Raider RoundUp

Principal's Message

Believe it or not, the 2nd marking period ends on January 31. I continue to be impressed and proud of how hard students and staff are working this school year. Let’s keep the momentum going!

The list below contains some of our upcoming events:

January 30th Keyport Historical Society (4th Grade)

January 30th KCS Spelling Bee

January 31st Science Fair (5th Grade)

February 3rd School Closed for Students

February 6th PTO Daddy/Daughter Dance

February 7th Kids Heart Challenge Assembly (Pk-5th)

February 7th Report Cards (available on parent portal)

February 13th 100th Day of School (barring any snow days)

March 6th Progress Reports (Marking Period 3)

Congratulations to Ms. Goldsmith and all of our students who represented KCS at the recent Future City competition and good luck to all of our basketball players and wrestlers!

Welcome back KCS family! I cannot believe we are already in November and that the end of the first marking period is a few days away. The first 42 days of the school year have been some of my favorite in education. Here is a recap of the great things that have already taken place at KCS and some of our upcoming events.


13th Music Shop Instrument Demonstration

16th KCS achieved Future Ready Schools recognition (bronze)

19th Back To School Night

23rd Vaping Presentation (6th-8th)


8th Keyport Fire Department visit

9th Walk To School Day w/KPD and FedEX

11th Student Council speeches and election

17th KCS students recognized at BOE meeting for high and/or perfect scores on NJSLA

18th Keyport Fire Museum trip (3rd)

24th NJHS Induction Ceremony

25th Be A Buddy Not A Bully Walk

The Week of Respect, School Violence Awareness Week, and Red Ribbon Week were also recognized throughout the month of October. Students were given a different challenge each day, from saying hello to someone to coming up with a personal goal about healthy living. Congratulations to all of our Student Council candidates who ran for office and those elected to represent the student body.


4th Monmouth County Arts Presentation (6th-8th)

15th Fall Ball (6th-8th)

18th-20th Book Fair

18th Parent Conferences (night)

19th Parent Conferences