School News

  • 2014-2015 Recommended Supply List

    As we all begin getting ready to start this next school year and see back-to-school sales while out shopping, please review the recommended supply lists for each grade level.

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  • School Achievement Awards

    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.

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  • Parent Advisory Group

    Horizon Elementary Needs You! We are looking for your input and support to help empower our students and school 'Succeed Every Day'!

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  • School Newsletter

    Find current and past 'Hawk Happenings' Newsletters on our website.

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  • Free and Reduced Lunch Applications

    Families need to complete the free and reduced lunch application each year. Open the link for more information.

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  • School Handbook

    Open this link to find the 2013-2014 student handbook. All families are required to view and read the handbook each school year. Please sign and return the student handbook acknowledgment form sent home in your child's Hawk Express Folder.

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  • Parking Lot Reminders

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District News

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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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  • Clock   Horizon classes begin at 9:15 A.M
       -Your child will be marked tardy if they arrive to
         their classroom after 9:15 in the morning.
         Horizon's regular dismissal time is 3:23 P.M.

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For School Related Questions call: (253) 373-7313
Staff College Video September 2013
Horizon Staff at the Talent Show 2013

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