Principal e-Note

Kennerly Elementary School

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A Note From Mr. Thomas

Hello Kennerly Families,

We can't believe how fast this year is going! Our students and teachers are working hard to make the most of our time together! Thank you for your support and partnership! We have several events and activities coming up. Please mark your calendars!


Kennerly's Annual Trivia Night - Feb.25th

Kennerly Book Fair - Feb. 26th - March 3rd

Kindergarten Registration - Feb. 27th

Parent Teacher Conference Feb. 28th & March 2nd (4pm-7pm)

Spring Music Program - March 8th

New Attendance Information

314-729-2445 / attendance phone line

Kennerly Trivia Night!

Kennerly's Annual Trivia Night is fast approaching and we are SUPER EXCITED to host this Incredible, Fun Filled, Event! Our Kennerly parents/guardians & staff have a wonderful time testing our wits and enjoying the evening!

We would love for you to sponsor a round of trivia, volunteer your time, and/or have any donations you would like to contribute! Thanks for your help making this a fun event!

When: Saturday, February 25th

Doors Open: 6pm

Starts: 7pm

Location: Crestwood Community Center

Trivia Night - Teacher Experiences!

Reminder to all Kennerly families, our Teacher Experience Silent Auction and Raffle starts on Monday Feb 20th at 9am and ends on February 23rd at 8pm! It's a Kennerly favorite tradition and serves as an opportunity for your student to win fun experiences and once in a lifetime memories with their favorite teachers and staff!
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5th Grade Celebration!

Hello 5th Grade Families!

With the end of the year fast approaching, the 5th Grade party planning committee is working hard to make sure our kids have an awesome send off into middle school. We have booked the River Chase YMCA for the festivities. The expenses for the facility are going to take a pretty large chunk out of the party budget and we were hoping to have some fun activities at the facility for the kids. We tossed around fundraising but first thought we would give you all the opportunity to donate to the cause. Attached is the PTP payment information that would allow you to directly donate to the party fund. No donation is too small!

Thanks in advance for your help and hopefully we can pull off a party they will never forget!

Paypal Quick Link

I created a quicklink for 5th grade party

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Kids Heart Challenge at Kennerly!

The Kids Heart Challenge is a fun and exciting event where your student learns about their heart while helping others through the American Heart Association.
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Kennerly Book Fair!

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming back to Kennerly, February 28-March 3! We will be going COINLESS and all cash purchases will be rounded up to the nearest dollar. The change will be donated to our school so that the library and classrooms receive new books also! Please consider setting up an E-Wallet for your child to make shopping more convenient! Find all the info here:

We are also hosting a Grandfriends Lunch & Shop event! Grandparents or special adults are invited to bring lunch to have with their student and the shop the fair together during recess. Be on the lookout for a flyer with the date for each grade level and RSVP so we know how many Grandfriends to expect!

Parents, please sign up to volunteer and make this fair a success!

Girls On The Run!

Girls on the Run is an afterschool program like no other! Twice per week for 8 weeks, girls of all abilities will have fun, make friends, increase their physical activity levels and learn important life skills.

Kennerly Picture Day

Picture Day is coming up on 3/3/23! Order before Picture Day to receive free shipping to the school. Order online at Order Code is 76564WF.

Kennerly Spring Music Progam!

Kennerly's Spring Music Program is coming soon! We'd like to invite our Kennerly Community to join our students and staff in our High School Auditorium on Wednesday, March 8th! Please see the below details! Hope to see everyone there!

Spring Music Program Wednesday, March 8th

Kindergarten at 6:00pm

  • 1st at 6:30,
  • 2nd at 7:00,
  • 3rd at 7:30,
  • combined 4th and 5th grades at 8:00
  • at the LHS Auditorium

New PTBoard App!

The PTP website, PTBoard, has a new app - PTBoard App! It's free to download from Google Play Store or the App Store. Just look for the Rocketship. This app allows you to toggle between schools, look up the student directory, find volunteer and payment forms, and much more!

Kennerly's PTP Upcoming Fundraisers!

We love it when our Kennerly Community participates in our local school fundraisers! Please see the below up and coming fundraise dates! Mark your calendars!

Feb 23- P'Sghetti's- Need to mention Kennerly

March 9th- MOD Pizza Kirkwood- Need to mention Kennerly

New K-5 social and emotional screeners for 2022-23

In the fall, Lindbergh Schools administered a universal social-emotional learning (SEL) screening survey to all elementary school students. This March, we will administer the 2nd and final screening survey for the 22-23 school year.

The district is introducing new SEL screening tools for the 2022-23 school year that will serve two purposes:

  1. They will help the district to evaluate the effectiveness of district-level mental health and social and emotional programming.

  2. They will identify areas of strengths and needs for individual students in grades K-5.

SEL screening is not new to Lindbergh. In previous years, the district has administered anonymous surveys that provided administrators with an overall view of student experiences within our schools. With this new screening tool, parents will have access to individual students' results, and it will also equip teachers to better identify students who may be in need of additional support in the areas of academic, emotional, and social skills.

Social, Academic, and Emotional Behavior Risk Screening (SAEBRS)

There are two components to the K-5 SAEBRS tool:

  1. Teacher observation risk-rating scale (referred to as SAEBRS)

  2. Student-rater screening tool (referred to as mySAEBRS).

SAEBRS is a 19-item rating scale completed by the classroom teacher and based on teacher observations. It is used to help monitor student strengths and areas of concern. This will be completed by all teachers in grades K-5.

mySAEBRS is a 20-item student-rater screening tool. Students respond to computer-based questions aligned to social, academic, and emotional behaviors. This will be administered only in grades 3-5.

Both SAEBRS and mySAEBRS screen for strengths and areas of concern aligned to the following domains:

  • Social Development: Students’ ability to understand social norms, empathize, and understand the perspectives of others.

  • Academic Development: Skills necessary for students to be prepared for, participate in and benefit from academic instruction.

  • Emotional Development: Students’ ability to regulate internal states, adapt to change and respond to stressful or challenging events.

This document includes sample screening questions on the mySAEBRS and SAEBRs screening tools.

SAEBRS Questions

For more information regarding the importance of SEL screening and how to opt out of SEL screening, click here. If you completed an opt out form in the fall, you will not need to complete one for the spring. If you are new to the district, the opt-out form is open until February 24th.

NWEA Math and Reading Results are Available in SIS

The NWEA math and reading results are available in SIS. Use this guide for more information on NWEA and how to interpret results.

To access your student’s NWEA Math and Reading results:

  1. Log on to the SIS Parent Portal with your username and password.

    1. Note: Your username is your email address on file. If you have forgotten your password, please select “Forgot your parent password?” on the Parent tab.

  2. Under Current Academics (left side menu) - select Assessments. Assessments can only be viewed in a web browser (mobile or desktop) and not the SIS app.

  3. Select the title of the Assessment you want to view

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Career and Technical Education Perceptions Survey

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of College and Career Readiness is seeking information from community members about general perceptions of Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. CTE programs in Missouri schools encompass a variety of educational programs and pathways, including programs in Agriculture; Business and Marketing; Health Sciences; Family and Consumer Sciences; Skilled Technical Sciences (e.g. Automotive Repair, Collision Repair Computer Sciences, Construction, Law Enforcement, Machining, and Welding); and Project Lead the Way (PLTW).

This information is being collected by the DESE’s CTE Advisory Council and will be used to help guide the group in their decision making processes. Responses will be kept confidential and will be aggregated with other responses to help the council better understand how students, parents, business leaders, and educators see CTE in Missouri.

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2023-24 Kindergarten Registration - Coming Soon!

It's almost time for incoming Kennerly kindergarten students to register for the 2023-24 school year. Kennerly will be registering students the week of Feb. 27th - March 3rd.

Additional information can be found at

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Yearbook Flyers will be sent home this week. A yearbook is the best way to remember this big year!! Please check your kiddos backpack for the forms. They are also available to purchase online visit

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Start Planning Your Summer With Us!

Join us at Lindbergh this summer for fun, friends and a variety of learning opportunities designed to keep your kids active, engaged and entertained.

Lindbergh Schools recognizes the importance of supporting student learning during the summer months. This includes academic remediation for specific content areas, as well as specialized programs for early childhood education, enrichment, music, school-age child care and youth sports.

To learn more, please visit

Parent Pick Drop Off & Pick Up:

If you are driving your child(ren) to school, please follow our parent drop off and pick up route. Please DO NOT park on Sunset Drive to pick up or drop off students. Thanks for help!

  • Students should not arrive at school before 8:40
  • Please practice caution and put cell phones away during student drop off and pick up
  • Please put your car in park when students are loading and unloading into cars
  • Please have students enter on the passenger side
  • Parents/guardians please remain in your car
  • When on Kennerly Road and waiting to enter the school's parking lot, please put on your hazard/flasher light to alert on coming drivers. Thanks.

Please be sure your child knows how they are getting home from school. I know teachers have reached out to confirm. Safety is our top priority and we want to make sure dismissal goes smoothly.

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Kennerly PTP Information

PTP Board (our parent portal and PTP website)

Please be sure to visit Kennerly's PTP Parent Portal for news, updates, and important details of what's happening in our community.


All you need is your phone! Download the Box Tops app, shop as you normally would, then use the app to scan your store receipt within 14 days of purchase.

Contact Information

Girls On The Run!

Girls on the Run is an afterschool program like no other! Twice per week for 8 weeks, girls of all abilities will have fun, make friends, increase their physical activity levels and learn important life skills