Attention high school students and families: Please click on the link below to read a message from Superintendent/Principal Spartz. https://5il.co/nc7j
Reminder: Upcoming Spartan Food Pantry Event! Wednesday, November 25th from 9-11am at Door #1 on the backside of Keewatin Elementary. Non-perishable food items will be given out as well as frozen whole chickens and apple pie (while supplies last)! Nummy! If your family could benefit from this opportunity we encourage you to drive-by on Wednesday, November 25th from 9-11am. Happy Monday everybody! :) https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LG79s9Xc3CJ7oqDYns1VIrptSK027CKrdGaZjpfT-KQ/edit?usp=sharing
Keewatin Elementary School morning announcements for Monday, November 23, 2020 are available for all of our students here: https://bit.ly/11232020KES Share your answers for the trivia to: email@example.com
Today is the last day to shop the virtual Scholastic Book Fair! Please put your orders in now. Proceeds benefit our school! https://www.scholastic.com/bf/keewatinelementaryschool
Keewatin Elementary Spartan Families, Please follow this link for more information regarding plans for student learning during our District Reset over the next three weeks. https://bit.ly/KESReset111820 Please be safe, and stay #SpartanStrong
On Wednesday, November 25th from 9am-11am the Spartan Food Pantry at Keewatin Elementary will be hosting a Drive-by Food Bag Giveaway to ensure the generous donations to our food pantry are getting out to families in need. If your family is experiencing hard times and could benefit from this opportunity, please drive by Door #1 on the backside of Keewatin Elementary on Wednesday, November 25th from 9am-11am. There will be a staff member or volunteer there who will hand you a food bag right at your vehicle. Inside the food bag there will be a sign up sheet to utilize our Spartan Food Pantry throughout the school year. Thank you to everybody who made this opportunity possible! When communities come together, great things can happen! :) Happy almost Thanksgiving Spartan Families! Please stay safe!
Spartan Families~ here is our Online Book Fair Shopping Link: https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=keewatinelementaryschool Please considering placing an order. Thank you for your support!
Please click on the link to access an important COVID-19 message from Superintendent Spartz. https://5il.co/n3vl
Keewatin Elementary School Picture Retake Day will be on Wednesday, November 18th in the morning at the elementary school. If you are an "orange" family or a Family Flex Option family, and need to get picture retakes, please plan to bring your child(ren) to picture retakes at the school between 8am and 10am, or to contact LifeTouch directly to schedule. 1-800-736-4753
High School Families, there are still open slots for tonights video conferences. Either click the link below or go to the district web page and click on the orange button labeled "High School Conferences" to schedule your time slot. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1S-ck0ea5eU-VGKRdneL0u8_FZ76vrBBIlunodAuyy8M/edit
Please click on the link below to read an important message from Superintendent Brenda Spartz. https://bit.ly/NKReset11
Please see the North Homes November 2020 Newsletter below. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GxnnlVlLi9lbynNdrW0QQT67K1lgt1tV/view?usp=sharing
A reminder that fall conferences are quickly approaching. The High School will be hosting virtual conferences via google meet. Please visit the "High School Conferences" orange button on the District Website to schedule your students conference with their teachers. There is a step-by-step video to help you navigate through this new process. The HS conference days are November 12th and November 17th.
Spartan Food Pantry Event TODAY! 9am-11am pick up a bag of food from our Spartan Food Pantry at Keewatin Elementary curbside. If your family is short on food this month, please drive up by Door #1 today 9am-11am. There will be a staff member or volunteer there who will hand you a food bag right at your vehicle. If you are interested in using the food pantry, we encourage you to fill out the form in the food bag, and return it to school with your student for future pantry use. Together we're #SpartanStrong
Information Regarding Hotspots/Internet Access: Kootasca currently has very short-term funding to assist low income residents with internet connectivity needs. Please find attached the application for KOOTASCA’s Digital Divide Program to share with your families in need. Michelle Toven is the point of contact for applicants. The attached application can be printed, filled out, and dropped off at the Circles of Support office or KOOTASCA’s main offices. Please encourage any applicants needing assistance in completing this form to contact Michelle at: 218-656-2027 or MichelleT@kootasca.org. Due to the pandemic, there continues to be an ongoing shortage of computer equipment that is causing significant delays and limited availability. For that reason, laptops cannot be guaranteed. Desktops are more readily available at this time. With the time limited nature of this opportunity, please encourage the people you serve who do not currently have internet service or related equipment to apply as soon as possible. KOOTASCA’s Digital Divide program provides internet service and personal computers to low-income individuals and families. An extension of our long running PCs for People efforts to bridge the digital divide, this program has been made possible thanks to support from the Blandin Foundation, Itasca County, the Itasca Area Community Response Fund, and the Community Services Block Grant. For those fortunate enough to have meaningful connectivity, the internet provides a crucial link to information that helps us to navigate daily life and keep our families healthy and safe during this global health crisis. From online learning to working from home, live streamed religious services — even weddings and funerals — the web connects us in this time of physical isolation. Who is this program for? • Individuals and households living in Itasca or Koochiching County • Without home internet access or without a computer or the equipment needed to access the internet • whose household income is below 200% of the Federal Poverty Line. (See income eligibility requirements below) How do I apply? To apply, please complete the program applications found on KOOTASCA’s website at https://www.kootasca.org/digital-divide/. Detailed application and submission instructions can be found on page 1. If you need assistance in applying please call 218-656-2027. What is the Internet Service like? Internet service will typically be provided with a high-speed Wi-Fi Hotspot on the T-Mobile Network with unlimited data and 12 months of service. Internet service and equipment is subject to availability and additional Terms or Service. Applicants may receive service via other providers depending upon circumstances and service availability. View T-Mobile coverage at https://www.t-mobile.com/coverage/coverage-map What are the computers like? Computers will typically be refurbished laptop and desktop computers with Windows 10 and will include Microsoft Office and anti-virus protection. Desktop computers come with a flat-screen monitor, mouse, keyboard, and a Wi-Fi adapter. All computer equipment comes with a webcam. All equipment is subject to availability and may vary. Equipment shortages may cause delays. Current Equipment Availability* Desktop Computers, Microsoft Surface Tablets, Wi-fi Adapters, Web Cams *Subject to change Link to Program Information : https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hdpKqSudT_tAicCows1ZyS8j9m9iuAwO/view?usp=sharing Link to Application: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1s-InwYy3AQikF5-k5Z6cTwxBjiyR1ryP/view?usp=sharing
NK Archery practice has been postponed until December. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Spartan Food Pantry Events On Wednesday, November 11th and 25th, from 9am-11am the Spartan Food Pantry at Keewatin Elementary will be hosting a Drive-by Food Bag Giveaway to ensure the generous donations to our food pantry are getting out to families in need. If your family is experiencing hard times and could benefit from this opportunity please drive by Door #1 on the backside of Keewatin Elementary on Wednesday, November 11th, and 25th from 9am-11am. There will be a staff member or volunteer there who will hand you a food bag right at your vehicle. Inside the food bag there will be a sign up sheet to utilize our Spartan Food Pantry throughout the school year. If you are interested in using the food pantry, we encourage you to fill out the form and return it to school with your student for future pantry use. Thank you to everybody who made this opportunity possible! When communities come together, great things can happen! :) Sincerely, Mrs. Lautigar Keewatin Elementary Counselor email@example.com
Keewatin Elementary Spartan Families, Monday, November 9th, we have NO SCHOOL Tuesday, November 10th is an ORANGE day Wednesday, November 11th is an ORANGE day Thursday, November 12th is a DISTANCE LEARNING DAY for ALL Friday, November 13th is a BLUE day We're looking forward to connecting with you though telephone and virtual conferences over the next two weeks. Please connect with your child(ren)'s teacher if you don't know when your conference time is scheduled. Here's a link to our ONLINE bookfair - November 9 - 22nd https://www.scholastic.com/bf/keewatinelementaryschool All purchases help to support our school! Here's a link to cozy Spartan wear - orders due by Nov. 17th: http://bit.ly/2020CozySpartans Have a great long weekend. Wear orange, and stay safe!
Fall conferences are quickly approaching. The High School will be hosting virtual conferences via google meet. Please visit the "High School Conferences" orange button on the District Website to schedule your students conference with their teachers. There is a step-by-step video to help you navigate through this new process. The HS conference days are November 12th and November 17th.