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Get To Know KSD

Join us for the annual Get to Know KSD informational series featuring school district and community partner presenters. We're excited to share how Kennewick School District is supporting the success of all students in a variety of topic areas.

All sessions are at the Administration Center, 1000 W. 4th Ave., Kennewick. 

Child care and translation services are available! To reserve child care and/or translation services, call (509) 222-5000 the Friday before the presentation.

View a PDF of the flyer in English     View a PDF of the flyer in Spanish

2022-23 Get to Know KSD Sessions

DARE at Highlands Middle School

Safety and Prevention

Nov. 8, 2022 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

In this session, administrators provided information about how the district prepares students and staff for safety situations, what building safety measures are in place, the role of Kennewick Police School Resource Officers, and the D.A.R.E. program.


Fuerza student at computer

Getting the Most Out of School Technology Tools

Nov. 15, 2022 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Technology can help families connect and engage with their child's learning by allowing them to stay on top of attendance, keep tabs on assignments, communicate with teachers and more. Learn how to make the most of our district's school technology tools, including PowerSchool, Schoology and ParentSquare.


Cascade parent and student

Family Engagement and Volunteering

Dec. 6, 2022 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

In our district, we see families as key partners who are respected and appreciated for their diverse strengths and backgrounds; welcomed and invited to provide ideas, input and feedback; and engaged in helping their students be successful. Learn about specific ways our district involves and engages families.


Fuerza student learning

State of the District and Educational Programs & Operations Levy

Jan. 10, 2023 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

You are invited to attend a presentation on “State of the District and Educational Programs & Operations Levy” by KSD Superintendent Dr. Traci Pierce.

Dr. Pierce will present information about district goals and the progress being made towards accomplishing them. Information will also be presented about the Educational Programs & Operations Levy election on February 14, 2023. Learn how the levy supports student learning and staffing, health and safety, instructional support, athletics and activities, and operations and maintenance.

This is a great opportunity for community members to meet district leaders, learn more about district programs, and ask questions.


Lincoln students

Supporting the Whole Child

March 14, 2023 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Educating students and preparing them for success in life beyond the classroom involves more than just academics. Learn about our Learner Profile, nursing services, mental health services, Communities in Schools, language access for students and families, and our partnership with Varsity Tutors.

Building blocks

Early Learning in the Kennewick School District

April 13, 2023 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Get a glimpse of our many early learning opportunities, including our ECEAP and Keewaydin Discovery Center programs, Tri-Tech Skills Center's preschool, Transitional Kindergarten, READY! for Kindergarten and more. We'll also provide information on how to register your child for kindergarten.


Board collage

The Role of a School Board Member

April 19, 2023 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Our district is governed by five publicly-elected school board members, and the board also has an appointed student representative. Learn about board members' roles and responsibilities, including working with the superintendent to set the vision, mission and strategic goals of the district; reviewing and adopting district policies; representing the community; overseeing and approving the budget; and monitoring the district’s progress toward meeting goals.



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