Welcome to the homepage for Kester Avenue/Kester Magnet, a California Distinguished School! This web site is run by the Kester PTA, which is proud to support our school. If you have questions for the school administration, please visit this page for contact information.

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* Spring Break is April 10th-14th

Spring Break will take place next week, from April 10th through the 14th.  We hope everyone has a relaxing and fun break.

* PTA Elections on Tuesday, April 18th

Join us on Tuesday, April 18th, at 8:15 a.m. in the Staff Lounge for our April PTA meeting where we will elect the Board for the 2017-2019 term.  We will also provide an update regarding fundraising through April and discuss plans for the 2017-2018 school year.  We hope to see you there.

* Join Us at Chipotle on April 19th

Take the night off from cooking and join us at Chipotle Sherman Oaks, located at 14708 Ventura Boulevard (next to Panera), from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Chipotle will donate 50% of all sales to Kester families made during this time.   Please bring in the flyer that is being sent home on April 17th or click flyer to download the form to your mobile device. You must bring in the flyer or mention Kester at the register.  For orders placed online, you should bring the flyer in with you when you pick up your order.

* World’s Finest Chocolate Money Due April 7th

Thank you parents for supporting the PTA’s spring chocolate fundraiser.  Please remember that all monies must be returned to the office by Friday, April 7th.  Thank you for your cooperation.

* Sign Up For Ralph’s Rewards Today

Want a free and easy way to support Kester? If you shop at Ralphs and have a Ralphs Rewards Card, your grocery purchases can support Kester at no cost to you! Register your Ralphs Rewards card to support the Kester PTA through the Community Contributions program, and a percentage of every purchase you make at Ralphs goes to benefit our students. Our participation brought in over $8,000 last year for PTA enrichment programs—the more families sign up, the better we do! Flyers went home in Backpack Thursday on September 1 with instructions on how to register online or over the phone. Instructions on how to sign up online can also be found at: https://www.ralphs.com/topic/community-contribution-2If you can’t find your flyer, pick up another copy in the main office or download a copy by clicking here. Returning Kester families: The Community Contributions program resets annually, so you must re-register to continue supporting Kester. Thank you!

* After School Treats Available Now

Support the PTA while getting something tasty to eat.  After school treats are available for sale, beginning on Tuesday with Kona Ice.  The PTA will also be offering pizza on Wednesday and ice cream on Friday, after school outside the auditorium.  Thank you for your support.