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April Update

April 2017

<strong>To the Kent community, </strong>

We are looking ahead to a great spring filled with special events and concerts recognizing our terrific students.&nbsp; Here are just some of the activities planned for April.

<span style=”color: #ff0000;”><strong>Wednesday, April 19 ∙ 7 p.m.</strong></span>
<strong>Kindergarten Registration Night</strong>
<strong>at Davey, Holden, Longcoy and Walls elementaries</strong>

All-day kindergarten is offered at no cost to students in the Kent City Schools.&nbsp; Kindergarten Registration Night&nbsp;will be held on&nbsp;<strong>Wednesday, April 19, 2017</strong>, at&nbsp;<strong>7:00 p.m.</strong>&nbsp;at&nbsp;<strong>Davey, Holden, Longcoy, and Walls Elementary Schools</strong>. Parent/guardian(s) must register their child at their assigned attendance area school. Parent/guardian(s) of children&nbsp;<strong>who will be five years old on or before August 1, 2017</strong>, should plan to attend. Please complete the online 2017-18 New Student Enrollment Form at&nbsp;<a href=””></a>. The links to the necessary&nbsp;registration forms are&nbsp;also available on this page. Please print and&nbsp;complete them, and bring them to Registration Night.&nbsp;If computer access&nbsp;is needed, registration packets will be available for early pick-up beginning Thursday, April 13, 2017, at each of these buildings. &nbsp;Computers will be available that night for any parent/guardian(s)&nbsp;unable to complete the New Student Enrollment Form prior to Registration Night.

<span style=”color: #ff0000;”><strong>Thursday, April 20 ∙ 6:30 p.m.</strong></span>
<strong><em>Davey Elementary</em></strong>
<strong>Davey Expo</strong>

<span style=”color: #ff0000;”><strong>Saturday, April 22 ∙ 10 a.m.</strong></span>
<strong><em>Roosevelt High School</em></strong>
<strong>Kent Area Chamber of Commerce and RHS DECA Community Expo</strong>

<span style=”color: #ff0000;”><strong>Tuesday, April 25 ∙ 7 p.m.</strong></span>
<strong><em>Roosevelt High School</em></strong>
<strong>Stanton Spring Choir Concert</strong>

<span style=”color: #ff0000;”><strong>Wednesday, April 26 ∙ 6:30 p.m.</strong></span>
<strong><em>Davey Elementary</em></strong>
<strong>First Grade Concert</strong>

<span style=”color: #ff0000;”><strong>Thursday, April 27 ∙ 7 p.m.</strong></span>
<strong><em>Roosevelt High School</em></strong>
<strong>Stanton Band Concert</strong>

<span style=”color: #ff0000;”><strong>Saturday, April 29 ∙ 7:30 p.m.</strong></span>
<strong><em>Roosevelt High School</em></strong>
<strong>Junior-Senior Prom</strong>

<span style=”color: #ff0000;”><strong>Meet our ILEP Scholars from Philippines, Uganda&nbsp; </strong></span>
Two teachers, who are part of the International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP) at Kent State University, are working with students at Stanton Middle School.&nbsp; The ILEP program is funded by the U.S. Department of State and brings outstanding teachers from around the world to the U.S

<a href=””><img class=”wp-image-6543 size-medium alignleft” src=”×225.jpg” alt=”Jannet Nambaziira and Graziella Decano” width=”300″ height=”225″></a>






<strong>Jannet Nambaziira and Graziella Decano</strong>

<strong>Graziella Decano</strong> from the Philippines is teaching with <strong>Sarah Canter</strong> and <strong>Jannet Nambaziira</strong> from Uganda is teaching with <strong>Lindsay Potok.&nbsp;</strong>

Thank you for your continued support of the Kent City Schools,


<strong>George Joseph</strong>
<strong>Superintendent of Schools</strong>