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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
Support downtown Kent and Kent School District students at the same time! We are super excited to be taking part in the Kent Downtown Partnership Spending Competition, running July 1-31st. We are the 30th — buy school supplies for the Fill The Bus school supply drive and add $25 to one receipt! Check out their website […]
Congratulations to all of our 2015 Kent School District graduates!
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Unleash The Brilliance (UTB) is a community resource that Communities In Schools of Kent Site Coordinator Marit Murry brought in to Mill Creek Middle School. With them they bring the message: you too can succeed. They are a group of teens and young adults, who help spread an uplifting message with their real life stories. […]