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Superintendent Newsletter
The Klamath Falls City School District is an online newsletter to keep community members updated on critical district initiatives. If you would like to be in the know about KFCS' direction and their planned actions and priorities, let Superintendent Hillyer know by emailing him by clicking here. He will add you on his listserve so you receive important updates. The link to these newsletters will also be available on this web page.
Vol 7: Issue 1: 07/31/17
Vol 7: Issue 2: 08/23/17

District Email List
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KFCS is an AVID DIstrict

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ATTENDANCE MATTERS

Southern Oregon Attendance Initiative
Encouraging Postitive Habits for College and Career Readiness


KFCS Media
KUHS Remodel VideoUpdates
KU & You Videos
Elementary & You Videos
Pondo & You Videos
District Event Videos
After School Program Videos
City Schools & You News Clippings


Social Media
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District Mobile App iOS / Android

District Announcements

Week of October 16-20, 2017

Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 Klamath Falls City Schools are open and in session.

Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 Klamath Falls City Schools are open and in session.

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 Klamath Falls City Schools are open and in session. Please note early release for all grades.

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 Klamath Falls City Schools are open and in session.

Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 Klamath Falls City Schools are open and in session.

Any school emergency closures or announcements will be immediately updated here.

Added: 10/15/2017 7:44:36 PM

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Check out the new KU Student Magazine!

Athletic Director Announcement:

Attention all Klamath Falls City Schools 4th, 5th, and 6th Graders!

Tryouts for the Klamath Basin Basketball Club for city school students will be held at Klamath Union High School in Pel court on the following dates:

  • Boys: Oct 30th from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Girls: Nov 1st from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Come dressed and prepared to participate in various basketball drills


KUHS Sportsmanship Article


Elementary After-School Sports
Ponderosa Intermural After-School Sports

new link Take a look at the October 2017 KFCS and You Herald and News Issue!

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construction update

new itemEnjoy the KUHS Remodel Update for Oct 16, 2017!

KU Construction Update Oct. 11, 2017

KUHS Landscaping Fundraiser - Buy a Brick / By the Bell

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Click Here to Join the Fundraiser!
Check out the Bell Pathway mock-up

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2017/18 Adopted Budget

Take a look at the September Issue of the Superintendent's Newsletter

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Paypal is Available for Meal Account Payments!

To pay for your student's meals at KFCS, you can pay online through the SIS Parent Portal. If you haven't accessed the Parent Portal, contact your student's school secretary to add your email to your student's information. Or email the webmaster with your name and your student(s) name and school to have your email added so you can access the Parent Portal.

If you don't see the "ONLINE PAYMENT" tile on your parent portal screen, click on the "Select Tiles" link in the bottom left corner, then check the box for Online Payments.

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Klamath Union High School AVID Opportunities - Click Here

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Check out the latest issue of KFCS and You,
a look at our schools that appeared in the Klamath Falls Herald and News.

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Bus Route Page

Upcoming District Wide Events

MISSION

100% Graduation is Our Expectation


VISION

Each Child Ready for the Next Grade


AIMS

1. Student Excellence

    • Increase the percent of students who meet or exceed proficiency targets on each state achievement test and district proficiency grading systems.
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  • Implement the High Impact Teaching and Learning Strategies (WICOR).
  • Utilize strategies to achieve 90% attendance for all students.
  • Consistently use formative assessments and data to improve student instruction. Use data to inform improvement efforts.
  • Partner with students and parents to set and implement individual student learning and growth targets.
  • Teachers will utilize the district's Professional Growth and Evaluation system to maximize student learning.
  • Increase the percent of high school graduates from one year to the next.
    • Increase the percent of students who meet or exceed proficiency targets on each state achievement test and district proficiency grading systems.
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  • Implement the AVID effective instructional reading strategies to achieve Common Core State Standards in literacy.
  • Clearly communicate with students and families about what students are expected to learn and do to reach proficiency.
  • Develop a district-wide culture centered around “all students being everyone’s responsibility.”
  • Identify at-risk students and provide supports necessary for their success.
  • Implement relevant required curriculum (most current district content adoptions) with agreed-upon supplemental materials.
  • Implement extended day and/or year plans for students not meeting requirements at grade level.
  • Improve in-building and cross-building student transitions.
  • Utilize the Tyler Pulse data warehouse (grades and attendance) at grade report time to identify students at risk for failure/dropout K-12.

2. Collaborative Excellence

a. Parent and community partnerships are increased as measured by an increasing percent of students who take part in two or more service projects per year and by an increase in the number of school volunteers. 

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  • Work with the Klamath Promise initiative along with community and parent partnering to increase the graduation rate.
  • Establish effective systematic two-way communication between parents, community, and schools.
  • Track effectiveness of communication via Excellence Indicators.
  • Tie careers to learning and establish more school-to-work experiences.
  • Increase community and parent involvement in all schools.
  • Acknowledge partnerships.
  • Set up multiple opportunities for students to improve Klamath Falls through student service projects at all age levels.

b. PLC implementation is effectively utilized so that at each grade level the following is true:

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  • PLC's plan for Core instruction that includes interventions and enrichments for each student.
  • High impact, effective teaching strategies are shared among teachers.
  • PLC pacing is followed by all.
  • Effectively use the PLC process to create formative assessments, analyze student outcomes and make adjustments to instruction based on the results.

3. Operational Excellence

  • Monitor Excellence Indicator progress and use results to drive improvements.
  • All areas of the district utilize the PDSA process to drive improvement.
  • Effectively implement the new teacher and administrator evaluation plans so that the percentage of those being evaluated indicate the new tools and processes have helped them improve their performance.

Schools
Conger Elementary
Klamath Learning Center
Klamath Union High School
Mills Elementary
Pelican Elementary
Ponderosa Middle School
Roosevelt Elementary


Student Enrollment Information
Registration Materials
School Supplies
School Boundary Maps
Bus Route Webpage
Bell Start/Stop Times
State Assessments
Lunch Menus
School Messenger Calling System
KFCS Online Policy Manual


District Departments
Business Office
Curriculum
Early Childhood Intervention
ELL / Migrant
Federal Programs
Food Services
Human Resources
Maintenance
Special Services
Superintendent
Technology
Transportation

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Calendars
Current School Year Calendar
KUHS Sports Calendar
Music Calendar
Music Band Calendar
Music Orchestra Calendar


After School Program
21st Century Community Learning Centers Information and Applications
Elementary Sports
Ponderosa Sports


Staff Links
Pulse Data Dashboard
PLC Meeting Notes
Job Openings


Assessment Information
District Testing Resources
ACT Test Information
SAT Test Dates and Deadlines
Smarter Balanced Practice Tests
Common Core State Standards


District Information
Board Information
Budget Process
District Immunization Rates
District Strategic Plan
Graduation/Completer Rates
Healthy and Safe Schools
Interest-Based Bargaining
KUHS Remodel and Bond Info
Public Notices
Student Advisory Council


Community & State Information
Klamath Promise and Video
ODE English Language Reports
ODE School Report Cards