Thursday, September 20th, has been designated state-wide as “High Attendance Day” for Kentucky schools. This day highlights the importance of regular school attendance and the correlation between attendance and student performance. Students who attend class regularly are more likely to keep up with their daily lessons, assignments, and academic achievement.
Awards will be distributed statewide based on each individual school’s attendance percentage. The school in each category (elementary, middle and high) with highest percentage attendance for that day will be awarded $500!
Let’s strive for 100% attendance on Thursday, September 20th and everyday!
The PTO is taking up orders for Keavy T-shirts. Order one so you can wear it to Big Bluejay Maddness on October 4th. Shirts are $12 and the money is due by September 21st. You can write checks out to Keavy PTO.
Grandparent's Day in Kindergarten
Kindergarten teachers and assistants welcomed all grandparents to attend a special breakfast at school on Monday, September 10. They had a great turnout and it was such an honor to have them in our school.
Keavy Recycle Team
Our recycle team at Keavy is off to a good start. They are learning appropriate items to recycle and even being good role models for the younger students when it comes to recycling. Keep up the good work recycle team.
Donations to PTO For The Blue Jay Bash
We are still accepting donations for this event. All donations are used strictly to reward kids with prizes at the Blue Jay Bash. We love our students and we want to reward them for their awesome achievements and behavior. Any amount you can donate is appreciated. Please click on the letter below for more detailed information.
Blue Jay Bash Letter
School Mall & Spirit Cards
The last day to have School Mall Booklets in is Monday the 10th. We still need about 42 more complete booklets to have a total of 100 which is our goal. There is a winning number on one of the booklets and whoever turns that completed booklet in will receive $100 from the School Mall company. IF the booklet with the winning number is not returned no one will get the $100.
Spirit Cards are all due on Friday, September 7th.
Would you like to see Mrs. Ford or Mr. Chaney kiss a pig? Here is how to do it! If our school sells about 500 more spirit cards we can make this happen. We are selling spirit cards until futher notice.This is a great fundraiser for our school! Let's get to selling!
All the Faculty and Staff at Keavy are on the Energy Bus!
After reading The Energy Bus, by Jon Gordon, everyone at Keavy is determined to keep a positive attitude and spread positivity all around! Our goal is to get all our students on THE ENERGY BUS as well. We love our students and staff and reading this book has had a huge impact on our school vibe!
School Supply Lists
Preschool Supply List
K Supply List
1st Grade Supply List
2nd Grade Supply List
3rd Grade supply List
4th Grade Supply List
5th Grade Supply List
Back to School Open House
Open House will be held on August 7. Grades K-2 will be from 5:30-6:00 PM. Grades 3-5 will be from 6:30-7:00. We hope you take this opportunty to come out and meet your child's teacher and learn about the 2018-2019 school year!
KPREP Testing Dates
KPREP testing begins and our students are excited to show what they know. Students, please make sure you are at school and on time everyday & expecially during testing. KPREP testing dates are on the following days:
Tuesday, May, 15th
Wednesday, May, 16th
Thursday, May, 17th
Friday, May, 18th
Monday, May 21st
KPREP Spirit Days
We have worked all year and we are ready to show what we know. Our testing theme this year is all about "champions" and we want to take the week before testing to have a little fun. Read on below....
PTO Officer Nominations
We are now accepting PTO officer nominations. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a PTO president, vice president, secretary, or treasurer please visit our school to complete a nomination form before May 1, 2018.
Preschool Screenings will take place on April 27th at the Garland Building. Screenings on this date are for students who reside in the Hazel Green, Johnson, Keavy and London school districts —Appointments will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Individuals who arrive without an appointment will be able to register only after those with appointments have been accommodated.
Read Across America
February 26-March 2
Based on the, Sleep Book by Dr. Seuss
Based on the Book, The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
Wear your clothes mis-matched, backwards, or inside out. Also, wear your hair wacky.
Based on the book, Wacky Wednesday by Dr. Seuss
Thursday-Dress as your favorite Dr. Seuss Character
Friday- Wear your favorite color from head to toe
Based on the book, My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss
Keavy's Christmas Program was a huge Success
Thank you to our Creative Arts teacher Ms. Hamblin for creating & directing a very touching Christmas Program. Thank you students for your hard work.
Please click read more to watch videos of some of the performances.
Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23-27th
click this link for more details
If you want to create a pumpkin character this year they will be displayed during the month of October in the library. You can start bringing these in on October 9th. They will be sent home on October 31st. They will not be allowed to be taken home on the bus so if you want the pumpkin back please make sure it is picked up on the 31st. If you participate in this project please base your pumpkin on a character from a book. We would love to see unique, and creative pumpkins. Please do not send carved pumpkins. Also, write or type your full name, grade, and homeroom teacher on a small index card or some type of stationary. We hope you have a lot of fun creating your pumpkin character.
The Book Fair Is Coming
9:20 A.M.-2:00 P.M.
You may shop during special class. If you have money each day just go to the library during special class and then report to your normal special class when you are finished shopping.
Book Fair Family Night, Parent Teacher Conference, and Family Art Night October 3rd, 3:45-6:45
Keavy Students Say Thank You to Sponsors
Keavy Elementary would like to thank our sponsors Greene McCowan CPA and Cumberland Valley National Bank for their donations. Our students have been reading to earn points to reach the 100 point club. Once they earn the points, students will receive a superhero reading t-shirt. Thank you to our students for reading and thank you to our sponsors Greene McCowan CPA and Cumberland Valley National Bank for sponsoring the t-shirts and supporting our students at Keavy Elementary.
School Spelling Bee Champs will go on to the District Bee
Nora Clark (winner) and Mallie Johnson (1st runner up) will advance to the district spelling bee. Congratulations to both students. We are so proud of you. We know you will represent Keavy well!
School Spelling Bee Participants (front row left to right): Megan McWilliams, Ethan May, Felicity Lanham, Nora Clark. Back row left to right: Landon Sowders, Landon Combs, Mallie Johnson and Courtney Asher. We are so proud of our school spelling bee participants.
Vote For Books AR challenge
During the month of November each classroom competed in an AR competition. Students dropped a vote in a bag each time they passed an AR test. The class with the most votes won a polar express party! We also had a 2nd winner which was the class with the most AR points during the month of November. Congratuations to Ms. Sizemore's 5th grade class for having the most points and Congratulations to Mrs. Singleton's 1st grade class for having the most votes.
Family Art Night
Family Art night was a huge success. Thanks to Miss Hamblin and all the students and parents that participated.
Red Ribbon Week & Halloween
Thank you to our Guidance Counselor Mrs. Strunk and FRC for making Red Ribbon Week a success and a top priority for our school.
Students enjoyed listening to Pharmacist, Robert Goforth talk about drug safety. He is with the program called, Project Darius.
Camoflauge Day During Red Ribbon Week
Twinning during Camo Day
Blue Jay Bash #1
Our first Bluejay Bash was a success and laughter was all around! Thank you everyone for the hard work you put into this event to recognize the achievements of our staff and students during the month of September.
The class in each grade level who had the most points in the month of September won an in-school sock hop and pop and popcorn party. Classes also had to maintain an 85% grade point average. Congratulations to the following classes who won this challenge:
Kindergarten: Mrs. Vorbeck's class
1st Grade: Mrs. Singleton's Class
2nd Grade: Mrs. Smith's class
3rd Grade: Mrs. Engle's class
4th grade: Mrs. Taylor's Class
5th Grade: Mrs. Sizemore's Class
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Student's in Mrs. Mitchell's 2nd grade class create their own Jackson Pollock Inspired Piece of Painting in Art Class. They are using sticks, spoons, and pencils as Paint Brushes.