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Arvin High School's Healthcare Career Academy Summer Camp

Arvin High School's Healthcare Career Academy Summer Camp

The Superintendent's 2017
The Superintendent's 2017 "First in Class" Recipients
West High

West High Graduation

Shafter Graduation

Shafter High Graduation

South High Graduation

South High Graduation

Centennial Graduation

Centennial Graduation

Kern Valley Graduation

Kern Valley Graduation

Centennial High School band in front of sunset

Centennial High School Band


Golden Valley High School Folklorico

Geology Field Trip

North High Geology Dual Enrollment Class Field Trip

students at Ridgeview graduatio

Ridgeview High School Graduates

Student in flight simulator

Aviation Program at North High School

ROC Firefighting students

ROC Firefighting


Independence High School Swimmer

Student Actors in Hairspray

The Musical Hairspray at Highland High School

BHS Football players holding valley championship trophy

BHS Football Valley Championship

Student Welding

Ag Welding at Independence High School

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Sanders Litigation Information

In October 2014, the Dolores Huerta Foundation, The National Brotherhood Association, Faith in Action Kern County (formerly known as Faith in the Valley), and several community members/students (“Plaintiffs”) filed a lawsuit against the Kern High School District (“KHSD”) and several other local and state education entities challenging student discipline practices and alleging civil rights violations related to African American and Latino students. In order to put an end to this costly and time consuming litigation KHSD has settled this matter as of July 24, 2017. The information contained here is meant to answer common questions and to provide the position of the KHSD on this matter.

Upcoming Boundary Changes for 2018-2019

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On April 3, 2017, the Kern High School District Board of Trustees approved the criteria and timeline to relieve overcrowding at Frontier High School. The plans were presented to the Board of Trustees at the June 26, 2017 Board Meeting.

Superintendent’s First In Class

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Class of 2017 Kern High School District (KHSD) graduates with the highest grade point average (GPA) in their graduating class were honored during the Superintendent’s First In Class Awards ceremony
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The mission of the Kern High School District is to provide programs and services to allow ALL students to graduate from high school prepared to succeed in the workplace and at the post-secondary level.

Career and Technical Education

KHSD's commitment to CTE from 2015 to 2017 has resulted in:
• A 60% growth in the number of program offerings at our premier CTE capstone campus (Regional Occupational Center)
• New and varied CTE offerings at our 18 comprehensive sites
• New and dynamic partnerships with local industry partners

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