Welcome Kiker Comets

Info for 2021-2022 kindergarten families

Online Book Fair May 1 - 14

Have you been to our Kiker Book Fair? It is happening now and online this year. Go to the Library Blend to get all the information you need in one place. Shopping, Fliers, videos, Classroom Wish Lists and more. Log in to portal.austinisd.org, click on Blend. Then click on the Kiker Elementary Virtual Library Blend course. Have fun exploring new books to read!

You will find fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, picture books, easy readers, Dog Man, Baby-sitters Club, I survived, Harry Potter and much more! Shopping is online and all items purchased ship right to your home. Let’s get ready for summer reading with our Scholastic Book Fair!


5th graders

Gorzycki Middle School PTA is offering a discount to incoming 6th graders in time for 5th-grade graduation gifts!!


20% discount in the Tiger Mart online store, Monday, May 10th through Friday, May 14th

Order will be picked up at GMS driveway Saturday, May 15th and Saturday, May 16th



school supplly lists are available!

We are happy to announce that we have chosen to sell prepackaged school supplies for the next school year through School Tool Box.  When you order from here, the school supplies will be delivered directly to your home address.


Individual supply lists are also available at: https://kikerpta.membershiptoolkit.com/schoolsupplies




Did you know our Comets have a variety of after school activities and summer camps to participate in?

For a full listing, please visit our website to learn more and see the wonderful variety of classes and programs! 

* The listing is updated as information is made available. Vendors are approved with Administration and offer programs for a fee. Please contact the vendors directly for questions and additional information, not the Kiker office.












Interested in Voyager for the 2021-2022 school year?  Register here: 
Our afterschool program is run by certified teachers and will begin right after school until 6:30 pm each evening. 
For more information, please email Nicole Dean at nicole.dean@austinisd.org . 

Dr. Bruce Perry, Community Event

Please join us on Monday, May 10 (NEW DATE) at 4:30 pm as Austin Ed Fund hosts an engaging virtual event featuring Dr. Bruce Perry, a renowned brain scientist, and trauma expert. Learn about how the traumatic events of the last year affect the functioning of a child’s brain and how you can help foster communities of healing for a strong future generation.


This is a public event hosted through Zoom that is open to the entire community. Registration is FREE, and it will also be accessible through AISD.TV and Facebook Live. Feel free to share with your family, friends, and community!

To learn more about Dr. Perry’s work, check out his series on COVID-19 stress, distress and trauma. For more information or questions about the event, please contact austinedfund@austinisd.org.


Engraved Paver Fundraiser


Meet Our New Principal

Mrs. Cory Matheny




Hello, my name is Cory Matheny and I am the proud Principal of Bernice Kiker Elementary. It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the Kiker Community. We believe that ALL Kiker Comets can learn and become successful academically, physically, socially, emotionally, and behaviorally. We focus on the core values of Integrity, Resiliency, Compassion, Courage, and Connection.


Newsletter From the Kiker Admin Team





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