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Our annual BFTK is coming up on March 21, 2019. Please check it out under our Events tab and RSVP to join us. Sponsorships of tables are available.
6th ANNUAL SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE NEW School supply donations are being accepted at the following locations: Communities In Schools of Kent Kent Station (Shibu Ramen & Coldwell Banker Bain) Sweet Themes Bakery KSD Admin Bldg on 256th Curran Law Firm Denali Federal Credit Union *Supplies will be distributed late summer and early September to the […]
Thank you to Marit Murray, our Site Coordinator at Mill Creek Middle School for organizing UW Science Day and bringing it for the students to explore, learn and be inspired. Links below for more details. UW team brings science to life for Mill Creek Middle School students Mill Creek Students Explore Science at UW Health […]
Thank you to all that were able to join us at Duke’s Kent Station on 11/15/16 to support Communities In Schools of Kent. The restaurant was busy, full and filled with people enjoying the great food, drinks and atmosphere. We also want to say a big thank you to Duke’s, Georgetown Brewing and Brown Forman […]
Our 4th annual Fill The Bus was a huge success. We had the support of the Kent School District and over 35 service clubs and businesses in Kent and Covington. The supplies collected were offered to all 41 schools in the district and 35 of those schools requested and received supplies for students in need. […]
Happy first day of school, Kent and Covington! We were thrilled to see the smiling faces of our students today and especially loved handing out school supplies after the culmination of the Communities In Schools of Kent school supply drive. This summer, in partnership with the Kent School District, Kent Station, and the Kent and Covington […]
Communities In Schools (CIS) has released its 2015 National Impact Report demonstrating its effectiveness in helping nearly 1.5 million students in almost 2,400 schools break the cycle of poverty and reduce their risk of dropping out. According to Communities In Schools President Dan Cardinali the need for CIS to intervene in the lives of students […]
Thanks to the Kent and Covington community, almost 2,300 pounds of school supplies were collected as part of Fill The Bus 2014. Last year approximately 750 pounds were collected, which impacted 350 students. We estimate that number will triple, or even quadruple, in the 2014-2015 school year with the addition of Kent-Meridan High School, Kentlake […]
For an elementary school aged student, we suggest: Scissors Glue sticks Pencil sharpener Pencils Colored pencils Crayons (24 pack) Wide ruled notebook paper Erasers 3 2-pocket folders Art/drawing paper Markers Spiral and/or composition notebooks 2″ binder Pencil box Index cards Sturdy backpack Watercolor paints 12″ ruler For a junior high/high school aged student, we suggest: […]