In a continued effort to meet the needs of our students, KSD is undergoing an independent review of its special education programs. A parent forum will be held May 22 for parents to share their feedback.
The Sikh Community recognized the KSD Refugee Transition Center at their Vaisakhi Day celebration earlier this month at the Kent ShoWare Center.
Congratulations to ten Kentwood High School students for being recognized in this year’s Letters About Literature contest sponsored by the Washington State Library and the Library of Congress.
This is a great opportunity for prospective teachers and educational staff to have the chance to meet principals, administrators and representatives from our schools, and inquire about open positions in the Kent School District.
KSD is fortunate to have many talented and highly skilled national board certified health professionals who are looking after the well-being of our students every day.
Congratulations to Kentridge High School’s Max Meaker for his third-place finish in the Art & Architecture category of Stratasys’ International Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge.
Congratulations to eighth-grade language arts teacher Amy Abrams who was nominated by her peers, with input from parents and students, to receive the award.
In commemoration of Earth Day, the U.S. Department of Education announced the recipients of the award. Kent School District is among only 14 schools districts nationwide to receive this honor.
Congratulations to social studies teachers Travis Foltz of Kent-Meridian High School and Mike Papritz of Kentridge High School for being selected to attend summer leadership institutes at Brown University.
The Kent School District will accept transfer applications May 1-31 for the 2013-14 school year.
KSD has partnered with Renton Technical College to offer high school students a new and innovative Medical Career Pathways program.
More than 50 Kent School District students attended the Latino/a Education Achievement Project (LEAP) Conference to learn about issues affecting Latinos including education, college, community involvement, and leadership.
Navid Azodi and Brian Lunder were selected for the program based on their academic achievement and interest in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs.
The program was created to provide enrichment and educational opportunities for 9th- 12th-grade refugee students during their school breaks to help in the social adjustment process.
Congratulations to Lisa Parks, the latest recipient of the Kent Association of Paraeducators’ $1000 Scholarship.
Congratulations to Meeker Middle School band teacher Carol Brewster who won the First Investors Outstanding Educator Award and will receive a free lunch with the student who nominated her.
As part of National Dental Health Month, Seattle-King County Public Health offered free dental sealants to Meadow Ridge students and Fairwood Dental is offering free dental cleanings and exams to children age 14 and younger.
Being a National Board Certified Teacher is one of the highest honors an educator can achieve. The district will honor these teachers at the Feb. 13 board meeting.
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The award is given to the top 5 percent of schools in Washington State who have made sustained improvement in reading and math over five years.