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Golden Anchor nominations open

The Golden Anchor Award is presented to the employee or group of employees that exemplify the vision and mission of Kent County Public Schools. Cast your nomination here: https://tinyurl.com/ycyjazwd.
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From left, Principal Kris Hemstetter, Capt. Brian Wharton and retired Col. Joe Sanders recite the Pledge of Allegiance Friday, Nov. 11 during a Veterans Day assembly at Kent County High School. Wharton and Sanders spoke to students about the importance of

Schools salute our veterans

Students in Kent County Public Schools commemorated Veterans Day Friday, Nov. 11 with talks and assemblies during which they learned about the importance of service.
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Community School Specialist Jory Mitzel, left, and Principal Gillian Spero are seen here with the nearly 1,100 pairs of socks donated by Rock Hall Elementary School families and the community during the Sock-tober drive.

Community shows support with socks

Throughout October, Rock Hall Elementary, a designated Community School under the state's Blueprint for Maryland's Future, sought the sock donations. Families and community members responded by donating nearly 1,100 pairs to the Sock-tober drive to help those in need.
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Kent County High School carpentry students have been helping renovate a camper trailer that will be used by a local support organization for transitional housing to assist a community member in need.

KCHS carpentry students help homeless

Kent County High School carpentry students have been helping renovate a camper trailer that will be used by a local support organization for transitional housing to assist a community member in need.

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School Based Dental Team at KCMS starting Nov. 7

Dental services at school for KCMS students

Did you know your child can receive safe and convenient dental care during the school day? The Choptank Community Health school-based dental team will be providing services to Kent County Middle School students beginning Nov. 7.
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Mayor John Carroll cuts the ribbon on a new walking trail at Galena Elementary School. Joining him are town, county and Kent County Public Schools officials, including Dr. Karen Couch, superintendent, and Board of Education members Joe Goetz, Trish McGee

KCPS, town cut ribbon on Galena trail

Town, county and school officials joined together at Galena Elementary School to cut the ribbon on a new walking trail Friday, Oct. 14. The students and staff of Galena Elementary School participated in the celebration, joining in on a walk of the entire trail.
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Choptank Community Health at RHES

Choptank Community Health at RHES

Choptank Community Health System has expanded its School Based Health Center program into Kent County with a new center open at Rock Hall Elementary School offering in-person, virtual, curbside well and urgent care.
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KCMS/KCHS Technology Device Contract

KCMS/KCHS Technology Device Contract

The Kent County Public Schools 2022-23 Technology Device Contract is now available for families to fill out online. Click "Read More" below for the link to the online contract and to learn more about insurance for student devices.
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Nearly 20 eighth graders at Kent County Middle School were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society Thursday evening, Sept. 29. From left are Robert Phillips, Amelia Plummer, Karmen Wiggins, Dyron Nava, Raelynn Wagner, Kate Zottarelli, Eliza Loller

KCMS students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

Kent County Middle School inducted 19 students into the National Junior Honor Society this fall. A ceremony marking the achievement of these students was held at the school Thursday evening, Sept. 29.
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"Rock Hall Elementary Rocks" was created by artist Kayti Didriksen and local students thanks to support from the Kent Cultural Alliance, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Hedgelawn Foundation.

RHES, community celebrate artist's work

Dressed in a ballgown she fashioned out of brightly colored plastic bags, artist Kayti Didriksen had a big moment in the spotlight Friday afternoon, Sept. 23 when a mural she created with local students was unveiled at Rock Hall Elementary School.
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Calendar Update

Updated 2022-23 school calendar

The Kent County Board of Education approved updates to this year's school calendar Monday, Sept. 12 to incorporate a Virtual Day Learning Plan. Follow the link below to learn more about the changes and download an updated calendar.
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Busload of Books tour kicks off with farewell visit to Garnet

Busload of Books tour kicks off with farewell visit to Garnet

The students and staff at H.H. Garnet Elementary School waved goodbye to local children's book authors Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr as the pair packed up their family and hit the road for a cross-country tour.
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KCPS 2022-23 Virtual Instruction Day Plan

KCPS 2022-23 Virtual Instruction Day Plan

The Maryland State Department of Education opened a pathway for school systems to repurpose certain days as virtual instruction days in the 2022-2023 school year. Click "Read More" to learn about Kent County Public Schools' proposed plan.
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Board of Education prioritizes school safety

Board of Education prioritizes school safety

During the monthly Board of Education meeting held Monday, June 13, members unanimously approved a resolution to prioritize additional school safety strategies and training.
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