KES Awards and Recognition

“ISAB (I Stand Against Bullying) Anti-Bullying Video Award," 2014: 1st Place, on the Elementary Level , for the best anti-bullying video produced by students in the North County

“College For Every Student School of Distinction, 2013-2014”: for implementing a plan that encourages all students to consider college, to be leaders and to help out in the community

KES Accepted into NEU (No Excuses University), 12/1/2103, KES has proven their commitment to help every student become successful.  KES is only the second school in the state of New York to be accepted into this network of schools (National website: http://noexcusesu.com/about/)

“Wal-Mart Recognition Award, 2012-13”: for having teachers who are willing to “go beyond the call of duty” to help students in a high needs community

SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) recognized KES for its dedication and commitment to promoting safer schools, 10/1/2012

Becky Bassett -“Kidsville News” April Teacher of the Month, 2012:  for being a wonderful teacher and for supporting students

Kevin Hulbert-“New York State Elementary Principal of the Year for 2011”
Keeseville Principal Mr. Kevin Hulbert has been selected as the 2011 New York State Elementary School Principal of the Year by SAANYS - the School Administrators Association of New York State. Click here for more details

Kevin Hulbert-“National Distinguished Principal for 2011”: This was awarded to all Elementary Principal’s of the Year in the country through the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP).

Kevin Hulbert-“Region 7 SAANYS Elementary Principal of the Year Nomination for 2011”

“College For Every Student School of Distinction, 2010-2011”:
for implementing a plan that encourages all students to consider college, to be leaders and to help out in the community

“SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) Charter School in New York, 2010-2011”

“College For Every Student School of Distinction, 2009-2010”:
for implementing a plan that encourages all students to consider college, to be leaders and to help out in the community

“Wal-Mart Recognition Award, 2009-10”: for having teachers who are willing to “go beyond the call of duty” to help students in a high needs community

Ellen Giroux-“TSS New York State Volunteer of the Year, 2009-2010”: for having a large impact on her community and in the lives of young children

Sally Smithson-“Keeseville News June Teacher of the Month, 2010”: for being a wonderful teacher and supporting students

Kevin Hulbert-“Communities of One Champion, 2009-2010”: for being a supporter and champion of the Safe Schools’ Projects and programs in an effort to help all kids

“Champlain Valley Search and Rescue K-9 Unit Certificate, 2009-2010”: for the extraordinary effort put into a fundraiser for their search and rescue dog

*2nd Place Float in the AuSable Forks Labor Day Parade, 2009

“CVPH Appreciation Recognition, 2008-09”: for the donation of over 400 teddy bears to the CVPH youth patients

“National Elementary Honor Society Charter School, 2008-2009”: one of the first one hundred schools to support and provide a National Elementary Honor Society Program.

“Hats On Day Certificate, 2007-2008”: for supporting the Foundation for Children with Cancer Program

“Reading First Grant Implementation Recognition, 2007-2008”: for providing high quality reading instruction (award was given to KES through the New York State Regional Support Center)

“Rapidly Improving/Gap Closing School, 2007-08”: for providing high quality education which has resulted in tremendously improved state assessment scores (award was given to KES from the State Education Department)

“Vermont’s Children’s Hospital Certificate of Appreciation, 2007-2008”: for the school’s involvement and support of the change round-up program to support the hospital

“2007 Sweet Program Appreciation Award”: for supporting the One Work Source Program and the local community