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Dothan City Schools
Kelly Springs Elementary School Dothan, AL
Parents Guide to Emergencies in Spanish and English
The first link will take you to an English printable copy and the second link to a Spanish printable copy of this helpful emergency...


A HUGE thank you to MICHELIN for their $10,000 contribution! These funds will be used to purchase Studies Weekly for all grade levels. The remainder of the funds will be used to help create a sensory room for our special needs students. How wonderful it is to have such a thoughtful and resourceful adopt-a-school as MICHELIN!   

While learning about the periodic table and chemical reactions, LinC students created Lava Lamps!   

SGA Officers for 2014-2015 President Riley Jordan; Vice-President Gracie Chenoweth; Secretary Toni Grignano; Fifth Grade Senators: Matthew Chan, Gabe Farrell, Daniel Burque; Fourth Grade Senators: Brianna Morris, Gracie Smith; Third Grade Senators: Layton Seth Hagler, Reagan Mathis   

Kelly Springs has an illustrator in their midst. Pamela McKee, the parent of Emma McKee a fifth grader at Kelly Springs, visited Mrs. Lee's second grade classroom to share her recently published book. "How to Dress a Monster". Please click to find several links for more information.   
Jim Cook with the Dothan Eagle wrote an article about Ms. McKee's visit. You will find his article at this link:http://www.dothaneagle.com/news/education/local-author-gives-how-to-lesson-to-kelly-springs-students/article_50ae62d4-4f53-11e4-8b2f-001a4...

Kelly Springs 2014 Hungry for Learning Learn-a-Thon Sponsored by Burnham Shoes: On Friday, October 10, the students of KSE enjoyed and learned about production of food industries such as Gigi cupcakes, Krispy Kreme, 4H, as well as career choices such as firefighters, police officers, and emergency medical technicians.   

KSE First Attendance Party: The classes with the highest attendance for the month of September were: K-2 Ms. Redman and a tie in grades 3-5 with Mrs. Lawrence and Ms. Will's classes. All three classes only had 3 absences for the month of Sept. Mrs. McNeil had 0 absences! Congratulations! These classes were rewarded with popsicles and outside play.   

KSE First Annual Pancakes for Parents Breakfast on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 was a huge hit. More than 175 parents enjoyed pancakes made by the staff and faculty of Kelly Springs! This was a fabulous event in welcoming parents into our school!   

Michelin employees, Mr. Dan Burque and Mr. Rodney McCoy, work with Joshua Thompson and Austin Chandler in Mrs. Lee's second grade class on their reading skills. Michelin volunteers work with students at all grade levels throughout the week.   

LinC students learn about the Bernoulli Principle   

THANK YOU to Michelin for supporting our children!   
The students, teachers, and staff at Kelly Springs Elementary School would like to give a big THANK YOU to Michelin...

KSE Staff and Faculty participated in the ice bucket challenge and in donations to ALS in memory of Sondra Speigner who was a deaf interpreter at KSE until her diagnosis with ALS. This event took place on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. Those participating were 3rd grade Teacher Brenda Patterson, 5th Grade Teacher Jennifer Wills, Kindergarten Teacher Rachel Burchfield, Deaf Interpreter Kellie Tate, and KSE Principal Wanda Dismukes. Members of Sondra's family also joined in on the fun! Please see the slide show for pictures of the event.   

Picture of Sondra Speigner's Family: Her 2 daughters Emily Hearn and Deanna Brannon with their husband and children. Roger, Sondra's husband and Belinda Tew, Sondra's sister.   

Pay for school meals and more, anytime, anywhere from your computer or smartphone. Sign up at https://www.myschoolbucks.com   
Pay for school meals and more, anytime, anywhere from your computer or smartphone. Sign up at: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/...

Kelly Springs Tshirts $10.00   

Be sure to join Kelly Springs PTO Family Membership is only $5.00   

Support KSE! Spirit cards are for sale!!!! Only $10.00 each!!!   

Publix is helping to support KSE!! Be sure to request a free key chain from a PTO representative and swipe it every time you shop at Publix!   

Congratulations to our very own Nurse Arney! Congratulations Donna Arney. Nurse Arney was awarded LPN of the year for the ENTIRE STATE OF ALABAMA   

KSE Welcomes the following additions to our faculty: Andrea Tice- 5th grade teacher; Andrea Finch- Special Education Aide; Jennifer Adams- Interpreter; Barbara Steger- Program Specialist   

Kelly Springs welcomes Mrs. Leigh (Guy) Lawrence back to Kelly Springs. This year she will be teaching third grade. In addition, Kelly Springs welcomes Mrs. Anissa Fundum's move from KSE Fourth Grade Teacher to now KSE First Grade Teacher!   

2014-2015 theme "Very Hungry for Learning"   

Congratulations to Ms. Wanda Dismukes as Kelly Springs Elementary's new Principal!!!! Ms. Dismukes was previously Kelly Springs Elementary's Program Specialist. The Faculty, Staff, Parents, and Students welcome her with open arms!