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Updated: KCHS Bomb Threat
On Tuesday, police brought bomb dogs to Kent County High School during morning arrival following a threat made at the end of the previous day. Everyone entering the building was diverted to the two main entrances, with bomb dogs conducting safety checks. Nothing was found. An additional police presence will continue throughout the morning.

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2022/2023 Calendar Survey
It is that time of the year to contribute to the 2022/2023 school calendar.  Please complete the attached survey by December 14th.  Your input will help develop proposed calendar options for the 2022/2023 school year.

KCPS 2022/2023 Calendar Survey

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Citizen Advisory Committee
On October 25, 2021, the Kent County Board of Education approved Policy BCF-Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC). For more information about the CAC or to submit an application please visit the "Citizen Advisory Committee" page under the "About Us" dropdown. Link included.

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Statement from Dr. Karen Couch
Please see the attached statement from Dr. Karen Couch

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Bayside Conference Announces New Safety Protocols for Winter Sports Season
Good Morning,

The Bayside Conference has announced safety protocols for the upcoming winter sports season. Please see the attached letter explaining the new changes.

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KCPS Technology Device Contract 

Please complete this online form at your earliest convenience. Technology Insurance is also available for $10. This covers one repair of damage to the device. Payment can be made through myschoolbucks or by check payable to KCPS, Attn: Terri Smith 5608 Boundary Ave, Rock Hall, MD 21661

KCPS COVID-19 Guidance for Families and Staff
KCPS Recognizes how quickly the following recommendations are changing and will refer to the most recent guidance from the Maryland Health Department (MDH) and the CDC Guidelines. 
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2021 Advance Child Tax Credit
2021 Advance Child Tax Credit, payments started July 15, 2021 and are being sent out monthly through December 31, 2021. You can also elect to receive a credit on your 2021 tax credit next year. 
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KCPS Masking Announcement
KCPS Masking Announcement
Please see the attached letter from Superintendent, Dr. Karen Couch regarding masking for Kent County Public Schools Students and Staff.
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FY 22 Approved Budget
FY 22 Approved Budget

2021/2022 Calendar

A Message From The Superintendent:
Together, we are facing a global pandemic that continues to affect our families, students, and community. KCPS has observed the strength and resiliency displayed by our families and staff. Decisions to keep our schools and offices open are based on current health metrics and trends for Kent County.

KCPS Strategic Plan
The 2020 vision, mission and strategic plan reflects the critical priorities and distraict goals for educating students within the Kent County Public School System. 
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Do You Need Help During COVID-19?
Crisis Services Available
Kent County Hot Spots
Read More for a list of Kent County HotSpots that are available. For a map of HotSpots near your area please visit http://www.Kenthotspots.com  Read More
Parent Resources
Below is a list of parent resources that are  available while schools are currently closed. 
Coronavirus Information
Coronavirus Information
We are writing to provide you with information about the coronavirus and our district's efforts to ensure the well-being of all students.
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Shore Opportunities in Kent County, MD
This video features local businesses in a variety of industries icluding manufacturing, agribusiness, retail, education, culinary, real estate, and the arts. 
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