Kings Glen Gator Bytes April 5, 2017

Gator Bytes : Weekly News and General Information for Kings Glen

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Many volunteers are needed for the library  Scholastic Buy-One-Get-One-Free Book Fair held on May 1-5.  Get more information HERE.

Kings Glen will be observing April as the Month of the Military Child. 

Since 1986, this designation has been intended to recognize and thank children from military families.

Kings Glen will be observing this month in the following ways:

  • 1.            Please send in copies of pictures of your family Military Heroes to be showcased on a bulletin board display. Make sure your child’s name and their teacher’s name is on the back if they want it returned.  Send in pictures by Friday, April 7.

  • 2.            Mondays in April will be Military Monday.  KG students are invited to dress as a favorite branch of service (no hats or weapons, of course).

AFTERSCHOOL Raspberry Pi Robotics Club

For more information Click Here.

AFTERSCHOOL Garden Club to start at Kings Glen

Kings Glen students have an opportunity to participate in a garden program called "GENERATIONS GARDENING TOGETHER".  The program is being organized by the Springfield Acres Garden Club, a member of National Capital Area Garden Clubs, Inc.  The students will receive all necessary supplies needed and learn basic gardening skills.  Included in this program will be 7 meetings for the students to attend.  SPACE IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 20 STUDENTS THAT REGISTER.  for more information click here

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Grade 6 News and Information

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Watch this space for 6th Grade happenings.

Grade 5 News and Information

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Watch this space for 5th Grade happenings.

Grade 4 News and Information

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Watch this space for 4th Grade happenings.

Extras - Looking ahead and important dates

SOL Testing Schedule and Information

4th Grade

Tuesday, May 23 Reading - corrected dated

Friday, June 2 Virginia History

Tuesday, June 6 Math (including advanced math)

5th Grade

Thursday, May 25 Reading

Wednesday, May 31 Science

Monday, June 5 Math (including advanced math)

6th Grade

Wednesday, May 24 Reading

Thursday, June 1 Math (including advanced math)

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Lake Braddock Pyramid Celebrating Diversity Art Show in the gym April 21 6-8pm


LBSS Summer Band Registration 2017

Summer Strings Music Camps


Join us for the 10th Annual Kings Park ES vs Kings Glen ES Volleyball Game!

Come cheer on your school! The Staff of KP will compete with the Staff at KG in a high energy game of serves, sets and spikes!


FRIDAY, APRIL 28 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Doors open at 5:30pm – Concessions available for purchase

Silver Knights Chess Club to start April 20

PTA Contact is Emmy Flood,,

Seeking New 2017-2018 KPKG PTA Board Members & Committee Chairs

The PTA Nominating Committee (Jenn Fedor, Emmy Flood and Karen Spencer) is creating a slate of officers for the 2017-18 PTA board.  All positions (President, VP-Education, VP-Events, VP-Fundraising, Secretary and Treasurer) are open for nominations.  Our greatest needs are for President, VP-Education and VP-Fundraising leaders.  In addition, there are many committees with open chairs.  Please contact the committee at for more information!

Interested in getting more involved but want more details? Not sure what spots are open?  Join us at the Volunteer Social on March 31 and talk with current volunteers. RSVP at

Questions about this delivery? Contact Leah Hettema or Elizabeth Hurst