Friday, January 19, 2018

Keystone Elem. Friday Note

Keystone Friday Notes 1/19/18 Wednesday, Jan. 24th- 1:00 p.m. dismiss- PD Next Week- Special Schedule Monday Day 6 Technology Tuesday Day 1 PE/Music Wednesday Day 2 Art Thursday Day 3 PE/Guidance Friday Day 4 Art

Cook’s Choice Cook’s Choice menu on Wednesday, Jan.24th​ is Shredded Beef & Cheese on Bun, Corn, Pinto Beans, Mandarin Oranges, and Pineapple.

BCPTO PTO meeting will be held on Monday, February 5th at 6:30 p.m. at the Keystone Center. All are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Outdoor Apparel Keystone outdoor recess policy is that if the “feels like” temperature is 10 degrees or above, the students will be going outside for recess. Please make sure your child has appropriate clothing and or jacket apparel to play comfortably outside. Students also need to remember their shoes to change into during school. ​ If you need assistance with any coats, hats, gloves, etc. this winter please call or email Candi in the office. 319-442-3221 cbenesh@benton.k12.ia.us

Late Starts/Early Dismissals Breakfast is NOT​ served at school on days the district delays school due to weather conditions. Preschool schedule for late starts: AM session is from 10:15 a.m. -12:15 p.m. and PM session is from 1:15 p.m.- 3:15 p.m. School delays, early dismissals, and cancellations can be found on local t.v. stations as well as the Bobcat Voicelink 1-830-2164 or 515-830-2164. Parents may also choose to subscribe to the KCRG TV-9 app or the notification system offered by Govdelivery. https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/IAEDU0609/subscriber/new

Nurse’s Note Students are not allowed to return to school unless they have been fever free for at least 24 hours without the use of medication. ​ In the case where the illness is treated with antibiotics, the student must be on the antibiotic for 24 hours before returning to school unless accompanied by a note from the doctor. Thank you for helping to keep our students healthy! Jamie Bruns RN, BSN School Nurse

Bobcat Weekend Activities Friday, Jan. 19th 9/10, JV, V GBB @ Independence 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. 9/10, JV, V BBB vs. Independence 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20th V Wrestling Invitational @ East Marshall 9:00 a.m. JV, V GBB @ Union 2:00/3:30 p.m. 10th, 9th, V BBB @ Union 2:00/3:00/4:30 p.m. Norway 5/6 Band- Marion Junior Honor Band Robotics- League Championship @ Marion District Speech Large Group

Monday, December 11, 2017

K-3 Narrative report card parent survey

Keystone Parents,

We always value and appreciate your feedback for all we do here at Keystone.  Please take a couple of minutes to give us feedback on our narrative approach to the report cards in November.  Thanks, Mr. Junge and Keystone Staff

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf5aiPsZEjIJjo3znsYZ5XNPMOXlFq9PF0bEFP1s55xJLfMYA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Monday, September 18, 2017

Grading info from Parent Partnership Night

Keystone Parents,

Thanks to those of you who were able to make it to our Parent Partnership Night this past Wednesday.  For those of you who weren't able to make it I am sending the slide show of information our teachers presented.  Please feel free to email me at rjunge@benton.k12.ia.us or call 319-442-3221 if you have any questions.  Thanks, Mr. Junge

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1_FbYM3THMAmiYWKTLd7kkC-tOdkiedYhFoeexjQZOFU/edit?ts=59bf0b31#slide=id.p


Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Parent Partnership Night / Free Cookies / Grading Info


6:15 - 7:00 at Keystone Elementary.

Free Cookies!!  Child Care provided!!

Please join us to meet with your child's grade level teachers to talk about grade reporting, learning goals for the year, and parent communication. It is key for you as the parent to know what we need from you at home to increase the child's growth for the year.

It is only 45 minutes long.  We want to continue to build our learning team between school and home.

Thanks, Mr. Junge

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Open House Parent-Teacher Conference Feedback

Keystone Parents,

Everything we do is to serve you and your child to make sure their educational experience at Keystone and Benton CSD is the best it can possibly be.  We would love your feedback and input with regards to our new idea for a more personalized conference to start the year.  Please take 5 minutes to fill out the survey included in my blog.  Thanks for your time and your commitment to your child's education.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1zcBkoqKCXhnmAyAcwrdtaPR-TFmNa5rqySNQSP3vZf8/edit?ts=59a080ef

Sincerely,

Mr. Junge

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

12:00 Dismiss Wed.

We are having a 12:00 (noon) dismiss tomorrow, Wednesday 9/6, for PK-12 District PD.  I am attaching the link for the speaker we will be engaging with during our PD.  It is a great opportunity that Mr. Zittergruen and our School Board is allowing us to partake in.  Thanks, Mr. Junge

http://web1.gwaea.org/newsreleases/2017-2018/SeminarSeries-Meechin.pdf

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

**Important** Please read


We still have some parents that need to sign up for a Parent-Teacher Conference to start the year. This is replacing our former Open House format of just coming in and dropping off materials.  Please sign up for a slot to bring in materials and build the all important teacher / parent relationship to start the year. Thanks, Mr. Junge
K-3 - http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084fafae2ea4fb6-keystone 
PK - http://tinyurl.com/BOY-Keystone