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March 8, 2018

Letter From Our Principal

posted Mar 8, 2018, 9:26 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Mar 8, 2018, 9:28 AM ]

Every month, our principal, Dr. Craig Gunderson, writes a letter informing our families about upcoming events, new staff members, and general important information.  

Preschool Screening

posted Mar 8, 2018, 9:22 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Mar 8, 2018, 9:23 AM ]

The Grafton School District is holding a Preschool Screening for all children ages 3 and 4 who may have significant delays in their development.  The screening will be held on Friday, March 23rd by appointment. Click HERE for more information.

Kennedy Spring Flower Bulb Fundraiser

posted Mar 8, 2018, 9:21 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Mar 8, 2018, 9:21 AM ]

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Deadline is Monday, March 12!
Delivery Date: Wednesday, April 11th from 3:30-5:30 pm at Kennedy

The Kennedy Carnival is Coming!

posted Mar 8, 2018, 9:19 AM by Jamie Koehler

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The Kennedy Carnival & Silent Auction is March 23rd from 5:00-8:00 pm at John Long Middle School.
We need your help with donations, please read this form and consider donating to benefit our school. 
We would like to have all donations by Friday, March 9th!
Presale tickets available now!!  All orders including payment must be in by Thursday, March 15.  Order form

We need your help for Carnival, the Ice Cream Incentive, and the Scholastic Book Fair!! Sign up now!!
1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/LVCMGgj
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.
Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.

Kennedy Music Notes

posted Mar 8, 2018, 9:11 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Mar 8, 2018, 9:12 AM ]

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March 13 @ 6:00 - 3rd Grade concert
April 10 @ 6:00 - G Group concert at Providence Place
May 2 @ 2:00 - 5th Grade concert
May 2 @ 6:30 - 4th Grade concert
May 9 @ 5:00 - Kindergarten concert
May 9 @ 6:30 - 1st Grade concert
May 16 @ 6:30 - 2nd Grade concert
May 28 & June - Freedom Choir (watch for sign up)

KES Playground and Outdoor Play Area Status

posted Mar 8, 2018, 9:09 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Mar 8, 2018, 9:55 AM ]

Due to the ongoing construction and renovation project at KES and the impact on our outdoor playground/field area, I would like to advise our students (and staff members too!) to continue bringing good boots to school as we head into spring. We will always attempt to go outdoors for our recesses unless it is very cold/muddy/rainy/etc. and if we are all consistently equipped with good boots to face muddy conditions, we will be able to enjoy outdoors more often. We should all please bring boots (that are OK to get muddy) as well as a comfy pair of indoor sneakers/shoes to change into so we can keep our classroom and hallway floors as clean and dry as possible.

Forward Exam

posted Mar 8, 2018, 9:04 AM by Jamie Koehler

Wisconsin Students in Grades 3-8 will be participating in the Forward Exam assessment during the March-May testing window.  Please read this letter regarding the upcoming Wisconsin Forward Exam at Grafton School District.  This exam is valuable in your child's experience and practice with a nationally aligned college and career readiness assessment and the results contribute to the state measurement of the quality of your school.

Grafton Schools Wireless Mic Upgrade

posted Mar 8, 2018, 9:01 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Mar 8, 2018, 9:02 AM ]

The wireless mics used by the Grafton School District need to be replaced as the frequency they run on has been sold by the FCC.
The Grafton Music Parents are hoping to raise funds in order to replace the microphones so that all district events can continue to have quality sound during musicals, concerts and functions.
Click HERE to donate and help the GMP reach their goal!


posted Mar 8, 2018, 8:52 AM by Jamie Koehler

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Amazon is tripling the donation amount to 1.5% when customers make their first eligible smile.amazon.com purchase from March 12 - 31. This is a great opportunity to increase Kennedy Family School Organization Inc's AmazonSmile donations by shopping through smile.amazon.com.

Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/39-2002748 and Amazon donates to Kennedy Family School Organization Inc.

Egg Hunt

posted Mar 8, 2018, 8:41 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Mar 8, 2018, 8:45 AM ]

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Since G Group did a performance at Village Pointe Commons, they wanted to invite us back for their Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24th.  RSVPs required. Complete details here.

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