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Upcoming Events
September 7, 2020 LABOR DAY - NO SCHOOL
September 8, 2020 — First full-day of Instruction for ALL students.
September 8, 2020 — Kings Board of Education Virtual Work Session,
5:30 p.m.
September 15, 2020 — Kings Board of Education Virtual Regular Meeting, 6:00 p.m.

More event information can be found at:
Full-Day Instruction Begins Tuesday
We had a great first week of soft-start. Students learned safety protocols and created great relationships with their teachers!

On Tuesday, September 8, our In-Person and Online Knights will begin full-day instruction.

For details on back to school, please visit our Reopening Plan website resource page. You will find information on safety protocols, online learning resources, what you can expect, FAQ's, and more

If you haven't already, it is CRUCIAL that all Kings School District parents/guardians complete FinalForms ASAP! Click here to access FinalForms now.
Social & Emotional Update
An update from Kings Social Emotional Coordinator, Kim Sellers

As we welcome our students back to school, regardless if that is online or in person, I wanted to continue to share resources for social emotional, mental health, and wellness. There have been a few updates to the In5 State of Mind Speaker Series that you can watch here. Child Mind Institute also has some excellent videos for parents on their website and social media platforms.

We know that parents are struggling to balance work, child care and self-care while keeping worries - both your children's and your own - under control. You don't have to do it alone! Check out this Back-To-School and Your Child's Mental Health  video. Anxiety can impact not only our young people, but parents as well! Take a few minutes to watch this video on Back-To-School Anxiety.

Here are a few excellent articles as well:

Take good care of yourself!
Kings Students Raise Money for Food Pantry
Five Kings students started a service club in the Riverwood Trails neighborhood during quarantine. Kings Junior High School 8th grader, Corina Macy presented the idea at the neighborhood's annual HOA meeting.

Corina, along with Priya Godby, Stella Godby, Peyton Moody, and Addison Wells worked odd jobs around the neighborhood for donations only. They ended up raising $150 and recently made an in-person donation to the Kings Local Food Pantry.

Way to go, girls!
Don't Miss the Next Community Art Night!
Join us for the next Community Art Night!

The Kings Art Program is dedicated to spreading kindness through art for adults and children of all ages.

The first activity of the year is to create a lollipop flower pot. During this free art night, supply bags will be sent home with any student in the Kings School District containing enough supplies for the entire family to have the opportunity to paint a flower pot and create lollipop flowers.

For more information click here.

Kings/Hoxworth Blood Drive
2020-2021 Immunization Requirements
If you have a student entering 7th and/or 12th grade, you will need to be sure they are up-to-date on vaccines.

Click here for more information.
Kings Board of Education
Find details about upcoming Board of Education meetings, including notices, agendas, and minutes by clicking here.
The Board of Education meets meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month for a Work Session at 5:30 p.m. and the 3rd Tuesday of every month for a Regular Meeting at 6:00 p.m.
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Check out our VIRTUAL BACKPACK for more information on our newly added activities.
Kings Athletic News

Check out Kings Athletics website! You can find out schedule information, upcoming events, news about teams, and even get directions to away venues. 
This year's Kings Homecoming 5K is going "Virtual." Please save the date(s) of September 26-October 4th (a window of time to run your 5K). Details to come!

Thanks for supporting the Kings Cross Country program!
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Contact Dawn Gould - Community Relations Coordinator at or phone: 513-459-2925.

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