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Nominations being accepted for Outstanding Graduate Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the Team Kenton Foundation's Oustanding Graduate Award.

KCSD welcomes new board member, Shannon Herold SHannon Herold

The Kenton County School District would like to welcome new board member Shannon Herold.

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!

Congratulations to our District Spelling Bee Participants

The Kenton County School District held its annual district Spelling Bee on Dec. 12 at Turkey Foot Middle School.

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.

Open Enrollment and Tuition window now open

The window for open enrollment and tuition for students in grades 1-12 is Monday, Dec. 10 through Friday, Jan. 11.

Dixie Heights cheerleaders are state champs! Dixie Heights Cheerleaders

Congratulations to the Dixie Heights cheerleaders, who won a KHSAA state championship!

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.

KCSD cafeterias are going green!

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

KCSD launches new district newsletter

The Kenton County School District has launched a new district newsletter!

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.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ijfCj2Ix7ERiMNHLHTK6WhiaVnRVW5380j-UOB0O9io/edit?usp=sharing

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.

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.

Shared Responsibility Plan to be presented

Kentucky education leaders will host a joint press release at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time on Monday, November 6, 2017 at Woodford County High School, 180 Frankfort St, Versailles, KY 40383 to present alternatives to a public pension reform plan that has been presented by the office of Gov. Matt Bevin.

The Shared Responsibility Plan is designed to address challenges and financial shortcomings of the current state employee pension fund while also ensuring the longterm stability of the many areas of public service that provide the foundation for life in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Those include the areas of public education, law enforcement and emergency response, and all aspects of city and county government, such as roads and infrastructure, municipal utilities and judicial processes.

District Communication Plan

District Communication Plan for Inclement Weather and Imminent Safety Concerns:

River Ridge names Jena Smiddy as new principal Jena Smiddy

Congratulations to Jena Smiddy, who has been named the new principal at River Ridge Elementary!

Health requirements for school attendance

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

KCSD celebrates 8 Distinguished schools

The Kenton County School District is pleased to announce that eight of its schools have been ranked Distinguished, according to data released in the 2015-16 Kentucky School Report Card.

Dixie's Tom Spritzky to be inducted in NKAD Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Dixie Heights Assistant Principal Tom Spritzky for being inducted into the Northern Kentucky Athletic Directors Hall of Fame. 

 

Three KCSD students named National Merit Semi-Finalists

Congratulations to Andrew Perry of Dixie Heights High School, and Victor Papyshev and Chelsea Russell from Simon Kenton High School for being named 2017 National Merit Semi-Finalists!

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.

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.

Dixie bass fishing team headed to state

Dixie Heights Bass Fishing is sending the all senior team of Andrew Bernard and Noah Caple to the KHSAA State Bass Fishing Tournament on Kentucky Lake (Gilbertsville, KY) on May 13-14.

Caywood student wins Storyworks writing contest

Congratulations to Caywood 5th grade student Eva Vallandingham, who won a Storyworks writing contest!

Students selected for Governor's Scholars Program

Congratulations to the following Kenton County School District students who have been selected to participate in the 2016 Governor’s Scholars Program

Woodland service learning project wins Jefferson Award

Congratulations to Woodland Middle School, the January Jefferson Award winner for outstanding public service.

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.

Congrats to our Spelling Bee winners!

The Kenton County School District held its annual District Spelling Bee on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015 at Turkey Foot Middle School.

Job opportunities available for Upspring summer camp

Our school district is part of a grant with Upspring which will be offering a summer camp for students identified as homeless between 5 years of age through 12 years of age. The camp is looking for three teachers, an office manager, a volunteer manager, and instructional assistants/ bus monitors.

Scott's Seth Cooper wins Forensics State Championship

Congratulations to Scott High School student Seth Cooper, who won the 2015 KHSSL (Kentucky High School Speech League) State Championship in Program Oral Interpretation. 

 

Cummins Filtration, Beechgrove Business Partner, wins award

The Kentucky Family Resource and Youth Service Centers (FRYSC) have chosen their Bridges Over Barriers Award Winners for 2015. 

87 Athletes Named Academic All-American!

Dixie Heights is proud to announce that 87 of its participants in interscholastic athletics for the 2015 Fall Season have been named Academic All-American by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

35 student-athletes received First-Team Academic All-State honors.  To achieve the honor, an athlete must maintain a grade point average of 3.75 or higher while participating in varsity high school athletics.

KCSD's Missy Hicks wins Mary Ann Mongan Literacy Award

Congratulations to Kenton County School District Literacy Consultant Missy Hicks, who was presented with the Mary Ann Mongan Literacy Award from the Kenton County Public Library.

SK Girls Soccer team makes state tournament

Congratulations to the Simon Kenton Girls Soccer team, who won the 8th Region Tournament and played in the KHSAA State Tournament.

Student artwork on display at TMC

Congratulations to the following Kenton County School District high school students, who have their artwork featured at the Thomas More College Juried High School Art Show.

It's School Bus Safety Week

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

Dixie students' artwork featured

The following students were exhibited and recognized and at last weekend's KyAEA State Convention in Lexington, Kentucky at the University of Kentucky

Kenton Co. Community Education offering yoga course

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

Twenhofel students selected for Jr. Youth Wind Ensemble

Congratulations to six Twenhofel Middle School Band students who were selected for the Cincinnati Jr. Youth Wind Ensemble.

KCAIT's Amanda Lewis wins teacher of the year award

Congratulation to KCAIT teacher Amanda Lewis, who has been named the PLTW Computer Science Teacher of the Year.

Carol Caudill to be inducted into Transylvania University Athletic Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Turkey Foot Language Arts teacher Carol Caudill, who will be inducted into Transylvania University's Athletic Hall of Fame.

Kenton County School District ranked Distinguished!

The Kenton County School District is pleased to announce that we are ranked Distinguished!

Woodland art student wins award at KC Fair

Presley Poe, an Advanced Art Student and 8th grader at Woodland Middle School, placed Best In Class for her acrylic painting at the Kenton County Fair.
 

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.

Dixie teacher artwork featured at UK

Congratulations to Dixie Heights art teachers Terri Schatzman and Jennifer Baldwin, who will have their artwork displayed at the University of Kentucky Education Area and The School of Art and Visual Studies exhibit.

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.

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.

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.

Dixie cheerleaders hosting 'Pink-Out' Walk-a-thon

The Dixie Heights High School cheerleaders are hosting a 'Pink-Out' Walk-a-thon on Oct. 10.

School custodians honored for attendance

School custodians were honored for attendance during a ceremony on June 11.

Simon Kenton baseball is state runner up

Congratulations to the Simon Kenton High School baseball team, the 2014 state runner up.

Congratulations, Class of 2014!

Dixie Heights, Simon Kenton and Scott high schools held their graduation ceremonies over the weekend at NKU's Bank of Kentucky Center.

Odyssey World Final results

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

Congratulations, Scott and Simon Kenton baseball!

Congratulations to the Scott High School and Simon Kenton High School baseball teams, who each won their respective regional tournaments.

Ryland Heights principal retiring

Congratulations to Ryland Heights principal Cathy Barwell, who is retiring at the end of June.

KCSD Fun Run 5K is April 26

The Kenton County School District and Piner Elementary will host a 5K (3.1 miles) event to promote the KCSD Junior Joggers and Girls on the Run programs.

KCSD brings home several awards at Excellence in Education banquet

The Kenton County School District was well-represented at the 2014 Excellence in Education Banquet.

Taylor Mill student is semifinalist in State Geography Bee

Taylor Mill Elementary fifth grader Nick Dickman has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2014 Kentucky State Geographic Bee, sponsored by Google.

Jane Beshear visits Ryland Heights Elementary

Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear made a visit to Ryland Heights Elementary on March 19.

River Ridge principal inducted into NKY Sports Hall of Fame

River Ridge Principal Shawna Harney has been inducted into the Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame.

Twenhofel students make canned food sculptures

Twenhofel Student Council held a canned food drive with a twist.

Simon Kenton football gets several postseason awards

Congratulations to the Simon Kenton football team, who racked up several postseason awards.

Football fever at Simon Kenton

The Simon Kenton High School football team puts their undefeated record on the line on Friday night in the third round of the playoffs.

Scott Marching Band back on the field

The Scott High School Marching Band is back on the field.

Free school supplies- Turfway Aug 3 8:00AM – 2:00PM
Students selected to pilot manufacturing program
Summer Swim Lessons registration is now open
Scott High School presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” April 5 and 6 7:30 p.m.
Employee Health Fair, Saturday, March 16, 9 am - 1 pm
Tori Smith wins Spelling Bee
Turkey Foot Middle School Choir wins Q102 Choir Competition and $5,000
Dixie Wrestling Team to be highly competitive
Elementary teachers team with NKU
Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for October 21–27, 2018 and October is Bullying Prevention Month. Safe Schools Week
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

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!

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

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.

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!

Vote for Turkey Foot in What’s So Cool About Manufacturing Video Contest

Vote for Turkey Foot Middle School in the What's So Cool About Manufacturing Video Contest!

Vote until Feb. 24 at https://www.dreamitdoitoki.com/pages/videovoting.

 

NO SCHOOL FEBRUARY 15

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.

 

Veterans Day in the Kenton County School District

The following is a list of Veterans Day activities throughout the Kenton County School District.

Scott Band members become part of renowned Cincinnati Performance Ensembles

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra recently held its annual auditions for its renowned youth orchestras. 

Register here for PGA

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

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.

Important Kindergarten Registration Information

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

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.

River Ridge student wins KESPT Dream Out Loud contest

Congratulations to River Ridge first grader Elsie Barnes, who is one of six students in Kentucky to be awarded a $1,500 college savings account through the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust's Dream Out Loud Challenge.

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.

Kenton County Health Fair is March 15

Join us for the Kenton County Health Fair, which is March 15, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dixie Heights High School. The free event is open to all Kenton County residents.

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.

Summit View Elem. students host wheelchair basketball game

Fourth graders at Summit View Elementary hosted a wheelchair basketball game as part of a service learning project.

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.

How Do I Enroll a Student? District logo

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

Girl Scout Troop 1874 fund Food for Thought for classmates
Shop at Amazon Smile and Support the Team Kenton Foundation! Amazon Smile

Did you know your purcahses can make a difference? AmazonSmile donates to Team Kenton Foundation Inc when you do your holiday shoping at smile.amazon.com/ch/82-3750901.

KCSD welcomes Nate Niemi as new Dixie Heights principal

Congratulations to Nate Niemi, who has been named the new principal at Dixie Heights High School.

Dorothy Dennie named new principal at Piner Elementary Dorothy Dennie

The Kenton County School District would like to welcome Dorothy Dennie as the new principal at Piner Elementary.

Congratulations to our Spelling Bee winners! Paul Kreinbrink from Turkey Foot Middle School was the winner

The Kenton County School District held its annual District Spelling Bee on Wednesday, Dec. 13.

 

Frequently Asked Transportation Questions school bus

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

Simon Kenton Baseball is state runner up!

Congratulations to the Simon Kenton High School Baseball Team, who is state runner up in the 2017 KHSAA Baseball Tournament.

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

 

Health Fair is Nov. 12 Health Fair is Nov. 12

Dixie Heights High School (3010 Dixie Highway, Fort Mitchell, KY) is hosting a Health Fair on November 12th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. This FREE event is open to the community. 

Author Gene Yang to visit Dixie Heights

Author and graphic novelist Gene Yang will visit Dixie Heights High School on Friday, Sept. 29 at 10 a.m.

Students or staff interested in purchasing a book should download an order form here.

KDE encourages all students to apply to the 2016-17 Commissioner's Student Council

The Commissioner's Student Council is a year-long program for Kentucky public school students in grades 10-12. The council will play a vital role in providing input regarding issues that face education in Kentucky and work with KDE staff to develop ideas that will work to improve and transform education.

KCAIT alumna named Purdue Devito Scholar

Congratulations to Kayla Marzian, a graduate of Dixie Heights High School and an alumna of the Kenton County Academies of Innovation and Technology, who was recently named a Devito Scholar at Purdue University. Kayla credits KCAIT for helping her achieve this honor.

Summer Sports Camps offered at KCSD high schools

Simon Kenton, Scott and Dixie Heights high schools are all offering various sports camps over the summer.

Registration is now open for PGA, August 9-12

Registration is now open for the Kenton County School District's Professional Growth Academy (PGA), which will be held August 9-12, 2016.

Community Education - Advanced Photography

The Kenton County School District is offering an advanced photography community education course.

Dixie student wins Overture Award

Congratulations to Dixie Heights High School student Logan Wagner, who won an Overture Award in Vocal Music.

 

Kindergarten Registration is February 11

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

SK teacher selected as finalist for prestigious PAEMST

Ten Kentucky public school teachers, including one from Simon Kenton, have been selected as finalists for the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).  

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.

Media Arts Academy hosting film festival

The Media Arts Academy from the Kenton County Academies is hosting their First Film Festival: The “Academy” Awards on Thursday, March 19th from 5 to 7:30pm in the Dixie Heights High School Auditorium.

Simon Kenton High School presents 'Alice in Wonderland'

Alice in Wonderland at Simon Kenton High School

Turkey Foot student represents Team USA in volleyball tournament

This summer Turkey Foot’s Leah Metzger represented Team USA in the USA HP Championships, held in Tulsa, OK from July 22-26.

Scott students place in National French Test

Congratulations to the following Scott High School students who placed in their respective divisions of the National French Test:

Caywood Elementary dedicates new courtyard

Caywood Elementary held a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony on April 23 for its new courtyard.

Vote for Turkey Foot student in Secretary of State slogan contest

Turkey Foot Middle School student Mariah Crowder is a finalist in the annual Kentucky Secretary of State Slogan Contest.

Beechgrove student wins Scholastic Storyworks contest

Congratulations to Beechgrove fifth grader Alexis Armes, who won a Scholastic Storyworks contest.

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.

ARTS High School Showcase is May 1 at 7 pm at Simon Kenton auditorium
Odyssey of the Mind Teams advance to state on March 9
Scott Future Problem Solving Team takes first place in regionals
Online resources for educators and parents in talking to students about Connecticut tragedy
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. 

Turkey Foot teacher Terri Marti featured on Simply Money radio show

Turkey Foot Middle School practical living teacher Terri Marti was recently featured on the Simply Money radio show on 55KRC.

 

Safe Schools Week is this week Stop the Bullying

October is Bullying Prevention Month and the Kentucky Center for School Safety is proud to announce this year's Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for October 15-21, 2017. Together we can "Get Involved and Get it Solved, STOP the Bullying!" KCSS stands on the belief that everybody should enjoy school equally and be treated with respect. Community members, educators, students and parents are encouraged to get involved during Kentucky Safe Schools Week.

Dixie students to participate in 'PrinterFaire' PrinterFaire

On Saturday, June 17, The Hellmann Creative Commons (321 W. 12th Street, Covington, KY) will be abuzz with artists for Printer:Faire, a celebration of printmaking featuring several local printmakers. The event, which is the result of a Creative Community Grant from The Center for Great Neighborhoods (The Center), will highlight a variety of print making processes and will run from 10am-5pm. Dixie Heights High School art students will be participating

 

PGA is August 8 -11

The Kenton County School District Professional Growth Academy (PGA) will be August 8 - 11 at Turkey Foot Middle School.

Happy Nurses Week to all of our School Nurses! National School Nurse Day

May 6-12 is National Nurses Week, with May 10 specifically designed as National School Nurse Day.

Thank you for all that you do and allow this day, School Nurse Day, to shine a very bright light on what you do every day for a better tomorrow. You care for children!  You are a school nurse.

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. 

KCSD grads win essay contest Sarah Setters and Reed Spata

Congratulations to Simon Kenton grad Sarah Setters and Scott grad Reed Spata for earning national recognition after receiving first and second place in the National French Week Essay Contest, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French.

Both students currently attend the University of the Cumberlands.

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.

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. 

Ryland FRYSC receives Kynect Partner of the Year Award

Susan Martin, Coordinator for the Ryland Heights Elementary Family Resource Center, received the Kynect Partner of the Year Award from the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission for her work with the Kynect Program and Ryland Families.

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!

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 students to compete in state Geography Bee

Two Kenton County School District students will compete in the state level of the National Geography Bee. Congratulations to James Creamer II of Turkey Foot Middle School and Austin Smith of Taylor Mill Elementary.

Taylor Mill student donates plant to Cincinnati Zoo

Taylor Mill Elementary student Ari Edmonds donated his Venus Flytrap plant to the Cincinnati Zoo.

Dixie student is National Merit Semifinalist

Congratulations to Dixie Heights senior Cole Weirich, who has been named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist.

Ryland Heights teacher is published author

Congratulations to Ryland Heights teacher Amy Braunwart, who is now a published author.

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.

Kenton Co. HS students win creative writing contest

Congratulations to several students at Scott, Dixie Heights and Simon Kenton high schools, who have won awards in the Northern Kentucky Creative Writing Contest.

A look at the new wing at Scott High School

Some Kenton County School district officials got a look at the new wing that is under construction at Scott High School.

Turkey Foot student is National Scholastic Writing Contest winner

Congratulations to Turkey Foot Middle School student Lauren Myfelt, who has won a silver medal in the Scholastic Writing Contest.

Scott student wins Yes I Can! award

Congratulations to Scott student Robert Gross, who won the Kentucky Council for Exceptional Children’s Yes I Can! Award for Self-Advocacy.

Simon Kenton graduate receives surprise visit from his father
"Herd" the Toys at Chick-fil-A Dec. 1 and 8 benefits students
Brianna Parsons, Scott High School student, danced in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade
Dr. Julie Whitis is new principal at KCAIT Dr. Julie Whitis

Congratulations to Dr. Julie Whitis, who will be the new principal of the Kenton County Academies of Innovation and Technology.

Celebrate Public Schools! Public Schools Week

March 12-16 is Public Schools Week in Kentucky! All schools are encouraged to make a special effort this week to share all of the amazing things occurring in our public schools utilizing #lovekypubliceducation! 

 

Hope Street Group Teacher Survey

Hope Street Group, as an independent nonprofit, is facilitating the collection of data from teachers in Kentucky to help inform a number of decisions the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will make over the next six to 12 months. All responses are collected anonymously. Your willingness to respond to these questions is appreciated.

http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3750347/KYFALL17

Cathy Finley named Administrative Assistant to Superintendent and Board Cathy Finley

The Kenton County School District welcomes Cathy Finley in her new role as Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent and the Board of Education.

Dixie Senior named Overture Award Finalist

Congratulations to Dixie Heights senior Madyson Haynes, who was named a finalist in the Visual Arts category of the Cincinnati Arts Association Overture Awards..

KCSD wins several OASIS awards The Kenton County School District won four OASIS Awards.

The Kenton County School District was presented with several OASIS (Outstanding Achievement in School Information Services) Awards during the annual KYSPRA conference in Owensboro, Ky.

Congratulations to our Excellence is Everywhere honorees! Excellence is Everywhere winners

On Thursday, Nov. 3, the Kenton County School District held its second annual 'Excellence is Everywhere' banquet, where we honor outstanding teachers throughout our district.

Scott volleyball team headed to state for 3rd year in a row Photo via Twitter

Congratulations to the Scott High School volleyball team, who won the 10th Region tournament and will now compete in the KHSAA State Tournament.

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.

Congrats to KY Upstream Expo Scholarship winners!

On Monday, May 16, scholars from the Kenton County Academy of Innovation and Technology participated in the Kentucky Upstream Expo at Northern Kentucky University's Digitorium.

Odyssey of the Mind teams compete at state

Congratulations to the following Kenton County Schools who placed at the State Odyssey of the Mind competition at Western Kentucky University.

Simon Kenton senior candidate for US Presidential Scholars Program

Congratulations to Simon Kenton High School Senior Emily Popham, who is a candidate for the US Presidential Scholars Program.

Dixie's Band Wins the Midstates Band Association Class AAAA Championship!

The marching band finished the 2015 competitive season on Saturday winning the MidStates Band Association Class AAAA Championship.  This is the 2nd year in a row the band has won this title (after many years of trying) and the 2nd time felt just as good, if not better.

Dixie students selected for Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble

Congratulations to Dixie students Christopher Wolfzorn, Riki Nagai and Megan Charley, who auditioned and were selected for the Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble.

Open swim times at Scott High School

The Kenton County Aquatics Program will have open swim times at Scott High School on July 15  and 22 from 12 to 4 p.m. The cost is $1 per swimmer.

Drug Awareness Night on April 20

Join the Kenton County community at Drug Awareness Night, an open discussion on how drugs are affecting our area.

Scott Volleyball Team receives academic award

Congratulations to the Scott Volleyball team (2013-14 Varsity squad) for continuing their academic success and being recognized again by the American Volleyball Coaches Association for their team GPA of a 3.92.

Dixie, SK Track & Field teams participate in regional championships

Congratulations to the Track and Field teams at Dixie Heights and Simon Kenton, who fared well at the AAA Region 5 Championship on Saturday, May 10 at Dixie Heights.

Congratulations to Simon Kenton FFA

Congratulations to the Simon Kenton FFA, who took part in the University of Kentucky Field Day Welding Competiton and the Northern Kentucky Welding Competition on April 16. The team placed 16th in the state and placed third in the Northern Kentucky Region Contest!

Turkey Foot's Tori Smith wins runner up at State Governor's Cup

Congratulations to Turkey Foot Middle School eighth grader Tori Smith, who finished as the runner up in composition at the State Governor's Cup in Louisville.

Students participate in District Spelling Bee

Students in fourth through eighth grades participated in the Kenton County District Spelling Bee. The winner was Rage Vanover from Summit View Middle School. Second place went to Tori Smith of Turkey Foot and third place was Katelynn Moore from Woodland.

Student technology use featured in online magazine
Dixie Heights Carnival is March 3
School Psychologist Named Best Practice Nominee Corri Monks

Summit View Academy Psychologist Corri Monks has been named a Best Practice Nominee by the Kentucky Association for Psychology in the Schools (KASP).

Holly Spritzky named new principal at Turkey Foot Middle School Holly Spritzky

Holly Spritzky has been named the new principal at Turkey Foot Middle School.

Congratulations, Class of 2018!

The Kenton County School District celebrated around 1,000 high school graduates on June 1 and June 2.

Christi Jefferds named new principal at Woodland Middle School Christi Jefferds

Congratulations to Christi Jefferds, who has been named the new principal at Woodland Middle School.

YOUR VOTE COULD MEAN $75,000 FOR THE DIXIE ART DEPARTMENT! Logo

YOUR VOTE COULD MEAN $75,000 FOR THE DIXIE ART DEPARTMENT!

When: Monday April 23 - Friday May 4

Where: vans.com/customculture

How many times can I vote:  1 vote every day

Prizes:  4 schools will win $10,000 for their art department + 20 pairs of vans shoes + 20 art material packs (for students responsible for designs)

              1 school will win $75,000 for their art department + a BBQ cookout lunch with live music & prizes for the entire school + 20 pairs of vans shoes + 20 art material packs (for students responsible for designs)

 

Dixie is 1 of 50 selected in the semi-final round!!

 

Thanks so much for your help!!  Let's Rock This For a Big Win at Dixie.

#VansCustomCulture

For pictures of the shoes, click read more: 

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

Simon Kenton's Hunter Clark named KHSAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year! Hunter Clark

Congratulations to Simon Kenton Senior soccer player Hunter Clark. She was named the KHSAA Female Student Athlete of the Year!

Inside Kenton County: May 25

Here is the latest edition of Inside Kenton County: 

https://youtu.be/9QxeRjqCdCk

Thank you for the Stuff the Bus donations Stuff the Bus

The Kenton County School District would like to thank the community and Chick-fil-A for a great day at Stuff the Bus! Over 7,400 school supplies were donated to our Family Resource Centers!

Twenhofel Band Director named quarterfinalist in 2018 Music Educator Award James Daughters

Congratulations to Twenhofel Band Director James Daughters, who has been named a quarterfinalist for the 2018 Music Educator Award, presented by the Recording Academy and the Grammy Museum. 

Congratulations to our Governor's Scholars! Governor's Scholars Program

Congratulations to the following students, who have been selected to participate in the Governor's Scholars Program this summer.

Scott HS boys basketball team makes run to Final Four Scott HS wins 10th Region

Congratulations to the Scott High School boys basketball team, who made a run to the Final Four in the KHSAA Sweet 16 tournament.

Dixie Art Students win Regional Scholastic Art Awards

Results from the Regional Scholastic Art Awards are out, and Dixie Heights High School students have won several awards.

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.

River Ridge students win bus safety poster contest

Congratulations to a group of River Ridge fifth grade students, who were selected as one of four winners of the 2016 School Bus Safety Poster Contest. The theme this year was #STOPONRED.

KCSD welcomes 2 new principals

The Kenton County School District welcomes two new principals to our district.

SQUARE1 presents entrepreneurship workshop to KCAIT scholars

The Kenton County Academies of Innovation and Technology and SQUARE1, Inc. teamed up for an entrepreneurship and business basics crash course – Idea to Startup.

Congrats to the Turkey Foot Odyssey of the Mind team

Congratulations to Turkey Foot students Matthew Kane, John Ewing, Leia Rose, Elise Muehlenkamp, Ian Storrs, and Sasha Taylor for winning 6th place at the WorldFinals competition, in Iowa, for Odyssey of the Mind.

Registration now open for Camp Invention

Registration is now open for Camp Invention, a summer enrichment program where children will innovate, problem solve and build teamwork. 

EPA Recognizes KCSD with 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized the Kenton County School District with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. KCSD’s accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 13, 2016.

Scott's Lindsey Fox wins state diving championship

Congratulations to Scott High School Freshman Lindsey Fox, who won the girls state diving title.

Dixie artwork selected for Brescia juried art exhibit

Several Dixie Heights High School students had their artwork selected for the juried art exhibit at Brescia University in Owensboro.

KCSD artwork featured at Xavier art show

Teachers in the Kenton County School District had some of their artwork featured at the Xavier University Art at the X High School Educator exhibition.

Preschool offered at Summit View Academy

The Kenton County YMCA is now offering preschool at Summit View Academy for ages 3,4, and 5.

Dixie students to appear in Opera Showcase

Dixie Heights High School students Andrew Allen and Logan Wagner are among 24 local high school performers selected to appear in the Young Artist’s Preparatory Program (YAPP) summer showcase.

Congratulations, Elementary Basketball Tournament Winners!

Congratulations to the following teams, who won their respective elementary basketball tournaments.

Turkey Foot student performs with Cincinnati Ballet

Turkey Foot 7th grader Kaitlyn King is performing with the Cincinnati Ballet in its production of 'Peter Pan.'

Ryland Heights hosting Town Hall meeting on drugs, alcohol

Ryland Heights Elementary is hosting a town hall meeting on Thursday, Oct. 16 to discuss how drugs and alcohol affect the brain.

Scott HS soccer field named after Cameron Batson

The Kenton County Board of Education voted at the August 2014 meeting to name the Scott High School soccer field after Cameron Batson.

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.

Kenton County Fair is July 14-19

The annual Kenton County Fair is July 14-19.

Project ASCENT students create Luminaries for Relay for Life

Kenton County Project ASCENT students are creating luminary bags to honor friends and family who have battled cancer.

Scott Band spends Spring Break in NYC

The Scott High School Band took a trip to New York City for spring break.

Congratulations, Twenhofel Academic Team

The Twenhofel Quick Recall team competed at the Governor's Cup State Finals this weekend in Louisville.

Caywood student winner of statewide art contest

Yessenia Chapeta, a student at Caywood Elementary, is one of the winners of the Adopt a Highway art contest sponsored by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet!

Kenton County School District honors its veterans
Several Kenton County employees have served their country, and we would like to honor them.
Woodland Powder Puff game to benefit Brighton Center
Woodland Middle School has partnered with Remke’s, The Brighton Center and All Star Chiropractic to host their first “Girls Tackling Hunger” powder puff football game.
Simon Kenton announces music honors
Bronson Area earns Eagle Scout
Basic needs of children are met by the Family Resource Center/Youth Service Center Coordinators with a little help from Neediest Kids of All
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

Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award

Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place.

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.

Cross-country athletes compete at state meet

Congratulations to the following students who competed at the KHSAA state cross country meet at the Kentucky Horse Park on Nov. 4.

2017 Fall Community Education

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

 

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.

Dixie Heights NHS hosting pancake breakfast for hurricane relief

Dixie Heights National Honor Society will be sponsoring a Pancake Breakfast to raise funds for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma relief efforts.

NKY Tribune's Voices from Classroom: Amelia Brown, Taylor Mill Elem.
KCAIT's Media Arts Scholars win Blue Chip Media Awards Blue Chip Community Media Awards

Congratulations to scholars from the Media Arts Academies at the Kenton County Academies of Innovation and Technology for winning Blue Chip Community Media Awards.

KCSD names interim superintendent

The members of the Kenton County Board of Education are pleased to announce that Mr. Neil Stiegelmeyer has accepted their offer to serve as the Kenton County Interim Superintendent beginning April 1.

Linda Vila-Passione receives Mary Ann Mongan Literacy Award Linda Vila-Passione

Congratulations to Family Community Services Consultant Linda Vila-Passione, who has received the Mary Ann Mongan Literacy Award.

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

KCAIT Featured in NKY Thrives

Check out this feature on the Kenton County Academies of Innovation and Technology from NKY Thrives!

KCSD offering Summer Meal Program

The Kenton County School District is offering free summer meals to school-aged children.

Congratulations, Class of 2016!

Congratulations to all graduates of Dixie Heights, Scott and Simon Kenton High Schools! Best of luck in the future.

For photo galleries from graduation, click here.

SVA student wins Read 180 Award

Congratulations to Summit View Academy 4th grader Kaleb Watson, who is a 2016 National Read 180 Award Winner!

KCAIT hosting open house April 21

The Kenton County Academies of Innovation and Technology are hosting an Open House on April 21.

Turkey Foot wins video contest

Congratulations to Turkey Foot students:  Adam Chen, Matthew Kane, Delanee McCormick and Sophie McVay for winning the Coolest Video Award for the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing” Video Contest.

KCSD Community Education Classes

The Winter 2016 Community Education Schedule is now available.

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.

Woodland student wins Camp Ernst award

Congratulations to Woodland Middle School eighth grader Chris Hipsher, who won the prestigous 'Honor Camper' award at Camp Ernst.

Summit View Academy informational session

Please join us for the Summit View Academy Parent Informational Session on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. or  5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Congratulations, Scott baseball team

Congratulations to the Scott High School baseball team on a great season.

KCSD students win Scholastic Writing Awards

Congratulations to the several Kenton County School District students who won Scholastic Writing Awards.

Scott volleyball team makes it to Final 4

Congratulations to the Scott High School volleyball team for making it to the state semi-finals!

Seven KCSD teachers named 'Outstanding Educators' by Cincy Magazine

Congratulations to seven Kenton County School District teachers who were named 'Outstanding Educators' in the August/September issue of Cincy Magazine. .

Open house for new wing during 'ScottFest'

Starting at 1pm on Saturday August 9, clubs, sports teams, education departments and administrators from Scott High School will set up informational booths at the Eagles Nest (sports complex) to answer questions and to meet parents and students of Scott High School for 2014- 2015.

KCAIT scholar wins greenscreen kit from KET

Congratulations to KCAIT Scholar Mimi Conti, who has won a greenscreen and lighting kit for her video in KET's School Video Project Challenge: Digital Citizenship.

Simon Kenton holds meal packing event

Simon Kenton High School held a meal packing event on Thursday, April 17 to benefit the Youth Service Center.

River Ridge Elem. wins technology award

River Ridge Elementary is the recipient of the 2013 ConnectKentucky School District Technology Award.

Woodland music teacher wins KMEA Teacher of the Year

Woodland Middle School teacher Nancy Bailey has been awarded the Kentucky Music Educators Assocation (KMEA) Teacher of the Year Award for 2013-14.

Twenhofel students attend camp at Gateway

Nineteen Twenhofel Middle School students participated in a camp recently at Gateway Community College in Florence.

Alexandra Hicks-Chambers humanitarian efforts lauded
"Annie Kids" presented by Fort Wright Elementary Drama Students on April 25 at 7:00 p.m. at Dixie Heights
Cincinnati Ballet Nutcracker KCSD discount
Piner Elementary Holiday Bazaar is November 20, 4-8 p.m.
Scott High School Girls Cross Country Wins State Championship Scott Girls Cross Country

Congratulations to the Scott High School Girls Cross Country Team for winning the 2018 KHSAA 2A State Championship at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

Simon Kenton FRYSC recognized Simon Kenton FRYSC honored

Congratulations to Melissa Cross, the Family Resource Youth Service Center Coordinator at Simon Kenton High School. She was recognized as the 2018 Kenton County Alliance Champion for the work she does with students and the community.

 

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.

Dixie students move on to semifinal round of Overture Awards

Congratulations to the following students for moving to the semifinal round of the Overture Awards: 

Two Dixie Heights students earn perfect score on ACT Madison Webster and Logan Wibberly

Congratulations to Madison Webster and Logan Wibberly from Dixie Heights High School. They earned a perfect score of 36 on the March ACT.

New online employment application system beginning Monday, October 16, 2017

Please be advised the Kenton County School District will convert to a new employment application system on Monday, October 16, 2017. The link to the new application system will be available at 8:00 am on 10/16/17.  Please visit the Human Resource’s webpage for more information related to this exciting change!

Simon Kenton's Deborah Brock selected as PAEMST finalist Deborah Brock

Congratulations to Simon Kenton teacher Deborah Brock, who has been selected as a state finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) program.  

 

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!

Congratulations to our state tennis players

Congratulations to four tennis players from Kenton County who competed in the KHSAA state tennis tournament in doubles.

Congratulations to our Excellence in Education winners!

The Kenton County School District was well-represented at the annual Northern Kentucky Education Council Excellence in Education banquet.

Turkey Foot's Abby Kane wins National Scholastic Writing Award Abby Kane

The Scholastic Writing Awards have completed their national judging and Turkey Foot 7th grader Abby Kane has won a distinguished Silver Medal for a personal narrative she wrote earlier this year.

Simon Kenton girls soccer team complete great season Photo via Twitter

Congratulations to the Simon Kenton girls soccer team, who advanced to the Final Four in the KHSAA State Tournament.

Woodland 8th Grader holds book drive for military Haven Hurtt

Haven Hurtt, an 8th grade student at Woodland Middle School, read an article online that inspired her to begin a book drive.

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.

River Ridge student wins Joseph Beth bookmark contest

Congratulations to River Ridge student Reyhan Onder, who won the Joseph Beth Booksellers bookmark contest.

Three KCSD students win National Scholastic Writing Awards

Three Kenton County School District Students have been named National Scholastic Writing winners. Congratulations to Dana Schneider from Dixie Heights, Samantha Timmers from Scott and Joceyln Geraci from Turkey Foot.

Congrats to two new National Board Certified Teachers

Congratulations to Meredith Schroeder of Ryland Heights Elementary and Ann Flesch from Kenton Elementary for achieving National Board Certification.

KCSD wins several OASIS Awards

The Kenton County School District was award several OASIS (Outstanding Achievement in School Information Services) awards during the Kentucky School Public Relations Association conference on Nov. 5.

Turkey Foot's Bromley wins KMEA District Award

Congratulations to Turkey Foot's Jana Bromley, who was named the Middle School Teacher of the Year at the Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) District Meeting.

Dixie student's Drug Free video wins national contest

Congratulations to Dixie Heights freshman Sarah Bigney. She won the National Drug Free Clubs of America Video Contest!

Register for Dixie Volleyball, Basketball Camps

Click for more information on volleyball and basketball camps at Dixie Heights.

Two KCSD Teachers named Greater Cincinnati Teachers of Excellence

Congratulations to Melinda Boesken from River Ridge and Amanda Minnich from Woodland for being named as a Top 10 Greater Cincinnati Teacher of Excellence.

Success for Simon Kenton bowling teams

Congratulations to the boys and girls bowling teams at Simon Kenton High School.

Dixie artists accepted into Xavier Juried Art Show

Ten Dixie student artists have been accepted into Xavier University's Juried Art Show.

Bornlearning program launches at Ryland Heights

Ryland Heights Elementary has launched a bornlearning program for the 2014-15 school year.

Tony Procaccino named new principal at White's Tower

Tony Procaccino has been named the new principal at White's Tower Elementary.

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.

Congrats to Scott students on Cappie's nominations

Congratulations to the Scott Drama team for their 10 Cappie's nominations.

KCAIT scholar is finalist in Kentucky Film Festival

Congratulations to KCAIT scholar Sam Durstock, who was a finalist at the Kentucky Reel Generation Film Festival.

Scott HS students collect over 75 backpacks for children in foster care

Foster children in northern Kentucky are getting some necessary items thanks to a group of Scott High School students.

Dixie teacher Kris Gillis selected for Education Nation Summit in NYC
Dixie Heights High School English Teacher Kris Gillis participated in the three-day 2013 NBC News Education Nation Summit at the New York Public Library.
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Turkey Foot Middle School student wins 2013 A+ttitude Essay Contest
Ryland Heights students “Stuff the Turkey” collecting over 3,000 canned food items
Dr. Terri Cox-Cruey, Superintendent of the Kenton County School District, is KY Teacher Leader of the Month
Congratulations to our Excellence is Everywhere winners! Excellence is Everywhere winners

Congratulations to the following teachers, who were honored at the annual Kenton County School District Excellence is Everywhere banquet.

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.    

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.

Dixie Heights art students earn recognition

Congratulations to the following students selected to exhibit in the Brescia University Juried High School Art Competition:

Scott volleyball team wins KVCA Team Academic Award again

Once again, the Scott High School volleyball team has won the 2017 KVCA Team Academic Award.

Hinsdale Elementary welcomes Angela Castleman as new principal

The Kenton County School District welcomes Angela Castleman as the new principal at R.C. Hinsdale Elementary!

Two KCAIT students selected as 2017 PBS Emperor Science Award winners Will Broomhead and Alec Puckett

Five high school students from Kentucky, including two from KCAIT, have been named 2017 winners in the Emperor Science Award Program, sponsored by PBS LearningMedia and Stand Up To Cancer.

SVA student named finalist for Read 180 award Kylie Lewis

Congratulations to Summit View Academy 5th grader Kylie, who was named a finalist in the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s 180 Awards contest.

Ryland's Carla Oetinger is semifinalist for KY Teacher of the Year Carla Oetinger

Carla Oetinger from Ryland Heights Elementary is a semifinalist for the Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award.

Dixie Senior wins National Scholastic Art Award Over the Edge by Jack Reynolds

Congratulations to Dixie Heights senior Jack Reynolds, who has won a silver medal in the National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for his photograph titled "Over the Edge."

ASCENT Arts Application Deadline is March 23

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

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.

Simon Kenton's Zoeller to play in HS All-American Soccer Game Abigail Zoeller

Congratulations to Simon Kenton senior soccer player Abigail Zoeller, who has been selected to play in the Girls High School All-American Soccer game.

SK's Charity Harrier named KyAEA Art Teacher of the Year Charity Harrier

Congratulations to Simon Kenton teacher Charity Harrier, who has been named the High School Kentucky Art Education (KyAEA) Art Teacher of the Year.

Piner student wins writing contest

Congratulations to Piner student Eliza Davis, who won the AARP Kenton County Grandparent Writing Contest!

Dr. Cox-Cruey wins KySTE Outstanding Leader Award

Kenton County School District Superintendent Dr. Terri Cox-Cruey has won the KySTE (Kentucky Society for Technology in Education) Outstanding Leader Award.

KCSD Community Education Classes

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

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.

Congratulations, Simon Kenton Academic Team

Congratulations to the Simon Kenton Academic Team, which qualified for the National Scholastic Championship in Chicago.  Only 96 teams from around the country are invited.

 

Dixie student wins poetry contest

Congratulations to Dixie Heights High School student Dana Schneider, who won the grand prize in the One City, One Symphony Poetry Contest.

Dixie grad named 'Most Outstanding' track athlete

Congratulations to 2015 Dixie Heights graduate Mimi Conti for being named Northern Kentucky Athletic Conference 2015 “Most Outstanding” Track Athlete.

 

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.

Scott High School recognized for yearbook excellence

The Scott High School yearbook staff has been recognized by Balfour Publishing with an Honorable Mention Certificate of Recognition for its outstanding contribution to scholastic journalism.

Simon Kenton FBLA hosts food packing event

The Simon Kenton High School FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) hosted a Food Packing Event with Northern Kentucky Hunger Relief on April 30.

Health Fair scheduled for March 14

Join us for the "Hop Into a Healthy Lifestyle" Health Fair on Saturday, March 14.

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.

KCAIT scholars taking classes through Thomas More

Scholars at the Kenton County Academies of Innovation and Technology (KCAIT) are getting dual credit through Thomas More College.

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.

Dixie football team is state runner up

Congratulations to the Dixie Heights High School football team, state runner up in Class 6A.

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.

Turkey Foot swimmers ranked nationally

Several Turkey Foot Middle School are ranked nationally as memebers of the Northern Kentucky Clippers swim team.

Bus driver places 7th at Road-e-o

Congratulations to Kenton County School bus driver Doug Brewster, who finished in seventh place overall at the 2014 Southeastern School Bus Safety Road-e-o in Huntsville, Ala.

Woodland MS students participate in 'Career Craze' Camp at Gateway

Woodland Middle School students are participating in the 'Career Craze' camp at Gateway Community and Technical College.

Sara Callahan named new principal at Ryland Heights Elementary

Sara Callahan has been named the new principal at Ryland Heights Elementary.

Scott grad directs Maryland Shakespeare production of 'Macbeth'

2012 Scott High School graduate Ben Kleymeyer is taking Shakespeare to the next level in Maryland.

Middle School students compete in program aimed at improving math, investment skills

On April 4, 64 teams comprised of 128 seventh grade students from Woodland, Summit View, Twenhofel, Turkey Foot and Holmes Middle Schools competed in an NCAA-style investment tournament held at Fidelity Investments® in Covington.

River Ridge student named finalist in All-Star Awards contest

Congratulations to River Ridge fifth grader Aaliyah McNabb, who has been selected as a finalist in the Scholastic All-Star Awards contest.

KCSD collects over $2k during Git Your Pink On!

The Kenton County School District collected $2,184 during our Git Your Pink On! event.

Kenton Co. students win fair spelling bee Eighth grader Tori Smith won first place at the Kenton County Fair Spelling Bee.

Tori Smith and Colin Bene won prizes at the Kenton County Fair Spelling Bee.

 

Twenhofel Outdoor Classroom will open in the fall
Dixie Cheerleaders place 8th nationally and 3rd in state
Kindergarten registration is March 11/18
Elementary Cross Country program begins September 7
Simon Kenton High School Agriculture Program Awarded Rising Sun Grant from Kentucky FFA Foundation

The Simon Kenton High School Agriculture program was one of only nine agricultural education programs in Kentucky selected for a 2018 Rising Sun Grant from the Kentucky FFA Foundation.

New apps inform students, parents on school work

Kentucky public school students and parents have a new, updated tool to keep them engaged and up to date on student attendance and school work.

Students selected for Gatton/Craft Academies

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to attend either the Gatton Academy or Craft Academy.  The Gatton Academy is a two year, residential STEM program for gifted and talented juniors and seniors.

Congratulations to our Excellence is Everywhere winners Excellence is Everywhere winners

The Kenton County School District held its 3rd Annual Excellence is Everywhere banquet on Nov. 2. The event honors outstanding teachers in our district.

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. 

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. 

Big honor for Twenhofel Jazz Band Twenhofel Jazz Band

The Twenhofel Middle School Jazz Band has been invited to perform at the 2018 Kentucky Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

Kenton County School District Teacher Joins Prestigious State Fellowship Amelia Brown

Amelia Brown has been chosen to provide leadership in education policy design and implementation as a Teacher Fellow for the 2017-2018 Hope Street Group Kentucky State Teacher Fellowship.

Ray Stanley named principal at Turkey Foot Middle School

The Kenton County School District welcomes Mr. Ray Stanley as the new principal at Turkey Foot Middle School.

KCSD students compete in state archery competition Paige Robbins and Holly Snow

Congratulations to all students who participated in the KHSAA state archery tournament on April 18.

Congratulations to the Women's Engineering Academy Team 8660C Team 8660C

Team 8660C of the Women's Engineering Academy received the Judges Award at this past week's State VEX robotics Competition. 

Simon Kenton students named National Merit Finalists Chelsea Russell and Victor Papyshev

Congratulations to Chelsea Russell and Victor Papyshev from Simon Kenton, who have been named National Merit Finalists.

KCSD students, teacher to present at KMEA Festival Twenhofel Symphonic Band

Here is some exciting music news from the Kenton County School District

Download the KCSD Mobile App! KCSD Mobile App

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

2 Woodland students win Calendar Contest Josephine Standtlander and Amber Neuspickle

Congratulations to Woodland students Josephine Stadtlander and Amber Neuspickle, who have been chosen as winners in the Why I Love America Calendar Contest.

Simon Kenton student wins Scholastic Silver Medal for artwork

Congratulations to Simon Kenton student Kali Burgin, who won a National silver medal in the Scholastic Art Awards for her ceramic piece entitled 'Mushroom.'

Twenhofel student selected for world-renowned music academy

Congratulations to Twenhofel 8th grader Robert Bay who was selected to the world-renowned Interlochen Arts Academy this summer.

Turkey Foot counselor wins Advocate of the Year Award

Congratulations to Turkey Foot Middle School counselor Stacey Russell, who was awarded the Counselor Advocate of the Year award by the Kentucky School Counselor's Association.

Students earn Fine Arts honors

Congratulations to several students from Dixie Heights High School and Simon Kenton High School, who won Regional Scholastic Art Awards and Overture Awards.

SK and Dixie girls Cross Country teams qualify for state

Simon Kenton took first and Dixie was runner up at the AAA girls regional cross country meet held at Sherman Elementary school on Saturday, October 31.

Scott Volleyball Team earns AVCA Team Academic Award

Congrats to the 2014-15 Scott Varsity Volleyball team who once again received the AVCA Team Academic Award for their overall GPA of a 3.8.

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!

Congrats to the Dixie tennis team

The Dixie Heights girls tennis program finished regional runner-up for the second consecutive year.

River Ridge Elementary receives Born Learning grant

River Ridge Elementary is a recipient of the Born Learning Academy grant.

Twenhofel cheerleaders receive proclamation from city

The Twenhofel Competition Cheer Squad received a Proclamation from the Mayor and City Council of Independence for three years of competitive excellence.

Turkey Foot cheerleaders crowned grand champs

The Turkey Foot Middle School cheerleaders were crowned Grand Champions of all Middle Schools at the NKCCA Competition on January 25t at the Bank of Kentucky Center.

KCSD students chosen for All-State ensembles

Please congratulate the following Kenton County students who were among over 1000 students across the state to audition and were selected to perform in the following KY All-State ensembles.

KCSD students win PTA Reflections Award

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

Scott boys soccer team is state runner up

Congratulations to the Scott High School boys soccer team for finishing the season as state runner-up!

Paula Allen wins KAPT Driver Trainer of the Year

Congratulations to Paula Allen, who won the 2014 Driver Trainer of the Year from the Kentucky Association of Pupil Transportation.

Dixie Heights student meets Gov. Beshear, selected for national program

Dixie Heights senior Casmir Thornberry has been selected to represent his school and his state at Boys Nation in Washington, D.C., July 18-25.

Thornberry also had the opportunity to meet Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear on Thursday, June 12.

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.

Duke Energy shows elementary school benefits of fridge recycling

Representatives from Duke Energy visited James A. Caywood Elementary School in Edgewood on Friday, April 4 to show students and teachers how recycling an outdated refrigerator or freezer can help save the environment.

Scott HS Forensics team has great ending to season

The Scott Forensics Team had a great ending to their season at the Kentucky High School Speech League state tournament.

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.

KCSD, The Carnegie selected for Kennedy Center partnership program

The Kenton County School District and The Carnegie have been added to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Partners in Education Program.

Taylor Mill Elementary food drive benefits Action Ministries

Taylor Mill Elementary collected 1,031 pounds of food during a food drive to benefit Action Ministries.

Halloween in KCSD
Students and staff across the Kenton County School District were very creative when it came to Halloween costumes!
Piner student wins big at archery competition Josey Phipps and her coach, Glenn Keith

Piner Elementary 5th grader Josey Phipps won first place at a world archery competition.

 

Simon Kenton FFA students excel at University of Kentucky 4-H/FFA Agriculture Field Day
Great job Turkey Foot Forensics Team
World Choir Games
World Choir Games schedule:
KCSD to participate in Ignite Institute

Boone and Kenton County School Districts are proud to announce the establishment of an IGNITE INSTITUTE partnership to inspire STEAM learning and elevate educational opportunities for all students in the Northern Kentucky region.

2017-18 Year in Review

The 2017-18 school year was a great year for the Kenton County School District! Check out our year in review here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/DRlIwozvLTJiP/

Woodland football wins another championship Woodland football

This is Woodland’s third championship in the last five years.

Congrats to our National Merit Semi-Finalists

Several students in the Kenton County School District have been named National Merit Semi-Finalists!

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.

Summer Open Swimming at Aquatics Center at Scott High School

Here are the summer open swim hours for the Aquatics Center at Scott High School. The pool is open to the public and the fee is $1 per person.

KCSD Transportation named 'Garage of the Year'

Congratulations to the Kenton County School District Transportation Department, who was named 'Garage of the Year' at the annual Student Transportation Association of Kentucky (STAK) conference.

Summer Swim Lessons at Scott High School

We are excited to announce that the Campbell County YMCA and Scott High School are teaming up again this year for swimming lessons.

KENTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT EARNS 2017 ENERGY STAR® PARTNER OF THE YEAR – SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE AWARD Kenton Count and Energy Star

The Kenton County School District has again been named a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award winner for continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. KCSD’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. on April 26, 2017.

Twenhofel Symphonic Band named Exemplary Performance Group Twenhofel Band

The Twenhofel Middle School Bands performed in Greaves Hall at Northern Kentucky University on Monday, March 6, for the Large Ensemble State Performance Assessment sponsored by the Kentucky Music Educators Association.

Lady Pioneer Basketball team wins 8th Region

Congratulations to the Simon Kenton girls basketball team, who won the 8th Region Tournament and earned a berth in the KHSAA Girls Sweet 16 tournament.

Congratulations, Dixie Cheerleaders! Dixie Heights Cheerleaders

Congratulations to the Dixie Heights High School varsity cheerleading squad, who won their first UCA National Championship!

KCSD Mechanics Honored

Congratulations to the Kenton County School District school bus mechanics, who were presented with a 2-year OSHA Safety Award.

Congratulations to our Odyssey of the Mind teams!

Congratulations to the following Odyssey of the Mind teams that advanced to the state tournament!

Twenhofel student to serve as legislative page

Congratulations to Twenhofel eighth grader Cole Cassidy, who was selected to serve as a legislative page.

Dixie freshman named Young Marine of the Year

Caleb Maurer, 15, a freshman at Dixie Heights High School from Bromley Kentucky, has been selected as the Division 2 Young Marine of the Year. This is a highly-selective and highly-coveted title and the second such title for a Young Marine from the Northern Kentucky unit in just 4 years. 

Scott volleyball wins region

Congratulations to the Scott High School Volleyball team, who defeated Bishop Brossart on Oct. 29 to win the 10th Region and advance to the state tournament.

KCSD welcomes new principals Jerry Cline and Bill Bradford

The Kenton County School District welcomes two new principals to its staff this year.

KCSD Transportation Dept. wins state award

Congratulations to the Kenton County School District Transportation Department, who won the "Outstanding Training Department" Award at the 2015 Student Transportation Association of Kentucky annual summer conference.

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.

Simon Kenton student wins Kohl's Cares award

Congratulations to Simon Kenton sophomore Hunter Clark, who won the local award for the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program for her volunteer work.

Scott High School Summer Swim Lessons

Click for the flyer/registration form with details on the Kenton County Aquatics Summer Swim Lessons at Scott High School.

KCSD students selected for GSE

Four Kenton County School District students have been selected to attend the Governor's School for Entrepreneurs (GSE) this summer.

Several KCSD students named Governor's Scholars

Congratulations to several KCSD students who were accepted into the Governor's Scholars Program.

Caywood student meets stars of 'Dancing With the Stars'

Caywood Elementary student Clara Jamison was a shining star on Jan. 19, when she got to meet the stars of ABC's 'Dancing With the Stars.'

Dixie student is award-winning author

Congratulations to Dixie Heights freshman Lauren Hudson, who is now an award-winning author!

Vote for SVMS in Choir Competition!

Vote for Summit View Middle School in the Jeff & Jenn Q102 Christmas Choir Competition.

KCSD Students & Teachers Featured in Excellence in the Tri-State Video. Click to Vote Now.
Dixie sophomore participates in launch of Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's Project 28

London Dailey, a sophomore at Dixie, has been named a member of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's PROJECT 38.

Summit View MS receives conservation district grant

Summit View Middle School has received a grant from the Kenton County Conservation District.

KCSD has four National Merit Finalists

Congratulations to the four Kenton County School District students who have been named National Merit Finalists!

Kenton Co. students speak at NKY Champions for Education Forum

Two Kenton County students spoke Wednesday night, Jan. 29, at the NKY Champions for Education forum, held at Northern Kentucky University.

Turkey Foot holds induction ceremony for National Junior Honor Society

Turkey Foot Middle School held an induction ceremony for the National Junior Honor Society on Dec. 3.

Register now for Community Education!

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

Kenton County staff attends PGA training Guest Speaker Kim Bearden with Superintendent Dr. Terri Cox-Cruey and Deneen Zimmerman, Director of Elementary Education

Kenton County staff members attended PGA (Professional Growth Academy Training) at the Summit View campus on Aug. 6-9.

Summit View Middle School as a FOX19 Spotlight

Summit View Middle School was a FOX 19 spotlight for their service learning project that raised 5, 700 dollars for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Scott 9th Annual Girls Basketball, Softball and Volleyball Golf Outing July 27
Summit View and Woodland Middle School students make blankets for children in need
Scott High School Indoor Swim Program - Register Today
Simon Kenton girls soccer team wins 4th straight region title Simon Kenton Girls Soccer Team

Congratulations to the Simon Kenton girls soccer team, who won their 4th straight 8th Region title.

Preschool Summer Enrollment Days

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

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.

Kim Mott, Michelle Cobb named new principals

The Kenton County School District is pleased to announce two new principals in our district beginning in the 2018-19 school year. Kim Mott will be the principal at Caywood Elementary, and Michelle Cobb will be the principal at Ryland Heights Elementary.

United Message of Urgency from NKY Superintendents

Do you know the impact the proposed budget may have on your child and your community?

 

VIDEO: Metamorphosis helping children learn healthy lifestyles

When officials with Erlanger Elsmere and Kenton County school districts wanted to engage elementary students about health lifestyles, using metamorphosis as a parallel was the result.

Several KCSD students selected for Governor's School for the Arts

Congratulations to the following students, who have been accepted to the 2017 Governor's School for the Arts:

Leann Lewis named NKEA Teacher of the Year Leann Lewis

Congratulations to Leann Lewis of Simon Kenton, who was named the Northern Kentucky Education Association (NKEA) Teacher of the Year. 

Congratulations to our Spelling Bee Winners! Spelling Bee winner Jason Kreinbrink with Principal Deb Obermeyer and Deputy Superintendent Barb Martin

Congratulations to Jason Kreinbrink from Turkey Foot Middle School, who won the 2016 Kenton County School District Spelling Bee.

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.

Summit View Academy student wins Math Counts competition

Congratulations to Summit View Academy student Jacob Vogelpohl and MathCounts Coach Lori Ashton for Jacob’s 1st Place in the Regional MathCounts Competition on February 20  at NKU.
 

River Ridge Wins Video Contest

Congratulations to the River Ridge Elementary News Team for winning the Aunt Millie's School Spirit Video Contest!

KCSD student wins 2nd place in KET Young Writer's Contest

Congratulations to Abby Kane, who won 2nd place in the 2015 KET Young Writer's Contest.

Sports camp information for Scott High School

Here is information and registration forms for girls basketball, boys basketball and volleyball camps at Scott High School.

KCSD teachers honored by Delta Kappa Gamma

Two Kenton County teachers were honored at the 2015 Delta Kappa Gamma - Alpha Gamma State Convention.

Congratulations to our Excellence in Education Winners!

Several Kenton County staff and students were honored at the Excellence in Education banquet on Thursday, March 26.

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. 

Longtime Woodland custodian to retire

Longtime Woodland Middle School custodian Maybelle Engle is retiring.

KCSD students make state vocal ensembles

Congratulations to 33 Kenton County School District students who were selected for three of Kentucky's state level vocal ensembles.

River Ridge student appearing in 'A Christmas Carol'

A River Ridge student is in this year's Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park production of 'A Christmas Carol.'

Beechgrove student wins 'Lakeview Legend' award

Congratulations to Beechgrove fourth grader Susan Sloan, who is the winner of Camp Ernst's 'Lakeview Legend' Award.

Twenhofel 6th grader selected as legislative page

Congratulations to Twenhofel student Abigail Fortney, who was selected to be a legislative page in Frankfort.

EPA names KCSD 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized the Kenton County School District as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for strategically managing and improving the energy efficiency of its entire building portfolio.

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.

Woodland Forensics Team places 3rd in Region

Woodland Middle School and Scott High Forensics teams participated in the NKY Regional tournament this past Saturday at Highlands High School where Woodland placed 3rd in the region.

White's Tower earns 21st Century grant

Congratulations to White's Tower Elementary, which earned a 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant through the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati.

Elementary basketball tournament information

Please follow this link for information on the elementary basketball tournament, which begins the week of Jan. 27, 2014.

Caywood partners with Cincinnati Ballet for bornlearning event

Caywood Elementary partnered with the Cincinnati Ballet, Joseph Beth booksellers and Skool Aid for its December Toyota bornlearning event on Dec. 3.

Scott HS junior wins vocal competition
Scott High School Junior Lauren New recently won the Kentucky Music Teacher Association bluegrass senior vocal competition at Murray State University on Oct. 3.
New Kenton Co. teachers hop on the bus New teachers in the Kenton County School District hop on a school bus for a tour of the area

New teachers in the Kenton County Schools toured the district as their students would - on a school bus.

Turkey Foot Middle School Drama Club July 15-19
Title 1 Parent Meeting is scheduled on Thursday, May 30 from 1-2 pm at the Kenton County Public Library Erlanger Branch
R.C. Hinsdale Library Media Specialist receives Conservation District grant
Bullying Tips
Veteran receives high school diploma
SVA student selected as CSO Melody Contest winner Alex Taylor

Congratulations to Summit View Academy eighth grade saxaphonist Alex Taylor. She was selected as a Melody Contest winner, presented by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra!

KYAEA High School All-State Art Competition Maddie Schowalter

Maddie Schowalter won an Honorable Mention for her Painting at State AND won BEST OF SHOW 3-D FOR HER SCULPTURE!!!

 

Congratulations Maddie!

Congratulations, Simon Kenton girls archery team! Simon Kenton Archery

Congratulations to the Simon Kenton girls archery team, the 2018 KHSAA State Champions!

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.

Scott student's artwork selected for Kenton County Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse banner banner

Congratulations to Savannah McDonald from Scott High School, whose artwork will be featured on a banner from the Kenton County Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse.

Scott Volleyball wins 4th straight region tournament Scott Volleyball

Congratulations to the Scott High School Volleyball Team, who won their fourth straight 10th Region tournament!

Kenton County School District welcomes Dr. Henry Webb as superintendent Dr. Henry Webb

The Kenton County School District is pleased to announce Dr. Henry Webb as the next Superintendent.

KCAIT Scholars win LGEC Regionals Winning scholars

Congratulations to scholars from the Kenton County Academies of Innovation and Technology's (KCAIT) for winning the Lieutenant Governors Entrepreneurship Challenge Regionals!

Dixie's Hunter Blair earns National Achievement Hunter Blair

Hunter Blair has been recognized with a national 2017 Yes I Can Award Nomination by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) as part of its annual convention on April 21 in Boston.

SK wrestlers achieve high honors

Congratulations to Simon Kenton High School wrestlers Casey Cornett and Blake Powell, who achieved high honors at the KHSAA wrestling tournament.

Congrats to Jake Ohmer and Coach Brad Carr

Congratulations to Scott High School basketball player Jake Ohmer and head coach Brad Carr. On Friday, January 29, Ohmer became the all-time leading scorer for Scott High School and Carr became the all-time winningest coach.

Summer Food Program Information

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

Congrats to our GSA participants

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected for the Governor's School for the Arts.

EPA recognizes KCSD with 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized the Kenton County School District with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for their continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.

Dixie's Petrie signs with Cincinnati Christian

Congratulations to Dixie Senior Stephen Petrie for signing with Cincinnati Christian University on Jan 9, 2015 to continue his soccer career.

KCSD students are Eagle Scouts

Congratulations to four Kenton County School District students who recently earned their Eagle Scout ranking.

Cheerleading squads qualify for state

Congratulations to the several Kenton County School District Cheerleading Squads who have qualified for the state tournament.

Turkey Foot's Humphrey wins PLTW Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Turkey Foot Middle School teacher Dwayne Humphrey, who won the Kentucky Project Lead the Way Teacher of the Year.

Kenton Co. High Schools compete in Track and Field Championships

All three Kenton County High Schools competed in the Track and Field Championships, held April 1 at Dixie Heights.

Ryland Heights 4th graders visit Ronald McDonald House

Ryland Heights fourth grade students have created a 'Hall of Cranes' to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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.

Scott Forensics Team places 5th in Region

Scott Forensics participated in the NKY Regional tournament this past Saturday at Highlands High School where they placed 5th in the region.

Piner community supporting student through 'Bracelets for Brooklyn'

The first grade students and staff at Piner Elementary along with the Pre-school staff at CCA will be making and selling “Bracelets for Brooklyn” over the next several weeks.

Two KCSD students named finalists for Overture Awards

Two Kenton County students have been named finalists for the Cincinnati Art Association's Overture Awards.

Kenton County School District wins PEAK Award

The Kenton County School District is the recipient of the 2013 PEAK (Public Education Achieves in Kentucky) Award from the Kentucky School Boards Association.

Taylor Mill Elem. hosts Fall Family Literacy Night
Taylor Mill Elementary hosted a Fall Family Literacy Night on Oct. 29.
KCAIT scholar's work featured at Cincinnati Comic Expo

A scholar at the Kenton County Acadamies of Information and Technology (KCAIT) had her work featured at the Cincinnati Comic Expo.

Scott HS coach holds KFK basketball camp with Tayshaun Prince Tayshaun Prince and Scott High School basketball coach Brad Carr

Scott High School head basketball coach Brad Carr held a basketball camp with former University of Kentucky forward Tayshaun Prince.

Dakota Richter is named the 2013-14 National Young Marine of the Year
Title 1 parent meeting is Thursday, May 16 from 9 - 10 am at central office
River Ridge 3rd graders celebrate Black History Month with song
White's Tower teacher is named Junior Achievement Teacher of the Year
Relatives Raising Relatives Support Group

Are you raising a child who is a relative (i.e. grandchild, niece, nephew, sibling, etc.) and sometimes wonder where you could receive some support?  Do you know someone who is raising a child who is a relative and they have asked you where to turn for support?  If you answered yes to these questions, this luncheon is for you!

 

 

KCSD mechanics celebrate four years without lost time injury

Congratulations to our KCSD mechanics, who have gone four years without a lost time injury. This is a huge accomplishment and great news for our district.

Students selected for Governor's School for Entrepreneurs

Congratulations to the following students, who were selected for the Governor's School for Entrepreneurs.

Art students win regional awards

Congratulations to the following KCSD art students, who won all-state northern region awards:

Congratulations to the Simon Kenton bowling team! Simon Kenton bowling

Congratulations to the Simon Kenton boys bowling team, who finished as the state-runner up in the KHSAA State Bowling Tournament!

KCAIT Scholar wins Emperor Science Award Will Broomhead

Congratulations to KCAIT Scholar Will Broomhead, who has won the Emperor Science Award and a $1500 stipend that he is using to purchase 700 foldscopes (similar to microscopes) to donate to five Northern Kentucky schools.

Simon Kenton Girls Soccer in 3rd straight state tournament Simon Kenton Girls Soccer

Congratulations to the Simon Kenton High School Girls Soccer Team. They won their third straight 8th Region title.

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.

Congratulations to these Odyssey of the Mind teams

Congratulations to the following Odyssey of the Mind Teams who competed in the Northern Regional Odyssey of the Mind tournament on Feb. 25:

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.

Bowlers make state tournament

Congratulations to bowlers from Simon Kenton and Dixie Heights who made the state tournament.

Woodland Forensics Team celebrates success

Congratulations to the Woodland Middle School Forensics Team on their fifth place finish at the KHSSL state tournament.

Scott student wins NSDA District Competition

Congratulations to Scott High School student Casey Child, who took home first place in the NSDA district competition in Dramatic Interpretation. He willl be representing Kentucky in Dallas, Texas this summer.

KCSD Helps Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of ENERGY STAR® Certified Buildings

Back in 1999, for the first time, a building earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification by outperforming at least 75 percent of its peers. Now, 15 years later, The Kenton County School District is helping to mark the anniversary of this milestone event by earning ENERGY STAR certification for 12 of its properties.

Turkey Foot student dancing in 'The Nutcracker'

A Turkey Foot Middle School student is appearing in this season's Cincinnati Ballet production of 'The Nutcracker.'

Thank you, Tamara Miano

The Kenton County School District would like to thank Tamara Miano for her 12 years of service to the Kenton County School Board.

Spritzky, Marksberry inducted into NKY Sports Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Dixie Heights' Tom Spritzky and Simon Kenton's Jeff Marksberry on their induction into the Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame.

Kenton County School District celebrates Kentucky School Report Card success

For the second year in a row, the Kenton County School District is ranked Proficient/Progressing in the Kentucky School Report Card.

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.

KCSD's Vicki Fields named Leading IT Executive of Greater Cincinnati

Congratulations to Kenton County School District Technology Coordinator Vicki Fields, who has been chosen as one of the Leading IT Executives of Greater Cincinnati for 2014 by LEAD Magazine.

Twenhofel MS Future Problem Solving, Academic teams advance to state

Congratulations to the Twenhofel Academic and Future Problem Solving teams as they placed 1st overall at the district and regional Governor's Cup meets and will advance to the state meet in March.

Dixie Freshman Parent Orientation Night information

Dixie’s incoming Freshman Parent Orientation Night will be Thursday, Feb. 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.

Beechgrove students complete Open Airways program

Congratulations to Beechgrove Elementary students for completing the American Lung Association's Open Airways program.

Congratulations to our National Board Certified Teachers

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

Artwork from KCSD students diplayed at Thomas More

Several students from Kenton County School District high schools have their artwork featured at Thomas More College.

Experience at Education Nation: Blog by Dixie Heights teacher Kris Gillis
Dixie Heights High School English teacher Kris Gillis describes his experience at Education Nation in New York City in a blog on Education Week.
Dr. Terri Cox-Cruey's Education Week blog

A blog by Kenton County Superintendent Dr. Terri Cox-Cruey has been featured in Education Week.

 

Transportation workers honored

Kenton County transportation workers were honored during a ceremony at Simon Kenton High School.

Top five Dixie seniors celebrate success
Summit View Middle "Paws for a Cause" wins award
Ben Wehrle captures Turkey Foot Middle School Geography Bee
Simon Kenton freshmen "Commit to Graduate"
Inside Kenton County

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

KENTUCKY’S PLAN TO IMPLEMENT THE EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT IS APPROVED

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has approved Kentucky’s Consolidated State Plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The plan outlines how the state will implement federal title programs, hold schools accountable, ensure equity and promote success for every Kentucky student.

KAGC Scholarship Available

KAGC will provide a non-renewable $500 annual scholarship to one Kentucky public high school senior who intends to study communications/journalism at any postsecondary institution.

Congrats to our GSA participants

Congratulations to the following students who were selected for the Governor's School for the Arts.

Simon Kenton featured in Kentucky Teacher

Check out the following article on Simon Kenton High School, featured on Kentucky Teacher: http://www.kentuckyteacher.org/features/2018/04/through-course-tasks-taking-hold/

 

Congratulations to our NKYEC Award Winners

Congratulations to Melissa Insko from KCAIT and Tiffany Collier from White's Tower, who have been name 2018 Golden Apple Winners by the Northern Kentucky Education Council!

In addition, KCSD also had several student winners, including Collin Richardson (Against All Odds), Emma Wahlbrink (Academic All-Star) and Jacob Vallandingham (Career and Technical Education All-Star).

Best jobs of 2018
School Safety Procedures in the Kenton County School District

The safety of students and staff is a primary concern in The Kenton County School District. We believe that parents, students, teachers, administrators, and support staff members all have roles in keeping our schools safe. 

Scott's Lindsay Fox wins 3rd straight diving title Lindsey Fox

Congratulations to Scott High School diver Lindsey Fox, who won her third straight KHSAA diving title.

Turkey Foot's Dwayne Humphrey chosen as C3 Award Winner Dwayne Humphrey

Congratulations to Turkey Foot Middle School teacher Dwayne Humphrey, who has been selected as a C3 Outstanding Educator in the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region.

NKU Announces Teaching and Learning Career Pathway Partnership with Kenton County Schools

Northern Kentucky University’s College of Education and Human Services and Kenton County Schools have partnered to create a new Teaching and Learning Career Pathway. This new program is designed for students wanting to become an educator and will provide opportunities to identify potential future educators.

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.

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.

Woodland's Roger Hall recognized as Barnes and Noble 'Favorite Teacher' Roger Hall

Congratulations to Woodland Middle School Teacher Roger Hall, who has been recognized as a winner in Barnes and Noble's 'My Favorite Teacher' Contest.

Scott's Lindsey Fox wins 2nd straight state diving championship Lindsey Fox

Congratulations to Scott High School's Lindsey Fox, who won her 2nd straight state diving championship.

Congrats to our KCSD Forensics Teams!

Congratulations to the Turkey Foot and Woodland Middle School Forensic Teams, who competed at the KHSSL Jr. Northern Kentucky Regional Tournament. Turkey Foot finished in first place, while Woodland finished in third place. Scott High School finished fourth in the region in the High School division.

Four cafeterias named 'Cafeterias of Distinction'

Congratulations to Beechgrove, White's Tower, Piner and Hinsdale elementaries on having 'Cafeterias of Distinction.'

Taylor Mill 5th grader is KY Geography Bee semifinalist

Fifth Grade student Amber Board from Taylor Mill Elementary is a Kentucky National Geographic State Bee Semifinalist by National Geographic Society.

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.

River Ridge STLP team qualifies for state

The River Ridge STLP team has qualified for the state tournament.

Dixie's Megan Mauer wins NKAC Division 1 Player of the Year

Congratulations to Dixie Heights senior golfer Megan Mauer, who was selected as the NKAC Division 1 Player of the Year.

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.

KCSD students participate in state swim meet

Students from Scott and Dixie Heights' swim teams competed in the KHSAA state swimming and diving championship in Louisville on March 1.

Turkey Foot Forensics Team wins 1st place in region

A huge congratulations to the TFMS Forensics Team – they won 1st place in the NKY Region!

Ryland Heights student makes donation to Children's Hospital

A Ryland Heights student has made a generous donation to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Turkey Foot teacher named to Ky. Teacher Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Turkey Foot Middle School teacher Cynthia Wooden, who was selected for the Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame.

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.

Beechgrove Bee Bucks program promotes PBIS
Beechgrove Elementary has created a 'Bee Store' to help promote PBIS (Positive Behavioral Instructional Supports).
Piner Principal pictured on Veteran's Wall at Independence Kroger

The Piner Elementary School community will see a familiar face on the Veteran's VIP wall at the new Kroger Marketplace in Independence.

Meal prices for the 2013-14 school year
Simon Kenton students inspired by grieving parents
Ashton Mallory, Simon Kenton student, wins Gifted Education Art contest
2013-14 Prep and Prep+ Acceleration Program announced
Cadets use STEM skills to build Remotely Operated Vehicle
Scott athlete named NKY Male Athlete of the Year Nelson Perrin

Congratulations to Scott High School Football player Nelson Perrin, who was named Mr. NKY Male Athlete of the Year at the Cincinnati.com Greater Cincinnati Sports Awards.

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.

 

Dixie Heights mock trial team wins state Dixie mock trial team

Congratulations to Dixie Heights Mock Trial team for winning State! They advance to compete in nationals which will be held in Nevada in May.

Taylor Mill Elementary teacher featured in national publication

Taylor Mill Elementary teacher Casey Kirk recently wrote an article that was featured in the February/March edition of the National Art Education Association Newsletter.

KCSD banner to be displayed during KSBA conference KSBA BAnner

Thank you to the following Dixie Heights HIgh School students who created the Kenton County School District banner that will displayed at the annual KSBA conference in March:

Art Students win Regional Scholastic Awards

Congratulations to the following Dixie Heights, Scott and Simon Kenton High School students, who all received Scholastic Art Awards.

Congratulations, Dixie Art Club! Dixie Art Club

The Dixie Art Club participated in sidewalk chalk paintings at CliftonFest in Cincinnati. 

Students won the following awards in the KyAEA sponsored student art show held at the state convention:

Piner selected as Ky. All-STARS Survey Winner

Piner Elementary was randomly selected to receive $1,000 for completing the Kentucky All-STARS Survey.

Dixie art students advance to KyAEA state competition

Congratulations to several Dixie Heights art students, who had their artwork advance to the KyAEA state competition.

Congratulations, Kenton County bands

Congratulations to several Kenton County School District bands who participated in the Large Ensemble Assessment at Northern Kentucky University.

Dixie Academic Team celebrates success

The Dixie Heights High School Academic Team has four Regional Champions as well as several other students advancing to the state competition on March 7.

KCSD Forensics teams headed to state

Congratulations to the Scott, Woodland and Turkey Foot Forensics teams for their performances in the regional tournament.

Two KCSD teachers receive National Board Certification

Congratulations to Aisha El-Amin from River Ridge Elementary and Michele Cummings from Simon Kenton High School on achieving their National Board Certification.

SK cross country coach honored

Simon Kenton High School cross country coach Eric Kues has been named the KTCCCA All-Area 5 Coach of the Year.

Dixie art students win more awards

Dixie Heights High School art students are winning lots of awards this year.

 

Turkey Foot joins Drug Free Clubs of America

Turkey Foot Middle School has become the first middle school in the area to join the Drug Free Clubs of America Program.

Two TFMS students place 2nd at State Science Fair

Two Turkey Foot Middle School students took home second place in their respective categories at the Kentucky State Science Fair.

 

Dixie's Hatton breaks 9th Region scoring record

Dixie Senior basketball player Brandon Hatton broke the 9th Region scoring record over the weekend with a 80-67 win over Holy Cross.

White's Tower collecting money for Leukemia/Lymphona Society

White's Tower Elementary is participating in a service learning project with the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society.

 

Kenton Co. students honored at Reflections Celebration

Several Kenton County students received awards at the Reflections Celebration at Campbell County High School on Nov. 21.

Simon Kenton boys soccer team receives sportsmanship award
The Simon Kenton Pioneer Boys soccer team has received the 2013 Sportsmanship award for the entire Northern Kentucky area.
Caywood bornlearning event on Nov. 5
Caywood Elementary is hosting its next Toyota bornlearning Academy workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Twenhofel celebrates improvement in school report card
The PTSA at Twenhofel Middle School was up early on Friday morning, decorating the outside of the school to celebrate improvement on the state report card.
Kenton Co. Schools part of Read On Campaign

The Kenton County School District is one of 19 school districts in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area that is participating in the Read On Campaign.

Simon Kenton's top grads seek science degrees
Dixie Mock Trial Team finishes fifth in state
Congratulations Overture Award semi-finalists
14th District PTA winners announced
KCSD musicians participate in Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra Riki Nagai and Emily Dickman

Congratualations to Riki Nagai, a senior flutist from Dixie Heights, and Emily Dickman, a senior percussionist from Scott, for their participation in the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra.

KCSD EARNS 2018 ENERGY STAR® PARTNER OF THE YEAR – SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE AWARD Energy Star Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence

The Kenton County School District is proud to announce that it received the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. KCSD’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2018.

Congratulations to indoor track teams!

Congratulations to the Simon Kenton and Dixie indoor track and field teams! The SK boys team won the KTCCCA 3A state championship and the SK girls team finished as runner up. The Dixie Heights girls team won the 3A championship.

KCSD wrestlers compete at state meet

Congratulations to several KCSD students from Dixie Heights, Scott and Simon Kenton high schools who competed at the KHSAA state wrestling tournament.

High School students to participate in OECD Test

The Kenton County School District is pleased to announce that Dixie Heights, Scott, and Simon Kenton High School students will participate in the OECD Test for Schools in February. 

Congratulations to Hinsdale Elementary!

Congratulations to Hinsdale Elementary! They were the Regional Winner for for Kentucky’s High Attendance Day in the large elementary category this year!

SK's Casey Cornett wins state wrestling championship Casey Cornett

Congratulations to Simon Kenton's Casey Cornett, who again won the KHSAA state wrestling championship in his class.

Taylor Mill Elementary student wins writing contest

Adrienne Seal won the Cyclops Contest for the November/December issue of the Storyworks magazine for her response to the story “The Monster in the Cave.” 

Twenhofel teacher is NKEA Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Twenhofel Middle School teacher Sharon Cross, the NKEA Teacher of the Year.
 

Turkey Foot student places 3rd at state spelling bee

Congratulations to Turkey Foot student Erin Thompson, who participated in Kentucky's state spelling bee, also known as The Derby Festival Spelling Bee on March 21.

Turkey Foot's Obermeyer, Russell honored

Congratulations to Turkey Foot Middle School principal Deb Obermeyer and counselor Stacey Russell, who were honored by the Kentucky School Counselor's Association.

Scott students present to KY Legislature

Congratulations to Scott High School students Adrienne Olano and Erin Johnston, who presented a project to the Kentucky Legislature.

Turkey Foot photography students win Scholastic Art Awards

Six Turkey Foot students won awards for photography in the regional Scholastic Art Contest

KCSD wins OASIS Awards

The Kenton County School District won several OASIS (Outstanding Achievement in School Information Services) Awards at the recent KYSPRA conference.

TFMS cheerleaders win two competitions

The Turkey Foot Middle School Cheerleaders have attended two competitions in the last two weeks, bringing home the winning prize at both.

Dixie Senior named "Miss Soccer"

Congratulations to Dixie Heights High School Senior Lauren Nemeroff. She was named 2014 “Miss Soccer” by the Ky Girls Coaches Association.

Twenhofel wrestlers do well at state

Congratulations to the Twenhofel Middle School wrestling team, who took home second place in the school division of the state tournament.

SVMS community donates items to children in foster care

Paws for a Cause would like to extend a sincere and genuine Thank You to the Summit View Middle School community in regards to donations made for the Pooky Project.

All-star middle school band holds concert

Over 100 Kenton County middle school students participated in an All-Star band concert.

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.
Caywood, Joseph Beth partner for Literacy Night

Caywood Elementary partnered with Joseph Beth Booksellers for a Literacy Night on Sept. 24.

Kenton Elem. Librarian earns award

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

Kenton Co. designated as P21 Exemplar School District

The Kenton County School District is being designated as a P21 Exemplar School District.

Miss Kentucky visits Ryland Heights Elementary
Dixie Heights students advance to KY Art Educators Association state competition
Simon Kenton girls basketball wins 8th region again

Congratulations to the Simon Kenton girls basketball team, who won the 8th Region Championship and will now go on to compete in the KHSAA Sweet 16 State Tournament.

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.

KCSD congratulates two new National Board Certified Teachers

The Kenton County School District congratulates Emily Harmon from Hinsdale Elementary and Jennifer Phipps from Piner Elementary for earning their National Board Certification.

UpSpring Summer Employment Opportunities

After a wildly successful first year, the Kenton County School District is continuing our work with UpSpring to provide a summer camp for our students who are homeless.   The camp is a healthy mix of academics and new experiences for students.  This will not only be a great summer job but an awesome opportunity for our staff members to continue making a difference this summer.  

Kenton County Library used book sales

The following dates have been set for the Kenton County Public Library Used Book Sale.

Play co-written by Dixie student to debut at Turkey Foot Lauren Hudson

Dixie Heights High School freshman Lauren Hudson, along with her father, attorney and author Robert Hudson, have adapted the story from their bestselling, award-winning book, Our Best Tomorrow, into a script for the stage.

Dixie Mock Trial team wins state

Congratulations to the Mock Trial team at Dixie Heights High School for winning their state competition over the weekend.

Turkey Foot student wins National Scholastic Art Contest silver medal

Congratulations to Turkey Foot eighth grader Sabrina Schuttemeyer for winning a silver medal in the national Scholastic Art Contest.

Piner archery team wins first place

Congratulations to the Piner archery team, who took home first place in the 8th Region archery tournament's elementary division.

Click here for Student Survey

Please click here to access the Student Voice Survey.

Scott Forensics Team competes in swing tournament

The Scott High School Forensics Team had another stellar weekend, competing at a swing tournament on Jan. 10 in Lexington.

River Ridge student playing soccer in Spain

Congratulations to River Ridge student Tyler Bolte, who has been selected to represent the U.S. U-12 boys soccer team in Barcelona, Spain.

Beechgrove hosts first 'Parent University'

Parents joined classroom teachers to learn the “big ideas” in the reading and math Kentucky Core Academic Standards for their child’s grade level at Beechgrove Elementary.

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.

Ryland Runners begin training for Flying Pig

A group of Ryland Heights Elementary students are preparing to run in the Flying Pig Marathon.

Simon Kenton art students win calendar contest
Several Simon Kenton High School students will have their artwork featured in a 'Why I Love America' calendar.
Hinsdale Elementary earns 2nd place in recycling contest

Hinsdale Elementary was honored at the Sept. 24 Cincinnati Reds game for winning 2nd place in a recycling contest.

Scott student earns art awards at Kentucky State Fair

A Scott High School student has earned two awards from the Kentucky State Fair for her artwork.

River Ridge receives certificate of achievement from Fuel Up to Play 60

River Ridge Elementary School has received a certificate of achievement from the Fuel Up to Play 60 program.

Educational Foundation Summer Golf Outing is Friday, June 14
Justin Pingel’s art advances to state Special Olympics Art competition
Kierra Rump wins District Oratorical Contest
Veteran & Technical Student Career Fair
Simon Kenton student scores perfect score on ACT Emily Girard

Congratulations to Simon Kenton junior Emily Girard, who scored a perfect score of 36 on the ACT.

Teal's Tips for School Safety

Each week, KCSD Safety Officer Teal Nally will deliver a practical school safety tip.  This presentation is a link to all tips for the 2018 school year. 

 

 

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

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Woodland cheerleaders spend day at NKU

The Woodland Middle School Game Squad celebrated their 2014-2015 cheer season with the Northern Kentucky University Cheerleaders. 

Help Summit View Elementary launch Little Free Libraries

Summit View Elementary is launching a community outreach project to spread the joy of reading and access to free books.

Dixie students win Scholastic Art Awards

Congratulations to 17 Dixie Heights High School students, who won 41 Scholastic Art Awards!

Scott Forensics has success at KESDA

The Scott Forensics team took 2nd place in the small schools division in the first end of season state tournament at the Ky Educational Speech and Drama Association tournament.

TFMS cheerleaders win state

The Turkey Foot Middle School Cheerleaders are state champions!

Dixie teacher elected to KSTA board

Congratulations to Dixie Heights High School science teacher Suzanne Wadsworth, who has been elected to the Kentucky Science Teachers Association Board!

Children's book author visits Ft. Wright Elem.
Children's book author Marcie May visited Fort Wright Elementary.
Ft. Wright Elementary students learn about county government

Fort Wright Elementary third and fourth graders learned about the duties of elected officials through the County Government Booklet.

Student Blog - Opening a New World: A Student's Perspective on Next Generation Learning

Grayson Duncan, an 11th grader at the Biomedical Science Academy at the Kenton County Academies of Innovation and Technology, has a guest blog featured on Education Week's website.

Beechgrove teacher honored

Beechgrove Elementary teacher Ibeita Byerly has recieved an outstanding teacher award from the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET).

 

 

Simon Kenton Soccer Camp, June 17 - 20
Governor's Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership application open till June 1
Ryland Heights students will compete in Flying Pig Marathon
Caywood, Ryland Heights, and Summit View Elementary win District Governor's Cup
Simon Kenton boasts two LaRosa’s MVP's of the Week
Elementary science teachers partner with NKU
Middle School art on display May 3
Scott HS student wins Earth Day video contest Keegan Hennessey

Congratulations to Keegan Hennessey from Scott High School for winning the 2018 Earth Day "Capture the Earth" video contest sponsored by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet.

Dixie Heights swim team earns 2nd overall in the state Dixie Swim Team

Congratulations to the Dixie Heights High School swim team, who earned state runner up honors at the KHSAA swim meet.

Turkey Foot forensics students place 7th in state tournament

Congratulations to the Turkey Foot Middle School Forensics Team, who placed 7th at the KHSSL Jr. State tournament.

Woodland 7th grader named Duke TIP 2015 Bevan Scholar

Congratulations to Woodland Middle School 7th grader Jackson Herrema, who has been named a Duke TIP 2015 Bevan Scholar for earning a perfect score on the ACT Reading section.

Turkey Foot student to compete in state Geography Bee

Sixth grade student Sasha Taylor from Turkey Foot Middle School is a Kentucky National Geographic State Bee Semifinalist by National Geographic Society.

Jane Bush named KAGE Educator of the Year

Congratulations to Jane Bush, who has been selected to receive the Educator of the Year Award from the Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE).

Dixie math students win competition

Dixie Heights High School math students competed in the John O'Bryan math competition on Nov. 16.

Turkey Foot 8th grader co-authors book on capitalism

A Turkey Foot Middle School 8th grader has co-authored a book about capitalism.

Kenton County middle schools participate in cross country championship
All four Kenton County Middle Schools participated in the Kenton County Middle School cross country championship on Oct. 24.
Dixie's Susan Borchers awarded as Outstanding Social Studies teacher
Dixie Heights High School teacher Susan Borchers has been awarded as the High School Kentucky Council for the Social Studies (KCSS) Outstanding teacher.
Kenton Co. students celebrate Constitution Day

Kenton County students celebrated Constitution Day on Sept. 17.

 

 

Scott volleyball team earns AVCA Academic Excellence Award

The 2012-13 Scott High School varsity volleyball team has earned another AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) Academic Excellence Award.

Turkey Foot wrestlers win state
Dixie wins combined Eagle Swim Classic title

River Ridge student's poetry is published
Middle Schools art on display May 3
Congratulations to our GSP participants!

Several KCSD students have been named as participants in the Governor's Scholars Program (GSP).

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 students win state Reflections contest

Congratulations to two Kenton County students who received state awards in the PTA Reflections contest.

GCIPL applications now being accepted

Applications for the Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership are now being accepted.

Scott Forensics Team finishes season strong

This season has been one for the record books for the Scott Forensics team. Not only did the team place in high in the state tournament, the school has its very first state champion in an individual event.

KCSD wrestlers celebrate success

Students from all three Kenton County high schools fared well at the state wrestling tournament on March 11-12.

KCSD middle school students attend leadership symposium

About 75 middle school students from all four Kenton County middle schools attended the NKAGE Leadership Symposium at Northern Kentucky University on Friday, Nov. 15.

Hinsdale 4th graders using stability balls

Fourth graders at R.C. Hinsdale Elementary have replaced their chairs with stability balls.

Woodland MS celebrates 25th anniversary
Woodland Middle School celebrated 25 years of excellence in education with an open house on Friday, Oct. 18.
Piner Elem. awarded KDE grant
Piner Elementary has been awarded a $10,000 Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Language Immersion Planning Grant.
Summit View Middle School PTSA holds block party

Summit View Middle School's PTSA hosted a successful block party on Sept. 20.

To view more photos of the event, check out our photo gallery. http://www.kenton.kyschools.us/DistrictGallery.aspx?CategoryID=41270&schoolID=0

Piner FRC gets donation from local church

The Family Resource Center at Piner Elementary has received a generous donation from a local church.

 

Scott High School launches new app
<p >Scott High School has a new way to connect with parents and students this school year.</p >
Dixie Boys and Girls Basketball Camp for ages K-10th grades, June 10-14
Board of Education recognition on March 4, 2013
Simon Kenton wins state bowling title
Dixie Wrestling Team will be competitive
Scott students succeed in World Language Festival
Simon Kenton girls basketball team headed to Sweet 16

The Simon Kenton girls basketball team is headed to the Sweet 16.

Ryland Heights students adopt zoo animals as part of read-a-thon

Ryland Heights Elementary second graders raised $400 during their 'Wild About Reading' read-a-thon!

KCSD hosts Kentucky Leads the Nation event

Kenton County Schools showcased the Kenton County Academies of Innovation and Technology during a Kentucky Leads the Nation event on Nov. 12.

Wal-Mart honors Beechgrove teachers
Wal-Mart in Fort Wright held an appreciation breakfast for teachers at Beechgrove Elementary on Oct. 10.
KCSD, Fidelity kick off annual 'Investing in Students, Making Math Count' program
A special ceremony on Monday, Sept. 30 at Summit View Middle School marked the kick off for the 2013 Investing in Students, Making Math Count Program with the Kenton County School District and Fidelity Investments.
Scott HS school psychologist receives KAPS award

Scott High School psychologist Jessica Fisk received the KAPS 2013 Northern Kentucky Regional School Psychologist Award at the annual state conference.

 

KCSD Embraces A.L.I.C.E. School Safety Training (Video Link)
Scott High Speed Development and Football Camp, June 10-13, for ages 8-13
Scott will host Northern Kentucky Chess Tournament, April 20
Courtney Sorrell "Coach of the Year"
Marshall Giles and Ben Nessler earn Eagle Scout
Project Piner Walk-a-Thon
Scott High School teams advance to state/regional tournaments

Congratulations to the Scott High School boys basketball team and the wrestling team.

Piner student named 'Honor Camper' at Camp Ernst
<p >Out of the nearly 3,000 campers who attended YMCA Camp Ernst this year, Piner student Daniel Fagan was among the two percent who won the prestigious Honor Camper award.</p >
Kenton Co. students celebrate enhanced dual credit program at NKU

Dozens of area high school students, including several from Kenton County, are celebrating an enhanced dual-credit plan at Northern Kentucky University.

Piner hosts Kentucky Derby Museum
Piner Elementary hosted the Kentucky Derby Museum Educational Outreach Program on Oct. 10.
Kenton Co. students tour Mazak for 'Mfg the Nxt Genr8n'
Several Kenton County students toured the Mazak Corporation facility in Florence on Monday, Oct. 7 as part of the company's "Mfg the Nxt Genr8n" program.
Ryland Elem. celebrates Random Acts of Kindness
Ryland Heights Elementary is promoting Random Acts of Kindness to support the school's PBIS program.
Scott teacher receives Outstanding Teacher Award

Scott High School teacher Pam Pennington has received the 2013 Outstanding Teacher Award from the Kentucky World Language Association.

Caywood Principal gets dunked for a good cause

Caywood Elementary Principal Kelly Conner got in the dunking booth for a good cause as part of the PTA Back to School bash on Sept. 13.

Twenhofel art teacher awarded grant

<p >Emily Plummer, an Art Teacher at Twenhofel Middle School, has been awarded a $2000 TAT (Teaching Art Together) Grant sponsored by the Kentucky Arts Council.</p >

Dixie Heights Lil' Colonels Soccer Camp, June 10-14
Simon Kenton AP Chemistry students and teachers praised for “Science Night”
Cheers for the Turkey Foot Middle School Cheerleaders
Students honored with Simon Lazarus, Jr. Human Relations Award
Ryland teacher named one of NSBA '20 to watch'

Congratulations to Ryland Heights teacher Amy Braunwart, who has been named one of the National School Board Assocation's '20 To Watch' Education Technology Leaders.

Education Week blog from Piner Principal Christi Jefferds

Piner Elementary Principal Christi Jefferds has a blog featured on Education Week.

Teal Nally wins WOW Award

Kenton County School District Risk Manager Teal Nally received the WOW (What Outstanding Work) award at the November school board meeting.

Beechgrove kicks off Watch D.O.G.S. program
Beechgrove Elementary is participating in a new innovative father involvement program called WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students).
Caywood Comets celebrate progress on School Report Card
Caywood Elementary staff members celebrated progress on the Kentucky School Report Card by dressing in 70's attire.
Scott students learn importance of safe driving
Scott High School students are learning the importance of safe driving through a program called Driving Angels.
Simon Kenton community rallies around student battling leukemia

The Simon Kenton High School community is rallying around a student who has battled many obstacles in her life.

Superintendent Dr. Terri Cox-Cruey honored in Frankfort Education Commissioner Terry Holliday with Kenton County Superintendent Dr. Terri Cox-Cruey and Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear

Kenton County School District Superintendent Dr. Terri Cox-Cruey was among 120 superintendents honored Thursday, Aug. 8 in Frankfort by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, First Lady Jane Beshear and Education Commissioner Terry Holliday.

First Annual Pete Minor Father/Child Basketball Camp (Grades 1-6) on June 15
Students perform at the Lincoln Memorial
Holiday Performance schedule
Jennifer Baldwin is named Kentucky High School Art Education Association Teacher of the Year
Academies of Innovation & Technology still accepting scholars
Patterns of Innovation Podcast

The Kenton County School District has been featured on the Patterns of Innovation website.

Woodland students make 'wearable art'
Woodland Middle School students were invited to think outside the box and make 'Project Runway' inspired fashion.

 

Students participate in Elementary Leadership Conference