Welcome To Kenwood Elementary


Kenwood Curriculum Night is Thursday, September 10th

Kenwood Curriculum Night will be Thursday, September 10th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Gather in the multi-purpose  Room for a Principal's Update on the start of school and Kenwood's Title I Status. The Specialist Teachers (Art, Media, Music & Physical Education) will also give an overview of the year to come.

6:30 to 6:50 p.m. — Visit your child's classroom to hear about curriculum, homework policies and academic goals.

7:00 to 7:20 p.m. — Classroom presentations repeated for parents who have more than one Kenwood student.

Don't miss this informative evening. To allow sufficient space for parents in the classrooms, we DO NOT want children to attend the curriculum presentations. There is free childcare available for ages 3 & up in the Kenwood Rec Center. Reservations must be made in advance with Chris Madden, Family Liaison. Contact her at christine.madden@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-668-2778.

Kenwood Crawl is Saturday, September 12th

The Kenwood Crawl will be Saturday, September 12th from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. RAIN OR SHINE. (This event is open to all Kenwood families!) This is a fundraiser so remember to turn your pledge envelopes in by Friday, September 11th or hand them in when you check in on Saturday morning. Last year the Crawl earned closed to $12,000. Our goal this year is to bring in the same or more.

Be sure to check in because attendance counts towards awards for individuals and classrooms. 

Walk times are Kindergarten—9:30 a.m., 1st Grade—9:45 a.m., 2nd Grade — 10:00 a.m., 3rd Grade — 10:10 a.m., 4th Grade — 10:20 a.m.,5th Grade — 10:30 a.m.


There will be a FREE Flu shot clinic for the whole family at the Crawl. For everyone who comes to the Crawl, there’ll be free breakfast treats and beverages. So show your school spirit and join us for a fun morning of socializing and exercise at the Kenwood Crawl in beautiful Kenwood Park — we’re counting on you to make this event a success!

TOURS — Visit our terrific school & find out how Kenwood puts the Arts in Smarts!

Kindergarten Tours for the 2016-17 School Year will start after Thanksgiving 2015 and go through February 2016. School Choice cards for 2016-17 are due at the end of February 2016. 

We will continue to give tours to those who are looking to immediately place your child in school for this current school year 2015-16 AND/OR for those who have just moved into the area and are looking for placement this year. To schedule a tour, you must contact Kenwood Family Liaison Chris Madden at christine.madden@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-668-2778. 

If you have questions about student placement or would like to see if you are in Kenwood School's attendance area call Minneapolis Public School's Student Placement office at 612-668-1840 or click on the link below to enter your address and find out about the school choices the district offers. http://schoolrequest.mpls.k12.mn.us/

Placement letters will be mailed home in early April. Kindergarten Registration (called Kindergarten Round Up) is on Thursday, April 29th.

Bike/Walk To School Day is Wednesday, October 7th

On Wednesday, October 7th, 2015, Kenwood School will celebrate national Bike/Walk to School Day. Students are encouraged to wear a helmet and bring a lock for their bikes. Students can sign the mural by the flag pole on their way in and receive stickers that say"I walked" or "I biked". Bus riders can sign the mural too after participating in a quick activity on the playground when they get off the bus.

Kenwood School Supply List for the School year 2015-16

Here is the School Supply list for the 2015-16 School Year. Just click on the headline above to see and download the pdf file. There is one page per grade.