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Kelso had a lot of activity last week in preparations for Thanksgiving.  Kindergartner and SLC classes  participated in several hands on learning activities that culminated in their own Thanksgiving meal on Friday afternoon.  Thank you to all of the volunteers that helped make this happen.  Other classrooms were writing about the Mayflower, Thanksgiving poems, and […]

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This year the district purchased a new science curriculum for elementary schools.  The curriculum is heavily focused on science investigations where students explore the world around them, making observations and educated guesses.  Check out some of these pics of 3rd grade students getting their hands dirty as they explore seeds and learn about plants.  

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Kelso had quite a week last week.  There were celebrations throughout the week that highlighted how students can stay away from using drugs.  In addition, we had our conferences on Wednesday night.  Thank you to everyone who came out and supported their student that evening.  Please be sure to contact your teacher if you would […]

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Kindness Counts @ Kelso

We had our PBIS assembly this past Monday and featured our new character trait focus at Kelso–KINDNESS.   Ms. Johnson’s class presented a short poem that demonstrated how “Kindness is Free” and also gave practical examples of how to be kind in different areas of our school.  Ms. Hatfield and Ms. Haney demonstrated how kindness fills […]

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School Safety at Kelso

At Kelso we take school safety seriously.  Some of the activities and drills we do with kids to help keep them safe include: fire drills, bus evacuation drills, and run, hide, fight drills.  In addition we have an emergency operations team and work with our communications director to plan for disaster like scenarios.  We want […]

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Successful Jog-A-Thon

Thanks to everyone for making the 2017/2018 Kelso Jog-A-Thon a success.  While we don’t know the totals yet, what we do know is the event was well planned, organized, and “ran” smoothly.  Teachers and parents were running with kids on a day suited perfectly for the event–sunny and about 80.  Below are some pics of […]

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Thank you to all of the volunteers from the KCC who helped organize the assembly this past week.  Our Jog-A-Thon occurs this Thursday afternoon.  Please help your student secure pledges for the Jog-A-Thon this week and be sure to have your student wear their red Kelso t-shirts on Thursday.  Thanks.

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Jammies in Jacksha

Ms. Jacksha’s class has been doing a great job since school started.  Each time the class meets expectations they earn a fuzzy marble.  When the fuzzy marble jar is full then the class earns a reward.  They chose to have a pajama day on Friday.  Way to go Jacksha’s class!  Keep up the good work!

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The lunch note

Good things were happening in week 2 at Kelso.  Kids were able to enjoy a full week of outdoor recess and were getting into the full swing of academics in their classrooms. I also couldn’t help but notice the multiple positive napkin notes from mom’s this this past week.  Keep those notes coming, the kids […]

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Week 1

Kelso families, thanks so much for making sure your students were in attendance for our first week of school.  There were many smiling faces in the building and I constantly heard students saying how they were loving being back at school.  But the highlight of the week was when we were able to go outside […]

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