Jan. 29 – Feb. 2

Kelly Week at a Glance 

  • Feb. 2 – No School; Mid-Trimester Grading
  • Feb. 5 – 8th Grade Promotion Party Planning Meeting; 6:30 PM
  • Feb. 5 – Kelly Co-Pilots – Parent Meeting; 7:00 PM
  • Feb. 12 – Spirit Week – Sports Day
  • Feb. 13 – Site Council; 3:40
  • Feb. 13 – Spirit Week – Twin Day
  • Feb. 14 – Spirit Week – Cancer Awareness Day
  • Feb. 15 – Spirit Week – Kelly Pride Day
  • Feb. 15 – PM Assembly Schedule; Friendship Fest
  • Feb. 16 – Early Release (Advisory, 1, 2 & 3)
  • Feb. 16 – Spirit Week – Hawaiian Day
  • Feb. 19 – No School; President’s Day
  • FEb. 21 – Immunization Exclusion Day

You can always check the Kelly Calendar on our website for upcoming days off and early release days.

Track Starting Soon
Track season will begin March 5. If you think your child might be interested in participating, please schedule a physical now. In order to be on the team, students must have a physical that is no more than 2 years (dated after March 5, 2016). You can call the office if you need to check and see if we have a current physical on file for your student. Students can pick up the track packets in the office or you can download the forms from our website.

Please get your packets in as soon as possible as this helps us to know how many students we will have on the team. We are allocated coaches based on the number of students on the team, so the sooner you get your track packets in, the sooner we are able to secure coaching!

Kelly Co-Pilots Meeting
Before the Co-Pilots meeting at 6:30 p.m. we are having the organizational meeting for the 8th-grade Promotion Party.  All parents interested in helping plan the party are invited to attend this meeting.

2018 School Choice
In Eugene School District 4J, our school choice policy is that students may request to enroll in any 4J school, provided there is a place available. School choice requests are accepted in an order determined by lottery.

Earlier deadline: The deadline for 4J district residents to be included in the school choice lottery for 2017–18 is January 31, earlier than in previous years. School visits will be scheduled in the month of January. To be included in the annual school choice lottery, 4J residents must apply between January 1 and January 31, by midnight. Non-district residents must apply between March 1 and April 1.

More information: www.4j.lane.edu/choice

Exclusion Day
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 is immunization exclusion day this school year. This means that your student’s school immunization record must be up to date with all required immunizations in order to stay in school. Letters were mailed at start of December if your student is missing immunizations. Please return these letters with the dates of shots that were given. For questions or a duplicate letter, please leave a message for the health assistant at your child’s school.

Do you lack health insurance or financial resources to pay for needed shots?  Here are some options to check in with;

Lane County Public Health 541-682-4041
Churchill Clinic; 541-790-5227
North Eugene Clinic; 541-790- 4445 

Vaccinate – It’s Not too Late
Influenza typically continues through April.  It isn’t too late to benefit from Seasonal flu vaccines The vaccine is available at pharmacies, your health care provider and Public Health Clinic, 541-682-4041. We encourage all children to be vaccinated.

Fever Free
Remember, your student must be fever free without the use of fever-reducing medications for at least 24 hours, before returning to school after an illness. Your child also must remain home until 24 hours after last vomiting or diarrhea episode. Thanks for helping reduce the spread of illnesses.

BEST+ Program
Kelly Middle School, along with the City of Eugene, offers after-school activities to Kelly students throughout the school year. The after-school program primarily focuses on helping Kelly students succeed in academics by providing homework help. In addition to extra study time, the program also features enrichment classes such as art, cooking, drama, sports and more. Activities are taught by Kelly teachers, City of Eugene instructors, local service agencies, arts agencies, and qualified individuals from the community.

For more information contact Jim Wilcox, Kelly BEST After-School Coordinator. Email at Wilcox_j@4j.lane.edu or call 541-790-4748 or click here.

Office Reminders

ParentVue
ParentVue is available for you to be able to monitor your student’s grades. Activation code information was sent home with your student at the beginning of October. If you did receive your activation code, please contact the front office. ParentVue is now available for Android or iPhone users just go to the app store and download for free. 

Free & Reduced Lunch
In these tough economic times, many families are finding their finances tighter than ever. The school meal program may be able to help. The program is confidential, easy and good for both your budget and your child’s school.
Link to more information 

Contacting Teachers
Do you have questions about how your student is doing? You can reach teachers through an email or a phone call. Simply go to the Staff Directory page on the Kelly website. There you will find staff email addresses and phone numbers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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