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ASCENT Arts applications are due Feb. 27

ASCENT Arts application documents are due to elementary music teachers or to Ms. Angie Henderson by Wednesday, February 27th.  Please contact Ms. Henderson for more information (angela.henderson@kenton.kyschools.us).

KCSD celebrates six new National Board Certified Teachers! National Board Certified Teachers

The Kenton County School District is pleased to congratulate our newest National Board Certified teachers for earning this prestigious achievement!

KCSD cafeterias are going green!

Six KCSD cafeterias are going green and transitioning away from single use plastic.

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
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.


Cold Weather Tip: My Bus Buddie Parent Portal

With the cold weather, it is a good idea to use My Bus Buddie to track your child's school bus!

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.

2018-2019 School Year

Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year! We are gearing up for the 2018-2019 school year. Students in Mrs. Willoughby, Mrs. Andrew, and Mrs. Lepley's classes will start out the year with a long term sub. These substitutes will be available at readifest on August 13th. We are excited to see everyone!

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.

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.

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!

Preschool Summer Enrollment Days

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

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.

Math Night T-Shirt Order

Get you Math Night T-Shirts - Deadline is March 19, 2018 ! 


e-mail services

Kenton County School District email services are suspended Thursday, the 22nd of February starting at 4:00 p.m. due to maintenance.  Email services will resume sometime Monday, the 26th of February.  We are very sorry for the inconvenience.  Thank you.

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.

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

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


Kenton Elementary Students network with DreamWakers

Fifth grade students in Mrs. Reynold's class at Kenton Elementary had the opportunity to network with the DreamWakers organization.

2017 Fall Community Education

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


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. 

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

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.

Site-Based Decision Making Council

The Kenton Elementary School population has now reached a minority student population of 8%.  Therefore, the SBDM (School-Based Decision Making) Council does need a minority parent member to serve on the council. 

Kenton Co. preschools earn 5-star rating!

The Kenton County Preschool Programs have achieved 5 Stars in Kentucky’s All Star Rating System through the Cabinet of Health and Family Services, Department of Community Based Services, Division of Child Care and the Kentucky Department of Education. 

Health requirements for school attendance

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

Important Back to School Dates

Here are some important dates for Back to School events:

Frequently Asked Transportation Questions school bus

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

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.

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.

ASCENT Arts Application Deadline is March 23

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

Math Night T-shirts math

Math night t-shirt order forms will be sent home with students and are also available under the Kenton Newsletter link on the main menu.  All proceeds from the t-shirt sales support the Donna Griffin Memorial Scholarship.

math night t-shirt

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


Student Voice Survey survey
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

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.

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.

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!

Book Fair book fair

The fall book fair will be held in the library beginning on November 16 and ending on November 22.  There will be a family night on Monday, November 21 from 4:00-7:00 p.m.  Students will be able to shop at the book fair during their regularly scheduled library times.  If you have any questions, please email Dr. Gardner at melissa.gardner@kenton.kyschools.us.

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.

Yearbook Order Reminder yearbook

Yearbook orders are due by October 31. 

Red Ribbon Week red ribbon

Monday is Crazy Socks

Tuesday is Pajama Day

Wednesday is Team Day

Thursday is Hat Day

Friday is Kenton Day

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Parent Pick Up

All families intending to use the parent pick-up process, must register for a car tag each year.  This can be accomplished at Readifest or in the main office.  The Kenton Elementary car tag must be present when picking your child up in the car line.  Students will not be dismissed without the correct car tag number assigned to the family.  If you do not have a number, you will be required to park your car and sign your child out of school through the front office for safety reasons.  The first set (2) of car tags are free.  Any family desiring additional sets or in need of replacement car tag numbers due to loss, will be asked to pay a $1.00 donation per set.  Thank you. 

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!

Information about sports camps

Click on the Sports link in the left navigation menu for information about sports camps, tryouts, and clinics for the summer.

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.

Math Night

Are you looking for a fun way to expand your child’s knowledge in Math while also getting to spend some quality time together as a family?  If so, please make plans to attend our 7th annual Family Math Night on Thursday, March 24! The event will include fun stations for our primary (K-3) and our intermediate students will be able to participate in an “Amazing Math Race”!  The activities will consist of hands-on games and activities focused on various concepts in Math!    While the event is free, we will be asking for donations to “The Donna Griffin Memorial Scholarship” fund.  Mrs. Griffin was a former 5th grade teacher here at Kenton who had a deep love for teaching Mathematics.  Mrs. Griffin passed away in 2009 from pancreatic cancer.  This event is held each year in her honor.  Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to former Kenton Elementary students who meet the criteria set forth in the scholarship guidelines.   Please mark your calendars to come and join us at this special event!  We hope to see you there!

KCSD Community Education Classes

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

Several students named to All-State ensembles

The Kenton County School District was well represented as these students were selected to perform in several Kentucky Music Educators Association All-State Ensembles at the state-wide conference in February. This was an honor for the students and their teachers who helped prepare them for the highly competitive audition.

Student Voice Survey

This is the link to access the Student Voice Survey.


Volleyball Registration

Registration for 4th and 5th grade girls and boys for volleyball is available now.  Click here for more information.

KCSD Community Education Classes

The Winter 2016 Community Education Schedule is now available.

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.

Polar Express Day

The Kenton elementary staff and students will participate in Polar Express Day on Friday, December 18th.  On this day, students are invited to wear their pajamas. Students will need to wear school appropriate shoes on this day.  Students are encouraged to donate a non perishable food item. 

Holiday Party

Holiday celebrations will be on Friday, December 18th . In order to volunteer in your child’s class for the holiday party you will need to have completed all necessary volunteer training and be on the Kenton County approved volunteer list. Due to a large number of students that have food allergies, all items must be store bought with the label attached.

Lost and Found

All items in the lost and found will be donated to the Kenton Elementary Family Resource Center on Thursday, December 17th.  Please make sure your child does not have items in the lost and found by that date.

World Language and Global Competency

As the month of December continues, so does our study of the German culture.  Students are learning about German food, dance, music, literature, etc.  Continue to ask your student throughout the month about his/her study of the German culture.  Each grade level is completing fun activities to study the German Culture. On Friday, December 18th the cafeteria will serve hotdogs, sauerkraut, German potato salad, and cream puffs.

Puttin' On the Kids

The theme for the 29th annual Puttin' On The Kids will be Kenton's Got Talent and will take place on Saturday, March 12th at Simon Kenton Auditorium. If you would like to be part of the performance, please have a permission form completed and returned by Monday, February 8th. We encourage group acts, solo acts, classroom and teacher acts! This year the classroom with the most participants will win a Pizza Party!!

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.

PTA Fundraiser

Yankee Candle Sales for Kenton Elementary PTA $21,208 with 40% coming to the PTA! Thank you Kenton Families and Friends!

It's School Bus Safety Week

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

Kenton Elementary Literacy Night

Join us on October 29 from 5:45-7:30 pm for fun literacy activities.  To sign up or to donate items for the evening, please click on the Literacy Night links on the main menu to the left.

Kenton Co. Community Education offering yoga course

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

Yearbook Orders

Yearbook orders are being taken now through October 15.  Only online, phone, or mail orders are accepted.  Do not send money to school.  More information may be found by clicking on the Quick Links "Yearbook" link on the left hand side of this page.

Mandatory Meeting for Basketball Parents

There will be a mandatory meeting for parents of 4th and 5th grade students participating in the Kenton County Instructional Basketball League on October 15th at 6:30 pm in the Kenton Elementary Gym.

Register for Little Pioneers basketball camp

Simon Kenton Basketball is hosting the “Little Pioneer” program for boys and girls in grades kindergarten thru third grade (K-3). This program will focus on the fundamentals of the game as well as 5-on-5 play.

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.

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.

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!

Register here for PGA

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

Summer Food Program Information

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

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.

FRC News

Join lots of your Kenton friends for a Florence Freedom baseball game!  All you have to do to earn a free student ticket is come to school-so easy!  Any student who has perfect attendance (no absences, no tardies, no leaving early) from Tuesday, April 14th-Wednesday, May 20th will receive a FREE student ticket to the game on Wednesday, June 3rd

If you or your family has any questions about this incentive, please contact Mrs. Simms.

Our special guest will be here in one short week and will be announced very, very soon!  “Like” the Kenton Family Resource Center FaceBook page and watch for the name of our guest to be posted THIS EVENING!

KPREP Testing

The testing window for this year’s KPREP state assessment is May 13th-20th.  Students in grades 3, 4, and 5 will be assessed in the areas of reading and mathematics.  In addition, students in grade 4 will be assessed in science and language skills.  Students in grade 5 will be assessed in social studies and writing.  Please make every effort to have your child at school during these days and avoid scheduling appointments during this period of time.  We need to have all students on time to school each day and ready to SHOW what they KNOW!  Mrs. Huss, Mrs. Coleman and Mrs. Volker will be meeting individually with all students in grades 3, 4, and 5 to review scores from last year and set new goals.

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.

Students Attend SK Production

Students in first through fourth grade attended the play Alice In Wonderland last week.  Please look for activities coming home in your child’s blue folder that may discuss how costumes and props help a play come to life. These activities align with the program review requirements in Arts and Humanities, K-3 and writing.

Academic Team Champions

Congratulations to the Kenton Elementary Academic team for being the overall winner at the Governor’s Cup Competition this past weekend. Way to go!

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.

Kenton Elementary student to serve as Legislative Page

Congratulations to Kenton Elementary fifth grader Ethan Beatty, who has been selected to serve as a Legislative Page in February.  He is the first student from Kenton Elementary to serve as a Page. 

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.

Congratulations to our spelling bee winners!

Congratulations to all the students who took part in the Kenton County School District Spelling Bee on Dec. 9.

Science Fair

Primary students and fifth grade students interested in participating in the science fair may pick up packets in the school office.  The science fair is December 16.

KCSD students win PTA Reflections Award

Congratulations to the several Kenton County School District students who won 14th District PTA Reflections Awards.

Important Kindergarten Registration Information

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

Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser

If you or someone you know would like some gift cards as a Christmas gift, or if your family eats there anyway and you can help benefit the FRC by purchasing gift cards. If you have questions please contact Melody Simms at 356-5398.

Volunteers Needed

Parents, the PTA is in need of volunteers for Christmas Fest.  We need volunteers who are available between the hours of 5:00pm-8:30pm.  We need help setting up/taking down, helping at the crafts table, serving food/snacks, and assisting Santa.  If you would like to volunteer, please email us at KentonPTA@gmail.com or email Beverly Flaherty at diamondbeverly@aol.com.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Christmas Fest

The chorus will perform at 6:00 pm in the gym.  Concessions, crafts, and Santa Claus to follow after the chorus presentation.

important information about Kenton Elementary's Thanksgiving Lunch

On Friday, November 21, 2014, we will be having our annual Kenton Elementary Thanksgiving lunch. In order to accommodate everyone in a timely fashion, and to prepare enough food, we need to know how many people are coming for lunch on that day

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.

The Kenton County School District is hiring!

The Kenton County School District is hiring for bus drivers.

Kenton Elem. FRYSC Coordinator wins statewide award

Kenton Elementary Family Resource Center Coordinator Melody Simms is the recipient of the 2013-14 Harry J. Cowherd Award for Center Excellence.

School Yearbook Sales

2014-2015 School Yearbooks will be sold by phone, mail order, or online only this year.  Please click on the link to purchase your yearbook or watch for order forms coming home with students.  Cost for the yearbook is $15.00.  https://shop.smart-pay.com/index.cfm?p=order-start&sid=19717&no=1

5th Grade Service Learning Project

The Fifth Grade classes of Kenton Elementary have chosen Tori Roser and her Service Dog in training, Albus as our Service Learning Project this year. Tori is a Graduate of the Kenton County Schools and also a graduate of the University of Cincinnati. Her goal is to create a non- profit organization responsible for giving service dogs to families in need free of charge. Albus is her first Service Dog and will go to National K-9 with her to learn how to train service dogs and other trainers.

Watch DOGS Dad Pizza Party Kickoff!

October 23rd from 6:30pm to 7:30pm

iMom Breakfast

October 23rd from 7:30am to 8:15am

All Pro Dad Breakfast

October 21st from 7:30am to 8:15am

Real Beauty Workshop

Girls ages 9-11 and their moms (or other female adult) are invited to join us for an evening filled with confidence building and learning what true beauty is all about!  The cost is $5 per pair to cover pizza and snacks for the evening.  Please RSVP to Melody Sims.

A night at the Regency

Join us as we return to Regency Manor for an evening filled with fun and crafts with the residents!  We hope you and your family will join us at Regency Manor, 11725 Madison Pike, Independence.

Come Join Us! Come Join Us!

Join us this Thursday at 6:30 as we hear from Paralympian Jake Counts!  He shares about how perspective and a positive attitude can make a BIG difference.  He also showcases his wheelchair basketball skills!  Admission is $2 at the door and will go to the Greater Cincinnati Adapted Sports Club.

Parent Basketball Meeting Parent Basketball Meeting

There will be a meeting for parents of students who will be playing in the Kenton County Elementary Basketball League on Thursday, October 2nd 2014, at 6:00 pm. We will meet in the library. This meeting is mandatory for all parents who have 4th or 5th grade students who are going to be playing in the league for Kenton Elementary.

Literacy Night

On Tuesday, Oct. 7, Kenton Elementary will be hosting our annual fall Literacy Night!

Golden Spoon Winners

Congratulations to this week's Golden Spoon award winners.


Attendance Video

Click on Read More to view the attendance video.

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.

Kenton County Fair is July 14-19

The annual Kenton County Fair is July 14-19.

Students Participate in Field Day 2014
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.

Kenton Elementary Skate Night 4-29
Stewart Training
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.

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.

Vote for Kenton Elementary in NKY Has Talent Video Contest

Voting is underway in the Northern Kentucky Education Council's 'NKY Has Talent' video contest.

Kenton Elementary 2013-2014 Yearbook sale
Congratulations to our National Board Certified Teachers

Congratulations to eleven newly National Board Certified teachers in the Kenton County School District.

PTA Christmas Fest
“Behavior Blitz Week : November 18-22”
Thanksgiving Lunch Schedule
iMOM is back!



Kenton Elementary honors its Veteran

Kenton Elementary honors Veteran Donnie Barnett. Thank you for your service!

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.

"Get Your Pink On"
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 Elem. Librarian earns award

Melissa Gardner, the library media specialist at Kenton Elementary School, has received a huge honor.

Register now for Community Education!

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



Free school supplies- Turfway Aug 3 8:00AM – 2:00PM
Primary Field Day (Gr. K-3) on May 17th
All PRO DAD Tuesday March 26 7:30 - 8:15 A.M.
Texas Road House - 3-12-13



Kindergarten Registration Information
February 12th - Book Fair Night 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Kenton Elementary - Book Fair February 11th - 15th
Families Serving Together
All Pro Dad Flyer
Yearbook photo upload instructions for parents
Yearbook photo upload instructions for parents
3rd Grade Service Learning Project
Join Kenton Elementary PTA for a night of festive fun!!
Yearbook Sales Flier Document
All Pro Dad - October 23rd or October 24th
"A DAY WITH DAD" Sept.15, 11 - 2
Kenton Elementary PTA Fall Festival
Saturday Sept.22nd 4:00-8:00
"EPIC" Day - MAY 4th

Stand 4 Change
Fund raiser BWW
10% of all pre-taxed food sales April 25, 2011
All day dine in or take out
2044 Centennial Blv, Independence
Hoops for Heart Fund Raiser
March 26th - 30th
Parent Math Night
Veteran's Day
Friday November 11
Come to our Bookfair!!!
October 6-13
userfiles/1807/Readifest 2011 August 15th.pdf

Kenton Elementary Readifest
           August 15th
Kenton Kids Camp - 6-13 thru 6-17
Red Cross Classes
Return to
Kenton Elementary this summer!
Tuesday -  June 7th
May 31
5th Grade Outing
Sports of All Sorts
May 27th
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. 


Please join us at our open house – Readifest on Monday, August 15th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. for grades 1 to 5.  Kindergarten Readifest will be held on Thursday, August 11th.  For the a.m. students, Readifest will be from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., beginning with a brief meeting in the gym starting promptly at 5:00 p.m. with classroom visits immediately following.  For the p.m. students, Readifest will be from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., with a brief meeting in the gym beginning promptly at 6:00 p.m. with classroom visits immediately following.  The YMCA program will be available for questions about before and after school care as well as their Extended Day Kindergarten Program. 


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.


Fall Festival

Make plans to attend the Kenton Elementary Fall Festival on September 26 from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm.

Click here for Student Survey

Please click here to access the Student Voice Survey.

Fitness Friday

Fitness Friday will be in the gym on September 26.

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.

Family Math Night for Thursday, March 14 from 6:00-7:30PM
Fall Family Night - October 25th
FRYSC Community Yard Sale
SBDM Meeting: 3:30 p.m. on July 26th
Kindergarten Recognition - May 23, 6:15 & 7:00
PTA Skate Night
     Tues. Feb. 7   6-8:30 PM
     Independence Skateway
      Presale tickets only
OCTOBER 8TH 4:00 - 8:00
Florence Freedom
Game time 6:05 PM
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.

School Hours

School will start this year on Wednesday, August 17, 2016.  Our school hours will remain the same as last year beginning at 8:40 a.m. and ending at 3:31 p.m.  Kindergarten hours are 8:40 a.m. to 11:46 a.m. for the morning session, and 12:25 p.m. to 3:31 p.m. for the afternoon session.  Pre-School will hold a morning session between the hours of 9:20 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. and an afternoon session between the hours of 12:20 p.m. and 3:20 p.m.  If you need more information about Pre-School, please call the Kenton County Board of Education at 344-8888 about the screening and registration of students.

Book Fair

The Book Fair is here!  Students will have an opportunity to purchase books, posters, and other items at our school Book Fair during their regularly scheduled library times from February 11-February 22.  To shop online, go to http://onlinebookfairs.scholastic.com/default.aspx?f=3520828



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.

Report Cards

On Wednesday, March 4th report cards will be sent home. Please contact your child’s teacher with any questions.

Kentucky Kids Day

Kentucky Kids Day will be September 23, 2014.  Students’ activities will be displayed in the cafeteria and a cool gift will be given to each student!

Office Hours
FRC Up Coming Events


Kindergarten Registration
Piner Relief Fund - Saturday May 19th
Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Celebration
Kenton Elementary Night - March 8th

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.


Bus Routes

Bus schedules will be available and drivers will also be at Readifest to answer any questions you may have pertaining to bus routes, behavioral expectations, and approximate times of pick-up and drop-off.

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.

Spring Picture Day

Spring pictures will be taken on March 17th. 

Energy Team

Looking for 4th and 5th grade students to join the energy team.

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.

Summer Camp Open House Flyer
Cafeteria Information - Pricing
ALL PRO DAD - Dad's Day
Healthy Challenge

Kenton Elementary will be participating in:
The Healthy Challenge 
The week of March 5th. 

Business Partner Highlights
from the Kenton County School District
Governors Cup 2011- Winners!!
Energy Week March 21-25
National Heart Association - Wear Red Day
February 4th
Cardio-Club for 3rd Grade Boys

The PTA is already hard at work planning many opportunities for families to become involved in our school community.  Please consider joining the PTA.  PTA will be kicking off their Membership Drive and offering opportunities to sign-up to help out in various ways.  Be sure to stop by to visit the PTA at Readifest.

Kindergarten Registration is February 11

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

Puttin' on the Kids

Mark your calendars for March 14.  We are looking for group, solo, and class acts to perform in this year's show.  The classroom with the most participants will win a pizza party!

Fall Festival

Fall Festival will be Saturday, September 27th from 12-4 pm.

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.

One to One - Practicing Reading with Students
Intermediate Field Day (Gr. 4-5) on May 21st
District Runner-Up Overall!!!
Market Day

Next pick up:  
Friday, April 1st
National Heart Association - Wear Red Day
Kindergarten Registration
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

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.

Family Math Night

Mark your Calendar for Family Math Night on March 19th from 6:00-7:30pm.  More information about this event will be sent home with your child. This is a fun event for the whole family!

5th Grade Recognition at 6:30 on May 21st



Calling All Kenton Students for Annual Talent Show - POTK
READIFEST GRADES 1 to 5: AUGUST 13th 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Kenton Elementary

"Live Your Dream"
Kenton County School District Education Celebration

Wonderful News.....

Kenton Elementary has met fidelity for Tier 1 PBIS ! ! 


ABC's For Parents


PROJECT ASCENT - Immigration Field Trip
Thanks You Parent Volunteers!!
To all of our wonderful
Kenton Elementary Volunteers
Date:   April 6
Time:  9:30
Place: Kenton Elementary Cafeteria

Grandparent Week at Kenton
As part of our celebration for Education Week, we would like to have students invite their Grandparents to visit school during the day to see what is happening in our school today. Visits will take place the week of January 10th through January 14th. Further information will be coming home with the students this week.
ON TOP OF THE WORLD because we are a......


Research and Homework Databases
Leftover Inventory Sale
When : Saturday, December 4th from 10-2. 
Where: 236 Main Street, Florence KY
(sale will take place in back lot inside warehouse)
Inside Kenton County: May 25

Here is the latest edition of Inside Kenton County: 


Science- Energy Efficiency
Reasearch and Education Databases
Ninth Annual Polar Express Day
December 17, 2010
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Remind101 is a one-way text messaging and email system.
World Choir Games
World Choir Games schedule:
Kenton Mini Bank

4th and 5th graders
Miss Hillary will have to cancel afterschool Dance on Monday, November 21, 2011.
Anti-Bullying Parent Night
Community Parent Night Flyer
Tuesday - March 29th


Friday August 6th
9:00 - 1:00
Student Accident Coverage Enrollment Form

Friday August 6th
FRC - Summer Camp
Kenton Kids Camp Returns for 2nd Year
Walk Now for Autism Speaks-Saturday May 22nd, Coney Island
Our school has been officially signed up as a school team for the Autism Speaks Walk!  You can check out the Kenton Wildcats team page using the link.

World's Finest Chocolate
Kenton Elementary
World's finest Chocolate Sale!!!
Thanks to everyone for their participation in the candy sale. As we wrap up the sale this week, please send in any unsold candy and your money.
Jump Rope for Heart
Jump Rope for Heart ends today. We will accept donations until Friday, March 26th. The students jumped rope for the past 2 weeks to learn physical and social benefits of exercise and to raise money for the American Heart Association. 
Fitness Balls

Kenton Elementary Science Fair Winners
"Puttin On The Kids" Talent Show
The snow and cold weather caused us to cancel POTK.
The show has been rescheduled for February 27.
Kenton Elementary Science Fair has been postponed to Tues. Feb. 16th
Kenton Elementary Science Fair- Thursday February 16th in the gym
Regionals @ NKU February 27th
Kenton County FRYSC's Holiday Shop
Kenton Elementary is proud to be a part of the Kenton County FRYSC’s Holiday Shop. Our own FRSC Coordinator, Melody Simms, is such a wonderful asset to our school community in providing for our families. Congratulations to all the coordinators on such a successful shop!”
Family Literacy Night- Canceled for Tues. 4-27-10
The new date will be posted when available.
Readifest and Kindergarten Information 2010-2011
Picture day is Sept. 21st.  Lifetouch


Our Children Deserve Bright Futures!

Stewards of Children
Please click on the link under FRC
Veterans Day - Appreciation, Reception, and Parade
FRC - Pumpkin Event

Texas Road House Fund Raiser
Our "FAMILIES SERVING TOGETHER" night will be held:
This Thursday February 17th at 6:00
It is sure to be a great night of family fun and serving others!
contact Melody Simms at 356-5398 for more information.
Love To Read Contest
Kindergarten Open House
Wednesday, February 23rd
Kenton Elementary's Spelling Bee
is on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 2:15.
3rd, 4th and 5th grades are invited to observe;
4th and 5th grade classroom winners will be competing.
4:00 - 8:00
Celebrate National Chemistry Week (NCW) 2010! Theme:"Behind the Scenes with Chemistry!"
October 17-23, 2010
Project Ascent Orientation
Project Ascent Orientation 
Summit View Elementary 
7:00 on Wednesday, August 25th
in the Community Center. 
Year Book Sale
Yearbooks are on Sale! - $17.00
After May 14th - $20.00
Reflection Winner!
Kenton Elementary's First Grade Reflections Winner!!!
Polar Express Day
Several of our staff or family members are in line for CONGRATULATIONS
Kenton Elementary Academic Team
Governor’s Cup Competition
Fire Safety Presentations
Monday Oct. 4, and Tuesday, Oct. 5 
Work Ethic Celebration/Community Service Form
Our first Work Ethic Celebration is only a few weeks away!  If you would like to be recognized along with your parents at our fabulous dinner, catered by Texas Roadhouse, turn in your Community Service form today!  The deadline for these forms is this Friday, October 22nd.  You must complete one community service project and also be nominated by your teacher in order to receive an invite to our dinner celebration.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Simms or Ms. Volker today.
Christmas Fest
 Kenton PTA
9, 2010
- 8:00 PM

Helping Hands Group
Collecting canned foods
through November 19th
POTK "Puttin On The Kids"
Due to the uncertainty of the weather:
POTK -  Is rescheduled for:
Friday, February 11
6:00 - 9:00 PM 
Wednesday, March 2nd
Thanksgiving Lunch
It’s that time of year again!
Our annual Thanksgiving Lunch will be held
on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 18 & 19th.
SKY (Simon Kenton Youth - Wrestlers)
Kindergarten Parent Meeting - May 4th
For incoming Kindergartners on Tuesday, May 4th to provide information about the Kindergarten program.
6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Library
KY Children's Chorus
CB Learn Program

Kenton Elementary has already been given several hundred dollars from Cincinnati Bell through the CB Learn program.  Here is how it works…
Parent and Guardian H1N1 Information
Mothers Day Flower Sale - May 7th
Yearbook Cover Contest Winners!
Ninth Annual Polar Express Day
December 17, 2010
Kenton Elementary - DESTINY on line Library
Destiny Search is located in the Kenton Elementary Links
Kenton Elementary - Born Learning Academy

Thursday, November 4th
Dinner 5:30-6:00pm
Program 6:00-7:30pm

H1N1 Vaccine Form
Skate night is scheduled for Tuesday, March 16th 6:30pm - 9:00pm.
Information will be sent home with students next Monday March 8th.  All tickets will be sold on a first come, first serve basis and no tickets will be sold at the door.
Girls on the Run
All 12 Girls on the Run particpants from Kenton Elementary (along with several coaches and family members) ran in the Independence FOP 5K on Saturday.  We all had a great time!  Our season will finish with a 5K in Cincinnati at Paul Brown Stadium on May 8th.  If you would be interested in particpating as a “running buddy” with one of our girls, we would love to have you! 
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3rd grade students will have Cardio-club in the winter session.
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