Parent Resources

Kennard Elementary School


Forms and resources may be found on the main QACPS website. We’ve provided a link below, along with links to some of the most frequently requested forms and information.

PTA (Parent Teacher Association)

The PTA at our school works to promote the welfare of our children in the home, the school, and the community. It is a combined effort of all parents, teachers and administrators. Membership is open to all parents, staff, and any adults who are interested in the objectives of the PTA Association.

2022 – 2023 PTA Officers

President:  Carol Trader

Vice President:  Katie Laing

Treasurer:  Renee Wolff


Book Fair Coordinator: Denise Mitchell


The Powerschool Student and Parent portal gives parents and students access to real-time

information including attendance, grades and detailed assignment descriptions, school

bulletins, lunch menus and even personal messages from the teacher.

AlphaBEST Before & After School Programming

AlphaBEST is a leading provider of before and after school programming to approximately 10,000 students in ten states, in close partnership with school districts.

Safe and Convenient Locations – Located at your child’s school, this program allows for a seamless transition between the regular school day and AlphaBEST. You can go about your day knowing that your child is in a safe, stimulating environment, for the entire day, under the supervision of competent and caring staff.

Learning is Fun – The curriculum is developed by national experts in technology, engineering, world languages, visual and performing arts and fitness. The environment is structured, yet fun, which encourages your child to expand their horizons and be excited and engaged.

Homework Assistance – The AlphaBEST Homework Zone provides the time, space, materials and support necessary to complete assigned homework each day in a quiet, relaxed atmosphere with limited distractions.

Parent-Student Handbook

The QACPS Parent-Student Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the school district’s policies and procedures. It is updated annually.


We are so pleased to welcome volunteers back to all QACPS buildings, including Kennard Elementary! 

Please review our Volunteer Training Guide to learn more about volunteer opportunities and policies.

Student Supply Lists

Supply lists are now available for the 2022 – 2023 school year for grades 3 – 5. Click the button for your student’s grade, then find their teacher’s list. 

We look forward to a fun, fulfilling school year!

Additional Resources

QACPS Parent Resources Page

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