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2nd annual Kent County High School PTSA Egg My Yard

Egg My Yard fundraiser for PTSA

Order your candy-filled eggs by March 31 and PTSA volunteers will scatter them throughout your yard the night before Easter.
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Pre-kindergarten registration

Elementary registration days next month

Registration opens next month for Kent County Public Schools' pre-kindergarten and kindergarten programs.
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Call for Applications: Citizen Advisory Committee

CAC: Call for applications

Kent County Public Schools is accepting applications for anyone interested in serving on the Citizen Advisory Committee.
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Jessica Bennett, school counselor at Kent County High School, receives the Golden Anchor Award Monday, March 13 at a Board of Education meeting. From left are Superintendent Dr. Karen Couch, Supervisor of Student Services and Secondary Education Tracey Wi

Bennett receives Golden Anchor Award

Jessica Bennett was presented with the Golden Anchor Award at the Monday, March 13 board meeting.
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Composite photos of award presentations to 2023 award winners

KCPS announces school award winners

Each year, the schools name a Teacher of the Year, Support Employee of the Year and Promising Educator.
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KCPS Virtual Day Plan

8 virtual days planned for 2023-24 school year

In the 2023-24 school year, Kent County Public Schools will have the opportunity to use no more than eight virtual days.
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Cast your nomination today!

Golden Anchor nominations open

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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 Teacher Kimberly Isaacson, left, chats with student support coach Brynne Jachimowicz at Rock Hall Elementary School. Student support coaches are paired with teachers to help meet students' needs.

Bringing coaches into the classroom

Kent County Public Schools was able to harness grant funding to create a new program for the 2022-23 school year, hiring students support coaches — or SSCs — for every building.
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Kent County Middle School eighth graders visit Aundra Anderson's Next Generation Scholars classroom at Kent County High School Wednesday, Feb. 22 and speak with Shakar Herod, left, and Craig Sandie, engineers with Dixon Valve.

STEM students meet Dixon engineers

Kent County Public Schools celebrated Engineering Week Feb. 20-24, with one highlight being a field trip for middle schoolers.
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Ten new members are inducted into the National Art Honor Society at Kent County High School.

10 students inducted into Art Honor Society

Ten student artists at Kent County High School were recognized last month for their talents and their dedication to service and leadership.
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Kent County High School winner: 2022 AP CSA and AP CSP Female Diversity Awards

KCHS receives AP award for female diversity

Kent County High School has been recognized by the College Board for expanding young women's access to Advanced Placement (AP) computer classes.
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 Volunteer readers gather in the Rock Hall Elementary School media center Thursday morning, Feb. 23 before heading out to classrooms to talk with students about Black History Month.

Schools celebrate Black History Month

Throughout the month of February, Kent County Public Schools celebrated Black History Month in daily classroom activities and with special events and assemblies.
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Kent County High School Principal Kris Hemstetter and her team pose for a photo with special guests at a Black History Month assembly Wednesday, Feb. 22. From left are teacher Michelle Phillips, guests Ronnell Page, Yvng Swag, Juante Wilson, D.J. Real and

Guest speakers inspire students

The middle and high school uplifted students last week with special guest speakers at a pair of Black History Month assemblies.
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Rock Hall Elementary School teacher Brooke Joyner receives the Golden Anchor Award with her family at a Kent County Board of Education meeting Monday, Feb. 13. From left are Dan Hushion, Kent County Public Schools supervisor of human resources; Joyner, hu

RHES teacher receives Golden Anchor Award

The Kent County Board of Education recognized Rock Hall Elementary School teacher Brooke Joyner this month for her work with students.
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Students in the Kent County Middle School Achieving Academic Equity and Excellence for Black Boys mentoring program visit a recording studio and  learn about music opportunities at Washington College as part of a campus tour Friday, Jan. 27.

KCMS mentoring program visits Washington College

Kent County Middle School students in a special mentoring program got a behind-the-scenes look at college life late last month.
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