K - 6
8:25 School open for student drop off or walkers (no supervision for students prior to 8:25 a.m.)
8:30 - 8:40 Bus Arrival
8:40 - 8:50 Morning Work in classrooms
8:50 School Begins – Students tardy if not in seat/classroom
8:00am - 4:30pm
5/23 Field Day: Click here for information about Kent Gardens Field Days.
5/16 Sixth Grade Student Party: Wednesday, June 22nd 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Sixth grade student party at school in the gym. This party was a huge success last year and is sure to be a fun time this year. JoAnn Sears is coordinating the event with other volunteers. Please contact her if you have additional questions.
5/16 Sixth Grade Farewell: Wednesday, June 22nd 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sixth Grade Farewell at the Temple Rodef Shalom. Each student will receive 4 tickets per family. Students do not require a ticket in order to enter the ceremony. Families are encouraged to work with other families if additional tickets are needed. We will distribute the tickets in late May/early June.
4/29 2015-2016 Yearbook: KG yearbooks are on sale now! Don’t forget to pre-order yours before they are all gone! Limited supplies while they last! : Cost is $20. Online ordering only at SplendidPortraits.com Order deadline is June 3rd.
4/28 KG Summer Camp: Our week-long camps offer everything from high tech, low tech and no tech - and some are even taught by our own KG teachers! Click here to take a look at the offerings and count on some fun! Registration ends May 7, with camps beginning July 5.
4/28 Budget Updates: Thanks to all of the KGES families and staff that attended rallies and sent letters, emails, tweets and messages through Facebook in support of FCPS. The Board of Supervisors passed a budget that includes funds to increase teachers’ salaries and reduce class sizes. Click here to read the statement by Superintendent Dr. Karen Garza. Please remember to thank our elected officials for showing their strong support for our schools!
4/28 Spring AAP Updates: It is that time of year again when we determine who our Level II and Level III students will be for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year. Please click here for more information. If you feel that your student would benefit from the Level II or Level III services, please click here to complete the referral form. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Debra Wines at Debra.Wines@fcps.edu or at 703 394-5600.
4/28 Sixth Grade Parents: Sixth grade parents please note that you may enroll your child in Start to Success at Longfellow from August 15th to August 19th. This is a wonderful program that all students enjoy and benefit from as they transition to middle school. Click here for the FAQ page. Click here for registration information. Click here for the emergency care form.
4/6 Beginning May 16, students in our school in grades 3 through 6 will be taking the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) Tests, which are required of all students in grades 3 and above across the state by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). SOL tests measure the extent to which students have learned the content and skills specified in the Virginia SOLs. Click here for the KGES SOL testing schedule.
3/3 Fall registration is open for the 2016-2017 school year for all new students in Kent Gardens boundary. Registration information and paperwork can be found here on our website under parent information and also at the FCPS website http://www.fcps.edu/index.shtml under registration. You may drop off paperwork in our office between the hours of 8am and 4pm Monday through Friday.
3/3 Kindergarten Registration: The link for registration information is as follows: http://www.fcps.edu/parents/start/kindergarten.shtml
2/4 Summer Learning Programs Registration is open! Please click here for more information.
8/14 Parents - do not forget to use your SIS Parent View account this fall. Your login from SIS Parent View will work for FCPS 24/7 Blackboard this fall. Login to SIS here. Find out more about how to activate your SIS Parent Account - watch the video now