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  • King County Green Schools Program:  Fairwood is a Green School!
    Our school has joined the King County Green Schools Program!  This school year we’ll work toward becoming a Level One Green School by improving our waste reduction and recycling practices.


    Join our Green Team to work with others who care about protecting our environment and conserving natural resources.  We need students, teachers, other staff members, and parent volunteers to help us reach our waste reduction and recycling goals. To volunteer or to ask questions about this fun opportunity, please contact Tami Koch, tami.koch@kent.k12.wa.us.

    King County Green Schools Program provides assistance, recycling containers and stickers, ongoing support, and recognition.  For more information, visit www.kingcounty.gov/GreenSchools.  It’s motivating to read the success stories of the 119 schools that have completed Level One! Visit http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/greenschools/participants.asp to see the success stories.



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  • Recycle More!   Tips and Free Compostable Bag Sample from King County


    Fall is here, so it’s time to think about recycling your leaves and storm debris – and your food scraps!


    If you don’t already have curbside yard waste service, now is a good time to subscribe. It's easy to sign up -- and you can recycle your food scraps and food soiled paper along with your yard waste. Start with delivery pizza boxes, fruit and vegetable trimmings and paper napkins.


    Your garbage hauler will collect your yard waste and food scraps in the yard waste cart and it will be recycled into nutrient-rich compost that can be used in yards and gardens.


    Receive a free compostable bag sample from King County to help you get started. King County residents outside the city of Seattle may request a free compostable bag sample by e-mail at sample.swd@kingcounty.gov  or by phone at 206-296-4466.


    For more information, visit www.recyclefood.com or become a Recycle More Facebook friend at www.facebook.com/recyclemore.

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    Required Notification Regarding School Performance

    Reinstatement of No Child Left Behind in Washington State may confuse public regarding many of KSDs successful schools.

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  • Welcome

    KSD Welcomes New Employees

    Dr. Vargas and HR staff welcomed new employees to the district. Approximately 4,600 KSD employees will dedicate themselves to educate the students of our community during the 2014-15 school year. See photos from the orientation.

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  • School Starts August 28

    The Kent School District hopes that you have been enjoying the summer so far! With the first day of school fast approaching, we want to provide you with helpful information and reminders.

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  • KSD Career Fair

    The Career Fair is an excellent opportunity to meet KSD principals, administrators, and office managers face to face, learn about current open positions and promote yourself!

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  • Refugee Families Tour KSD

    160 students, families, and staff from the Refugee Transition Center (RTC) took a tour around the Kent School District Administration Campus. View a slideshow of the tour.

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