Loading...

District News

Inspiring and Empowering New Teachers With Day of Learning
Fri June 14, 2024 | District News

Inspiring and Empowering New Teachers With Day of Learning

The Kern County Superintendent of Schools (KCSOS) Educator Development program is getting ready to host the annual New Educator Summit Day of Learning, and local teachers still have an opportunity to sign up.

Read Full Story
From Wasco to Princeton: Alexis Cruz Overcomes All Odds
Wed June 5, 2024 | Community News

From Wasco to Princeton: Alexis Cruz Overcomes All Odds

Wasco native Alexis Cruz, 19, has a remarkable story to share — one marked by perseverance, resilience, and impassioned support. He experienced hearing loss early in life, which presented challenges that could have easily limited his potential. Instead, these obstacles became the stepping stones leading him to the prestigious halls of Princeton University, where he recently finished his first year.

Hundreds Show off STEAM Skills at 3rd Annual Olympiad
Sat May 4, 2024 | District News

Hundreds Show off STEAM Skills at 3rd Annual Olympiad

Hundreds of Kern County students participated in the 3rd annual Kern County STEAM Olympiad today at Liberty High School. The event, sponsored by the Kern County Science Foundation and the Kern County Math Council, allowed students to work together in teams of up to six to compete in various math, science, art and engineering events.

Eight Kern County Schools Named Innovative & Impactful Schools
Wed May 1, 2024 | District News

Eight Kern County Schools Named Innovative & Impactful Schools

Congratulations to Kern County’s 2024 Innovative & Impactful Schools.
Norris Middle School, Rio Bravo Greeley Elementary, Vista West High School, and Warren Middle School were recognized for their efforts to reduce suspension rates. At the same time, Di Giorgio Elementary, Thomas Middle School, Frazier Park Elementary, and Taft Union High School were honored for their efforts to reduce chronic absenteeism.  

Southern Kern Unified Opens Community Center to Address Local Needs
Mon April 1, 2024 | District News

Southern Kern Unified Opens Community Center to Address Local Needs

In a remote corner of Kern County sits the tight-knit community of Rosamond and the Southern Kern Unified School District (SKUSD). In response to the unique challenges faced by the district and its surrounding community due to its remote location, SKUSD has unveiled its new parent and community center to provide essential resources and support services to address the diverse needs of the community.

Fairview Elementary School Celebrates Reopening After Modernization
Fri March 8, 2024 | District News

Fairview Elementary School Celebrates Reopening After Modernization

Dozens of community members came out to celebrate the reopening of Fairview Elementary School today after a year-long modernization project was completed in the fall. The ambitious project, a collaboration between the Greenfield Union School District and Ordiz-Melby Architects, was the first significant renovation since the school’s integration into the Greenfield Union School District in 1952.

Kern High School District Launches Interior Design Program
Wed March 6, 2024 | District News

Kern High School District Launches Interior Design Program

The Kern High School District has expanded its Career Technical Education programs by launching its first-ever Interior Design program at East Bakersfield High School. Through innovative curriculum, hands-on experiences, and strategic partnerships, the program is preparing students to thrive in the dynamic field of interior design.

Frontier High School Named Academic Decathlon Champs
Sat February 3, 2024 | District News

Frontier High School Named Academic Decathlon Champs

Frontier High School received the Claude W. Richardson perpetual trophy as the overall team winner of the 43rd annual Kern County Academic Decathlon. Nearly 100 students from 12 high schools participated. Frontier High will represent Kern County in the California Academic Decathlon scheduled for next month.

Inspiring Positive Change At Student Voice Matters Day
Fri January 12, 2024 | District News

Inspiring Positive Change At Student Voice Matters Day

The voices of students matter. But, what does it mean to truly take students’ opinions and experiences into account, and how do leaders use those voices to make lasting change? That is what students and educational leaders set out to answer during the inaugural Student Voice Matters Day held today at California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB).

Capturing Metamorphosis: Valley Oaks Students Debut Art Show 
Fri December 8, 2023 | District News

Capturing Metamorphosis: Valley Oaks Students Debut Art Show 

Art students at Valley Oaks Charter School (VOCS) are expressing their own transitions through an art show titled “Metamorphosis.”  About 15 students with VOCS’s Career Technical Education Visual & Commercial Arts Program are displaying their art pieces in the school’s student art gallery and invited the public for a fundraising show.