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‘We are here to help’

The tri-colored posters along the walls of the Kent Career Tech Center offer a simple reminder to students who walk the facility’s halls: 'We are here to help'...

Kent ISD offers a mix of in-person, virtual instruction

Districts and Kent ISD staff have worked to get schools and programs ready for the 2020-2021 school year, while also adjusting to changing guidelines related to the coronavirus pandemic...

Districts ponder how to keep students learning, engaged

Teachers are challenged to keep their style of instruction intact with students who are socially distanced and, often, not in the building at all...

Summer programs hit a high note for thousands of students

Educators across the county called on Kent ISD to deliver more robust summer learning opportunities following the school shutdown due to the pandemic.

Leaders urge public to press lawmakers for more school funding in face of crisis

‘Our Kids, Our Future’ website offers resources to help the community share their concerns about the pandemic-induced school funding crisis...

Kent ISD Superintendent announces retirement, Board names interim

Ron Caniff will retire in December as Kent ISD superintendent. The Kent ISD School Board named Ron Koehler as interim superintendent, beginning in January...

The Class of 2020: learning to roll with it

From 9/11 to the coronavirus, the Class of 2020 saw and experienced tremendous change within their school careers and young lives...

Summer school is in session

By Kent ISD offering free summer school, MySchool@Kent is expecting to triple its usual summer enrollment...

Sun, fun & learning

Summertime learning offered through Kent ISD, area partners, local districts...

What will school look like in the fall? Community leaders prepare for various scenarios

Much is still to be determined about reopening for the 2020-2021 school year, and superintendents are preparing for various scenarios. Families are asked to complete a survey to provide input and share their opinions...

Kent ISD to close Kent Innovation High

Kent ISD announces it will phase out the Kent Innovation High program, although current students can complete the program...

‘So many doors have opened’

With the aid of Kent ISD’s Project NorthStar, a new father made a choice that led him to not only graduate, but to do so early...

Helping students struggling with isolation-induced anxiety and other mental health issues

Now that they can’t meet with students behind a closed door in their office, school mental health workers are finding other ways to help...

Supporting parents as teachers

Bright Beginnings was recently recognized by the national organization that sets standards for early childhood programs...

Taking care of plants, chickens and bees while students are away

While students are at home, teachers take care of the greenhouse and chicken coop at the Kent Career Technical Center Sustainable Agriscience program...
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