Below are links to the English and Spanish versions of the 2021-2022 Annual Notice to Parents and Guardians handbook, which contains valuable information about the Kern High School District’s policies and procedures, as well as sections with information about attendance, athletics/activities, student conduct, equity and nondiscrimination, graduation, college and career readiness, student health and safety, technology resources, parent/guardian rights and responsibilities, testing, records, surveys, and much more.
The Kern High School District is committed to ensuring equal, fair, and meaningful access to employment and education services. KHSD prohibits discrimination, harassment (including sexual harassment), intimidation, or bullying in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis and/or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics of age, ancestry, color, ethnic group identification, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical information, national origin, physical or mental disability, parental status, political affiliation, pregnancy and related conditions, race, religion, retaliation, sex, sexual orientation, military or veterans status, homelessness, foster status, or any other basis prohibited by California state and federal nondiscrimination laws consistent with Education Code 200 and 220, Government Code 11135, and Title IX. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment (including sexual harassment), intimidation, or bullying you should contact your school site principal and/or the District's Equity Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Debbie Thompson, 5801 Sundale Avenue, (661) 827-3173, firstname.lastname@example.org, and/or Section 504 Coordinator, Sandy Niday, Director of Special Education/SELPA, 5801 Sundale Ave, (661) 827-3100, email@example.com. A copy of KHSD's Uniform Complaint policy and Nondiscrimination policy are available at www.kernhigh.org and upon request.