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Kozak Korner #17. December 15th, 2023

| Director's Message

Happy Holidays!

We had a wonderful week, despite the regular trips to the shelter. We still managed to have all of our events, games and treats! I wish you all a safe and joyous holiday. Enjoy time with your families and friends and we will see you all on January 9th!

Best Regards,
Rachel Geary

| Travel Day:


Dear Campus Community,

Please be advised that January 8th has been designated as a travel day for those returning to the country. The school starts on January 9th. 

If you're returning from travel, we encourage you to plan accordingly to allow for a smooth transition back into the routine. Your understanding and cooperation are greatly appreciated.

Key Dates

December - January:

  • 18 December - 8 January - Winter break
  • 8 January - Travel Day 🚘 - NO SCHOOL

School Calendar 2023-24

Event Calendar

| PTO Spotlight


Dear KIS Community,

As the winter festivities unfolded, PTO took great joy in being a part of the KIS Winter Festival celebration! We're hope students enjoyed small delightful chocolate presents and a festive photo-booth to capture the joyful moments of the season.

This time of the year is truly special, and we, at PTO, are proud to serve and contribute to the warmth and cheer within the KIS community.

Wishing you all a season filled with laughter, love, and lasting joy!

Warm regards,
KIS Parent-Teacher Organization


PTO Shop Winter SALE!

Enjoy a fabulous 20% -15% - 10% OFF on select must-have products that are sure to elevate your style and enhance your daily routine. 

The Shop will be closed during Winter Break and will open after January 9th. 

How to join PTO? 

It's simple - just send an email at or talk to one of the PTO members at the PTO store.

What is KIS Moms & Dads? 

KIS Moms & Dads is a private group on Facebook for KIS parents and the PTO. It is a great way to find out what's going on with the PTO. To join please complete the membership questions. 

| College & Counseling

Hello Everyone,

My name is Chelsey Zoromski and I am your school counselor this year.  I am available to meet with students, staff, and parents about any social emotional topics or university questions that may come up this year.  I am currently living in Moldova but am available to meet with you on Teams on Thursdays and Fridays.   

In order to schedule a meeting with me, please click here. This link will show you the time I am available and automatically adapt to your time zone.  It will also send you all the information for the Teams meeting.  You may contact me any time at:

Please watch this short video to learn how to book appointments with me.

Chelsey Zoromski
School Counselor
Kyiv, Chisinau, Munster, and Montenegro
Click here to schedule an appointment with me


| CAS Reading Challenge

First page of the PDF file: ReadingRaceposter2

Starting from November 20th until January 14th, CAS (Creativity, Activity, Service) Team is launching a Reading Challenge! This initiative aims to encourage students to immerse themselves in the wonderful world of books and enhance their knowledge while having fun.

And here's the exciting part – the grade with the most books read during this period wins a pizza party!

Learn more about CAS Reading Challenge Project

| CAS Book Club


| Week Highlights

 A Pancake Brunch at KIS


As the last day of school before the winter break unfolded at KIS, a palpable holiday spirit enveloped the entire campus, creating an atmosphere of joy and anticipation from the very first minute of the day. To kick off the festivities, a delightful surprise awaited 

Continue reading about A Pancake Brunch at KIS

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