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Erroneous Social Media Message

KCUSD has been informed that an erroneous message is circulating on social media that states "all students will be returning to their school 4/6/20." This message was NOT produced by the school district. As announced in previous communications, the Districts hopes to reopen schools on May 4th. Official communication from the District is communicated on the KCUSD website and distributed to parents through the Peachjar system. We apologize for any confusion this message may cause.
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Home-Based Learning Extended through May 1

In response to on-going efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) KCUSD administrators and board members, at the guidance of local health officials and in collaboration with neighboring school districts, have decided that all KCUSD schools will continue home-based learning through Friday, May 1. At the present time it is our hope to reopen schools to students on Monday, May 4. All services that are currently being provided, such as meals and social-emotional support will continue through May 1. Schools will be closed and services will be stopped during our regularly scheduled Spring Break, April 6 - April 13, and will resume Tuesday, April 14.
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

KCUSD, in collaboration with the Fresno County Superintendent of Schools and the Fresno County Department of Public Health, continues to monitor the developments related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). For updates related to this topic please select the title above "COVID-19."
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Meals Available During Non-Student Days

Breakfast and lunch will be available on weekdays from March 17 - May 1, with the exception of Spring Break, April 6 - 13.
Breakfast will be available for pick up between 7:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.
Lunch will be available between 11:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
In Orange Cove: McCord, Orange Cove High School, Sheridan
In Reedley: Great Western, Jefferson, Lincoln, Reedley High School, T.L. Reed, Washington
Distribution at Dunlap School will be from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Lunch will be distributed along with breakfast for the following day.
Any person, age 18 and under, is eligible to "pick up" a meal during the times listed above.
Students must be present when picking up meals.
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KCUSD uses Peachjar, a digital flyer service, to provide information about school announcements. Announcements are delivered directly to your email inbox, viewable on your smartphone or computer! No more lost flyers! Flyers will also be viewable on your school's website. To have flyers and announcements delivered to your email inbox, sign up at or contact your school office. If you need an email address, let your school know and they will help you get a free email address.
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Notice of Cancellation

The Kings Canyon Unified School District regular board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 24, closed session 5:45 p.m., open session 7:15 p.m., located at the Educational Support Center in Reedley, CA has been cancelled.

The next meeting is scheduled for April 14, 2020, open session 7:15 p.m. at the Educational Support Center in Reedley, CA.
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Kindergarten Registration - POSTPONED

Kindergarten registration has been postponed until further notice. Parents can complete online registration forms, however, in school registration will not take place until further notice. For the link to online registration and to learn more about how to prepare for kindergarten registration, please select the headline above entitled "Kindergarten Registration."
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SPED Parents Connect

Tuesday, March 10 - 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Orange Cove High School Garden Room
Parents are invited to meet with KCUSD Program Specialists to answer special education quetions. If you have questions about KCUSD Special Education programs or would like to offer recommendations, please attend this meeting.
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Silas Bartsch was recently recognized by Solution Tree for its sustained success in raising student achievement. The school’s successful implementation of the Professional Learning Communities at Work ™ process was a major contributing factor in the improved achievement of its students.

PLCs are schools and districts in which educators recognize the key to improved learning for students is on-going, job-embedded learning for the adults who serve those students. The three big ideas of a PLC call upon educators to:

1. Focus on learning.

2. Build a collaborative culture.

3. Create a results orientation.

Responding to news of the recognition, Principal Rodney Cisneros said, “We are honored and excited to be recognized for our efforts. We know that we are going in the right direction regarding the success of our kids."
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