Jul 01

Attention all Amazon shoppers!

Click on this Amazon image!

Help us earn money for KGA when you shop at Amazon! We can get up to 15% in referral fees! When shopping at Amazon, click on the Amazon image above (turn off your Ad-block if no image appears) before checkout (so Amazon will know KGA “sent” you), and KGA will earn a referral fee.  You can either start at this page and shop, or visit this page just before checkout.  Please bookmark this page!

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Sep 14

KGA Winter Spirit Wear!

Below are samples of KGA’s Winter Spirit Wear, which is available by special order only.   Hoodies are $30 each and long sleeves shirts are $15 each.

Please submit your order form by September 26, the last day of first quarter!

 

Youth hoodie

Youth hoodie

Youth LS

Youth long sleeve

Front of zippered sweatshirt

Front of zippered sweatshirt

Zippered back

Back of zippered sweatshirt

Adult hoodie

Adult hoodie

Sep 14

Fry’s Community Rewards

FrysThe Fry’s Community Rewards program donates 1% of purchases to schools.   From April to June 2014, $860 was raised from 73 registered cards. Two hundred registered KGA families might mean $10,000 for the school!  All it takes is less than 10 minutes to link KGA to your Fry’s VIP Card!

If you participated last year, you must designate Knox again for this school year! (September 1, 2014-August 31, 2015)

To enroll:

  1. Sign up for the Fry’s V.I.P. card, if you don’t already have one (you get the store discounts).
  2. Register your VIP card at www.FrysFood.com
  3. Go to the “Community” tab in the top navigation bar and select “Community Rewards
  4. Search for “Knox” or school number 81212, and enroll in the program with “Knox Elementary PTO” as your school beneficiary.

Sep 14

KGA Read-a-thon

KGA will be running its first annual Read-a-thon this September and October. Our goal is to raise $10 per student which would raise over
$5,000 for KGA. If we reach $10,000,  Mrs. Weed will dress Over the Top for a Day!,

Important!

We are raising money for the following:

  • 3D printer
  • COW – Tablet Cart on Wheels
  • Video Equipment for video announcements
  • Playground Refurbishing
  • Musical Instruments

How it works…

9/12 – 9/17 – Students set Reading Goal and ask family and friends to sponsor them
9/20 – 9/26 – Students Read! Keep track of minutes on the Read-a-thon pledge form/Reading Log
Fall Break – Collect sponsor donations.
10/15 – 10/21 – Turn Pledge Envelope and Reading Log in to Teachers
10/22 – 10/24 – Winners Announced and Prize/Parties Awarded
It’s just that easy!!! **And because we are now a 501(c)3, your donations are tax-deductible**

Read-a-thon Rules

1. Students can only read a book once for the event.
2. Students can read independently or other people can read to them. Reading aloud to other people counts. If a student reads to a friend or sibling, it counts for both!
3. Assigned reading for homework and book reports counts.
4. Max # of minutes per school day = 300 min.   Max # of minutes weekend day = 600 min.

Sep 13

KGA Day at Bahama Bucks!

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Tuesday, September 16 is Family Fun Night at Bahama Bucks.
From 4:30 to 7:30 pm, KGA will receive 20% of sales mentioning KGA!
World yo-yo champ, Tyler Severance, will perform tricks on the patio for your entertainment! See you there for cool and delicious shaved ice! (SE corner of Warner and Cooper location only!)

Sep 11

CATS Academy for Parents is back!

CAP is back! Join us for the first CATS Academy for Parents Workshop on Monday, Sept 22nd from 6-7:30pm at the Santan Jr High Auditorium. This event is open to all parents, but space is limited, so you must register (requires SchoolWires login).

Dr. Marilyn Carlson, Professor in the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at ASU will be discussing “Mathematics Education Today.” Dr. Carlson is a national speaker and author of more than 60 published and presented research papers. She has traveled to study school mathematics as practiced in China, Japan, and Singapore, and is engaged in national efforts to improve U.S. programs that educate and support teachers, including the Teachers for a New Era Project led by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. She is also a fellow CATS Grandparent!

We will provide childcare in the library right outside of the auditorium and also serve light refreshments. See you all there!

To navigate to the registration link, click on the ‘Calendar’ under the districts Gifted Education page and click on the gray Sept 22nd box within the calendar.

Click on ‘Other Links for Parents’ for more information about upcoming CAP workshops.

 

Sep 09

Knights of the Round Table Coffee Talk on Wednesday

The Knights of the Round Table Coffee Talk with Diane Hale will be Wednesday, September 10 in the media center at 9:30 am. The table topic tomorrow is gifted friendships. Articles to spark conversation include:

 

Meeting recap: Friendship & Peer relations

Aug 11

Enjoy Floridino’s Family Fun Day!

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Please join us for our first Family Fun Night of the year!

When:  Thursday, August 28 from 11am-9pm

Where: Floridino’s Pizza and Pasta on the SW corner of Alma School and Galveston (590 N Alma School Rd)

Tell them you’re from KGA when you pay and KGA PTO will receive 20% back from your purchase. It’s Parent-Teacher conference day so head over for lunch or dinner before or after your conference. Hope to see you there for some pizza muffins!

Aug 11

Win $50 sports equipment for your class with Box Tops!

BoxTopsCollect Box Tops and Labels for Education to win $50 worth of super fun, sporting equipment for your class to enjoy at recess!

What:  Earn money for KGA

Win:   $50 in playground equipment for your child’s class (one K-3 class and one 4-6 grade class will win)

How:   Send in unexpired Box Tops and Labels for Education in a baggie with your child’s name and teacher’s name on the bag.

When:  Now through September 12, 2014

Also keep in mind the Box Tops bonus opportunity that can earn 50 eBox Tops!

Remember, this is an EASY way to earn money for KGA!  Thank you for your participation!  For a list of participating products or information about other EASY ways to earn money for KGA, go to www.kgapto.com  and click on “fundraising.”

Jul 29

Fresh & Easy Shop for Schools

SFS_HeaderLandingPage2 Use your Fresh & Easy Friends card to earn money for KGA!

Up to 5% of your purchases will be given back to KGA!  Just sign up for the program and shop as your normally do!

 

 

 

Instructions:

1. Pick-up a Friends card from your local Fresh & Easy.
2. Create an account at freshandeasy.com/friends and link it with your Friends card!
3. Sign up at eScrip.com/FreshAndEasy:

  • Create your account.
  • Search for and select KGA as your recipient school.
  • Enter your 18-digit primary Friends card.

4. Once registration is complete, your Supporter ID or Username will be displayed, and you will receive a Welcome Email from eScrip with the password you created.

Jul 29

Box Tops Bonus!

BoxTopsBox Tops is currently offering a 50 eBoxtops bonus!

Purchase 10 participating items in one transaction by August 31, then send in your receipt (email, upload, or by mail), and you’ll receive a certificate for 50 eBoxtops that you can turn in with your other boxtops.

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