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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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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14 Jan
COVID-19 Vaccines <br> for Educators

COVID-19 Vaccines
for Educators

Re-directing to https://kern.org/vaccine

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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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16 Sep
At-Home Learning Resources

At-Home Learning Resources

Page has been moved kern.org/at-home-learning/

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08 Sep
Kern County College Night Info Sessions

Kern County College Night Info Sessions

Kern County College Night took place virtually on Sept. 14 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Kern County College Night — which annually attracts representatives from 100 colleges and universities and nearly 10,000 students and parents — was held virtually this year on Monday, Sept. 14 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.  The event […]

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21 Aug
Virtual Camp KEEP makes its debut

Virtual Camp KEEP makes its debut

The Kern Environmental Education Program — better known as Camp KEEP — has been a rite of passage for Kern’s 5th and 6th grade students for more than 50 years. In a normal year, more than 7,000 students take week-long field trips with their classmates to one of two residential science schools on California’s central […]

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18 Aug
B of A donates $75k for distance learning support

B of A donates $75k for distance learning support

When the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in physical school closures last spring, thousands of local students and educators had to quickly figure out how to safely and effectively continue academics remotely.  Mary C. Barlow, Kern County Superintendent of Schools, looked to the private sector and community partners for support. Among the first to come forward was […]

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