Kramer Elementary School Blog

Kramer Enews 10/19/18

Posted on: October 19, 2018

Kramer- E-news 10/19/18


Thank you to all of the parents, family and friends that attended conferences.  We had two very successful nights.


Thank you to our conference meal coordinator, Tina Bidwell for the delicious meals!  The Kramer staff appreciates the great food, snacks, drinks and sweet treats! Thank you Tina for organizing two great nights!  Thank you to all of the families that donated items, we appreciate it!


What's Going On in Physical Education Class?

We have spent a great deal of time focusing on the following standards and concepts in class throughout these first few months of the school year!

STANDARD 1:  Demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.

STANDARD 4:  Exhibits responsible, personal and social behavior that respects self and others.



Personal space & general space

Locomotor movements

Kicking, throwing

Sided games




Throwing & catching

Soccer: Kick, pass, trap, defense

Four Square: underhand striking & rules

Sided games


Coming up for grades 1-5:  The Kids Heart Challenge (previously Jump Rope for Heart) through the American Heart Association.  This event will run from October 19-November 4. Information will be sent home in Friday Folders!


Kramer K-Kids food drive is October 29th-November 2nd.

We are collecting canned and non-perishable food items which will be donated to the Oxford Food Pantry.  Students can drop off food in the boxes outside the office during the week of the food drive.


Lifetouch Picture Retake & Activity Day is Oct 24th.

Picture retakes can be ordered online at or paper order forms are in the office.  Retake order forms were sent home to new students as well as students that were absent on picture day.  Activity pictures will also be taken that day. CODE: JC018090Q1


All community events, flyers and information can be found at:

TSD Community Activities


Student and Parent Volunteers Needed!  

The Psychology Department faculty at MU are looking for volunteers to help the clinical psychology graduate students taking a course about psychological assessment.  The course involves learning about different assessment techniques, such as interviewing, observations and tests. The students need to practice these assessment methods with children and adolescents of all different ages and with parents.  We are looking for child/adolescent and parent volunteers to help the students practice and learn. If you student does participate, he or she will most likely have fun and will earn a small reward/prize. The tests are interesting and challenging and most students really enjoy the interacting with the graduate students.  Since the graduate students are just learning to administer the tests, the results are not considered to be valid so we cannot share the results/feedback of the assessment. Please contact Dr. Vaishali Raval ( or Dr. Jen Green ( or call 529-2423 to learn more about helping our graduate students in their training to become psychologists.   



Great opportunity to teach your child about saving.  Miami Savings Bank visits Kramer once or twice a month and your child can add money to their account.  Schedule attached.


Updating Student Information

Student Information/contact Forms are completed electronically.  Simply log into Final Forms using the email and password you created and make the changes you need.  If you forgot your email or password click forgot email or forgot password and follow the prompts.

Need to update a phone number or address - Go to the Contact Form

Need to update your pick up list - Go to the Transportation Form


Have a great weekend!

Jason Merz




October 24 & 25- 3rd Grade ELA State Testing

October 24 - Picture Retake Day

October 25 - Fourth Grade Field Trip to Ft. Ancient

October 26 - Fifth Grade Field Trip Sunwatch Village, Dayton, OH

October 26- 3rd Grade Field Trip to Richmond Symphony

October 29 - K Kids Food Drive begins.

November 1 - Pearson & Rucker to You’re Fired

November 2 - Kuhl & Hargis to You’re Fired

November 2 - 4th Grade Field Trip to Cincinnati Art Museum

November 2 - K Kids Food Drive Ends

November 4- Kramer PTG Sponsored Skate Night- Goggin 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Free!

November 6- No School- PD Day

November 24 - Picture Day Retakes & Activity Day Pictures & Pre K

December 3- PTG Meeting 7:00 Kramer Cafeteria

December 5 - 5th Grade Music Concert

December 19- 5th Grade Music Demo field trip to THS

January 4- No School- PD Day

January 26- Mother/Son Dance

February 4- PTG Meeting 7:00 Kramer Cafeteria

February 13- Kids Question Fair

March 4- PTG Meeting 7:00 Kramer Cafeteria

March 5 & 7 - Spring Parent Teacher Conference Nights

March 13 - 4th Grade Music Concert

March 14- Kramer/MU Math Night

April 10 - 3rd Grade Music Concert

May 2 - 3rd Grade Field Trip Gov. Bebb

May 6- PTG Meeting 7:00 Kramer Cafeteria

May 7- No School- PD Day

May 8 - 2nd Grade Music Concert
May 16- Field Day