• Delanie Meisner
  • Something Doesn’t Add Up… KSD Budget Cuts Affect After School Buses, Tutoring Availability, and Hiring for Next Year

    by Delanie Meisner – Editor-in-Chief As a consequence of underestimated revenues, overestimated expenditures, and other ‘converging factors’ over the past few years, on April 7, Kent School District instituted an immediate spending and hiring freeze for the rest of the 2016-2017 school year in order to reverse the proclaimed ‘budget crisis’. Here, department budgets not only […]

  • News
  • Cherry Blossom Festival

    by Nicholas Runyon – Staff Reporter The Kent School District’s 20th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival is a KSD tradition celebrating our connection with Japan, and Japanese culture. This year it’s being held at Kentlake, and 20 years ago when we started the exchange program, the Cherry Blossom Festival was held at Kentlake for the first few […]

  • Justice Etafo
  • Robot Bees Could serve as Possible Replacement After Extinction

    by Justice Etafo – Staff Reporter Bees play a key environmental role, especially the specific species that pollinate. Not only are their efforts contributing to the ecosystem much of their work translates into the U.S economy and agriculture. This is because it is estimated that “bees produce 40 billion dollars annually”even being responsible for one […]