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Jam the Gym
The date for Jam the Gym for Kindergarten scheduled for Thursday, January 22 has been changed to Thursday, February 12, 2015, at 7:00 p.m.
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|Join Keeley PTA for a night of FUN for moms and their boys! Mother/Son Bingo will be Friday, January 30 from 6-8 p.m. in the cafeteria. Drinks will be provided, but please bring a snack to share. Pictures will be available for purchase.
|It's picture time!! Group class pictures are scheduled for Thursday, January 29. Envelopes will be going home soon if you would like to order one.
The Book Fair is coming to Keeley! It is January 30 through February 6 and the scheduled times vary. The school earns 25% of the sales and the money is used to purchase books and materials for our school library. Please feel free to invite friends and neighbors with preschoolers and homeschoolers. Thank you for supporting our library.
Daddy Daughter Dance
Please join us for a fun evening to celebrate daddies and their girls! This free event at Keeley is sponsored by the Keeley PTA and will be held on Friday, February 6 from 7 - 9 p.m. There will be a live dj, dancing and games. A yummy snack to share with others would be much appreciated.
Check out what is happening during the month of January at Keeley.
Choice of School
It's time for the annual "Choice of School" program. This open enrollment plan is one of GISD's more distinctive features. For any questions you may have, the District website has more detailed information.
Employee of the Month
|Laura Cox, Keeley's technology assistant, was selected as "Employee of the Month" and was honored at a luncheon hosted by the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Cox has worked at Keeley for the last seventeen years and has been responsible for meeting all technology needs within the school. In addition, she has totally managed the school's website and has done an excellent job with keeping it updated. Whenever anything goes wrong with technology on the campus, everbody yells "Get Laura." Mrs. Cox is an indispensable employee who works tirelessly to keep everything running with technology and goes "above and beyond" on a daily basis. She has three children who attended Keely, and she resides in Rowlett with her husband, Kerry.
Elementary School EXPO
Garland ISD is hosting an elementary school EXPO for 5th grade students transitioning from elementary to middle school. All middle schools in the district will be represented. This EXPO will be held on Thursday, February 26, from 6-8 p.m. at the Curtis Culwell Center.
Family Involvement At School
According to the National Coalition for Parent Involvement in education, research studies support:
- Students do better academically and socially when schools build positive relationships with families.
- Parent involvement in education is crucial. No matter their income or background, students with involved parents are more likely to have higher grades and test scores, have better social skills, and show improved behavior.
Vote for Your Favorite Teacher to Win Teacher of the Month
At the end of each month the GISD teacher with the most votes will be named as teacher of the month, and win this car to drive for a month...Learn more
Get Your Keeley T-shirt!
Keeley "Positively Wild About Keeley" T-shirts are for sale. They are lime green with zebra lettering. Please fill out the order form and return to your teacher. The shirts are $12 each and you may pay cash or make check payable to Keeley.
Soft Drink Tabs
We will continue to save our drink tabs to help out the Ronald McDonald House. Students may put all the tabs in the large yellow container located in the front lobby.
||It's time to start thinking about the yearbook! Our Keeley yearbooks are unique because they come with two pages you can customize FREE. These pages will only appear in your book. You may get started by registering at Treering. If you need help, please follow these step by step instructions and if you have already registered from a previous year, your login credentials still work.
Keeley is trying something new this year. You may wish your child a happy birthday on the marquee! Summer birthdays can be recognized on their half birthday. Simply fill out the form and return to your child's teacher.