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Summer Feeding Program

Please click on the title for additional information.

Summer is just around the corner and Kemp ISD is excited to share that from June 6th - 23rd, *Monday through Thursday*, breakfast will be served from 7:30-8:00 and lunch will be served from 12:05-12:35 at the Kemp High School cafeteria.

The Summer Meal Programs are offering healthy meals for kids 18 and younger, and enrolled students with disabilities up to 21 years old at no cost. Find additional sites near you by visiting SummerFood.org or Text FOOD to 304-304. Please share this with friends, family, and community members.

Flu Letter to Parents

The purpose of this letter is to remind our parents/guardians that flu season is in full swing. Here at Kemp ISD, our efforts to maintain a clean and safe environment for our students and staff are on-going. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is still encouraging individuals with flu-like symptoms to remain home and/or visit their health care provider.

Coach to Communicate Autism Trainings

Coach to Communicate caregiver autism trainings are available for parents, caregivers, and educators of children with autism. Click on the title for more information.

Title 1 Part A meeting

There will be Title 1 Part A meetings scheduled for next week on the following days

12/14 Tuesday @ 9:30 AM in the Primary campus Cafeteria

12/15 Wednesday @ 4:30 - 5:30 PM in the Primary campus cafeteria

12/17 Friday @ 9:00 - 11:00 AM in the Library on the Primary campus

NO SCHOOL April 15th & April 18th

Kemp ISD will be closed on Friday, April 15th and Monday, April 18th. These are unused Bad Weather Days on the KISD School Calendar. Classes will resume on Tuesday, April 19th. Have a wonderful and safe extended holiday weekend!

Kemp ISD: Monthly Autism Parent Support Training

**Please click on the title above for more information.** Exciting news for all Kemp ISD parents of students with Autism: We are offering monthly autism parent support training. All training will be virtual, on the third Tuesday of the month, throughout the 2021 - 2022 school year. Please click on the link below for a full schedule of training dates, times, topics, and attendance links.

https://bit.ly/KempAutism

FREE School Lunch & Breakfast

Have you heard the news? All Kemp ISD students may eat school breakfast and lunch for FREE during the 2021 - 2022 school year!

Kemp ISD: Friday, February 25th Update

On Friday, February 25th, Kemp ISD will have a normal start time for all campuses. Morning buses will run 5 - 15 minutes early to allow for extra travel time.

NFHS Network: Watch Yellowjacket Games All Year Long!

Attention Yellowjacket Fans:
Jacket Radio and KHS JacketTV are teaming up with NFHS to try something new. We are still working on the details, however, we wanted to share the exciting news! This collaboration allows Jacket fans to watch all live YellowJacket home games in volleyball, basketball, football, and soccer *games happening at KHS gym and stadium. Please see the poster for additional details.

Kemp ISD 2021-22 Dress Code

*Click on the title for updates. The 2021-22 Kemp ISD Dress Code is available. Please contact your child's campus with any questions.

Substitute Teacher Training: January 2022

Are you or someone you know interested in substitute teaching? Please join our Kemp ISD training on Thursday, January 13, 2022. See flyer for details.

Reunión Informativa TELPAS/TELPAS Information Meeting

Las pruebas del Sistema de Evaluación del Dominio del Idioma inglés de Texas (TELPAS) está a la vuelta de la esquina. Obtenga mas informacion sobre TELPAS y lo que significa para su hijo?

Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) testing is just around the corner. Learn more about TELPAS and what it means for your child.

Kemp ISD Now Hiring Bus Drivers

Please contact the Transportation Dept. 903-498-1400 ext. 4500 or apply online today on the Teacher Job Network Site. Starting pay $18.50/Hr

COVID-19 PFIZER VACCINE CLINIC

*Click on title heading for more details. Kemp ISD is partnering with Texas Health Resources for the vaccine clinic opportunity in October.

Covid Reporting Dashboard

NOTIFICATION OF CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASE IN Kemp ISD
Please click the headline for more information.

Free COVID Testing

Fast, easy, accessible Covid-19 testing for all. They do an oral swab instead of a nasal swab and results take around 48 hours. Scroll down when you get to the page and it will show you all the current locations.

Providing access to library resources for virtual learners.

All of the libraries in Kemp ISD will be offering the option for virtual learners to request library books to read at home. We have tried to make this process as simple as possible. Click the headline for more information.

Instructional Parent Commitment Form

Parents, if you have not yet done so, please print fill out this form and return it to your child's campus as soon as possible.

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.

Public Comment on Federal Grant Applications – Notice of Intent to Apply for Federal Funds

Kemp ISD hereby gives notice to the public that it intends to file the following application(s) for federal grant funds with the Texas Education Agency.
If your facility is a private school, you could be eligible for Title I, Part A. If you are a private non-profit school that includes nonprofit facilities for neglected and delinquent, you could be eligible for multiple parts of the grant funding. Through IDEA B eligible students could be entitled to receive qualified services.

Please click the Headline for more information about these Grant Applications.

Summer School and Summer Food Program

Summer school will be from June 1st through June 24th. Kemp ISD will serve breakfast and lunch Monday through Thursday at Kemp High School 220 ST HWY 274 Kemp TX. 75143. Students will be able to take home breakfast and lunch for Friday on Thursday.
www.SummerFood.org
Breakfast will be served from 7:30 - 8:00
Lunch will be served from 12:00 – 12:30

Texas Elks Camp

Texas Elks Camp provides special needs and foster children an opportunity to try new things, meet new friends and make memories that will last a lifetime. Campers are encouraged to make their own decisions, become more independent and accept new challenges.
​Any child with special needs or in foster care age 7 to 16, who is a resident of the state of Texas is eligible for admission to the Texas Elks Camp. No child is denied acceptance on the basis of his or her income level, ethnic origin, race, creed, color or religion. There is no fee. Campers are accepted on a “first-come, first-served” basis. For more information please click the headline.

UPDATE: Sub Training Delay

Kemp ISD Sub Training has been cancelled for Thursday, February 11th. Please check the Kemp ISD website for updates on a rescheduled date and time.

Gyms closed for maintenance

Highschool Gym, JH Main Gym and the Intermediate Gym. December 29-30 for floors to be redone.

To Discuss Kemp ISD’s State Financial Accountability Rating

Kemp ISD will hold a public meeting at
6:00 pm on Monday, December 14, 2020 in
the Kemp Administration Building at
905 S. Main Street, Kemp, TX 75143.
The purpose of this meeting is to discuss
Kemp ISD’s rating on the state’s financial
accountability system.

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.

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.

Kemp ISD Head Start / Pre K Registration

The enrollment process for Head Start and Pre-K will now be done online. You can reach the application at any time by going to this web address, or by scanning the QR Code at the bottom of this flyer. If you have, any questions please feel free to call Rachel at (903) 347-3156 Please only choose Head Start and only for Kemp not multiple districts. Click the headline for full information.

Back to School Plans for the 20-21 School Year (Updated Aug. 5th)

Last week, the Texas Education Agency announced the first steps that will eventually lead to students returning to Texas public schools. We are writing to touch base with parents about Kemp ISD’s back-to-school plans. Please click the headline for more information.

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer

P-EBT is a one-time food benefit for families who lost access to free or reduced-price meals due to school closures. Please click the headline for more information.

RETURNING STUDENT REGISTRATION

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.

https://forms.gle/qHc7nkjw7vs1qpfJ8

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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