4th Annual Fill The Bus (school supply drive) a huge success!

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. […]

FILL THE BUS 2016 (4th Annual School Supply Drive)

We are working together to help coordinate efforts in the community to collect needed school supplies for the Kent School District. All items are needed for Kindergarten through 12th grade. You can donate at any of the locations on the attached flyer between now and 8/18/16. On the 18th we will be taking final donations at the big yellow […]

Breakfast For The Kids 2016

Our Breakfast For The Kids on 5/19/16 was a huge success. We want to thank all of the attendees, donors, sponsors, speakers, volunteers and groups that helped to make it our best Breakfast yet! We appreciate your support of the kids and families of the Kent School District through your involvement with Communities in Schools […]

Fill The Bus 2015: 8,356 Items Collected

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 […]

Fill The Bus 2015: Suggested School Supplies

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 middle school/high school aged student, we suggest: […]

Photos: Graduation 2015

Congratulations to all of our 2015 Kent School District graduates!    

Breakfast For The Kids 2015: BFTK Raises $40,000

Breakfast For The Kids is our annual fundraising event and a morning we look forward to all year. This year, 245 members of the Kent and Covington communities packed in to the Kent Phoenix Academy gymnasium to such individuals as Kent School District Interim Superintendent Dr. Tony Apostle, Kent City Council President Dana Ralph, and […]

News: Communities In Schools Makes An Impact

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 […]

Breakfast For The Kids 2015: Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for Breakfast For The Kids 2015. Make sure to RSVP early–we are expecting a full house! Where: Kent Phoenix Academy Gymnasium When: May 14, 2015, 7:00 AM Click here to register.