Students and parents came together for a reading picnic Wednesday at San Lauren Elementary School (Beardsley School District). This is part of a new Literacy Lunch Club program that helps encourage reading among families.
Every year, KCSOS solicits nominations for its annual You Make a Difference Awards, which recognize employees in three categories: Overall Excellence, Innovation in Education, and Distinguished Service.Read Full Story
The Los Angeles Football Club, the LAFC Foundation, and Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (Chevron) celebrated the official unveiling of a new futsal court at Chipman Junior High School (Bakersfield City School District)
The school of rock is now in session at Freedom Middle School (Rosedale Union School District). Students are participating in Rock Band, an after-school program where they learn to play various instruments, read music and perform contemporary rock songs.
The Kern High School District Police Department is welcoming its newest recruit – a K9 Officer.
Local families in need are getting all the staples they need for a Thanksgiving feast thanks to the Standard School District and Bakersfield North Rotary.
McKinley Elementary School has become Bakersfield’s first ever Blue Zones Project Approved™ school. The Blue Zones Project is a community wellness initiative that inspires healthy lifestyles by making positive changes to a city’s environment and policy.
Happy Thanksgiving from KCSOS! As schools gear up for their well-deserved Thanksgiving break, the Richardson Child Development Center at KCSOS hosted its annual Turkey Trot Parade this Friday morning.
Teaching The Next Generation of Scientists: Lamont Partnership Provides Specialized Training Courses
The Lamont Elementary School District (LESD) and the California Science Center Foundation announced a new partnership that will bring hands-on and interactive science lessons to elementary school children in Lamont.
Dignitaries and members of the Greenfield School District came together to dedicate the district’s newest campus on November 15 — Crescent Elementary School, home of the Wolves.
Local Latin reggae ska band Mento Buru is embracing the holiday spirit by recording a sequel to their beloved East Bakersfield Christmas album, and this time, they’re getting some help from Kern County students.
Three Kern high school seniors are being recognized for their achievements in community service. The students, Noami Garcia, Natalie Poon, and Justyn Shoemake, recently received the California State Seal of Civic Engagement.
More than $1.8M has been awarded to the Kern County Superintendent of Schools office to help build California’s cradle-to-career program.
Every November, KCSOS’s Foster and Homeless Youth Education Program, the Kern County Network for Children’s Dream Center, Bakersfield Kern Regional Homeless Collaborative (BKRHC), and many other local organizations pool their resources to bring awareness to youth homelessness. For KCSOS Peer Support Specialist Gennessa Fisher, this month is also a time to advocate for more compassion for all people experiencing homelessness.
The beloved HolidayLights at CALM event is returning to its original format as a walk-thru event after three years as a drive-thru experience.
Over the past 20 years, Lorrie Roberts has been a staple at Bakersfield’s Valley Oaks Charter School (VOCS) Campus. Read on to get find out how she is bringing ag education to students all over Kern.
Results from last year’s administration of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) are in. How did Kern County students do?
Middle school and high school students from seven Kern County School attended to learn about potential careers in East Kern County.