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June 4, 2020                                  

 Good evening, KES Families. 

 You are invited to KES for a curb side pick-up of your child’s belongings and drop-off of any library and classroom books. In addition, if you choose, you may take this opportunity to drop-off a card/gift for staff and faculty. At this time, we are not collecting any technology; there will be a separate process determined by the technology department regarding school devices. 

 Medication: Please contact KES Nurse, Sallyann Rozsa via email at by June 12 if you want your child’s medication returned to you at the time of curb side pick-up. Otherwise, medications will be stored in the Health Office until further notice. 

 We have organized the children’s belongings by youngest child. This means that if you have more than one child at KES, your children’s belonging will be distributed at the time designated for your youngest child. For example, if you have children in kindergarten, third grade, and fifth grade, all three of your children’s belongings will be given to you during the Kindergarten pick-up time and day.  

 Every one's safety continues to be our number one priority. Please know that during curb side pick-up/drop-off, social distancing will be maintained and masks will be worn. We respectfully ask that you do the same. AT NO TIME WILL VISITORS EXIT THEIR VEHICLE. 

 Please see the schedule for when your family is invited to curbside pick-up/drop-off: 

 Monday, June 15 

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.     Kindergarten 

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.   First Grade 

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.      Second Grade 

 Tuesday, June 16 

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.     Third Grade 

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.   Fourth Grade   

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.      Fifth Grade 

 In preparation for your visit: 

  • Make a sign (8”X11” sheet of paper) with your child’s last name, first name and teacher’s name. In the case of families with more than one child, please also include on the sign the first names of your other children from other grades.
  • Place the sign in the front left corner of the windshield in your car.
  • Place KES library and class books in your trunk
  • Place clearly label card/gift for staff/faculty (optional)
  • Notify KES Nurse, Sallyann Rozsa by June 12 if you want to pick up your child’s medication.

 During the time of your visit: 

  • Enter the KES driveway at the EXIT; the traffic flow will be opposite to what you are accustomed.
  • Upon entry, a KES staff member ask you to stop in order to read the sign in your front windshield. 
  • Once “checked in” by the staff member, you will be directed to drive around to the front/main entrance of the school. 
  1. Pull up behind the last car. 
  2. Place your car in park. 
  3. Unlock/open your trunk. 
  • A KES staff member will:

o   bring your child’s/children’s belongings to the car 

o   place the belongings directly into your trunk 

o   take any library books, class books, and gift/card for teachers out from the trunk 

 We thank you in advance for making every effort to be available for the curb side pick-up/drop-off time designated for your family, which will be extremely helpful in making the process run as smoothly as possible. However, if you are unable to be at KES at the designated time, please email ( or to let us know and we will do our best to accommodate your situation. 


Take good care, 

Cristy Harris, Principal and Kweon Stambaugh, Assistant Principal 



KES Teachers & Staff


As we celebrate teachers & staff during this special week in May

There is never enough time or words to express what we want to say



THANK YOU for continuing to teach with ALL YOUR HEART


the many different changes in your schedule and choices

the benefit of your students to help build their individual voices

the many lessons and memories achieved in your room 

you quickly having to learn how to teach through a zoom

switching to a curriculum that is completely online

knowing when to give the perfect emoji sign

adjusting and putting your own needs on hold 

keeping them your focus with a heart of gold

planning for the students long before today

changing those plans for those that needed extra help in their way

reassuring their efforts, trial and mistakes

knowing the challenges and tricks for what it takes

creating a path for your students to connect and understand

thinking of new ways to reach someone that needs an extra hand


With all the changes in these last months, we cannot thank you enough for the amazing lessons and efforts you
have put forth to keep our children learning and connected to the classroom they know and love.  For today and always, you are special to each student.  We want you to know how much you are appreciated near and far, in the classroom or on the computer screen. 
We will celebrate you again soon, but for today we hope you enjoy these words and signs from the students expressing their love and deep appreciation.

Click the link to view
our montage of appreciation: 

With Love,

Samantha Holcman & Eileen Sullivan, on behalf of the KES students and parents