Hats Off to KCSD Teachers and Staff

If you have ever wanted to recognize a special teacher or staff member in the Kennett Consolidated School District, the Kennett Education Foundation has the answer. By clicking on the link below, you can recognize a special teacher or staff member with a unique thank you through the ‘Honor a Teacher or Staff Member’ ( Hats Off ) program. It makes a great gift for the holidays.

KEF Hats Off Program

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Sign-up for Band and Orchestra

If your child is interested in joining the instrumental program, please click on the link below to access the sign-up form. All forms are due to Bancroft Elementary School by September 11.

Instrumental Letter

September 12 from 5- 7 pm is the instrument rental drop-in night in the Kennett High School Auditorium.

If you have any questions please contact:

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Volunteer Clearances and Forms Needed to Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering at Bancroft Elementary School during the 2017-2018 school year you will need to complete four clearances and forms. The required clearances and forms can obtained by applying online at the following websites:

Act 34 PA State Criminal Record Check
Act 114 Federal Criminal Background Check(Select Pennsylvania Department of Education)
Act 151 Child Abuse History(Must create new account to complete online)

Once obtained the clearances must be submitted to the school principal.

To access the fingerprint waiver and the volunteer acknowledgement form please click here.

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Bancroft Students Learn School-wide Positive Behavior Rules

Bancroft Elementary School students are learning or reviewing how to behave in their school. After a summer break from the school routine, students benefit from these lessons on positive behavior. Students learn how to safely walk in a line through the hallways and stair cases, how to act in the cafeteria, how to safely use the playground equipment, and how to behave during assemblies. Students also learn the expectations for their classroom and small group areas, as well as how to behave correctly on the school bus. Everything revolves around Bancroft Elementary School’s rules to “Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Safe, and Always Be the Best You Can Be.” As you can see below, they are quick to learn or remember these behaviors. Once the rules are adopted, students are ready to learn the academics in school.

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Bancroft Open for Sneak A Peek Before School Begins

Bancroft Elementary School was open for parents and students to meet their new teachers on Thursday, August 24, 2017, from 2:00-3:00 pm. Parents and students had a great time visiting former and special area teachers along with old and new friends at school. The Bancroft PTO hosted a fun Popsicle social in the playground after the Sneak A Peek event. Some Bancroft Elementary School alumni were spotted among the many visitors.

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Bancroft Elementary Students Arrive for First Day of School

Students started the 2017-2018 school year at Bancroft Elementary School on Monday, August 28, 2017. It was a great day as the students started the school year on their most positive behavior, showing that they are ready to learn. Everyone is excited to begin a new school year and meet new friends.

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Sneak-a-Peek this Week

This Thursday, August 24, 2017, from 2:00-3:00 pm., bring your child(ren) to visit their classroom(s) at Bancroft Elementary School before the school year begins on Monday, August 28, 2017. We can’t wait to see you and hope you can visit us for a quick peek at your new classroom for the 2017-2018 school year.

And, parents don’t forget to have your child(ren) complete their summer reading and math work.

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