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Retiring teacher returns to mentor new staff

Marie Davis had taught social studies for 27 years in the district, with classes at both the high school and middle school...

‘Committed to everything he tries’

Between school work, a job, marching band and theater, this student steps up to provide warm clothing to community agricultural workers...

Middle, high schoolers band together

Eighth-graders fill in key spots to help Kent City High School march into another state band championship...

From pot holders & pancakes to sports & science

A new class period concept gives every student time to catch up on class work and pursue a special interest...

CTE changed his life – he wants more students to benefit

He went to Washington D.C. to plead the case to lawmakers for more career and technical ed program funding...

Becoming one with many

The project was aimed at helping art teacher Eliza Sutton’s students express themselves in a collaborative art project, which when finished, would beautify the buildings’ hallways...

Ready, set, learn — in updated spaces

Kent City Schools completed another round of construction just in time for the start of school...

Mystery solved! Principal found, so students can head back to school

Elementary students used hands-on activities to solve a disappearance while bolstering reading, writing and math skills...

‘Her deafness does not define her’

This grad hopes to learn scuba diving and to fly an airplane, but highest on her agenda is to aid in the fight for her right to join the armed forces...

Socks optional, fun mandatory: retiring science teacher reflects on a successful career

Retiring after nearly 30 years in the district, this teacher made a difference in the classroom, on the sports field, in fundraising and in the lives of his students...

Your district’s summer programs at-a-glance

Area public school districts are gearing up to provide K-12 programs this summer to address learning loss impacted by the coronavirus pandemic...

A champion of creativity

Despite the challenges of being a first-year teacher in a school year disrupted by a global pandemic, Kent City’s new art teacher inspires students to keep growing in their creative skills...

Learning from an adopted Snowflake

With Snowflake, the Great Start Readiness Program brings the farm experience into preschool classrooms...

‘Escape By Reading’ Takes On New Meaning

More than 80 students and their family members recently joined in an escape room reading challenge, doing their part to help rescue their “trapped” principals...

CARES Funds help district hire school nurse

A community member who has worked with students before is helping navigate the pandemic...

At-home learners stay connected through a new resource

In late October, Kent City Elementary opened a designated room to give families who have chosen virtual education extra resources and support...
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