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Governor Brown Orders School Close the Remainder of the School Year

KFCS Schools and Offices will be closed for the remainder of the 2019/20 school year. Distance learning has begun. Please contact the district office at 541-883-4700 if your family needs more information on distance learning.

We have gathered many grade level appropriate educational resourses for students to learn while at home. Click the button below to access all of the information!

Education Resources during closure


School Closure Through April 28th

KFCS Schools and Offices will be closed starting Monday, March 16th through Tuesday, April 28th. Classes will resume on Wednesday, April 29th. The resume date is subject to change as the COVID-19 virus situation evolves.

We have gathered many grade level appropriate educational resourses for students to learn while at home. Click the button below to access all of the information!

Education Resources during closure


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Graduation Information / Corona Virus Information Updates PLUS Free WIFI Map

Graduation Information

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  Packet & Meal Distributions

Elementary Schools - Wednesday 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Ponderosa & KU - Wednesday 10:00 AM - Noon

Bus Route Delivery - Wednesday 9:00 - 11:00 AM (parents/guardians will receive a call with the anticipated arrival time at their student's bus stop).


The COVID-19 situation is ever evolving and KFCS created a webpage with all of our most timely information. 

Click Here for the COVID-19 Information Page


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2020/21 Kindergarten

Roundup Curbside!

Wednesday, May, 20, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. For the English Flyer, click here. Para el folleto en inglés, haga clic aquí.


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Klamath Falls City Schools Latest News:

2020/21 Budget Meeting May 13th at 6:00 pm

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Please join us remotely by Zoom meeting for the first 20/21 School Year Budget Meeting. Click here for all of the information.

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Please Join "A Round of Applause!"

Kayla McPherson

 

Music teacher Kayla McPherson invites everyone to join her in a round of applause (from your doorstep), Mondays and Fridays at 5:30 p.m., beginning Monday 4/6! Hear her plan on this video clip and check out her new Facebook page Klamath Kidz for Music!

 

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March is Music in Our Schools Month

The city schools celebrate the value of music year-round, especially in March -- recognized as "Music in Our Schools Month." Read more about it!

Music in Our Schools

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School Press Releases

Conger Elementary

Camp Conger Literacy Day
more Join us for a virtual literacy event! We will be posting videos of teachers reading some of their favorite stories and sending home fun materials....

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Mills Elementary

Mills Builds Excitement for Excellent Attendance
more 106 Mills students built birdhouses, mini hockey games, American eagles, and string-art hearts from kits provided by the Home Depot Feb. 12. The event...

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Pelican Elementary

Starbase Science
more Mrs. Dahm's fifth-graders enjoy day 1 of a 5-day STEM program at Kingsley Field's Starbase classroom. Read the story here....

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Roosevelt Elementary

The Kiwi Kids are Battle of the Books champions
more Congratulations to Hallie Kautzman, Seattle Trejo, Zoe Bitzer and Kenzi Freid, who won Roosevelt's Battle of the Books competition Feburary 27....

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Ponderosa Middle School

Pondo recognizes personal and academic growth
more Ponderosa students were honored at the school's 2nd annual Growth Awards February 27 for challenging themselves to take two or more advanced...

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Klamath Union High School

Class of 2020 Graduation
more KU Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony will still be held Sunday, June 7 at 12:00 PM at Moore Park. Each graduate was given two parking permits that are...

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MISSION, VISION and AIMS

MISSION: 100% Graduation is Our Expectation

VISION: Dedicated to helping all students do their best work and become their best selves

AIMS: Student, Collaborative, and Operational Excellence

AIM 1 - All Students Do Their Best Work

Goal #1: Shared Leadership—By June 2019, a majority of students, staff and parents will have opportunities to exercise leadership in each school as measured by teachers documenting at least three ways students exercised leadership during the school year in their classrooms; and principals documenting at least six total ways that students, staff and parents exercised leadership in their schools.

  • Students will be given leadership roles in the classrooms, building and district.
  • Students will give input on activities and events.
  • Staff will be given leadership roles based on strengths and interests within buildings and across the district.
  • Administrators will seek input when developing goals.
  • Representative community members will be given building leadership roles.
  • Representative community members will provide input when developing goals and initiatives.

Goal #2: Student Empowerment—On the end of the school year surveys, a majority of teachers, parents and students will indicate students have done their best work.

  • Student goal-setting will occur K-12.
  • Teachers will seek student input on the learning process and use this input to adjust instructional strategies.
  • Principals will use student feedback to improve all aspects of the school.
  • At the end of each quarter, as part of the goal-setting monitoring, each student will assess their work and effort and share this assessment with parents and guardians on report card.

Goal #3: Effective Multi-Tiered Instruction—By June 2019, all KFCS schools will earn a proficient score on a five-point scale as determined by building Professional Learning Communities using multiple data sources to evaluate the schools’ tiered supports.

  • Tier I—Effective core instruction including WICOR strategies and K-12 AVID implementation improvement by meeting AVID certification standards.
  • Tier II/III—Response to interventions
  • Tier I-III
    • Differentiation for all achievement levels
    • Scaffolding
    • Effective use of data
    • Evidence-based curriculum
    • Fidelity to core instruction
    • Fidelity to intervention programs

AIM 2 - All Students Become Their Best Selves

Goal #1: Teach Explicit Behavior Skills—End of the year behavioral referral data will show a decrease in the percent of students receiving office referrals compared to the end of prior year.

  • Staff across the district will be trained in the Champs Behavioral Model
  • Trained teachers will use the Anita Archer Explicit Instruction Technique
  • Schools will continue to use PBIS and to regularly review behavior data
  • See strategy 4 under Aim 1, Goal 2

Goal #2: Service Learning: By June 2020, 100% of KFCS homeroom classes will participate in at least one service-learning project.

  • All students will participate in Give Back Day
  • District sub-committees will put together a service learning plan for 2019-2020 implementation by students

Goal #3: Respectful Caring Relationships—Student and staff spring surveys will show an improvement in the percentage who indicate they have caring relationships compared to the percentage in the prior survey.

  • All sites will implement plans to increase the percentage of faithful attenders compared to the prior year
  • KU staff will work with 9th graders to improve the percentage who, at the end-of-the-year, are on track to graduate compared to the percentage the prior year
  • Students and staff will work together to successfully decrease the number of students with failures on their report cards compared to the prior year
  • Staff and students will promote greater attendance at extracurricular events
  • Schools will regularly celebrate successes with students, staff, parents and community

Goal #4: Healthy Lifestyles—Students and staff will develop healthier lifestyles as measured by maintaining or improving their scores on the Blue Zones school certification rubric.

  • As contained in the Blue Zones certification booklet

AIM 3 - Operational Excellence

Goal #1: Improve Operational Effectiveness and Efficiencies—By July 2019, all district departments will identify their key four to ten processes and flow chart these processes.

  • Each department will meet to discuss and identify their key processes.
  • The processes most critical to department success will be determined and flow charted.
  • Flow charts will be sent to their supervisor for approval before submitting to the superintendent.

Goal #2: Improve Customer Satisfaction—By May 2019, a customer service survey will be sent to all staff and the results will be used to create PDSA plans for the next school year.

  • Each department will create a short customer service survey.
  • In spring, the surveys will be administered to appropriate staff members.
  • During summer of 2019, survey results will be reviewed by all departments and the results will be used to create PDSA plans of improvement.
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