Lorna J Kesterson PTA

Lorna J Kesterson PTA

Welcome to Lorna J. Kesterson E.S. PTA page. Here you will be updated with the latest information on all of our news and events.

The Kesterson PTA works to provide a sense of community and family involvement within our school, and your support is essential! Here are a few answers to frequently asked questions about PTA membership:

Where does my $10 membership dues go?
• $2.25 to National PTA (the largest child advocate organization)
• $2.25 to Nevada PTA
• $0.50 to Insurance
• $5.00 to Kesterson Elementary PTA

How does Kesterson PTA raisemoney?
• Membership Dues
• Fundraisers
• Restaurant Nights
• Box Tops
• Donations & Sponsorship
• Amazon Smiles (http://bit.ly/smileKesterson)

What do we spend money on? Fall Festival, Bingo Nights, Muffins with Mom, Donuts with Dad, Ornament Night, Father/Daughter Dance, Mother/ Son Dance, Teacher Appreciation gifts, Caught You Reading books/ reward parties, 5th grade BBQ, Kindergarten promotion, teacher requests for classroom supplies, etc.

Do I have to come to a monthly meeting? We hold quarterly general membership meetings. Members are welcome, but not required to attend.

Do I have to volunteer? Being a member does not require any commitment of your time. With that said, we are an organization run by volunteers, so if you are interested in volunteering, we definitely welcome the support!

Mission: We welcome, support, and include every family, teacher and administrator as an important part of the PTA. We listen to one another in order to realize the aims and dreams of our children. To encourage parent and public involvement in our school. We motivate and prepare volunteers. We build community and relationships while embracing diversity. We have fun while doing it!

Henderson Libraries

Looking for a volunteer opportunity? Try Crafting for a Cause! Create a scarf, hat, mittens, or shawl for someone in our community who could benefit from a gesture of kindness.

You can pick up a skein of yarn and a simple pattern from the Gibson Library starting tomorrow (October 6) through October 20. Projects will be due November 17 and can be dropped off at any branch. Last year, we were able to donate almost 850 items!

More info at https://hendersonlibraries.com/event/1142384.

#hendersonlibraries #volunteer #community #serviceproject #henderson

Make lunches: 10/8
2LT: 10/9

Week of Respect

FRIDAY: Respect Your School

Dress in your Kesterson House shirts and/or color. Challenge yourself to memorize the Kesterson Code. Clean up your environment; pick up trash along the way in the halls, lunchroom, and bathrooms.

Week of Respect

THURSDAY: Turn Beauty Inside Out

Wear a shirt inside-out because true beauty is on the inside. Write a letter to a person in your life who is beautiful "inside and out" because of their words, actions, and kindness.

Week of Respect

WEDNESDAY: Wear it Wednesday

Wear a shirt with a positive message. Give as many compliments as you can to your classmates, teachers, and friends.


Week of Respect
TUESDAY: Get Your Blue On!

Wear a blue shirt to take a united stance against bullying. With your parent, take the online pledge to be an upstander; http://ccsd.net/upstander

The school with the most pledges will receive an award.

Week of Respect

MONDAY: Mix it Up Day

Wear mixed matched sock /shoes. Introduce yourself to someone new. Sit at a different lunch table and make a new friend.


Disney's The Lion King (Sensory Friendly Performance) | The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas

November 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM
VENUE: Reynolds Hall

thesmithcenter.com November 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM VENUE: Reynolds Hall The Smith Center is thrilled to present a sensory friendly performance of Disney’s The Lion King.  This performance is intended for individuals with sensory sensitivities and other intellectual or developmental disabilities. We welcome family and ...

Tomorrow is Friday! Why waste the weekend cooking start it out with some family fun and support our school!

Lorna Kesterson Elementary School

As a proud supporter of the Clark County School District, the Vegas Golden Knights Game Changer Program presented by America First Credit Union recognizes and rewards teachers in Clark County that are going above and beyond to in their classrooms. Outstanding teachers in our community will have the chance to receive a $1,000.00 grant to be used towards improving their classroom. Four recipients will be chosen this season and will be recognized within the Fortress at a Vegas Golden Knights home game. To nominate an outstanding teacher in your life, please CLICK BELOW.

If you have any questions about the Game Changer Program, please contact us at info@vegasgoldenknights.com.
Thank you for supporting all of the local teachers of Clark County!


Vegas Golden Knights



Picture day is coming!


Clark County School District

CCSD leaders discuss school safety.

One of our parents let us know that Target has HUGE discounts on school supplies right now! Stock up or donate; Go get yours!

Thanks Celeste Innis

Look what's coming to a Library near you!

Creation Station coming soon to the Gibson Library! This makerspace will house our 3D printer and VR headset, and will be the branch’s new venue for coloring and crafting programs for kids, teens, and adults. More info soon!

#gibsonlibrary #hendersonlibraries #creationstation #makerspace #hendersonnv

Tonight is bingo night! Don’t forget to join us for some Family fun! 530 to 730 in the multipurpose room.

These went home today in your child’s folders.

Lorna J Kesterson PTA

Family Bingo Night Volunteers Needed

Can you help us out, or know of some organizational groups that could use some community service hours?

Click here to review and sign-up to volunteer for scheduled events (https://goo.gl/forms/4dRca0XfnGX9Gi1b2)

Kesterson ES is looking for volunteers to help run our Family Bingo Night. Friday, September 7, 2018. Volunteer shifts run from 5p-8p. Please click the link above by Thursday September 6, 2018 for more information and to sign up, if you can give us a hand

Put it on your calendar

Please mark your calendars for September 19 and plan to join us for this great workshop!

#NoSchooMonday Have a safe weekend! We want you back on Tuesday ;)

Family Bingo Night Volunteers Needed

Can you help us out, or know of some organizational groups that could use some community service hours?

Click here to review and sign-up to volunteer for scheduled events (https://goo.gl/forms/4dRca0XfnGX9Gi1b2)

Kesterson ES is looking for volunteers to help run our Family Bingo Night. Friday, September 7, 2018. Volunteer shifts run from 5p-8p. Please click the link above by Thursday September 6, 2018 for more information and to sign up, if you can give us a hand

CCSD Food Service Department

ATTENTION!! Parents, potential employees, and constituents. Join us for an inside look of how the CCSD Food Service Department operates. Join us on Monday, September 10th at 9:30 am. RSVP at (702) 799-8123 x 5122. #fstour #ccsdfoodservice #welcome #tour #schoollunch #howitsdone #behindthescenes

More great ways to use your library card!

Interested in learning a new language, or want to brush up on your foreign language skills? Try one of the many e-books and audiobooks available from Hoopla and Overdrive. They're free to check out and download using your library card!

Hoopla e-books: https://www.hoopladigital.com/genre/917232551

Hoopla audiobooks: https://www.hoopladigital.com/collection/1230


Overdrive: https://hendersonlibraries.overdrive.com/search?subject=111&subject=28&sortBy=newlyadded

Get the latest PTA scoop. Not a member yet? Sign up at the meeting.


Coyote Tracks

If you hadn't seen it yet. Also, another reminder: There are NO U TURNS allowed in the school zone. Please drive safely!

smore.com Where to Find Us


Annual Title 1 Parent Meeting

smore.com Title 1 Program at Kesterson ES Ms. Wright will be in the school library to provide an overview of what Title 1 services are offered here...

FYI for our teachers

Welcome back Clark County School District teachers! Apply for Get Outdoors Nevada's field trip microgrant for the 2018-2019 school year.

Thank you NV Energy for sustained funding of this program!

HOPE for Nevada

How fun! Try this reading log.

Check out these fantastic reading tips from a fantastic CCSD teacher getting national attention! #1ForKids

We love our teachers!

Lorna Kesterson Elementary School

This looks like a fun event for our basketball loving students!

Lorna Kesterson Elementary School

The Foundation to Assist Young Musicians (FAYM) provides string instruments, materials and two class lessons per week throughout the school year to students beginning in 3rd grade whose families qualify for the free and reduced lunch program. The cost is $20 per month. However, FAYM never turns down a family for their inability to pay.

Orientation evenings for both new and returning students and parents are scheduled for Wednesday, August 22nd at 6pm at the Pearson Center (1625 W. Carey Avenue) and Thursday, August 23 at 6pm at the East Las Vegas Community Center (250 N. Eastern Avenue). Classes at both centers begin on Monday, August 29th. To sign up for class please go to: http://thefaym.org/registration-form/ .


This looks like fun!!!

'Hoop Hop Showdown' gives the parachute a run for its money 🙌

HOPE for Nevada

The 10 district-wide Family And Community Engagement Services centers are officially open! #FACES

Kid to Kid

Something fun

Feeling balanced?

You should! It's Palindrome Week (and a half) -- the most symmetrical week of the year! Check it out 👇

[08/11/18]   Lorna Kesterson Elementary School one of members asked this question.

“Where can I find information about which gate drop off and pick up for first grade and what time gates open and close? Thank you”

Your shopping makes a difference. Do your regular Amazon shopping at https://bit.ly/smileKesterson and Amazon donates to PTA Nevada Congress Lorna J Kesterson PTA.

Our first General PTA meeting will be August 30. Members will be able to vote on our proposed budget for the 2018-2019 school year. You can review the budget here:

Pay for your PTA Membership online: (note $0.61 online convenience fee; no Paypal account required)

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