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Employee of the Month
Ruth Ann O'Dell was selected as Keeley's "Employee of the Month". She was honored at a luncheon hosted by the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. O'Dell has been with Keeley as a kindergarten teacher since 2002, but she took two years off to serve as an Instructional Support Team Specialist for GISD. Mrs. O'Dell has an extensive knowledge base of children and has an established reputation for excellence in working with kindergarten students and their parents.
In past years, Mrs. O'Dell has been selected as the Keeley "Teacher of the Year" and the GISD "Regular Educator of the Year". Her career in education has been filled with dedication to children, excellence in the classroom, and commitment to public education. Mrs. O'Dell has two children, Katie and Sean, who are currently attending college. Her husband, Ray, is a Chief for the Dallas Fire Department.
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.
We will only have two spirit nights at Chick-fil-a this school year. Our first one is Thursday, September 25. We hope to see everyone there!
|Fall is around the corner so let's get our yards ready with beautiful flowers! Our 5th graders are beginning their first fundraiser of the school year. Each flat of flowers is $20 and $10 from each flat is profit that will go directly into the student's camp account. Checks will be payable to Keeley Elementary-5th Grade. If you have questions, you may contact Jana Cerra.|
Check out what is happening at Keeley during the month of September.
|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.
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