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The place to go for all the latest happenings at our school.
Special Olympic USA Games

Special Olympic USA Games

We are so proud of our crew that represented Tennessee at the recent USA Games in Orlando! As you can see, they got to have a little fun at Disney too—work hard, play hard! Here are the final results! Adam participated in tennis. He received 2nd in singles and 2nd in...

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Class of 2022

Class of 2022

Our 2022 graduating class walked across the stage andaccepted their diplomas just a few weeks ago. We had four graduates this year: Abbey Seelig, Conner Donald, Marissa McCann and Logan Gilbert. These students have worked so hard to meet their IEP requirements, and we...

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Prom @ Destiny Church

Prom @ Destiny Church

Our deal friends at Destiny Church offered to lend us their church as our prom venue and take on all of the decorating! Wow! It was a spectacular evening with limo rides, a delicious meal and lots of dancing. We were excited to share this evening with several of our...

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Easter Weekend

Easter Weekend

Easter weekend was a blast at KDS! Residents, young and old, started the day by opening their Easter baskets then enjoyed a traditional Easter meal and an egg hunt! Are you ever really too old to enjoy Easter goodies and hunt for eggs? Nah!

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Premier Athletics

Premier Athletics

A group of our students participate in gymnastics at Premier Athletics. They recently participated in a cheer showcase where they were able to display the skills they have been working on. The staff at Premier do a wonderful job working with our students, and our...

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Black History Month Program

Black History Month Program

Main Campus students participated in a Black History Month program during February. Students used key words like courageous and persistence to highlight African American heroes, display artwork and discuss key movements and groups. It was an informative and moving...

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Holidays @ KDS!

Holidays @ KDS!

Reliant Bank sponsored our 20th annual Santa's Mailbox program, The Columbia Mayor’s Youth Council did a toy drive, The Knights of Columbus donated winter coats, Asgard Brewing Company hosted a Christmas party and the list goes on and on! We are so grateful to our KDS...

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Halloween Weekend

Halloween Weekend

Ghosts, angels and walking slices of pizza, oh my! Students trick-or-treated, carved pumpkins, made haunted houses and much more. It was a fantastic weekend filled with lots of laughter, smiles and treats!

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Special Birthday Guest

Special Birthday Guest

Sheriff Bucky Rowland and coworkers took time out of their day to pay this birthday girl visit last week! They brought patches for Rachel to share with her peers. What a cool birthday surprise!

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Prom 2021

We had a luau-themed prom at Westbury House on the Columbia Square! Students enjoyed all things tropical and had a blast dancing the night away! We are thankful for our donors who helped make this evening so special.

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