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Kemp ISD School Closure

Kemp ISD has had several recent positive COVID-19 cases with large numbers of close contacts and as a result, we have chosen to close our campus buildings Thursday, October 15th through Sunday, October 18th for deep cleaning and sanitization of our facilities. School will re-open on Monday, October 19th at regular time.

Please click the headline for the full letter from, Interim Superintendent, Dr. Moore.
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COVID Letter to Parents - Oct. 14

This letter serves as a follow up to the news released yesterday that school will be closed on the 15th and 16th for deep cleaning. Please click the headline to read the letter.
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Athletic Events Rescheduled

JH and JV Football scheduled for today vs MalakofF has been rescheduled for Nov 5 with the same times and locations.

Varsity football scheduled for October 14 vs Malakoff has been rescheduled for November 6th. Same time and location.

JV and Varsity Volleyball scheduled today vs Malakoff has been rescheduled. Date and time is TBD.

JV and Varsity Volleyball scheduled for Friday October 16th vs Blooming Grove has been rescheduled for October 27. Time is TBD.
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Return to School Plan 2020-2021

As a school district, Kemp ISD looks forward to welcoming students back to school on September 1. Thank you for your patience as we work through the process of creating a plan that allows the safest return to school. As the public health crisis continues, we have been planning for the opening of the 2020-21 school year with a focus on the health, safety and well-being of our staff, students and community. Despite the challenges with COVID-19, Kemp ISD is prepared to provide learning environments to meet individual student needs. We will offer both in-person and remote learning to our students.
Please click the headline for the complete Return to School Plan 2020-2021.
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Varsity and JH Ticket Sale vs Malakoff

To purchase tickets for the varsity game on Wednesday-October 14th vs. Malakoff.

To purchase tickets go to
1. Click on “Online Ticket Sales” in the top left corner of the page.
2. Select “Get Tickets” for the event you want to buy tickets for.
3. For Presale -bottom left, click “Have Passcode?” And enter yellowjacket2020. This will give you access to buy the tickets.
4. For general public - you will not need a passcode.

JH tickets will be sold at the gate the day of the game.
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Kemp ISD Volleyball Covid-19 Guidelines

For home Volleyball games, tickets will be sold at the gate. They will be $5 for adults and $3 for students. Under UIL guidelines we can only allow 50% capacity in the gym. 160 will be allowed on the home side and 130 will be allowed on the visitors side. NO PASSES WILL BE ACCEPTED BESIDES SILVER JACKET PASSES. To help with social distancing, the seats marked with tape should not be used. All COVID protocol will be posted and should be followed.

We plan on going to online ticketing in the near future, however that option is not available at this time. You will be given notification when we switch to the online pre sale option.
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Bus Rider Guidelines

Please click the headline to download a copy of the 20-21 Bus Rider Guideline as they relate to COVID-19. Further guidance will be given if conditions change.
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Thursday Night / Junior High Game

Thursday Night / Junior High Game:
The visiting school will have 485 tickets available for purchase.
Tickets will be available for purchase online beginning each Monday morning at 9:00 am for the upcoming Thursday night games.
Ticket purchase link
Cheerleaders and any personnel located on the field will not be required to have a ticket.
Pass holders which include THSCA, District passes, and Senior Citizen will be honored. Pass holders will be required to redeem an online ticket using the passcode below.
Lions 2020 Pass
Present your ticket and show your pass at the ticket window.
We highly recommend that everyone uses the online ticketing system.
Cash tickets will be available at the gate. A person that chooses this option will be required to read and sign a COVID Attestation form prior to purchasing a ticket.
We highly recommend that everyone uses the online ticketing system.
We ask that masks be worn in the concession stand/restroom areas and when entering and exiting the stadium.
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UIL is fall sports

UIL is allowing fall sports (football, volleyball, and cross country) to start on August 3rd. All athletes must go to Rank One and complete their online paperwork prior to August 3rd (The link is provided below). Also, if your physical was good last year, you will not have to get one this year. All incoming 7th graders will need to get a physical. Your coaches will be in contact with all athletes about start times and practice dates.
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Summer strength and conditioning camp will re-open July 13th

Summer Strength and conditioning camp will re-open July 13th. The skills session will start at 7:15 am and the strength camp will start at 8:00 am. All 7th-12th grade athletes are invited. All Athletes must have a mask on to attend. The athlete will be allowed to remove the mask while they are doing the drill, lift, or skill, but they must put the mask back on while waiting. Any parent wanting to stay and watch while socially distancing must also wear a mask. All social distancing guidelines will apply as well as the protocol for entering and exiting the facility. Thank you again for your understanding.
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Special Education Records

Yellowjackets, special education records are routinely destroyed after 7 years of use. If you are interested in having access to your special education file with the last school year of 2012-2013, please contact Jennifer Phillips, KISD Coordinator of Special Programs, prior to August 1, 2020, to obtain your file. All request must be submitted in writing to
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RETURNING STUDENT REGISTRATION is now open in Parent Portal for students who plan to return to KISD for the 2020-2021 school year. In addition to completing registration, all families must submit proof of residence - i.e. utility bill, lease/mortgage agreement - dated within 30 days of submission and/or the first day of school.

For directions to establish a Parent Portal account or access to your Student Portal ID, please fill out the request form at the link below. Note, the email address submitted in the request form must match the parent email in our system. All requests will be processed within 48 hours of receipt.
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Grading Guidelines During COVID 19 (K - 8th Grade)

Kemp ISD understands that grades in the current learning environment during COVID-19 are a concern for students and parents. Our goal is for students to progress in their learning and be supported, as we navigate this unusual
situation together. In order for Kemp ISD to calculate grades while in compliance with the TEA emergency order due to COVID-19 concerns. To read the guidelines, please click the headline
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Round 3 Grade Level Activity Logs

Round 3 Grade Level Activity Logs were added to the COVID-19 | Learning at Home portion of the website. Click the headline to be taken directly to the page where the logs can be downloaded.
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COVID-19 - Tips to Stay Healthy

Kemp ISD wants you to stay healthy. Together we can flatten the curve and stop the Spread of COVID-19. Please click the headline to see tips on how we can achieve these goals.
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Meal Service Update

Our Meal Service Program will be extended out into the community starting Monday, April 13th at the following 3 locations every MONDAY and WEDNESDAY. Please Click the Headline for additional details.
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Governor Abbott has ordered Texas Public Schools to remain closed through May 4, 2020.

As you may have already heard, this afternoon, Governor Greg Abbott announced that following President Trump’s directive yesterday to extend social distancing to the end of April, he has made a further determination for Texas Public Schools.

Governor Abbott has ordered Texas Public Schools to remain closed through May 4, 2020. Please click the headline for additional details.
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Pickup locations for Grade Level Activity Logs

This is a follow-up to our message from yesterday’s (Monday, March 23rd) post regarding our “Continuing to Learn At-Home Plan,” during our closure due to the coronavirus.

In that message, we shared that those who are not able to digitally access and print the grade level activity logs, could pick up hard copies on Wednesday, March 25th from 4:00-7:00 PM at 4 locations in our district boundaries.
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Meal Service Announcement During School Closure

With our recent announcement of school closure due to the coronavirus through Friday, April 3rd, I want to share our plans to continue providing breakfast and lunch to "any" student 18 years of age or younger. Please click the headline for more details.
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3rd 9 Weeks Teacher Awards

Kemp ISD has AWESOME Teachers and today some of our finest were recognized for their hard work and implementation of our FAST LLAMA Training (Positive Classroom Supports for Classroom Management), Marzano’s 9 Effective Teaching Strategies which focuses on RIGOR and ENGAGEMENT and for strong communications in using our Living Tree Communications software to inform parents and stakeholders of current classroom updates.
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Come one, Come all....

Calling all Kemp ISD Parents, Community Members, Business Representatives, and our very own Educators! Help us Develop School Success Goals for the Future!!
Questions? Call Angie @ 903.498.1400 for more information and to sign up!
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