Parent University

Below is some information regarding the Common Core Standards
Common Core Mission Statement


Click on the button above to view "I Can Statements" for each grade level.

Notes From KES

From the Principal...

Welcome to Kent Elementary School.

KES is an exciting place to learn! I hope that you will be an active partner with us whether you choose to join our school PTO, volunteer in a classroom or take part in special events held throughout the year.  We believe that in collaboration with parents we have a responsibility to cultivate in our students the ability to be:

What's happening at KES......


GFMS Principal, John Piscitella came to visit the 4th graders and talk to them about life in the Middle School.


The kindergarten classes created the Linus Quilt this week which will be given to a local children's hospital.  They made squares and helped piece them together for the quilt.


Anything for a cause!!!  Mr. Schalkham and Mr. Cardinale were good sports to wear red dresses to support the American Heart Association.  KES raised $730 to see them dress up!!!

Attached is the Placement Letter and Parent input form.  Please send the form in by May 8th if you have you have any information regarding your child that you would like to share with us.


placement form.docx
Placement Letter to Parents 2015.docx



  Please take a moment to review our Family Handbook to familiarize yourself with the rules and procedures for the school, playground and bus.



Please click on the below links to download the attached documents. You can send them into school with your child.

No Photo Letter

Email Letter 
Emergency Dismissal Letter and Form
This form should be filled out only if there is a change in bus stop in case of emergency.




To Report a Student Absence

To report a student absence, please call
845 225-8441, ext. 454.

Don't Forget!!!

Friday, May 22nd is an instructional day for children

May 27 & 28th;  NYS Science Performance Test

June 1st: NYS Science Written Test

K-4 Curriculum Guide

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, August 18
Board of Education Mtg., CHS Library, 6:00 p.m.
NOTE:  The Board is expected to enter into Executive Session at 5:15 p.m. and the public meeting is expected to begin at 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 25
Board of Education, Retreat, CHS Library, 8:30 a.m.
No business will be conducted at this meeting.
Thursday, August 27
Board of Education Building Tour, 5:00 p.m.
Building Tour begins at the District Office.
Superintendent Conference Day - No School for Students
Friday, August 28
Kindergarten Bus Run
Superintendent Conference Day - No School for Students
Tuesday, September 1
School Opens