Friday, February 8, 2013
There is no increase to state funding for the district over the next two years.
The good news for Kent City Schools is it won't lose funding from the state over the next two years. The bad news is it won't get any more, either. The district is expected receive the same amount of state funding in 2014 and 2015, according to preliminary numbers from the Ohio Department of Education. In 2013 the district received $11.6 million from the state which will remain the same over the next two years if the state budget is approved as it is. The specific numbers for school funding in Gov. John Kasich's budget were released on Wednesday afternoon.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The Davey Elementary PTO held a meeting Wednesday night to discuss the threat and the district's response.
Parents of Davey Elementary students are not happy about how they didn't learn of a school shooting threat until nearly a week after it happened. According to Kent police, Rachel A. Gauntner issued the violent threat on Jan. 31 while airing criticisms to a teacher about the level of education her special needs son was receiving. The teacher and another eyewitness reported Gauntner even referenced the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, said Kent Police Lt. Jim Prusha. The teacher waited until the next morning (Feb. 1) to report the threat, saying she wanted to check with the school’s administration on how to proceed. The Davey Parent Teacher Organization held a meeting Wednesday night to discuss the threat and the district's response. A…
Friday, August 26, 2011
Quick reference of frequently used district information.
As students head back to the classroom, here’s a list parents can keep on hand for future reference. Unless otherwise indicated, call the main number at each school to be directed to the extension of specific personnel or departments. Davey Elementary 196 N. Prospect St. 330-676-7400 http://www.kentschools.net/davey/ Franklin Elementary 6662 State Route 43 330-676-8450 http://www.kentschools.net/franklin/ Holden Elementary 132 W. School St. 330-676-8400 http://www.kentschools.net/holden/ Longcoy Elementary 1069 Elno Ave. 330-676-8350 http://www.kentschools.net/longcoy/ Walls Elementary 900 Doramor St. 330-676-8300 http://www.kentschools.net/walls/ Stanton Middle School 1175 Hudson Rd. 330-676-8600 http://www.kentschools.net/sms/ …
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Classes began this week for Kent grade-school students
With school back in session, here are some reminders to update families who want to ensure students are ready for the classroom. The Kent City School District mailed individualized information packets last week to registered students throughout the district. School-supply lists vary and are determined by each school and, at the high school level, are distributed in the classroom by each teacher. Classes and orientation started Wednesday for kindergarten, elementary and middle school students, as well as for freshmen and students new to Theodore Roosevelt High School. Classes started today for sophomores through seniors at the high school. For kindergarten students, a set of vaccination shots is required to begin school, while students at …