Kingfisher is Part of the Bigger School Community

We have watched, with some trepidation, the upheaval in DeKalb County, and we’re still not sure whether we know what to think. I worked on one of the “Blue Ribbon Committees” with one of the School Board members and found that after each meeting, I wondered how she...

Soon to be Summer Door Letter

DOOR LETTER   DOOR LETTER  DOOR  LETTER  DOOR LETTER for Week #33 I cannot believe that we are already in May. I am trying to savor these last few weeks—we have lots of activities and projects and watching the children reason through problems and work on assignments...

Awards Day May 24, 2018

The last day of school is our annual AWARDS DAY!  This is eagerly anticipated by the kids–they get a chance to show off and by the teachers–they get a chance to praise the children with an audience. We sing, we recite some important words, we wear pretty...

Field Day May 4th

Field Day will be May 4th this year. We meet at Henderson Park (behind Livsey Elementary on Chamblee Tucker Road) around 10:00 a.m. Every child is a team member and the teams move through stations that we’ve set up for them–egg carrying, horseshoe tossing,...

Door Letter for April 17

Door Letter  Door Letter Door Letter April 16 to 20 This is a short one—we have much to do and many things coming up.  This week is about organizing for field day, practicing for the awards ceremony, and getting ready for some of the kids to take the ITBS next week....

Door Letter for April 9th

    Door Letter Door Letter  Door Letter April 9 to 13 Monday—April 9—First day back after spring break and everyone is excited to tell all the things they did—one boy saw alligators and so did one teacher!  One girl went to Maryland and several went to Florida and...
Door Letter for March 26

Door Letter for March 26

Door Letter    Door Letter    Door Letter    Door Letter (Last Week Before Spring BREAK!!) A few items of note: Science Fair begins Wednesday and all projects need to come in that day. There will be space to display it all and we cannot wait to see what the kids have...

Friday Letter March 16th

Dear Ones, So many things to tell you. I’ll try to be brief. We are finishing up our book “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing” and the kids are really flying along—examining the motives of different characters and laughing at the antics of Peter’s little brother. We are...

Door Letter for March 19th

Door Letter  Door Letter   Door Letter   Door Letter  Door Letter   I have a new door bell system ready to go so I’ll be sending everyone an e-mail to explain how to get in. Thanks goes to Ceasar Salazar for helping me find just the right guys to do the electrical...

Door Letter for Week of March 12th

Door Letter Door Letter Door Letter Week of 3/12 to 3/16 With the wind advisory, we’ll put off the marshmallow roasting till a calm weather day, probably Thursday. Remember to send jackets to school this week, since the temperature goes up and down daily. We are...