Welcome!

Welcome to the KCSMA Parent Teacher Organization!

We believe that children are motivated to become lifelong learners when they are part of a thriving learning environment that includes active participation by their families, schools, and their community.   Our PTO exists to provide support for the educational, social, and recreational needs of the students and to promote open communication between parents, teachers, and administration in an atmosphere that is consistent with the educational philosophy of KCSMA.  

Please visit this page often for the latest information on PTO sponsored events and volunteering opportunities.  If you use the FOLLOW feature, you will receive email notifications by email whenever there is a new post.   We use this page to post school information pertaining to activities of the PTO, but at times, we also share important school news.  You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter.

Although we provide support to KCSMA, the Parent Teacher Organization is a separate entity.  Therefore, for information related to school policies, procedures, or enrollment, please refer to the student handbook or contact the school directly.  You can find links to the KCSMA website and KCSMA Facebook Page on this page.  

Box Tops committee needs collection containers

The Box Tops committee needs your help! We are looking for donations of items needed to make collection containers to place in break rooms and local businesses.

We would appreciate any empty plastic containers with lids like- Pringle’s or Lay’s chip containers, nut containers from Costco or BJ’s, Domino’s sugar containers, Folger’s coffee containers, etc. Donations could be brought to the open house night in September or I can arrange to meet you to get them.

If you think you could place a container are the office you work at, please send an email to kcsmapto@gmail.com with Box Tops in the subject line. If you would like to help decorate containers we would appreciate the help too. Thank you for your help in growing our collection program.

PTO Teacher Appreciation Luncheon is Friday

Lunch for our teachers and staff is this FRIDAY

Friday, August 29th. Let’s join together and show our teachers and staff how much we appreciate their hard work and efforts!

As always, the PTO cannot do it without the help of our KCSMA parents.  All food donations will need to me brought in on Friday morning.  A PTO volunteer will be available to collect it and assist in the direction of where it needs to go.
Please consider making a donation (of food, supplies, and/or time) from the list below.

All food and supplies should be dropped off in the Front Office during morning carpool on August 29th.

Please label all donations “For Teacher and Staff Lunch” and put your name on all serving pieces, dishes, and containers; they will be in the front office for you to pick up after 2:30 PM.

Thank you all again,

KCSMA PTO

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0F45ACA829A20-teacher/9677770

AJC in Education

Attention KCSMA Students & Families

Thanks to our KCMSA school board leaders, they have setup a Free AJC E-Edition

KCSMA students & families are able to access an electronic edition of the Atlanta Journal Constitution FREE of charge. With the e-edition, you get the following benefits:

  • Access to the last 30 days of editions
  • Ability to have articles translated into over 50 languages
  • Print, email or save articles of interest
  • Search for articles and photos by keyword and ads by keyword or category
  • It’s a great way to ‘Go Green’

This is a great opportunity for your students to obtain resources for research projects, studying, and homework.

To obtain access, please follow the below instructions.

  1. Click on this link: AJC in Education E-edition
  2. Find the USERNAME and PASSWORD boxes in the middle of the page under the laptop image.
  3. Enter the following information in the appropriate boxes:
  • Username: AJC READER KCSMA (in all caps with spaces)
  • Password: champions (all lowercase)
  • Click: GO

DonorsChoose.org and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Wants to celebrate teachers and recognize the amazing work they do. To help make sure classrooms have what they need, the Foundation is offering to fund 50% of nearly any project on DonorsChoose.org
http://www.donorschoose.org/gates-back-to-school

 

Staff appreciation

WE NEED STUDENT DRAWINGS, THANK YOU NOTES, SIGNS FOR STAFF LUNCHEON

There is a staff appreciation luncheon on Friday, August 29, 2014.  We would like to show our appreciation to our teachers and staff by decorating the lounge with student drawings and signs.  Thank you notes and poems would also be sweet.

Students can turn in their words or signs of appreciation to the front office in the box marked MEDIA CENTER DONATIONS.

 

Teacher Appreciation

Parents and Friends,

On Monday morning, the KCSMA PTO welcomed the teachers and staff with goodie bags.  Inside the goodie bag was an apple, a cookie, and a coupon for Chick-Fil-A.  This is just another way the PTO demonstrates teacher and staff appreciation by the KCSMA community.

Please remember to join the PTO. Your membership makes a difference to the students as well as the teachers and staff at KCSMA.
· It makes our voice stronger as we advocate for the kids!
· Your membership dues help fund our many programs!
· It is a sign of your support for all kids in our KCSMA community!

Thank you for your donations and enjoy the smiles on the teachers faces!!!

 

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NUT Pass & Teacher Luncheon

 

♡♡Our kids love $1 N.U.T. pass days!♡♡
There is a N.U.T. Pass opportunity this Friday, August 22nd. All money raised goes to the PTO for their events, like teacher luncheons, movie nights, etc. Guidelines for appropriate N.U.T. pass clothing can be found in the handbook on the school’s website. Money should be turned in to your child’s teacher.
☆☆Teacher Appreciation Luncheon☆☆
The PTO sponsors a staff luncheon on the last Friday of every month. Please consider donating food, dining ware, or your time. The teachers look forward to these luncheons, and we love the chance to show our appreciation. Check out the link below to sign up for this month’s luncheon, which will be held on August 29th.http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f45aca829a20-teacher

 

Upcoming Events

  • KCSMA: Holiday (Labor Day) September 1, 2014
  • Chick-fil-A biscuits September 3, 2014
  • KCSMA: Family Dinner Night September 11, 2014 On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, 790 Cobb Pl Blvd NW, Kenn esaw, GA, United States
  • KCSMA: Nut Pass for PTO Events September 12, 2014
  • KCSMA: Fun Run Day September 12, 2014 KCSMA
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