February 9, 2018

Last night, we hosted our Spaghetti Supper fundraiser for Max and his family. We were amazed with the outpouring of support by the entire community. Thank you to everyone who helped and joined us. Your generosity and support is greatly appreciated!

This morning, we have an Olympic tribute planned for our Friday Morning Meeting.

Happy Weekend,

Karen Bubar,

KCS Tel-u-Gram
Little League Registration

February 2, 2018

This week, KCS students participated in decorating bulletin boards that are Olympic-themed. If you can join us for Friday Morning Meeting, check out some of their crafty work in the hallways. K-2 students worked to create class bulletin boards. In grades 3-5, the students worked in House groups for some fun competition. The "winner" will be announced next week; judging will be based on a rubric of criteria that they were given prior to starting their designs. 

Reminder: Sock Hop TONIGHT - 6:30-8:30 - KCS Gym

Happy Weekend,
Karen Bubar, Principal

KCS Tel-U-Gram
Spaghetti Supper
River Tree Arts Programs

January 26, 2018

A few second graders shared some persuasive letter writing this morning. I don't know if their parents will be convinced, but the letters were very persuasive. I was particularly impressed with their voice that came through with their sense of humors showing. 

All students have selected a goal related to our STARS success skills and posted it on our bulletin board near the fourth grade classrooms. Since so many students chose to Try their Best at something, we watched a video on GRIT this morning.

Reminders - Upcoming Events:

Friday, Feb 2nd @ 6:30-8:30pm - Sock Hop - join us as we flash back to the 50s

Thursday, Feb 8th - 5:00-7:00 - Spaghetti Supper - $5 per person - see attached for more info

Happy Weekend,
Karen Bubar, Principal

KCS Tel-u-Gram
Spaghetti Supper Info 
Lacrosse Registration 

January 12, 2018

At this morning's assembly, we watched a touching video of children reciting Martin Luther King, Jr's "I Have a Dream" speech. We wanted to remind the students that Monday isn't just a day of no school. Also, some of the Masons from the Arundel  Lodge joined us to kickoff our annual Bikes for Books activity. They brought sample bikes for the students to see. Each year, this activity brings much enthusiasm, so we appreciate the Masons' generous donation of two bikes per classroom, which will be awarded in late April to students who have been entering submissions for reading over the next few months. 

Next Thursday evening, Jan 18th, KCPTA will be hosting a Circus Smirkus volunteer party at Salt & Honey @6:30pm. If you have any interest in volunteering for Circus this year, please feel free to join the group. Many hands make light work, so please consider helping.

Other upcoming events: 

- Friday, Feb 2nd @ 6:30-8:30 @KCS gym ~ Sock Hop (snow date is March 2nd)

- Thursday, Feb 9th @ 5:00-7:00pm @KCS gym ~ Spaghetti Supper fundraiser to support Max & his family ~ see attached info for ticket sales

Happy Weekend, 
Karen Bubar, Principal

This week's Tel-u-Gram
Spaghetti Supper Information and Ticket Sales Slip 
KKLL Registration 

December 21, 2017

We hosted another fabulous Celebration Days event this week. Thanks to all our parents and staff members who helped in any way.

We hope you enjoy a fun and relaxing winter break week with family & friends. 

See you in the new year!

Karen Bubar, Principal

KCS Tel-u-Gram

December 15, 2017

The staff would like to thank KCPTA for our holiday luncheon today! We are so blessed to have such supportive and caring parents in our community.

A huge thanks to EFKA, Education Foundation of Kennebunks and Arundel, for funding the artist-in-residence, Michael Wingfield, who spent the week with us. Students enjoyed their time learning from him and playing the various drums that he brought with him. We are grateful for these types of opportunities for our students.

Happy Weekend,
Karen Bubar, Principal

Tel-u-Gram - 12-15-2017
UNE Hockey Games 

December 8, 2017

Our third graders transformed into detectives on Thursday for some engaging learning. Thanks Mr. Nye and Mrs. Wendle for going above and beyond for their students. We hope that you've enjoyed some of the town's Prelude activities this past week. It's not too late... there are some fun activities happening this weekend as well. Enjoy the first snowfall of the season! 

Happy Weekend, 
Karen Bubar, Principal

Tel-u-Gram - 12-08-2017

River Tree Arts winter info 

Runaway Dreidel

Polar Express

November 9, 2017

We would like to thank KCPTA for sponsoring Chief Barry Dana's visit to fourth grade this week. Students learned about shelter making, rope making, and native dancing. 

Please, remember there is no school tomorrow. We thank all veterans for their service. Enjoy the long weekend with your families. 

Karen Bubar, Principal

KCS Telugram

November 3, 2017

At Friday Morning Meeting this morning, veterans Sergeant Mariello (Army), Master Sergeant Lougee (Army), and Captain Salvo (Air Force) joined us to be honored by our staff, students, and community. We appreciated them attending and thank them for their service. Jon Woodcock and the Wellness Team did a nice job planning the activities, so we thank them as well. 

Also, this morning, we weighed our candy collection that students and families have donated this week. We will be shipping a total of 127 pounds of candy overseas to our soldiers. Thank you for your contributions!

Here's the link for the 5k Turkey Trot registration for Saturday, November 18th. 

Hopefully all of you are enjoying regular power after an interesting week.

Happy Weekend,

Karen Bubar, Principal


October 20, 2017

Our fourth and fifth grade students had a wonderful experience at our annual District Arts Festival this week. Thanks to the Education Foundation of the Kennebunks and Arundel as well as River Tree Arts for a great two days. 

Happy Weekend,

Karen Bubar, Principal

Fall for Arts Showcase at River Tree Arts - Some of our students' art work from the Arts Festival will be on display at this showcase.
Restorative Practice Introductory Workshop - This informational session is for parents and community members. Please, join us.
FREE Halloween Ball

October 13, 2017

A huge thanks to EFKA - Education Foundation for Kennebunks and Arundel - for giving our kindergarten students a bag of literacy items. Each child received a book, magnetic letters, and a white board in a nice EFKA bag. We appreciate their efforts to continue to support the schools and our students. 

Happy Weekend, 

Karen Bubar, Principal

Nutrition Nuggets
Secret Santa notice
River Tree Arts info 

September 29, 2017

At this morning's meeting, we gathered all the coin jars from the classrooms. We weighed the jars on a balance scale to see which class had the heaviest jar, which was Mrs. Roberts' first grade class. Next week, we will announce who raised the most money to see if it matches with the weight. Also, this morning, Ms. Bubar read Those Shoes by Marilyn Boelts. The characters show empathy towards each other throughout the story.

Happy Weekend, 

Karen Bubar, Principal

KCS Telugram

September 22, 2017

This morning, KCPTA announced that we raised $21,978 for Circus Smirkus this year. Kudos to all involved in organizing and volunteering. Bill Dries presented Vince and Susan Thelin with a Circus poster as a gesture of gratitude for allowing us to use their land and helping each year. Students presented Vince and Susan with many thank you cards and posters.

Happy Weekend & Remember to join us Monday night at 6:30-7:30 for Back to School Night.

Karen Bubar, principal

KCS Telugram
Brick Store Museum
Learn to Skate
Mad Science
Pastel Drawing Workshop

September 15, 2017

The students have settled into a new school year well. Students are being excellent role models for their peers with regard to hallway behavior especially. Many students are exhibiting many of the success skills that we've identified as part of our work for this year. Thanks to the teachers who are recognizing students for their efforts. 

Happy Weekend, Karen Bubar, Principal

KCS Telugram 
Movie Night - Girl Scout Fundraiser