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Welcome to the website of Kerrydale Elementary -  fully accredited and the Home of the Cardinals!

Parent Portal and Related Services are Again Functioning
Full resumption of service and online ability to edit "emergency card" data will be announced Tuesday, September 1.
 

Get Ready for the New Year!
School Starts August 31
Upcoming Events
Today
Repeating Event - New Student Registrations
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tomorrow
Repeating Event - New Student Registrations
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9/2/2015
Repeating Event - New Student Registrations
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
PWCS News
 
Divisionwide Announcements
Rising 6th Graders Need Important Vaccine Before Starting Class
Shots Available August 25 at Kelly Leadership Center. Read more.
Kerrydale Announcements
From Our Principal
    Hi, Kerrydale families! 

   We are looking forward to kicking off the 2015-2016 school year on Monday, August 31st. As we prepare for an efficient opening, please remember the following: 

-Students may arrive at 8:35 ONLY if they are eating breakfast. The first bell rings at 8:50.  

-All visitors will need to report to the office. Please bring your photo identification with you. 

-All Prince William County Schools will provide a Grab and Go breakfast this year. Students will choose between a hot or cold bagged breakfast. Depending on their arrival time, students will eat in the cafeteria or the classroom. This will ultimately allow for more learning time for our students! 

-At dismissal, please remember that if you are walking to pick up your child, the child will be in the cafeteria. Please bring your photo identification with you. 

-In the afternoon, the car rider lane will be for car riders only. There will not be parking in the side parking lot. If your child is a car rider, please stay in your car and do not park. You will stay with the flow of traffic and a Kerrydale staff member will escort your student to your car. 

-Your child will be given a dismissal tag during the first week of school. 

-As we put our dismissal plan in action, I do expect delays at first. Please be patient with us as we work to provide the safest dismissal for our students. 

We are looking forward to a super year!  Mrs. Gudinas
First Day of School


Kerrydale ES and all PWCS schools start on Monday, August 31, 2015.  We are so excited to begin our year of learning and fun! 
Welcome Back!
Kerrydale starts promptly at 8:50 am. Students must be in class, seated for morning announcements, which begin at 9:00am. Breakfast is served starting at 8:35am.  Students who are not eating breakfast, should not arrive before 8:50am. Kerrydale dismisses at 3:40pm.

Please see the Parent Guide on the left for supply lists, bus routes, lunch menus,
School Age Child Care information, school hours and other important information. The Policies link has more information on attendance, code of behavior, dress code and more. Please check this website often for all you need to know about Kerrydale. We are looking forward to an awesome year of learning!
2015-2016 Supply Lists
Please click here or check the Supply List, in the Parent's Guide section, for the whole school supply list. You can also click on the grade level below. Students can bring in their supplies to our Open House or on the first day of school.  Happy Shopping!
 
Kindergarten      First Grade      Second Grade      Third Grade     
  
                               Fourth Grade      Fifth Grade
New Student Registration
Kerrydale's office registers new students daily, from 10am-2pm, Monday - Friday. Please click here for more information on what you need to bring with you to register your child(ren). You can also click here to download the enrollment forms. Please feel free to contact Mrs. Burgess at 703-590-1262 with any questions. You may want to call ahead to make sure the office is open. We look forward to seeing you this fall!
September PTO Meeting
Join us as we Kick Off the year right at our September PTO meeting on Wednesday, September 2 at 6:30 pm in the Media Center. We need YOU to help us plan and implement our year filled with exciting events. Not sure how to help? Please come and find out first hand how you can support your child and Kerrydale ES. Check out the school website and newsletter to stay informed of all the events and opportunities coming up.  Please email kerrydalepto@gmail.com for more information or for how you can help! Hope you can join us!
Show your Kerrydale Spirit Day!
Every Friday is show your Kerrydale Spirit Day! Wear Kerrydale spirit wear or anything red or blue (our school colors) every Friday.  It's fun to fly together as a Cardinal!
No School - Labor Day Holiday
All PWCS schools will be CLOSED on Monday, September 7th due to the Labor Day Holiday.  Have a great weekend!
Kerrydale to serve Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Our school is one of the 138 schools in the state of Virginia that has been awarded the "Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Grant."  The purpose of this program is to expand the variety of fruits and vegetables students are exposed to, increasing fruit and vegetable consumption to improve their present and future health.  We will be able to provide a fresh fruit and vegetable snack to your child three days a week at no charge.  The students will have the opportunity to try some familiar items like apples, watermelon, carrots and radishes, as well as some more unusual items such as figs, persimmons and kumquats.  Please alert the school nurse of any concerns you may have regarding food allergies. We look forward to providing this experience for your child!
Kerrydale Back to School Nights
Kerrydale's Back to School Night is coming up!
Parents, please come and take this opportunity to meet your child's teacher, learn about the curriculum and how to join our Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) and other ways you can support your child and Kerrydale.
 
Kindergarten- Second Grade's Back to School Night will be held on Monday, September 28, 2015 at 7pm.

Third Grade - Fifth Grade Back to School Night will be held on 
Tuesday,
September 29, 2015 at 7pm.
 
  We hope to see you there!
Save the Date! Field Day is coming up!

Kerrydale's Field Day will be held on Friday, October 2nd.  We will need lots of volunteers to make this event a success.  We hope you can join us for a day of healthy fun!

Our school recognized for helping PWCS save money and the environment
Money not spent on energy costs can be better invested in the classroom. Read more.
From the Nurse's Office:

Please check out the links under Nurse's News (on the left) to find out more information about School HealthTreatment Plans, Medications and Vaccinations that upcoming 6th Graders MUST have before the Fall. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Mrs. Gardner, Kerrydale's School Nurse.

Kerrydale, Go Mobile!
Get the MyPWCS app from the iTunes App store (for Apple products) or Android's Play Store, choose the schools (plus the Division) to follow, and you will have easy access to news, calendars, menus, lunch money accounts, contact info, and more.  Enable "push notifications" to get the best alerts your specific device has to offer. Find user's guides and other helpful information on pwcs.edu and in the resources section of the mobile app. You will have access to news and everything that is happening at Kerrydale & PWCS right at your fingertips. Check it out today!

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