Kent School District November 2021
The top 10 things you should know about school closures and delays due to weather.
Be In The Know
Due to a severe bus driver shortage in Kent School District, some bus routes will likely be affected to some degree daily this school year. Learn more about the shortage impacts on families and the opportunity to become a KSD Bus Driver!
COVID-19 vaccination is not required for students in Washington at this time. However, vaccinations are available through clinics in November at KSD school buildings. 
COVID-19 Testing is available for the public at KSD Secondary Schools starting November 8. 
KSD Community News
Watch recordings of the first two meetings, and/or join us for the final event on Saturday, November 6 at 9 am on Zoom!
Join us in celebrating Veterans Day
Our schools and offices will be closed on Thursday, November 11 in honor of Veterans Day. View our 2021-2022 student calendar for more upcoming dates and no school days to plan for.
National School Psychology Week
Join us during the week of November 8-12, 2021, as we celebrate National School Psychology Week to highlight the important work school psychologists and other educators do to help all students thrive.
In case you missed it: Vela's Voice October 2021
Read this monthly newsletter with updates from Interim Superintendent Vela.

KSD Elementary Highly Capable Program Referral
The 2021-2022 elementary HiCap referral period is open from October 18 through November 24 to students in kindergarten, first grade, third grade, fourth grade, and fifth grade.

COVID-19 Safety FAQs
Keep up to date on important safety and operational updates related to COVID-19 Safety and find answers to frequently asked questions.

American Education Week is November 15-19
Celebrate public education and honor the individuals working to ensure that every student receives a quality education.

KSD Wellness Week is November 15-19
Physical and mental wellness are very closely connected. Mental health plays a major role in your ability to maintain good physical health. Each day will be a new challenge for staff and students to complete. After completing the daily challenge, teachers will fill out a survey and upload a photo or comment about your challenge and share it on social media using #KSDwellnessweek.

Secondary Conferences are on November 23 and 24
Please read updates from your school about conferences and schedule impacts.
Calendar Highlights
Check our district calendar and your school's calendar for details and more upcoming events!
November: Native American Heritage Month
November 3: Early Release
November 10: Early Release
November 10: School Board Meeting
November 11: No School, Veterans Day
November 15-19: American Education Week
November 15-19: KSD Wellness Week
November 17: Early Release
November 23-24: Secondary Conferences
November 25-26: No School, Thanksgiving