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Kittredge Konnection - September 26, 2023

This Week’s News


Our volleyball season is off to a great start with back-to-back wins against Burkes on Friday and Synergy yesterday. The next volleyball game will be this Friday, September 29. Kittredge will face off against Gateway’s team at Gateway. The game begins at 4:30. Go Coyotes!

Cross Country

Our cross country team had a great first meet, and is gearing up for our second meet tomorrow, September 27, at McLaren Park. The walkthrough is at 4:00, and the race begins at 4:30. Go Coyotes!

Thank You for Driving Safely

Though Lake Street is closed, there are still cars driving down our block. You are permitted to drive on the block to pick up or drop off your child. Please be mindful of cars and pedestrians alike as you exit our loading zone.

If you arrive early, we appreciate you taking a lap around the block or even parking for a walking pickup. We try to keep our loading zone free for two cars at a time and move everyone in and out as efficiently as possible. If you are the parent of a middle school student, you may make a plan to pick up your child at the corner of 24th and Lake. This allows you space without double parking in the street, which can make it difficult for cars exiting the loading zone as well as pedestrians who have the right of way.

Thank you for keeping our community safe and for modeling safe choices for our Kittredge kids.

Next Week’s News

Open Houses

Do you know a family that would be a great Kittredge fit? Tell them about our Open Houses!

Prospective parents are invited to join us and chat with Ms. Pon-Barry, Mr. Young, and Ms. Grazi, as well as a few Kittredge students and parents at the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, October 5 from 7pm-8pm

  • Saturday, October 7 from 10am-11am

  • Thursday, November 2 from 7pm-8pm

Interested parents can register for an Open House at

Looking Ahead

Fall Holiday

It’s that time of year already! Fall Holiday is on Monday, October 9. School will be closed, and will resume on Tuesday, October 10.

Two Weeks At A Glance

  • September 27 - Cross Country to McLaren

  • September 28 - Cross Country Practice

  • September 29 - Volleyball at Gateway

  • October 2 - Cross Country practice

  • October 2 - Riordan Visit 1:15

  • October 4 - SI Visit

  • October 5 - Cross Country practice

  • October 5 - Open House 7pm

  • October 6 - Bay to visit 12:30

  • October 7 - Open House 10am

KPA Korner

Volunteer Opportunities Available & Next KPA Meeting

Thank you to everyone who attended our kick-off KPA meeting! It was a record crowd and we're so excited about people stepping forward to support the KPA efforts. We're still seeking volunteers to help Leyla Cebeci with the Fall Count-Me-Ins and Mindee Kashiwagi with the Fall Raffle. And if you'd like to pitch in to help with the Holiday Happening (a kid favorite), the more the merrier! Contact to learn more or visit the KPA page on

The next KPA meeting will be held on Zoom on October 10 at 7 p.m.

Save the Date for the Fall Social!

Book the babysitter and get ready for a great night out at the Fall Social on Saturday, October 28 at 6:30-9:30 p.m. Join the community for an evening of food and fun at Michelle and Trae Stephens' house. Stay tuned for an invitation and more details.

Classroom Outings & Events

Have an idea for a fun event for your kid's class? The KPA has a budget of $200 for each class for parents to organize out-of-school events on weekends or afternoons. Park playdates with pizza and beach potlucks have been fun socials for the kids. Contact your class parent if you want to brainstorm ideas!

Photo: 6th Grade Class Outing

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