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Kent County High School students pose for a photo with local artists and representatives from community organizations who helped bring the Poppies for Peace project to fruition.

Art students lead Poppies for Peace project

Local artists, officials, students and community members gathered in Chestertown Tuesday, May 23 for the opening of a new temporary public art exhibit, the Poppies for Peace.
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Kent County Middle School presents The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Get carried away by 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' at KCMS

Theater students at Kent County Middle School are taking the stage to present "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"
at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, June 3.
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Galena Elementary School Spring Concerts

GALES Spring Concert Schedule

We have two spring concerts by Galena Elementary School students under the leadership of music teacher Ashton Mooday coming up.
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Nominate someone for the Golden Anchor Award today

The Golden Anchor Award is presented each month to an employee or group of employees who exemplify the vision and mission of Kent County Public Schools. 
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Flanked by Principal Gillian Spero, left, and Dr. Karen Couch, superintendent of Kent County Public Schools, right, a corps of volunteer math tutors at Rock Hall Elementary School receives the Standing Ovation Award Monday, May 8.

Volunteer tutors receive a 'Standing Ovation'

A group of dedicated volunteers who have been working with Rock Hall students on math received special recognition from Kent County Public Schools earlier this month.
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H.H. Garnet Elementary School teachers Christie McElhenny and Laura Morrone receive the Golden Anchor Award at a Kent County Board of Education meeting Monday, May 8. From left are Supervisor of Human Resources Dan Hushion, H.H. Garnet Elementary School P

Pre-K teachers receive Golden Anchor Award

Laura Morrone and Christie McElhenny were honored with the Golden Anchor Award at a Kent County Board of Education meeting Monday, May 8.
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A Next Generation Scholars student from Kent County High School, right, speaks with middle schoolers at a booth during the GAME of LIFE.

KCMS students play Game of LIFE

Kent County Middle School brought the classic board game the Game of LIFE to life for eighth graders, giving them a lesson about the real responsibilities of being an adult.
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Diane Ardon and Will Maier

Ardon, Maier are Bayside Scholar Athletes

Seniors Diane Ardon and Will Maier were named this year's Bayside Athletic Conference Scholar Athletes for Kent County High School.
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Kent County High School students Cherish Johnson, left, and Tatiana Thomas volunteer at the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education's College and Career Fair Thursday, April 20.

MBRT hosts College and Career Fair at KCHS

Nearly 245 students, teachers and community members gathered in Trojan Arena at Kent County High School on Thursday, April 20 for the second annual College and Career Fair.
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Arts in the Garden, celebrating the arts at Garnet. Thursday, Mayy from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Garnet students meet 'Butterfly' creator

"Butterfly" will be a prominent feature during H.H. Garnet Elementary School's Arts in the Garden celebration that starts at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11.
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Lead custodian Antone Black Jr., center, receives the Golden Anchor Award at the Kent County Board of Education meeting Wednesday, April 5. Joining him are Kent County Public Schools Supervisor of Human Resources Dan Hushion and Superintendent Dr. Karen C

April Golden Anchor Award winner

One of the school system's lead custodians, who is always ready to pitch in and help with a smile for staff and students, was honored this month by the Kent County Board of Education.
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KCMS students celebrate Earth Day

Kent County Middle School students fanned out around the county Friday, April 21 for cleanups and other activities in recognition of Earth Day.
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Kent County Public Schools held its annual awards Thursday, March 30. From left are Promising Educator Jodi Bortz, Teacher of the Year Mary Jessica McGee and Support Employee of the Year Bethsheila Hunley.

McGee named Teacher of the Year

Kent County Public Schools recognized teachers and staff Thursday, March 30 at its 2023 awards celebration.
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The Kent County High School team of Sam Peregoy, left, and Ben Loller placed first in the second annual Eastern Shore Computer Programming Competition held last month at Salisbury University. Loller also came in second in the individual competition.

KCHS students win SU coding competition

Senior Sam Peregoy and junior Ben Loller took first place out of 12 teams in the second annual Eastern Shore High School Computer Programming Competition.
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