Kildeer Principal's Message

Dear Kildeer Families, Our beautiful and sunny Monday afternoon of materials pick-up seems so long ago! We lucked out, once again, with the weather and we always love to see ...

Dear Kildeer Families, Can you believe we are three weeks into the school year? Even with a shorter week, we were full steam ahead with learning. I had an opportunity to make...

Dear Kildeer Families, Thank you to all that participated in Curriculum Night this week.  This has always been an evening we eagerly anticipate because it creates a time...

Dear Kildeer Families, Did you see the image I chose this week? Those are the faces of our incredibly talented staff with huge smiles on their faces. Why? Our students a...

Dear Kildeer Families, When I say my heart is full, I mean it. Thursday meant the world to us all and we are so fortunate that the weather cooperated. I had the opportun...

Dear Kildeer Families, Week two back at Kildeer was a success! We welcomed staff into the building to start organizing materials for the year ahead. They were given a sneak p...

Dear Kildeer Families, My name is Vail Kieser and I have the absolute pleasure of serving as Kildeer Elementary School's Principal. This is my fifth year in this position...

Dear Kildeer Families, On Tuesday this week, I had the absolute pleasure of hosting our last faculty meeting of the year. It was a time for us to take a trip down memory lane...

Dear Kildeer Families, Over the past three days we've handed back most of our students' belongings from the classroom and lockers. I'm really thrilled at how smoo...

Dear Kildeer Families, Isn't it amazing what our kids can do? During such a difficult time, I find such extreme joy in hearing about our students and the contributions th...

Dear Kildeer Families, This week was absolutely incredible. I was amazed by all of the stories, emails, videos, and gestures of appreciation towards our Kildeer staff. This h...

Dear Kildeer Families, How is it May already? We've been home now for about 6 weeks if I'm counting correctly. Over the past several weeks, it's been a roller coa...

Dear Kildeer Families, If you viewed today's morning announcements, then you saw and experienced the power of student voice. Our student council has challenged us all wit...

Dear Kildeer Families, As you probably know, one of my cherished activities throughout the year is having the "Picnic with the Principal". I take a turn with each c...

Dear Kildeer Families, Did you hear all of the voices on Tuesday? I sat on the front stoop with my two little ones. We had our computer out to watch the chorus sing and pitch...

Dear Kildeer Families, First of all, thank you. This has been a challenging week for us all. We appreciate your flexibility as we have navigated our first official week of re...

Dear Kildeer Families, Can you relate with my photo? This is a snapshot of the time with my family this week. We are messily navigating through unchartered territory. I'm...

Dear Kildeer Families, Just earlier this week we were eagerly preparing for students to share their learning for collaborative conferences. Our students came together with bu...

Dear Kildeer Families, Today is all about your children. Please take some time this weekend to discuss the report card and all of the celebrations along the way! We are so pr...

Dear Kildeer Families, You know you love your job when the question you ask yourself is, "Could I possibly be any luckier?" I have such a tremendous amount of pride...

Dear Kildeer Families, What a fun way to end the week! Each class was able to meet with their BUDDY CLASSROOM today. As a reminder, this has been a Kildeer tradition to reser...

Dear Kildeer Families, Happy Valentine's Day! Our school was full of smiles and love all week, but especially today. This is one of my favorite parties of the year becaus...

Dear Kildeer Families, This week was packed with a lot of fun. What I'd really like to highlight was the success of our author visit from Pablo Cartaya. He presented...

Dear Kildeer Families, This week was a fun one! We had a lot of things going on. Let's start with the fun snow fort that was the "talk of recess". I had to get ...

Dear Kildeer Families, One of my favorite things in the world is a morning drive to school with a gorgeous sunrise. Why? It gives me a few minutes to pause and reflect. I imm...