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17 Mar
Kern County Science Fair 2022 Results

Kern County Science Fair 2022 Results

Approximately 360 4th through 12th grade students took part in Kern County’s 34th annual Regional Science Fair, which took place virtually on March 14-16. There were over 330 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 chance […]

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08 Mar
Mask mandate FAQs from CDPH

Mask mandate FAQs from CDPH

What’s the latest with mask requirements in schools? A: Beginning March 12, the state strongly recommends that masks be worn indoors on school campuses but will no longer require them to be worn. County public health departments and local educational agencies (districts, charters, and private schools) can require masks if they choose. Will the Kern […]

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07 Mar
39th Annual Kern County History Day

39th Annual Kern County History Day

Students from schools across Kern County competed on Saturday in the 39th annual Kern County History Day, held at the Larry E. Reider Educational Center. Individuals or groups with the highest scores in each category are now eligible to participate in California History Day, May 6 & 7 in Rocklin, Calif. State winners advance to […]

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10 Feb
Frontier High School Wins Academic Decathlon

Frontier High School Wins Academic Decathlon

Frontier High School received the Claude W. Richardson perpetual trophy as the overall team winner of the 41st annual Kern County Academic Decathlon during a virtual award ceremony held on Wednesday night. Nearly 200 students from 12 high schools participated. Frontier High School will represent Kern County in the California Academic Decathlon scheduled for next […]

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19 Oct
Daryl Thiesen Honored for School Attendance Work

Daryl Thiesen Honored for School Attendance Work

Daryl Thiesen, longtime KCSOS coordinator of prevention services, has worked tirelessly over many years in the area of school attendance and so much more. Among his many duties, he chaired the Truancy Reduction and Attendance Coalition of Kern (TRACK) since its inception 2003. It’s a role he recently passed stepped away from, passing the baton […]

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