Breakfast For The Kids 2015: Exciting announcement!

Spring is upon us! You are invited to join us for our 13th annual fundraising Breakfast For The Kids on May 14, 2015, 7:00-9:00 AM at the Kent Phoenix Academy. Your contributions in 2014 helped us to reach over 6,000 students this school year and allowed us to make a significant difference in their lives. […]

Kent Phoenix Academy: Service Learning Project

The Kent Phoenix Academy was joined by 45 senior citizens from surrounding retirement homes today to take part in a service learning project coordinated by the Communities In Schools’ Kent Performance Learning Center students. Seniors were welcomed to the school with a morning reception which featured Kent Phoenix Academy Principal Merrilee Lyle and a Hawaiian […]

Kent Phoenix Academy: Perfect Ice Cream Sundae Contest

Students in the Kent Performance Learning Center at the Kent Phoenix Academy took part in an ice cream sundae contest called the Perfect Ice Cream Sundae. The ice cream and all extras were graciously donated by Snoqualmie Ice Cream. The pictures speak for themselves – what a fun activity for our students in the KPLC! […]

Kent Phoenix Academy: Student to sing at the Kent International Festival

Take a look at this video that features PQ Yang and her cousin singing at the Kent International Festival in June.  PQ Yang is one of our amazing mentees at the Kent Phoenix Academy, who you may remember from our fundraising breakfast in May.  She sang “Sky Scraper” by Demi Lovato and blew everyone away.  […]

Mentoring: Welcome back mentors!

As the schools in the Kent School District settle in to the 2013-2014 school year, Communities In Schools of Kent welcomed back our returning mentors this morning with a hour long breakfast celebration at the Kent Phoenix Academy from 7:30-8:30 AM.  The event was hosted by the Kent Phoenix Academy Site Coordinator Kim Macias-Shell and […]