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A committee representative of the community was established to explore the possibility of renaming the KCHS Black Box Theater. Names of individuals who made significant contributions to education and KCPS may be considered by the committee based on community input. All interested parties and community members are encouraged to attend one of the community input sessions.

July 7th  at 6:30- Mainstay, 5753 N Main St, Rock Hall, MD 
July 14th at 6:30 - KCHS Auditorium 
25301 Lambs Meadow Rd, Worton, MD

As per Governor Hogan, all emergency restrictions and mandates of any kind will be lifted and masks will not be required in any setting, including schools effective July 1, 2021.  The Health Department is recommending that unvaccinated persons continue to wear masks; however, they are optional and no longer mandated. MASKS ARE STILL MANDATED ON SCHOOL BUSES due to a Federal Order.
FY 22 Approved Budget
FY 22 Approved Budget

Get Ready, We've Got Big News!
COMING SOON...  FALL 2021...  

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Summer Programs
Summer Programs
KCPS is pleased to offer several Summer Learning Camps this year.
Kent Salutes Its Employees

The annual Kent County Public Schools ceremony honoring the Teacher of the Year, Support Staff Member of the Year and the Promising Educator Award winner was held in person this year with board members and administrators at the central office in Rock Hall, though the event has not returned to the gala affair it was pre-COVID.

Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration 2021/2022
Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration 2021/2022
Information for Pre-K & Kindergarten Registration
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Teacher of the Year, Support Employee of the Year and Promising Educator
At the February 8th Board Meeting, Superintendent Dr. Karen Couch announced this year's nominees.

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2021/2022 Calendar

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. COVID-19 Guidance for Maryland Schools, and the Centers for

Disease Control and Prevention (CDC )

Virtual Learning Meal Schedule
Virtual Learning Meal Schedule
As Kent County Public Schools goes fully virtual on Monday, December 7, KCPS will return to delivering free lunches and breakfasts from 11:30 to 1:00.
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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.

Please find attached a message from the Superintendent, Dr. Karen Couch.
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.  Read More
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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Upcoming Events
Board of Education Meeting
Monday, July 12, 2021
Board of Education Meeting
Monday, August 9, 2021
New Teachers Report
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
All Staff in Schools
Monday, August 30, 2021
Offices Closed
Friday, September 3, 2021
Labor Day Holiday - Schools & Offices Closed
Monday, September 6, 2021
School Begins - Grades K-6 & 9
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
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