Make-up dates for days missed due to inclement weather have been scheduled.
Click here for a list.
The enrollment period for parents wishing to
apply for a Boundary Exception for the 2017-2018 school year is the month of
Parents who live outside of the district and wish to have their children
attend Kelso Schools must apply each year for an exception. These applications
are due by Friday, March 31, 2017, at 4:00 PM.
Parents who live in the Kelso
School District but wish to have their children attend a school other than
their neighborhood school will need to complete a Boundary Exception
In-District Transfer application, unless the child attended the desired school
in 2016/2017, in which case the transfer will renew automatically.
To download the applications, click here.
PLEASE NOTE: The automatic transfer can be revoked if there are unresolved attendance or
disciplinary issues. If your child is
currently on a transfer waiver you will be receiving a letter with detailed
instructions. If you are new to the process or do not receive your letter,
information can be found on the district website or by calling the Student
Services Department at 501-1905. Applications received after the March 31st
deadline may not be acted upon until after the start of the 2017-2018 school
Help Your Child Succeed in School:
Build the Habit of Good Attendance! Early School success goes
hand in hand with good attendance!
DID YOU KNOW? • Starting in kindergarten, too many absences can cause children to fall behind in school. • Missing 10 percent (or about 18 days) can make it harder to learn to read. • Students can still fall behind if they miss just a day or two days every few weeks. • Being late to school may lead to poor attendance. • Absences can affect the whole classroom if the teacher has to slow down learning to help children catch up. Attending school regularly helps children feel better about school—and themselves. Start building this habit in preschool so they learn right away that going to school on time, every day is important. Good attendance will help children do well in high school, college, and at work.
Elementary Parents: Click here for ways you can help with maintaining regular attendance!
Secondary Parents: Click here for ways you can help with maintaining regular attendance!
Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year in Kelso! We hope you had a terrific summer and are beginning this year refreshed and eager for new experiences. Read this letter from the Superintendent to find out how we can make this the best year yet!
For information about upcoming School Board meetings, please visit our
Next Board Meeting page.
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and Responsibilities Handbook
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