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Posted on March 17, 2020

School Shut Down

Parents,   During this school shut down, I will still be checking email regularly.  If  you have any questions, please feel free to email me and I will try to answer your questions or find the answers.   Thank you, Lolita Carter Kessler School Secretary    lcarter@helenaschools.org

Posted on February 21, 2020

Kindergarten Registration

Parents,   Just a reminder that we are still taking registrations for Kindergarten for the 2020 school year.  If you have not registered, please come in right away to fill our your paperwork.   Thank you!

Posted on October 23, 2017

MBI Cougar Expectations

Kessler Elementary School

Cougar Creed


  Cafeteria Hallways Bathroom Assemblies Bus Playground Classroom





Carry tray with two hands.


Walk & stay behind the person in front of you.



Report spills to an adult.


Stay to the right.


Keep eyes forward.


Use a pass to be in the building before/after school & during recess.


Use banister correctly.

Report problems to an adult.


Keep floor dry.


Pencils, markers, etc. stay in classroom.


Use garbage can.

Stay seated.


Enter and exit as a quiet Cougar.


Stay with your class.

Walk on/off the bus, use handrail.


Stay in seat, eyes and knees forward.


Look both ways when exiting the bus.


Wear seatbelt appropriately.

Stay inside the fence.


Line up with safe hands and feet.


Keep food and drinks off the playground.


Wear appropriate clothing for the weather.

Know emergency procedures.


Use classroom furniture and materials appropriately.





Say please and thank you.


Use good table manners.


Make room for everyone.


Ask permission to leave.


Raise hand for adult help.

Quiet feet.


Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself.


Follow adult directions.


Apologize if you bump into someone.

Give privacy to others.


2 pumps of soap.


2 pieces of paper towel.


Sit quietly on your pockets with your eyes on presenter.


Clap appropriately to show appreciation.


Participate only if asked.


Use restrooms before an assembly.

Say please and thank you.


Use appropriate language.


Voice low on the bus

Show tolerance for all others.


Share equipment.


Include others in activities.


Listen to playground paras.


Follow all playground rules.

Listen and follow directions.


Use good manners.


Treat others how you want to be treated.






Keep hands, feet, and objects to self.


Take appropriate amount of food.


Clean up eating area.


Eat your own food.


Ask to get seconds.

Use correct doors to exit.


Allow traffic to flow.


Walk around, not in between people who are stopped.

Keep our bathrooms neat and clean.


Go. Flush. Wash. Leave.

Keep hands, feet, and objects to self.


Follow teacher’s directions.

Keep hands, feet, and objects to self.


Keep aisles clear.


Keep your spot clear.


Follow food guidelines.


Gather all your materials.

Return equipment to the shed.


Report problems to adults.


Pick up trash.


Get a pass before entering the building.


Line up quietly and quickly with class when the bell rings.

Keep hands, feet, and objects to self.


Keep materials and work organized


Keep cell phones and electronics turned off and in your backpack.


Clean up areas you are responsible for.







1-2 voice level.


Make healthy choices so your brain is ready to learn.


Engage in friendly conversation.

0-1      voice level.


Use silent greetings.


Go directly to destination.


Return to class quickly.

0-1      voice level.


Use classroom checkout system.


Go directly back to class when finished.

0 voice level.


Listen & Learn from presentation.


Remember the topic so you can talk about it in the classroom.

1-2 voice level.


Follow adult’s directions.

0 voice in line.


Play games by the rules.


Be ready to learn when the bell rings.


Be a positive role model.


Try new games & make new observations.


Learn from mistakes.

Use appropriate voice level as stated by your teacher.


Engage in your learning.


Come to class on time.


Always try.


Posted on November 29, 2016

Amazon Smiles


Do you use Amazon? Why not earn money for Kessler Parent Partnership while you shop? With ever purchase you make at Amazon using Amazon Smiles the School gets Money back. Last year the School received 62 dollars, the more Parents, Grandparents, and Family friends that use this the number will go up. The purchases you make the school received .05% of your total purchase. It is so easy to use and helps out the school. Use the link below