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Camp Kindergarten 2018

Welcome to the Ashland Independent Schools - First Day for Students - August 15, 2018

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Superintendent's Message

Welcome to a new year in Ashland Independent Schools! We are glad to have you as part of our school family and hope you are looking forward to the 2018-2019 academic year.

Ashland Independent Schools is the largest independent school district in eastern Kentucky.  We offer a full-day Head Start/Preschool, 5 elementary, 1 middle, and 1 high school for our students.  We anticipate having nearly 3,200 students and over 500 employees. We are extremely proud of our schools and their continued commitment to high academic standards and improved student achievement. All schools provide opportunities for every student at every ability level.

Sean Howard
Sean Howard
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We are currently recruiting for our 2018-2019 AmeriCorps Member position to serve as reading and math tutors in public schools. We are looking for people who are committed to making a difference in their community and passionate about community service. We have a full-time position serving 40-45 hours a week. The full-time positions earn a living allowance of 13,732 dollars for a 10-11 month term of service serving a total of 1700 hours. Health insurance and income based childcare are also provided. The member is eligible to earn a Segal Education Award of 5,920 dollars after they have completed their hours. Members are eligible for student loan forbearance and paid interest accrual during their service. Applicants must have 48 hours of college credit. If you are interested, please email your resume tomsucorpsamericorps@gmail.com or call our office at (606)783-2719.

School Immunization Update

Any student that has not yet obtained a NEW and current immunization certificate, listing all required shots, must have one prior to the 2018-19 school year. The Department of Public Health promulgated a new immunization regulation (effective June 21, 2017) with a new vaccination schedule (effective July 1, 2018). The previous immunization regulation and certificate did not include Hepatitis A. Because the prior certificate did not include Hepatitis A, it can no longer be used for school attendance. The new certificate was released in the summer of 2017. A copy of the new certificate is available online on the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) website. A physician’s office may print out an immunization certificate electronically for school attendance as long as the certificate meets all requirements outlined in 902 KAR 2:060.

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