Kelso School District
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1 day ago, Kelso School District
Sheri Townsend
We have had difficulties with our phones all day and apologize for the inconvenience. If you need to reach us, please send an email to- sheri.townsend@kelsosd.org. This is just a reminder that K-8 and Seniors are in Hybrid. Please make sure your students are attending in-person on their designated day. We look forward to seeing students in class!
20 days ago, Sheri Townsend
Important Update
Kelso School District phone system is experiencing some technical issues this morning (11/12/20). We are working on it and hope to have it fixed soon
21 days ago, Important Update
Sheri Townsend
Reminder- No School on Wednesday, Nov. 11th
22 days ago, Sheri Townsend
Important Update
Getting ready for the Facebook Live event: Carrolls Elementary Ribbon Cutting! Tune into the Kelso School District Facebook page at 2:30 today to see the revealing of our newly updated Carrolls Elementary School.
about 1 month ago, Important Update
Important Update
Reminder: No school today.
about 1 month ago, Important Update
Sheri Townsend
Part 1 of the Carrolls Elementary Garden Tour https://youtu.be/3ok3kcDJauA
about 1 month ago, Sheri Townsend
Kelso School District
Reminder: Join us for a Q&A webinar about transitioning from Continuous Learning 2.0 to a Hybrid model (part in-person, part remote). Wednesday, September 23 6:30 pm via Zoom: bit.ly/ksd-hybrid-qa
2 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
KSD Resumes Normal Operations Kelso School District will resume normal operations Friday, September 18. • District buildings are open • Middle school and Kelso High internet cafes are open • Elementary school internet cafes will begin Monday, September 21 • Meal distribution is available at normally scheduled distribution sites
3 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Due to Unhealthy Air Quality, KSD Will Operate Remotely & Will Distribute Meals Kelso School District is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for our students and staff. Due to continuing unhealthy air quality in the local area, Kelso School District will operate in full remote mode for staff and students on Thursday, September 17. District buildings are closed to the public. No Internet Cafes, but meal distribution will be available at normally scheduled distribution sites. We will continue to monitor air quality conditions during the day tomorrow, and provide an update as soon as possible about any schedule changes for Friday, September 18.
3 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Due to Hazardous Air Quality, KSD Will Operate Remotely & Will Distribute Meals Kelso School District is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for our students and staff. Due to continuing hazardous air quality in the local area, Kelso School District will operate in full remote mode for staff and students on Wednesday, September 16. District buildings are closed to the public. No Internet Cafes, but meal distribution will be available at normally scheduled distribution sites. We will continue to monitor air quality conditions during the day tomorrow, and provide an update as soon as possible about any schedule changes for Thursday, September 17.
3 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Due to hazardous air quality, Kelso schools will be completely remote with no meal distribution. Kelso School District is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for our students and staff. Due to continuing hazardous air quality in Kelso, all in-person school services are canceled for Tuesday, September 15 and district buildings are closed to the public. This includes all onsite student learning, internet cafes, meal distribution, bus transportation, and other services at school and district offices. Remote Learning will continue with students and staff working from home or off-site locations. Only essential staff will be required to report to district facilities. We will continue to monitor air quality and weather conditions during the day tomorrow, and provide an update as soon as possible about any schedule changes for Wednesday, September 16.
3 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Due to Hazardous Air Quality, KSD Will Operate Remotely Kelso School District is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for our students and staff. Due to continuing hazardous air quality in the local area, Kelso School District will operate in full remote mode for staff and students on Monday, September 14. District buildings are closed to the public. No Internet Cafes. No meal distribution at schools or other meal distribution sites. We will continue to monitor air quality conditions during the day tomorrow, and provide an update as soon as possible about any schedule changes for Tuesday, September 15.
3 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Due to Hazardous Air Quality, KSD Will Operate Remotely Kelso School District is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for our students and staff. Due to continuing hazardous air quality in the local area, Kelso School District will operate in full remote mode for staff and students on Monday, September 14. District buildings are closed to the public. No Internet Cafes. No meal distribution at schools and other meal distribution sites. We will continue to monitor air quality conditions during the day tomorrow, and provide an update as soon as possible about any schedule changes for Tuesday, September 15.
3 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Making it easy to #MaskUpWA Youth and Family Link will be holding a mask-distribution-event Tuesday and Wednesday, August 25 and 26. While the masks are for low-income individuals, proof of income will not be requested and no one will be refused masks.
3 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
As we send our seniors off to frontlines of their futures, we are confident in their abilities to rise to any occasion, overcome any obstacle, and represent Kelso “We Are” as they pursue their dreams. More on these #FrontlineHeroes https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/class-of-2020--35
6 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Our parents and guardians deserve a standing ovation. In addition to dealing with life during COVID-19 they’ve had to pick up monitoring their children’s remote education. Read about these #HiddenHeroes here: https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/parents-guardians--19
6 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
The normally hardworking Human Resources, Payroll, and Business departments have been especially busy since the school closure in March. Read about these #FrontLineHeroes https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/hr-payroll-business
6 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
When the school closure happened, our Teaching and Learning team found themselves having to reimagine education. Read about these #HiddenHeroes https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/teaching-learning--35
6 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
A Re-Opening Task Force of more than 20 stakeholders has been convened to develop a fall model that fits Kelso kids, families, and staff based on data, feedback, and state agency requirements. Read about these #FrontLineHeroes https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/re-opening-task-force
6 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Our counselors and administrators collaborate to ensure seamless transitions for students from one school to another, and have been working on the process since the school closure began. Read about these #HiddenHeroes https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/transition-team
6 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
What Kali Dalton has done with senior scholarships has been pretty incredible. Since school closure, she has moved what was once a paper process to be fully digital. Read about this #HiddenHero https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/kali-d
6 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
In addition to working on normal repairs and maintenance, our Maintenance and Grounds staff is making sure everything is ready as the county moves into Phase 2. Read about these #FrontLineHeroes https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/maintenance-heroes
6 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Rain or shine, this dedicated team of KHS staff were out several hours each day, every day for a week distributing caps, gowns and lawn signs to our seniors. Read more about these #FrontlineHeroes https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/cap-and-gown
6 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
To get online registration up & running in the district is no easy feat. There are 135+ fields to manage. After weeks of tweaking & triple checking, thanks to Kelly and Molly, online registration is now available. Read more about these #HiddenHeroes https://bit.ly/2WWNaY5
6 months ago, Kelso School District
Sheri Townsend
ENROLLING STUDENTS Enrollment for the Kelso School District is changing to Online via Skyward. Please watch for an update on this very soon!
7 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Kelso School District
Staff from every school collected, sorted, bagged & handed out students' belongings. Apprx 176 teachers & staff spent 215 hours in the process & got belongings back to 2,000+ students. #FrontlineHeroes Read more: https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/belonging-collection-teams
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
These #HiddenHeroes have not stopped serving the kids of Kelso since the closure announcement on 3-13 . #WeAre #InThisTogether Read more about them: https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/ap-and-college-in-hs
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
"The school closure is hard on all students, but for students with special needs, the sudden transition to a new form of education has been particularly difficult..." Great article in The Daily News on special education efforts during COVID-19: https://bit.ly/2Lytpjc
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
They didn’t get a pandemic preparedness class before graduating college. But these 4 first-year Kelso teachers said they’ll be stronger teachers for it, even though they miss their students and wrestle to explain subjects by phone & internet. #WeAreKelso https://bit.ly/3fUGilg
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Sheri Townsend
If you have a student that will be entering Coweeman for the 2020-21 school year- check out Coweeman Middle School Facebook page for a video on how to choose classes.
7 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Kelso School District
KELSO Chico Huntington, GR 11 #WeAre #InThisTogether #KELSOstrong
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Our Interpreters & EL Team have worked tirelessly behind the scenes to keep our 2nd language learners and their families connected to our schools and community resources. Read more about these #HiddenHeroes here: https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/interpreters-and-el-team
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
We want to recognize and honor the amazing construction teams at our Lexington and Wallace building sites. Read more about these #FrontLineHeroes here: https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/construction-team
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
L is for Letters Letters made out of Carrolls Elementary kids: Samson grade 5 Rowan grade 3 Rayla grade 1 #WeAre #InThisTogether #KelsoStrong
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
E is for ESSENTIAL WORKER Madison Forsberg, GR 12 #WeAre #InThisTogether #KelsoStrong
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
K = kindness via Cali Cannon, 7th grade Publicity Manager Huntington MS #WeAre #InThisTogether #KelsoStrong
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
It's KELSO STRONG Virtual Community Spirit Week!! To kick it off, here's a throwback from January 2018. #WeAre #InThisTogether #KelsoStrong
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
In addition to managing remote learning for students, Carrolls staff have been working diligently to box up classroom & library items to clear the way for major modernization construction. Read more about these #HiddenHeroes: https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/carrolls-staff
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Our bus drivers are among the many frontline heroes. As the pandemic hit, they completely sanitized all buses and have since worked to return personal items left behind to students. Read more at https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/transportation-team--2
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Starting Monday, May 4, we're adding another meal distribution site. 65 Alpha Drive: 9:40 AM - 9:55 AM Click here for a full list: https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/meals-covid
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
WHEN CAN I GET MY CHILD’S BELONGINGS FROM SCHOOL? Click the link to find the pick up schedule and instructions for your school(s) https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/belonging-collection
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Our nutrition services team went into action immediately after the school closure was announced. Since March 19th, this group of #FrontLineHeroes have prepared nearly 40,000 meals. Read more about them here: https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/nutrition-services-team--2
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Since the school closure, this team has continued their support & services to our families - all through virtual platforms, phone calls, & email. Read more about these #HiddenHeroes here: https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/special-education-team--6
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Sheri Townsend
If you have not picked up your Carrolls students belongings, please do so tonight @ 5PM-6PM. Pull up by the Carrolls library and we will load the belongings. If you still have items to return to school such as library books, music recorder, please bring them with you. Thank you!
7 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Sheri Townsend
Pick up student belongings. Friday, April 24 11:15AM- 12:15PM & 5:00PM-6:00PM Pull up to door by the Carrolls School Library STAY IN YOUR VEHICLE
7 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Sheri Townsend
Pick up student belongings. Friday, April 24 11:15AM- 12:15PM & 5:00PM-6:00PM Pull up to door by the Carrolls School Library STAY IN YOUR VEHICLE
7 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Kelso School District
Superintendent Mary Beth Tack will be on-air at 4pm Thursday, April 23, on KLOG: Hear from the education experts about what's going on in local education. Bill Marcum is joined by Mary Beth Tack, Dan Zorn and Chris Bailey in the latest KLOG special report. https://www.klog.com/
7 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
In addition to those on the frontlines, KSD has Hidden Heroes: people behind the scenes, with tasks & jobs just as vital. Read about this week's Hidden Heroes: district instructional coaches & packet assembly team. https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o//ksd/page/instructional-coaches
8 months ago, Kelso School District
Sheri Townsend
A message to your family from the Carrolls Staff! https://5il.co/er2d
8 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Sheri Townsend
A message to your family from the Carrolls Staff https://5il.co/er2d
8 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Kelso School District
Are we going back to school? What's happening with SAT tests? How will seniors meet graduation requirements? State Superintendent Reykdal addresses these questions, and more. https://youtu.be/YVC7Dtq8c2E
8 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
04-03-20: Each week for the next few weeks, we’ll be acknowledging Kelso School District’s Frontline Heroes. Read about this week's Frontline Heroes, our custodians, here: https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/custodial-staff--2
8 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Starting tomorrow, meals can also be picked up at the District Office, from noon to 12:15 PM. And, as of today, we've distributed over 10,000 meals!
8 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
"You are a bright light, in a current moment of darkness… Be super compassionate to all, & let’s...get through this more committed to our humanity & our shared success... Our brightest days are ahead of us." Take care of yourselves & one another. https://youtu.be/tQf8i05V3Ls
8 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
We will call today asking about your distance learning preferences (online, printed & mailed packets). The call will come from: · K-5: your child’s teacher · 6-8: their PAWS teacher · 9-12: their 4th period teacher It may come across as unknown or blocked, please answer.
8 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Xfinity has a number of Hotspots in the Kelso area that they are now making available for free. (https://wifi.xfinity.com/ type in the zipcode to see) https://corporate.comcast.com/covid-19
8 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
We added meal service pick up at Beacon Hill Elementary, starting today, from 10:30 to 11:30 AM! See full list here: https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/meals-covid #KelsoCares
8 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
UPDATED MEAL SERVICE LOCATIONS & TIMES. https://www.kelso.wednet.edu/o/ksd/page/closure-meal-program The four new sites in Lexington will improve student safety by keeping them off Westside Highway while ensuring we reach the most students. #KelsoCares #WeAreKelso
9 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Meal service starts today! In addition to the locations listed on our website we've added a pick up site at the COUNTRY RUN APARTMENTS in Lexington. Pick up will be 11:40–11:55 AM* *time is approximate – Bus will stop at the apartment complex after the stop at Lexi’s Pizza.
9 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Please visit our COVID-19 page (http://bit.ly/KSD-COVID) for information on school closures, meals, childcare, and picking up personal belongings and medications.
9 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Kelso School District is closed Monday, March 16, through Friday, April 24, under direction from Governor Inslee to slow the spread of COVID-19. Information on picking up belongings, student medications, childcare, meals, graduation, and more will follow soon.
9 months ago, Kelso School District
Sheri Townsend
REMINDER Carrolls Elementary No School Friday, 3/13/20 & Monday, 3/16/20
9 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Sheri Townsend
Carrolls Elementary PTO Meeting today @ 3:30
9 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Sheri Townsend
Carrolls Elementary Tuesday 3/3- Wear something you can read day Wednesday 3/4- College and Career Day attire Thursday 3/5- Idiom Day
9 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Sheri Townsend
Keep those Box Tops coming in! Send in or scan by- Wed., Feb 26th
10 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Important Update
Unfortunately we are experiencing issues district wide with our phones. We are working diligently to fix the issue. We are sorry for the inconvenience. If you must get a hold of your child's school, please send an email to the secretary. Thank you for your patience.
10 months ago, Important Update
Sheri Townsend
KSD is having phone issues. Hopefully this will be resolved soon.
10 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Kelso School District
So thankful for the tremendous support for our schools, staff, and, most importantly, for Kelso kids. Voters approved the levy that will restore, sustain, and enhance essential educational programs, maintenance, and more. Thank you! #StrongSchoolsStrongerCommunity
10 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Health care specialists, safety officers, advisors, and coaches are an important part of your child's educational experience. These are almost entirely funded by the local levy. Please vote by February 11. #StrongSchoolsStongerCommunity
10 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Levies are for learning, bonds are for building. #StrongSchoolsStrongerCommunity
10 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Have you voted yet? Ballots must be in or postmarked by February 11th to be counted. #StrongSchoolsStrongerCommunity
10 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Did you know: 50% of voters must vote "yes" for the replacement levy to pass. #StrongSchoolsStrongerCommunity
10 months ago, Kelso School District
Sheri Townsend
Fiesta Bonita Fundraiser- ALL DAY! Wednesday, 2/5
10 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Kelso School District
The following buses are on AM snow routes; 1,3,4,14,15,16,17,20,26,29 & 31
10 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Schools built on a solid foundation where quality student learning is taking place contribute to a thriving and prosperous community, protecting your home and property investment. #StrongSchoolsStrongerCommunity #WeAreKelso
10 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Levy fact #10: Levy dollars are used to pay for staff, programs, services, and materials not fully funded by the state. #StrongSchoolsStrongerCommunity
10 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
The local replacement levy is used to restore, sustain, and enhance curriculum, technology, staffing, and other program costs that the state does not fund.
10 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
The replacement levy on the February ballot takes the place of the existing levy expiring this year, it is not a new tax. Even with the passage of the replacement levy, school funding tax rates will still be lower than they were in 2017 - 2019.
11 months ago, Kelso School District
Sheri Townsend
Reminder- Today, Jan.22 is an Early Release Day @ 1:55
11 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Kelso School District
The following buses are on AM snow routes: 15, 16, 20, 29 & 31
11 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
All buses are on normal routes this afternoon.
11 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Bus 20 will be running on AM snow routes this morning. Check back for updates.
11 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
The following buses are on PM snow routes: 1, 4, 15, 20, 26, 29 & 31
11 months ago, Kelso School District
Sheri Townsend
Early Dismissal Wednesday 1/15/2020 @ 1:55PM
11 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Kelso School District
Bus 20, on Mt. Pleasant, will be PM snow routes this afternoon. Please be sure to watch for updates as the day goes on.
11 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
Did you hear about our new website and handy app? http://bit.ly/30mHozb
11 months ago, Kelso School District
Important Update
Bus 20, on Mt. Pleasant, will be the only bus running a snow route this morning.
11 months ago, Important Update
Important Update
The following buses are on PM snow routes: 20, 29 & 31
11 months ago, Important Update
Important Update
The following buses are on AM snow routes: 1, 15, 16, 20, 26, 29 & 31
11 months ago, Important Update
Sheri Townsend
Route/Bus 20- AM Snow Route 1/14/20
11 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Sheri Townsend
1/13/20- PM Bus/Route #20 will run on SNOW ROUTE. Students need to be picked up @ Carrolls Elementary @ 3:25PM.
11 months ago, Sheri Townsend
Kelso School District
11 months ago, Kelso School District
Kelso School District
We are so excited to announce the official launch of our Kelso School District App on Google Play today! Apple users, watch for it to come later today or tomorrow. Download the App and go to settings to sign up for push notifications from specific buildings. #wearekelso
11 months ago, Kelso School District