KCSOS Spotlight Featured

19 Jul
Back to School 2021

Back to School 2021

Schools are poised to be able to open with relative normalcy this school year. With physical distancing no longer required, schools will return to fulltime, in-person instruction. Masking in K-12 School Settings The California Department of Public Health recently updated its K-12 Schools Guidance, which includes an indoor mask mandate for students and for adults […]

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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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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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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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