Media Mention: CISK in the Covington Reporter

Thank you to the Covington Reporter for the story recently written about the Communities In Schools of Kent mentoring program at Covington Elementary! You can read the full article below.

Media Mention: Communities That Volunteer Together Thrive Together

Thank you Kent Reporter for publishing a recent article written by South King Council of Human Services Coalition’s Board President Laurie Bohm and United Way of King County Executive Director Jon Fine, which discusses the benefits of employee volunteerism.  Communities In Schools of Kent is one of the South King County nonprofits mentioned, so take […]

Mentoring: Seattle Thunderbirds Mentoring at Neely O’Brien Elementary

For the last couple years, Communities In Schools of Kent has partnered with the Seattle Thunderbirds to provide mentoring to 10-15 fourth grade boys at Neely O’Brien Elementary.  This year we are fortunate to have 14 Thunderbirds players involved!  At one of the most recent sessions, the team brought their videographer and captured great footage […]

Mentoring: Upcoming Mentor Trainings

We have three mentor trainings scheduled starting next week.  If you are interested in attending, get in touch with Dee Klem by emailing Those trainings are scheduled for: Tuesday, September 17th from 5-7 PM Thursday, September 19th, 11 AM-1 PM Wednesday, September 25th, 11 AM-1 PM All of our mentor trainings take place at […]

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 […]