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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WHAT’S HAPPENING AT KESTER
* Fall Picture Make-Up Day- November 30th
This Wednesday, November 30th, is Fall Picture Make-Up Day for all students who were not able to take their school pictures in October. Parents- please note that this is the final opportunity for students to have their pictures taken for the school yearbook.
* Coffee with the Principal- December 2nd
Please join us on December 2nd, at 8:15 a.m. in the Library for a Special Coffee with the Principal. A representative from Lexia Reading Core 5 will be present to answer questions about Lexia and to show parents how to best utilize Lexia at home to help their children with the program. Light refreshments will be served.
* Save the Date- December PTA Meeting
Please join us on December 7th, at 8:15 a.m. in the Staff Lounge for our final PTA meeting of 2016. We will discuss our fundraising through the first half of the school year, an update regarding our computer lab, upcoming elections for the PTA Board and preview the second half of the year. Thank you parents for your support.
* 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-2. If 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.
Donate to Kester’s Annual Support FundKester's Annual Support Fund pays for PE, Art, and much more. We can't provide these "extras" without you!
Donate via Paypal (credit cards accepted; no Paypal account necessary; please include your child's name & room number in the "Notes" field):
The suggested amount for the 2016-2017 school year is $360. Please give what you can!
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