Tag Archives: KES

Modified School District to be created
Breaking News Ticker
March 9, 2017

Modified School District to be created

Four of six towns in WCSU passed Act 46 school board unification

By Polly Lynn Mikula

On Tuesday, March 7, six towns in the Windsor Central Supervisory Union voted on the proposed Act 46 school district merger. Killington,Woodstock, Bridgewater and Pomfret passed…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
February 1, 2017

Get social at KES winter fundraiser

Thursday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m.—KILLINGTON—Support the Killington Elementary School KEEPERS organization at the winter social fundraiser on Feb. 9, 6-8 p.m. at The Foundry at Summit Pond. Tickets are $20 per person, and can be purchased in advance or at the door. Tickets include…

Trees planted for Nancy Evans Hamor’s 70th birthday
Local News
June 9, 2016

Trees planted for Nancy Evans Hamor’s 70th birthday

Courtesy of Betty Hughes

Nancy Evans Hamor and Jason Evans stand with the Killington pre-k class at the entrance to KES’s Nature Trail.

KILLINGTON — Nancy Evans Hamor, past Sherburne Elementary nursery school teacher from 1968-1969, turned 70 years old last month….

KES student wins Arbor Day art contest
Local News
April 28, 2016

KES student wins Arbor Day art contest

By Robin Alberti

Evan Joaquin, a sixth grader from Killington Elementary School, is the winner of the 2016 Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program’s Growing Works of Art Contest.

This year, the Growing Works of Art contest theme was Healthy Trees, Healthy Communities.  Participating students…

Sports
January 18, 2016

Trailblazer ski and ride days begin at Killington Elementary

KILLINGTON—Students in kindergarten through sixth grade attended a ski/snowboard assembly on Monday, Jan. 11, in preparation for the first KES Trailblazer Day of the season, Thursday, Jan. 14. Areas of focus included ski attire, ski day procedures, and skiing and snowboard safety. The expectation is…

Preschoolers get a taste of Kindergarten
News Briefs
April 30, 2015

Preschoolers get a taste of Kindergarten

Courtesy of Killington Elementary School

Preschoolers spend a day as Kindergartners.

KILLINGTON — Children in the preschool at Killington Elementary School, known as P@K, have had an opportunity to visit and enjoy the kindergarten room they will attend in…

News Briefs: Killington Elementary School
News Briefs
March 26, 2015

News Briefs: Killington Elementary School

Courtesy of KES

KES students think like engineers, using creativity for problem solving skills.

Third-graders visualize fractions

Third-graders are using pattern blocks, paper rectangles, pizza circles and drawings to help them develop visual images of how fractions…

News Briefs
March 12, 2015

Pies and Pi

March 14 is Pi Day! Students learn the parts of a circle, calculate the diameter, circumference, and area of circular and spherical objects, and read books such as “Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi,” available in the KES Library.

Killington Elementary School briefs
Local News
January 21, 2015

Killington Elementary School briefs

Tech integration

A couple of times throughout each week, Mrs. Knipes’ kindergartners and first graders break out the iPads to review and practice skills. Mrs. Knipes finds that purposeful and meaningful use of the iPad facilitates learning and prepares her pupils in the…