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  • Boundary Change Review Committee Presents Recommendations

    On Wednesday, October 19, the Boundary Change Review Committee will present its recommendations to the school board. Learn more by viewing the presentation posted online.

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    New in the Blue: September 2022

    The September edition of our monthly e-newsletter is live! Check out the many things happening from the month of September and into October around KSD.

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    Be The Change You Wish to See in This World

    Dr. Winmill started teaching over 20 years ago and has made countless impacts on students’ education. Her mantra is “be the change that you wish to see in this world.” She has been changing our world and continues to inspire a new generation to do the same.

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    Transporting Students One Smile at a Time

    Shurail K. Bletson and Ivan Liu have been school bus drivers in Kent School District for many years. They’ve made an impact on countless students’ journeys and are the first face that they see when starting their school days.

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    Mes de la Herencia Hispana

    KSD is celebrating and recognizing El Mes de la Herencia Hispana, or Hispanic Heritage Month, from September 15 to October 15!

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    Meghin Margel Officially Becomes Member of KSD School Board

    Meghin Margel was sworn in and took the oath of office to the Kent School District School Board at the Regular School Board Meeting on Wednesday, September 14.

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    First Day 2022

    Superintendent Israel Vela was out visiting schools and welcoming students for the start of the 2022-2023 school year. Check out this video of the day's events and hear his message about how together, we can build bridges through every student, every voice, every day.

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    Digital Ticketing for 2022 Varsity Football Games

    HomeTown Ticketing, the leading digital ticketing platform for high schools in the U.S., will provide a complete digital ticketing platform for French Field Football games beginning in September 2022.

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    School Begins Thursday, September 8, 2022

    We are pleased to announce KEA ratified the contract and we look forward to starting the school year.

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    Tentative Agreement with KEA Reached

    Based on the tentative agreement, the Kent School District intends to start school on Thursday, September 8, 2022.

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    KSD Update: No School Wednesday, September 7

    Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time. We look forward to welcoming our students and all staff back to school soon.

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    KSD Update: Saturday, September 3

    On September 1, 2022, KSD proposed a two-year contract. The proposal includes a 6.3% salary increase the first year and a 4% increase in the second year. The proposal includes a $1,500 stipend in year one and a $1,000 stipend in year two, in addition to the base salary percent increase.

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    Kent School District Board Member Selected

    Meghin Margel, a graduate of Kentridge High School and longtime community member, has been selected amongst four finalists to become the next school board member representing District 2 in the Kent School District.

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