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Kenrose PTO Bird's Eye View  
September 11, 2017


 
 
 
 
 

BUILD THE NEST

It's time for Kenrose families to “Build the Nest” (BTN)! Pledge forms were sent home with the oldest child in your family last week. Please return your family's pledge form by September 21st (even if you are unable to make a donation). The first class to return 100% of the yellow pledge forms will receive a pizza party!  Forms must be returned to be entered into the daily drawing for an individual prize! Donations can be made by sending a check with your child to school or via an online payment through Paypal. For more information regarding Build the Nest or to make an online payment, please go to our website, www.kenrosepto.com, and click on the “Fundraising” tab. Thank you for your support!

 



SKATE NIGHT
 

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS 


Don’t miss out on these opportunities!!
 
 

To see the full listing, click here

(**Tier 3 Badge not required.  For our ESL families, minimal English speaking is needed.)
 

KENROSE CARES FOR TEXAS
We are so proud of our students and families for contributing to the "Tennessee Volunteers for Texas"​.  For those of you who couldn't stop by to help, the kids and parents alike, truly enjoyed the whole experience!  Fun and heart warming.  Thank you to ALL of our volunteer parents and students, you should be very proud of your contribution, without you none of this could have happened!
 
Williamson County School District made up a video on the Kenrose Campaign.  See that here:
 
​If you didn't get to donate items but would still like to give to the Hurricane Harvey Relief, please consider giving to the "Williamson Gives Campaign" with The Community Foundation. www.cfmt.org/williamson-gives.
 
Totals collected by Kenrose Elementary:
  Total
Backpacks (each) 205
Pencils (each) 6,551
Scissors (each) 333
Paper (packages) 353
Crayons(boxes of 24) 346 
Glue (bottles or sticks) 1,113 
 
 


WANT TO BE A SPONSOR OR VENDOR....


Do you have a small home based business? Are you part of a company or business that would like to showcase at Kenrose's Family Fun Night? Our Family Fun Night is set for Friday, October 20th, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, and we have vendor/ sponsorship opportunities available. Around 2,000 people attended last year (1,000 adults and 1,000 children). If you are interested in learning more about vendor or sponsorship opportunities go to KenrosePTO.com and look under Fundraising for details and forms. Please contact Emily Gentzler (kenroseavpfund@gmail.com) with any questions.

 
CARDINAL CONNECTION
CLICK HERE, for the Puffy Muffin menu to order your lunch.  
 

STUDENT COUNCIL AND BUS SAFTEY PATROL 
 
One of our favorite roles at Kenrose is to teach and promote student leadership development.  Our counselors want to tell you about two exciting opportunities for upperclassman.  The programs are Student Council and Bus Safety Patrol.  Please CLICK HERE to read more about these excellent programs.  
 
 
 

KENROSE CHOIR

Attention Fourth and Fifth grade students and their parents interested in being a part of the Kenrose Choir!  Fall semester choir sign up will begin this week.  CLICK HERE for the sign up sheet and more information.  


 

KENROSE BLOOD DRIVE

Kenrose is having a blood drive Friday, September 15 from 10:00-2:00.  With Hurricane Harvey the demand for blood is more urgent. Students who recruit one presenting donor will be rewarded one Red Cross medal while supplies last.  Anyone who donates gets a free haircut from Sportsclip.   CLICK HERE for more information.  


 

WCS FOOD SERVICE DEPARTMENT IS HIRING

Special Education Teacher Assistants Needed!
If you, or someone you know, is interested we have four vacant full-time special education teacher assistant positions available at Kenrose.  These positions are full time and do include benefits.  If interested in interviewing for the position, please send all resumes to Kelly Griffor, assistant principal Kelly.griffor@wcs.edu



The Williamson County Schools Food Service Department is looking for part-time Cafeteria Staff to help feed and care for our students. This is a great part-time job and a great way to help our students.  So feel free to apply and or pass the word around to your family and friends.  We are always looking to add great community members to our team.

You may apply at:  www.wcs.edu/careers or contact our  office directly and we will be happy to walk you thru the site and the process of applying for employment.

If you have any questions, please call Judi Adkins at 615-472-4995


 

HUMBLE APOLOGIES

Dr. Looney, our Williamson County School Superintendent, said he humbly apologized, at the PTO President and Principal meeting last week, for the continued busing issues.  The District has been consistently advertising for drivers since last school year.  They even increased the rate of pay again, from $15/hour to $17/hour, and yet, they still cannot find enough bus drivers for the number of bus routes in the County. They are aware of the angst and the problems this is causing and they continue to brainstorm on different and better ways to address it. If you or someone you know might consider becoming a bus driver, send them to https://selfservice.wcs.edu/Apply/employmentopportunities/default.aspx to submit an online application.  Applicants are paid while training and while obtaining their CDL license.  The position also receives full medical and dental benefits.

 

KENROSE PTO CALENDAR 

Keep up to date with PTO and school events.  CLICK HERE to see the calendar of events.  




 
 
 

COMMUNITY

 
 
GIRL SCOUTS


Mark your calendars – it’s Girl Scout season! Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.  Discover the fun, friendship and power of girls together.  Girl Scouts is opening new troops this month - join the adventure!  To learn more, attend their parent night on Tuesday September 19 at 6:15pm, in the Kenrose Cafeteria. They will be forming new troops and identifying new leaders at this meeting! Email ebradley@gsmidtn.org with any questions!


 

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