Welcome To Kenwood Elementary

Kenwood Elementary School's culture of arts, academics, diversity and parent involvement sets us apart from other schools. We educate both the head and the heart. We provide students with opportunities to learn through an astonishing range of artists in our community. This is reflected in our slogan "Smarts+Arts = Kenwood School." Talk to any one of our Kenwood families and they can tell you, kids love Kenwood because our arts focus in engaging and enriching for all of our students.

Dining for Dollars - Monday, November 13th

Join us at Chipotle (2600 Hennepin Ave) from 4:00 - 8:00pm for our next Dining for Dollars event.  Let them know you are with Kenwood School (or show them a flyer) before paying in order for Kenwood to receive 50% of proceeds.   

Kenwood School Tours

If you are interested in scheduling a tour for a child, please contact family liaison Lori Smith at lori.smith@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-668-2778.

MPS Budget Update

MPS is looking for your thoughts regarding the 2018-2019 budget.  Please take a moment and visit the district webpage (or click the above link) for more information and to fill out a survey regarding your thoughts and insights. 

Family Activity Night: All School Barn Dance - Thursday, November 16th!

Family Activity Night is on Thursday, November 16th.  Don't miss the Scholastic Book Fair (4:30-6:00pm), a FREE dinner (5:00-6:15pm), Kenwood Spiritwear sales (5:00-6:00pm), and the ALL SCHOOL Barn Dance (6:00-7:00pm) with live music in the gym.  The 2nd Annual Student Art Exhibit will also be on display in the hallway by the art room.  You won't want to miss all the fun!

Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Kenwood, November 13-16th.

Give to The Max - Thursday, November 16th

A day of giving across the state.  Click the link to see how you can make a difference at Kenwood School.

Kenwood Teacher Earns New Birchbark Books Sponsored Cultural Understanding Award

In recognition of her remarkable teaching skill and thoughtful implementation of a Native American Art curriculum for Kenwood students, Birchbark Books will sponsor an annual award in honor of art specialist, Margaret Zimmerman-Swenson.

Picture Retake Day - Friday, November 17th

School picture retake day is Friday, November 17th. Students can have retakes done or take pictures if they were absent for the October Picture Day.
For retakes, please remember to bring in your original packet of photos to turn back in.

Kenwood School Handbook and District Policies

The Kenwood School Handbook is now online for your convenience.  Please click the link for more inforamtion regarding both district and school policies and information.

Winter Weather

Be prepared if school is cancelled due to weather. 

Click for the latest Kenwood Courier Newsletter

Keep informed about Kenwood School by reading our newsletters, the Kenwood Courier.

2017-18 School Year

Our school hours are 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. To contact the office, please call 612-668-2760.

You can see the district calendar for the entire school year by clicking here http://www.mpls.k12.mn.us/uploads/2017-18_calendar_2.pdf