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The first day of school for all KHSD students is Monday, August 24, 2020. All classes are online in a distance learning model. Please click "READ FULL STORY" to access all information contained here, including the student attendance calendar for the school year, daily and weekly schedules, information about Canvas, distance learning, technical support, and much more.

VIRTUAL TOUR: KHSD Career Technical Education Center (CTEC)

The Kern High School District is excited to open its new Career Technical Education Center (CTEC) at Independence High School, which will serve over 1,200 students during daytime programs. The state-of-the-art facility houses healthcare, technology, and public safety programs, which were previously offered at the Regional Occupational Center (ROC). CTEC is also offering two new programs: Logistics and Distribution and Careers in Education. The facility includes a Valley Strong Credit Union branch, Kern Learn classrooms, several conference rooms, and Innovations Hall, a 250-seat theater available to industry partners and the community to host special events. Over the past five years, the KHSD has worked closely with industry partners to develop various programs and opportunities. The training offered at CTEC will reflect the training needed to build our next workforce in Kern County.

KHSD Student PSAs: Accessing Virtual Tutoring

Kern High School District students will be featured in a series of PSAs to inform their peers about the District's supports and services available to them and how to access them. The latest PSA focuses on accessing virtual tutoring and features Ridgeview High School Student Jasmine Armstrong.

KHSD News for October 2, 2020: Ag students compete virtually at KC Fair, students start paper to stay connected to campus, Hispanic Heritage month celebrations and more!

In this week's KHSD News, we take you to the virtual Kern County Fair and talk to one FFA student about the ways she prepared to show her animal this year during a pandemic. Plus, we will show you how one group of students started a paper to stay connected to their campus, a look back at an award-winning documentary highlighting a landmark legal case in Hispanic history, and more accomplishments from across the District!
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