Saturday morning came bright and early as Kuentz staff met at Kuentz at 5:30a.m. to kick off our Race for the Cure adventure! It was a wonderful show of support for our GT teacher Melissa Licata and her family! Together we had the opportunity to visit with old friends, connect with some of our Kuentz families, and check out the local vendors. Ms.
Kindergarten, ECC, and PPCD students celebrated big during this year’s Week of the Young Child! Students had the opportunity to hear from celebrity readers, to play fun outdoor games, make creative projects in class, and overall, just enjoy being a kid!
Thanks to a generous donation to the Kuentz Howl at the Moon PTA carnival, Samantha Richardson is now the Kuentz Weatherman! Each Tuesday during the month of April she will join our own Bill Taylor for his “Tuesday with Taylor” segment on the KCTV morning announcements.
Last week we began the process of registering our future kindergarten Coyotes for the 2016-2017 school year! Thank you to our Kuentz staff who welcomed our new families, processed records, read stories to the students, and introduced them to kindergarten with a sneak peak of a classroom and a video from our own Kuentz kindergarteners!
Kuentz Coyotes made a HUGE impact this week for Planet Earth! In one day our students brought in over 1,165 POUNDS of recycling! Congratulations to our top winner, Jackson Strickland. He brought in over 106 pounds himself! The national competition continues but as of today, Kuentz is in 3rd place in the PepsiCo Dream Machine recycling contest.
Congratulations to our Kuentz Educators of the Year! Second grade teacher Vanessa Hawley was named the Kuentz veteran educator of the year while fourth grade teacher Hayley Weiss was named our 1st year educator of the year. We are very proud of these wonderful teachers!
Kuentz successfully hosted their second annual Leadership Day! Parents and honored guests were treated to our 7 Habits Assembly, our club’s leadership showcase, a visit to our “Big Rocks” garden, and classroom visits in which students shared their leadership binders, mission statements, and leadership roles. We were honored to have Mr.