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  • Projected enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year

    Each year the school district requests a projected enrollment in order to facilitate planning for the next school year. Please let us know by Feb. 14th whether or not your child will be returning to Kensington School next year.
    Please only fill this out if you have not already done so.
    Fill out this online form to let us know!

  • Upcoming Events

    Dear WCCUSD Families,

    I just want to thank you for continuing to work with us through the school closures due to the coronavirus crisis that is gripping the world. Today, six Bay Area counties announced that schools would remain closed through May 1 in order to help reduce the spread and transmission of COVID-19. More on the joint county announcement can be found in this release from Contra Costa County Office of Education.

    This news has been expected and we have been working under the assumption that an extended closure would be likely and would need a strategy to support the long-term needs of the students and families we serve. At this time, we plan to implement a more permanent remote learning program by April 13 that will be mandatory for all district students.

    While the details are still being worked out, we do know that it will be led by District teachers and staff and meet the academic needs of students. While we are excited for the expanded distance learning, we still encourage students to remain engaged in the opportunities and resources that have already been provided.

    Tentatively, the timeline is as follows:

    Week of March 23: Expectations for students, teachers, and administrators will be outlined.

    Week of March 30: Teachers and administrators will be trained and preparing for a more robust distance learning curriculum.

    Week of April 6: Spring Break. This is a non-instructional week.

    Beginning Monday, April 13: Mandatory distance learning begins for all grades at all schools.

    For all the District Closure news, please check the District’s web page at www.wccusd.net/districtclosure. Lastly, if you are not receiving updates for the District, make sure we have your correct contact information by completing this Google Form.

    Thank you for continuing to work with us through this crisis.

    In Partnership,

    Matthew Duffy
    Superintendent

    March 16 – May 1 – School Closer

    Monday, April 6 – Friday, April 10 – Spring Break

    Thursday, May 4– School Resumes


KEF
  • About the KEF

    What is the Kensington Education Foundation?

    The Kensington Education Foundation (KEF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, established in 1983, with a mission of delivering academic enrichment programs to Hilltop students. The organization supports educational programs that supplement and extend the academic offerings funded by our school district. The KEF also provides financial resources to help Hilltop School mitigate the impact of changes to academic funding at the state and district level.


PTA
  • PTA- Sponsored Festival!

    Please join the Kensington Hilltop PTA for the Build, Engineer, Invent! Festival from The Lawrence Hall of Science! Bring your family and enjoy an evening of hands-on fun or volunteer to run a station and help create the fun.


DADS' CLUB
  • Upcoming Dads’ Club Events

    February 27th – Dads’ Club Social Night
    Please join the Dads’ Club for a social gathering and a beer! We will hang out, talk, and discuss some of the upcoming school events and how the Dads’ Club will take part. The gathering will be at the Kensington Circus Pub on 389 Colusa Ave. at 8:00pm.

    March 26th – Dads’ Club BBQ
    The Dads’ Club and the PTA would like to invite you to our Family BBQ. Please bring everyone to enjoy great food, drinks and company. Veggie options available. See you at 6:30pm on the Patio next to the MPR.

    April 23rd – Dads’ Club General Meeting
    Please join the Dads’ Club for a General Meeting. We will discuss the upcoming Carnival event and how we can help make it a success. See you at 7pm in the MPR.

    May 9th – Volunteer for the Carnival
    Parents needed to help set up the Carnival prior to the event, work at the event, and break it down after the event.

    May 30th – Year End Party
    The Dads’ Club and the PTA invite you to celebrate the end of the school year with dinner, drinks, and music! The party is adults only. Time and location are TBD.


SITE COUNCIL
  • About Site Council

    The School Site Council (SSC) is composed of the school principal and 8-10 parents, teachers and other staff selected by their peers, representing all segments of the school community for the common goal of supporting student success. The SSC does this by developing and monitoring the implementation of the school’s plan known as the Single Plan for Student Achievement. The SSC also determines how certain funds received by the school for this purpose should be spent.

    The SSC members are the principal; teacher representatives; other staff representatives; parents/other community representatives, and student representatives at the secondary level with each group selected by their peers.


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