Communications

Hospitality/KP CARES

The Hospitality Committee organizes monthly staff breakfasts, lunches and other special events throughout the year. KP Cares acknowledges significant events and accomplishments of members of our KP Community. Committee Chairs: Stacey Singer, Anna Sachs

TEACHER/STAFF APPRECIATION

The Teacher/Staff Appreciation Committee organizes activities during National Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week in May. They also organize a teacher appreciation day in the Fall. Committee Chairs: Shoshanah Eisenberg, Susan Van Horn, Karen Ralston

Kindergarten Orientation

Each year KP hosts a Kindergarten Orientation in the spring to register new kindergartners. The PTA provides information about the school and PTA activities, offers refreshments, and sells KP spirit wear. The current Kindergarten classes will not have school on these days. Committee Chairs: Trish Stone, Christa Dolenc

KP Eaglenet/Social Media

Eaglenet is an interactive email network open to KP parents, teachers, administrators, and staff. Membership gives you the ability to send and receive school-related messages. To join, send an email to KPEaglenet@gmail.com including your child's name and grade. Social Media is posted to our closed Facebook Page. Committee Chair: Stephanie Frankel (social media chair). Eaglenet Chair: Pippa Eibel

KP PTA Information Fair

The PTA hosts an information fair on the Friday before school starts at the same time as the Open House (when kids meet their teachers). Information tables include: membership, directory, 8K, spirit wear, green team, after school activities, etc.

KP PTA Meetings

PTA meetings are generally the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm in the Media Center. At each meeting we discuss current events involving the school and offer informational programs. Refreshments are served. The PTA provides babysitting for potty-trained children ages 3 and up in the Overlook Room (staffed by 2 Bar-T professionals).

KP PTA Newsletter - Eagle News

The PTA “Eagle News” is issued monthly and provides an opportunity for parents, teachers and staff to stay abreast of issues affecting KP and the Walter Johnson cluster. In addition, it provides information on topics of interest to the KP community. The newsletter is sent home as a hard copy and posted on the KP PTA website. Committee Chair: Sandra Matus

KP PTA School Directory

The PTA produces an annual directory. All KP families who wish to be are included. Information includes student name, grade, address, phone, and email address. The directory also contains general school information, class lists, staff members, and PTA officers and committee chairs. The PTA provides one directory for each family free of charge, families can purchase additional directories for a nominal fee, and PTA members have access to an online version. Committee Chair: Stacey Solin

KP PTA Website

The KP PTA website, www.kppta.org, includes up-to-date PTA news and announcements, a list of PTA officers and committee chairs, school club info, PTA activity info, volunteer and membership forms, and useful links to MCPS sites. Committee Chair: Lisa Zelermyer

KP Yearbook

A Kensington Parkwood Elementary School yearbook is available for purchase to all grades. It captures school photos and events from throughout the school year. Committee Chair: Stacey Singer