We have achieved Level One status. Level One, focuses on waste reduction and recycling practices. With county assistance, participants review the Best Practices Guide, develop an action plan, and complete actions and education/outreach in: waste reduction, recycling, hazardous materials management.
Congratulations to Horizon Elementary for receiving the academic achievement and proficiency award for the Largest Percent Affinity Group Increase in Reading Proficiency Award. Washington State Achievement Awards are given to schools that score in the top 10 percent of academic target areas over a three-year period. Proficiency awards are given to schools that lead the district in growth in specific student affinity groups for the past school year. Each school will be recognized at the June 11 school board meeting.
On Monday afternoon, August 3, a fire broke out outside the art building on the Kent-Meridian High School campus leaving three classrooms with damage. There were no students, staff, or visitors in the building at the time and no injuries reported.
During the summer months, the Kent School District technology team prepares more than 23,000 devices for students and staff members.
Staff member Steve Gill’s revolutionary process for distinguishing between disability and language acquisition is positively impacting ELL students in the Kent School District and beyond.