Congratulations to the following Classes for winning the February grade level challenge in Accelerated Reader!
Mrs. Madden's Class
Ms. Osborne's Class
Mrs. Kim Smith's Class
Miss Vanessa Smith's Class
Mrs. Valentine's Class
Mrs. Stidham's Class
Our next AR Challenge will be the top 25 students in the school during the month of March.
Family Night At Keavy
Come join us on March 20th from 4-6 P.M.! We will have the book fair set up in the library and an Art Show. Students can also read and take AR tests in the computer lab.
. From the AR challenge to guest readers, students had a blast celebrating Read Across America Week.
Students in Mrs. Mitchell's 2nd grade class read Dr. Seuss's sleep book on Pajama Day.
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
Congratulations to Our Academic Team
We are so proud of our academic team! Keavy won 3rd place in their tournament on February 10th. Trenton Rawlins had the top math score in the whole county on that day. We are so proud of Trenton.
The following students will be competing at the Regional Tournament in the following areas: Trenton Rawlins- Math & Science, Emma Singleton- Social Studies & Language Arts, Kyler Murray - Social Studies, Kenlea Murray-Language Arts, Addie Baker- Language Arts, & Megan McWilliams-Written Composition. On behalf of Keavy Elementary, thank you Kim Smith for doing such a great job with this team. Good luck to everyone. Go Bluejays!
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
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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
Pre-school-August 11 (new date)
Open House for Pre-school students will be on August 11th. Session 1 will begin at 5:30 and session 2 will begin at 6:30. Make sure to show up on time for the session that you choose. Students and parents can attend any session that works with their schedule.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade-August 7 (updated)
Open House for Kindergarten and first grade students will be on August 7. Session 1 will begin at 5:30 and session 2 will begin at 6:30. Make sure to show up on time for the session that you choose. Students and parents can attend any session that works with their schedule.
2nd-5th grade-August 8 (updated)
Open House for 2nd-5th grade students will be on August 8th. Session 1 will begin at 5:30 and session 2 will begin at 6:30. Make sure to show up on time for the sessioon that you choose. Students and parents can attend any session that works with their schedule.
Tonya Ford named new Principal at Keavy Elementary
Keavy’s summer reading program will take place on June 6, 8, 13, & 15 from 10:00-12:00. Students can come in and read and take AR tests that will count for the next school year. We will give away door prizes each day and have refreshments for the kids. Please enter the building from the side door of the library no earlier than 10:00.
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.
Laurel County Public Library
Students, if you attend the Laurel County Public Library this summer please tell them you are from Keavy Elementary. There will be a sign in sheet located in the children’s department for your name and school. If you attend 5 different days during the summer you will get a reward when you return to school. The library will send the sign in sheet to Keavy after schools begins. The library also offers prizes after you have read a certain number of books during the summer. Call and ask them about their summer reading schedule. They usually have fun events going on such as crafts and story time to plays, and concerts. Please take advantage of this wonderful resource. It really encourages reading! Remember to read 20 minutes every day. You will not regret it!
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.
Thank you Veterans for your service
On behalf of all of Keavy Elementary, thank you Veterans for your service and protection. Thank you for allowing us to honor you at our special event directed by Ms. Hamblin and performed by all of our Keavy Students. Click on read more to see photos and vidoes. Also, more images and videos will be added soon so be sure and check again.
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.
Got Slime???....Keavy Does
Keavy students met their goal of spirit card sales and as a result they were able to slime some of our faculty. Thank you to all students and staff who sold spirit cards and made this day possible. All proceeds from the spirit card sales will go toward our school. Thank you PTO for making all of this possible and for all your hard work as well.
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Accelerated Reader Challenge
We are having a grade level AR challenge which means each grade level will compete to see who gets the most points. The challenge will end on September 28th. The class in each grade level with the most points and at least an 85% average will get an in-school sock hop on September 29th. Good luck to every class. Please visit the library and take AR tests as often as possible.
Solar Eclipse Fun
4th grade students are having a blast tracing their shadows before the 2017 Solar Eclipse occurs
Open House Fun at Keavy Elementary
Attention Parents and Guardians/Morning Drop off and afternon pick up times
Morning drop off is from 7:35 to 8:15
Afternoon pick up is from 3:10 to 3:30
Great Turn out At Keavy's Summer Reading
The summer reading program has been a great success this summer. We have had a great turn out and a lot of parental involvement. The last day for summer reading is Thursday, June 15.