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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* PTA Meeting on May 24th

Join us on Wednesday, May 24th at 8:15 a.m. in the Staff Lounge for our final PTA meeting of the year.  We will discuss fundraising totals for the 2016-17 school year and discuss enrichment programs/activities for the upcoming school year. We hope to see you there.

* 5th Grade Culmination is on June 8th

The culmination ceremony for Kester’s 5th grade students will take place on Thursday, June 8th at 8:30 a.m.  Please check with your child’s teacher for seating procedures as there may be changes from previous years.

* Kinder Culmination is on June 9th

The culmination ceremony for Kester’s youngest students, our beloved kinder students, will take place on Friday, June 8th at 8:30 a.m.  This year, parents may drop off their child with their teacher and head to the quad to get their seats.

* Last day of school is June 9th

The last day of school is Friday, June 9th.  Dismissal is at 12:30 p.m.

* 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.