Calendar of Events & Activities

  • May 27: Grade 6 Moving On Ceremony at 2:00 p.m.
  • May 28: Last day of school for students/Transition Day/Grade 6 pool party
  • May 28: Last day to complete the Kilgour Carnival Survey
  • June 4: PTA Meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Deb Mills home
  • June 1-June 30: Main office summer hours, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • July 1-July 31: Main office & school building closed
  • July: Kindergarten play groups on Fridays
  • August 3: Main office reopens for the 2015/16 school year
  • August 14: Tentative 2015/16 class lists posted (subject to change based on enrollment)
  • August 17: Back to School Ice Cream Social
  • August 19: First Day of School

Principal's Note
On behalf of the entire faculty and staff of Kilgour School, THANK YOU for not only being a part of our school community, but for your support, work, efforts, donations, and more that help to maintain our school as an excellent school! We would not be the school that we are without you!

We also celebrate our 6th grade students who are "Moving On" to 7th grade as well as our faculty and staff who are retiring and planning new endeavors! All are forever a part of our school community and family! Best wishes!

We are preparing with excitement great things for the coming year including welcoming new staff, programs, events, and more! Stay tuned throughout the summer for email updates! Enjoy the Summer Break to the fullest. :)

Thank You to our Kilgour Community
As the 2014-15 school year draws to a close, we want to THANK each and every person that helped us to make this year educational, fun and successful. We look forward to working with you again next year. To our 6th grade graduates and their families, we send our CONGRATULATIONS and wish you the BEST OF LUCK. To all of our families, we wish you a safe and wonderful Summer. THANK YOU AGAIN!!!!  -The Kilgour PTA

Kilgour Carnival Survey
Thank you to those individuals who have already completed the 2015 Kilgour PTA Carnival Survey! We appreciate your feedback. If you have not yet submitted your responses for our survey, Thursday, May 28th is the last day to make your voice heard! We are looking for feedback from everyone – whether you attended the event or not!

Thank you for helping the PTA better serve Kilgour School! Please feel free to contact us if you have questions ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

DATE CHANGE: 2015/16 PTA Meeting
To current and new members serving next year or any other parent that would like to attend, please SAVE THE DATE for the first 2015/16 PTA Meeting on Thursday, June 4th starting at 7:30 PM at Deb Mills' house. For more information or questions, please contact Deb Mills at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Kilgour in the News
Our "Kilgour with Love" contest was recently featured in the Eastern Hills Journal andHyde Park Living Magazine. See what makes our school so wonderful!

Have You Renewed Your Kroger Plus Card for Kilgour?
It only takes a minute. If you already participate in Community Rewards, your account expired on April 1, and you need to re-enroll for Kilgour to continue to receive benefits. Kilgour earns money every time you swipe your Kroger Plus Card! YOU STILL EARN YOUR KROGER PLUS POINTS. THIS DOESN'T COST YOU ANYTHING. Here's how to register:


  • Visit
  • Log onto your account. (If you can't remember your account info, call 1-866-221-4141 and they will walk you through it.)
  • Click on Account
  • On the Account Summary page, scroll down to Community Rewards
  • Designate Kilgour PTA (80865) as your Community Rewards beneficiary.


  • Visit to create a Kroger Plus Card account.
  • Click Register in the upper right corner of the homepage.
  • Follow the prompts to create your login, password and to register your Kroger Plus Card.
  • Once you login, follow the prompts above (under If Your Card is Already Registered)

Any Questions? Contact Rita Doty at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.See more on how you can earn money for Kilgour when you shop at Kroger, Remke and Target.



Thanks to everyone in the Kilgour Community for making this year's carnival a big success despite the weather! Overall, the net income for the carnival was approximately $20,000. This will enable the PTA to continue to support the teachers and our great school!

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR STUDENTS for working hard to support your school and congratulations to our Raffle Ticket Sales Top Sellers!

Top Sellers Sold
Lucas & Cameron Bettinger $523
Sata Kertpet $520
Nathan Brown $464
Andrew & John Culbertson $407
Josh & Jackson Baur $359
John & Jack Arora $339
Jonah Cotton-Riker $325
Elliot & Fievel Haggerty $295
Keegan Myers $287
Ryan Mills $279

Thank you to all Kilgour families, friends, and community for showing your support for our Raffle and Basket Raffle drawings. CONGRATULATIONS to our lucky 2015 raffle winners!

Raffle Prize Winner Ticket Sold By:
$500 John Cohn Izzy Almand
$250 Wayne Waligorski Zac Fiedler
$100 Jan Campisano Team Caudill

Basket Prize Winner
Outdoor Family Fun JR Verkamp
Gone to the Dogs Kelsey & Sabrina McSherry
Red, White & Blue All American Donna Lambers
Pool/Beach Bash Veronica Tollefson
Arts & Crafts Andrea Lukin
Car Care Joan Hessel
A Passion for Italy Michael DiPaola
Green Thumb Emily Hardin
Nerf Nico & Marco Siegel
The Fire Pit Emily Hardin
Take Me Out to the Ballgame Ella Mangan
High Spirits Raifstanger Family
Women's Health Elizabeth Hordman

Finally, a special thank you to Libby Frank and the entire Carnival Committee for their hard work and dedication to making the event a success! We hope everyone enjoyed another fantastic Kilgour Carnival! Have a wonderful summer and we look forward to seeing you back next year.

Great Gatherings for the 2015/16 School Year 
Great Gatherings are parties hosted and paid for by Kilgour families and/or teachers. Big parties. Small parties. Parties for couples. For women. For men. For kids. Something for everyone! Anyone wanting to join the parties donates funds to the Kilgour PTA & then attends the party! Let's have fun and raise $$ for our school!

The following late summer & fall parties have space for you and/or your children to attend. For more information on these parties and to purchase tickets to an event, visit the Great Gatherings page on the Kilgour PTA website. If you have questions, please emailThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

3rd Grade Back to School Picnic:August 26, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Alms Park 
Cheerleading Mini-Camp: August 29, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Kilgour 
1st Grade Fun on the Farm: September 12, 1:00- 5:00 p.m. at Poplar Ridge Farm
Ladies Spa Night: September 17, 6:30-9:00 p.m. at Ambiance Nail Salon & Spa
Oktoberfest Homebrew Party: September 26, 7:00 p.m. at the Begtrup home
Family Foosball Fun-day: October 3, 5:00-9:00 p.m. at the Propst home
2nd Grade Walk in the Woods: October 16, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Ault Park



Last Updated on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:12 pm