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Summer meals with KCPS logo and lunchbag graphic
Kent County Public Schools is offering free summer meals for all children 18 years of age and younger. As part of the schools' efforts to ensure that children have access to healthy food during the summer months, breakfasts and lunches will be available at no charge for children. No application is required. Children do not have to be enrolled in Kent County Public Schools. Menus and more information is available at https://www.kent.k12.md.us/SchoolMenus.aspx.
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Students sit in a circle in a classroom with their teacher
2024 KCPS Award Winners, from left, LaToya Johnson, Kaitlyn Wright and Michelle Phillips
Students exit the bus at Garnet Elementary School
Students rehearse a musical on stage at KCHS
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Students walk in the KCHS gym during a career fair

Growing a Community of Leaders

Important Dates
Jun
13
Half Day Early Dismissal-Last Day of School for Students
Kent County Public Schools
ALL-DAY - ALL-DAY
Jun
14
Last Day for 10-month staff
Kent County Public Schools
ALL-DAY - ALL-DAY
Jun
19
Juneteenth Holiday - Offices Closed
Kent County Public Schools
ALL-DAY - ALL-DAY
Jun
21
Office Closed-Summer Fridays
Kent County Public Schools
ALL-DAY - ALL-DAY



Incoming Superintendent

from left are board members Frank Rhodes, Francoise Sullivan, Alden Swanson, Aretha Dorsey, Dr. McComas, retiring superintendent Dr. Karen Couch, Joseph Goetz, Trish McGee and Madison Messick.

The Kent County Board of Education named Dr. Mary Boswell-McComas the next superintendent of schools Monday, June 10. Shown above from left are board members Frank Rhodes, Francoise Sullivan, Alden Swanson, Aretha Dorsey, Dr. McComas, retiring superintendent Dr. Karen Couch, Joseph Goetz, Trish McGee and Madison Messick.
 
Dr. McComas' first official day on the job will be July 1. She takes the lead of the system's five schools from retiring Superintendent Dr. Karen Couch. Dr. Couch has led Kent County Public Schools since 2013.
 
“I am humbled and honored to be selected to serve our children and young adults in Kent County. I am excited and look forward to the collaborative partnership with the Board of Education and the entire community of Kent County," Dr. McComas said. "Together we will discover and generate new opportunities for the next generation of Kent County leaders, inventors, creators and artists. I believe in us!”
 
 


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Mission

Kent County Public Schools is an anchor organization that creates an environment of academic excellence through a collaborative, equitable and rigorous learning community.
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Dr. Karen Couch View Message 
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