Weekly Announcements

December 4-8

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Pajama Day: Our Kean students have officially earned 35,665 blue tallies so far this school year! They have surpassed their goal of 35,000 tallies and have earned a Pajama Day TOMORROW, December 5th. Congratulations, Kean students!


PTO Meeting: Join us tomorrow evening, Tuesday, December 5th at 6:00 PM for our December PTO meeting.


2nd & 3rd Grade Concert: Our 2nd and 3rd Grade Winter Concert is this Wednesday at 7:00 in the High School PAC. Our students have prepared a very special program for you this year. We hope to see you there!


Breakfast of Champions: Our first Breakfast of Champions of the school year is this Thursday, December 7th, 8:15 AM. If your child was a General of the Month or an Honorary Junior Police Officer during the first trimester, you are invited to join us to celebrate!


The Giving Tree: We invite our Kean families to participate in The Giving Tree! In collaboration with People to People Ministries, we will work together to provide for families in need this holiday season. Kean students will be collecting new or gently used toys now through December 15th. Our Giving Tree is set up in the front entrance of the building. Please place all unwrapped gifts under the tree. Please consider giving this season. We greatly appreciate your support!


Kean Math Day: As a part of our Right to Reason Week, we invite you to join us for Kean Math Day on December 20th! Come learn and play math games in your child's classroom. KG, 1st, and 2nd grade is 9:30-10:15 and 3rd and 4th grade is 10:30-11:15.


Kean Talent Show: Mark your calendars for Kean's Talent Show on January 26th, 2024! Use this link to sign up for an act. We also need volunteers to help make our show a success! Use this link to sign up to help volunteer. See important Talent Show dates below and check out our PTO webpage for more details.

December 4th- Auditions (6:00-8:00 PM)

January 25th- Dress Rehearsal (6:30-8:30 PM)

January 26th- Main Show (6:30-8:30 PM)


General of the Month Signs: If you currently have a General of the Month sign, it is time to return it to Kean! We use these signs for future Generals of the Month and are running low. Thank you in advance for helping us celebrate our students.


Eclipse School Closing: Please see the message from Mr. Tudor linked below for information regarding our school closure on April 8th, 2024, due to the total solar eclipse. Eclipse School Closing Information


General Store: Our Student Lighthouse Team will be selling Kean bracelets, pens, pencils, key chains, and erasers at our General Store every Friday morning during morning recess! Proceeds will be used to support our school and community.


Free/Reduced Lunch: If you believe your family may qualify for Free/Reduced lunch rates, please visit the website linked below to apply. A new application must be completed each school year, one per family. Filling out an application helps us with funding and future planning. Please contact Mrs. Montgomery or Mrs. Schmid if you would like to receive a paper application. www.payschoolscentral.com


Change in Dismissal Plans: If you ever need to change the dismissal plan for your child, please contact your child's teacher and Mrs. Schmid before 3:00 PM of that day. Any notifications to the school after 3:00 PM are not guaranteed to be reflected in that day's dismissal procedures.


Safety: To ensure the safety of our students and staff, please do not let others into the building after being buzzed in the front door. Do not hold the door for the person behind you to let them enter the building. Each individual visitor must buzz in and be granted entry by our secretary. Thank you for your cooperation.


PTO Volunteer Interest Survey: Please consider completing our PTO Volunteer Interest Survey to indicate any areas that you may be interested in supporting Kean's PTO. There are several opportunities throughout the year with a full spectrum of commitment levels. SURVEY


Important Dates:

December 4th: 2nd & 3rd Grade Grandparents Day and Concert, 10:45-11:30 AM

December 4th: Kean Talent Show Auditions, 6:00-8:00 PM

December 5th: PTO Meeting, 6:00 PM

December 6th: 2nd & 3rd Grade Winter Concert, 7:00 PM @ HS PAC

December 7th: Breakfast of Champions, 8:15 AM

December 12th: Domino's Dough Night

December 19th: Board of Education Meeting, 7:00 PM

December 20th: Kean Math Day, KG-2nd 9:30-10:15, 3rd/4th 10:30-11:15

December 22nd-January 5th: Winter Break

January 8th: School Resumes

January 9th: Domino's Dough Night

January 9th: PTO Meeting, 6:00 PM

January 11th: Academic Challenge, 4:30 PM

January 12th: No School - Teacher In-Service Day



Have a great week!

-Mrs. Montgomery