It will take all of us, students, families, staff, and our community, working together to support a safe and successful 2020-2021 school year. Thank you for your continued partnership during this health crisis.
During virtual learning many students are experiencing increased loneliness, sadness, anxiety, and stress. Large emotions are a natural part of life, but it is also important to know when to seek help for your child. Read more on our website.
Signs Your Child May Need Additional Support
Changes in behavior
Feelings of hopelessness
Regularly talks, writes, or researches about death
Join KSD and Kent Youth and Family Services for free virtual parent connection meetings to learn more about different topics, discover fun activities to do at home, and share ideas with other families.
December 17: Supporting Student Stress
January 14: Navigating Difficult Conversations About Drugs & Alcohol
Community Resources Available: Free Meals, Clothing, Gifts
From counseling and mental health to food banks and crisis services, check the Community Resources section of our website for helpful information about local services available to help support our students and families.
If you choose to celebrate with friends or family (outside your household) in person, you are increasing the risk of COVID-19 infection. Help to lessen the risk by keeping the group small, gathering outside if possible, and wear masks. Make sure you have room for guests to spread out and avoid sharing food and beverages.
New Mobile App Helps Track Possible COVID-19 Exposures
Washington Exposure Notifications is a new tool that works through smartphones, without sharing any personal information, to alert users if they may have been exposed to COVID-19. It is completely private, and doesn’t know or track who you are or where you go.