as Partners" videos
prepared by KES teachers
Use Policy for Technology
Student/Parent Resource Guide
(Updated for 2014-15)
Did you know that you can fill out the free-and-reduced-lunch
application online? Click
here for instructions.
Resources for Parents
Parent's Guide to Internet Safety (from the FBI)
and Internet Safety (from
Before You Link (from Intel and Discovery Education)
browser is specially designed to limit Internet web sites that
children can access. They also prevent pop-up ads while browsing. Read
more about them on
our technology blog.
Pennsylvania Department of Health www.health.state.pa.us
a copy of your child's Body Mass Index (BMI) report,
please contact Mrs. Petula King at KHS or Mrs. Sue Rhoades at KES:
Mrs. King: pking [at] keyknox [dot] com or 814.797.1261 x2121.
Mrs. Rhoades: srhoades [at] keyknox [dot] com or 814.797.1251
Lice Brochure from the PA Department of Health
Due to Pennsylvania State Laws and Regulations, the school nurse is no
longer able to administer ANY medications from home without a doctor's
order. Read more.
We Can!ô or "Ways to Enhance Children's Activity
& Nutrition" is a national program designed for families and
communities to help children maintain a healthy weight. Learn more at
a list of "healthy" web sites provided by our school nurse.
Kids Health www.kidshealth.org
Doctor-approved health information about children's health designed for
kids, teens, and parents. Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for
Children's Health Media.
Information about the PA Growth Screening Program and state health
Dole 5 A Day www.dole5aday.com
Fun ideas for parents, kids, teachers, and school food service directors
for promoting and eating more fruits and vegetables.
The Weight Control Information Network http://win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/
Offers publications and resources on nutrition, physical activity, and
weight control listed by subject.
Student Support Services
an innovative program that strives to maximize individual student
success in the regular classroom while at the same time serving as a
screening process for students who may be in need of special education
services. The S.S.S.
is a positive, success-oriented team
that uses specific assessment and intervention techniques to help remove
educational, behavioral or other stumbling blocks for all students in
the regular classroom.
Any elementary school student who experiences
consistent academic or behavioral problems may be a candidate for
The classroom teacher, other
educators, or parents identify students for
The S.S.S. process involves three steps:
Identifying a studentís need for academic or behavioral support.
Determining the strategies needed to assist the students.
Implementing intervention strategies through a continuum of
For more information or assistance, see the links below or contact
the Elementary Office.
of Special Education Students~
A copy of the Notice
of Proposed Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit regarding the
settlement of the lawsuit known as Gaskin v. Pennsylvania Department of
Education is available at the
web site for your perusal. Additional information is published on
the Public Interest Law Center of
Philadelphia's web site.
Child Left Behind" Statement
Guide to Education and No Child Left Behind
(U. S. Department of Education)
and Youth Health
For parents of children from preschool on up, this site brings together
current information on all topics pertinent to family health concerns in
a user friendly environment.
From Boystown, a no nonsense approach to talking to kids and optimizing
your parenting skills; covers lots of issues the others don't, like
parent burn-out, children showing anti-social behavior, threats and
aggression in kids.
Includes ideas on activities, babies, food, education, parenting and
travel for the family seeking easily accessible information online; not
to mention Infoseek's GO Network search engine for easy information
Searchable site with lots of resources for families who are truly involved with their kids; lots of the usual features we see on parent
sites plus a clickable map to find local school websites - very family
to Keep Your Children Reading All Summer