09 Sep
COVID-19 <br> Resources 

COVID-19
Resources 

School Re-opening Guidance January 14, 2021 School Re-Opening Framework – California Department of Public Health December 30, 2020 California’s Safe Schools for All Plan – California Department of Public Health December 3, 2020 Stay at Home Order – California for All October 20, 2020 Schools FAQ Update – California Department of Public Health September 4, 2020 […]

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21 May
Kern County School Classified Employees of the Year Named

Kern County School Classified Employees of the Year Named

The Kern County Superintendent of Schools is proud to announce the 2021 Kern County Classified Employees of the Year. In March, Kern County school districts nominated exemplary classified employees in eight categories designated by the California Department of Education (CDE). Categories included: Technical Services, Transportation Services, Food and Nutrition Services, Health and Student Services, Skilled […]

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30 Apr
Junior Alexander Fan Awarded Seal of Civic Engagement

Junior Alexander Fan Awarded Seal of Civic Engagement

  Last fall, the California State Board of Education approved criteria for California junior and seniors to earn a new Seal of Civic Engagement, an incentive aimed at encouraging active and ongoing civic leadership. The Kern County Superintendent of Schools (KCSOS) announced today that it is the first Local Educational Agency (LEA) in the state […]

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22 Apr
Results released for first-ever Kern Codes competition

Results released for first-ever Kern Codes competition

The Kern County Superintendents of Schools (KCSOS) hosted its inaugural Kern Codes competition yesterday wherein students from seven participating high schools and middle schools applied their knowledge about computer programming. “The event was created to expose students to diverse job markets, promote hands-on learning experiences, and enhance problem-solving skills,” said KCSOS science coordinator Michelle Roy. […]

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26 Mar
Regional Science Fair Results Announced

Regional Science Fair Results Announced

  Approximately 230 4th through 12th grade students took part in Kern County’s 33rd annual Regional Science Fair, which took place virtually on March 15-17. There were over 218 projects in all. The annual event is the culmination of months of hard work for students who rose through their school and district ranks for a […]

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17 Mar
Heroes Work Here!

Heroes Work Here!

One year ago, life as we knew it changed drastically. While we remember and mourn those  impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, we also celebrate and honor those who worked to help others through these most trying of times. Here is a look back on just some of the highlights of the good work that has […]

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08 Mar
Results announced for History Day

Results announced for History Day

Students from schools across Kern County competed in the 38th annual Kern County History Day, which was held virtually this year. Judging was finalized on March 6 and individuals or groups who scored high enough in each category are now eligible to participate in the virtual California History Day in May. Research for the county […]

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24 Feb
Oral Language Festival Results

Oral Language Festival Results

  50th annual Kern County Oral Language Festival winners announced Dozens of students who rose through their school, district and regional competitions presented their interpretations of a published literary work during the 50th annual Kern County Oral Language Festival. The event was held virtually this year and took place on Saturday, Feb. 20. Presentations were 3-5 […]

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10 Feb
Academic Decathlon Results

Academic Decathlon Results

  At an awards ceremony on Feb. 9, Stockdale High School was named the grand champion of the 40th annual Kern County Academic Decathlon. The competition — made up of ten events including Art, Economics, Essay, Interview, Language and Literature, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Science and Speech — was held virtually this year. Rounding out the […]

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09 Dec
‘We the People’ Results Announced

‘We the People’ Results Announced

Nearly 200 local high school students put their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution to the test over the weekend during the annual “We the People” Congressional Hearings competition. Due to COVID-19, this year’s competition was held virtually. In the end, it was Centennial High School that took home the victory in the regional competition. Centennial […]

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02 Oct
Find It, Be It Kern Campaign 

Find It, Be It Kern Campaign 

February is National Career and Technical Education Month. Kern County Schools will be celebrating with a brand new interactive experience for the Kern County community of students, parents, and employers. With our annual Career Expo canceled this year, we are excited to offer local employers the opportunity to virtually share videos, handouts, and other materials […]

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