Current Publications and Forms

PDF DocumentSecondary Detailed Plan 20-21

PDF DocumentWelcome Back Letter

PDF DocumentStudent Picture Order Form

PDF DocumentChromebook Returns

PDF DocumentReturning to School Communication

PDF DocumentBus Transportation Letter

PDF DocumentSuggested Student Supply List

PDF DocumentMental Health Warning Signs

PDF DocumentArbor Circle Summer Resources

Video DocumentSubstitute Teacher Opportunities - Edu Staff

PDF Document2020-2021 School Calendar

Video DocumentInfinite Campus Portal Mobile App

PDF DocumentWork Permit 16 - 17 Years of Age  To Be Valid Must be Printed on YELLOW Paper

PDF DocumentWork Permit - Under 16 Years of Age  To Be Valid Must be Printed on PINK Paper

PDF DocumentBox Tops Qualifiers

PDF DocumentBox Tops App

PDF DocumentVolunteer/Background Check Form   

PDF DocumentFree Hearing & Vision Screening  / Clinic Locations

PDF DocumentExamen gratutio de la vista y la audición para niños

External LinkStudent Insurance Information

PDF DocumentRecycling Program


KCMS Food Service 

Free and Reduced Lunch Applications

Free or Reduced-priced meals are available for those who qualify based upon income guidelines set by the Federal Government.   Applications can be filled out online or by smartphone at  Paper copies must be returned to the school offices.  You must fill out a new application each school year.  If you do not submit a new form by September 30, 2020, your child will automatically be charged the full price for a meal beginning on October 1, 2020. 

PDF DocumentLunch Application

PDF DocumentSolicitud de Almuerzo

PDF DocumentBreakfast Menu

PDF DocumentSeptember Lunch Menu

PDF DocumentOctober Middle School Lunch 

PDF DocumentNovember Lunch Menu 

PDF DocumentDecember Lunch Menu 

Pandemic EBT Program

Families with children who received free or reduced-cost lunches at school qualify for new program.  

The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Program (P-EBT) provides temporary funding to address emergency food needs for families affected by the pandemic.

P-EBT food assistance benefits will go to Michigan families with students ages 5-18 that are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals. This includes families currently receiving Food Assistance Program benefits, as well as those not currently enrolled in the program. No application is necessary for eligible families to receive P-EBT benefits.  Click HERE for more information. 

Kent County Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

Click HERE for more information.


Athletic Opportunities

MHSAA Changes Participation Physical Exam Requirement for School Year 2020-21

In response to COVID-19, the MHSAA made some changes to the requirements for 2020-21 athletic seasons, most notably, waiving the pre-participation physical exam for students who have previously had one done.   Any student with a valid physical exam dated on or after April 15, 2019, will only need to fill out the health questionnaire that can be found at the following link:

2020-21 MHSAA Health Questionnaire - English Version

2020-21 MHSAA Health Questionnaire - Spanish Version

Any student-athlete who has not had sports physical dated on or after April 15, 2019 will need to set up an appointment with their doctor to have an exam completed before participating in athletics.   Families wishing to still have a physical exam completed are also welcome to do so.   For those student-athletes, please print and take one of the following forms to your appointment.

Physical Card/Medical History Form - English Version

Physical Card/Medical History Form - Spanish Version

Regardless of the form you fill out for your student-athlete, it must be completed in full and signed before turning it into the high school office.  Student-athletes without the proper paperwork turned in, will not be allowed to practice or compete with any athletic teams.

Fall Opportunities

Attention Middle School Student-Athletes, 

The first day of practice for 78ers Football, Boys Soccer, and Cross Country is Monday, August 24.  All participants must have a sports physical on file dated on or after April 15, 2019.  If you don’t have a physical on file, please contact your coach for some important information you may miss as well as inform them of your intentions.

Boys Soccer (6th – 8th Grade)

  • Coach = Ken Vanderwest (
  • Practice will be from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the practice soccer field.
  • Bring soccer cleats, shin guards, running shoes and water to all practices.

Cross Country (6th – 8th Grade)

  • Coach = Jeff Wilson (
  • Practice will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the north end of the High School. 
  • Come dressed ready to run.  Bring water to all practices.

´╗┐The 7th and 8th grade volleyball teams will host a  meet and greet Monday, August 24, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. -- 6:00 p.m. by the sand courts on the north side of the high school. Players are welcome to stop in anytime during that time and pick up some more information and turn in their physicals if they have them.

  • We then have “open court” Wednesday and Thursday from 3-4 next week out at the sand courts.
  • We will continue practicing on the sand courts until we are allowed in the gym.  
  • Please come in practice clothes and tennis shoes and bring your own water and a mask.
  • Mask is required until volleyball activities begin.
  • Covid screening will be done before they are able to participate.  
  • Parents, please stay in the parking lot until your daughter has gone through the screening.  

7th grade coach- Shannon Stuhan

8th grade coach-Shirley Walcott 

Please contact your coach to let them know you are interested in playing.  

We are still in the process of finalizing our schedule, but our Saturday, CSAA contests are set and on our athletic website: 

8th Grade Girls Volleyball Schedule

7th Grade Girls Volleyball Schedule 

Kent City Community Schools 200 North Clover Street Kent City, MI 49330 (616) 678-7714
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