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                                        family night

Thanks to all the teachers, students, and parent volunteers that helped with family night. We had a great turnout for bookfair, the art show, and AR testing. 

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Preschool Information

Preschool Registration



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. 

Read Across America Week


     . 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.



Laurel County Schools Statement on Copy-Cat Threats

Copy-Cat Threat Statement



Read Across America

Spirit week
February 26-March 2


Monday-Pajama Day

Based on the, Sleep Book by Dr. Seuss

                                                           Tuesday-Hat Day

Based on the Book, The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

Wednesday-Wacky Wednesday

 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

academic team

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! 

Kindergarten Enrollment

Kindergarten Enrollment Information


NO SCHOOL- Friday, December 2, 2018


NO SCHOOL-Friday, January 19, 2018 due to road conditions

NO SCHOOL- Thursday, January 18, 2018

NO SCHOOL- Thursday, January 18, 2018


No School- Tuesday, January 16, 2018


No School-Friday January 5, 2018 due to road conditions


No School


No School-Tuesday, January 2, 2018

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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pumpkin characters

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

book worm

October 2-6

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

Earth Science Training Sept. 22, 2017

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back to school


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.



New Principal Named at Keavy Elementary

Tonya Ford named new principal at Keavy Elementary

Tonya Ford named new Principal at Keavy Elementary

Summer Feeding Sites

United Way and Laurel County Public School Summer Feeding Program

Summer Reading

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


100 club kids



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

spelling 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!

spelling bee

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. 

family art night

family art night

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.

red ribbon week

Students enjoyed listening to Pharmacist, Robert Goforth talk about drug safety.  He is with the program called, Project Darius. 

red ribbon week

Camoflauge Day During Red Ribbon Week

red ribbon week

Twinning during Camo Day


Blue Jay Bash #1

blue jay

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

AR Grade Level Challenge....Battle of the Books!

book worm

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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book worm

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

Solar Eclipse Fun

tracing shadows

tracing shadows

4th grade students are having a blast tracing their shadows before the 2017 Solar Eclipse occurs

Open House Fun at Keavy Elementary

open house

open house

open house


Attention Parents and Guardians/Morning Drop off and afternon pick up times

back to school image

Morning drop off is from 7:35 to 8:15 

Afternoon pick up is from 3:10 to 3:30

library clip art

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.