Kent School District March 2022
Michael Carney was surprised with a presentation of the award on February 28 by Interim Superintendent Israel Vela and the Scenic Hill Elementary School staff. Join us in celebrating this outstanding achievement for Michael Carney as our Teacher of the Year!
Thank you, voters! We are so grateful for your continued support of our students and community! Watch this video of our students showing their thanks.
This Months Happenings
March is Women's History Month! Help us celebrate all of the important contributions women have made and continue to make in our KSD community!
Until March 14, masks will continue to be required for all students, staff, and visitors in all KSD buildings and buses.
This statewide celebration recognizes ESPs for the difference they make in our schools. Look for ESP highlights on KSD social media accounts during that week.
Designated by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), this celebration promotes the importance of music as a key component of education in our schools.
KSD Community News
Every year, all KSD high schools produce a rally honoring Martin Luther King Jr. to support a beloved community where all students learn, thrive, and grow. Watch how the rally came together.
Strong partnerships with our community are important for student success. Nana's Southern Kitchen serves many KSD families and is an example of a thriving Black-owned business that connects people through food.
You’re invited to learn more about the draft model for our first virtual school opening for grades 6-12 in Fall 2022. Register for an upcoming virtual community information session.
Being a teacher was something Mr. Allen did not always envision. However, he has made a 20-year career being a positive and impactful mentor to many students.
The referral period is open to grades 7 -11 and closes on March 18. Learn more about the required referral forms and other application materials.
Join our incredible team of educators and staff supporting more than 25,000 students in our district. Hope to see you on Saturday, March 12! 
Superintendent Search Input Results to be Presented to Board March 9
Thank you for providing your feedback on what you want to see in our next superintendent. McPherson and Jacobson will be presenting the ThoughtExchange and survey results to the School Board during the March 9 board meeting. Learn more about the Superintendent Search and the search timeline.

Kindergarten Registration Open for 2022-2023 School Year
Do you have a child who will be 5 years old by August 31? Registration is open for the 2022-2023 school year for kindergarten.

Daylight Saving Time Begins March 13
Don’t get left behind; remember to move your clocks one hour ahead!

Apply for Free Meals and Free or Reduced Activity Fees
Breakfast and lunch are available at no cost for all students through the Free and Reduced-Price Meal program for the 2021-22 school year. And by completing a free and reduced-price meal application, students and families may be eligible for additional benefits, and schools can receive funding.
Calendar Highlights
Check our district calendar and your school's calendar for details and more upcoming events!
March: Music in Our Schools Month
March: National Women’s History Month
March 2: Read Across America Day
March 2: 2-hour Early Release
March 9: 2-Hour Early Release
March 9: Child Find Screening
March 9: School Board Regular Meeting
March 11: No School: Teacher Workshop Day
March 13: Daylight Saving Time Begins/Standard Time Ends
March 14-18: Education Support Professionals Week
March 16: 2-Hour Early Release
March 21: International Day Elimination of Racial Discrimination
March 23: 2-Hour Early Release
March 23: Child Find Screening
March 23: School Board Regular Meeting
March 30: 2-Hour Early Release