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Science Matters STEM Clubs to Begin After School
Deposit Day at CinFed Coming Up Deposit Days
Kindergarten Registration for 2019 - 2020 School Year
Feedback requested for CDIP

Kenton County School District employees, parents, students, and community members are welcome to attend an open feedback meeting regarding our Comprehensive District Improvement Plan (CDIP) at 4:30 on Tuesday, December 18 at Twenhofel Middle School.  The draft CDIP will be posted for review in advance on the district website in the “About Us” section on Monday, December 17.

Thank You Cin-Fed for Donating Backpack Bags for Student Chromebooks Our new backpacks.
Order Your FWE Yearbook Today
Kindergarten Registration set for Feb. 14, 2019

Mark your calendar for Kindergarten Registration in the Kenton County School District!

Kindergarten Registration for the 2019-20 school year will be Thursday, Feb. 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 6 to 7:30 p.m. at all KCSD elementary schools.

Weather Decisions in the Kenton County School District

It's the time of year when inclement weather could impact daily operations in the Kenton County School District. Please take a moment to review our inclement weather policy here: http://www.kenton.kyschools.us/Content/786

The Kenton County School District Continues Excellence in Accountability

KCSD is committed to providing high quality instruction to all students and once again the 2018 state assessment indicates that our amazing students are performing among the best in Kentucky.    

Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for October 21–27, 2018 and October is Bullying Prevention Month. Safe Schools Week
Inside Kenton County

Here is a list of Inside Kenton County editions for this school year. Watch for new episodes every Friday!

Come to the Ribbon Cutting For Our New School!
District Disclosure Form and Code of Conduct Sign off Sheet

Please review the Code of Conduct with your Student and sign this form and return to your Child’s school. Our district disclosures are listed on this form with links to opt out if interested.


Back to School Tip: My Bus Buddie Parent Portal

With school back now back in session, it is a good idea to use My Bus Buddie for the first few days to track your child's school bus!

No cost breakfast, lunch available at five KCSD schools this school year

The Kenton County School District is participating in the Community Eligibility Provision, which will allow the district to offer no cost breakfast and lunch at five schools this this school year.

Free breakfast and lunch will be available to students at Beechgrove, Caywood, Fort Wright, River Ridge and Taylor Mill elementaries.

FWE to Teach Choose Love program Focusing on Social Emotional Learning
Drivers reminded to use caution with school back in session School bus safety

As students return to school, Kentucky drivers are being reminded of the laws that apply to keep students safe.

Updated Code of Expected Behavior and Conduct

At the August 6 board meeting, the Board of Education approved the Kenton County School District Code of Expected Behavior and Conduct for the 2018-2019 school year.

FalconFest Set for August 9

Stroll through the newly remodeled building/Meet your child(s)' teachers!

Kindergarten JumpStart Program Information
Essential Enrollment Information

Click here for information on enrolling a child in the Kenton County School District: http://www.kenton.kyschools.us/Content/1744

For questions about all-day kindergarten, please click here: http://www.kenton.kyschools.us/Content2/24778

Important message regarding immunization changes

On July 27, 2018, a Bright Arrow message was sent to all students in the district from our Health Services Department as a reminder of the new immunization requirements for the 2018-2019 school year. 

A note from our Superintendent on proposed boundary changes

Please click here for a note from Superintendent Dr. Henry Webb regarding the proposed boundary changes.

A message from our Superintendent on 13 Reasons Why

In the Kenton County School District, our students’ safety and security are one of our utmost priorities. Last year, we made you aware of a controversial Netflix series about suicide called 13 Reasons Why. Netflix will release the second season of the series on May 18, 2018. This series may raise different emotions, concerns, and questions for our students.

Field Day and Awards Day Schedules For FWE
Thank you, Nurses! Nurses Day

Wednesday, May 9 is National School Nurse Day. The Kenton County School District is thankful for all of our school nurses who help keep our students safe and healthy!

Registration now open for spring swim lessons at Kenton County Aquatic Center

Registration is now open for spring swim lessons at the Kenton County Aquatic Center at Scott High School.

Makerspace is Happening at FWE!!!! Makerspace at FWE

Students in all grades are enjoying learning STEM subjects.

Spring Community Education Courses Community Education

Please consider participating in a Kenton County Community Education course this Spring!!  All courses are open to the public.

Kenton County School District to honor leaders during School Board Recognition Month Kenton County School Board

Kentucky will again observe January as School Board Recognition Month and the Kenton County School District is joining in the celebration.

Come to Eat Thanksgiving Lunch Nov. 16 With Your Child
NKY Rally for Public Pensions is Oct. 24 Pension Rally

The NKY Public Pension rally isTuesday, Oct. 24 at Dixie Heights at 6 p.m.. Come for a discussion of current pension issues in Kentucky. Everyone is welcome.

Come celebrate our academic accomplishments District logo

Staff, students, parents and the community are all invited to a celebration of our academic accomplishments on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. at Simon Kenton High School

Make a Donation to Help Us Purchase Computer Mice and Chromebooks
Falconfest set for tonight 8/17!!!!

Please plan on attending this year's Falconfest....

Health requirements for school attendance

Meeting health requirements for school attendance is an important part of making sure your child is ready for school.

Stuff the Bus is July 31 Stuff the Bus

Help the Kenton County School District Stuff the Bus! Head to the Chick-fil-A in Fort Wright on Monday, July 31 between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., donate three or more school supplies, and get a coupon for a free Original Chicken Sandwich!

Special Board Meeting

The Kenton County Board of Education will meet in open session at a special called meeting on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 4:00 PM to annouce the new Superintendent.  The meeting will be held at 1045 Eaton Drive, Fort Wright, KY 41017.

ASCENT Arts Application Deadline is March 23

Don't forget the ASCENT Arts application deadline is Thursday, March 23!

PTA MEETING - Thursday, November 17th | 6:30PM | School Library
Thank you, Veterans! Thank you, veterans!

The Kenton School District expresses sincere gratitude to all who have served our country. Thank you and Happy Veterans Day!

Back to School Health Requirements

It’s time for parents to start thinking about health requirements for back to school! Meeting health requirements for school attendance is an important part of making sure your child is ready for school.  These requirements provide the assurance that your child is not only up-to-date on necessary immunizations, but also that he/she is healthy to attend school.  Keep your child “on track” by making sure that he/she meets the health requirements every school year.

Stuff the Bus is July 26

Chick-fil-A Houston Road is sponsoring the annual Stuff the Bus Competition on Tuesday, July 26 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Anyone donating three or more school supplies will receive a coupon for a free chicken sandwich!

KPREP Testing Starts With Messages to Students

As students arrived for a day of KPREP testing, they were greeted....

Ft. Wright Elem. Father-Daughter, Mother-Son Dance

When?:  May 20, 7-10 pm...

Summer camp open house on April 7

Looking for summer programs or child care for your children? Come to our Summer Camp Open House to get information from local agencies on their summer programs!

The event is Thursday, April 7 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dixie Heights High School cafeteria.

KCSD Community Education Classes

Kenton County School District Community Education is offering a photography class as well as an American Sign Language class.


Monday, February 15 will NOT be used as a snow make up day in Kenton County. Therefore, Kenton County Schools will be CLOSED on Monday, February 15, 2016.


Lunes, el 15 de febrero es el Día de los Presidentes.  Aunque se cancelaron clases esta semana debido al tiempo, el lunes sigue siendo día de fiesta. ESTE MENSAJE CONFIRMA QUE NO HABRA CLASE LUNES, EL 15 DE FEBRERO EN LAS ESCUELAS DEL CONDADO DE KENTON.


Skyline Night Monday, Jan. 11

Help Ft. Wright Elementary benefit from this fundraiser and enjoy a great meal with your family!

Thank You Ft. Wright PTA!
KCSD honors outstanding teachers

The Kenton County School District honored some of our outstanding teachers during our first 'Excellence is Everywhere' banquet on Nov. 5.

Ft. Wright Teacher Receives Award
Save the Date...Skyline Night Nov. 9

Our next Skyline night is November 9 from 3:00 - 9:00 PM. You must have...

Ft. Wright Teacher Named WARM 98 Teacher of the Week

A Ft. Wright teacher was surprised this morning by representatives from WARM 98 and WLWT TV....

It's School Bus Safety Week

October 19-23 is School Bus Safety Week. Please 'Give Our Drivers a Break!'

Ft. Wright Elementary Fall Festival

Come see us Saturday, November 7, from 3:00 to 7:00 at the school for fun, games, food, and awesome prizes.

Kenton Co. Community Education offering yoga course

Kenton County Schools Community Education Program is offering a Yoga course starting on October 20.

Next PTA Meeting Sept. 17
Mark it Down - Skyline Night
Make Plans to Attend the 1st PTA Restaurant Fundraiser of the New School Year
Prep+ Math Informational Meeting

There will be a Prep+ Math 5th grade student/parent information meeting on Thursday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the Summit View Academy cafeteria.

KCSD receives grant from Duke Energy

Duke Energy has given a $25,000 grant to the Kenton County School District in support of the E=WISE and Elementary STEM programs.

Help us Stuff the Bus!

Join the Kenton County School District at the annual 'Stuff the Bus' event and receive a FREE Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich!

2nd Annual Smartest Person in Kenton County Contest
Are you the smartest person in Kenton County?

Join the Fort Wright Elementary PTA for the 2nd annual 'Are You the Smartest Person in Kenton County' contest.

Register here for PGA

Registration is open for Kenton County School District staff members to attend the Professional Growth Academy (PGA).

Ft. Wright Goes "Silly" on the Last Day
Important Turkeyfoot Information
PTA Notes/5th Grade Picnic
Student Medication Pickup
Summer Food Program Information

The Kenton Couny School District Student Nutrition Department is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.

Golden Work Ethic Service Forms Due
Donate Children's Books to the FRC
End of the School Year Dates and Events
Thank you, teachers!

Note: May 4-8 is Teacher Appreciation Week. The following is a message to all Kenton County School District Teachers from Superintendent Dr. Terri Cox-Cruey.

Summer Activities Guide
Geocaching Event
Go Green Science Night Tonight From 6:00 - 8:00!
Enjoy a Free Dinner from Texas Roadhouse
Ft. Wright Elementary Presents Aladdin
Business Engagement Video
Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week Thank You's
Win a Gift Card
Come to Family Energy Night
Kenton County FRYSC hosting Summer Camp fair

The Kenton County Family Resource and Youth Service Centers are hosting a Summer Camp Open House at Summit View Middle School on Thursday, March 26 from 6 to 7 p.m.

Ft. Wright Campus is Now Tobacco-Free
Ft. Wright's Got Talent!!
Academic Team Takes 2nd in District!
Operation Grace White Bracelets Now On Sale
Join Us For A Crock Pot Cooking Class
Yearbooks Still Available
Volunteer at Crayons 2 Computers to Help Ft. Wright Elementary
Jump Rope For the Heart at Ft. Wright Raises Over $2,200
Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week is March 23-27!
Click here for Student Survey

Please click here to access the Student Voice Survey.

Ft. Wright Elem. Hosts Business Engagement Tour
WANTED: Your Career Expertise
Falcon Flyers Running Club Signups
Next All Pro Dad Breakfast Feb. 11
Kenton County Academies of Innovation & Technology holding Open House Feb. 10

Students: Interested in joining the Academies for the 2015-2016 school year? Do you want to know more about the Academies in a fun hands-on experience and talk to current Academy scholars? Do you want to meet the teachers for each Academy? Now is your chance! You and your parents are invited to an Academy Open House on Tuesday, Feb. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Edgewood Campus, 3234 Turkeyfoot Road.

Northern KY/Greater Cincinnati Model Railroad Show to be Held at Ft. Wright Elementary
Kindergarten Registration February 12
Baby Food Donation to Ft. Wright
Jump Rope for the Heart set for February 5
Ft. Wright 3rd Graders Learn About Weather
Thank you, Kenton County School Board!

By Superintendent Dr. Terri Cox-Cruey

The students and teachers, the administrators and the service workers of the Kenton County School District deserve praise for working hard in their roles. But equally deserving of praise are the members of the district’s Board of Education, not only for their work but for their leadership.

Yearbook Order Deadline Extended
Shop for Gifts and Help Raise Money for CFF
Dental Program Update
Order Your LaRosa's Buddy Card Now!
Girls on the Run Signups
Odyssey of the Mind Dance Coming Up!
PJ Day for Cystic Fibrosis
3rd Grade Puts on Wax Museum
Important Kindergarten Registration Information

Kindergarten Registration is just around the corner in the Kenton County School District!

Winter Coats
Penny War to Benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Ft. Wright FRC Texas Roadhouse Gift Card Fundraiser
Elks Hoop Shoot November 20
Volunteers Needed in Library
iMOM Breakfast Date Set for November 19
Skyline Night for Ft. Wright Elem. November 10
Visit Our Stalla Shop to Support CF Research
Veteran's Day Assembly at Ft. Wright Elem.
Veterans Day 2014 events in Kenton County School District

The following events are taking place in the Kenton County School District in honor of Veterans Day.

Ft. Wright Grant News
Recycle Your Old Laser Printer Cartridges
Book Fair Nov. 3 - 7 and Family Literacy Night
Inclement Weather Information
Ft. Wright Fall Festival this Saturday
Ft. Wright 4th Grader wins Haunt Your Library Writing Contest
Order Your Yearbook Online
Students Succeed - Ft. Wright Principal Put on Roof
October Reading and Math Family Connection Newsletters
Reading and Math Connection Newsletters

Ft. Wright Elementary is making these great resources available to parents at home.

Little Colonel Basketball......
Find the Parent/Teacher Compact here to print, sign, and return to school
August 29 Falcon Flash
One to One Reading Coach Training
Community Yard Sale is Aug. 7

The Kenton County Community Yard Sale is Friday, August 7 from 9 a.m. to noon at Caywood Elementary School.

Health regulations for the 2015-16 school year

The Kenton County School District, in compliance with Kentucky State Law and regulations from the Board of Health and the Department of Education, would like to remind parents that all children must have certain Health Records on file.

Stuff the Bus is July 29

You can donate school supplies to the Kenton County School District at the 'Stuff the Bus Challenge' on July 29 at the Florence Chick-fil-A.

Kentucky schools and families will have an opportunity to use a literacy program called myON for the summer!
Odyssey World Final results

Here are the Kenton County team results from the Odyssey World Finals:

Keep Up With Reading and Math This Summer!
Elementary schools participate in Arts for Life Night

All Kenton County School District Elementary Schools participated in an Arts for Life Night on May 7.

End of year calendar information from KCSD

By Dr. Terri Cox-Cruey, Superintendent, Kenton County School District

It has been a long winter and I appreciate everyone’s patience while we waited for the General Assembly to decide how we would be permitted to handle the excessive missed school days.

Six KCSD Odyssey of the Mind teams advance to World Finals

Six Kenton County Odyssey of the Mind Teams have advance to the World Finals.

Summer Camp Open House is March 18

The Kenton County Family Resource/Youth Service Centers are sponsoring at Summer Camp Open House on Tuesday, March 18.

15 Kenton County Odyssey of the Mind teams advance to state

Fifteen Kenton County teams are advancing to the Odyssey State Tournament on Saturday, March 29 at Eastern Kentucky University.

Elementary students compete in Academic Challenge

Students from all 11 Kenton County elementary schools competed in the Academic Challenge on March 4 at Dixie Heights High School.

Important information about make up days

At the March Kenton County School Board meeting, the Board of Education approved the following plan for snow make up days.

Book Report T-shirts

Aubrey Eckerlin's class at Fort Wright Elementary make book reports out of T-shirts!

Project ASCENT students team up to help Welcome House

Project ASCENT students from all 11 Kenton County elementary schools teamed up this week to help out the Welcome House.

Kindergarten Registration is February 13

Kindergarten Registration in the Kenton County School District is February 13, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.mand 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Veterans Day events in the Kenton County School District

Here is a list of events happening in the Kenton County School District in honor of Veterans Day.

ALICE Presentation being held on Nov. 12

Any parents or adults who are interesting in learning more about the ALICE program are invited to a presentation on Nov. 12 at Dixie Heights High School.

Kenton Co. elementary artwork on display at Thomas More

Artwork from elementary school students in the Kenton County School District is on display at Thomas More College.

Ft. Wright GOTR team hosts pajama party
The Girls on the Run (GOTR) team at Ft. Wright Elementary held a pajama party on Oct. 25 as a service learning project.
Please attend the Harvest on the Hill Festival Oct. 12 and 13
Students participate in Elementary Leadership Conference
Fourth and fifth graders from all 11 elementary schools in the Kenton County School District participated in a leadership conference on Sept. 20.
Kenton Co. students celebrate Constitution Day

Kenton County students celebrated Constitution Day on Sept. 17.



Register now for Community Education!

The Kenton County School District offers Community Education Classes. Click to learn more and to register!

How Weather Decisions Are Made in the Kenton Co. School District
Walk-A-Thon for Tornado Relief
Buffalo Wings and Rings Night April 25
Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week is Coming
SBDM Meeting Change Notice
The regular meeting of the Fort Wright SBDM council for January 18 has been cancelled.  The meeting has been rescheduled for January 25 at 4:00 PM.
Please check out our Activity Zone (Eflyers) today
Look for it on the left side menu on our homepage. This contains many flyers for community events and school functions and is updated frequently with new items.
Kindergarten Jumpstart Program to begin soon


A great year starts by having your child attend the Kindergarten JumpStart program.

2011 Falcon Fest date set!!!
The Falcon Fest will replace the open house traditionally scheduled on the Monday before school starts.
Ft. Wright's Got Talent Night
Do you have a talent you want to show to the world? We have the night for you!
Kenton County Schools Education Celebration
Kenton County Schools master schedule for the school events.
AlphaBEST Before and After School Care Open House at Caywood
Arts for Life Night is May 2 Art

The Kenton County School District will celebrate its young artists during Arts for Life Night on May 2.

Fall Festival This Saturday!!!! Fall Festival Flyer

Don't forget to come to Ft. Wright Elementary's Fall Festival

How You Can Make the New Year Great for a Teacher and Students

Here is where you can see which of our teachers have DonorsChoose.org projects in progress....

Ft. Wright Office NOW OPEN!!! Ft. Wright Elementary Construction
Bronson Arroyo Visits FWE Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo

Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo put on a show for 4th graders...

Ft. Wright Rolls Out Chromebooks - UPDATE
Win A Trip To Disney World!!!

Purchase a Grand Raffle ticket before the end of our Fall Festival this Saturday.

Ft. Wright DonorsChoose.org Project Nears Deadline for Funding

Without additional donations to reach our goal, this project will expire December 19.

Help Support Ft. Wright in Purchasing Chromebooks

We currrently have a project on Donor'sChoose.org for raising money for...

Upcoming Dates at Ft. Wright Elementary
Candy Sale Fundraiser Now Underway

Ft. Wright Elementary PTA has begun their biggest fundraiser of the school year...

Don't Forget to Nominate for Staff Member of the Month for May
Fort Wright Student Council needs your help! 
Open House for Parents and Students Aug 16, 2010
Come to Ft. Wright to meet your new teacher and get ready for a new and exciting year!
2017 Fall Community Education

Please consider participating in a Kenton County Community Education course this fall!!  All courses are open to the public.


Helpful Mice/Helpful Specials Project
Support your school at KCSD night with the Florence Freedom!

Support your school by attending the Florence Freedom game on Friday, May 18. Tickets are just $10 (which includes all fees), and $4 from every ticket sold will come back to your school! In addition, the Team Kenton Foundation will receive a portion of the profits. 

Kenton County School District school board saluted this month Kenton County School Board

Across the state this month, local school board members, including those in the Kenton County school district, will be saluted by their administrators, faculty, staff, students and community members during Kentucky’s observation of School Board Recognition Month

Plan on Attending Our Annual Fall Festival This Saturday

Our PTA sponsored Fall Festival is this Saturday, November 5 from 3:00 to 5:00.

Schools recognized for PBIS

It is with great honor that the Kentucky Center for Instructional Discipline/KY PBIS Network recognizes the following schools in the Kenton County Schools with the Fidelity Sticker to place on their PBIS banner. 

Help Support Ft. Wright Library Makerspace Project
Project ASCENT and ASCENT Arts Open House

Please join us for a Project ASCENT and ASCENT Arts Open House on Wednesday, September 7 at 6:30 at Summit View Academy.

Join the Kenton County Public Library Summer Reading Club

Celebrate 92 days of the Summer Reading Club...

Skyline Night coming up October 12!
September is National Library Card Sign Up Month

Did you know that September is National Library Card Sign Up Month? Students and staff in the Kenton County School District are encouraged to get and use their library card.

Ft. Wright Odyssey of the Mind Team take 2nd in State You Make the Call Team
Quarterfest is here again!!!
Kindergarten Parent Orientation Night Aug. 9, 2010
Parents are invited to Ft. Wright Elementary to...
Please click below on "View all schools news" to view the Falcon Flash list.
Join Us At Kenton County Schools Night At The Florence Freedom

Support your school by attending the Florence Freedom game on Friday, May 18.

Signup Deadline Nearing For STEM Clubs at Ft. Wright

Ft. Wright is excited to offer 3 different STEM clubs this school year....

Frequently Asked Transportation Questions school bus

As we get ready to begin a new school year, here are some frequently asked transportation questions.

Ms. Weaver's Donor's Choose Project is Funded!!!

Thanks to all who donated....

Winter/Spring Community Education Opportunities KCSD Community Education

Here is a list of Community Education courses available for this winter/spring. All courses are open to the public.

Order Your FWE Spirit Wear by Sept. 30
Congratulations to our Excellence in Education Award Winners

The Northern Kentucky Education Council presented its annual 'Excellence in Education' Celebration on April 28, 2016, and the Kenton County School District took home several awards.

Ft. Wright Teacher Receives Golden Apple Award

Fifth grade teacher Aubrey Eckerlin received the 2016 Golden Apple Award at the ...

World Maker & Inventor Expo coming to Northern KY

There's a phenomenal STEM opportunity for students of all ages, parents and teachers coming up on Saturday, April 23rd, from 10-4.

KCSD Community Education Classes

The Winter 2016 Community Education Schedule is now available.

Book Sale October 15 to Benefit the FRC
Document destruction notice

As per the approved record retention schedule of the STATE ARCHIVES AND RECORDS COMMISSION, be it known to all parents and adult students that the Kenton County School District is required to maintain special education records for three (3) years after the date of the last activity. Therefore, the school district will destroy all records it no longer needs three (3) years after graduation or three years after a student exits the district.

Ft. Wright Academic Team Wins the Region!!!! Regional Champs!
Project Ascent Orientation SEPT 1, 2010
Project Ascent Orientation will be held Wednesday, Sept. 1 at 7:00PM at River Ridge Elementary.
Kindergarten Jump Start August 11 - 12, 2010
Read for more info regarding times and dropoff procedures...
Kenton County School Board Approves Full-Day Kindergarten

At a special board meeting on Monday, May 14, the Kenton County School District Board of Education approved full-day kindergarten beginning in the 2018-19 school year.

KCSD Board approves School Resource Officers in all schools

The Kenton County School District Board of Education has approved security coverage by police officers in all schools for the remainder of the 2017-18 school year.


Kenton County celebrates state test scores

The 2017 Kentucky State Report Card has been released, and once again, the Kenton County School District is classified as Distinguished!  

The Kentucky Department of Education did not label schools based on the 2017 data as the state accountability model is transitioning to a new accountability model.  However, to honor the work and maintain continuity in the interim, the district utilized the same formula to assign designations to the schools and district. 

Ft. Wright Elementary Receives a 3D Printing Package from GE Additive! Polar 3D printer
Open Swim at Scott High School Aquatics Center Open Swim times

The Kenton County Aquatics Center at Scott High School is offering Open Swim on the following dates and times:

  • Friday, February 10th: 4:30-6:30 PM
  • Friday, February 17th: 6-7:30 PM
  • Friday, February 24th: 4-7 PM
  • Monday, February 27th: 4-6:30; 7-9 PM
  • Tuesday, February 28th: 4-6:30; 7-9 PM

$1– Kids/$2– Adults — No Registration Necessary


Ft. Wright Elementary Principal Tina Wartman receives math award Tina Wartman wins MESA Award

Congratulations to Fort Wright Elementary Principal Tina Wartman, who received the 2016 Ann S. Booth Mathematics Education Service and Achievement Award (M.E.S.A. Award) on Friday, November 4.

Yearbook Order Deadline is Oct. 30!!!

Remember your awesome year at Ft. Wright ....

Kenton County school board saluted this month

Throughout this month of January, administrators, faculty, staff, students and community members of the Kenton County school district are publicly thanking the system’s elected board of education members during Kentucky’s observation of School Board Recognition Month.

Grandparent's Night
How Do I Enroll a Student? District logo

Click here for information on how to enroll a student in the Kenton County School District.

Preschool Summer Enrollment Days

Enrollment in the Kenton County School District's preschool program will take place at various dates over the summer.

Mission and Goals of the Kenton County School District KCSD logo

The Kenton County School District has released an updated version of the mission, goals and core beliefs of our district.

Please take a look here: http://www.kenton.kyschools.us/Content2/24682

Beginning Sept. 18, students allowed to enter buildings 50 minutes before start

Beginning Monday, Sept. 18, students will be allowed to enter their school building up to 50 minutes before the start of school.

Author Geoff Rodkey Visits Ft. Wright Author Geoff Rodkey Visits Ft. Wright Elementary
Ft. Wright Students Enjoy Science Day A balloon filled with hydrogen reacts to a flame.
Alert: Snow Removal Maintenance Changes for Some Kenton County Roads

With winter approaching, the Kenton County School District wanted to make parents, students and the community aware of changes coming to snow removal maintenance on some roads.

Kindergarten Registration is February 11

Kindergarten Registration dates have been set in the Kenton County School District.

March Reading and Math Connection Newsletters
Do you want to make a difference in the life of a child?
Become a Friend of a Falcon. This anonymous sponsorship program allows students to be able to participate in activities that he/she may not typically experience due to family financial limitations.
Camp Invention at Summit View Academy
Kindergarten Booklet for Kenton County Schools
KCSD Inclement Weather Policy

With winter approaching, please take time to review the Kenton County School District's Inclement Weather Policy: http://www.kenton.kyschools.us/Content/786


Ms. Fangman's Donor's Choose Project Has Been Funded!!! Students using the new Chromebooks

She received 10 new Chromebooks for her classroom

Kenton County School District ranked Distinguished again!

Upon further review from the Kentucky Department of Education, the Kenton County School District is now ranked Distinguished again, according to the 2015-16 School Report Card.

Download the KCSD Mobile App! KCSD Mobile App

The Kenton County School District is proud to announce that we have launched a mobile app.

Six KCSD schools recognized by Children, Inc.

Children, Inc. Service Learning Initiative, its sponsors and The Jefferson Award Foundation, with help from the Kenton County public library branches, will be recognizing six Kenton County District schools as 2014-2015 Schools of Contribution in a public poster exhibit.

New KY Regulations for Vaccinations

Please read the following about new vacinnation requirements for students entering KY public schools

Ft. Wright PTA is now selling LaRosa’s Buddy Cards!

Each card is only $10 and may be purchased anytime throughout the year.  

Preschool Screenings Scheduled

The next Preschool Screenings are scheduled for Friday, March 23 and Friday, May 4, 2018.  If you have concerns about your 3 or 4 year old’s development please call the Preschool Office 859-957-2632.

The Kenton County School District offers an engaging preschool program to area children. The preschool program is available to 3- and 4-year-old children who live in the district and meet eligibility requirements

KCSD participating in Summer Feeding Program

Student Nutrition is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge.

CinFed Deposit Dates for Students for 17/18 School Year

A CinFed representative will be at Ft. Wright Elementary on the following dates:

2016 Fall Community Education Classes

All events are open to the public.

Fall 2016 Community Education Offerings / Events:

  • Course:    Zumba
  • Course:    American Sign Language for Beginners
  • Course:    Photography – Introductory Course
  • Course:    Photography – Advanced Course Class:
  • Course:    Adult Instructional Basketball – Intermediate Level
  • Course:    Yoga
  • Event:       Community Health Fair (No Registration Necessary)

Please consider participating in a Community Education course this fall.  Click the headline for more information and a registration form.

KCSD hosts parent education nights to talk about social media

The Kenton County School District hosted several parent education nights to inform parents about social media. Online materials and video is now available.

Kroger Rewards Program
The Kenton County School District is hiring!

The Kenton County School District is hiring for bus drivers.

Construction Club Visits the New Cafeteria Construction Club tries out safety gear.
Introducing "MyBusBuddie" parent portal

Parents and guardians are always interested in the status of the bus that transports their children.  While everything possible is done to assure that the buses operate on schedule, situations arise that can cause delays in their arrival times at a student’s stop.

The Kenton County School District desires to keep parents and guardians informed of the current status and location of their bus, and to make it as easy as possible to provide this communication without interfering with parents’ normal schedule.

Inside Kenton County: May 25

Here is the latest edition of Inside Kenton County: 


Parent Connection Newsletters for February