Several students shared their skills and talents with the KDM community. A special thank you to Ms. Krijger, Ms. Vandermark, and the KDM PTA for providing a fun and exciting showcase of these students' gifts. Check out "That KDM Show" Talent Show: https://youtu.be/TK66KcphCxk
4 days ago, Tangelin Rivera
Logan Scherr reads the morning announcement and affirmations with Ms. Markowitch. Each day students remind themselves that they are important, unique, prepared, respectful, responsible for their own actions, and positive with themselves and others.: https://youtu.be/4nGutYAAnG8
4 days ago, Tangelin Rivera
KDM students had a great time at the PTA-sponsored Bubble Show! Johie the Clown thrilled everyone with her entertaining bubbles and magic tricks. Kudos to the KDM PTA for sponsoring this fun event. A short clip: https://youtu.be/1aUlYTLNSZM
2 months ago, Tangelin Rivera
Picture of presenter -KDM students had a great time at the PTA-sponsored Bubble Show! Johie the Clown thrilled everyone with her entertaining bubbles and magic tricks. Kudos to the KDM PTA for sponsoring this fun event.
picture of student and presenter -KDM students had a great time at the PTA-sponsored Bubble Show! Johie the Clown thrilled everyone with her entertaining bubbles and magic tricks. Kudos to the KDM PTA for sponsoring this fun event.
KDM Congratulates Students of the Month, Angelina Yan (1st grade ) and Elizabeth McNinch (4th grade ). Angelina is an excellent role model for her classmates. She is always willing to help out her teacher and other students in her class. Elizabeth works hard on any task she is presented with, helps others when asked to, quietly works independently, and works well in groups.
2 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
picture of students of the month -KDM Congratulates Students of the Month, Angelina Yan (1st Grade) and Elizabeth McNinch (4th Grade).  Angelina is an excellent role model for her classmates. She is always willing to help out her teacher and other students in her class.  Elizabeth works hard on any task she is presented with, helps others when asked to, quietly works independently, and works well in groups.
KDM faculty, staff, and students participated in the Global Great Kindness Challenge with Spirit Week! Each day we focused on creating a welcoming and inclusive environment at school.
2 months ago, Tangelin Rivera
picture of two staff members matching superheros shirts -KDM faculty, staff, and students participated in the Global Great Kindness Challenge with Spirit Week! Each day we focused on creating a welcoming and inclusive environment at school.
five students posing for KDM faculty, staff, and students participated in the Global Great Kindness Challenge with Spirit Week! Each day we focused on creating a welcoming and inclusive environment at school.
students rocking their superheroes theme shirts for KDM faculty, staff, and students participated in the Global Great Kindness Challenge with Spirit Week! Each day we focused on creating a welcoming and inclusive environment at school.
Picture of students and teachers posing with their team spirit football shirts -KDM faculty, staff, and students participated in the Global Great Kindness Challenge with Spirit Week! Each day we focused on creating a welcoming and inclusive environment at school.
KDM congratulates Students of the Month: Nadia Stambach (Kindergarten) and Macie McOmish (3rd Grade). Nadia prioritizes others, fosters inclusivity, and inspires good choices, embodying true leadership. Macie demonstrates GRIT by assisting friends in need and facing challenges with a big smile and a positive spirit.
3 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
students of the month posing with teachers and principal -KDM congratulates Students of the Month: Nadia Stambach (Kindergarten) and Macie McOmish (3rd Grade). Nadia prioritizes others, fosters inclusivity, and inspires good choices, embodying true leadership. Macie demonstrates GRIT by assisting friends in need and facing challenges with a big smile and a positive spirit."
Kudos to the KDM PTA for facilitating a wonderful Holiday Boutique. Students were given the opportunity to shop independently for gifts for their loved ones. The PTA ensured there was a variety of options to choose from to help make this holiday season special.
4 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
pictures of staff, parents posing on their boutique- Kudos to the KDM PTA for facilitating a wonderful Holiday Boutique. Students were given the opportunity to shop independently for gifts for their loved ones. The PTA ensured there was a variety of options to choose from to help make this holiday season special.
Congratulations to our Spelling Bee Finalists!!!
4 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
picture of four students that spelling bee finalists - KDM- Congratulations to our  Spelling Bee Finalists!!!
A big thank you to Phyllis Alpaugh and the Rotary Club of the Rockaways, who generously donated dictionaries to all third graders. Ms. Alpaugh had students look up the word "community" in their dictionaries and made it a real concept for them.
6 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
students sitting on the auditorium holding up dictionaries ""A big thank you to Phyllis Alpaugh and the Rotary Club of the Rockaways, who generously donated dictionaries to all third graders. Ms. Alpaugh  had students look up the word "community" in their dictionaries and made it a real concept for them. It is so important for children to see community partners in action working together."
students searching for word community in their  dictionaries ""A big thank you to Phyllis Alpaugh and the Rotary Club of the Rockaways, who generously donated dictionaries to all third graders. Ms. Alpaugh  had students look up the word "community" in their dictionaries and made it a real concept for them. It is so important for children to see community partners in action working together."
students searching for word community "A big thank you to Phyllis Alpaugh and the Rotary Club of the Rockaways, who generously donated dictionaries to all third graders. Ms. Alpaugh  had students look up the word "community" in their dictionaries and made it a real concept for them. It is so important for children to see community partners in action working together."
students and principal teachers sitting on the auditorium "A big thank you to Phyllis Alpaugh and the Rotary Club of the Rockaways, who generously donated dictionaries to all third graders. Ms. Alpaugh  had students look up the word "community" in their dictionaries and made it a real concept for them. It is so important for children to see community partners in action working together."
students sitting on the auditorium holding up dictionaries ""A big thank you to Phyllis Alpaugh and the Rotary Club of the Rockaways, who generously donated dictionaries to all third graders. Ms. Alpaugh  had students look up the word "community" in their dictionaries and made it a real concept for them. It is so important for children to see community partners in action working together."
KDM students participated in the Week of Respect. Students wore themed clothing days every day culminating with 'Being Respectful Is No Sweat'. Students wore comfortable clothes/ sweats. Take a look!
6 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
picture of various students KDM students participated in the  Week of Respect. Students wore themed clothing days every day culminating with 'Being Respectful Is No Sweat'. Students wore comfortable clothes/ sweats. Take a look!
picture of various students KDM students participated in the  Week of Respect. Students wore themed clothing days every day culminating with 'Being Respectful Is No Sweat'. Students wore comfortable clothes/ sweats. Take a look!
A great time was had by all at the KDM PTA Candy Bar Bingo! We had over 100 family members and friends for a fun night of games and treats!
7 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
parents, students sitting at the school tables playing bingo
parents, students sitting at the school tables playing bingo  while the principal calls out the numbers from the bingo ball
parents, students sitting at the school tables playing bingo
parents, students sitting at the school tables playing bingo
parents, students sitting at the school tables playing bingo
parents, students sitting at the school tables playing bingo
parents, students sitting at the school tables playing bingo
Congratulations and thank you to KDM 4th grader, Isabella LoCastro, and her parents, Yesenia Budhai and Frank LoCastro.They donated over 1,100 pairs of brand new socks for our "Socks for the Homeless" Initiative! Isabella and her family's generosity will impact so many lives. Together, the KDM community donated over 2,000 pairs of socks!
7 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
Picture of superintendent , principal and student - Congratulations and thank you to KDM 4th grader, Isabella LoCastro, and her parents, Yesenia Budhai and Frank LoCastro.They donated over 1,100 pairs of brand new socks for our "Socks for the Homeless" Initiative! Isabella and her family's generosity will impact so many lives. Together, the KDM community donated over 2,000 pairs of socks!
Picture of female student - Congratulations and thank you to KDM 4th grader, Isabella LoCastro, and her parents, Yesenia Budhai and Frank LoCastro.They donated over 1,100 pairs of brand new socks for our "Socks for the Homeless" Initiative! Isabella and her family's generosity will impact so many lives. Together, the KDM community donated over 2,000 pairs of socks!
Picture of parents , female studen, principal and superintendent -Congratulations and thank you to KDM 4th grader, Isabella LoCastro, and her parents, Yesenia Budhai and Frank LoCastro.They donated over 1,100 pairs of brand new socks for our "Socks for the Homeless" Initiative! Isabella and her family's generosity will impact so many lives. Together, the KDM community donated over 2,000 pairs of socks!  Brian Rawlins  Interim Principal   Katharine D. Malone School
KDM PTA parents decorated the school and made a most memorable first day! Thank you, Tim and Daniele Ayers, Lauren and Brigham Farrand, Janelle Lauterbach, Eileen Saunders, Anya Tayts, Kristina Tromp, and Megan Yarosh.
7 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
KDM PTA parents decorated the school and made a most memorable first day! Thank you, Tim and Daniele Ayers, Lauren and Brigham Farrand, Janelle Lauterbach, Eileen Saunders, Anya Tayts, Kristina Tromp, and Megan Yarosh.
KDM PTA parents decorated the school and made a most memorable first day! Thank you, Tim and Daniele Ayers, Lauren and Brigham Farrand, Janelle Lauterbach, Eileen Saunders, Anya Tayts, Kristina Tromp, and Megan Yarosh.
KDM PTA parents decorated the school and made a most memorable first day! Thank you, Tim and Daniele Ayers, Lauren and Brigham Farrand, Janelle Lauterbach, Eileen Saunders, Anya Tayts, Kristina Tromp, and Megan Yarosh.
photo of the school entryway with the welcome letters sign
KDM PTA parents decorated the school and made a most memorable first day! Thank you, Tim and Daniele Ayers, Lauren and Brigham Farrand, Janelle Lauterbach, Eileen Saunders, Anya Tayts, Kristina Tromp, and Megan Yarosh.
KDM PTA parents decorated the school and made a most memorable first day! Thank you, Tim and Daniele Ayers, Lauren and Brigham Farrand, Janelle Lauterbach, Eileen Saunders, Anya Tayts, Kristina Tromp, and Megan Yarosh.
sign with words to read welcome back to school
Fifth grade kickball game fun!
10 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
Pictures of students rocking their fifth grade shirts signed y other fifth graders - on the baseball,
Pictures of students on the baseball,
Pictures of students on the baseball,
Pictures of students on the baseball,
More fun pictures from 2023 Field Day !!
10 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
picture of students running on field day - students on the yard on field day
picture of students playing outside in the yard for their students on the yard on field day
picture of students playing on the yard for their students on the yard on field day
2 students rocking their field day t-shirts   students on the yard on field day
picture of the students and teachers  on the yard on field day
Our 5th graders working on their end of the year comic projects
10 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
students' drawings of the candy dream for fifth graders working on their end of the year comic projects
drawings from students about stray dogs for their fifth graders working on their end of the year comic projects
picture of students on thier desks working on fifth graders working on their end of the year comic projects
pictures of students on their desks fifth graders working on their end of the year comic projects
2023 Field Day !!
10 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
field day words colorful sign
teachers rocking their field day shirts
parents barbequing
teachers holding a tray of plated hotdogs, cookies and chips
students on the yard on field day
teacher and student dancing on the yard on field day
students sitting on the grass on field day
picture of plated hotdogs, chips and cookies
Tree of Respect
10 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
picture of students, principal and the drake the dog
principal and the a teacher holding the paw of Drake the school dog
principal and the a teacher holding the paw of Drake the school dog
picture of Drake the Dog and a student
GATE Day ( gifted and talented event)
11 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
picture of a student with art exposition of GATE Day ( gifted and talented event)
picture of a student with art exposition  GATE Day ( gifted and talented event)
Demo Day for service learning at Morris knolls with our two high school students
11 months ago, Rockaway Township School District
picture of teachers, principal and two students at the Demo Day for service learning at Morris knolls with our two high school students