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Keeley has quite a few parent/student grade level and school-wide activities scheduled during the month of November. To see what is happening for your child's individual grade level, please visit the Activities page of this website.
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Discovery Education Techbook Experience
On October 27 or 28, elementary parents and students are invited to try the new science resources coming to the classroom this year ...Learn more
Our Hearing/Vision screening is scheduled for Tuesday, November 11, in the library.
Check out what is happening during the month of October at Keeley.
Award Assembly Schedule
|The award assemblies for the second grading cycle will be on November 19.|
- 8:15 - 1st Grade
- 8:30 - 3rd Grade
- 9:00 - 5th Grade
- 9:30 - 4th Grade
- 10:00 - 2nd Grade
Can Food Drive
We need your help to stock the food pantry at "Hope in Hand" in Rowlett, which helps provide food to needy families right here in Rowlett! Keeley Elementary will be collecting food between now and October 31 to help stock the pantry. Please do not send corn or green beans because they have a ton. The top 5 classes that collect the most food will win a free recess. Please see the list for items they need the most. Your help is needed and greatly appreciated.
Employee of the Month
Katie Parker was recognized as Keeley's "Employee of the Month." She was honored at a luncheon hosted by the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Parker has taught special education classes at Keeley for the past 18 years. She is well known for her excellent rapport with parents, students and teachers. Mrs. Parker always goes "above and beyond" to assist students who have learning disabilities, or others in need of specialized instruction. Keeley is very forunate to have such an experienced and dedicated teacher for special education students. Mrs. Parker resides in Rowlett with her husband, Dan, and became a new grandma for the first time this year.
Red Ribbon Week
Red Ribbon Week is a national celebration from October 27 to November 1. This is an opportunity to renew our commitment to a healthy and drug-free lifestyle. Each day there is a different theme such as sports shirts and wearing red. Please see the theme schedule flyer for our daily themes. We would like to thank our PTA in advance for donating all of the prizes for the week's activities. Let's have fun this week and participate every day.
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.
We Want You!
Keeley encourages all parents to be involved in their child's school education. We have many ways for you to participate.
- Join the PTA. The PTA sponsors so many of our school activities such as father/daughter dances, mother/son bingo, pastries for parents, and western day just to name a few.
- Be a volunteer. We always welcome volunteers and the students love having their parents at school. Parents can read to students, tutor kids, assist teachers, chaperone field trips, or help in the office.
- Be a W.A.T.C.H. Dog. This program has really taken off at Keeley. These male role models can be seen in their Watch Dog t-shirts around the school working with students and teachers in the classroom and at recess, putting up bulletin boards, and helping with student drop-off and crosswalk in the morning.
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.