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MKES 15-16 Supply Lists
Mount Kisco Elementary School, Home Page News Only
The supply lists for the upcoming 15-16 school year are now available.The following supply lists are generic grade-level supply lists. The lists cover the majority of the needs for each grade level. The grade specific lists that will be in the summer mailing may have slight variations.Please click to view. 


Informational Protest Waged By Construction Union In Front of Fox Lane Campus
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On Wednesday, July 15th members of the DC 9 Construction Union waged an informational protest on State property along Route 172 in front of the Fox Lane Campus.  They were protesting a subcontractor’s use of non-union labor on the construction job at Fox Lane Middle School, and set up a large inflatable “Rat” and carried signs claiming unfair labor practices. Because they set up on State... more info


District Bond Sales and Rating
Bedford Hills Elementary School, Bedford Village Elementary School, Fox Lane High School, Fox Lane Middle School, Mount Kisco Elementary School, Pound Ridge Elementary School, West Patent Elementary School, Home Page News Only
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The Bedford Central School District Board of Education accepted and awarded bids for the sale of Bond Anticipation Notes and received the updated Bond Rating from Moody’s Investors Service.Click below to open the full article.To read the report, from Moodys, please click here ...more info


*** Grand Prix Racing & Spins Bowling Raffle Winner ***
Mount Kisco Elementary School
Joseph, from class 1Evans/Vallejos, was the lucky winner of an evening of Racing and Bowling at nearby Grand Prix/Spins NY.   Along with his three friends Finn, Michael and Frank, Joseph had an amazing time racing and bowling against Mr. Cutri, Mr. Hunter and Coach Foley. Everyone was excited to drive their very own race car!  This was definitely a night they will all... more info
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MKES Moving Up Ceremony
Mount Kisco Elementary School
The MKES school community is proud of our 5th graders. We had an impressive turn-out of family members for their June Moving Up Ceremony. We leave our students with a few words of wisdom, “Your future doesn’t lie ahead of you, waiting to happen. It lies deep inside of you, waiting to be discovered.” We will miss you and know that you will find continued success at FLMS. Check out some... more info


MKES, A Destination School for One Former Student
Mount Kisco Elementary School
The year, 1983. Third grader Marcelo, just moved to Mt. Kisco with his family from Brazil. His father, a U.N. delegate. Marcelo was in the midst of learning a new language and meeting new friends.  These were fond memories for Marcelo. Fast forward 32 years. Marcelo and his family made Mt. Kisco Elementary School a destination site for their U.S. visit. He shared his love for our... more info
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A Writing Celebration in 2-Cruz
Mount Kisco Elementary School
Mrs. Cruz’s class completed their fictional writing unit and celebrated their published pieces with parents and teachers! Everyone was so proud of their hard work!!
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Bringing Families & Languages Together
Mount Kisco Elementary School
The final first grade DLBE meeting was a positive culminating gathering for students, teachers, parents and families alike. It memorialized our value of collaborative learning and community building. We recapped the year and acknowledged the efforts of parents and teachers. Parents were given a preview and demonstration of some of the summer activities that they could facilitate with... more info
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*** Pre-K Graduation Celebration ***
Mount Kisco Elementary School
On June 10th, the Pre-K classes had a wonderful graduation celebration. Families gathered in the MKES gymnasium to watch as their little ones crossed the stage. A great time was had by all. Kindergarten, here we come!
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4th Grade Trip to The Bedford Historical Society
Mount Kisco Elementary School
The fourth graders visited the Bedford Historical Society on Thursday, June 11th.  They were amazed to learn what Bedford was like during Colonial times.  They visited the one room schoolhouse, the general store, and they participated in several mock trials at the court house.  
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Mt. Kisco Lions Club S.E.E. Program Comes to MKES!
Mount Kisco Elementary School
Elementary School Kindergarten screening.  In collaboration with the Lions SEE (Screening Eyes Early) Program at the Ira G. Ross Eye Institute these screenings aim to decrease childhood blindness through early detection and treatment of the most common vision disorders that cause Amblyopia. Members screened over 70 children over a 7 day period. The digital readings are then read by... more info
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1st Grade Trip to Westmoreland Sanctuary
Mount Kisco Elementary School
First graders took a trip to Westmoreland Sanctuary! Students have been studying living vs. non-living things in science. They also picked an animal to study in writing where they studied their habitat, diet, and appearance. Students got to observe different insects at Westmoreland such as cockroaches, turtles, and rabbits. They even got to see tadpoles when we went to the pond. Cool!
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*** FIELD DAY 2015 ***
Mount Kisco Elementary School
On Friday, June 5th we had another very fun and exciting Field Day at MKES!  Beautiful weather, lots of smiles, and tremendous school spirit marked the success of this special school event.  We are so proud of our students for the sportsmanship, effort, and teamwork that they demonstrated throughout the day!  It was an amazing day for our entire school community.  We... more info
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Rock Climbing Raffle Winners With The Wein Brothers
Mount Kisco Elementary School
Mr. Jason Wein and Mr. Jeff Wein had a blast taking Caroline Pope and Caitie Amuso to the climbing gym! Both girls were able to persevere through some challenging routes and reach the top of the wall several times. It was a fun experience for everyone!
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*** ANNUAL STUDENT ART SHOW ANOTHER SMASHING SUCCESS! ***
Mount Kisco Elementary School
The crowds were waiting eagerly for the doors to open for the Mount Kisco Elementary School Art Museum at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 28th!  The school quickly filled with families eager to see the original artwork displayed throughout the school. The evening ended at 8:00 p.m. with an estimated audience of 400 museum attendees during the two hours of the opening reception. Thank you to... more info
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3rd Graders Get Introduced to Band Instruments
Mount Kisco Elementary School
On Tuesday, June 2nd, the 5th graders who played in the New York State School Music Association Solo Festival at Yorktown High School demonstrated the band instruments for all the third graders.  The purpose of the assembly was to introduce the band instruments so that interested third graders can choose an instrument for fourth grade band.  These fine musicians performed ... more info
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3rd Grade Ruggiero Releases Their Butterflies
Mount Kisco Elementary School
Here are photos of 3rd graders releasing their Painted Lady butterflies in our school garden. Studying the life cycle of these beautiful creatures is the students' favorite, hands-on science unit of the year.  
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Pre-K Giacquinta's Lemonade Stand!
Mount Kisco Elementary School
After learning about springtime activities, Ms. Giacquinta’s students asked to make a lemonade stand of their very own. They voted on colors and the shape of the window and painted it on their own. They hand squeezed lemons and made fresh lemonade from scratch. They invited Ms. McGuinness’ class in to ‘buy’ lemonade and enjoy a snack together! 
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Origami With Mrs. Montenegro Raffle Winners
Mount Kisco Elementary School
Raffle winners, Jonas and Maise, brought along their friend, Alex, to enjoy an afternoon of origami with Mrs. Montenegro.  They created a hopping frog, a star basket, a bunny ball and a beautiful flapping crane!
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*** 5th Annual Elementary BikeRun ***
Mount Kisco Elementary School
On Sunday, May 17th our students participated in the 5th Annual Elementary BikeRun on the Fox lane Campus.  This was a fun and exciting event for all of the elementary students in our district.  We had over 300 students ride their bikes around the campus and run on the track during this special event.  The effort and determination that our children demonstrated was... more info
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Author Kwame Alexander Visits MKES
Mount Kisco Elementary School
On May 12 we welcomed Newbery Medal-winning author Kwame Alexander to Mt. Kisco Elementary School. Mr. Alexander shared a Readers Theater version of his picture book The Acoustic Rooster with our third and fourth graders. Students took on the roles of jazz-musician animals with enthusiasm. Alexander also discussed his verse novel The Crossover with third, fourth and fifth graders. He was the... more info
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Movie With Friends Raffle Winners!
Mount Kisco Elementary School
Fourth graders enjoyed an afternoon movie with friends in our library. This was a silent auction item offered at MKESA's spring fundraiser. Fruit and popcorn were served as students enjoyed big-screen entertainment in a cozy setting.
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Crossing Guard Appreciation Day
Mount Kisco Elementary School
MKES second, third and fourth grade students made "Thank You" cards for our crossing guards to thank them for being such important community helpers. We celebrated School Crossing Guard Day on May 7th, but, truly, every day is a good day to remember to thank the many people in our community who help us!
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Morning Announcement Raffle Winners
Mount Kisco Elementary School
Have you ever dreamed of being a radio announcer?  Have you always wanted to speak on the intercom in our school and have your voice heard throughout the building? Jackson and Jordan Lubinsky are pure naturals. During the week of May 11th the two siblings teamed together to lead the school in the Pledge of Allegiance, shout out fellow members of the school for their positive... more info
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P.E. Games Party Raffle Winner
Mount Kisco Elementary School
Aidan Ferguson and his friends Stephanie Long, Hannah Getman, Gianna Gagliardi, Charlie Hoyt, and Dylan Gourlay played in a bunch of fun and exciting games with Coach Ponzio and Coach DelFavero.  This raffle was Aidan's PE Games Party!  The students and coaches had a BLAST playing star wars, cat and mouse, kickball, and running bases.
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Mrs. Tedesco's Homework Help Raffle Winners
Mount Kisco Elementary School
Drew and Finn enjoyed homework help with Mrs. Tedesco. After finishing their homework, they all enjoyed some yummy snacks and built ships with Lego. Finally, we all enjoyed some warm sunshine on the Circus Playground!
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Lunch With Mrs. Ostrofsky Raffle Winner!
Mount Kisco Elementary School
Lucky raffle winner Victoria invited her friend Mia to have lunch with Mrs. O.  They enjoyed a yummy lunch from Bellizzi, complete with homemade cookies from Victoria.  A fun time for all.
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Fairy Dance Party Raffle Winner With Dr. Gilbert
Mount Kisco Elementary School
Raffle winner of the pizza lunch fairy dance party with Dr. Gilbert:  Eliana with her friends Cora, Georgia, Katie and Natalie. 
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4th Grade Biography Project
Mount Kisco Elementary School
Fourth graders completed a biography project.  After researching a person, the students decided to either dress up as that person or create a puppet.  Each child presented their person to the class.    
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4th & 5th Grade Spring Concert
Mount Kisco Elementary School
Mount Kisco Elementary School fourth and fifth graders performed a fantastic Spring concert on May 11th.  The orchestra played a variety of challenging pieces, including one composed  by a current 5th grader.  Band excited the audience with four pieces, including a rousing  Sousa piece, and Bob Segers’ Old Time Rock and Roll.  Chorus finished the concert ... more info
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MKES Welcomes Back Two Mount Kisco High School Graduates
Mount Kisco Elementary School
MKES welcomed two former Mt. Kisco High School graduates. Ms. Lorraine Buzzutto-Haley (pictured right) and Ms. Carol Dall-Schnaudigel (pictured left) graduated in 1956. Both were active members of their school and community. It was our honor to welcome back to their alma mater and offer them a tour of the "newer and bigger" building. The ladies shared stories and a brief history lesson about... more info
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MKES Continental Math League Competition
Mount Kisco Elementary School
A group of Mount Kisco 5th Graders recently completed the final Continental Math League Competition.  Students met on a bi-weekly basis to solve challenging word problems on a variety of math topics.  Our top three finishers were Jacob Kornreich, Daniel Berliner and Joseph Bloom.  Congratulations to our champion, Jacob Kornreich, who had a total of 28 out of 30 problems correct... more info
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All Children Exercise Simultaneously (ACES) at MKES
Mount Kisco Elementary School
MKES participated in an exciting All Children Exercising Simultaneously (ACES) assembly on Wednesday, May 6th.  Thousands of children around the country participate in this special event to promote the importance of fitness and wellness.  Every elementary school in our district participated in ACES around 2:00 which was very exciting! Our students and staff ... more info
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*** 2015 WORD MASTER CHAMPIONS ***
Mount Kisco Elementary School
The 2014-2015 Word Masters final results are in, and the highest scorers for MKES this year are. . . Third Grade:  Garrett Roof Fourth Grade:  Isabella Weidmann Fifth Grade:  Jack Loughney Congratulations to the highest scorers and to all students who participated in this rigorous and challenging program!
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Summer Assignments/July Update
Fox Lane Middle School
Dear FLMS families, Though it has only been a few short days since our eighth grade students moved up to the high school and we bid our sixth and seventh graders farewell for the summer, we are already planning for the 2015-2016 school year.  Professional development and curriculum planning are well underway, the construction projects are in full swing, our student and faculty... more info


SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS
Fox Lane High School
SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS


FREE Back-to-school Shots
West Patent Elementary School
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Class of 2015 College Acceptances
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College Acceptance List
Class of 2015 College Acceptances Adelphi University Agnes Scott College Alfred University American University Arcadia University Arizona State University Auburn University Bard College Barnard College Barry University Baylor University Berklee College of Music Binghamton University Boston College Boston University Brandeis University Brooklyn College of the CUNY Broome... more info