Enrichment and School Activities

At Kester Avenue Elementary/Magnet, students are able to experience a wide variety of enrichment programs/positions funded by the Kester Avenue PTA and the generous contributions of our school community.

Enrichment Programs/Positions:

  • Computer Lab Instruction provided by ComputerWiseKids
  • Physical Education Classes taught by the YMCA North Valley
  • Music and Dance for grades K-2
  • Hands on Science Lab with full-time teacher’s assistant
  • Visual Arts Program
  • Field Trips for all classes in all grade levels
  • Full-Time nurse’s aide

Other Campus Activities:

  • Student Success Team
  • School Beautification by Kester POPS
  • Coffee with the Principal every month
  • Student Council
  • Parent Volunteers
  • School Safety
  • Wonder of Reading Library

Special Events:

  • Back to School Night
  • Open House (Spring)
  • Spirit Days (Friday)
  • Career Day (Spring, grades 3-5)
  • Book Fair (Spring)
  • Winter Holiday Performance
  • Volunteer Recognition Tea
  • Super Star Assemblies
  • Character Education/ Patriotic Assemblies

PTA Events:

  • Ice Cream Social (August 25, 2017)
  • Halloween Trunk or Treat/Carnival (October 28, 2017)
  • Rockin’ for Kester (November 18, 2017)
  • Parent Gala (Casino Royale, January 27, 2018)
  • Spring Fling (April 14, 2018)
  • Spring Movie Night (May 11, 2018)

A California Distinguished School