Stefanie Hill
It is with great pleasure to reCOGnize Kingston Elementary School's 2019-2020 recipients of the Nikki Gudall Volunteer Award. Kristi Dunn and Carol Glassie gave many hours to KES. Our school is a better place because of volunteers like Kristi and Carol. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
7 days ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Congratulations to Kingston Elementary School's Super Students of the Month for March and the Character Trait of Caring. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
8 days ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
The second grade classes learned so many important safety rules during our ThinkFirst Safety Presenstations presented by Nurse Marci and Street Smart the Robot from Northwestern Medicine. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
8 days ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Mrs. Marks' class had a wonderful class lesson from Miss Malley, our social worker, this morning about kindness! They learned that their words and actions cannot be taken back. Always be kind to one another and watch your words. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
8 days ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Join us virtually for our Scholastic Book Fair. You can browse through the link below. It opened March 8 - 21, 2021. https://www.scholastic.com/bf/kingstonelementaryschool15
about 1 month ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Kindergarten Roundup begins today. The hours are 9:00-3:30. Tomorrow it will be 9:00-6:00 and on Thursday it is 9:00-3:30. Bring your child for a quick screener. Bring a birth certificate, 3 proofs of residency and any medical forms you may have. #gkcogs #KESisthebest
about 1 month ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Congratulations to our February Super Students of the Month for the Character Trait Fairness. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 month ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES is so excited to announce that we will be hosting an on-line Scholastic Book Fair. It starts Monday, March 8th. All the luxuries of a book fair with the convenience of shopping on-line. Check out the link at: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/kingstonelementaryschool15
about 1 month ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Miss Timmermann’s and Mrs. Behling's class enjoyed a Cat in the Hat directed drawing on Hat Day! Students also enjoyed a virtual field trip to the San Diego Zoo and designed hats during STEAM that the animals could wear on Hat Day! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 month ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Our Turbo-rific social worker got COGGED!!! Congratulations, Ms. Malley!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 month ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
The GK FFA is offering to "Egg Your Yard" What a fun idea! #gkcogs #KESisthebest
about 1 month ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Miss Timmermann's class had fun creating a polar bear directed drawing on stuffed animal day during STEAM! #gkcogs #KESisthebest
about 1 month ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
There is still time! Our community service project is Kids Healthy Heart Challenge. The students have been working hard during PE learning to jump rope, raising funds for the challenge. They want to see Mrs. Hale get slimed. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 month ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Congratulations to Miss Maddi!!! She got COGGED!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 month ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Mrs. Wilkinson's class practiced their spelling words with shaving cream. Who knew spelling could be so fun!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 month ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Miss Timmermann's and Mrs. Behling's classes learned about the Chinese New Year and how to write "Happy New Year" in that language. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 month ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Mrs. Marks' students having "Snow Day" fun! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 month ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Next week we will be celebrating Dr. Seuss Week. We have planned some fun activities and spirit days to make it even more fun. #gkcogs #KESisthebest
about 1 month ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Attention KES families - All Genoa Kingston schools will be conducting full remote instruction tomorrow, Tuesday, February 16. Again, there will be no in person instruction tomorrow, as all classes will be conducted remotely. Tuesday is a Blue day. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
2 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Let's SLIME Mrs. Hale!!! Sign up now! http://www2.heart.org/goto/Kingston #gkcogs #kesisthebest
2 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Friday, February 12 is an Orange day. Remember there is no kindergarten today. #gkcogs #KESisthebest
2 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
The district has sent a survey out regarding students attending 5 days a week, 8:00-1:00. Please complete by Friday, February 12. A separate Kindergarten survey was sent out as well. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
2 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
The Kids Healthy Heart Challenge Kick off is coming to KES next week. Please use the links to register. #gkcogs #KESisthebest
3 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Due to high winds, drifting conditions on open country roads, and extreme cold temperatures, all GK schools will have a Full Remote Learning Day tomorrow, Friday, February 5th. The buses will not run, and there will be no in person attendance. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
3 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Tomorrow, February 5, 2021 is an Orange Day. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
3 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
It is getting to be that time of year! Kindergarten Round Up! Mark your calendars, and please, share the word with your neighbors and friends. #gkcogs #KESisthebest
3 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Act of Kindness for Thursday, December 17, 2020. "Set a goal for 2021" #gkcogs #kesisthebest
4 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Act of Kindness for Wednesday, December 16, 2020 "Write a nice note to someone" #gkcogs #kesisthebest
4 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Act of Kindness for Monday, December 14, 2020. "Give a Compliment" #gkcogs #kesisthebest
4 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Let's have some fun this week!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
4 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Friday, December 11, 2020 - Act of Kindness #9 "Help someone do a job or chore" #gkcogs #kesisthebest
4 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Thursday, December 10, 2020, Act of Kindness is Spend 10 minutes cleaning your room! #gkcogs #KESisthebest
4 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Wednesday, December 9, 2020, Act of Kindness. Always say Thank You!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
5 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
I forgot to post the Act of Kindness for 12-08-20. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
5 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Happy Monday!! Today's Act of Kindness #5 is SHARE. 12/07/20 #gkcogs #kesisthebest
5 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Day #4 Act of Kindness for 12/04/20 "Pick up trash without being asked" Help your family by picking up after yourself and others. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
5 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Thursday, December 3, 2020, Act of Kindness. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
5 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Even working Remotely we can still do our Acts of Kindness. Mrs. Hill will be announcing the Act of Kindness of the day during the announcements. #gkcogs #KESisthebest
5 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Kingston Elementary School wishes you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
5 months ago, Stefanie Hill
GK CUSD #424
Here is some information that may help your student with remote learning. Click the link below for remote learning tips: https://5il.co/mt6x
5 months ago, GK CUSD #424
Stefanie Hill
Today is "Feel Good" Friday. KES continues to build each other up! The staff is writing shout outs to each other. #gkcogs #KESisthebest
5 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
The many faces of conferences - Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences are happening tonight and tomorrow. #gkcogs #KESisthebest
6 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Just a reminder: NO SCHOOL on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. #gkcogs #KESisthebest
6 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Don't forget to visit our KES On-Line Bookfair. Happening Now!!! #gkcogs #KESisthebest Visit our Book Fair homepage to learn more and get started with online shopping: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/kingstonelementaryschool15
6 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
There will be no in-person classes at Kingston Elementary for the next three days. We will be doing all remote for October 27, 28, and 29. We will resume in-person on Friday, October 30. This will be a Blue day. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
6 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
The KES bookfair opens today. Books make great gifts!! Use this link to check out the bookfair. #gkcogs #KESisthebest Visit our Book Fair homepage to learn more and get started with online shopping: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/kingstonelementaryschool15
6 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Tomorrow, October 23, is an Orange Day! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
6 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Let's wrap up the 1st quarter with a community service project. Bring items to school. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
6 months ago, Stefanie Hill
GK CUSD #424
The GK Community Impact Clubs are holding a Pack The Bus food/supply drive from October 19th to November 19th to help the Genoa Area Community Food Hub. Please see the following link for more information. https://5il.co/m54h
6 months ago, GK CUSD #424
Stefanie Hill
Picture Retakes are today! Bring your child in between 8:00 and 3:30. If they are in school today they can get it done while they are here. #gkcogs #KESisthebest
6 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Picture Retakes are scheduled for Thursday, October 15 from 8:00-3:30. Students that are not in school that day may be brought in during the hours above to have their picture taken or retaken. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
6 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Mark your calendar! Kingston Elementary will be doing an On-line book fair. The dates are October 26 - November 8. Books make great gifts! More information coming!!! #gkcogs #KESisthebest
6 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Just reminder - No School on Monday, October 12, 2020. #gkcogs #KESisthebest
7 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Institute day today!!! Teachers learning new tricks for on-line learning. Always trying to improve our teaching practices. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
7 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES office staff tried their hand at putting together a scarecrow for the GK FFA scarecrow event. Wait! Why does that clipboard say Mrs. Hill? What???
7 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Friday, October 2, 2020 is an Orange day!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
7 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Ms. Timmermann's class flew to Georgia on "Virtual Field Trip Tuesday" and saw sting rays, sharks, fish, and more! Here's a picture of a whale shark that we saw today at the Georgia Aquarium. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
7 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
What masks are appropriate and acceptable to wear at school? See the photos below. Please do not send your child with a vented mask, scarf, bandana or neck gator. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
7 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Our remote Kindergarteners are going to the Zoo! Virtually of course!!! Mrs. Bollech is rocking remote learning!!! #gkschools #kesisthebest
7 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Tomorrow, Friday, September 25, 2020 is a BLUE day!!! #gkcogs #KESisthebest
7 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Friday, September 18, 2020 is an Orange Day! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
7 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Illinois weather is unpredictable - Please send a jacket to school with your student. Jackets are required if the temperature is below 65 degrees. Our mornings have been cool. Due to COVID restrictions we are not allowed to loan out clothing of any kind. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
7 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Friday, September 11, is a blue day. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
7 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Parents: Please note that snacks are being provided for every child by the district. Your child will be given a snack to eat here at school or to take home. Thank you 🙂 #gkcogs #kesisthebest
7 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Do you need tech help with your chromebook? Genoa-Kingston has put together a work order link to get assistance. #gkcogs #kesisthebest https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DvlJ0yE_4n7NX9EhnQbnT-EfSGCxS7ii/view?usp=sharing
8 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Just a reminder - 1st and 2nd grades, tomorrow is an Orange Day. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
8 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Picture Day is coming soon! Here are the details for ordering. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
8 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Kingston Elementary School Picture Day is coming!!! Tuesday, September 8 and Wednesday, September 9. More information will be coming home. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
8 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Hybrid students should be bringing their chromebook to and from school everyday that they meet. The chromebook should be charged and ready to go. #gkcogs #KESisthebest
8 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
A big shout out to the Genoa Faith UMC church members for the amazing face mask lanyards. Thank you!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
8 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
First day of school: Orange Hybrid August 31 Blue Hybrid September 1 Kindergarten September 2 ALL Remote students begin August 31
8 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Chromebook pick up for 1st and 2nd grade REMOTE LEARNERS (only) is Tuesday, 8/25. Last names M-Z will be 3:00-4:00 and A-L will be 4:00-5:00. Kindergarten Chromebook pick up for REMOTE LEARNERS (only) is scheduled for Thursday, 8/27 and Friday, 8/28 between 9:00-1:30.
8 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Please know that all letters were mailed on Thursday, August 13th. They are coming. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
8 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
HELP! If you have a kindergarten student and you haven't registered them on-line - please, PLEASE register today. If you came in for the screener - you still need to register on-line. We need that so that we have information to contact you.
9 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Did you forget to order a yearbook? We have 31 left. We will sell first come, first serve. Please bring cash ($14.00 exact) or check to KES during office hours (8-3). NO HOLDS! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Well that's a wrap! The last day of school was yesterday. Thank you to our students, parents, and staff for making the best of a "historical" situation. If you need anything, contact the school. Please have a wonderful summer! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Did you miss Chromebook drop off and student belonging pick up? I am here until 7pm. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
That's a wrap for 2nd grade Chromebook drop off and student pick-up. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
2nd grade Chromebook drop of and student belongings pick up going on right now!!! Teachers here until 3. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
That's a wrap for 1st grade Chromebook drop off and student belonging pick up! Tomorrow is 2nd grade from 9-3. If you missed your day, come by tomorrow!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
1st grade student belonging pick-up is happening now. If you checked out a Chromebook, please return it today. We are here until 3. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
That's a wrap for Kindergarten Student belonging pick-up! The Kindergarten teachers and other staff were so happy to see the students and families. If you missed today - stop by Wednesday or Thursday 9:00-3:00. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is U day - Show your American pride - USA! Wear red, white and blue! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Check out the directions for Student Belonging Pick-up and Chromebook Drop-off. #gkcogs #kesisthebest https://www.gkschools.org/article/251532?org=kingston-elementary
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Mrs. Johnson has been at it again. She has put together some Jolly phonics songs to help you practice. #gkcogs #kesisthebest https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLTPXrKM_uqRT3HMHZLUOc3DSIWaNqDckH
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Please note that Kindergarten registration is open now for all incoming Kindergartners. Registration for returning students will open June 1st. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is T day - Write a Thank you to your parents for helping you with on-line learning. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is S day - Wear your sunglasses today! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is Q day - Quiet day. Talk in a whisper! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is O and P day - Show your GK Pride - wear Orange and blue!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Daily Special for Thursday, May 14, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is N day - wear a necktie or necklace to on-line learning today. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
11 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
WE NEED YOU!!!! Parents of incoming 20-21 school year kindergarten students - on-line registration is up and working. You received a link when you came for screening, please go and register as soon as possible. PLEASE SHARE! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Daily Specials for Tuesday, May 12, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is L day - Tell a funny joke! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
New book from Mrs. Johnson. Enjoy! #gkcogs #kesisthebest https://youtu.be/yvR6BOVupDs
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is K day! Kick off your shoes and have a great day!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is J day!!! Wear your Jammies today! Best part about remote learning! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Daily Specials for 05/07/20. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is I day - invent something useful. Think outside of the box! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Daily Specials for 05/06/20. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Thank you, Parents for supporting your child during this "Stay-at-home" remote learning time. We couldn't do it without you!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is H day - wear your favorite hat. #gkcogs #kesisthebest (my apologies, I totally forgot to post this morning)
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Happy Cinco de Mayo! Mrs. Seyller wanted to share a story with you. #gkcogs #kesisthebest https://youtu.be/BJkiVpw6nh4
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is G day - play a game! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Daily Special for Tuesday, May 5, 2020. Have a great day! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Teacher Appreciation Week! Here are some ways to celebrate! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Genoa-Kingston CUSD #424
Click the link below for more information on IDHS Pandemic SNAP Benefits for Free and Reduced Lunch Students! https://5il.co/fro9
12 months ago, Genoa-Kingston CUSD #424
Stefanie Hill
Mrs. Johnson wanted to share today's read along: "Llama Lama home with Mama" by Anna Dewdney #gkcogs #kesisthebest https://youtu.be/3pKwC_1vXs0
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is "E" day. Exercise!!! Do something active today! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Principal's Challenge for the weekend! It is supposed to be beautiful!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is "D" day!! Dance the day away!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Daily Specials for Thursday, April 30, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Principal's Challenge for Thursday, April 30, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Parents of incoming 20-21 school year kindergarten students - on-line registration is up and working. You received a link when you came for screening, please go and register as soon as possible. PLEASE SHARE! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
"Here Come the Aliens!" by Colin McNaughton - The Aliens are coming but only one thing can stop them! What is it? You will have to watch the video or read the book to find out!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest https://youtu.be/NRZHZNY0EHQ
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Daily Specials for Wednesday, April 29, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Principal's Challenge for Wednesday, April 29, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Daily Special for Tuesday, April 28, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Principal's Challenge for Tuesday, April 28, 2020. This is one of my favorite projects - family is so important. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES's Daily Specials for Monday, April 27, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Principal's Challenge for Monday, April 27, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
It is that time of year again, time for the ABC Countdown!!! Please have fun with this. Feel free to post pictures in the comments. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Spirit Week - GK Pride!!! Orange and Blue!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Principal's Challenge for the weekend of April 24th. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
12 months ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Daily Specials for Thursday, April 23, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Principal's Challenge #12. Paper airplanes are fun. Be careful when throwing them. I can't wait to the see the designs! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Jersey Day!!!! Honor your favorite sports team that can't play right now. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Checking in with the ESPs. I wish it was in person but for now this will do!!! I miss them and their energy. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
The KES office staff just wouldn't be complete without these three amigos! They get stuff done!!! Happy Administrative Assistant Day!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is Administrative Assistants Day!!! A big shout out to Mrs. Bohne, she truly is Superwoman!!! #gkcogs #kesiisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Daily Special for Wednesday, April 22, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Principal's Challenge Day 11! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Crazy Hair Day!!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Mrs. Johnson has another book for you! "The Jazz Fly" by Matthew Gollub - The Jazz Fly is late for his gig! On his travels, he is inspired by the friends he meets and the sounds he hears. #gkcogs #kesisthebest https://youtu.be/7zYtnoyRfzY
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
This is what a faculty meeting looks like right now. We are making it work. I love to see these smiling faces. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Daily Special for April 21, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Principal's Challenge for Tuesday, April 21, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today's Daily Special for April 20, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Principal's Challenge for Monday, April 20, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Let's have some fun this week! Check out our Remote Learning Spirit Week for the week of April 20, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
This one is "Freddie the Frog and the Thump in the Night." It's a fun story about a little frog and his adventures when he hears a strange sound and makes a new friend. The link is: https://youtu.be/JdZvtP2N8Zs
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today, Friday, April 17, 2020, is a Remote Learning Planning Day. The teachers are busy planning together, virtually of course. Use today to catch up, log on to espark or other online program, work on packet pages, if needed. Go enjoy the snow! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Principal's Challenge for the weekend of April 17, 2020. The weather might be crazy but it is always a good time to curl up with some books. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Daily Special for Thursday, April 16, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Principal's Challenge for Thursday, April 16, 2020. Remember these are just for fun but I sure love seeing what you are doing!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Daily Specials for Wednesday, April 15, 2020 #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Principal's Challenge for Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Have fun with this! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Daily Special for Tuesday, April 14, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Happy Tuesday!!! Principal's Challenge for Tuesday! Have fun! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Principal's Weekend Scavenger Hunt! Have fun with this! Enjoy your weekend! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Kingston Elementary School's Staff Parade. We miss our students!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest https://youtu.be/cJtm1lFdJ64
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
A story with Mrs. Johnson "I Love You Just the Way You Are" https://youtu.be/UkVy3_gi8i8 #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Daily Specials for Thursday, April 9, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today's Principal's Challenge is one of my favorites. Have fun with it! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Mrs. Johnson has a new book to share with you. "Freddy the Frog Plays in the Band" https://youtu.be/pNJLgY6mY9k #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today's KES Daily Special for Wednesday, April 8, 2020. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Here is the Principal's Challenge for Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Have fun!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
1st grade parents - please remember to check your child's seesaw account. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Daily Special for Tuesday, April 7 #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Principal's Challenge #3 - Have a terrific Tuesday! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Music Lesson #3 - Mrs. Johnson has put together another video to share. #gkcogs #kesisthebest https://youtu.be/xDGaZDP8uPo
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
It is very important to keep your learning well rounded. The KES Daily Specials will help you continue with your "specials", PE, Art, Music, Social Emotional, Science, Social Studies and more. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Good Morning!!! Happy Monday - here is the Principal's Challenge. Remember this is just for fun - Have fun with it! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Principal challenge #1...show your school spirit. Wear orange and blue. Post a picture below. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Be on the look out for the daily Principal Challenge. There will be a new one everyday. It will be posted on Facebook, Twitter and the webpage. You can then post a picture in the comments. Join the fun! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Please note that due to the school closing, the kindergarten concert is cancelled. Thank you. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Copies of paper packets will be available in the vestibule Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday during the hours of 9:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. You do not need to email. Please remember only one adult in the vestibule at a time - no children. Thank you! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
An email was sent this morning containing links for the new packets, how to pick up packets if you can't print, and how to pick up a Chromebook (1st and 2nd grade only). It is very important to follow the directions outlined in the email. Thank you!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
GK PTO Pie Fundraiser important news. Please read #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Hey, Hey, Hey! It is time for Chapter 15 Trivia! Q: What is the final decision? Remember do not post your answers here, write them down with your other answers. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
The office of Kingston Elementary School will be closed tomorrow so that the cleaning crew can sanitize the office area. I will be working from home and can be reached via email. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Hey there 1st grade parents, the teachers would like for you to check your See Saw accounts for resources that the teachers are posting. Please note the 1st grade teachers will be sending invites to phones and emails for parents who are not on See Saw yet. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
It is trivia time!!!! Today's trivia question is for Chapter 14. Q: What does the class do before the first debate? Remember do not post your answers here, write down your answer on your paper to turn in to your teacher when school resumes. #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Yipee Yahooey!!! It is time for Chapter 13 Trivia!!! Q: What does Mrs. Brisbane want the class to debate? Remember don't post answers here. Write your answer down with your other answers to turn in later. Keep reading!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
If you are still interested in ordering a yearbook, please email Katie Bohne, kbohne@gkschools.org, include your child’s name, teacher’s name and quantity. Payment will be due upon our return to school, yearbooks will NOT be distributed until payments are received. Thank you!
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
It is Trivia time!!!! I hope you read chapter 12 last night! Here we go.... Q: Who does Og say are "truly gold friends"? Remember don't post your answer here, write it down with your answer from yesterday to turn in when school resumes! #gkcogs #kesisthebest
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Chapter 11 Trivia Question (Write down your answer to turn in once school resumes) PLEASE DO NOT POST ANSWERS HERE. #gkcogs #kesisthebest Q: What do the buttons Dr. Okeke passes out say?
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
School closed March 16 - March 30. Classes will resume on March 31st. #gkcogs #kescogs
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
What documentation do you need to bring for Kindergarten registration? You will need a certified copy of the child's birth certificate as well as proof of residency. See the list. #gkcogs #kescogs
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Kindergarten Registration begins tomorrow, March 10th (9:00-3:30), 11th (9:00-6:00), and 12th (9:00-3:30). #gkcogs #kescogs
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Chapter 5 Trivia Question winner was Mrs. Pacheco's class. Whoop! Whoop!! #gkcogs #kescogs
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Chapter 2 - Trivia Q: What snack does Aldo give Og? A: A cricket Woohoo. Our classroom winner was Mrs. Marks' room! Read Chapter 3 tonight!!! #gkcogs #kescogs
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
To celebrate the 120th day of school we challenged the students to collect 120 items for the Genoa Food Pantry per grade level. Boy did we out do ourselves!!! We collected well over 900 items! The students collected 800+ and the staff collected 120+! Wowza!!! #gkcogs #kescogs
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
One School One Book - Life According to Og the Frog - Read Chapter 1 this weekend!
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
PTO Dessert Days Fundraiser... pick up will be week before Easter Break.. K through 8th will be selling. Order yours today😊 #gkcogs #kescogs
about 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
PLEASE NOTE: If you are coming to visit or volunteer, you will need to bring your Driver's License. We had some computer software upgrades over break. So even if you had it scanned before, we will need it again. #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
So proud of Ms. Timmermann. She is the Teacher Feature in the DeKalb County Farm Bureau's Connection magazine!! #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES staff learned about mindfulness today during PLC. They learned that they have to take care of themselves first. Great way to kick off break. #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
The Polar Express came to KES for Mrs. Cook's and Mrs. DiMaggio's classes today. #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
A big shout out to Mr. Rucker and the GKHS jazz band for coming to entertain us this afternoon. #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Please help us out by paying your lunch balances as soon as possible. #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
We are celebrating everyday of December with "A gift of Kindness". Each day a new Act of Kindness is revealed and announced on the morning announcements. Our students are enjoying this so much. They have been challenged to also do it at home. #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Happy Thanksgiving week!!! Remember there is NO SCHOOL on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Fun in the snow today!!! Please make sure your child has the proper snow gear. #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Reminder there is NO School today. See you on Monday! #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Thank to the GK PTO for dinner tonight during conferences. The baked potato bar was perfect and hit the spot!!! #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Our first assembly was great!!! The theme was November's character trait of Respect. We heard the story My Mouth is a Volcano. #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Congratulations to the KES October Students of the Month for the character trait of Trustworthiness. They were honored at today's PBIS Assembly. #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Tomorrow's lunch is going to be sausages wrapped in a pancake INSTEAD of mini corndogs. #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Wearing RED more photos!! #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Wearing red to "Say NO to Drugs". #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
It is Red Ribbon Week at KES!! #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
A teacher's day is never done. Several KES teachers attended the Northern Illinois Reading Council's fall conference. #gkcogs #kescogs424
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Picture Re-takes this Thursday, October 17, 2019. #gkcogs #kescogs424 #kesisthebest
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Just a reminder-there is NO SCHOOL on Monday, October 14, 2019, in observance of Columbus Day. #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
The 2nd grade teachers along with Cindy Stoll, our instructional coach, utilized a workday to sort through the new reading curriculum. They organized units for the year. Very productive day!!! #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
How fun to have a mystery reader, who is also a fire fighter, during fire prevention week!!! Mrs. DiMaggio's class had a fire fighter, aka Mr. Peterson, read to them!! #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
We love our mystery readers!!! Especially when they are former students!!! Kennedy read to her sister's class!! #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Happy Fire Prevention Week!!! The Genoa-Kingston Fire Department came to school to talk to the students about fire prevention and safety. #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Check us out on Facebook!!! www.facebook.com/Kingston Elementary School #gkcogs #kesisthebest #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Happy Fire Prevention Week!!! Nothing says that better than a trip to the fire department. Mrs. Pacheco's class was able to visit the Genoa-Kingston Fire Department today. #gkcogs #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
The 1st grade teachers using a workday to set up the new reading program, organize units and get the lay of the land for the year. Lots of binders!!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
It's a great day for a mystery reader in Mrs. Brouwer's kindergarten class. Thank you Emma!!! #gkcogs #kesisthebest #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Congratulations to our August/September Students of the Month for the Character Trait Friendship! #gkcogs #kesisthebest #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Talk to your child's teacher about being a Mystery Reader! It is so much fun and the students love it!!! Here is Mrs. Alsup reading Pete the Cat to Mrs. Benzinger's class. #gkcogs #kesisthebest #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
October's Character Trait is Trustworthiness. We kicked off the month with an All School Read Aloud of the book "The Boy Who Cried Wolf". #gkcogs #kesisthebest #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Please allow some extra time to get through town in the morning for drop off and afternoon for pick up. #gkcogs #kesisthebest #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
A big Thank you to all of the students, parents and families that attended the Kingston Elementary School Open House! #gkcogs #kesisthebest #kescogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES Open House, Thursday, September 12, 2019. 6:30 - 7:45.
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
KES school pictures, September 10, 2019. Forms coming home today.
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
If you drop off or pick up your child, please make sure they are seated on the curb side of your car. This helps to ensure your child's safety and the flow of the traffic. #gkcogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
If you haven't registered or still have questions about registering your child, the technology team will be available on Monday, in the GKHS learning center from 8:30 to 4:00. They will be able to help you through the entire process. #gkcogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
The Kingston Elementary School office will re-open on Monday, August 5th. Office hours will be 8:00 to 3:30. #gkcogs
over 1 year ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Just a friendly reminder to register your child/children on-line at www.gkschools.org. We are busy trying to make class lists and send out kindergarten orientation information. You must be registered on-line to get that information.
almost 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Field day is today! Only parents signed up to be a volunteer are able to attend - please arrive at 11:45 for directions and assignments. #gkcogs
almost 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Today is the last day of school - We dismiss at 2:50, regular time. Have a great summer!!! #gkcogs
almost 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Tomorrow's (Friday, May 31st) menu is "Chef's Choice" here is what is on the menu: A Corn Dog B Chicken Tenders C Smoked Turkey Ham sandwich There will only be the three choices -- NO PB&J today. #gkcogs
almost 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Notes coming home today for ordering lunch for field day, please fill out and return tomorrow. Thank you.
almost 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
MENU CHANGE!!! The cafeteria will be serving Spaghetti on Thursday, May 23rd - not Alfredo with a twist. #gkcogs
almost 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
almost 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Having trouble registering your child for school? Stop by the high school tonight between 5-8 to get the tech support you may need to get it done. #gkcogs
almost 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
We have a lunch menu change for Friday, April 26, 2019. There will only be 3 choices: A) Sloppy Joe B) Personal Cheese Pizza D) Peanut Butter and Jelly There will not be a C choice. #gkcogs
almost 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Tomorrow, Thursday, April 25th, is Animal day - Bring a stuffed animal to school! #gkcogs
almost 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Remember to turn in the Alternative Learning Packets. #gkcogs
almost 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Alternative Learning Day packets will come home today. Your child will have a week to complete and turn back in to school. #gkcogs
about 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Just a friendly reminder - Please do not block the driveways on First Street when you are waiting to drop off or pick up your child. Thank you!! #gkcogs
about 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Kindergarten Concert is Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 7:00pm.
about 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Remember that students need a jacket at school unless the temperature is 65 or above. Tomorrow is going to be a high of 34....burrrr! #gkcogs
about 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Yearbooks went home today. #gkcogs
about 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
PTO Yankee Candle fundraiser orders are due on Friday, April 5th.
about 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
If you pick up or drop off your child at KES, please do NOT block driveways or the visitor parking in front of the school. Thank you! #gkcogs
about 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Don't forget...Spring Picture money is due on Friday, April 5, 2019. Thank you!!!
about 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Spring Break is March 25 - March 29th. #gkcogs
about 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Kindergarten Registration is happening now. Stop in to the Kingston Elementary School office!
about 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Remember to wear GREEN on Friday, March 15th (no face paint or hair dye).
about 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
It is still winter, please remember hats and gloves/mittens. #gkcogs
about 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Just a heads up.....the upcoming March lunch menu includes a new item called Pizza salad, please know that this is a cold pasta salad with tomatoes, green pepper, onion, black olives, turkey pepperoni, whole grain spaghetti and mozzarella cheese. This is tossed with an Italian dressing and marinara mixture. #gkcogs
about 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Genoa-Kingston CUSD #424
Have a child that will be in kindergarten next year? Or know a family with a child that will? Be sure to head to Kingston Elementary School on March 12, 13, or 14 and get registered for next year with our Kindergarten Roundup!
about 2 years ago, Genoa-Kingston CUSD #424
Stefanie Hill
Spring Pictures are Thursday, February 28, 2019.
about 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill
Stefanie Hill
Yearbook orders are due today - if you forgot please try to get them ASAP. #gkcogs
about 2 years ago, Stefanie Hill