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School Status

All Peach County Schools will resume normal operations tomorrow, Thursday, September 14, 2017, to include Byron Elementary School and Byron Middle School. The power at these two buildings has been restored.

School Status

All schools in the Peach County School District will be open tomorrow at their regularly scheduled times with the exception of Byron Elementary School and Byron Middle School. Byron Elementary School and Byron Middle School will be closed tomorrow due to power outages in these buildings.

School Closure

The Peach County School System will be closed tomorrow Sept. 12, 2017, due to Hurricane Irma.

School is anticipated to resume normal operations on Wednesday.

Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, 2017, we will experience a solar eclipse of the sun. The eclipse will begin around 1:00 p.m. and peak around 2:40 p.m. It will be a phenomenal event, and perhaps one that we will never experience again in our lifetime.

Each school will provide students with meaningful learning opportunities to help them learn about the eclipse. Because the eclipse will pose some safety challenges, anyone planning to view it should wear a pair of solar viewing glasses. We have purchased every student a pair of solar viewing glasses.

We will not have early release for students; however, we will make every attempt to ensure students are wearing their solar viewing glasses and enjoy this once-in-a
lifetime event! Below are our dismissal times:

.For maps and general information visit: 

To check times and view a simulation of what you will experience in your area visit: 

For safety information visit these sites: 


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Parents We Need Your Feedback!

Parents we would love to have your feedback on the following items.  If you would like to share your thoughts, please print, complete, and return to Mrs. Joni New, our Parent Coordinator at KRES.

Budget Feedback 
Revised Compact 
Compact Feedback

School closing

Due to inclement weather all Peach County Schools will be closed tomorrow, April 5, 2017.

Pre-K Registration prek

Registration for Peach County Pre-K will begin, Wednesday, March 1, 2017 and lasts through Wednesday, March 22, 2017.   There are 22 slots available at each elementary school. Guidelines and registration packets will be available at Hunt Elementary, Kay Road Elementary, Byron Elementary and the Peach County Board of Education beginning March 1, 2017.

The slots will be filled using a lottery process. Completion of the registration packet by March 22, 2017 does not guarantee your child a slot in the Pre-K class but does guarantee that your child’s name will be entered in the lottery for a chance to earn a slot. The lottery will be held on March 23, 2107. All applications for students received after March 22nd will be placed on a waiting list. If you have any additional question regarding pre-k registration, please contact one of our elementary schools.

All completed applications should be returned to the school you are registering your child for. Remember priority will be given to students within a school’s attendance zone.

Click HERE for the English application
Click HERE for the Spanish application

Dr. Sonya Coley and Ms. Paula Thomas,          Hunt Elementary 478-825-5296     
Mrs. Pamela Slocumb and Mrs. Joni New,      Kay Road Elementary 478-825-8893
Mr. Keith Lauritsen and Ms. Judi Smith           Byron Elementary 478-825-9650

TIES & TIARAS: Dads Please Join Us!

Please Join Us For Our


A night full of fun with food, drink, crafts, photobooth, and plenty of dancing!

Friday, March 3, 2017
6 PM to 8 PM
Kay Road Elementary

Pre-K - 5th Grade

Admission:  $15 each
($5 for additional daughter)

Deadline to Purchase Tickets is February 24th



2017-2018 Calendar Survey Fy18 Calendar

The Peach County Board of Education has prepared a draft calendar for the 2017-2018 school year and is seeking stakeholder input. Please click HERE to provide feedback on the calendar.


December 12 - Holiday Spirit Shirt

December 13 - Holiday Sock Day

December 14 - Holiday Character
(dress as your favorite holiday character)

December 15 - Holiday Hat Day

December 16 - Ugly Sweater Day

K-2nd Grade Holiday Musical Merry Berry Holiday

Attention Parents & Family
You're Invited!
A Merry Bear-y Holiday Musical
December 15th

K - 12:15
1st Grade - 1:15
2nd Grade - 2:15
Parent Information click here

Marco's Pizza Day for KRES

marco'sMarco's Pizza in Byron
is sponsoring a Pizza day for KRES
11AM to 11PM

Mention you are from KRES and 15% of your total ticket price will come back to the school.

Peach County Black Out blackout

2nd Round State Playoff Home Football Game 

Peach County High School Trojans
North Murray County High School Mountaineers

Friday, November 18, 2016 at 8:00 pm


Anderson Stadium, Fort Valley, GA.

Friday is Blackout Friday—be sure to wear black!!!

Go Trojans!!!

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Mark Your Calendar's save the date

Mr. & Miss Kay Road 11/17 6 PM
D.E.A.R Day - Wear Pajamas 11/18
     (Drop Everything & Read)
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 21 - 25
Gifted Parent Meeting 11/28 5:30 PM
Super Family ELA Night 11/28 6 PM

Descanso de accion de gracia noviembre 21-25 NO HEY CLASES

Guardar la fecha para una Noche de Super familia 28 de noviembre de 2016 - 6:00 KRES cafeteria

Thanksgiving Lunch Turkey

Our Annual Thanksgiving Lunch will be on Thursday, November 10th at the following times:

PreK & K:  10:45 - 11:15
1st Grade:  11:00 - 11:30
2nd Grade:  11:15 - 11:45
3rd Grade:  Noon - 12:30
4th Grade:  12:15 - 12:45
5th Grade:  12:30 - 1:00

Cost is $4.00.  Reservations appreciated, we will have a limited number of adult plates available.  Please advise your child's homeroom teacher if you plan to attend.  Thank You!

Parent Meeting AP Classes Clip Art

AP (Advanced Placement) &
Advanced Content

Countywide Informational
Parent Meeting

Tuesday, April 18th at 5:30 p.m.

At Allen Temple AME, 1235 Jones Rd., Byron

This is your chance to learn more about AP classes and if these classes are a good choice for your child.

For Your Information: Back to School

School Calendar
KRES Supply List
Open House - Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Students Return - Monday, July 31, 2017
School Hours - Drop-off no earlier than 7:30 am
                           School day 8:35 am – 3:30 pm
                           Buses leave 3:35 pm  

World's Finest Chocolate Sale Chocolate

A Big Thank You for all of the support for our Candy Sale supporting our KRES Music program.  As we begin wrapping this up, please begin bringing in your money for the boxes you have sold.  I still have several boxes if you would like to sell another box.  Please have all monies and or unsold bars returned by October 4th.  I appreciate all your support!  Ms. Maddox

Mother Son Dance mother son dance

Mother Son Dance
October 6th from 6 - 8 PM

Tickets are $15 a couple and $5 each additional son
Purchase Ticktes Now!!

16-17 Yearbooks Are Here! Yearbook
Yearbooks are available now!
Pick Up Your Copy Today!!!
Only $25
Make checks payable to Kay Road Elementary

Secret Santa Shoppe This Week! santa shop

The KRES Secret Santa Shoppe will be open Dec.5th - 8th for all grade levels during their Specials time.  All items are between $2 and $10.





2017-2018 Open House Hours


open house

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Peach County High School 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Elementary Schools 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Middle Schools 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Fall Break Fall

Fall Break - No School
October 11 - 13

Wild West Book Fair Wild West

Wild West Book Fair
Saddle Up and Read!

Oct. 16-20

Attention Parents: Ga Milestones Test Resource

The Study/Resource Guides are intended to serve as a resource for parents and students. They contain practice questions and learning activities for each content area. The standards identified in the Study/Resource Guides address a sampling of the state-mandated content standards.

Study Guides:  3rd Grade    4th Grade    5th Grade


Kindergarten Registration kindgergarten

We appreciate your interest in your child attending Peach County Schools.  All students entering kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year are required to complete the kindergarten registration process. Packets may be picked up from any elementary school in the district.

English registration packets may be downloaded HERE
Spanish registration packets may be downloaded HERE


October 18, 2017

Grab a blanket and your favorite book
and join your child for a reading/picnic lunch. 

Watch for the flyer coming home soon!

Volunteers Needed to Proctor the GA Milestones Test

Dear Kay Road Elementary Parent/Grandparent/Guardian,

The Georgia Milestones test dates are rapidly approaching.  Our test dates are April 10-14.  Our testing times will be 8:45 AM – 11:30 AM each testing day.  If you can proctor a classroom on any of the days listed, please sign and circle the dates below. 

A proctor monitors the testing room and observes students during the test while the teacher is following the guidelines of the manual.  You would also circulate among the class while the students are taking the test to make sure the students are on task. 

Please see the links below for information sheet about proctoring for the GA Milestones Test.  Please sign up to proctor by calling the school at (478)825-8893 or emailing our parent coordinator at jnew@peachschools.org

Proctor Training will be this Thursday at 10:30 AM & 2 PM.

Information:  English  Spanish

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