Kester Avenue/Kester Magnet Elementary School

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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* ELAC Meeting: Tuesday, November 14th

The English Language Advisory Council will be meeting on Tuesday, November 14th at 8:15 a.m. in the Staff Lounge.  Please join Jennifer DiLorenzo, our Title I coordinator, for this important meeting.

*SSC Meeting: Thursday, November 16th

The School Site Council will be meeting on Thursday, November 16th at 2:45 p.m. in the Library.  On this month’s agenda, the SSC will review and vote on the Parent School Compact as well Parent Involvement Policy.  SSC meetings are open to all parents and we encourage you to attend.

*Rockin’ for Kester This Saturday

Our 7th Annual Rockin’ for Kester concert is happening this Saturday, November 18th.  Doors open at 4:00 p.m.  We’ll have California Pizza Kitchen, Dude’s Dog Shack and Ice Shaver to quench your thirst and fill you up for the concert.  Don’t miss the rock shop, photo booth, bake sale and souvenir shop.  Even if your kids are not participating this year, it is still one of our best community events so join us and help us rock on with our student bands as they take the stage.  Bring your low beach chairs so you can enjoy the concert under the stars.  You don’t want to miss it!!

* 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. This program brings in thousands of dollars each year for PTA enrichment programs—the more families sign up, the better we do! Family and friends are also welcome to sign up to support Kester! Flyers will go home in Backpack Thursday this week with instructions on how to register online or over the phone, or you can download a copy to get started now by clicking here. Instructions on how to sign up online can also be found at: IMPORTANT FOR RETURNING KESTER FAMILIES: The Community Contributions program resets annually on September 1st, so you must re-register to continue supporting Kester. Thank you!


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