We Did It!

Mon, Oct 15 12:22pm

We did it, everyone! We FAR surpassed our goal of raising $35,000 for Kaiser Elementary School. We are currently at $43,506 and still climbing!    Not only did we beat our fundraising goal by almost $ ... [More]

See you TOMORROW at our Walk-a-thon!

Fri, Oct 12 3:44pm

Tomorrow, Saturday October 13th, is Kaiser Elementary's 42nd Annual Walk-a-thon!   Where: Kaiser Elementary School When: 10am-3pm What: Walking/Running Laps, Games, Bubbles, Dad's Club BBQ, SnoCones, ... [More]

Our Walk-a-thon is this weekend - final push to meet our goal!

Wed, Oct 10 10:56am

Hi Kaiser Panthers -  We've got just TWO more days to meet our Walk-a-thon fundraising goal of $35,000, and we are just 60% of the way there! Now is the time to make those donations!   Go to https://k ... [More]

UC Berkeley-Science and Engineering Carnival-Oct. 27, 2018

Tue, Oct 9 7:57am

Hello!   On Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10 AM - 1 PM at Berkeley's Anna Head Alumnae Hall, UC Berkeley Society of Women Engineers will be hosting its annual Engineering Day, a free halloween theme ... [More]

SSC Meeting this Wednesday, October 10, in the library

Sun, Oct 7 3:53pm

There is An SSC meeting this Wednesday October 10th in the school library. We will be discussing the outcome of last years goals from the 2017/2018 SPSA (Single Plan for Student Achievement). It will ... [More]

First Fridays: University Day at Kaiser Elementary!

Wed, Oct 3 8:24pm

Hello Kaiser Elementary Families.   This Friday, Kaiser will start a new tradition!   This Friday, and every first Friday of the month, Kaiser staff will wear t-shirts and other gear from our universi ... [More]

Chinook Book Fundraiser Winners

Tue, Oct 2 8:27pm

As advertised, the individual/family that sold the most Chinook books would be entered into a drawing for prizes. The winners are: * Sports Basement Gift Card - Schnetz Family * Lawrence Hall of Scien ... [More]

transcript of today's robocall

Tue, Oct 2 9:42am

Hi Kaiser Families:   A robo-call will be going out this evening.   Here is a transcript of what it will say....   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Hello Kaiser Elementary Families.   This is your principal, Dennis G ... [More]

After School Enrichment Classes Canceled for the Week of 10/8

Tue, Oct 2 7:53am

Dear Kaiser Parents, Due to Parent Conferences and Minimum days all next week(10/8-10/12), there will be NO AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT CLASSES.  Please plan accordingly.  Classes will resume the followin ... [More]

Only Two More Weeks to Meet Our Goal!

Mon, Oct 1 11:23am

We're just TWO short weeks away from Kaiser Elementary's 42nd Annual Walk-a-thon and still need to raise $25,480 (as of this morning)!    NOW is the TIME to make your donation and to ask friends, fami ... [More]

Chinook Book Final Sales

Sun, Sep 30 2:36pm


Walk-a-thon Pizza Party Winner!

Thu, Sep 27 2:36pm

Thank you to all of the families who turned in their Walk-a-thon permission slips! It came down to the wire between Ms.Yang and Ms.Rebecca, and it was the Kindergarten class of Ms.Rebecca by less than ... [More]

False fire alarm & kudos to your kiddos!

Thu, Sep 27 11:56am

Hi Kaiser Families:   At about 11:45 AM this morning we had a false fire alarm caused by something that got a bit over cooked in a staff microwave.   I am very proud of your children and our whole sch ... [More]


Tue, Sep 25 9:47pm

*** KAISER FAMILIES***   SHOP WEEKLY AT GRAND LAKE OR JACK LONDON FARMER MARKETS? There’s a Chinook book coupon for that!   IS YOUR FAMILY OR GOOD FRIENDS GLUTEN FREE? There’s a Chinook book coupon fo ... [More]

Walk-a-thon Update!

Mon, Sep 24 8:42pm

Happy Monday Kaiser Families!  Thank you to those of you who have started to fundraise for Kaiser Elementary's 42nd Annual Walk-a-thon! We are THREE weeks away from the event and still need to raise $ ... [More]


Mon, Sep 24 11:51am

Hi Kaiser Families:   Over the weekend, we got notice from two families in two different grade levels that their children were treated for lice.   We appreciate them reaching out.   Typically, in this ... [More]

Chinook books on sale for one more week!

Thu, Sep 20 9:14pm

Kaiser families,   One more week to buy your Chinook book/app book card ! Check out the copy in the school office, behind the counter. If you would like a loaner copy to show friends or neighbors, ple ... [More]

Kaiser Elementary's 42nd Annual Walk-a-thon

Wed, Sep 19 9:06pm

Dear Families -    We're kicking off our fundraising efforts for Kaiser Elementary's 42nd Annual Walk-a-thon!  An informational packet was sent home with your children  which contains a letter with mo ... [More]

Enrichment Classes-Minimum days

Sun, Sep 16 11:01pm

Dear Kaiser Parents,   This week are all Minimum Days.  All  After School Enrichment classes will begin when school lets  out at 1:30 PM.  Please plan accordingly.  If the after school class is an hou ... [More]

RoboCall transcript: Minimum Day Reminder. 9/17-21

Sat, Sep 15 8:32pm

Below is a transcript of a RoboCall that will be sent the morning of 9/26. ~~~~~~~~   Hello Kaiser Elementary Families:   This is your principal, Dennis Guikema, with a reminder that there is minimum ... [More]


Wed, Sep 12 12:17pm

This Friday, September 14th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm!!! $5 per child with parent $15 per child for drop-off Snacks $1 Glowsticks $1   Come out and enjoy a fun evening with the Kaiser Community!

School Site Council Meeting Wednesday, September 12 at 4 pm in the school Library

Fri, Sep 7 11:33am

Hello Kaiser Families-   We will be holding our first School Site Council (SSC) meeting this coming Wednesday form 4 pm til 5:00ish  in the school library . At this meeting we will be discussing the i ... [More]

No African Dance Thursday September 6th

Tue, Sep 4 2:57pm

Dear Parents, There will be NO African Dance class this coming Thursday September 6th.  Pope, the instructor, had to fly out of State last minute.  Class will resume next Thursday September 13th.  Ple ... [More]

After School Enrichment Classes

Fri, Aug 31 3:01pm

Hello Parents, The After School Enrichment classes have started off really well.  It is STILL NOT TOO LATE to sign up.   Please reach out to the individual class your child is interested in for more i ... [More]

Transcript of today's robo-call

Tue, Aug 28 2:22pm

If you would rather read my type, than hear my voice... here you go.  :-)   ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Transcript of 8/28/18 robocall   ~~~~~~   Hello Kaiser Families.   This is your principal, Dennis Guikema.   Ar ... [More]

After School Enrichment Classes

Fri, Aug 24 2:37pm

Dear Parents,   Just a reminder that the Fall '18 After School Enrichment classes begin next Monday.  If you have not yet signed up for a class, it is not too late.  Please reach out to the class you ... [More]

Thank you and volunteer opportunities at Kaiser

Thu, Aug 23 10:26pm

Dear Kaiser,   A big thank you to all the families able to attend the 1st PTA meeting of the year! As many of you know we're looking for volunteers to support the events and programs that provide reso ... [More]

Today's robo-call transcript

Thu, Aug 23 2:30pm

Here is a link to my robo-call transcript from today.   https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fpelq-wfoA8sOpc4R9RcKHpNS1gM3n5M4bvdH7ZYNgI/edit?usp=sharing   Thanks,   ~ Dennis

Are you a SUPER volunteer!

Wed, Aug 22 4:48pm

Hi Kaiser Families:   So many of you have already been "cleared" by Oakland Public Education Fund with the max volunteer clearance.  If you see someone around campus with a special badge from OPEF, be ... [More]

After School Enrichment Classes Fall '18

Fri, Aug 17 12:33pm

Kaiser's After School Enrichment Classes are back! Classes begin the week of August 27th.  Enjoy a varitey of classes such as Chess, Legos, African Dance, etc.  Class flyers are now posted on the Kais ... [More]

What it means to serve on the School Site Council (SSC)

Thu, Aug 16 1:07pm

The SSC ensures that community members have a voice in establishing programs and processes at our school. In our case, the council is comprised of 3 classroom teachers, the principal, 1 staff member a ... [More]

Seeking SSC nominations for 2018-19.

Thu, Aug 16 10:43am

Hello Kaiser Elementary Families   At least five "parents or community members" should serve on Kaiser's School Site Council (SSC).  This group has an important role in making budget decisions, drafti ... [More]

Transcript of tonight's "robo call" regarding tomorrow's 1st day of school.

Sun, Aug 12 5:36pm

Below is a transcript of the robo-call sent to all Kaiser Elementary families regarding our first day of school.   ~~~~~~~~   Hello Kaiser Elementary Families.   This is your principal, Dennis Guikema ... [More]

Introducing Jourdan Oliver!

Fri, Aug 3 4:58pm

Hello Kaiser Families:   I just sent a message with detailed info about registration, but I forgot to put a call out for volunteers.   If you are able to help with one or more of the registration days ... [More]

important: Registration information and forms

Fri, Aug 3 4:11pm

Hello Kaiser Families:   Please click the link to a memo regarding dates and times for this year's registration.   Please remember that registration is mandatory.   The memo includes links to most of ... [More]