Elementary Weekly News | September 25

Direct questions to Kim Gillies at kgillies@kingsschools.org

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 October is coming!

Stay tuned to a fun, activity filled month!

From Your Parent Council
Parent Council likes to kick-off the year with a big THANK YOU to our teachers & staff for all their dedication, flexibility, and positivity! We have upgraded our traditional Staff Appreciation Luncheon to a first-class week of around-the-world indulgences! It’s PLANE to see that they deserve it!   Attached you will also find a blank luggage tag if your child wants to write their teacher a thank you. You can cut it out, put it in an envelope marked “Parent Council” and we will incorporate it into our decorations. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions.

We need your help to make them feel loved! If you feel inclined to contribute food, decor, or volunteer your time the week of October 5-9, you can sign up at the link below:

Sign Up Genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0E4EABAD2AABF49-first

Last Call for King’s Gear
Last call for King’s Gear! Parent Council will be selling t-shirts and hooded sweatshirts until Wednesday, September 30. Please fill out the attached order form & email to tessa.chaplin@gmail.com, or turn in your order form with payment to the office, checks made out to King’s Schools (in an envelope marked “Parent Council”). Sizes are limited & will be distributed on a first-come basis. Thank you!

Kindergarten Instructional Assistant Position
Do you find kindergarten children a delight to work with?  We are looking for a Kindergarten Instructional Assistant M, T, Th, F from 8:00am-3:00pm.  Apply online at the CRISTA Ministries website.  Questions?  Call the office at 206-546-7260 or email mdelangen@kingsschools.org.

Join Our Playground Team!
Do you love children?  Do you enjoy playing games?  We have an opportunity for you!  We are still looking for one additional Playground Supervisor.  The schedule is M, T, Th, F from 9:00am-2:30pm.  The pay is $13.50 per hour but the experience is priceless!  Call the office at 206-546-7260 or email mdelangen@kingsschools.org.

School Spirit Days
Mondays and Fridays are school spirit days whether students are on campus or remote!  Wear your school colors – red & white and celebrate our school!   Classes within their grade levels may compete to see who has the most school spirit!

Office Communications
When you are emailing the office, please be sure to email Mrs. de Langen at mdelangen@kingsschools.org and Mrs. Kim Gillies at kgillies@kingsschools.org.

Any change in student pick-up at the end of the day needs to go through the office.  This is the only way to be sure your student gets the message.  Please call the office at  206-546-7258 by 2:00pm.

King’s Kids Club
King’s Kids Club (KKC) is in full swing! Before school care is from 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. and after school care is from the end of the school day to 6:00 p.m.  Space is limited.  KKC follows the school calendar.  Contact Kim Gillies with questions at kgillies@kingsschools.org.

KIDS Praise!
KIDS Praise is on Wednesdays at 8:45am!  Join your son or daughter virtually for KIDS Praise led by our Student Ministries Coordinator, Mrs. Hoke.

Kindergarten Carpool
Thank you for your cooperation in providing a safe environment for drop-off and pick-up.  We appreciate your patience.

Grades 1-6 Carpool
Do you want to avoid waiting so LONG in carpool?  You can solve that problem by coming later and joining the 2nd wave of cars.  Yesterday all of carpool was done by 2:50pm – that’s 30 minutes from beginning (2:20pm-2:50pm) to the last car exiting!  If you are waiting an hour before carpool/dismissal even begins, you have arrived on campus too early!

Student Appointments or Early Dismissals
Be sure to call the office when you are in the parking lot.  Remain in your car.  We will walk your child to you.

Medication at School
During the course of the school year, your child may need to take medication at school. A “Permission to Administer Medication Form” must be completed with a physician and parent signature. All medications, OVER-THE-COUNTER and PRESCRIPTION, require a completed form and must be in their original containers. Prescription medications, including inhalers must have a prescription label. Please label OVER-THE-COUNTER medications with your student’s first and last name. Forms are available in school office or on Parents Web.