Kenton Elementary School News

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.

Thank you, School Nurses!

Wednesday, May 11th is National School Nurses Day. Please give a 'Thank You' to your school nurse!

Summer Swim Lessons at Scott High School

For information on Summer Swim Lessons at Scott High School, please contact Kenton County Schools Aquatics Coordinator Lavardo Pennerman at

Thank you, teachers!

May 2-6, 2016 is National Teacher Appreciation Week. The Kenton County School District would like to thank all of our teachers for all you do for our students.

Arts for Life Night is May 4

The community is invited to attend 'Arts of Life Night' on May 4. Come enjoy the beautiful artwork of some of Kenton County's youngest and finest artists! 


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.

ASCENT Arts Application Deadline is March 21

Don't forget the ASCENT Arts application deadline is Monday, March 21.

FREE Tdap clinics offered

Staff, family, and friends can attend one of the FREE Tdap clinics coming to our high schools the end of this month.

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.

PTA Reflections Winners

Congratulations to the following students, who were presented with awards at the annual PTA Reflections Celebration.

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).

KCSD hiring bus drivers

The Kenton County School District is in need of bus drivers.

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.

Fall Festival

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


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.


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



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.

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.

Kindergarten Registration is February 11

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