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July 2017
KDS Attends the 126th NSDAR Continental Congress
KDS DAR School was honored to take part in the 126 th Continental Congress of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, D.C. June 26-July 3.  Executive Director Heather Green; Development Director Beth Cagle; KDS staff member April Pendergrass; Board Chairman Cheryl Harrison; and student representatives Taylor Corbin and Charles Montgomery enjoyed a busy week of meeting with Daughters from across the country and throughout the world to share with them the story of KDS, the "Gem of Gunter Mountain."  

NSDAR Provides Funding
for Needed Projects

KDS was pleased to once again receive support through a generous contribution by the Friends of DAR Schools Fund during the Friday afternoon DAR School Luncheon.  National School Chairman Peggy Troxell made the presentation following the KDS School report. 

Junior Members Chart
a Course for Success

The Junior Membership Committee of the DAR has for more than 75 years raised money for the Helen Pouch Memorial Fund through the sales of nationally approved Junior products at the state and national levels as well as the contributions of chapters for Achievement Award credit.  Those funds are awarded to the DAR Schools annually for projects which directly benefit children.  

Fun in DC

Free time is always scarce during Continental Congress, but the KDS delegation did have the opportunity to visit several of our country's top attractions including the U.S. Capitol; the National Gallery of Art; the International Spy Museum; and the numerous memorials and monuments along the National Mall.

KDS DAR School Alumni Gathering

Birmingham - August 1

We are gathering on August 1 to catch up and share our favorite school day memories.  Join us at Cocina Superior Restaurant in Brookwood Village from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm for Tex-Mex and great stories! 
Register by Tuesday, July 25
online at http://kdsdar.org
contact kdsdar@nehp.net or 256-728-4236
for additional information.
KDS Middle School STEM
Summer Camps

KDS Student Excels in SAR
Oration Competition

Cub Scouts Provide a New Flag
at Grant Post Office

KDS Sixth Graders Learn about
Helping Exotic Animals in Need

Upcoming Events, Schedules, and More


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