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  • NAEP 2017 PARENT/GUARDIAN NOTIFICATION LETTER

    Mathematics and reading assessments

    Kings Creek School

    1-13-17

     


    Dear Parent or Guardian:

     
    Kings Creek School will participate in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) on February 22nd . NAEP is the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what students know and can do in various subjects. It is administered by the National Center for Education Statistics, within the U.S. Department of Education. NAEP is different from our state assessment because it provides a common measure of student achievement across the country. The results are released as The Nation's Report Card, which provides information about student achievement to educators, parents, policymakers, and the public.


    Your child will take a mathematics or reading assessment. The assessment also asks students questions about their daily routine and their educational experiences. For example, students are asked if there is a computer at home and about the amount of reading they do. Student responses are anonymous, and they provide context and meaning to the assessment results. Please visit http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/about/booklets.asp to review sample questions.

     The assessment takes about 90 to 120 minutes for most students. The results are completely confidential (in accordance with the Confidential Information Protection provisions of Title V, Subtitle A, Public Law 107-347).


    The information collected is used for statistical purposes only.

    Your child’s grades will not be affected.

    Students may be excused for any reason, are not required to complete the assessment, and may skip any question.

    While the assessment is voluntary, NAEP depends on student participation to help policymakers improve education. However, if you do not want your child to participate, please notify me in writing by January 20th.

     
    There is no need to study in preparation for NAEP, but please encourage your child to do their best. A brochure that explains what participation in NAEP means for you and your child is available at http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pdf/parents/2012469.pdf. Contact Jeni McNulty at (828)754-6039 or at jmcnulty@caldwellschools.com if you have any questions.

     
    We are excited that our school is participating in NAEP. We know that Kings Creek's students will show what our nation’s students know and can do.

     


    Sincerely,

     

     

     

    Jeni McNulty

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    SNOW TUBING AWARD TRIP!

    6th-8th grades are planning a trip to Hawks Nest on February 3rd for a day of snow tubing and fun!  To be eligible to go, the student has to have NO missing work, 27 tickets, permission slip and liability form, paid before the day of, NO ISS, all cafeteria debts paid in full.  The cost of the trip is $20 per student.  They will be able to buy lunch there or bring a packed lunch from home.  Tubing time is 10-2.

    3rd-5th grades will also be planning a trip for February 3rd to have a snow tubing day at Hawks Nest.  To be eligble to go, the student has to have NO missing work, permission slip, paid before the day of, NO ISS, all cafeteria debts paid in full.   The cost of the trip is $20 for each child.  We will bring box lunches from the cafeteria or student can bring a packed lunch from home in a disposable bag or container.  Tubing time is 10-2.

    PARENTS:  Parents can attend, HOWEVER they will not be a part of the Kings Creek Group, they must drive seperate, the cost will be whatever the normal cost of a ticket is at Hawks Nest and tickets will be purchased upon your arrival.  Children MUST ride the bus to the event to be a part if the group and to be counted present at school.  Parents must sign their own children out in the school office prior to leaving for the trip if they plan on taking them after tubing is over.  The bus will arrive back at KCS at 4pm.   Please make sure you are here to pick your child up if you are not attending the trip.

     

     

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  • THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!  We are so thankful for all the generous support and kindness we felt during a benefit for a KCS family in need.  Thanks to ALL that came out to support this family.heart

    Mea came to visit!

    Mea came to visit us before Christmas break!!



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