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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Latest Updates

Congratulations! Kester has been named a 2014 California Distinguished School!


Kester will be open on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. We would like to thank all parents for their patience and cooperation in dealing with the recent threats to safety. Students’ safety and well-being is of the utmost concern to Kester teachers and staff, and we thank you for your understanding. The Winter Show, “Songs of Celebration,” resumes on Wednesday as previously scheduled. Tuesday’s performances have been rescheduled to Thursday at both 8:20 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. as previously planned on Tuesday. We hope you can join in the celebration of our students’ hard work.

Winter Break

School will be closed for Winter Break from December 21, 2015 through January 8, 2016. School resumes on January 11, 2016. We hope everyone has a relaxing, fun and enjoyable Winter Break. We will see you on Monday, January 11, 2016.

Sign Up for Ralph’s Community Contributions!!

Do you shop at Ralph’s?  Are you a Ralph’s Rewards club member?  Sign up now for Ralph’s Community Contributions so that a portion of your purchases can go to Kester.  Each year, Ralph’s donates thousands of dollars to the PTA to help fund our various activities.  The more families we have sign up, the more money Kester receives.  Simply click on the link below to download the flyer, take it to Ralph’s and have a sales member scan it when you check out.  It’s that easy.  Give the flyer to friends and family as well.  Even if you signed up last year, you must do it again now to have your purchases count.  The PTA does not receive any personal information from Ralph’s just money so sign up now and get free money for Kester. Ralphs 2015-16