Director’s Note ~ August 2016



  • August 5: NO SCHOOL-Teacher Meet & Greet 11 am to 1 pm – Parents and students are invited to come meet their teacher, bring their backpacks, bedding, kleenexes, etc. before the first day of school on Monday, August 8th. This will be a good time to get to know the teacher, learn where your child’s classroom is, make sure all paperwork is complete, and pick up your key cards. You are welcome to attend any time between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. Call for more details.
  • August 8: 1st Day of School
  • August 8 – August 12: Placement Testing – you will be notified of placement prior to the following Monday should your child move classrooms
  • August 16: Boomer Bear (P2. P3, E1)
  • August 17: Boomer Bear (E2, E3, E4)

CURRICULUM FEES DUE: Students that will remain for the 2016-2017 school year must pay the$50.00 curriculum fee by 8/1/16. This should be paid with cash or money order. 

TUITION INCREASE: A friendly reminder that tuition increases on 8/1/16. If you enrolled after 6/20/2016, the increase has already taken effect for you. If you enrolled prior to 6/20/2016, the increase will affect your tuition. This increase is $5.00/week. If you have any questions about how this will affect your tuition cost, please see Kandice or Chelsie in the office. Thank you!


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We look forward to a fun and exciting school year with you and your children!

Thank you!

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About Ms. Kandice - DIRECTORS NOTE

Hello! My name is Kandice Hamner. I have been with Kennedy Academy since 2010 when I started as a Lead Teacher. In 2012, I accepted the position as Executive Director. I have my Bachelor's in Early Childhood Unified from Fort Hays State University and have over 15 years experience in the early childhood field. If I can be of assistance to you, please feel free to stop by my office.