KCSOS Spotlight

14 Sep
Kern County College Night Info Sessions

Kern County College Night Info Sessions

Kern County College Night took place virtually on Sept. 1 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Kern County College Night was held virtually this year on Monday, Sept. 13 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.  The event has been co-presented by the Kern County Superintendent of Schools and the Kern High School District for […]

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19 Jul
Back to School <br> 2021-2022

Back to School
2021-2022

School districts throughout the county are looking forward to welcoming students back to campus for full-time, five-days-a-week, in-person learning. School district start dates can be found HERE. Staff and administrators have worked diligently to establish health and safety protocols to keep everyone safe as we return to in-person instruction. Individual school districts will communicate updates […]

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21 May
Classified Employees of the Year Named

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
Fan Awarded Seal of Civic Engagement

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 Kern Codes competition

Results released for 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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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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