KPS News

Nov. 12, 2021

The Kalamazoo Public Schools webstore is open for business!

Check out the site for sweaters, shirts, beanies, and sweatshirts. The KPS logo appears on the left side and is either screenprinted or embroidered depending on the item.

Is there something you'd like to see in the store? Send suggestions to Olivia Pelton in the Communications Department.

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KCHS Presents 'Once on This Island'

Kalamazoo Central High School presents the award-winning musical "Once on This Island" Nov. 12-14 and Nov. 18-20. It tells the story of a peasant girl who uses the power of love to bring together social classes on her Caribbean island.

Based on the 1985 novel My Love, My Love; or, The Peasant Girl by Rosa Guy, the musical features music by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, the team behind shows such as "Ragtime" and "Seussical."

Tickets are $12, $10 students and seniors, $30 for families of four, and $20 for streaming. To order tickets go to To order streaming tickets go to

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Sneak Peek of New SEL Center

ESL students and families got a sneak peek of the new Social and Emotional Learning and Professional Development Center, which will be officially unveiled next week. Wednesday night, families enjoyed a meal and activities, while learning about ESL and computer classes for parents and tutoring for students. The center will also host music and community events.

Open Enrollment for 2022 Runs Nov. 1-19

The 2022 Open Enrollment period for health insurance runs Monday, Nov. 1 through Friday, Nov. 19.

All changes effective Jan. 1, 2022

Both paper and electronic copies accepted. All benefit summaries, pricing and enrollment forms can be found at:

Return all paperwork to Heather Hayner. Questions please email: or call (269) 337-0165.

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Happy Veterans Day from Northeastern

Northeastern Elementary teacher Taalea Fluellen's 4/5 classroom wrote letters to veterans in honor of Veteran's Day. The letters will be mailed to the VA hospital in Battle Creek.
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Future Teachers of Color Fundraiser

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Future Teachers of Color Service Project

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KPS Job Listings

Secondary ESL Teacher

Loy Norrix High School

Job ID: 3894

Elementary Teacher - Grade 3

Edison Academy

Job ID: 3896

Secondary Teacher - Special Education

Kalamazoo Central High School

Job ID: 3897