Kent School District November/December 2022

Boundaries Approved for the 2023-2024 School Year

The Kent School District is implementing new school boundaries for the 2023-2024 school year. This is an opportunity to balance enrollment districtwide and continue to build positive school cultures that nurture and inspire student success. Learn more about the new boundary maps and timeline process for implementation.

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2022 Holiday Resources

The holidays bring joy and community, but it can also be a challenging time for many families. Please share our Holiday Resources with fellow KSD community members for the holiday season.

Next Months Happenings

Guest Employee Appreciation Month

Thank you to all of our guest employees who come into our schools within a moment's notice. This month we will be highlighting guest employees around KSD and showing their stories and experiences across KSD. Find out how you can become a guest employee on our website!

Inclusive Schools Week

Inclusive Schools Week is December 5-9. KSD prides itself on equity and inclusion, and we strive to structure work and school environments on those principles. During Inclusive Schools Week, we recognize the importance of this observance and those who work to ensure each student has access to a quality education.

Be In The Know

Preparing for Inclement Weather

With the weather getting colder, we want to ensure you are prepared for inclement weather and how we will notify you if there are delays or closures.

Winter Sports Begins

High school and middle school winter sports seasons have started. Over 1500 students are participating this winter. Check out the schedules for all KSD sports teams.

KSD Community News

To Infinity and Beyond

Audrey Powers from Blue Origin stopped by Martin Sortun Elementary on Audrey Powers Day to speak with students about space flight and STEM careers.

Staying Warm for the Winter

Coats and knitted hats were gifted to Springbrook Elementary students by Community in Schools of Kent and Knights of Columbus volunteers.

A Helping Hand for Those in Need

Daniel Elementary Custodian Sui Peng and Counselor Cheikh Fall were recently met by a visit from Superintendent Israel Vela, thanking them for helping a family in need.

Mental Health Support for Students Expanding

All of our high schools and middle schools have teletherapy services, along with four elementary schools. Learn more on our website!


Free and Reduced Meal Applications

Please visit our nutrition services webpage to determine if your family qualifies and to apply. Students who are eligible can participate in optional, non-credit, extracurricular activities at no cost. Eligible families receive a Family Activity Card for parents/guardians and their elementary-age and younger children to enter KSD-sponsored events free or at a reduced rate. A Family Activity Card will be mailed to families that qualify for free and reduced-price meals. Be sure to complete an online free and reduced-price meal application to determine if your family is eligible.

Winter Vacation is from December 19 to January 2

School will start back up on January 3, 2023. Wishing all of our families a restful break and a happy holiday season.

KSD is Hiring!

Become a substitute teacher, paraeducator, or clerical staff member in KSD! 

We have immediate openings for these positions. Learn more about the requirements and apply to join Team KSD today!

December Calendar Highlights

Check our district calendar and your school's calendar for details and more upcoming events!

December: Guest Employee Appreciation Month

December 5-9: Inclusive Schools Week

December 7: 2-Hour Early Release

December 14: 2-Hour Early Release

December 14: School Board Regular Meeting

December 19-January 2: No School: Winter Vacation

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