Kent School District September 27, 2019
New in the Blue
As we wrap up our first month of the 2019-20 school year, we highlight our incredible students, celebrate #TeamKSD415, recognize our community, and share valuable information and upcoming events.
HIGHLIGHTING OUR AMAZING STUDENTS
Congratulations Victoria Kourbatova!
The Kentwood student was named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist.
CELEBRATING OUR PREMIER TEAM
Thank You School Leaders!
Our principals and assistant principals are committed to building cultures of equity, inclusion, and success!
October is Physical Therapy Month
Four physical therapists in our district work to ensure students can succeed in the classroom and beyond.
Custodian Appreciation Day
Thank your custodians on October 2 for ensuring students and staff have a safe and clean learning environment!
School Lunch Week October 14-18
Our nutrition services team ensures our students have the energy they need to learn!
RECOGNIZING OUR COMMUNITY
Thank You Volunteers!
Over 5,000 community members generously give their time. Want to help make an impact in our student's lives? Volunteer in our schools!
Help Support Our Students!
Join our Kent Schools Foundation on October 12 for the Starry Night Auction. Last year they raised more than $50,000 to support our students!
SHARING VALUABLE INFORMATION
Wondering What to Ask Your Student's Teacher?
Wondering What to Do After Graduation?
Our Beyond High School Event is October 30 from 6:30-9:30 p.m at Kent-Meridian High School.
Free & Reduced Lunch Program
Breakfast and lunch are available at no cost or at a reduced price for qualifying students.  Families must reapply each school year .
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COMING IN OCTOBER
You're Invited!
Join us on October 8 from 6-7:30 p.m. to see how we support students in the classroom and beyond. Children's activities and light snacks will be available.
FASFA & WASFA Open October 1
State and federal financial aid applications open next month, ask your college or career counselor if you need help completing them.
Teacher Workshop Day
Schools will be closed on Friday, October 11. The Administration Center will be open.
Upcoming Events

October: Crime Prevention Month
October: Filipino-American History Month
October: LGBT History Month
October: National Bullying Prevention Month
October: National Physical Therapy Month
October: National Principals Month
October: Washington State Dyslexia Awareness Month
October 2: Early Release Wednesday – All schools dismissed 2 hours early
October 2: National Custodial Worker's Day
October 3: Behavioral Health Screening Tool Preview ( Middle School Families)
October 8: Administration Center Open House – All invited!
October 9: Early Release Wednesday – All schools dismissed 2 hours early
October 9: School Board Work Session
October 11: No School – Teacher Workshop Day
October 14: Indigenous Peoples' Day
October 14-18: National School Lunch Week
October 16: Early Release Wednesday – All schools dismissed 2 hours early
October 17: Free Immunization Clinic – All students welcome!
October 21-25: America's Safe Schools Week
October 21-25: National School Bus Safety Week
October 23: School Board Work Session
October 23: School Board Meeting
October 30: Early Release Wednesday – All schools dismissed 2 hours early
Get Involved!
With more than 25,000 students, 3,500 teachers and staff, and 5,190 volunteers doing great things in our 42 schools, there are thousands of stories to share. We want to hear about the incredible people, events, and things happening in your corner of KSD! Please share your news with us by emailing communications@kent.k12.wa.us