa John's
    • RED Art Day

    Friday, October 28th

    • St. Louis Cardinals Doin' It Right Program - 10:00-10:45 - 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders; 1:00-1:45 - KDG, 1st, and 2nd
    • BLUE Art Day

Saturday, October 29

  • Color Run at RSMS - Check-in 9:00, Run at 9:30

Cornerstone Awards

Nominations for Cornerstone Awards are now being accepted. Please consider taking the time to nominate a deserving staff member. Here's who is eligible for this award:
  • Child Nutrition
  • Facilities and Maintenance
  • Custodians
  • Secretaries
  • Classroom Assistants
  • Special School District
  • Bus Drivers
  • Technology
  • Communications
  • Community Education
  • Adventure Club
  • Partners In Education
  • Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Human Resources
  • Finance ​

Visit the website below for an online nomination form.

Social and Emotional Development

Check out this great website containing information about the social and emotional development of our children. You can select any grade and you will find where the children should be in each of the five areas of social and emotional learning. In addition, you can see where students should be in regards to the their physical development, nutrition, and academics. I'll be sharing this website with parents this week, too!

Friends of Fenton

If you're interested in joining the planning committee for Friends of Fenton, the first meeting is November 2nd at 3:30 in the office conference room. Please see Monica Sood with any questions you may have.

Notes from Nurse Eli

Flu Shot Clinic is Oct 25th from 3:30-5:30 in Nurse Eli's office. This is open to the community as well as Kellison families and staff.

Eye Care Charity of Mid America Vision Van will be at Kellison Nov. 15th. If you have concerns about your student's vision and are interested in this resource, please contact Nurse Eli.

October Leadership Jobs

October is quickly approaching and here are the leadership roles for next month.

Crossing Guards: Stein

Cafe Leaders: Shaw, Wiedemann, Blome, Feilner, Collett, Soyster

Recess Leaders: Ruby, Rhodes, Fowler, Boyle, Jackman, Blinkinsop

Green Team Leaders: Stitch

Morning Greeters: Feilner

Tiger Ticket Managers: Boyle

Birthday Well Wishers: Jackman

Announcement Leaders: Kulifay

Office/Note Delivery Leaders: Collett

Event Planners: Baer

Staff Shout Outs

Thank you to Lisa, Dawn, & Monica S. for being an excellent team player. - Andrea

Thank you to Karen for covering my class after the field trip. - Jen K.

Thank you to Emilee for eating lunch with my students. It really makes their day.-Jen K.

Thank you to Jody for the Mark Twain bookmarks and for encouraging my students to read.-Jen K.

Thank you to Kerri for all your hard work with Art to Remember. The kids' masterpieces are fabulous.-Jen K.

Thank you to Dave Baer for organizing another awesome fishing trip. You're the best.-Jen K.

Thank you to Nurse Eli for having all items ready for the field trip.-Fourth grade

Thank you to Megan C. for all you do for my kids.-Jen K.

Thank you to Megan J. for organizing and running GOTR, so our girls feel loved and valued.-Jen K.

Thank you to Lisa P. & Caitlin for helping with GOTR, so our girls feel loved and valued.-Jen K.

Thank you to Emilee for planning Veterans Day music.-Suzanne

Thank you to Jen K., Karen, Megan J, Jenise, and Bridget for joining in the NSOC writing team.-Suzanne

Thank you to Jody for organizing our Wall of Fame for Veterans Day.-Suzanne

Thank you to Darlene for planning strings music for Veterans Day.-Suzanne

Thank you to Monica L. for running out to get lunch for the character team.-Suzanne

Thank you to Amanda for picking up my students from art and taking them to P.E.-Kim D.

Thank you to Mrs. Pace for teaching lunch.-Jake Kulifay

Thank you to Mike for setting up the sound system for Walk to School Day.-Suzanne

Thank you to Marilyn for being a safety leader on Walk to School Day.-Suzanne

Thank you to Judy for being a hard worker and helping so many kiddos.-Caitlin

Thank you to Dawn C. for being amazing and working hard every day.- Caitlin

Thank you to all of the paras for being positive and always supporting our kiddos.-Caitlin

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Happy Birthday

October Birthdays

1-Marilyn Jones

2-Chris Feilner

13-Becca Stitch

20-Julie Powers

23-Jennifer Kulifay

24-Mary Pat Gilliam