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Donuts with Dad dnd

We will celebrate all dads on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 from 7:45 to 8:15.  Please return your RSVP by Thursday, May 24, 2018 notifying us that a special gentleman will attend.  Hope to see you there!!!

Muffins with Mom MwM

KEES will celebrate mothers on Monday, May 21 from 7:45 am-8:15 am.  Please return your RSVP notifying us that one special lady will attend the event.  We hope to see you soon!!!

Class Picnics picnic

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Kelly Edwards Elementary will be hosting their annual class picnics on the following dates & times:

Thursday – May 31st

3rd – (8-9) am

4th – (9-10) am

5th – (10-11) am

 

Friday – June 1st

Kindergarten– (8- 9) am

1st – (9-10) am

2nd – (10 – 11) am

5th Grade Ceremony 5th

Our 5th Grade Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 9 am.  Please join us in celebrating this big accomplishment as our babies move up to the 6th grade.  

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4K Registration 4K

4K Registration will be held from May 21-24 from 10 am to 12 noon.   Please bring the following information:

-South Carolina Immunization Record

-Official Birth Certificate with mother and father listed (no short form birth certificate)

-2 Required Proofs of Residency ~1 must be a Current Tax Notice or Lease/Mortgage Agreement and the other item can be any proof that shows a physical address such as but not limited to the following: Current power bill, water bill, satellite/cable bill, automobile tax/automobile registration card

-Medicaid card 

-Proof of income such as paycheck stub or W2 

 

Click here to begin the registration process.

 

***Your child must be 4 years on or before Sept. 1, 2018 to register for 4 year old kindergarten.***

Spelling Bee_2018 Spelling Bee

Please congratulate the followinng students for being the classroom Spelling Bee winners and alternates:

 

Third Grade 

Winners: Ja'zhara O'Neal, King Brown, Alexa McBride, Alyah Holmes

Alternates: Jamarri Abney, Riley Apolinear, Gage Cagle, Kanye Ford

 

Fourth Grade

Winners: Ethan Randall, McKinlay Ravenscroft, Sa'naila Barlow

Alternates: Tylan Parker, Serenity Hilton, Caroline Zorn

 

Fifth Grade

Winners: Stephen Branham, Faith Irons, Markasia Reed

Alternates: Brice Yelton, Namair Anderson, Tony Dunbar

 

These students will participate in our Spelling bee on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 9:30 am at the District Office Auditorium.

DIG Stem Festival DIG

Join us on April 21, 2018. 

Night with the Stars Stars

On Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 5:30 pm, we will honor the students who scored met and/or exemplary on SC Ready and SCPASS.  After our program, we will provide the student and two guests, dinner at First Baptist Church.  Students who scored exemplary will also ride in a limousine to the church.  Another exciting night for our kids!!!

Safety Announcment Important Announcement

Please click here for Announcment in regard to an allegation of a threat made at Williston Elko Middle School yesterday, March 12, 2018

Spring Break Holidays SBreak

KEES will be closed from Friday, March 30-April 8, 2018.  Students will report to school on Monday, April 9, 2018.  Enjoy your Spring Break.

Award's Day awards

KEES's 4th quarter awards day will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.  The times are as follows: 

K-2:  9-10

3-4:  10:15-11:15

Hope to see you there!!

Teacher Inservice Day Inservice

Students will not have school on Friday, March 23, 2018 due to Teacher Inservice Day.  Students will report to school on Monday, March 26, 2018.

Parent Surveys (5th grade parents) Survey

Parent surveys will be distributed to all parents of 5th graders on Monday, March 12, 2018.  The survey will be sent home with your child. Please complete the surveys and return them to your 5th grade teachers by Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Thanks so much for your assistance.  

Math and Literacy Night MandL

KEES will have their annual Math and Literacy Night on Thursday, March 1 from 5 pm- 6:30 pm.  Please be sure to return your RSVP by Wednesday, February 28 to have an accurate count for hotdog meals that will be served.  Hope to see you there!!

Child Find Explanation of Child Find

Child Find will be held Wednesday February 14, 2018 at Kelly Edwards Elementary School from 12:pm to 4pm or Friday, Feburary 16, 2018 from 9am to 1pm. See attached

Child Find PDF

African American Heritage Parade BHistory

Our 6th Annual African American Heritage parade will take place on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 4 pm.  Please contact Kelly Edwards Elementary for the registration form.  All proceeds assist with the cost of our muralist in residence, Russ Petty.  He affords our 5th grade students the opportunity to paint a mural in KE's halls.  

African American Heritage Program AAHeritage

KE will host their annual African American Heritage program on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 9 am.  Hope to see you there.  

2nd Weather Makeup Day 2nd weather makeup

Our second weather makeup day is Monday, February 19, 2018.

Interim Reports Interims

Interim Reports will be distributed on Thursday, February 15, 2018.  Please sign and return interims on Friday, February 16, 2018.  Thank you.

SIC meeting SIC

Our School Improvement Council will meet on Tuesday, March 13 at 5 pm in the KEES Media Center.  Hope to see you there. 

KE's Valentine Dance Valentine's Dance

Due to our 5th grade going on an out of town field trip, our Valentine's Dance will be held on Friday, February 16, 2018 from 6 pm-8 pm.  Information will be sent home this week.  Hope to see you there.  

Survey for Superintendent Search Survey Photo

Attached is a Superintendent Search survey that Williston School District 29 would like all stakeholders (community, staff, teachers, students, and administrators) to participate in.  Your input is important to us.  Results will be reported to the School Board on February 20, so please take a moment to participate in this 3 question survey prior to February 7, 2018.  There will also be paper copies at the school.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Williston29Survey

Anti-Bullying Assembly Anti-Bullying

KEES will have an anti-bullying assembly on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 9-10 am.  Please be remind your child/ren that bullying is not okay.  Classroom guidance education will continue in efforts of being proactive to combat bullying.  

Flu Season (A guide for parents) Flu emoji

 

 

The Flu: A Guide for Parents Flu Information Influenza (also known as flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose,

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/pdf/freeresources/family/flu-guide-for-parents-2017.pdf

 

Why the Flu Infects Mostly in Winter: 

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/99228.php

 

 

 

Report Card distribution Report Cards

Report cards will be distributed on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 3-7 pm at Parent/Teacher Conferences.  A form will be sent home this week in regards to the conferences.  

2nd Weather Makeup Day Weather Makeup

Our second weather makeup day will be Monday, February 19, 2018.  

2nd Quarter Awards Day Awards Day

Our 2nd Quarter Awards Day will take place on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in the gymnasium. K-2 Awards Day will be from 9 am-10 am.  3-5th Awards Day will be from 10:15 am-11:15 am.  Hope to see you there.  

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday MLK

On Monday, January 15, 2018, we wil not have school in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.  See you on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

Happy Holidays Happy Holidays

Our last day before the holiday season begin is Tuesday, December 19, 2017. We will begin dismissal at 11:15 am on this day. Students will return to school on January 4, 2018. Enjoy your time off with your loved ones. ❤️

Family Night Family Night

Just a friendly reminder...  KEES will host their Holiday Family Literacy Night on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 5 pm to 6:30 pm.  Please join us with the holiday fun.  See you all soon.  

Get Your Flu Shot! Get Your Flu Shot!

Get Your Flu Shot!
 

Picture Retake picture

If your child needs to retake pictures or was absent on October 19, 2017, please be prepared to have pictures taken on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.  

 

Thanksgiving Holidays Thanksgiving

Our Thanksgiving Holidays are from November 22-24.  We will see you all by 7:45 am on Monday, November 27, 2017.

Interim Reports Interim

Interim Reports will be distibuted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.  Please sign and return them on Monday, November 27, 2017.

 

 

National Junior Beta Club ceremony Jr. Beta Club

KEES will have their National Junior Beta Club Ceremony on Tuesday, November 7 at 5:30 pm at the District Auditorium.  Please join us in recognizing our students for their hard work and dedication.  

Early Release Early Dismissal

Early Release Day is Wednesday, March 14, 2018.  KE will begin dismissing at 12:30 am.  

1st Quarter Awards Day Award's Day

Kelly Edwards will have their 1st quarter Awards Day program on Tuesday, October 24.  Kindergarten through 2nd grade's program will be from 9-10 am.  3rd throught 5th grade's program will be from 10:15-11:15 am.  Hope to see you there!!!

Gifted and Talented Testing for all Second Graders CogAt

Gifted and Talented Testing (GT) will be administered to all 2nd graders during the week of October 23-October 27.  Please be sure students get an adequate amount of rest so that they are ready and will do well on the test.  

Picture Day Picture Day

Picture day is almost here!!  Please mark your calendars for October 19.  Individual school pictures will be taken on this day. Get your pretty smiles ready!!! 

Fall Carnival Carnival

KEES will be having our Fall Carnival in conjunction with Winfield Heights Baptist Church. KEES will have Gift Baskets on sale at the     Carnival.  Come join us at Winfield Heights Baptist Church's annual event.  Can't  wait to see you there!!

 

 

KEES PTO Meeting PTO

KEES will have their first PTO meeting on September 19, 2017 at 5 pm.  Hope to see you there.  

School Cancellation SWSeather

 

Williston School District 29, Barnwell School District 45, Barnwell School District 19 will be closed for students and employees Monday, September 11th and Tuesday, September 12th. 

 

Barnwell Elementary School will open as an emergency shelter at 10am Saturday morning. 

 

As always, we would like to extend gratitude to our county’s Emergency Management officials and thank them for all they do to prepare us for emergency situations like this. Our priority is the safety of our students and families, and we encourage everyone to take measures to prepare for the potential impact of this storm.

Updated School Closings Weather update

Williston School District 29, Barnwell School District 45, Barnwell School District 19 will be closed for students and employees Monday, September 11th and Tuesday, September 12th. 

Barnwell Elementary School will open as an emergency shelter at 10am Saturday morning. 

As always, we would like to extend gratitude to our county’s Emergency Management officials and thank them for all they do to prepare us for emergency situations like this. Our priority is the safety of our students and families, and we encourage everyone to take measures to prepare for the potential impact of this storm.

WE care

One of KE's very own, Addison Fail, is spearheading a local effort to help the Texan hurricane relief.  As a result, WE will help in this effort by joining forces with Sandifer Farms and the Golden Harvest food bank to get items to those in need and displaced.  Items such as diapers, wipers, adult diapers, water, baby clothes, and personal hygeine ites are welcome.  

 

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Solar Eclipse

KEES will have early dismissal on Monday, August 21, 2017 at 11:15 am due to the Solar Eclipse. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature's most awe inspiring sights-a total solar eclipse.  

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Meet the Teacher

Meet the Teacher

Meet the Teacher will be on Tuesday, August 15 from 4:30 to 6:30!!  See you soon!!!

 

 

 

KEES Supply List 17-18

To access the school supply list, please click the quick link KEES School Supply List 17-18.

Annual Back to School Bash

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Registration Days for the 17-18 School Year

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Registration Dates and Times for Kelly Edwards Elementary are as follows:

 

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 8 am to 12 noon

Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 3 pm to 7 pm

 

 

Open House

Please join us on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Kelly Edwards Open House.  

Open House Hours: 5:00-6:30pm

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