Thank you to our Keppel student athletes who are representing their schools well at the KUSD-RISE districtwide track meet today. Great sportsmanship and athleticism!
Welcome new Keppel Union School District Trustees: Blanca Nava, Member; Andrew Ramirez, Member; Alma Rodriguez, Clerk. They will join our continuing Trustees: Waunette Cullors, President; Dominique Ballante, Vice President. We look forward to seeing them in action as leaders in our district! Photo: Andrew Ramirez; Blanca Nava; Alma Rodriguez (left to right)
Keppel Academy's winners for Hispanic Heritage Art Contest 1st Place - 7th Grade, Aixa Felix "Frida" 2nd Place - 6th Grade, Alondra Sanchez "Mexican Dream" 3rd Place - 6th Grade, Jayla Osorio "50/50" 4th Place - 5th Grade, Mia Aguilar "Famous Hispanics"
Keppel Learning Community: We are experiencing break ins and theft at various school sites across the district resulting in felony destruction of property. If you see or hear anything out of place related to safety and security of persons or property on or around our schools or the district, please immediately notify local authorities. Also, please notify the school Principal or email the district office at email@example.com if you have information about individuals who may be involved in these unlawful acts so that our Keppel students do not experience the impacts of unnecessary destruction. Thank you.
Message to our community
HEAT ADVISORY: A heat warning is in effect for the Antelope Valley. Indoor spaces are available for students during recess and lunch based on Outdoor Activity Guidelines. School staff support students by reminding them to stay hydrated, limiting outdoor activity, and monitoring for symptoms of heat-related illnesses such as headaches and nosebleeds. Families are encouraged to send students with water bottles as we get through this heat wave together. Resources: https://ready.lacounty.gov/heat/
Tip: How to present to the Health Office your student's Covid-19 test results.
Good morning Keppel Academy Families, We would like to inform you that our VIRTUAL Back To School night will be on August 18th. The Principals welcome starts at 4:30pm Teachers virtual classrooms open at 5:00pm. There will be three separate sessions for teacher meetings SESSION #1 - 5:00 - 5:20 SESSION #2 - 5:20 - 5:40 SESSION #3 - 5:40 - 6:00 Please check out the flyers below for the links to the meetings.
Please remember to do your students health screenings though Parent Square before dropping them off at school. This will make our drop off go smoother and quicker! Thank you very much and we look forward to seeing you!
Ms. Casetta Signater will be moving to Daisy Gibson Elementary School as its Principal. Ms. Signater started with the Keppel Union School District as a Program Specialist at the end of the last academic school year and is an experienced school administrator. She is new to the Antelope Valley and we welcome you to extend a warm Mighty Eagles welcome!
Mrs. Eloisa Acevedo has moved to Antelope Elementary School as its Principal. Mrs. Acevedo has served in the Keppel Union School District since 2018, and most recently served as the Principal of our largest school, Daisy Gibson Elementary. Please give her a warm Mighty Lopes welcome!
We wanted to notify family and friends that will be coming to our 8th grade promotion that our parking lot will NOT be available for promotion parking until after 8:30. This is because we need the driveway and parking clear during student drop off in the morning.
Volunteers needed for 8th grade promotion
HAPPY CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES' WEEK CSEA CHAPTER 516! Congratulations on another year of successful service to our dedicated Classified employees who are 248 Unit Members strong in Keppel. We appreciate your hard work and desire to make a difference in Keppel. Thank you for being on the front lines to keep the business of the district running smoothly and our students safe, academically engaged, healthy, and well-fed!
Good afternoon Keppel Academy Families, I want to advise you that we were informed today of a posting on Instagram from more than a month ago referencing potential gun violence on our campus. We have thoroughly investigated this allegation and have found there to be no credible risk to our students and staff. We will continue to be vigilant as safety is our top priority. Please speak with your child to reinforce that it is imperative to report any real or perceived threats immediately to any adult on campus as soon as the child becomes aware. Should your child need support in any way, please do not hesitate to contact your child’s teacher or me. Sincerely, Mrs. Crawford, Principal (661)944-2152 Office —- 12 de mayo de 2022 Buenas tardes familias de la Academia Keppel, Quiero informarles de que hemos sido informados hoy de una publicación en Instagram de hace más de un mes que hacía referencia a una posible violencia con armas de fuego en nuestra escuela. Hemos investigado a fondo esta alegación y hemos encontrado que no hay ningún riesgo creíble para nuestros estudiantes y personal. Seguiremos vigilando, ya que la seguridad es nuestra máxima prioridad. Por favor, hable con su hijo/a para reforzar que es imperativo informar de cualquier amenaza real o percibida inmediatamente a cualquier adulto en la escuela tan pronto como el niño se da cuenta. Si su hijo/a necesita apoyo de alguna manera, no dude en ponerse en contacto con el/la maestro/a de su hijo/a o conmigo. Sinceramente, Sra. Crawford, Directora (661) 944-2152 Oficina
This week we celebrate National School Nurses and our Health Professionals during National Nurses’ Week. We pay tribute to our Health Services Team for their dedicated care and support of students’ overall physical health and wellbeing. We thank them for making a difference in Keppel and ensuring that students have opportunities to actively engage in meaningful learning opportunities, while being in good health!
Keppel Academy Open House Links
Today on Nutrition Professionals’ Day, we celebrate KUSD’s dedicated Child Nutrition Services Team for filling our students’ tummies and fueling our students’ creativity and academic focus. The team is counted on for nurturing and nourishment of our biggest assets, our children! We thank them for supporting students daily.