KEEPERS

KEEPERS is a non-profit volunteer parent and community group that supports the school.  The name stands for Killington Elementary Educators and Parents Encouraging Rising Stars.

Meetings

Please join the monthly meeting from 8:15 - 9:15am on the first Friday of month in the KES Cafeteria. We have fun supporting the school and would love your help! Coffee and pastries are served at the meetings and all are welcome!

Mission

The parents, volunteers, and community members of the Killington Elementary School's mission is to help support the students, teachers, and parents of the school by developing and implementing activities that build community and enrich the learning environment.  We will also provide support to the school staff and facilitate communication between the school and the families.

Ongoing Fundraising

Click on the 'Ongoing Fundraisers' link on the right side of this page to find out how EVERYONE can help with:

  • Price Chopper - "Tools for Schools"
  • Hannafords - "Help Schools, Help Kids"
  • Box Tops for Education
  • Direct Donations

Direct monetary donations are gratefully accepted at any time.  Please make tax deductible donations out to the Sherburne Education Foundation.  Donations may be dropped off at the school or be mailed to the KEEPERS, PO Box 998, Killington, VT, 05751.

Activities Supported by the KEEPERS

  • iPad Initiative
  • School Garden and Composting
  • Farm to School
  • Safe Routes to School
  • Bottle Drive
  • Ski Clothing Swap
  • Playground Improvements
  • Halloween Candy Buy Back 
  • Math Night
  • Trailblazers Ski Program
  • Spring Fling Breakfast
  • Welcome Packet for New Families
  • Teacher and Staff Appreciation
  • Food Drives
  • School Involvement in Community Events - Spartan Race, Turkey Trot, Stage Race, Festival of Trees, etc.

Grants

The KEEPERS research and apply for grants to support the school.  The school's garden and composters were funded by grants. Grants have also been received to improve the playground and nature trail. Many thanks to the volunteer grant writers and to the organizations that have awarded grants to KES!