• School Closings/Delays:

    Due to impending inclement weather, there will be no in-person learning for Somerset Independent Schools on Thursday, January 20, 2022.  This is NTI day number four and students will need to complete NTI lesson #4 for each class.  If students or parents have specific questions about a lesson, please email the teacher.
    After school childcare will be CLOSED on Thursday, January 20, 2022.
    Staff will work from home.


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Board Appreciation Month - Picture of board members 2021-22
SHS Jumper Band State Finals 2021
Somerset High School Jumper Band State Finals 2021
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2021 SHS Governor's Scholars Left to Right: Cole Reynolds, Emily Ham, Caroline Blakeman, and Logan Purcell
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Homecoming Court 2021
2021 Football Homecoming Court
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8th GGB State Champs
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Updated District COVID-19 School Operations Plan

As of January 10, 2022, Somerset Independent Schools updated the COVID-19 School Operations Plan.  The quarantine and isolation procedures have been updated to follow new guidance from the CDC, Kentucky Department of Public Health and the Kentucky Department of Education.  The changes include the quarantine and isolation changing to 5 days and allowing close contacts, both at school and home, to use the Test to Stay Program.  The Test to Stay Program is for Somerset students or staff who have been exposed to COVID-19 and are not up-to-date for vaccinations.  The following links provide more information about procedures and the operation plan:

Somerset Schools COVID-19 Operations Plan (updated January 2022)

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Masks Recommended

Starting on Monday, November 1, 2021, face masks are optional, but highly recommended, in all school buildings and facilities within the Somerset Independent School system. Due to federal transportation regulations, face masks are still mandatory on all buses.

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Superintendent's Message

The prosperity of the Somerset Independent School District is only possible through the strong partnership between our community, parents, students, and staff. This partnership is based upon the commonalities of high expectations and doing what’s best for our students. The Somerset Independent School District strives to meet the needs of every child in order to ensure our graduates are successful citizens. 


Kyle B. Lively 


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