RAVE AWARDS

Welcome Kiker Comets

Thanksgiving Holiday will be observed November 23 - 27

We would like to extend a heart felt thanks to all Kiker families and staff. May you all continue to stay healthy and safe over Thanksgiving break.  We are thankful for all of you and you do!


KIKER ART FUNDRAISER

Extended until November 20!
 
The Art Department is excited to announce that the Art Fundraiser will have a new format this year with online ordering and direct shipping to your home. 
Funds raised this year go towards art kits for 800 Kiker art students! 
Students will create their masterpieces at home for this year's fundraiser. Refer to the Online Ordering Instructions attached below. Please celebrate your child's creativity and support the arts at Kiker. If you have any questions, please contact 
Ms. Swint at danielle.swint@austinisd.org. Thank you!
 
 

PICTURE DAY IS COMING!!

Face to Face Learners 
Tuesday, December 15
All payments must be made online only to help with COVID protocols. Go to mylifetouch.com to order your pictures today!
Picture Day ID-EVTMZ796X
 
Remote Learners 
Saturday, December 5  
9:00am-1:00pm (by appointment only)
All payments must be made online only to help with COVID protocols. Go to mylifetouch.com to order your pictures today!
Picture Day ID - EVT396CN4
Masks are required and only one adult may accompany student/s.
 
Lifetouch Safety Protocol

 


Sweets for Staff

 

Sweets for Staff: 2020 COVID edition 🎁

 

Sweets for Staff will be a little different this year. Please consider donating a couple of bags of individually wrapped holiday candies or chocolates. We will use these donations to create a box of sweet treats for each staff member at Kiker as a way to say THANK YOU for an amazing semester.

 

Donations can be dropped off by your child anytime between November 20th and December 11th at the box in front of the main office. Alternatively, you can also drop off candies at the front porch box located at 4517 Hibiscus Valley Drive.

 

Please sign up below.

Signup Genius Sweets for Staff


 

Help Support Kiker's Sister School!

Allison Elementary, located in the heart of the Montopolis community in East Austin, has been hit especially hard by the pandemic.
How can I support Allison Elementary? 

1. Donate to the Allison Emergency Fund to support families experiencing a crisis. To donate, contact Erin Kretschmar or Venmo @ErinKretschmar and note "Allison Emergency Fund."
2. Purchase snacks for the Pre-K and special needs Life Skills classes from their Amazon Wishlist.

Allison Elementary Amazon Wishlist
3. Sponsor an Allison classroom through Donors Choose.

Donors Choose or Donors Choose Project Learning

For more information click here. Please contact Erin Kretschmar with any questions: erinmazurek@gmail.com or 512-619-6599

 


Recognizing All Valuable Employees
Send a RAVE!

Please help us recognize our dedicated staff members by submitting a RAVE this holiday season. AISD created this program to honor those who take the extra steps to provide equitable and exceptional experiences. Now more than ever our teachers and staff need to know how grateful we are for all they do.


Happy Birthday to You...

Help spread birthday cheer by singing to your fellow Kiker Comets! We are looking for individuals and families in our Kiker community to submit videos of yourselves singing "Happy Birthday" for our Friday morning assemblies.
Questions? Contact Ms. Young
Sign-up here: https://tinyurl.com/KikerBirthdaySong

 


Kiker Spirit nightS

DECEMBER 1

5:00pm-8:00pm
Bush’s Chicken 9815 Brodie Lane

Please let your server know that you are there for Kiker Elementary to receive credit!

 

DECEMBER 10

 
Take a break from cooking and cleaning.  Support our local family owned business!
Dine in, delivery or pick up!!
A percentage of all orders on these dates will be donated to Kiker Elementary.
Let’s show our thanks!


 

Visit the Kiker PTA Facebook page for details on how you could have the chance to win a Kiker tumbler. There is still time to order your 2020 Kiker Spirit shirt online with a contactless pickup. Visit the Kiker Spirit Store to order your shirt, bow, or tumbler today! 



News From AISD

AISD's New Mobile App
 
We are happy to announce that the new AISD mobile app has arrived! The app can be found by searching "Austin ISD Mobile App" in either the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
 
App Name: Austin ISD Mobile App
The new mobile app allows families to access the follow:
  • District/Campus News
  • Parent Cloud
  • Useful Resources such as School Directory, Student Self-Serve, AISD District Calendar, Where's The Bus, and School Café


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

  

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

Birthdays

  
November
11/8 - Michelle Nobbe
11/25 - Danielle Swint
 
December
12/3 – Amy McGovern
12/12 – Lupe Rocha
12/13 – Alma Chapa Moore
12/16 – Jenny Badell
12/18 – Jessica Boone
12/26 – Steve Hemmeline
12/27 – Dionne Heller

Social Media 

Sponsors

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