KCSD Alert

At approximately 11:45 a.m. on November 22, Kennett High School’s (KHS) fire alarm activated as a result of cooking in a classroom. All KHS students and staff were safely evacuated. The Kennett Borough and Longwood Fire Companies have since cleared the building and the day will continue as normal.

Should you have any questions or concerns, we invite you to contact KCSD Communications Specialist Nikki Laws at nlaws@kcsd.org or (610) 444-6646.

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KCSD Alert

Today at approximately 10:45 a.m., Kennett High School (KHS) Administration was made aware of a threatening Snapchat post.

Within minutes, the perpetrator was identified and detained by the School Resource Officer (SRO).

Borough of Kennett Square Police have since determined that the building is safe to continue normal operations.

Student safety remains our top priority. In an abundance of caution, law enforcement officials will maintain an increased presence on and near campus through the end of the day.

As always, we remind our community to stay vigilant. If you see something, say something by calling 911 or using the Safe2Say platform.

Should you have any questions or concerns, we invite you to contact Communications Specialist Nikki Laws at (610) 444-6646.

Hoy, aproximadamente a las diez quarenta y cinco., la Administración de Kennett High School (KHS) fue informada de una publicación amenazante en Snapchat.

En minutos, el perpetrador fue identificado y detenido por el Oficial de Recursos Escolares (SRO).

Desde entonces, la Policía del Municipio de Kennett Square ha determinado que el edificio es seguro para continuar con las operaciones normales.

La seguridad de los estudiantes sigue siendo nuestra prioridad principal. Con mucha precaución, la policía mantendrá una mayor presencia en y cerca del campus hasta el final del día.

Como siempre, recordamos a nuestra comunidad que se mantenga alerta. Si ves algo, di algo. Llamando al 911 o utilizando la plataforma Safe2Say.

Si tiene alguna pregunta o preocupación, lo invitamos a comunicarse con Nikki Laws, Especialista en Comunicaciones de KCSD, al (610) 444-6646.

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KEF Seeks Student Board Members

The Kennett Education Foundation (KEF) is in search of three student board members. Kennett High School students in this esteemed position will help committees, support board initiatives and spread awareness about KEF. Interested? Visit the KEF website to learn more! Applications close on Sunday, November 7.

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KHS Homecoming Dance Postponed

The following message was shared with KHS Families via email on the morning of October 16, 2021:

Like many of you, we have closely monitored the weather for today in anticipation of our 2021 Homecoming Dance. Unfortunately, the forecast continues to call for rain showers and thunderstorms. This inclement weather will impact our ability to safely hold the dance outdoors and in accordance with COVID-19 protocols.

As a result, we have made the difficult decision to postpone this event. The Homecoming Dance will be rescheduled to Saturday, October 30th from 6 to 9 p.m. at the KHS Stadium.

In the event that it also rains on October 30th, the dance will take place on Monday, November 1st at the same time and location. If this becomes necessary, we will communicate as soon as possible so that you and your family may make appropriate arrangements.

For now, please know that we share our community’s disappointment. Should you have any questions or concerns, I invite you to contact KCSD Communications Specialist Nikki Laws at nlaws@kcsd.org.


Jeremy Hritz, Ed.D.

Principal, Kennett High School

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