Communications & Public Relations

Hospitality/Staff Appreciation

This committee organizes PTA receptions including the PTA meetings, staff appreciation breakfasts or lunches, teacher appreciation week, and other special events throughout the year. Committee Chairs: Stacey Singer, Anna Sachs

KP Cares

KP Cares is a committee that acknowledges significant events and accomplishments of members of our KP Community. Committee Chair: Stacey Singer

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 spiritwear. The current Kindergarten classes will not have school on these days. Committee Chair: Trish Stone, Christine Nuessle, Christa Dolenc

KP Eaglenet

This 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. Committee Chair: Lisa Zelermyer

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, after school activities, recess volunteers etc.

KP PTA Meetings

PTA meetings are generally the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm. At each meeting we discuss current events involving the school and offer informational programs. The PTA provides babysitting for potty-trained children ages 3 and up.

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 Chairs: Susie Horn

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: Janette Sessa Ward and Stacey Solin

KP PTA Website

The KP PTA website,, 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: Jenn Super

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