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Kent County Public Schools will be providing meals for children 18 years old and younger over the summer. Children do not need to be enrolled in Kent County Public Schools to receive these meals. Please fill out our Summer Meal Survey at to help us better understand the needs of our community for summer meals. The information you provide below will only be used in the planning process for summer meal distribution.
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Catch up on the latest news, stories and celebrations from Kent County Public Schools.
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CAC members sought

The application period to join Kent County Public Schools' Citizen Advisory Committee has been extended.
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This year's winners of Kent County Public Schools' annual awards are, from left, Support Employee of the Year LaToya Johnson, Teacher of the Year Kaitlyn Wright and Promising Educator Michelle Johnson.

Wright named Teacher of the Year

Each year the school system names a Teacher of the Year, Support Employee of the Year and Promising Educator Award winner.
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When they wander or run away

SECAC offering autism workshop

"When They Wander or Run Away: Risk and Prevention Strategies" will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 in the media center at Kent County Middle School in Chestertown.
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Career and Retirement Celebration for Superintendent Dr. Karen Couch, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 9, Chester River Yacht and Country Club

Celebration for Dr. Couch

The Kent County Public Schools Education Foundation Fund is hosting a career and retirement celebration for Dr. Karen Couch in May.
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Kent County High School students sitting at graduation

KCPS rises in graduation rankings

Kent County Public Schools is in the top rankings for high school graduation rates in Maryland.
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From left are board member Frank Rhodes, student board member Madison Messick, Vice President Francoise Sullivan, WKHS station manager Chris Singleton, board member Aretha Dorsey, Superintendent Dr. Karen Couch, board member Trish McGee, President Joseph

50 years of WKHS

This year marks radio station's 50th anniversary, with a broadcasting program that has continued to grow over the last five decades.    
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Assistant Principal Kelley Melvin and Principal Mark Buckel surprise Kaitlyn Wright with the award for Kent County Middle School Teacher of the Year.

Schools announce winners of annual awards

This month, Kent County Public Schools highlighted the work of 14 teachers and staff members as part of its annual awards program.
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Brenda Price receives the Golden Anchor Award at a Kent County Board of Education meeting Monday, March 11. From left are, Supervisor of Human Resources Dan Hushion, special education teacher Chris Kleiver, Price, Kent County Middle School Principal Mark

Brenda Price receives Golden Anchor Award

A special education instructional assistant at Kent County Middle School was honored this month for how she builds strong relationships with students and families.
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WKHS Tunefest logo: Celebrating 50 Years of WKHS with live music, food trucks and a whole lotta fun

Tickets on sale now for WKHS Tunefest

Tunefest is set for Saturday, May 4 from noon to 5 p.m. at Red Acres Farm, next to the high school in Worton. 
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Community members and Kent County Public Schools administrators who served as volunteer readers for Rock Hall Elementary School's annual Black History Month read-in pose outside the media center for a photo Friday, Feb. 23.

RHES celebrates Black History Month

Rock Hall Elementary School hosted its annual Black History Month celebration Friday, Feb. 23 with volunteer readers coming into the classrooms and an assembly with a local sports legend.
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From left, Kent County High School musicians Björn Birkmire, Phoebe Peters and Aaron Saunders were named to the All Shore Band this spring. The All Shore Band will perform at Easton High School in April.

Three KCHS musicians make All Shore Band

Three student musicians from Kent County High School were admitted to the All Shore Band this year. 
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H.H. Garnet Elementary School: One School, One Book (with the Granet Tiger logo and a graphic of a stack of books)

One School, One Book returning to Garnet

One School, One Book is a literacy initiative designed to help an entire school community — students and grownups alike — fall in love with books.
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KCMS highlights 'elements' of Black History

Kent County Middle School has taken the most famous chart in science and turned it into a celebration of Black History Month.
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Teachers Kimberly Isaacson, left, and Katelyn Boardman, offer a professional development session on Orton-Gillingham and the Science of Reading at H.H. Garnet Elementary School Friday, Jan. 26.

Using science and reading to build strong literacy foundations

More and more school systems are adopting an approach already entrenched in Kent County Public Schools to build strong literacy foundations in students.
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2024-25 Calendar approved with a photo of a Sept. 2024 calendar with the first day of school highlighted

2024-25 KCPS calendar approved

The Kent County Board of Education has approved the calendar for the 2024-25 school year.
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