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Kittredge Konnection – April 4, 2023

This Week’s News

Thank you to the KPA!

This year’s Spring Social was a BLAST thanks to our amazing KPA representatives! Teachers, parents, and even grandparents gathered together for a night of food, family, and fun! Congratulations to the raffle prize winners and brand new owners of incredible student-made art pieces. We’re already excited for next year’s social!

Habit of Mind: Persisting

“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not… Genius will not… Education will not… Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.”

– Calvin Coolidge

Whether it is a difficult school subject, a missed job opportunity, or just a cold, rainy day where it feels especially difficult to get out the door, persisting in spite of your circumstances is crucial to continuing to grow, develop, and succeed in life.

Let’s Go Coyotes!

Yesterday our Varsity Team showed tremendous sportsmanship and spirit in their futsal game against SF Friends, and we couldn’t be more proud of them!

The last game for our Junior Varsity Academy Team will be this Thursday, April 6, at 4:45pm. The game will be against Burkes, and held at Burkes.

Lights, Kittredge, Action!

Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 5, Kittredge turns into a Hollywood studio for Movie Character Day. We can’t wait to see our school full of princesses, superheroes, and more!

Talent Show Video Now Available

Thanks to our resident videographer Mr. Young and his assistant, Kittredge Alum Cerys Cherny, a video of the entire Talent Show is now available on thumb drive. Parents can purchase their own copy of the video for $20, which goes directly to the KPA. Please email Jamie if you’d like a copy.

Spring Break

This Friday, April 7, is a minimum day because Kittredge is headed off for Spring Break! Extended day is available on a drop-in basis from noon to 6pm on Friday. Please email the office to sign up.

We hope everyone has a warm and wonderful week. As always, please notify your child’s teacher of any planned absences as soon as possible so that the teacher may plan accordingly.

Please submit a negative covid test to the following Google form on Sunday, April 16, no later than 6pm. Thank you for doing your part to keep our community safe!

Looking Ahead

Put on Your Dancing Shoes!

We are hosting a Middle School Dance at Kittredge on Friday, April 21 from 7-9pm. Get ready for neon, glow sticks, and a night to remember!

Permission slips were distributed in class. Additional copies are available via email from the office. Please return the signed permission slip to the office by April 19 if your 6th, 7th or 8th grader will attend.

KPA Korner

Thank you amazing Kittredge Parents and Teachers for a fun night last Saturday! Thank you for all of the ways you participated, big and small!

Remaining spots in the Count-Me-Ins, and class Artwork update coming to your inbox.


Thank you to everyone who participated in the Spring Raffle! The total is still being tallied, but we easily surpassed the $6,000 goal!

The raffle prizes went to:

Comprehensive Orthodontic Treatment: Damian Inglin

P:4 Wines & Party: Havilah Gebhart and Jamie Rush

2 Premium Lower Box Tickets to a Giants Home Game: Laura Julian

2 Tickets to Warriors Home Game: Janet Pelligrini

2 Tickets to a 2023-2024 Season 49er Home Game: Mr. L!

1 Gift Card to Bouchon, Napa Valley: Leonard Gestrin

Who’s the Boss? Kathryn Inglin

If you won and were unable to attend the party, please collect your prizes from Jamie. I dropped them off on Monday morning. And drum roll please…the class that sold the most tickets and wins an ice cream party: the 6th grade with over 450 tickets sold!

Important Dates

Wednesday, April 5 – Movie Character Day

Thursday, April 6 – Junior Varsity Futsal Academy Team vs. Burkes at 4:45

Friday, April 7 – Minimum Day, Spring Break

Monday, April 10-Friday, April 14 – Spring Break

Sunday, April 16 – Submit Your Child’s Covid Tests!

Wednesday, April 19 – Varsity Futsal Double Header vs PHS at 3:30, Synergy at 5:30

Friday, April 21 – Middle School Dance at 7:00

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