Kelso High School

Photography by Nickayla Hodges, a Senior at Kelso High School

Latest News

Construction Timeline

We’re making progress in all six of our bond priorities. Lots of construction will be happening this summer.   CONSTRUCTION: 6 PRIORTIES Safety & Security Collins Architects hired for consultation Current plans for 2 new schools will set safety standards for...

One-year bond update

At this time last year, Kelso citizens overwhelmingly voted to approve a construction bond and educational levy to improve the learning experience for our students.  We are so thankful for the support and generosity of our community, and continue to work diligently to...

Finalizing plans for CTE classroom updates

The KHS CTE (career and technical education) team has had several planning meetings with the project manager and architects for some much needed updates to the CTE classrooms. They've been developing schematic designs to better align with future trades and...

Proposed Budget


Proposed Improvements

  • Provide security access control system
  • Modernize Career and Technical Education area of CAD, Welding, Auto, and Wood Shops
  • Upgrade CTE Culinary Arts kitchen
  • Replace main gym floor
  • Replace phone system
  • Modify interior courtyards for access

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Kelso High School was rebuilt and modernized during the last phase of facility improvement in 2003, except for the Career and Technical Education (CTE) program areas. Safety, security, and communication system upgrades are now needed. Major modernization of the CTE areas of welding, automotive, wood shop, culinary arts, and computer-aided drafting will ensure our students are trained with industry standards and prepared for the world of work. The original main gymnasium floor will also be replaced.