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Kittredge Konnection - September 12, 2023

Today’s News

Fall Picnic was a Blast!

Thank you to everyone who came to this year’s Fall Picnic! We loved seeing your families, meeting your littlest ones, and - of course - saying hello to your furry friends!

Student Council Elections

Student council elections are in full swing here at Kittredge. On every floor, you can see campaign posters and hear students asking, “Do I have your vote?”

Speeches will be given at tomorrow’s assembly, after which there will be a vote for school-wide offices. A sincere congratulations to every student who has chosen to participate in this election – you represent Kittredge just by getting involved!

This Week’s News

Back to School Night - Wednesday, September 13

Our first in-person Back to School Night in three years is tomorrow, and we can’t wait to see you!

Back to School night begins at 6:30pm and ends at 7:30pm. If your child is in Extended Day, please make sure they are picked up by 6pm. Childcare will not be available during the event.

We recognize that the timing of Back to School Night can be a challenge for parents of multiple students. You may opt to visit both of your children’s classrooms, and teachers know that you may need to leave early or come in late. If you are unable to attend your child’s classroom presentation, we recommend contacting the teacher or stopping by the teacher’s classroom for informational materials.

Cross Country

And they’re off! Kittredge’s Cross Country team had their first practice of this season yesterday, and this Friday marks our first meet! We will be running at Hellman Hollow - Walkthrough at 4:00, Race at 4:30.

Last Chance to Register for Chess Club!

Chess Club is run in individual six week sessions. The first session will be held each Friday from 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM from this Friday, September 15th to Friday, October 20th.

Chess Club is open to all Grade 1-8 students, regardless of previous experience with chess. For beginners, please note this in the registration form so we can figure out our staffing and curriculum needs.

This session will focus on a review of what we learned last year, introduction of the game to any newcomers, basic mating patterns, and basic tactical ideas.

Chess Club will be open to all Grade 1-8 students, regardless of previous experience with chess.

Each lesson will be split between a short 15-30 minutes of interactive instruction and 30-45 minutes of gameplay. While there is plenty to learn, our primary focus will be on creating a fun, welcoming, and supportive environment to enjoy chess and build community.

All materials will be provided.

Each six-week session will cost $150 per student. Please fill out the below form to register your student:

2023-2024 Roster

This year's roster with parent contact information is now available in your Digital Locker on Teacherease! If you have any questions or see any adjustments to be made, please contact

Next Week's News

Science Club with Ms. Rose Starts Next Wednesday!

Everyone's favorite Science teacher is back with her after-school science club. Starting next Wednesday, September 20. This session, Science Club will focus on Chemistry. To reserve your space, email

KPA Korner

Join us onsite for the first KPA meeting of the year on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. Free pizza and childcare for kids! Make this your year to get involved in the KPA. Questions? Email

A big shout out to Leyla Alieva and Shane Hill for organizing this weekend's Fall KPA Camping Trip! 21 kids and 23 adults are heading up to the Russian River for fun in the sun and s'mores this weekend. Wish them luck!

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