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Several Kenton County staff and students were honored at the Excellence in Education banquet on Thursday, March 26.
Congratulations to several Kenton County School District bands who participated in the Large Ensemble Assessment at Northern Kentucky University.
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.
Congratulations to the Mock Trial team at Dixie Heights High School for winning their state competition over the weekend.
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.
Congratulations to Turkey Foot eighth grader Sabrina Schuttemeyer for winning a silver medal in the national Scholastic Art Contest.
Summit View Elementary is launching a community outreach project to spread the joy of reading and access to free books.
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.
Applications for the Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership are now being accepted.
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.
Sixth grade student Sasha Taylor from Turkey Foot Middle School is a Kentucky National Geographic State Bee Semifinalist by National Geographic Society.
Students from all three Kenton County high schools fared well at the state wrestling tournament on March 11-12.
The Simon Kenton girls basketball team is headed to the Sweet 16.
Congratulations to the Scott High School boys basketball team and the wrestling team.
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.
Awards and Achievements
2014 OASIS Awards (8)
2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year
2014 Greater Cincinnati Teacher of Excellence (2)
2014 Golden Apples for Excellence in Teaching (5)
2014 A.D. Albright Outstanding Teacher of the Year
2013 Kennedy Center Partnership (11 Awarded Nationwide)
2013 National Merit finalists (4)
2013 P21 Exemplar School District
2013 PEAK Award from KSBA (KCAIT)
2013 Kentucky Leads the Nation host
2013 National Board Certified Teachers (11)
2013 Connect Kentucky School District Technology Award (River Ridge Elementary)
2013 Education Nation Teacher Participant (1)
2013 Outstanding Teacher, Kentucky World Language Association (1)
2013 Ashland Teacher of the Year Award (1)
2013 California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence (1)
2013 National Scholastic Art Gold Key Awards (11) Silver Key Awards (23) Honorable Mention (37)