KES is celebrating our hard-working, happy, caring, spirited and positive staff!               Teachers & Staff Appreciation Week  - May 2-6                             Happy Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week!                         Recycling Drive - Saturday, May 7              Recycling Drive - Saturday, May 7         Recycling Drive - Saturday, May 7

News and Announcements

Pedestrian Safety

At Kapolei Elementary School, the safety and well being of all students, staff and families is of paramount importance to us.

We want to remind all students and parents to exercise caution when crossing roadways to and from school. As an added precaution, please reinforce with your child the following safety measures for pedestrians:

• Always cross within marked crosswalks or at street corners.
• Look left, right, then left again before stepping into traffic.
• Yield to approaching vehicles while crossing even if you have the right of way.
• Make eye contact with drivers to ensure that they see you.
• Obey all traffic signals and use the pedestrian signal button at intersections.
• If large vehicles are blocking your view, wait for them to pass before crossing.

For our parents, we ask for your pledge to drive carefully and to always do the following while driving:

• Stay focused and alert for pedestrians.
• Stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk when he or she is crossing on your half of the road and when he or she is approaching from the opposite half of the road and is close enough to be in danger.
• Look out for pedestrians who may be hidden from view by other vehicles that have stopped.
• Be extra vigilant for pedestrians at dawn or dusk.
• Obey speed limits and never drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

We truly appreciate your help as we work together to keep all of our students safe.

4th Quarter Lunch Payments

During the fourth quarter of this school year, negative school lunch balances will not be allowed. Please be sure to have enough money in your child's meal account.

Beginning May 2, 2016, checks will NOT be accepted as a form of payment. Payments must be made in cash. Thank You!

Aloha Aina Recycling Drive

Saturday, May 7
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kapolei Elementary Parking Lot

Items Accepted:
All types of SCRAP METAL including bicycles and appliances.
Computers, printers, scanners, monitors
Printer cartridges and toner
Laptop, game systems, fax machines, cameras
All types of Batteries
TVs
Reusable clothing & household items
Used cooking oil
Paper, Corrugated Cardboard
HI-% Glass Bottles & Jars, Aluminum Cans, Plastics (#1 & #2)

Register for Kindergarten!

What documents do you need to register? Check out the parent tab on this website. Click on 2016-2017 registration to see the required documents you need to register.
Call the school office at 305-8700 for more information.

Farrell's Reading Incentive Program

Farrell's Reading Incentive Program - Farrell's Hawaii is committed to education and is encouraging a fun way for our students to read. Students will need to read 5 books, and have both parents and teachers sign the book list. Students will receive a yummy yogurt sundae. No purchase necessary! For every 200 book lists received, Farrell's Hawaii will in turn reward schools with a small donation. Book lists will be sent home in February. More book lists will be available in the office or library. Please help support our school!!

Stranger Danger! Use the Following Safety Tips!

Reinforce the following with your child/children:
1. Stay away from strangers. Do not talk to or take anything from strangers.
2. Do not go anywhere with a stranger. If a stranger approaches, seek help immediately.
3. Use the buddy system when walking to school and when walking home.

We appreciate your help as we work together to keep all of our students safe.

Upcoming Events

KES Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week
Date: 5/4/2016
Parent Coffee Hour - Internet Safety
Date: 5/4/2016, 8 AM 9:15 AM
Location: Kapolei Elementary Cafeteria
KES Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week
Date: 5/5/2016
KES Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week
Date: 5/6/2016
Aloha Aina Recycling Drive
Date: 5/7/2016, 9 AM 12 PM
Location: Kapolei Elementary School PARKING LOT
808HIDR8 Water Flask Pick Up
Date: 5/9/2016, 1:30 PM 3:30 PM
Location: Kapolei Elementary School Cafeteria
Grade 5 Aloha Assembly
Date: 5/24/2016
Location: Tickets Required
Change in Schedule: School Ends at 2:00 p.m.
Date: 5/25/2016
Last Day for Students: School Ends at 1:15 p.m.
Date: 5/26/2016
Summer Vacation
Date: 5/27/2016