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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.

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.

What to do if you purchased tickets for KCSD night with Florence Freedom

Due to inclement weather, KCSD night with the Florence Freedom was cancelled. Please click for more information, including what to do if you purchased tickets.

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.

How Do I Enroll a Student? District logo

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

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!

Support your school at KCSD night with the Florence Freedom!

Support your school by attending the Florence Freedom game on Wednesday, May 24. Tickets are just $10 (which includes all fees), and $4 from every ticket sold will come back to your school! In addition, the Family Resource Center will receive a portion of the profits. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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

 

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.

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!

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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..

PGA is August 8 -11

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

KCSD welcomes 2 new principals

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

The Kenton County School District is hiring!

Are you looking for a job that has benefits? Would you like to work the same schedule as your children? The Kenton County School District has a job for you!

KCAIT Featured in NKY Thrives

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

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

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.

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.

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 participating in Summer Feeding Program

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Congratulations to our state tennis players

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

ASCENT Arts Application Deadline is March 23

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

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

Download the KCSD Mobile App! KCSD Mobile App

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

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

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

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Congratulations, Dixie Cheerleaders! Dixie Heights Cheerleaders

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

High School Graduation Dates set

The Kenton County Board of Education has approved the following dates and times for high school graduation:

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:

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.

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!

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:

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.

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.

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.

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.