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!

My boys want to wear this to Ms Stozer’s class. Someone please tag her ;)


Celebrate Summer Reading with Barnes & Noble!


barnesandnoble.com Barnes & Noble's Summer Reading Program is back to give young readers the opportunity to earn a free book by following these three easy steps: 1. Read any eight books this summer and record them in your Summer Reading Journal (English or Español). Tell us which part of the book is your favori

We love you and will miss you Ms Walker! Post your favorite pictures with Ms Walker here and we will share with Lorna Kesterson Elementary School

UNLV Alumni

ATTENTION- UNLV alumni and employees receive a 25% discount for their children (MS & HS age) to attend the inaugural STEM Summer Camp at UNLV July 9-27, 2018.

The 2018 UNLV STEM Summer Camp is a 3-week summer program for high-achieving middle & high school students who are interested in attending college to pursue a major in a STEM discipline. This program, sponsored by the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering at UNLV, is intended to foster a learning experience in various STEM disciplines, to increase retention and graduation in the longer term, and to enhance a spirit of student success for prospective UNLV students!


For more information, please contact alum and UNLV Professor Dan Asera at Email: Daniel.Asera@unlv.edu, or Office: 702-895-0848.

Lol. Maybe culinary arts could make a cookbook? I think results would be better :)

Clark County School District

What are your summer plans? Stay safe!

To help ensure a safe and productive summer break, CCSD is providing families with a list of activities and resources to keep students busy and learning. Check out CCSD's one-stop Web page with information on topics ranging from food service programs to hiking trails!



Tracking summer reading? I just found this...so far looks pretty cool. https://www.bookopolis.com

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How Being Part of a 'House' Within a School Helps Students Gain A Sense of Belonging

We love our houses! We will miss our house fifth graders and look forward to welcoming our new house kinders.

Go Altruismo 🐝
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Go Glossarium 🕷
Go Hekima🦉
Go Isibindi 🦁
Go Reveur 🦄

kqed.org Some larger schools are creating smaller "houses" across grade levels and classes to help kids feel a greater sense of belonging and school engagement.



Lorna Kesterson Elementary School Give me your tired, your poor, your dried out markers!!!! Let’s recycle them.


Last one for the year! Let’s make it a good one!

Prep: Monday 5/7 after school mp room
2LT: Tuesday 5/8


Let’s start a crayon collection!

Crayon Collection launches record-breaking 1 MILLION Crayon Drive to raise awareness for the environment and teacher spending #millioncrayoncollection. ✨
To learn how to start your collection visit: http://crayoncollection.org/collection.html


CCSD Trustee Meeting:

The following public meeting has been scheduled:

Selection of Superintendent:

· Wednesday, May 2, at 8 a.m. in the Board Room of the Greer Education Center, 2832 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas

The public is invited to the CCSD Board of School Trustees Board Meeting at the above time and date where the trustees are scheduled to vote on the selection of the superintendent.

To stay informed of the superintendent search process, visit http://superintendentsearch.ccsd.net


Super awesome video

Wir sind sprachlos! Dieser Echtzeit-MRT-Film zeigt live die Bewegungen im Mund- und Rachenraum beim Sprechen.

Jens Frahm, von dem dieser Film stammt, ist für den Europäischen Erfinderpreis 2018 nominiert. Damit würdigt das Europäische Patentamt Jens Frahms bahnbrechende Weiterentwicklungen der Magnetresonanz-Tomografie (MRT). https://www.mpg.de/12013900/echtzeit-filme-aus-dem-koerper
Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
Copryright: © Jens Frahm / Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie

Spring cleaning?


Online Registration | Clark County School District

Don't forget! It's time to start/renew your child's registration for the 2018-2019 school year!


ccsd.net This is the portal page for Infinite Campus Portal information. Infinite Campus parent and employee information can be found on this page.


Did someone say FREE ice cream?

Did you know?

Sign up here: http://www.memberplanet.com/s/lornajkestersonpta/springcarnival2018

Or text your name and preferred shift to 702-524-1166 Attn: spring carnival

Reminder: Spring break +1 day is coming!

Do you have your own business? Would you like a booth at our upcoming carnival? Let us know by 3/21!


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Clark County School District

Attention parents: CCSD is providing information regarding student protests and walkouts.

Mojave Max

Have you entered your guess yet as to when I'll wake up from brumation [my winter sleep]? Clark County School District students in public, private or registered home schools in grades K-6 are eligible to win all kinds of cool prizes! Prizes include tee-shirts and olympic-style medals for you and your class, a large trophy that identifies your school as the winner of the contest, your teacher will get a laptop computer and the grandprize winner gets a digital camera, a laptop computer, a year-long pass to federally managed parks like Red Rock Canyon and the Grand Canyon, and a backpack filled with all kinds of outdoor goodies! Oh, and you and your classmates will have a field trip and pizza party to Springs Preserve to see the real live Mojave Max! Enter today at www.mojavemax.com and click on the emergence contest button.

HOPE for Nevada

Opinion: Nevada should double the amount it spends on public education #FundOurFutureNV

@KestersonES could use your help! The school's Exercise Party is this Friday! If you can come by and give us a hand, it would be appreciated.

Red Ted Art

Fun spring crafts

Lovely SPRING CHICK crafts. Check out our 2 for one Egg & Chick Weaving Project - a large weaving project for Preschool and a cute smaller Easter Card version. Just too cute. https://www.redtedart.com/woven-egg-chick-cards-printables/

BUNNY Version here: https://www.redtedart.com/woven-bunny-basket-cards/

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