Kenton County Schools in the News

School-Based Scholars has become a family tradition for the Poweleits (, April 17)
LDC School District Kenton County (KY) Cited as a “Trailblazer” in Fordham Institute Research Report (April 8)
First lady visits Ryland Heights (Community Recorder, April 11)
Track teams strong in Kenton County (, April 8)
Portfolio game turns students into virtual millionaires (, April 7)
Caywood pupils learn recycling benefits (, April 6)
Northern Ky. students pledge to not drive distracted (WLWT, April 1)
Young Reds fans learn 'the Joe Nuxhall way' (, March 24)
High school baseball players weigh dangers of being hit by ball (WLWT, March 21)
High school opera singer reaches for her dream (, March 14)
Ohio, Kentucky run statewide tornado drills as spring nears (WLWT, March 5)
Kids' oral health in spotlight (, Feb. 28)
Basketball player with Down syndrome shines on senior night (FOX19, Feb. 18)
Kenton Co. students help Chinese famlies understand registration (Local 12, Feb. 17)
Owings, Pioneers enjoy conference title (, Feb. 17)
Review: Simon Kenton warms audience with ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever' (WCPO, Feb. 14)
Winter weather prompts some early dismissals, cancellations (WLWT, Feb. 14)
Student of the Week: Dakota Ritcher (WCPO, Feb. 11)
Dixie's Hatton breaks 9th Region scoring record (FOX19, Feb. 9)
District hopes for first full week of school since winter break (FOX19, Feb. 10)
Learning with balloons also a leukemia fundraiser (, Feb. 7)
Simon Kenton's Kuntz finds a home at WKU (, Feb. 5)
Dixie Heights' Harrison is having fun, and wins too (, Jan. 31)
Northern Kentucky education advocates hear from students, state leaders about boosting school funding (KSBA, Jan. 30)
Weather still problematic for Kenton County buses (FOX19. Jan. 23)
Snow day bank runs dry for N.Ky. schools (WCPO, Jan. 22)
Some districts out of calamity days (WLWT, Jan. 21)
Dixie wrestlers prove tough in tournaments (, Jan. 17)
Student of the Week: Chzarlotte Corpuz of Simon Kenton High School (WCPO, Jan. 14)
Colonels swimmers make some history (, Jan. 4)
3 years later, is Common Core working in Kentucky? (, Jan. 4)
Independence girl treats foster kids for Christmas (, Jan. 3)
Simon Kenton alum Ponzer helped pave way for NKU soccer (, Dec. 31)
School districts look to Kenton Co. Academies as a model to help students speed down career tracks (CN2, Dec. 30)
Program prepares Scott's Eagles to FLY (, Dec. 26)
Classmates build prosthetic hand for seventh-grader (, Dec. 19)
Teen co-writes book on free markets, American Dream (, Dec. 16)
Simon Kenton HS tightens security (FOX19, Dec. 13)
School safety takes new turn in wake of mass shootings (WLWT, Dec. 13)
Local Kids Come Together to Create a Wheelchair Basketball Team (Local12, Dec. 12)
Students making prosthetic hand for classmate (, Dec. 11)
Kenton Co. fourth graders host wheelchair basketball game (, Dec. 11)
Kenton Schools reach second PEAK (, Dec. 8)
Simon Kenton HS collecting toys, toiletries in 12 Days of Giving (WLWT, Dec. 5)
School superintendents have tough decision of when to cancel class (WLWT, Dec. 5)
Snow days and the educators who make that call (WCPO, Dec. 5)
Deciding a snow day: How schools make their decision (FOX19, Dec. 5)
Students work on prosthetic arm for classmate (Local12, Dec. 2)
Workshop teaches self-esteem at Kenton (, Nov. 29)
Turkey Foot student author Lauren Hudson on FOX19 Morning News (FOX19, Nov. 27)News team gets the scoop at school (, Nov. 23)
Kenton Co. teacher selected for Ky. Teacher Hall of Fame (, Nov. 25)
Turkey Foot Middle School class makes prosthetic hand for student Makaylaya Murphy (WCPO, Nov. 21)
Teachers replace chairs with stability balls (WCPO, Nov. 13)
Kentucky schools recognized for '21st century' work (Cincinnati Enquirer, Nov. 13)
Leadership Lessons Learned in the Army (Education Week blog from Piner Principal Christi Jefferds, Nov. 11)
Middle school student co-authors book about capitalism (, Nov. 8)
Pizza cards help fund student lunches (, Nov. 8)
Sisters create, take on mission to give foster kids something to call their own (WCPO, Nov. 6)Halloween writer wins for second time (, Oct. 27)
School Safety Week - School Bus Safety interview with Kim Banta (FOX19, Oct. 23)
NKY grade schoolers produce anti-bullying, school bus safety videos (WLWT, Oct. 21)
Team support, strength win Dixie Heights-Simon Kenton football game (WCPO, Oct. 18)Woodland helps support Brighton Center (, Oct. 10)
NKY teacher in NYC for NBC's Education Nation summit (, Oct. 4)
Students learn to earn with stock market game (, Oct. 9)
Dixie Heights boys soccer turning around (, Oct. 8)
More than Grades (NKY Magazine, Winter 2013)
Bridge Club helps SK students support each other (, Sept. 27)
River Ridge 'fueling' its students (, Sept. 26)
German language teacher at Scott High is named Outstanding Teacher from KWLA (Kentucky Forward, Sept. 25)
Scott High Faculty Member Named Outstanding Teacher of 2013 (River City News, Sept. 24)
Opening a New World: A Student's Perspective on Next Generation Learning (Education Week, Sept. 18) 
Brittany Depew battles life's obstacles with the grace befitting a homecoming queen (WCPO, Sept. 12)
Teaching Sept. 11 to those who can't remember (WCPO, Sept. 11)
Kenton County Schools promote ALICE training (WLWT)
Kenton Schools applaud positive behavior program (, Sept. 6)
Kenton Co. 6th graders staying informed about Syria (FOX19, Sept. 6)
Scott Eagles keep 3-0 football start in perspective (, Sept. 7) 
Students learn what to do in active shooter situation (WLWT, Aug. 29)
Fire drills, tornado drills - and now, add killer drills (, Aug. 30)
Best Practices: College and Career Ready in Kenton County Schools (Education Week, Aug. 29)
Four NKY schools partner with Toyota, United Way to help preschoolers succeed (Cincinnati Enquirer, Aug. 28)
My school? Yeah, there's an app for that (Cincinnati Enquirer, Aug. 27)
Kenton Co. districts learn new school safety plan (FOX19, Aug. 21)
New app shares Scott High's info (, Aug. 21)